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by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jun 16, 2018 5:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 1027

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Loaded year, so I haven't explored too many new songs... Anyways, this is my first time doing an albums list in the decade polling. Too bad it's pretty short and generic. Albums: 1 | Green Day | Dookie 2 | Nirvana | MTV Unplugged in New York 3 | Green Day | Jaded in Chicago 4 | Weezer | Blue Album 5...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jun 11, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Idea for game: Albums World Cup
Replies: 35
Views: 726

Re: Idea for game: Albums World Cup

If there is still room, I'll take another album: The Stooges' Fun House. I'm picking this album to shake things up a little; it's outside my comfort zone.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 10, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Modern Standards"
Replies: 6
Views: 214

Re: "Modern Standards"

Yesss of course, "You've Got a Friend in Me." The big one off the top of my head is Gnarls Barkley -"Crazy." Maybe Robyn's "Dancing On My Own." In my opinion, Journey has a bunch of anthemic songs that could be standards, including but not limited to "After All The...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jun 03, 2018 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 892

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Echoing Rob, I think this is the album where everyone gets tired of Kanye's navel-gazing (if you weren't already). Well at least for me, I am getting tired of the tabloid content of his music only now. This album is very similar to TLOP. It has the giant choral vocals, and those synthesizers that so...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 30, 2018 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 129
Views: 7728

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

It's not perfect, but it will have to do. 001 | ABBA | Dancing Queen | 1976 002 | The Beatles | Let It Be | 1970 003 | Otis Redding | (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay | 1968 004 | Norah Jones | Don't Know Why | 2002 005 | Maroon 5 | Sunday Morning | 2002 006 | Journey | Lights | 1978 007 | ABBA | Ea...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 30, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Idea for game: Albums World Cup
Replies: 35
Views: 726

Re: Idea for game: Albums World Cup

I hope I understand the rules right. I choose "Dookie" and "Songs in the Key of Life."
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 30, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 591

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

Moonbeam's got great moves. Hell yeah!
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 29, 2018 3:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 25
Views: 1808

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

Alright, here's my brief list of overflows. It boggles my mind that five years ago, I didn't even know who Lou Reed was. Very happy with this list, as well as my final list that is coming soon! 1001 | Santana | Se a Cabo 1002 | G. F. Handel | Hallelujah Chorus 1003 | The Clash | Spanish Bombs 1004 |...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 29, 2018 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 194
Views: 27066

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Rob wrote:
prosecutorgodot wrote:Also, it was hinted during the concert that Miyazaki might come out of retirement one more time...


His new project has been announced some time ago already: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8055182/?ref_=nm_flmg_dr_1.

Ah, thanks. Looking forward to it.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 28, 2018 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 194
Views: 27066

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I went to the Joe Hisaishi concert happening in relation to the Fanime Convention in San Jose. The orchestra wasn't perfect, but I didn't expect it to be, and it was amazing to see all my favorite songs performed live. "The Legend of Ashitaka" made me the most emotional; I got really close...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 25, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 17
Views: 643

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

I was too conservative to say 15-20 years... even in 50 years, the Beatles will still have cultural relevance. But how about 100 years? 500 years? Unfortunately, we won't be around to see it, but I doubt the Beatles will be as culturally relevant in the 22nd century. Those people will no doubt have ...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 25, 2018 5:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2723

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

Well... I explored a little bit... like 5 songs. Looking forward to next month though. Songs: 1 | Bjork | Venus as a Boy 2 | Mariah Carey | Hero 3 | Mazzy Star | Fade Into You 4 | Bjork | Crying 5 | Nirvana | All Apologies 6 | Wu-Tang Clan | C.R.E.A.M. 7 | Mari Boine | Eagle Brother / Goaskinvellja ...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 22, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 17
Views: 643

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

I agree with McJagger for the most part. I think the Beatles have hit their peak already, and have been riding on a plateau ever since. I think that the Beatles will definitely continue their reign for a good 15-20 years, and then, only maybe, someone else will take their throne. As to when they fir...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 22, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 7546

Re: Albums of 2018

[spotifyplaylist][/spotifyplaylist] Listening to Hop Along. I totally get why you would think ‘us types’ ;) would like this as it sounds a lot like Waxahatchee and Vagabon. But this is also why ‘I think you would like this’ type of recommendations don’t tend to work. Because if it’s not in a style t...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat May 19, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time
Replies: 23
Views: 941

Re: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time

I dunno... Lil B? These trap-rappers? Childish Gambino? My personal pick is currently Jack White's Boarding House Reach . God, what an album. Hasn't quite received the critical acclaim. To me, it's basically Kid A with more raw blues aesthetics. I would also hope that more non-Anglo artists can rece...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 15, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 7546

