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by Moonbeam
Mon Oct 16, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 45
Views: 829

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

1. Janet Jackson
2. Kylie Minogue
3. Annie
4. Annie Lennox
5. Grace Jones
6. Janelle Monae
7. Bat for Lashes
8. Bootsy's Rubber Band
9. The Human League
10. Mylene Farmer
by Moonbeam
Sun Oct 15, 2017 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Finals
Replies: 19
Views: 150

Re: Music of R&B: Finals

Outstanding finalists, all four!

Prince x2 for me.
by Moonbeam
Sat Oct 14, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 22
Views: 340

Re: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10

Purple Rain

"1999"
"Let's Go Crazy"
by Moonbeam
Sun Oct 08, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 39
Views: 624

Re: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9

Listyguy wrote:Ok, I like Prince as much as the next guy, but this is getting kind of ridiculous...


Yeah, Prince is great and all, but I don't think he deserves all 4 spots.

Actually, yes I do. :lol:
by Moonbeam
Thu Oct 05, 2017 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018
Replies: 49
Views: 799

Re: Rock Hall of Fame Nominees for Class of 2018

My preference:

Dexter wrote:Eurythmics
Depeche Mode
Kate Bush
Nina Simone
The Cars
LL Cool J


My guess:

Dexter wrote:Radiohead
Rage Against The Machine
Dire Straits
J. Geils Band
MC5
The Moody Blues
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 31
Views: 870

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

Sigh. It seems that music forums in general are very male-dominated, and we certainly do suffer for it. I don't know what could be done to try to get more participation from women, but I'd be willing to help out if we came up with some ideas. One (probably stupid) idea is to have a poll where we ran...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 04, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Placement for 1999 over the years: 2005: 193 2008: 118 2009: 143 2011: 200 2014: 143 2017: 136 It's held up pretty well over the years despite so many new albums competing for top spots and an increase in participation. One day, one day , may it crack the hallowed top 100. :happy-partydance: I can r...
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 04, 2017 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6276

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

Live in Phoenix wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:Had a dream last night that both Thriller and Purple Rain made the top 10. :lol:

That was a good dream (though probably inaccurate).


Purple Rain I'd be happy with. Thriller not so much - I like it (I ranked it 343 in my list), but I don't think it deserves top 10 status.
by Moonbeam
Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6276

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

Had a dream last night that both Thriller and Purple Rain made the top 10. :lol:
by Moonbeam
Tue Oct 03, 2017 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9
Replies: 39
Views: 624

Re: Music of R&B: Round 4, Week 9

Albums Prince - Purple Rain vs. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul vs. Prince - 1999 Songs Stevie Wonder - Superstition vs. Prince - When Doves Cry Prince - 1999 vs. Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror Ben E. King - Stand By Me vs. Prince - Little Red Cor...
by Moonbeam
Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 87
Views: 2419

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Albums: [1] LCD Soundsystem - Sound of Silver [2] Chromeo - Fancy Footwork [3] !!! - Myth Takes [4] Chromatics - Night Drive [5] Girls Aloud - Tangled Up [6] Annie Lennox - Songs of Mass Destruction [7] Kylie Minogue - X [8] Arcade Fire - Neon Bible [9] PJ Harvey - White Chalk [10] Prince - Planet E...
by Moonbeam
Fri Sep 29, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 20
Views: 437

Re: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 8

Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul vs. Aretha Franklin - Lady Soul Prince - 1999 vs. Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid Ben E. King - Stand By Me vs. Donna Summer - I Feel Love Prince - Little Red Corvette vs. Bee Gees - Stayin’ Alive Prince - Let’s Go Crazy vs. Michael Jackson - Don’t S...
by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 25
Views: 530

Re: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7

Prince - Purple Rain vs. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions Love both albums, but a pretty clear choice. Michael Jackson - Off the Wall vs. Parliament - Mothership Connection P-Funk don't get a lot of love here, but I hope they can pull this off. Easy choice here. Erykah Badu - Baduizm vs. Stevie Wonder ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 21
Views: 461

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

Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul vs. Stevie Wonder - Talking Book Prince - 1999 vs.Aretha Franklin - I Never Loved a Man the Way I Love You Janelle Monae - The ArchAndroid vs. Funkadelic - Maggot Brain Songs Ben E. King - Stand By Me vs. The Temptations - My Girl Donna Summer - I Fe...
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 178
Views: 15654

