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by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Replies: 3
Views: 70

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: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 35
Views: 1448

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: 626

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: 293

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: 298

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: 952

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: 210

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: 178

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...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Replies: 12
Views: 312

Re: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)

05 | Clocks
02 | In My Place
07 | Green Eyes
03 | God Put a Smile upon Your Face
08 | Warning Sign
06 | Daylight
04 | The Scientist
09 | A Whisper
01 | Politik
10 | A Rush of Blood to the Head
11 | Amsterdam
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Nov 27, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1368

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

^^^ Good points. "Neighborhood #1" is favored to win. I'll root for the underdogs.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1368

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand Wham! - Careless Whisper NEU! - Hallogallo Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire Pulp - This is Hardcore HAIM - The Wire Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Matchups were really bad for me. Neu! - "Hallogallo" was a very nice discovery. ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Nov 19, 2017 10:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK
Replies: 10
Views: 1164

Re: 6000 Songs: Sex Pistols - Anarchy in the UK

I don't really understand how punk is considered "non-technical." That whole label is pretty much based on the Ramones and the Sex Pistols. Most of the most other acclaimed punk artists have a lot of technical ability. The Clash are pretty damn technical, and so are the Dead Kennedys and B...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Nov 17, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)
Replies: 9
Views: 340

Re: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)

A completely enveloping album. The vocals, the instrumental choices and the lyrics build on each other to create a world in your mind. Sounds like the world in Philip Pullman's Ruby in the Smoke . Also some great songs. I like listening to this album when I feel down in the dumps; the album makes me...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3942

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

The Dream Academy- Life in a Northern Town (4045) Nice pick! My family friend loves this song (specifically the Sugarland cover) and played it repeatedly when we traveled together a couple weeks ago, and I got into the song that way. (It was pretty much the only new song I really liked among his mu...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first unheard 10: 484 | The Breeders | Last Splash 485 | Dinosaur Jr. | You're Living All Over Me 486 | Neil Young | On the Beach 487 | Bloc Party | Silent Alarm 488 | Tori Amos } Little Earthquakes 489 | David Bowie | Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 490 | PJ Harvey | Dry 491 | Captain Beefhear...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 44
Views: 1424

Re: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS

I'm actaully more surprised the low ranking of The Last Crusade (is it so much worse than The Raiders of Lost Ark?). Of course for example Back to the Future part II didn't even qualify. I agree. For me these two films are pretty much on par with each other. The action in Lost Ark is better, but th...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Nov 12, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Hooray! Looks fantastic so far Henrik!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 11, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 44
Views: 1424

Re: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS

Hopefully I'm getting this right *ahem* : "We're not crashing, we're fallinnnnggggg!!!" Something like that. I thiiiiink that was Temple of Doom. If so, that should have been the quote ;) I can't hate this movie. It is kind of dumb, but I love watching it with my family, especially my sist...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Beatles 3000
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: The Beatles 3000

Oh man, this brought tears to my eyes. It broke the line of believability around a minute-thirty, when it started talking about winning a football match, etc. But still, very entertaining.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 44
Views: 1424

Re: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS

Great rollout, Petri! As usual I have only seen a few of these. I'm happy about Laputa! I'm thinking Raiders of the Lost Ark and My Neighbor Totoro are probably my favorites from this decade.

Thanks to BonnieLaurel too for these quotes.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 07, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)
Replies: 21
Views: 622

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)

On listening again, this album flows pretty well. Consistent album (for me all tracks besides "Jesus Children" are at least 7/10), but I feel very strongly that Songs in the Key of Life eats this album for breakfast. 02 | Visions 03 | Living for the City 04 | Golden Lady 01 | Too High 05 |...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 300
Views: 27869

Re: Albums of 2017

Hiya, here's my top 15 so far. I'm still planning to hear a few more projects before the EOY poll. Besides my top 5, anything can happen. 1 | Paramore | After Laughter 2 | Feist | Pleasure 3 | Kendrick Lamar | DAMN. 4 | IDLES | Brutalism 5 | Neil Cicierega | Mouth Moods 6 | Lorde | Melodrama 7 | Alg...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

I really wanted to love this project. I have my reservations about the album as a whole. But I highly recommend at least one listen of this thing. Would probably be one of the weirdest things you'll hear all year. I can pull out at least two great tracks: "Wanna Sip" and "Red Trails.&...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Nov 03, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2386

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Fun fact: this was the year that I "discovered" the radio (so basically the point when I started finding new music). Then I got obsessed with Billboard. However, I do have a bit of a retrospective view eight years later (thus the high placement of "My Girls"). Songs: 1 | Uncle Kr...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 637

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

Hymie, would you say you love this album? This would seem like a waste of time if the recommender does not even love the album. On my scale, a 7/10 means you like the album a lot, but wouldn't say you love it. Going into the album, I had heard the title track, which I consider a fantastic song. Seei...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 40
Views: 1543

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

For Sleater-Kinney, do we vote for Carrie, Corin and Janet individually, or together? Same question applies to groups like Fleetwood Mac, Heart and ABBA.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2386

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

I've started listening to the songs to prepare for my decade ballot. My favorite discovery is The Shins - New Slang, though the album it comes off of is not as lovely as that single track.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52895

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

You guys had some great statistics. Jackson already said this, and I also noticed it right away: the divide between Green Day and Bjork. My number one album was Dookie; I am no stranger to this phenomenon. One of my friends really liked Bjork, and that was the main reason I really tried getting int...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

I'll predict no album gets more than 60 votes.

