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by andyd1010
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 192
Views: 1710

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Beyonce - All Night (2016)

I really wanted to nominate Radiohead - Present Tense for that year too
by andyd1010
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 192
Views: 1710

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

King Princess - 1950 (2018)
by andyd1010
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 138
Views: 3806

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Belle and Sebastian – I Want the World to Stop: 7.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What Yo...
by andyd1010
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7524

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You could still make a case for Oasis though. I'm not sure what the raw point totals are on the AM artists list, but I would guess that if you scaled those points to equate to the points you assigned here and then calculated the difference between the two, Oasis would come out on top. I'd bet that ...
by andyd1010
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7524

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You could still make a case for Oasis though. I'm not sure what the raw point totals are on the AM artists list, but I would guess that if you scaled those points to equate to the points you assigned here and then calculated the difference between the two, Oasis would come out on top.
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 27512

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

I agree with all of Nick's points. I would guess the consensus is that he peaked in 1956, but my favorite Elvis album (From Elvis in Memphis) and song (this one) came out in 1969. Hymie, I'm curious, what do you think was his best vocal performance? And do you think his vocal ability had declined by...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The Band – King Harvest (Has Surely Come): 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know:...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7524

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Great top 10! And great presentation, mileswide. I thought Don't Look Back in Anger had a better shot at No. 1, but oh well. Mr. Brightside is a worthy winner. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out is a classic song with a great chorus, but to me the melodic line in "Well, the pleasure, the privilege...
by andyd1010
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Tool and Lana on the same day!
Replies: 2
Views: 1605

New Tool and Lana on the same day!

My first impressions... Pretty much what you would expect from Tool: extremely long songs with complex time signatures that are dense and will require me a few listens to fully form an opinion. But it's definitely a good album up to the standard set by all of their previous releases. Not too much se...
by andyd1010
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 7524

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

acroamor, thank you for singlehandedly helping me get 1234 and Chop Suey! into the top 40! I love all your choices that showed up on this page - I either voted for them or they would have been in my next 50.
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3243

Re: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010

This is possibly my favorite year ever in music. Incredible depth. 1 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy My favorite hip-hop album by a mile, and the only one in which I enjoy every song. 2 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs Somehow I had never been introduced to Arcade Fire until this album s...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 3243

Re: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010

6. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs I was resistant to this when I first listened to it after release, but it grew on me with time, particularly after listening to Hey Ocean's remarkable cover of "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)". Thanks for sharing! I'm a huge Arcade Fire fan, and this is the firs...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 20125

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. I remembered this comment and figured I’d shed some more light on it. I went to the World Fencing Championsh...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Big Thief – Shark Smile: 8 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles -...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread

I love a lot of the 90s choices, Jirin, especially to see someone else here vote for Santa Monica and Plush. I probably should have voted for Flagpole Sitta too.
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Nice of you to take the time to do this, makes the poll feel really friendly and communal! Agreed! Glad you enjoyed Never Is a Promise, mileswide. I love that album, and that chorus in particular really gets me. The way she sings “you’ll never understand” that final time really makes me believe she...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Jackson wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:41 pm
(what's next, polling our favorite guitar riffs?)
Why not! I think I'd have fun ranking any common component of a song.
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Big Thief – Mythological Beauty: 7.5 Orelsan – Suicide social: 6.5 Green Day – In the End: 6 The Jam – English Rose: 4.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empir...
by andyd1010
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 3898

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 29
Views: 8913

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

I already did my top 100s, but here are my albums and songs of the year... Me too. Albums: 2010: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2011: Thrice - Major/Minor 2012: Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 2013: Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 2014: Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence 2015: ...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 29
Views: 8913

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Tentative, too-early lists: Albums 1 | Vampire Weekend | Modern Vampires of the City | 2013 2 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy | 2010 3 | Thrice | Major/Minor | 2011 4 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs | 2010 5 | The National | High Violet | 2010 6 | Beyoncé | Lemonade | 2016 7 | Arcade Fi...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s
Replies: 36
Views: 6240

Re: Favorite Artists of the 2010s

Because I got some criticism for my "Favorite Albums of the 2010s" list since the decade is not over, I figured Artists would make more sense. With the decade 96% complete, I think it is fair to start looking at the best/favorite artists of the decade. Maybe, but because many people are now going t...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I’ve also thought a lot about the best bridges/middle eights as I’ve gone through my choices, so if you ever wanted to go for your original idea, I’d be down for that too.
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Damn, I was just finalizing my list after hours and hours going through it. I feel worse now, I didn't know anyone else was going to enter, sorry andyd. It would be a shame for everyone's hard work to go to waste. I know this indecision from me is equally bad as anything I mentioned in the last pos...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Damn, I was just finalizing my list after hours and hours going through it. 1 | Oasis | Don't Look Back in Anger 2 | Thrice | Words in the Water (final chorus) 3 | System of a Down | Chop Suey! (final chorus) 4 | The Beatles | Hey Jude 5 | Feist | 1234 (final chorus) 6 | 4 Non Blondes | What's Up? 7...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14269

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

41 | Howard Tate | Ain't Nobody Home 57 | Stephen Cummings | She Set Fire to the House I see "Ain't Nobody Home" as being released in 1966. Is there a 1986 version? I also can only find a 1989 date for "She Set Fire to the House". You are correct on Tate. I actually see 1987 for She Set Fire to the...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14269

