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by Schüttelbirne
Wed Jan 27, 2021 7:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.04
Replies: 8
Views: 80

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.04

Arca ft. Oliver Coates | "Madre"
Azmari | "Kamilari"
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

746. Leona Lewis - One More Sleep: 2/10
747. 10cc - Life Is a Minestrone: 5/10
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 26, 2021 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 109
Replies: 9
Views: 108

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 109

Rosco Gordon | "Sit Right Here" (Unranked)
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)
Replies: 13
Views: 162

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

1 | Cecil Taylor 2 | Carla Bley 3 | New York Dolls 4 | Faust 5 | Klaus Schulze 6 | Ash Ra Tempel 7 | Tangerine Dream 8 | Max Roach 9 | Sam Rivers 10 | Popol Vuh A few more: McCoy Tyner Gong Keith Jarrett Alice Coltrane Neu! Czeslaw Niemen Peter Brötzmann Pere Ubu The Residents Comedian Harmonists Ni...
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Poll Planning Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 527

Re: 2021 Poll Planning Thread

I'm fine with just running the song part of the '60s poll. For the '50s and/or before poll(s): The window of entry should be rather big, so I can actually spend some time with it. I also don't see why the results of the poll should be presented before the results of the '60s poll, so it makes sense ...
by Schüttelbirne
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

745. Rascal Flatts - Winner at a Losing Game: 5/10
by Schüttelbirne
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:11 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1939-41 (2021 edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 1173

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1939-41 (2021 edition)

1 | 元禄 忠臣蔵 [The 47 Ronin] (Kenji Mizoguchi, Japan 1941) 2 | Hellzapoppin' (H.C. Potter, USA 1941) 3 | The Great Dictator (Charles Chaplin, USA 1940) 4 | The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming, USA 1939) 5 | Citizen Kane (Orson Welles, USA 1941) 6 | His Girl Friday (Howard Hawks, USA 1940) 7 | Gone with th...
by Schüttelbirne
Sat Jan 23, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

744. The Rolling Stones - Hang Fire: 5/10
by Schüttelbirne
Sat Jan 23, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 4 (Current)
Replies: 27
Views: 416

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 4 (Current)

Group 1 4 | Death | Politicians In My Eyes 3 | Tom Waits | Take It With Me Group 2 7 | Beach House | Take Care 2 | Joan Armatrading | Rosie Group 3 5 | Death Cab for Cutie | The Ghosts of Beverly Drive 8 | Tennis | Dreaming Group 4 1 | Shiro Sigasu ft. Arianne Schreiber | Komm, süsser Tod 6 | The J...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

742. The Swallows - It Ain't the Meat (It's the Motion): 7/10
743. Orelsan - Soirée Ratée: 7/10
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 22, 2021 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Poll Planning Thread
Replies: 21
Views: 527

Re: 2021 Poll Planning Thread

I would do the '60s poll if nobody else wants to do it.

I've already been preparing my list for 1960. :mrgreen:
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.03
Replies: 14
Views: 334

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.03

A little taste of my current AOY:

Alexander Hawkins ft. Evan Parker & Riot Ensemble | "Ensemble Equals Together"

And something completely different:

Deathgoat | "Chainsaw Abortion"
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

741. Skunk Anansie - Secretly: 6/10
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

740. Bola de Nieve - Vete de mí: 8/10
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 19, 2021 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 3
Replies: 31
Views: 676

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 3 (Current)

Terri Lyne Carrington + Social Science | Waiting Game: 9/10

Highlights: "Trapped in the American Dream", "Bells (Ring Loudly)", "Purple Mountains", "The Anthem", "Over and Sons", "Dreams and Desperate Measures, Pts. 2 & 4"
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 3
Replies: 31
Views: 676

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 3 (Current)

Winners are in bold and red. Groups 5 and 8 were very hard and could have gone the other way on a different day. Group 1 14 | The Jam | Man in the Corner Shop 10 | David Wise | Stickerbrush Symphony Group 2 7 | Desire | Don't Call 16 | Tennis | Dreaming Group 3 5 | Tom Waits | Take It With Me 9 | St...
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 18, 2021 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 108
Replies: 10
Views: 304

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 108

Tarheel Slim & Little Anne | "Can't Stay Away" (1960) (Unranked)
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 13. Four Tet - FabricLive.59
Replies: 191
Views: 29440

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 12. Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black

12. Mavis Staples - If All I Was Was Black: 5/10
Highlight: "No Time for Crying"
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 18, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

