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by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Mar 07, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 969

Re: Songs of 2017

01. Elbow - Firebrand & Angel 02. The xx - Replica 03. The xx - Dangerous Other songs I've loved this year Big Sean - Jump Out the Window Blanck Mass - Please Calvin Harris feat. Frank Ocean & Migos - Slide Cloud Nothings - Things Are Right With You Cloud Nothings - Internal World Cloud Noth...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Feb 07, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 2401

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

Awesome job, notbrianeno, and a big thank you for hosting! Also, many thanks to the forum for providing me with so many recommendations through these EOY lists year in and year out. I've added several of these records to my listening radar and I expect to discover plenty of gems once again. And I'd ...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Feb 05, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 2129

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS

Beautiful presentation, notbrianeno! I adored each and every gif. My only qualm is not with the rollout, but with the results. Unfortunately, the forum didn't enjoy "Work" quite as much as I did (number five for the year). Essentially defines "perfect pop song" to my ears, in spi...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Jan 22, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 5048

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

Songs 1. Frank Ocean - Nights 2. Frank Ocean - Nikes 3. Drake - Feel No Ways 4. Kanye West - Real Friends 5. Rihanna feat. Drake - Work 6. Radiohead - Present Tense 7. The 1975 - Somebody Else 8. Kanye West - Saint Pablo 9. Bon Iver - 10 d E A T h b R E a s T ⚄ ⚄ 10. Frank Ocean - Self Control 11. B...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Jan 22, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 5048

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

It's been awhile since I've posted in the forum but I would be remiss if I didn't participate in the EOY poll. Albums 1. Frank Ocean - Blonde 2. Kanye West - The Life of Pablo 3. Radiohead - A Moon Shaped Pool 4. Anderson .Paak - Malibu 5. Bon Iver - 22, a Million 6. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Sk...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jul 21, 2016 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 40
Views: 1012

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 6

The Tammys - Egyptian Shumba vs. Procol Harum - A Salty Dog My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow vs. Mogwai - 2 Rights Make 1 Wrong Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. vs. Mano Negra - Mala Vida Pierre Henry - Psyche Rock vs. Blonde Redhead - 23 Todd Terje - Delorean Dynamite vs. Rufus Wainwright - The...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 19, 2016 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 2.1
Replies: 28
Views: 713

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 2.1

1. The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms vs. Captain Beefheart - Clear Spot

2. The Cure - Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me vs. Bad Company - Bad Co.

Especially tough call here. Kiss Me isn't as consistently good as Bad Co. but the highs on the former are monumentous so it gets the nod.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jul 14, 2016 4:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 26
Views: 813

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 5

Boards of Canada - In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country vs. Aphex Twin - Analogue Bubblebath This is easily the strongest matchup this week for me. I was unfamiliar with each song, but both were tremendous and required multiple listens before I could pick. The Boards of Canada track wins by bein...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 731
Views: 21441

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Finally, these are the last of my votes that missed the top 100: 8. Frank Ocean (#132) 10. Bon Iver (#182) 27. Jeff Buckley (#140) 33. Arctic Monkeys (#118) 34. The Strokes (#153) 41. The Decemberists (#178) 48. TV on the Radio (#138) Assuming no divine intervention, one of my highly ranked artists ...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 731
Views: 21441

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

This section was painful for me.

5. Deerhunter (#208)
9. Drake (#227)
30. The Replacements (#203)
35. Spoon (#266)
36. Interpol (#248)
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 731
Views: 21441

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

My next wave of fallen artists:

20. Run the Jewels (#377)
22. Chance the Rapper (#344)
50. Ghostface Killah (#330)
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 9:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 731
Views: 21441

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

Having only a top 50 artists list consisting of mostly highly acclaimed artists, few of my picks have fallen thus far (though I can think of at least one act that almost certainly won't make the cut).

