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by bootsy
Sun Mar 24, 2019 12:53 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: General Movie Discussions
Replies: 12
Views: 1972

Re: General Movie Discussions

BleuPanda wrote:Here's my review of Us:

Good review. You really should do a deep dive into this movie with spoilers. This movie you almost have to.
by bootsy
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:14 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results
Replies: 43
Views: 4705

Re: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results

Dexter wrote:Excellent job BleuPanda. That's a fine Top 11. Francis Ford Coppola may have the greatest 4-film masterpiece streak in cinema (The Godfather, The Conversation, The Godfather Part II and Apocalypse Now).

Probably. There are some that might rival it but it's hard to beat.
by bootsy
Thu Mar 21, 2019 12:28 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results
Replies: 43
Views: 4705

Re: Films of the 1970s (2018 Edition) Results

Apocalypse Now #1. Great job acclaimedmusic.
by bootsy
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: General Movie Discussions
Replies: 12
Views: 1972

Re: General Movie Discussions

BleuPanda wrote:Here's my top 10 for last year:

Good list. Is that you narrating?
by bootsy
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Keith Flint
Replies: 3
Views: 1011

Re: R.I.P. Keith Flint

I always loved his energy on their songs. Firestarter isn’t the kind of song I typically get into but his craziness drew me in right from the start. What a shame. It was a great studio cycling song for me. One of the instructors in my studio cycle class played this song a lot and it was a lot of up...
by bootsy
Wed Feb 27, 2019 5:54 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 25
Views: 5950

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

03 | Lazarus
05 | Girl Loves Me
01 | ★
07 | I Can't Give Everything Away
02 | 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore
04 | Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
06 | Dollar Days
by bootsy
Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: 2018 Film Poll??
Replies: 2
Views: 622

Re: 2018 Film Poll??

I'm all for it. Probably stick with the formula that used for the other movie polls would be my suggestion. Use a points system for 1 thru whatever with the highest getting the most points and on down from there.
by bootsy
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 R&R Hall of Fame
Replies: 18
Views: 2539

Re: 2020 R&R Hall of Fame

I think you're right Rob, although it's hard for me to understand how The Notorious B.I.G. is rock enough, while Daft Punk isn't. It has nothing to do with which is "more rock." Daft Punk is just nowhere near as significant as Biggie, who is part of mainstream culture in the USA. It doesn...
by bootsy
Wed Jan 02, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8780

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain

Thanks for hosting Moonbeam.
by bootsy
Tue Jan 01, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8780

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018: #3 1999

Was hoping for a little shake up or surprise but it's what I predicted as usual. I will be mildly surprised if SOTT beats PR. Just revealed that SOTT finished in second place. This actually IS a surprise to me. In previous polls, Sign o' the Times almost always wins. I remember a poll back in the e...
by bootsy
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8780

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018: #3 1999

Was hoping for a little shake up or surprise but it's what I predicted as usual. I will be mildly surprised if SOTT beats PR.
by bootsy
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 18
Views: 3359

Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year and this decade has flown by. Guess it happens that way when we get older.
by bootsy
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!
Replies: 53
Views: 12799

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!

I had quite a few albums I wanted to nominate here, but I have to be honest with myself and there are two eligible that are particularly close to my heart. Still, I don't want to vote for anything on MegaCritic, even outside the top 50, so I'm not going for Dreamwife's self-titled album (but warmly...
by bootsy
Wed Dec 26, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)
Replies: 11
Views: 2704

Re: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)

01 | Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground 03 | I'm Finding It Harder to Be a Gentleman 04 | Fell in Love with a Girl 02 | Hotel Yorba 11 | I Think I Smell a Rat 09 | We're Going to Be Friends 05 | Expecting 13 | I Can't Wait 10 | Offend in Every Way 08 | The Same Boy You've Always Known 07 | The Union F...
by bootsy
Sun Dec 23, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)
Replies: 11
Views: 2989

