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by Moonbeam
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1
Replies: 17
Views: 203

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1

I may edit in votes for other songs later, but for now I will only vote on the ones for which I know both songs well enough to compare (still desperately trying to put together a song list for the all-time poll). The Queen is Dead (Frankly, Mr Shankly) vs. Parallel Lines ( Picture This ) Elephant (T...
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 129
Views: 7750

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

I am going to try to put something together. Thanks for hosting, Sweepstakes Ron!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 598

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

Yeah, a big meetup planned well in advance would be amazing!
by Moonbeam
Thu May 31, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 598

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

As it turns out, I went out for karaoke with some work friends last night and did "You Dropped a Bomb on Me", among others. I don't think there is any video, though there are apparently videos of some other songs I sang. I have done a bit of a world karaoke tour the past 18 months, and I h...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 30, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 598

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

Thank you both for one of the most joyous weekends of my life! These meetings remind me of how much of a family AM is. Petri, thank you so much for your warm hospitality. Aside from the triple meetup this weekend, we have had great fun at the music quizzes (Petri literally wrote the book on them: he...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 20, 2018 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob
Replies: 6
Views: 374

Re: AM real life May meeting #1: Henrik & Rob

Always awesome to see AM meetups! Glad you guys had a good time. Makes me dream of a fantasy where there is a big forum meetup someday somewhere.
by Moonbeam
Thu May 17, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs
Replies: 11
Views: 560

Re: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs

This song came on shuffle today. It is a BOP.

by Moonbeam
Tue May 15, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs
Replies: 11
Views: 560

Re: Deep melody / bassline-driven songs

Can't help much with the sort of IDM style of the songs you've listed, but I can help with songs from other genres that feature prominent bass. How about some synth funk? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LRrTR7hNO-M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Es91Thz-u1k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44nAQ7_Vd...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update in spring ... and then?
Replies: 51
Views: 3780

Re: New site update in spring ... and then?

Wow! I am only seeing this now somehow. As others have chimed in, you are worthy of nothing but endless thanks for what you have provided for those of us over the years. I've been coming to this site for 15+ years now, and though I have not been around much the past year or so due to some personal t...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 26
Views: 777

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

I think a forum poll of the best TV series would be a fun one for people to participate in.
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)
Replies: 21
Views: 1291

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's ★ [Blackstar] (2016)

01 | ★
03 | Lazarus
07 | I Can't Give Everything Away
06 | Dollar Days
05 | Girl Loves Me
02 | 'Tis a Pity She Was a Whore
04 | Sue (Or in a Season of Crime)
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)
Replies: 16
Views: 1662

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

03 | The Crystal Ship
11 | The End
09 | End of the Night
06 | Light My Fire
01 | Break On Through (To the Other Side)
10 | Take It as It Comes
02 | Soul Kitchen
08 | I Looked at You
04 | Twentieth Century Fox
07 | Back Door Man
05 | Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Ramones' Ramones (1976)
Replies: 11
Views: 1402

Re: Rank the Tracks: Ramones' Ramones (1976)

04 | I Wanna Be Your Boyfriend 02 | Beat on the Brat 08 | Loudmouth 05 | Chain Saw 01 | Blitzkrieg Bop 03 | Judy Is a Punk 13 | I Don't Wanna Walk Around with You 11 | 53rd & 3rd 10 | Listen to My Heart 14 | Today Your Love, Tomorrow the World 09 | Havana Affair 07 | I Don't Wanna Go Down to the...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico
Replies: 33
Views: 6563

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Velvet Underground and Nico

7. Heroin
4. Venus in Furs
3. Femme Fatale
1. Sunday Morning
2. I'm Waiting for the Man
10. The Black Angel's Death Song
5. Run Run Run
11. European Son
6. All Tomorrow's Parties
9. I'll Be Your Mirror
8. There She Goes Again
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Smiths' The Queen is Dead
Replies: 25
Views: 5258

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Smiths' The Queen is Dead

3. I Know It's Over
9. There is a Light That Never Goes Out
4. Never Had No One Ever
6. Bigmouth Strikes Again
1. The Queen is Dead
10. Some Girls are Bigger Than Others
7. The Boy With the Thorn in His Side
5. Cemetry Gates
2. Frankly Mr. Shankly
8. Vicar in a Tutu
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Strokes Is this It?
Replies: 20
Views: 3690

Re: Rank the Tracks: Strokes Is this It?

