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by andyd1010
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Idea for an EOY AMF Weekly Chart Contest
Replies: 1
Views: 48

Re: Idea for an EOY AMF Weekly Chart Contest

I would participate, but some people might see it as a conflict with the standard EOY poll. I also have not heard every song throughout the year, and I'm sure many others haven't either, so it would be tough to get all that listening in with an expedited poll. It would solve both of those problems t...
by andyd1010
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Since that was probably my last nomination, here are some songs I'd love to see someone nominate in some of the open groups: Muse - Plug in Baby (1855) Alabama Shakes - Hold On (1904) Pink Floyd - Time (2028) Weezer - Island in the Sun (2610) The Wallflowers - One Headlight (3576) Pearl Jam - Last K...
by andyd1010
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Florence and the Machine - Ship to Wreck (3137)

I was really close to nominating Florence and the Machine - Shake It Out (3074)
by andyd1010
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

OK, I can finally nominate again! The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You (8431) Unfortunately, by the time I would have added this, the section had become closed. So you'll need to come up with another song. Too bad, great song. I'm sad Dirty Dancing drew Holocaust in the first round...maybe it ...
by andyd1010
Sat Nov 18, 2017 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

I was going to do a song in the 4001-5000 range since it's filling up, but none of my top 300 songs are in there, while I have a top-100 song in all the other sections, so I'll go with this instead:

The Mamas & the Papas - Dream a Little Dream of Me (5338)
by andyd1010
Sat Nov 18, 2017 4:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Sia - Breathe (8427) 8001-10000 (6 spots remain): Henrik: Sia - Breathe (8427) Just a minor thing for when you set up the bracket - it's Breathe Me Nice choice Henrik! Great song. A few years ago I worked for a company that does music for TV, and we were trying to think of any song that matched its...
by andyd1010
Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 42
Views: 909

Re: Films of the 1980s: Top 150 movies of 1980s FINAL RESULTS

Nice job Petri! Sorry to everyone for being pretty clueless about movies. I voted for the fewest films, I was by far the biggest fan of the film that finished last, and by far the biggest hater of the film that finished first, so clearly I'm not a film connoisseur haha. But I still enjoyed the poll,...
by andyd1010
Fri Nov 17, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Alright I'll get my bubbler in as well:

Fastball - The Way (unranked)
by andyd1010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Beach House - Zebra (2153)
by andyd1010
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: woman and man artists
Replies: 9
Views: 224

Re: woman and man artists

Hello everyone, Henrik, can you create a division of the recognized gender - female / male in the artists' tab? For example, as a radical feminist, your service will be very convenient - I can listen only to female females. Adriana (from Russia) Welcome! If it's not feasible/realistic for Henrik to...
by andyd1010
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Muse - Hysteria (8709)
by andyd1010
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 117
Views: 2714

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first eleven: 22. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead 23. Television - Marquee Moon 24. Patti Smith - Horses 25. Michael Jackson 26. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland 27. Arcade Fire - Funeral 28. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV 29. Prince - Sign O the Times 30. The Beatles - Rubber Soul 31....
by andyd1010
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 117
Views: 2714

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first eleven: 22. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead 23. Television - Marquee Moon 24. Patti Smith - Horses 25. Michael Jackson 26. Jimi Hendrix Experience - Electric Ladyland 27. Arcade Fire - Funeral 28. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV 29. Prince - Sign O the Times 30. The Beatles - Rubber Soul 31....
by andyd1010
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 117
Views: 2714

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first ten album gap... 922 Roxy Music - Siren 923 Leonard Cohen - Songs from a Room 924 Tindersticks - Tindersticks 925 Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell 926 Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret 927 Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary 928 Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasur...
by andyd1010
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 178
Views: 2098

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) (1313)
by andyd1010
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 117
Views: 2714

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Fantastic job, Henrik. The site looks amazing. Excited to check everything out - it's already been well worth the wait.
by andyd1010
Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)
Replies: 15
Views: 382

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)

01 | Gimme Shelter
09 | You Can't Always Get What You Want
05 | Let It Bleed
08 | Monkey Man
02 | Love in Vain
07 | You Got the Silver
04 | Live with Me
06 | Midnight Rambler
03 | Country Honk
by andyd1010
Sun Oct 29, 2017 5:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 893

