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by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 21, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

3. Very surprised to see Swans' The Seer and To Be Kind almost right next to each other. If I had to guess before the poll, I would have thought TBK would place between 500-700 and The Seer would be between 200-300; once I saw TBK at 414, I got prematurely excited and thought The Seer would be much...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 20, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Dang, even though Ray Charles' "Modern Sounds" appearance messed up my prediction, I am very happy to see him. Check it out if you haven't yet. Even if the whole album doesn't please you, the singles get stuck in your head for days (in a good way).
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 19, 2017 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 22
Views: 261

Re: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7

This was my first time listening to Baduizm , and it was as smooth as a baby's... well, you know. Albums Prince - Purple Rain Michael Jackson - Off the Wall Erykah Badu - Baduizm pass Songs 1. Stevie Wonder - Superstition vs. 2. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 3. Prince - When Doves Cry vs. 8. Four To...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 19, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Besides Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, here are albums that I think will be new entries to the top 1000, that existed at the time of the 2014 poll:
Predictions: Adele - 21 (2011) and Drake - Take Care (2011)

Maybe: Beyonce - Beyonce (2013)
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 18, 2017 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Boo-yah! I tend to shy away from Pitchfork's pretentiousness, but this time I think the pretentiousness is warranted. You liked that quote? Don't get me wrong, the quote picks here a generally great to amazing, but this description of ABBA as a great tragic music band is as forced as they come. It ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 12
Views: 322

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Good start, Listyguy!
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

It's fun watching albums far surpass their AM ranks. Look at ABBA proudly seated in the top 500! Boo-yah! I tend to shy away from Pitchfork's pretentiousness, but this time I think the pretentiousness is warranted. :music-listening: The title track "Arrival" should be music's national ant...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 17, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 21
Views: 324

Re: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 6

Stayin' Alive!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 16, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Will Atrocity Exhibition make it? I'm thinking there's a 50/50 chance right now.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

I agree with Steviefan. Don't worry about it if it's too difficult.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:11 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Albums you want to see done in Rate The Tracks
Replies: 13
Views: 797

Re: Albums you want to see done in Rate The Tracks

Suggesting an alternate methodology:
Wouldn't it be best to simply use this year's AMF poll, going from the highest ranking album that was not among these first 100, and going down from there?
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 16, 2017 4:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

I am in love with the descriptive reviews, they are a great addition.

I was not expecting to see Lucinda Williams and the Grateful Dead. Glad to have them though, they spice up the list.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

A few comments. One, I'm glad Contra is getting more shine in this forum than it has been getting in the larger critics realm (though it does seem to be slowly rising in the ranks). Two, it's too bad Al Green dropped out of the top 500, though I guess I can't complain too much since I didn't vote fo...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Well I know one moon that will be beaming tonight.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 13, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 21
Views: 324

Re: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 2

I listened to a couple new albums this week, neither of which won though I enjoyed both, since I went with the legacy act in each case. But I have to express my delight with Maggot Brain . It used sounds I normally associate as being "country," as well as reminding me of Santana's Abraxas ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Also, going off of Jackson I'm hoping ITAOTS reaches the top 100, though there is only a miniscule chance. Why would you say that? It was #113 in 2014. Doesn't seem like much of a stretch to think it might climb into the top 100. Oh, I see. I haven't looked much at the 2014 poll, as it makes it a b...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

No one's mentioned this, but doesn't Nevermind have a chance of taking #1?

Also, going off of Jackson I'm hoping ITAOTS reaches the top 100, though there is only a miniscule chance.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

When I was a teenager I loved Linkin Park but hated Limp Bizkit. I like neither now but there is a HUGE difference between the two. Linkin Park taps into the disillusionment and disenfranchisement of a teenager who feels completely alienated from their manipulative, consumeristic culture. Limp Bizk...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Wow, Drake is going to be a PRESENCE in the next hundred or two, I can feel it.

Holy ----, King of Limbs made it! No doubt now that Radiohead are going to dominate.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 11, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Damn, this reminded me I need to hear that Alice Coltrane album at some point.

Also, I would be so thrilled if Death Grips made it to the list.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Song Exploder" Podcast
Replies: 1
Views: 65

"Song Exploder" Podcast

I recently found out about this podcast that's been going on since 2014, called "Song Exploder". I apologize if I'm being a noob. The podcast is produced by Hrishikesh Hirway. On each episode of the podcast, an artist breaks down one of their songs, talking about the stories behind the son...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 10, 2017 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Wow, 3 Weeknd albums!

I completely forgot about Chvrches. "Bones" will definitely be showing up then.

This is a lot of albums showing up from 2016. Is this an especially good year for music, or is it the usual thing where the latest year tends to get a lot of votes?
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 09, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Bruno wrote:
#705. A Tribe Called Quest | We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service (2016)

Nice debut!

I agree, I got a bit emotional for a brief second. Proud of them!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 09, 2017 5:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Hmm, I'll try my hand at top 10 2010s:
#1: MBDTF
#2: TPAB

The rest in no order
good kid maad city, lost in the dream, high violet, blackstar, archandroid, channel orange, let England shake, the suburbs

It could be that Carrie and Lowell or RTJ2 gets in tho.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

All the best to TVUAN, but my prediction goes to OKC. I get the gripes about OK Computer. But it is too popular with too many people to deny. You have to had listened to it at a certain point in your life, and been thinking about specific things too. The stars aligned for me that way, and so yeah, b...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 08, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Father2TheMan wrote:EDIT: In regards to my favourite acts, Pet Sounds top 10 and SMiLe in the top 500.

