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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: 2
Views: 59

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: 11
Views: 121

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: 460

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: 686

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: 1049

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: 80
Views: 3591

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: 2774

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: 6683

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: 22590

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: 6683

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: 7166

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: 6110

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: 5616

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: 22590

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: 5600

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: 10760

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: 10011

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: 10575

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: 6791

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: 10575

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: 31917

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: 31917

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: 9143

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: 243
Views: 62088

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: 13780

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: 8074

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: 8074

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: 8074

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: 43470

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: 115
Views: 36135

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: 24
Views: 11045

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: 24
Views: 11045

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: 24
Views: 11045

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: 24
Views: 11045

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: 16248

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
by FrankLotion
Mon Feb 04, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 40647

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
FrankLotion wrote:12. Pretenders - Brass in Pocket


This one's from 1979.


Oh sorry I guess I figured since it was on their debut in 1980 it would count, I’ll edit the list!
by FrankLotion
Sun Feb 03, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 40647

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Albums: 1. Talking Heads - Remain in Light 2. AC/DC - Back in Black 3. Prince - Dirty Mind 4. Joy Division - Closer 5. The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms 6. Pretenders - Pretenders 7. Bruce Springsteen - The River 8. Motörhead - Ace of Spades 9. The Clash - Sandinista! 10. Ozzy Osbourne - Blizzard of Oz 11...
by FrankLotion
Sun Feb 03, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 21016

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

Just want to go on record saying I love a lot of the songs I’m listed as not a fan, I just love other ones more!
by FrankLotion
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 115
Views: 36135

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

All great advice, thank you!!
by FrankLotion
Sat Feb 02, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 243
Views: 62088

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Heart of Darkness is incredible, I actually didn’t realize it was written so long ago
by FrankLotion
Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 115
Views: 36135

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Question for anyone participating: It’s fairly easy for me to compare my favorite songs/albums, is there a metric any of you like use for ranking your favorite artists? I don’t even know where to start here! :|
by FrankLotion
Tue Jan 29, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)
Replies: 23
Views: 6266

Re: Planning For Next Decade Poll (80s?)

Is this happening? I sure hope so! Is there nobody who has agreed to run this poll? If so, I could step up, being an 80s fiend and all. I'll definitely participate if this is happening! I can maybe help out occasionally if needed be with running as well. I’ll second that, I would love to participat...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jan 29, 2019 1:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Kevin Coyne - I Only Want to See You Smile - 6
C.A. Quintet - Trip Thru Hell, Pt. 2 - 5
Derek & the Dominos - It’s Too Late - 5
Gnarls Barley - Run (I'm a Natural Disaster) - 5
Architecture in Helsinki - Heart It Races - 5
The Coral - In the Morning - 7
Beyoncé - Pray You Catch Me - 9
by FrankLotion
Mon Jan 28, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 48092

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Albums: 1. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour 2. Noname - Room 25 3. Kali Uchis - Isolation 4. Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer 5. Mitski - Be the Cowboy 6. Christine and the Queens - Chris 7. Idles - Joy as an Act Of Rebellion 8. Cardi B - Invasion of Privacy 9. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love 10...
by FrankLotion
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Ricky Lee Jones - Chuck E’s in Love - 7
Dusty Springfield - Goin’ Back - 6
Goldfrapp - Strict Machine - 8
Klaatu - Long Live Politzania - 5
Diana Ross - I’m Still Waiting - 6
The Weeknd - Tell Your Friends - 4
Organized Konfusion - Bring it On - 7

Pretty good week, I liked some of these quite a lot!
by FrankLotion
Thu Jan 17, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Encore game
Replies: 9
Views: 2047

Re: Encore game

So this does sound like it could be pretty fun, I’m wondering if I could do Wu-Tang Clan but include their solo efforts since that’s where the discography becomes less well known (plus so many of the solo albums were basically group efforts anyway). If that’s too complicated I could settle with mayb...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Hot Tuna - 7
LMFAO - 2
The Chainsmokers - 4
Puddle of Mudd - 4
The Stooges - Fun House - 8
Queen - Good Company - 6
by FrankLotion
Tue Jan 08, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

J.J. Cale - Magnolia: 8
(Sandy) Alex G. - Proud: 7
Sun City Girls - The Shining Path: 5
Middle Kids - Edge Of Town: 7
by FrankLotion
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Elton John – Your Sister Can’t Twist (But She Can Rock ‘N Roll): 6. Definitely not my favorite from the album but it does work better in context with the other songs I think.
by FrankLotion
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 318
Views: 99304

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Oooh that was some nice sax, I’d give that a solid 8.

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