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by Safetycat
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

271. Opeth – Epilogue
5
272. Q-Tip – Vivrant Thing
6
273. The Association – Along Comes Mary
7
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1988 Recommendation Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 583

Re: 1988 Recommendation Thread

If anyone's forgotten it already, Singing in the Shower by Les Rita Mitsouko and Sparks (one of the semi-finalists of the recent Unacclaimed game) was released in 1988:
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 1179

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3

Julia Holter - Marienbad < Hot Chip - Flutes In Our Heads might be one of my favourite albums, definitely my favourite Hot Chip album. Flutes is particularly gorgeous. Odd Future - Oldie < Death Grips - Hacker Oldie is gripping but Hacker has energy Hot Chip - Motion Sickness > Charli XCX - You're t...
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

270. Strangelove – The Sea of Black
8 - Hell yeah, monotone+depressing+long, my favourite!
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 60
Replies: 17
Views: 926

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 60

Hunters & Collectors - Throw Your Arms Around Me
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

267. Derek & The Dominos - Anyday - 5
268. Vonda Shepard – Rainy Days - 6
269. The White Stripes – Why Can’t You Be Nicer to Me - 6
by Safetycat
Sun Oct 06, 2019 5:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.3
Replies: 22
Views: 1093

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.3

2. Desire < 1. Puta's Fever
8. Initials B.B. < 5. Soul Mining
3. Script of the Bridge > 4. From the Lions Mouth
6. Bury Me at Makeout Creek > 7. Bee Gees' 1st
by Safetycat
Thu Oct 03, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

266. Ben Folds Five - Underground
5 - Didn't come together in a way I liked
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 02, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

265. Joni Mitchell – My Old Man
6
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 64
Views: 2281

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

264. T-Bone Walker – Call It Stormy Monday (But Tuesday Is Just As Bad)
6 - Good but a bit too slow for me.
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 02, 2019 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

253. High on Fire – Hung, Drawn & Quartered 3 254. The Velvet Underground – New Age 6 255. Daniel Ceasar, featuring Kali Uchis – Get You 6 256. Alice Coltrane – Blue Nile 7 257. Fur Patrol - Andrew 8 258. Count to Infinity - Nightfall 4 259. Anita Baker – You Bring Me Joy 7 260. Santana – Waves With...
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 01, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 1772

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

TV on the Radio - Will Do > Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean Kendrick Lamar - A.D.H.D. < Chairlift - Amanaemonesia Laura Marling - Sophia < Beyonce - Love on Top Love on Top is a highlight from listening to the 4 album for moderately acclaimed. Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks < Wilco - Art of Almost Li...
by Safetycat
Thu Sep 26, 2019 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 9123

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Albums: 1 | R.E.M. | Document 2 | U2 | The Joshua Tree 3 | Prince | Sign 'O' the Times 4 | Michael Jackson | Bad 5 | Midnight Oil | Diesel and Dust 6 | Tom Waits | Frank's Wild Years 7 | The Cure | Kiss Me Kiss Me Kiss Me 8 | INXS | Kick 9 | The Smiths | Strangeways, Here We Come 10 | Def Leppard | ...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2
Replies: 32
Views: 1246

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2

Mogwai - Young Team < Blur - 13
Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain < Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges > Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
Peter Gabriel - Us < The Crocketts - The Great Brain Robbery
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 9123

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Songs: 1 | New Order | True Faith 2 | R.E.M. | The One I Love 3 | Fleetwood Mac | Little Lies 4 | Midnight Oil | Dreamworld 5 | Def Leppard | Pour Some Sugar on Me 6 | Icehouse | Electric Blue 7 | U2 | Where the Streets Have No Name 8 | Midnight Oil | Beds Are Burning 9 | The Cure | Why Can't I Be Y...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 24, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

All of the youtube versions that show up when I google have terrible audio... use this version if you don't Spotify https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwgXZGq3TSU

I give it an 8. Maybe not the most interesting song of it's genre but one of the first I heard and it stuck with me.
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 22, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 2093

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

I don't know if it's the song you're thinking of, but I've always thought that the bubbly synth riff in Telepopmusik's "Breathe" sounds a bit like the bubbly synth riff at the beginning of "Lights". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDz2Xk-LRN0 The riff starts around the 30 second mark and continues ...
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 22, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 2093

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park > Beach House - Silver Soul Hard to separate, but Walk in the Park grabs me more. Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss > MGMT - Congratulations Love the swagger in Solitude is Bliss, I listened to it a lot a few years back to get me pumped at work. Crystal Castles - Celest...
by Safetycat
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

252. Ultramagnetic MC’s – Travelling at the Speed of Thought (Hip House Club Mix) - 7

Love hip hop/rap when it's got a good instrumental sound to it, and this is a good example.
by Safetycat
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

251. The Nits - Nescio - 5

Proto-shoegaze or just a weird mix? It's an interesting song, with vocals lost in the instrumentation slowly getting louder until they're the focal point. I can see why it would be liked but it doesn't spark joy for me.
by Safetycat
Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Carly Rae Jepsen - Party For One (2018, #125)
by Safetycat
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

I enjoy how the rules of the game mean I could nominate Gangnam Style, despite it not being "Overlooked" in any shape or form.
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 28
Views: 2985

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

Art Angels > Are We There Heartattack and Vine > VU Shankar Family and Friends < It's My Way Deep Listening < Kyōiku Art Angels and Heartattack are both extremely atmospheric albums. One is the sound of going to a rave run by scene kids, and the other is the sound of an impoverished dockworker lame...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Foals - Mountain at My Gates (2015, #71)
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 17, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

250. John Parr – St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) - 7

A classic "I heard this on the radio at some point in the past and liked it but never heard it again" type of song. Absolutely ridiculous, I really like it.
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ric Ocasek Dead at 75
Replies: 5
Views: 2099

Re: Ric Ocasek Dead at 75

Huge loss, I've just been getting into the Cars recently. Man had style.
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

The Killers - The Man (2017, Bubbling)
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Nassim wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:21 am
Only one song per year so no Run the Jewels for me !

