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by Nick
Wed Oct 17, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Henrik wrote:
Nick wrote:The Bruce Springsteen song “Wrecking Ball” should be a 2012 song, not a 2010 song.

A live recording was released as a single in 2010.


RYM says you’re right. I guess I should’ve checked there before posting!
by Nick
Wed Oct 17, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Bruce Springsteen song “Wrecking Ball” should be a 2012 song, not a 2010 song.
by Nick
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 314
Views: 15237

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Good rollout so far! But “Jealous Guy” is actually ranked at 681 on AM.
by Nick
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 117
Views: 4856

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Great presentation, Dexter! Although I didn’t vote I sure had fun following along. As for our number 1, I somewhat like “All Star”. It’s probably a solid 6/10 song to me. For what it’s worth though, this is my favorite version of the song (and one I’ve done at karaoke a couple times)... https://m.yo...
by Nick
Thu Oct 11, 2018 1:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Velvet Underground album White Light/White Heat was released in 1968, not in 1967.
by Nick
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 314
Views: 15237

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Hymie wrote:
woodymac wrote:[1547] Swans | Screen Shot (86) *FrankLotion is #1
[1239] Swans | A Little God in My Hands (44) *Tied with damosuzuki


My favorite by the Swans:




The Swans they’re talking about are a little different from this band. Nice song though.
by Nick
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Will Top AM's Albums and Songs lists for 2018?
Replies: 12
Views: 615

Re: What Will Top AM's Albums and Songs lists for 2018?

My bet for top 10 albums (based on what's come out so far, of course, because I think that new Robyn album has some serious potential)... 1. Janelle Monáe 2. Beach House 3. Idles 4. Mitski 5. Kanye West/Kid Cudi 6. Sophie 7. Pusha T 8. Blood Orange 9. Kamasi Washington 10. Car Seat Headrest As for s...
by Nick
Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 1264

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

My votes:

Kraftwerk
Radiohead
Rage Against the Machine
The Cure
Todd Rundgren

...with The Zombies and Roxy Music as very honorable mentions.
by Nick
Thu Oct 04, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 45
Views: 3141

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The Nine Inch Nails song “Came Back Haunted” is listed on AM as “Come Back Haunted”.
by Nick
Sat Sep 29, 2018 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

letmeintomyzone wrote:What is the frontrunner for EOYs?


This is the first year in a while (probably since 2014) where I have no clue what the critics’ pick for AOTY will be.
by Nick
Mon Sep 03, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Two thirds of the way through the year... Great: 1. Kamasi Washington- Heaven and Earth 2. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- 2012 - 2017 3. Car Seat Headrest- Twin Fantasy (Face to Face) 4. Janelle Monáe- Dirty Computer 5. Beach House- 7 6. Deafheaven- Ordinary Corrupt Human Love 7. Father John Misty- God'...
by Nick
Mon Aug 20, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Asian music recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 860

Re: Asian music recommendations

Most Asian music I know is from anime or YouTube recommendations. But here's what I've got... Yellow Magic Orchestra- Firecracker Ryo Fukui- Early Summer Shonen Knife- When You Sleep (My Bloody Valentine cover) Tomoyasu Hotei- Battle Without Honor or Humanity Mariya Takeuchi- Plastic Love Mitski- No...
by Nick
Sun Aug 19, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Mitski- Be the Cowboy Mitski's newest album, Be the Cowboy , is 14 tracks over 32 minutes. Only three of those 14 songs make it past the two and a half minute mark. And that's where the brilliance of the album lies. On her latest release Mitski crafts her songs with all superfluous details removed,...
by Nick
Sun Aug 19, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Animal Collective- Tangerine Reef So what to make of Tangerine Reef , the latest "audiovisual" album from everyone's favorite 2000s era psychedelic pop outfit Animal Collective? Well for one, and I really can't stress this enough, this album is meant to be watched, much more so than stric...
by Nick
Mon Aug 13, 2018 2:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Is it just more, or has it been really, really, really slow for new albums lately? Since July 1st I've only heard three new albums, the fantastic new Deafheaven album, the Kamasi Washington EP, and now this offering from Moses Sumney. Anyway... Moses Sumney- Black In Deep Red, 2014 (EP) There's some...
by Nick
Sun Aug 12, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 55
Views: 3329

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

The fact that Tom Tom Club's debut album isn't anywhere on AM is extremely surprising, especially when you consider the enormous critical success of Talking Heads and their albums, as well as the fact that "Genius of Love" is in the top 1,000 songs.
by Nick
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 60
Views: 9105

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)

If it's not too much trouble, I'd like to slightly update my list... 1. Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino, 1994) 2. Vertigo (Alfred Hitchcock, 1958) 3. Spirited Away (Hayao Miyazaki, 2001) 4. Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio, 1982) 5. Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock, 1954) 6. Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas And...
by Nick
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 6423

