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by Listyguy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 1:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged
Replies: 7
Views: 220

Re: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged

Much like the others have said, I mainly use spotify for listening to new music and music that I don't own yet. So if I'm going to listen to an album that I already I own, I use iTunes. Handling of "personal" tracks (ones which are not in the Catalog) is diabolical. You can't add local tra...
by Listyguy
Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 20
Views: 482

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

Nick wrote:
Listyguy wrote:I could be wrong, but is this the first time we've heard autotune in an LCD Soundsystem song?


I'm actually pretty sure it's a vocoder, not auto tune.

Yeah, you're right.
by Listyguy
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 20
Views: 482

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

I could be wrong, but is this the first time we've heard autotune in an LCD Soundsystem song?
by Listyguy
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Miguel wrote:Listyguy: could you extend the deadline, by a week or two? I would like to submit a list, but, for several reasons, I can't finish it before August 31st. Of course, if the rest of the people agree.

Thanks.

Yeah that's fine!
by Listyguy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 21
Views: 308

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Prince - 1999 vs. Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You FKA Twigs - Two Weeks vs. Sly and the Family Stone - Everyday People Janelle Monae - Tightrope vs. Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up Chic - Le Freak vs. Prince - Kiss Sly and the Family Stone - Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin) vs. Bobby Womack - Acr...
by Listyguy
Sun Aug 13, 2017 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 644

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

ordinaryperson wrote:Otis Redding - (Sittin’ On) the Dock of the Bay vs. Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come (12-13)

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by Listyguy
Sat Aug 12, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1137

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Songs: 1. Gnarls Barkley - Crazy 2. Johnny Cash - God's Gonna Cut You Down 3. The Killers - When You Were Young 4. Arctic Monkeys - The View From the Afternoon 5. Amy Winehouse - Rehab 6. Arctic Monkeys - Riot Van 7. Rise Against - Prayer of the Refugee 8. Amy Winehouse - Back to Black 9. Justin Tim...
by Listyguy
Thu Aug 10, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

28. Harry Potter Series 17. Harry Potter series - J K Rowling 58. Mort - Terry Pratchett 58. Hog father - Terry Pratchett 28. Of Mice And Men - John Steinbeck 28. Harry Potter Series 52. Lord Of The Rings series - J R R Tolkien 52. His Dark Materials series - Philip Pullman 66. Macbeth (play) - Wil...
by Listyguy
Sun Aug 06, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 644

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Marvin Gaye - What's Going On vs. Sly and the Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On Prince - Purple Rain vs. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life Prince - Sign 'O' the Times vs. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions Michael Jackson - Thriller vs. James Brown - Live' at the Apollo Songs Marvin Gay...
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 20
Views: 482

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

I am legitimately annoyed at how bad this album art is. I'm glad I'm not the only one who hates that album cover. Nothing about it screams LCD Soundsystem. Their other albums had decent to good cover art, but this is just awful. I'm hopefully going to see the band this December, so I'm pretty excit...
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1137

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

I plan on voting later in the month, but in the meantime everybody should listen to "God's Gonna Cut You Down", one of Johnny Cash's most haunting tracks, and one of the best posthumous releases I've heard.

by Listyguy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1342

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Listened to this one and reviewed it on RYM. Definitely the band's weakest effort to date. Most of the songs aren't *bad*, but most aren't good either. There are a few absolute duds in that batch though, namely "Creature Comfort" and "Electric Blue" (Regine, why have you forsaken...
by Listyguy
Fri Aug 04, 2017 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 27
Views: 803

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Where did all these Aussies come from? I must have missed that takeover.

As for me, I'm Northeast US through and through (live in New York, study in Boston)
by Listyguy
Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:42 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

DocBrown wrote:Q. Is Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance eligible? The more I read about it the more it seems to be a very factual memoir.

I've been counting it, as it seems to be considered "autobiographical fiction"
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 30, 2017 11:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Are biographies and autobiographies allowed? If it's nonfiction, then it is not allowed. I think biographical fiction is a thing, so that type of book would be eligible. But straight autobiographies and stuff of that nature is not. Hi there, :D No, not an ordered list. I just wrote down my favourit...
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 29, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Never be a hipster.
Replies: 64
Views: 713

Re: Never be a hipster.

http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=5607

I'm pretty sure this is erratic....

