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by Dexter
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2583

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

FINAL FAN VOTING RESULT: 1. Bon Jovi - 1,162,146 2. Moody Blues - 947,795 3. Dire Straits - 613,749 4. The Cars - 552,733 5. Judas Priest - 538,508 ------------------------------ 6. The Zombies - 529,478 7. Eurythmics - 451,997 8. J. Geils Band - 349,319 9. Depeche Mode - 302,144 10. Nina Simone - 1...
by Dexter
Mon Dec 04, 2017 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2437

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

I felt that Intro by The xx was a very unconventional, out-there choice for a track from xx, but just found out that it is actually the most played track by the band on Spotify, by far. Odd. 200 million plays and other interesting things such as an almost 3 hr. loop in youtube getting 10 million vi...
by Dexter
Wed Nov 29, 2017 6:27 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)
Replies: 15
Views: 291

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)

1. M*A*S*H [Robert Altman/USA/War Comedy] 2. Il Conformista (The Conformist) [Bernardo Bertolucci/Italy/Drama] 3. Five Easy Pieces [Bob Rafelson/USA/Drama] 4. The Rolling Stones: Gimme Shelter [Albert Maysles, David Maysles, Charlotte Mitchell Zwerin/USA/Music doc] 5. Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and ...
by Dexter
Sun Nov 26, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Replies: 12
Views: 327

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

1. The Scientist
2. Clocks
3. In My Place
4. Green Eyes
5. God Put a Smile upon Your Face
6. Politik
7. Warning Sign
8. A Rush of Blood to the Head
9. Amsterdam
10. Daylight
11. A Whisper
by Dexter
Sat Nov 25, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: The Future of Am Film Polls
Replies: 5
Views: 245

Re: The Future of Am Film Polls

I'd like to host but I'll be busy next month and I chose the TV series poll because I'll have no problem naming and ranking 100 TV shows but will probably have a hard time naming 10 female directors, much less 100 films by them.
by Dexter
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:23 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 18
Views: 476

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

1. Fake Plastic Trees
2. High and Dry
3. Street Spirit (Fade Out)
4. Just
5. My Iron Lung
6. The Bends
7. Planet Telex
8. Bones
9. Black Star
10. Sulk
11. (Nice Dream)
12. Bullet Proof...I Wish I Was
by Dexter
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: woman and man artists
Replies: 9
Views: 363

Re: woman and man artists

Maybe a sticky thread on the Critic's lists forum on lists with women artists as the subject. It would not entail much work. I encourage you to participate more Nikitiyk not just because you're a woman but because I think you're the first Russian member here and some might be interested in Russian m...
by Dexter
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 44
Views: 1430

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

Excellent job, as always, Petri. The Top 10 is almost perfect; I'm with whuntva on 'The Shining' but maybe it will grow on me after repeat viewing, I don't know.
by Dexter
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4450

Re: It has happened! Really!!

What a glorious day! I LIKE the new feel of the site, kinda like my iPhone settings - bolder text and bigger text size. Yes, I also have poor eyesight.
by Dexter
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Guess the results -thread
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: Films of the 1980s: Guess the results -thread

Bad at guessing but here goes... 1. Blade Runner 2. Raging Bull 3. Do the Right Thing 4. Blue Velvet 5. The Elephant Man 6. Fanny och Alexander (Fanny & Alexander) 7. Der Himmel über Berlin (Wings of Desire) 8. The Empire Strikes Back 9. Raiders of the Lost Ark 10. Die Hard ... 141. My Left Foot...
by Dexter
Fri Nov 03, 2017 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 507

Re: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

The most embarrassing #1 and by a legend no less, "My Ding-a-Ling" by Chuck Berry.
by Dexter
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music demographics polls 2017: results
Replies: 2
Views: 183

Re: Acclaimed Music demographics polls 2017: results

Thank you very much Pierre, Excellent job! :obscene-drinkingcheers: I'm not particularly surprised by the results but I do hope for more diversity moving forward, we'll see during the future polls but for now if a detective comes across an AMFer as a suspect in whatever he'll probably would look for...
by Dexter
Wed Nov 01, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 2437

