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by acroamor
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 12
Views: 131

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

I got sniped last week I know on the tiebreaker, but hopefully not this time: Cyndi Lauper over My Morning Jacket.
by acroamor
Tue Sep 11, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 669

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

3. Nina Simone - In Concert 1964 vs. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
by acroamor
Mon Sep 10, 2018 2:12 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 1060

Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

https://pitchfork.com/features/lists-an ... the-1980s/

Interesting list, a big change from their old top 100.
by acroamor
Thu Sep 06, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.30
Replies: 10
Views: 477

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.30

I'd like to nominate "I Shall Love 2" by Julia Holter from her newly-announced(!) album Aviary.
by acroamor
Fri Aug 31, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 5069

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread

I struggled a little on how to write this, in that I refuse vehemently to feel guilty for liking any sort of music based on the music itself. I vaguely went with songs that some people might give me strange looks for liking? But it's hard to distinguish, because there are some people who'd give me s...
by acroamor
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 529

Re: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)

Very funny to see Mogwai in with the rest of these since it's ten years since the listed album and they haven't slowed their roll at all.
by acroamor
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28
Replies: 10
Views: 545

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28

FIDLAR - Are You High?
by acroamor
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 53
Views: 2342

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

Re: that big list, I've been on a huge ska kick lately and I'm glad to see that Energy by Operation Ivy is included there. Great album.
by acroamor
Sat Aug 11, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 53
Views: 2342

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

I'd pick: Fearless, Taylor Swift Speak Now, Taylor Swift Red, Taylor Swift Fly, Dixie Chicks Also, Taking the Long Way Home by the Dixie Chicks deserves to be much higher. As someone who recently got very into Taylor Swift, I gotta say I agree. If the all-time songs poll had happened just a little ...
by acroamor
Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

Mitski - "Two Slow Dancers"

My hype for Be The Cowboy's incoming release has reached a fever pitch with this track.
by acroamor
Sun Aug 05, 2018 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (13) July 31
Replies: 7
Views: 1821

Re: MCCh 2018 (13) July 31

Last year, we had 8 albums with an 84 or higher. This year, we currently have one. I could be wrong, but it seems like it might be the worst year for music in a very, very long time. Excuse? I consider this year to be an absolutely phenomenal year for music, but then, I seem to be out of sync with ...
by acroamor
Sat Aug 04, 2018 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36331

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

"Moon River" has received several votes credited to Henry Mancini, Audrey Hepburn, or Henry Mancini feat. Audrey Hepburn. I am aware that there are different versions of the song in the original movie, but I decided to combine all these votes in order to avoid confusion over which version...
by acroamor
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 708

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

Quality list. The one real sticking point I had with it is a lack of Julia Holter, who I consider one of the most exciting artists working in the modern day, male or female.
by acroamor
Sat Jul 28, 2018 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 41
Views: 1637

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Looking at that initial list, I just now noticed how much The House That Heaven Built has fallen. This song started off above Oblivion somehow!!! As (I believe) the only top 10 voter for that song, I'm hoping it makes a much better showing in our poll! Cursory looking at the thread leads me to beli...
by acroamor
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Song Poll Deep Cuts
Replies: 11
Views: 431

Re: AM Song Poll Deep Cuts

Not really consistent with how deep these cuts were but: 2. Sharon Van Etten - “Tarifa” 13. Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley - “Pure Imagination” 15. Mitski - “Last Words of a Shooting Star” 20. Sharon Van Etten - “One Day” 22. Angel Olsen - “If It’s Alive, It Will” 25. Glenn Miller - “Moonlight S...
by acroamor
Sat Jul 21, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36331

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

If you need a way to kill time before the rollout begins, I'd suggest checking out the individual lists. There's a lot to discover in them... believe me, there is a lot . At some point I plan on doing this. Or better yet it would be really extra nice to turn all our lists into Spotify or ITunes pla...
by acroamor
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.25
Replies: 10
Views: 429

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.25

Waxahatchee - Chapel of Pines
by acroamor
Sat Jul 21, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 4847

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Caroline Rose - Jeannie Becomes a Mom Soccer Mommy - Cool Shame - One Rizla Willie Nelson - She Made My Day Ashley Monroe - Hard On a Heart The Orielles - Sunflower Seeds Eels - The Deconstruction Vundabar - Diver Jack White - Over and Over and Over Snail Mail - Pristine Sleep - Giza Butler Judas P...
by acroamor
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 755