Anyway, you might be better off not doing drugs...
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 29, 2017 12:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy - Douglas Adams Trainspotting - Irvine Welsh Killing Floor - Lee Child High Fidelity - Nick Hornby About A Boy - Nick Hornby The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time - Mark Haddon Two Litgle Boys - Duncan Sarkies Whale Rider - Witi Ihimaera Macbeth (play) -...
by Listyguy
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: AMF Favorite Books Poll?
Replies: 4
Views: 463

Re: POLL: AMF Favorite Books Poll?

FriFriendly reminder that there is just over a month remaining to vote in this! We have a very close race right now, with the top 13 books being within 100 points of each other! And our top three is only separated by 20 points at the moment!
by Listyguy
Fri Jul 28, 2017 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1342

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Have not heard the new album, but I've always viewed Neon Bible as the weakest of the first four.
by Listyguy
Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

I foolishly forgot to nominate 1999, so thank you to whoever did that!
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)
Replies: 12
Views: 298

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)

Great album

01 | Break On Through (To the Other Side)
03 | The Crystal Ship
06 | Light My Fire
11 | The End
04 | Twentieth Century Fox
07 | Back Door Man
08 | I Looked at You
02 | Soul Kitchen
09 | End of the Night
10 | Take It as It Comes
05 | Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 6:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

If I remember correctly, didn't we argue that "Crazy" was ineligible for the hip hop tournament because it is more R&B? In that case shouldn't it be in this tournament?
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2273

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

#1 was easy, the rest of the top 5 was essentially a tossup, they're all phenomenal songs. 1- Sufjan Stevens - Chicago 2- The National - Mr. November 3- Gorillaz - Feel Good Inc. 4- Sufjan Stevens - John Wayne Gacy Jr. 5- Kanye West - Gold Digger 6- Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good on the Dancef...
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Glad to see these lists coming in!
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 12, 2017 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 867

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

acroamor wrote:In a similar vein to not including "Hey Ya!" in the hip-hop poll, can we please leave "Get Lucky" off of the R&B list? There may be some debate on it, but I for one would not consider it R&B.

I concur. That song jumped out immediately to me as being out of place.
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2616

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Wow, "Jesus Walks" didn't do nearly as well as I was expecting it too...It BARELY made the top 10. I though it would be a lock for the top 5.
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 02, 2017 1:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 741

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

I never thought Juicy would made it this far. It has my vote here as is my favorite rap song of all time.
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 01, 2017 5:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Canadian songs
Replies: 14
Views: 421

Re: Favorite Canadian songs

On the 150th anniversary of Canada, here's my list: 1- Neil Young - The Needle and the Damage Done 2- Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) 3- Crystal Castles - Not In Love 4- Joni Mitchell - A Case of You 5- Neil Young - Southern Man 6- Arcade Fire - We Used to Wait 7- Joni Mitchell - Big Yellow Taxi 8- A...
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2616

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Sorry to be that guy, but I made a small change to my list (added a song in the middle).
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 27, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 489
Views: 23458

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Shouldn't Chuck Berry be listed as a Missouri artist? Right now all of his songs are listed under "Top Songs From California", but he was born in Missouri (and the songs were recorded in Illinois).
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 23
Views: 586

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Albums
Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City

Songs
M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
The Roots - The Seed (2.0) vs. Notorious B.I.G. - Juicy
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament

Also, given the number of options here, might I suggest doing a runoff if there is no clear majority (which, given the sheer number of options, is pretty likely)?
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 22, 2017 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 391

Re: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament

What was poll #1? The rap and hip hop one?
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 20, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lorde's Melodrama: Discussion Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 550

Re: Lorde's Melodrama: Discussion Thread

I give the album 7/10 for the time being. By this time next year it will probably be up to 8/10, if I had to guess. I agree with a lot of what has been said here, especially on cohesiveness of the album (for example, "Liability" seems like it was just thrown in at a random spot that doesn'...
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lorde's Melodrama: Discussion Thread
Replies: 12
Views: 550

