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by andyd1010
Thu Feb 22, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 15
Views: 144

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 3 Week 1

Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand vs. Neu! - Hallogallo Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You vs. Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) Jimi Hendrix - Stone Free vs. Arctic Monkeys - 505 Dubstars - Stars vs. Grimes - California Cocteau Twins - Lorelei vs. Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing The ...
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 19, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 344

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 4

This time it bothers me even more, because I think there are quite a few weak songs here. Matchup four is especially sour for me in light of this one. Hah. That is far and away my favorite matchup. :violence-duel: This section of Ship to Wreck in particular makes it a favorite of mine - every time,...
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 19, 2018 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks

Well whatever, I'll keep it going. Top 50 per year isn't a bad idea. I also like the reverse idea of voting out your least favorite... There hasn't been a game like that since I joined, although I saw that a certain unpopular past member of the forum used to ruin that game. But I don't think that wo...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 18, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

Haha, 3 second-place votes and 2 last-place votes for American Idiot. Another acclaimed radio-friendly rock album that turns out to be very polarizing here, although I'm pleasantly surprised by this finish.
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 2175

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

At the time I voted, I had heard 47 of our eventual top 50. I've been listening to the other 3 a lot since - Tú sí sabes quererme, Undercover (voted for both in Women in Music poll), and Magnificent (She Says). They're all beautiful songs that I would have absolutely voted for. This list blows away ...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 18, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6842

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)

Finally done, sorry for the delay! Appreciate the extension. 1 | The Ronettes | Be My Baby 2 | First Aid Kit | Emmylou 3 | Adele | Rolling in the Deep 4 | Beach House | Zebra 5 | Florence and the Machine | Ship to Wreck 6 | Florence and the Machine | Shake It Out 7 | The Mamas & the Papas | Drea...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 16, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks
Replies: 24
Views: 374

Re: Save My LCD Soundsystem Tracks

I'll save: Never as Tired as When I'm Waking Up All I Want Drunk Girls Oh Baby Great Release 45:33 (part 1) 45:33 (part 2) 45:33 (part 3) 45:33 (part 4) 45:33 (part 5) 45:33 (part 6) American Dream Beat Connection Big Ideas Black Screen Bye Bye Bayou Change Yr Mind Christmas Will Break Your Heart Di...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

I’m shocked Dear Catastrophe Waitress landed higher than Life Pursuit. IMO the first two thirds of LP are some of the most hummable songs of the decade and DCW is just stuck between identities. I agree, and I’m similarly surprised about From a Basement on a Hill landing above Figure 8. Elliott Smit...
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 12, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 126
Views: 3286

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

Cool stats! Good to see the upward trend. Nice job with this, BleuPanda. Looking forward to the songs (and I'll submit my list soon).
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 2175

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

My 2 cents on DNA: Great for the first two minutes, and then it totally pivots. For me, it feels like it loses its momentum, I find the repeated sample in the background annoying, and I almost always have a hard time with music that has no musical notes. Kendrick's rapping is still good on the secon...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 11, 2018 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

105. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning Score: 854.7 pts Year of Release: 2005 (#8 in year poll) AM 2000s albums rank: 65 (515 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 2000s rank: 106 AMF 2011 2000s poll rank: 94 Highest rank: phil(14) Not Fans: DepecheMode(67/68), JamieW(149), Nassim(137), Toni(10...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 11, 2018 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 2175

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

Happy for the winner, but you guys notice we’ve never given song of the year to a woman? Green Light came so close. Awesome run from 7-2 (I’m coming around to Humble, but I really love those ones). I much prefer this list to the critics, especially near the top, and I’m excited to check out some of...
by andyd1010
Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

The lyrics of Losing My Edge are comedy gold; there are few great songs I can think of that serve the main purpose of being funny. How many songs in the top 1000 can garner an intentional laugh? "Losing My Edge" essentially serves as James Murphy's thesis statement, the song that sets eve...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

It's really impressive how you can connect at least to some extent with practically everything that's acclaimed. I'm able to find something appealing in the vast majority of the songs and albums that were finalists, but the bottom handful I really don't get, and I would rank them way lower than a 5...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Olympic Poll Idea
Replies: 12
Views: 243

Re: Olympic Poll Idea

It might be too late for this considering that the Olympics start today but I've had this idea rolling around in my head for the last couple days. My idea is that we have a poll for albums and songs from South Korea to coincide with the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. Given the time this poll would...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I think Paper Planes is a great song but also think it’s overvalued relative to her other work because people fetishize the gunshot sound effect. I think the enhancement of the sound from the Clash sample is what really gives the song life and makes it great. The sound effects help enhance it furth...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

I guess I should be happy it made it this far, but I'm still shocked by the hate for Sam's Town (besides BangJan and sonofsamiam... I'm coming to expect that). BleuPanda, 150/150 :( I ranked it 33/119 and I just re-listened to it. I don't hear an embarrassing "Are we human or are we dancer&quo...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