#834. Brian Wilson | SMiLE (2004)
http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=5822&p=79420&sid=b8e94b3bc6a8c14f8635aaafe28e5111#p79318
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Not much of a prediction, but Swans will enter the top 400
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

So our top 1000 is going to be Drake-free?
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Sep 07, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.32
Replies: 14
Views: 293

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.32

"Deathless" is my jam!
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 06, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

I second this. New albums (Lemonade, RTJ2,...) will keep me on the edge of my seat. Excited for all of Kendrick's placements. You think Damn might show up somewhere? Mm, no. Not DAMN. nor untitled.unmastered., but hoping for the best for Section.80 and GKMC (of course it will show up, but how high?).
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 06, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

BleuPanda wrote:I think my main interest is seeing where To Pimp a Butterfly and Blackstar place, along with the other new albums since the previous poll.

I second this. New albums (Lemonade, RTJ2,...) will keep me on the edge of my seat. Excited for all of Kendrick's placements.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

Please... unranked only because this "project" is an EP, which RYM has listed as the #23 ranked EP of all-time. This has been one of my personal favorite albums/EPs since I first purchased it in 1983. Please don't disrespect the opinions of others. Thanks! Sorry for being rude. I'm exaspe...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Sep 06, 2017 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 479

Re: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 1

Songs 7. Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine vs. 2. Stevie Wonder - Superstition 5. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean vs. 3. Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come 12. Marvin Gaye - What’s Going On vs. 4. Prince - When Doves Cry 14. Four Tops - Reach Out I’ll Be There vs. 1. The Jackson 5 - I Wan...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Sep 05, 2017 4:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

These picks are off the wall. I have a love-hate relationship with them.

Wow, an unranked REM project made it to the top 1000. *rolling eyes*

I'm going to check out Siembra now.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Ok, scratch out 1999 being in top 100; I think you'll be lucky to see it in the top 200. So swap it out for Hounds of Love. Still holding out hope for Disintegration. What will be the top ten most voted albums? Does anyone think there is an album that everyone voted for? It would be really cool if t...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 04, 2017 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

panam wrote:I hope there's at least one spanish language album on the list, it's difficult, but i hope.


Hmm? Are none of the ones already presented, especially Racionais MCs, in Spanish?

Another prediction: I wonder if any EPs will make it? I doubt it.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 03, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 338
Views: 10882

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

wtf did i manage to convince some of you that ATS is great? contact me if you voted for it lol. I can't believe it made the top 1000.

great job so far, NBE!
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Walter Becker
Replies: 9
Views: 315

Re: R.I.P. Walter Becker

I just started getting into the band, and hoped I would eventually see a reunion show. C'est la vie. Best wishes to fans friends and family.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 03, 2017 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 101
Views: 2536

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

Disintegration and 1999 in top 100

I'll be sad if Caravanserai doesn't make the top 1000. It is such a great album. It's basically the pop version of Bitches Brew.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 41
Views: 869

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Quality year. P.S. 2010 MGMT is just as good as, if not better than, 2007 MGMT. Songs 1 | Radiohead | Nude 2 | Noriyuki Iwadare | Godot - The Fragrance of Dark Coffee 3 | Paramore | That's What You Get 4 | Radiohead | Weird Fishes/Arpeggi 5 | Maroon 5 | Makes Me Wonder 6 | M.I.A. | Paper Planes 7 | ...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 49
Views: 1658

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

Context: not an LCD fan, though I enjoy them casually. I wanted to get in on the convo.

On first listen, the only memorable tracks are "how do you sleep?" and "emotional haircut."

Happy September! :greetings-waveyellow:
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Aug 23, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 786

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)

chet_baker wrote:I don't think I'll ever understand the fuss surrounding James Brown at the Apollo.

I am not a huge fan of the album either, but people say it is the most vivid representation of a live concert ever laid to tape.

I'd personally say "At Folsom Prison" is the greatest live album.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Aug 23, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 786

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)

Lady Soul is superior to I Never Loved a Man. Am I the only one?
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Aug 20, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 24
Views: 569

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3

Albums Curtis Mayfield - Superfly Stevie Wonder - Talking Book Amy Winehouse - Back to Black Pass -- too difficult Pass Ray Charles - Modern Sounds in Country and Western Music Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid Pass I'm just here for my girl Janelle. Songs Ben E. King - Stand By Me The Temptations - M...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Aug 20, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lyric advice? (somewhat urgent)
Replies: 9
Views: 313

Re: Lyric advice? (somewhat urgent)

Just looking at the PC and CH in a vacuum for now, pretty good. One critique: Don't say "trying," that sounds lame. Say pushing or rising or something with a stronger action element.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Aug 19, 2017 4:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Thinking of listening project for 2017
Replies: 72
Views: 3690

Re: Thinking of listening project for 2017

Happy with your "Sex Machine" pick. Between listening to that album and Swans' recent output, it's like James Brown predicted the sound 40 years earlier. If anyone knows anything between those two points in time with those electric shocks of instrumentation, I'd be down for a recommendation.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Aug 17, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lyric advice? (somewhat urgent)
Replies: 9
Views: 313

Re: Lyric advice? (somewhat urgent)

The only music I have written was a rap for a school project once. I'd probably cringe so hard if I read it now. I salute your efforts. Hm, what's the pre-chorus and chorus? I think I might actually prefer the second part coming first. (remove the "but") The thing that keeps bugging me is ...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Aug 17, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged
Replies: 10
Views: 394

Re: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged

I use Amazon Music, which does allow mixing of local and online songs. Dunno how many total songs it allows in a single playlist. I would recommend somehow getting digital files of your desired music, and then using whatever music player is on your computer. It is the easiest way to shuffle all your...

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