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by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 23, 2017 5:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 11
Views: 101

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1

The Stooges - 1970 Prince - The Cross The Smiths - Frankly, Mr. Shankly Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us The Strokes - Alone, Together Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Arcade Fire - Haiti Talking Heads - Listening Wind Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Parker Joy Div...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 22, 2017 4:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Re: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)

Listyguy wrote:And here I was thinking that I would be the only one with "So Cruel" at the top position! Glad to have some company!

:greetings-waveyellow:
Everything about the song's hook is perfect! Bono's little "hoo-oo-oo" melody gets stuck in my head pretty easily.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 21, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)
Replies: 8
Views: 120

Re: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)

This is a pretty good album, but not one of my all-time favorites. Well-written rock songs, but not boundary-pushing, but I guess that's not strange. U2's M.O. is pretty much to make deep/conscious music for the masses. For me, this edges out The Joshua Tree for my favorite U2 album. Also, this is a...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 21, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 16
Views: 167

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5

Hmmm why are we slowing down the tournament? Everyone had a chance to hear everything already... (16 -> 8 songs, 8 -> 4 albums) Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising Songs N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton Jay Z - Empire State of Mind G...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu May 18, 2017 1:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 131
Views: 5522

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

Bang Jan wrote:
prosecutorgodot wrote:I still need King Crimson's Red (which I can't find online, so I'm not sure what I'll do)


Pieced it together on Dailymotion.

Thanks so much! :greetings-waveyellow:
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 17, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 131
Views: 5522

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

Finishing up listening to everyone's number ones. I still need King Crimson's Red (which I can't find online, so I'm not sure what I'll do), Nine Inch Nails' Pretty Hate Machine , and Sun Ra's The Heliocentric Worlds... . I kinda want to rank everyone's number ones, but there's no point in making en...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 17, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 997

Re: Least-favorite songs

"Hung Up" is my favorite Madonna song! How can anyone not like it? I dislike it because it features a prominent sample of an ABBA song ("Gimme Gimme Gimme") that did the whole dance-pop/synthpop thing a LOT better. If you're going to rip off a great song, at least do it justice....
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 17, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 15
Views: 227

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks Sly and the Family Stone - Sex Machine Belle and Sebastian - Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying Eminem - Drug Ballad Kate Bush - Jig of Life The Rolling Stones - I Am Waiting Public Image Ltd. - Albatross Stevie Wonder - You've Got It Bad Girl Nine Inch Nails - The Beco...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 17, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 997

Re: Least-favorite songs

Nick wrote:"Hung Up" is my favorite Madonna song! How can anyone not like it?

I dislike it because it features a prominent sample of an ABBA song ("Gimme Gimme Gimme") that did the whole dance-pop/synthpop thing a LOT better. If you're going to rip off a great song, at least do it justice.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 16, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 314

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Damn... I thought Pearl Jam would be a heavyweight in this tournament. They got knocked out in the first round!
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 16, 2017 6:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 25
Views: 345

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4

I think I like Fear of a Black Planet more than ITANOMTHUB, just on first listen. Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy pass N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes Kendrick Lamar - King Kunta OutKast - Ms. Jackson Kendrick La...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 16, 2017 6:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 195
Views: 8520

Re: Albums of 2017

PlasticRam wrote:But After Laughter comes across as too silly, and maybe a bit fake.

WHAAAAT? The lyrics are very honest. What part sounds fake?
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 16, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 195
Views: 8520

Re: Albums of 2017

First reaction to Paramore's After Laughter : I don't even recognize this band anymore! Four years ago, I thought the self-titled was a big change in sound, but Paramore, with this fifth album, is a new band. I think it largely has to do with Taylor York taking the reins of the band. Differences in...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 15, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)
Replies: 14
Views: 209

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)

This is one of those rare albums where indie music and my personal tastes match up well. 11 | I Am the Resurrection 03 | Waterfall 02 | She Bangs the Drums 13 | Fools Gold 10 | This Is the One 08 | Made of Stone 09 | Shoot You Down 01 | I Wanna Be Adored 05 | Bye Bye Badman 04 | Don't Stop 07 | (Son...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 14, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 25
Views: 345

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4

Cool-ass white boys :mrgreen:
by prosecutorgodot
Sat May 13, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)
Replies: 9
Views: 376

Re: Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up (2017)

"Fool's Errand" is more heavenly, but feels less complete as a song. Still like it tho. But now I sort of want to save myself for the whole album experience.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 12, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 195
Views: 8520

Re: Albums of 2017

First reaction to Paramore's After Laughter : I don't even recognize this band anymore! Four years ago, I thought the self-titled was a big change in sound, but Paramore, with this fifth album, is a new band. I think it largely has to do with Taylor York taking the reins of the band. Differences in ...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu May 11, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New favorite songs
Replies: 9
Views: 137

Re: New favorite songs

Just some songs I've heard recently that I know I can add to my all time list. - Adina Howard - Freak Like Me - Aretha Franklin - The Weight - Paramore - Misery Business Cool picks! "Freak Like Me" would probably make my top 1000. It's like the first R&B song to really push that sexy ...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu May 11, 2017 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 45
Views: 1126

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

bonnielaurel wrote:Songs
1. Alicia Keys - If I Ain’t Got You

I have the same #1! I can't believe this song is unacclaimed.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 09, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Vote for the next list!
Replies: 8
Views: 412

Re: Vote for the next list!