739. Galaxie 500 - Decomposing Trees: 6/10
by Schüttelbirne
Sun Jan 17, 2021 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

738. Madvillain ft. Quasimoto - America's Most Blunted: 5/10
by Schüttelbirne
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 81
Views: 13121

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

The ones I haven't heard: 9 | 9 | Sault | Untitled (Black Is) 17 | 20 | Sault | Untitled (Rise) 31 | 34 | Bad Bunny | YHLQMDLG 42 | 43 | Chloe x Halle | Ungodly Hour 46 | 42 | Bartees Strange | Live Forever 51 | 49 | Lil Uzi Vert | Eternal Atake 57 | 55 | Megan Thee Stallion | Good News 70 | 64 | Hu...
by Schüttelbirne
Sat Jan 16, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

737. The Dandy Warhols - Godless: 6/10
by Schüttelbirne
Sat Jan 16, 2021 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 65
Views: 2124

Re: Songs of the 70s: Results!

Thanks for the rollout and for running this entire poll!

The most shocking thing about the rollout are the hairstyles. :shock:
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 15, 2021 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

Catching up... 723. Oingo Boingo - Home Again: 6/10 724. Raul Seixas - Cowboy fora da Lei: 4/10 725. Bruce Springsteen - Two Faces: 5/10 726. The Moonglows - See Saw: 5/10 727. The Libertines - Gunga Din: 7/10 728. XTC - Earn Enough for Us: 5/10 729. Black Sabbath - Under the Sun/Every Day Comes and...
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.02
Replies: 9
Views: 549

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.02

Snowpoet | "Roots"

And for the adventurous: Randi Pontoppidan & Thomas Buckner | "Hide"
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Jan 12, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 141
Views: 98519

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

The stuff from December; I haven't listened to anything from last year this month. 10/10 Riccardo Muti / Alexey Tikhomirov / Chicago Symphony | Shostakovich: Symphony No. 13 "Babi Yar" Dan Weiss & Starebaby | Natural Selection 9/10 Été Large | When the Birds Upraise Their Choir 8/10 Babylon Orchestr...
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 13. Four Tet - FabricLive.59
Replies: 191
Views: 29440

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 11. Schoolhouse Rocks! - Science Rock

11. Schoolhouse Rock! - Science Rock: 7/10

Surprisingly good. Highlights: "Do the Circulation", "The Energy Blues" (!), "Interplanet Janet"
by Schüttelbirne
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:04 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1942-43 (2020 edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1798

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1942-43 (2020 edition)

1 | The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger, UK 1943) 2 | Casablanca (Michael Curtiz, USA 1942) 3| Shadow of a Doubt (Alfred Hitchcock, USA 1943) 4 | Meshes of the Afternoon (Maya Deren & Alexander Hammid, USA 1943) [short] 5 | To Be or Not to Be (Ernst Lubitsch, USA...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 08, 2021 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 107
Views: 11477

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

1 | Dan Weiss & Starebaby | Natural Selection 2 | Kaja Draksler Octet | Out for Stars 3 | Gard Nilssen‘s Supersonic Orchestra | If You Listen Carefully the Music Is Yours ... First off, I want to acknowledge your amazing and incredibly extensive lists, full of potential discoveries for those who lo...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 107
Replies: 11
Views: 901

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 107

Just quietly creeping in here to join this and nominate:

The Highway Men | "Michael (Row the Boat Ashore)" (1960) (#9138)
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 36
Views: 1714

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 2 (Current)

I stole parts of mileswide's layout because it's prettier than mine... :whistle: Group 1 2 | Betty Everett | "You're No Good" 8 | Portugal. The Man | "So American" -------------------------------- 12 | Tennis | "Dreaming" Group 2 3 | David Wise | "Stickerbrush Symphony" 10 | Iqbaal Ramadhan | "Hello...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 AM Country Rankings
Replies: 16
Views: 1110

Re: 2020 AM Country Rankings

Here's a list of countries not represented on AM at all. These lists are always controversial, of course, because technically Taiwan (as an example) is not recognized as a sovereign state by the UN. A few reasons for why these countries are not represented: 1. Political: The entire non-Western world...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2020 update
Replies: 128
Views: 15121

Re: Errors in the 2020 update

Jimmy Smith's Back at the Chicken Shack (#2177) was indeed recorded in 1960, but wasn't released as an album until three years later in 1963.
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Jan 07, 2021 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting
Replies: 35
Views: 2227