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Albums 1 | Paul Simon | Graceland 2 | The Smiths | The Queen Is Dead 3 | Elvis Costello | King of America 4 | Peter Gabriel | So 5 | Elvis Costello | Blood & Chocolate Songs 1 | The Smiths | There Is a Light That Never Goes Out 2 | The Smiths | I Know It's Over 3 | The Smiths | Panic 4 | Paul Simon...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.23
Replies: 13
Views: 4577

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.23

I would love to know why the number of votes is so low every week. If anyone has any ideas, please let me know. I’m as perplexed as you might be thelastenemy. I find this chart just a little more interesting than the ‘classic’ chart. I’ve been turned on to way more interesting new music here over t...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24
Replies: 15
Views: 4694

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24

Hate to pit mine up against each other but I can't not nominate new Tool:

Tool - Fear Inoculum
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24
Replies: 15
Views: 4694

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24

FKA twigs - Cellophane
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 65899

Re: Songs of 2019

FKA twigs' comeback single "Cellophane" is absolutely stunning - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkLjqFpBh84 Seconded. I wish I took your recommendation sooner. I just heard it for the first time, and it's immediately my song of the year, and I think it's one of the greatest songs of all time. I ha...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia: 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles - ...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3511

Re: Lollapalooza recommendations

Alright, recap time. I saw IDLES, Tierra Whack, Maggie Rogers, Janelle Monae and Tame Impala. Pretty awesome lineup. My friend had never heard of IDLES and loved them. They were much better than I expected - great energy and the lead singer made crazy facial expressions that were entertaining - hard...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 30758

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The National - Ada: 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles - (The...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3511

Re: Lollapalooza recommendations

Jirin wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 1:59 pm
I would check out Sharon Van Etten.
She’s great too, but not playing tomorrow. There is some of her discography I still need to listen to though. Seventeen is definitely one of the songs of the year.
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3511

Re: Lollapalooza recommendations

spiritualized wrote:
Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:06 am
Hiya
If you intend to go see Death Cab for Cutie, check out their Transatlancism album. Definitely their best.
I would like to! But they scheduled Janelle Monae at the same time! I’ll check out the album later though.
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 31, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 29616

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Aloe Blacc – I Need a Dollar: 8 The Rolling Stones – Soul Survivor: 7 The Notorious B.I.G. – Suicidal Thoughts: 6 Otis Redding – Rock Me Baby: 6 Simple Plan – Welcome to My Life: 4.5 AC/DC – Who Made Who: 4 Slick Rick – Hey Young World: 4 R.E.M. – Little America: 3.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction:...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21275

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

I know, I know, Take on Me is 1984 and I missed it. Songs 1 | Tom Waits | Downtown Train 2 | A-ha | Take on Me 3 | Tears for Fears | Everybody Wants to Rule the World 4 | Talking Heads | Road to Nowhere 5 | Kate Bush | Hounds of Love 6 | Kate Bush | Running Up that Hill 7 | Tom Waits | Jockey Full o...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 31, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3511

Re: Lollapalooza recommendations

You definitely need to check out Mitski before you go. I’m sure you already know she’s a huge critical favorite, but her entire discography lives up to the praise. I’d suggest listening to Be The Cowboy and Puberty 2, which are both classic albums imo. Also look out for her during her Lollapalooza ...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3511

Lollapalooza recommendations

I'm going to Lolla on Friday. Here's the lineup: https://www.lollapalooza.com/lineup/by-day/ The only acts whose discographies I'm really familiar with are Tame Impala, Janelle Monae and Maggie Rogers. I like some songs by some other artists: Childish Gambino: This Is America; Redbone; Me and Your M...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 31, 2019 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6485

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

Hymie, now's your chance to take out The Velvet Underground!
by andyd1010
Tue Jul 30, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6485

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
2. blink-182 - Enema of the State
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 27, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 29616

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Gotta say, having a good voice doesn’t really matter to me at all when it comes to music I like, unless the song really requires it. Conveying a tone and selling the song matter the most. That being said: have we done a “best vocalists” poll recently? Yes, mat.bez.lima did it and Miles Davis won in...
by andyd1010
Thu Jul 25, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 33735

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Moonbeam wrote:
Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:34 am
I've used the spreadsheet to come up with correlations based on the points awarded. Here are the top 10 users based on correlation for all participants:
So everyone should go to Arcadefire for recommendations, apparently!

Seemed like almost everyone's #1
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

All These Things That I've Done is another one. Nick, are you taking it as an average of the normal choruses plus the 'I've Got Soul But I'm Not a Soldier' part? Fluorescent Adolescent is another similar example (like Don't Stop Believing also) with a chorus and then a big refrain at the end, so I'l...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 16953

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Some interesting cases: 1234 by Feist; Vicarious by Tool; What It Is to Burn by Finch. In all three cases, I think the first two choruses are merely good, and the final chorus is astounding. I guess I should just vote for the average quality between the three choruses in each song? There are plenty ...
by andyd1010
Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 33735

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Nice job, TheLastEnemy! To me The Beatles are - and will likely always be - in a completely different stratosphere from every other act, so I'm happy to see their reign continue, and actually a little unsettled that it's as close as it is, with Bowie getting an equal number of votes and Radiohead on...
by andyd1010
Tue Jul 23, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 33735

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Elder wrote:Nor can it be ignored that critically acclaimed artists (Frank Ocean, James Blake, Grimes) interfere with the sound of extremely popular artists (Beyonce, Ariana Grande, Bieber).
What do you mean by interfere?