I would be happy to conduct an ABBA poll, considering they're in the running for my favorite artist ever. I would probably start it in a week or so.
If I run it, I might actually include albums...

Edit: I'm sorry, I can't run it. Sorry if I raised people's hopes!
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 09, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs by AM top 100 artists
Replies: 10
Views: 272

Re: Favorite songs by AM top 100 artists

I decided to use the unofficial top 100 artists. Also, it would be interesting to gather everyone's favorite song from the top 100, as sort of a representation of our forum. I also decided to score my fave songs, out of 10: 10: 1 | The Beatles | Let It Be 67 | Otis Redding | (Sittin' On) The Dock of...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 07, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 314

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle Pearl Jam - Why Go Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu M.I.A. - World Town Pavement - Fillmore Jive Blur - Bank Holiday Elton John - Harmony Can - Mushroom Metallica - Holier Than Thou The Replacements - Favorite Thing Jay-Z - Renegade Husker Du - Never Talk...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun May 07, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 28
Views: 479

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3

Kate Tempest definitely doesn't work for me. Albums Kanye West - Late Registration Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill Kanye West - Yeezus Death Grips - The Money Store Songs Death Grips - Hacker Kanye West - New Slaves A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario Earl Sweatshirt - Hive Public Enemy - Rebel Without a...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 05, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 447

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2

I'm sad I couldn't listen to more, the only new album I heard was Doris -- It has a great mood. One week isn't enough for me to listen to eight albums. Albums A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs Eric B & Rakim - Paid in Full (7 Minutes of Madn...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri May 05, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English language/rap 2010s music
Replies: 21
Views: 292

Re: Non-English language/rap 2010s music

Hmmm I think Lil Yachty is different from the rest. He's fun to listen to. I think it's important to note that rap music is expanding its horizons, so it doesn't neatly fit into a box anymore like in the Nineties. It has many different moods and textures now, all of which may not appeal to you. Nota...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 03, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Miles Davis' Kind of Blue
Replies: 24
Views: 1913

Re: Rank the Tracks: Miles Davis' Kind of Blue

I think I'm starting to appreciate this album. All songs are at least good.

2 | Freddie Freeloader
4 | All Blues
1 | So What
5 | Flamenco Sketches
3 | Blue in Green
by prosecutorgodot
Wed May 03, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 57
Views: 2019

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

andyd1010 wrote:I guess I'm alone in thinking that Pride is by far the best song on the album and Humble is the worst.

They're both in the top 5 of the album, for me.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 02, 2017 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 519

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

Artists I don't like: R.E.M. Joy Division Van Morrison Drake I'm coming around on A LITTLE, or I at least understand-ish the appeal: The Smiths My Bloody Valentine There actually aren't very many. It could be that when I don't like an artist I quickly move them to the trash bin (metaphorically), so ...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 02, 2017 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 45
Views: 1126

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Not as good a year as 2000-2002, but I got 15 songs: 1. Alicia Keys - If I Ain't Got You 2. Evanescence - Bring Me To Life 3. Beyonce - Crazy in Love 4. Randy Newman - It's a Jungle Out There (Theme from "Monk") 5. Kanye West - Through the Wire 6. OutKast - Hey Ya! 7. Evanescence - My Immo...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 02, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's Nevermind
Replies: 31
Views: 2321

Re: Rank the Tracks: Nirvana's Nevermind

3 | Come As You Are
1 | Smells Like Teen Spirit
11 | On a Plain
5 | Lithium
2 | In Bloom
4 | Breed
6 | Polly
7 | Territorial Pissings
12 | Something in the Way
10 | Stay Away
8 | Drain You
9 | Lounge Act
by prosecutorgodot
Tue May 02, 2017 12:34 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Replies: 46
Views: 1693

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

02 | With a Little Help from My Friends 03 | Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds 09 | When I'm Sixty-Four 13 | A Day in the Life 01 | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 06 | She's Leaving Home 08 | Within You Without You 04 | Getting Better 05 | Fixing a Hole 10 | Lovely Rita 07 | Being for the Benefit...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 01, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2089

