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by StevieFan13
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.02
Replies: 2
Views: 69

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.02

Reeaaalllyyy hoping Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile don't fall off the map when they're this close to the Hall of Fame.
by StevieFan13
Tue Jan 16, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 485

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Queen - Don't Stop Me Now vs. Kristin Hersh - Your Ghost Now how, I say, how did I guess your votes were gonna go that way? Not sure I follow you. I have nothing against "Don't Stop Me Now", but "Your Ghost" was my nomination. Oh, I got that. I also know you’ve been championing ...
by StevieFan13
Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 485

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Henrik wrote:Queen - Don't Stop Me Now
vs.
Kristin Hersh - Your Ghost


Now how, I say, how did I guess your votes were gonna go that way?
by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 15, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Re: R.I.P. Dolores O'Riordan (1971-2018)

What a shame. I’ll aleays call Zombie an alt-rock classic.
by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 15, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

But Shirley Manson is Scottish, right? I use "English" & "British" fairly interchangeably. So you're talking about England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland? (U2 are from Dublin, which is part of an independent Republic ... The More You Know.) Yep and yep! The whole Unit...
by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 15, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

Some of my own votes have changed - Kim Wilde (which I meant instead of Kim Carnes) is out and The Verve are in.
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

Also: what do you think of songs by non-British artists that feature British guests (like Blind or Fairytale of New York)?
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

I don't even know who else plays on Clapton's solo recordings -- but I know he plays & sings. Regarding Derek & the Dominos, should you use rules not unlike the women’s poll, and let the song pass through if the singer is British? (I'm guessing the average person on the street would simply ...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

andyd1010 wrote:What Difference Does It Make is a good song, but I'm not sure it deserves two spots on the list. I'd participate in this though.

Whoops! I was wondering if I'd accidentally put it twice. And terrific!
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

I might as well post my list first: 1. The Clash - London Calling 2. The Cure - Just Like Heaven 3. Pretenders - Brass in Pocket 4. The Beatles - Hey Jude 5. Peter Gabriel - Sledgehammer 6. Queen - Don't Stop Me Now 7. M.I.A. - Paper Planes 8. Oasis - Don't Look Back in Anger 9. Pink Floyd - The Gre...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 10
Views: 198

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

So, as with every year, Radio X has released their fan-voted list of the best British songs of all time, and I'm not crazy about it: http://charts.radiox.co.uk/2017/ Therefore, I think it'd be fun to have our own poll of the 100 best British songs ever. If you think we should expand the scope a bit,...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 12
Views: 148

Re: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 8

Prince - When Doves Cry
The Smiths - How Soon is Now?
Joe Jackson - You Can’t Get What You Want
Eurythmics - Julia
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang! (UK) - THE 40 BEST PUNK ALBUMS SINCE NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, 1977-2017 (2017)
Replies: 0
Views: 59

Kerrang! (UK) - THE 40 BEST PUNK ALBUMS SINCE NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, 1977-2017 (2017)

http://www.kerrang.com/features/the-40-best-punk-albums-from-1977-to-2017/ SEX PISTOLS - NEVER MIND THE BOLLOCKS, HERE’S THE SEX PISTOLS (1977) X-RAY SPEX - GERM FREE ADOLESCENTS (1978) THE CLASH - LONDON CALLING (1979) RAMONES - END OF THE CENTURY (1980) BLACK FLAG - DAMAGED (1981) DESCENDENTS - MI...
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 100 Best Australian Albums (2010)
Replies: 3
Views: 871

Re: 100 Best Australian Albums (2010)

Judging by the cover, I can count at least two of the ten new additions, although I have no idea how high they place:
- Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think, and Sometimes I Just Sit
- Tame Impala - Lonerism
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 100 Best Australian Albums (2010)
Replies: 3
Views: 871

Re: 100 Best Australian Albums (2010)

The list has been expanded to 110. Anyone know where the new full list can be found?
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 154
Views: 4573

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Kate Nash is listed as Irish for some reason - her mom was Irish, but she was born and raised in England. (And anyone who listens to a song like Foundations knows immediately that that’s a British accent).
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 19
Views: 778

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

Ballots received so far from:- BangJan bonnielaurel DaveC Henry JamieW jirin (Albums only) Listyguy (songs only) maverick470 Nassim sonofsamiam whuntva I'm going to be visiting relatives in Australia in the last 2 weeks of January, but I should be able to start the results rollout as planned - in a...
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 12, 2018 4:15 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Anthony Fantano (USA) The Needle Drop: Classic Albums (2018)
Replies: 5
Views: 129

Re: Anthony Fantano (USA) The Needle Drop: Classic Albums (2018)

I've kind of warmed up to Fantano. I've listened to some of those classic album reviews and they're pretty good. He's a surprisingly divisive guy, but I've always been a fan of him. The worst thing about his videos are the generic, unfunny comments his fans leave on them. Yeah when he does that 'tr...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 10, 2018 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 485

