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by acroamor
Thu Mar 26, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 44655

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: 10. Caribou - Swim (#214) 6. Swans - The Seer (#131) 8. Beach House - Bloom (#130) 5. Arcade Fire - Reflektor (#254) 7. The National...
by acroamor
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12
Replies: 16
Views: 240

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12

Never thought I'd get to say this for a new release chart, but I'd like to nominate:

Bright Eyes - Persona Non Grata
by acroamor
Tue Mar 24, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 24
Views: 342

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

1. Sigur Rós - ( )
3. Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle
by acroamor
Tue Mar 24, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 16407

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

All 20 albums I've heard so far this year, bunched into various quality levels and subject to change: 1. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud 2. Soccer Mommy - Color Theory 3. Dogleg - Melee 4. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene 5. Destroyer - Have We Met 6. U.S. Girls - Heavy Light 7. Four Tet - Sixteen Oceans 8. Jul...
by acroamor
Mon Mar 23, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12
Replies: 16
Views: 240

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12

Waxahatchee - Fire
by acroamor
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Mad respect for "Happy Birthday Johnny" The song is kinda about me. I wrote about the magic of the number 23 online. And the line on the song is: "Happy new year, Johnny, Is it 23?" And to anyone saying it's a stretch, well, what does that line mean if it's not a reference to me? Genius has several...
by acroamor
Fri Mar 20, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8

BILLY WILDER GROUP
Louis Armstrong | We Have All The Time In The World
Hiromi | Time Control, or Controlled by Time
Boubacar Traoré | Kayes-Ba
Guster | Happier
by acroamor
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 26
Views: 721

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8

CHARLIE CHAPLIN GROUP
Amy Grant | Doubly Good to You
Thee Oh Sees | Fortress
Chet Baker | No Problem
Jenny Wilson | Forever Is a Long Time
by acroamor
Thu Mar 19, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Holden wrote:
Thu Mar 19, 2020 6:57 pm
Updated my list!
Acroamor, do you have a formula decided yet, out of curiosity?
I've been using one that I'm not satisfied with just to experiment with, but I'll be trying some more out in the near future.
by acroamor
Thu Mar 19, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 991

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

3. Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
by acroamor
Wed Mar 18, 2020 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 2229

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7

Brand New | Okay I Believe You, but My Tommy Gun Don't
The Lijadu Sisters | Cashing In
Gnarls Barkley | Going On
The Pale Fountains | Palm of My Hand
by acroamor
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 991

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.2

1. Adele - 21
2. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly
4. Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste
by acroamor
Mon Mar 16, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 495

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 3

Albums: 15 | Van Morrison | Astral Weeks 19 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 05 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 23 | Patti Smith | Horses 09 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are You Experienced? 30 | The ...
by acroamor
Thu Mar 12, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Cover Tournament-Nomination Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1344

Re: Album Cover Tournament-Nomination Thread

Unranked list of 20: Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time Death Grips - Exmilitary Joni Mitchell - Blue Joni Mitchell - Hejira Deafheaven - Sunbather Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes Pink Floyd - Animals Weezer - Pinkerton Patti Smith - Horses Blink-182 - Enema of the State Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin ...
by acroamor
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Cover Tournament-Nomination Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1344

Re: Album Cover Tournament-Nomination Thread

I actually ran an album cover poll once upon a time, which you can see the results of here. That being said, I'd be thrilled to something like it happen again. I'd imagine the results would be wildly different five years later. I'm also curious how using a tournament format would fare as opposed to ...
by acroamor
Tue Mar 10, 2020 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3168

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

2. Last Shadow Puppets - The Age Of The Understatement 3. Fennesz - Black Sea And if I had to rank all eight: Lucy Dacus - Historian Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert Fennesz - Black Sea Noir Désir - 666,667 Club Edan - Beauty And The Beat Last Shadow ...
by acroamor
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3168

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

"Well the crowd cleared away And I began to pray As the water fell on the floor And I'm telling you son Well, it ain't no fun Staring straight down a forty-four Well he turned and screamed at Linda Lou And that's the break I was looking for And you could hear me screaming a mile away As I was headed...
by acroamor
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3168

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

Only doing half for now: Match-ups: 1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) 4. Lucy Dacus - Historian The Koln Concert 86 - Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd 73 Coming Up 82 - The Age Of The Understatement 80 Black Sea 91 - Beauty And The Beat 83 Historian 87 - 666667 Club 85 When I started ...
by acroamor
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

andyd1010 wrote:
Fri Mar 06, 2020 10:02 pm

111 | Mercury Rev | Deserter's Songs | 2010
I think this might be a typo, did you mean one of Mercury Rev's two 2010s albums?
by acroamor
Mon Mar 09, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 2
Replies: 18
Views: 2399

