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by acroamor
Wed Jan 13, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

1. Waxahatchee - Saint Cloud 2. Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters 3. Dogleg - Melee 4. The Avalanches - We Will Always Love You 5. Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher 6. Yves Tumor - Heaven to a Tortured Mind 7. Khruangbin - Mordechai 8. Haim - Women in Music Pt. III 9. Laura Marling - Song for Our Daught...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.02
Replies: 8
Views: 145

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.02

Got this in a little too late last week, so:

Black Country, New Road - Track X
by acroamor
Tue Jan 12, 2021 3:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01
Replies: 10
Views: 313

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01

Black Country, New Road - Track X
by acroamor
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

As of the last set of lists, we now have a full top 100 of songs with 100 or more points (or a first place vote or more). A few surprise inclusions as well as a few surprise underperformers, but of course, I don't want to give away anything too soon... Did you ever say what formula you were using, ...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 11, 2021 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

As of the last set of lists, we now have a full top 100 of songs with 100 or more points (or a first place vote or more). A few surprise inclusions as well as a few surprise underperformers, but of course, I don't want to give away anything too soon...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 11, 2021 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 14
Views: 455

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Submissions Now Open!

Bang Jan wrote: Mon Jan 11, 2021 4:33 pm Two weeks left to submit! How many people are there who haven't submitted yet are planning to?
I plan to!
by acroamor
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 36
Views: 633

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

Group 1
Betty Everett | You're No Good
Tennis | Dreaming

Group 2
David Wise | Stickerbrush Symphony
Iqbaal Ramadhan | Hello You

Group 3
Modest Mouse | Heart Cooks Brain
Cage the Elephant | Cigarette Daydream

Group 4
Days n' Daze | My Darling Dopamine
Sebadoh | Soul and Fire
by acroamor
Fri Jan 08, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 36
Views: 633

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

06 | Desire | Don't Call
06 | Shiro Sigasu, featuring Arianne Schreiber | Komm, süsser Tod
06 | Tom Waits | Take It With Me

It looks like all three songs in this group were perfectly balanced.
by acroamor
Thu Jan 07, 2021 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

25. Tame Impala - It might be time ELIGIBLE?? It was under 100th position last year, is it eligible this year? Obviously I’m not acroamor, but that is my interpretation of the rules. Yeah, going off of the rules I used last time, "It Might Be Time" would be eligible, but "Borderline" and "Patience"...
by acroamor
Tue Jan 05, 2021 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 40
Views: 1134

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

Group 1 Steely Dan | "Josie" Joan Armatrading | "Rosie" Group 2 Tétard | "Envie" Death | "Politicians In My Eyes" Group 3 Muse | "Cave" Ooberman | "Shorely Wall" Group 4 Shiro Sigasu, featuring Arianne Schreiber | "Komm, süsser Tod" Tom Waits | "Take It With Me" Group 5 Beach House | "Take Care" Fab...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 04, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME 2014 The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time
Replies: 59
Views: 54795

Re: NME 2014 The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time

"Last Nite" and "Maps" in the top 50 and "Imagine" not is perfectly accurate IMO.
by acroamor
Sat Dec 26, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

The Beths - Dying to Believe The Strokes - Bad Decisions The 1975 - Me & You Together Song Foo Fighters - Shame Shame The Killers – My Own Souls Warning Charli XCX - Forever Bruce Springsteen - Ghosts The 1975 - If You're Too Shy (Let Me Know) Pearl Jam - Dance of the Clairvoyants Charli XCX - Enem...
by acroamor
Wed Dec 23, 2020 12:02 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 63
Views: 10039

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

Dogleg making the much-deserved sharp rise into the top 100 is what I was most excited to see about this update
by acroamor
Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?
Replies: 15
Views: 3994

Re: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?

AV Club's Top List

https://film.avclub.com/the-best-films- ... 1845889675

And per Holden's question, I adored I'm Thinking of Ending Things - although I know it's not for everyone and I'm speaking as a longtime Kaufman diehard.
by acroamor
Wed Dec 16, 2020 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart HoF Best Songs of 2020
Replies: 20
Views: 2438

Re: AMF Weekly Chart HoF Best Songs of 2020

Flattered as I am to be here, the only HoF entry I can remember nominating is Hung by Wire, did I definitely nominate another? Looking back, I suggested It Might Be Time, so I sheepishly retract my question! EDIT: Examining it closer, that was wrongly attributed to me and was in fact another select...
by acroamor
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 500 Albums Not on Acclaimed Music (RYM/BEA Combined List)
Replies: 19
Views: 2012

Re: Top 500 Albums Not on Acclaimed Music (RYM/BEA Combined List)

Very nice list here! I really enjoy the idea behind this list, and it does a great job showing what the sight doesn't show well enough. Some of them (like say, Let It Be... Naked) are ones that the site wouldn't include as a matter of policy, but many more are those from genres and demographics unde...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 15, 2020 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums - Looking Forward!
Replies: 22
Views: 1517

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums - Looking Forward!