Re: Albums of 2018

More people should check out this Hop Along album [Bark Your Head Off, Dog]. It's a mid-rocking rock album, female lead vocals. I liked it, but I think some of you might like it more, like the DocBrown-Jirin-type crowd.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 14, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Yomiuri Shimbun - Heisei period 30 most famous J-Pop albums (2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 163

Re: Yomiuri Shimbun - Heisei period 30 most famous J-Pop albums (2018)

Ooh, I should check out some of these. Thanks for the list.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 11, 2018 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1273

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Wow, that is a really great performance. Even if the song doesn't make it to my favorites, this will be one of my favorite live performances. I might go back and re-listen to Twin Fantasy.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 09, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

Here are my two most recent main videos. I'm worried about coming off as spam by posting these, but hopefully people view these more as me trying to do what people like Rob do on the other forum but in video form (and hopefully eventually to a wider audience) - we don't really have many topics here...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 02, 2018 5:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 7546

Re: Albums of 2018

So far, It's been a really good start to the year. Honorable Mentions: Andrew WK - You Are Not Alone : Never heard this guy's music before. I really admire his inspirational tone throughout the album, and the sugary nature of the instrumentation fits snugly. Kimbra - Primal Heart : Last four tracks ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 02, 2018 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1273

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

LETS GOOOO (I don't know why, pretty hyped to post my list) Songs from Jan-Apr 2018, alphabetically. Enjoy! Top-tier songs (very rough): A.A.L. - Some Kind of Game Diplo ft. Santigold, Lil Yachty - Worry No More Flowertruck - Enough for Now Janelle Monae - PYNK Kero Kero Bonito - Only Acting Parquet...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 02, 2018 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 817

Re: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

Biggest warning to people going into this album: there are heavy references to sex. WARNING: SEXY MUSIC For this album, I'll start by listing my favorite tracks, and describing them a little. "Screwed" ft. Zoe Kravitz - Zoe's vocals give this song a lot of personality, and the cheeky lyric...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Apr 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 817

Re: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

Any relation to the Metropolis series? Unfortunately (or fortunately), no. The "Emotion picture" tied to the album features Android #57821 with sci-fi aesthetics, but the actual album is a personal venture. Janelle says she has been working on this album since before The ArchAndroid . I'm...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Bob Dorough
Replies: 1
Views: 232

Re: R.I.P. Bob Dorough

Whaaaaaaaaaaaat... the hits keep coming I guess... He took a plunge into educational music, which is a wonderful genre in my opinion. Melodies, sing-alongs, and rhythms make learning fun, or at the very least, more interesting, especially for young children. I don't know the state of educational mus...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 1184

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I have - I should probably watch it again sometime. I remember liking it. At this point, I've seen around 3/4th of the TSPDT list, and I think I've gotten through all the shorts. I didn't mean to seem so focused on animation - but now my next video is also on Grave of the Fireflies because I wanted...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3062

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

"Man on the Moon" appears because this band has grown on me a little. Songs: 1 | Radiohead | Creep 2 | Eric Clapton | Tears in Heaven 3 | Dr. Dre | Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang 4 | Whitney Houston | I Have Nothing 5 | Green Day | One of My Lies 6 | Ice Cube | It Was a Good Day 7 | Green Day | 2...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7214

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Kate Bush basically invented the modern solo female pop act. Madonna was definitely taking notes. (but of course Kate was influenced by Bowie.)
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 11, 2018 9:39 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 20
Views: 2825

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

If someone came up to me and said that this was the perfect album, I may not agree, but I'd understand. For the tastes of popular music fans of the past half-century, this (rock) album seems remarkably pure. It has impenetrable lyrics that could be interpreted differently for every listener, and yet...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MY MUSIC PROJECT: 2009
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: MY MUSIC PROJECT: 2009

Lol, this is getting to my generation now. Too bad no Paramore songs made the top 100.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Apr 05, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Finals (Neighborhood #1 vs. Sinnerman)
Replies: 27
Views: 972

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Finals (Neighborhood #1 vs. Sinnerman)

Might as well go with Neighborhood #1, but either one is pretty worthy.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour
Replies: 4
Views: 314

Re: Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour

Before the album release, I was dreading the album because the singles were her worst yet. "High Horse" is easily her worst song to date, hands down. But when I put the album on, surprisingly I came away enjoying it. The deep cuts definitely saved it. From that one listen, I was just going...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7214

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Agree with Honorio. The women positively leap out of the screen.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 26, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 125
Views: 7546

