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by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly 2 albums whose acclaim I really understand (they're both huge cultural landmarks with real artistic accomplishment and forward thinking music) but don't enjoy listening at all. TPaB has i and The Blacker the Berry though, so here goes my vote. I agree wit...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 10
Views: 117

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

Hey spiritualized, would it be too much trouble to post the 2017 Hall of Fame entries and 2017 #1s in the first post each week? Would other people be interested in that? I feel like I have too many albums to catch up on for the all-time poll before delving into all of this new music, but I do like t...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3862

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

notbrianeno wrote:OP has been edited, deadline is now June 30th to increase participation, especially among newer members who have never formed an all-time list

Great, this gives me hope that I can actually get through the top 500.
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

I'm not surprised there may be a generational divide in this, since I think a younger generation may have the same reaction to Kendrick's great album that people from mine did when "Millions" was released. I would expect this too. UH YEAH I fucking enjoy listening to it. Constant noise? I...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 1:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Since it never registered with anyone in my life, and I didn't appreciate it when I listened through it, I wondered if people were just voting for it out of some sense of obligation due to its status and impact...You have demonstrated otherwise. Hopefully, this isn't a reference to me stating I had...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

So, yeah, I do really enjoy listening to it, and I do think it's great music. Sorry, my question you're retorting to there was ill-advised. It probably sounded ridiculous to you, especially about such a highly acclaimed album. It came out before I was born, and I have never met anyone who (to my kn...
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 25, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)
Replies: 14
Views: 143

Re: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)

Nassim wrote:
andyd1010 wrote:19 | About a Girl | Nirvana

Album version no, Unplugged in MTV yes


It's similar enough, so I'll keep it there.

andyd1010 wrote:51 | In the Fade | Queens of the Stone Age

Nassim wrote:Nope. Wonderful song though.

Lost it. Thanks.
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 25, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly 2 albums whose acclaim I really understand (they're both huge cultural landmarks with real artistic accomplishment and forward thinking music) but don't enjoy listening at all. TPaB has i and The Blacker the Berry though, so here goes my vote. I agree wit...
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 25, 2017 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)
Replies: 14
Views: 143

Re: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)

These are all the songs I like that I'm pretty sure have Dave Grohl in them. Let me know if any of them don't. 1 | Smells Like Teen Spirit | Nirvana 2 | Times Like These | Foo Fighters 3 | Everlong | Foo Fighters 4 | Walk | Foo Fighters 5 | All Apologies | Nirvana 6 | Monkey Wrench | Foo Fighters 7 ...
by andyd1010
Sun Apr 23, 2017 12:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly OutKast - Stankonia vs. Drake - Take Care De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising vs. Beastie Boys - Paul’s Boutique Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) vs. Kendrick Lamar - Section.80...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 19, 2017 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 21
Views: 525

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

Alright I'll give it a shot. Haven't added any 2017 songs yet. Haven't explored 2017 much, but the only one I've heard with a shot of cracking this list so far is Say Something Loving by The xx. 1 | Words in the Water | Thrice | 2011 2 | Reflektor (featuring David Bowie) | Arcade Fire | 2013 3 | Rol...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 306

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

Another one said the Spice Girls' Wannabe, with S.O.S. at #5

https://www.cnet.com/news/the-top-10-ca ... o-science/
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

I also hadn't listened to many albums before joining the forum. I listened to all of the top 100 in the fall, and then I added all of your top-100 song lists and have been listening to all the good ones I didn't know before. There's about 300 I still feel like I haven't listened to enough yet, and I...
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

I get that. I'm not crazy for the Hold Steady.

I'll be sure to give that Thrice track a listen!


I'm not crazy for them either, it just reminded me of it.
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

It is good. Not sure I would put it at 22 all-time, but I'm glad you introduced me to it Well, naturally, I wouldn't expect everyone else to think it's an all-timer, but introducing people to new stuff is fun. The song here I really hope more people give a listen to is Screenwriters Blues. I've tri...
by andyd1010
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

It is good. Not sure I would put it at 22 all-time, but I'm glad you introduced me to it
by andyd1010
Mon Apr 17, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

StevieFan13 wrote:
andyd1010 wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:22. Kitten - Kill the Light


Curious - Could you post a link of your favorite version? I saw a couple different ones on YouTube.


