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by spiritualized
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 5071

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

373. Prince - Adore 2/10 : The more I listen to Prince, the more I dislike his music. Sorry :(
374. Kris Drever – Steel and Stone (Black Water) 5/10
375. Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now - Great old skool hip hop, conjures Run DMC in my brain 6/10
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 70
Replies: 8
Views: 223

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 70

Lucy Dacus - Historians
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 70
Replies: 8
Views: 223

AMF WC Classics Edition 70

It's time for instalment n°70 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: 166 votes last week (+18 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top...
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Oh well, another J-Pop girly entry. A single again, which cannot be found on the streaming platforms. But two of the three songs are on YT and the rest are instrumentals, so why not ? I fear we may have our first real clanger there... Entry: 11 Artist: KNU Single : 一点突破、かたおもい。 RYM score: not rated R...
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 19, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

One thing is sure : this game makes every listener travel the world. France, the Netherlands, Britain, the USA, Latvia, Japan and now Belgium. Although no one could blame you if you were listening to Vive La Fête and think they were hailing from France. Vive la Fête (Long live the Party) are really ...
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 19, 2020 12:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Entry 10: An album called Grand Prix by Vive la fête from 2005. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/vive_la_fete/grand_prix_f1/ https://e.snmc.io/i/fullres/w/ed8a74adfd71fef4947b8bc462bea25d/2244914 The girl on the cover gets a great review from me! Here's the album playlist on youtube. https:/...
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.02
Replies: 19
Views: 346

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.02

Alec Benjamin - Demons
Grouplove - Deleter
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 17, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 5071

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

369. Prince - Bambi - 6
370. Stereolab – Stomach Worm - 9 - a classic Lab track, from their early days. They didn't get a VU-influenced hallmark by mistake. Random noise ? Abso-f**ing-lutely.
371. Laurie Anderson – Big Science - 6
372. Robbie Williams – No Regrets - 5
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

And from the frozen lands of Latvia, we move to...Japan with the opening music for Tales of Zestiria. I am very lacking in the anime subculture. It is very J-Pop and... short ! this should be a breeze :) Entry: 9 Artist: Flow Single : Kaze no Uta (風ノ唄) RYM score: 3.74/5 from 4 ratings Release date: ...
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Dzelzs Vilks or, in Latvian, Iron Wolf. The Randominator selected their fourth album, released in 2003. It looks like the band started as a death metal act and carried on as a more alternative outfit. The album starts with a techno beat, aggremented by some heavy guitar, giving the song an almost in...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 5071

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

362. X – We’re Desperate: 7/10 363. Wilco – Radio Cure: 5/10 364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot: 8/10 365. The Format - Time Bomb: quite cheery and bouncy, I like it 7/10 366. Global Communication – 4:14 : an excellent album - superb track too : 8/10 367. Kari Jobe – Revelation ...
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 10, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

I hope I'm not stepping on toes here but I've listened to the album a few times now, so here's my review: No toes to be stepped on, mileswide - anyone can post whatever review they wish, in whatever time they care to. I listened to this recently, it's not bad but not my cup of tea. So it's actually...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 06, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 5071

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

357. Ne-Yo – Beautiful Monster - 2 : Horrible. Generic techno beats, and the singing is weak. 358. O Rappa - Minha alma (A paz que eu não quero) - 4 : Here is the song that wants to be everything: hip-hop, soul and trip hop. It doesn't succeed much at either style. The language barrier doesn't help,...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 06, 2020 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

It has a Laura Marling feature, so that has actually caught my own interest. Hi Rob, If this is of interest, why don't you review it ? I will listen to it myself - but I feel you will rate this more justly than I would :) PS - fantastic review on Ekseption - I listened to it too and wasn't overwhel...
by spiritualized
Thu Jan 02, 2020 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 69
Replies: 9
Views: 1182

AMF WC Classics Edition 69

It's time for instalment n°69 (Année Erotique) 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: 148 votes last week (+1 votes) :scared-sho...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

