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by bootsy
Sat Oct 21, 2017 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread
Replies: 11
Views: 175

Re: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread

StevieFan13 wrote:...you can keep it.
by bootsy
Tue Oct 17, 2017 5:21 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Telegraph (UK) - 50 amazing albums you've probably never heard (2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 181

Re: The Telegraph (UK) - 50 amazing albums you've probably never heard (2017)

I had the same reaction as everyone else when I first saw the list. But ignoring the fact that most of us know most of these albums quite well, there really are a lot of "amazing albums" here! I raised my eyebrows too at some of these choices, but it's a daily newspaper so after a little ...
by bootsy
Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Blade Runner 2049
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: Blade Runner 2049

I think it was a very beautiful-looking movie. Cinematography, camera work, framing, etc. etc. all very top quality. Since I am not totally a fan of the original, I cannot in my right mind criticize "2049" anymore beyond that. Without spoilers, does anyone else think one of the female cha...
by bootsy
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Top Songs Playlists By Year on Apple Music: 1944-2016
Replies: 4
Views: 225

Re: AM Top Songs Playlists By Year on Apple Music: 1944-2016

veganvalentine wrote:Awesome! I use Apple Music instead of Spotify so it would be great to have Apple Music playlists.

Yep me too. Really good stuff here.
by bootsy
Mon Oct 09, 2017 4:37 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Blade Runner 2049
Replies: 7
Views: 243

Re: Blade Runner 2049

Saw this yesterday and it will definitely take me multiple viewings to really appreciate this like the first movie if I do appreciate it at all. There are some really good things about this like the cinematography, the score for the most part although some of it is rehashed, Gosling was good. Leto n...
by bootsy
Fri Oct 06, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Jirin wrote:I'm a fan of the breaking ball.

Old fashioned fastball ball, up and in.
by bootsy
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 57
Views: 1102

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Of course there are good names among those indicted, but R&b is shamelessly left out. Where's Janet Jackson, Mariah Carey and Whitney Houston???? :( Yeah I was wondering about Janet because she was a nominee last year and not this year. Very strange. A little surprised about Mariah and Whitney ...
by bootsy
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

The Flaming Lips

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Nice.
by bootsy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Tom Petty
Replies: 13
Views: 368

Re: RIP Tom Petty

Heard that he's not officially dead yet according to TMZ but it's not looking good. CBS said he's kaput. TMZ says that he's not. 1:35 PM PT -- Sources tell us at 10:30 Monday morning a chaplain was called to Tom's hospital room. We're told the family has a do not resuscitate order on Tom. The singe...
by bootsy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Tom Petty
Replies: 13
Views: 368

Re: RIP Tom Petty

Heard that he's not officially dead yet according to TMZ but it's not looking good.
by bootsy
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)
Replies: 7
Views: 240

Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

11 | Jazz (We've Got) 14 | Scenario 09 | Check the Rhime 02 | Buggin' Out 01 | Excursions 04 | Butter 05 | Verses from the Abstract 06 | Show Business 07 | Vibes and Stuff 13 | What? 08 | The Infamous Date Rape 10 | Everything Is Fair 03 | Rap Promoter 12 | Skypager This was really tough for me as t...
by bootsy
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Other than Reflektor no real surprises.
by bootsy
Wed Sep 27, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15

Don't forget about Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Kelela, King Krule, Weezer, U2, and everyone's favorite Taylor Swift ;) :greetings-waveyellow:. Charli XCX is not releasing an album before the end of the year. I swear her label hates her. At least we have the great Number 1 Angel mixtape. Really damn th...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Damn, looks like we're in line for nearly all of REM's catalog. Had 3 R.E.M. albums so far. How much more are you expecting? Looks like there are three more to go. I don't really understand vv's comment, unless it's meant as a complaint that R.E.M. are going to wind up with a fairly large number of...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 26, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

veganvalentine wrote:Damn, looks like we're in line for nearly all of REM's catalog. Also, I'll have to check out these Brazilian albums--nice to see some underrepresented countries showing up.

Had 3 R.E.M. albums so far. How much more are you expecting?
by bootsy
Tue Sep 26, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Most happy for Tears for Fears. Well deserved.
by bootsy
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Jirin wrote:Also surprised how low Fear of a Black Planet is.

