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by Listyguy
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 13
Views: 166

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

1. Perfume Genius - Too Bright vs. Deep Purple - Made In Japan
2. Sleater Kinney - One Beat vs. Tubeway Army - Replicas
3. Weekend - La Varieté vs. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans

#3 was a toughie
by Listyguy
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 18
Views: 218

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals

Portishead (Roads) vs. Bridge Over Troubled Water (The Only Living Boy in New York)
The Idler Wheel... (Daredevil) vs. Funeral (Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels))
Ok Computer (Let Down) vs. Illinois (Casimir Pulaski Day)
Abbey Road (Come Together) vs. Parallel Lines (One Way or Another)
by Listyguy
Mon Jul 16, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 31
Views: 822

Re: Site update is here

A pair of albums fell out of the top 500 that would be very strong ModAcc contenders if somebody nominated them: "Lift Yr Skinny Fists" and "The ArchAndroid." The former has been outside of the top 500 before, but I can't personally recall it ever being nominated (but someone ple...
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 31
Views: 822

Re: Site update is here

Amazing as always, Henrik! Can't wait to look through the new update!
by Listyguy
Sun Jul 15, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Yeah that's definitely a typo.
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 14, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

The plan is for the rollout to show the top 2000. After the rollout ends, I will share the complete spreadsheet, so you can view all the data and manipulate it however you please. Then I’m DEFINITELY feeling good. I knew that I would now! (Also, it’s so funny looking at the old AM rankings on the o...
by Listyguy
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 392

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

If I get time I may vote in the other matches, but for now:

1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man
2. Townes Van Zandt - The Late Great Townes Van Zandt vs. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit

All four are great albums!
by Listyguy
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round of 16
Replies: 18
Views: 295

Re: AM World Cup - Round of 16

Automatic for the People (Nightswimming) vs. Funeral (Neighboorhood #3 (Power Out)) Parallel Lines (Hanging on the Telephone) vs. Another Green World (Everything Merges With the Night) The Idler Wheel... (Anything We Want) vs. Stankonia (Xplosion) Purple Rain (I Would Die 4 U) vs. Abbey Road (Golde...
by Listyguy
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 392

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

This year we had a significantly "newer" selection of albums, with a mean value of 1995 (the last three editions were 1991, 1992 and 1992), with the 2000s as the decade most represented. Lots of great info, Honorio! This piece particularly intrigued me; I imagine that the 00's poll booste...
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 201
Views: 30481

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I'm going to Paul Simon's final concert in Queens in September. Who knows if it will actually be his last show (he's currently on a "farewell tour"), but I'm excited to see him regardless.
by Listyguy
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1376

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

To all American AMers : what sort of media exposure does the World Cup have in the US given that the national team is not part of it ? Is it easy to watch games ? I'm wondering Honestly I haven't noticed much of a coverage difference from this World Cup to the World Cups that the US team was actual...
by Listyguy
Wed Jul 04, 2018 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 318

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3

The Queen is Dead (Cemetry Gates) vs. Automatic for the People (Drive) Elephant (I Want To Be The Boy To Warm Your Mother's Heart) vs. Parallel Lines (Pretty Baby) Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (Da Mystery of Chessboxin') vs. The Idler Wheel... (Werewolf) Body Talk (Time Machine) vs. Another Green...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15
Replies: 17
Views: 378

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15

1. Erykah Badu - Baduizm vs. Billy Joel - The Stranger
2. Bright Eyes - Lifted or the Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground vs. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
3. Jeff Buckley - Sketches For My Sweetheart the Drunk vs. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 568

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

Very skewed towards the 00's, which I'm not sure that I agree with. I could go further, but critiquing these lists just isn't worth it.
by Listyguy
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 2
Replies: 17
Views: 396

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 2

The Queen is Dead (The Boy With the Thorn in His Side) vs. Elephant (Black Math) Parallel Lines (Fade Away and Radiate) vs. Automatic for the People (The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite) Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (Wu-Tang Clan Ain't Nuthing ta Fuck Wit) vs. Another Green World (Sky Saw) Body Talk (Lo...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 38
Views: 3567

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

To keep the other thread cleaner, I'm posting some stats about my list here instead. My actual list can be found here . I also do a decent amount of comparisons to my 2015 list, which can be found here . The 2015 list was 800 songs, this year's is an even 1000. Number of unique artists included: 305...
by Listyguy
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Here's my list. Ron, if you want the spreadsheet version I can send that to you as well. I won't clutter this thread with additional information about my list (I'll do that here ). 1 | Guns N' Roses | Sweet Child O' Mine 2 | The Beatles | Strawberry Fields Forever 3 | Otis Redding | (Sittin' On) The...
by Listyguy
Sat Jun 23, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

I would agree that 100 seems like a fair minimum.

