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by spiritualized
Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill (8/10) vs. Crowded House - Woodface (9/10) Clash of the Titans, never thought I would vote against Elliott... 2. Etta James - At Last! - TBA vs. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain (7/10) 3. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges (6/10) ...
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 45
Replies: 4
Views: 67

AMF WC Classics Edition 45

It's time for instalment n°45 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! Only the cream of the crop will go through the grueling EIGHT weeks of charting. :scared-shocked: 139 votes last week (-6 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top,...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 19, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 41
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Bright Eyes | I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning (8/10) - one of these albums I knew I should listen too but never did. Good thing this game exists ! Mount Eerie | A Crow Looked at Me (6/10) I appreciate the artistic and emotional value of this record, but this is far too bleak emotionally speaking and s...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 19, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

105. Radiohead - The Numbers : 7/10
106. Garbage - Supervixen : 9/10 (top 500, nevermind Hymie...)
107. Adele – Hometown Glory : 6.5/10
108. Bob Dylan – To Ramona : 4/10 I am starting to dislike "classic", folky Dylan tunes.
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 19, 2019 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09

Not my style usually, but really quite a good neo-soul / R&B album from Emily King, with one of the highlight for me being "Blue Light"
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 962

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU
Metric | Gold Guns Girls (in my top 500)
The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly
You Am I | Heavy Heart
Collectors | Lydia Purple

GROUP UPSILON
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Lauren Hoffman | Broken
Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
The Commodores | Zoom
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

98. John Mayer – Love On the Weekend (5/10) 99. Raul Seixas – Tente Outra Vez (3/10) 100. The Deathray Davies – The Fall Fashions (8/10) 101. Chromeo – I’m Not Contagious (5/10) 102. Talking Heads – Radio Head (6.5/10) 103. Katerine - Papa (8/10) : this is very close to his first album which I find ...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 1095

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

Votes being fairly polarized, and not enough time to listen to 5 albums in a day, I'll vote for the ones I've already listened to ;

2. Oval - 94 Diskont (5/10) vs. blink-182 - Enema of the State (7/10)
by spiritualized
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 1893

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

PlasticRam wrote:Okay, so I liked it enough to put it on my all-time list. 641st. Sung Tongs is 318th.

https://rateyourmusic.com/list/galfond/ ... st-albums/

Wow.
I am really curious how you can be THAT precise.
How do you find that it's a bit better than number 642 but not good enough to pass number 640 ?
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

86. Prince - Free: 4
87. Two Doors Cinema Club – What You Know: 8
88. Ray Charles – (The Night Time) is the Right Time: 5
89. Aphex Twin - On: 7
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 644

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

Kraftwerk - Trans Europe Express
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.08
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.08

King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard - Boogieman Sam

I swear I will manage to sway forumers to the genius of this band.
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 1165

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
Deftones | Diamond Eyes
Erasure | Drama!

GROUP SIGMA
Foster the People | Houdini
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Slave | Just a Touch of Love
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 3/10 91. Judas Priest - United 4/10 92. Fiona Apple - Limp 7/10 93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10 94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 5/10 95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10 96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 7/10 97. Branford M...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 05, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 644

AMF WC Classics Edition 44

It's time for instalment n°44 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! Only the cream of the crop will go through the grueling EIGHT weeks of charting. :scared-shocked: 145 votes last week (+29 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 1893

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

I missed the first round, will start with this one...so much music to absorb ! 1. Animal Collective - Sung Tongs (8/10) vs. Grimes - Art Angels (8.5/10) 2. Janet Jackson - janet (3/10) vs. Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy (6/10) I can't believe I am pining for...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 05, 2019 8:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 32
Views: 1141

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

Hello :) well that is just peachy. I live 25 mins from Montpellier, having moved about a month ago there. So you can count me in to meet you somewhere around Montpellier and I hope to be able to share the beauties of the area. I can't commit fully though as I have a job which can take me away at the...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 01, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