A little but it doesn't bother me. As I said before I look at this as a fan's poll so others on here probably don't see it the way we expect it to go and I'm fine with that.
by bootsy
Mon Sep 25, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Boombox - 20 Best R&B Albums of 1992 (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 86

Re: The Boombox - 20 Best R&B Albums of 1992 (2017)

Brings back memories. I know that much.
by bootsy
Sun Sep 24, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Charles Bradley
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: RIP Charles Bradley

I honestly have never heard any of his music. I've seen his name or reviews of his albums on various websites but like Nick thought he was an old singer that some how resurfaced and had a resurgence. I will definitely give him a listen though.
by bootsy
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 20209

Re: Albums of 2017

Was going to respond to that didn't want to continue going back and forth but you said it best Nassim. Misogyny and braggadocio have been in hip hop since pretty much the beginning. It's just a lot more vulgar and frequent pretty much each decade. Well, maybe my phrasing was misleading but I think ...
by bootsy
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 20209

Re: Albums of 2017

I'm with you. These last two eliminates a huge chunk of the rap roster... While I do have a problem with Misogyny, ego and boasting can be fun. It's not like you could find any band/rapper who didn't do it anyway : Run DMC ? Because the rhymes I say, sharp as a nail Witty as can be and not for sale...
by bootsy
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 20209

Re: Albums of 2017

Misogyny Ego and boasting I'm with you. These last two eliminates a huge chunk of the rap roster... While I do have a problem with Misogyny, ego and boasting can be fun. It's not like you could find any band/rapper who didn't do it anyway : Run DMC ? Because the rhymes I say, sharp as a nail Witty ...
by bootsy
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People (1992)
Replies: 19
Views: 1299

Re: Rank the Tracks: R.E.M.'s Automatic for the People (1992)

04 | Everybody Hurts
02 | Try Not to Breathe
11 | Nightswimming
10 | Man on the Moon
01 | Drive
03 | The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite
06 | Sweetness Follows
12 | Find the River
07 | Monty Got a Raw Deal
05 | New Orleans Instrumental No. 1
09 | Star Me Kitten
08 | Ignoreland
by bootsy
Tue Sep 19, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

#398. Peter Gabriel | So (1986) Rank in 2014: #295 AM 3000 Rank: #230 What the hell? How did Peter Gabriel lose 100 spots during the "pop takeover" of the list?? Probably some 2015-17 releases and a different group of people voting pushed it down. It's still a great album and still in the...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 19, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Hmm, if Baduizm is that high, is it worth hoping the New Amerykah albums (Which I consider superior) are higher? Or have they already showed up and I missed it? I hope not because New Amerykah isn't superior. It's a good album but doesn't touch Baduizm. I like Baduizm, but IMO, New Amerykah is a lo...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 19, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)
Replies: 14
Views: 1081

Re: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)

01 | Astral Weeks
03 | Sweet Thing
04 | Cyprus Avenue
06 | Madame George
02 | Beside You
05 | The Way Young Lovers Do
07 | Ballerina
08 | Slim Slow Slider
by bootsy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_500/MI0000/128/MI0000128421.jpg?partner=allrovi.com #416. Daft Punk | Homework (1997) # of Voters: 10 | Score: 511.360 Rank in 2014: #302 AM 3000 Rank: #164 Top Fans: Schaefer.tk (#4), PlasticRam (#30), BleuPanda (#38), Ordinary Person (#72) Sort of similar to B...
by bootsy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_500/MI0000/128/MI0000128421.jpg?partner=allrovi.com #416. Daft Punk | Homework (1997) # of Voters: 10 | Score: 511.360 Rank in 2014: #302 AM 3000 Rank: #164 Top Fans: Schaefer.tk (#4), PlasticRam (#30), BleuPanda (#38), Ordinary Person (#72) Daft Punk's full-len...
by bootsy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats
Replies: 63
Views: 4256

Re: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats

I have to agree with you, there's no way The Low End Theory will get more participation than The Bends. I don't agree. People especially on here love ATCQ and love that album. Even so, Radiohead is one of the five most popular artists on this forum. My point is people will respond to ATCQ's The Low...
by bootsy
Mon Sep 18, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Jirin wrote:Hmm, if Baduizm is that high, is it worth hoping the New Amerykah albums (Which I consider superior) are higher? Or have they already showed up and I missed it?

