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by Nick
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:43 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1061

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

I will never, ever, ever understand the appeal of "Bodak Yellow". Ever. Hey, now you know how I felt a year ago when "Formation" was on all the EOY lists (although I will say that song's grown on me a little). I wasn't actually too big on "Formation" either. Looking ba...
by Nick
Mon Dec 11, 2017 9:15 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1061

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

I will never, ever, ever understand the appeal of "Bodak Yellow". Ever.
by Nick
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:07 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 16
Views: 1586

Re: EOY 2017 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

It's pretty awesome how "Truth", a 13 minute long spiritual jazz instrumental, is in the top 20 songs of the year. It's easily one of my favorite pieces of music from this decade.
by Nick
Tue Dec 05, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Stereogum (US)
Replies: 9
Views: 500

Re: EOY 2017 - Stereogum (US)

charliepanayi wrote:Jesus, that opening paragraph reminds me how much Stereogum annoys me.


Stereogum as some of the worst writing in all of music criticism. As much as people rag on Pitchfork's writing, Pitchfork on a bad day is on the same level as Stereogum on an average day.
by Nick
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION

So I think that you actually could buy GA tickets without the enhanced experience, just I think they sold out before I got to them and the website didn't mention they existed. Anyway big highlight of 'enhanced experience' was a two song acoustic sound check then 30 minute Q&A with St Vincent be...
by Nick
Tue Nov 28, 2017 3:42 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Kerrang! (UK) - The 51 Greatest Pop-Punk Albums of All Time (2017)
Replies: 1
Views: 77

Re: Kerrang! (UK) - The 51 Greatest Pop-Punk Albums of All Time (2017)

I went to a small, semi-rural high school with literally no claim to fame other than the fact that the members of State Champs went there (they were actually a couple years behind me). So I always think it's pretty cool whenever I see them mentioned on these random lists. That being said, I have lit...
by Nick
Mon Nov 27, 2017 3:16 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Mojo Magazine (UK)
Replies: 13
Views: 1383

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...
by Nick
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:53 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 18
Views: 473

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

No bad songs here, only good songs and great ones.

1. Fake Plastic Trees
2. Street Spirit (Fade Out)
3. High and Dry
4. Just
5. Planet Telex
6. My Iron Lung
7. Bones
8. The Bends
9. Black Star
10. (Nice Dream)
11. Sulk
12. Bullet Proof...I Wish I Was
by Nick
Sun Nov 19, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Henry wrote:I am having some difficulty finding "The Harder They Come" on the album spreadsheet or elsewhere on the website. Please let me know where this album placed in the new rankings.


I'm pretty sure it was removed the update before this as it was deemed a compilation.
by Nick
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3425

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Nick wrote:Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" is from 2014, not 2015.


The version with Kendrick is from 2015, though.


True, however I was under the impression that Henrik always combined all multiple versions of a song into one and went with the earliest release date of a song.
by Nick
Thu Nov 16, 2017 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3425

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Taylor Swift's "Bad Blood" is from 2014, not 2015.
by Nick
Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3425

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

The Tame Impala song 'Cause I'm a Man is displayed on this website as Cause I'm a Man. The correct spelling of the song contains an apostrophe before the word "Cause".
by Nick
Wed Nov 15, 2017 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first ten album gap... 922 Roxy Music - Siren 923 Leonard Cohen - Songs from a Room 924 Tindersticks - Tindersticks 925 Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell 926 Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret 927 Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary 928 Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasur...
by Nick
Wed Nov 15, 2017 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

My first ten album gap... 922 Roxy Music - Siren 923 Leonard Cohen - Songs from a Room 924 Tindersticks - Tindersticks 925 Bud Powell - The Amazing Bud Powell 926 Soft Cell - Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret 927 Wolf Parade - Apologies to the Queen Mary 928 Frankie Goes to Hollywood - Welcome to the Pleasure...
by Nick
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3425

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Springsteen's song "Wrecking Ball" is from 2012, not 2010.
by Nick
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 140
Views: 3425

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

Anohni's "Returnal" is listed twice in the artist page.
by Nick
Sun Nov 12, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 131
Views: 4402

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Fantastic work as always, Henrik! I've already spent over half an hour pouring through the update and I plan on doing a lot more tonight.
by Nick
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Henrik wrote:
Nick wrote:Image

Do it. :D


Thank you so much, Henrik! It looks fantastic! :D
by Nick
Sun Nov 12, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened!
Replies: 22
Views: 829

Re: It has happened!

