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by Honorio
Wed Sep 18, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 20
Views: 236

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

Third round, time for some four-line comments... https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c9/TheVelvetUndergroundVU.png 8. Grimes - Art Angels (2015) vs. 7. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There (2014) Two contemporary female singer-songwriters (in the broad sense) of quite similar age (7 years of diff...
by Honorio
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 29
Views: 8820

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Obviously this is VERY preliminary, looking forward to the rest of 2019 (Anna Meredith, Matana Roberts, Sky Ferreira, etc.) Here's 200 ranked albums, and a boatload of honorable mentions... 1 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly | 2015 2 | Julia Holter | Loud City Song | 2013 3 | Janelle Monae | ...
by Honorio
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 3688

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/92/American_Woman_by_The_Guess_Who.jpg 1 | The Guess Who | No Time | 8 2 | Billie Holiday | Don't Explain | 8 3 | Bruce Springsteen | Where the Bands Are | 7 4 | Emmy the Great | MIA | 7 5 | Lee "Scratch" Perry & The Upsetters | Roast Fish & Corn Bread | ...
by Honorio
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Replies: 17
Views: 7532

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)

Sorry mileswide but you forgot "I'm Goin' Down"
by Honorio
Sat Sep 14, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 185
Views: 1494

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Destroyer - Suicide Demo for Kara Walker (released January 25, 2011)
by Honorio
Wed Sep 11, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 499

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f8/Songs_for_Drella.jpg 3. U2 - Boy (1980) vs. 4. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do (2012) 1. Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs for Drella (1990) vs. 2. Tom Waits - ...
by Honorio
Tue Sep 10, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (15) August 31
Replies: 13
Views: 2747

Re: MCCh 2019 (15) August 31

Hope it works now. Probably the problem was with the links from albumoftheyear page...
by Honorio
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (15) August 31
Replies: 13
Views: 2747

Re: MCCh 2019 (15) August 31

I've tried to upload the new cover arts. Do they show properly now?
by Honorio
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 3688

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/be/Writeaboutlove.jpeg 1 | Belle and Sebastian | I Want the World to Stop | 9 2 | Laura Nyro | Gibsom Street | 8 3 | Big Star | You Can’t Have Me | 7 4 | Happy Mondays | Hallelujah (Club Mix) | 6 5 | King Tuff | Loser’s Wall | 6 6 | The Pretty Reckless | ...
by Honorio
Sun Sep 08, 2019 7:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1338

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

6. The Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever (1992) vs. 7. Flotation Toy Warning - Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck (2004) Having seen your entertaining evisceration of Loveless on Rank the Tracks, I didn't expect you to choose EAF given its similarities to My Bloody Valentine, Honorio. Ther...
by Honorio
Sun Sep 08, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Beck's Odelay (1996)
Replies: 23
Views: 7418

Re: Rank the Tracks: Beck's Odelay (1996)

Well, mileswide, since "Diskobox" was an exclusive bonus track on the European edition of "Odelay" it was not included on the poll so I simply didn't include your vote for the song and I moved up one position the rest of the songs. "Computer Rock" was the opposite situation, an exclusive bonus track...
by Honorio
Wed Sep 04, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1338

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/aa/BrilliantCornersTheloniousMonk.jpg 5. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles (1980) vs. 1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners (1957) 2. Pink Floyd - Animals (1977) vs. 4. Super Furry Animals - Radiator (1997) 6. The Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Fore...
by Honorio
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30512

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

1 | Cat Stevens | Where Do the Children Play? | 7
2 | The Smiles and Frowns | Cornelius | 7
3 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Sin in My Heart | 7
4 | The Mellows | Lovable Lily | 6
5 | The Band | King Harvest (Has Surely Come) | 6
by Honorio
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 134
Views: 3688

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/b5/Icanheartheheart.jpg 1 | Yo La Tengo | One PM Again | 8 2 | Cat Stevens | Where Do the Children Play? | 7 3 | The Smiles and Frowns | Cornelius | 7 4 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Sin in My Heart | 7 5 | George Thorogood and the Destroyers | Bad to the...
by Honorio
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7402

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Excellent presentation, mileswide! And great write-up on "There Is a Light That Never Goes Out"! I would have liked to see it at the top but consensus is consensus...
Thank you for your kind words, mileswide, I'm glad I was of any help.
by Honorio
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)
Replies: 144
Views: 122720

Re: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)

The calm after the storm. Last update we had 36 albums in 3 weeks, this time only 9 albums in 5 weeks thanks to jimm (4), Toni (3) and mileswide (2). The albums updated were: - Revolver - Blue Lines - Let England Shake - Blood on the Tracks - Modern Vampires of the City - Back to Black - Untrue - Gr...
by Honorio
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7402