Re: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)

04 | Ghost Hardware
02 | Archangel
08 | Untrue
03 | Near Dark
09 | Shell of Light
06 | Etched Headplate
11 | Homeless
13 | Raver
05 | Endorphin
10 | Dog Shelter
07 | In McDonalds
12 | UK
01 | Untitled
by bootsy
Fri Dec 21, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (Complete!)
Replies: 114
Views: 35424

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

Today I updated from #2190 (Parliament's The Clones of Dr. Funkenstein) to #2222 (Jay-Z's 4:44). Note: Jazz, jazz, jazz albums everywhere! How many can you fit in a space of 32 albums. A lot! But I didn't listen to a jazz album while updating, I listened to, well, this: http://photos1.blogger.com/i...
by bootsy
Wed Dec 19, 2018 3:30 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 71
Views: 22915

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Totally agree about Honey. In fact the whole Robyn album seems a bit over-rated to me, but Honey doesn't stand out at all. What are all those music critics seeing in it? Best album and best song. I love that ”Honey” can make the top 10 by just being wonderfully smooth. Perhaps I have expressed too ...
by bootsy
Mon Dec 17, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 71
Views: 22915

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Still amazed at thank u, next.
by bootsy
Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 6
Views: 2163

Re: EOY 2018 - Rolling Stone (US)

List is about as Rolling Stone as it gets. Almost no effort.
by bootsy
Thu Dec 13, 2018 5:32 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)
Replies: 25
Views: 7438

Re: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)

01 | Get Innocuous!
03 | North American Scum
04 | Someone Great
05 | All My Friends
02 | Time to Get Away
06 | Us v Them
08 | Sound of Silver
07 | Watch the Tapes
09 | New York, I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
by bootsy
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 31
Views: 4797

Re: EOY 2018 - Pitchfork (US)

Pitchfork so schizo.
by bootsy
Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 71
Views: 22915

Re: EOY 2018 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

I really do wish I could understand trap rap more, but even though there are some artists (such as Travis Scott) where I can clearly recognize the talent involved, the entire genre is filled with stuff – the grating synth hi-hats, the constant ad-libs, the drunken, auto-tuned lead vocals – that mak...
by bootsy
Tue Dec 11, 2018 2:38 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 1456

Re: Grammy Award Nominations

Harold wrote:
bootsy wrote:Do Grammy Nominations count for anything on here or just wins?


The Album and Record of the Year nominees are all entered into the spreadsheets. Points are added for the winners after the awards.

Thanks Harold, you da man.
by bootsy
Sun Dec 09, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 1456

Re: Grammy Award Nominations

Do Grammy Nominations count for anything on here or just wins?
by bootsy
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 128168

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Thanks Sweepstakes Ron. Had a great time and journey through all of this. See you in a couple of years

(Damn I gotta do this all over again)

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by bootsy
Thu Nov 29, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!
Replies: 53
Views: 12799

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!

I vow to make a better choice than last year. Although I still liked that album. :D
by bootsy
Wed Nov 28, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 17
Views: 5782

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

02 | Unbelievers
03 | Step
10 | Ya Hey
06 | Hannah Hunt
05 | Don't Lie
07 | Everlasting Arms
09 | Worship You
04 | Diane Young
08 | Finger Back
01 | Obvious Bicycle
11 | Hudson
12 | Young Lion
by bootsy
Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 128168

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Henrik wrote:Sweeptakes Ron, I like the way you have set up this is poll. Keep up the good work!



Romain wrote:
I'm here just to see if new songs appears and listen to them.