I'll definitely do that Ekseption album one of these days. A band from my country that used to have some popularity, though not through that particular album. I'm actually curious. Don't know when exactly, but I will review it before the weekend is over. Thanks Rob, I look forward to reading your r...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Next up Entry : 5 Artist : The Georgettes / The Belles Album : Be My Baby / Sally, Go 'Round the Roses Ratings on RYM : 0 Rating on RYM : N/A Genre : N/A Release Date : 1963 This feels like a Hymie review for sure this time... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=24MElcW3Cmc https://www.youtube.com/watch...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

I don't think I'm wrong by saying that I probably have listened to more death metal than the entirety of the forum population (come forward if I'm wrong !). It doesn't seem very popular around here ? And knowing the initial RYM fanbase, we were bound to have some metal release coming up sooner than ...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 159
Views: 5071

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

346. Elvis Presley – You’re the Devil in Disguise: 8 347. Roy Harper – Twelve Hours of Sunset: 5 Yawn 348. Frankie Allen – Just a Country Boy: 7 - quite a nice discovery 349. Buddy & Ella Johnson – Bring It Home to Me: 4 350. Hank Williams – Mind Your Own Business: 7 351. Nirvana – Stay Away: 8 - a ...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Thanks for the great review milewide ! And for the third time in a row, another French artist - albeit in (indeed) "BLACKENED" Death Metal. I think Hymie should review this one :) Here are the lovely fellas https://f4.bcbits.com/img/0010967491_100.png and the link to their album https://assacrentis....
by spiritualized
Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart Best Song of the Year
Replies: 10
Views: 2836

Re: AMF Weekly Chart Best Song of the Year

The HU: Yuve Yuve Yu Billie Eilish: Bad Guy The Black Keys: Lo / Hi Foals: The Runner Tool: Fear Inoculum Silversun Pickups: It Doesn't Matter Why Vampire Weekend: This Life Marika Hackman: I'm not where you are Purple Mountains: Margaritas At The Mall Foals: Exits Vampire Weekend: Harmony Hall Lana...
by spiritualized
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Entry : 3 Artist : Lomepal Album : Jeannine Reviews on RYM : 63 Rating on RYM : 2,85/5 Genre : French Hip Hop Release Date : Dec 2018 //e.snmc.io/i/300/s/74ab94dbcf7c5eab572906f0e7984c18/7265445 http://open.spotify.com/album/0n4P6BsuT61HgsKExU0i1R Tough one - another French entry and this is hip hop...
by spiritualized
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Cool idea, even if the period is actually quite busy for me to jump into it. I might do this every now and then, but sadly, the random page is only accessible with a RYM account. The good thing about the idea is that there is no time pressure - and I agree that the time is perhaps badly chosen - yo...
by spiritualized
Tue Dec 31, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Django Reinhardt - a name I have heard many times but it took a while for me to realise he was French. His real name being "Jean Reinhardt". His story is fascinating. A guitar player which has been recognised as an influence for many years to follow. Duke Ellington was a fan, tried to have him play ...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

Hymie wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:23 pm
Okay, I am listening now.
I think you may find that a number of random releases go your way Hymie...I’ve seen quite a few oldies...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Re: Go review this random release

And the first entry is...a single to make things easy to start with :)


a Heavy Metal Kids single from 1976.

Delirious/Docking In

Image

by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 35
Views: 2375

Go review this random release

In this festive period and a bit of time on your hands, I thought I'd throw a curveball with a new collaborative game, largely inspired by something I briefly saw on RYM Here is the challenge : I provide you with a random RYM entry which you have to review. The random entry can be a single, album, a...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 6713

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Guys - this isn't a tournament - there are no "rounds." You just rank the nominations and Jirin matches them up with his patented "win/loss" formula to determine the overall ranking. Just want to temper expectations! Oh darn - yeah I forgot about this. Only the winner gets put in MAA - so you never...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 3:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 6713

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Guys - this isn't a tournament - there are no "rounds." You just rank the nominations and Jirin matches them up with his patented "win/loss" formula to determine the overall ranking. Just want to temper expectations! Oh darn - yeah I forgot about this. Only the winner gets put in MAA - so you never...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.44
Replies: 5
Views: 1647