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 2

13 | The Beatles | The Beatles [White Album] 11 | Bob Dylan | Highway 61 Revisited 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 20 | The Beatles | Abbey Road 16 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 10 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 14 | The Jimi Hendrix Experience | Are ...
by acroamor
Thu Mar 05, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Classics! Week 1
Replies: 20
Views: 3585

Re: Rank the Classics! Week 1

04 | The Velvet Underground & Nico | The Velvet Underground & Nico 01 | The Beach Boys | Pet Sounds 02 | The Beatles | Revolver 10 | Bob Dylan | Blonde on Blonde 08 | Radiohead | OK Computer 06 | The Clash | London Calling 05 | The Beatles | Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 03 | Nirvana | Never...
by acroamor
Wed Mar 04, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

4. Angel Olsen – If It’s Alive It Will
9. Conor Oberst – Tachycardia
14. M83 – Wait
54. Laura Marling – Gurdjieff’s Daughter
62. Fiona Apple – Hot Knife
72. Nicholas Britell – Succession (Main Title Theme)

79. Daft Punk

A ton of songs I love and one I can't seem to place? Great list, Fred!
by acroamor
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 26
Views: 3879

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6

MARTIN SCORSESE GROUP Dropkick Murphys | I'm Shipping Up to Boston Malcolm Middleton | Solemn Thirsty Mariya Takeuchi | Plastic Love David Bowie | As the World Falls Down I'm not the nominator, but I'm Shipping Up to Boston was one of the first songs I ever bought off iTunes when I was younger. Thri...
by acroamor
Wed Mar 04, 2020 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 26
Views: 3879

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6

YASUJIRO OZU GROUP
Grouper | Headache
Solaris | Marsbéli Krónikák: IV-VI
Gemini Eye | Lagrange Points (Between I. Obsession and Resentment, Ii. Overthinking and Barely Thinking at All)
Jim Steinman | Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through
by acroamor
Tue Mar 03, 2020 11:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!
Replies: 39
Views: 6379

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!

It's interesting to look at everyone else's predict-it brackets. It seems like almost every single one has the same match-up for Game 100 - The Archandroid versus Have You In My Wilderness, and almost 70% of the predicted brackets has one of those two taking the crown! Doing some quick math, that wo...
by acroamor
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 91
Views: 46531

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

It is remarkable how much 2014 sticks out here. The more recent years I'd imagine have some degree of bias against them, but 2014 feels like it should be doing better? And then I look at its crop of songs versus other years and am forced to agree.
by acroamor
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (March 2020 Edition)
Replies: 18
Views: 2789

Re: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (March 2020 Edition)

Rob wrote:
Sun Mar 01, 2020 9:07 pm
- What hasn't changed yet is last place, which has gone to LMFAO since the first list.
This is my true badge of honor.
by acroamor
Sun Mar 01, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 6015

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Incredible year for music - it features my number 1 album of all time and all of my top 6 songs here made my top 25 of all-time when I last made a list. 1. Pink Floyd – Echoes 2. Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven 3. Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley – Pure Imagination 4. Joni Mitchell - A Case of Y...
by acroamor
Sun Mar 01, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 6015

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Albums: 1. Joni Mitchell – Blue 2. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin IV 3. David Bowie – Hunky Dory 4. Carole King – Tapestry 5. Pink Floyd – Meddle 6. Leonard Cohen – Songs of Love and Hate 7. The Allman Brothers Band – At Fillmore East 8. John Fahey – America 9. The Who – Who’s Next 10. Funkadelic – Mag...
by acroamor
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 58
Views: 16407

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

This is an exciting day of releases after a somewhat sleepy start to the year: - New albums by Caribou and Soccer Mommy - New EP by Christine & The Queens - New singles by Jessie Ware, Kelly Lee Owens, and Lady Gaga Christine & The Queens EP sounds great on first listen. And apparently Disclosure a...
by acroamor
Sat Feb 29, 2020 6:17 am
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)

Listyguy wrote:
Fri Feb 24, 2017 1:12 am
babydoll wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Screamadelica is actually a great album.
That was one of the most boring albums I've ever heard. XTRMNTR on the other hand...
Both are damn near wretched, in my opinion
I'm choosing to believe this usage of wretched is like when people used "that's so bad" to mean "good".
by acroamor
Thu Feb 27, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 25
Views: 3852

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 5

JOHN FORD GROUP
Richie Havens | Handouts in the Rain
Iggy Pop | Repo Man
Colbie Caillat | Fallin' for You
Eurythmics | Step on the Beast

AKIRA KUROSAWA GROUP
Best Coast | Sun Was High (So Was I)
Puscifer | Monsoons
Von Spar | V.S.O.P.
City | Am Fenster
by acroamor
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08
Replies: 10
Views: 2677

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08

Andre wrote:
Wed Feb 26, 2020 7:27 am
Rolling Blackouts C.F. - Cars In Space
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G93J8FKmrn0
Seconded.