Thanks, that's what I thought.
by andyd1010
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

StevieFan13 wrote:22. Kitten - Kill the Light


Curious - Could you post a link of your favorite version? I saw a couple different ones on YouTube.
by andyd1010
Sun Apr 16, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 1566

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Albums: 1 | Coldplay | A Rush of Blood to the Head 2 | Finch | What It Is to Burn 3 | Audioslave | Audioslave 4 | Eminem | The Eminem Show 5 | Interpol | Turn on the Bright Lights 6 | The Libertines | Up the Bracket 7 | Foo Fighters | One by One 8 | Weezer | Maladroit 9 | The Flaming Lips | Yoshimi ...
by andyd1010
Sun Apr 16, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 11
Views: 244

Re: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)

Fantastic album, especially the first half. There's not much separating my top 6

1 | Unbelievers
2 | Step
3 | Hannah Hunt
4 | Diane Young
5 | Ya Hey
6 | Obvious Bicycle
7 | Don't Lie
8 | Young Lion
9 | Everlasting Arms
10 | Worship You
11 | Finger Back
12 | Hudson
by andyd1010
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

Glad to see a fellow Seekers fan! Great list! (I almost said "A World of Our Own," but I also really love "I'll Never Find Another You." That old '60s folk music makes me really nostalgic, as my grandparents played it for me a lot as a kid). That's a special song for me too, and...
by andyd1010
Sat Apr 15, 2017 5:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000 Albums
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Re: 2000 Albums

Thanks for sharing, BleuPanda. That's a lot of listening! I'm trying to make my way through the top 500 albums before the June 1 deadline, but I'm not even close yet. I have listened to all of the top 6000 songs, so maybe I'll analyze it more and make a similar post at some point. Interesting that y...
by andyd1010
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

Just added it to my list, which didn't change much. The top 500 stayed intact and nothing moved more than 1 spot in the top 100.
by andyd1010
Thu Apr 13, 2017 6:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite songs update
Replies: 19
Views: 485

Re: Favorite songs update

Nice list, with some major changes. Just Like Heaven from 73 to 10. Big jump for Beck. and Good Vibrations, Piece of My Heart, and Criminal all plummeted.
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 12, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)
Replies: 47
Views: 1012

Re: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)

StevieFan13 wrote:Nice work! I've actually been revising my songs list, if you ever want me to send it to you.


Sure! Feel free to send it and I'll update it.

There were definitely some great songs that fell out. Say It Ain't So is one of my all-time favorites. Can't win 'em all.
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)
Replies: 47
Views: 1012

Re: andyd1010: The 500 greatest songs of all time

Henry wrote:No Joni Mitchell, Steely Dan, Eagles, Curtis Mayfield, Miles Davis, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Carole King, Pet Shop Boys, Pretenders, Jackson Browne, XTC or Todd Rundgren so far.


Curtis Mayfield is in there now.
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)
Replies: 47
Views: 1012

Re: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)

The songs that fell out of the top 500 Former Rank | Song | Artist 336 | Angels | Robbie Williams 457 | I'm Not in Love | 10cc 467 | I'm a Believer | The Monkees 476 | (Everything I Do) I Do It for You | Bryan Adams 483 | Chain of Fools | Aretha Franklin 484 | Midnight Train to Georgia | Gladys Knig...
by andyd1010
Wed Apr 12, 2017 4:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)
Replies: 47
Views: 1012

Re: andyd1010: The 500 most acclaimed songs (new and improved)

Hi everyone, I have updated my project. I removed the derided lists that relied too heavily on popularity, causing songs like Angels and Everything I Do (I Do It for You) to skyrocket into the top 500. They are gone now. I also added some lists from Rate Your Music, and a few other lists. Rank | Son...
by andyd1010
Tue Apr 11, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations
Replies: 35
Views: 915

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations

There weren't a lot of doubles and I still needed about 20 songs in order to reach 64. So I went down the all the nominations in order of when they were sent to me. Would probably have been nicer to take everybody's 2nd in order, then everybody's 3rd... I agree with this. That's how I understood th...
by andyd1010
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations
Replies: 35
Views: 915

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations

Wow, no College Dropout and no Eminem albums
by andyd1010
Fri Apr 07, 2017 5:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)
Replies: 39
Views: 953

Re: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)

I highly recommend Ong Ong and The Selfish Giant, which have received no other votes so far. 1 | Song 2 | Blur 2 | Ong Ong | Blur 3 | Under the Westway | Blur 4 | Feel Good Inc. (featuring De La Soul) | Gorillaz 5 | Clint Eastwood | Gorillaz 6 | Country House | Blur 7 | Coffee & TV | Blur 8 | On...
by andyd1010
Thu Apr 06, 2017 5:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 695

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill over Ride - Nowhere

I won't have time this week to listen and vote in the other matchups
by andyd1010
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2927

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Glad Origin of Symmetry did so well
by andyd1010
Sat Apr 01, 2017 4:43 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: About Entertainment Lists
Replies: 4
Views: 131

