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by Future Critic
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 50279

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

I expect song lists to start rolling out in the next week or two, so I want to get one final list out before I'm highly influenced by lists of music with songs I haven't heard yet: Top 10 Worthy: detonate, Charli XCX I Want You To Love Me, Fiona Apple The Steps, HAIM On the Floor, Perfume Genius Kyo...
by Future Critic
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 139740

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

My final top ten before I learn which albums I need to listen to from all the glorious EOY lists: 01. folklore, Taylor Swift 02. how i'm feeling now, Charli XCX 03. Saint Cloud, Waxahatchee 04. Women in Music, Part III, HAIM 05. Letter to You, Bruce Springsteen 06. Future Nostalgia, Dua Lipa 007. Wh...
by Future Critic
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?
Replies: 0
Views: 439

What will be the most acclaimed films of 2020?

Top ten lists will start coming out in just over a month for movies. Anyone have ideas on what will make the most top ten lists? Below are some of my guesses, but COVID's impact on the film industry make this very challenging to predict in 2020: 01. Nomadland 02. Mank 03. Da 5 Bloods 04. Never Rarel...
by Future Critic
Thu Oct 08, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 3295

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 3

1. HAIM | I Know Alone
2. Grimes | Delete Forever
3. Dua Lipa | Levitating
4. The Strokes | Ode to the Mets
5. The Psychedelic Furs | No-One
6. Charli XCX | forever
7. Jessie Ware | Spotlight
8. Jessie Ware | Remember Where You Are
by Future Critic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.3
Replies: 20
Views: 4990

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.3

Dua Lipa | Break My Heart
Drive-By Truckers | Thoughts and Prayers 
The Psychedelic Furs | No One
Bob Dylan | Key West (Philosopher Pirate)
Taylor Swift | cardigan
Charli XCX | forever
Poppy | Don‘t Go Outside
Hen Ogledd | Trouble
by Future Critic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best DecadeYear of Music for an Artist
Replies: 5
Views: 2124

Re: Best Year of Music for an Artist

Based on the rankings, 1967 was a better year for Hendrix and the Velvet Underground than it was for the Beatles.
by Future Critic
Sat Sep 05, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.2
Replies: 21
Views: 5612

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.2

1. Sufjan Stevens | My Rajneesh
2. Fiona Apple | Cosmonauts 
3. Neither!
4. Dua Lipa | Levitating
5. John K ft. Kelsea Ballerini
6. Yves Tumor | Gospel for a New Century
7. Die Sterne | Hey Dealer
8. The Strokes | Ode to the Mets
by Future Critic
Thu Aug 27, 2020 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 88
Views: 50279

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Here's a very rough first draft of the songs that stand out to me in 2020 so far. For obvious reasons, it has not been a real strong year. 1. invisible string, Taylor Swift 2. betty, Taylor Swift 3. Kyoto, Phoebe Bridgers 4. Cardigan, Taylor Swift 5. On the Floor, Perfume Genius 6. I Want You To Lov...
by Future Critic
Mon Aug 24, 2020 4:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 6057

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 1.1

1. HAIM | The Steps 2. Basia Bulat | No Control 3. Waxahatchee | Fire 4. HAIM | I Know Alone 5. Christine & The Queens ft. Caroline Polachek | La vita nuova 6. The 1975 | Jesus Christ 2005 God Bless America 7. Dan Deacon | Become a Mountain 8. Run the Jewels | walking in the snow
by Future Critic
Mon Aug 24, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Nominations
Replies: 10
Views: 3598

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Nominations

Jessie Ware | Spotlight vs. Phoebe Bridgers | Kyoto This is like having Duke playing Kentucky in the first round. Are we suppose to submit our picks for each match now? Or will there be a separate thread for that? And will there be a Spotify playlist? I regret missing the deadline, but if I had Tay...
by Future Critic
Thu Aug 13, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Favorite Albums of the First Half of 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 26
Views: 8865

Re: AMF's Favorite Albums of the First Half of 2020, RESULTS!

Thanks for the great rollout, Holden! A great list - Waxahatchee definitely would have been helped if I had voted, but the entire top 10 is great!

