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by andyd1010
Sun Aug 20, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question About 2000s poll
Replies: 1
Views: 38

Question About 2000s poll

Hey, I have a question, mostly for DaveC. Sorry if this has been outlined somewhere, but I only see the system explained for the year-by-year part of the poll. How does the point allocation work for the final stage? I've never participated in this kind of poll before. I assume you can rank however m...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 20, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 15
Views: 140

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

Albums Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul Frank Ocean - Channel Orange Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul Dusty Springfield - Dusty in Memphis Prince - 1999 Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid Funkadelic - Maggot Brain Tough to vote against...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 19, 2017 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 31
Views: 942

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

More exactly, the most important group of people on the forum are from New York ;) Hey now, the northeast U.S. has more than just New York. I'm from the Boston area and live in Connecticut now. Don't take it too seriously, it's just the rest of the world teasing America a bit ;) Oh I know. Boston h...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 19, 2017 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 31
Views: 942

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Pierre wrote:
panam wrote:Most people are...from New York?


More exactly, the most important group of people on the forum are from New York ;)

Hey now, the northeast U.S. has more than just New York. I'm from the Boston area and live in Connecticut now.
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 418

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

Albums The Rolling Stones - Out of Our Heads Otis Redding - Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul The Supremes - Where Did Our Love Go Songs 5. Prince - 1999 vs. 2. Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You 6. FKA Twigs - Two Weeks vs. 3. Sly and the Family Stone - Everyday People 1. J...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 16, 2017 2:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.29
Replies: 7
Views: 162

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.29

StevieFan13 wrote:
Bruno wrote:
Rdwdbob wrote:I'm thinking Kesha's "Praying' is worthy of a second chance here ... anybody wanna second it?

Yes. Good song!

I'll third! Glad to bring another nom of mine back.
...can we do the same for "Cut to the Feeling"?

Fourthed! Top-5 song of the year for me, maybe higher.
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 16, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8
Replies: 12
Views: 138

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8

1. The Beatles - Help!
3. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
by andyd1010
Tue Aug 15, 2017 3:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7
Replies: 18
Views: 279

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7

Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 09, 2017 4:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

panam wrote:Mmmm no more addings...the results will be in december...

It wasn't an add! Just fixing a mistake. I'm all done adding, I promise.
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 09, 2017 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

Probably looking at tomorrow morning for a rollout time at this point, but I figure if we've waited three years for this list, we can wait a few more hours :D I'll take that as the 24-hour warning. Sorry if it's a pain to get this in, but I made a lot of changes to my list since last time. Thanks f...
by andyd1010
Tue Aug 08, 2017 11:58 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Tsunami Edizioni songs list: 100 great rock ballads - A selection by Marco Garavelli (2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 260

Re: Tsunami Edizioni songs list: 100 great rock ballads - A selection by Marco Garavelli (2017)

I didn't expect them to get any in, so I'll take it, and at least they picked the right one.
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 07, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Tsunami Edizioni songs list: 100 great rock ballads - A selection by Marco Garavelli (2017)
Replies: 6
Views: 260

Re: Tsunami Edizioni songs list: 100 great rock ballads - A selection by Marco Garavelli (2017)

andyd1010 may or may not be happy at the Avenged Sevenfold selection included (although it doesn't come from City of Evil :P ) Avenged Sevenfold | So Far Away | 2010 Just noticed this...Haha, well that song does come from my 2nd-favorite album of theirs (I just ranked Nightmare 65th in the all-time...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 06, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 648

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

Albums 333. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On vs. Sly and the Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On 345. Prince - Purple Rain vs. Stevie Wonder - 479. Songs in the Key of Life Prince - Sign 'O' the Times vs. 423. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 326. Michael Jackson - Thriller vs. James Brown - Live' at th...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

It's not fair to continue to tabulate or switch up ratings WAY after their due date. Sorry, but he did say multiple times "I'll update this when i've completed tabulating as a 24-hour advance warning for any last minute updates, and then start dropping results," so I had been waiting unti...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 05, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

Probably looking at tomorrow morning for a rollout time at this point, but I figure if we've waited three years for this list, we can wait a few more hours :D I'll take that as the 24-hour warning. Sorry if it's a pain to get this in, but I made a lot of changes to my list since last time. Thanks f...
by andyd1010
Tue Aug 01, 2017 11:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2283

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Albums 1 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois 2 | Thrice | Vheissu 3 | Avenged Sevenfold | City of Evil 4 | Kayne West | Late Registration 5 | Spoon | Gimme Fiction 6 | Coldplay | X&Y 7 | Audioslave | Out of Exile 8 | Antony and the Johnsions | I Am a Bird Now 9 | The National | Alligator 10 | Bloc Party...
by andyd1010
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3
Replies: 17
Views: 417