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Voting

Out of curiosity, has anyone been converted from their original pick yet? Found one of these that is better than your own entry? I’ve only listened to seven so far, but I will say that Let It All In is pretty close to being above Mystic Familiar in my list. I already knew from the start that my nom...
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 13. Four Tet - FabricLive.59
Replies: 191
Views: 29440

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 10. Pretty Things - Parachute

10. Pretty Things | Parachute: 5/10

Highlights: "Cries from the Midnight Circus", "Sickle Clowns"
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Jan 07, 2021 12:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2020 update
Replies: 128
Views: 15121

Re: Errors in the 2020 update

Karlheinz Stockhausen's Kontakte (#1774) is listed as being from 1960. I've consulted several different websources and they all say that the work itself was indeed finished by 1960 and was performed by then, but the first recording was apparently released in 1962. The album cover shown on the album'...
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Jan 06, 2021 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted: Transcriptions of old lists
Replies: 101
Views: 7777

Re: Help wanted: Transcriptions of old lists

Amazon (US) - Top 100 Albums of 2006 Here's the Top 56: 1. Neko Case - Fox Confessor Brings the Flood 2. Bob Dylan - Modern Times 3. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 4. KT Tunstall - Eye to the Telescope 5. Gnarls Barkley - St. Elsewhere 6. John Mayer - Continuum 7. Silversun Pickups - Carnavas 8....
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Jan 06, 2021 6:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01
Replies: 10
Views: 1154

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01

Ja, Panik | Apocalypse or Revolution
by Schüttelbirne
Sun Jan 03, 2021 9:33 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - BR (Germany)
Replies: 2
Views: 581

Re: EOY 2020 - BR (Germany)

feiert Bayern2-Nachtmix-Chef Roderich Fabian hier seine persönlichen Lieblinge des Jahres.
Single critics list.
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 176
Views: 5403

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

722. Jessy Lanza - It Means I Love You: 4/10
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 01, 2021 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 40
Views: 2950

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1 (Current)

The cursive ones are the ones I threw out, if it isn't clear. Group 1 6 | Steely Dan | "Josie" 4 | Joan Armatrading | "Rosie" 13 | Fleet Foxes | "Jara" Group 2 12 | Tétard | "Envie" 10 | Death | "Politicians In My Eyes" 15 | Madonna | "Till Death Do Us Part" Group 3 11 | Death Cab for Cutie | "The G...
by Schüttelbirne
Fri Jan 01, 2021 3:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - The Free Jazz Collective
Replies: 1
Views: 546

Re: EOY 2020 - The Free Jazz Collective

The results are here: https://www.freejazzblog.org/2021/01/free-jazz-blogs-albums-of-year-2020.html 1. Nate Wooley - Seven Storey Mountain VI (Pyroclastic) 2. Susan Alcorn Quintet - Pedernal (Relative Pitch) Tied in third place: 3. Ingrid Laubrock – Dreamt Twice, Twice Dreamt (Music for Chamber Orch...
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - December 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 16381

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - December 2020

719. Bagarre - Dirty Love: 5/10
720. Collective Soul - Shine: 6/10
721. Carla Bley & Paul Haines - Why: 10/10
by Schüttelbirne
Thu Dec 31, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 13. Four Tet - FabricLive.59
Replies: 191
Views: 29440

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 9. Rush - Fly By Night

9. Rush | Fly by Night: 6/10

Highlights: "Rivendell", "In the End", "By-Tor and the Snow Dog"
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?
Replies: 16
Views: 1527

Re: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?

I've listened to most albums on my list more than once, but my general attitude towards an album rarely changes on repeat listens. My opinion which one is better does change all the time, but that's mostly due to two-dimensional ranking not being able to completely describe the different dimensions ...
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Dec 30, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 107
Views: 11477

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Here's the song list. I've been working on it every day for the past two months and I am not satisfied with it at all. It could look completely different if I redid it because I change my opinions on songs all the time. But I won't work further on it to prevent destruction of my nerves. :scared-shoc...
by Schüttelbirne
Wed Dec 30, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 107
Views: 11477

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

This was a really great year for music and the albums below are the ones that resonated with me the most. It hurts a bit to put a lot of them this low, but I decided not to keep working on the list because ultimately it's just a list. I definitely need to compile a list during the year in 2021, beca...
by Schüttelbirne
Tue Dec 29, 2020 7:41 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Deutschlandfunk (Germany)
Replies: 3
Views: 595

Re: EOY 2020 - Deutschlandfunk (Germany)

This is a mix of songs, albums, books and concerts and I really don't think it is meant to be ranked (at least not in the sense we normally assume it to be).