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by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 2
Views: 137

Re: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s

You are amazing, panam! Thanks so much. I thought those things were weird, too. I can see how he wanted as diverse a list as possible, so if TPAB was an improvement on all fronts of GKMC, then there is no point in recommending GKMC. Same with The Money Store > Bottomless Pit, Exmilitary. As well as ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 70
Views: 3294

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

My favorite albums/EPs of the year: 1 | Ariana Grande | thank u, next 2 | Kero Kero Bonito | Civilisation I EP 3 | The Comet is Coming | Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery 4 | Billie Eilish | When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? 5 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Dedicated 6 | clipping. | There Exis...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale
Replies: 35
Views: 293

Re: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale

However, I do wonder if this tournament is indicative that OK Computer may no longer be voted as the best by our forum (I, personally, am hoping for a bit of a shake-up). That is a nice sentiment, but if the former #2 (Abbey Road) was the king-slayer, that would be be the most miniscule "shakeup" i...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 100 Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 5
Views: 206

Re: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 100 Songs of the 2010s

You are doing God's work, sir.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 21
Views: 312

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 1180

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

War...Apes is just as good if not better than the second entry, and miles better than the first. Such a quiet wintry action movie, while Dawn...Apes is such a standard storyline.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 1180

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

I only sorta got into movies last year, so mainly blockbusters on my list. 1 | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 | 22 Jump Street 3 | Get Out 4 | Captain America: The Winter Soldier 5 | Krampus 6 | Wind River 7 | Guardians of the Galaxy 2 8 | The LEGO Movie 9 | Blade Runner 2049 10 | Interstellar ...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 70
Views: 3294

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

My #1 shockingly held for the entirety of the year. And so many good songs that I have overflow. 2019 was better than 2017 and 2018. Favorite songs of 2019: 1 | Lizzo - Juice 2 | Kero Kero Bonito - When The Fires Come 3 | Ariana Grande - ghostin 4 | Whitney - Valleys (My Love) 5 | Ana Frango Elétric...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 977

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

pass
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
pass
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread
Replies: 25
Views: 1222

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread

I'll second Trans-Europe and Hounds of Love
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16
Replies: 21
Views: 2263

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16

Beach House - Walk in the Park
pass
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
pass
Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 1690

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3

1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Abbey Road by The Beatles
3. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
4. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 2640

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

Cold Little Heart has a pretty sizable chance of winning the whole thing. It's not the only one with such a chance, but this sticks out to me because I think I remember that this song was in another game a few years ago, so to me it would be an underwhelming winner. Preoccupations - Continental Shel...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 3722

Re: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one. I'd be stunned if Benji at least didn't feature in our EOD albums (while it won't for me, I will have Richard Ramirez...hovering around my songs list...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 3722

Re: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2
Replies: 24
Views: 2645

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2

Here's my super boring picks.

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
2. OK Computer by Radiohead
3. pass
4. Abbey Road by The Beatles
5. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
6. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
7. Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan
8. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Slant (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 1229

Re: Slant (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Wow, someone put Something to Tell You over Days are Gone. That's... interesting.

Also for future reference: Monae currently has 5 suites, not 4 (one on the EP, two on AA, and two on The Electric Lady).
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY poll
Replies: 14
Views: 2643

Re: EOY poll

I personally would prefer we not cover the 2010s at all until we cover it in full.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 2600

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

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna
Laura Marling - Sophia
pass
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - NME (UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 1148

Re: EOY 2019 - NME (UK)

Finally, a list that doesn't have the same freaking top five as everybody else.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 27
Views: 2828

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2

1. Nevermind by Nirvana
2. Pass
3. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
4. London Calling by The Clash
5. Pass
6. Horses by Patti Smith
7. It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
8. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 29
Views: 3098

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
2. pass
3. Marquee Moon by Television
4. OK Computer by Radiohead
5. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
6. pass
7. Abbey Road by The Beatles
8. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 3364

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4

Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny (light / decent 8) vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program (decent / strong 7) The xx - I Dare You (strong 7) vs. Craig Finn - God in Chicago (strong 6) French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable (strong 5 / light 6) vs. Alvvays - In Undertow (strong 7) Tyler, the...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 49
Views: 12608

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Is it bad that I think the top three albums are overrated :mrgreen:
As for All Mirrors, I agree. She tries to be Swans and Beach House at the same time, and while I won't say it is impossible to do, Olsen failed. I mainly chalk it up to bad mixing. The album isn't bad, but it is overrated.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 2285

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s

I'm not sure how these lists are generated, but my idea of it is that each journalist submits their own list, and thus every mention of "Dancing On My Own" is counted as a "vote" for that song. By the end of the counting of "votes," "Dancing On My Own" has the most votes and is therefore ranked as #...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 261
Views: 64642

Re: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS

Thanks Hymie, this was my favorite poll that you've done. The results make a very good case that Motown may be the single greatest music label (at least for singles).
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 11
Views: 1801