15. Cloud Nothings (#417)
31. The Streets (#402)
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's In Rainbows (2007)
Replies: 24
Views: 791

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's In Rainbows (2007)

My twelfth favorite record of all-time. I'll echo what others have said; nearly every track here is a classic. I plan to do a top 1000 when the 2018 songs poll comes around and I think most of these will likely make the cut. 07 | Reckoner (#7 all-time) 02 | Bodysnatchers (#18) 01 | 15 Step (#49) 04 ...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 4:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread
Replies: 312
Views: 9724

Re: The AMF Artist Poll 2016: List Submissions Thread

Glad to see I wasn't the only one who only submitted a top 50. I initially planned to do a top 100, but I realized I didn't feel that I adored enough artists to merit a list of that length. I probably could have named several more artists, but since I like "round" numbers, I went with 50. ...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jul 12, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.16
Replies: 34
Views: 1224

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.16

2. Cloud Nothings - Here and Nowhere Else vs. Terry Riley - A Rainbow in Curved Air Rainbow was a nice listen that I'm sure will continue to reveal its beauty through repeated listens. It amazes me that Riley made this in the 1960s! Sounds far ahead of its time. Unfortunately, it competed against my...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri Jul 08, 2016 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 35
Views: 1113

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4

The Roots - You Got Me vs. Souls of Mischief - 93 'Til Infinity The truly mesmerizing beat of "93 'Til Infinity" won me over in this matchup, but this stands as one of the closest competitions for me so far in this tournament. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege vs. Super Furry Animals - Juxtapos...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jul 07, 2016 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 35
Views: 1113

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 4

Hopefully will get to the other matchups before the deadline. The Roots/Souls of Mischief competition is painful. Both are classic hip-hop tracks that deserve to move on. The Ronettes - Baby, I Love You vs. Fiona Apple - Criminal The Horrors - Still Life vs. The Jacksons - Shake Your Body Father Joh...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jun 30, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 43
Views: 1454

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 3

If I have time before the deadline I'll be sure to vote for the rest of these matchups. Blur - Coffee & TV vs. Erykah Badu - Windowseat Pet Shop Boys - Left to My Own Devices vs. Japan - Nightporter Creedence Clearwater Revival - Born on the Bayou vs. Tom Waits - In the Neighborhood This matchup...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 46
Views: 1055

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 2

Bat for Lashes - Laura vs. Pixies - Velouria Foals - Spanish Sahara vs. Leonard Cohen - So Long Marianne Suicide - Ghost Rider vs. Manic Street Preachers - If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl vs. Oasis - Champagne Supernova Nine Inch Nails - Head Like a Hole vs....
by GucciLittlePiggy
Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Polls Past Results
Replies: 21
Views: 668

Re: Individual Artist Polls discussion topic

Personally I prefer the list with Henrik's formula because if it's an AMF poll, I think it should reflect the board's opinion and not allow songs that only one or two members listed. That's why I think it's a good idea to list people's favorites that didn't make the list beforehand so they still get...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Mon Jun 20, 2016 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.13
Replies: 30
Views: 788

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.13

1. Adele - 21 vs. Radiohead - Hail to the Thief

Personally, very surprised that this race is so close. I thought the Radiohead love here was too strong.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jun 14, 2016 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.12
Replies: 26
Views: 772

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.12

1. Spoon - Kill The Moonlight vs. The Sonics - Here Are the Sonics!!!
by GucciLittlePiggy
Mon Jun 13, 2016 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Poll: Radiohead
Replies: 67
Views: 2272

Re: Individual Artist Poll: Radiohead

Albums 1. OK Computer (#3 all-time) 2. Kid A (#6) 3. In Rainbows (#12) 4. The King of Limbs (#25) 5. A Moon Shaped Pool (#39) 6. Hail to the Thief (#46) 7. The Bends (#47) 8. Amnesiac (#51) 9. Pablo Honey (unranked) Songs 1. How to Disappear Completely (#2 all-time) 2. Paranoid Android (#3) 3. The N...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Mon Jun 13, 2016 3:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited (1965)
Replies: 21
Views: 574

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited (1965)

01 | Like a Rolling Stone 06 | Queen Jane Approximately 02 | Tombstone Blues 05 | Ballad of a Thin Man 07 | Highway 61 Revisited 08 | Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues 04 | From a Buick 6 09 | Desolation Row 03 | It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry I can't reasonably go against the consensus ...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Jun 12, 2016 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Future of Rank the Tracks
Replies: 5
Views: 232

Re: Future of Rank the Tracks

whuntva wrote:I do still have plans to rank all the past albums I haven't gotten around to.

