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by Gillingham
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 662

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Deep Purple - Made In Japan
by Gillingham
Sun Sep 02, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 39
Views: 1234

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Albums: 1. Godspeed You Black Emperor! - F♯A♯∞ 2. Björk - Homogenic 3. Radiohead - OK Computer 4. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever 5. Spiritualized - Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 6. Autechre - Chiastic Slide 7. Portishead - Portishead 8. Buena Vista Social Club - Buena Vista Social Cl...
by Gillingham
Sat Aug 25, 2018 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 807

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

1. Pixies - Trompe le Monde vs. The Black Keys - Brothers
by Gillingham
Fri Aug 17, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 18
Views: 718

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

1. Swans - The Seer vs. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
2. Beach House - Depression Cherry vs. The Original Soundtrack - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
3. The Bees - Free The Bees vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
by Gillingham
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 2897

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums: 1. Sixteen Horsepower - Sackcloth 'n' Ashes 2. Swans - Soundtracks for the Blind 3. Low - The Curtain Hits the Cast 4. Ghostface Killah - Ironman 5. Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup 6. Tortoise - Millions Now Living Will Never Die 7. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing..... 8. The Roots - Illadelph H...
by Gillingham
Sun Jul 22, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 23
Views: 2459

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

Even if the Beatles are not my n°1, I perfectly understand why they are first... and I personnaly do not see any serious competitor. Everyone (except Moonbeam :-) ) loves the Beatles, they affect all segments of the population unlike other great artists. Bowie, Prince, Radiohead are all very far be...
by Gillingham
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 745

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 Gillingham
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 927

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man
by Gillingham
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 35869

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Since the deadline was extended and I had some unexpected extra time today and yesterday, I decided to make the effort to expand my list to 200 songs. Thanks for the flexibility Sweepstakes Ron! (fyi: no changes in the first 100) 1 | Nina Simone | Sinner Man 2 | Neu! | Hallogallo 3 | Bonnie 'Prince'...
by Gillingham
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 787

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

3. Damien Rice - My Favorite Faded Fantasy vs. Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis - Cat House Piano
by Gillingham
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 2656

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

1. GZA/Genius - Liquid Swords 2. Autechre - Tri Repetae 3. PJ Harvey - To Bring You My Love 4. Björk - Post 5. Swans - The Great Annihilator 6. Mojave 3 - Ask Me Tomorrow 7. Low - Long Division 8. Autechre - Garbage 9. Tricky - Maxinquaye 10. Chef Raekwon - Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... 11. Tinderstick...
by Gillingham
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 35869

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Here's everyone who's entry I have so far: acroamor andyd1010 BleuPanda (from a thread made before the poll opened) bonnielaurel BryanBehar DaveC Depeche Mode fasbjd Fred Henry Hymie Jap123 Jirin JohnnyBGoode Krurze Listyguy Live in Phoenix Neil Nick ordinaryperson panam PlasticRam prosecutorgodot ...
by Gillingham
Sat Jun 23, 2018 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 35869

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

1 | Nina Simone | Sinner Man 2 | Neu! | Hallogallo 3 | Bonnie 'Prince' Billy | I See a Darkness 4 | Low | Nothing But Heart 5 | Creedence Clearwater Revival | Long as I Can See the Light 6 | The Avalanches | Frontier Psychiatrist 7 | Bill Withers | Ain't no Sunshine 8 | Swans | Lunacy 9 | Radiohead ...
by Gillingham
Fri Jun 08, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 3231

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Pitchfork's review is out. 7.1 (even though the review is pretty negative). After reading the review I had to do a double-take at the rating to make sure it wasn't actually 1.7. It sure as hell isn't a positive review. The 7.1 looks like a "no-lower-than-this-for-our-favorite" editorial e...
by Gillingham
Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 5537

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

1. Low - I Could Live in Hope 2. Portishead - Dummy 3. Kyuss - Kyuss [Welcome to Sky Valley] 4. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works Volume II 5. Nirvana - MTV Unplugged in New York 6. Nas - Illmatic 7. Global Communication - 76:14 8. David Gray - Flesh 9. Autechre - Amber 10. Bark Psychosis - Hex 11...
by Gillingham
Sat May 12, 2018 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 172
Views: 19743

Re: Albums of 2018

Current Top 10:

1. Jon Hopkins - Singularity
2. The Limiñanas - Shadow People
3. Beach House - 7
4. Anna von Hausswolff - Dead Magic
5. Xylouris White - Mother
6. Mount Eerie - Now Only
7. Amen Dunes - Freedom
8. Nils Frahm - All Melody
9. Black Milk - Fever
10. Sidi Touré - Toubalbero
by Gillingham
Wed May 02, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 6779

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

Albums: 1. Slowdive - Souvlaki 2. Counting Crows - August and Everything After 3. Seefeel - Quique 4. De La Soul - Buhloone Mindstate 5. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 6. Mazzy Star - So Tonight That I Might See 7. Ali Farka Touré - The Source 8. Liz Phair - Exile in Guyville 9. PJ H...
by Gillingham
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: NBT
Replies: 3
Views: 515

Re: NBT

Radiohead, by far.