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Hoping to see George Clinton in a couple weeks.
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Lots of favorites in the 550-501 range for me. Loving this list so far. Thanks so much for the great presentation, NBE. I'm on the edge of my seat. :)
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

So I guess the EOY is decided. Or not, since "REALiTi" didn't win after accomplishing a similar feat with the song poll in 2015. Curious to see where more recent classics like To Be Kind or Modern Vampires end up. The ballots closed at the end of June, so I think there are opportunities f...
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 263
Views: 19588

Re: Albums of 2017

Haven't heard a ton this year, but my favorites thus far are:

LCD Soundsystem - American Dream: 9
Austra - Future Politics: 7.5
Gorillaz - Humanz: 7
Andre Cymone - 1969: 7
Boo Seeka - Never Too Soon: 7
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 14, 2017 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

WE ARE A PART OF A RHYTHM NATION! Was hoping beyond hope it could crack the top 500, but 531 is a great spot. I was scrolling so slowly through this past 100 in hopes that each new album would not be Rhythm Nation 1814 - it was quite pathetic, really. :lol: I'm a little worried about the performance...
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Anniemal! :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen: :mrgreen:

When I saw it make the list, I changed the title lyrics to this in celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gDV1mx1Rwko
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 12, 2017 10:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

I like HIStory a lot. Happy to see it place. Yeah, it has some lesser songs, but so does every MJ album, IMO.
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

This list is freaking amazing, by the way. I love seeing the breadth of it. Long may AM reign as the best music forum in the world.
by Moonbeam
Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Bring on the pop onslaught, I say! I'm absolutely giddy at the thought that my #3 album of all-time might place in the top 500, and I imagine I owe a lot of that to the contributions of our more pop-friendly voters. I imagine most of us have albums/songs/artists that we despise showing up in our pol...
by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 47
Views: 1925

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

Voted Australia, though I lived my first 26 years in the U.S.
by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 10, 2017 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members
Replies: 44
Views: 1351

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - age of the members

The first year of my favorite decade for music.

More specifically, 4:29 am on 4/29/1980.
by Moonbeam
Thu Sep 07, 2017 8:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Donna Summer and Chic back to back is awesome. Happy to see Eurythmics with 2 albums in the top 1000. Here's to hoping they can make the top 500 next time!

Nice bump for Magazine, as well!
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 04, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Hooray for Lovesexy! I wish it was more widely celebrated. A broad consensus among Prince fans is that Prince's peak era ended in 1988, not 1987.
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 209
Views: 6276

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

prosecutorgodot wrote:Disintegration and 1999 in top 100


Please, please, please let this be true!
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 575

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

Marvin Gaye - What's Going On vs. Prince - Purple Rain Stevie Wonder - Innervisions vs. Michael Jackson - Thriller Parlament - Mothership Connection vs. Prince - Dirty Mind (BRUTAL MATCHUP) Erykah Badu - Baduizm vs. Otis Redding - Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul Marvin...
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 623
Views: 26990

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

Excellent work, notbrianeno, Sweepstakes Ron, and babydoll! Thank you for your effort in compiling this. Once the rollout is done, I'll roll out the Unacclaimed Poll results. Thoughts so far: I really should check out The Heliocentric Worlds of Sun Ra . Sun Ra is my favorite jazz artist so far, and ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Sep 04, 2017 6:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 49
Views: 1907

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

When they announced their return, I had my doubts. Listening to this, though, and I'm blown away. Again. LCD Soundsystem is on the short list for best artist of the 21st century for me. I've only listened 3 times in full, but the album is already a contender on the level with This Is Happening , and...
by Moonbeam
Sun Aug 27, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 24
Views: 674

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 3

Sorry I have missed these games. Hope to tune in from here on out where I can.

Happy to see 1999 win!
by Moonbeam
Fri Jul 28, 2017 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1918

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

What I've heard at least sounds more promising than The Suburbs at least, not that this is saying much.
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

I might join in the fun stats game, using my top 500. Albums by decade (top 500-top 200-top 100-top 50-top 25-top 10): 1960s: 18-7-2-1-0-0 1970s: 101-39-21-7-0-0 1980s: 207-85-41-20-13-6 1990s: 43-21-12-9-5-1 2000s: 95-35-20-10-5-3 2010s: 36-13-4-3-2-0 Most dominant years (top 500-top 200-top 100-to...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

I've always had the impression that albums, as a medium, come a lot easier to most of you than they do to me. Still, I needed to bring in SOMETHING this year, so I reached into my gut an pulled out some albums that I love. Here's to a better list in 3 years. 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twiste...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 3:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

panam wrote:430 . Javiera Mena
Mena (2010)


