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by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 13
Views: 164

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Before You Accuse Me Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 Arctic Monkeys - Perhaps Vampires is a Bit Strong But... Gram Parsons - In My Hour of Darkness Bob Marley - Stop That Train Franz Ferdinand - Jacqueline Bjork - Like Some...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 25, 2017 1:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

Results:
Thrasher: 6
In the Flowers: 7

I'm Set Free: 10
Oxford Town: 3

Crack Rock: 6
Memory Lane (Sittin' in da Park): 7

Working on the Highway: 3
Hospital: 10

Voyager: 7
Mellow My Mind: 5

Raver: 2
Turn the Page: 11

Underwear: 6
Distant Lover: 7

Today: 5
Lady Cab Driver: 7
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 23, 2017 5:01 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 439

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

Whelp, just submitted my list; I'm kind of disappointed by my gender ratio, but I don't want to force a change...I just need to work on watching more movies with female protagonists. There's a really odd mix here. At the top are many actors who have managed strong careers playing a variety of roles,...
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 22, 2017 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 13
Views: 164

Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 5

Deadline to vote is Saturday, April 29th at noon CST. Bracket: http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=466352 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Before You Accuse Me vs. Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) vs. Beastie Boys - Rhymin' and Stealin' Nick Drake ...
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

2 hours left to vote...hopefully I'll be able to get the next topic up soon, but if I don't within the next half hour, someone else can start the topic if they're so inclined.
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 21
Views: 525

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

ordinaryperson wrote:01 | Toby Fox | Hopes and Dreams



I wonder if any of the Undertale soundtrack could do well in Unacclaimed...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 306

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

Call Me Maybe would be my vote, though part of that might be due to living through that craze.
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 21
Views: 525

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

Here's my top 100 from my March 2017 song list update, along with their all-time ranks. 1. Frank Ocean - Pyramids (#6 all-time) 2. Grimes - Oblivion (#19 all-time) 3. Courtney Barnett - Pedestrian at Best (#25 all-time) 4. Foals - Spanish Sahara (#29 all-time) 5. Perfume Genius - Queen (#36 all-time...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

9 votes so far this week.
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 286

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

Until I came to this site, I had probably heard 3 albums in my life. It was a concept I didnt quite get until then (listening to the same artist for 40 minutes straight!?!? That was somehow a strange idea to me...). It's never too late to start.
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Second opinions to AM?
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Second opinions to AM?

Also, for RYM, even if an artist is generally disliked, if you're only looking within their individual works, you'll still likely find a consensus pick among that base.
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 18, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Second opinions to AM?
Replies: 13
Views: 312

Re: Second opinions to AM?

MetaCritic is flawed for this due to it only collecting contemporary reviews (opinions change, even among the same source; hence Discovery being so low there but so high here). The best option is to probably check a bunch of sources. Though some bands are naturally going to not have a consensus. The...
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 17, 2017 6:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)
Replies: 9
Views: 174

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1982 (2017 edition)

1. Blade Runner
2. Fanny and Alexander
3. The Thing
4. The King of Comedy
5. Fitzcarraldo
6. Passion
7. E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
8. Gandhi
9. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 15, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

Animal Collective - In the Flowers
The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free
Frank Ocean - Crack Rock
The Modern Lovers - Hospital

Daft Punk - Voyager
The Streets - Turn the Page
Pulp - Underwear
Jefferson Airplane - Today
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

Real Cool Time: 4 Money Won't Change You: 10 Ramblin' Rose: 2 Court and Spark: 12 Greystone Chapel: 5 The Bed: 9 Hot 'Lanta: 5 Ether: 9 I Could Have Lied: 4 I Think I Smell a Rat: 10 Unravel: 10 Nothing Was Delivered: 4 Flugufrelsarinn: 9 Rollin' and Scratchin': 5 Rebel Music (3 O'Clock Roadblock): ...
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 15, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

Deadline to vote is Saturday, April 22nd at noon CST. Bracket: http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=466352 Neil Young - Thrasher vs. Animal Collective - In the Flowers The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free vs. Bob Dylan - Oxford Town Frank Ocean - Crack Rock vs. Nas - Memory Lane (Sittin' in da...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000 Albums
Replies: 5
Views: 202

Re: 2000 Albums

Really, it all depends on what a 'perfect' score means. I rate each album in 4 categories: Technique Style Emotional Resonance Artistic Impact Which means each of my 10/10 albums got a 10 in each category, but getting a 10 in an individual category is comparatively easy; these just happen to be albu...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1556