78. Erik B. & Rakim – My Melody 5/10 79. Oliver Koletzki – lyéwaye (Hatzler Remix) 7/10. I actually quite like this, not generic at all, for those who listen to a bit of techno. Only thing that bothers me is the spoken word. THAT's too generic 80. Prince – Colonized Mind 5/10 81. The Smiths – Sh...
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

Two Doors Cinema Club – What You Know: 5 I knew that I heard this before, probably many times, but I couldn't quite recall it. It's a pretty okay indie song, not really all that special. Why this one specifically got so many streams I can't guess. It's been used in France (at least) in ads and show...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 28, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

I have to say that the Andrew Bird songs are really top quality - bodes very well for the album, which I have yet to listen... Hello Spiritualized, j'espère que tu te reposes bien de ne plus devoir animer ce "jeu" ? Otherwise Andrew Bird is always a wonder, he has never done anything bad,...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 28, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

Camper Van Beethoven : All Her Favorite Fruit
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 3021

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist (8/10) I luuuve twee pop, this very small chapter of 90s music which really meant something to me. The singer, as usual, can't sing for sh*t, but it's cute. And short ! WITCH | Chifundo (6/10) David Bowie | Dead Man Walkin...
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 3021

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

In the process of listening. My vote in 30 mins tops !
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 1772

AMF WC Classics Edition 43

Welcome to instalment n°43 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! Only the cream of the crop will go through the grueling EIGHT weeks of charting. :scared-shocked: 116 votes last week (-16 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top : ...
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

PS : Did anyone notice the uncanny similarity of Jenny Lewis' voice to Kate Bush...freaky. The music is more upbeat, but this could be a doppelganger...
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

madzong wrote:LastEnemy - are you doing the Classics Edtion too?


Nope, I will be doing it today :)
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 13467

Re: Albums of 2019

Jackson wrote:You may like his 2013 solo album Monkey Minds in the Devil's Time; that album was pretty good too and "Seen It All Before" is up there with some of the Beta Band's better songs.


thanks ! will check it out
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

I have to say that the Andrew Bird songs are really top quality - bodes very well for the album, which I have yet to listen...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 26, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 59
Views: 13467

Re: Albums of 2019

Alright then, time to count my chickens for 2019. Here are my votes : Oustanding, top drawer (9/10) Steve Mason - About the Light : excellent surprise, an album full of tunes from the Beta Band frontman. The only contender so far in the year Excellent (8/10) The Twilight Sad - It Won/t Be Like This ...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 26, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

Hi and thanks for the support. The chart is a labor of love, really taking a chunk of free time, but when it's running fine, it shouldn't take more than an hour to put together. Setherex, the Spotify playlist idea is great, why didn't I think about this before ? I have countless playlists in my libr...
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 22, 2019 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05

C'mon people, we're down 30 votes :) Surely there are some goods songs in this chart ?
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 19, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

70. Iron Maiden – Paschendale (6/10) 71. Inglebirds - Intro (4/10) 72. Os Paralamas Do Sucesso – Lanterna dos Afogados (4/10). 73. Archie Shepp - Hipnosis (7/10) : a very good jazz track, I like the neverending high tempo 74. James Brown & His Furious Flames – Tell Me What I Did Wrong (7/10) Ano...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 19, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 2621

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby (great video !) Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King ==> best group of songs since the beginning of this tournament, quality stuff, the first three could have ended up in a tie ! GROUP ...
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05

King Gizzard - Fishing for Fishes
Andrew Bird - Olympians
by spiritualized
Sat Mar 16, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 61
Views: 13748

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

TheLastEnemy wrote:As a British citizen, I reserve the right to push the deadline back indefinitely until I get the result I want...