Re: Songs of 2017

We're a third of the way through the year. Here's my list so far: 1. Kendrick Lamar - LUST. 2. Willie Nelson - He Won't Ever Be Gone [tribute to Merle Haggard] PLEASE LISTEN TO THIS IF YOU HAVE HEARD OF THESE TWO COUNTRY GREATS IN ANY CAPACITY 3. Gorillaz ft. Pusha T, Mavis Staples - Let Me Out 4. A...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 01, 2017 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 18
Views: 418

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6

Amy Winehouse - He Can Only Hold Her King Crimson - Moonchild Janis Joplin - My Baby Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city Black Sabbath - Rat Salad Metallica - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up Cream - World of Pain Rod Stewart - Tomorrow is a Long Time -- I wouldn't mi...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 01, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)
Replies: 18
Views: 367

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)

Admittedly, this has become my favorite Beatles album, over Revolver. I've always thought people who put Abbey Road at #1 weren't real Beatles fans, but now I'm one of them... Great: 05 | Octopus's Garden (Emilien, you're my enemy :angry-nono: ) 01 | Come Together 07 | Here Comes the Sun 02 | Someth...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon May 01, 2017 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks
Replies: 10
Views: 211

Re: 6000 Songs: Coldplay - Clocks

This was the first song I heard where I went, "wow, music can transcend music," if that makes any sense. It is very interesting to think about what makes that piano riff so special. I think it is how it is produced. The reverb filter, which sounds close to the one on The Cure's Disintegrat...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Apr 29, 2017 5:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 42
Views: 815

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

It was quite a process to go through these albums, and now I'm all hip-hopped out. I don't know if I can keep this up for another 3 weeks... Album Thoughts: ITANOMTHUB --- The sound still doesn't quite *click* with me, but I don't dislike it. I get the cultural aspect blah blah. I don't get, and hav...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2089

Re: Songs of 2017

StevieFan13 wrote:
prosecutorgodot wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:(though I don't know if I can get used to her having a hair color conceivably found in nature).

I just realized... are you dissing Hayley?

'Course not.

Ok, im sorry about that

The unicorn drink sounds scary. I heard that it contains as much sugar as a full gallon of soda!
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2089

Re: Songs of 2017

StevieFan13 wrote:(though I don't know if I can get used to her having a hair color conceivably found in nature).

I just realized... are you dissing Hayley?
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 25, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3009

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Does this work?

https://mega.nz/#!HwRGFD4D!jB77rCviVj3Q ... NWRNjUeQU0

I downloaded the file, but have yet to have the time to try it out (but should be fine :mrgreen: ) Thank you!
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 25, 2017 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 131
Views: 5522

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

Sorry, yes I got the date wrong. HOWEVER, I assumed it was June 30th, 1) because we agreed 3 months, 2) no one disagreed in the previous thread when i said June 30th, and 3) last year's poll ended on June 30th; here I thought it was customary to finish the annual polls on June 30th. I guess either d...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3009

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

I'm still looking out for an Album Ranking Program! I don't really know things about uploading programs to the Internet, (I guess you could use Dropbox?) but it would be ultra appreciated if someone could upload it!
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 131
Views: 5522

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

Live in Phoenix wrote:About 5 weeks to get your list together :scared-eek:

*9 weeks, we go 'til the end of June. Plenty of time, folks! :music-listening:
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 14
Views: 253

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Before You Accuse Me Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) Beastie Boys - Rhymin' and Stealin' Nick Drake - Man in a Shed Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 Pretenders - Mystery Achievement Arctic Monkeys - Perhaps Vampire...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kung Fu Kenny?
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Re: Kung Fu Kenny?

While cultural appropriation in the music industry is a rampant issue, I believe that context matters greatly when evaluating whether or not orientalism is present. Artists like Wu-Tang Clan and Kendrick Lamar do use references to martial arts films, yes, but I would argue that they do so in the co...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kung Fu Kenny?
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Kung Fu Kenny?

West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar has Kid Capri call out "New Kung Fu Kenny!" at various points on his new album DAMN. Then, he performed at Coachella this past Sunday 4/16. He played video clips on the big screens of himself as a star in a golden-age Hong Kong kung fu movie. He dressed him...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 22
Views: 811

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

I know we're all impatient for 2010s poll, myself included, but we really should wait 3 years. Let's be happy with the 2000s poll/tournament, which should be pretty cool. I had a great time seeing KKB last night, which bumped them up. My top 12: 1 | Kendrick Lamar - HiiiPoWeR 2 | Beach House - Take ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 48
Views: 2089

Re: Songs of 2017

Paramore released a new single, "Hard Times". It's a sweet listen, a good pick-me-up if you're having a tough day.
The song and their new image reminds me of a Blondie-revival of sorts.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Apr 19, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 385

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

There was a study that found that ABBA'S "S.O.S." was the catchiest pop song ever.

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