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3

I remain of the opinion that Can't But a Thrill is not top-level Steely Dan, despite some good songs. Face To Face is top-level The Kinks though. Interesting. 3 of my top 5 Steely Dan songs are on this album. Kings is easily in my top 3 of theirs, but they don't play it live and I've never seen it ...
by andyd1010
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8
Replies: 14
Views: 284

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8

2. Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us
vs.
8. Patti Smith - Birdland

7. Lou Reed - The Bed
vs.
5. Animal Collective - In the Flowers

4. Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99
vs.
3. Air - La femme d'argent

6. A Tribe Called Quest - Butter
vs.
1. T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by andyd1010
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 484

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

Wow, really close matchups. The average difference was under 2 votes.
by andyd1010
Mon Jul 10, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16 tiebreaker
Replies: 3
Views: 113

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16 tiebreaker

Ouch. That's easily my top 2 right there, both losing in tiebreakers. Some tough Round of 16 matches today. First Nadal, now this.
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 08, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Young Artists
Replies: 4
Views: 186

Re: Favorite Young Artists

I'll give this a shot: 1 | Vampire Weekend 2 | Florence and the Machine 3 | Lana Del Rey 4 | Adele 5 | Frank Ocean 6 | The xx 7 | First Aid Kit 8 | Tame Impala 9 | Father John Misty 10 | Kendrick Lamar 11 | Alabama Shakes 12 | Kacey Musgraves 13 | Lorde 14 | Grimes 15 | The War on Drugs 16 | Of Mons...
by andyd1010
Tue Jul 04, 2017 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 484

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

4. Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us vs. 12. Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine 9. Pixies - Gouge Away vs. 15. Patti Smith - Birdland 11. Lou Reed - The Bed vs. 6. Bjork - Unravel 8. Animal Collective - In the Flowers vs. 16. Prince - Lady Cab Driver 7. Bruce Springs...
by andyd1010
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

I've expanded mine to 250. I'll keep adding to this until you're ready to finalize everything. Hoping to get to 500, but it's taking a lot longer than I anticipated to go through and evaluate all of these. 1 | Arcade Fire | Funeral 2 | The Beatles | Abbey Road 3 | Bruce Springsteen | Born to Run 4 |...
by andyd1010
Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Well now I feel like more of an ass for taking a shot at Public Enemy in the first round. I figured recent classics by Kendrick and Kanye would dominate this tournament, but I severely underestimated the staying power of Public Enemy, at least in the eyes of most people on this forum.
by andyd1010
Sun Jul 02, 2017 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2648

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

I would have placed Prince et al's While My Guitar Gently Weeps somewhere in the middle of my top 15, maybe toward the top. But I missed the debate and figured it was a strange case and it wouldn't contend.
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 01, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2648

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

14 | Elliott Smith | Pretty (Ugly Before) And this one you voted for in the 2003 poll. It got 3 votes but only 7 points. Wow, that album is really messing with me. Fixed, adding American Idiot: 1 | Arcade Fire | Rebellion (Lies) 2 | Arcade Fire | Wake Up 3 | Arcade Fire | Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) ...
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 01, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2648

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

5 | The Killers | Mr. Brightside This one already made the finals through the 2003 poll. Didn't realize that. Shifted everything up and added my favorite Nick Cave song at 15. Thanks. 1 | Arcade Fire | Rebellion (Lies) 2 | Arcade Fire | Wake Up 3 | Arcade Fire | Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 4 | The Ki...
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2648

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Albums 1 | Arcade Fire | Funeral 2 | Green Day | American Idiot 3 | Kanye West | The College Dropout 4 | The Killers | Hot Fuss 5 | Incubus | A Crow Left of the Murder... 6 | Elliott Smith | From a Basement on the Hill 7 | Sufjan Stevens | Seven Swans 8 | A Perfect Circle | Emotive 9 | Modest Mouse ...
by andyd1010
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 20085

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

I was totally planning as if tomorrow was the deadline. Posting an updated top 100 here just to make sure I have something in before the deadline, but I've been doing a ton of listening over the last few months and would love to add to it if there's any leeway. 1 | Arcade Fire | Funeral | 2004 2 | T...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 29, 2017 3:03 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spin - The 40 Best Nu-Metal Covers of Pop Songs (2016) - CURRENTLY INELIGIBLE
Replies: 5
Views: 210

Re: Spin - The 40 Best Nu-Metal Covers of Pop Songs (2016) - CURRENTLY INELIGIBLE