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.44

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Doomsday Prepper
That Dog. - Just the Way
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 6713

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

:( Some people here still love rock, but above all I recommend everyone the thing they love most! Awww. Nudge me a bit more - and I will rescind my nomination ! OK then. Consider me nudged. I'll swap my nomination for Amyl & the Sniffers' debut album. But you'll have to console me if it fails at th...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 6713

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Hi, after much deliberating with my rock/metal self, he decided he would take a step back in the nominations (sadly), as there is very little chance my rock nominations would get past the first round (Tool/Refused/Indoor Pets/Charly Bliss/Amyl & the Sniffers step aside please) So here is my only "to...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 30, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 68
Replies: 10
Views: 2476

Re: AMF Classics Edition 68

Clyde McPhatter - Treasure of Love
Galaxie 500 - Cheese & Onions
by spiritualized
Tue Dec 24, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 1!
Replies: 16
Views: 2900

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 1!

Wow - I really thought that Kanye would be far more popular than that ! Streets ahead of the competition in the most likely to be evicted.
Not a bad thing, if you ask me :)
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 68
Replies: 10
Views: 2476

AMF Classics Edition 68

It's time for instalment n°68 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: 147 votes last week (-4 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top ...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23488

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

345. Whitney Houston – You’re Still My Man - 1
346. Elvis Presley – You’re the Devil in Disguise - 8
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 23, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23488

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

Bizarre - I was positive I had voted for these. Sorry about the numbering, it's a bit messed up ? 325. The Beatles – I’ve Got a Feeling: 6 326. John Lennon – Nobody Told Me: 5 327. The Kidds – Down In Mexico : 5 328. Sturgill Simpson – Keep It Between The Lines: 5 329. Ghost Town DJ’s – My Boo: 3 32...
by spiritualized
Fri Dec 20, 2019 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 185
Views: 23488

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

334. Mathématiques Modernes – Disco Rough 2 335. U2 – The Refugee 4 336. The Heavy – Short Change Hero 8 337. Raul Seixas – Metamorfose Ambulante - 5 338. The Beach Boys – I’ll Be Home for Christmas - 5 339. TV on the Radio – Golden Age - 7 340. Haddaway – Fly Away - 4 341. The Dukes of the Stratosp...
by spiritualized
Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 67
Replies: 12
Views: 2123

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 67

Vanessa Paradis & M - La Seine
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 67
Replies: 12
Views: 2123

AMF WC Classics Edition 67

It's time for instalment n°67 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: 151 votes last week (+30 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 09, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.41
Replies: 8
Views: 1934

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.41

MIke Patton & Jean Claude Vannier - Camion

Oh the whiffs of Melody Nelson are just so "in your face", but in a good way.
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26668

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

so sorry... been overwhelmed with work :( peak period with people wanting to buy loads of sh*t... so I'm late :(
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 66
Replies: 13
Views: 3599

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 66

Lambchop - The Book I Haven't Read
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 02, 2019 9:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40
Replies: 11
Views: 4076

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.40

Johnny Marr - The Bright Parade
Nada Surf - Something I Should Do
by spiritualized
Sun Dec 01, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 26668

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

I'd like to post my album list tomorrow and maybe some songs.
If too late, it's not the end of the world :)
by spiritualized
Sun Dec 01, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 66
Replies: 13
Views: 3599

AMF WC Classics Edition 66

It's time for instalment n°66 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: 121 votes last week (-20 votes) :scared-shocked: On the top...
by spiritualized
Fri Nov 29, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 7685

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2

Hot Chip - Flutes
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Laura Marling - Master Hunter
Daft Punk - Giorgio by Moroder
Nils Frahm - Says
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
by spiritualized
Fri Nov 29, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 149
Views: 31684

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

314. Vashti Bunyan - Train Love - 5 315. The Wailers – Midnight Ravers - 7 316. Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace – Poco più presto - 6 317. Maria Bethânia & Gal Costa – Sonho Mue - 5 318. Marky Ramone and the Intruders – Telephone Love - 7 319....
by spiritualized
Tue Nov 19, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.38
Replies: 14
Views: 5408

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.38

Stereolab - Mass Riff