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by Jackson
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

10. Studio - Yearbook 1 I think you mean 'West Coast', 'Yearbook 1' was 2007. 'West Coast' is another album that I hope everyone considers. I thought one was an expanded version of the other. Guess I'm used to thinking of them interchangeably. West Coast is a great recommendation, will definitely f...
by Jackson
Tue Aug 15, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 228
Views: 14071

Re: Albums of 2017

Not new albums of course, but Brian Eno's first four solo records have been remastered at Abbey Road studios and released on double 45 discs. I've listened to all four at least once, and this pressing of Another Green World is the best sounding disc in my collection. For the many Eno fans here I hi...
by Jackson
Mon Aug 07, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 641

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Sly and the Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On Prince - Purple Rain Stevie Wonder - Innervisions Michael Jackson - Thriller D’Angelo and the Vanguard - Black Messiah pass for now Parliament - Mothership Connection Frank Ocean - Blond Songs Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - The Tracks of ...
by Jackson
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums: 3 | J Dilla | Donuts 4 | Ghostface Killah | Fishscale 1 | J Dilla - Donuts 2 | Ghostface Killah - Fishscale Both great albums! I wish more people listen to them, cause they totally deserve going to the finals. Looks like they both will at their current pace. Now, if we could just get "...
by Jackson
Sat Aug 05, 2017 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 24
Views: 740

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Since I've been a member of this site I've been in Athens, GA, New York City, and now LA for the last two years.
by Jackson
Thu Aug 03, 2017 11:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums: 1 | Scott Walker | The Drift 2 | Joanna Newsom | Ys 3 | J Dilla | Donuts 4 | Ghostface Killah | Fishscale 5 | TV on The Radio | Return to Cookie Mountain Songs: 1 | Scott Walker | Cue 2 | Joanna Newsom | Emily 3 | Gnarls Barkley | Crazy 4 | TV on The Radio | Wolf Like Me 5 | Ghostface Killa...
by Jackson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
Replies: 18
Views: 706

Re: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

Whatever, it's already cool that such a list exists in the first place. Yes and no. It's true that women are still ignored too much on many lists (although their albums are getting more acclaim nowadays; part of the problem was that they didn't get much attention during the so-called golden days of...
by Jackson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women
Replies: 18
Views: 706

Re: NPR: The 150 Greatest Albums Made By Women

Overall interesting list that leans mainstream at times but also surprisingly finds room for Alice Coltrane, Nico, the Raincoats, and Laurie Anderson (the inclusion of these artists makes me surprised/disappointed Julia Holter didn't make it). 79 | Portishead | Dummy | 1994 I wonder how this one end...
by Jackson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Ramones' Ramones (1976)
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Rank the Tracks: Ramones' Ramones (1976)

This album has steadily risen in my rankings over the years and I now have it at 26 all-time. Hard to rank what at times can be an album that's many versions of the same great song, but "Judy is a Punk" is my favorite on the album (and by the Ramones). Something genius about the "oh I...
by Jackson
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

The 2000s decade starts to decline a little this year to my ears; I'd probably take any year from 2000-2004 to any year from 2005-2009. Plug for my #2 song, Love You So , which I didn't see on anyone else's list. IMO it's one of the greatest garage rock songs of all time. Albums 1 | Sufjan Stevens |...
by Jackson
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

panam wrote:I think notbrianeno needs some help about this


I am happy to help if needed.
by Jackson
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

Notbrianeno, is there any update? :o
by Jackson
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Finals (Birdland vs. La femme d'argent)
Replies: 22
Views: 451

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Finals (Birdland vs. La femme d'argent)

I didn't vote in the previous rounds of this poll, but both of the finalists are in my top 300 songs AT. Nice!

