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by prosecutorgodot
Mon Feb 19, 2018 6:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 55
Views: 1595

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

Thanks, notbrianeno! Another great rollout. Man, I am surprised that DAMN was dethroned, though.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 24
Views: 1086

Re: Albums of 2018


I'm excited, but it's been so long that I am also cautious.

Initial expectation is that this is going to be an edgier version of Lemonade.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 17, 2018 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 15
Views: 219

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 4

Barrington Levy - Here I Come
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
Christina Aguilera - Beautiful
Soulwax - NY Excuse
Majical Cloudz - Childhood's End
Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie
Python Lee Jackson - In a Broken Dream
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 35
Views: 642

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

DaveC wrote:
prosecutorgodot wrote:Songs:
11 | Julee Cruise / Angelo Badalamenti | Into the Night


Was released on Julee Cruise's album in 1989.

Okay, take this off, move everything up, and add Heart - "All I Wanna Do" at the bottom. Thanks!
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 15, 2018 7:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 55
Views: 1595

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

I heard Musas after I submitted my list, and it was pretty good. Not EOY great (at least not after only 2 listens), but I'm glad I heard it. Soft-ish old-fashioned arrangements. Also, after compiling some lists, I've come around on 2017. It is a pretty good year. Just maybe the highs aren't as tower...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 121
Views: 2923

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

In the trees! It's coming!

Thanks so much for running the poll, BP. Looking forward to the songs results.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 10, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 35
Views: 642

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

Songs: 1 | Green Day | Going to Pasalacqua 2 | Angelo Badalamenti | Audrey's Dance 3 | Sinead O'Connor | Nothing Compares 2 U 4 | C+C Music Factory | Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now) 5 | Green Day | Rest 6 | Roxette | It Must Have Been Love 7 | Suzanne Vega | Tom's Diner (DNA Remix) 8 | MC...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Olympic Poll Idea
Replies: 12
Views: 209

Re: Olympic Poll Idea

A very good idea. Unfortunately, I've heard exactly zero albums from Korea. Also, I would say I can count on one hand the number of Korean songs that I love.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Feb 09, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 19
Views: 357

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 3

Tough matches this time. Rush - The Spirit of Radio John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads Beach House - Zebra Bonnie Raitt - I Can't Make You Love Me Sagittarius - My World Fell Down Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You D...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

The top two songs are amazing. Easily the two songs I can say are "objectively" the best that came out that decade.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 633

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

I'm pretty happy with our top ten. I'm still hoping that one of the top 3 has a higher low than Hurt (110).

3. Paper Planes
2. B.O.B.
1. Crazy

So it's a battle of Rolling Stone vs. Pitchfork... well for me the choice of #1 is easy. Of course, Paper Planes could totally surprise me
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

It was "Frontier Psychiatrist" I was surprised about.

Anyways, hope all of you are having a great day <3
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

StevieFan13 wrote:
prosecutorgodot wrote:I am very happy with Stella's high placement. It is unfortunate that Steviefan feels the way he does, and it is probably a similar reason for the other low rankers.


I said I changed my mind!


Oops, sorry if I missed that post.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Feb 05, 2018 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Yeah, I agree with Rob and DaveC, for the most part. If you like Last Nite, then why aren't Hard to Explain and the others also in the same position? It's baffling that this one is so high compared to the others. I've whittled my predicted winners down to one of 6 of the remaining 25. I'm kinda relu...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I'm proud to be the lowest ranker of "Maps." No matter how many times I listen to it, it just sounds boring. I don't hear this "emotion" that critics rave about.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Feb 04, 2018 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 45
Views: 1401

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Thank you so much for everything you've done, Henrik!

And soon you'll just be one of us! *gasp*
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 03, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 466

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2

Caribou - Melody Day
The Smiths - I Know It's Over
Cerrone - Supernature
Bill Withers - Grandma's Hands
Miles Davis - All Blues
Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms
Passion Pit - Take a Walk
Joan Jett - Bad Reputation
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 31, 2018 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

The first big Radiohead song collapses!

Intervention was a great discovery for me.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jan 30, 2018 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Can't believe I'm the biggest fan of Kylie's song! I guess when Moonbeam is absent, things are different. And Brandt Rhapsodie is actually one of my favorite discoveries from this poll. Also I'm good with Rob's comment on "Don't Know Why." I've resigned myself to my apathy towards jazz for...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 27, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

At least Bang Jan and I can agree on Muse's "New Born" haha. I agree with Rob that Lisztomania works better for me than 1901. Here we have another example of music moving people in different ways. I don't know why, but these things never fail to stun me. The mechanical brilliance of "...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 25, 2018 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

For the 2000s, my taste differs wildly from the critics. Only my top 25/150 are in my top 500 songs.