Re: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

I am not surprised by the rise of Taylor Swift's Red / "All Too Well". There were signs of this occurring since the release of the album in 2012. Also, I feel like "All Too Well" is the song of the decade for women (true, largely due to the lyrics, I mean Swift IS a singer-songwriter at heart), and ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 7957

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix! And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too! RockyRaccoon must've known something we didn't...and still managed to do worse than most of us! Congrats to you and prosecutorgodot by the way, your clairvoyance skills are wasted on a bet with no finan...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 36
Views: 7441

Re: Next decade poll

To me the question is not "which is next," but "when will we do the 2010s?" And my answer is 2021 at the very latest. To make my point better, we can consider that the 2010s will leave us, and the 2020s will be born. Celebrating the 2010s 3-4 years later is akin to holding a funeral 3-4 months after...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 27
Views: 5336

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

Royksopp & Robyn - Monument (strong 7 / light 8) vs. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up (decent 7) SBTRKT ft. Ezra Koenig - NEW DORP. NEW YORK (light / decent 6) vs. Preoccupations - Continental Shelf (light 7) blur - Ong Ong (decent 5) vs. Ezra Furman - Restless Year (decent / strong 6...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 4744

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

I love the unadulterated honesty of putting their original scores of the albums. Whoops indeed for GKMC.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 7583

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

Hot Chip - Flutes (light / decent 6) vs. Death Grips - Hacker (light / decent 9) Charli XCX - You're the One (decent / strong 6) vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (light 7) Adele - Skyfall (strong 7 / light 8) vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (strong 5) Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues (...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 29
Views: 8594

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

I usually don't like scores because scores can change, but I thought it would be fun to do it this time. Beach House - Walk in the Park (decent 8) vs. Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss (decent 5) Crystal Castles - Celestica (strong 6 / light 7) vs. Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Plane (strong 7) LCD Sou...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 3196

Re: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019

Am I the only one who despises the entirety of the heavy metal genre :whistle: Have you at least tried a Black Sabbath or Iron Maiden album or two? That's what did it for me. I get that the whole umbrella genre is strangely one-dimensional lyrically, which i can see being really off-putting to outs...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 2431

Re: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s

acroamor wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:04 pm
Why has every music critic decided in the past three months that they're obligated to include reggaeton albums as if they'd actually been listening to them this decade?
Easy - Drake's "One Dance."
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 8653

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

Kero Kero Bonito and Death Grips are the best bands of the decade. They both have untouchable, flawless discographies. Death Grips has also had one of the strangest marketing strategies ever seen, by outright pissing on their fans, over and over.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 2943

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

I really like this list. It covers the bases of a lot of the pop music of this decade. Maybe it leans too heavily on pop for a general list, but I'm happy.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 50
Views: 12179

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Not voting, because I heard Mitski's album for the first time only once a couple days ago, and haven't heard Art Angels in years. But commenting on Art Angels: First, it has bothered me that the cover art is so fascinating but the music is rather safe. The cover art seems more appropriate for some d...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 7505

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8

For this final group, I had heard most of the songs before. Another week where I didn't have any major problems with the songs; however, the songs are more okay than actually good. To me, a couple songs here are proof that there is no difference between mainstream and indie music now. Like last week...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 4217

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

I like it, but I'm craving a more substantive connective tissue on the instrumental side of things. You have an old-school opera track with almost no drums on the opener, jumping to standard trap banger on "holy terrain." Standout musical moment is the sample of kids chanting on "Fallen Alien." Also...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 23
Views: 5534

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7

Like Rob, I found every match to be extremely close. Angel Olsen - Sister vs. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny The beat on "Ain't It Funny" is absolutely nutso. David Bowie - No Plan vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program This was the most painful pick. The xx - I Dare You vs. Mount Eerie - Real D...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 6415

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6

This week I had to rush this a bit. Beach House - Space Song vs. Disclosure ft. Lorde - Magnets I was super hyped for "Magnets" when it was released, because Lorde was my Billie Eilish. In retrospect, Lorde does her part, but Disclosure does not. Majical Clouds - Downtown vs. Roots Manuva - Facety 2...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 7957

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

#6 is hilarious, RR. 1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100* Under 10 chips 2) Artist with the top placing album* Taylor Swift 10 chips 4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool Over 22 (meaning will place at least 23) 10 chips 5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stone...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 6496

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Just a thought: this album would have been better had it been more contemplative.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 7306

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5

First of all, this was a great week, probably the best so far. I didn't have any major issues with any song, and there was a lot of diversity. So props to people's tastes I guess. *wink wink* I am also surprised that I didn't know a lot of songs featured. This was about the time of the decade (2014-...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 10696

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

Paramore - Still Into You vs. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow Even as the forum's biggest Paramore fan, I absolutely prefer the warm blanket of "Arrow." "Still Into You" mainly shines on the killer hook. Sigur Ros - Brennisteinn vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter This time I was not feeling the ...