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by notbrianeno
Wed May 24, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 15
Views: 265

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 218

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: 390

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: 461

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: 381

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 1089

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: 557

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: 9
Views: 394

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 699

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: 476

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: 164

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 827

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 308

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: 48
Views: 2115

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: 243

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: 833

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 196
Views: 8745

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: 366

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 2029

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: 2029

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: 2029

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...
by notbrianeno
Fri Apr 14, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 2029

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Apparently people believe we might be getting another album on Sunday!?!?!? http://www.avclub.com/article/wonderful-insane-theory-claims-kendrick-lamar-drop-253725?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing That would be interesting...not going to ge...
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 11, 2017 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 196
Views: 8745

Re: Albums of 2017

Excellent (9/10) 1. Mount Eerie | A Crow Looked at Me 2. Arca | Arca 3. Dirty Projectors | Dirty Projectors Great (8/10) 4. Father John Misty | Pure Comedy 5. Planning for Burial | Below the House 6. Blanck Mass | World Eater 7. Japandroids | Near to the Wild Heart of Life 8. Bedwetter | Volume 1: ...
by notbrianeno
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.13
Replies: 11
Views: 310

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.13

Arca | "Desafio"
by notbrianeno
Mon Apr 10, 2017 2:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 349

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo score by Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross is extremely underrated IMO
by notbrianeno
Sat Apr 08, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

If DocBrown was fine with King of the Delta Blues in the 2014 poll, then I am as well. From what I can tell its a pretty acclaimed compilation, even if it isn't included on AM. I'll mark it down as #12 on your list Jirin!
by notbrianeno
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

spiritualized wrote:333--Sugar - If I Can't Change Your Mind


This isn't an album, and you already have Copper Blue
at 62. Please thoroughly examine your list for errors so I can tabulate results without the risk of making a miscalculation.
by notbrianeno
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

spiritualized wrote:...


There are also two instances of Spacemen 3's Dreamweapon
by notbrianeno
Tue Apr 04, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

spiritualized wrote:...


Spiritualized, you also have two occurrences of The Cure's Pornography on your list
by notbrianeno
Sun Apr 02, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

panam wrote:..


Panam, you have two instances of A Tribe Called Quest's Midnight Marauders in your list, I think a correction is needed
by notbrianeno
Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

Loving these lists so much I'm rebuilding my own all-time list, keep up the great work people!
by notbrianeno
Sat Apr 01, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

luvulongTIM wrote:65. Manic Street Preachers- The Holy Bible

74. Manic Street Preachers- The Holy Bible

Correction needed?
by notbrianeno
Fri Mar 31, 2017 4:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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

Romain wrote:317 - Mendelson - Mendelson

399 - Mendelson - Mendelson


I'm guessing this is a mistake? Edit or pm me your correction
by notbrianeno
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 136
Views: 5884

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 136
Views: 5884

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: 136
Views: 5884

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

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