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by Jackson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 52
Views: 769

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Man it is straight up crazy that Judas Priest and Motorhead aren't already in, and to a lesser extent Thin Lizzy and T. Rex. All classic rock radio staples! These are all artists I would have assumed got in a long time ago.
by Jackson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (18) October 15
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: MCCh 2019 (18) October 15

The new Richard Dawson album has an 8.5 on ADM, is there a recent it didn't show up here?
by Jackson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3505

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Jeff wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:36 am

I haven't really been active the past few years, so if someone could be so kind as to PM me when the official EOD voting starts up I'd really appreciate it!
Nice to see you back on AMF; I was hoping you'd show up again for EOD time. Lots of great picks in both of your lists.
by Jackson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 21
Views: 383

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4

There are a ton of personal favorites for me this week, even though none of these were my nominations. Thankfully, none of my favorites were facing each other, and most of these decisions were pretty straightforward. Giorgio by Moroder, Says, Chorus, and A Little God in My Hands are all in my top 10...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3505

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Somebody may have posted some of this before but listomania well and truly underway: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/sep/13/100-best-albums-of-the-21st-century http://www.gorillavsbear.net/gorilla-vs-bears-albums-of-the-decade-2010-2019/ http://www.gorillavsbear.net/gorilla-vs-bears-songs-of...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Uproxx (US) - All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Replies: 12
Views: 1989

Re: Uproxx (US) - All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked

That albums list is almost identical to P4K's
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Paste Magazine (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade
Replies: 4
Views: 1095

Re: Paste Magazine (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade

Wow there is not a single electronic album on this list. I know it's Paste but seriously!?! Emotion is one of the biggest winners of these early lists. It's interesting how much of a grower that's been for critics (and me, coincidentally), and I'm sure it's at least in part because CRJ has followed ...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 24
Views: 2218

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

Yeah, but I’m sure there was a 500 list as well: https://www.indiepedia.de/index.php/The_Top_500_Tracks_of_the_2000s_(Pitchfork,_2009) Unless that’s fake No, it's definitely real. I don't know why Pitchfork retroactively shaved off the back end of their list, but that's how Condé Nast— er, I mean P...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 26
Views: 3778

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

47 YAEJI | Raingurl 42 ALVVAYS | Archie, Marry Me 41 KENDRICK LAMAR | Money Trees 39 JPEGMAFIA | Free the Frail (feat. Helena Deland) 35 JAMES BLAKE | CMYK 32 AUTRE NE VEUT | Play by Play 29 JESSY LANZA | It Means I Love You 28 ARIANA GRANDE | No Tears Left to Cry 25 CHARLI XCX | Track 10 20 MEN I ...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 34
Views: 3123

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

Pitchfork has produced good and bad lists over the years (I'd put the Pitchfork 500 and their last albums of the 60s countdown in the good camp and their last albums of the 80s countdown in the bad camp). This one is just terrible to the point of lacking relevance. My problems with it are: - Came ou...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 3037

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

TV on the Radio - Will Do Chairlift - Amanaemonesia Laura Marling - Sophia Wilco - Art of Almost The Roots - Make My Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica The Shins - Simple Song Lambchop - Gone Tomorrow None of these are my nomination but a lot are personal favorites or on albums that I love -- well done...
by Jackson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 3037

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

Nine Types of Light was a bit of a letdown, but listening to "Will Do" makes me want to give the album another chance. I'd encourage you to give it another listen. Nine Types of Light may not be Dear Science, but it's pretty underrated. In addition to this song, Second Song, Caffeinated Consciousne...
by Jackson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 3037

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

NOOO! Gold On The Ceiling VS. Simple Song??!! Say It Ain't So! Yeah that is a brutal matchup of songs that probably share a similar fan base. For the second straight week, there are some huge hits in here: Love on Top, Little Talks, and Gold on the Ceiling seem hardly "overlooked", though I get tha...
by Jackson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS
Replies: 20
Views: 2428

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

Interesting list so far as expected. How many votes do songs at this level have?
by Jackson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 3320

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park Beach House - Silver Soul Funny that the first matchup of this massive tournament is an all-Teen Dream battle. I used to think Beach House was massively overrated, but I've gotten into them over the last year after enjoying their album 7 last year. Tame Impala - Solit...
by Jackson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:52 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 26
Views: 3778

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

Is GvB even eligible for inclusion on AM? I seem to recall them being non-eligible, but I'm not sure. Normally two writers aren’t enough, but GvB have an outstanding number of visitors, so I decided to make an exception for them a couple of years ago. I quite like the list, btw. There will be far t...
by Jackson
Tue Sep 24, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

