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by bootsy
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Billboard - The 100 Greatest Choruses of the 21st Century (2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 80

Re: Billboard - The 100 Greatest Choruses of the 21st Century (2017)

Semi glad, because that list is lame as all get out.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 24, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks
Replies: 14
Views: 1063

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks

01 | Holidays in the Sun
05 | God Save the Queen
06 | Problems
08 | Anarchy in the U.K.
09 | Submission
03 | No Feelings
12 | E.M.I.
07 | Seventeen
10 | Pretty Vacant
04 | Liar
11 | New York
02 | Bodies
by bootsy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 26
Views: 294

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

EmilienDelRey wrote:
bootsy wrote:get this Survival of the Fittest crap outta here

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by bootsy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 26
Views: 294

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back OutKast - Stankonia De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) Songs N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton ( a tough choice) Dr. Dre - Nuthin But a ‘G’ Thang Jay Z - Empire State of Mind (get this S...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 23, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 13
Views: 146

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5

Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him

Beastie Boys - Rhymin' and Stealin'

Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99

Arctic Monkeys - Perhaps Vampires is a Bit Strong But...

Tavares - More Than a Woman

Pink Floyd - Goodbye Blue Sky

The Beatles - Any Time At All

Bjork - Like Someone in Love
by bootsy
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kung Fu Kenny?
Replies: 5
Views: 177

Re: Kung Fu Kenny?

Is this: ⋅ cultural appropriation and Orientalist BS? or: ⋅ benign aesthetic experimentation? or something else? I love Kendrick and his music. I'm sure he doesn't have bad intentions. But that doesn't stop this from feeling weird to me. While cultural appropriation in the music...
by bootsy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kung Fu Kenny?
Replies: 5
Views: 177

Re: Kung Fu Kenny?

Harold wrote:I would strongly advise that you avoid the Wu-Tang Clan.

:happy-partydance: Wu-Tang is for the children.
by bootsy
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: CNN - Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 83

Re: CNN - Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History (2017)

StevieFan13 wrote:http://www.cnn.com/shows/soundtracks
This looks interesting.

It does if CNN actually airs all of it. I remember the 80s series they had last year I think and about half of them actually aired at the time they were supposed to due to so many breaking news stories.
by bootsy
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 265

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

StevieFan13 wrote:
bootsy wrote:
Don't feel bad the only album in Am top 100 I haven't heard is Carole King -Tapestry. Before I came here I hadn't heard 84 of the top 100.Now that's some progress.

Now, that I HAVE heard, and I highly recommend you check it out as well.

Yeah I think I will very soon.
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Second opinions to AM?
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Second opinions to AM?

spiritualized wrote:Actually for more recent stuff, i also use AOTY.org but i hardly see any mention around here. It seems to have a fair spread of sources, including electronically which is mainly ignored in these forums...

Yes that's a good one that I forgot about.
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

From what I've heard, it's definitely as good, but not better. I think music critics are just happy that there's a rapper other than Chance who's putting in a shred of effort There's plenty of other rappers that are putting in a shred of effort besides Chance and Kendrick, come on now. But none as ...
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Undercooked. I like it. I'm stealing er borrowing it.
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 265

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

My friends, I'm ashamed to admit that I fibbed a little when I first joined the forum. In the early, early times I was on the forum, I'll admit that I pretended I had heard some albums that I had not, in fact, heard. It was unprofessional and phony, and I apologize. So, to rectify that, I'm startin...
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Second opinions to AM?
Replies: 13
Views: 278

Re: Second opinions to AM?

I like metacritic a lot more than others on here it seems. It's pretty to me and there isn't much bias unless you take the weight of some of the sites that give a higher weight than others as bias. I don't use RYM that much. Something about that site seems generic to me. I also just like getting the...
by bootsy
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

StevieFan13 wrote:From what I've heard, it's definitely as good, but not better. I think music critics are just happy that there's a rapper other than Chance who's putting in a shred of effort

There's plenty of other rappers that are putting in a shred of effort besides Chance and Kendrick, come on now.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

I would say Chance is pretty close as far as content. Coloring Book was pretty heavy on gospel rap.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 17, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 159

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)

1. Blade Runner 2. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 3. Rocky III 4. Conan the Barbarian 5. 48 HRS. 6. First Blood 7. E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial 8. Richard Pryor: Live on the Sunset Strip 9. The Toy 10. Poltergeist 11. Tron 12. Fast Times at Ridgemont High 13. An Officer and a Gentleman 14. Pink Floy...
by bootsy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 324

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

Animal Collective - In the Flowers

The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free

Nas - Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park)

Bruce Springsteen - Working on the Highway

Daft Punk - Voyager

The Streets - Turn the Page

Marvin Gaye - Distant Lover

Prince - Lady Cab Driver
by bootsy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 3:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

PlasticRam wrote:
bootsy wrote:
PlasticRam wrote:Isn't it dope that there's like four tracks with reversed beats in them?

