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by Listyguy
Wed Sep 18, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 190
Views: 1639

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Grimes - California, 2015 bubbling
by Listyguy
Tue Sep 17, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 21
Views: 258

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

Apologies if this has been covered before, but where can I hear the Shankar and Tokyo Jihen albums? Do these work for you? http://open.spotify.com/album/0WhNxc2V5kYKaPevYHVT5v https://mio.to/album/Pandit+Ravi+Shankar/Shankar+Family+and+Friends The Shankar link appears to, the Spotify stuff doesn't ...
by Listyguy
Tue Sep 17, 2019 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 21
Views: 258

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

1. Grimes - Art Angels vs. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine vs. The Velvet Underground - VU

Apologies if this has been covered before, but where can I hear the Shankar and Tokyo Jihen albums?
by Listyguy
Mon Sep 16, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 190
Views: 1639

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

The National - Terrible Love (2010 bubbler)
by Listyguy
Sun Sep 15, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 513

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

2. Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs For Drella vs. Tom Waits - Closing Time
4. Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen vs. The Sound - Jeopardy
by Listyguy
Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 190
Views: 1639

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

David Bowie - The Stars (Are Out Tonight) #76 for 2013
by Listyguy
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 513

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Match-ups:
1. U2 - Boy vs. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
3. St. Vincent - Marry Me vs. Rush - Permanent Waves
by Listyguy
Mon Sep 09, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1348

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

1. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles vs. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners

4. Alabama 3 - Exile On Coldharbour Lane vs. Heatmiser - Mic City Sons
by Listyguy
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1348

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Brad wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:03 pm

Also, we have a TIE from last week:
Mano Negra - Puta's Fever vs. Wire - Chairs Missing ***TIE! 7-7! Next vote from someone who has not already voted in this match-up wins!!!***
In case it was missed in the other thread, I'll break this tie by voting for Mano Negra.
by Listyguy
Tue Sep 03, 2019 4:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3410

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

I'll break the tie and vote for Puta's Fever
by Listyguy
Sat Aug 31, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 57
Views: 2781

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Monthly Game Theory recommendation: Lolita Nation, which is their best album in my opinion. Features a number of great tracks, including "Mammoth Gardens," "The Waist and the Knees" and "Look Away"
by Listyguy
Sat Aug 24, 2019 3:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14211

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Albums 1. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead 2. Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles 3. Peter Gabriel - So 4. R.E.M. - Lifes Rich Pageant 5. Talk Talk - The Colour of Spring 6. Elvis Costello - Blood & Chocolate 7. Metallica - Master of Puppets 8. Siekiera - Nowa Aleksandria 9. Beastie Boys - Licensed ...
by Listyguy
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5
Replies: 36
Views: 3867

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5

1. Bob Dylan - Desire vs. Joni Mitchell - Hejira
2. Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex vs. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B

I love Dylan, but Hejira runs circles around Desire.
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 3887

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

1. Blur - 13 vs. The Smiths - Meat is Murder
2. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape vs. The Millennium - Begin
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 123567

Re: Albums of 2019

Sleater-Kinney: The Center Won't Hold Another solid SK album. I'm not ready to say it's one of my favorites from them, but it's got some great tracks, such as the title track and "Restless." I think the conception that St. Vincent would turn SK into an electronic band was a little overblown, but you...
by Listyguy
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1986 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 4561

Re: 1986 Recommendations

Here's a few recommendations from outside of the AM list. I've seen a few of them on lists already, which is awesome! Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles Another year, another Game Theory gem. This is probably their album with the most pop sensibility. Henry Flynt - You Are My Everlovin / Celesti...
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 5:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6480

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks vs. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 02, 2019 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14211

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Here's a few recommendations from outside of the AM list. I've seen a few of them on lists already, which is awesome! Game Theory - The Big Shot Chronicles Another year, another Game Theory gem. This is probably their album with the most pop sensibility. Henry Flynt - You Are My Everlovin / Celestia...
by Listyguy
Tue Jul 30, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 6480

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There vs. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
2. blink-182 - Enema of the State vs. The Velvet Underground - VU