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs: 1. The xx - Intro 2. Phoenix - 1901 3. Animal Collective - My Girls 4. Jay-Z feat. Alicia Keys - Empire State of Mind 5. Grizzly Bear - Two Weeks 6. Kid Cudi - Pursuit of Happiness (Steve Aoki Remix) 7. Mumford & Sons - The Cave 8. Bat for Lashes - Daniel 9. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance 10. La...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 25, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2641

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

Another solution would be to have the artist poll be for women in general, so someone could vote for Annie Lennox, which would take into account her contributions to The Tourists, Eurythmics, and as a solo career. I could see that work in the songs poll too by including those only sung by women but...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2641

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

We should limit the list to female solo artists and women-fronted bands. Kim Deal was not considered the frontwoman for the Pixies. As to Stevie Nicks, she took lead turns with Lindsey Buckingham and should be given a pass, the same goes to Kate Pierson with The B-52's.
by Dexter
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 500 Greatest Brazilian Songs - by Top Songs *update*
Replies: 179
Views: 16373

Re: 100 Greatest Brazilian Songs - by Top Songs

You know Brazilian songs can be included in your Latin list as it is considered Latin music. To support my claim, the Latin Grammy honors works produced anywhere around the world that were recorded in either Spanish or Portuguese. Also, I'd suggest Irakere, "Bacalao con pan" [Cuba, Afro-Cu...
by Dexter
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53456

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

Excellent presentation notbrianeno, the best that I've seen in the forum (a sign that AMF is constantly improving). I like the results though I don't think Hip-Hop and R&B really made a lot of ground since the last poll maybe except for select acts like Kanye West and Kendrick Lamar. Woulda, Sho...
by Dexter
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:32 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone Colombia - 50 great Colombian songs
Replies: 8
Views: 1635

Re: Rolling Stone Colombia - 50 great Colombian songs

It's unfortunate. The Viva Colombia list would have made a nice addition to AM considering the lack of World Music lists.
by Dexter
Thu Oct 19, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone Colombia - 50 great Colombian songs
Replies: 8
Views: 1635

Re: Rolling Stone Colombia - 50 great Colombian songs

Not really related to the topic but can somebody fluent in Spanish tell if the list linked below is eligible:

http://canalvivacolombia.com/mil.html
by Dexter
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4199

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

I'm all for equal opportunity regardless of gender but this is not Women in Music Hall of Acclaim (is this trying to make up for the lack of women members in the forum?). No. It's trying to make up for the overwhelming presence of male acts in the hall right now, compared to the female presence. I ...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4199

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

I'm all for equal opportunity regardless of gender but this is not Women in Music Hall of Acclaim (is this trying to make up for the lack of women members in the forum?). 1. Van Halen 2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers 3. Jimmy Cliff 4. Soundgarden 5. Alice in Chains 6. Françoise Hardy 7. Antônio Ca...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 18, 2017 2:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 53456

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

What a splendid collection of classic rock and r&b albums.
by Dexter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2583

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

No doubt Bon Jovi will get the fan votes and get inducted. Radiohead will also get in through the committee votes. It's the other 4 inductees that's a blur but if the committee members get swayed by the fans then Moody Blues, Dire Straits, The Cars and Eurythmics will get in, though I'd rather take ...
by Dexter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (closed) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 28
Views: 929

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

1. Do It Again 2. Reelin' in the Years 3. Rikki Don't Lose That Number 4. Peg 5. Dirty Work 6. Deacon Blues 7. Hey Nineteen 8. Black Cow 9. Josie 10. Kid Charlemagne 11. Aja 12. Bodhisattva 13. My Old School 14. Babylon Sisters 15. Black Friday 16. Only a Fool Would Say That 17. Any Major Dude Will ...
by Dexter
Thu Oct 12, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Is this the worst song of all time?
Replies: 11
Views: 439

Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

My contribution, the worst song that hit #1 (in France & Spain):
by Dexter
Tue Oct 10, 2017 12:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3895

