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by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ethos !
Replies: 2
Views: 108

Re: Ethos !

I don't have data, but deep in my heart I definitely think music can mold and change minds.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

If I got it wrong about your perspective on the scene, please prove me wrong. I have no issue with you personally, madzong. You can listen to whatever music you want. Maybe my comment is not directed at you, so don't take it personally. But I can also elaborate that there is a sense of monoculture ...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

I guess I'm a bit old fashioned in my hip-hop tastes. My favourite hip-hop artists are (in no particular order): Public Enemy, Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Jungle Brothers, Slick Rick, Disposable Heroes Of Hiphoprisy, The Pharcyde, Outkast, Deltron 3030, Handsome Boy Modeling Club, Dr Octagon, Salt-N-Pep...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

I like hip-hop - just not those particular artists and those particular albums... Oh? What/who do you like? I guess I'm a bit old fashioned in my hip-hop tastes. My favourite hip-hop artists are (in no particular order): Public Enemy, Run-DMC, Beastie Boys, Jungle Brothers, Slick Rick, Disposable H...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

madzong wrote:
Mon Mar 23, 2020 4:09 am
prosecutorgodot wrote:
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:38 pm
What I learned from this is that hip-hop (still) has a bad rap 'round here.
I like hip-hop - just not those particular artists and those particular albums...
Oh? What/who do you like?
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 22, 2020 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!
Replies: 12
Views: 372

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 13!

What I learned from this is that hip-hop (still) has a bad rap 'round here.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores
Replies: 6
Views: 417

Re: Rank TheNeedleDrop’s Perfect Scores

I freaking love his reviewing style. He has the least pretentious and easiest to follow reviewing style i have ever seen.

To Be Kind
TPAB
TMS
KSG
YWGWYW
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22193

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Mad respect for "Happy Birthday Johnny"
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 578

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 3

Albums: 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 23 | Patti Smith | Horses 19 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 05 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 09 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 30 | The Doors | The Doors 21 | Bob Dylan ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Mar 15, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16700

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

The new HMLTD album West of Eden is the weird pop injection I needed. If you're looking for a post-punk and pop fusion album, look no further. Maybe it compromises with mainstream pop too much (the singer occasionally sounds like Brendan Urie or Patrick Stump), but there are so many great ideas cram...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 10, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 59
Views: 6410

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Albums Top 6:
1 | Carole King | Tapestry
2 | Led Zeppelin | Led Zeppelin IV
3 | The Who | Who's Next
4 | Serge Gainsbourg | Histoire de Melody Nelson
5 | John Prine | John Prine
6 | Rod Stewart | Every Picture Tells a Story
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 2
Replies: 18
Views: 2484

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 2

Albums: 20 | The Beatles | Abbey Road 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 11 | Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 03 | Nirvana | Nevermind 16 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 12 | Sex Pistols | Never Mind...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 09, 2020 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Holden's Hall of Fame: My Top 50 Albums of All-Time
Replies: 4
Views: 1768

Re: Holden's Hall of Fame: My Top 50 Albums of All-Time

Pretty basic (most are in top 100, virtually none are outside top 1000, and all are or will be ranked on AM), but this is just the beginning I suppose? Thanks for sharing!
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 1
Replies: 20
Views: 3751

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 1

Albums 08 | Radiohead | OK Computer 04 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico 02 | The Beatles | Revolver 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 06 | The Clash | London Calling 03 | Nirvana | Nevermind 05 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 10 | Bob Dylan | Blond...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Mar 02, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Failed Rank the Albums Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 1894

Re: Rank The Albums-March 2020

The display is exactly my ranking:
004 | The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground & Nico
019 | Pink Floyd - The Dark Side of the Moon
038 | Radiohead - Kid A
048 | The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers
051 | Beck - Odelay
093 | Oasis - Definitely Maybe
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 29, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 67
Views: 8429

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Great rollout, Holden!

I am happy that Weyes Blood won, though I still find the singing mediocre at best. Also glad that NFR did not win, as Lana's vocals are incredibly lethargic and remains the main reason I can't quite be an LDR fan.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 67
Views: 8429

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Lizzo is another artist I have trouble seeing the appeal of. For me, her specialty is clearly her performance. She sells what she sings like no one else. It's been many years, even decades, since the last (mainstream) performer with this much energy on record. Beyonce looks tame compared to her. Th...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22193

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

sonofsamiam wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:07 pm
Here goes...

