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by Rob
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

PJ Harvey & John Parrish – Black Hearted Love: 8
I have listened to a lot of PJ Harvey, but not this album. This song reminds me that I should.
by Rob
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Today’s song is bubbling under on AM:

446. PJ Harvey & John Parrish – Black Hearted Love
Year: 2009
Album: A Woman a Man Walked By
Biggest Fan: Henrik (#826)

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by Rob
Mon Mar 30, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Three of these match-ups are between a singer/songwriter and an instrumental album (or almost instrumental in case of Charlie Brown). Just a thought. 8. Milton Nascimento & Lô Borges – Clube Da Esquina Bar a few exceptions I just don’t connect to this type of music. A lot of Brazilian music is just ...
by Rob
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The Chameleons – A Person Isn’t Safe Anywhere These Days: 7
People who played the Moderately Acclaimed Albums game of last year should know this, as this album did quite well. It's a dramatic piece of post-punk, with a deep voice and bass matching the foreboding of the title.
by Rob
Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

I swear today’s song was picked at random and not because the title resonates all to well in the current world: 445. The Chameleons – A Person Isn’t Safe Anywhere These Days Year: 1983 Album: Script of the Bridge Biggest Fan: DaveC (#940) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change ...
by Rob
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Peter and Gordon: A World Without Love: 5
This one is doing well here, but I think it just lands a little on the bad side of sappiness.
by Rob
Sun Mar 29, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

And yet another song ranking on AM, this time at #5122:

444. Peter and Gordon – A World Without Love
Year: 1964
Album: A World Without Love
Biggest Fan: Dan (#938)

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by Rob
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The Dodos - Fools: 6
The winning streak end here, even if it still a fine indie song.
by Rob
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

This song bubbles under on AM. It’s another part of Nassim’s recent coup:

443. The Dodos - Fools
Year: 2008
Album: Visiter
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#210)

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by Rob
Fri Mar 27, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

We're having quite a strong streak of songs these days, although based on votes around here I seem to be the only one thinking so. Peter Gabriel - Red Rain: 9 I only really learned to know this song after I submitted my top 1000, but nowadays this would firmly be in there. A very atmospheric piece, ...
by Rob
Fri Mar 27, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

And this one we find on AM at #2583:

442. Jenny Hval – Conceptual Romance
Year: 2016
Album: Blood Bitch
Biggest Fan: Elder (#405)

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by Rob
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Today’s song ranks at #6012 on AM:

441. Peter Gabriel – Red Rain
Year: 1986
Album: So
Biggest Fan: Red Ant (#786)

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by Rob
Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Mark Knopfler and Emmylou Harris - All the Roadrunning - 6 Let's forget about these ratings. It's about Mark Knopfler! For my comment, I only know that he was more known as a member of Dire Straits. 6 meaning you more or less like the song? I mean, 6 mean very OK. It's only a game and not refer to ...
by Rob
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris - All the Roadrunning: 9 Everybody seems to like Emmylou Harris, but Mark Knopfler is another matter. For me, he is my personal favorite of the "uncool musicians". All the Roadrunning was a song I played a lot some nine years ago. The violin melody matched with the ang...
by Rob
Wed Mar 25, 2020 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

These are dark times, but it seems like good things still happen, as the appearance of today’s song proves: 440. Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris – All the Roadrunning Year: 2006 Album: All the Roadrunning Biggest Fan: Rob (#706) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 39
Views: 675

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Jirin wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:01 pm
Where are people listening to Adaptionen?
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by Rob
Tue Mar 24, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

For example, if I listen to songs by Miles Davis, I gave these songs a 3, which means, these songs are ordinary according to me, a 2 for "Du" by Peter Maffay because other languages are too hard to understand for English-language listeners, a 1 for "I Remember Elvis Presley" by Danny Mirror because...
by Rob
Tue Mar 24, 2020 8:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

439. Running Wild – Riding the Storm
Year: 1989
Album: Death or Glory
Biggest Fan: Andyramones1234 (#40)

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by Rob
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 1221

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

8. Dr. Octagon – Dr. Octagonecologyst (or Dr. Octagon for purists) Maybe this wasn’t the week for this. I’m not sure if it would have done much better at another moment for me, as it isn’t quite my sound, yet in a week that saw a little too many overhauls in my life I just wasn’t in the mood for som...
by Rob
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

White Reaper – Judy French: 6
Not particularly original or memorable, but there is an energy here that I can't deny.