The posts in the "When will the 2017 update come?" topic have been both encouraging and stressful. I wanted to give you something similar. :whistle: :D But I wouldn't have started this topic if I hadn't been quite sure that what you are waiting for is coming soon. http://open.spotify.com/...
by Nick
Sat Nov 11, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:I'm having no trouble conserving my hype for this, because there's plenty of other stuff coming soon, with a definite time and date, that I can expend my hype on.

So... anyone else getting the new Pokémon games?


I really liked Sun and Moon so I'll probably pick it up.
by Nick
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

I think they're just hyped. Is it even the 12th yet for Henrik? 3+6=12, so yes Um, the last time I checked, 3 + 6 equaled 9 ... Has that changed? Are we in the post-math era at last? I think we all need to just seriously ... chill. Believe me, we'll know when the update has happened. When you're th...
by Nick
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

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by Nick
Sat Nov 11, 2017 1:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Bruno wrote:Sunday? :o :music-guitarred:


I'm hoping for Saturday, but yeah, it very well could be Sunday.

The perks of being 6 hours behind Henrik mean that I could conceivably wake up at an AM update.
by Nick
Tue Nov 07, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

My palms are sweaty Knees weak Laptop's heavy Henrik's gonna update AM already Mom's spaghetti How can we move a post to some kind of Hall of Fame or Best Of thread ? Another forum I go to has a yearbook for the funniest or smartest comments every year. I wish we had one of those. I figure it's nev...
by Nick
Tue Nov 07, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 19258

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

My palms are sweaty
Knees weak
Laptop's heavy
Henrik's gonna update AM already
Mom's spaghetti
by Nick
Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 92
Views: 8894

Re: Songs of 2017

An increasingly refined look at my top 50 songs of the year... 1. The War on Drugs- Holding On 2. Mount Eerie- Ravens 3. Father John Misty- Pure Comedy 4. Kamasi Washington- Truth 5. Kendrick Lamar- Humble 6. Fleet Foxes- Third of May / Ōdaigahara 7. LCD Soundsystem- How Do You Sleep? 8. Mount Eerie...
by Nick
Sun Nov 05, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 446

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

Just got done listening to the album for the first time. Plunge is a sonic assault, but in the best way possible. It's been a long time since I listened to her self-titled but from what I remember about it I feel like I like this one more.

Favorite songs: IDK About You, To the Moon and Back
by Nick
Wed Nov 01, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 300
Views: 27870

Re: Albums of 2017

Interesting, you only listen to albums by artists you already know? How do you know some random unknown won't release the greatest album ever? Half my favorite albums in the average year are usually from people I had no knowledge or expectations for, so I could never say nothing else will be on my ...
by Nick
Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 300
Views: 27870

Re: Albums of 2017

Seeing as there are only two albums left to be released this year that I have any real interest in (the new Bjork and the new Eminem), this list is pretty much what my list is going to look like at the end of the year. You quit writing about all the albums you listen to? Too bad, as I enjoyed your ...
by Nick
Mon Oct 30, 2017 3:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 300
Views: 27870

Re: Albums of 2017

Seeing as there are only two albums left to be released this year that I have any real interest in (the new Bjork and the new Eminem), this list is pretty much what my list is going to look like at the end of the year. Excellent: 1. Mount Eerie- A Crow Looked at Me 2. The War on Drugs- A Deeper Unde...
by Nick
Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles
Replies: 18
Views: 570

Re: Ranking Billboard's Greatest of All Time Hot 100 Singles

I like "Blurred Lines" and "Kiss Me" for what it's worth (I see a lot of hate directed towards the former on these lists).

And "How You Remind Me" is probably the most tolerable Nickelback song out there, which doesn't make it good or anything. It's an okay song.
by Nick
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: November 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 268

Re: Upcoming Albums: November 2017

Eminem's new album, reportedly titled "Revival", is supposed to come out in November.
by Nick
Sun Oct 22, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

Amazing presentation, notbrianeno! Thank you and your helpers for all of the hard work!
The difference in points between Abbey Road and OK Computer is just nuts. 4660 to 4086.
by Nick
Sun Oct 22, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

Well I don't think anyone saw the remaining Beatles album placing this high! (I'm not naming names because of spoilers, but come on, we all know what three albums are left, right??)
by Nick
Sat Oct 21, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

Wow, I don't think anyone could have saw Pet Sounds landing outside the top 5!
by Nick
Sat Oct 21, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread
Replies: 15
Views: 633

Re: Official Taylor Swift Hype Thread

It's...decent I suppose.

