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by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 3
Views: 70

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 (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3852

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: 45
Views: 1378

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: 26
Views: 496

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: 18
Views: 381

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: 141

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: 442

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: 197

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: 197

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: 7
Views: 196

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: 52

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: 248

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: 565

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: 41
Views: 1431

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: 762

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: 32032

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: 7
Views: 282

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: 1955

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: 908

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: 367

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: 350

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: 1332

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: 273

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: 226

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: 452

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: 1706

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: 1706

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: 1248

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: 413

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: 4802

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: 132
Views: 5538

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: 1792

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: 132
Views: 5538

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: 1792

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: 189

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: 1792

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: 733

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: 302
Views: 32032

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: 556

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: 3074

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: 804

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 (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3852

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: 3074

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: 62692

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: 13917

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: 62692

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: 822

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: 13917

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: 13917

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...

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