Re: Quarter-finals

I haven't been playing in this game but I just gotta say "Daredevil" has quite possibly my favorite bridge in any song.
by acroamor
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Erotic genre of music, music for making love
Replies: 29
Views: 1150

Re: Erotic genre of music, music for making love

I've edited my posts to include positions on the AM list, if that helps! I'm not quite sure I understand your post - do you want a list in descending order of the AM top 10,000 including only sexual/sexy songs? If so, that would have to be a collaborative effort as I don't know many of the songs in...
by acroamor
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 802

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

1. Lady Lamb – After My own nomination, as stated before. Yes, there are three tracks here that are just kind of there: Sunday Shoes, Milk Dude and Ten, but that doesn’t make it a good example of an uneven album, because 1. I love everything else too much – really every other song is a favourite; a...
by acroamor
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 174
Views: 20006

Re: Albums of 2018

I really like Kamasi Washington’s new album, but also I cannot think of a mood where I would want to listen to it for two and a half hours. I feel the same way, also with Kamasi's last full-length, The Epic. That's why last year's Harmony of Difference EP was such a nice listen. Also there's someth...
by acroamor
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Erotic genre of music, music for making love
Replies: 29
Views: 1150

Re: Erotic genre of music, music for making love

Co-sign to the Portishead comment - "Glory Box" in particular. In personal experience, all of My Woman by Angel Olsen has worked well. And of course, I'd be remiss to not link this absolute classic piece on Frank Ocean's Channel Orange. Definitely NSFW in terms of verbiage, but hysterical....
by acroamor
Wed Jul 04, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 802

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

I haven’t been voting in this game this time around but I just want to chime in to say a big thank you to whoever nominated After. One of my favorite albums of the past few years.
by acroamor
Fri Jun 29, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 1199

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

The most boring list of this period that I can imagine.
by acroamor
Fri Jun 29, 2018 3:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36331

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
acroamor wrote:63. “I Shall Be Released”

Er, looks like you forgot a little something here. Though, based on your list from 2015, I assume it's The Band's version?


Yikes! You are correct, I’ll edit the post. Thank you!
by acroamor
Fri Jun 29, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36331

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

So excited I managed to get a list ready for this, and my longest list (of any sort) to boot. I'd never used something like it before, but that github link really helped, even though it did leave some songs in positions I don't think they'd have reached otherwise. Fun bugs in the machine, I suppose,...
by acroamor
Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.22
Replies: 14
Views: 935

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.22

"Nobody" - Mitski
by acroamor
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 3243

Kanye West - Ye

On my first listen right now. Seems like he still hasn’t shaken his Yeezus/TLOP habit of mixing great lines with horrible ones. Production solid.
by acroamor
Thu May 31, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (09) May 31
Replies: 5
Views: 3159

Re: MCCh 2018 (09) May 31

52 - Camp Cope: How To Socialise & Make Friends - 74,3 (77,0 / 13)
53 - Soccer Mommy: Clean - 74,3 (75,6 / 17)
54 - Caroline Rose: Loner - 74,2 (78,9 / 7)

funny seeing three of my favorite albums of the year all next to each other
by acroamor
Wed May 30, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 174
Views: 20006

Re: Albums of 2018

1. Dream Wife - Dream Wife 2. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour 3. U.S. Girls - In a Poem Unlimited 4. Lucy Dacus - Historian 5. Caroline Rose - LONER 6. Camp Cope - How to Socialize and Make Friends 7. The Caretaker - Everywhere at the end of time - stage four 8. Courtney Barnett - Tell Me How You Real...
by acroamor
Mon May 28, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 38
Views: 4847

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

1. “Jeannie Becomes a Mom” - Caroline Rose 2. “Temporary Bliss State” - The Caretaker 3. “Rainbow” - Kacey Musgraves 4. “Love Without Reason” - Dream Wife 5. “The Opener” - Camp Cope 6. “Night Shift” - Lucy Dacus 7. “Scorpio Rising” - Soccer Mommy 8. “Hopefulessness” - Courtney Barnett 9. “Stir Fry”...
by acroamor
Fri May 25, 2018 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10
Replies: 25
Views: 2245

