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by acroamor
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 1
Views: 45

Re: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations

Rounding out the main four award categories:

BEST NEW ARTIST

BLACK PUMAS
BILLIE EILISH
LIL NAS X
LIZZO
MAGGIE ROGERS
ROSALÍA
TANK AND THE BANGAS
YOLA
by acroamor
Wed Nov 20, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 88150

Re: Songs of 2019

Off the top of my head here is an unranked list. Most of these are from my top albums. - Post Malone - Take What You Want (feat. Ozzy Osbourne & Travis Scott) - Post Malone - Goodbyes (feat. Young Thug) - Post Malone - Hollywood's Bleeding - Post Malone - A Thousand Bad Times - Post Malone - Myself...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.38
Replies: 13
Views: 241

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.38

JohnnyBGoode wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:07 pm
Soccer Mommy - yellow is the color of her eyes
Seconded.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:16 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s

Red came out right before the poptimism movement took off. I personally like many of the tracks from it ("All Too Well", "Sad Beautiful Tragic") but don't know if it's consistent on the whole. I'd be happier if the love people showing to the album as a whole was instead given to specifically "All To...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 9:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 46
Views: 710

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Just checked the end-of-decade albums spreadsheet and shocked to find that not a single critic has listed Bury Me at Makeout Creek.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 105
Views: 88150

Re: Songs of 2019

Probably the closest I'll get to my final list until 2020. The new Soccer Mommy track that dropped today, "yellow is the color of her eyes", has already blown me away on first listen and might ascend even higher by year's end. 1. Sharon Van Etten - Seventeen 2. FIDLAR ft. K. Flay - Called You Twice ...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 282

Re: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s

100. Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper, A Star Is Born Soundtrack (2018) 99. Lady Antebellum, Need You Now (2010) 98. Japandroids, Celebration Rock (2012) 97. Porter Robinson, Worlds (2014) 96. Ed Sheeran, x (2014) 95. Chris Stapleton, Traveller (2015) 94. Nipsey Hussle, Victory Lap (2018) 93. P!nk, The Tr...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 2
Views: 175

Re: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why has every music critic decided in the past three months that they're obligated to include reggaeton albums as if they'd actually been listening to them this decade?
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 18
Views: 271

What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

Now that we’re all slowly preparing for our inevitable end of decade poll and lists, I thought it would be interesting to ask: what are going to be the unique elements of your own lists? Or at least the statistically significant traits about them? For myself, I would imagine I’m one of the few if an...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 58
Views: 2365

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Either 70s or 2010s would be wonderful for me. I’m not sure if I feel the need to rediscover the 2010s considering that I’ve already been doing that for two months prepping for EOD.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 256
Views: 184649

Re: Albums of 2019

(Re-) listened to all the top 500 albums I liked the sound of from the forum's last all-time list now, so focusing on albums from this year and the 2010s as a whole til the end of the year! As good a chance as any to rank every 2019 album I've listened to: 1. Better Oblivion Community Center - Bett...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 240

Re: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Songs of the 2010s

Astonishingly stupid list. Terrible picks, including several complete non-entities. However, the overt wrongheadedness of this list seems to indicate that it's a single critic's work and therefore (blissfully) ineligible. I will say though, I've known about "Drunk on a Plane" for a while and that so...
by acroamor
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 58
Views: 2365

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Out of curiosity, which decade will be polled next year?
by acroamor
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 267

Re: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)

One of the few lists so far to have roughly proportional representation of the year 2019
by acroamor
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Indie Rocks (Mexico) - TOP 100: Los mejores discos de la decada
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Indie Rocks (Mexico) - TOP 100: Los mejores discos de la decada

Seeing Lux Prima at number three is so oddly satisfying somehow.
by acroamor
Mon Nov 18, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 15
Views: 232

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1

Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss

Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Plane

LCD Soundsystem - Home

The Vaccines - Post-Breakup Sex

TV on the Radio - Will Do

Laura Marling - Sophia

The Roots - Make My

The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling
by acroamor
Sun Nov 17, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread

Probably gonna nominate either William Tyler Goes West or Faye Webster's Atlanta Millionaires Club
by acroamor
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread
Replies: 11
Views: 288

Re: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread

I believe it’s outside of the top 50 on McCh
by acroamor
Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 256
Views: 184649

Re: Albums of 2019

Discovered a niche RateYourMusic/BandCamp release last night that might interest some. The album is called Dorkcore 101 by Kevin and the Bikes.' https://kevinandthebikes.bandcamp.com/album/dorkcore-101 The album is a four-hour concept album dedicated to the character of Kevin from the children's sho...
by acroamor
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 14
Views: 2879

