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by acroamor
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 14
Views: 131

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals

Saint Etienne - So Tough
by acroamor
Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 87
Views: 1377

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

I'll follow the established lead and only nominate female or female-lead acts:

1. Lucinda Williams
2. Sharon Van Etten
3. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
4. Suzanne Vega
5. Laura Marling
6. Julianna Barwick
7. Julie London
8. Best Coast
9. Angel Olsen
10. Kaki King
by acroamor
Wed Sep 20, 2017 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 219
Views: 6801

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

I think most people are waiting for see their favourites than discover new artists on the top, am I wrong? I think that's everyone's initial reaction, yeah. And then at the very end it's almost like watching a horse race. But I feel like after the whole thing finishes, we'll see people starting to ...
by acroamor
Tue Sep 12, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 644
Views: 28677

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

If we're going to continue to merely pay lip service to appreciating the diversity of this list, question the credentials, knowledge and intentions of voters, and demean the taste of others, then my time in this forum may be reaching its end. I've become continually frustrated with this forum's inc...
by acroamor
Tue Sep 12, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 644
Views: 28677

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Excellent rollout and presentation! Thank you all for your hard work. Very interesting mix of music. Excited to see some completely unfamiliar names in the mix - should be some fun discoveries in there. And thrilled to see so many 2016 releases doing well! I considered it a phenomenal year for music...
by acroamor
Fri Sep 01, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 49
Views: 1940

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

Only heard it the once beside a few individual track listens, but a real pleasure. I might agree that there's not anything on the same scale as an "All My Friends, but for my money their most cohesive other than This Is Happening.
by acroamor
Wed Aug 30, 2017 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.31
Replies: 12
Views: 367

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.31

when Diving Woman doesn't make it through

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by acroamor
Thu Aug 17, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8
Replies: 20
Views: 531

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8

Julia Holter - Loud City Song
by acroamor
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Complex - The 35 Best Young Thug Songs (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 167

Re: Complex - The 35 Best Young Thug Songs (2017)

:? Not including "Old English" at all?
by acroamor
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6
Replies: 17
Views: 570

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6

1. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators
2. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks
3. Ween - God Ween Satan: The Oneness
4. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy
by acroamor
Sat Jul 29, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Never be a hipster.
Replies: 64
Views: 1720

Re: Never be a hipster.

I NEED TO HAVE SOME KIND OF AN OUTLET TO MY EMOTIONS. IF IT'S NOT ACCLAIMED MUSIC, I DON'T KNOW WHAT IS Make art, man. You've clearly got a lot of emotions and interesting ideas. Put them in a song. A short story. A poem. Interpretative dance, whatever. Art comes about when normal methods of dealin...
by acroamor
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 1312

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

In a similar vein to not including "Hey Ya!" in the hip-hop poll, can we please leave "Get Lucky" off of the R&B list? There may be some debate on it, but I for one would not consider it R&B.
by acroamor
Sat Jul 01, 2017 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28694

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Sorry as well for lateness, but here goes nothing: Joni Mitchell – Blue Modest Mouse – The Moon and Antarctica Van Morrison – Astral Weeks Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground and Nico Led Zeppelin – IV Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen Weezer -...
by acroamor
Tue Jun 27, 2017 4:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28694

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I was really hoping to get the time to make a top 500 list, but graduation and summer travels have made that difficult. Will turn in some level of abbreviated list before my flight to Madrid later today.
by acroamor
Wed May 31, 2017 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 1547

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

The Buggles - The Age of Plastic vs. Ween - God Ween Satan: The Oneness
by acroamor
Tue May 30, 2017 11:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommend people a film, TV show, book, videogame, based on their favorite album
Replies: 7
Views: 508

Re: Recommend people a film, TV show, book, videogame, based on their favorite album

For fans of Turn on the Bright Lights, I'd recommend Darren Aronofsky's Pi or James Ward Byrkit's Coherence.

If my favorite album were Joni Mitchell's Blue, what would people recommend?
by acroamor
Mon May 22, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 46
Views: 2988

Re: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread

Hi everybody! One of my film school friends who posts here turned me onto this thread and asked if I wanted to vote in it. Hope nobody minds! Excited to see the results since my last attempt at a greatest all-time actors result ended inconclusively. I think I got a list together, but it's really to...
by acroamor
Tue May 09, 2017 12:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6 tiebreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6 tiebreaker

Amy Winehouse - He Can Only Hold Her
by acroamor
Thu May 04, 2017 10:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: For aspiring musicians (producers and artists), what is the biggest issue you face when trying to create song?
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: For aspiring musicians (producers and artists), what is the biggest issue you face when trying to create song?

