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by Gillingham
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 392

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: 404
Views: 19358

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: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 400

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: 34
Views: 749

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: 404
Views: 19358

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: 404
Views: 19358

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: 2209

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: 3657

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: 147
Views: 12583

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: 4644

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: 390

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: 3562

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: 699

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: 740

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: 57
Views: 5005

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: 1117

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: 842

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: 872

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: 3489

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: 703

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: 975

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: 1348

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: 773

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: 690

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: 4152

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: 147
Views: 12583

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: 891

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: 1031

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: 8330

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: 1170

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: 1108

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: 683

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: 147
Views: 12583

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: 5802

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: 5388

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: 1242

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: 5388

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: 1104

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: 1072

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: 1603

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: 2164

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: 2164

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: 1282

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: 1282

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: 1513

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: 2164

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: 2032

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: 2032

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.

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