I agree with Nick on Smooth Criminal. I love A Perfect Circle's 'Imagine' too. I didn't know Renegades of Funk was a cover. Haven't heard the rest, but I'm not exactly dying to hear them.
by andyd1010
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 29
Views: 636

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

City of Evil is below a 3 for sure. :(
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Canadian songs
Replies: 14
Views: 425

Re: Favorite Canadian songs

Yes, I like Arcade Fire... It's a little early to be totally accurate with their two new songs, but that seems about right for now. 1 | Rebellion (Lies) | Arcade Fire 2 | Wake Up | Arcade Fire 3 | Reflektor (featuring David Bowie) | Arcade Fire 4 | Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) | Arcade Fire 5 | The Wei...
by andyd1010
Mon Jun 26, 2017 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 12
Views: 327

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2

16. Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) vs 11. Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 5. Bob Marley - Stop That Train vs 15. Bjork - Like Someone in Love 7. Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city vs 3. Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up 12. Bob Marley - Turn Your Lights Down Low vs 8. Air - La femme d'ar...
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 594

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City

Songs
M.I.A. - Paper Planes
Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 22, 2017 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 73
Views: 5400

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Apologies if this has already been discussed previously and obviously it is Henrik's site and he is the one putting most of the work in so he can do as he pleases, but are there many people on here that are clamoring or really in need of a 10,000 song/album database? Personally I'm quite satisfied ...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 22, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2017)
Replies: 20
Views: 559

Re: Rolling Stone (USA) - The 100 Greatest Metal Albums of All Time (2017)

Haha everyone's favorite album starts off the list!

It is my favorite metal album though, so I'm glad it made the cut.
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16
Replies: 19
Views: 567

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16

Muse - Absolution
Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 610

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

Tough loss, but Major/Minor did better than I expected. Nice to see some people appreciated Promises. That's some high praise, Rob, but I would agree.
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 20, 2017 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

Stay Gold is a fantastic album! Really looking forward to their new one. Andy, I think you need some Gram Parsons in your life! I like most of what I've heard from Gram Parsons (solo, with The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers), but while it was all pleasant, it didn't blow me away. Maybe I sho...
by andyd1010
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 426

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us

Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine

Pixies - Gouge Away

Patti Smith - Birdland

Lou Reed - The Bed

Bjork - Unravel

Animal Collective - In the Flowers

Daft Punk - Voyager
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 18, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 741

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Albums 4. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. Kanye West - Late Registration vs. 3. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs 1. M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. 3. Kanye West - Runaway 5. N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton...
by andyd1010
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

Cool list of new entries! The one that stuck out to me as the most interesting was First Aid Kit. They have some fantastic singles but no great albums in my opinion. Thanks. The Lion's Roar and Stay Gold will both make my top 500. There are definitely singles that stand out, especially Emmylou, but...
by andyd1010
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How a year on this forum has affected my tastes
Replies: 4
Views: 288

How a year on this forum has affected my tastes

I've been on the forum for a year now, and the first thing I did a year ago was submit a list of my favorite artists. Since then the various discussions, games, tournaments, and polls have opened me up to a lot of new music and made me notice new things about some of the music I was already familiar...
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 610

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

I vote for Help! and Major/Minor. Two of my favorite albums. Nothing has ever quite had the effect that Major/Minor did for me when it first came out - Words in the Water especially. I listened through the entire album at least 20 times in the first week. I love Kensrue's vocal style. Melodic, but a...
by andyd1010
Tue Jun 13, 2017 5:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 518

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4

1. Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle vs. 10. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu 8. Pavement - Fillmore Jive vs. 7. Elton John - Harmony 9. Metallica - Holier Than Thou vs. 3. Jay-Z - Renegade 12. A Tribe Called Quest - Butter vs. 15. The Velvet Underground - The Gift 16. Sly and the Family ...
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:51 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Replies: 21
Views: 691

Re: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

Great album.

04 | Stairway to Heaven
08 | When the Levee Breaks
01 | Black Dog
02 | Rock and Roll
05 | Misty Mountain Hop
06 | Four Sticks
03 | The Battle of Evermore
07 | Going to California
by andyd1010
Sun Jun 11, 2017 1:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 24
Views: 648

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8

7. Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. 6. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. 8. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet 2. Kanye West - Late Registration vs. 4. Kanye West - Yeezus 5. A Tribe Called Quest - ...
by andyd1010
Sat Jun 10, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 551

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3

Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him
Pretenders - Mystery Achievement
Bob Marley - Stop That Train
The Beatles - Any Time At All
Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city
Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up
Jimi Hendrix - Bold as Love
Air - La femme d'argent

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