:happy-partydance: :happy-partydance: :happy-partydance:

panam wrote:491 . Kylie Minogue
Kylie (2001)


I am guessing you mean the album Fever?
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan
Replies: 7
Views: 583

Re: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan

I love these! I was hoping that I could make it to Stockholm, but my family from America surprised me and decided to come to Barcelona for the conference (my mother's first time in Europe at 70 years old!). It is these meetings that highlight how much of a close-knit community we are. I hope to meet...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

My short list. 1. Lewis Taylor - Lewis Taylor (1996) 2. Jeff Buckley - Grace (1994) 3. Prince - Sign O' The Times (1987) 4. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions (1973) 5. Shuggie Otis - Inspiration Information (1974) 6. D'Angelo - Voodoo (2000) 7. Lewis Taylor - The Lost Album (2005) 8. Todd Rundgren - Som...
by Moonbeam
Tue Jul 11, 2017 12:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:[350] Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1
[415] Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 2


Now, that's unexpected. Was the full album not being considered? Or do you just like it better split up into EPs?


I think of Robyn as a compilation, honestly. Also, I don't agree with some of the choices of songs to be left off.
by Moonbeam
Mon Jul 03, 2017 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

Sorry for being late! [1] Prince - 1999 [2] Prince - Lovesexy [3] Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814 [4] The Cure - Disintegration [5] Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) [6] Madonna - Like a Prayer [7] Annie - Anniemal [8] Björk - Vespertine [9] Madonna - Ray of Light [10] LCD Soundsystem ...
by Moonbeam
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

notbrianeno wrote:
Moonbeam wrote:Hoping I can submit a last-minute list! Can get one within the next 24 hours. Is that ok?


Absolutely! Any last minute lists will be accepted up until I start publishing results, which right now appears to be sometime next week


Excellent. Thank you!
by Moonbeam
Sat Jul 01, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 28210

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

Hoping I can submit a last-minute list! Can get one within the next 24 hours. Is that ok?
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 5139

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

The following songs are 10/10: 1 | Annie Lennox | Pavement Cracks 2 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Maps 3 | Kylie Minogue | Secret (Take You Home) 4 | The Strokes | Reptilia 5 | Kylie Minogue | Chocolate 6 | Blondie | Golden Rod 7 | Kylie Minogue | Slow 8 | Kylie Minogue | Sweet Music 9 | Madonna | Mother and ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 5139

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Albums: 1 | Kylie Minogue | Body Language 2 | Annie Lennox | Bare 3 | The Strokes | Room on Fire 4 | Dannii Minogue | Neon Nights 5 | Blondie | The Curse of Blondie 6 | Vive la Fête | Nuit Blanche 7 | Madonna | American Life 8 | Peaches | Fatherfucker 9 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Fever to Tell 10 | Missy E...
by Moonbeam
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 3104

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

I'll need a bit of time to collate results, so keep submitting lists if you've got them!
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 4336

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Sorry for the delay to those who have contacted me. The truth is that I thought I had lost it! The USB on which I had it was stolen, but I found a backup. Anyone intersted can PM me if they still haven't been able to get the program from the mega link posted. Good! Works in ioS? Hi Bruno, Unfortuna...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 3104

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Update: I've been so busy with work (and the Prince poll), that I feel I won't be ready to post any results for awhile. How about we set a new deadline of May 31st? I've also done a fair amount of thinking about the scoring system, and my preference now is for an Option 3! I feel like most of the s...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll
Replies: 47
Views: 3104

Re: Unacclaimed Greatest Hits Poll

Update: I've been so busy with work (and the Prince poll), that I feel I won't be ready to post any results for awhile. How about we set a new deadline of May 31st? I've also done a fair amount of thinking about the scoring system, and my preference now is for an Option 3! I feel like most of the sy...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 4336

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Sorry for the delay to those who have contacted me. The truth is that I thought I had lost it! The USB on which I had it was stolen, but I found a backup. Anyone intersted can PM me if they still haven't been able to get the program from the mega link posted.
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 22, 2017 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 4227

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Wow, what a countdown! (And what a surprising #1 - I didn't see that coming.) Moonbeam, I'd be curious to know (since you're very familiar with the tastes of Prince's greatest fans), did you have any idea that "If I Was Your Girlfriend" could be the highest rated song? Thanks again for in...

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