I hope not because New Amerykah isn't superior. It's a good album but doesn't touch Baduizm.
by bootsy
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats
Replies: 63
Views: 4256

Re: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats

I 76. A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991) replacing Radiohead's The Bends (1995) (even if these changes are done to encourage participation I got my doubts about A Tribe Called Quest obtaining more participation than Radiohead but you never know…) I have to agree with you, there's no w...
by bootsy
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15
Replies: 12
Views: 1621

Re: MCCh 2017 (16) September 15

Don't forget about Jessie Ware, Charli XCX, Kelela, King Krule, Weezer, U2, and everyone's favorite Taylor Swift ;) :greetings-waveyellow:.
by bootsy
Fri Sep 15, 2017 2:23 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist
Replies: 4
Views: 270

Re: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist

luvulongTIM wrote:And the winner is Process by Sampha

Congrats to him. Well deserved.
by bootsy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Grant Hart
Replies: 3
Views: 170

Re: RIP Grant Hart

Just got into Hüsker Dü a few years ago, thanks to this site. Very sad news RIP.
by bootsy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 20209

Re: Albums of 2017

What do you mean by can't relate? Can't connect to those "new" artists as much as I used to with Ice Cube/Nas/ATCQ and even Eminem. Don't get me wrong, I am a white, middle class dude so there is so much "relating" I can do to hip hop artists. Age probably plays a part in it, bu...
by bootsy
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 20209

Re: Albums of 2017

(6.0) Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory(4.0) This made me sad ! Awwww. Sorry. I find I am having a huge problem with today's rap. That has been the case since the advent of Kanye. From his appearance, it's gone downhill. I love all sorts of hip hop. Loyle Carner and RTJ will appear on my EOY list and...
by bootsy
Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

GREAT batch! Delighted to see blink-182 here. blink-182, that's a another band that I chose to ignore. I'll revisit them like Linkin Park. I see that album on a lot of lists so it at least has a lot of appeal to a lot of people. I think because they had some popular song in the late 90s or 2000s ca...
by bootsy
Wed Sep 13, 2017 1:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

GREAT batch! Delighted to see blink-182 here. blink-182, that's a another band that I chose to ignore. I'll revisit them like Linkin Park. I see that album on a lot of lists so it at least has a lot of appeal to a lot of people. I think because they had some popular song in the late 90s or 2000s ca...
by bootsy
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

StevieFan13 wrote:I like how this is basically a guarantee that The Low End Theory will have a relatively high finish.

There was no doubt about this although I prefer Midnight Marauders over it. :D
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I think the thing that separates them for me is that Limp Bizkit and Papa Roach both represent this bullshit violent machismo. Linkin Park instead tackle the subject of depression and angst, I think in a lot healthier of a way. I think the moods between these bands is apparent in their sound (I don...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I guess I need to listen to Linkin Park. I really have never given them much thought because they seemed to be in that Limp Bizkit, korn, and Papa Roach type sound which I wasn't a fan of but maybe they are different. They seem to have a better fan following than those bands.
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Obviously I don't know the official results but this list is a vastly different one from 2014. It's pretty amazing.
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

If we're going to continue to merely pay lip service to appreciating the diversity of this list, question the credentials, knowledge and intentions of voters, and demean the taste of others, then my time in this forum may be reaching its end. I've become continually frustrated with this forum's inc...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

If we're going to continue to merely pay lip service to appreciating the diversity of this list, question the credentials, knowledge and intentions of voters, and demean the taste of others, then my time in this forum may be reaching its end. I've become continually frustrated with this forum's inc...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

If we're going to continue to merely pay lip service to appreciating the diversity of this list, question the credentials, knowledge and intentions of voters, and demean the taste of others, then my time in this forum may be reaching its end. I've become continually frustrated with this forum's inc...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Ok, even as a JT fan, that's a surprisingly high finish for The 20/20 Experience. Beat out a LOT of really good albums. At the risk of prolonging the discussion (not to mention coming off as a snob), it's irrefutable that certain polls are seriously skewing these results. Also, Meteora at #604? It ...
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

StevieFan13 wrote:Ok, even as a JT fan, that's a surprisingly high finish for The 20/20 Experience. Beat out a LOT of really good albums.

Very. At least it wasn't Part 2
by bootsy
Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

#628. Michael Jackson | HIStory: Past, Present, and Future - Book I (1995) # of Voters: 6 | Score: 334.179 Rank in 2014: #2421 AM 3000 Rank: Unranked Top Fans: Karla (#10), Felipinho (#23), Renan (#25) Michael Jackson's "HIStory"? That was... unexpected. And also slightly unfair. Half of ...
by bootsy
Mon Sep 11, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 661
Views: 30330

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Love the variety and unpredictability of this poll. Really surprised and glad by the Freddie Gibbs/Madlib - Pinata That's the biggest surprise by far for me. The two The Weeknd albums surprised me as well, of course not House of Balloons , that was expected but those other two were subpar and subpar...

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