Re: Albums of 2018

Any thoughts on this new Jack White album? I'm not a Jack White expert, but it seems to be a very scattered-sounding album. He jumps back and forth between loud, gospel and guitar-backed tracks, all the way to spoken word tracks.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:28 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats
Replies: 91
Views: 10047

Re: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats

Thank you for running this, Honorio! (and BleuPanda and babydoll)
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 24, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 1231

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2008) Submissions Thread

My #1 is probably going to be the Pokemon theme song. Just sayin'.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Mar 23, 2018 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Semifinals
Replies: 21
Views: 854

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Semifinals

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) vs. The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town ...kinda a no-brainer. To put it succinctly, the "ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh"s towards the end of Tunnels beat out the "hey-ah-mah-mah-mah"s throughout Northern Town. Richard and Linda Thompson - I ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3067

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

My list is pretty standard. Songs: 1 | Nirvana | Come As You Are 2 | Red Hot Chili Peppers | Under the Bridge 3 | Nirvana | Smells Like Teen Spirit 4 | Massive Attack | Unfinished Sympathy 5 | Guns N' Roses | November Rain 6 | U2 | So Cruel 7 | My Bloody Valentine | When You Sleep 8 | U2 | One 9 | A...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Statistics time. 17: Björk / Sugarcubes, Joni Mitchell, Madonna 13: ABBA, Fever Ray / The Knife 12: Kate Bush 11: Aretha Franklin, Diana Ross / Supremes, Portishead 10: Fleetwood Mac, Nina Simone, PJ Harvey 9: Beyoncé 8: Adele, Blondie, Patti Smith, Robyn 7: Carole King, Fiona Apple, Grimes, Heart, ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 18, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Final 8
Replies: 22
Views: 933

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Final 8

All of the remaining songs are quite good, though none are personal favorites. Song-by-Song Breakdown: Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) - (8.0) Great opener on an album. Glorious. Although the lyrics are not straightforward, I get the sense that Win Butler is feeling some very real emotions w...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 18)
Replies: 219
Views: 12746

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)

Honestly, this is a gripe I've had with this forum for a while now; Kelis, Missy Elliott, Cardi B...people actively lash out at women who express themselves with crassness, and people seem to actively encourage it. The discussion around "Bodak Yellow" was honestly one of the most disappoi...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 13, 2018 11:37 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)
Replies: 15
Views: 728

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)

The reasons this album are great are pretty clear-cut. Amazing grooves, emotive vocals, an atmosphere that soothes and bathes the soul. I think the musicians performing the music manage to convey their humanity, making this cold-on-paper album sound warm and comforting. 02 | Pictures of You 01 | Pla...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Happy to see Dancing Queen place so high (beating "Strange Fruit"?? Wow. And edged out "Paper Planes" by 0.4, too.). And incredible to see Kate Bush do so well. I feel like the battle for #2 is pretty close. Throughout the poll, Red Ant and andyd2010 have had very similar placeme...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 12, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Wow, I voted for all of the top ten. I'm surprised Miss Big Lips made it though. I originally had her at not much higher than #50 in the results.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 11, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)
Replies: 20
Views: 2005

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)

Topically, this album is a hodgepodge, but perhaps mainly about relationships. There are some themes of freedom and self-expression peeking through this album, but for the most part, the subject material is pretty all over the place. The sound palette - a slightly folky, rickety and poppy sound, lad...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 10, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

I'm doing really badly at guessing the song from the lyrics.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 10, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates
Replies: 16
Views: 717

Re: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates

What's your formula for giving points to artists?
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning
Replies: 50
Views: 1667

Re: All-Time Guilty Pleasure Songs - Planning

Maybe we should have a rule for this poll, disqualifying any songs in AM top 500 and artists in AM top 200. This might solve the popular artist sweeping problem.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Mar 09, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Final 16/Division Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 919

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Final 16/Division Finals

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Grimes - California The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town Joan Jett - Bad Reputation John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) [tough match, but in honor of Int'l Women's Day...] ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

I decided to post what the remaining songs seem to be, using hidden text. Highlight if you want to see, don't highlight if you don't want to see. I nearly matched up. Here's my predicted top 10: Aretha Franklin | Respect Billie Holiday | Strange Fruit Donna Summer | I Feel Love Judy Garland | Over ...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11783

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:So, I set myself the goal to figure out exactly what made the top 50 by the time we got to it... but I think I just figured out the whole top 100!

Nice! I'm fairly close. I think I might have 1 or 2 wrong.

Just wondering, are there any people that want zero spoilers?

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