Any plans of doing a best songs of the first half poll?
by Future Critic
Thu Aug 06, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (12) July 15
Replies: 26
Views: 13098

Re: MCCh 2020 (12) July 15

I think I speak for everyone when I say that I hope you're doing well, and I'm looking forward to the updated chart when you have time to update it! And, as probably the biggest Taylor Swift fan on the forum, I promise not too razz you based on the placement of folklore. But it is in the top 10, rig...
by Future Critic
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 139740

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

T Swift with 89 Metacritic. I can't understand the hype. Album has no standout songs The album should really be titled '#folklore' because the music seems secondary to the process of creating a temporary mania around the album. I think fans can always find standout songs and non-fans don't spot sta...
by Future Critic
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 171
Views: 139740

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

1. folklore, Taylor Swift

That's all I'm sure of right now.
by Future Critic
Mon Jul 13, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2010s Songs + Albums Predictions
Replies: 144
Views: 41698

Re: AMF 2010s Songs + Albums Predictions

If there's one thing this poll has proven to me, it's that the taste of AMers is truly great. I really believe that our picks have been, in many cases, better than the critics' consensus for the decade. Listening to the full playlist has been such a treat, so thank you all! With that said, I find th...
by Future Critic
Fri Jul 10, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2010s Songs + Albums Predictions
Replies: 144
Views: 41698

Re: AMF 2010s Songs + Albums Predictions

Nick wrote: Fri Jul 10, 2020 6:47 pm Alright, I've got 95 figured out. Anyone want to clue me in on what I'm missing?

EDIT: Thanks Sweepstakes Ron for figuring out 2 of the missing 5. 3 more to go...
I think Shake It Off by T-Swift will make it, since Blank Space and All Too Well nearly did.
by Future Critic
Sun Jul 05, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of the 2010s - RESULTS
Replies: 230
Views: 42120

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of the 2010s - RESULTS

Just want to say thank you for the wonderful presentation! I can't imagine how much work all of this is, but it's very much appreciated! Looking forward to the rest of the presentation!
by Future Critic
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 194598

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I can't say with 100% confidence that I didn't already submit my lists, but I don't believe I did. Top 50 Albums of 2010-2019: Rank Album Artist 1 Melodrama Lorde 2 My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West 3 Pure Heroine Lorde 4 Lost in the Dream The War on Drugs 5 Golden Hour Kacey Musgraves 6 ...
by Future Critic
Sun May 31, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 46112

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Holden wrote: Fri May 29, 2020 4:24 pm
Future Critic wrote: Thu May 28, 2020 2:06 pm 28. Burning
29. Burning
You have Burning twice in a row.
Sorry about that! It should have been this:
27. The Descendants
28. Roma
29. Burning
by Future Critic
Thu May 28, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 61
Views: 46112

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

1. The Social Network 2. Her 3. Inside Out 4. Boyhood 5. Gravity 6. The Florida Project 7. Parasite 8. Toy Story 3 9. A Separation 10. Moonlight 11. La La Land 12. Black Swan 13. Whiplash 14. Bridesmaids 15. Short Term 12 16. Carol 17. Before Midnight 18. Birdman 19. Knives Out 20. Nightcrawler 21. ...
by Future Critic
Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 22891

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

I accidentally listed Titanic Rising as my number 17 song when it was supposed to be Everyday. I think this would have probably moved it above Purple Mountains. I'll try to be more careful next year. Thanks again for the awesome rollout, and I think it's safe to say that our taste is better than tha...
by Future Critic
Wed Jan 15, 2020 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 71718

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Holden wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:01 pm
Future Critic wrote: Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:17 pm
06. Jenny Lewis - All Mirrors
Just wanted to make sure that this is supposed to be Angel Olsen, and #3 is supposed to be On The Line.
Sorry about that! I've corrected it to reference Angel Olsen.
by Future Critic
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 71718

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

I think I've finalized my lists: Albums: 01. Lana Del Rey - NFR! 02. Arianna Grande - thank u, next 03. Jenny Lewis - On the Line 04. Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated 05. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising 06. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors 07. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? 08. Sharon Va...
by Future Critic
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:31 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Pazz & Jop Rip-Off
Replies: 5
Views: 8199

