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by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics
Replies: 11
Views: 234

Re: Noel Gallagher quote on lyrics

For me, it all depends on the genre. Lyrics are easily one of my main focuses in hip hop and folk music. Other genres not so much. But in those first two genres, the way language is said also works differently; most of the time, the enunciation is clearer. There are a lot of rock songs where I have ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 20, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I have - I should probably watch it again sometime. I remember liking it. At this point, I've seen around 3/4th of the TSPDT list, and I think I've gotten through all the shorts. I didn't mean to seem so focused on animation - but now my next video is also on Grave of the Fireflies because I wanted ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 18, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I've now done four more videos; I think the most important thing at this point is to simply ensure I can keep to a schedule. I'm doing my main videos every Sunday, plus I plan to do reviews whenever I watch new movies in the theater. It's funny, because of the situation with Channel Awesome, I'm ess...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 343

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)

Results: 1. Annie Hall: 400 2. Eraserhead: 245 3. Star Wars: 232 4. Stroszek: 228 5. Close Encounters of the Third Kind: 199 6. The American Friend: 180 7. Una giornata particolare/A Special Day: 116 8. Opening Night: 109 9. Saturday Night Fever: 105 10. The Last Wave: 102 11. Suspiria: 102 12. 3 Wo...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 09
Replies: 15
Views: 222

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 09

Sorry, how are ties determined? Do old songs really get priority over new ones in that regard? Hi Bleu, No, the more recent ones get priority if there is a tie. Why, did you see something I missed ? I mean, The Kinks' Do You Remember Walter and Elton John's Can You Feel the Love Tonight also all go...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 09
Replies: 15
Views: 222

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 09

Sorry, how are ties determined? Do old songs really get priority over new ones in that regard?
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: DAMN. wins the Pulitzer Prize
Replies: 4
Views: 172

DAMN. wins the Pulitzer Prize

https://pitchfork.com/news/kendrick-lam ... al_twitter


Apparently the first time it has gone to an album that wasn't classical or jazz.
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4
Replies: 19
Views: 355

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.4

Lily Allen - Alright Still
John Talabot - Fin
Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

What really surprised me was learning that Wuthering Heights was actually a number one hit in the UK, lasting a few weeks at the top. Up until learning that, I had always assumed she was one of those art-rock types that the average person would never come across, but, no. She was actually a star.
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 0
Views: 22

Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

As I said somewhere earlier, I'm going to allow each person who has voted in one of the yearly polls a free entrant. Basically, choose any single film from the 70s that did not qualify in the first round and it will automatically be added to the final poll. Please do this through a Private Message. ...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 6
Views: 74

Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

The rules: You can post a list of anywhere between 1 and 20 films (or more, but only 20 will be counted) from the period we're covering. The deciding factor in terms of release dates is the IMDb list and the top 15 of each period will go on to the final top 150. The deadline is May 15. New rounds wi...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I refuse to rate an artist highly simply based on creativity if I don't enjoy the music. Obviously I don't do that either. I already mentioned Madonna, who is very influential and did her own thing, but I don't personally care about her music and didn't vote for her. Originality is also not just ab...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Congratulations! Only a question: Why the female members of Fleetwood Mac have separated positions on the list? It was an option to list people separately; I ultimately decided to combine other bands, but both from Fleetwood Mac consistently got separate votes, even within lists, so I decided to ke...
by BleuPanda
Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Congratulations! Only a question: Why the female members of Fleetwood Mac have separated positions on the list? It was an option to list people separately; I ultimately decided to combine other bands, but both from Fleetwood Mac consistently got separate votes, even within lists, so I decided to ke...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/L7yccK0.png?1 2. Kate Bush Score: 1732.53 (Votes: 24) Ranked Albums: Hounds of Love (#1), The Kick Inside (#84), The Dreaming (#107) Ranked Songs: Wuthering Heights (#3), Running Up That Hill (#8), Hounds of Love (#64), Cloudbusting (#134), Sat in Your Lap (#425), Suspended in G...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I might be misunderstanding what's going on regarding Cardi B, but (if I remember correctly from past posts) I think BleuPanda actually likes and supports her. I didn't think the photo was meant as a negative against Cardi B; it was just meant as a good-natured tease toward those on the forum who r...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 13, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

Huzzah, The Lion King video is finally working.
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 13, 2018 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I was just giving a preview of how this poll will look in a decade.
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 12, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

