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by jamieW
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 23
Views: 382

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me The Velvet Underground - VU Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps Only 4 weeks in and there have already been 2 matches I couldn't participate in. This one hurts, because those live versions of Tokyo Jihen that Honorio provided are great and I love Shiina Ringo. I ...
by jamieW
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 636

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU 2. The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly 9 3. Collectors | Lydia Purple 8 4. Metric | Gold Guns Girls 8 8. You Am I | Heavy Heart 5 GROUP UPSILON 1. Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) 9 5. Lauren Hoffman | Broken 7 6. The Commodores | Zoom 6 7. Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo 5 I'll ...
by jamieW
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 33
Views: 7082

Re: Songs of 2019

Cold Butterfly wrote:unpopular opinion - old town road goes fucking hard :music-guitarred:


Man, I'm getting old. I'm guessing this song will be remembered the same as "Macarena" or "Whoomp! There It Is" someday. (Course a lot of people still love those today, too.)
by jamieW
Wed Apr 10, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 57
Views: 12668

Re: Albums of 2019

Typically, I'm not big on melodies (for me, much of the time, the more discordant the better), but even I have to admit that the new American Football album has some really nice ones.
by jamieW
Wed Apr 10, 2019 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 34
Views: 709

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking
Oval - 94 Diskont
Enya - Shepherd Moons
Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet

Favorite album I couldn't vote for: Kino - Kino (The Black Album) My second favorite album of the week (and a really nice discovery).
by jamieW
Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 806

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
3. The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
4. Noisettes | Every Now and Then
6. Deftones | Diamond Eyes
7. Erasure | Drama!

GROUP SIGMA
1. Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
2. Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
5. Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
8. Foster the People | Houdini
by jamieW
Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 63
Views: 2247

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

13. 23 Skidoo. One JamieW complaint Is this Seven Songs or Tearing Up the Plans ? You mean there were two Skidoo albums in '82? :o I've got something to look forward to, because I gotta check that other one out. I won't speak for Jade, but the one i found on the all-time list was "Seven Songs....
by jamieW
Sat Apr 06, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 63
Views: 2247

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

pheww//back to normol ((A)) 01. Scritti Politti. Songs To Remember 02. Rip Rig + Panic. I Am Cold 03. Lora Logic. Pedigree Charm 04. The Monochrome Set. Eligible Bachelors 05. Sad Lovers And Giants. Epic Garden Music 06. Annette Peacock. Sky-skating 07. Malaria! Emotion 08. Sparks. Angst In My Pant...
by jamieW
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 63
Views: 2247

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Moonbeam, I just noticed that Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again" is officially listed as 1982. (I wasn't familiar with this version.) Is it okay to vote for it in 1987? That's the version I know and prefer (and they're quite different). I'll let you make the call & vote for the '82 version...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 21
Views: 472

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

"Self Control" is definitely one of those songs I feel has stood the test of time. There's an underlying, eerie quality that fits the theme well and has always given me chills. Agreed. So catchy yet slightly terrifying at the same time. And kinda hot. Agreed again! (Including the "re...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 1379

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Grimes - Art Angels Janet Jackson - janet Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends Unfortunately, it seems I've exhausted my options for listening to The Mutton Birds. I signed up for Deezer, but it's not letting me listen unless I upgrade to "Premium." Looks like I might have to skip the...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 05, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 21
Views: 472

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

Ha ha - I like that, Dan! :D

"Self Control" is definitely one of those songs I feel has stood the test of time. There's an underlying, eerie quality that fits the theme well and has always given me chills.
by jamieW
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 32
Views: 763

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

Would love to meet all of you someday but (similar to Romain) I'm a terminal introvert and (now that I work from home) rarely leave the house. I do pretty well getting to know people one-on-one; but, in a group, I shrink to the back, never to be heard from, so it's really difficult to get to know me...
by jamieW
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 21
Views: 472

