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by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 202
Views: 6906

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

^Couldn't have said it better myself, while I (only?) placed them at 25 on my list they just have so many dozens of songs that I love that have resonated with me more and more as I age. Though 7th place is obviously higher than I put them, I’m happy to see them that high on the list.
by FrankLotion
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 25
Views: 14504

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

As is the case with most of their most recent work I find the music to be pretty middling but I love the album art, this one being particularly great minus the awkwardly placed photo of the band in the upper right... https://consequenceofsound.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Flaming-Lips-Kings-Mouth....
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll?

I think a top 50 maximum would be good, not sure about when a deadline should be though.
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 202
Views: 6906

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Also is Björk the highest ranking female artist on the list then or am I missing someone obvious that’s still to come?
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 202
Views: 6906

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Decent climb for Elvis!
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 279

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

And I guess since both me and acroamor recommended the Jason Isbell and Colin Stetson albums they should be essential listening before the decade poll :mrgreen:
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 7
Views: 279

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Definitely a lot of albums/songs that I wish got more praise but it’s been a very rewarding decade to dig deep and have varied tastes! Albums Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation (2010) The Books - The Way Out (2010) Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids (2010) Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told (2011) Bom...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16
Replies: 17
Views: 312

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
2. Screaming Trees - Dust
3. Rush - Permanent Waves
4. Hedningarna - Hippjokk
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 202
Views: 6906

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

TheLastEnemy wrote:Image


damn. That’s too low.
by FrankLotion
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 137
Views: 70542

Re: Albums of 2019

Favorites for the year so far: 1. Ariana Grande - thank u, next 2. Yola - Walk Through Fire 3. Solange - When I Get Home 4. Beyoncé - Homecoming 5. Aldous Harding - Designer 6. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising 7. CHAI - PUNK 8. Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow 9. Little Simz - GREY Area 10. Billie ...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 202
Views: 6906

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Wow I didn’t realize the rollout would be so soon after the deadline!
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15
Replies: 29
Views: 1009

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15

1. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
2. Todd Terje - It's Album Time
3. St. Vincent - Marry Me
4. Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 38
Views: 1964

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Albums: 1. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs 2. Jesus and the Mary Chain - Psychocandy 3. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 4. Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising 5. The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & Lash 6. The Replacements - Tim 7. The Smiths - Meat is Murder 8. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love 9. Prince - Around the World in a ...
by FrankLotion
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2145

Re: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3

I’m very down, I think this sounds like a lot of fun.
by FrankLotion
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 59233

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. The Beatles 2. Radiohead 3. OutKast 4. Led Zeppelin 5. The Rolling Stones 6. Kendrick Lamar 7. Kanye West 8. Sleater-Kinney 9. Prince 10. Jay-Z 11. Bob Dylan 12. Frank Ocean 13. The Jimi Hendrix Experience 14. Björk 15. Nirvana 16. Wu-Tang Clan 17. U2 18. Sufjan Stevens 19. David Bowie 20. Black ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 3
Views: 2520

Re: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero

Cool list! I grew up in AZ myself so I recognize a lot of these, I remember people I grew up with were big fans of Authority Zero and Miniature Tigers, I still love Calexico to this day.
by FrankLotion
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 3727

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
2. Super Furry Animals - Radiator
3. Paramore - After Laughter
4. Heatmiser - Mic City Sons (Had no idea Elliott Smith was in any other projects, this is my favorite discovery so far!)
by FrankLotion
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 5040

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

1. Jackson Browne - Running on Empty
2. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
3. Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever
4. Neil Diamond - Hot August Night
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 4488

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

1. Gene Clark - No Other
2. The The - Soul Mining
3. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
4. Bee Gees - Bee Gees' 1st
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 5443

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

1. Elvis Costello - Get Happy!!
2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle
3. Charly Bliss - Guppy
4. Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress
by FrankLotion
Fri May 31, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 20736

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Albums: 1. Prince - Purple Rain 2. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. 3. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade 4. Van Halen - 1984 5. Run-DMC - Run-D.M.C. 6. The Replacements - Let it Be 7. The Smiths - The Smiths 8. Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime 9. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II 10. Los Lobos - How W...
by FrankLotion
Wed May 29, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 10665

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

1. Joni Mitchell - Hejira
2. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.
3. The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
4. Kimio Eto - Koto Music
by FrankLotion
Mon May 27, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 12741

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

By the way, why did it take 9 weeks for a rap album to show up. There are a lot of genre fans here, but nobody dares to nominate these anymore? I have too little knowledge of the genre to make sensible nominations myself. More like this are very welcome. My nomination for Missy Elliott showed up a ...
by FrankLotion
Fri May 24, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 52578

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

This is the first post I've seen of yours, so welcome! Thanks for the great lists! Thanks Moonbeam, not long joined here, I'm currently compiling a list of my favourite songs ever, so I fully intend to inflict more of my music taste on everyone! I'm also reading (and listening) through AM's exhaust...
by FrankLotion
Fri May 24, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 12741

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

1. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music 2. Global Communication - 76:14 3. Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods 4. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek Thank you Safetycat for that Mouth Moods nomination! I was surprised when I saw it since we don’t get too many silly mashup albums in this game but I’ve always found thi...
by FrankLotion
Wed May 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8
Replies: 28
Views: 11813

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8

1. Jerry Lee Lewis - Live at the Star Club, Hamburg
2. The Millennium - Begin
3. Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
4. Benjamin Britten - War Requiem [London Symphony Orchestra]
by FrankLotion
Sat May 11, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 10933