Which songs were those. I only recognized one (Duckworth)

Yah, Loyalty, Lust.

Cool thanks. I'll have to listen to those again.
by bootsy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

PlasticRam wrote:Isn't it dope that there's like four tracks with reversed beats in them?

Which songs were those. I only recognized one (Duckworth)
by bootsy
Sat Apr 15, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

DAMN was released on Good Friday and NATION supposedly is gonna be released on the day Jesus rose from the dead. But I guess it might have some Christian themes cos DAMN didn't have any. WHOA! I did not think of that! That would make total sense considering Kendrick is so pious. I like the producti...
by bootsy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1330

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

I like the album and need to listen to it a few more times but right now it's a distant third behind GKMC, which is his best and then TPAB. It is better than Section .80 but not by much. This album is not hitting my like any of his previous albums have including Section .80. I like the production bu...
by bootsy
Fri Apr 14, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Jamiroquai's Toby Smith
Replies: 2
Views: 138

Re: R.I.P. Jamiroquai's Toby Smith

Love Jamiroquai. RIP to Toby
by bootsy
Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 1407

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Live in Phoenix wrote:R.I.P. Charlie Murphy, this April. (I usually think of him in relation to his story, on Chappelle's Show, of Prince beating him at basketball, which the Breakfast Can Wait cover artwork draws from.)

That skit and the Rick James skits are some of the greatest stories ever told. R.I.P. Charlie.
by bootsy
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP J. Geils
Replies: 5
Views: 203

Re: RIP J. Geils

This is a shame. I love "Love Stinks" and "Centerfold." What's even more of a bummer is that the band was up for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame but didn't get in, so if they get in eventually, J. Geils won't be there to see it. That's pretty typical of most Hall O...
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations
Replies: 35
Views: 886

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations

There were some surprises for sure. It will be interesting to see how this plays out.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 249

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

Listyguy wrote:Another personal favorite is Herrmann's score to Taxi Driver. That man knew how to compose music.

Dangit another one I forgot. Thanks Listyguy.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 249

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

notbrianeno wrote:The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross is extremely underrated IMO

Yes definitely forgot to mention that one but that's a good one.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 249

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

I may be so out of it, but isn't Hamilton just a Broadway play? Yeah I bent the rules a little bit because I like the soundtrack so much. I can remove it if it doesn't fit. Honestly, I was just curious. I'm a professed film lover, but I really haven't followed movies in recent years that much. (I s...
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 249

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

babydoll wrote:
bootsy wrote:Hamilton

I may be so out of it, but isn't Hamilton just a Broadway play?

Yeah I bent the rules a little bit because I like the soundtrack so much. I can remove it if it doesn't fit.
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations
Replies: 35
Views: 886

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations

babydoll wrote:We nominated way too many Kanye West songs.


Yeah I agree. No Shook Ones, Pt II but Survival of the Fittest.

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by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 249

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

2001: A Space Odyssey Back To The Future Batman (1989) Blade Runner Conan The Barbarian The Dark Knight Trilogy Gladiator The Godfather, Part 1 and 2 The Good, The Bad, The Ugly The Great Escape Hamilton The Hateful Eight Inception Indiana Jones And The Last Crusade Inside Out Koyaanisqatsi Mad Max:...
by bootsy
Mon Apr 10, 2017 12:43 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)
Replies: 7
Views: 197

Re: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)

11 | B.O.B. 10 | I'll Call Before I Come 04 | So Fresh, So Clean 02 | Gasoline Dreams 15 | Humble Mumble 05 | Ms. Jackson 08 | Spaghetti Junction 20 | Gangsta Shit 18 | Red Velvet 21 | Toilet Tisha 24 | Stankonia (Stanklove) 22 | Slum Beautiful 12 | Xplosion 06 | Snappin' & Trappin' 14 | We Love...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 1992: Song Finals
Replies: 17
Views: 305

Re: Music of the Year 1992: Song Finals

Not the result I expected from the outset, but a satisfactory one nonetheless. Glad to see one of my favorite bands win for both their best albums and one of their best songs. Stevie, just curious what were your expectations? I actually was thinking it might be G Thang or Creep. Maybe Man on the Mo...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 09, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 1992: Song Finals
Replies: 17
Views: 305

Re: Music of the Year 1992: Song Finals

StevieFan13 wrote:Not the result I expected from the outset, but a satisfactory one nonetheless. Glad to see one of my favorite bands win for both their best albums and one of their best songs.

Stevie, just curious what were your expectations?
by bootsy
Sat Apr 08, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)

StevieFan13 wrote:I actually didn't know Daft Punk produced Black Skinhead. In hindsight, it makes sense.

