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by notbrianeno
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Notbrianeno, any news? Still working, I apologize for the delay. I wasn't expecting as much of a turnout as we had, as many revisions as we had, and the limits of my own schedule with a new job. Like i said before, I'll update this when i've completed tabulating as a 24-hour advance warning for any...
by notbrianeno
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

bootsy wrote:77 | Bob Dylan - Blood On The Tracks

143 | Frank Ocean - Channel Orange


If you could correct this and any other duplicates in your list I'd appreciate it. Thanks
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2
Replies: 18
Views: 372

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2

I vote Nixon in China for the matchup I previously skipped!! What an amazing discovery--I've been meaning to explore classical and opera for a while and this piece blew me away
by notbrianeno
Fri Jul 07, 2017 2:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2
Replies: 18
Views: 372

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale vs. Prince & the Revolution - Parade
2. John Zorn - Naked City vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda
4. Various Artists - I'm Your Fan vs. Stone Jack Jones - Love & Torture
by notbrianeno
Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

When i am finally caught up on tabulating, ill be sure to issue a final 24-hour advance notice before closing voting.
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

161. The United States of America - The United States of America (1968) 161. Massive Attack - Blue Lines (1991) Notbrianeno, have you already tabulated my list? I've noticed this mistake. While I corect it, I would like to make some other changes and post a definitive list later today, alright for ...
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Moonbeam wrote:Hoping I can submit a last-minute list! Can get one within the next 24 hours. Is that ok?


Absolutely! Any last minute lists will be accepted up until I start publishing results, which right now appears to be sometime next week
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

How many votes so far..are there? PD: I love sonofsamiam list!! 26 so far! And now, notbrianeno? Honestly unsure, because there are a ton of ballots I still have to add to my spreadsheet and tabulate, but of the ones on my spreadsheet, 45. So we will almost definitely break the 2014 participation s...
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I wasn't sure if we could include Greatest Hits albums so If we aren't supposed to have those let me know and I'll remove them. 1 | Nas - Illmatic 2 | Radiohead - Kid A 3 | Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back 4 | Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 5 | Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-...
by notbrianeno
Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I wasn't sure if we could include Greatest Hits albums so If we aren't supposed to have those let me know and I'll remove them. 1 | Nas - Illmatic 2 | Radiohead - Kid A 3 | Public Enemy - It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back 4 | Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 5 | Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-...
by notbrianeno
Fri Jun 30, 2017 5:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 29
Views: 555

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

1. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle
2. Garbage - Version 2.0
3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet
4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business
by notbrianeno
Tue Jun 27, 2017 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Assuming that you are collating the data in an Excel spreadsheet, you should be able to do a global replace using the ordinal placement and calculating a function for each non-zero value. Something like "If #value!>0, then[100-(sqrt (18.5(#value!-1))]". If you look at the spreadsheets nea...
by notbrianeno
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

The formula used will be the same as last time: 100 - [square root(18.5*Placement-1)]. I'm pretty sure the formula is supposed to include an extra set of parentheses. 100 - [square root(18.5*(Placement-1))] Oh yeah, and I've got a little list coming at the last minute. So... the formula I was given...
by notbrianeno
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 1655

Re: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

Unfortunately wontbe able to submit. Apologize, been very busy with new job and All-Time Albums poll
by notbrianeno
Wed Jun 07, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

A couple questions: When there's more than one version of albums which one should I pick? For instance, "The Smile Sessions": should I consider the 1CD version, the 2CD version, or the 5CD version? Or should it be the vinyl version? These were all released at the same time, so I can't jus...
by notbrianeno
Wed May 24, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 863

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

The Jam | Setting Sons vs. The Knife | Shaking the Habitual

Angelo Badalamenti | Soundtrack from Twin Peaks vs. Comus | First Utterance

The Buggles | The Age of Plastic vs. Ween | God Ween Satan: The Oneness
by notbrianeno
Tue May 23, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

spiritualized wrote:Gas - Narkopop (8.0)
Great ambient techno from the German prodigy - 78 mins of ether and air.

Blanck Mass - World Eater(9.0)
Amazing. Crazy. Rewarding. I love it.



