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by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 24
Views: 311

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 10

F.W. MURNAU GROUP
Yamasuki | Aieaoa
Drake Bell | I Found a Way
Bellowhead | Moon Kittens
Sophie Meiers | Medication

MICHELANGELO ANTONIONI GROUP
Värttinä | Tauti
Talk Talk | Tomorrow Started
The Mutton Birds | Dominion Road
Muddy Waters | Don't Go No Farther
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 32
Views: 509

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

1. Rush - 2112 vs. Madness - One Step Beyond
2. Fiona Apple - When the Pawn… vs. Bill Withers - Still Bill
3. Don Henley - End Of The Innocence vs. Brand New - Deja Entendu
4. Axel Rudi Pell - The Masquerade Ball vs. Built To Spill - There is No Enemy
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Please :) It's great to have more reviewers onboard !
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 574

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

449. The Waterboys - The Return of Pan: 5/10
450. Florence + the Machine – Ship to Wreck - 7/10
451. Talking Heads – I Zimbra - 6/10
452. Loreen - Euphoria: 2/10
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

A new random album - and the Randominator picks... //e.snmc.io/i/300/s/2120ad8c099124ea0c0ea55e75912a7c/4192031 Title: Unity Band Artist : Pat Metheny Type : Album Released: 2015 Genres : Jazz Fusion Reviews and ratings on RYM : 341 ratings for a 3.46 average. Listening to the first track, there is ...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Honorio, great review, I learned a lot reading your review and listening to the record. Without this game, I probably would never have heard it. I'm taking the next one, although I almost referred to rumpdoll who posted this in the "Best Year" thread (PS : I could not find a single recording of the ...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 77
Replies: 9
Views: 133

Re: AMF Classics Edition 77

Sweet Apple Pie - Surprise
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 03, 2020 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

442. Jenny Hval – Conceptual Romance - 6
443. The Dodos - Fools - 6
444. Peter and Gordon: A World Without Love - 7
445. The Chameleons - A Person Isn't Safe Anywhere These Days - 7
446. PJ Harvey & John Parrish – Black Hearted Love - 8
by spiritualized
Thu Apr 02, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 55
Views: 574

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

447. Wayne Shorter - Juju - 5. Compared to the next song, it is a delight.
448. Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona: 1. I absolutely hate this with a vengeance. It is horrible.
by spiritualized
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

Soccer Mommy - Color Theory (9/10) Caribou - Suddenly (6/10) Boniface - Boniface (5/10) BTS - Map of the Soul: 7 (5/10) Kvelertak - Splid Grimes - Miss Anthropocene Tame Impala - The Slow Rush Makaya McCraven - We're New Again - A Re-imagining King Krule - Man Alive! Lanterns on the Lake - Spook the...
by spiritualized
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 77
Replies: 9
Views: 133

AMF Classics Edition 77

It's time for instalment n°77 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: 135 votes last week (+4 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top ...
by spiritualized
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Of course, spiritualized, I can review the album. I’m a big fan of Vinicius de Moraes but this is an album I’ve never listened before. About MAA I should say in my defence that your nomination faced mine!! I’m not voting on Round 1 (I’ll join on Round 2) but I felt the need of rooting for this gorg...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 31, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

:text-bump:
If no takers, I’ll review this weekend... I think Honorio should review this one now that he ousted my nomination on MAA.
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 23
Views: 4860

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

9/10 Soccer Mommy - Color Theory (Indie Pop, Singer/Songwriter) Wire - Mind Hive (Post-Punk) 8/10 Pinegrove - Marigold (Indie Rock, Alt-Country) Six by Seven - D R E A M . O N . 2 . Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar (Neo-Psychedelia, Indietronica) 7/10 Katie Gately - Loom (Art Pop) of Montreal - Ur Fun (...
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 30, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 1126

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

1. Sigur Rós - ( ) vs. Randy Newman - Good Old Boys A desert island album can be found with () - top 100 for me - I am shocked that mileswide, who I seem to have very strong musical affinities with, rates it under Randy Newman's very uneven album. What gives, mileswide ? 2. Milton Nascimento & Lo Bo...
by spiritualized
Sun Mar 29, 2020 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best albums of 2020
Replies: 3
Views: 150

Re: Best albums of 2020

Yes, we have our own Megacritic Chart, you will find the link below

viewtopic.php?f=2&t=8435

I personally find AOTY very useful too

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/
by spiritualized
Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ethos !
Replies: 2
Views: 139

Re: Ethos !