Same here. There have just been so many records in these polls that I'm familiar with but not enough that I can pick it apart track-by-track. I plan to relisten to most of them and then rank them.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 51
Views: 1239

Re: Overlooked Songs: Round 1 Week 1

Nine Inch Nails - Hurt vs. Les Rita Mitsouko - Marcia Baila Foreigner - I Want to Know What Love Is vs. Cypress Hill - How I Could Just Kill a Man Metallica - Master of Puppets vs. Joni Mitchell - Both Sides Now Glenn Miller - Moonlight Serenade vs. Michael Jackson - Wanna Be Startin' Something Van...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri Jun 10, 2016 3:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides: The Final
Replies: 36
Views: 779

Re: Best of the B-Sides: The Final

Climbing Up the Walls
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jun 09, 2016 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides: Semifinals
Replies: 31
Views: 687

Re: Best of the B-Sides: Semifinals

Climbing Up the Walls
The Great Curve

The second matchup was very close. "Mysterons" made me revisit a great album I hadn't thought much of the first time around.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Wed Jun 08, 2016 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs (It's Personal): Nomination phase
Replies: 221
Views: 3892

Re: It's Personal: Nomination phase

Father John Misty - Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings (2243)

Ranked 84th on my personal all-time list.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Jun 07, 2016 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.11
Replies: 19
Views: 604

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.11

3. Drake - Nothing Was the Same vs. Game Theory - Real Nighttime I mean no offense to Game Theory's terrific jangle pop collection, which encourages me to lend an ear to Lolita Nation and/or The Big Shot Chronicles, but this was a slamdunk victory for Drake. Nothing Was the Same is, in many ways, Dr...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Mon Jun 06, 2016 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs (It's Personal): Nomination phase
Replies: 221
Views: 3892

Re: It's Personal: Nomination phase

Kanye West - Bound 2 (2429)

Ranked 45th on my personal all-time list.

Excited to see these songs in the competition, as they're all in my top 500:

Belle and Sebastian - Like Dylan in the Movies
Radiohead - You and Whose Army?
Wilco - Via Chicago
Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Sacrilege
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Jun 05, 2016 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs (It's Personal): Nomination phase
Replies: 221
Views: 3892

Re: It's Personal: Nomination phase

I think this qualifies:

LCD Soundsystem - Home (bubbling, off This Is Happening (#383))

Ranked 39th on my personal all-time list.

Much of the appeal of this song, for me at least, is how it works in the context of the album. We'll see how it holds up divorced from the record.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sun Jun 05, 2016 4:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs (It's Personal): Nomination phase
Replies: 221
Views: 3892

Re: It's Personal: Nomination phase

Autre Ne Veut - Play by Play (1288)

Ranked 37th on my personal all-time list.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Sat Jun 04, 2016 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs (It's Personal): Nomination phase
Replies: 221
Views: 3892

Re: It's Personal: Nomination phase

Spoon - Do You (#1198)

Ranked 30th on my personal all-time list.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu Jun 02, 2016 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides: Quarterfinals
Replies: 30
Views: 499

Re: Best of the B-Sides: Quarterfinals

Jeff Buckley
Radiohead
Talking Heads
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue May 17, 2016 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8
Replies: 49
Views: 1232

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.8

2. Chvrches - The Bones of What You Believe vs. Ought - More than Any Other Day
3. Blood Orange - Cupid Deluxe vs. dEUS - In a Bar, Under the Sea
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri May 13, 2016 4:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How Will You Rank Radiohead's Albums?
Replies: 25
Views: 868

Re: How Will You Rank Radiohead's Albums?

bootsy wrote:LOL at Pablo Honey getting no love. I've honestly never listened to it because of how low rated it is. I probably should at some point.

I think it stands up quite well as strictly an alternative rock record, but it still doesn't hold a candle to their impeccable discography. Worth a listen though.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri May 13, 2016 4:22 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)

From our last songs poll:

10. Weird Fishes/Arpeggi (#117 all-time)
09. Let Down (#110)
08. 15 Step (#49)
07. Where I End and You Begin (#25)
06. Bodysnatchers (#18)
05. There, There (#14)
04. Reckoner (#7)
03. The National Anthem (#5)
02. Paranoid Android (#3)
01. How to Disappear Completely (#2)
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu May 12, 2016 1:25 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)

And hol' up.