Yours?
by Gillingham
Wed Apr 25, 2018 10:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 4846

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Albums: 1. Rage Against the Machine - Rage Against the Machine 2. Junior Kimbrough & The Soul Blues Boys - All Night Long 3. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People 4. The Black Crowes - The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion 5. Swans - Love of Life 6. Cesária Évora - Miss Perfumado 7. Kyuss - Blu...
by Gillingham
Mon Apr 16, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 1066

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

1. Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola) 2. Stalker (Andrei Tarkovsky) 3. Alien (Ridley Scott) 4. Kramer vs. Kramer (Robert Benton) 5. Manhattan (Woody Allen) 6. Nosferatu: Phantom der Nacht (Werner Herzog) 7. Die Ehe der Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) 8. Escape from Alcatraz (Don Siegel) 9....
by Gillingham
Sun Apr 01, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1234

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)

1. The Deer Hunter (Michael Cimino)
2. Days of Heaven (Terrence Malick)
3. Höstsonaten (Ingmar Bergman)
4. Dawn of the Dead (George A. Romero) 10 points
5. Superman (Richard Donner) 5 points
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 30, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 7869

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

1 | Apocalypse Now | Francis Ford Coppola | 1979 2 | Mulholland Dr. | David Lynch | 2001 3 | 2001: A Space Odyssey | Stanley Kubrick | 1968 4 | 8½ | Federico Fellini | 1963 5 | No Country for Old Men | Joel & Ethan Coen | 2007 6 | Stalker | Andrei Tarkovsky | 1979 7 | Il Buono, Il Brutto, Il Cat...
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 27, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2
Replies: 25
Views: 1655

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.2

2. Tindersticks - Tindersticks (II) vs. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 16, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 1271

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1977 (2018 edition)

1. Der Amerikanische Freund (Wim Wenders) 2. Annie Hall (Woody Allen) 3. Stroszek (Werner Herzog) 4. Una Giornata Particolare (Ettore Scola) 5. Star Wars (George Lucas) 6. Eraserhead (David Lynch) 7. Soldaat van Oranje (Paul Verhoeven) 8. Czlowiek z Marmuru/Man of Marble (Andrzej Wajda) 9. Close Enc...
by Gillingham
Sun Mar 11, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 03
Replies: 17
Views: 1168

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 03

Nomination:
Swans - Eden Prison
by Gillingham
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 4633

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

Albums: 1. A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory 2. Swans - White Light from the Mouth of Infinity 3. Pearl Jam - Ten 4. Oumou Sangaré - Moussolou 5. De La Soul - De La Soul Is Dead 6. Slowdive - Just for a Day 7. Talk Talk - Laughing Stock 8. U2 - Achtung Baby 9. Massive Attack - Blue Lines 10....
by Gillingham
Sun Mar 04, 2018 9:27 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1147

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1976 (2018 Edition)

1. Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese) 2. Marathon Man (John Schlesinger) 3. Cría Cuervos (Carlos Saura) 4. Rocky (John G. Avildsen) 5. Network (Sidney Lumet) 6. All the Presiden't Men (Alan J. Pakula) 7. The Killing of a Chinese Bookie (John Cassavetes) 8. The Man Who Fell to Earth (Nicolas Roeg) 9. The ...
by Gillingham
Mon Feb 26, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 02
Replies: 19
Views: 1335

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 02

Nomination: D'Angelo - 1000 Deaths
by Gillingham
Tue Feb 20, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 01
Replies: 32
Views: 1824

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 01

Nomination:
Plaid - Eyen
by Gillingham
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1200

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)

1. Dersu Uzala (Akira Kurosawa) 2. Zerkalo / The Mirror (Andrei Tarkovsky) 3. Barry Lyndon (Stanley Kubrick) 4. Dog Day Afternoon (Sidney Lumet) 5. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (Terry Gilliam & Terry Jones) 6. Nashville (Robert Altman) 7. Jaws (Steven Spielberg) 8. Picnic at Hanging Rock (Pet...
by Gillingham
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.06
Replies: 12
Views: 924

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.06

I nominate:

The Limiñanas - Dimanche
by Gillingham
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 94
Views: 5553

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

Albums:

1. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - The Good Son
2. Ali Farka Touré - The River
3. Lou Reed & John Cale - Songs for Drella
4. Paul Simon - The Rhythm of the Saints
5. Cocteau Twins - Heaven or Las Vegas
by Gillingham
Fri Feb 09, 2018 4:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 172
Views: 19743

Re: Albums of 2018

Some lesser known recommendations: - The Limiñanas / Shadow People: Recently heard a song off the album in a music store in Rotterdam. Checked out the album and was definitely not disappointed. Not always even, but therefore varied and with some great tracks. - Xylouris White / Mother: Third album b...
by Gillingham
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscar Nominations (and Winners) 2018
Replies: 11
Views: 1287

