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by Jap123
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12411

Re: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM

It's all filled out now
by Jap123
Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12411

Re: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM

Going to try and do some of these tonight, do we just want the first primary genre or if there are three or four should all of them go on?
by Jap123
Wed Jun 24, 2020 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM
Replies: 35
Views: 12411

Re: Help wanted - genres for songs on AM

or you can look at the separate tags for individual album tracks. I am not a registered RYM user, and I don't see this feature over there. However on sonemic.com, which is the official successor to RYM and is currently in open beta, I can click on an individual track on an album page and then see g...
by Jap123
Sat May 02, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Streaming Services - a poll
Replies: 44
Views: 10084

Re: Streaming Services - a poll

I use google because of the bigger library limit, ability to add your own stuff and the easy editing tool so you can add the correct artwork if its missing
by Jap123
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 7623

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

If you look at the RYM top 100 or so compared to the AM list Fishmans are probably the least represented by critics, with the highest ranked live album on RYM and a studio album in the top 100, neither of which are anywhere to be found on the AM list, and probably never will be (although this can b...
by Jap123
Wed Apr 22, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 7623

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

If you look at the RYM top 100 or so compared to the AM list Fishmans are probably the least represented by critics, with the highest ranked live album on RYM and a studio album in the top 100, neither of which are anywhere to be found on the AM list, and probably never will be (although this can be...
by Jap123
Wed Apr 22, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 7623

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

Pretty much everything by Swans, but especially Soundtracks for The Blind is unbelievably low
by Jap123
Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 27412

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

The new perfume genius song is probably the best he's ever released - unexpected shoegaze/noise pop direction
by Jap123
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 80s poll predictions and speculation
Replies: 14
Views: 4342

Re: 80s poll predictions and speculation

Please don't let Billie Jean be number one
by Jap123
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 11095

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Funeral For a Friend / Love Lies Bleeding
Candle In The Wind
Bennie And The Jets
Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
by Jap123
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Replies: 16
Views: 6051

Re: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

I know sales aren't everything but Nevermind came midway through the late 80s-late 90s CD boom where the big sellers were the biggest ever in the music industry and when something got huge it was hard to avoid overexposure to it, as all of the ordinary persons' traditional entries into music such as...
by Jap123
Sat Feb 01, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 11095

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Lou Reed - Berlin:
Caroline Says II
The Kids
The Bed
Sad Song

In The Aeroplane Over The Sea:
Two Headed Boy
The Fool
Holland 1945
Communist Daughter

Daydream Nation:
Teen Age Riot
Silver Rocket
The Sprawl
Cross The Breeze
by Jap123
Mon Jan 27, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 7505

Re: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s

I do unironically love My Teenage Dream Ended and reccommend everyone gives it a listen. The combination of the cover, the instrumentals and the vocals, none of which feel like they are from the same release is genuinely class.
by Jap123
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 146
Views: 83137

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Eminem's recent run of albums has made his earlier stuff unenjoyable for me as well because i just associate his voice with garbage now. It's actually quite remarkable how, even though it is a fair bit better than the previous two, the new one will most likely stay as my least favorite album of 2020...
by Jap123
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 63595

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Maybe because it's a single only release (so far) or because it came out so late in the year but im shocked the new MGMT song has appeared on barely any lists so far
by Jap123
Mon Jan 20, 2020 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 63595

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Songs list: 1. MGMT - In The Afternoon 2. FKA Twigs - Cellophane 3. DIIV - Blankenship 4. Slowthai - Doorman 5. FKA Twigs - Home With You 6. Zack Fox And Kenny Beats - Jesus Is The One (I Got Depression) 7. Big Thief - Not 8. Black Country, New Road - Sunglasses 9. Denzel Curry - Ricky 10. Fontaines...
by Jap123
Sun Jan 19, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 75484

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

I don't usually have time to participate regularly in this game but given a song on my list that i know very well has come up i'll rate it. Prince - Adore - 10 I'm really surprised given how many Prince deep cuts have come up here that i was the only person to list what I thought was one of the more...
by Jap123
Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 63595

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

I'll do a top 50 albums list now and a songs one when i have time. I'm excluding live albums (apart from Beth Gibbons) as otherwise the top ten would be full of Nirvana, Idles, Jeff Rosenstock, Flaming Lips etc. (there were a weird number of great live releases this year) and shift focus onto 'new' ...
by Jap123
Sat Jan 04, 2020 1:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Avant-jazz albums on AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4050