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

You guys hear that new Robyn song?? An ultra-rough top ten songs so far... 1. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- I Never Dream 2. Janelle Monáe- Make Me Feel 3. Kamasi Washington- Fists of Fury 4. Robyn- Missing U 5. Sophie- Immaterial 6. Pusha T- If You Know You Know 7. Car Seat Headrest- Bodys 8. Stephen ...
by Nick
Sun Jul 29, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 215
Views: 42630

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Seeing Radiohead tomorrow! Extremely excited.
by Nick
Sat Jul 28, 2018 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 47
Views: 3204

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

"Wuthering Heights" makes the top 15. You heard it here.
by Nick
Mon Jul 16, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 2687

Re: Site update is here

Thank you Henrik!! Now to spend a great deal of time looking it all over...
by Nick
Sun Jul 15, 2018 4:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 43533

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

A casual glance at the lists suggests that we can probably expect a top 20, maybe even top 10, placement for "Wuthering Heights", which is a song that I've known for a while but I hadn't really fell in love with until recently (the song was totally absent from my top 500 in 2015 and now it...
by Nick
Fri Jul 13, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 1517

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

This list is fun for estimating AM after the arrival of the end of decade lists. Will "Get Lucky" be able to maintain the top spot of the 2010s songs list? "Runaway", "Rolling in the Deep" and "Royals" look like the main challengers now. "Midnight City&q...
by Nick
Fri Jul 13, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Deafheaven- Ordinary Corrupt Human Love Deafheaven are the indie rock fan's favorite metal band of recent years, and I'm not much of an exception here. The band burst into prominence with their sophomore LP, 2013's Sunbather , an album that combined black metal, shoegaze, and post-rock to critical ...
by Nick
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 30390

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

The Alice Coltrane song "Journey in Satchidananda" is from 1970, not 1971. I think it was recorded in 1970 and released in 1971, no? On the other hand, it features Pharoah Sanders. My mistake! The Wikipedia page for her lists the album as 1970, but both RYM and discogs say 1971. Looks lik...
by Nick
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Listening to the new Deafheaven album off of NPR. This thing is good. I mean real good. I mean about as good as Sunbather good.

This is beach bonfire metal. Wedding party metal. Rose garden metal. Pacific coast road trip metal. You know?
by Nick
Thu Jul 05, 2018 3:43 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Loudwire - Trent Reznor's 50 Greatest Songs (2018)
Replies: 1
Views: 259

Re: Loudwire - Trent Reznor's 50 Greatest Songs (2018)

I interpreted this post's title as "The 50 songs that Trent Reznor considers to be the greatest" and thought to myself "damn, he's REALLY full of himself".

Clearly the other interpretation makes a little more sense.
by Nick
Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 6423

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Alphabetical, by artist... 1. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- I Never Dream 2. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- Some Kind of Game 3. Arctic Monkeys- Four out of Five 4. Beach House- Dark Spring 5. Beach House- Dive 6. Beach House- Lemon Glow 7. Car Seat Headrest- Bodys 8. Car Seat Headrest- Nervous Young Inhum...
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Halfway through the year and here we are... Great: 1. Kamasi Washington- Heaven and Earth 2. Car Seat Headrest- Twin Fantasy (Face to Face) 3. Janelle Monáe- Dirty Computer 4. A.A.L (Against All Logic)- 2012 - 2017 5. Beach House- 7 6. Father John Misty- God's Favorite Customer Very Good: 7. Snail M...
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Gorillaz- The Now Now In some ways I really feel for Damon Albarn. Sure, the guy is a critically acclaimed multi-millionaire rock star genius who has been an icon of the music world for about 25 years now. But last year he released Humanz , the first Gorillaz album in six years, and it was met with...
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 43533

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Hey Sweepstakes Ron, just leaving this message to ensure that you saw my message about moving John Lennon's "Imagine" up to number 90 on my songs list and then moving everything else down accordingly. Thanks! Yep, it’s all good. One more week, everyone! Great, thanks a lot! And of course,...
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 43533

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:


Hey Sweepstakes Ron, just leaving this message to ensure that you saw my message about moving John Lennon's "Imagine" up to number 90 on my songs list and then moving everything else down accordingly.

