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by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

OK, that's good for me, but it raises a few other questions : What about "thematic" compilations or tributes (like I'm Your Fan, or Macro Dub Infection) ? And Live recordings (thinking about Neil Young's Weld) Live recordings are fine. Waiting for an elder forum member to come up with a d...
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 29, 2017 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

Actually Romain pointed out something quite relevant. Are compilations allowed ? Even artists career spanning ones ? My guess is that they are not, in which case i will need to amend my list... How has this been handled in the past? I know Hatful of Hollow has appeared in every forum poll The gener...
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

spiritualized wrote:Actually Romain pointed out something quite relevant. Are compilations allowed ? Even artists career spanning ones ?

My guess is that they are not, in which case i will need to amend my list...


How has this been handled in the past? I know Hatful of Hollow has appeared in every forum poll
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 28, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

panam wrote:Question: The final results are going to be Top 1000 or Top 500?


It would depend on how many ballots we get and how many albums are submitted, but ideally, 1000
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:What's the minimum amount for a list? I think I could scrape together something, but getting to 100 may be too difficult.


50 albums should be fine!
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 28, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

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

I just happened to redo my album list about a week ago, so here's my top 500 (note I'm sure A Crow Looked At Me is top 200 level, but I need time; I'll likely add new albums by the deadline but keep those already here the same). Feel free to change this post or update your votes to add new albums! ...
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

Rumor has it Fever Ray will release a new album in October! Oooh, exciting! Where'd you hear this? According to a Knife fans Facebook page, a Russian guy on instagram who owned Fever Ray as a username was contacted by Karin herself by direct message asking for the username, said she'd give him a co...
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

Rumor has it Fever Ray will release a new album in October!
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 43
Views: 828

AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Welcome one and all to the Acclaimed Music Forum Favorite Albums of All-Time 2017 Edition! You can submit up to 500 albums per ballot either here in this thread, or by PM. The formula used will be the same as last time: 100 - [square root(18.5*Placement-1)]. In DocBrown's own words "While the s...
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 4:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

It would be good to have the input of some other forumers re: the number of albums, last time we did this poll a great deal of long-time forumers expressed concern that overly large list maximums (500) diluted the eventual results. Several ballots had hundreds of unique albums. It can also be argue...
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament

Honestly for hip hop I would much rather not do a sub-genre. I have no idea what most of these sub-genres even are and would care exponentially more about the results of a broad hip-hop poll. Agreed, given the tendency of our forum to lean towards rock and pop, the poll should be as broad a rap spe...
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 25, 2017 12:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation

If everyone is ok with it, I'll open up a list thread once DocBrown sends me the formula. You can feel free to post your preliminary lists there as a way of recommending things to others (and showing off your flawless taste), and edit them up until the poll closes; just make sure to notify me via PM...
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 24, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

It would be good to have the input of some other forumers re: the number of albums, last time we did this poll a great deal of long-time forumers expressed concern that overly large list maximums (500) diluted the eventual results. Several ballots had hundreds of unique albums. It can also be argued...
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 24, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

Was there anyone else who was interested in hosting? I'd hate to cut in front of someone awaiting this poll as eagerly as i have

Also, what was the formula used to calculate points last time?
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 24, 2017 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

So how long of a voting period would we want from the opening of the list and suggestion threads to the closing of voting?
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 24, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3
Replies: 31
Views: 522

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3

1. Ghostface Killah | Fishscale vs. The Undertones | The Undertones 2. John Zorn | Naked City vs. Kylie Minogue | Fever 3. Queen | The Game vs. Labradford | Mi Media Naranja Discovery of the week goes to Labradford's excellent post-rock stylings, reminiscent of labelmates Godspeed You! Black Emperor
by notbrianeno
Thu Mar 23, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2017 All-Time Album Poll Preparation
Replies: 21
Views: 409

Re: AMF Poll 2017?

BleuPanda wrote:It should be the album poll, I believe; I'm not sure when we wanted to do that/who wants to do all the number grinding.