Re: Avant-jazz albums on AM

I believe lists are given more precedence than reviews so an archival live album appearing on one year end list isnt likely to appear
by Jap123
Thu Dec 19, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 24397

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

Can we post lists on here or is it better to email them?
by Jap123
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 19
Views: 6966

Re: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)

Whilst the list on the whole is very questionable, with way too much forgettable pop garbage, I must say i'm happy to see Cellophane get a number one placing given it has been the best song of the year by a long way in my opinion ever since I first heard it.
by Jap123
Sun Dec 08, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 138
Views: 101144

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Anyone else puzzled by Atrocity Exhibition being somewhat forgotten? I seem to remember it getting a lot of attention in 2016 and i'd say is certainly one of the 100 best of the decade (if not higher).
by Jap123
Sat Nov 30, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 8610

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

Could have seen AM coming a mile off, but I just don't get how anyone can look at that record, as good as it is, and say it is the best of the whole decade.
by Jap123
Sat Nov 09, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 138
Views: 101144

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

A shame that Swans and Sun Kil Moon are being almost completely ignored - whether you like Gira and Kozelek or not they put out some of the best stuff this decade.
by Jap123
Fri Oct 18, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Q Magazine (UK) - The Songs Of The Decade
Replies: 16
Views: 10257

Re: Q Magazine - The Songs Of The Decade

More puzzled/worried what Liam Gallagher would be doing anywhere near a EOD list
by Jap123
Fri Oct 18, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 258963

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Definitely going to try and make some date on the Nick Cave European tour next year, given how incredible the live recordings from 2017 were
by Jap123
Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 78
Views: 37759

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

The only reason i ever heard of Dave Matthews was because of the Chicago tour bus incident - as far as i can tell he has no following whatsoever in the UK. (Although in my opinion, having given his AM tracks a listen, Crash Into Me is a pretty good 90s pop song, i find every other song of his that i...
by Jap123
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Chromatics, Nick Cave, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, and Wilco
Replies: 14
Views: 9899

Re: Chromatics, Nick Cave, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, and Wilco

I hate to say it but was i the only one disappointed by the Nick Cave one? It just felt like a bloated, less interesting Skeleton Tree without the variation. After one listen of Skeleton Tree i could remember several songs distinctly as they offered different moods/feels (i.e. you couldn't confuse I...
by Jap123
Mon Sep 09, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 134110

Re: Songs of 2019

The two absolute standouts from this year in my opinion aren't yet on albums - Cellophane by FKA Twigs - surprised this hasnt got more attention to be honest given her being an already established artist. Definitely not her most immediate song but after a few listens i think it is probably my favori...
by Jap123
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 98713

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Big Star - You Can't Have Me
7
Not a regular contributor to this but had to rate a track from my favorite album of all time - one of my least favorite out of the core fifteen or so songs on Third but still better than most bands could put out
by Jap123
Fri Aug 09, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. David Berman Dead at 52
Replies: 8
Views: 8595

Re: R.I.P. David Berman Dead at 52

I think its a fairly safe bet that it was suicide given his history of depression / wife leaving him last year / some of his lyrics. American Water is one of the best indie albums of the 90s and everyone should give it a try, especially if they like Pavement. Joe Pernice (of Pernice Brothers) poste...
by Jap123
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. David Berman Dead at 52
Replies: 8
Views: 8595

Re: R.I.P. David Berman Dead at 52

I think its a fairly safe bet that it was suicide given his history of depression / wife leaving him last year / some of his lyrics. American Water is one of the best indie albums of the 90s and everyone should give it a try, especially if they like Pavement.
by Jap123
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (13) July 31
Replies: 9
Views: 10936

Re: MCCh 2019 (13) July 31

Surprised Caligula isn't on yet - surely it managed seven reviews
by Jap123
Fri Jul 05, 2019 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas
Replies: 26
Views: 14734

Re: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas

Option 4 but only expand songs ballot
by Jap123
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 90466