Overall these new songs of hers seem much less inspired than her stuff from 1989. I think all signs point towards Reputation ending up as a relative dud (commercially and critically) for Swift.
by Nick
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Top ten prediction...

10. Nevermind
9. The Dark Side of the Moon
8. The White Album
7. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
6. Abbey Road
5. The Velvet Underground & Nico
4. Revolver
3. Ziggy Stardust
2. Pet Sounds
1. OK Computer
by Nick
Sat Oct 21, 2017 12:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION
Replies: 20
Views: 1187

Re: St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION

Wow Pitchfork only gave it a 76. I thought they’d licking the album cover and shoving their faces up it they were so enamored by her. They must have PURPOSELY waited to see how the others were gonna score it ala Rolling Stone cause they know she’s becoming a tad more in the limelight and getting ev...
by Nick
Wed Oct 18, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

The top 20... 1960s: Bob Dylan- Highway 61 Revisited (1965) The Beatles- Revolver (1966) The Beach Boys- Pet Sounds (1966) The Beatles- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (1967) The Velvet Underground- The Velvet Underground & Nico (1967) The Beatles- The Beatles ("The White Album")...
by Nick
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

Guess narcissism is in this year, both in politics and our poll. Calling the album I'm sure you're referring to "narcissistic" is a huge stretch. Is the creator narcissistic? Sure. Is the album braggadocious? Certainly. But there's a big fat line separating everyday braggadocio from full ...
by Nick
Sun Oct 15, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Alright, we've hit the top 30, and this is what we've got left, folks... 1960s: Bob Dylan- Highway 61 Revisited (1965) The Beatles- Rubber Soul (1965) The Beatles- Revolver (1966) Bob Dylan- Blonde on Blonde (1966) The Beach Boys- Pet Sounds (1966) The Beatles- Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ...
by Nick
Sun Oct 15, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders
Replies: 35
Views: 1710

Re: AM demographics poll 2017 - genders

nicolas wrote:Hey guys, are your girlfriends / wives / sisters / mothers fond of LISTS ?
My wife hates lists.


My girlfriend doesn't like lists. She claims that she can't place things in order like I can.
by Nick
Sat Oct 14, 2017 12:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Which of the following do we expect to drop in the next 5? David Bowie - Hunky Dory (813, 66, 60) - big improvement, expected to drop by 35 Fleetwood Mac - Rumours (202, 55, 32) - could happen Jimi Hendrix - Are You Experienced? (92, 14, 29) could happen Kanye West - MBDTF (NR, 73, 69) - big improv...
by Nick
Thu Oct 12, 2017 3:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

Awesome rollout thus far, notbrianeno! Very happy to see MBDTF crack the top 45.
by Nick
Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Is this the worst song of all time?
Replies: 11
Views: 438

Re: Is this the worst song of all time?

Listyguy wrote:Of course, no discussion about the worst songs of all time is complete without bringing up "Friday" by ten Rebecca Black.


Friday is so bad that it's almost cheating to bring it up in these discussions. It's like The Room of music. It's so bad you're just amazed at its badness.
by Nick
Wed Oct 11, 2017 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Which of the following do we expect to drop in the next 5? David Bowie - Hunky Dory (813, 66, 60) - tough call David Bowie - Low (513, 100, 61) - good possibility Jeff Buckley - Grace (290, 59, 75) - seems likely Kanye West - MBDTF (NR, 73, 69) - likely higher Pearl Jam - Ten (my all-time rating=57...
by Nick
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 52896

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

A little sad to see Sound of Silver slip but the 41 place jump for Morning Glory more than makes up for it.
by Nick
Sun Oct 08, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)
Replies: 13
Views: 607

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

The College Dropout and Late Registration are the only two rap albums I've heard where the skits actually add to the album rather than take away. That being said, I'm still going to rank them last. 1. Jesus Walks 2. Through the Wire 3. Slow Jamz 4. Family Business 5. All Falls Down 6. Spaceship 7. W...
by Nick
Sat Oct 07, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3863

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

A great rollout! Thanks Listyguy for putting this poll on!
by Nick
Sat Oct 07, 2017 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 11847

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

Which do you think will be the highest album of the decade? This is my stab at where the remaining 6 will fall... 6. Arcade Fire- The Suburbs (#95) 5. Kendrick Lamar- Good Kid, MAAD City (#90) 4. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange (#85) 3. Kendrick Lamar- To Pimp a Butterfly (#75) 2. David Bowie- Blacksta...

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