I'll probably post my top 1000 list tomorrow or the next day. I'm not as satisfied with the placement of each song as I'd like to be, but they're all in the general vicinity of where I'd place them.
by Listyguy
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1
Replies: 26
Views: 1227

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1

The Queen is Dead (Frankly, Mr Shankly) vs. Parallel Lines (Picture This) Elephant (There's No Home For You Here) vs. Automatic for the People (FInd the River) Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (Can It All Be So Simple) vs. Body Talk (Fembot) Another Green World (Becalmed) vs. The Idler Wheel... (Val...
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 19, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Sufjan Stevens' last singles
Replies: 5
Views: 825

Re: Sufjan Stevens' last singles

Music released in December always seems to get shorted on EOY lists. I can't imagine "Mystery of Love" not finding its way onto AM though, it's spectacular.
by Listyguy
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 3597

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

1994, what a year for music! Had a tough time choosing between my top two songs for the year, and both albums and songs were loaded (only being able to give Kyuss 10 points was painful!) Albums 1. Jeff Buckley - Grace 2. The Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die 3. Soundgarden - Superunknown 4. Blur - Par...
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 2203

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Not great, but certainly better than The Life of Pablo. "Yikes" is my favorite track. As always, there are some truly God-awful lyrics, but that's to be expected unfortunately.

Also, the cover art is horrendous.
by Listyguy
Fri Jun 01, 2018 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

I thought I'd seen it all...until I saw JohnnyBGoode not have 'Johnny B. Goode" in his top 1000. :D
by Listyguy
Sun May 27, 2018 5:03 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 57
Views: 5000

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

I was originally going to have a list of 75 movies, but I ended up cutting the last ten. 1 | Pulp Fiction (Tarantino, 1994) 2 | Taxi Driver (Scorsese, 1976) 3 | Psycho (Hitchcock, 1960) 4 | Reservoir Dogs (Tarantino, 1992) 5 | Casablanca (Curtiz, 1942) 6 | Mulholland Drive (Lynch, 2001) 7 | The Godf...
by Listyguy
Wed May 23, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 21390

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

I didn't look into this extensively, but both RYM and Wikipedia have "Dubnobasswithmyheadman" listed as a 1994 release, whereas here it's 1993.
by Listyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 4557

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

Didn't get as much listening in as I would have liked (typical), but here are my lists: Albums 1. Nirvana - In Utero 2. The Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream 3. The Loud Family - Plants and Birds and Rocks and Thigngs 4. PJ Harvey - Rid of Me 5. Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville 6. Suede - Suede 7. Jeff...
by Listyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10
Replies: 25
Views: 1543

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.10

Probably won't get around to voting in the rest this week, sadly.

Elliott Smith - Figure 8 vs. alt-J - An Awesome Wave
by Listyguy
Tue May 22, 2018 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 20
Views: 1505

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

If somebody were to dethrone the Beatles, who would it be? Radiohead? David Bowie? Nirvana? There aren't a lot of artists that are considerably younger than the Beatles that could theoretically take their place.
by Listyguy
Fri May 18, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 1160

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. The Notwist - Neon Golden
I thoroughly enjoy both of these albums. Not a hard choice though.

The Beach Boys - Friends vs. Camel - Mirage
I didn't like the Camel album as much as I was expecting to, but it's still better than the Beach Boys offering
by Listyguy
Wed May 09, 2018 12:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.8
Replies: 29
Views: 1299

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.8

Have you noticed the prevalence of winners who are in the first place on both? I looked the bracket, only 1 match on 28 was won by an album that was proposed in second place. I wonder if this guides the choice of people? I'm not quite sure what you mean by first and second place here. I believe he'...
by Listyguy
Thu May 03, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.7
Replies: 21
Views: 1003

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.7

Hopefully I'll find time to listen to the last two albums, but for now here's my other three votes: Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust vs. Kanye West - 808s and Heartbreaks I know a lot of people hate 808s, but I've always found it to be one of Kanye's best. Jean-Michel jarre - Oxygène vs. Joan Manuel S...
by Listyguy
Wed May 02, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3554

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

"Find the River" getting more points than "Drive" and "Man on the Moon" is surprising.
by Listyguy
Sat Apr 28, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single
Replies: 22
Views: 1109

Re: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single

I know Kanye's lyrics aren't the selling point, but "woop ditty poop da scoop" or whatever garbage that he's rapping here is pretty bad even by his standards. Weird song, not a fan. Also, on the topic of his new album being only seven songs: why believe anything that Kanye says? Especially...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 944