You can hear their background vocals on that song when they say 'Black'. They also produced I Am A God and Send It Up on that album.
by bootsy
Sat Apr 08, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)

I might be the only one (on here) that isn't a big fan of Get Lucky and think it's properly placed. https://m.popkey.co/df7664/mzeOX.gif Not the only one, bootsy. It's by no means a "bad" song, but it definitely never sounded very unique to me, and I always wished "Giorgio By Moroder...
by bootsy
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 335

Re: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)

I might be the only one (on here) that isn't a big fan of Get Lucky and think it's properly placed.

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by bootsy
Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)
Replies: 39
Views: 887

Re: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)

I just haven't had time to do one for this. I'm not very familiar with or fond of Albarn's songs outside of Gorillaz for the most part so I probably wouldn't make this poll in time.
by bootsy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums
Replies: 10
Views: 165

Re: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums

(I'm just gonna say it: while Nas had some killer songs after Illmatic, album-wise, he never topped it and probably never will). Like the man said: "That's a one-hot-album-every-ten-year average." Eh, that line would be funny if it were true. I would take Nas discography over Jay-Z's and ...
by bootsy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums
Replies: 10
Views: 165

Re: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums

I've seen this list before it's got some usual suspects on there and then there are some curveballs like "Stillmatic", "Buhloone Mind State" and "Rap Phenomenon II". Albums which aren't considered the best by those artists. I like that. I don't think it will be include...
by bootsy
Wed Apr 05, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums
Replies: 10
Views: 165

Re: Chris Rock - Top 25 Albums

I've seen this list before it's got some usual suspects on there and then there are some curveballs like "Stillmatic", "Buhloone Mind State" and "Rap Phenomenon II". Albums which aren't considered the best by those artists. I like that. I don't think it will be included...
by bootsy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)
Replies: 10
Views: 297

Re: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)

04 | Changeling / Transmission 1 05 | What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 4) 02 | Building Steam with a Grain of Salt 07 | Stem/Long Stem / Transmission 2 08 | Mutual Slump 11 | Midnight in a Perfect World 13 | What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 1 – Blue Sky Revisit) / Transmission 3 03 | The Numbe...
by bootsy
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 458

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

Aretha Franklin - Money Won't Change You

Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark

Lou Reed - The Bed

Gang of Four - Ether

The White Stripes - I Think I Smell a Rat

Bjork - Unravel

Daft Punk - Rollin' and Scratchin'

Bob Marley - Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock)
by bootsy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 4:01 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists
Replies: 13
Views: 199

Re: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists

2011 Albums 1. House of Balloons - The Weeknd 2. Watch the Throne - Kanye West/Jay-Z 3. Take Care - Drake 4. nostalgia/ULTRA - Frank Ocean 5. Underneath the Pine - Toro Y Moi 6. XXX - Danny Brown 7. Section.80 - Kendrick Lamar 8. Cults - Cults 9. Live.Love.A$AP - A$AP Rocky 10. Cole World: The Sidel...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:55 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists
Replies: 13
Views: 199

Re: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists

50 Best Albums of 2013 50. Big Sean - Hall of Fame 49. Charli XCX - True Romance 48. Dom Kennedy - Get Home Safely 47. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 46. Birdman & Rick Ross - The H: The Lost Album Vol. 1 45. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 44. Migos - Young Rich Niggas 43. The...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists
Replies: 13
Views: 199

Re: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists

Complex's 50 Best Albums of 2014 1. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2 2. YG - My Krazy Life 3. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence 4. J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive 5. D'Angelo - Black Messiah 6. Travi$ Scott - Days Before Rodeo 7. Ariana Grande - My Everything 8. Taylor Swift - 1989 9. Caribou - Our Lo...
by bootsy
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists
Replies: 13
Views: 199

Re: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists

StevieFan13 wrote:Want me to handle a few, or are you good for now, Bootsy?

I can handle the albums and you can take the songs, how bout that?
by bootsy
Sat Apr 01, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists
Replies: 13
Views: 199

Re: Complex (USA) - past EOY lists

50 Best Albums of 2015 50. DRAKE AND FUTURE, WHAT A TIME TO BE ALIVE 49. MEEK MILL, DREAMS WORTH MORE THAN MONEY 48. BRODINSKI, BRAVA 47. DR. DRE, COMPTON 46. WALE, THE ALBUM ABOUT NOTHING 45. SPEEDY ORTIZ, FOIL DEER 44. NEON INDIAN, VEGA INTL. NIGHT SCHOOL 43. BRYSON TILLER, TRAPSOUL 42. BEACH HOUS...
by bootsy
Fri Mar 31, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex Artist Lists
Replies: 55
Views: 3934

Re: Complex Artist Lists

StevieFan13 wrote:
bootsy wrote:Thanks Stevie

No prob. Not the last new rap list I've found either.

Oh I know :mrgreen:

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