Re: EOY 2019 - Pazz & Jop Rip-Off

It's really too bad these replacements completely ignore the song side of things. Of course the albums have always gotten more attention, but the songs piece is just as important in my opinion.
by Future Critic
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY2019.- Indiestyle (BE)
Replies: 3
Views: 3935

Re: EOY2019.- Indiestyle (BE)

Glad to see "Forgotten Eyes" make the list. That song seems to be overshadowed by all of Big Thief's hits from the year, which is too bad because it's a great, compassionate song.
by Future Critic
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019: Thrillist (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 2191

EOY 2019: Thrillist (US)

Is Thrillist eligible? I believe it's multiple authors - and it's good list, too! If it's eligible, I can transcribe it.

https://www.thrillist.com/entertainment ... new-latest
by Future Critic
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY Songs: Sources
Replies: 15
Views: 21406

Re: EOY Songs: Sources

Just an FYI, the Noisey list is listed under VICE and is available. The Entertainment Weekly list has been posted, too, but I believe it's created by only two authors, so I'm not sure it's still eligible. And, unfortunately, it appears that the UPROXX Critics' Poll did not tally a best songs poll th...
by Future Critic
Wed Dec 25, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - VICE (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 3977

Re: EOY 2019 - VICE/NOISEY (US)

1. Cash Shit, Megan Thee Stallion 2. Flash, The Hecks 3. Welcome to the Party, Pop Smoke 4. Next Level Charli, Charli XCX 5. Rapture, Kofee 6. I Want You Around, Snoh Aalegra 7. Ellipsis, Drab Majesty 8. The Greatest, Lana Del Rey 9. Old Town Road (Remix), Lil Nas X 10. Bop, Dababy 11. Bags, Clairo ...
by Future Critic
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019: UPROXX Critics' Poll (US)
Replies: 2
Views: 3956

EOY 2019: UPROXX Critics' Poll (US)

UPROXX critics poll for best albums of 2019 is here: https://uproxx.com/critic-polls/best-al ... tics-poll/

I should have time to transcribe it sometime after Christmas, if nobody beats me to it.

VERY disappointed that they got rid of the best songs section.
by Future Critic
Thu Dec 19, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019: Fader (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 3545

Re: EOY 2019: Fader (US)

Thanks for transcribing these, Honorio! I don't think I would have been able to get to it until Saturday!
by Future Critic
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY2019: Junkee (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 2577

EOY2019: Junkee (US)

Not sure if it's eligible, but it seems like it could be: https://junkee.com/best-songs-2019/234084
by Future Critic
Thu Dec 19, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Spin (US)
Replies: 7
Views: 4719

Re: EOY 2019 - Spin (US)

by Future Critic
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet
Replies: 5
Views: 12111

Re: A Note about the Albums Spreadsheet

First off, I just wanted to echo others' comments by saying thank you both for all the work on the album and songs lists. Also, does anyone think it would be useful to come up with a standard format when transcribing the lists? If all the lists are transcribed identically, we could just paste the tr...
by Future Critic
Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 18
Views: 9802

Re: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Monte wrote: Tue Dec 03, 2019 6:02 pmYikes.
It's actually much better than I was expecting. I figured some U2 album would be number one.
by Future Critic
Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Uproxx (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 2807

Re: EOY 2019 - Uproxx (US)

Best songs: https://uproxx.com/music/best-songs-of-2019-ranked/ 50. Please Me, Cardi B and Bruno Mars 49. Juicy, Doja Cat 48. Drunk II, Mannequin P*ssy 47. Only Child, Tierra Whack 46. So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings, Caroline Polacek 45. Saturday Nights, Khalid 44. Wells Fargo, Dreamville 43. Suc...
by Future Critic
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 5451

Re: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s

As a longtime fan, Red isn't my personal favorite either. And I agree that All Too Well (and Shake It Off) is where I expected most of her recognition. But with that said, I'm glad she's finally getting some of the critical recognition she deserves. I could be missing a few, but I believe she joins ...
by Future Critic
Fri Nov 15, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (20) November 15
Replies: 8
Views: 9758