I would be up for hosting/number crunching! I really really enjoyed hosting the 2016 EOY polls.
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 22, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 123
Views: 1544

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

Reading the discussion of The Silence of the Lambs has been very interesting indeed and raises many good points. However, I am confused by one thing, notbrianeno. If you hated the implications of transphobia represented by the Buffalo Bill character, going as far as to not revisit the movie before ...
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:46 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 123
Views: 1544

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

It's been a while since I've seen "The Silence of the Lambs", but I think the movie does a decent job of reminding the viewer that Buffalo Bill is not a real transgendered individual, nor is he meant to be representative of transgendered individuals. Some choice quotes form the movie... &...
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 21, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 123
Views: 1544

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

I've got to say, I deeply regret placing The Silence of the Lambs as high as I did on my list. It was a favorite upon first viewing in high school five years ago, and i had since forgotten about the transmisogyny that pervaded the film while making my list until watching it again yesterday. While H...
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 21, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 123
Views: 1544

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

I've got to say, I deeply regret placing The Silence of the Lambs as high as I did on my list. It was a favorite upon first viewing in high school five years ago, and i had since forgotten about the transmisogyny that pervaded the film while making my list until watching it again yesterday. While Ho...
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 17, 2017 11:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 123
Views: 1544

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

While we're airing grievances, I'd like to call out Scorsese for creating the mess that was Casino. Other than a dazzling pre-credits and credits sequence, it felt like a facsimile of a Scorsese film without any of the things that made Goodfellas great. And don't even get me started on Joe Pesci's n...
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 17, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2
Replies: 52
Views: 776

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2

I would also hope that all of us are thick-skinned enough to not take negative criticism of an album we nominated too personally. Music is subjective after all, and it would be ingenuous for someone to assume unanimous positive feedback from their nomination.
by notbrianeno
Thu Mar 16, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2
Replies: 52
Views: 776

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2

1. Bill Callahan | Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle vs. The Dismemberment Plan | Emergency & I 2. Novos Baianos | Acabou chorare vs. Janet Jackson | The Velvet Rope 3. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs | Chau vs. Almendra | Almendra Discovery of the week goes to Bill Callahan's excellent album! Really wi...
by notbrianeno
Thu Mar 16, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

Streaming link for 50 Song Memoir below

https://musicmp3.ru/artist_the-magnetic ... emoir.html
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 15, 2017 2:45 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 34
Views: 907

Re: Films of the 1990s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

Will we be able to submit lists on March 15th? Just need to know before I watch two more films :P
by notbrianeno
Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Van Morrison's Astral Weeks (1968)
Replies: 10
Views: 166

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

Astral Weeks
Cyprus Avenue
Beside You
Madame George
Ballerina
Sweet Thing
The Way Young Lovers Do
Slim Slow Slider
by notbrianeno
Thu Mar 09, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)
Replies: 19
Views: 340

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

My lucky 13th favorite album of all time!

Someone Great
All My Friends
Get Innocuous
Sound of Silver
New York I Love You but You're Bringing Me Down
Time to Get Away
North American Scum
Us v Them
Watch the Tapes
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 08, 2017 1:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)

Cracking up with excitement! Helplessness Blues is in my top 50 albums of all time, and I'm loving the new song.
by notbrianeno
Tue Mar 07, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1
Replies: 32
Views: 700

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1

1. Manic Street Preachers | Everything Must Go vs. The Jam | Sound Affects
2. Garbage | Version 2.0 vs. Sonny Sharrock | Ask The Ages
3. The Fall | Bend Sinister vs. Nilsson | Aerial Ballet
4. Mitski | Retired from Sad, New Career in Business vs. Agnes Obel | Aventine
by notbrianeno
Sat Mar 04, 2017 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

Excellent (9/10) 1. Dirty Projectors | Dirty Projectors 2. Blanck Mass | World Eater Great (8/10) 3. Father John Misty | Pure Comedy 4. Japandroids | Near to the Wild Heart of Life 5. Xiu Xiu | FORGET 6. Bedwetter | Volume 1: Flick Your Tongue Against Your Teeth and Describe the Present. Good (7/10...
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 01, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 1641

