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by mileswide
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 66
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 66

New Order - Temptation
by mileswide
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 20
Views: 639

Re: Next decade poll

At some point we may want to consider combining decades after the 1960. In such a scenario we could cover 2 or more years each month. I salute your inventiveness and I personally would be able to accommodate 2 years a month but I can't see it helping participation, which I know has been a concern f...
by mileswide
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 20
Views: 427

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

prosecutorgodot and mileswide comments about the similarities with "Shine on You Crazy Diamond" and "Wish You Were Here," probably intended as negative, only enhanced my liking of the Kiwanuka song. Not negative on my part, just an observation I hadn't picked up while listening to CLH before. Wish ...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify playlist NEEDS to be cut to pieces
Replies: 6
Views: 1350

Re: Spotify playlist NEEDS to be cut to pieces

Took some time but I managed to copy the lists to Deezer, in 1000 song chunks Plays without any problems, and a lot faster than Spotify. I feel bad for saying as you've clearly spent an age on this and I can understand your reasoning behind it but some tracks bring up 404 errors for me at least...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone: 50 Greatest Jay-Z Songs (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: Rolling Stone: 50 Greatest Jay-Z Songs (2019)

50. "Roc Boys (And the Winner Is...)" (2007) 49. "Numb/Encore" (with Linkin Park) (2004) 48. "Swagga Like Us" (with T. I. feat. Lil Wayne & Kanye West) (2008) 47. "Ain't No Nigga" (feat. Foxy Brown) (1996) 46. "Empire State of Mind" (feat. Alicia Keys) (2009) 45. "Snoopy Track" (feat. Juvenile) (199...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 258
Views: 36880

Re: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS

Just Look What You've Done didn't occur to me until weeks after the results started when the lyric "You've turned my dreams to dust" crossed my mind. Wish I'd remembered that in time but obviously that didn't detract from another enjoyably conducted rollout, cheers Hymie!
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 20
Views: 427

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

9. Royskopp & Robyn - Monument v. 1. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up Monument deals in different currency than Robyn's usual trade in sad bangers, her voice as muted as the saxophone that lifts the track from stark electro-pop. Every Time...is an even richer experience as the emotion...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (21) November 30
Replies: 5
Views: 857

Re: MCCh 2019 (21) November 30

discord wrote:
Wed Dec 04, 2019 6:33 pm
What does green mean? (12 - Slowthai)
Looks like a mistaken colour as there's no change in score, number of reviews, placement or highlights...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2010 Dec '10 Motörhead - The Wörld Is Yours Nov '10 Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Oct '10 Crystal Fighters - Star of Love Sep '10 Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest Aug '10 Arcade Fire - The Suburbs Jul '10 M.I.A. - ΛΛ Λ Y Λ Jun '10 Against Me! - White Crosses May '10 Tracey Thorn - Love ...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2011 Dec '11 The Black Keys - El Camino Nov '11 Sepalcure - Sepalcure Oct '11 Tom Waits - Bad As Me Sep '11 Laura Marling - A Creature I Don't Know Aug '11 Jay-Z & Kanye West - Watch the Throne Jul '11 Little Dragon - Ritual Union Jun '11 Frank Turner - England Keep My Bones May '11 Andy Stott - Pa...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2012 Dec '12 Scott Walker - Bish Bosch Nov '12 Portico Quartet - Portico Quartet Oct '12 3rd Line Butterfly - Dreamtalk Sep '12 KOAN Sound - The Adventures of Mr. Fox EP Aug '12 Parquet Courts - Light up Gold Jul '12 Ondàtropica - Ondàtropica Jun '12 Bobby Womack - The Bravest Man in the Universe M...
by mileswide
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

You've done well to find any for this month already! Speaking of Burial: 2013 Dec '13 Burial - Rival Dealer EP Nov '13 M.I.A. - Matangi Oct '13 Lizzo - Lizzobangers Sep '13 Janelle Monàe - The Electric Lady Aug '13 Wilkinson - Lazers Not Included Jul '13 Fuck Buttons - Slow Focus Jun '13 Kanye West ...
by mileswide
Wed Dec 04, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40

Bersarin Quartett - Siehst du das auch ['Do you see that too?' Don't worry, though, there's no German in the track, it's an instrumental]
by mileswide
Wed Dec 04, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2014 Dec '14 J Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive Nov '14 Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek Oct '14 Loro' s - W.A.N.D.Y. Sep '14 Interpol - El Pintor (Moon Hooch - This is Cave Music may have beat it if not for the latter's vocals) Aug '14 FKA twigs - LP1 Jul '14 Jungle - Jungle Jun '14 First Aid Kit -...
by mileswide
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 3995