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thank you Listyguy! Very smooth roll-out and excellent presentation. Though there are surprises (Top 5 for Hitchhiker!), as a whole I like the rankings. I too have some books here to read, the one which placed highest is 'The Master and Margarita.'
by Dexter
Fri Oct 06, 2017 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 4199

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

1. Van Halen
2. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
3. Jimmy Cliff
4. Green Day
5. Soundgarden
6. Alice in Chains
7. Françoise Hardy
8. Antônio Carlos Jobim
9. The B-52's
10. The Allman Brothers Band
by Dexter
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2583

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Here's Billboard's odds: http://www.billboard.com/articles/columns/rock/7989057/2018-rock-and-roll-hall-of-fame-nominees-odds-induction THE METERS ...they remain somewhat publicly anonymous, unfamiliar to casual voters and lacking in the major hits and widely acknowledged classic LPs that typically ...
by Dexter
Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3895

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Listyguy wrote:It is really hard to find a cover of Lolita that isn't creepy/provocative looking. Which I guess is meant to promote the notoriety around the book, but come on.

I actually own the book with the cover you selected. It still turned around some heads when I tried to read it beachside lol.
by Dexter
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 2583

Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

Radiohead Rage Against The Machine Bon Jovi Depeche Mode Judas Priest Kate Bush the Cars Dire Straits Eurythmics J. Geils Band LL Cool J MC5 the Meters the Moody Blues Rufus featuring Chaka Khan Nina Simone Sister Rosetta Tharpe Link Wray Zombies. Rock Hall of Fame: Radiohead, Rage, Bon Jovi, Depech...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 04, 2017 7:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 35
Views: 1728

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

I can count four usernames with feminine sounding names and I'm fairly certain that one of them is female and yeah it's a intimidating thought to be the only woman in the forum. I'm interested if you plan to do something about this Henrik - making the forum appeal more to the opposite sex? ...if eve...
by Dexter
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11957

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

Yes, I'm from São Paulo. I'm glad you liked the city! Have you been to the Rock Gallery? I've read about it (4 floors full of rock merchandise) but my Paulistana friend, who showed me around SP, didn't take me there. We did go to a rock bar near Paulista Avenue (Café Piu Piu, if I'm not mistaken) w...
by Dexter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 7:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 3726

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Albums 1. Buena Vista Social Club - At Carnegie Hall 2. Erykah Badu - New Amerykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War 3. The Kills - Midnight Boom 4. Lady Gaga - The Fame 5. Taylor Swift - Fearless 6. TV on the Radio - Dear Science 7. The Kooks - Konk 8. The Mars Volta - The Bedlam in Goliath 9. Nick Cave & ...
by Dexter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 50 Best Tom Petty Songs
Replies: 13
Views: 592

Re: The 50 Best Tom Petty Songs

Interesting that you didn't post your own list of your favorites... here's mine: 1. Free Fallin' 2. American Girl 3. Refugee 4. Learning to Fly 5. I Won't Back Down 6. Mary Jane's Last Dance 7. Breakdown 8. Runnin' Down a Dream 9. Don't Come Around Here No More 10. You Don't Know How It Feels edit: ...
by Dexter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11957

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

In 2014 poll "The Dark Side of the Moon" jump from #44 to #14!!! ..and hopefully, with new voters like me, the album with stay at the top 20. Bruno, are you from São Paulo? I was there last month and I bought a Dark Side of the Moon vinyl original 1973 pressing at Benedito Calixto Square....
by Dexter
Tue Oct 03, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone: Tom Petty's 50 Greatest Songs
Replies: 1
Views: 222

Rolling Stone: Tom Petty's 50 Greatest Songs

Tom Petty's 50 Greatest Songs His hits have defined rock radio since the Seventies, and he never stopped writing great music. Here's the definitive guide to his best songs http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/tom-petty-50-greatest-songs-w506653 By Christopher R. Weingarten, Jon Dolan, Corinne Cum...
by Dexter
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3895

