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by Rob
Tue Apr 20, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Mari Hamada – Don’t Change Your Mind: 6
Sure, it is metal in the most cheesy tradition, but I get some enjoyment out of it.

by Rob
Tue Apr 20, 2021 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7
Replies: 38
Views: 474

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7

1. The Pentangle - Basket of Light vs. 8. Orange Juice - You Can't Hide Your Love Forever 4. Lou Reed - Coney Island Baby vs. 3. Suzanne Vega - Solitude Standing We haven't had one of these line-ups this year, but it is a classic case. One album that's inconsistent, but has very high highs versus an...
by Rob
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Albums/Songs Ranked on AM
Replies: 3
Views: 91

Re: Non-English Albums/Songs Ranked on AM

Although I knew non-English songs were far from dominant in the list it is still a surprisingly low amount. And even there some languages are ridiculously dominant. How much is left if you leave out French, Portugese and Spanish?
by Rob
Tue Apr 20, 2021 8:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

And now, the Japanese queen of heavy metal.

831. Mari Hamada – Don’t Change Your Mind
Year: 1983
Album: ROMANTIC NIGHT
Biggest Fan: andyramones1234 (#87)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Mon Apr 19, 2021 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Almost Cut My Hair: 8
Déjà Vu is such a gentle album that this paranoid sounding blues rock song always comes a bit as a shock. Wonderful vocal by Crosby.
by Rob
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 1!
Replies: 10
Views: 249

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 1!

It's a strong selection, but Suede was an easy choice regardless. Never been all that much into their sound. For future themes, one that I think could be fun would be the last song ranked on AM for every year. These tend to be acclaimed songs that are still generally overlooked. Since that's more th...
by Rob
Mon Apr 19, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Hymie wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:16 pm
Rob wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:22 am
Hymie wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 1:15 am

Hendrix couldn't sing for shit.
He was not a very technical singer, but he sounds very forceful.
So does Godzilla.
Well, he started a popular metal band under his original Japanese name, Gojira.
by Rob
Mon Apr 19, 2021 8:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - She's So Fine: 6 I mean the instrumental part is more than fine, but Noel Redding's voice has to be one of the most non-descript of the era. I never understood why got to sing the occasional song. To add insult to injury, you can't actually find this song on Spotify wh...
by Rob
Mon Apr 19, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

One of those songs I’m surprised has only one vote (and a later added one at that). I’m equally surprised it is only bubbling on AM. 830. Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young – Almost Cut My Hair Year: 1970 Album: Déjà Vu Biggest Fan: BobPatience (#unranked) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier song...
by Rob
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - She's So Fine: 6 I mean the instrumental part is more than fine, but Noel Redding's voice has to be one of the most non-descript of the era. I never understood why got to sing the occasional song. To add insult to injury, you can't actually find this song on Spotify whe...
by Rob
Sun Apr 18, 2021 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

829. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – She’s So Fine
Year: 1967
Album: Axis: Bold as Love
Biggest Fan: Listyguy (#771)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Gang of Four - Ether: 8
So many off-beat rhythms, I love it.
by Rob
Sat Apr 17, 2021 10:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Dälek - Abandoned Language
Replies: 81
Views: 35552

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

Dälek – Abandoned Language (2007) – RYM #7425 https://media.s-bol.com/mZQpvYQG3l00/550x550.jpg These were the albums I could choose from: 7421. Mineral – EndSerenading 7422. Motörhead – Orgasmatron 7423. Third Ear Band – Third Ear Band 7424. Iced Earth – The Dark Saga 7425. Dälek – Abandoned Langua...
by Rob
Sat Apr 17, 2021 8:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

828. Gang of Four - Ether
Year: 1979
Album: Entertainment!
Biggest Fan: Live in Phoenix (#437)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Fri Apr 16, 2021 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The Johnny Burnette Trio – Oh Baby Babe: 7

I may not in general like the doo-wop from Hymie's list, but these rockabilly songs tend to be a lot of fun. This is no exception.
by Rob
Fri Apr 16, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

More Hymie rockabilly today.