I'll vote for La Femme d'Argent.
by Jackson
Fri Jul 28, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1337

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

I decided to go through and look due to this conversation. There are 18 bands in the top 100 on this site who have their first album as their highest ranked: Elvis Presley The Velvet Underground The Jimi Hendrix Experience Van Morrison Arcade Fire The Doors John Lennon Daft Punk Bjork Sex Pistols L...
by Jackson
Thu Jul 06, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2597

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

I don't think you detected that Jackson changed his list slightly, he now has Blueberry Boat at #2, not #3. I have edited the results post above now. The only significant change is to push Blueberry Boat up a couple of places in the wildcard ranking. An album I'm happy to see do well even though I ...
by Jackson
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

This list replaces the initial T100 I posted earlier in the thread. Always so fun to put these together. 1 | My Bloody Valentine | Loveless 2 | The Avalanches | Since I Left You 3 | Charles Mingus | The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady 4 | John Coltrane | A Love Supreme 5 | Pixies | Doolittle 6 | The...
by Jackson
Thu Jun 22, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2597

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Numbers 3-6 on my album list are some of my favorite underrated gems of the whole decade. I thought Blueberry Boat would at least be getting more support! Albums 1 | Madvillain | Madvillainy 2 | The Fiery Furnaces | Blueberry Boat 3 | Arcade Fire | Funeral 4 | Bark Psychosis | ///Codename: Dustsucke...
by Jackson
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Prodigy (1974-2017)
Replies: 4
Views: 251

Re: R.I.P. Prodigy (1974-2017)

Only 42, that's terrible. RIP
by Jackson
Wed Jun 21, 2017 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

1 | Rodriguez | Cold Fact 2 | Nas | Illmatic 3 | Jorge Ben | A Tábua de Esmeralda 4 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico 5 | My Bloody Valentine | Loveless 6 | Madvillain | Madvillainy 7 | J Dilla | Donuts 8 | A Tribe Called Quest | The Low End Theory 9 | De La So...
by Jackson
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help with next week's B-Sides topic (I'm getting married next week)
Replies: 21
Views: 620

Re: Help with next week's B-Sides topic (I'm getting married next week)

Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space as a first song, hell yeah! Even though it's my favorite song of all time and is a perfect first dance choice, I did not have it in my wedding last year (my first dance was Be My Baby, so not exactly sacrificing much in quality).
by Jackson
Thu Jun 08, 2017 1:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...
Replies: 10
Views: 471

Re: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...

It's been Kate Bush the last month or so for me. I've liked her big singles for a while, but now Wuthering Heights is pushing T100 all-time and I've been going through her albums. Somehow, I'd never listened to Hounds of Love before (which I had known to be one of my biggest blind spots), and I'll p...
by Jackson
Mon Jun 05, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2597

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

6 | Flotation Toy Warning | Bluffer's Guide To The Flight Deck This one has been on my to-do list for a while, but I just got around to listening to it all the way through for the first time last night. It's astonishingly good with serious Deserter's Songs/The Meadowlands vibes. Can't believe it do...
by Jackson
Sun Jun 04, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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 Jackson
Sat Jun 03, 2017 4:35 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Replies: 31
Views: 3979

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico

1. Venus in Furs 2, Sunday Morning 3. Heroin 4. I'm Waiting for the Man 5, There She Goes Again 6. Femme Fatale 7. All Tomorrow's Parties 8. Run Run Run 9. I'll Be Your Mirror 10. The Black Angel's Death Song 11. European Son I think all of the top four have been my favorite from the album at one po...
by Jackson
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 3556

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

I wonder why this website has made such a sudden turn in loving Muse. I think that maybe two or even one year ago it was a band that you'd hardly find on any lists here, but now they are among the mayor players of this polls. Don't think anybody's opinion changed much but we got younger blood (in t...
by Jackson
Thu Jun 01, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 3556

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Albums 1 | The Wrens | The Meadowlands 2 | Caribou | Up in Flames 3 | Four Tet | Rounds 4 | Broadcast | Ha Ha Sound 5 | Lightning Bolt | Wonderful Rainbow 6 | Ulrich Schnauss | A Strangely Isolated Place 7 | Ween | Quebec 8 | Sufjan Stevens | Michigan 9 | M83 | Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghost...
by Jackson
Mon May 08, 2017 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