Finishing a song. It's very easy for me to come up with chord progressions/melodies/lyrical ideas, but the act of taking that piece and expanding it into a full song is something I really have to force myself to do.
by acroamor
Wed May 03, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 1473

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

A lot of artists fit into the category of "not really getting the appeal", like James Blake, but the only two artists like this I legitimately hate are Bon Iver and The Black Keys
by acroamor
Wed Apr 26, 2017 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8
Replies: 18
Views: 1171

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8

Haven't been able to vote in a while getting everything in line for graduation, but got a chance this week: 1. The Antlers - Hospice vs. The Beach Boys - Sunflower 2. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher vs. The Books - Thought for Food 3. Stone Temple Pilots - Purple vs. Agalloch - The Mantle 4. Cowb...
by acroamor
Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 42
Views: 2261

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back OutKast - Stankonia De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) Songs N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton UGK - Int'l Players Anthem (I Choose You) Jay Z - Empire State of Mind Jay Z - 99 Problems ...
by acroamor
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 900

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

Discovering the canon was an exciting time for me, and I envy some of your upcoming first listens. But by far the most liberating realization I've had regarding these classic album lists was when I early on realized I did not owe any of these works of art my respect, but rather, they had to work to...
by acroamor
Mon Apr 10, 2017 1:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Film Music/Scores?
Replies: 19
Views: 1077

Re: Favorite Film Music/Scores?

Some of my faves include:

Carol
American Beauty
Jackie
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Me and You and Everyone We Know
Her
Gravity
Birdman
by acroamor
Fri Apr 07, 2017 9:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28694

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

1. Joni Mitchell – Blue 2. Modest Mouse – The Moon and Antarctica 3. Van Morrison – Astral Weeks 4. Pink Floyd – The Dark Side of the Moon 5. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground and Nico 6. Led Zeppelin – IV 7. Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen 8. Pinkerton – Weezer 9. Love – Foreve...
by acroamor
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28694

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I will definitely rearrange and expand this before the deadline, but here is my initial list. 5 | Weezer | Weezer I'd wager you mean The Blue Album here, but it might help to be specific with a band with four self-titled albums, particularly since I'd imagine the others will pop up on lists as well.
by acroamor
Wed Mar 29, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 2439

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

1. Ultralight Beam
2. So Appalled
3. The Joy
4. Gone
5. Flashing Lights
6. Devil in a New Dress
7. Heard Em Say
8. Bound 2
9. Father Stretch My Hands
10. Everything I Am
11. Touch the Sky
12. Family Business
13. Never Let Me Down
14. No More Parties In L.A.
15. Gorgeous
by acroamor
Tue Mar 14, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 10985

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

The Velvet Underground - White Light/White Heat: 'The Gift'
by acroamor
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 10985

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Amy Winehouse - 'He Can Only Hold Her'
by acroamor
Thu Mar 09, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 10985

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

So happy to be in this forum when two of the three songs I immediately thought to nominate were already done. "Fillmore Jive" and "Court and Spark" I feel will do quite well this tournament.

As for me, I'm going with "Man in a Shed" by Nick Drake.
by acroamor
Tue Mar 07, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1
Replies: 32
Views: 2466

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1

1. Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go vs. The Jam - Sound Affects
2. Garbage - Version 2.0 vs. Sonny Sharrock - Ask The Ages
3. The Fall - Bend Sinister vs. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet
4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business vs. Agnes Obel - Aventine
by acroamor
Mon Feb 13, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 76
Views: 3834

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 (2017) - Submissions Now Open!

One thing that might cause controversy is an album that has very little acclaim and/or is considered bad by many. Since the name of the game is "moderately acclaimed". But maybe I'm too much caught up on semantics. The 2015 thing that Jirin suggested is a loophole that would certainly cau...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 13, 2017 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammys 2017
Replies: 28
Views: 1606

Re: Grammys 2017

I wouldn't count Sturgill out entirely, because no one thought River: The Joni Letters or The Suburbs would have won. And this year, Sturgill's sound sits at a stark contrast with the other four, poppier releases. There's an outside chance that the vote gets split between the others to enough of an ...
by acroamor
Fri Feb 10, 2017 5:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 7200

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

An odd example, but when Arthur Lee (of Love) recorded Forever Changes, he did so in a paranoiac state, believing he would die within the next year.
by acroamor
Tue Feb 07, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 7200

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

Gonna guess, no idea as to order:

Tribe
Angel
Yoncé
Solange
Headrest
Radio
Cave
Frankie
Danny?

