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by Jackson
Sun Jan 17, 2021 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 28
Views: 344

Re: Albums of the 70s: Results!

What's up with everyone hating on the Brazilian albums? It was cool that so many made the final round, but I was hoping at least Africa Brasil would do better.
by Jackson
Sun Jan 17, 2021 12:37 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 10972

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

The ones I haven't heard: 9 | 9 | Sault | Untitled (Black Is) 17 | 20 | Sault | Untitled (Rise) ..... I decided that this year (2021) I won't try to listen to most of the popular stuff just to keep up with it, because so much of it is just very uninteresting. Instead I'll try to find more of the st...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 92
Views: 8877

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

rumpdoll wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 2:37 pm 18 | Eartheater | Below the Clavicle
26 | Kate NV | Telefon
Nice picks. I didn't think I would see these on many (or any) other lists.
by Jackson
Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 276

Re: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)

I should have stuck with my original hunch that Stairway and Bohemian Rhapsody would place below Tangled Up in Blue! That is a nice surprise for me but runs in contrast to all of our previous polls. I'm feeling very good about my pick of Heroes at #1 given Life on Mars exceeded expectations.
by Jackson
Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 276

Re: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)

I had What's Going On up at #3 because I figured it would benefit from the ranked choice benefit, as who doesn't like that song? Let me recut my top ten after I got crushed on my 11-20 picks! 1. David Bowie | "Heroes" 2. Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run 3. The Clash | London Calling 4. Stevie Wonder ...
by Jackson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)
Replies: 15
Views: 276

Re: AMF 1970s Poll, Prediction Thread (Spoilers)

My guess: 1. David Bowie | "Heroes" 2. Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run 3. Marvin Gaye | What's Going On 4. The Clash | London Calling 5. Stevie Wonder | Superstition 6. Bob Dylan | Tangled Up in Blue 7. Kate Bush | Wuthering Heights 8. Queen | Bohemian Rhapsody 9. Led Zeppelin | Stairway to Heaven 1...
by Jackson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Thirteen and Ever Fallen in Love both did really well relative to what I would've expected. Perfect Day easily beating Walk on the Wild Side is interesting, though I don't disagree!
by Jackson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

I've never quite understood why the title track from Ziggy Stardust gets so much love. The riff is nice, but there's nothing else that stands out about it to me. I'd rank Five Years, Rock 'n Roll Suicide, Starman, and Moonage Daydream easily above it from the album (I realize two of those are still ...
by Jackson
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Wow, Outdoor Miner, Teenage Kicks, Don't Fear the Reaper, and Ain't No Sunshine didn't even make the top 150 last time? That's crazy! I wonder what songs were left out of the field this time that might have placed well given this ranked choice format.
by Jackson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

No-one's number one choice has appeared yet. Although I'll predict now that mine ends up finishing the lowest. I figured Starless might be your #1 and thought you would be pleasantly surprised that you weren't alone in that group. Nice placement relative to the last 70s poll! I'm also happy to see ...
by Jackson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Not a fan: Jonah (127/127), Elder (139/150), sonofsamiam (143/150), Bang Jan (150/150), StevieFan13 (150/150), Jackson (150/150), CupOfDreams (150/150) I love how this poll format allows you to register what you dislike and not just your favorites. When Hotel California inevitably places in the top...
by Jackson
Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Did 1974 really have the 7 lowest ranked songs? I just noticed that and it's crazy. Too bad Sea Song didn't make the poll this time as I expect that would have done much better than all of those tracks. Bowie came close to having all of his songs in the top 100. It's too bad that one of his more int...
by Jackson
Tue Jan 12, 2021 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 63
Views: 1156

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Comments: "Despite being near the bottom of my list, I don't dislike this song. There's just too many good songs to choose from." -Listyguy I felt the same way about a lot of the songs toward the bottom of my list. I don't flat-out hate almost any of the songs that made the final round (with the ex...
by Jackson
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 92
Views: 8877

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Romain wrote: Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:28 pm 1. Cabane - Grande est la maison
I've noticed this is also the #1 album of several of the French EOY sources, I'll have to try it out now.
by Jackson
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month, December 2020, Elvis Presley - Results!
Replies: 17
Views: 621

Re: Artist of the Month, December 2020, Elvis Presley - Results!