Re: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

I put my initial reaction to the album in the 2018 albums thread, which I'll copy over to here: First impressions of Dirty Computer : Not as good as The ArchAndroid , but pretty good. It goes in more of a smooth R&B direction than I would have preferred, but there is are some higher energy track...
by Listyguy
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 146
Views: 12530

Re: Albums of 2018

First impressions of Dirty Computer : Not as good as The ArchAndroid , but pretty good. It goes in more of a smooth R&B direction than I would have preferred, but there is are some higher energy tracks that give it balance (such as "Americans," one of the two clearest influences Prince...
by Listyguy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.6
Replies: 16
Views: 927

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.6

Motorhead - Ace of Spades vs. Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual
Grant Green - Idle Moments vs. Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
Tom Petty - Wildflowers vs. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe vs. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia
by Listyguy
Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 146
Views: 12530

Re: Albums of 2018

Janelle Monae's new album is dropping on Friday, and it has songs that feature Grimes and Brian Wilson (and others). That news definitely got me excited for this album. I guess I should listen to The Electric Lady before Friday. :whistle: And I'll probably listen to The Archandroid for the 1000th ti...
by Listyguy
Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3554

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Another month that I didn't give its due diligence with listening... Anyway, here's my songs list: 1. REM - Nightswimming 2. REM - Drive 3. Tom Waits - Who Are You This Time 4. REM - Monty Got a Raw Deal 5. Radiohead - Creep 6. Alice in Chains - Rooster 7. The Cure - Friday I'm In Love 8. Rage Again...
by Listyguy
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.5
Replies: 19
Views: 1117

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.5

I may get around to voting on the other two, but in case I don't here are my first two votes:

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Good Son vs. Portishead - Portishead
Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Shiny Beast vs. The Darkness - Permission to Land
by Listyguy
Wed Apr 11, 2018 4:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

To me, if they're listed as separate tracks, I consider them separately. I feel like combining songs should be used very sparingly. With that said, I get that the Abbey Road medley is often considered as one piece. I'll be voting for "Locked Inside" and "Faster" as unique songs t...
by Listyguy
Sat Apr 07, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)
Replies: 38
Views: 3567

Re: Extended All-Time Songs Lists (2018 Edition)

We humans are not worthy...
by Listyguy
Wed Apr 04, 2018 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3
Replies: 24
Views: 1316

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.3

1. The Police - Zenyatta Mondata vs. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
2. Carly Rae Jepsen - E*MO*TION vs. Sleater Kinney - One Beat

One Beat is rapidly moving up my list of favorite albums. It's really incredible.
by Listyguy
Mon Apr 02, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 404
Views: 19256

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Hymie wrote:No offense, zombeels, but I have to say, the lack of black music in your top 1,000 is quite shocking to me.

Oh hello Bruce
by Listyguy
Sun Mar 25, 2018 2:51 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats
Replies: 91
Views: 10546

Re: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats

Thanks for organizing this, Honorio. One question I have is to which extent the order of the tracks influences the results. Do the first tracks tend to do better than the last? And if they do, is it because the best songs are often early on the album, or would the results slightly change if the tra...
by Listyguy
Thu Mar 22, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)
Replies: 16
Views: 934

Re: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)

I noticed that "It's Oh So Quiet" wasn't doing that well, so I decided to relisten to the album and vote: 04 | It's Oh So Quiet 01 | Army of Me 05 | Enjoy 02 | Hyper-Ballad 07 | Isobel 09 | I Miss You 10 | Cover Me 08 | Possibly Maybe 11 | Headphones 03 | The Modern Things 06 | You've Been...
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3485

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

I'm not going to get any substantial listening in over the next 10 days, so here are my lists. I'm pretty happy with my song list, but I wish I had time to listen to some more albums... Albums 1. Pearl Jam - Ten 2. Nirvana - Nevermind 3. U2 - Achtung Baby 4. A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory...
by Listyguy
Wed Mar 14, 2018 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Semi-finals
Replies: 18
Views: 901

Re: 9825/10000: Semi-finals

Better late than never to join... 9996 | Rodriguez | Crucify Your Mind 9861 | Elton John | Levon 9989 | Aretha Franklin | The House that Jack Built 9889 | Laura Nyro & Labelle | The Bells "Crucify Your Mind" is an amazing song. It is by far my favorite track in any of these groups. 996...
by Listyguy
Mon Mar 12, 2018 11:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 12930

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

Much like "Sinnerman," I had higher expectations for "Strange Fruit." I thought it has an outside shot at #1. That was based on me just noticing it was highly placed on a lot of lists, and I didn't take into account that it was on less lists.
by Listyguy
Mon Mar 12, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 21390

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Why are there two versions of Suzanne Vega's "Tom's Dinner" on the AM list? I thought remixes were consolidated with the original song.

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