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Songs: 1 The Go-Betweens - Bachelor Kisses 2 Cocteau Twins - Lorelei 3 Prefab Sprout - When Love Breaks Down 4 Minutemen - History Lesson Pt. II 5 Bruce Springsteen - Bobby Jean 6 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - In The Ghetto 7 Lloyd Cole And The Commotions - Perfect Skin 8 The Smiths - Suffer Little ...
by Jap123
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 90466

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Only listened to 19 albums from this year 1 The Smiths - Hatful Of Hollow 2 The Replacements - Let It Be 3 The Smiths - The Smiths 4 Metallica - Ride The Lightning 5 Minutemen - Double Nickels On The Dime 6 Bruce Springsteen - Born In The USA 7 Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds - From Her To Eternity 8 Hu...
by Jap123
Sat Jun 15, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 347
Views: 449856

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

This may have been asked before, but are Jazz albums dated by release or recording dates on here, because i've noticed a few where the release date differs on here from rym/discogs etc.?
by Jap123
Fri Jun 14, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 194
Views: 137016

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Suicidal Thoughts - 9
Surprised that one only made one list
by Jap123
Mon Jun 10, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 125
Views: 209117

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

A couple of King Crimson albums are up now (but not Court or Red yet)
by Jap123
Tue May 21, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 22137

Re: Unacclaimed V: Semi-finals, Week 3

The Field Mice - Emma's House
Chris Bell - You And Your Sister
Billy Nicholls - Girl From New York
Metric - Gold Guns Girls
Jaga Jazzist - Tocatta


Rodriguez - Hate Street Dialogue
Nadine Shah - Fool
Ennio Morricone - Chi Mai
David Axelrod - Holy Thursday
Stevie Wonder - Do I Do
by Jap123
Wed May 15, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: King Crimson is (finally) coming to streaming services!
Replies: 2
Views: 7909

Re: King Crimson is (finally) coming to streaming services!

Off Topic, but did anyone notice that My Bloody Valentine are not available on streaming services in Europe at least ? I'm hoping its only a temporary thing (i.e. a change of who owns the rights to them or something) but given MBV never appeared in the first place, i fear they won't be coming back
by Jap123
Fri May 10, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100
Replies: 66
Views: 38422

Re: Biggest Fan - The First Top 100

Option 1 definitely - if 2 or 3 were used then, presuming the game continues for a while, at some point certain users will run out of songs and we will end up getting ones from the same people way more regularly. It seems total randomness is the best method.
by Jap123
Fri May 10, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 125
Views: 209117

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Sadly, all of My Bloody Valentine has disappeared from streaming sites
by Jap123
Thu May 09, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 202
Views: 167558

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

Haven't had time recently to go through and listen to the ones i've never heard but two of my favorites have come up this week so i thought i'd give them a rate: Tom Waits - Johnsburg, Illinios: 9 - too short to be perfect, but i always thought it was the best song on Swordfishtrombones, and am surp...
by Jap123
Tue Apr 30, 2019 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (07) April 30
Replies: 7
Views: 12630

Re: MCCh 2019 (07) April 30

Are live albums exempt? Because i was expecting given the reviews it has been getting for the Beyonce one to make it on here
by Jap123
Fri Apr 19, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 196
Views: 138951

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

To Ramona - 8

Most of another side is really underrated (better than freewheelin in my opinion)
by Jap123
Fri Apr 05, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 196
Views: 138951

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come: 7 The River has some of the best outtakes around and i thouroughly recommend giving the full box set version of the album with all of them on the third and fourth disks (first two are the original double album) a listen. This is one of the more memorable on...
by Jap123
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 196
Views: 138951

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

The Harptones - Life is But A Dream: 7 Remember this one from Goodfellas - always like a bit of doo wop but this one's a bit too thin to be one of the all time classics. On the contrary. Among hard core doo wop fans it's in the all time top 25. Number 20 on this list. https://digitaldreamdoor.com/p...
by Jap123
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 196
Views: 138951

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

The Harptones - Life is But A Dream:
7

Remember this one from Goodfellas - always like a bit of doo wop but this one's a bit too thin to be one of the all time classics.
by Jap123
Thu Apr 04, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 23757

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

I'm pretty sure the Michael Gira allegations were proven false, but may be wrong on that one. And i think everyone knew or suspected the Jackson stuff way before this documentary (even way before he died) because of the general creepy nature of how many kids he kept around him all the time and the f...