Deerhunter – Twilight at Carbon Lake: 5
Tranquil psychedelia. Not bad, but misses something to sink my teeth in, so to speak.
by Rob
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Today marks the second appearance by Deerhunter:

438. Deerhunter – Twilight at Carbon Lake
Year: 2008
Album: Microcastle
Biggest Fan: Depeche Mode (#454)

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by Rob
Sun Mar 22, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Sorry for the delay today. I honestly forgot about it.

437. White Reaper – Judy French
Year: 2017
Album: The World’s Best American Band
Biggest Fan: Jap123 (#589)

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by Rob
Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Matchbox Twenty – Bright Lights: 7
The biggest Elton John imitation ever? At least it is a good one. I bet these people are a big fan of Tiny Dancer. I'm too and I like this song a lot as a result.
by Rob
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

I think "the good side of meh" or the better kind of decent so to speak fits well with what I rate a 6. But grades are based on feeling more than reason for me. More lights today, with the second appearance of Matchbox Twenty, again from More Than You Think You Are: 436. Matchbox Twenty – Bright Lig...
by Rob
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

U2 – Red Light: 6 Although I've known U2 all my life, I have only recently come to the conclusion that I rate by far most of their work as decent. There are some brilliant songs through their career and I love Achtung Baby to death; and there are also some clunkers, but especially once I get to the ...
by Rob
Fri Mar 20, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The second appearance by U2, again from War:

435. U2 – Red Light
Year: 1983
Album: War
Biggest Fan: Listyguy (#421)

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by Rob
Thu Mar 19, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Smiley Lewis – Down the Road: 5
More like middle-of-the-road. Not a bad performance, but too much your average blues song to be really taken with it.
by Rob
Thu Mar 19, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Hymie hell-bent on vengeance:

434. Smiley Lewis – Down the Road
Year: 1954
Released as a single: B-Side to Blue Monday
Biggest Fan: Hymie (#551)

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by Rob
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Gorillaz – New Genius (Brother): 5 I was listening to the album Super Ape by The Upsetters earlier today and than to this song. It matches very well actually. Sadly, that doesn't mean that this is as good as the general Super Ape track. This one never becomes more than background music for me. Pleas...
by Rob
Wed Mar 18, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The age of Hymie over. The age of Nassim has arrived. He brings along the Gorillaz for the second time:

433. Gorillaz – New Genius (Brother)
Year: 2001
Album: Gorillaz
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#668)

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by Rob
Tue Mar 17, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

LCD Soundsystem - The Great Release: 8 The last track on LCD Soundsystem's self-titled debut and I think you can guess it on sound alone. It just feels like good end credits music. The type that makes you sit around until all the names have scrolled by, reflecting on the film. Axelle Red - Je t'atte...
by Rob
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (04) March 15
Replies: 4
Views: 1256

Re: MCCh 2020 (04) March 15

Here is the updated playlist:

by Rob
Tue Mar 17, 2020 8:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

432. Axelle Red – Je t’attends
Year: 1993
Album: Sans plus attendre
Biggest Fan: Antonius (#50)

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by Rob
Mon Mar 16, 2020 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Acclaimed Music Forum loves LCD Soundsystem, but do we also love their deep album cuts? Another Nassim hits today (man he’s active these days isn’t he): 431. LCD Soundsystem – Great Release Year: 2005 Album: LCD Soundsystem Biggest Fan: Nassim (#34) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3358

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

So we are at this again, are we? As is usual by now, I listen to every album twice in the first round (if time permits) and write a review. Here we go: 8. Fennesz – Black Sea Ah, the old conundrum of the ambient album: how much does it’s sense of presence matter? A lot of this music of course does n...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

421. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Gimme Back My Bullets: 7 422. The Flaming Lips – A Spoonful Weighs a Ton: 7.25 423. The Eyeliners – Think of Me: 3 424. The Knife – From Off to On: 6 425. Gastr del Sol - Mouth Canyon: 6 426. Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police: 4 Thanks! I miss your votes for the three songs before...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Huh, I see my Rufus Wainwright vote has gone missing. I'm sure I wrote something. One Man Guy is a cover of Rufus' father Loudon Wainwright. Playing your father's songs is not necessarily the most inviting career move, but it works here. I'm usually not into Rufus' whiny/ bored sounding voice, but I...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

421. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Gimme Back My Bullets: 7 422. The Flaming Lips – A Spoonful Weighs a Ton: 7.25 423. The Eyeliners – Think of Me: 3 424. The Knife – From Off to On: 6 425. Gastr del Sol - Mouth Canyon: 6 426. Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police: 4 Thanks! I miss your votes for the three songs before...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22900

Re: Go review this random release

Next we get a song by RYM favourite Marillion, although their love seems not to be based particularly on this song: https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/81w3zUjqeJL._SL1250_.jpg https://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/marillion/these-chains/ Marillion - These Chains Year: 1998 Single RY...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22900

Re: Go review this random release

I KILL PXLS – Press Start https://classicreload.com/sites/default/files/genesis-streets-of-rage-2-screen.png Since there is no notable photo of the artist or his work outside album art, please have a screenshot of Streets of Rage 2. This bio on I KILL PXLS’ Facebook page is all the real info I can ...
by Rob
Sun Mar 15, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

430. Space – Magic Fly
Year: 1977
Album: Magic Fly
Biggest Fan: Henrik (#832)

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by Rob
Sat Mar 14, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Vince Staples – Crabs in a Bucket: 7 It's a bit hard to rate, although even though it is the album opener, it feels instinctively part of something bigger, but since I didn't hear Big Fish Theory I don't know if that feeling is correct. However, after a few listens I do have to give that there is a ...
by Rob
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

The second pick by Nassim this week. Again hip hop, but no puppets this time:

429. Vince Staples – Crabs in a Bucket
Year: 2017
Album: Big Fish Theory
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#198)

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by Rob
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

428. Rufus Wainwright – One Man Guy
Year: 2001
Album: Poses
Biggest Fan: Neil (#844)

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by Rob
Thu Mar 12, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police: 6 I expected this to be more of a parody than it is. It is funny in it's way, but outside of some puppet references and puns these are actually quite typical hip hop lyrics. It is quite fun, rather traditional stuff, with a solid flow. Not among the best hip hop I hear...
by Rob
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Remember Long Live Politzania, one of the most daft songs to appear here yet? Well, that song’s band Klaatu returns today. Courtesy of Zombeels, of course. 427. Klaatu – Everybody Took a Holiday Year: 1978 Album: Sir Army Suit Biggest Fan: Zombeels (#887) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier...
by Rob
Wed Mar 11, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 79
Views: 22900

Re: Go review this random release

mileswide wrote:
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:22 am

Please say if the link doesn't work :oops:
The link works, Mileswide, and I'll take this one on me in the next few days.
by Rob
Wed Mar 11, 2020 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Today we finally get a gangster rap track performed by puppets.

426. Puppetmastaz – Hip Hop Police
Year: 2003
Album: Creature Funk
Biggest Fan: Nassim (#255)

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by Rob
Tue Mar 10, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Gastr del Sol – Mouth Canyon: 4 A project of Jim O'Rourke, one of those names I know and I think I tried something from, but if I did it must have made little impact. This song doesn't either. It's rather curious, as its electronic sound reminds me of ambient, but without the sense of mood. There is...
by Rob
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 228
Views: 11746

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

425. Gastr del Sol – Mouth Canyon
Year: 1998
Album: Camoufleur
Biggest Fan: damosuzuki (#99)

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