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

Back in 1984, when I was 13 years old, I started my own "weekly" top 30 chart (inspired by Casey Kasem and his "American Top 40" radio show). At the end of every year, I'd calculate the results and I still remember my top 10 (keep in mind, this was based upon those weekly charts,...
by jamieW
Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16147

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Album results: [63.5] Toyah - Anthem : 1 vote, 100 points lol pee.ass: i really grab the resultatos of this poll. gut joblem everybodi I wanted to check it out but didn't get the chance! :o I checked this one out, but too late to vote for it. Since I, too, enjoy the 'esoteric,' I looked up jade's &...
by jamieW
Mon Apr 01, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 2386

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Judging from some of the comments, looks like I'm in the minority this week. I thought all the songs were pretty solid (even if "Anima latina" was the only one I can say I loved). GROUP OMICRON 4. Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight) 5. George | Special Ones 6....
by jamieW
Sun Mar 31, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (05) March 31
Replies: 12
Views: 2504

Re: MCCh 2019 (05) March 31

I'm glad to see Billie Eilish getting a little love. I had no idea how the critics would respond, but the first time I heard her I thought she might've created a new genre: Gothic teeny-bopper. (Maybe only because my 11 year old daughter loves her.)
by jamieW
Tue Mar 26, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 2606

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

Great:
Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening

Very Good:
Fiona Apple - Tidal
Le Tigre - Le Tigre

Good:
David Bowie - Young Americans
Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
Paul Oakenfold - Goa Mix

Okay:
Pet Shop Boys - Concrete
Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
by jamieW
Mon Mar 25, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 2648

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU 1. WITCH | Chifundo 4. Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist 5. David Bowie | Dead Man Walking 8. Steve Perry | Strung Out GROUP XI 2. The J.B.'s | The Grunt 3. The Field Mice | Emma's House 6. Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 7. The Exponents | Why Does Lo...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 24, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16147

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
jamieW wrote:22. Felt – Crumbling the Antiseptic Beauty


This one seems to be from 1982. Care to replace it?


Sure! I'll add "In the Garden" by Eurythmics at #40 and correct the list above. (Not sure how i managed that one, since I see I have all the songs from Felt as 1982 in my spreadsheet.)
by jamieW
Sun Mar 24, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16147

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Albums: 1. Blue Öyster Cult – Fire of Unknown Origin 2. New Order – Movement 3. Glenn Branca – The Ascension 4. The Cure – Faith 5. Fela Kuti – Original Suffer Head 6. Fela Kuti – Coffin for Head of State 7. The Sound – From the Lion’s Mouth 8. Au Pairs – Playing with a Different Sex 9. Prince – Con...
by jamieW
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 52
Views: 8890

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

Do the following links work in the US? Probably songs 2 and 4 will work (official video-clips), not sure about the rest though... Sorry, Honorio, I got the "uploader made this unavailable to your country" for all of them (including 2 and 4). :( Thanks for the effort, though! This is Shiin...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 20, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 8112

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

Same system as before ... An all-time personal favorite: David Bowie- Lazarus Frank Ocean- Pyramids Great: Kanye West (featuring Pusha T)- Runaway Fleet Foxes- White Winter Hymnal The Black Keys- Lonely Boy Future Islands- Seasons (Waiting On You) Grizzly Bear- Two Weeks Good: Tame Impala- Let It Ha...
by jamieW
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 2357

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA 3. Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) 5. Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King 7. Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big 8. Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby GROUP MU 1. Marijata | I Walk Alone 2. Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan 4. Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me 6. The ...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 17, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 5453

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

An all-time personal favorite: 2010 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Great: 2017 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 2016 | David Bowie | ★ 2015 | Kendrick Lamar | To Pimp a Butterfly Very good: 2014 | The War on Drugs | Lost in the Dream 2005 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois 2008 | Fleet ...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 16147

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs 16 | Julius Eastman | The Holy Presence of Joan d'Arc Great lists, DaveC (like always)! Lots of my favorites, but I'm especially happy to see this one. I'm still working on my songs, but I'm quite sure this will be my #1. (Hopefully, sonofsam posts a list this month, too, since he's the reaso...
by jamieW
Tue Mar 12, 2019 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 227
Views: 18672