6. "Alone, Together" 10. "Trying Your Luck" 7. "Last Nite" 11. "Take It or Leave It" 3. "Soma" 8. "Hard to Explain" 1. "Is This It" 4. "Barely Legal" 2. "The Modern Age" 5. "Someday" 9. "New York...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)
Replies: 10
Views: 740

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (1976)

16 | As 18 | Saturn 07 | Knocks Me Off My Feet 17 | Another Star 14 | Ngiculela – Es Una Historia – I Am Singing 01 | Love's in Need of Love Today 08 | Pastime Paradise 06 | I Wish 10 | Ordinary Pain 20 | All Day Sucker 09 | Summer Soft 03 | Village Ghetto Land 02 | Have a Talk with God 11 | Isn't S...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:38 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's Hunky Dory (1971)
Replies: 10
Views: 484

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's Hunky Dory (1971)

04 | Life on Mars?
02 | Oh! You Pretty Things
05 | Kooks
06 | Quicksand
10 | Queen Bitch
01 | Changes
07 | Fill Your Heart
08 | Andy Warhol
11 | The Bewlay Brothers
09 | Song for Bob Dylan
03 | Eight Line Poem
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's OK Computer
Replies: 40
Views: 7342

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's OK Computer

4. Exit Music (For a Film)
9. Climbing Up the Walls
10. No Surprises
6. Karma Police
11. Lucky
5. Let Down
8. Electioneering
1. Airbag
12. The Tourist
2. Paranoid Android
3. Subterranean Homesick Alien
7. Fitter Happier
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:33 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sufjan Stevens' Illinois (2005)
Replies: 21
Views: 3029

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sufjan Stevens' Illinois (2005)

03 | Come On! Feel the Illinoise! (Part I: The World's Columbian Exposition – Part II: Carl Sandburg Visits Me in a Dream) 09 | Chicago 15 | The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades Is Out to Get Us! 16 | They Are Night Zombies!! They Are Neighbors!! They Have Come Back from the Dead!! Ahhhh! 04 | John W...
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 20
Views: 2833

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

05 | Elevation
08 | Torn Curtain
01 | See No Evil
03 | Friction
04 | Marquee Moon
02 | Venus
06 | Guiding Light
07 | Prove It
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 10:14 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)
Replies: 16
Views: 706

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

07 | Isobel
02 | Hyper-Ballad
01 | Army of Me
09 | I Miss You
10 | Cover Me
05 | Enjoy
08 | Possibly Maybe
03 | The Modern Things
06 | You've Been Flirting Again
04 | It's Oh So Quiet
11 | Headphones
by Moonbeam
Sun May 13, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)
Replies: 15
Views: 732

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)

04 | Lovesong
07 | Fascination Street
01 | Plainsong
06 | Lullaby
08 | Prayers for Rain
02 | Pictures of You
12 | Untitled
09 | The Same Deep Water as You
10 | Disintegration
03 | Closedown
05 | Last Dance
11 | Homesick

Amazing album.
by Moonbeam
Thu May 10, 2018 12:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 26
Views: 777

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

Wow! Thanks for putting this together! Great to see some of my favorites on here (The Wonder Years, The Twilight Zone, Six Feet Under). Of course, there are some shows high up that I absolutely loathe, just like AM. :lol:
by Moonbeam
Tue May 08, 2018 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

This is one of those infectious albums where putting anything else on just seems patently ridiculous. I actually tried to check out some new music, but 30 seconds in, it seemed completely pointless. I'm not sure whether I'm ready to crown Dirty Computer as my favorite Janelle album yet, but it seems...
by Moonbeam
Wed May 02, 2018 2:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer
Replies: 14
Views: 818

Re: Janelle Monae - Dirty Computer

An incredible album. Of course, I'm all over the fact that this is her most Princely album to date, and the fact that he collaborated with her on the album (though the extent of this is unclear) is pretty awesome. I've seen some people comment that the sea change in this album is a bit too much, but...
by Moonbeam
Sat Nov 25, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 998

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1

Was hoping to nominate the album version of "Julia":



Lots of great albums and songs in the tournament!
by Moonbeam
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 3367

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Hair metal rules. Give me hair metal over grunge any day.
by Moonbeam
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 3367

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Great: Wham! - Careless Whisper : 10 Brian Eno - Baby's On Fire : 9.5 Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) : 9.5 Good: NEU! - Hallogallo : 8 HAIM - Falling: 8 The Slits - Typical Girls : 7 Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand : 7 Meh/Mixed: Pulp - This is Hardcore : 6.5 Heart - Barracuda: 6 HAIM - Th...
by Moonbeam
Mon Nov 20, 2017 12:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena
Replies: 7
Views: 656

November 20, 2017 - Album of the Week - Javiera Mena - Mena

http://www.dromnyc.com/member_files/files/javiera.png In 5th grade, my teacher put a few Spanish words on the blackbord for us to learn, and I immediately became obsessed with the idea of learning another language, diving headfirst into a Spanish-English dictionary we had at home and coming to clas...
by Moonbeam
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 9007

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Thank you so much for all of your hard work, Henrik! I haven't had much time to go through the update, but I can imagine it must be a huge relief to have it done.
by Moonbeam
Sat Nov 18, 2017 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 12, 2017-Album of the Week- Lo-Fidelity Allstars - How To Operate With a Blown Mind
Replies: 7
Views: 577

Re: November 12, 2017-Album of the Week- Lo-Fidelity Allstars - How To Operate With a Blown Mind

