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by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Lastly, here are the wild card standings through 4 months. This list will eventually get up to 50, but I think 40 is a good cutoff for displaying purposes at this stage of the game. Wild card points are equal to the points received divided by the number of lists submitted. If an album or song receiv...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

And now for the albums. There were 37 lists submitted, and unlike the songs these results were exactly what you'd expect, at least at the top: Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Stevie Wonder | Innervisions | 1185 2 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side of the Moon | 1104 3 | Elton John | Goodbye Yellow Bric...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Here are the song results. This month we saw 43 song lists submitted, a new high for the year! We also had a somewhat surprising #1: Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Dolly Parton | Jolene | 574 2 | Stevie Wonder | Living for the City | 540 3 | Marvin Gaye | Lets Get It On | 442 4 | Pink Floyd | Ti...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:03 am
How are we handling Brain Damage / Eclipse?
I've been counting them as one song, though it won't likely matter for the final results.
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

I opened 1974, but I'll keep this poll open for another 12 hours or so, unless anyone requests extra time between now and then.
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 01, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 188

Albums and Songs of 1974 Poll

I was there in 1974 at the first Suicide practices In a loft in New York City Welcome to the 70s! This month, we will be looking to find the best songs and albums from 1974. If you want to participate, please post a list of your favorite songs and/or albums from that year in this thread. Only the t...
by Listyguy
Sun May 31, 2020 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Andre wrote:
Sun May 31, 2020 10:29 pm
Hey Listyguy,

I updated my list of albums and added Here Come the Warm Jets (see also my notes at bottom of that post).
If Here Come the Warm Jets misses out on the top 10 for this year, any votes it gets for 1974 will be added to its wild card total from this year.
by Listyguy
Sun May 31, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Reminder that this poll will remain open for 24 more hours! If you need more time than that, let me know.
by Listyguy
Wed May 27, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12
Replies: 22
Views: 372

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12

1. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico vs. Fugazi - Repeater 2. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 3. Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five vs. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American 4. Ekseption - Ekseption vs. Sergei Rachmaninoff - Piano Concerto No. 2 [...
by Listyguy
Wed May 27, 2020 12:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Rdwdbob wrote:
Wed May 27, 2020 12:17 am
9. Gladys Knight And The Pips - Midnight Train To Georgia
Is this supposed to be Imagination?
by Listyguy
Mon May 25, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Songs 1. The Stooges - Gimme Danger 2. Stevie Wonder - Visions 3. Bob Seger - Turn the Page 4. Bob Marley - Get Up, Stand Up 5. The Who - Love Reign O'er Me 6. Stevie Wonder - Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing 7. Queen - Keep Yourself Alive 8. David Bowie - Lady Grinning Soul 9. Stevie Wonder - Living F...
by Listyguy
Sat May 23, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What is the most influential music publication?
Replies: 7
Views: 346

Re: What is the most influential music publication?

These days it's Pitchfork, but Rolling Stone had a good run. Outside of publications, somebody like Anthony Fantano has a lot of influence. Every album he's given a 10 to is the #1 or #2 album of its year on RYM. And the two that are #2 are behind another album he gave a 10 to and good kid, m.A.A.d ...
by Listyguy
Fri May 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11
Replies: 34
Views: 722

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11

1. Max Roach - We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite vs. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
2. Dire Straits - Making Movies vs. Rancid - And Out Come The Wolves
3. Take That - Progress vs. Anna Meredith - FIBS
4. Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone vs. The Beths - Future Me Hates Me
by Listyguy
Thu May 14, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10
Replies: 36
Views: 812

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10

1. Solange - A Seat at the Table vs. Depeche Mode - Music For The Masses 2. Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest vs. Laura Marling - Semper Femina 3. Electric Light Orchestra - A New World Record vs. Blonde Redhead - 23 4. Frank Sinatra - Watertown vs. John Denver - Back Home Again 23 and Semper Femina are t...
by Listyguy
Tue May 12, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Album Cover Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 460

Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

I remember the last time we ran this poll resulted in some incredibly cordial discussion, and I'm pretty optimistic we won't have anything like that happen this time.
by Listyguy
Sat May 09, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 299
Views: 357848