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

People don't seem to like my picks much. Wait'll one of mine comes up! :lol: BTW, I haven't been participating; but, if I had, I would've given your song "Handlebars" a 9. At the time, I thought it was a clever jab at how a kid bragging about how he can "ride a bike with no handlebar...
by jamieW
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 3792

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA 1. Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta 5. Game Theory | Like a Girl Jesus 7. Thrice | Image of the Invisible 8. Youssou N’Dour | Leaving (Dem) GROUP KAPPA 2. Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 3. AURORA | Running with the Wolves 4. Nightpool Neon | Perfume From Now On 6. Bon Jovi | Only Lonely My favori...
by jamieW
Sun Mar 10, 2019 3:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 8112

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

I’m shocked Fireworks made the top 10. That’s the best surprise for me. I was about equally shocked that the critics snubbed it completely. And, honestly, I was shocked last year when the critics (and just about everyone), given the social and political times we're living in, snubbed "You Are ...
by jamieW
Sat Mar 09, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 8112

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

I might be the only Scrooge here, but I get more disappointed every year in the critics list and (while I always prefer the AM list) most of these this year are the predominant "critical darlings." I like most of the albums these are from (with the exception of Musgraves and Monae, both of...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 06, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 23
Views: 3534

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Great project! One thing's for sure, it exposes the problems with the "points system" I used in my all-time artists list. Primarily, I need to bridge the gap between favorites with smaller discographies vs. those that have been around forever and have released tons of material. For exampl...
by jamieW
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 23
Views: 3534

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Great project! One thing's for sure, it exposes the problems with the "points system" I used in my all-time artists list. Primarily, I need to bridge the gap between favorites with smaller discographies vs. those that have been around forever and have released tons of material. For example...
by jamieW
Mon Mar 04, 2019 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 14812

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Thanks, DaveC! Great job with the poll and presentation, as always!
by jamieW
Wed Feb 27, 2019 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 28042

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

I'm not allowed to link stuff on AMF anymore but Kelly Marie's It Feels Like I'm In Love is 74% a 1980 hit Would love to see some lists from you! I second this! (My list is heavy on pop from my youth. Would love to listen to some great lesser known/more experimental albums like you provided in the ...
by jamieW
Wed Feb 27, 2019 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 5381

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

GROUP ETA 2. Eurythmics | Julia 5. Andrés Calamaro | El cantante 6. Latin Rascals | Arabian Knights 8. Chris Bell | You and Your Sister GROUP THETA 1. T Power v MK Ultra | Mutant Jazz 3. Nadine Shah | Fool 4. Donovan | Get Thy Bearings 7. Café Tacvba | Ojalá que llueva café The first week so far tha...
by jamieW
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 17591

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs

1. Paint It, Black 2. Miss You 3. (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction 4. Under My Thumb 5. Play with Fire 6. As Tears Go By 7. Jumpin’ Jack Flash 8. Gimme Shelter 9. Mother’s Little Helper 10. Heart of Stone 11. Angie 12. Ruby Tuesday 13. Sister Morphine 14. Ventilator Blues 15. Anybody Seen My Baby? 16. ...
by jamieW
Sun Feb 24, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 28042

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
jamieW wrote:Songs:

93. Bette Midler – The Rose
154. Rupert Holmes – Him
155. Chuck Mangione – Give It All You Got


These ones are from 1979. Care to replace them?


Sure! I edited my list accordingly.