The highest number of votes will probably go to one of the Beatles' albums...? Or possibly OK Computer...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 21, 2017 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52895

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Number of points = 100 - [square root(18.5*Placement-1)] I think the points seem pretty close. Especially at these altitudes, I would expect the albums to have more significant gaps between. There are only 38 points between Funeral and Born to Run , and only 34 points between Born to Run and Kid A ....
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Oct 20, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 633

Re: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread

basically a CRJ song, but Carly is a bit more compelling.

Not bad though. I probably prefer it to the first two tracks that have come from this album.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 19, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Let's try this:
15. Born to Run
14. Kid A
13. Nevermind
12. White Album
11. Highway 61 Revisited
10. London Calling
9. Dark Side of the Moon
8. Abbey Road
7. Sgt. Pepper
6. Pet Sounds
5. Ziggy Stardust
4. Funeral
3. TVUAN
2. Revolver
1. OK Computer
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 18, 2017 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Next five: Innervisions Rubber Soul Kid A Doolittle Born to Run Three albums I wish I had placed lower on my ballot: Is This It, Kid A, Rubber Soul But shouldn't our ballots just be our honest opinions rather than an attempt to influence the results? I think I kinda was dishonest with myself is wha...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 18, 2017 5:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4115

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

I feel a bit weird about only doing women, but I guess I'll do it just because I love lists so much. But I'm doing it on my terms, I'm going off of my personal opinion. Also, eventually decided to go with artist >=10 years old. Main: (debut year) 1. Paramore (2005) 2. Janelle Monae (2003) 3. Norah J...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Next five:
Innervisions
Rubber Soul
Kid A
Doolittle
Born to Run

Three albums I wish I had placed lower on my ballot: Is This It, Kid A, Rubber Soul
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
Replies: 8
Views: 465

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)

Stronger set of songs than on good kid, m.A.A.d. city . My strong familiarity with this album makes it one of the easier albums for me to rank. 9/10: 08 | For Sale? (Interlude) 03 | King Kunta 06 | u 11 | How Much a Dollar Cost 02 | For Free? (Interlude) 04 | Institutionalized 8/10: 15 | i 16 | Mort...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 35
Views: 1710

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

I find it hilarious that netjade seemed to troll on purpose about gender.
We should do 10 hottest men in music again XD
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Hurray for both of Stevie Wonder's big ones breaking into the top 35! Just as surprised as everyone about 4 Radiohead albums, and of course Let It Bleed being the top Stones pick, though it is my personal fave (the only Stones album I voted for). I suck at this prediction game, I can't ever get more...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Finals
Replies: 30
Views: 891

Re: Music of R&B: Finals

Purple Rain
Superstition
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION

The title is amazing. I can say that much for now.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Henry wrote:Madonna - True Blue (189, 1398, 722)

This is a great pop album. Better than Like a Virgin and Like a Prayer in my opinion.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

And now we enter the hallowed, sparsely populated halls of the albums most of us love. The first three to crack 38 votes are Wish You Were Here , Low and Bridge Over Troubled Water . I am surprised that Hunky Dory is beating Low , and that Forever Changes is doing so well, even given its previous po...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Is this the worst song of all time?
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.

Bob Dylan's original version is one of my favorite novelty tracks.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Which of the following do we expect to drop in the next 5? David Bowie - Hunky Dory (813, 66, 60) - tough call David Bowie - Low (513, 100, 61) - good possibility Jeff Buckley - Grace (290, 59, 75) - seems likely Kanye West - MBDTF (NR, 73, 69) - likely higher Pearl Jam - Ten (my all-time rating=57...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 22
Views: 792

Re: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10

Albums
Prince - Purple Rain
Etta James - At Last!
The second matchup was tough.

Songs
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Prince - Let’s Go Crazy

I feel like the final results are pretty clear from here, but maybe it's just me.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Blade Runner 2049
Replies: 7
Views: 477

Re: Blade Runner 2049

I think it was a very beautiful-looking movie. Cinematography, camera work, framing, etc. etc. all very top quality. Since I am not totally a fan of the original, I cannot in my right mind criticize "2049" anymore beyond that. Without spoilers, does anyone else think one of the female char...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Stupendous placing for good kid, m.A.A.d. city ! Monumental, that it is our choice of third greatest hip-hop album, over the likes of Nation of Millions and 36 Chambers . Though I love its ranking, it irks me that it still only got 30 votes, the highest so far in the poll for a rap album. Still belo...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3863

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thanks so much Listyguy! Great poll, great rollout.

I never finished reading Slaughterhouse Five... time to get to it!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

My breakdown for the genres of the top 100: 41 Rock (alternative, progressive, art, indie,...) 16 Pop 8 New wave / Post-punk 7 R&B 7 Folk/Country 7 Singer-songwriter 4 Hip-hop 4 Dance/Electronic 3 Grunge 2 Jazz 1 Post-rock Female albums in top 100 (min 5, max 8): Hounds of Love (#96), Blue, Homo...

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