Re: About Entertainment Lists

Alright, what is going on here? I just noticed that the list Bruno linked to starts from the middle of the one I posted and branches out. 50 is now 1, 51 is 2, 49 is 3, 52 is 4, etc. There's no way his opinion changed that formulaically. And I think the old top 10 looks more reasonable than the new ...
by andyd1010
Thu Mar 30, 2017 2:16 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)

I found those all on this site though. The ratio of hidden gems to horrendous songs did not compel me to continue.
by andyd1010
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil

Thanks for your review, Andy. After I saw the final score this album got in Moderately Acclaimed I felt more sorry for not voting for it, because I do like a lot of it. I agree especially that it is a great drum album. Thank you indeed - it was a tall order against a Cohen tribute. I'm not into the...
by andyd1010
Thu Mar 30, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)

Interesting idea. I went to collect all of the UK #1s a couple years ago but abandoned that idea when I realized how many terrible songs made it to #1.
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3862

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

I will definitely rearrange and expand this before the deadline, but here is my initial list. 5 | Weezer | Weezer I'd wager you mean The Blue Album here, but it might help to be specific with a band with four self-titled albums, particularly since I'd imagine the others will pop up on lists as well...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)

Well I'll admit that the payoff isn't as satisfying after the buildup compared to the Tool songs I'm thinking about, but it's still a similar approach that I appreciate. Tool does it especially well in 10,000 Days. Vicarious and Roseta Stoned build to epic climaxes, and Right in Two and Wings, Pt. 2...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 4:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil

I still have no idea how you can rank songs into the 1,000s. It's hard enough for me to rank albums (why even rank?), but you can name your 1,651st-favorite song? In the lower ranks, I just do it by play count, but that usually comes pretty close for me. My general strategy is to listen to new song...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)
Replies: 8
Views: 156

Re: Neil McCormick, The Telegraph - 100 Songs That Defined the Noughties (2009)

Side note: if Bobby Goldsboro's "Honey" didn't exist, I don't think I could find a song that rendered me as completely infuriated as "That's Not My Name." I can see how the first couple minutes and the chorus could be infuriating, but the melody behind "Are You Calling Me D...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil

This album just got massacred in the Moderately Acclaimed tournament, and I ranked it No. 20 in my all-time album submission, so I feel like I need to explain why I feel so differently about this album than everyone else. I hope I can get at least someone to appreciate some of the things I love abou...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3862

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

I will definitely rearrange and expand this before the deadline, but here is my initial list. 1 | Funeral | Arcade Fire 2 | Abbey Road | The Beatles 3 | Major/Minor | Thrice 4 | OK Computer | Radiohead 5 | Weezer | Weezer 6 | Born to Run | Bruce Springsteen 7 | Help! | The Beatles 8 | (What's the St...
by andyd1010
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2927

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Songs 1 | Plug in Baby | Muse 2 | Island in the Sun | Weezer 3 | Last Nite | The Strokes 4 | The Middle | Jimmy Eat World 5 | New Slang | The Shins 6 | Feeling Good | Muse 7 | New Born | Muse 8 | Can't Get You Out of My Head | Kylie Minogue 9 | Fallin' | Alicia Keys 10 | Stay Together for the Kids |...
by andyd1010
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 956

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

StevieFan13 wrote:
andyd1010 wrote:
Nassim wrote:Worst song, that somehow will still make the top 30 : Bound 2

Agreed.

Yeah, the lyrics on that one take away from the good beat.


I'm not impressed by the beat either. I find the song very disjointed.
by andyd1010
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 956

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

1 | Only One (featuring Paul McCartney) 2 | Gone (featuring Consequence & Cam'ron) 3 | FourFiveSeconds 4 | American Boy (featuring Kanye West) 5 | Gold Digger (featuring Jamie Foxx) 6 | Jesus Walks 7 | Ultralight Beam (featuring Chance the Rapper & The-Dream) 8 | Runaway (featuring Pusha T) ...
by andyd1010
Tue Mar 28, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 956

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

Nassim wrote:Worst song, that somehow will still make the top 30 : Bound 2

Agreed.
by andyd1010
Tue Mar 28, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball
Replies: 5
Views: 209

Re: 6000 Songs: Miley Cyrus - Wrecking Ball

I'm going to make a few bold statements related to this song. 1. As someone who places an emphasis on melody, I consider this a top-250 song of all time. That melody Rob talks about is incredible. 2. Dustin Kensrue's interpretation is fantastic. 3. Dustin Kensrue is the most underrated musician of a...
by andyd1010
Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UNAcclaimed Music!
Replies: 2
Views: 154

Re: UNAcclaimed Music!

I like this idea. I think it would be a good addition to my project too, since it would drop polarizing songs lower.
by andyd1010
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 253

Re: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament

Honestly for hip hop I would much rather not do a sub-genre. I have no idea what most of these sub-genres even are and would care exponentially more about the results of a broad hip-hop poll.

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