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Very well-done presentation so far. Thanks! Great to some unfamiliar books for me to look into.
by Dexter
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: 6000 Songs: Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi

Very nice review Rob! Two thumbs up. I also agree that "A Case of You" is a better song than this but there is no dispute that this is a superbly written song. Here's a groovy music video/ animation of the song which I like:
by Dexter
Sun Oct 01, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 35
Views: 1728

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

This poll is currently relevant if you follow the discussions on the Album poll results, i.e., correlation between the results of albums by female artists vis-a-vis female voters. My guess is that out of the 75 who participated in the last poll (assuming all do so again in this one) the female popul...
by Dexter
Sat Sep 30, 2017 1:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 88
Views: 4463

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Albums 1. Radiohead - In Rainbows 2. Rihanna - Good Girl Gone Bad 3. Iron & Wine - The Shepherd's Dog 4. Spoon - Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga 5. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare 6. M.I.A. - Kala 7. LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver 8. Kanye West - Graduation 9. Arcade Fire - Neon Bible 10. Justice -...
by Dexter
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 44
Views: 2257

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

Stevie's the youngest member? Who's the oldest?
by Dexter
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 1347

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)

Petri wrote:You have two #9's. I assume that Time of the Gypsies is your #9 and Cinema Paradiso #10.

You are right, my bad.
by Dexter
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 2829

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

If you're really interested, we can make that a three-phase poll ;) I usually have this one last for a month; I don't mind going further to do a complete demographics review of the AM community. I don't think I'll do ethnic origins and religions, though. That'd be great. I'm really interested, only...
by Dexter
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:59 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 1208

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)

1. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee/USA/Drama) 2. Dekalog (Krzysztof Kieslowski/Poland/Drama) 3. Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen/USA/Comedy Drama) 4. sex, lies, and videotape (Steven Soderbergh/USA/Drama) 5. Drugstore Cowboy (Gus Van Sant/USA/Drama) 6. Roger & Me [doc] (Michael Moore/USA/Cultu...
by Dexter
Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 1347

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)

1. Die Hard (John McTiernan/USA/Action) 2. The Thin Blue Line [doc] (Errol Morris/USA/Culture & Society) 3. Spoorloos (The Vanishing) [George Sluizer/Netherlands/Thriller] 4. Tonari no Totoro (My Neighbor Totoro) [anim] [Hayao Miyazaki/Japan/Children's Fantasy] 5. Akira [anim] (Katsuhiro Otomo/J...
by Dexter
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 5863

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Songs 1. Amy Winehouse - Rehab 2. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy 3. Muse - Supermassive Black Hole 4. Peter Bjorn and John feat. Victoria Bergsman - Young Folks 5. TV on the Radio - Wolf Like Me 6. Band of Horses - The Funeral 7. Cat Power - The Greatest 8. Lily Allen - Smile 9. Hot Chip - Over and Over 10....
by Dexter
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 2829

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

On a somewhat related note, does anybody know the male to female ratio in AMF? how about the average age of the members? I get a feeling that in forum is male dominated born between the 70s-90s.
by Dexter
Mon Aug 07, 2017 8:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 39106

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

Considering the number of voters this year, are we gonna get a top 2000 albums rollout?
by Dexter
Wed Aug 02, 2017 2:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's The Smiths: All 73 Songs, Ranked
Replies: 1
Views: 195

Rolling Stone's The Smiths: All 73 Songs, Ranked

Most likely ineligible since this is not a staff list but a Rob Sheffield list but still a great list. The Smiths: All 73 Songs, Ranked Morrissey and Johnny Marr lasted only five years as a songwriting team, but these Manchester lads left a lifetime's worth of absurdly great songs behind. By Rob She...
by Dexter
Sun Jul 30, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What do you think of Dunkirk?
Replies: 1
Views: 246

What do you think of Dunkirk?

Dunkirk, Christopher Nolan's latest film is released to universal acclaim and for some the best film so far this year and the best in Nolan's career. Do you likewise hold the film in such high regard? For me, I think the opening sequence is brilliant and the technical aspects, such as the use of sou...

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