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Apparently people believe we might be getting another album on Sunday!?!?!? http://www.avclub.com/article/wonderful-insane-theory-claims-kendrick-lamar-drop-253725?utm_content=Main&utm_campaign=SF&utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=SocialMarketing That would be interesting...not going to get...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 14, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1556

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

This definitely feels like a step back from good kid, m.A.A.d. city and To Pimp a Butterfly; however, both of those albums have perfect scores from me, and the 8.5 I currently have for DAMN. is still quite strong. At the same time, GKMC took a few years to hit me (though now that I click with Kendri...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2000 Albums
Replies: 5
Views: 202

2000 Albums

This probably isn't of much interest to others, but I wanted to think about what this all adds up to. This feels like a big milestone to me; I just reached 2000 albums listened to. I decided to make DAMN. that 2000th album, as Kendrick Lamar's previous two full-lengths are both 10/10 albums to me. D...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 13, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6
Replies: 21
Views: 518

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6

808 State - 90 (8.75)
The Kinks - Face To Face (8.0)

Neneh Cherry - Raw Like Sushi (7.75)
Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare (7.75)
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

Sorry about the delay, I'm going to try to get the next topic up on Saturday morning. I just completely forgot Sunday morning to work on this...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 09, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

Only 13 votes this week? There are 45 minutes left to vote...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 07, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Persona 5
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Persona 5

Nick wrote:After four installments in the series, I'm excited to finally learn the mysterious details of the relationship between Alma and Elisabet Vogler.



By chance, my second favorite game and second favorite movie are both Persona.
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 07, 2017 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)
Replies: 39
Views: 953

Re: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)

1. Girls and Boys (#9 all-time) 2. Song 2 (#264 all-time) 3. Clint Eastwood (#329 all-time) 4. Stylo (#752 all-time) 5. DARE (#825 all-time) 6. For Tomorrow (#830 all-time) 7. 19/2000 (remix) (#939 all-time) 8. Feel Good Inc. (#977 all-time) 9. Out of Time (#995 all-time) 10. This is a Low 11. The E...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 06, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)
Replies: 39
Views: 953

Re: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)

I want to participate but I'm going through some 90s songs right now; plan to submit once I get through all of Blur's relevant stuff. Happy to see them combined; I was planning to do this and Joy Division/New Order as combined groups when I was doing the artist polls. On my most recent artist list, ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 06, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 695

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

I hope I have time for the others, but all my free time this week is going to be Persona 5...


Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill (8/10)
Ride - Nowhere (7.75/10)
Frank Sinatra - September of My Years (7.5/10)
Gal Costa - Fa-Tal-Gal a Todo Vapor (7.25/10)
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 06, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 695

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

I'm confused; isn't an album only ineligible if it's in the top 500 or if it's been in a previous MA? I guess you could argue some classical works would be in the top 500 if classical music was discussed in the same way, but would Nixon in China be anywhere near that high? As long as it wouldn't be ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 660

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

A surprisingly small amount of votes this week... Results: The Ballad of Dorothy Parker: 8 Eclipse: 6 Heart and Soul: 10 I'm So Free: 4 Gouge Away: 9 Dark Fantasy: 6 In the Backseat: 7 I Know What I Know: 8 Atrocity Exibition: 10 Higher Than the Sun (A Dub Symphony in Two Parts): 3 Birdland: 8 Flame...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 439

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

I want to bring up an unorthodox choice that I hope a few people will consider: Mel Blanc; though his works are limited to the voices in animated shorts, his roles should be immediately familiar to everyone. He was the voice for every male WB cartoon character beside Elmer Fudd; he is the voice of B...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:38 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All Time Actors/Actresses Poll (2017): Voting Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 439

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

This is an interesting exercise: I'm realizing there are a lot of actors I've really loved but have only seen a couple movies with. It will also be hard to wrestle with actors who I like due to their persona compared to ones who carry raw acting technique. In the end, I'll have to rank them in how t...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2 tiebreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 59

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

I guess no one noticed we need a tiebreaker; first vote from someone who has listened to both wins.

