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Old 01-17-2013, 10:29 AM   #316
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:04 PM   #317
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I have a class I need to go to, but I'll get you kiddies started with the first group of albums. As I did last year, I compiled a top thirty with the only rule being that you needed at least three votes to qualify. That rule only impacted two albums (Cruel Summer and Centipede Hz). Let's roll, you guys.

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Total Albums: 137
Albums Receiving Only One Vote: 75
Total Lists: 23

30. Stars - The North (12 points, 4 votes)
29. Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself (15 points, 3 votes)
T-26. Frankie Rose - Interstellar (17 points, 4 votes)
T-26. Bloc Party - Four (17 points, 4 votes)
T-26. Grimes - Visions (17 points, 4 votes)
25. Metric - Synthetica (24 points, 3 votes)
24. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp (27 points, 3 votes)
23. Bob Dylan - Tempest (28 points, 3 votes)
22. David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant (30 points, 3 votes)
21. Cat Power - Sun (34 points, 7 votes)
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:19 PM   #318
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Glad to see Stars made it, bummed that it's last out of qualifiers.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:26 PM   #319
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As I did last year, I compiled a top thirty with the only rule being that you needed at least three votes to qualify. That rule only impacted two albums (Cruel Summer and Centipede Hz)
It impacted Alcest as well.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:31 PM   #320
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I should clarify: it only impacted two albums that fell in the original top thirty. There were a number of albums that it impacted, obviously. Anyone who threw a 12-15 on an album that only received one vote also had their albums impacted. Stars was the 46th album in the full ranking. Andrew Bird was the 35th. The other 28 were all in the top thirty to begin with.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:32 PM   #321
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Right. Alcest had 29 points from Ax and myself, good for 22nd place if it had qualified.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:47 PM   #322
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Ah right. My mistake.
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:47 PM   #323
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Wow, my max points for Cat Power still couldn't get her into the Top 20.


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Old 01-17-2013, 12:53 PM   #324
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Ah right. My mistake.
It's all good. I don't go all Lotus Plaza on everyone when it comes to Alcest, just wanted to point it out.
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It's interesting to see where Grimes ended up here, particularly with how well regarded it was by most all of us early last year. I liked it a great deal personally, but was surprised by how highly placed it was in many critics lists. Sometimes I worry I overrate albums that came out later in the year, and underrate earlier albums.

 
For example: I was actually really tempted to give Andy Stott's album "points", as I feel like I like it more than some of the albums I listed, but didn't because I'd only been listening to it for a week.
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For example: I was actually really tempted to give Andy Stott's album "points", as I feel like I like it more than some of the albums I listed, but didn't because I'd only been listening to it for a week.
 
That's how I felt about Centipede Hz
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I'm wondering if Grimes should be higher.

Peef, I realize I'm going all Historian on you here, but did you include Ax's list at all? He has Metric on his, which gave them four votes and 33 points instead.
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I'm wondering if Grimes should be higher.

Peef, I realize I'm going all Historian on you here, but did you include Ax's list at all? He has Metric on his, which gave them four votes and 33 points instead.
I have to look into this when I get home.
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Alright, yeah, I somehow missed Axver's list. Re-doing this now. Good thing you caught this before I got too far into this. Thanks for the heads up.
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