Thanks!
by jamieW
Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 186
Views: 28042

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Thanks for expanding the point system, Moonbeam! (Lots of “pop” music, since that’s what I rolled with when I was nine.) Albums: 1. The Cure – Seventeen Seconds 2. Joy Division – Closer 3. Steve Reich – Octet/Music for a Large Ensemble/Violin Phase 4. The Sound – Jeopardy 5. The Feelies – Crazy Rhyt...
by jamieW
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 7600

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

GROUP EPSILON 1. Joydrop | Beautiful 2. Alanis Morissette | The Couch 7. Aldous Harding | Elation 8. Monkey Mafia | Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix) GROUP ZETA 3. Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue 4. Little River Band | It's A Long Way There 5. The Cookies | I Never Dreamed 6. Aaliyah | Miss You
by jamieW
Mon Feb 18, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 36
Views: 6454

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2

It's Bizarro-week for me. One of the only Cage the Elephant songs I like; a rare Stevie song I don't; a Brazilian song that seems like something I'd typically love, but doesn't connect with me for some reason (and it's the second week in a row for that!). Well, at least there's the always dependable...
by jamieW
Sun Feb 17, 2019 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 14812

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Some of my favorites took a beating in that last batch. I expressed my surprise about Scott Walker in the songs thread, so the relatively low placement for "Tilt" wasn't shocking. However, I'll now say that I thought there were more Slowdive fans in the forum. (I'm sure my memory's faulty ...
by jamieW
Sat Feb 09, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 60
Views: 13187

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

I calculated this list based upon every song I've given a 7 or above and every album I've given a 6 or above in my spreadsheet. Next time, I'd like to use only my top 200 songs and 50 albums of every year, which I think will be more accurate, but I need to complete those first. The only artists I ex...
by jamieW
Thu Feb 07, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 6237

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1

GROUP ALPHA
3. David Axelrod | Holy Thursday
5. Woods | The Other Side
6. Max Coveri | Running in the 90s
8. Rita Lee | Ovalha Negra

GROUP BETA
1. Kimio Eto | Midare
2. Gemini Eye | The Doula's Tulpa
4. BØRNS | Electric Love
7. Wilson Pickett | Hey Jude
by jamieW
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 12267

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

That whole auction part never seems to end. I also can not believe Scott Walker in the role of a farmer. He sounds too much like a posh, elite gentleman. Ha - that's something I'd never considered before. As someone who grew up around many farmers, it's hard to argue that point! (Though, given it's...
by jamieW
Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 34123

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

Had much less time for music this past year, but here are my favorites … :music-listening: Great to see you back here Jamie Hear, hear! Thanks, Dave and Moonbeam - it's great to be back! Also, Moonbeam, let me join Henrik in thanking you for your review of "EXORCISM." As a child of the '8...
by jamieW
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 12267

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

So sorry I couldn't get my songs list done in time for this. I would've given a huge boost to "Farmer in the City" and "Would?", which both would've likely been in my top 10. My jaw nearly hit the floor when I saw how low "Farmer in the City" was (I thought there were a...
by jamieW
Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 34123

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

Had much less time for music this past year, but here are my favorites … :music-listening: Albums: 1. Anna von Hausswolff – Dead Magic 2. Tim Hecker – Konoyo 3. Kamasi Washington – Heaven and Earth 4. Sons of Kemet – Your Queen Is a Reptile 5. Jenny Wilson – EXORCISM 6. Ben Lamar Gay – Downtown Cast...
by jamieW
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 13353

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

Since the eighties was the decade of my youth, I was curious to see just how many of my personal favorites made Pitchfork's 200. Of my top 100, only 34 featured (marked with a *). But then my list is even more "poptimistic," so that's not very surprising. Since I took these directly from m...
by jamieW
Wed Sep 12, 2018 10:39 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 13353

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

1999 is Prince's best album of the decade. ;) If anything the list could use MORE Prince. Controversy , Parade , and Lovesexy all belong. We'll agree to disagree there. While I've never seen a greater live performer in my lifetime, always been a touch underwhelmed by Prince on album. Wildly creativ...
by jamieW
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 2954

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues (Going against my home state here, including a song about my hometown. In fact, Sufjan went to college about a mile from where I lived at the time.) Sonic Youth - Washing Machine Mari Boine - Idjagieđas: In the Hand of the Night I ...

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