Any upcoming releases planned for this December? :D To be serious, London's Calling is good example of why publications should hold off releasing their lists so early. Rushed EoD lists (like Gorilla vs. Bear's) could have at least waited until the end of January. Most readers wouldn't have minded w...
by Jackson
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

Today is probably my favorite day of the year so far for new album releases, with new Men I Trust, Jenny Hval, and Charli XCX all coming out. I've heard enough singles from all three to know I'll like them -- can't wait to dig in! Thoughts on these three albums: Jenny Hval - The Practice of Love: T...
by Jackson
Fri Sep 20, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16112

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Just curious, has anyone here not heard "Gold on the Ceiling" before this poll? To me it seems like one of the biggest "indie" rock songs of the decade. I've only heard it through the album and when I was going through all of the songs in the Acclaimed Music top 10,000; never really got the sense o...
by Jackson
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16112

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

antonius wrote:
Wed Sep 18, 2019 4:04 pm
A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program (2016)
Nice, I was going between this and Cold Little Heart for my nomination this morning!
by Jackson
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16112

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart (2016)
by Jackson
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

jade.palooka wrote:
Fri Sep 13, 2019 10:26 pm
I share your joy, Jackson!

[The Practice Of Love] is like actually moving particles in my hirnrinde now
It really is great. It will probably soon become my favorite Jenny Hval album.
by Jackson
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16112

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (2012)
by Jackson
Sun Sep 15, 2019 2:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16112

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Andy Stott - Faith in Strangers (2014)
by Jackson
Fri Sep 13, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

Today is probably my favorite day of the year so far for new album releases, with new Men I Trust, Jenny Hval, and Charli XCX all coming out. I've heard enough singles from all three to know I'll like them -- can't wait to dig in!
by Jackson
Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

As much as I love IGOR, Bandana feels like the rap album that will get the most acclaim come year-end time. Eilish’s album is brilliant, but sadly I think it will suffer from the FutureSex/LoveSounds effect. Tons of publications will keep it off their lists just because it’s a megaselling pop album...
by Jackson
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

As if the next few months weren't already stacked with new releases, Swans announced a surprise new album out on October 25th, with a new single out today. I'm excited that the album features several collaborations with Anna von Hausswolff and her sister -- there could hardly be a better match for S...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

No words about the new Blanck Mass album, where are my fellow World Eater fans ? Animated Violence Mild is pretty great, not as good as said World Eater but still easily one of my favorite of the year so far, starting with 2 great bangers. On the complete opposite side of Blanck Mass brutal, aliena...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

I like NFR! a lot and it will certainly place well in my AOTY list, but I can't help but thinking how much replay value a 67 minute album comprised almost entirely of ballads will have in the long run. Everything is impeccably written and played, and the highlights truly are great, but I just questi...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 74245

Re: Songs of 2019

Here's how my list is shaping up eight months into 2019. The domination by women is astonishing - 19 of my top 20 are by women or have female vocalists! This has been an ongoing trend over the second half of this decade, but this year, the women have almost completely taken over. Risers over the las...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Tool and Lana on the same day!
Replies: 2
Views: 3279

Re: New Tool and Lana on the same day!

This was a pretty amazing day for new releases, especially for late August. Loving the new Lana along with everyone else and looking forward to listening to Tool, who I used to enjoy a lot in high school (and amazingly, they haven't come out with an album since then). I think the emphasis on numerol...
by Jackson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 13434

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

That top ten rules. I think if the rest of the regulars voted, the top ten would have looked very similar but the rest of the poll would be significantly different. I'm glad I was able to get Wuthering Heights at #10 and Disco 2000 at #30! I would say the same with the exception of Enjoy the Silenc...
by Jackson
Sun Sep 01, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 13434

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

That top ten rules. I think if the rest of the regulars voted, the top ten would have looked very similar but the rest of the poll would be significantly different. I'm glad I was able to get Wuthering Heights at #10 and Disco 2000 at #30!
by Jackson
Thu Aug 29, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 13434

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

I'm glad to see Starry Eyes and Outdoor Miner in the top 100, even if it's mostly because of my high votes for them. Those are temendously catchy choruses. How in the world did Billie Jean not place toward the top of this poll? It's fun how unpredictable this list is, even if the results aren't very...
by Jackson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 31
Views: 13440

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Obviously this is VERY preliminary, looking forward to the rest of 2019 (Anna Meredith, Matana Roberts, Sky Ferreira, etc.) Here's 200 ranked albums, and a boatload of honorable mentions... 1 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly | 2015 2 | Julia Holter | Loud City Song | 2013 3 | Janelle Monae | ...
by Jackson
Mon Aug 26, 2019 10:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 13434