827. The Johnny Burnette Trio – Oh Baby Babe
Year: 1956
Released as a single
Biggest Fan: Hymie (#995)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Rainbow – I Surrender: 7
Unfashionable rock with cheesy lyrics and singing, but I can't resist the guitar, especially how it comes on after the piano part in the chorus.
by Rob
Thu Apr 15, 2021 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2021 (06) April 15
Replies: 3
Views: 383

Re: MCCh 2021 (06) April 15

We're live again (not that this was ever not live): http://open.spotify.com/user/theonering/playlist/2QkbQnkVUymjsl0D32zxx0 About the Godspeed album, on Spotify it does not appear as four tracks, but all subdivisions are separate songs too. On the highlights you'll see the total tracks, but in the p...
by Rob
Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 25. Anthony Braxton - For Alto
Replies: 330
Views: 84953

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 24. Prince - For You

Prince - For You: 6 I didn't go into this with much expectations, which might have helped. For most part it is an average synthy soul/funk/ disco album, typical for its period and that is not my favorite thing in the world. Still, the songs here are generally well-put together and it never feels lik...
by Rob
Thu Apr 15, 2021 8:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7
Replies: 38
Views: 474

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7

Still missing Bashing though. Instead of bashing him, have you tried the name spelled as Bashung? I have it here: http://open.spotify.com/album/5YIjRpGNnxHJj7yDujLX3h I've been searching the correct name, I just typoed in my message. That link only has three of the songs available in my region. Doe...
by Rob
Thu Apr 15, 2021 7:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Today’s song is bubbling under on AM:

826. Rainbow – I Surrender
Year: 1981
Album: Difficult to Cure
Biggest Fan: andyramones1234 (#96)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Blood Orange – Sutphil Boulevard: 7

Very mellow stuff, but catchy too.
by Rob
Wed Apr 14, 2021 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 4, Part 1 (Current)
Replies: 11
Views: 386

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 4, Part 1 (Current)

Of course, the week we have to vote for our least favorite songs has one of the best line-ups.

Babes in Toyland - To Mother: 8
Yay, riot grrrl!
by Rob
Wed Apr 14, 2021 7:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

825. Blood Orange – Sutphil Boulevard
Year: 2011
Album: Coastal Grooves
Biggest Fan: Romain (#429)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7
Replies: 38
Views: 474

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.7

Jirin wrote: Tue Apr 13, 2021 6:04 pm Still missing Bashing though.
Instead of bashing him, have you tried the name spelled as Bashung?

I have it here:
http://open.spotify.com/album/5YIjRpGNnxHJj7yDujLX3h
by Rob
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Dälek - Abandoned Language
Replies: 81
Views: 35552

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

That is an awesome tale I wasn't aware of. I did read how specific their guitar choices are per song and that they took a lot of them with them on their tour. As someone who is not really knowledgeable about guitar differences I can't really comment on it further, but this album has definitely some ...
by Rob
Tue Apr 13, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Japanese Breakfast - Heft: 8

Ah yes, I liked their other album, Soft Sounds from Another Planet, quite a bit and judging by this song they seem to have had their sound early on. Lovely guitar work.
by Rob
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Dälek - Abandoned Language
Replies: 81
Views: 35552

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Sonic Youth - Daydream Nation

spiritualized wrote: Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:31 pm And kudos for your 10 on Sonic Youth. I wholeheartedly agree
It's probably my favorite album in this series up til now!
by Rob
Tue Apr 13, 2021 7:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

824. Japanese Breakfast - Heft
Year: 2016
Album: Psychopomp
Biggest Fan: JohnnyBGoode (#792)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.6
Replies: 24
Views: 596

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.6

No time for write-ups again. Maybe I'll have to skip them altogether from now on; work life is very busy. Some stray thoughts, though: - Glad to finally hear Escalator Over the Hill in full. It's a massive work with a lot to take in. I also didn't have time to read Schüttelbirne's write-up yet, sadl...
by Rob
Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

823. Sun Kil Moon - Carissa: 8.5 (#2858 on my AT list) I hate that I like this song, but I like it less every day. Why is that? Sun Kil Moon - Carissa: 7 It is a touching ode to a largely unknown second cousin. The lyrics don't have an elegant flow to them, but the delivery is moving and the words ...
by Rob
Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Here’s the song that ranks on #5278 on AM:

823. Sun Kil Moon - Carissa
Year: 2014
Album: Benji
Biggest Fan: Jap123 (#995)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Jethro Tull - Up to Me: 8

Damn this is fun. Rarely has prog allowed itself to be this entertaining. And the most catchy thing is the flute. Only with Jethro Tull.
by Rob
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Dälek - Abandoned Language
Replies: 81
Views: 35552

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: The Microphones - The Glow Pt. 2

Sonic Youth – Daydream Nation (1988) – AM #64 https://consequenceofsound.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/sonic-youth-daydream-nation.jpg?quality=80 These were the albums I could choose from: 61. Sly and the Family Stone – There’s a Riot Goin’ On 62. Portishead – Dummy 63. Guns N’ Roses – Appetite fo...
by Rob
Sun Apr 11, 2021 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 4, Part 1 (Current)
Replies: 11
Views: 386