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix! And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too! RockyRaccoon must've known something we didn't...and still managed to do worse than most of us! Congrats to you and prosecutorgodot by the way, your clairvoyance skills are wasted on a bet with no finan...
by mileswide
Tue Dec 03, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2015 Dec '15 Lizzo - Big GRRRL Small World Nov '15 Jain - Zanaka Oct '15 Roots Manuva - Bleeds Sep '15 Little Simz - A Curious Tale of Trials + Persons Aug '15 Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss (narrowly beating M3LL15X) Jul '15 Tame Impala - Currents Jun '15 Wolf Alice - My Love Is Cool May '15 Mbongwana Star...
by mileswide
Tue Dec 03, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 196

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Sticking steadfastly behind Abronia - The Whole of Each Eye
by mileswide
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 3995

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix!
by mileswide
Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40

The difference with this single is that it seems a little more accessible with grittier guitars than the last one (IMHO). Guess we'll wait and see ... I agree being guitar-based is more likely to hold sway here as the Weekly Chart electorate seems to lean towards rock more than AMF in general, time...
by mileswide
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2016 Dec '16 Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 3 Nov '16 Rapsody - Crown Oct '16 Kate Tempest - Let Them Eat Chaos (just edging out Goat - Requiem) Sep '16 Angel Olsen - My Woman Aug '16 Vince Staples - Prima Donna EP Jul '16 Noname - Telefone Jun '16 Mitski - Puberty 2 May '16 Car Seat Headrest - Te...
by mileswide
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!
Replies: 8
Views: 267

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!

Should we lower it to a weekly or biweekly thing? It's of course your choice. Some voters, though, may find 1 or 2 weeks too short a deadline with other commitments on here and in their lives generally to be considered, especially with End of Year and End of Decade polls coming up. But I'm only new...
by mileswide
Mon Dec 02, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!
Replies: 8
Views: 267

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!

Like the concept and I'm raring for next month's artist, so here are my offerings- Albums: 1. Revolver 2. The Beatles (The White Album) 3. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 4. Abbey Road 5. Rubber Soul Songs: 1. Tomorrow Never Knows 2. While My Guitar Gently Weeps 3. A Day in the Life 4. Strawbe...
by mileswide
Mon Dec 02, 2019 1:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2017 Dec '17 King Gizzard and the Wizard Lizard - Gumboot Soup Nov '17 Dave - GAME OVER EP Oct '17 St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION Sep '17 Wolf Alice - Visions of a Life Aug '17 Gogol Bordello - Seekers & Finders Jul '17 Jade Bird - Something American EP Jun '17 Algiers - The Underside of Power May '17 ...
by mileswide
Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 31
Views: 653

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

Substandard Black Eyed Peas cover: 4 thumbs up.
by mileswide
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 66
Replies: 9
Views: 210

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 66

Badfinger was Rdwdbob's choice, not mine- we're not the same person! ;)
by mileswide
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 20
Views: 639

Re: Next decade poll

I stand by my earlier comments and abstain- the opinion of longer-serving members carries more weight than mine on this subject. Besides, the 70s and 10s are more or less equally great decades (I sound like a real fencesitter, don't I?)
by mileswide
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 10128

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

The Rolling Stones - Love in Vain 6 Nothing wrong with the instrumentation, not least when Richards goes all pizzicato in his picking, but it's Jagger that delivers here, pushing himself as ever to his vocal limits and gleaning every ounce of soul out of the song. It's just not one of their more exc...
by mileswide
Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40
Replies: 11
Views: 342

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40

Rdwdbob wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 1:56 am
Grimes - 'My Name Is Dark' (might as well put this one in the 2020 Hall of Fame right now!)
Don't count on it, her last single on the Weekly Chart disappeared after a couple of weeks!

HTRK - Venus in Leo
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

2018 Dec '18 erm...Netsky - Abbot Kinney EP (what can I say? Lean month) Nov '18 Anderson .Paak - Oxnard Oct '18 Neneh Cherry - Broken Politics Sep '18 The Goon Sax - We're Not Talking Aug '18 Interpol - Marauder Jul '18 Mid-Air Thief - Crumbling Jun '18 Boy Azooga - 1-2-Kung Fu! May '18 Parquet Co...
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

If there any handy reference to which albums came out which months? Otherwise this will be hard to do. Genius is pretty comprehensive for the years it covers but it only started doing an album release calendar in 2016. https://genius.com/Genius-january-2016-album-release-calendar-annotated Album of...
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

Hopefully the spreadsheet will be found attached now. Even more hopefully it'll be error-free apart from one small mistake I've left in for you to find! (The truth: I'd spotted a miscalculation on the spreadsheet, corrected it while posting it on here but Excel crashed before I had chance to save it...
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

Alright, here goes. I'd done all that, including changing "theonering" to "mileswide" :? Thanks for going through it all though, I take it Henrik knows about this glitch? Keeping with the playlist, I've replaced the Germs track that was on there as it was coming up corrupted or something like that ...
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

(I'm planning to run the next Hall of Acclaim after Christmas is over.) Cheers LiP, I wasn't aware of the Hall (I must not have seen that post during the Artists poll), like the sound of it though! Out of the ones yet to be inducted, I imagine Gang of Four and PQ having more clout by dint of having...
by mileswide
Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 1009