and guaranteed number one:
Ziggy
by acroamor
Sun Feb 05, 2017 8:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE
Replies: 30
Views: 1984

Re: Unacclaimed IV GRAND FINALE

I'll call my vote for Laura Veirs.
by acroamor
Sat Feb 04, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 5773

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS

Amazing rollout! That "Nobody Speak" gif in particular is incredible - and a reminder I forgot to vote for that wonderful song.
by acroamor
Tue Jan 31, 2017 6:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 10462

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

Songs: 1. Kanye West ft. The-Dream, Kelly Price, Kirk Franklin, and Chance the Rapper – “Ultralight Beam” 2. Mitski – “Your Best American Girl” 3. Sturgill Simpson – “Welcome to Earth (Pollywog)” 4. Weezer – “California Kids” 5. Mothers – “Hold Your Own Hand” 6. Angel Olsen – “Sister” 7. Lucinda Wil...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 30, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 10462

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

Albums list for now. Thanks for all the recommendations, everyone! Many things on here I'd never have found otherwise. Albums: 1. Mitski – Puberty 2 2. Angel Olsen – My Woman 3. Wildflower – The Avalanches 4. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker 5. Mothers – When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired...
by acroamor
Tue Jan 10, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Extended Play Poll (2016) – RESULTS
Replies: 24
Views: 1626

Re: The AMF Extended Play Poll (2016) – RESULTS

F ULL LIST 082 | Mogwai | Mogwai | 92,7 | 1 * * I don't find it anywhere ** ineligible Ahh, this was my mistake. The actual release title is simply EP , so people generally call it "the Mogwai EP" to be more specific, which led to me accidentally inputting the wrong title. Great work on t...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 09, 2017 5:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 264
Views: 19928

Re: Albums of 2017

Nick wrote:Here's what's on my radar:

Foxygen- Hang- January 20th


I don't know if you'd be into this, but Hang leaked online already and it is spectacular.
by acroamor
Sat Dec 31, 2016 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Extended Play Poll
Replies: 24
Views: 1890

Re: The AMF Extended Play Poll

Getting mine in before the ball drops: 1. Boards of Canada - In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country 2. Modest Mouse – Everywhere and His Nasty Parlour Tricks 3. Godspeed You Black Emperor! – Slow Riot for New Zero Kanada 4. Sharon Van Etten – I Don’t Want to Let You Down 5. Mogwai – Mogwai 6. My Bl...
by acroamor
Thu Dec 22, 2016 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Individual Artist Poll: Leonard Cohen
Replies: 28
Views: 2313

Re: Individual Artist Poll: Leonard Cohen

Albums: 1. Songs of Leonard Cohen 2. Songs of Love and Hate 3. Old Ideas 4. Songs from a Room 5. You Want It Darker 6. New Skin for the Old Ceremony 7. Popular Problems 8. Ten New Songs 9. I’m Your Man 10. The Future Songs: 1. Chelsea Hotel #2 2. Suzanne 3. Famous Blue Raincoat 4. Come Healing 5. Jo...
by acroamor
Thu Dec 22, 2016 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 51
Replies: 7
Views: 713

Re: AMF Chart Week 51

I nominate:
Lucinda Williams - Place in My Heart
Norah Jones - Once I Had a Laugh
Emma Ruth Rundle - So, Come
by acroamor
Wed Dec 07, 2016 5:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammys 2017: The Nominees
Replies: 15
Views: 1255

Re: Grammys 2017: The Nominees

I'd heard of Sturgill Simpson before - I have a friend who swears by Metamodern Sounds in Country Music - but had never given him serious listening. Seeing his name stand out among the other AOTY noms, I downloaded A Sailor's Guide to Earth and honestly, I'm floored by it. Glad to see an artist like...
by acroamor
Sun Dec 04, 2016 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2016 - Nominations
Replies: 29
Views: 2170

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2016 - Nominations

Mothers - When You Walk a Long Distance You Are Tired
by acroamor
Tue Nov 29, 2016 7:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 47
Replies: 9
Views: 722

Re: AMF Chart Week 47

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Laura Marling - Soothing


Seconded!
by acroamor
Wed Nov 23, 2016 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 46
Replies: 11
Views: 935

Re: AMF Chart Week 46

Kingoftonga wrote:I nominate:

Japandroids - Near to the Wild Heart of Life


Seconded.
by acroamor
Fri Nov 04, 2016 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 44
Replies: 13
Views: 936

Re: AMF Chart Week 44

Re-nominating "See You" by Lady Lamb

Also:

"Near to the Heart of Life" by Japandroids
"America" by Foxygen

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