I love how the albums were he looks disinterested on the cover are generally also the ones scoring lowest. As bad as his album covers are, I get a lot of entertainment from how forced they are It's funny because his debut album cover is an all time classic, then most of the other covers are terribl...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting

Speaking of Actress, is this album close in sound to his earlier work? I never heard his albums before, but I know he has some fans here and I really liked this one. His debut Splazsh is kind of similar, only 'wonkier' and without much piano. The follow-up RIP drifted further from the sparseness on...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 AM Country Rankings
Replies: 16
Views: 571

Re: 2020 AM Country Rankings

Brazil seems low relative to how much great music that country has produced. Pretty crazy that Clube da Esquina, every Jorge Ben album, every Chico Buaraque album, etc. are all outside of the top 1,000.
by Jackson
Fri Jan 08, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1970s: Final Round
Replies: 43
Views: 3951

Re: Albums and Songs of the 1970s: Final Round

I plan on submitting a list of both songs and albums. The turnout is disappointing compared to how many voted in the monthly polls. I wonder if people need more time or if everyone (like me) is waiting until the deadline.
by Jackson
Thu Jan 07, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!
Replies: 33
Views: 4570

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!

Albums 1 | From Elvis in Memphis | 1969 2 | Elvis Presley | 1956 3 | Elvis | 1956 4 | How Great Thou Art | 1967 5 | That's the Way It Is | 1970 Songs 1 | If I Can Dream | 1968 2 | Can't Help Falling in Love | 1961 3 | (Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame | 1961 4 | That's All Right | 1954 5 | Burnin...
by Jackson
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Dummy (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 1213

Re: EOY 2020 - Dummy (UK)

50. Blanco – ‘Anakin’ 49. Zilo – ‘Tell Her’ 48. Anunaku & DJ Plead – ‘Clap Clap’ 47. Cadell – ‘World War III’ 46. Nana Lourdes – ‘Kenny’ 45. Baxter Dury – ‘Slumlord’ 44. Amaarae – ‘Jumping Ship ft. Kojey Radical & Cruel Santino’ 43. Lone – ‘Dragonrush’ 42. Daniel Ness & HNRO – ‘Lick ft. Rome Fortune...
by Jackson
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 102
Views: 10338

Re: New site update!

2 | D'Angelo and The Vanguard | Black Messiah | 2014 | 0.239 | 1206->264 This album was released in mid-December, so it was shut out form all the year-end lists at the time. I've always hated that year-end lists don't wait until the year is over and this is a perfect example of why they should. Cha...
by Jackson
Tue Jan 05, 2021 11:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 102
Views: 10338

Re: New site update!

50 Farthest Falling Albums: 3 | Flying Lotus | You're Dead! | 2014 | -0.122 | 687->1607 5 | Sun Kil Moon | Benji | 2014 | -0.096 | 451->837 6 | Joanna Newsom | Divers | 2015 | -0.094 | 723->1390 11 | Julia Holter | Loud City Song | 2013 | -0.082 | 1193->2189 18 | Swans | To Be Kind | 2014 | -0.073 ...
by Jackson
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 26
Views: 1057

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!

Live in Phoenix wrote: Sun Jan 03, 2021 3:25 pm 4. Spaceship
It's hard to call much that Kanye's done underrated, but this song definitely is. I'm not sure why it's not viewed as one of his top tier songs especially given it's on one of his most popular albums.
by Jackson
Tue Jan 05, 2021 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting
Replies: 21
Views: 1011

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting

I expect The Beths, Dogleg, and Ichiko Aoba to be the top contenders here.

Not that this matters but I'm not credited above for nominating the Actress album.
by Jackson
Wed Dec 30, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 76
Views: 9935

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

Thanks for the update! Just curious - are lists from The Quietus and Resident Advisor going to be counted?
by Jackson
Wed Dec 23, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 10972

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

Holden wrote: Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:25 pm 15 | 20 | Jessie Ware | What’s Your Pleasure?
Nice! Also a good update for under-the-radar rock acts like Jeff Rosenstock and Dogleg.
by Jackson
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:55 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Resident Advisor (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 723

Re: EOY 2020 - Resident Advisor (UK)

2020's Best Tracks https://www.residentadvisor.net/features/3788 Song of the Year: India Jordan - For You Unranked List: Eris Drew - Fluids Of Emotion Nazar - Bunker feat. Shannen SP Vytamin - Outer Rim DNGDNGDNG - Hiperborea Andrew Ashong & Kaidi Tatham - Washed In You INT*era - 584 Kush Jones - St...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!
Replies: 33
Views: 4570

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!

