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by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 17, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

That leaves just one spot open in the bubbler section.
by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 17, 2017 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

I'll get my bubbler out before it fills up: Sleigh Bells - Crown on the Ground (Artist #840) I'm really hoping I can get The Ecstacy of Gold in the 8001-10000 range before it closes... 1001-2000 (5 spots remain): Neil: Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand (1068) Bang Jan: The Slits - Typical Girls (1178...
by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 17, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

StevieFan13 wrote:And since I gave a bunch of votes by accident a few days ago, Nina Simone's "Sinnerman" should've counted as my vote for yesterday.


No, you're a day ahead. Everyone should be at a max of three right now, except some of our European members waking soon.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: November 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Upcoming Albums: November 2017

Sharon Jones' final album is starting off with some fantastic reviews. Mavis Staples is also starting strong, while Morrissey is predictably flopping.

The other two don't have metacritic pages yet.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 280
Views: 23726

Re: Albums of 2017

I rearranged my album list a bit; Drunk and Process both jumped a bit, and I bumped Life Will See You Now into my 8+ range. Villains, Crack-Up, and Narkopop all fell out. Here are all the albums I've given an 8/10 or higher this year: 1. St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION 2. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Midday update; some divisions are filling up fast. 1001-2000 (6 spots remain): Bang Jan: The Slits - Typical Girls (1178) spiritualized: Neu! - Hallogallo (1194) andyd1010: Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) (1313) Bruno: Wham! - Careless Whisper (1395) Sweepstakes Ron: Haim - Falling (1747) Kr...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?
Replies: 17
Views: 292

Re: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?

One thing that hasn't been commented on here is that all mixes consist of songs heard in the last half year or so. There are no recommendations, just tracks I previously listened to. There are no exceptions. Although they are well put together I don't find them as interesting as the Weekly Discover...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 16, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

My third nomination is Frida Hyvonen - Dirty Dancing (4693) Portishead - Numb (6587) You already have a song in the 6001-8000 range (Youth Against Fascism), so you need to change your vote. The Internet - Girl (bubbler) Same as above, you already have Dubstar - Stars in the bubbler section. 1001-200...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version
Replies: 17
Views: 246

Re: AM songs with more than one popular/acclaimed version

I feel like the Fatboy Slim remix of "Brimful of Asha" is the popular version, and as before, I'd argue that the new version of True Love Waits should count as a different song than the 2001 live version (or at least be treated as the primary version).
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

StevieFan13 wrote:Barracuda is from 1977.


Yes.
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Next, I'm gonna nominate: Pigbag - Papa's Got a Brand New Pigbag (3244) I hope all these instrumental tracks I'm going to be nominating don't all become instant fodder... 1001-2000: andyd1010: Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) (1313) StevieFan13: They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse In Your Soul (...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Uh, Stevie. You have to wait a day between nominations (though I do strongly support all those choices).
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 96
Views: 1308

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

"The Hissing of Summer Lawns" (song) by Joni Mitchell is listed as "The Hissing Summer of Lawns." Which, I have to admit, conjures up an image like no other. Hissing Summer would be a great band name.
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 108
Views: 2300

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first ten album gap... 922 Roxy Music - Siren 923 Leonard Cohen - Songs from a Room 924 Tindersticks - Tindersticks 925 Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell 926 Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret 927 Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary 928 Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasur...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 108
Views: 2300

Re: It has happened! Really!!

I think a sortable list like They Shoot Pictures Don't They would do better than just having a big list on one page. How do you like it now? :greetings-waveyellow: Ooh, I like this because it makes it easier to see an artist's songs in order of their rank. I know TSPDT has a nice filter feature to ...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 108
Views: 2300

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Here's my unheard streak, from 2213 to 2222. Getting further and further back (I'm almost 2000 albums through the top 3000, so it's a rare occurrence). Wes Montgomery - Full House Iron Maiden - Powerslave Jimmy Giuffre 3 - Fusion/1961 Joe Ely - Honky Tonk Masquerade Womack and Womack - Love Wars Jud...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Let's begin with:
Underworld - Rez (2887)
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 104
Views: 1105

Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

There will be 8 divisions of 16 songs each; each voter is limited to one song per artist and one song per division . As soon as a division reaches its 16th song, it closes. You are allowed to nominate a song once a day; so you don't have to keep checking your exact message time, you can define a day...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?
Replies: 17
Views: 292

Re: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?

1. Sufjan Stevens, Animal Collective, The Magnetic Fields, Swans (indie) 2. Vampire Weekend, Arcade Fire, Portishead, Radiohead (indie part 2?) 3. Talking Heads, Kraftwerk, Prefab Sprout, Kate Bush (???) 4. Queens of the Stone Age, Foo Fighters, Nirvana, Nine Inch Nails (alternative) 5. Bon Iver, Ja...
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

Do you think the change to Best of the B-Sides sounds appropriate? I do like that section, and there's definitely enough there to make a full tournament.
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

Are we allowed to submit songs that still aren’t on the site? As long as they fall under the final category, bubblers and unacclaimed songs from albums featured on the site. This is a really big group, that I'm sure will be filled first. Edit: Sorry to be that guy (again), but could they not be two...
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

StevieFan13 wrote:Are we allowed to submit songs that still aren’t on the site?


As long as they fall under the final category, bubblers and unacclaimed songs from albums featured on the site.
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

I will simplify these to simply being alphabetical in the main topic, but I wanted to see where our songs form the first round ended up. First is the list simply in order (four of our songs from last time moved into the top 1000), then the list sorted from biggest gains to biggest losses. List by ac...
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Overlooked Songs 2 will begin taking nominations tomorrow

Since I take nominations by simply allowing people to nominate one song each day, I'm putting this topic up so it doesn't give advantage to people who happen to see the actual nomination topic first. I'll probably put it up around 8 in the morning CST. I'm going to probably go with these rules; let ...
by BleuPanda
Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened!
Replies: 22
Views: 611

Re: It has happened!