Too bad about BangJan and JoS.

Unrelated:
I haven't listened to enough 2000s albums to vote, but I will listen to the highest ranked unheard album in the coming results.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 25, 2018 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 25
Views: 575

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 1

Very good collection of songs, although it was pretty easy to choose winners for each matchup. George Michael - Careless Whisper NEU! - Hallogallo Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You (TOUGHEST MATCH of the week) Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free Arctic Monke...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 24, 2018 5:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 4785

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Haha! 6 last place rankings! I love this forum. Hmmm... to defend "Home"... I'm just one of those people that values songs as songs, not just as performances. So I mean that I do not necessarily have to listen to it to enjoy it. And "Home" is one of those songs I think about a lo...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Björk - Stonemilker
Replies: 7
Views: 218

Re: 10.000 Songs: Björk - Stonemilker

Nice piece Rob. I do like me some Bjork. Took a while for me as well.

Maybe it's the "?si=..." part?
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 301

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Rich Brian - "See Me" is the first great song of 2018.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jan 19, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years
Replies: 71
Views: 2092

Re: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years

Noticing the absence of Neutral Milk Hotel in your 1998 list, what is your opinion of In the Aeroplane Over the Sea?

Edit: Ok, thanks for explaining, slick.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 17
Views: 480

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8

Soulwax - NY Excuse
Aimee Mann - Deathly
Randy Crawford - One Day I'll Fly Away
Sonic Youth - Youth Against Fascism
Mississippi John Hurt - Frankie
Chance the Rapper - Chain Smoker
Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver's Seat (TOUGH MATCH)
Python Lee Jackson - In a Broken Dream
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 14, 2018 10:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 161
Views: 6497

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

Hiya, here it is, my songs list. It's probably all I will be able to submit in the time frame. 1 | ABBA | Dancing Queen 2 | Norah Jones | Don't Know Why 3 | ABBA | Eagle 4 | Azumi Inoue / Joe Hisaishi | Sanpo 5 | Paramore | Decode 6 | Akemi Satou | Wakatte Ita Hazu 7 | Mariah Carey | We Belong Toget...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 14, 2018 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 3370

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Albums: 15 | Jay-Z | 4:44 14 | N.E.R.D. | No_One Ever Really Dies 13 | Tyler, the Creator | Flower Boy 12 | Kelela | Take Me Apart 11 | Rina Sawayama | RINA EP 10 | Iglooghost | Neo Wax Bloom 9 | Lorde | Melodrama 8 | IDLES | Brutalism 7 | The Mountain Goats | Goths 6 | Sun Kil Moon | Common as Ligh...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 11, 2018 4:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 27
Views: 748

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Better week than last week.

The Vaccines - Post Break-Up Sex
X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents
Damien Rice - The Blower's Daughter
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
Tocotronic - Jackpot
ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight)
Motorhead - Overkill
Christina Aguilera - Beautiful
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jan 09, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 20
Views: 594

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

Wild is the wind.

03 | Lazarus
07 | I Can't Give Everything Away
02 | 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore
01 | ★
05 | Girl Loves Me
06 | Dollar Days
04 | Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 07, 2018 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Greatest Artists of All Time (Rock & Subgenres) by Top Songs
Replies: 2
Views: 172

Re: The Greatest Artists of All Time (Rock & Subgenres) by Top Songs

Nice lists! It's surprising to see Bowie so high on the 2010s list.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 22
Views: 601

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

I'm back in the game! Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces Ten Years After - I'd Love to Change the World Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) GZA - 4th Chamber Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart Jeff Buckley - Dream Brother The Chakachas - Jungle Fever Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Musical hopes for 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Musical hopes for 2018

Main hopes: ABBA's new songs will turn out to be some of their best. Janelle Monae and Kate Bush comebacks. MGMT's fourth album turns out great. Wait, new ABBA songs? I have a source that tells me there are three new songs. Of course, these just might be fleshed-out outtakes that I've already heard...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 04, 2018 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Musical hopes for 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 243

Re: Musical hopes for 2018

Main hopes:
ABBA's new songs will turn out to be some of their best.
Janelle Monae and Kate Bush comebacks.
MGMT's fourth album turns out great.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:31 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)
Replies: 8
Views: 293