Re: Oscar Nominations 2018

I'd rather see things the other way around!
by Gillingham
Wed Jan 31, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1974 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 16
Views: 1464

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1974

1. The Godfather: Part II (Francis Ford Coppola) 2. Angst Essen Seele auf (Rainer Werner Fassbinder) 3. A Woman under the Influence (John Cassavetes) 4. The Conversation (Francis Ford Coppola) 5. Chinatown (Roman Polanski) 6. Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore (Martin Scorsese) 7. Alice in den Städten ...
by Gillingham
Wed Jan 31, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 167
Views: 10048

Re: [Results] Songs of the 2000s

When I was that age myself there was also The Road Ahead by Dutch band City to City. That song was ubiquitous in The Netherlands at the start of the new millennium and predates The Middle by one year. It has pretty much the same theme, message and sincerity, although it is a pop ballad instead of a...
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)
Replies: 15
Views: 1458

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Beggars Banquet (1968)

01 | Sympathy for the Devil
08 | Stray Cat Blues
10 | Salt of the Earth
05 | Jigsaw Puzzle
04 | Parachute Woman
06 | Street Fighting Man
07 | Prodigal Son
02 | No Expectations
09 | Factory Girl
03 | Dear Doctor
by Gillingham
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 1612

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1973 (2018 Edition)

1. Badlands (Terrence Malick) 2. Don't Look Now (Nicolas Roeg) 3. Scener ur ett äktenskap (Ingmar Bergman) 4. The Sting (George Roy Hill) 5. Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese) 6. Amarcord (Federico Fellini) 7. The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman) 8. La Nuit Américaine (François Truffaut) 9. Serpico (Sydney ...
by Gillingham
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Shame - Songs of Praise
Replies: 6
Views: 896

Re: Shame - Songs of Praise

Great idea Bleu. Looking forward to discovering some interesting, slighty under the radar, releases this year. Will give 'Songs of Praise' a spin.
by Gillingham
Thu Jan 18, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 172
Views: 19743

Re: Albums of 2018

When it comes to releases for tomorrow, I'm looking forward to "Xylouris White - Mother".

Tomorrows seems to be the first day/week of this year with several interesting/anticipated releases.
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 42
Views: 7577

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

Two of these albums will drop at Decade's end. There's no way one artist gets 3 top 5 albums of the decade. Even 3 top 10 is unlikely. Still, both To Pimp a Butterfly and good kid, m.A.A.d. City are shoo-ins for the top ten of the decade. Good chances for top five as well. Not so sure about DAMN. t...
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 05, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 6478

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Albums: 1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Luciferian Towers 2. The National - Sleep Well Beast 3. The xx - I See You 4. Kelly Lee Owens - Kelly Lee Owens 5. Somi - Petite Afrique 6. Four Tet - New Energy 7. Slowdive - Slowdive 8. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding 9. Grizzly Bear - Painted Rui...
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 22
Views: 1589

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 6

Nancy Sinatra - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) vs. Genesis - Firth of Fifth

Muse - Hysteria vs. GZA - 4th Chamber
by Gillingham
Wed Jan 03, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 6478

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

What about Run the Jewels 3? I know it tends to be counted as a special case, because it came out in 2016 after many critic lists, but since it already appeared in last years poll, at no less than #20 I'm not convinced it should be counted here again. Wondering about that one too, since it was rele...
by Gillingham
Mon Jan 01, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)
Replies: 13
Views: 1493

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1972 (2018 edition)

1. Solyaris (Andrei Tarkovsky) 2. The Godfather (Francis Ford Coppola) 3. Viskningar och Rop/Cries and Whispers (Ingmar Bergman) 4. Deliverance (John Boorman) 5. Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes (Werner Herzog) 6. Roma (Federico Fellini) 7. Le Charme Discret de la Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel) 8. Sleuth (Joseph...
by Gillingham
Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 1494

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1971 (2018 edition)

1. Walkabout (Nicolas Roeg) 2. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick) 3. McCabe & Mrs. Miller (Robert Altman) 4. Harold and Maude (Hal Ashby) 5. Straw Dogs (Sam Peckinpah) 6. Giù la Testa/A Fistful of Dynamite (Sergio Leone) 7. The French Connection (William Friedkin) 8. The Last Picture Show (Pet...
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.
Replies: 24
Views: 2088

Re: The "De-boomerfication" of acclaimedmusic.

Yes, acclaim evolves and differs over time (thankfully). Then again, I'm quite surprised that The Beatles have always so easily reigned the pantheon of pop music and still do, with so little competition, it seems. I could be biased but I think the margin between The Beatles and the rest is a bit con...
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 13, 2017 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 34
Views: 2740

Re: When did rock die?

Excellent thread, jonatan! I did a similar thread almost two years ago that I called "Whatever Happened to My Rock 'n' Roll", you can read it here . With a big difference, I only analysed the Top 100 songs of every decade while you analysed the Top 6000 albums!!! That's a lot of work, man...

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