Thank you Henrik. It is good to see our little community continues to grow.
by BleuPanda
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
So... anyone else getting the new Pokémon games?


I am. Don't think I've ever skipped a new Pokemon release...though I'm not actually feeling any hype this time...
by BleuPanda
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Just don't go stressing Henrik out if it turns out this takes a few more days.
by BleuPanda
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

I think they're just hyped. Is it even the 12th yet for Henrik?
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spreadsheet for Various Updates?
Replies: 4
Views: 179

Re: Spreadsheet for Various Updates?

I don't know of any spreadsheet that goes way back...I know I've used the internet archive to look at older versions of the list.
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: November 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 211

Re: Upcoming Albums: November 2017

Faded off the front page...

I moved Bjork to the correct release date. Converge got stellar reviews, while Sam Smith and Shamir are both scoring in the low 70s on Metacritic.
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

You can let the F5 button rest a few days. This is still effective... On the other hand, I'm pretty confident that I will make the update around a week after I get back from Turkey (that's approximately Nov. 12th). If it will be before the 12th, it won't be long. Oh, I know; but that's a really sho...
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

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by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 180
Views: 17019

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Error and rating changes threads are closed; am I allowed to start getting excited now?
by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 30
Views: 874

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Bruno wrote:Duets between Men/Women are eligible, right?


Yes.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 356

Re: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

If I change the theme to Christmas songs, I can probably skip the bad song theme. I just think it'd be funny because my other five rounds are Halloween/horror themed.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 356

Re: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

StevieFan13 wrote:Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmastime



Since the party this weekend is a late Halloween thing, I'm almost tempted to make this round bad Christmas songs by famous artists.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 522

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

Hymie, would you say you love this album? This would seem like a waste of time if the recommender does not even love the album. On my scale, a 7/10 means you like the album a lot, but wouldn't say you love it. No, as I said, I think the album is very good, but not better than that. I was trying to ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 356

Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

I'm throwing together a round of trivia for a party this weekend, and one of my categories is going to be awkward songs by otherwise famous artists. They will simply have to name the artist; I'd like to see if anyone has fun suggestions for songs that are of either notably low quality or sound nothi...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 386

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

Hmm...I wonder if the surprise release hurt the reception of this particular album? It's a big deal when people like Beyonce or Kendrick do this, but they're also sitting at the forefront of the modern music scene. Plunge just kind of...happened, even though it's a brilliant album. I expected some s...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 31
Views: 1152

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

Portishead is just one of those bands in desperate need of more work to have any chance to really move up from where they are. Though I did add a few songs to the 8+ range. Portishead Albums: 1. Dummy (9.8, #38) 2. Third (9.5, #132) 3. Portishead (8.7, #568) Songs: 1. Sour Times (9.5) 2. The Rip (9....
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 30
Views: 874

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

For Sleater-Kinney, do we vote for Carrie, Corin and Janet individually, or together? Same question applies to groups like Fleetwood Mac, Heart and ABBA. Honestly, if you're going to be giving them the same amount of credit and it will just be taking up extra space on the list, keep them on the sam...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 31
Views: 1152

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

PJ Harvey time. Bumped two albums up from sub-8 to the low 8 range. She scooted up about 9 spots to my #33 position overall, which is enough for her to easily displace St. Vincent. I'm thinking The Hope Six Demolition Project grew on me after seeing her live this summer (I've also seen Bjork and St....
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2183

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

On the NPR list they included "some by mixed-gender bands, like Fleetwood Mac and X, that, in our view, relied on women's creativity for their spark" (quoting Ann Powers, NPR critic). So a similar rule that the one you included, with "any album featuring notable songwriting contribut...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 2936

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Awesome! Not only did we get three women in, we specifically got three African-American women. And then Van Halen to have one of those artists that probably should have been in here already (though I'd put Janet Jackson in that same category).
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 30
Views: 874

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

In most cases it's easy to pick one member of a band, usually the lead singer. My main doubt is still with Diana Ross and Beyoncé. If I vote for their whole career does that mean I should not vote for The Supremes and Destiny's Child? My suggestion is to always pick one member and vote like this: D...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1026

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Albums: 1. The xx - xx (#30 all-time) 2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion (#67) 3. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca (#118) 4. The Horrors - Primary Colours (#194) 5. Fever Ray - Fever Ray (#203) 6. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest (#256) 7. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz (#359) 8. The Antlers - H...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 30
Views: 874

Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

We are doing three lists: albums, songs, and individual artists. Deadline to submit is December 31 at midnight CST. Please post your lists in this thread. For artists: 1. We are listing individuals, not full bands, so any woman is eligible 2. If you can't decide which members of a band with multiple...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 31
Views: 1152

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

St. Vincent...nothing really moved here. Strange Mercy and St. Vincent are two of my most listened to albums, so there isn't much that I'm overlooking with her. As I've said before, her work has consistently improved over time. I feel like a few songs off MASSEDUCTION could jump a bit, but I'd need ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2183

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

Hmm...with all the confusion it's causing, are people even wanting an album version for this? Really, the album poll was recent enough we could always just look at it if we wanted to see the top albums involving women. I know I'm much more interested in the other two polls, and they're much easier t...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists
Replies: 31
Views: 1152

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

I've gone through three acts since I last updated. I decided to shift gears into female acts for the upcoming poll. I also just updated my album list, so I'll include my top 1000 placements. The big thing here is relistening to Deep Cuts and the sudden existence of Plunge added enough to Karin Dreij...

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