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

RYM and Discogs both list Fela Kuti's Confusion as being released in 1974, not 1975.

https://www.discogs.com/Fela-Ransome-Ku ... ter/237221
by Listyguy
Sat May 09, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Little Richard Dead at 87
Replies: 23
Views: 1378

Re: Little Richard Dead at 87

Truly one of the greats, and an excellent showman on top of that.
by Listyguy
Fri May 08, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9
Replies: 22
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9

1. The National - Alligator vs. The Offspring - Smash Alligator was my nomination. Obviously tracks like "Mr. November" and "All the Wine" are great and what the album is best known for, but what really draws me in here is the emotion: the sentimental "The Geese of Beverly Road" is a favorite of min...
by Listyguy
Fri May 08, 2020 12:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 1383

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition Recommendations Thread

BleuPanda wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 5:08 pm
12. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
I'd be shocked if this one didn't make the top 100 this time around, given its newfound popularity.
by Listyguy
Wed May 06, 2020 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 92
Views: 46069

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

I'd absolutely participate in a new edition of this poll! Incidentally, my personal top 10 hasn't changed from 2017, but the 11-20 range is almost entirely new entries.
by Listyguy
Sun May 03, 2020 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Henry wrote:
Sat May 02, 2020 8:52 pm
9. The Who - Love, Reign O'er Me
9. Todd Rundgren - Just One Victory
You have two number 9s
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Lastly, here are the wild card standings through 3 months. This list will eventually get up to 50, but I think 30 is a good cutoff for displaying purposes at this stage of the game.Wild card points are equal to the points received divided by the number of lists submitted. If an album or song receive...
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

And now for the albums. 39 forum members voted in this poll, and like with the songs the top 10 are automatic entries and the rest are eligible to be wild cards. Rank | Artist | Album | Points 1 | David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars | 1368 2 | The Rolling Ston...
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Here are the song results for 1972, as voted on by 41 forum members! As a reminder, the top 10 songs automatically qualify for the final poll, and all others join the wildcard pool. Rank | Artists | Song | Points 1 | Stevie Wonder | Superstition | 917 2 | The Temptations | Papa Was A Rollin' Stone |...
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

I opened the 1973 poll, but I'm going to leave 1972 open for another 12 hours or so to catch any last-minute list. Again, if anyone needs more time than that do let me know.
by Listyguy
Fri May 01, 2020 12:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 89
Views: 4308

Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Lordy I have loved some ladies and I have loved Jim Beam And they both tried to kill me in 1973 Welcome to the 70s! This month, we will be looking to find the best songs and albums from 1973. If you want to participate, please post a list of your favorite songs and/or albums from that year in this ...
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 3663

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

If you look at the RYM top 100 or so compared to the AM list Fishmans are probably the least represented by critics, with the highest ranked live album on RYM and a studio album in the top 100, neither of which are anywhere to be found on the AM list, and probably never will be (although this can b...
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 3506

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8

1. Cocteau Twins - Treasure vs. Drake - Take Care I'm not a huge fan of either album, but Treasure is better than I remembered it being. 2. Kate Bush - The Sensual World vs. Ricky Nelson - Ricky Sings Again 3. Dinosaur Jr - Farm vs. Ja, Panik - Libertatia 4. Burkhard Dallwitz - The Truman Show vs. Y...
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

This is your (approximate) one day warning! If you want to submit a list but are worried about making the deadline, let me know so I don't close the poll too early again.
by Listyguy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

20 David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust /Suffragette City You can only vote for one song, this is two. To me I've always played them together like School/Bloody Well Right by Supertramp and Years Ago/Steven by Alice Cooper. Do with it what you want but I will never separate them.. Ultimately it shouldn't i...
by Listyguy
Mon Apr 27, 2020 12:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Albums: 1. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 2. Nick Drake - Pink Moon 3. Big Star - #1 Record 4. Lou Reed - Transformer 5. Neil Young - Harvest 6. The Rolling Stones - Exile on Main St. 7. Fela Kuti - Roforofo Fight 8. Stephen Stills - Manassas 9. Todd Rund...
by Listyguy
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Zombeels wrote:
Tue Apr 21, 2020 5:24 am
20 David Bowie - Ziggy Stardust /Suffragette City
You can only vote for one song, this is two.
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2720