I would be fine with the new bar going all the way to the top 1000. I know, I know, "moderately acclaimed" is a subjective term, but it would definitely increase the variety nicely.
by acroamor
Tue Dec 15, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

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

And with that, I can finally start the songs spreadsheet. Excited to see what patterns form - I'll admit, I wouldn't be shocked if "Kyoto" retains its #2 spot from now until the rollout.
by acroamor
Mon Dec 14, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 72
Views: 8827

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

Very funny to scroll down and see Fleetwood Mac - Dreams [1977]
by acroamor
Fri Dec 11, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?
Replies: 15
Views: 3994

Re: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?

Sight and Sound's list: https://www.bfi.org.uk/best-films-2020 1. Lovers Rock 2. Time 3. First Cow 4. I'm Thinking of Ending Things 5. Saint Maud 6. Dick Johnson Is Dead 7. Never Rarely Sometimes Always 8. Nomadland 9. Rocks 10. Days 11. Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets 12. Da 5 Bloods 13. Mangrove 14. Th...
by acroamor
Thu Dec 10, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - The Times (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 904

Re: EOY 2020 - The Times (UK)

Glad to see somebody finally showing some love to the new Bright Eyes album
by acroamor
Tue Dec 08, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 63
Views: 10039

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

- The weirdest placement to me is Tame Impala at 17. That album was met with mediocre reception and seems like it came out eons ago. Name brand recognition appears to be a major factor in critics putting that ahead of many of the albums below it Somewhat related to this: does anyone else feel a wei...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:21 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - UPROXX (US)
Replies: 34
Views: 3043

Re: EOY 2020 - UPROXX (US)

Anyhoo, how 'bout the fact that Sturgill Simpson finished one spot ahead of Harry Styles on that Uproxx list? Anybody? Anybody? Uh, guys? ... Honestly, never really been a Harry Styles person, so I'm happy to see that poptimism hasn't elevated him above some more obscure picks. It's very funny to m...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?
Replies: 15
Views: 3994

Re: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?

Related to this: do we have enough of a film fandom on the forum for an EOY movies poll? I'd be happy to run it if people were interested.
by acroamor
Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Grammys (USA)
Replies: 12
Views: 1165

Re: EOY 2020 - Grammys (USA)

Song of the year is specifically a songwriting award, rather than Record of the Year, which refers to an actual specific recorded version.
by acroamor
Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 11. Schoolhouse Rocks! - Science Rock
Replies: 166
Views: 24167

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 6. MUNA - About U

I went to USC with the members of MUNA - back then, they were just another band I'd see play at house parties. It's been exciting to see them blossom past that!
by acroamor
Mon Dec 07, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oscar winners
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: Oscar winners

I would say that the Oscars in particular would be too specific, at least as far as songs go. In particular, I think the way that songs and musicals in general have phased out in the past fifty or so years would be enough to discount them. There could be an argument made as to the best original scor...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 01, 2020 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10 Album Gaps
Replies: 44
Views: 4264

Re: 10 Album Gaps

Mine is a 13: 1120 Ozzy Osbourne Blizzard of Ozz Hard Rock, Heavy Metal 1980 1121 Placebo Without You I'm Nothing Alternative Rock 1998 1122 Feist The Reminder Indie Pop 2007 1123 Wire 154 Art Punk, Post-Punk 1979 1124 The Police Ghost in the Machine New Wave, Pop Rock 1981 1125 Ella Fitzgerald and ...
by acroamor
Sun Nov 29, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 101
Views: 9692

Re: New site update!

Thrilled about this - can't wait to dig deeper! Thank you so much for everything, Henrik, Ron, and all the other helpers! I'm particularly thrilled to see these new additions: 1058) Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time 1326) Taylor Swift - Red 1574) DJ Rashad - Double Cup 1834) Phoebe Bridgers - Stran...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 24, 2020 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 87
Views: 7895

AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Hey everyone, After I saw the Grammy nominations, I thought it would be worthwhile to start this thread for the 2020 EOY polls, even though it's fairly early. I ran the songs poll last year and would like to do it again, unless anyone has any objections? Holden ran the albums poll last time around, ...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 Grammy Nominations
Replies: 30
Views: 4179