I quite liked this. Having not listened to any full length albums by The Prodigy, Fatboy Slim, and Moby, this is probably my first big beat album. The whole affair is a bit unsettling, like the inner thoughts of a man on edge riding a public bus on a hot summer day - there's a gritty tension that en...
by Moonbeam
Mon Nov 13, 2017 2:11 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)
Replies: 21
Views: 1301

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)

1. "Living for the City": 10 2. "Higher Ground": 10 3. "Visions": 9 4. "Golden Lady": 9 5. "All in Love Is Fair": 8.5 6. "He's Misstra Know-It-All": 8.5 7. "Jesus Children of America": 8 8. "Too High": 7.5 9. "Don't...
by Moonbeam
Fri Nov 10, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o
Replies: 15
Views: 1064

Re: November 5, 2017-Album of the Week- Tilly & the Wall•o

Another week featuring another artist I had never heard of before this game. Nice! This album has a lot of hallmarks of the 00s indie scene that I like and a few I don't like as much, but overall, I enjoyed it quite a bit. The bratty "Pot Kettle Back" is raucous fun and a real earworm, and...
by Moonbeam
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread

spiritualized wrote:I'd be happy to swap... Xmas week is kinda busy for me :)


Rob, does this work for you? If so, I'll swap.
by Moonbeam
Sun Nov 05, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 1404

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

Gave this another spin. I had "A Girl Like You" in my head afterward, which is a good sign of the song's catchiness, so I'll add it to to my list of favorites. The harmonies from "I Don't Love You Anymore" reminded me a bit of those in "Two Weeks" by Grizzly Bear. Overa...
by Moonbeam
Sun Nov 05, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread

Round 1 nominations have closed. There were 8 nominations after Hymie's nomination led us off: 1. Kacey Musgraves - Pageant Material (nominated by StevieFan13) 2. Lindi Ortega - Little Red Boots (nominated by BonnieLaurel) 3. Lo Fidelity All-Stars - How to Operate with a Blown Mind (nominated by spi...
by Moonbeam
Sun Nov 05, 2017 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

May I nominate a second album? I'd love to get some perspectives on another pretty recent album, Sleater-Kinney's The Woods (and since it finished pretty well in the all-time albums poll, I imagine we'll have some neat perspectives on it). Once the first nomination round closes, feel free to nomina...
by Moonbeam
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread

Last day for nominations for this first round!
by Moonbeam
Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

I'll nominate Javiera Mena's 2010 electropop smash Mena.
by Moonbeam
Thu Nov 02, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 1404

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

I'm not at all opposed to nominations of compilations, retrospectives, etc. I've thought about nominating a compilation this round. Okay, here's a favorite compilation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tRREWbRhTpM Once nominations for this round close (November 5th), you can nominate again for the n...
by Moonbeam
Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 1404

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

The other problem for me in terms of what I "love," is that very little of what I love was even released on an album. Either the act never had an album, or, they only had albums that were collections, like greatest hits, or box sets, or retrospectives from decades later. Albums just were ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 1404

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

Gave this a spin last night as someone completely unfamiliar that there was even a group called The Young Rascals. 60s pop/rock isn't usually my bag, but there were some quite nice surprises in this. I can hear why it made it onto the RnB charts, though I wouldn't call this an RnB album. My favorite...
by Moonbeam
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

We'll have to see how this goes. Hoping to get a decent response.
by Moonbeam
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 5488

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

Rob raises some good points about this exercise serving as an "othering" of sorts, but I think the benefits are worth it. Aside from being a fun set of polls that we have never done, these lists offer a great way to give these artists greater exposure: we've seen that community games of le...
by Moonbeam
Sat Oct 28, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

That's awesome, Hymie! This is exactly what I was hoping to see out of this. Given that there seems to be decent interest, how about we use this post as a nomination thread. Let's say we nominate albums until next Sunday, November 5th, to start the project from Monday, November 6th. Hymie, since you...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 2692

Re: Group listening project idea: Album of the Week?

I would love this idea to hear other's lesser-known favorites, but I don't know that I'd submit any of my own albums. (As I've said before, I protect my personal favorites like my babies - because, in a way, they are.) My way of looking at it has always been that I submit lists for the polls, so th...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88103

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

8) Prince : 9088 pts / 28 albums (only 27 of which Moonbeam voted for !) 97) Todd Rundgren : 2075 pts / 18 albums (14 of which having received a single vote, beating Prince by 1) By the way Moonbeam narrowingly beat Henry for most points given to a single artist (1353 for Prince vs 1329 for Todd Ru...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88103

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

I remember looking at an old poll and seeing some interesting correlations Moonbeam did between voters. Would anyone be interested in doing that this time? I'm curious if my list was the most similar to anyone else's, and which lists were the most similar. I'd be happy to start another Google Sheet...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 25, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 760
Views: 88103

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

You guys had some great statistics. Jackson already said this, and I also noticed it right away: the divide between Green Day and Bjork. My number one album was Dookie; I am no stranger to this phenomenon. One of my friends really liked Bjork, and that was the main reason I really tried getting int...

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