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What? I just felt like posting a picture of Cardi B.
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 12, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/zsc9L3G.png?1 4. Aretha Franklin Score: 1657.4 (Votes: 22) Ranked Albums: I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You (#8), Lady Soul (#29), Aretha Now (#228) Ranked Songs: Respect (#2), I Say A Little Prayer (#35), Think (#52), Chain of Fools (#74), (You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 12, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/45ItorX.png?1 7. Nina Simone Score: 1420.26 (Votes: 20) Ranked Albums: Pastel Blues (#27), Little Girl Blue (#51), Wild is the Wind (#70) Ranked Songs: Sinnerman (#12), Feeling Good (#41), My Baby Just Cares for Me (#109), Wild is the Wind (#194), Strange Fruit (#360), Four Wome...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 11, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/pCQ2pz4.png?1 10. Patti Smith Score: 1259.61 (Votes: 19) Ranked Albums: Horses (#6), Easter (#170) Ranked Songs: Gloria (#26), Because the Night (#44), Birdland (#164), Free Money (#414), Land (#416), Piss Factory (#668), Dancing Barefoot (#795), Break It Up (#924) Biggest Fan(s...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 08
Replies: 19
Views: 350

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 08

It took me until last year to make the connection between the title 'Ya Hey' and Yahweh...

This week, I'll nominate Joe Hisaishi's The Sixth Station, the score from perhaps my favorite movie scene.
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I want to apologize for the delay in this. My job suddenly got really busy, so I haven't had any free time like normal to post updates. Additionally, the website I was featured on about seven years ago has been caught up in a big controversy, and I contributed to a public document listing our grieva...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 10, 2018 3:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3
Replies: 24
Views: 509

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3

Perfume Genius - Too Bright
Carly Rae Jepsen - E*MO*TION
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

And of course a bot immediately blocks it, so now I have to go through the dispute process...
by BleuPanda
Sun Apr 08, 2018 12:16 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

And now my third video. I'm happy I've been able to keep to my schedule plans so far; and I'll hopefully have some personalised thumbnails

by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (05) March 31
Replies: 12
Views: 1404

Re: MCCh 2018 (05) March 31

Future Critic wrote:I'm shocked Kacey Musgraves didn't crack the top 53. It has a 90 on metacritic and is ranked fifth for the year on Any Decent Music - even above the number two album here.




I'm assuming its reviews came out a little bit late for this update.
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/AXz6LOB.png?1 15. Dusty Springfield Score: 1059.32 (Votes: 19) Ranked Albums: Dusty in Memphis (#21) Ranked Songs: Son of a Preacher Man (#11), I Only Want to Be With You (#345), You Don't Have to Say You Love Me (#624), The Windmills of Your Mind (#698) Biggest Fan(s): andyd101...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/kQsb5Wp.png?1 20. Annie Lennox Score: 910.59 (Votes: 17) Known for: Eurythmics, solo Ranked Albums: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This…) (#121), Touch (#207) Ranked Songs: Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) (#16), Here Comes the Rain Again (#210), No More "I Love You's" (#948...
by BleuPanda
Fri Apr 06, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 13
Views: 472

Re: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)

I'm working on my third, doing a second series where I take more in-depth looks at films most people are already familiar with. My first is The Lion King, and it's nearly 19 minutes long...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/b03nHxI.png?1 25. Beyoncé and Destiny's Child Score: 847.95 (Votes: 15) Ranked Albums: Lemonade (#40), Beyonce (#129) Ranked Songs: Crazy in Love (#59), Single Ladies (#264), Formation (#273), Say My Name (#389), Freedom (#402), Daddy Lessons (#447), Countdown (#477), All Night ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I guess here's another way of looking at it; I guess I don't know whether I will like any of these artists I currently love in a decade - but shouldn't my votes here in March of 2018 be representative of how I feel now? Even if I do change, why should I be considering that future me when discussing ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2 Final Results
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Overlooked Songs 2 Final Results

After several months, we reached a final that most of us predicted. Arcade Fire's Neighborhood #1 seemed an obvious favorite from the 1001-2000 range, while Sinnerman has a history on this forum, especially due to its earlier Unacclaimed win. With a final result of 14-12 (or 14-8 if you really want ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

But on the other side of the coin, some people overrate newer artists based on current hype. It's not that newer artists aren't as good as older artists, so much as we won't really know which ones are actually great for another ten years. To me, part of being a great artist is making music you can ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 45
Views: 737

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

As usual, I'm listing all the works I give an 8 or higher. I also listened to all albums and songs within the top 3000 and 10000 respectively - and I actually found something that cracked my top 10 for the year! ...but no one else has listed it... Albums (March 2018 rank): 1. R.E.M. - Automatic for ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Apr 05, 2018 12:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