Thanks!
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Nas- Nasir Last year Jay-Z, one-time archenemy to Nas, released 4:44 , his album as classic hiphophead thought experiment: what if this legendary rapper who has since fallen off released an album without a single thought of commercial viability or star-studded features and just got back to his root...
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far
Replies: 14
Views: 1517

Re: Rolling Stone's 100 Greatest Songs of the Century So Far

Very skewed towards the 00's, which I'm not sure that I agree with. I could go further, but critiquing these lists just isn't worth it. Rolling Stone has such a nostalgia-bias that even this list, which is supposed to highlight recently released music, is heavily biased towards the 00s. Consider th...
by Nick
Tue Jun 26, 2018 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2017 update
Replies: 253
Views: 30390

Re: Errors in the 2017 update

The Alice Coltrane song "Journey in Satchidananda" is from 1970, not 1971.
by Nick
Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 507
Views: 43533

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sweepstakes Ron, I've made a slight edit to my list. I've moved John Lennon's "Imagine" from its original position to #90 on my list. Can you move it up and bump everything else down accordingly? Thanks!
by Nick
Sun Jun 24, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Death Grips- Year of the Snitch If you've heard one Death Grips album, or hell, even a song, you know what to expect here. Extremely loud, abrasive, rap music meets punk rock meets malfunctioning electronics that all end up sounding like a homeless man yelling at you in a subway station while a tru...
by Nick
Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 215
Views: 42630

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I'm seeing Herbie Hancock tonight! As well as some jazz artists I'm not too familiar with. This will be my first jazz festival. Very excited to see Mr. Hancock perform.
by Nick
Sat Jun 23, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Nine Inch Nails- Bad Witch Coming in at just a little over 30 minutes, Nine Inch Nails' new album, Bad Witch , is closer in spirit to their 1992 EP Broken than anything they've since that seminal release. But whereas Broken was an industrial blast of angry young man fury, Bad Witch revels more in t...
by Nick
Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Kamasi Washington- Heaven and Earth "Fists of Fury", the main theme to the 1972 Bruce Lee movie of the same name, is not a good song. The song, as well as the rest of that movie's soundtrack, is sung by a man named Mike Remedios, and while he has a nice enough voice, he doesn't quite have...
by Nick
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 46
Views: 6423

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

I just want to make a prediction right now. Childish Gambino's "This is America" ends up in the top 3 songs of the year on the critics' list. It even stands a great chance at being #1. Think about it... 1. The song is incredibly commercially successful, hitting #1 on the charts in the US, ...
by Nick
Thu Jun 21, 2018 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Beyoncé & Jay-Z- Everything Is Love First came the accusations of Lemonade . Next there was the apologies of 4:44 . And now we have the third and final chapter in this Beyoncé/Jay-Z album cycle, Everything Is Love , the reconciliation. So is this album a Return of the King , the culmination of ...
by Nick
Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Beyoncé & Jay-Z- Everything Is Love First came the accusations of Lemonade . Next there was the apologies of 4:44 . And now we have the third and final chapter in this Beyoncé/Jay-Z album cycle, Everything Is Love , the reconciliation. So is this album a Return of the King , the culmination of ...
by Nick
Sun Jun 17, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New update on the update
Replies: 7
Views: 1692

Re: New update on the update

That's great news, Henrik! Once again, thank you for all of your hard work!
by Nick
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

StevieFan13 wrote:So...Beyonce and Jay-Z just put out an album.


If there are any Tidal users reading this who have heard the album, I'm curious as to what your thoughts are (I am not a Tidal user).
by Nick
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Sophie- Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides I won't pretend to entirely understand the appeal of PC Music. Songs like Sophie's "Lemonade" and QT's "Hey QT" are innovative takes on pop music, but there's always something there that makes it hard for me to totally connect with the mus...
by Nick
Mon Jun 11, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kids See Ghosts (Kanye West & Kid Cudi)
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: Kids See Ghosts (Kanye West & Kid Cudi)

Anthony Fantano (aka The Needle Drop) just gave this album his fourth 10/10, and his first since To Pimp a Butterfly.

I mean, it's good and all, but that's going a bit too far, imo.
by Nick
Sat Jun 09, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Kanye West and Kid Cudi- Kids See Ghosts Maybe it's due to my lowered expectations, but I actually found Kids See Ghosts , the new collaborative effort from Kanye West and Kid Cudi, to actually be a slight improvement over West's week old album Ye . The operative word here being "slight"....
by Nick
Sat Jun 02, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 3596

Re: Kanye West - Ye

(it DESERVES acclaim, but not that much, because starting with this album Kanye's lyrics SUCK) Which lyrics on MBDTF do you think suck? I don't exactly think that the lyrics on that album are among the best in the genre or anything, but there are a number of great verses on the album, especially fr...
by Nick
Sat Jun 02, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 188
Views: 24592

Re: Albums of 2018

Father John Misty- God's Favorite Customer The latest album from Mr. Josh Tillman, God's Favorite Customer , arrives just a year after his magnum opus, the sprawling social commentary-filled Pure Comedy . But if you're thinking that you're just going to get Pure Comedy Part 2 here, well then you ma...

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