:-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :text-goodpost:
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05

Thanks TheLastEnemy
I really appreciate the offer. If you want, we can start small if you wish to take one of the charts (the new releases one, which really requires a regular frequency). If you think you can take it permanently, then you can. I will share my Excel files if you wish
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

AMF Weekly Chart 19.05

Hello to all, I wanted to first apologise for the delays in releasing the charts. New job, new house, change of region, new schools for the kids, it's taking its toll ! So much so that I am considering relinquishing the responsibility for maintaining these two charts, as somebody may have more time...
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 15, 2019 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: For native French speaking members
Replies: 7
Views: 1298

Re: For native French speaking members

"Voulez Vous Coucher Avec Moi Ce soir" springs to mind :)

Or better : voolaie voo coochaie avaic moi ce sooire.
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 42
Replies: 7
Views: 1234

AMF WC Classics Edition 42

Hello to all, I wanted to first apologise for the delays in releasing the charts. New job, new house, change of region, new schools for the kids, it's taking its toll ! So much so that I am considering relinquishing the responsibility for maintaining these two charts, as somebody may have more time...
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 41
Replies: 12
Views: 4646

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 41

The House of Love - Christine (Live version @ the Marquee)
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 12, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 3993

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA
Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta
Thrice | Image of the Invisible
Youssou N’Dour | Leaving (Dem)
Game Theory | Like a Girl Jesus

GROUP KAPPA
Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm
AURORA | Running with the Wolves
Nightpool Neon | Perfume From Now On
Bon Jovi | Only Lonely
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 11, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

Mall Grab – B.F.O.D.A.A.S.: 6.5/10 Circle Jerks – Red Tape : 5/10 The Format – She Doesn’t Get It : 5/10 - I'm with Rob, although not as harsh. The singing is just irritable, but the music is kinda indie pop with twee undertones (cute keyboards, bells, etc..) Flobots - Handlebars - 6 Sweet – The Six...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 05, 2019 4:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20425

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

Alain Bashung | Madame rêve | 8 Albin de La Simone | Le grand amour | 7 Belle and Sebastian | Act of the Apostle | 7 The Replacements – Hold My Life | 6 My Chemical Romance | Famous Last Words | 5 Janet Jackson | If | 5 Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry | When It's Love Time | 5 The Fixx | Red Skies ...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 05, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 5578

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

GROUP ETA
Chris Bell | You and Your Sister (7)
Andrés Calamaro | El cantante (6)
Eurythmics | Julia (5)
Latin Rascals | Arabian Nights (2)

GROUP THETA
T Power v MK Ultra | Mutant Jazz (8)
Nadine Shah | Fool (8)
Café Tacvba | Ojalá que llueva café (6)
Donovan | Get Thy Bearings (4)
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 41
Replies: 12
Views: 4646

AMF WC Classics Edition 41

Welcome to instalment n°41 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! Only the cream of the crop will go through the grueling EIGHT weeks of charting. :scared-shocked: 139 votes last week (-2 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top for...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 1:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.04
Replies: 7
Views: 4337

AMF Weekly Chart 19.04

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 19.04 of the Weekly Chart ! Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 137 votes last week (-20 votes) :scared-shocked: Sharon Van Etten's Seven takes back its top spot this week ! :scared-shocked: 2 new entries : Better Oblivion Community Center/ D'Angelo :scared-shocked: 2 s...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 275
Views: 49010

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Krurze wrote:
Joan Baez – Silver Dagger: 9

Sounded very familiar, turns out Saint Etienne's Like A Motorway was based on this. I prefer the original. It's amazingly beautiful and already a personal favourite.


That's where I heard it !!!
Thanks for reminding me :)
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 275
Views: 49010

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Nice bunch of songs !! 46. Guns N' Roses - Prostitute (5.5) Actually quite surprised. The whiny, nose -singing of Axl takes a step back and that makes the song THAT much better. 47. Cocteau Twins - Frou-Frou Foxes In Midsummer Fires (8) 48. Nick Drake - Saturday Sun (8) 49. Empire Of The Sun - Walki...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 7838

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

GROUP ZETA
Rodriguez | Hate Street Dialogue (7)
The Cookies | I Never Dreamed (6)
Aaliyah | Miss You (5)
Little River Band | It's A Long Way There (5)
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 25, 2019 10:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 47
Views: 7838

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 3

GROUP EPSILON
Monkey Mafia | Work Mi Body (Chicken Scratch Remix) (8)
Joydrop | Beautiful (7)
Alanis Morissette | The Couch (6)
Aldous Harding | Elation (4)

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