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by Moonbeam
Sun Sep 17, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 3, Week 7
Replies: 22
Views: 258

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: 324

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: 174
Views: 14702

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 245
Views: 17212

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 1637

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: 39
Views: 979

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 101
Views: 2496

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: 470

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: 337
Views: 10745

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: 1656

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: 568

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: 1576

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 527

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 360
Views: 24931

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: 4497

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: 4497

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: 2602

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: 3968

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: 2602

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: 2602

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: 3968

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: 3656

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...
by Moonbeam
Sat Apr 22, 2017 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

The top 10! You guys correctly identified which 10 songs would feature, but the order was anyone's guess. 10. D.M.S.R. (1982): 34 votes, 9.33 average, 15.38 points 9. Little Red Corvette (1982): 37 votes, 9.24 average, 15.44 points 8. Girls & Boys (1986): 34 votes, 9.35 average, 15.46 points 7. ...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I expected these to place much higher: "Partyman" (#167, top 75) "Old Friends 4 Sale" (#158, top 75) "Scandalous" (#129, top 50) "Bambi" (#108, top 50) "Head" (#83, top 25) "Lady Cab Driver" (#50, top 25) "Mountains" (#42, top 20...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Also, I'm absolutely stunned that "Purple Rain" and "Kiss" didn't make the top 10. If they were still coming, I'd have them at #2 and 3, respectively. I agree. How it's possible? I'm honestly more shocked that "The Ballad of Dorothy Parker" came in at #31 and "Som...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!
Replies: 737
Views: 35221

Re: The AMF Top 100 Artists 2016!!!

It's about stalking a former paramour, I believe. Lou is witnessing a space launch of a satellite to orbit the Earth, and he is equating that with an obsession following around his ex and recoiling at rumors of her "being bold with Harry, Mark, and John", etc. After "Sad Song", i...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I'll keep you in suspense. :P
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

I guess I'm not quite as hardcore a Prince fan as I thought! I love a bunch of his album tracks, but just as a song (since I try to consider songs individually, not just how they place in an artist's catalogue), Purple Rain is just such a toweringly perfect song. Every '80s power ballad kneels at i...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

How do you suppose Purple Rain missed out on the top 10? "Purple Rain" may be his most celebrated song by the world, but there are other songs that Prince love at least just as much, in my experience. He doesn't have an obvious "signature song" among the fanbase, so it doesn't s...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

20. Sometimes It Snows in April (1986): 35 votes, 9.16 average, 14.92 points 19. I Wanna Be Your Lover (1979): 36 votes, 9.14 average, 14.94 points 18. Controversy (1981): 37 votes, 9.12 average, 14.98 points 17. Anotherloverholenyohead (1986): 34 votes, 9.24 average, 15.06 points 16. 17 Days (1984)...
by Moonbeam
Fri Apr 21, 2017 12:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 597

Re: New Prince EP?

Not even posthumous - two Prince tracks in the top 20 of their '80s list, including #1. I will say, though, that having two Bowie tracks, a Prince song (not even his best), and an MJ song in the top 10 of their '70s list was a bit fishy. I mean, they're all good and justifiable for a top 10, but I ...
by Moonbeam
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 597

Re: New Prince EP?

As our hopes for this new collection of unreleased Prince material are crushed, here's some good news about another collection of unreleased Prince material (and some famously good released material): http://diffuser.fm/prince-purple-rain-deluxe-edition/ In all fairness, I'd much rather have unrele...
by Moonbeam
Thu Apr 20, 2017 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Prince song poll 2016
Replies: 71
Views: 3656

Re: Prince song poll 2016

Next set: 40. Hot Thing (1987): 35 votes, 8.85 average, 13.79 points 39. Thieves in the Temple (1990): 33 votes, 8.91 average, 13.80 points 38. Crystal Ball (1986): 30 votes, 9.02 average, 13.80 points 37. Starfish and Coffee (1987): 36 votes, 8.84 average, 13.86 points 36. She's Always in My Hair (...
by Moonbeam
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Prince EP?
Replies: 11
Views: 597

Re: New Prince EP?

Goody! Now to listen and hope it isn't pretentious as fuck (because, with all due respect to one of my all-time favorite musicians, he could be pretentious as fuck, especially when discussing religion). I suppose this is true - The Rainbow Children in particular can be a difficult listen. But "...

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