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

I’m gonna nominate Kacey Musgraves’ Pageant Material. I’m not a huge country fan, but she’s a gifted singer and lyricist, and the songs are really smart. She really is. I love all of her albums. And I'm not a country fan either. Although I'm starting to like some of it a bit more lately. I like Stu...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2204

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

It will soon take 7 years for the decade polls to make a full rotation, once the 2010s are added... Maybe the all-time song list could just as well be every 4 years instead of 3?? I’m pretty excited for the songs poll, and I think this poll will give women a boost and not lead to much disappointmen...
by andyd1010
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 452

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

And for what it's worth, I love "Let the Sunshine In" a lot more than the Aquarius part, so I clipped that part of the song off and listened to it on its own 44 times since 2010.
by andyd1010
Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 452

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

I'm not fond of at least a 3rd of the list, so I don't feel like revisiting all those songs and ranking them accurately... So I'll just post my play counts for these songs since 2010, which is at least correlated pretty strongly with how I would rank them. No. 1 and 2 are clear. Dumb catchy songs th...
by andyd1010
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I found this very interesting, too. Given that they were at their peak popularity over the same timeframe, it is odd that there is such a divide. As a Björk fan, I must confess that I really dislike Green Day, so there is probably something to it. I contributed to this by voting for four Björk albu...
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 25, 2017 10:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I remember looking at an old poll and seeing some interesting correlations Moonbeam did between voters. Would anyone be interested in doing that this time? I'm curious if my list was the most similar to anyone else's, and which lists were the most similar.
by andyd1010
Mon Oct 23, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38
Replies: 20
Views: 567

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38

Beck - Dear Life
by andyd1010
Mon Oct 23, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

The Michael Jackson divide is really interesting. The newcomers LOVE Michael Jackson. And among the people who voted for almost every critically acclaimed album, the first album they omitted was often by Michael Jackson. I'm kind of in the middle. Michael Jackson hovers around my 100th favorite arti...
by andyd1010
Mon Oct 23, 2017 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I will echo the others in saying thanks to notbrianeno (and SweepstakesRon and babydoll) for a fantastic presentation. Lots of interesting results, and the high finishes of Abbey Road and some other favorites made up for the surprising fall of Funeral. I'm excited to dig deeper into the results and ...
by andyd1010
Sun Oct 22, 2017 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 9769

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

Listyguy wrote:I'm very happy to see my #2 album, Abbey Road, in the top 5!

Ditto! My #2 as well
by andyd1010
Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Wow, I am shocked. Funeral gains 2 No. 1 votes and still drops from 6th to 15th!
by andyd1010
Fri Oct 20, 2017 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

...and there we have it for the 1980s. Funny that the 2000s outscored the 80s. I thought I was the only one who preferred that decade to the 1980s. Definitely not the only one! I didn't rank any 1980s album higher than 40th (The Joshua Tree), and I ranked 11 albums from the 2000s in my top 40, incl...
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 2960

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

And I will nominate Rick Hall to the backstage wing. I'd recommend the documentary Muscle Shoals for his story. It's amazing how much great music came out of there, and he had a lot to do with it. His backstory is pretty incredible too.
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I just noticed that I had every album in the top 30 on my list. In fact, only four of the top 50 didn't make my list: Odyssey and Oracle , Remain in Light , In Rainbows and Dummy . Wow, I didn't even think of that before this post, but I voted for every single one of the top 50! That's really surpr...
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 2960

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Alright, I'll do a bit of a combo as well. I would have voted for The Black Keys and Audioslave as my 8 and 9, but I'll vote for two other deserving entrants instead: Beach House and Beyonce. 1. Thrice 2. Muse 3. Weezer 4. Avenged Sevenfold 5. Vampire Weekend 6. Blink-182 7. Florence and the Machine...
by andyd1010
Tue Oct 17, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 31
Views: 772

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals

Alright, I'll give Help! its first vote.
by andyd1010
Mon Oct 16, 2017 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I just noticed that I had every album in the top 30 on my list. In fact, only four of the top 50 didn't make my list: Odyssey and Oracle , Remain in Light , In Rainbows and Dummy . Wow, I didn't even think of that before this post, but I voted for every single one of the top 50! That's really surpr...
by andyd1010
Sun Oct 15, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Finals
Replies: 30
Views: 722

Re: Music of R&B: Finals

Otis Blue

Superstition
by andyd1010
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 26
Views: 700

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!