I think morals influence the style of music you choose to listen to. I moved from popular music to indie rock in my “formative” teenage years. No doubt morals (or is it hormones??) had an influence!
Interesting question that.
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 492

Re: AMF Classics Edition 76

Pixies - Subbacultcha (Purple Tape Version)
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 26, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 28
Views: 787

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 9

ROBERT BRESSON GROUP Billy Talent | Fallen Leaves (my nom - agree with Safetycat / in the world of punk-rock, Billy Talent is widely undervalued) Giants of Jazz Play Brassens | Le temps ne fait rien à l'affaire Tracy Chapman | Material World Bee Gees | Alone CARL THEODOR DREYER GROUP Michael O’Shea ...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 26, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

439. Running Wild – Riding the Storm - 5 (Musically, really quite good - I cannot however deal with the operatic singing...
440. Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris – All the Roadrunning - 3
441. Peter Gabriel – Red Rain - 6
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 26, 2020 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

And the Randominator picks... //e.snmc.io/i/300/s/839df10d7bb0d1498db853b09b6ade10/2013389 A collaboration between Vinicius, Caymmi, Quarteto em Cy & Conjunto Oscar Castro-Neves. This is a reissue of a 1965 Brazilian Bossanova record RYM Rating 3.63 / 5.0 from 50 ratings Ranked #211 for 1965 Genres ...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Time for a review of this Marillion single. A bit of history first though for those who do not know Marillion - this late 70s prog-rock band, named after a Tolkien novel, has roamed the planet for the best part of 40 years. Their brand of rock has taken many forms, embracing prog, electronica, indie...
by spiritualized
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 492

AMF Classics Edition 76

It's time for instalment n°76 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: 131 votes last week (-39 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12
Replies: 16
Views: 736

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.12

Myrkur- Fager som en Ros
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 23, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 1797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

1. Marianne Faithfull - Broken English vs. Adele - 21
2. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly vs. Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst
3. The Chills - Submarine Bells vs. Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
4. The Upsetters - Super Ape vs. Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 23, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

436. Matchbox Twenty - Bright Lights: 4
437. White Reaper - Judy French: 6
438. Deerhunter – Twilight at Carbon Lake - 7
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 23, 2020 10:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 26
Views: 1518

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 8

CHARLIE CHAPLIN GROUP Jenny Wilson | Forever Is a Long Time Chet Baker | No Problem Thee Oh Sees | Fortress Amy Grant | Doubly Good to You (I'm sorry to whoever nominated this...but this is really painful, musically and lyrically. Fortunately, it's short) BILLY WILDER GROUP Boubacar Traoré | Kayes-B...
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 23, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 75
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 75

Absolutely no chance of going through (as not available on Spotify), but with confinement, maybe ppl will take the time to listen to this excellent cover

The Boo Radleys - Boo! Faith
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 20, 2020 12:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

432. Axelle Red – Je t’attends - 3
433. Gorillaz - New Genius (Brother) - 3.5
434. Smiley Lewis – Down the Road - 6
435. U2 – Red Light - 4
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 75
Replies: 10
Views: 1101

AMF WC Classics Edition 75

It's time for instalment n°75 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: 170 votes last week (+35 votes !!) :scared-shocked: On the ...
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 16, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: January 2020
Replies: 13
Views: 2835

Re: Album of the Month: January 2020

I'll play, ranked in order. Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar - (8/10) = really pleasantly surprised by Dan Deacon. I enjoyed America a while ago, but this is better. The music is terrific, uplifting. His voice is an eerie reminder of Mercury Rev's Jonathan Donahue, don't you think ? Bill Fay - Countless...
by spiritualized
Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

428. Rufus Wainwright - One Man Guy - 6/10
429. Vince Staples – Crabs in a Bucket - 6/10
430. Space - Magic Fly - 8/10. I remember this very fondly !
431. LCD Soundsystem – Great Release - 6/10
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 13, 2020 10:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 74
Replies: 11
Views: 2728

Re: AMF Classics Edition 74

Dead Can Dance - Dawn of the Iconoclast
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 26
Views: 2782

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 7

LUIS BUÑUEL GROUP Brand New | Okay I Believe You, but My Tommy Gun Don't Gnarls Barkley | Going On The Pale Fountains | Palm of My Hand The Lijadu Sisters | Cashing In ANDREI TARKOVSKY GROUP Michaela Melián | Sebastian Eleni Karaindrou | By The Sea Johnny Copeland | Sufferin' City Steven Wilson | Lu...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 12, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 236
Views: 14481