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Here's my full list: The Vaccines - Post Break-Up Sex X-Ray Spex - Germ Free Adolescents Nina Simone - Sinnerman Queen - Don't Stop Me Now Tocotronic - Jackpot ABBA - Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight) Motorhead - Overkill Christina Aguilera - Beautiful Favorite song I couldn't vote for: Kr...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Guardian (UK) 1,000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009)
Replies: 4
Views: 147

Re: Guardian (UK) 1,000 Songs Everyone Must Hear (2009)

Sorry, Henrik, I should be more careful in the future :). I have few relevant books (albums only): Dave Thompson - Alternative Rock: The Essential Listening Guide (2000) (7000 albums ratings) Chuck Eddy - Stairway to Hell: The 500 Best Heavy Metal Albums in the Universe (1991) (ordered list) Martin...
by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 08, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 485

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Nina Simone - Sinnerman
Queen - Don't Stop Me Now

Will get to the rest soon.
by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.01
Replies: 23
Views: 390

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.01

Greta Van Fleet - Highway Tune
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:40 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: ET 2017 - Hervé Bourhis
Replies: 2
Views: 144

Re: ET 2017 - Hervé Bourhis

If it's only by him, it's probably not eligible.
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant
Replies: 1
Views: 57

Re: 10.000 Songs: Sex Pistols - Pretty Vacant

That Madonna mashup is incredible. The fact that it went from a Pretty Vacant sample to God Save the Queen while I barely noticed is insane.
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel) - The Soundtrack of Our Lives: The Best Israeli Albums of All Time (2017)
Replies: 2
Views: 68

Re: Time Out Tel Aviv (Israel) - The Soundtrack of Our Lives: The Best Israeli Albums of All Time (2017)

VanillaFire1000 wrote:Some of these album covers...wow.

I've seen metal album covers, man. Nothing gets me anymore.
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fun Eurovision discoveries
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: Fun Eurovision discoveries

Henrik wrote:R.I.P. France Gall

It's such a shame. Hers was one of the most important winners ever, and she had to put up with a lot of shit.
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fun Eurovision discoveries
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Fun Eurovision discoveries

I've mentioned Eurovision here a few times (OK, more than a few - odd, as I'm one of the few non-Europeans here), but I figured I'd share a few happy discoveries I've made while deep-diving this nutty contest. I'd like to think you guys might like some of these, so here are some particularly good so...
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 15
Views: 220

Re: Music of 1984: Round 3, Week 7

Albums
Prince - Purple Rain
Art of Noise - Who's Afraid of the Art of Noise

Songs
Prince - Let's Go Crazy
Sade - Smooth Operator
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
Depeche Mode - Blasphemous Rumors
by StevieFan13
Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 1362

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

You may be pleased to know "Bodak Yellow" is now outside of the top 50 (although I still enjoy it, honestly). Why is liking "Bodak Yellow" a bad thing? Poor Dua Lipa for barely making any lists this year when "New Rules" was the best song of the year. I don't think it ...
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years
Replies: 48
Views: 1167

Re: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years

Hymie wrote:I despise your top song of 1967. From 0 to 10 it gets a 1.

I'm sure he's delighted to hear it.
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 06, 2018 2:32 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 500 Greatest Brazilian Songs - by Top Songs *update*
Replies: 182
Views: 19146

Re: 500 Greatest Brazilian Songs - by Top Songs *update*

Nice work, but why is 2Pac’s Me Against the World credited to Pixies?
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Voting
Replies: 14
Views: 450

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Voting

spiritualized wrote:
Jirin wrote:Votes should be PMed to me, not posted in this thread.

Damn

I just saw that.

You think tactical voting will be a problem ?

Hey, besides people voting for their picks, I can't see anything going too wrong.
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - album genre lists
Replies: 0
Views: 70

Consequence of Sound - album genre lists

20 Criminally Overlooked Post-2000 College Rock Albums (2017) https://consequenceofsound.net/2017/03/20-criminally-overlooked-post-2000-college-rock-albums/ KASHMIR – ZITILITES (2003) THE LONG WINTERS – WHEN I PRETEND TO FALL (2003) UGLY CASANOVA – SHARPEN YOUR TEETH (2002) EMPEROR X – CENTRAL HUG/F...
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:14 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spectrum Culture lists
Replies: 16
Views: 1628

Re: Spectrum Culture lists

http://spectrumculture.com/2018/01/01/five-years-later-best-music-2012/ 5 Years Later: The Best Music of 2012! (2018) (Why do they always wait six years to post these? Whatever.) 10. Tame Impala – Lonerism [Interscope] 9. Burial – Kindred EP [Hyperdub] 8. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Theme...
by StevieFan13
Fri Jan 05, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years
Replies: 48
Views: 1167