Agree with both of these assessments. Let's keep it rolling baby.
by bootsy
Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)
Replies: 10
Views: 3844

Re: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)

02 | Red Eyes
01 | Under the Pressure
05 | Disappearing
08 | Burning
04 | An Ocean in Between the Waves
06 | Eyes to the Wind
09 | Lost in the Dream
07 | The Haunting Idle
10 | In Reverse
03 | Suffering
by bootsy
Sun Nov 18, 2018 3:37 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: PJ Harvey's Let England Shake (2011)
Replies: 14
Views: 4230

Re: Rank the Tracks: PJ Harvey's Let England Shake (2011)

03 | The Glorious Land
01 | Let England Shake
02 | The Last Living Rose
05 | All and Everyone
07 | England
06 | On Battleship Hill
08 | In the Dark Places
04 | The Words That Maketh Murder
09 | Bitter Branches
10 | Hanging in the Wire
12 | The Colour of the Earth
11 | Written on the Forehead
by bootsy
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:41 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's Kid A
Replies: 33
Views: 10280

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's Kid A

3. The National Anthem
1. Everything In Its Right Place
6. Optimistic
7. In Limbo
8. Idioteque
2. Kid A
4. How to Disappear Completely
9. Morning Bell
10. Motion Picture Soundtrack
5. Treefingers
by bootsy
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Strokes Is this It?
Replies: 22
Views: 7101

Re: Rank the Tracks: Strokes Is this It?

1. "Is This It" 8. "Hard to Explain" 7. "Last Nite" 2. "The Modern Age" 4. "Barely Legal" 9. "New York City Cops" 3. "Soma" 11. "Take It or Leave It" 10. "Trying Your Luck" 5. "Someday" 6. "Alone...
by bootsy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 5:24 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's In Rainbows (2007)
Replies: 32
Views: 9950

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

02 | Bodysnatchers
07 | Reckoner
08 | House of Cards
05 | All I Need
06 | Faust Arp
01 | 15 Step
03 | Nude
04 | Weird Fishes/Arpeggi
09 | Jigsaw Falling Into Place
10 | Videotape
by bootsy
Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sufjan Stevens' Illinois (2005)
Replies: 23
Views: 6876

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sufjan Stevens' Illinois (2005)

09 | Chicago 03 | Come On! Feel the Illinoise! (Part I: The World's Columbian Exposition – Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me in a Dream) 04 | John Wayne Gacy, Jr. 10 | Casimir Pulaski Day 01 | Concerning the UFO Sighting near Highland, Illinois 13 | Prairie Fire That Wanders About 07 | Decatur, or, R...
by bootsy
Mon Nov 05, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton
Replies: 14
Views: 5073

Re: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton

So I've been listening to Quadrophenia for the next album discussion, and it made me think about both my previous post and bootsy's comment on it. Specifically, the fact that I felt unwilling to comment on this album and willing to comment on Quadrophenia despite not being able to relate to the con...
by bootsy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:16 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012)
Replies: 20
Views: 6329

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012)

09 | Swimming Pools (Drank) 03 | Backseat Freestyle 02 | Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe 04 | The Art of Peer Pressure 10 | Sing About Me, I'm Dying of Thirst 05 | Money Trees 06 | Poetic Justice 11 | Real 01 | Sherane a.k.a. Master Splinter's Daughter 08 | m.A.A.d city 07 | good kid 12 | Compton Not a ba...
by bootsy
Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton
Replies: 14
Views: 5073

Re: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton

I really don't get this album (but I wish I did!). On paper, I understand why it's important, but when I listen to it I end up getting bored. I guess that's true of a lot of 80's and early 90's hip hip. It doesn't engage me like Kendrick, Kanye, Vince Staples or countless other rap albums from the ...
by bootsy
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral
Replies: 36
Views: 11114

Re: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral

7. Wake Up
1. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
9. Rebellion (Lies)
4. Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
3. Une année sans lumière
8. Haiti
2. Neighborhood #2 (Laika)
6. Crown of Love
5. Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles)
10. In the Backseat
by bootsy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince Album Poll 2018: #1 Purple Rain
Replies: 33
Views: 8780

