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by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:17 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 44658

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Anyone who wanted to see this probably crunched the numbers long ago but I was interested to find out, so here's the 2010-16 counterpart of Nick's AM vs EOD analysis: 2010 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (#2) 2. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (#9) 3. Beach House - Teen Dream (#21) 4. LC...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio

You must've fixed it, no glitches for the rest of it, let's hope it stays working next time!
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio

Never had a shoutout on the radio before! :happy-partydance: Again, the last song (Dawn Chorus, I think?), overall sound was a tad lo-fi but it seemed like that was by design and not a problem with your volume, could hear the vocals perfectly. Not hearing vocals on The Mind Is As Deep As You Make It...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio
Replies: 5
Views: 104

Re: The New Music Show on Welcombe Radio

It'll probably be too late by the time you see this but the vocals were clear to me, just couldn't hear you until after the second song and your voice went deafeningly loud after Normal Behaviour. Relieved the show's Covid-proof, I'd be stuck without it!
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 21
Views: 270

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 9

ROBERT BRESSON GROUP 2| Billy Talent | Fallen Leaves 5| Giants of Jazz Play Brassens | Le temps ne fait rien à l'affaire 7| Tracy Chapman | Material World 8| Bee Gees | Alone CARL THEODOR DREYER GROUP 1| Michael O’Shea | No Journeys End 3| Gilligan Moss | Want U So Bad 4| Patrik Fitzgerald | Safety...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 439

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCraven - We're New Again - A Reimagining [Running] Tame Impala - The Slow Rush [One More Hour] King Krule - Man Alive! [Alone, Omen 3] Kvelertak - Splid [Uglas Hegemoni] Lanterns on the Lake - Spook the Herd [Every Atom] Grimes - Miss Anthropocene [4ÆM] Soccer Mommy - color ...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 4018

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

As ever, I'm only including albums worth 6 or above by my reckoning:

Pongo - UWA (EP)* 8 (between Sorry for the late reply and Paradise)
Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCracken - We're New Again - A Reimagining 7.5 (between Algiers and the Ancestors albums)
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 24
Views: 344

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

8 Sigur Rós - ( ) v. 4. Randy Newman - Good Old Boys 1. Milton Nascimento & Lo Borges - Clube da Esquina v. 3. The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk 7. Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas v. 5. Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle 2. Roy Harper - Bullinamingvase v. 6. Electra - Adaptionen Standout ...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Smiley Lewis - Down the Road 6
U2 - Red Light 6
Matchbox Twenty - Bright Lights 5
White Reaper - Judy French 8
Deerhunter - Twilight at Carbon Lake 6
Running Wild - Riding the Storm 7
Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris - All the Roadrunning 6
Peter Gabriel - Red Rain 5
by mileswide
Mon Mar 23, 2020 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

These ratings are supposed to reflect how much we like the songs, so do you mean unusually good ? And super usual = totally bland? Otherwise I don’t get it. Could be a mistranslation of 'ordinary' and 'extraordinary'? I could be wrong but as far as I can tell, Wisnu's Indonesian and based on the li...
by mileswide
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 16409

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

PlasticRam wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:35 am
I mean after first listen it was like 8.0 and second listen I rated it 9.0.
I wish my plants grew at that rate! I know what you mean though and I can see you don't give out 9s as easily as I do, so I'll give the album a go :music-listening:
by mileswide
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 16409

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

PlasticRam wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:31 pm
The Weeknd album grew on me.
Hasn't it just come out?
by mileswide
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

I'd have very different examples to Stevie but broadly similar classifications: 10 Indispensable Ok, maybe not literally but a 10 would only fall out my AT list if it were overplayed or displaced by a song from the same artist. Means a lot to me 9 Classic Thoroughly deserving of a place in my top 10...
by mileswide
Fri Mar 20, 2020 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 4018

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

A new personal #1 has been brewing for a while-- I expected it to be Dark Matter but it's actually Les Amazones d'Afrique - Amazones Power, which I'm compelled to bump up to a 9 . Sightless Pit - Grave of a Dog 7.5 (between Paradise EP and Top Tier). Not quite CALIGULA but similar territory for Ling...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 18, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police 5 Neither a satisfying satire spoof nor a completely credible rap track, even if there is a bounce to it that keeps me listening. (I really expected straight-up satire in hip-hop fronted by puppets?? What was I smoking?) Klaatu - Everybody Took a Holiday 4 I can tell Kl...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 26
Views: 722

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Unacclaimed Week 8? It's about time! CHARLIE CHAPLIN GROUP 1| Jenny Wilson | FOREVER IS A LONG TIME 4| Chet Baker & Duke Jordan | No Problem 6| Thee Oh Sees | Fortress 7| Amy Grant | Doubly Good to You BILLY WILDER GROUP 2| Boubacar Traoré | Kayes-Ba 3| Louis Armstrong | We Have All The Time In The ...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 44
Views: 14597

