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by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kendrick Lamar's To Pimp a Butterfly (2015)
Replies: 3
Views: 99

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: 33
Views: 964

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: 209
Views: 6346

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: 19
Views: 170

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: 3
Views: 227

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: 209
Views: 6346

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: 209
Views: 6346

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: 229

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: 209
Views: 6346

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: 346

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: 205

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: 209
Views: 6346

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: 2253

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: 209
Views: 6346

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...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

I'm seeing a pattern: on a lot of the albums I don't like, the review mentions nihilism.

ArchAndroid and Rush of Blood are the first albums with 30 votes!
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Oct 06, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 74
Views: 1110

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

1. Green Day (their Nineties output alone should get them in) 2. Kendrick Lamar 3. Joe Hisaishi 4. Paramore 5. Bee Gees 6. Linkin Park 7. Janelle Monae 8. Fleet Foxes 9. John Mayer 10. Wham! Backstage: Anthony Fantano (probably the most popular music critic of all time, and second only to Ebert &...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 263
Views: 19716

Re: Albums of 2017

Iglooghost's Neo Wax Bloom is a cool electronic project to check out. Iglooghost is influenced by the high-pitched sound of PC Music, but even more hyper.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 1116

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Yet another song I mistook for another year! :angry-banghead: This time it was "Decode" by Paramore. It's my new #1, move everything else down.
Thx bonnielaurel for reminding me.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 2253

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Looking good, Listyguy!

I want to read Lolita, but it might be a while before I get around to it.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 05, 2017 5:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Ayyy shout out to my boy Kenny Llama. No matter what happens, he's going to get some damn good placements.

Also shout out to MTV Unplugged in New York. My favorite Nirvana album :P Very surprised at its high placement.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 805

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

I know I really shouldn't care, but I sure hope Kate Bush gets a nod.
It's going to be weird, but Radiohead is almost certain to get a nod, but they probably wouldn't even show up to the ceremony lol
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Album/Song Discrepancies
Replies: 20
Views: 488

Re: AM Album/Song Discrepancies

Also, unluckily for Oracular Spectacular, the French publication LesInrocks, who really love that album, like Congratulations even more and picked it instead for their end of decade and all time list. I would agree with that assessment. Congratulations is more consistent, albeit with a different ge...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

I'm expecting ATCQ before we hit 120, and I think it will be the first or second album to hit 30 votes.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

Wait... Help! outranked A Hard Day's Night (unless I completely missed the former go by)? That's...interesting... A Hard Day's Night is more consistent in sound, but Help! has those enduring pop hits, like "Yesterday" and the title track. Just my guess. Also, it's probably not by much, be...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 03, 2017 10:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Album/Song Discrepancies
Replies: 20
Views: 488

Re: AM Album/Song Discrepancies

Captain Beefheart. No one can think of any notable tracks from Trout Mask Replica. As Langdon Winner points out in his essay on the album in Stranded , the only TMR track that ever got any real notice beyond the Beefheart cult was "The Blimp," mostly for its juvenile humor - far closer to...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

The Blue Album is so good! even though I got into it pretty recently.
Surprised it jumped so high tho.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 03, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Listyguy wrote:
Listyguy wrote:Also...Thriller finished at #33 the last time we ran this poll. It seems like a lock for the top 20 this time around.

Doubling down on this after seeing Bad go from #308 to #164. Hell, top 10 seems possible (albeit an outside shot).

Ambitious! I will be very impressed if you get this right.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 39
Views: 629

Re: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9

Toni wrote:- Curtis (6 votes):
Dave C
Henry
Honorio
EmilienDelRey
Madzong
Neil

- Ben (6 votes):
Bang Jan
Bruno
JamieW
Prosecutorgodot
Bonnielaurel
Toni

I counted, and I got the same numbers here.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 02, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

We have a lot more Radiohead albums left (and Beatles albums too); I'm surprised A Moon Shaped Pool landed so low in the band's catalogue.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 02, 2017 6:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 1116