Hoping to vote on the others later in the week
by Listyguy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21256

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

The Indestructible Beat of Soweto probably qualifies as a compilation, so you can ignore it and bump everything else up one spot if that is the case.
by Listyguy
Mon Jul 29, 2019 12:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21256

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Albums 1. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs 2. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love 3. The Cure - The Head on the Door 4. Game Theory - Real Nighttime 5. Tears for Fears - Songs From the Big Chair 6. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 7. Husker Du - New Day Rising 8. Marillion - Misplaced Childhood 9. Meat Puppets - Up on t...
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 28, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 4326

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

1. Fiona Apple - Tidal vs. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine vs. Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Up for Debate
Replies: 19
Views: 1591

Re: Up for Debate

Live in Phoenix wrote:Just like every household has a toilet, perhaps our forum is overdue for a debate thread
This reminds me of a thread from a few years ago. So this shit with the artist formerly known as Bruce is nothing new:
http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/vi ... f=2&t=1977
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 21, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 33720

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Most people who use the popularity argument apply it selectively to dismiss something nichey they personally do not like when they have no real arguments against it besides “This is not to my taste and is therefore objectively trash.” Which is Hymiebruce’s real position in every case I’ve ever seen...
by Listyguy
Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16
Replies: 20
Views: 2216

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16

1. Roxy Music - Country Life vs. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
Going to pass on this one, I haven't heard Country Life in ages. But if there's a tie, I could always give it another spin and cast the deciding vote.

4. Hedningarna - Hippjokk vs. The Sound - Jeopardy
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 06, 2019 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15
Replies: 29
Views: 5949

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15

1. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm vs. U2 - Boy
2. Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs For Drella vs. Todd Terje - It's Album Time
3. Laurie Spiegel - The Expanding Universe vs. St. Vincent - Marry Me
by Listyguy
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 21256

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Haven't seen a recommendation thread yet, so I'll just put this here: This is the first of four straight years where I'll be (unsurprisingly) advertising a Game Theory album. This year's in Real Nighttime . I'll admit it's not as great as the albums they'd put out in '86 and '87, but it's still pret...
by Listyguy
Thu Jul 04, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas
Replies: 19
Views: 4177

Re: Halfway through the 80s poll: thoughts and ideas

Like others have said, ther only thing expanding the finals lists will do is give people more albums/songs to rank (and those extra rankings will likely be for naught, as most will end up at ther bottom of the list anyway).

So my vote is for option 2.
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 29, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12048

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners vs. Coldplay - Parachutes

I unfortunately don't have 5 and a half free hours to listen to Okami, but I'm glad that Heatmiser doing well!
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 23, 2019 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 95701

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. Jimi Hendrix 2. Bob Dylan 3. The Beatles 4. David Bowie 5. Led Zeppelin 6. Bruce Springsteen 7. R.E.M. 8. Elliott Smith 9. The Rolling Stones 10. Simon and Garfunkel 11. Queen 12. U2 13. Radiohead 14. Nirvana 15. Joni Mitchell 16. Kanye West 17. Sleater-Kinney 18. Tom Waits 19. Creedence Clearwat...
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13386

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

1. Jackson Browne - Running on Empty vs. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles
2. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah vs. Pink Floyd - Animals
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 22, 2019 12:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 54268

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Listyguy wrote: Songs

20. Meat Puppets - Lake of Fire
25. Meat Puppets - Lake of Fire
You've listed this one twice. Should I keep it at 20 and move the others up?
Oops. Yeah that's fine.
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 54268

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Albums 1. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. 2. R.E.M. - Reckoning 3. The Replacements - Let it Be 4. Prince - Purple Rain 5. The Smiths - The Smiths 6. U2 - The Unforgettable Fire 7. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II 8. Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime 9. The Smiths - Hatful of Hollow 10. Ta...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 14, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86941

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Jap123 wrote:Surprised that one only made one list
So am I! It's one of the better songs on a pretty well-liked album.
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 08, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12258

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

1. Elvis Costello - Get Happy!! vs. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever
2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle vs. Lorde - Pure Heroine
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 54268