ALBUMS
Hey sonofsamiam, have you heard A Quiet Farwell, 2016-2018?

It sounds like something that might be up your alley (maybe). It's sort of a plunderphonics album with a tinge of R&B/soul.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Old rap compilation?
Replies: 18
Views: 2667

Re: Old rap compilation?

Melle Mel - "White Lines" might be my favorite Golden Age single
anything by the Beastie Boys, but I'll single out "Sure Shot" today.
Slick Rick - Children's Story
Blondie - Rapture
anything from De La Soul's first two albums ("Eye Know")
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8507

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Great job, acroamor! Also it's great that you got a picture with one of your fave artists!
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8507

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Big Thief is #1 is it not?
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5170

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Anyone have any thoughts on the album version of Borderline by Tame Impala, as opposed to last year's single? I like them both, but they're pretty different. I didn't know they were different versions. I think I like the new version better? I was surprised to find that it had drawn my attention whi...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 350
Views: 41407

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

This presentation beats all expectations Moonbeam!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 6753

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Prince and the Revolution's Purple Rain gets my #1 segment of four tracks: Let's Go Crazy, Take Me With U, The Beautiful Ones, Computer Blue Here are 10 other albums that haven't been mentioned, as well as the track listing placement of the segment in parentheses: Tapestry : I Feel the Earth Move, S...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 22435

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Albums Top 8:

1 | Santana | Abraxas
2 | Black Sabbath | Paranoid
3 | James Brown | Sex Machine
4 | Joni Mitchell | Ladies of the Canyon
5 | Neil Young | After the Gold Rush
6 | John Prine | John Prine
7 | The Stooges | Fun House
8 | Black Sabbath | Black Sabbath
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Rate the album
Topic: Rate the Album, Results!
Replies: 2
Views: 2475

Re: Rate the Album, Results!

Could we get standard deviations too? Just a thought.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 6753

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:24 pm
Air - Moon Safari:
La femme d'argent
Sexy Boy
All I Need
Kelly Watch the Stars
This is a great one!

Trying to figure out my top ten right now. Will report back.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 39839

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

Also I have been continuously shocked by the high placement of “thank u, next.” Like I thought it was a pleasant little pop albums but nothing groundbreaking, maybe a 3/5. Maybe I’m missing something so like what do y’all like about it? I am sure you are familiar with the sound of the album, sounds...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22193

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I agree we need a sweet middle ground between Holden's formula's steep drop-off (34 #100s = 1 #1) and the linear formula (2 #100s = 1 #1). I found one where ~13 #100s = 1 #1, but it is not the most elegant. I tried to follow RR's recommended (x,y) coordinates. With (1808.844 - 0.804x)/(x + 8.04) whe...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 4900

Re: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations

I like William Eyelash a lot, and maybe she even deserved all those awards, but yeah... it comes off like the Committee just let the little white girl win everything.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 44
Views: 14741

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

Glad CB is giving YG some love. Unfortunately he did not make the cut. 1 | Kendrick Lamar 2 | Kero Kero Bonito 3 | Death Grips 4 | Janelle Monáe 5 | Kanye West 6 | Carly Rae Jepsen 7 | Kacey Musgraves 8 | Fleet Foxes / Robin Pecknold 9 | Vampire Weekend 10 | Linkin Park 11 | Beach House 12 | Paramor...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 44889

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I really didn't think 2016 was all that special of a year, but apparently the critics disagree. 4 of the top 10 albums on the spreadsheet are from that year. For me, 2016 was the top year for albums. The worst might be 2015, just because it's the only year of the decade where I don't have a solid t...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 2: Kate Bush's Hounds of Love
Replies: 7
Views: 3057

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 2: Kate Bush's Hounds of Love

Maybe the best pop album of the Eighties? Kate Bush fine-tunes the production experiments of her previous album. The improvements from The Dreaming to this album is my blueprint for why I urge artists to experiment, even if the short-term product is not brilliant, because skills will only improve in...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals
Replies: 26
Views: 6146

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals

Walk in the Park

I got one new EOD pick out of this tournament - Sophia - so that's pretty nice.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 3087

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: 159
Views: 39839

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: 38
Views: 8358

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: 6
Views: 3540

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: 23
Views: 6357

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: 19
Views: 8835

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: 19
Views: 8835

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: 159
Views: 39839

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: 8557

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, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 9319

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: 7490

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: 7773

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