This is a masterful list as always; I really love how comprehensive it feels in terms of covering genres, artists, and eras. 7 | György Ligeti | Requiem; Lontano; Continuum [Sinfonieorchester des Hessischen Rundfunks / Chor des Bayerischen Rundfunks / Sinfonieorchester des Südwestfunks / Michael Gie...
by Jackson
Mon May 01, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 4326

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Hope this can still count even though I'm a little late. What a strong year for guitar rock, probably the best of the decade. Albums 1 | Sleater-Kinney | One Beat 2 | Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrot 3 | McLusky | McLusky Do Dallas 4 | Queens of the Stone Age | Songs for the Deaf 5 | Broken Social Scene...
by Jackson
Thu Apr 27, 2017 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 22
Views: 1314

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

Love this decade and all of its deep cuts. Top 8 are in my top 100; top 40 are in my top 500; top 120 or so are in my top 1000. 1 | PJ Harvey | The Words That Maketh Murder 2 | Actress | Maze 3 | Fucked Up | Queen Of Hearts 4 | Burial | Ashtray Wasp 5 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | We Drift Like Wo...
by Jackson
Mon Apr 10, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

Awesome lists so far from Bang Jan, panam, Gillingham, Romain, and others -- this is shaping up to be a great composite list. I'll do some listening and post my full, final list closer to the deadline, but for now I couldn't resist getting in on the fun. Here's my preliminary top 100: Brilliant stu...
by Jackson
Mon Apr 10, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)
Replies: 15
Views: 811

Re: Thump - Every Daft Punk Song Ranked - Yeah, All of Them (2016)

Giorgio by Morodor at number 88 - lol. That's one of the most inexplicable placements I've seen on a single artist list.
by Jackson
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:32 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral
Replies: 30
Views: 2942

Re: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral

7. Wake Up 8. Haiti 10. In the Backseat 1. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 9. Rebellion (Lies) 4. Neighborhood #3 (Power Out) 2. Neighborhood #2 (Laika) 3. Une année sans lumière 6. Crown of Love 5. Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles) I've recently realized how great of a song Haiti is as a stand-alone track. Wou...
by Jackson
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 4326

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

It's good to see the album One Beat doing so well in these early stages, but I also want to state that it's title track is one hell of a song (my favorite of the year, in fact). That's one I'd like to recommend for people working on their song lists. Couldn't agree more, One Beat is my #1 album for...
by Jackson
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19655

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

Awesome lists so far from Bang Jan, panam, Gillingham, Romain, and others -- this is shaping up to be a great composite list. I'll do some listening and post my full, final list closer to the deadline, but for now I couldn't resist getting in on the fun. Here's my preliminary top 100: 1 | My Bloody ...
by Jackson
Fri Mar 31, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 5279

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

2001 is the first year in which I actually enjoyed some of my top albums and songs in the year they came out (for reference, I was 9 that year). Bleed American was the first CD I remember buying with my own money, and it still holds up surprisingly well today. I also remember listening to Clint East...
by Jackson
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: LCD Soundsystem's Sound of Silver (2007)
Replies: 21
Views: 1211

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

1. Someone Great 2. All My Friends 3. New York, I Love You But You're Bringing Me Down 4. Get Innocuous! 5. North American Scum 6. Us v Them 7. Time to Get Away 8. Watch the Tapes 9. Sound of Silver This is a really top heavy album for me. I find myself skipping past the bottom four tracks whenever ...
by Jackson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 5279

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Albums: 1 | Pulp | We Love Life 2 | Radiohead | Amnesiac 3 | Cannibal Ox | The Cold Vein 4 | Super Furry Animals | Rings Around the World 5 | Daft Punk | Discovery Songs: 1 | Radiohead | Pyramid Song 2 | Pulp | Sunrise 3 | Stereolab | Captain Easychord 4 | Super Furry Animals | Receptacle for the R...
by Jackson
Wed Mar 08, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 6091

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

I have mixed feelings about Stan. I like the song but it's a touch too narcissistic. Agree with this, Stan is one of the most narcissistic acclaimed songs ever, and that makes it hard to love for me despite being an otherwise interesting song with a clever sample. The coolest result of this poll wa...
by Jackson
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pixies' Doolittle (1989)
Replies: 32
Views: 1489