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Henrik wrote:
Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:42 pm
acroamor wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:50 pm
Imagine Round and Round will fall, as will Work and Bipp
1 right, 2 wrongs...
Glad it was the one I felt most strongly. Too bad it couldn't be...
by acroamor
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time
Replies: 34
Views: 1954

Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

I literally just got into Titus Andronicus for the first time in the past few weeks and now I'm seeing them live tomorrow night!
by acroamor
Tue Nov 12, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 645

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

25 Best Rock Songs of the Decade: 25. Alabama Shakes – “Don’t Wanna Fight” (2015) 24. Tom Waits – “Hell Broke Luce” (2011) 23. Spoon – “Inside Out” (2014) 22. Foo Fighters – “Rope” (2011) 21. The National – “Terrible Love” (2010) 20. The War on Drugs – “Red Eyes” (2014) 19. Japandroids – “The House ...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Eligibility criteria for EOD lists
Replies: 4
Views: 312

Re: Eligibility criteria for EOD lists

Happy to never see melon included in these lists. Can't stand him.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rough Trade (US/UK)
Replies: 1
Views: 351

Re: EOY 2019 - Rough Trade (US/UK)

Listening to Kim Gordon's No Home Record right now and very much enjoying it, likely a top 20 of the year for me, when it strikes me that the title sounds very similar to the phrase "no homewrecker". Considering this comes a few years out from Gordon's marriage to Sonic Youth bandmate Thurston Moore...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 12, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 46
Views: 710

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Disappointed but not particularly surprised to see that Art Angels has such a strong lead. And I will say it's funny, even though I've done quite poorly on the prediction leaderboard in general, I am now (along with Bang Jan, our inevitable winner) one of only two people who could still get the over...
by acroamor
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of the Decade
Replies: 4
Views: 481

Re: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of the Decade

Fun list! I don't know if I've ever heard of their number one, which is always exciting.
by acroamor
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 645

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

List was alright overall, but the fact that they put "All the Stars" in the top 50 and then openly admit that it's not because the song is good but because it was in Black Panther is one of the most egregious examples of critics not caring about music so much as cultural commentary.
by acroamor
Sun Nov 10, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

25 Best Metal Albums of the Decade: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/11/top-metal-albums-of-the-2010s/full-post/ 1. Behemoth - The Satanist 2. Gojira - L'enfant Sauvage 3. Deafheaven - Sunbather 4. Power Trip - Nightmare Logic 5. Ghost - Meliora 6. YOB - Our Raw Heart 7. Bring Me the Horizon - Se...
by acroamor
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 19
Views: 3503

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

There are definitely some artists though that have released multiple well-regarded releases where one of them clearly is getting substantially higher placement than the others. I think of Kacey Musgraves with Golden Hour , LCD Soundsystem with This Is Happening, Solange with a Seat at the Table, Bo...
by acroamor
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 733

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8

LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep?

U.S. Girls - Rosebud

Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience

Sunflower Bean - Twentytwo

Parquet Courts - Freebird II

The Internet - Come Over

Christine & The Queens - Doesn't Matter

Carly Rae Jepsen - Party for One
by acroamor
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 348

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

Listening now and connecting with it substantially more than I did with LP1. Another one of the late 2019 records that publications will be kicking themselves for leaving off end of decade lists. Also, it's very counterintuitive to me that these mags are all dropping best of decade lists before best...
by acroamor
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Exclaim! (CAN) - 50 Best Canadian Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Exclaim! (CAN) - 50 Best Canadian Albums of the 2010s

I had no idea Alvvays were Canadian but at the same time, it's not surprising?
by acroamor
Thu Nov 07, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 29
Views: 927

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!

Six straight votes for Mitski followed by six straight votes for Colin Stetson. Surprisingly tight matchup, whereas Grimes seems pretty solidly ahead.
by acroamor
Thu Nov 07, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time
Replies: 34
Views: 1954

Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

1. Fugazi 2. Japandroids 3. Blink-182 4. Minutemen 5. The Clash 6. Yellowcard 7. Camp Cope 8. The Gun Club 9. Patti Smith 10. Dead Kennedys 11. Green Day 12. FIDLAR 13. Titus Andronicus 14. Gang of Four 15. Violent Femmes 16. Parquet Courts 17. The Offspring 18. Weezer 19. Sleater-Kinney 20. Dropkic...
by acroamor
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