It's still hard for me to comprehend that we can consistently praise "Paper Planes" and then leave out M.I.A.'s other work. She has such a large body of great songs off her first two albums, but even the usual #2 "Galang" didn't make this final top 150. (Similarly, how do we pla...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 2000s
Replies: 71
Views: 2528

Re: [Results] Albums of the 2000s

I guess I should be happy it made it this far, but I'm still shocked by the hate for Sam's Town (besides BangJan and sonofsamiam... I'm coming to expect that). BleuPanda, 150/150 :( I ranked it 33/119 and I just re-listened to it. I don't hear an embarrassing "Are we human or are we dancer"...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 126
Views: 3286

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

What an onslaught of Sleater-Kinney!
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 688

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

Wow! Like I said, I thought I blew it with Time to Pretend and jumbling the top 6, but I guess that shows how surprising the final results were. This was fun, thanks DaveC.
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6842

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Song Deadline February 15)

1. I really hope Frida Hyvonen's "Dirty Dancing" gets some rep after its seemingly strong performance in Overlooked Songs 2 (unless I'm overestimating the strength of "Holocaust" and "I Know It's Over"). It currently has no votes...it must have left some impact on a fe...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 2175

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

There were some great additions to the top 100 in the last song spreadsheet update. I would have voted for Undercover for sure if I had heard it before - glad it did so well here. Imagining My Man by Aldous Harding also probably would have made my list and Deathless by Ibeyi would have had a chance.
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 2, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 367

Re: 9825/10000: Round 2, Week 1

Way stronger than every week from the previous round. Crucify Your Mind is my favorite song in this competition by a mile. 4 | Creedence Clearwater Revival | Ramble Tamble 8 | Tracey Ullman | They Don't Know 9 | Demi Lovato | Cool for the Summer 12 | Gil Scott-Heron | "B" Movie 2 | Elton J...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 19
Views: 411

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 3

8. Underworld - Rez vs. 14. Rush - The Spirit of Radio 16. Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Day vs. 3. John Denver - Take Me Home, Country Roads 2. Beach House - Zebra vs. 9. Richard and Linda Thompson - I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight 12. Brook Benton - Rainy Night in Georgia vs. 11. Bonnie R...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 54
Views: 2099

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

DaveC wrote:Expecting lists from: Toni, andyd1010, and StevieFan13. This is your 24 hour call.

Submitted mine!
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 08, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 688

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

I was doing really well besides Time to Pretend, and I got #7 right and the top 6 right... But I got the order of the top 6 totally wrong. I shouldn't underestimate how much you guys love B.O.B... More than Hey Ya, wow
by andyd1010
Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)
Replies: 10
Views: 239

Re: Rank the Tracks: Bruce Springsteen's Born in the U.S.A. (1984)

My favorite album of the '80s as well

11 | Dancing in the Dark
10 | Glory Days
01 | Born in the U.S.A.
07 | No Surrender
08 | Bobby Jean
06 | I'm on Fire
03 | Darlington County
12 | My Hometown
04 | Working on the Highway
09 | I'm Goin' Down
05 | Downbound Train
02 | Cover Me
by andyd1010
Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)
Replies: 27
Views: 688

Re: 2000s Songs Poll: Guess the top 20 (Spoilers)

20 | Coldplay | Viva la Vida 19 | Portishead | The Rip 18 | Radiohead | Pyramid Song 17 | MGMT | Time to Pretend 16 | Amy Winehouse | Rehab 15 | Eminem | Lose Yourself 14 | LCD Soundsystem | Someone Great 13 | Coldplay | Clocks 12 | Arcade Fire | Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) 11 | Johnny Cash | Hurt 10 ...
by andyd1010
Sun Feb 04, 2018 2:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 46
Views: 1560

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Thanks for all of your incredible work on this website, and for creating such a great community here on the forum, Henrik. You deserve a break, and it's nice to see that others are happy to step in to keep the site going, at least in some capacity.
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 02, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Edit: I've definitely also danced to Bad Romance and Single Ladies (again, smash hits), and maybe Digital Love and Wolf Like Me, but definitely not Archangel, The Past Is a Grotesque Animal, Jigsaw Falling into Place, or Silent Shout. I'd be curious to check out a place with a dancefloor that plays...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 02, 2018 9:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

House of Jealous Lovers is in my top 100 songs of all time...I feel like dance-punk and that whole general area of indie dance from this era gets ignored on this forum (Hot Chip gets completely ignored most of the time, LCD Soundsystem get most of their attention from after they switch styles...). ...
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 54
Views: 2099

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

BleuPanda wrote:I'm going to participate in the album poll...just hopefully I remember to submit it in time!