Patti Smith - Birdland
vs
Miles Davis - Flamenco Sketches
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Persona 5
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Persona 5

Persona 5 finally comes out tomorrow in the US; I've been dying for this game to exist since I first played Persona 4 back in 2008. Persona 4 was my favorite game ever from then until I played Life is Strange in 2015; reviews seem to agree this is just as good if not better than Persona 4, so I'm he...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)
Replies: 34
Views: 926

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)

Updated again with Heaven's Gate.
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 1566

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Albums: 1. Wilco - Yankee Hotel Foxtrot (#20 all time) 2. The Streets - Original Pirate Material (#89 all time) 3. Interpol - Turn on the Bright Lights (#114 all time) 4. Queens of the Stone Age - Songs for the Deaf (#115 all time) 5. The Flaming Lips - Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots (#173 all time...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 660

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

We need a tiebreaker between Birdland and Flamenco Sketches.
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

The Stooges - Real Cool Time
Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark
Lou Reed - The Bed
The Allman Brothers Band - Hot 'Lanta

The White Stripes - I Think I Smell a Rat
Bjork - Unravel
Daft Punk - Rollin' and Scratchin' (very hard...)
The Kinks - Village Green
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 660

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

2 and a half hours remain.
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 02, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 17
Views: 472

Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 3

Deadline to vote is Sunday, April 9th at noon CST . Bracket: http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=466352 The Stooges - Real Cool Time vs. Aretha Franklin - Money Won't Change You MC5 - Ramblin' Rose vs. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark Johnny Cash - Greystone Chapel vs. Lou Reed - The Bed The Al...
by BleuPanda
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 660

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

Hope there are still people out there planning to vote!
by BleuPanda
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:30 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1981 (2017 edition)
Replies: 8
Views: 213

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1981 (2017 edition)

I've already watched three movies so I could have a wider vote here (Blow Out, Das Boot, and The Woman Next Door). I really hope other people have watched Possession... 1. Possession 2. Blow Out 3. Raiders of the Lost Ark 4. Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior 5. Das Boot 6. The Woman Next Door 7. The Evil ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Mar 31, 2017 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4
Replies: 26
Views: 590

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4

Prince & the Revolution - Parade (8.75) Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda (8.25) The Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us (8.0) John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's) (7.5) St Germain - Tourist (7.5) Stone Jack Jones - Love & Torture (6.75) John Fahey - America (6.5)...
by BleuPanda
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 129
Views: 2597

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

While I love seeing those movies so high, what I'd really love is to see them manage that through the people who didn't see them discovering that they love them.
by BleuPanda
Thu Mar 30, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS
Replies: 129
Views: 2597

Re: Films of the 1990s: Top 150 movies of 1990s FINAL RESULTS

I think that list favors obscurity too much; I doubt a lot of the people who didn't see Heimat II would rank it on a comparable level to the ones who did; same thing with my favorite, A Brighter Summer Day. It likely works well for more popular movies, but each movie has to have at least one or two ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Mar 30, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)
Replies: 34
Views: 926

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1980 (2017 edition)

Edited my list to add Suave qui peut (la vie).
by BleuPanda
Wed Mar 29, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 956

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

1. Monster (#283 all time) 2. Runaway (#342 all time) 3. Ultralight Beam (#346 all time) 4. American Boy (#595 all time) 5. Black Skinhead (#811 all time) 6. Gold Digger (#823 all time) 7. New Slaves (#913 all time) 8. Jesus Walks (#976 all time) 9. Niggas in Paris (#996 all time) 10. Power 11. Thro...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 27, 2017 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3862

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

I just happened to redo my album list about a week ago, so here's my top 500 (note I'm sure A Crow Looked At Me is top 200 level, but I need time; I'll likely add new albums by the deadline but keep those already here the same). But first, ten albums from my top 250 I feel are under-discussed and wo...
by BleuPanda
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3
Replies: 31
Views: 735

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3

There's a set of three albums in my top 100 that I'd say I listen to more to have my view of music challenged than out of a more straightforward desire to find enjoyment through its sound; I refer to these as experience albums, since they go beyond just being music. Those three are: Trout Mask Repli...
by BleuPanda
Sun Mar 26, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 660

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

Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Parker
Joy Division - Heart and Soul
Pixies - Gouge Away
Arcade Fire - In the Backseat

Joy Division - Atrocity Exhibition
Patti Smith - Birdland
Arcade Fire - Crown of Love
Stevie Wonder - Too High
by BleuPanda
Sun Mar 26, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 30
Views: 662

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

I was doing it at noon on Sunday because it's generally an easier time for me to put up a new topic and post the results; Sunday evenings I generally reserve as my main writing time each week, and I'm not really sure of a better day for me...hmm...

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