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

We all ready for the next batch? Meant to ask everyone at the 150 mark if I was moving too fast or too slow... I'd always vote for faster, especially for a poll like this that only had a few participants. Btw, I love Alone Again Or, Suzanne, and A Change is Gonna Come, but aren't those refrains ins...
by Jackson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (14) August 15
Replies: 9
Views: 6006

Re: MCCh 2019 (14) August 15

It's crazy that Sharon Van Etten fell out of the top ten -- it'll certainly finish higher in the year end critics list (right?). It being one below a forgettable Deerhunter album has looked weird all year to me.
by Jackson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s
Replies: 6
Views: 3066

Re: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s

This is a fine list, but it's also evokes no personality -- it's more or less the same list any other critic may have made for the 70s, with a few modifications. I wonder what inspired them to do this now -- and why are no major critics going for all-time lists anymore??
by Jackson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 74245

Re: Songs of 2019

Charli XCX's last two singles, Gone (with Christine and the Queens) and Cross You Out (with Sky Ferreira) are two of her best career singles. She really has a knack for choosing great artists to collaborate with and getting the most out of them. Her upcoming album is one of my most anticipated this ...
by Jackson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 21387

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

My favorite chorus creators, in alphabetical order, are something like: ABBA The Beach Boys Belle & Sebastian Blur Carly Rae Jepsen The Clash Charli XCX David Bowie Elvis Costello The Flaming Lips Kate Bush The Kinks Madonna Michael Jackson New Order OutKast/Big Boi Prince R.E.M. The Roots The Rolli...
by Jackson
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 21387

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I had a lot of fun participating in this poll, though I'll admit when I first saw the topic I thought it was a little silly (what's next, polling our favorite guitar riffs?). Like some others on this thread have said, it really got me thinking about what makes me love the songs that I love and what ...
by Jackson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 21387

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Decided to join in this poll after all with a top 80. Genuinely didn't see your list til now, sorry acroamor- I'll start chorus-checking your choices before Emerald and Wezzo but I don't think they'll be any issues (especially as I think Honorio's already counted your picks as part of his calculati...
by Jackson
Thu Aug 22, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 21387

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I didn't expect anyone else to vote but I'm glad you did, Emerald! I'm just on my way to work and when I've clocked off, I'll listen to the songs in Emerald's ballot that I'm not familiar with to check the validity of their choruses. I can't say how long that'll take me but any lists or edits submi...
by Jackson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 74245

Re: Songs of 2019

JohnnyBGoode wrote:
Mon Jul 01, 2019 12:54 pm
1. Men I Trust - Tailwhip
Love this song but it's crazy they're putting a 2017 single on a 2019 album. Reminds me of Inspector Norse being on It's Album Time in 2014...
by Jackson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 74245

Re: Songs of 2019

Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus, “Old Town Road remix [18] Lizzo – Juice [17] Billie Eilish – “Bad Guy [15] FKA Twigs – “Cellophane, [12] Sharon Van Etten ; “Seventeen [12] Rosalía & J. Balvin feat. El Guincho, "Con Altura" [11] Tyler, The Creator, Earfquake [11] Billie Eilish, "Bury a Friend" [10] V...
by Jackson
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 25095

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Quick lists: Albums: 1 | Kate Bush | Hounds of Love 2 | The Jesus and Mary Chain | Psychocandy 3 | Tom Waits | Rain Dogs 4 | The Fall | This Nation's Saving Grace 5 | Hüsker Dü | New Day Rising Songs: 1 | Kate Bush | Running Up That Hill (A Deal With God) 2 | Tom Waits | Jockey Full of Bourbon 3 | T...
by Jackson
Wed Jul 17, 2019 5:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3505

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Here are a few albums I've discovered or re-discovered this year: Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown (2010) : I finally got around to listening to this cult forum favorite, though it was due to my personal listening project and not the now-popular Broadway adaptation (which I didn't realize was a thing unti...
by Jackson
Wed Jul 17, 2019 4:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 20
Views: 3505

2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

I've devoted almost all of my listening this year to revisiting 2010s music ahead of the coming onslaught of end of decade polls. I'm sure many of you have done the same. Ahead of our forum's own poll, which I presume will kick off towards the end of this year, I wanted to create a thread to share r...
by Jackson
Sat Jul 06, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 41499

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

TheLastEnemy wrote: 142 (287) Robyn
141 (139) Low
Robyn drops her most critically acclaimed album in 2018 and appropriately moves up significantly. Low releases their most critically acclaimed album in 2018 and...moves down 2 spots. Strange!
by Jackson
Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 144801

Re: Albums of 2019

Jirin wrote:I keep hearing more and more good British Rap this year, is it a new major trend in the UK?
I agree; this is an obvious trend from the first half of the year. Will this go down as the best year ever for UK rap?