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

1. Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
2. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
3. Spinners - Spinners
4. The Crocketts - The Great Brain Robbery
by FrankLotion
Sat May 04, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6
Replies: 26
Views: 9125

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6

1. The Replacements - Tim
2. The xx - I See You
3. Micachu - Jewellery
4. Youssou N'Dour - The Guide (Wommat)
by FrankLotion
Thu May 02, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 52578

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums- 1. R.E.M. - Murmur 2. The Police - Synchronicity 3. U2 - War 4. Metallica - Kill ‘Em All 5. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies 6. ZZ Top - Eliminator 7. Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble -Texas Flood 8. Cyndi Lauper - She’s So Unusual 9. Swans - Filth 10. Talking Heads - Speaking in...
by FrankLotion
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 7853

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill
2. Etta James - At Last!
3. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
4. Peter Gabriel - Us
by FrankLotion
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 13704

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. Crowded House - Crowded House
3. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 12503

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
2. Oval - 94 Diskont
3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by FrankLotion
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 13181

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Wow, I was expecting a sure win for Grimes, but not a complete shutout! Where were all the AnCo fans this week? Personally I’ve always loved Sung Tongs, I think it’s their best from their kooky early albums! For me I think it was just an unfortunate matchup, I think Art Angels’ acclaim is more or l...
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 22
Views: 8320

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

Sometimes I think that my relative dislike of certain music years coincides with my lamer years of high school/college, like 1995 (when I turned 17, incidentally). The problem is, music years are not identical (grunge and alternative guitar rock were still at its peak in '94, then even a year later...
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 13181

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Janet Jackson - janet
3. Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
4. Section 25 - From the Hip
by FrankLotion
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 43733

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
DaveC wrote:
FrankLotion wrote:16. Orchestra Baobab - Pirates Choice



OR
Vol. 1: Senegambie and
Vol. 2: Ngalam

:?:


They are all listed together on AM. Frank, do you mind if I lump it together with those ones?


No problem at all! I only knew about Pirates Choice growing up, I’ll have to look up those other volumes!
by FrankLotion
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 43733

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

1982: Albums: 1. Michael Jackson - Thriller 2. Prince - 1999 3. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Imperial Bedroom 4. Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska 5. Roxy Music - Avalon 6. Richard and Linda Thompson - Shoot Out the Lights 7. Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast 8. Grandmaster Flash and the Furi...
by FrankLotion
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 11237

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. David Bowie - Young Americans
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
3. Paul Oakenfold - Goa Mix
4. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening

These were all surprisingly close for me, great start to the tournament!
by FrankLotion
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 273
Views: 97884

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Hymie wrote:
There's something phony to me about people from a later time deciding things about an era that they did not even live through.


Are you 90 years old? What are your favorite memories of 1939? You must know so much!
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 18222

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

Jackson wrote:Wow, I thought Chris would have been an automatic top 20!


Same! Glad to see there were quite a few people who loved it though!
by FrankLotion
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 9303

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

1. The Beatles You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away A Day in the Life In My Life Oh! Darling Ticket to Ride I’m Only Sleeping Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band I Saw Her Standing There Help! Happiness is a Warm Gun 2. Radiohead Paranoid Android Nude Creep No Surprises Daydreaming Everything in Its...
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 9303

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Question: is there any particular criteria for picking the songs per artist (i.e. our all-time favorite songs or just basic recommendations for people to listen to)? I mostly see people who complete this list their favorites. I did a bit of digging for context, and found this here : Background: On ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 9303

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Question: is there any particular criteria for picking the songs per artist (i.e. our all-time favorite songs or just basic recommendations for people to listen to)?
by FrankLotion
Fri Mar 01, 2019 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 55420

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

So I guess my exposure to this year is embarrassingly limited, maybe I’ll update my list later if I get around to discovering a bit more :? Albums: 1. The Police - Ghost in the Machine 2. Rush - Moving Pictures 3. The Go-Go’s - Beauty and the Beat 4. Black Flag - Damaged 5. Brian Eno & David Byr...
by FrankLotion
Tue Feb 26, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 59233

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

StevieFan13 wrote:I'll give it a try.
1. The Smiths
2. Stevie Wonder


Gotta change your name to SmithsFan13 now :mrgreen:
by FrankLotion
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 25
Views: 14504

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

No contest. https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a1752648874_10.jpg This was going to be my next one!!! I have the vinyl at home and when it’s literally bathed in sunlight it gives the room this warm pink glow, also whoever picked that typeface deserves an award Also Moonbeam I don’t think I actually looked a...
by FrankLotion
Fri Feb 22, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 25
Views: 14504

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

Swans - The Seer. Meanwhile, I am dragging my feet on listening to their followup because the cover art is goofy. This one’s great! I actually kind of find most of Swans’ album artwork to be a little goofy (in a good way). I would definitely listen to To Be Kind if you’re a fan of the Seer, as long...
by FrankLotion
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 25
Views: 14504

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

I’ll start with Kendrick Lamar: B783C232-561F-4A3C-8C1C-2870D7E42F90.jpeg While this somehow ended up being only my third favorite album of his this decade, this artwork stands out the most for me. This cover really says so much about Kendrick and his intention to show his unique perspective by just...
by FrankLotion
Fri Feb 22, 2019 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 25
Views: 14504

Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

I know it’s early in the year but I wanted to open a space where people can show appreciation for some album artwork that may have resonated with them over the last decade! Even as streaming has dominated the way most people consume music, the cover of an album (or single) remains an inseparable par...
by FrankLotion
Fri Feb 22, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 56
Views: 22300

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

Well I can’t remember which albums I nominated but there’s some great ones here! Though like last year I’m more excited to discover a lot of these that I’ve never heard before

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