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

I couldn’t find the time to vote in this, but thanks mileswide for another great forum poll. Great idea and rollout! This looks strange to me though: Score: 77.7027027 Number of votes: 2 Song rank on AM: 2487 Fans: mileswide (#2), StevieFan13 (#109) Score: 77.7027027 Number of votes: 3 Song rank on...
by Honorio
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7402

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You're right, Henrik. The score for the CCR song is 79,19856459.
by Honorio
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3372

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/b/bb/The_The_-_Soul_Mining_CD_album_cover.jpg 6. Wire - Chairs Missing (1978) vs. 2. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever (1989) 5. Lou Reed - Street Hassle (1978) vs. 1. The The - Soul Mining (1983) 4. The Sound - From the Lions Mouth (1981) vs. 8. Chelsea Wolfe - Ab...
by Honorio
Tue Aug 27, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7402

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Btw, I love Alone Again Or, Suzanne, and A Change is Gonna Come, but aren't those refrains instead of choruses? There is definitely a debate to be had that they are refrains, rather than choruses... We kinda agreed that refrains can be included on the poll. Anyway these are three different cases in...
by Honorio
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30512

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

https://images2.imgbox.com/5c/3b/sLHg6CNJ_o.jpg 1 | The New Rotary Connection | I Am the Blackgold of the Sun | 8 2 | Big Thief | Mythological Beauty | 7 3 | Big Thief | Shark Smile | 7 4 | Aster Aweke | Sebebu (My Excuse) | 7 5 | Roy Nixon and the Down Beats | Hard-Rockin' Daddy | 5 6 | Johann Str...
by Honorio
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16835

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Both changes made, even if removing points to both "Waterloo Sunset" and "Be My Baby" almost broke my heart...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 19
Views: 8514

Re: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)

That's perfectly fine, mileswide! Come back to Rank the Tracks when you want!!
by Honorio
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16835

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Wezzo wrote:
Thu Aug 22, 2019 10:44 am
127 | 4 Non-Blondes | What's Goin' On
Sorry, Wezzo, do you mean "4 Non-Blondes | What's Up?" or "Marvin Gaye | What's Goin' On"?
by Honorio
Wed Aug 21, 2019 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5
Replies: 36
Views: 3827

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/0e/Bob_Dylan_-_Desire.jpg 1. Bob Dylan - Desire (1976) vs. 2. Joni Mitchell - Hejira (1976) 6. Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex (1981) vs. 4. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. (1968) 8. Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods (2017) vs. 7. The Chameleons - Scr...
by Honorio
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 65759

Re: Songs of 2019

Praia das Catedrais looks amazing – yet another part of Spain that looks well worth a visit! When I clicked on the link you posted and watched the video, I was surprised that they chose to play Celtic folk music in the background. But then I read that the traditional music from that region (Galicia...
by Honorio
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30512

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/a/a5/MadnessLibertyCover.jpg 1 | Madness | The Liberty of Norton Folgate | 9 2 | The Kinks | Misfits | 7 3 | Nina Hagen Band | Auf’m Bahnhof Zoo | 6 4 | Taana Gardner | Heartbeat | 6 5 | Passion Pit | Moth's Wings | 6 6 | Green Day | In the End | 6 7 | Coll...
by Honorio
Sat Aug 17, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 170493

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you, Henrik! The list is great!
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16835

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

So this is my choruses Top 100. I've only selected songs from my all-time songs list, choosing the ones in which I thought that the chorus is the main reason why I like the song so much. Since my all-time list is in a bad need of update there are not many recent selections... Note: in some cases (nu...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 170493

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you very much for your kind words, Dan! And sorry for the late reply… All of us who post lists on this forum don’t really have the time to comment on the lists we post, so even though many of the threads contain some very interesting lists, they turn out to be lists devoid of wider critical, h...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 65759

Re: Songs of 2019

My 25 favourite songs of 2019 so far (and I thought I might as well add brief comments)... Excellent list, Dan! It was the soundtrack (both during the car trip and then with headphones) to our visit to the impressive Praia das Catedrais (Cathedrals Beach) , so these songs will always be tied for me...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 15, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)
Replies: 22
Views: 8622

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bob Dylan's Blood on the Tracks (1975)

Welcome to Rank the Tracks (and to the Forum), jimm!
by Honorio
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 3867

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/28/The-Millennium-Begin-album-cover.jpg 3. Blur - 13 (1999) vs. 2. The Smiths - Meat is Murder (1985) 5. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape (1997) vs. 1. The Millennium - Begin (1968) 7. Spinners - Spinners (1973) vs. 6. ማሕሙድ ፡ ኣሕመድ - ማሕሙድ ፡ ኣሕመድ (19...
by Honorio
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30512

