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by Gillingham
Sat Feb 17, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1975 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 6
Views: 63

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: 6
Views: 116

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: 34
Views: 605

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: 24
Views: 1054

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 2018
Replies: 6
Views: 274

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: 10
Views: 223

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: 166
Views: 4752

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: 14
Views: 352

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: 458

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: 5
Views: 244

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: 24
Views: 1054

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: 1757

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: 3360

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: 601

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: 3360

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: 436

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: 444

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: 854

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: 1164

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...
by Gillingham
Fri Dec 08, 2017 12:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 34
Views: 1164

Re: When did rock die?

Nice graphs!

StevieFan13 wrote:What a plummet for jazz though. Unsurprisingly, I suppose.

Indeed.
Good to see it slowly climb up in the 10s though. It's actually doing better than any time since the 70s.
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:05 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 649

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

According to RYM, these are all the 1970 films I've seen (didn't doublecheck release dates on IMDb): Very Good 1. Le cercle rouge [The Red Circle] - Jean-Pierre Melville 2. The Aristocats - Wolfgang Reitherman 3. Die Herren mit der weißen Weste - Wolfgang Staudte 4. The Private Life of Sherlock Hol...
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:02 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1970 (2018 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 649

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

1. Il Conformista (Bernardo Bertolucci) 2. Le Genou de Claire (Eric Rohmer) 3. MASH (Robert Altman) 4. Five Easy Peaces (Bob Rafelson) 5. Le Cercle Rouge (Jean-Pierre Melville) 6. Patton (Franklin J. Schaffner) 7. Zabriskie Point (Michelangelo Antonioni) 8. Gimme Shelter (Albert Maysles, David Maysl...
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your 2017 Wrapped
Replies: 22
Views: 855

Re: Your 2017 Wrapped

Minutes listened: 25.005
Songs: 3162
Artists: 415

Top Artists:
Radiohead
Run the Jewels
The National
Grizzly Bear
Lana del Rey

Still listen to 'physical' music as well, so that doesn't show up of course.
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When did rock die?
Replies: 34
Views: 1164

Re: When did rock die?

Alternative Rock is a sub-genre of Rock as well, so why not include that one anyway?

Still, interesting stuff Jonatan!
by Gillingham
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1635

Re: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)

(I am expecting Run the Jewels 3 to be a major presence - I hope I'm not wrong.) Was expecting for it to turn up as well, slightly surprised and disappointed it hasn't so far. So far we've only seen lists from the UK (well, and a prog only US list), where rap just isn't all that popular compared to...
by Gillingham
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1635

Re: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)

Harold wrote:
Bruno wrote:
04: A Tribe Called Quest - We Got It From Here... Thank You 4 Your Service

:?

(I am expecting Run the Jewels 3 to be a major presence - I hope I'm not wrong.)


Was expecting for it to turn up as well, slightly surprised and disappointed it hasn't so far.
by Gillingham
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: Notes on EOY spreadsheets
Replies: 3
Views: 607

Re: Notes on EOY spreadsheets

Thanks indeed Harold, definitely appreciated!
by Gillingham
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Week: Nomination Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 1653

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

Good idea Moonbeam, should be fun!
Long live variety.
by Gillingham
Wed Oct 25, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3669

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

Or Finally We Are No One by múm? . Early múm is pretty much 2 guys and 2 ladies with equal contribution so they should count. I'm more hesitating for albums by Low (I'd say yes), Yo La Tengo (probably not) and Los Campesinos (yes up to 2012?) I'm having difficulty deciding about Low as well. It's p...
by Gillingham
Sun Oct 22, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Great work notbrianeno! Thanks a lot for all of it. It took some time, but I agree with Henrik that ( at least in a big three yearly poll like this) the slow roll-out helped quite a bit with attracting attention and discussion and giving the rollout the attention it deserves. Impressive sweep by OK ...
by Gillingham
Sat Oct 21, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

That #15 to #11 was a great batch. And the Kid A review joke was spot on! Ha yes that Pitchfork Kid A review is pretty great. I'm also happy about the last batch, just 3 of my voted albums are in top 30, they also made top 13 :D. Beatlemania is def. out of control but I've come to expect that here. ...
by Gillingham
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Listyguy wrote:
Live in Phoenix wrote:Oh my, what on earth happened to Dylan. I thought for a moment that we had suddenly reached the top 10 countdown...

My thoughts exactly...what an unfortunate turn of events this poll has been for Dylan...