Safetycat picked a cool song but there’s an even better one in the album, my pick for today :
Hot Chip - Flutes (62nd of 2012)
I'll agree on that - I'd missed that it wasn't top 50 :happy-partydance:
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

249. Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Upsetters – Roast Fish & Corn Bread - 4
Sounds like a nice meal, but the slow plodding pace of this track was not to my taste
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

248. Emmy the Great - MIA - 6
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

The National - Don't Swallow the Cap (2013, #113)
by Safetycat
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 11805

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Hot Chip, Motion Sickness (2012, bubbling)
by Safetycat
Sat Sep 14, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

246. Bruce Springsteen – Where the Bands Are - 7 It may be standard fare for Bruce, but it's still pretty good. Agreed on the weak chorus though. 247. Cold Chisel – Forever Now - 9 My debut! One thing I like in a song is when they have a solo guitar rift with maybe some tasteful drums behind it, lik...
by Safetycat
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 59
Replies: 19
Views: 2477

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 59

The National - Slow Show
by Safetycat
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

245. The Guess Who – No Time - 7

Love American Woman so was nice to hear some more from this band. This one's a little stale, but the ending is great and the repeated title really resonates with me with my workload lately lol.
by Safetycat
Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

What a great week! 239. King Tuff – Loser’s Wall - 6 Good but never does anything interesting for me 240. Big Star – You Can’t Have Me - 7 A good band and a good song 241. The Pretty Reckless – Take Me Down - 7 Looked up the band and turns out the lead singer was the little girl in that terrible Gri...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 10, 2019 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 3238

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Good news for this week, I know most of these albums enough to make a snap judgement rather than relistening to all 8 (a daunting prospect with all the other stuff I have on atm). No ranking though... Boy < The Idler Wheel... Songs For Drella < Closing Time Marry Me > Permanent Waves Childqueen > Je...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Forgotten Hits Edition 1
Replies: 7
Views: 1971

Re: Forgotten Hits Weekly Chart: Part I

I like the idea of this poll, even though there's currently more soft rock than would probably be to the taste of the forum XD But that's inevitable with using charts. It would be good if you explained the methodology of the poll. What qualifies a song - is it a charting song that isn't on AM? Do yo...
by Safetycat
Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29
Replies: 18
Views: 1671

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29

Now for me to nominate something that the listeners here might reject.

Rebecca Black - Do You?

(No, seriously. I think it's actually pretty good.)
by Safetycat
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 2981

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

4. Crocodiles > 7. Brilliant Corners There may be too much post-punk in this tournament but I am loving it! I like Brilliant Corners but I always enjoy other genres more than jazz. 3. Animals < 2. Radiator Agree with a lot of the points above. Animals is fine, but not the best Floyd there is, while...
by Safetycat
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29
Replies: 18
Views: 1671

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29

Post Malone is quite a talented and inspired individual with his music and influences ranging from hip hop, alternative rock, folk, metal, etc... and honestly I view most auto tune as a stylistic choice. As an artist myself I have used auto tune for artistic purposes and I feel Post Malone does too...
by Safetycat
Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

236. Happy Mondays – Hallelujah (Paul Oakenfold - Club Mix) - 7 I feel like I keep being pretty generous with my votes, but genuinely I also just think a lot of it is good. This is one such example - a great jam. 237. Laura Nyro – Gibsom Street - 6 Great voice, and I like the sparse arrangement. 238...
by Safetycat
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29
Replies: 18
Views: 1671

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.29

Must say I am not surprised by the lack of votes my nominations are getting. I guess people on this sub view Post Malone and Juice WRLD as basic pop stars. I guess I am in the minority here for feeling that Posty is the best and unique while still being fun popular artist out there from the last ha...
by Safetycat
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 58
Replies: 23
Views: 2383

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 58

Prince - U Got the Look
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 5337

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

1. Puta's Fever > 2. Chairs Missing
7. Street Hassle < 5. Soul Mining
3. From the Lion's Mouth > 4. Abyss
6. Hunting My Dress > 8. Bee Gees' 1st

It's a good lot of albums if I put Lou Reed at 7th... very solid group.
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

235. George Thorogood and the Destroyers – Bad to the Bone - 9

This song rocks! It may be overused but I've never gotten too tired of it.
by Safetycat
Mon Sep 02, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 9123

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

This year had a minor NZ hit that got some attention in the US, (Glad I'm) Not a Kennedy, a slightly morbid tribute to their troubled family by one of our best singer-songwriters, Shona Laing.

One of my favourites of 1987.
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 34314

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

Thanks for this poll, it's been an amazing time reading all of your information and listening to the songs I didn't know. I don't know if it's true for anyone else, but my top vote for Suspicious Minds was mainly for his live performance on From Vegas to Memphis. It was randomly included instead of ...
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 34314

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

accidentally posted twice, how do i delete a post :?
by Safetycat
Sun Sep 01, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 14199

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

234. Yo La Tengo – One PM Again - 8 Was surprised since I've usually been turned off by YLT. Maybe something's finally clicked. Agree with the VU comment above, but it also sounds like an upbeat The National to me, with the vocals somewhere between Lou Reed and Matt Berninger. Anyway, it's nice, and...