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pixies' Doolittle (1989)

Top ten album of all time with one of my top ten songs leading off. 2-7 are really tough for me to sort but there is a clear break for me after that. 01 | Debaser 02 | Wave of Mutilation 03 | Gouge Away 04 | Monkey Gone to Heaven 05 | Here Comes Your Man 06 | No. 13 Baby 07 | Hey 08 | Dead 09 | Mr. ...
by Jackson
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 228
Views: 14071

Re: Albums of 2017

Thundercat- Drunk For the bulk of his career thus far, Thundercat has mainly stuck to the sidelines, but by doing so has contributed to some of the most acclaimed albums of the past couple of years. Flying Lotus' You're Dead! , Kamasi Washington's The Epic , and Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly...
by Jackson
Fri Feb 24, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll
Replies: 112
Views: 6091

Re: Songs and Albums of 2000 Poll

Man, it makes me feel old that I've been on this forum long enough to wrap around the decade polls. I'm looking forward to going through the 2000s again, as I admittedly haven't listened to a lot of these albums since the last time we did this poll. Starting off is probably the strongest year of the...
by Jackson
Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Electronica/Ambient music
Replies: 17
Views: 857

Re: Electronica/Ambient music

Daft Punk, LCD Soundsystem, Portishead, Massive Attack, Burial, Caribou, and Four Tet are my suggestions
by Jackson
Tue Feb 14, 2017 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Where will Blackstar rank in the 2017 update?
Replies: 19
Views: 1083

Re: Where will Blackstar rank in the 2017 update?

Wait, does someone actually think Blackstar will be in the all-time top 10 in the next update?!?!?!? :o :o :o And now there are two top ten votes. Seriously, who are you and what could possibly be your rationale for this? It's got to be either (1) people messing around or (2) people who thought the...
by Jackson
Tue Feb 07, 2017 5:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 5148

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

Great results! The top four in particular were far more in line with my list than any other recent year. It was great seeing A Tribe Called Quest so high, I expected top ten but not top five for that album. I also liked seeing Love & Hate one spot ahead of The Life of Pablo (which I thought was ...
by Jackson
Sat Feb 04, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 4350

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS

Nice placement for Distant Sky. Beautiful track. Looking forward to seeing how well I Need You places with its four or five number one votes.
by Jackson
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2016 - Results
Replies: 19
Views: 924

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2016 - Results

I would have never discovered La Femme without AM. Mystere is their second straight great album.
by Jackson
Sat Feb 04, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 4350

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS

#77. The Avalanches | "If I Was a Folkstar" (86.55 Points | 4 Votes) #72. Santigold | "Can't Get Enough of Myself" (feat. B.C.) (92.05 Points | 3 Votes) #71. Jessy Lanza | "It Means I Love You" (93.34 Points | 5 Votes) Three of my top ten gone here. "If I Was a Fo...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:54 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: My Bloody Valentine's Loveless (1991)
Replies: 15
Views: 1209

Re: Rank the Tracks: My Bloody Valentine's Loveless (1991)

Still my #1 of all time...gotta respect Honorio for his epic take-down of the album above though. There are many highly praised albums I feel the same way about. I won't even try to rebut his points as this album is pure ear candy to me while also conveying tremendous emotion. so I'm not really able...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 27, 2017 11:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 8180

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

As always I end the year thinking I didn't listen to nearly as many albums as I wanted to. Out of the albums I did hear there were several disappointments: Swans, Andy Stott, Dean Blunt, and PJ Harvey have combined for eight top ten albums in my 2010-2015 EOY lists, but their efforts this year were ...
by Jackson
Wed Jan 25, 2017 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which album of the year of the last 10 years is more deserving of its title?
Replies: 16
Views: 1063

Re: Which album of the year of the last 10 years is more deserving of its title?

None of these were my AOTY though the top tier below are in my top five for their respective years (and Blackstar made a very strong run for #1 this year). The second tier are albums I don't love but I get their AOTY status. Bottom tier is albums I think were poor choices for AOTY. To me Merriweathe...

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