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

1. Kanye West - 808s And Heartbreak vs. Fred Neil - Fred Neil/Everybody's Talkin I nominated 808s two years ago and it lost in round 1, hopefully it fares better this time around. I consider it Kanye's second best album (after MBDTF). 2. Joni Mitchell - For The Roses vs. Rick James - Street Songs Th...
by Listyguy
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3339

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

I think you made the right decision, Brad. The last time we received any kind of confirmation from Wisnu about whether they listened to the albums before voting, the answer was "no." I don't think it's unreasonable to exclude Wisnu's votes until they acknowledge and understand that you need to liste...
by Listyguy
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 7002

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I came across video of Fiona and Elvis Costello performing "I Want You" last year that really impressed me, and also scared me a bit because of how devastating her vocal performance was (certainly a theme through all of her music, but a bit more pronounced in a live setting). It doesn't really relat...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 3455

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

If You're Feeling Sinister, but Mic City Sons is a close second.
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1970s Poll: Main Thread
Replies: 3
Views: 1915

Re: Albums and Songs of the 1970s Poll: Main Thread

Here are the results from the polls we've had so far:
1970
1971
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of the 1970s Poll: Main Thread
Replies: 3
Views: 1915

Albums and Songs of the 1970s Poll: Main Thread

This is the thread where you can find links to the results from each of the previous months' polls. I'll also keep a list of the albums and songs that have qualified for the final poll so far in this post. Albums Big Star - #1 Record Black Sabbath - Paranoid Bob Marley and the Wailers - Catch a Fire...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 7002

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Absolutely adore the album but I'm worried the universal adulation + the Pitchfork 10 is sparking a hype backlash movement. In the age of the internet, everything gets a backlash movement. I guess the question is how strong will it be; the album's rating is sitting at 4.16 on rateyourmusic with 280...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 61
Views: 7002

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

I put this in the 2020 albums thread as well: I've listened a few more times now. It's a great album. I'm not as high on it as Pitchfork (I still give Grimes the edge at the moment for album of the year, but that could change), but it's certainly great. "Left Alone" is my favorite Fiona Apple song, ...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 33680

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

I've listened a few more times now. It's a great album. I'm not as high on it as Pitchfork (I still give Grimes the edge at the moment for album of the year, but that could change), but it's certainly great. "Left Alone" is my favorite Fiona Apple song, and a lot of the percussion ideas that we see ...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 33680

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Nassim wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 7:48 am
Fiona Apple's new album just got Pitchfork's first 10 in 10 years !!!
I just listened to it for the first time, it's probably her best album to date. I need to process it further before making any sweeping conclusions though.
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3339

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

Marion Jola marks the second time one of the ModAcc albums has been so obscure that it didn't exist on RYM before I submitted a request (the other was the Gemini Eye album from last year). That's especially interesting since the Jola album as more streams and Spotify than quite a few of the albums ...
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3339

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

1. R.E.M. - Green vs. Nico - The Marble Index 2. The Breeders - Pod vs. Alt-J - This Is All Yours 3. Marion Jola - Marion vs. Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson Marion Jola marks the second time one of the ModAcc albums has been so obscure that it didn't exist on RYM before I submitted a request (the other...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 10, 2020 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: sonofsamiam's Michelin Album Guide
Replies: 22
Views: 2519

Re: sonofsamiam's Michelin Album Guide

This is amazing! I can't wait to read through the full list and see what I need to hear.
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 09, 2020 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2921

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

1. Santana - Santana vs. Damien Rice - O
2. The Go-Betweens - Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express vs. The Wedding Present - Seamonsters
3. Sharon Van Etten - Because I Was in Love vs. Passion Pit - Gossamer
by Listyguy
Tue Apr 07, 2020 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8924

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:
Tue Apr 07, 2020 7:26 pm
17 | Ennio Morricone | Once Upon a Time in the West
This is from 1968, bumping everything else up.
by Listyguy
Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 36
Views: 2514

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

Off the top of my head I can think of incidents involving underaged girls that involved Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, and The Rolling Stones. And we all know about Michael Jackson. Fame corrupts.