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/2/2e/The_Jam_-_All_Mod_Cons.jpg 1 | The Jam | English Rose | 8 2 | R.E.M. | Wall of Death | 7 3 | Neil Young and Crazy Horse | Don’t Cry No Tears | 7 4 | Frédéric Chopin | Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, Valse du petit chien | 7 5 | The Easybeats | La...
by Honorio
Fri Aug 09, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16835

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I'm beginning with the Excels. Two observations: - StevieFan13, you have Lorde's "Green Light" twice on your list, at #61 and #71. Maybe you could replace one of them with another option. - mileswide, you have two numbers 21, Blur and Aztec Camera. Is it OK to have 151 songs instead 150 or do you pr...
by Honorio
Thu Aug 08, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3
Replies: 26
Views: 5540

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3

https://images2.imgbox.com/db/93/cxQ56SpC_o.jpg 5. Crowded House - Woodface (1991) vs. 4. Mogwai - Mogwai Young Team (1997) 2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain (2000) vs. 3. múm - Finally We Are No One (2002) 6. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare, Vol. 2: Judges (2011) vs. 8. Micachu - Jewellery (2009) 7...
by Honorio
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 29510

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

https://e.snmc.io/i/fullres/s/a63f05ca5cfc2324e8f3666294849d4e/1638911 1 | The Colourfield | Take | 8 2 | Neil Young | Peaceful Valley Boulevard | 8 3 | The Magnetic Fields | I Don’t Really Love You | 7 4 | Aloe Blacc | I Need a Dollar | 7 5 | Stackridge | Humiliation | 7 6 | Have a Nice Life | Hol...
by Honorio
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6475

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c9/TheVelvetUndergroundVU.png 4. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There (2014) vs. 3. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (2005) 8. blink-182 - Enema of the State (1999) vs. 1. The Velvet Underground - VU (1985) 7. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks (197...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 170493

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

English is becoming the dominant language in the world, which was not the case 100 years ago. It's mildly unfortunate, because culture is tied to language in a lot of ways (so cultural diversity might lessen), but also good because hopefully people on opposite sides of the world can understand one ...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 56630

Pulitzers, Oscars and Grammys

Pulitzers, Oscars and Grammys And finally I would like to compare the lists on this thread with probably the most important awards on the three categories. The 3 meta-lists of the websites are made of votes from critics who create lists of best works of different periods (all-time, decade, years) s...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 27362

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

About the other question I'm not going to argue with you. Only one thing: if you want to continue participating on the forum you definitely should be more polite with the forum members. Making a pun with my #2 song if you looking for trouble you came to the wrong place... It's the "right" place. I ...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)
Replies: 144
Views: 122720

Re: Rank the Tracks Results (Open 24/7)

Wow, what a month for Rank the Tracks! mileswide entered like a tornado, firmly decided to ruin my holidays (only joking, I'm delighted to see Rank the Tracks going up again ) and we had 36 albums in only three weeks. In fact I usually update the results the first Sunday of the month but: a) tomorro...
by Honorio
Sun Jul 28, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 27362

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

74. Don't (1958) 127. I Beg of You (1957) These are two sides of the same single, both are 1957. It was released a couple of days before the end of the year. Edited (even if according to official sources like the liner notes of my own boxset of the 50s Master should be both 1958). About the other q...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 27362

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs

https://images2.imgbox.com/37/5a/vwwZo1E9_o.jpg 1. Mystery Train (1955) At 1'46" Elvis jumps right in and begins to sing the melody a little too early. Any other producer could have insisted in recording another take. But not Sam Philips. The important thing for Phillips (and for Elvis!) was not pe...
by Honorio
Sat Jul 27, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 170493

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you everyone for your kind words!! I appreciate it a lot!! I do wonder if the percentages would change much if instead of the very top book, record, and film of the year the list included, say, the top 10? If there are “outlier” artists in these fields, they could dominate the top spot for yea...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 170493

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Gender, race and language bias As I mentioned on the first post of this thread I wanted to analyse the differences on the bias of the critics regarding books, movies or records. I talked about the 3 main bias I can detect on the AM lists previously (see here ). Gender bias Women represent more that...
by Honorio
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 143
Views: 56630

Gender, race and language bias

Gender, race and language bias As I mentioned on the first post of this thread I wanted to analyse the differences on the bias of the critics regarding books, movies or records. I talked about the 3 main bias I can detect on the AM lists previously (see here ). Gender bias Women represent more that...
by Honorio
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 2493

Re: Forum error messages

I've begun to edit the Books... thread. Little by little I will try to edit all my previous posts (I use a lot the imgsize feature).
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 33661

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Excellent work, TheLastEnemy!
by Honorio
Wed Jul 24, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 2493

Re: Forum error messages

Replacing blank space with equal works but it's a lot of editing to do...