Re: My Top 50 Songs from each of the past 50 Years

Just wanted to say you have terrific taste.
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki: 27 Best Songs Of 2017 (NZ)
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Radio Hauraki: 27 Best Songs Of 2017 (NZ)

Also: will brag once again that my cousin is the Revivalists’ guitarist!
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki: 27 Best Songs Of 2017 (NZ)
Replies: 2
Views: 70

Re: Radio Hauraki: 27 Best Songs Of 2017 (NZ)

Posted this one in the EOY thread.
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki (NZ) - 90s Til Now Countdown (2015-2017)
Replies: 26
Views: 801

Re: Radio Hauraki (NZ) - 90s Til Now Countdown (2015-2017)

Radio Hauraki were not too helpful that I pointed out that six songs were missing - that's why I didn't complete the transcribe and then I kinda forgot about it - sorry. Nobody seems to have any info on what the last 6 songs were either after two emails... Bizarre how they couldn’t figure that out....
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1 Year on AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: 1 Year on AM

madzong wrote:Great news - I've been around for a while on this forum but was a lurker for yeeeaaaarrrrs!

Hopefully I've helped introduce you to some good NZ music along the way! :)

You certainly have!
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1 Year on AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: 1 Year on AM

Dexter wrote:StevieFan13, greatest rookie AMFer of 2017!

I take the position with great pride!
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Musical hopes for 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 195

Re: Musical hopes for 2018

prosecutorgodot wrote:Main hopes:
ABBA's new songs will turn out to be some of their best.
Janelle Monae and Kate Bush comebacks.
MGMT's fourth album turns out great.

Wait, new ABBA songs?
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 04, 2018 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Musical hopes for 2018
Replies: 8
Views: 195

Re: Musical hopes for 2018

Some hopes:
- Distillers reunion
- New Fiona Apple album
- Taylor Swift admits Reputation was a bad idea
- Kid Rock retires
- Last Aretha Franklin album comes out and is good
- UK get a good Eurovision result
- New Sleater-Kinney album
- JT album turns out great
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1 Year on AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: 1 Year on AM

Live in Phoenix wrote:You could try posting a little more. How am I supposed to know you're even here? Seriously though, thanks for joining and for your enthusiasm.

Yeah, feels like I’ve been so quiet around here. And thanks man.
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 22
Views: 442

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

What a wonderfully Wu-Tangy week. Raekwon - Incarcerated Scarfaces (although the other track was a wonderful discovery) Mint Royale feat. Lauren Laverne - Don't Falter Genesis - Firth of Fifth GZA feat. RZA and Ghostface Killah - 4th Chamber Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart Cake - I Will Survive...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1 Year on AM
Replies: 9
Views: 250

1 Year on AM

Exactly 1 year ago, I decided to join the Acclaimed Music forums. I haven't regretted it for a second. Thanks for the warm welcome, folks!

by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 1362

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

And here are some albums that tickled my fancy: 1. Lorde - Melodrama 2. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN. 3. St. Vincent - Masseduction 4. Laura Marling - Semper Femina 5. Alvvays - Antisocialites 6. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream 7. Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Navigator 8. Foo Fighters - Concrete and Gol...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 4:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 45
Views: 1362

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

Here's the songs list. You may be pleased to know "Bodak Yellow" is now outside of the top 50 (although I still enjoy it, honestly). 1. Lorde - Green Light 2. Mount Eerie - Real Death 3. Kendrick Lamar - HUMBLE. 4. St. Vincent - New York 5. Paramore - Told You So 6. Sampha - (No One Knows ...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 03, 2018 1:54 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Radio Hauraki (NZ)
Replies: 1
Views: 100

Re: EOY 2017 - Radio Hauraki (NZ)

1 The Way You Used To Do - Queens of the Stone Age 2 Feel It Still - Portugal. The Man 3 The Sky Is A Neighborhood - Foo Fighters 4 In Cold Blood - alt-J 5 High - Sir Sly 6 Up All Night - Beck 7 Find Me - Kings of Leon 8 Feet Don't Fail Me - Queens of the Stone Age 9 If Only - Racing 10 Adore - Amy ...
by StevieFan13
Tue Jan 02, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Classic Pop (UK)
Replies: 0
Views: 81

EOY 2017 - Classic Pop (UK)

They meet the 10-album-reviews-a-month rule. Albums 1. Alison Moyet - Other 2. Depeche Mode - Spirit 3. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream 4. Beck - Colors 5. The Charlatans - Different Days 6. OMD - The Punishment of Luxury 7. Goldfrapp - Silver Eye 8. Sparks - Hippopotamus 9. Gizmo Varillas - El Dor...
by StevieFan13
Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Nominations
Replies: 27
Views: 721

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Nominations

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Since I've given up on trying to turn you all on to Haim, I'll nominate:

Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest

Hey, I'm fine with Haim! I'd've voted for them.

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