Any way we could have some more time for this poll? I'd love to vote but it'll be tough for me to do enough listening to do so because of the holidays. Sure! Does January 7th work? I don’t really want to make a habit of extending them but next month’s artist shouldn’t be that difficult to handle so...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 21, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Electronic Sound (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

Re: EOY 2020 - Electronic Sound (UK)

30. Hilary Woods - Birthmarks 29. Rival Consoles - Articulation 28. Andy Bell - The View from Halfway Down 27. Gaudi - 100 Years of Theremin (The Dub Chapter) 26. Doug McKechnie - San Francisco Moog 1968-72 25. Nyx Nótt - Aux Pieds de la Nuit 24. Sink Ya Teeth - Two 23. Scissorgun - All You Love is ...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 21, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!
Replies: 33
Views: 4570

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - December '20 - Elvis Presley!

Any way we could have some more time for this poll? I'd love to vote but it'll be tough for me to do enough listening to do so because of the holidays.
by Jackson
Sat Dec 19, 2020 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 102
Views: 10338

Re: New site update!

2010: Kanye West | Runaway -> Robyn | Dancing on My Own 2011: M83 | Midnight City -> Lana Del Rey | Video Games 2012: Frank Ocean | Pyramids -> Grimes | Oblivion 2013: Daft Punk | Get Lucky -> Lorde | Royals 2015: Tame Impala | Let It Happen -> Kendrick Lamar | Alright 2017: Kendrick Lamar | HUMBLE...
by Jackson
Fri Dec 18, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 5165

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

I also don't really get I Want You to Love Me doing so well; I like it (I think every track off FTBC excels on their own besides the closing two), but I guess I don't see what makes it stand out besides being the opener. When I first listened to the album, it was Shameika that really drove it into ...
by Jackson
Fri Dec 18, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 5165

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

Pitchfork's reader poll is here (not eligible, just for interest): https://pitchfork.com/features/article/2020-readers-poll-results/ Feels like some BTS and Taylor Swift fans who probably aren't regular P4K readers crashed this poll. Top 100 Songs: 100. Perfume Genius: “Nothing at All” 99. Dehd: “Lo...
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 8:14 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s FACT (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 1230

Re: The 100 Best Albums of the 2000s FACT (UK)

I think it's already included. On Untrue's AM page its #1 placement in this list shows up.
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Covers of 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 1028

Re: Favorite Album Covers of 2020

Dishonorable mention: Róisín Murphy: Roisin Machine There are certainly worse album covers, but of all the major releases this one is surely the most off-putting. No, I'm not going to post it here. Totally agree with you here! Several of my favorites this year have covers that are nothing special (...
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:44 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 76
Views: 9935

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

Its almost as if... people enjoy the song. Your point is invalid, I thought it was one of the best pop songs this entire year. That's not what Jackson's saying, critics should be above awarding scores purely because of or in spite of popularity. You personally don't use this kind of circular reason...
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Electronic Sound (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 1485

EOY 2020 - Electronic Sound (UK)

Does anyone have access to this or know if it's eligible? I haven't heard of this source before but it's a printed magazine that did an EOY list based on the screenshot I linked below. Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song is #1.

https://twitter.com/kellyleeowens/statu ... 80/photo/1
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Covers of 2020
Replies: 7
Views: 1028

Re: Favorite Album Covers of 2020

Nubya Garcia - Source
Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher
Kelly Lee Owens - Inner Song
Anna von Hauswolff - All Thoughts Fly
Beatrice Dillon - Workaround
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Mixmag (UK)
Replies: 10
Views: 1179

Re: EOY 2020 - Mixmag (UK)

It's too bad they didn't do a traditional ranked list; I usually find a few gems from them that get overlooked by most other sources. This format is basically unreadable for me.
by Jackson
Thu Dec 17, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Evening Standard (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 621