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Today marks the 35th anniversary of Born in the USA. During the 1984 poll! Great timing!
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 01, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 15973

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

1. Joni Mitchell - Hejira vs. Simon and Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence I considered nominating Sounds of Silence and did not. I did nominate Hejira , however. I have the same preferences regarding these two albums that I did four months ago. 2. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. vs. George Michael - Li...
by Listyguy
Wed May 29, 2019 2:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 123567

Re: Albums of 2019

New single from Sleater-Kinney. Full album coming later this year.
by Listyguy
Mon May 27, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 77621

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

1983 features my #1 album of the decade, and my #2 and #3 songs of the decade. Albums 1. U2 - War 2. Violent Femmes - Violent Femmes 3. Cyndi Lauper - She's So Unusual 4. R.E.M. - Murmur 5. Aztec Camera - High Land, Hard Rain 6. Djeli Moussa Diawara - Yasimika 7. Madonna - Madonna 8. Tom Waits - Swo...
by Listyguy
Sun May 19, 2019 1:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8
Replies: 28
Views: 14103

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8

1. Jerry Lee Lewis - Live at the Star Club, Hamburg vs. The Smiths - Meat is Murder I had forgotten that I'd heard the Lewis album before, which is never a good sign. Of the four non-Hatful Smiths albums (because is that really an album?), Meat is Murder is my least favorite, but it's still pretty g...
by Listyguy
Sat May 18, 2019 11:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 123567

Re: Albums of 2019

The amount of time spent listening to The National skyrocketed after I graduated from college (do with that information what you will). I do really enjoy their lyrics, but they obviously have a great band dynamic as well. I also really like Matt Bernihger's vocals.
by Listyguy
Fri May 17, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 211
Views: 123567

Re: Albums of 2019

Listened to I Am Easy to Find twice this morning. Initial reaction: It's not one of the band's best album, but it's solid. There's utterly no reason for it to be over an hour long though. I like that the band is taking chances, such as the heavy incorporation of female vocalists and electronic influ...
by Listyguy
Tue May 14, 2019 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: King Crimson is (finally) coming to streaming services!
Replies: 2
Views: 6588

King Crimson is (finally) coming to streaming services!

https://www.digitalmusicnews.com/2019/0 ... c-catalog/

They're going to Apple Music first, but will be on Spotify in a month
by Listyguy
Tue May 07, 2019 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 13755

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

Does Gemini Eye have an entry on RYM? I can't seem to find it.

Edit: I made them one, assumed the answer was "no"
by Listyguy
Tue May 07, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 13755

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

Can hopefully listen to the other albums later in the week, but here's my vote for the stuff I've heard:

Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly vs. Blur - 13
David Bowie - Lodger vs. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
by Listyguy
Sat May 04, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 196
Views: 154738

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Djam Leeli seems to be from 1989, is currently listed as 1983
by Listyguy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 53666

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Song: 1. Michael Jackson - Beat It 2. Bruce Springsteen - Atlantic City 3. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message 4. Tears For Fears - Mad World 5. Duran Duran - Hungry Like the Wolf 6. Michael Jackson - Billie Jean 7. Prince - Let's Pretend We're Married 8. Richard and Linda Thompson ...
by Listyguy
Sun Apr 28, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 53666

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Album: 1. Prince - 1999 2. Richard and Linda Thompson - Shoot Out the Lights 3. Michael Jackson - Thriller 4. Kate Bush - The Dreaming 5. The Cure - Pornography 6. XTC - English Settlement 7. Liliput - Liliput 8. Duran Duran - Rio 9. R.E.M. - Chronic Town 10. Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska 11. The Fal...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 26, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 10391

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill vs. Crowded House - Woodface Elliott Smith is a favorite of mine, and while this isn't his best album, it's still great. 2. Etta James - At Last! vs. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain Goldfrapp is less consistent, and didn't have a song as great as "At Lelst" on ...
by Listyguy
Sat Apr 20, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 17081

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Might submit a vote for match #2 if time permits. 1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Mornin g vs. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me Both of these albums belong to a pretty similar genre, but the lyrical content of the two is vastly different. I didn't like either much more than the other, but I t...