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10

Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. Babatunde Olatunji - Drums of Passion for the tiebreaker
by acroamor
Mon May 21, 2018 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.18
Replies: 16
Views: 1336

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.18

Caroline Rose - Jeannie Becomes a Mom
by acroamor
Sat May 19, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time
Replies: 27
Views: 2748

Re: Artists That Will Gain Acclaim Over Time

Death Grips will be acknowledged as revolutionary, as will Grimes.
by acroamor
Thu May 17, 2018 12:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 36331

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

I will be submitting a list, probably not a top 1000 but definitely more than my top 100 I submitted three years ago. Amazing lists everyone, such an impressive diversity of opinions and backgrounds. It's always fascinating to see specifically what people have as their number ones. I don't know if a...
by acroamor
Thu May 17, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: what genre is this
Replies: 2
Views: 733

Re: what genre is this

Yung-Lean-core
by acroamor
Thu May 03, 2018 4:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.15
Replies: 11
Views: 944

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.15

Brad wrote:if you need another:
Grouper - The Birthday Song


Seconded.
by acroamor
Tue May 01, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 174
Views: 20006

Re: Albums of 2018

1. Dream Wife - Dream Wife 2. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour 3. U.S. Girls - In a Poem Unlimited 4. Lucy Dacus - Historian 5. The Caretaker - Everywhere at the end of time - stage four 6. First Aid Kit - Ruins 7. Kali Uchis - Isolation 8. Migos - Culture II 9. tUnE-yArDs - I can feel you creep into m...
by acroamor
Thu Apr 19, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics
Replies: 11
Views: 986

Re: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics

Huge lyrics fan here so I couldn't disagree more. It's not universal, but they deeply inform my understanding and personal relationship with a song. Even if it's not necessarily tied in to the concrete meaning of the words, the prosody and rhythm of the lyrics can make or break a song. And while in ...
by acroamor
Sat Apr 14, 2018 5:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 167
Views: 10995

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Yeah I gotta say, when I first heard about this poll, I predicted the top 3 would be Joni Kate and Bjork. Happy to get it right! Even if I think Joni should be number one. Thank you BleuPanda for an incredible rollout
by acroamor
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham
Replies: 6
Views: 752

Re: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham

Fleetwood Mac are amazing musicians but are also the pettiest band in the world. This type of drama has typified them from the start.
by acroamor
Thu Feb 15, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Weekly Chart - The Classics Edition - Nominations wanted !
Replies: 31
Views: 1801

Re: The Weekly Chart - The Classics Edition

I like this idea quite a bit

My nomination is "Blue Motel Room" by Joni Mitchell
by acroamor
Fri Feb 09, 2018 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 174
Views: 20006

Re: Albums of 2018

I was gonna make a new thread, but that felt a little too self-promotion-y. As some of y'all may know, I'm a film director and I recently finished my first feature film, entitled Progidy . In addition, I served as the composer for it, as well as the soundtrack coordinator. Today, I released the soun...
by acroamor
Fri Feb 02, 2018 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women
Replies: 126
Views: 8227

Re: AMF's Top 250 Albums by Women

Seeing Burn Your Fire for No Witness, The Trinity Session, WHOKILL (!), The Greatest, and Extraordinary Machine so low made me deeply regret not turning in a ballot.
by acroamor
Thu Feb 01, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.04
Replies: 15
Views: 976

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.04

"So Humble the Afternoon" - Julia Holter
by acroamor
Thu Feb 01, 2018 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 6550

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Didn't get a chance to revise my list for this, so here's my most recent copy: 1. MASSEDUCTION - St. Vincent 2. Soft Sounds from Another Planet - Japanese Breakfast 3. DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar 4. Capacity - Big Thief 5. Turn Out the Lights - Julien Baker 6. American Dream - LCD Soundsystem 7. Music fo...
by acroamor
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Voting
Replies: 18
Views: 1278

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2017 - Voting

I'm gonna follow spiritualized's lead. 1. Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds From Another Planet (acroamor) My nomination, so I suppose I'm biased but one of the best albums I've heard recently. From the shoegaze haze of "Diving Woman" through the one-two emotional gutpunch of "Till Dea...
by acroamor
Sat Dec 23, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"
Replies: 13
Views: 1077

Re: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"

Wow, it looks like a bunch of people in this thread aren't making money moves.

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