Hell has frozen over!! We agree on two albums!!
by notbrianeno
Tue May 23, 2017 1:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

Jlin- Black Origami ... Verdict: 8/10 (Great) So gutted that I waited all week to check this out on NPR. Dark Energy never quite clicked with me but on my second listen with, this was starting to. Then NPR took it down earlier than usual. The Nick Hakim record was also worth checking out. Will have...
by notbrianeno
Sun May 21, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18
Replies: 7
Views: 354

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18

Burial | "Beachfires"
by notbrianeno
Sun May 21, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11
Replies: 19
Views: 687

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11

Kyuss | Welcome to Sky Valley vs. The 13th Floor Elevators | The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators Built to Spill | Perfect From Now On vs. Robert Wyatt | Comicopera Game Theory | Lolita Nation vs. Tim Hecker | Radio Amor Carl Perkins | The Dance Album of Carl Perkins vs. Ulver | Perdit...
by notbrianeno
Thu May 18, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 771

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

Heartbreaking news. I grew up with Audioslave and Soundgarden in my house, and it was a common musical bond with my father. We were both lucky enough to see him perform solo on the Scream tour, where he and his band put on a monster 35+ song set spanning his entire career. My Dad, who has seen every...
by notbrianeno
Wed May 17, 2017 10:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 25
Views: 707

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4

Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. Eminem - Stan OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) vs. Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta OutKast - Ms. Jackson vs. Eminem - Lose Yourself Beastie Boys - (You Gotta Fight) For Your ...
by notbrianeno
Tue May 16, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

I'd like to take a moment to note my top contender for MVP of 2017 so far - Blake Mills, who produced (and plays on) three of the year's most acclaimed albums: Jesca Hoop's Memories Are Now , Laura Marling's Semper Femina , and Perfume Genius's No Shape . Three albums that are very different, but w...
by notbrianeno
Mon May 15, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 2074

Re: Least-favorite songs

"Piano Man" by Billy Joel comes to mind as a song that induces rage in me.
by notbrianeno
Sun May 14, 2017 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10
Replies: 27
Views: 850

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10


Scott Walker | Scott 3
vs. Billy Bragg | Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy (EP)
by notbrianeno
Sat May 13, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)
Replies: 11
Views: 681

Re: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)

prosecutorgodot wrote:"Fool's Errand" is more heavenly, but feels less complete as a song. Still like it tho. But now I sort of want to save myself for the whole album experience.


The full album is currently available in a leak for those interested...
by notbrianeno
Fri May 12, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

I gave the PWR BTTM a very positive review. It's a solid album. But there are some serious allegations against the band now, allegations that a member of the band is a "sexual predator". There's no hard proof either way, and with the false accusations against people like Freddie Gibbs and...
by notbrianeno
Thu May 11, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

Excellent (9/10) ⋅  Perfume Genius | No Shape ⋅  Arca | Arca ⋅  Mount Eerie | A Crow Looked at Me ⋅  Dirty Projectors | Dirty Projectors Great (8/10) ⋅  Father John Misty | Pure Comedy ⋅  Planning for Burial | Below the House ⋅  ...
by notbrianeno
Tue May 09, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

panam wrote:How many votes so far..are there?

PD: I love sonofsamiam list!!


26 so far!
by notbrianeno
Sat May 06, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9
Replies: 36
Views: 1130

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9

Teenage Fanclub | Bandwagonesque vs. Big Black | Atomizer

Morrissey | You Are the Quarry vs. Santigold | Santogold

Saint Etienne | So Tough vs. Spiritualized Electric Mainline | Pure Phase
by notbrianeno
Mon May 01, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8
Replies: 18
Views: 693

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8

The Antlers | Hospice
Agalloch | The Mantle
by notbrianeno
Sat Apr 29, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Favorite Hidden Gems I've Discovered from Your Top-100 Song Lists
Replies: 4
Views: 238

Re: My Favorite Hidden Gems I've Discovered from Your Top-100 Song Lists

andyd1010 wrote:The National - Santa Clara
(notbrianeno's No. 9)
The National have risen further up my artist rankings than any other band since I joined the forum.