Re: Rank the Tracks: The White Stripes' White Blood Cells (2001)

I love this album for its straightforwardness and innocence. It's just too bad the album takes a nosedive in the last quarter. 07 | The Union Forever 09 | We're Going to Be Friends 03 | I'm Finding It Harder to Be a Gentleman 04 | Fell in Love with a Girl 02 | Hotel Yorba 01 | Dead Leaves and the Di...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Dec 30, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Dead End Hip Hop (US)
Replies: 0
Views: 66

EOY 2017 - Dead End Hip Hop (US)

Dead End Hip Hop, or DEHH for short, is a hip-hop channel on YouTube, based in Atlanta, Georgia. Four (or five) guys have great discussions, including free-form "reviews," which is really different from any other music critic channel I can think of. Moreover, what really makes them special...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 26, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - TheNeedleDrop (USA)
Replies: 1
Views: 264

Re: EOY 2017 - TheNeedleDrop (USA)

Thanks so much panam! Glad to see someone else who follows the melon on this forum.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"
Replies: 13
Views: 630

Re: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"

Fancy > Bodak Yellow

I find "Bodak" boring. At least "Fancy" has a ridiculously catchy hook.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 20, 2017 4:33 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 42
Views: 1771

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

Wow, one of BleuPanda's last posts, about being too close to the fire right now and we need to let time pass, was really convincing. I was going to go on a rant about how 2017 just might be a bad year (similar to 1974 and 1996), but now I'm good. Also want to commend the good thoughts from everyone ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 17, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.
Replies: 24
Views: 859

Re: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.

But does that mean that they have to be the end-all of anything music? Is it really necessary to lazily credit them for inventing a lot of stuff they didn't? Does everything they have done to be seen as a masterstroke? The Beatles tend to attract some kind of weird uncritical thinking, as if they n...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 302
Views: 33984

Re: Albums of 2017

This new N.E.R.D. comeback album, No_one Ever Really Dies... you MUST hear it. Don't miss out!

(If anyone is unfamiliar with N.E.R.D., you can expect to hear funky, danceable, and non-standard pop fusion.)
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Replies: 8
Views: 353

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

With all the aplomb and grandeur that pop music can muster, Stevie Wonder paints, in stunning detail and passion, a beautiful world for humanity, full of love and life. Even while warning us of this world's unattainability, Stevie dares us to strive and reach it, and we can't help but to take him up...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 12, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 2171

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

I looked through your bolded songs, and in the 2010s I am glad to see "Raging Lung" and "Surgeon."
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 1095

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

Mick Jagger - Memo from Turner
Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything
The Smiths - I Know It's Over
Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing
The Dream Academy - Life in a Northern Town
Cerrone - Supernature
Janelle Monae - Dance Apocalyptic
Bill Withers - Grandma's Hands

I rushed my choices this week.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:46 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Popcrush (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 430

Re: EOY 2017 - Popcrush (US)

I am very interested in what will be the next South Korean song to make AM. PSY to me doesn't seem truly representative of the trending wave of KPop, since PSY isn't popular in Korea, so the next song in a way will truly mark the rise of KPop.
I say all this because I see BTS in this list...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Time (US)
Replies: 3
Views: 386

Re: EOY 2017 - Time (US)

SZA is (surprisingly) doing very well in the lists so far. I like the album, so no complaints.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 30, 2017 6:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1632

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

More tough matches! It killed me to pick Grimes over the Joubert Singers (When will they get easier?) I will probably refrain from descriptions until favorites solidify, sometime in the top 64. I can say "Stranger in Moscow" was my favorite discovery. Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free The Books - ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 29, 2017 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: One Year Later: Your New Favorites from 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 335

Re: One Year Later: Your New Favorites from 2016

Great idea for a thread! My main positive changes in Albums: 5 -> 1 | Kero Kero Bonito | Bonito Generation [electropop/J-hop] 13 -> 5 | Noname | Telefone [jazz rap/peaceful rap] 10 -> 8 | Danny Brown | Atrocity Exhibition [experimental hip-hop] NEW (10) | YG | Still Brazy [gangsta rap] NEW (17) | De...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 60th Grammy Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 273

Re: 60th Grammy Nominations

My preferred winner [prediction] Record of the year: Redbone / Humble. [Redbone] Album of the year: DAMN. [ DAMN. ] Song of the year: Despacito [1-800-273-8255] Best new artist: SZA [Alessia Cara / Lil Uzi Vert] Great year for hip-hop. The SOTY nominees feel so weird for the Grammys. An astounding n...

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