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

To Rob or whoever's carrying the mantle, I've updated my ballot with Moon Hooch at 21, kicked out Flying Lotus at 49, so everyone from 21 to 48's fallen a place. Should be my last alteration hopefully!
by mileswide
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 993

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

1. Marianne Faithfull - Broken English v. 6. Adele - 21 8. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly v. 7. Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst 5. The Chills - Submarine Bells v. 4. Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination 3. The Upsetters - Super Ape v. 2. Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste Broke with Expensive Ta...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 75
Replies: 10
Views: 544

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 75

Portishead - Cowboys
Brad wrote:
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:33 am
Here's one that's surely better than "Creep"!:
You'd be doing well to find something worse than Creep!
by mileswide
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.11
Replies: 15
Views: 629

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.11

kendon wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:46 pm
Echosmith - "Lonely Generation"
I think this'll need a second vote to be nominated as it appeared in Weekly Chart 19.44 ;)
by mileswide
Mon Mar 16, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 496

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 3

Albums 15 | Van Morrison | Astral Weeks 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 21 | Bob Dylan | Blood on the Tracks 19 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon 09 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 23 | Patti Smith | Horses 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 26 | The Jimi Hendrix Experien...
by mileswide
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.11
Replies: 15
Views: 629

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.11

The Secret Sisters - Hold You Dear
by mileswide
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10
Replies: 19
Views: 2291

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10

Can't help on the votes front but may I suggest The Secret Sisters - Hold You Dear to make up the nomination numbers?
by mileswide
Fri Mar 13, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 2301

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

I think that's the same thing? I may not have explained it well. You explained it perfectly, just me being dim. Here's my ordering of the original 10! SLØTFACE - Sorry for the Late Reply [Highlight: Luminous] Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar [Highlight: My Friend] Georgia - Seeking Thrills [Highlight: ...
by mileswide
Fri Mar 13, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 74
Replies: 11
Views: 2368

Re: AMF Classics Edition 74

AC/DC - Touch Too Much
by mileswide
Thu Mar 12, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 2231

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7

Have to chime with the consensus on Sebastian- it and Cashing In are my strongest 4th and 3rd-places yet, they would have been group winners in other weeks: LUIS BUÑUEL GROUP 2| The Pale Fountains | Palm of My Hand 3| The Lijadu Sisters | Cashing In 5| Brand New | Okay I Believe You, but My Tommy Gu...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 12, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 4018

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Qualifying albums this week:

Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar* 7.5 (ranking between The Weather up There and Suite for Max Brown)

Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch* 7 (between Eject EP & Texas Sun)
by mileswide
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3168

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

Let's begin again, begin the begin! 8. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced 'Lĕh-'nérd 'Skin-'nérd) v. 7. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert 6. Suede - Coming Up v. 4. The Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of the Understatement 5. Fennesz - Black Sea v. 2. Edan - Beauty and the Beat 1. Noir Désir - 666,667 Club v...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 11, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22514

Re: Go review this random release

Rob wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:54 pm
The link works, Mileswide, and I'll take this one on me in the next few days.
Cool, raring to see your take!
by mileswide
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22514

Re: Go review this random release

Insert COIN to play Random Release II: The Revenge! https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/i_kill_pxls/press_start/ https://e.snmc.io/i/fullres/w/383066a79980e284b6ff156c0a9e0013/3154529 Artist: I KILL PXLS Album: Press Start Year: 2008 RYM rating: 1.00 (from 1 rating) Genre: None listed but cultur...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22514

Re: Go review this random release

I swear you pick these on purpose, spiritualized! Any devotee of the Billboard R&B charts at the turn of the 90s could tell you that Crazy was The Boys' last of three #1s without resorting to Wikipedia's verbatim excerpt of Allmusic's biography on the band but that ain't me. As if scripted by Hollyw...
by mileswide
Tue Mar 10, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The Flaming Lips - A Spoonful Weighs a Ton 8 Coyne could nearly get away with murder by singing, so effective are his tricks in making us (ok, me) teary-eyed. The harp notes only add to the beautiful melancholy. Like elsewhere on The Soft Bulletin, Steven Drozd thumps his drumkit like it's his last ...
by mileswide
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 2
Replies: 18
Views: 2399

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 2

Albums 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 16 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 10 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 12 | Sex Pistols | Never Mind the Bollocks - Here's the Sex Pistols 11 | Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited 01 | The Beach B...
by mileswide
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 74
Replies: 11
Views: 2368

Re: AMF Classics Edition 74

Eric Bogle - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda
by mileswide
Sat Mar 07, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.09
Replies: 12
Views: 2787

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.09

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 2:09 pm
Moses Boyd - Shades of You (ft. Poppy Ajudha)
Firmly seconded, one of the album's highlights :music-listening: Disappointed with how Ohio's faring, not at all the kind of song I expected from King Princess but it's the best thing on this week's chart!
by mileswide
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 2301