I'm thrilled you enjoy this song!
by notbrianeno
Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Bruno wrote:2017's releases will count?


Yep!
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

OP has been edited, deadline is now June 30th to increase participation, especially among newer members who have never formed an all-time list
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 42
Views: 1276

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

Albums Public Enemy | It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly OutKast | Stankonia vs. Drake | Take Care De La Soul | 3 Feet High and Rising vs. Beastie Boys | Paul’s Boutique Wu-Tang Clan | Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) vs. Kendrick Lamar | Section.80...
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

To clarify, does everyone feel June 1st is a fair deadline, or do we need more time? I'd like to get participation above the last poll by any means necessary
by notbrianeno
Mon Apr 24, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

⋅  Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy ⋅  Joanna Newsom | Have One on Me ⋅  Radiohead | In Rainbows ⋅  John Coltrane | A Love Supreme ⋅  Joanna Newsom | Ys ⋅  Frank Ocean | channel.ORANGE ⋅  Björk | Homogenic ⋅&nb...
by notbrianeno
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kung Fu Kenny?
Replies: 5
Views: 429

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 notbrianeno
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 58
Views: 3244

Re: Songs of 2017

The new Paramore single, "Hard Times," is the audio equivalent of the Unicorn Frappuccino--that is, the bright, sparkly, sugar rush we all need in troubling times.

by notbrianeno
Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 395

Re: New Prince EP?

As our hopes for this new collection of unreleased Prince material are crushed, here's some good news about another collection of unreleased Prince material (and some famously good released material): http://diffuser.fm/prince-purple-rain-deluxe-edition/ In all fairness, I'd much rather have unrele...
by notbrianeno
Thu Apr 20, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 22
Views: 1161

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

A quick top ten at gunpoint: 1. Kanye West | "Lost in the World" (feat. Bon Iver) 2. Radiohead | "Daydreaming" 3. Arcade Fire | "Afterlife" 4. Joanna Newsom | "Baby Birch" 5. Kanye West | "Hold My Liquor" 6. Frank Ocean | "Pyramids" 7. Sufj...
by notbrianeno
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Are 'Hatful of Hollow' and 'Louder Than Bombs' eligible for lists? Hatful of Hollow is for sure eligible, and has been in years past. While no one has voted for Louder Than Bombs yet and it is not listed on AM, I see no problem with it being eligible, as it consists of singles and b-sides (like Hat...
by notbrianeno
Wed Apr 19, 2017 12:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 218
Views: 12133

Re: Albums of 2017

EOY 2017 (probably) Run the Jewels - Run The Jewels 3 Ty Segall - Ty Segall Cloud Nothings - Life Without Sound Loyle Carner - Yesterday's Gone Radical Face - SunnMoonnEclippse Moon Duo - Occult Architecture, Vol.1 Excellent / Very Good WIlliam Basinski - A Shadow in Time Elbow - Little Fictions Th...
by notbrianeno
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 529

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

Discovering the canon was an exciting time for me, and I envy some of your upcoming first listens. But by far the most liberating realization I've had regarding these classic album lists was when I early on realized I did not owe any of these works of art my respect, but rather, they had to work to ...
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 304
Views: 15505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Bumping this to remind everyone there's still plenty of time to participate!
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 2559

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Kendrick Lamar is such an incredible talent and he already has two albums that will rightfully be seen as classics in years to come. But I fear he's reached a point where he can really "do no wrong" in the eyes of the critical community. Well, Kanye was kind of in a situation that seemed ...
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 2559

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Pitchfork gave the album a 9.2. Fantano gave it a 7/10. I really like Damn, but I'm glad that Fantano gave the score that he did. It's my belief that the album is mainly getting the overwhelming praise it has solely because it's a Kendrick album. Typically I hate it when people who don't love a cri...
by notbrianeno
Sat Apr 15, 2017 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 2559

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

An interesting theory regarding the "reversal" theme in the album: "HELLO! I originally posted this on r/hiphopheads, but the mods deleted it for whatever reason. Hope this is a good read. Okay. I believe DAMN. can be reversed, having two completely different stories. What leads me to...

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