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Blimey. Had some catching up to do... 407. Dio – Holy Diver 3 408. Yann Tiersen – La Dispute 7 409. Neil Young – Transformer Man 7 410. Mott the Hoople – Roll Away the Stone 6 411. Tim Buckley – Sweet Surrender 5 412. WhoMadeWho – Hi & Lo (Konstantin Sibold Acid Mix) 6 413. Aleksandar Šišič - Ćhelip...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3764

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) vs. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert
2. Suede - Coming Up vs. Last Shadow Puppets - The Age of the Understatement
3. Fennesz - Black Sea vs. Edan - Beauty and the Beat
4. Noir Désir - 666,667 Club vs. Lucy Dacus - Historian
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3764

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

On a side note... Noir Désir's L'Homme Pressé was written in 1996, 24 years ago I have pumped the lyrics into Google Translate and amended some of them, but this is REALLY uncanny. Can anyone else see who he is singing about (although not on purpose ?) I'm a frozen model With a sun tan Debased, man ...
by spiritualized
Thu Mar 12, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10
Replies: 19
Views: 2817

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10

I can't see this picture clearly, this picture is trimmed down and too blurry. Can you modified this picture with high resolution? Thanks. I'm sorry, but I don't know what you mean. Please could you explain further what the problem is? It looks fine on my screen. Thank you Half of this picture is c...
by spiritualized
Tue Mar 10, 2020 8:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10
Replies: 19
Views: 2817

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.10

Perfume Genius - Describe. Excellent single and definitely a huge shift from his previous stuff
Liturgy - Pasaqalia II
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Nice one ! It should be short and sweet. Would love to hear some background on this.

Image

Artist: The Boys
Single : Crazy (1990)
RYM score: 3.13 (12 ratings)
Genre: Contemporary R&B
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

PS - @mileswide.

You ought to look for a job as a reviewer - you are an amazing writer, well researched, great wording, a true pleasure to read.
I look forward to your next review !
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

Time for a review of Jeremy Squires' first album (2013), as it doesn't seem to inspire our usual reviewers... Vastly unknown artist (4 ratings on RYM for his discography), a Facebook page which he uses to wish a happy birthday to his wife and kids - it's lovely to feel so close to an artist. Unprete...
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 06, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 74
Replies: 11
Views: 2728

AMF Classics Edition 74

It's time for instalment n°74 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. I am so very sorry to not have updated this chart in the last couple of week...
by spiritualized
Fri Mar 06, 2020 5:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 26
Views: 4385

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 6

YASUJIRO OZU GROUP Solaris | Marsbéli Krónikák: IV-VI Gemini Eye | Lagrange Points (Between I. Obsession and Resentment, Ii. Overthinking and Barely Thinking at All) Grouper | Headache Jim Steinman | Rock and Roll Dreams Come Through MARTIN SCORSESE GROUP Dropkick Murphys | I'm Shipping Up to Boston...
by spiritualized
Thu Feb 27, 2020 12:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 88
Views: 23776

Re: Go review this random release

The next one is a live recording from a German Band https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/hypnodrone-ensemble/live-at-beautes-soniques-namur-2016-10-30/ https://f4.bcbits.com/img/a0653908371_16.jpg Artist : Hypnodrone Ensemble Album : Live at Beautés Soniques, Namur (2016​-​10​-​30) Year: 2017 RY...
by spiritualized
Tue Feb 25, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08
Replies: 10
Views: 2892

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.08

Cold War Kids - Who's Gonna Love Me Now
by spiritualized
Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 73
Replies: 9
Views: 3289

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 73

Pink Floyd - See Emily Play
by spiritualized
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 32919

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

404. Nujabes – Luv(Sic) Part 3 - 6 405. Future, featuring Pharrell Williams, Pusha T & Casino – Move That Dope - 4 406. Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Technically Missing - 8 : I'm getting more into Reznor's and significant other soundtrack work. It feels like a more mellow yet menacing work than NIN...
by spiritualized
Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 4205

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

JEAN RENOIR GROUP Erasure | Oh L'Amour The John Renbourn Group | The Plains of Waterloo The Free Design | My Brother Woody Jedi Mind Tricks feat. R.A. the Rugged Man | Uncommon Valor INGMAR BERGMAN GROUP Dispatch | The General Carl Perkins | All Mama's Children MGMT | I Love You Too, Death Westwood/...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07
Replies: 15
Views: 3162

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07

DaveC wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:40 pm
Hot Snakes - I Shall Be Free
Wow ! Nice find DaveC - Going to listen to that quickly !