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 4, Part 1 (Current)

I feel it might have been good here to underline that you vote for your least favorite songs, as that is something that could easily be overlooked.
by Rob
Sun Apr 11, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

822. Jethro Tull – Up to Me
Year: 1971
Album: Aqualung
Biggest Fan: Henry (#496)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Interpol - Memory Serves: 6

I don't know this band too well, but what I heard before was far more distinct and forceful. This feels like solid indie rock of the time, but doesn't stand out, nor is it deeply captivating.
by Rob
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

821. Interpol – Memory Serves
Year: 2010
Album: Interpol
Biggest Fan: Depeche Mode (#72)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The Mekons – Where Were You?: 8 I had this one under consideration for my own list. It may not be particularly unique for the punk scene of its era - The Buzzcocks might have considered it - but it is a good example of what I like about such songs. The playful, bouncing guitar and rhythm, the appeal...
by Rob
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 0, Nominations!
Replies: 38
Views: 630

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 0, Nominations!

I see some people nominating the same songs. I don't think there is any point to that or am I understanding it wrong?
by Rob
Fri Apr 09, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

This song ranks on AM at #5597.

820. The Mekons – Where Were You?
Year: 1978
Released as a single
Biggest Fan: woodymac (#328)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Olivier Messiaen, with Etiènne Pasquier, Jean Pasquier & André Vacellier - Quatuor pour la fin du temps VII. "Fouillis d'arcs-en-ciel, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps": 6 That sure is a mouthful. It's interesting that we have two people here who semi-regularly add a classical piece to this g...
by Rob
Thu Apr 08, 2021 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 3, Part 4 (Current)
Replies: 28
Views: 478

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 3, Part 4 (Current)

Perhaps a bit late to mention it, but Holden, your playlist contains all 27 songs of round 3 instead of just this week's entries. 1. Belle and Sebastian | The Blues are Still Blue 2. Aretha Franklin | Border Song 3. Sherbet | Howzat 4. Django Django | Giant 5. David Bowie | Lady Stardust 6. Waxahatc...
by Rob
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 25. Anthony Braxton - For Alto
Replies: 330
Views: 84953

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition - 23. Sharon Redd - Love How You Feel

23. Sharon Redd - Love How You Feel (1983): 2

Alas, I get nothing out of this. I already struggle with very repetitive music so this was going to be a hard sell regardless, but these seven long songs also sound very thin and are riddled with clichés. It really is a chore to sit through for me.
by Rob
Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 0, Nominations!
Replies: 38
Views: 630

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 0, Nominations!

Fun theme. I didn't search too deep, but here are some personal favorites, classics and a handful of left-field choices: 1. Bruce Springsteen – Blinded by the Light 2. Little Richard – Tutti Frutti 3. David Wise – Theme (DK Jamz) 4. King Crimson – 21st Century Schizoid Man 5. Carl Perkins – Blue Sue...
by Rob
Thu Apr 08, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The next recording is a classical piece that sonofsamiam credited to just the composer, but since the composer recorded the work himself in 1957 I went ahead and picked (and credited) that recording as the one we use here. If sonofsamiam doesn’t agree, I’d like to hear it. 819. Olivier Messiaen, wit...
by Rob
Wed Apr 07, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

Pedro the Lion – When They Really Get to Know You They Will Run: 5
A song sung by a man mostly about women shaving and waxing their body hair. That's new. Otherwise it is a rather unexciting singer/songwriter song that's rather typical for its age.
by Rob
Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

818. Pedro the Lion – When They Really Get to Know You They Will Run
Year: 1998
Album: It’s Hard to Find a Friend
Biggest Fan: JohnnyBGoode (#570)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021
Replies: 150
Views: 2337

Re: Biggest Fan Songs: April 2021

The last two days we went to the disco apparently, but I didn't have fun there. Both seem very bland and clichéd in their field and you probably need to like their genres more than I do to appreciate them.

Kylie Minogue - Disco Down: 4
Ost & Kjex - Queen of Europe (Solomun Remix): 3
by Rob
Tue Apr 06, 2021 12:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.5
Replies: 30
Views: 1264

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.5

No comments this week. Didn't have the time to listen to everything twice, but enough to make an educated vote. One thing, though. Up til now I thought that the third match-up of every week was the strongest and interesting, but this time it is the weakest by far. Leave it up to my musical nemesises...