I'd also like to add Phoebe Bridgers - Garden Song
by acroamor
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Just so you know, acroamor, it might be good for you to just remove my list from the rankings as of right now. It will likely change to a very drastic extent, not just like me changing around a few places but me starting from scratch. Oh, I figure everyone will be changing there's drastically. This...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 24, 2020 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 21693

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I just thought I'd drop this here as a fun thing to look back on. I haven't input all of the lists people have provided yet, and I plan on changing the formula that I'm using, but this is what the top 50 would look like if we were unrolling the list right now: 1 The National High Violet 2 Kendrick L...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08
Replies: 10
Views: 2677

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08

The Avalanches feat. Blood Orange - We Will Always Love You
by acroamor
Mon Feb 24, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07
Replies: 15
Views: 2981

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07

Probably too late but gonna nominate:

The Avalanches feat. Blood Orange - "We Will Always Love You"
by acroamor
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Old rap compilation?
Replies: 18
Views: 2629

Re: Old rap compilation?

A few off the top of my head: Audio Two - Top Billin' A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario, Check the Rhime, Electric Relaxation Can I Kick It? Pete Rock and C.L. Smooth - They Reminisce Over You De La Soul - Eye Know, A Roller Skating Jam Named "Saturdays" Eric B. and Rakim - Eric B. Is President Nas - ...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

And now, here's the final copy of the spreadsheet. Feel free to experiment with it however you might like. I know some people have done "centricity" stats on each vote - i e, how closely their individual lists correlate to the master list - which I did not know how to do myself, but would be interes...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

I accidentally listed Titanic Rising as my number 17 song when it was supposed to be Everyday. I think this would have probably moved it above Purple Mountains. I'll try to be more careful next year. Thanks again for the awesome rollout, and I think it's safe to say that our taste is better than th...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

And here's how the songs of individual high-performing artists performed relative to each other: Angel Olsen: 1. Lark 2. All Mirrors 3. Chance 4. Summer 5. What It Is 6. Spring Anna Meredith: 1. Paramour 2. Sawbones 3. Ribbons 4. Inhale Exhale 5. Bump 6. Calion Ariana Grande: 1. 7 Rings 2. NASA 3. g...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

So for this sort of the list, I'm borrowing an idea from the Pazz and Jop poll (RIP). They dubbed it "Enthusiasm", and it's calculated by dividing the total number of points a song received by the number of people who voted for it. This allows you to see the divide between High Enthusiasm - songs th...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Full list: 200. Kate Tempest - Hold Your Own 199. Big Thief - Orange 198. Better Oblivion Community Center - Big Black Heart 197. Jambinai - Square Wave 196. Ozzy Osbourne - Under the Graveyard 195. Marika Hackman - I'm Not Where You Are 194. Cage the Elephant - Social Cues 193. D'Angelo - Unshaken ...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 5:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 3858

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

INGMAR BERGMAN GROUP
Dispatch | The General
MGMT | I Love You Too, Death
Carl Perkins | All Mama's Children
Westwood/Cash | Psycho for Your Love

The General is probably my favorite discovery of the game so far!
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 4:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 3858

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

RENOIR GROUP
The Free Design | My Brother Woody
Erasure | Oh L'Amour
Jedi Mind Tricks feat. R.A. the Rugged Man | Uncommon Valor
The John Renbourn Group | The Plains of Waterloo
by acroamor
Thu Feb 20, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Thank you everyone for the kind words; I had a blast running this and can't wait to do many more polls in the future! In the next day or so, I plan on posting a few fun statistical breakdowns and facts about this year's results, as well as a link to the full spreadsheet for others to play around wit...
by acroamor
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Nice job with the rollout, acroamor! This is a fantastic top 15. What was the formula used? In my prediction, the only thing I got wrong was overestimating my favorite (cellophane), but looking at the results here, I feel like it does deserve the rank I guessed! Four #1s and two #2s! 10 top-5s comp...
by acroamor
Wed Feb 19, 2020 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

https://media1.giphy.com/media/IhyxVuMTtVo4fcHEIY/source.gif 5. FKA Twigs - Cellophane "And I just want to feel you're there And I don't want to have to share our love I try, but I get overwhelmed All wrapped in cellophane, the feelings that we had" (1647.953 points / 24 voters) Critics' list: #3 B...
by acroamor
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 8339

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

It looks like two different people now have correctly predicted the contents of the top five, but not quite the exact order. Coming right up...