Well, the majority of my vote for Nico came from her solo stuff; she has a lot of great work on her own. The only part of VU&N I really love that features her is All Tomorrow's Parties. I feel like people always bring up this idea that only having two or three great albums is some small feat; I ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/D9Qp7ck.png?1 30. Kim Deal Score: 791.12 (Votes: 14) Known for: Pixies, The Breeders Ranked Albums: none Ranked Songs: Cannonball (#47), Gigantic (#121) Biggest Fan(s): Nassim (#7), Michel (#12), luvulongTIM (#13), Neil (#14), StevieFan13 (#14), Jackson (#16), BleuPanda (#21) ht...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 04, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/H9pfnFc.png?1 35. Lauryn Hill Score: 721.01 (Votes: 13) Known for: Fugees, solo Ranked Albums: The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill (#26), The Score (#233) Ranked Songs: Doo Wop (#137), Ready or Not (#356), Killing Me Softly (#367), Ex-Factor (#401) Biggest Fan(s): Honorio (#7), Brun...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 04, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/2rKgL23.png?1 40. Janet Jackson Score: 675.62 (Votes: 11) Ranked Albums: Control (#101), Rhythm Nation (#192), Janet. (#239) Ranked Songs: That's the Way Love Goes (#309), Rhythm Nation (#385), Nasty (#734) Biggest Fan(s): Neil (#6), Bruno (#6), bonnielaurel (#15), Father2TheMan...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 04, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 07
Replies: 19
Views: 367

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 07

I really hate seeing God Only Knows at 10 votes while we only have 89 votes overall. This implies there are at least a couple people who are voting for less than 10 songs and their votes are going to at least one of the established classics (and looking at the current spread, most likely all of thei...
by BleuPanda
Wed Apr 04, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 07
Replies: 19
Views: 367

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 07

Since I've written over 3000 words on the film this week, I'll nominate:
Elton John - Can You Feel the Love Tonight
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/RfYh4ho.png?1 45. Alanis Morissette Score: 635.71 (Votes: 12) Ranked Albums: Jagged Little Pill (#32) Ranked Songs: You Oughta Know (#80), Ironic (#473), Head Over Feet (#525) Biggest Fan(s): luney6 (#3), Henry (#20) https://i.imgur.com/YgQFuEv.png?1 44. Laura Marling Score: 639...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/jLBrUu9.png?1 50. Christine McVie Score: 600.25 (Votes: 11) Known for: Fleetwood Mac Ranked Albums: Rumours (#15), Fleetwood Mac (#128), Tusk (#215) Ranked Songs: Landslide (#94), Rhiannon (#106), Dreams (#120), Go Your Own Way (#187), The Chain (#246), Everywhere (#452), Say Yo...
by BleuPanda
Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2
Replies: 25
Views: 512

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2

Dubnobasswithmyheadman
The Life Pursuit
Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper (just barely, and this is my own nomination...)
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/lWQ63bB.png?1 55. Karen O Score: 578.28 (Votes: 10) Known for: Yeah Yeah Yeahs Ranked Albums: Fever to Tell (#56), It's Blitz (#79) Ranked Songs: Maps (#43), Zero (#334), Heads Will Roll (#554), Sacrilege (#828) Biggest Fan(s): BleuPanda (#14), Dan (#15), luvulongTIM (#17), Nass...
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/yEHlcEL.png?1 60. Whitney Houston Score: 555.03 (Votes: 8) Ranked Albums: Whitney Houston (#87), Whitney (#163) Ranked Songs: I Will Always Love You (#140), I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) (#167), Greatest Love of All (#269), I Have Nothing (#407), How Will I Know (#8...
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 02, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/iWdQQzW.png?1 65. Courtney Love Score: 506.36 (Votes: 10) Known for: Hole Ranked Albums: Live Through This (#57) Ranked Songs: Doll Parts (#362), Celebrity Skin (#514), Miss World (#891), Malibu (#910), Violet (#959) Biggest Fan(s): Michel (#10), Live in Phoenix (#18) https://i....
by BleuPanda
Mon Apr 02, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 4435

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

https://i.imgur.com/TIDVyDs.jpg?1 70. Norah Jones Score: 476.03 (Votes: 13) Ranked Albums: Come Away With Me (#159) Ranked Songs: Don't Know Why (#138), Come Away With Me (#783) Biggest Fan(s): DocBrown (#24) https://i.imgur.com/5Weyw6d.png?1 69. Joan Baez Score: 481.96 (Votes: 9) Ranked Albums: Jo...

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