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

I'm sorry Steviefan, nothing personal, but "Little Lion Man" must be one of my least favorite songs of all time. I gave Laura Marling - "Night Terror" a listen. I'm glad I did. Also, here's a fantastic video of Fever Ray accepting an award . I cringed, but goddamn, this is exactl...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 02, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)
Replies: 7
Views: 207

Re: Rank the Tracks: A Tribe Called Quest's The Low End Theory (1991)

This was really tough. The rankings are pretty interchangeable. Everyday rhymes based in the philosophy of the "low end" (bass) is how I would describe this album. 09 | Check the Rhime 01 | Excursions 06 | Show Business 05 | Verses from the Abstract 04 | Butter 14 | Scenario 13 | What? 11 ...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 02, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 39
Views: 629

Re: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9

All-Prince song finals for the win?
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 01, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2445

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

DaveC wrote:The EP "Metropolis, Suite I: The Chase" was released on 1st June 2007 on Purple Ribbon Records.

Oops, I'm sorry, I stand corrected. For some reason I've always associated the EP with 2009.
I went back and edited my song list.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 01, 2017 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2445

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:Songs:
[2] Janelle Monáe - Many Moons

This song is either 2008 or 2009, but not 2007, unless you can show me a link?
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 30, 2017 7:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 2253

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Interesting little quickie review of The Great Gatsby right there. Never understood the acclaim of the book, but that review helps me see that side a bit more clearly.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 29, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

BleuPanda wrote:I've met tons of people who trash things like more traditional rock or folk because 'anyone could play it,' as if difficulty of performance is the only marker of quality.

I agree, I do not like this approach to appraising music. It's like measuring the quality of a singer only by their pitch range.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 28, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

I'm not ready for the Beatles onslaught.

I am very happy with Lemonade's placement!

At this rate, both Green Day albums could be in the top 200. That would be awesome :D

I'm starting to feel the pain of the electronic drops. I think Mezzanine is pretty dang cool, and I love The Man Machine.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 631
Views: 27547

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

Holy cow! Black Messiah is the #1 album of 2014!
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 27, 2017 6:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Henry wrote:Is there any chance one or more of these didn't make it to the top 1000?

I think they will all make it. "Time Out" already showed up though.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

We only have 3 albums with >=20 votes (out of 74) so far. Based on patterns from the previous poll, we should have started getting albums with 25 votes by now. We're probably not going to get to albums with a majority of votes until well into the top 100. It also confirms the statistics theory that ...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 26, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

I was never expecting to catch up on listening to everything before the results were fully released. I had concerns about going too fast back when I did the song poll. How do other people feel about the issue? A slow reveal allows us to discuss where we think things will land, so I guess it depends...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 26, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Thought: Ziggy Stardust could be #2 behind OK Computer.

Edit: Dang, I just realized that Funeral or London Calling taking #2 is way more likely. Lol
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 20
Views: 449

Re: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 8

Albums
Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul
Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid
Etta James - At Last!
Jorge Ben - África Brasil

Songs
Donna Summer - I Feel Love
Bee Gees - Stayin’ Alive
Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough
Gil Scott-Heron - Home is Where the Hatred Is
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 25, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Wow, am I completely wrong about Drake's dominance? I did not think "Nothing Was the Same" would be his top album, but "Take Care" does not seem likely at this point. I'm pretty surprised by this too. I would've thought for sure "Take Care" would make the top 1000, esp...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 25, 2017 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

Wow, am I completely wrong about Drake's dominance? I did not think "Nothing Was the Same" would be his top album, but "Take Care" does not seem likely at this point.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 25, 2017 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

So far, I strongly feel like Hip-hop is getting a boost this time, and I think the final list in comparison with last time will reflect this.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 24, 2017 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1
Replies: 22
Views: 507

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 4.1

The Kinks - Face to Face

I think this is my first vote in MA.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 23, 2017 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

First album to reach 20 votes is... Return to Cookie Mountain!
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 22, 2017 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6346

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

So Skeleton Tree is probably going to be the forum's favorite Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds album. Any thoughts?

I thought it was worth discussion since the album is only a year old, yet Cave's discography spans nearly four decades.

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