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

Holden wrote:
Sat Mar 07, 2020 8:23 pm

I think it varies just a little in that instead of eliminating the last place candidate, it eliminates all non-first place candidates.
You've got a point, that's a considerable difference, I must not have read the bit about all entries lower than 1st place! Thanks Holden, I fully get it now :)
by mileswide
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 2301

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

I like the sound of this and I'll take part in earnest once I've heard all the 10 (6 more to go!) From what I understand, voting system is essentially Alternative Vote/Single Transferable Vote
by mileswide
Sat Mar 07, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30413

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Emmy the Great feat. Tom Fleming - Swimming Pool 6 Intriguing, no MIA Millencolin - Twenty Two 5 Whininess undermines energy Aleksandar Šišič - Ćhelipe 5 Some fine fiddling WhoMadeWho - Hi & Lo (Konstantin Sibold Acid Mix) 4 Floorfiller falls flat Tim Buckley - Sweet Surrender 6 Potential to improve...
by mileswide
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Although I do think you'll one day make a comparison that will indeed get you banned, it won't be today. My first association was Axel F too. But nothing quite fits. I even thought of No Limit for a second there. :D I can't stop myself, it's an addiction (metaphors don't count as comparisons, do th...
by mileswide
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 211
Views: 10500

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Maybe I should be banned from making comparisons but re: Shocked's bassline, Axel F? Or Girls Aloud's Love Machine? I'm not trying to be obtuse, purely saying what I hear. Can see where Safetycat's coming from with M:I too.
by mileswide
Thu Mar 05, 2020 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)
Replies: 43
Views: 9822

Re: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)

I'm not sure if these artist are known outside France: Out of your 'maybe internationally successful' pile, all the disco hits plus Prayer in C are famous in the UK at least, even if not everyone knows who sung them and if they do, they'll consider them a one-hit-wonder (ok, two for Ottawan at a pu...
by mileswide
Thu Mar 05, 2020 9:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 26
Views: 3879

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6

YASUJIRO OZU GROUP 6| Gemini Eye | Lagrange Points (Between I. Obsession and Resentment, Ii. Overthinking and Barely Thinking at All) 2| Jim Steinman | Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through 3| Solaris | Marsbéli Krónikák: IV-VI 7| Grouper | Headache MARTIN SCORSESE GROUP 5| Dropkick Murphys | I'm Shipp...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 04, 2020 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 26
Views: 3879

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6

YASUJIRO OZU GROUP 2| Jim Steinman | Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through 3| Solaris | Marsbéli Krónikák: IV-VI 6| Gemini Eye | Lagrange Points (Between I. Obsession and Resentment, Ii. Overthinking and Barely Thinking at All) 7| Grouper | Headache MARTIN SCORSESE GROUP 1| Mariya Takeuchi | Plastic Lo...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 18
Views: 4018

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

On first listen, I'm giving The Secret Sisters - Saturn Return a risky 8.5 , some wondrous country harmonies there. Only other album I've heard in the past week to match my above list is ...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead - X: The Godless Void and Other Stories, which is presently a 6 betw...
by mileswide
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.
Replies: 10
Views: 2294

Re: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.

Edre Peraza wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 2:06 pm
The dog in the middle is the sweetest thing ever she cuddles with me every night
:) Dogs are just the best, aren't they? I used to be a cat-person but I've seen the light :animals-dogrun:
by mileswide
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month-Results!
Replies: 11
Views: 2927

Re: Artist of the Month-Results!

Holden wrote:
Tue Mar 03, 2020 8:16 pm
091 | Bob Dylan's Dream (1979) (36.867/3 Votes)
Just a small thing, Dylan did have 115 dreams but none in 1979, this should be 1963.
by mileswide
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.
Replies: 10
Views: 2294

Re: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.

Edre Peraza wrote:
Wed Mar 04, 2020 3:19 am
Of course! I love giving my dogs the attention they need!
Aww, I bet you've had them for long enough that you start seeing yourself in them. They deserve a pat on the head and so do you, good track
by mileswide
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.
Replies: 10
Views: 2294

Re: Just posted a new single, what do you guys think.

Cute dogs on the cover, are they yours?
by mileswide
Tue Mar 03, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie
Replies: 17
Views: 3301

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-March '20-David Bowie

Albums 16. hours... 15. The Next Day 14. uǝɥʇɐǝɥ [Heathen] 13. Young Americans 12. Station to Station 11. The Man Who Sold the World 10. Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) 9. "Heroes" 8. Low 7. ★ [Blackstar] 6. Diamond Dogs 5. Aladdin Sane 4. Lodger 3. Earthling 2. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardus...
by mileswide
Tue Mar 03, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 1
Replies: 20
Views: 3585

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 1

Albums 06 | The Clash | London Calling 04 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico 10 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 07 | Marvin Gaye | What's Going On 02 | The Beatles | Revolver 08 | Radiohead | OK Computer 03 | Nirvana | Nevermind 05 | The B...