Re: EOY 2020 - Evening Standard (UK)

That Avalanches album got included quickly in this list. It's too bad it didn't come out a few weeks ago, as I think quite a few critics would have included it.
by Jackson
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 500 Albums Not on Acclaimed Music (RYM/BEA Combined List)
Replies: 19
Views: 2125

Re: Top 500 Albums Not on Acclaimed Music (RYM/BEA Combined List)

Really interesting list that shows some of the gaps critic have with "genre" music like metal, prog, emo, punk, and jazz. I've thought before that Ween is one of the most underrated/overlooked artists on AM and this gives me some validation. The Mollusk and Quebec are excellent quirky rock albums.
by Jackson
Wed Dec 16, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 76
Views: 9935

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

Also, as easy as it is to lament that a song like "Blind" may never be #1 again... This assumption has been stated numerous times in this thread, but is it really accurate? After all, People I've Been Sad is a strong #2 and I don't think it is much more popular than Blind. While the last few years ...
by Jackson
Tue Dec 15, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums - Looking Forward!
Replies: 22
Views: 1708

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums - Looking Forward!

The issue with very acclaimed albums sneaking into the field appears to be primarily a 2010s issue given the top of the AM list remains massively biased to albums that have had many years to gain acclaim. Only 45 2010s albums are in the top 500, so there are many popular and acclaimed albums like Ar...
by Jackson
Tue Dec 15, 2020 5:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - The Quietus (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Re: EOY 2020 - The Quietus (UK)

Jackson wrote: Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:36 pm [1: Sleaford Mods - Mork N Mindy (ft. Billy Nomates)
2: Jockstrap - Acid
10: Headie One - Ain't It Different (ft. Stormzy & AJ Tracey)
I listened to the top few I hadn't heard last night and added these to my playlist for consideration for my EOY list.
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St. Vincent didn’t fare too well in this update. Why?
Replies: 11
Views: 1962

Re: St. Vincent didn’t fare too well in this update. Why?

Soft Bulletin and Yoshime block all later Flaming Lips albums, etc. Which post-Yoshimi Flaming Lips albums do you rate with those two? Embryonic is the #11 album for 2009, so they weren't totally forgotten about. If anything it's their earlier albums that get boxed out, as Transmissions from the Sa...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St. Vincent didn’t fare too well in this update. Why?
Replies: 11
Views: 1962

Re: St. Vincent didn’t fare too well in this update. Why?

I like Masseduction and Actor the best among her albums, but the self-titled and Strange Mercy are settling in as her most acclaimed. I don't quite get why, but around here most seem to agree that Masseduction is the best of her 2010s work: it placed 25 in our EOD poll compared to 47 for the s/t and...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 92
Views: 8877

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

I figure it’s obvious what our AOTY is going to be, but I’m pretty stumped when it comes to our SOTY. Maybe “Spotlight” if I had to guess. It's cool that SOTY is so wide open this year! I'd guess Kyoto, People I've Been Sad, and Spotlight as our top three. I could see Fiona Apple getting 5 or 6 son...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 185
Views: 165878

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

The new Avalanches album sounds good to me on first listen, and I'm glad to see it's getting positive reviews. The singles didn't make much of an impression on me, but the songs sound much better in the flow of the album, which I remember being the case with Wildflower too. That album was a major gr...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:49 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 76
Views: 9935

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

Thanks for this update Sweepstakes Ron! I agree with many that this is a curious year for this songs list, and I'm interested to see how this evolves over the coming years, as I could see things changing substantially. A few major impressions for me: - It's so cool that Christine and the Queens fina...
by Jackson
Mon Dec 14, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - The Quietus (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 2079

Re: EOY 2020 - The Quietus (UK)

https://thequietus.com/articles/29370-the-quietus-top-100-tracks-of-the-year-2020 Top Songs: 1: Sleaford Mods - Mork N Mindy (ft. Billy Nomates) 2: Jockstrap - Acid 3: $hit & $hine - Hillbilly Moonshine 4: Divide And Dissolve - Denial 5: Chloe x Halle - Do It 6: Kelly Lee Owens - Corner Of My Sky (...