25 Best Pop Albums of the Decade 1. Lorde - Melodrama 2. Robyn - Body Talk 3. Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer 4. Billie Eilish - When We Fall Asleep, Where Do We All Go? 5. Adele - 21 6. Taylor Swift - 1989 7. Grimes - Art Angels 8. Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence 9. Sky Ferreira - Night Time, My Time 1...
by acroamor
Thu Nov 07, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 14
Views: 2879

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

Looks to me like that top 8 is gonna roughly remain the top 8 throughout. Could see Pyramids or Midnight City slip in as well. Very very very pleased to see Motion Sickness as high as it now is. Imagine Round and Round will fall, as will Work and Bipp
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 19
Views: 3503

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

It would save you both more time figuring out what artists on the spreadsheet don't have two decently-received albums released in the last decade. True. There are definitely some artists though that have released multiple well-regarded releases where one of them clearly is getting substantially hig...
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Noisey (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 442

Re: Noisey (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade

Exciting to see an off-kilter list like this, as well as one made by people who actually listen to hip-hop. Found many new recommendations here, which is what you always hope to take away from these.
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

25 Best Hip Hop and R&B Albums of the Decade 1. Beyonce - Lemonade 2. Kendrick Lamar - [To Pimp a Butterfly[/i] 3. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 4. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 5. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. City 6. Kanye West - Yeezus 7. SZA - CTRL 8. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN....
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s Song Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 282

Re: 2010s song recommendations

Grouper - Headache
A Grouper single (EP?) of two tracks that might slip under the radar, so thought I'd bring it to the forum's attention. Absolutely gorgeous work here.
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 6:07 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 19
Views: 3503

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Tame Impala : Currents, Lonerism Lorde : Melodrama, Pure Heroine Taylor Swift : Red, 1989 Lana Del Rey : Norman Fucking Rockwell!, Born To Die St. Vincent : Strange Mercy, St. Vincent Grimes : Visions, Art Angels Kinda excited to see which album from these artists will be selected by critics :music...
by acroamor
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1639

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Nobody considers Frank Ocean or SZA to at all be artists that only get praise due to poptimism and it's pretty disingenuous to imply that they are. But there are lists coming out claiming Billie Eilish or Ed Sheeran or Katy Perry or Ariana Grande or Chance's Coloring Book or Rihanna's Anti and, in m...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1639

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

I think poptimism has been getting a little excessive with many of these end of decade lists, but I will happily recognize EMOTION, 21, or Red as a masterpiece of a an album any day. I do question the value of poptimism at a certain point, like, aren't these publications supposed to cover independe...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 19
Views: 3503

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I really do wish that publications would hold off until January to make these lists. Looking at the top 60 and seeing only one 2019 album made it? It's something so clearly inaccurate and so easily fixable by simply waiting and letting 2019 finish out properly.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

25 Best Rock Albums of the Decade: https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/11/top-rock-albums-of-the-2010s/full-post/ 1. Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 2. St. Vincent - Strange Mercy 3. Mitski - Be the Cowboy 4. Tame Impala - Currents 5. The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream 6. David Bowie...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:41 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 689

Re: Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

176 Lucy Dacus – “Night Shift”
175 Jason Isbell – “Cover Me Up”
165 Soccer Mommy – “Scorpio Rising”
164 Purple Mountains – “All My Happiness Is Gone”
163 Waka Flocka Flame – “Hard In Da Paint”
122 Titus Andronicus – “A More Perfect Union”

^Particularly great choices.
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Young Folks : The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 611

Re: The Young Folks : The 50 Best Albums of the 2010s

The first ten of this had me so excited and then it gradually coalesced into another tepid, generic list. Interesting to see Hamilton appear so high though. I've been wondering if and how it would factor into these lists. I'd imagine at the current pace, it should place as the number one musical the...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:31 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1639

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

I think poptimism has been getting a little excessive with many of these end of decade lists, but I will happily recognize EMOTION, 21, or Red as a masterpiece of a an album any day. I do question the value of poptimism at a certain point, like, aren't these publications supposed to cover independen...
by acroamor
Tue Nov 05, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 29
Views: 927

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!

1. Grimes - Art Angels Oh wow. I'm left with a dilemma for this second match-up. Do I vote for the album that I nominated personally? Or do I vote for the album that I'm putting at the very top of my end-of-decade list? While it would be fun to see my own nomination in the finals, the honest answer ...
by acroamor
Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 1528

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

Finally someone showing love to Lady Lamb's After , one of my favorite releases of the decade. Seeing Teenage Dream was uh, no thanks. Blond at 56 is surprising. I feel with a lot of these lists, they seem to feel a little self-conscious about the fact that they're releasing the list before the end ...