2021 Grammy Nominations

https://www.grammy.com/grammys/news/2021-grammys-complete-nominees-list Record of the Year “Black Parade” — Beyoncé — Beyoncé & Derek Dixie, producers; Stuart White, engineer/mixer; Colin Leonard, mastering engineer “Colors” — Black Pumas — Adrian Quesada, producer; Adrian Quesada, engineer/mixer; ...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 24, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 3837

Re: Music of 2002: Finals

Interpol - PDA
by acroamor
Tue Nov 24, 2020 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 78863

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

I fell off in posting for this thread, but I might as well throw my hat in for this one: 712. Pavement – Wowee Zowee "Father to a Sister of Thought" is my favorite off the album - when that pedal steel comes in, I'm in heaven. And I'd be lying if I said I didn't get "Rattled by the Rush" stuck in my...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 17, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 91
Views: 72430

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Anything great(and rock) from the second half of this year? Arsalan, I think you'd be a big fan of the new Bring Me the Horizon. Check out "Teardrops", but really I'd recommend the whole project. I think it's the best mainstream rock record of the year. Thanks for the recommendation. Unfortunately,...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 17, 2020 2:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 12
Views: 5789

Re: Music of 2002: Round 5, Week 10

Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights

Songs
The Cinematic Orchestra - The Man With the Movie Camera
Interpol - PDA

The outro of PDA is truly *chef's kiss*
by acroamor
Thu Nov 12, 2020 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: John Lennon's Favoite Songs
Replies: 5
Views: 1416

Re: John Lennon's Favoite Songs

Do you have sources for all of these? I'm half-tempted to post a thread like:

Buddy Holly's Favorite Songs:

Glenn Miller - "Moonlight Serenade"
The Cranberries - "Dreams"
Refused - "New Noise"
etc.
by acroamor
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 11
Views: 4402

Re: Music of 2002: Round 4, Week 9

Albums
Interpol - Turn on the Bright Light
Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground

Songs
Johnny Cash - Hurt
Interpol - PDA
The Cinematic Orchestra - The Man With the Movie Camera
The Flaming Lips - Fight Test
by acroamor
Tue Nov 03, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 11. Schoolhouse Rocks! - Science Rock
Replies: 166
Views: 24167

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

Looking at that spreadsheet now, I see a ton that would have made my list if I'd been able to finish it properly as a top 500 or 1000. Among those I see right now 2814 - Birth of a New Day A Silver Mt. Zion - He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corners of Our Rooms Azealia B...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 6789

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
by acroamor
Tue Nov 03, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 193
Views: 32425

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

All Too Well is a 10 from me.
by acroamor
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 65548

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Amazing work, Holden! This has got to be one of, if not the most, impressive rollouts I've seen on the forum.

I will say, I can't wait to see the separate under 40 and 40+ lists side by side.
by acroamor
Sun Nov 01, 2020 5:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 11
Views: 2800

Re: Music of 2002: Round 3, Week 8

Albums
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Yanqui U.X.O.
Bright Eyes - Lifted, or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground

Songs
Eminem - Lose Yourself
Johnny Cash - Hurt
The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi battles the Pink Robots
Interpol - PDA
by acroamor
Thu Oct 29, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.43
Replies: 13
Views: 3098

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.43

Black Country, New Road - Science Fair

Immediately became my most anticipated 2021 release.
by acroamor
Wed Oct 28, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 65548

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

It also surprised me because Titanic Rising has been an incredible grower for me - it seems to only get better with time, and I'd imagine it'll go down as one of the true classic albums of the 2010s at large.
by acroamor
Tue Oct 27, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 4546

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid
2. Rodriguez - Cold Fact
by acroamor
Tue Oct 27, 2020 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)
Replies: 104
Views: 19048

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)

Parallel Lines is out for sure, probably Transformer, Magical Mystery Tour, and Achtung Baby too.
by acroamor
Mon Oct 26, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 6221

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!

I won’t however vote in the first match-up as The Archandroid is the archetype of the album I don’t want to see in this game : we all love it, we all know that, what’s the point of nominating it ? This is also what bugs me, even if honesty keeps me voting for The ArchAndroid. I feel this is the sec...
by acroamor
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)
Replies: 104
Views: 19048

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, PREDICTION THREAD (SPOILERS)

Time to put money down on where Fiona Apple will place in the AMF Top 100, because her representation in the poll is insane. With some quick scanning, it seems Extraordinary Machine (sadly) will not place. My instincts tell me that Idler Wheel would outplace Fetch the Bolt Cutters, but a quick scan...
by acroamor
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 41054

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

654. Haim – If I Could Change Your Mind: 8/10