Re: MCCh 2019 (20) November 15

In my opinion, it hasn't been a very good year for individual songs, but - looking at this list - it's impossible to deny that it's been a great year for albums. Thanks for updating this through the year otisredding - it's always something I look forward to seeing! And I can't wait for the official ...
by Future Critic
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 138710

Re: Songs of 2019

The lists will probably start rolling out in couple weeks, so I thought I'd make one more final attempt before I'm highly influenced by the AM consensus. This is a very quick and rough draft, and I still don't feel like I have more than 30 songs worth mentioning. I do hope my top 10 all perform well...
by Future Critic
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 303159

Re: Albums of 2019

The new Lana Del Rey album is... 1) really, really good 2) probably going to be the critics’ pick for AOTY As a longtime fan of LDR, I'm glad to see her finally getting her due. And it's a great album with a lot of standout songs, but I don't feel like she's the sure thing for AOTY yet. To me, it s...
by Future Critic
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 21815

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)

12. Once Upon a Time in the West Thanks for your vote! Once Upon a Time in the West is listed as a 1968 film in IMDb. I'll move the films ranked lower in your list one place up. Thank you! All the movie lists I keep are based on U.S. release dates, so I figured I'd have at least one of those!
by Future Critic
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 21815

Re: Films of the 1960s: 1969 (2019 edition)

1. Midnight Cowboy 2. Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid 3. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? 4. Eady Rider 5. Medium Cool 6. Goodbye, Columbus 7. Anne of the Thousand Days 8. Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice 9. The Wild Bunch 10. Hello, Dolly! 11. True Grit 12. Once Upon a Time in the West 13. Last Summer 14...
by Future Critic
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 303159

Re: Albums of 2019

The new Lana Del Rey album is... 1) really, really good 2) probably going to be the critics’ pick for AOTY As a longtime fan of LDR, I'm glad to see her finally getting her due. And it's a great album with a lot of standout songs, but I don't feel like she's the sure thing for AOTY yet. To me, it s...
by Future Critic
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 138710

Re: Songs of 2019

As with the previous two years, I have compiled half year lists from publications (some acclaimed, some not) covering end May to last week. 41 lists in all of which 11 are AM eligible. No runaway leader this year but interestingly the number 1 song for 2017 and 2018 (Humble and This Is America) end...
by Future Critic
Thu Aug 29, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 138710

Re: Songs of 2019

I've been a bit out of the music scene this year, so I'm sure I'm missing a ton of songs, but here are my current top 30. This is very likely to change drastically once I hear all the songs I missed from this year: 01. The greatest, Lana Del Rey 02. Harmony Hall, Vampire Weekend 03. Too Much, Carly ...
by Future Critic
Thu May 09, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 138710

Re: Songs of 2019

I'm not prepared to rank these yet, but these are the songs that really stand out from the first four months of the year: Harmony Hall, Vampire Weekend Seventenn, Sharon Van Etten hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have - but I have it, Lana Del Rey Heads Gonna Roll, Jenny Lewis Now Th...
by Future Critic
Wed Feb 13, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 103819

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

10 Best Albums: 01. Dirty Computer, Janelle Monae 02. Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves 03. A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, The 1975 04. Bloom, Troye Sivan 05. Honey, Robyn 06. Wide Awake, Parquet Courts 07. Room 25, Noname 08. Tell Me How You Really Feel, Courtney Barnett 09. Joy As An Act of...
by Future Critic
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018: Time Out - New York (USA)
Replies: 0
Views: 11271

EOY 2018: Time Out - New York (USA)

https://www.timeout.com/newyork/music/best-albums-of-2018 • Yo La Tengo — There’s a Riot Going On • Kelly Moran — Ultraviolet • Saba — Care for Me • Pusha T — Daytona • Lena Raine — Celeste (Original Soundtrack) • Kacey Musgraves — Golden Hour • Rosalía — El Mal Querer • Kanye West — ye • Teyana Tay...