Re: Prince Album Poll 2018

No problem Moonbeam. Glad to do it.
by bootsy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton
Replies: 14
Views: 5073

Re: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton

I really don't get this album (but I wish I did!). On paper, I understand why it's important, but when I listen to it I end up getting bored. I guess that's true of a lot of 80's and early 90's hip hip. It doesn't engage me like Kendrick, Kanye, Vince Staples or countless other rap albums from the ...
by bootsy
Tue Oct 30, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton
Replies: 14
Views: 5073

Re: Album Club Discussion #6: N.W.A.'s Straight Outta Compton

I don't feel like I can comment on a lot of this album as a non-black, non-American and highly-privileged New Zealander. Fuck Tha Police is the only song that really feels relevant to my world, and that's mainly because of how applicable it is to the treatment of Maori and Pacific Islanders here (i...
by bootsy
Sat Oct 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?
Replies: 17
Views: 5869

Re: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?

Wow already close to the end of the decade. Damn this decade went by fast.
by bootsy
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:20 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' Elephant (2003)
Replies: 15
Views: 4514

Re: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' Elephant (2003)

01 | Seven Nation Army 08 | Ball and Biscuit 09 | The Hardest Button to Button 02 | Black Math 03 | There's No Home for You Here 05 | In the Cold, Cold Night 10 | Little Acorns 06 | I Want to Be the Boy to Warm Your Mother's Heart 11 | Hypnotize 04 | I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself 13 | Gir...
by bootsy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Amy Winehouse's Back to Black (2006)
Replies: 15
Views: 5412

Re: Rank the Tracks: Amy Winehouse's Back to Black (2006)

02 | You Know I'm No Good
01 | Rehab
05 | Back to Black
03 | Me & Mr Jones
06 | Love Is a Losing Game
04 | Just Friends
10 | He Can Only Hold Her
07 | Tears Dry on Their Own
09 | Some Unholy War
11 | Addicted
08 | Wake Up Alone
by bootsy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Frank Ocean's Channel Orange
Replies: 28
Views: 7634

Re: Rank the Tracks: Frank Ocean's Channel Orange

10. Pyramids
2. Thinkin Bout You
7. Super Rich Kids
5. Sweet Life
11. Lost
4. Sierra Leone
13. Monks
15. Pink Matter
16. Forrest Gump
9. Crack Rock
8. Pilot Jones
14. Bad Religion
12. White
17. End
1. Start
3. Fertilizer
6. Not Just Money
by bootsy
Sat Oct 20, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)
Replies: 17
Views: 4903

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

07 | Jesus Walks 04 | All Falls Down 19 | Through the Wire 12 | Slow Jamz 09 | Get Em High 06 | Spaceship 18 | Two Words 21 | Last Call 20 | Family Business 02 | We Don't Care 15 | School Spirit 08 | Never Let Me Down 13 | Breathe In Breathe Out 05 | I'll Fly Away 10 | Workout Plan 11 | The New Work...
by bootsy
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 611
Views: 128168

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Jirin wrote:
Am I the biggest non-Kanye rap fan on this forum? Surprised nobody else listed Don't Believe The Hype. I've never had a rap album in my top 10 but have them in my top 20...


I had it at 1234 on my extended list. It's a good song just not one of my favorite PE songs.
by bootsy
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 17143

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Are the votes for Stevie Nicks not based a little too much on Fleetwood Mac? I mean, she had solo success sure, but I doubt that was enough to even be considered if Fleetwood Mac never existed. And she is already in for that act. Personally, this group doesn't do much for me. Only one act I genuine...
by bootsy
Thu Oct 11, 2018 4:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 68
Views: 17143

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Are the votes for Stevie Nicks not based a little too much on Fleetwood Mac? I mean, she had solo success sure, but I doubt that was enough to even be considered if Fleetwood Mac never existed. And she is already in for that act. Personally, this group doesn't do much for me. Only one act I genuine...

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