The Beatles - Help!
by andyd1010
Thu Oct 12, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)
Replies: 13
Views: 468

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

Jesus Walks Spaceship Slow Jamz Through the Wire School Spirit We Don't Care Two Words Never Let Me Down Family Business Last Call All Falls Down Get Em High Breathe in Breathe Out I'll Fly Away School Spirit (Skit 1) School Spirit (Skit 2) Lil Jimmy The New Workout Plan Graduation Day Workout Plan ...
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I love or at least appreciate most of the albums at this point, but Morning Glory and Ten stick out to me as albums that belong at least 100 places back. Funny, those are easily my two favorites that dropped yesterday. (...) Both Morning Glory and Ten are very consistent and are also filled with al...
by andyd1010
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I love or at least appreciate most of the albums at this point, but Morning Glory and Ten stick out to me as albums that belong at least 100 places back. Nice placement for Loveless (I remembered it being lower last time, but maybe I'm thinking about the 2012 poll), and fun seeing Bob back to back....
by andyd1010
Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 15
Views: 482

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

1 | My Old School
2 | Kings
3 | Reelin' in the Years
4 | Dirty Work
5 | Rikki Don't Lose That Number
6 | Bodhisattva
7 | Do It Again
8 | Haitian Divorce
9 | Home at Last
10 | Kid Charlemagne
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 11:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

What are you trying to say in that last sentence, Stevie? Overall I get what you're saying, but I still have the same issues as Henry. I'm not a poetry fan; I'm a music fan - music can't be "all about the lyrics" or else it's not about the music anymore. The music needs to be compelling. ...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I sense a theme. Rap isn't really supposed to be melodic, in the same way that poetry isn't supposed to be melodic. That isn't the point...For two of the rap groups you name, Public Enemy were very much against melody, because that wasn't the Police by. What are you trying to say in that last sente...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

That, Andy, was a typo. Well yeah, I know that, but I still have no idea what you were trying to say with "because that wasn't the Police by." Interesting the In the Court of the Crimson King beat Red by so many places. Both are great, but if you like one, why not the other? I'll admit I ...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2715

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Songs - I included all of the Vampire Weekend ones and I stretched it to 20, so if you want to not count any of them and bump others up, that's fine. I guess A-Punk shouldn't count since it's already advanced. 1 | Vampire Weekend | Oxford Comma 2 | Kings of Leon | Sex on Fire 3 | Kings of Leon | Use...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I must admit that I do not generally enjoy yelling over power chords or unresolved dissonance, but I am very willing to accept that others do enjoy such musical expression and earnestly wonder why. For those that do enjoy listening to these two types of music I invite you to provide us with a descr...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2715

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

I'd also like to suggest everyone check out Frida Hyvonen's Dirty Dancing. Such a beautiful song, but has remained unfortunately obscure. I second this recommendation, although it won't quite make my top 15. A-Punk is 2007? Discogs, Google and Wikipedia have 2008. The only place I see with AM is 20...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Pixies are so strange. At times they're amazing - Wave of Mutilation, Here Comes Your Man, and Hey, are no-doubters for my top 1,000, and Monkey Gone to Heaven is close. But some other songs on that album are just completely bizarre (and kind of scary), and I feel like, if I played them in the pres...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 9769

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

I loved Funeral when it first came out and own the album, but its abiding moroseness has lost its appeal to me over the years, and I didn't include it in my list. ... I generally agree with andyd1010 regarding punk (and he and I seem to have similar taste in music) We do seem to have similar tastes...
by andyd1010
Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 9769

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

I loved Funeral when it first came out and own the album, but its abiding moroseness has lost its appeal to me over the years, and I didn't include it in my list. ... I generally agree with andyd1010 regarding punk (and he and I seem to have similar taste in music) We do seem to have similar tastes...
by andyd1010
Fri Oct 06, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44687

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Clearly, there has been a shift in voting population to value good pitch more and to value mood and raw energy less. Do people see these things as mutually exclusive? I love it when a singer can hit the right notes, convey a mood, and still showcase raw energy. And I wish more singers strove for th...

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