Ouch indeed! And that in the year after his win of the Nobel Prize for Literature.
by Gillingham
Mon Oct 16, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Could those speaking about albums that still haven't showed up yet please post in the prediction thread (which I ignore)? I try to really not think about what is still in the bag and what not, that way it's much more fun (for me anyway). Of course there are some obvious ones, but still.

Thanks!
by Gillingham
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 5605

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thanks Listyguy
by Gillingham
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 26
Views: 1335

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!

The Beatles | Help!
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | No More Shall We Part
by Gillingham
Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Also, I'm impressed with how close Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City came to beating To Pimp a Butterfly! They finished a lot closer together than I think a lot of us would have thought. As for the two Kendrick Lamar albums, I vastly prefer GKmC. I've yet to understand the hype of TPaB, but I'd love to hear ...
by Gillingham
Mon Oct 09, 2017 6:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 5605

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Only four, of which: 1. I wasn't impressed by 1984. Yes, it's very influential indeed, but I didn't like the style (which is very important for me) and knew all about it's legacy which probably didn't help it either. Read it quite a long time ago, but it isn't a book in which you can 'miss' a lot as...
by Gillingham
Sun Oct 08, 2017 10:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 5605

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thank a lot Listyguy, it's appreciated. Great roll-out, enjoyed the ride. Hope this will start a tradition of doing novel polls once every couple of years.

Not so enamoured of the results, but a lot of others obviously are, so that's alright.
by Gillingham
Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 5605

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Then again, I assume most participants in these all-time greatest polls (albums, novels, films etc.) have already heard/read/seen quite some works before the poll starts and only get to know a couple of more works (and do some re-lostening/reading/watching) to make the lists. For me, when it comes t...
by Gillingham
Wed Sep 20, 2017 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.33
Replies: 7
Views: 538

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.33

spiritualized wrote:I'll throw in one, albeit a bit late

Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Anthem for No State, Pt. III

Supported!
by Gillingham
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

I agree with Stevie and Godot about the rollout.
Fun to follow it anyway.
by Gillingham
Sat Sep 16, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Jackson wrote:I voted for In a Silent Way but if the poll was held today I would've placed it much higher. Beautiful music, like nothing else.

I didn't include it then, but would if I'd compile a list now.
by Gillingham
Fri Sep 15, 2017 9:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 67611

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

Great presentation so far notbrianeno (and those whole helped him). Enjoying the ride, thanks.

Agree with what other have said before, the diversity of this list is really nice. And good to see #501-#1000 got some well deserved attention too.
by Gillingham
Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4
Replies: 22
Views: 1153

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 3.4

1. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me vs. The Beatles - Help!
2. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die vs. Tom Waits - Small Change
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank vs. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
4. Astor Piazzolla - LIbertango vs. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara
by Gillingham
Sat Aug 12, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 2645

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

Albums Marvin Gaye - What's Going On vs. Sly and the Family Stone - There's a Riot Going On Prince - Purple Rain vs. Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life Prince - Sign 'O' the Times vs. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions Michael Jackson - Thriller vs. James Brown - Live' at the Apollo Gnarls Barkley -...
by Gillingham
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)
Replies: 19
Views: 1671

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1989 (2017 edition)

1. Jésus de Montréal (Denys Arcand) 2. Crimes and Misdemeanors (Woody Allen) 3. Do the Right Thing (Spike Lee) 4. My Left Foot: The Story of Christy Brown (Jim Sheridan) 5. Átame! (Pedro Almodóvar) 6. Casualties of War (Brian de Palma) 7. Dekalog, Jeden (Krzysztof Kieslowski) 8. Dead Poets Society (...
by Gillingham
Mon Jul 17, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 1753

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1988 (2017 edition)

1. Kárhozat/Damnation (Béla Tarr) 2. The Last Temptation of Christ (Martine Scorsese) 3. Hotaru no Haka/Grave of the Fireflies (Isao Takahata) 4. Nuevo Cinema Paradiso (Giuseppe Tornatore) 5. Akira (Katsuhiro Ôtomo) 6. Dead Ringers (David Cronenberg) 7. The Thin Blue Line (Errol Morris) 8. Spoorloos...
by Gillingham
Mon Jul 17, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)
Replies: 21
Views: 1949

Re: Films of the 1980s: 1986 (2017 edition)

Petri, could you maybe also add the rankings of last time if it's not too much work? Always interesting.
Thanks a lot anyway.

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