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by acroamor
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 31
Views: 548

Re: When did rock die?

Henry wrote:Perhaps we should put together a poll about songs that discuss the death of rock and roll :-)


Ooh, I'll start:

by acroamor
Wed Dec 06, 2017 2:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your 2017 Wrapped
Replies: 22
Views: 455

Re: Your 2017 Wrapped

Oooh man I want to play. I don't use Spotify though, so here's the playcounts from my old laptop's iTunes, which are basically a 2016-2017 wrapped as of early November. https://scontent.fatl1-2.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/23172889_10213016254693937_4964131646947329717_n.jpg?oh=33ac5fcaee4ec73b5eef4a82131...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 60th Grammy Nominations
Replies: 5
Views: 174

60th Grammy Nominations

The Recording Academy just released the Grammy Nominations for this next year, and they're... surprisingly decent? For an organization known for getting it wrong more than getting it right, I don't mind this year's batch of nominees. The top four categories are: Record of the year "Redbone"...
by acroamor
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1313

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand

Wham! - Careless Whisper

They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul

The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' in the Sand)

Tenor Saw - Ring the Alarm

HAIM - The Wire

Tori Amos - Cornflake Girl

Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
by acroamor
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3856

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Up Where We Belong - Joe Cocker and Jennifer Warnes (3660)
by acroamor
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3856

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Cake - I Will Survive (8924)
by acroamor
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4303

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My ten album streak is: 636 Basement Jaxx Remedy 637 Can Ege Bamyasi 638 The National Alligator 639 Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You The Destroyer? 640 Al Green Let's Stay Together 641 Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... 642 The Slits Cut 643 Motörhead Ace of Spades 644 The Cure Seventeen Seconds 6...
by acroamor
Thu Nov 16, 2017 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3856

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Justice - Waters of Nazareth (5048)
by acroamor
Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3856

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Tortoise - Djed (4389)
by acroamor
Tue Nov 14, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 3856

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

The Velvet Underground - Stephanie Says (7598)
by acroamor
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.40
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.40

“Look at Your Hands” - Tune Yards
by acroamor
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2583

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I’m going to assume that Yeah Yeah Yeahs / Karen O would be considered as one artist? As well as Micachu and the Shapes / Mica Levi? I’m curious how we would count songs like, say, “Scale it Back” by DJ Shadow ft. Little Dragon, which features a female singer on a male-produced instrumental. And ove...
by acroamor
Sat Oct 21, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 298
Views: 27370

Re: Albums of 2017

Finally took the time to make a list: 1. DAMN. - Kendrick Lamar 2. MASSEDUCTION - St. Vincent 3. Soft Sounds from Another Planet - Japanese Breakfast 4. Semper Femina - Laura Marling 5. American Dream - LCD Soundsystem 6. Music for People in Trouble - Susanne Sundfor 7. Capacity - Big Thief 8. Cultu...
by acroamor
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Re: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread

I heard a rumor that there may be a Taylor Swift x Future collaboration coming up.

Also,
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by acroamor
Fri Oct 20, 2017 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 621

Re: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread

Easily the best of her new singles.
by acroamor
Tue Oct 17, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 31
Views: 982

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: 106
Views: 3981

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: 242
Views: 11649

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: 758
Views: 51876

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: 758
Views: 51876

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: 2990

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: 617

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: 901

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: 279

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: 881

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: 2872

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: 1943

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: 38044

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: 38044

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: 2048

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: 657

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: 3883

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: 247

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: 247

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: 2120

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: 1558

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: 3008

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: 1202

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: 1460

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: 38044

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: 38044

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: 3080

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: 14319

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: 14319

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: 14319

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: 3122

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: 5278

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: 2143

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: 9388

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: 9388

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

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