Re: Lorde's Melodrama: Discussion Thread

Haven't heard either Lorde album, but I'll probably listen to this one tonight and share my thoughts. I heard "Green Light" when it dropped, and while it's good, it'll never be "Royals" (pun completely intentional).
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:45 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destruction (1987)
Replies: 6
Views: 257

Re: Rank the Tracks: Guns N' Roses' Appetite for Destruction (1987)

Favorite album last week, favorite song this week:

09 | Sweet Child o' Mine
03 | Nightrain
05 | Mr. Brownstone
04 | Out ta Get Me
01 | Welcome to the Jungle
07 | My Michelle
06 | Paradise City
02 | It's So Easy
12 | Rocket Queen
10 | You're Crazy
11 | Anything Goes
08 | Think About You
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 228
Views: 14167

Re: Albums of 2017

Any thoughts on the new Sufjan Stevens album, Planetarium? I'm probably going to listen to it this week.
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 18, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 722

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West - Late Registration vs. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. Kanye West - Runaway N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton vs. Grandmaster Flas...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Replies: 21
Views: 676

Re: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

My all time favorite album

08 | When the Levee Breaks
04 | Stairway to Heaven
07 | Going to California
03 | The Battle of Evermore
01 | Black Dog
02 | Rock and Roll
06 | Four Sticks
05 | Misty Mountain Hop
by Listyguy
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 24
Views: 642

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back vs. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet Kanye West - Late Registration vs. Kanye West - Yeezus A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Th...
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...
Replies: 10
Views: 482

Re: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...

I had a similar experience with Game Theory a few years ago. They're not a top 10 favorite artist of mine, but they have some music that was magical to hear for the first time. Really an incredible feeling.
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:02 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland (1968)
Replies: 8
Views: 360

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland (1968)

15 | All Along the Watchtower 16 | Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 05 | Little Miss Strange 11 | 1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be) 06 | Long Hot Summer Night 07 | Come On (Part I) 08 | Gypsy Eyes 03 | Crosstown Traffic 04 | Voodoo Chile 09 | Burning of the Midnight Lamp 10 | Rainy Day, Dream Away ...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 06, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19854

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

As I noted in my RYM list of my favorite albums , there hasn't been a lot of change from my 2014 list. I have gotten away from listening to new albums lately. Anyway, here's my list: 1. Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin IV 2. The Beatles - Abbey Road 3. Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced? 4. Bob Dylan - B...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 622

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7

Albums Kanye West - Late Registration vs. Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die Kanye West - Yeezus vs. Death Grips - The Money Store A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City vs. Jay Z - The Blueprint Songs GZA - 4th Chamber vs. Pub...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 02, 2017 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking albums is tough
Replies: 14
Views: 672

Re: Ranking albums is tough

I generally go with the original version (that is, I always don't consider bonus tracks). With US vs. UK versions, I usually go with the original as well but I'm more lenient. I sometimes just combine the US and UK versions, like with This Year's Model or Are You Experienced? (but I'd love just abou...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 02, 2017 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2616

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Songs: 1- Kanye West - Jesus Walks 2- Arcade Fire - Rebellion (Lies) 3- Green Day - Wake Me Up When September Ends 4- Franz Ferdinand - Take Me Out 5- Green Day - Boulevard of Broken Dreams 6- Arcade Fire - Wake Up 7- From First to Last - Emily 8- Modest Mouse - Float On 9- Kanye West - All Falls Do...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 02, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 3584

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Since I didn't vote, I can't really complain...but I'm shocked that 99 Problems didn't crack the top 10. Overall a pretty solid group of songs though.
by Listyguy
Wed May 31, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2284

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Who is going to volunteer to run a Non Fiction Poll?! Question: do we count Persepolis and Maus as fiction or non-fiction? 1. Graphic Novels say Novel so Fiction? 2. Are they entertaining? Always a giveaway its Fiction (that was a joke) 3. Let's ask a professor... Maus Volume 1 was listed as Fictio...
by Listyguy
Sun May 28, 2017 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 587

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6

Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy vs. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton vs. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes vs. OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) OutKast - Ms. Jackson vs. Kendrick Lamar - Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe Ka...

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