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

1. Björk | Vespertine 2. Low | Things We Lost in the Fire 3. Autechre | Confield 4. Destroyer | Streethawk: A Seduction 5. The Microphones | The Glow Pt. 2 6. Fugazi | The Argument 7. Brand New | Your Favorite Weapon 8. Radiohead | Amnesiac 9. Kylie Minogue | Fever 10. Tim Hecker | Haunt Me, Haunt M...
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 01, 2017 5:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 24
Views: 980

Re: Songs of 2017

1. Dirty Projectors | "Up In Hudson" 2. Migos | "Bad and Boujee" (feat. Lil Uzi Vert) 3. Allison Crutchfield | "Dean's Room" 4. Peter Silberman | "New York" 5. Sampha | "Plastic 100ºC" 6. Father John Misty | "Pure Comedy" 7. Japandroids | &...
by notbrianeno
Wed Feb 22, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

Father John Misty's Pure Comedy and Thundercat's Drunk have both leaked. Could this be the start of another massive leak season like the summer of 2015?
by notbrianeno
Sat Feb 18, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1534

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Universal Themes by Sun Kil Moon was Universally Panned by critics, the online music community, and many people on this forum, and is the only album I have ever felt compelled to hide my enjoyment of and even stop listening to it due to its reputation, especially in the light of some of Mark Kozele...
by notbrianeno
Fri Feb 17, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

I never liked Sun Kil Moon until Benji , a phenomenon he made fun of on his album with Jesu. Is his previous stuff worth going back to for somebody who adores Benji ? I'm actually not as familiar with his earlier stuff as I should be. I ought to fix that. Everything from Ghosts of the Great Highway...
by notbrianeno
Fri Feb 17, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs everyone hates that you like
Replies: 92
Views: 1534

Re: Songs everyone hates that you like

Lulu by Lou Reed & Metallica, for one
by notbrianeno
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!
Replies: 62
Views: 1224

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Draw!

Thrilled about many of these nominations!! Looking forward to hearing them all very soon.
by notbrianeno
Wed Feb 15, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 112
Views: 4405

Re: Albums of 2017

New Sun Kil Moon album, Common As Light and Love Are Red Valleys of Blood streaming below:

http://www.sunkilmoon.com/commonaslight/
by notbrianeno
Tue Feb 14, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Electronica/Ambient music
Replies: 17
Views: 276

Re: Electronica/Ambient music

I would also strongly recommend Björk's work as a good entry point, Homogenic and Vespertine are both heavily influenced by electronica and ambient music. Burial and The Knife are excellent entry points as well. My favorite electronica band (and one of my favorite bands of all time), Autechre, began...
by notbrianeno
Mon Feb 13, 2017 11:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 33
Views: 1055

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Henrik, you are the rock that holds this community together, and I wish you and your family health and happiness in the best and worst of times. Take care.
by notbrianeno
Mon Feb 13, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking the Top 100 Albums
Replies: 41
Views: 630

Re: Ranking the Top 100 Albums

I'll do top ten 1. Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. My Bloody Valentine | Loveless 3. John Coltrane | A Love Supreme 4. Radiohead | In Rainbows 5. The Velvet Underground | The Velvet Underground & Nico 6. Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly 7. Arcade Fire | Funeral 8. Portishea...
by notbrianeno
Mon Feb 13, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: I'm trying to listen Albums with High AM Ranks.
Replies: 12
Views: 257

Re: I'm trying to listen Albums with High AM Ranks.

I'll be sure to post my collage by the end of the day, loving these ones so far

http://top100.topsters.net?id=4a7133d78 ... 965160991e
by notbrianeno
Mon Feb 13, 2017 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 1364

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

The only thing controversial I could think of would be the nomination of a band/artist with dubious associations such as Death in June
by notbrianeno
Sun Feb 12, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscars 2017 Discussion
Replies: 38
Views: 841

Re: Oscars 2017 Discussion

I'm incredibly uncultured when it comes to film, but Moonlight was astounding, and Hidden Figures was good as well. Plan on watching the rest of the nominated films before the awards
by notbrianeno
Sat Feb 11, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: History of AM Forum Polls
Replies: 34
Views: 25340

Re: History of AM Forum Polls

2016 EOY

Songs
Albums
by notbrianeno
Fri Feb 10, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 2408

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

J Dilla | Donuts
Queen | Innuendo

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