"Little by Little" deserves way better treatment than it got here. Dem crazy rhythms doe
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu May 12, 2016 1:20 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)
Replies: 12
Views: 546

Re: Consequence of Sound - Every Radiohead Song From Worst to Best (2016)

Oh damn, I love "Pop Is Dead." :music-rockon: Sometimes I get the impression on these lists that they put all their focus on getting the top half right and then the bottom is thrown together with little regard for the placements. Bleu, you're absolutely right about "Climbing Up the Wa...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue May 10, 2016 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How Will You Rank Radiohead's Albums?
Replies: 25
Views: 868

Re: How Will You Rank Radiohead's Albums?

Redirecting this post to the correct thread. :? Haven't listened to AMSP yet but hopefully will do that soon. As you can see by my all-time rankings, though, it will have to be a masterpiece to compete with anything that isn't their debut. 1. OK Computer (#3) 2. Kid A (#6) 3. In Rainbows (#12) 4. Th...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue May 10, 2016 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Underrated band: Slowdive
Replies: 26
Views: 825

Re: Underrated band: Slowdive

edit: Somehow I placed this list in the wrong thread... :whistle: Haven't listened to AMSP yet but hopefully will do that soon. As you can see by my all-time rankings, though, it will have to be a masterpiece to compete with anything that isn't their debut. 1. OK Computer (#3) 2. Kid A (#6) 3. In Ra...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue May 10, 2016 11:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.7
Replies: 31
Views: 708

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.7

Brad wrote:2. The Go! Team - Thunder, Lightning, Strike vs. The Cure - Faith


Likely the toughest decision since the last The Cure matchup. They win in spite of The Go! Team's super fun debut.
by GucciLittlePiggy
Fri May 06, 2016 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Prince (1958-2016)
Replies: 95
Views: 3343

Re: R.I.P. Prince (1958-2016)

This community has always been one of the best music communities out there. So true. I never became involved with online forums before I joined AM and I haven't joined another since. The discourse on this forum is almost entirely civil, and everyone truly seems to respect one another. I actually ge...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Thu May 05, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the list about?
Replies: 76
Views: 4881

Re: What is the list about?

1. Arctic Monkeys - AM 2. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away 3. Tom Waits - Bad as Me 4. Jack White - Blunderbuss 5. David Bowie - The Next Day Since the last update, this list no longer has meaning, but here's a similar list: 1. St. Vincent - St. Vincent 2. Run the Jewels - Run the Je...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue May 03, 2016 4:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.6
Replies: 29
Views: 1147

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7 - Round 1.6

1. Dire Straits - Brothers In Arms vs. Nick Cave - The Boatman's Call This was my second run through what AM would lead me to believe is Nick Cave's best work. Unfortunately, I have yet to discover the magic. Every other Bad Seeds record I've heard blows this one out of the water. The songwritin...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Wed Apr 27, 2016 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How will you Rank Velvet Underground's Albums?
Replies: 10
Views: 307

Re: How will you Rank Velvet Underground's Albums?

1. The Velvet Underground (#243 all-time)
2. The Velvet Underground & Nico (#294)
3. Loaded (#300)
4. White Light/White Heat (unranked)
by GucciLittlePiggy
Wed Apr 27, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pretty Much Amazing: Best Songs of the 2000s (2010)
Replies: 10
Views: 480

Re: Pretty Much Amazing: Best Songs of the 2000s (2010)

38. TV on the Radio - DLZ Glad to see this incredible, yet oft-overlooked track on the list. Might be my favorite TVotR track. 25. Lil Wayne - A Milli With songs like "Mr. Carter" and "Comfortable" present, can someone tell me why "A Milli" became the critics' choice f...
by GucciLittlePiggy
Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7- Round 1.5
Replies: 26
Views: 884

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 7- Round 1.5

1. Joni Mitchell - The Hissing of Summer Lawns vs. The Gun Club - Fire Of Love Strong competition between two artists I'm new to, but Joni's album is just a bit more up my alley. 2. Amon Düül II - Yeti vs. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream I am not well-versed in krautrock, though I was led to believe Can...

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