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:37 pm
Oh don’t worry, Yeezus is my second-favorite Kanye album, so you have my approval :music-rockon:
:mrgreen: Mine too (behind TCD)
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 1366

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

10. Hot Chip - Flutes . v. 1. Death Grips - Hacker As improbable as it seems, all I'd heard by DG before this tourney was Steroids, which is nothing more than masochism. After hearing Hacker for the first time, I had to check out the rest of The Money Store, then Exmilitary, which are both staggeri...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 1009

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

Ehh idk, its not really an improvement to have Born To Die and I Like It When You Sleep above them :? You would say that :D But you're right, variety isn't a virtue in itself, especially by highly rating BTD or the 1975 album. I'm sure I won't have much support in saying this, least of all from you...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

We're going to look at the top 5s for each era based on the individual decade lists (top 3 for the 21st Century due to so much eclecticism). There was no formula for this, just scoring according to rank, even if that meant scores favouring the longer lists. Single-vote choices were also excluded. He...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 10128

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

I do hear the "Guess Things Happen" resemblance but that song is an order of magnitude greater than this. Absolutely, there are greater crimes than thinly veiled theft of musical ideas if you manage to improve them, which Cash did! Seeing as I've dropped by, I'll rate the last few days: Prince - U ...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Ultimated Classic Rock (US) : Best Rock Albums 10's
Replies: 1
Views: 290

Re: Ultimated Classic Rock (US) : Best Rock Albums 10's

50. Elton John & Leon Russell - The Union (2010) 49. Sammy Hagar and the Circle - Space Between (2019) 48. Corrosion of Conformity - No Cross, No Crown (2018) 47. Aerosmith - Music from Another Dimension! (2012) 46. Alice Cooper - Paranormal (2017) 45. Uncle Acid and the Deadbeats - Wasteland (2018)...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 1009

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

Not the same old Kanye and Kendrick albums occupying the top 2 at least!
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: An Album a Month
Replies: 23
Views: 463

Re: An Album a Month

Right up my street, this! I'll cheat and work my way backwards as 2010 is also sketchy for me, I've got a few more albums in that year to listen to before I get to that point: Dec '19 Maybe Kanye West - JESUS IS BORN? Probably not to be fair Nov '19 Chat Pile - Remove Your Skin Please EP (now my #14...
by mileswide
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

We don't get up there and preach. We don't have our sermon written out. We play what we feel like playing that night http://wp-images.emusic.com/assets/2012/12/husker-du-1-1024x616.jpg 10. Hüsker Dü [/b] Score: 136.1 Votes: 6 AM rank: 128 Biggest fans: BryanBehar (#2), FrankLotion (#4), CupOfDreams...
by mileswide
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

I can't blame you for not getting it done, because posting a Spotify playlist on this forum has become extremely convoluted and user-unfriendly. I was waiting in hope for someone else to think for me, thank you very much Rob for being that person! How did you do it? I tried it by 'quoting' one of y...
by mileswide
Thu Nov 28, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

Every punk band needs a rallying cry, so above each remaining entry will be a slogan aiming to sum up the band, which might be a fan nickname, critic quote or a representative lyric. But I've got better things to do than sit around and write this intro like getting on with the top 20, which I'll do ...
by mileswide
Thu Nov 28, 2019 3:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

Both are plausible and laudable forecasts, time to see whether they end up in our top 20!
by mileswide
Thu Nov 28, 2019 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

https://thebrag.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/The-Replacements-3.jpg 30. The Replacements [/b] Score: 53 Votes: 4 AM rank: 167 Biggest fans: DaveC (#7), CupOfDreams (#8), BryanBehar (#19) Punkest release: Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash (1981), “Never sacrificed its pop appeal for throat-se...
by mileswide
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

https://ksassets.timeincuk.net/wp/uploads/sites/55/2019/06/Does-Rock-N-Roll-Kill-Braincells-920x584.jpg 40. Violent Femmes [/b] Score: 33.9 Votes: 3 AM rank: 348 Biggest fans: Nassim (#11), acromor (#15), FrankLotion (#20) Punkest release: 'Country Death Song' (1984), "Bob Biggs [President of L.A. ...
by mileswide
Wed Nov 27, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - BBC Radio 6 Music (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 867

Re: EOY 2019 - BBC Radio 6 Music

22 presenters but only a top 10 :? I feel like they used to publish each DJ's top 10 on their site but maybe it was just their #1 like they've done this year. Don't know if this is eligible but here's an unranked playlist of their favourite track from every album on their EOY longlist: https://www....
by mileswide
Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weeekly Chart 19.39
Replies: 8
Views: 901

Re: AMF Weeekly Chart 19.39

James BKS feat. Q-Tip, Idris Elba & Little Simz - New Breed
by mileswide
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS
Replies: 22
Views: 1077

Re: Greatest Punk Bands - RESULTS

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6aEXy ... YOyWIZkhpA

Anyone know how to make this appear like a playlist instead? Thanks either way!