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by StevieFan13
Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 29
Views: 1035

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

I will send in my votes by tomorrow
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 29
Views: 1035

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

Depeche Mode wrote:So the deadline for songs today?

Hope not - still need to get mine in.
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 68
Views: 1866

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Taking this thread back to its original purpose, the full Def Leppard discography is now on Spotify:
https://open.spotify.com/user/spotify/p ... vbS_IQhVCA
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 22
Views: 392

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

A good reference is to check Acclaimed Music’s songs lists, which are separated by country and region. (I should note there are errors: Kate Nash, listed as Irish, is actually English).
by StevieFan13
Sat Jan 20, 2018 3:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 22
Views: 392

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

So, just to be clear. U2 are out! However, Garbage, Simple Minds and Van Morrison are in. What about The Jesus and Mary Chain and the Cranberries? The United Kingdom is made up of England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. The rest of Ireland isn’t in the UK. Therefore, Garbage (Scottish), Sim...
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:04 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees 2018
Replies: 0
Views: 49

Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees 2018

http://teamrock.com/news/2018-01-17/queen-rolling-stones-and-jimi-hendrix-set-for-grammy-hall-of-fame A Night At The Opera (album) - Queen (1975) Dream On (single) - Aerosmith (1973) Band Of Gypsys (album) - Jimi Hendrix (1970) Space Oddity (single) - David Bowie (1969) Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison ...
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 22
Views: 392

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

Should I be using the 2000s poll as a reference?
by StevieFan13
Thu Jan 18, 2018 1:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 22
Views: 392

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

I’d do that if I knew how to do it in Excel.
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.02
Replies: 11
Views: 302

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.02

Derek Smalls - Smalls Change
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 17, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 13
Views: 284

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 8

Arno - Les yeux de ma mere

Prefab Sprout - Faron Young

Randy Crawford - One Day I'll Fly Away

The Monkees - Porpoise Song

Wallace Collection - Daydream

Sleater-Kinney - Get Up

The Velvet Underground - Stephanie Says

Python Lee Jackson - In a Broken Dream
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music's Best of British (Deadline: March 1st)
Replies: 22
Views: 392

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

Current, unsurprising, based-on-two-lists top 5: 1. New Order - Bizarre Love Triangle 2. The Smiths - There is a Light That Never Goes Out 3. David Bowie - "Heroes" 4. Joy Division - Transmission 5. New Order - Blue Monday Here's how I'm scoring, just to let you guys know: 1 - 10: 100 poin...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 9
Replies: 8
Views: 134

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 9

9904 | Beth Ditto | I Wrote the Book 9833 | Carcass | Heartwork 9992 | Pawlo Humeniuk | Tanec Pid Werbamy/Dance Under the Willows 9921 | Neil Sedaka | Laughter in the Rain Of course, Beth Ditto wins this round, but I didn't expect to enjoy the Carcass track so much. Sedaka sucks. 9898 | John Kongos ...
by StevieFan13
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 102
Views: 10993

Re: Songs of 2017

You guys both put this song at a super high spot on your lists in this thread, so consider this a friendly request to please vote in the now open 2017 AM EOY poll so that we may rocket this song to the list's upper echelon. I'm afraid it has been pushed down to my #3 after I finally succumbed to th...
by StevieFan13
Tue Jan 16, 2018 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.02
Replies: 11
Views: 302

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: 27
Views: 620

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: 27
Views: 620

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: 244

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 22
Views: 392

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: 13
Views: 219

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: 82

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: 884

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: 884

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: 156
Views: 4768

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: 29
Views: 1035

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: 157

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: 27
Views: 620

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: 163

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: 27
Views: 620

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: 483

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: 149

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: 65

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: 80

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: 86

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: 86

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: 235

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: 52
Views: 1781

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: 55
Views: 1387

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: 19321

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: 495

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: 77

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: 1641

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: 55
Views: 1387

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: 74

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

Also: will brag once again that my cousin is the Revivalists’ guitarist!

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