Me too!
by andyd1010
Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Every post I became more sure that Bang Jan and sonofsamiam are the same person, lol I'm really happy to see those songs by Muse (Bang Jan & sonofsamiam not fans) and Nick Cave (Bang Jan & sonofsamiam fans) get the kind of recognition that I think they deserve. Bang Jan & sonofsamiam li...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 534

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 2

I Know It's Over epitomizes "overlooked" for me. I said this in Round 1 two months ago, when I did not rank it in my top 8 songs for the week: "Just relistened to I Know It's Over for the first time since 2012. At the time I didn't like it (or anything by The Smiths), but my impressio...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 11
Replies: 14
Views: 325

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 11

Making sure I don't miss the deadline this time. 2nd group is way stronger than the other ones. 9848 | Bloc Party | The Prayer 9889 | Laura Nyro & Labelle | The Bells 9936 | Frankie Avalon | Venus 9977 | Alan Jackson | Where Were You (When the World Stopped Turning) 9967 | Band of Horses | No On...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 01, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)
Replies: 162
Views: 6842

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

Albums 1 | Aretha Franklin | I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You | 1967 2 | Dusty Springfield | Dusty in Memphis | 1968 3 | Beyoncé | Lemonade | 2016 4 | Beach House | Teen Dream | 2010 5 | Florence and the Machine | How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful | 2015 6 | Lana Del Rey | Ultraviolence | 2014...
by andyd1010
Thu Feb 01, 2018 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 3449

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Updating my submissions: Albums 1 | The National | Sleep Well Beast 2 | The xx | I See You 3 | Lorde | Melodrama 4 | Father John Misty | Pure Comedy 5 | SZA | Ctrl 6 | St. Vincent | Masseduction 7 | Hurray for the Riff Raff | The Navigator 8 | Arcade Fire | Everything Now 9 | Wolf Alice | Visions of...
by andyd1010
Wed Jan 31, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 10
Replies: 15
Views: 403

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 10

Dammit, I just missed it again, and I could have affected the results. Pretty strong week. For what it's worth: 9919 | The Soul Stirrers | By and By 9831 | Aaron Neville | Hercules 9906 | Zoot Woman | Grey Day 9994 | Holy Other | Held 9953 | Richard Thompson | I Feel So Good 9960 | Leon Russell | Ti...
by andyd1010
Tue Jan 30, 2018 2:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I thought the mystery song was Beautiful Day. A lot of people still like U2, but lately they've been getting dragged on the forum. Gonna finish higher than a lot of songs! I don't care much for it's parent album, but Beautiful Day is quite all right in my book. About Coldplay, I think they are real...
by andyd1010
Mon Jan 29, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

Is "The Middle" really that surprising? I've always been a fan of its frank sincerity, in addition to finding it to be really catchy (there might be hundreds of songs sonically like this, but it's always stood to me as near the top of that style). I think it fits perfectly within the late...
by andyd1010
Thu Jan 25, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 166
Views: 5068

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

I agree with BleuPanda. I'll be voting for Phantom Limb in the all-time poll, but placing it 59th here didn't give it much of a boost. And I like Hope There's Someone as well, but I ranked it 115th. There are a lot of good songs here, and the polarizing ones are doing better than the ones with a lot...
by andyd1010
Tue Jan 23, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 25
Views: 599

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 2 Week 1

I enjoy almost all of these. 4. Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand vs. 9. George Michael - Careless Whisper 14. NEU! - Hallogallo vs. 16. Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire 10. Pulp - This is Hardcore vs. 5. Stealers Wheel - Stuck in the Middle With You 7. Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl vs. 1. Arcade Fire - Neigh...
by andyd1010
Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)
Replies: 14
Views: 373

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)

01 | Sympathy for the Devil
06 | Street Fighting Man
10 | Salt of the Earth
02 | No Expectations
08 | Stray Cat Blues
03 | Dear Doctor
07 | Prodigal Son
05 | Jigsaw Puzzle
04 | Parachute Woman
09 | Factory Girl
by andyd1010
Fri Jan 19, 2018 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 318

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Fireworks by First Aid Kit is the first great song I've heard from this year.
by andyd1010
Thu Jan 18, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 9
Replies: 12
Views: 299

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 9

9833 | Carcass | Heartwork 9921 | Neil Sedaka | Laughter in the Rain 9992 | Pawlo Humeniuk | Tanec Pid Werbamy/Dance Under the Willows 9904 | Beth Ditto | I Wrote the Book 9898 | John Kongos | He's Gonna Step on You Again 9986 | Billy Murray | You're a Grand Old Rag 9839 | Ready for the World | Love...
by andyd1010
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 17
Views: 508

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8

Deathly and Faron Young are easily my two favorites in this group, so that's a tough matchup. Soulwax - NY Excuse Aimee Mann - Deathly Randy Crawford - One Day I'll Fly Away The Monkees - Porpoise Song Wallace Collection - Daydream Chance the Rapper - Chain Smoker Sniff 'n' The Tears - Driver's Seat...
by andyd1010
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 25
Views: 676

Re: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)

StevieFan13 wrote:Should the file look like this?

Looks good to me!
by andyd1010
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 25
Views: 676

Re: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)

Ok, so list the ranks in a column, and put the formula in the first cell of another column, just substituting "place" with the first cell in the rank column. Then you should be able to double-click or drag the formula down to fill in for every cell. If you don't feel like doing that, you c...

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