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by spiritualized
Tue May 23, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 3
Views: 28

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

Romain wrote:Hmmmm... it's hard but I think I will vote for The Buggles - The age of plastic :-)


This election is RIGGED, I tell you !
by spiritualized
Tue May 23, 2017 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 8460

Re: Albums of 2017

Catch-up time, but not much to give my feeling or opinion. The Moonlandingz - Interplanetary Class Classics (8.0) Nice surprise from this band coming out of nowhere. Psychedelic to the hilt with a tinge of noise. I like. DJ Quik & Problem - Rosecrans (4.0) The West Coast hip-hop genre refuses to...
by spiritualized
Tue May 23, 2017 12:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 10
Views: 84

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1

The Stooges - 1970 (4.5) vs Prince - The Cross (4.0) The Smiths - Frankly, Mr. Shankly vs Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us (4.0) The Strokes - Alone, Together (4.0) vs Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine (3.0) PASS Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Parke...
by spiritualized
Mon May 22, 2017 11:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 16
Views: 164

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (4.0) vs. OutKast - Stankonia (2.5) De La Soul - 3 Feet High and Rising (4.0) vs. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) (3.5) Songs N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton (3.5) vs. Dr. Dre - Nuthin But a ‘G...
by spiritualized
Mon May 22, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11
Replies: 19
Views: 342

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11

Some excellent / brilliant choices this week, with at least 3 top 500 albums. 1. Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley (4.5) vs. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators (4.5) Diabolical choice. Kyuss was surely going to be the winner in any other matchup. I feel...
by spiritualized
Sun May 21, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 16
Views: 164

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5

prosecutorgodot wrote:Hmmm why are we slowing down the tournament? Everyone had a chance to hear everything already... (16 -> 8 songs, 8 -> 4 albums)


Good point... I think we should shorten the voting period, but make it very clear in the original topic...
by spiritualized
Sun May 21, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.19
Replies: 5
Views: 106

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.19

StevieFan13 wrote:Humble's still here - it's Duckworth that got the boot.

Indeed, thanks for the eagle-eye Stevie !
by spiritualized
Sun May 21, 2017 3:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.19
Replies: 5
Views: 106

AMF Weekly Chart 17.19

Here it is at last, instalment n° 19 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your continuous votes : 138 votes last week :happy-partydance: :romance-kisscheek: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: Direct to the top for the second week running, with The National new track. Blurb Below ! :scared...
by spiritualized
Sun May 21, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18
Replies: 7
Views: 198

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18

My late nominations :

Dream Rimmy - Oxygen
(Sandy) Alex G - Proud
by spiritualized
Thu May 18, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 994

Re: Least-favorite songs

Case in point : http://open.spotify.com/track/4tdZ0T8V5QK1l7PvydjXay Wait... Your French... How do you know this? Did this actually travel outside The Netherlands? :o Believe me, there is more where that came from and much of it is even worse. I'll probably get back to that when I have more time. I...
by spiritualized
Tue May 16, 2017 8:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10
Replies: 27
Views: 469

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10

1. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra (3.5) vs. Joan Baez - Joan Baez (2.0) Really having a hard time with Joan Baez. Too much tremolo in that voice (the word goat springs to mind, but that's really mean). Classic songs (starts really well with Silver Dagger, but House of the Rising Su...
by spiritualized
Tue May 16, 2017 7:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 15
Views: 225

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks (4.0) vs. Sly and the Family Stone - Sex Machine (1.5) Belle and Sebastian - Get Me Away From Here, I'm Dying (3.0) vs. Eminem - Drug Ballad (3.5) Kate Bush - Jig of Life (3.5) vs. The Rolling Stones - I Am Waiting (2.5) Public Image Ltd. - Alb...
by spiritualized
Mon May 15, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 25
Views: 343

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 4

Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (3.5) vs. Eric B. & Rakim - Paid in Full (3.0) DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...(4.5) vs. Puppetmastaz - Creature Funk (3.0) N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton (4.0) vs. Public Enemy - Yo! Bum Rush the Show (3.0) Public Enemy -...
by spiritualized
Mon May 15, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 994

Re: Least-favorite songs

I actually love Wonderwall lol. Boulevard of Broken Dreams has just been overplayed to death for me. On an objective level, I'm sure there are worse Green Day songs (I haven't heard anything from Uno! Dos! Tre!), but I just need a break from that one. And I loved it live, so maybe I just like it in...
by spiritualized
Mon May 15, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18
Replies: 7
Views: 198

AMF Weekly Chart 17.18

Here it is at last, instalment n° 18 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your continuous votes : 96 votes last week :angry-nono: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: Direct to the top for the latest LCD Soundsystem. Hail to the new King ! Blurb below ! :scared-shocked: The chart sees two n...
by spiritualized
Mon May 15, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 994

Re: Least-favorite songs

Green Day | Boulevard of Broken Dreams I mean *like* serious-fucking-ly ? Might as well put Oasis "Wonderwall" on that list too then :angry-banghead: OK, I am sure you can find much worse than that and take that song off your list. Case in point : http://open.spotify.com/track/4tdZ0T8V5QK...
by spiritualized
Fri May 12, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 8460

Re: Albums of 2017

Jirin wrote:
spiritualized wrote:EOY 2017 (probably)
Moon Duo - Occult Architecture, Vol.1


Great recommendation.


Thanks Jirin, very pleased you like it. Very Krautrock, which is one of my favorite genres.
by spiritualized
Thu May 11, 2017 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17
Replies: 12
Views: 245

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17

First Aid Kit - You are the Problem Here
Fucked Up - Passacaglia
Cloud Nothings - Enter Entirely
by spiritualized
Thu May 11, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 311

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle (2.5) vs. Pearl Jam - Why Go (3.0) Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu (2.5) vs. M.I.A. - World Town (2.0) Pavement - Fillmore Jive (3.0) vs. Blur - Bank Holiday (2.5) Elton John - Harmony (2.5) vs. Can - Mushroom (1.0) Metall...
by spiritualized
Wed May 10, 2017 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/5/2017
Replies: 6
Views: 196

Re: New Releases Week of 5/5/2017

It is useful, so please do it if this isn't too time consuming ?
by spiritualized
Tue May 09, 2017 2:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17
Replies: 12
Views: 245

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17

Sketch wrote:At risk of artist saturation*, I nominate:
Haim - Want You Back

* For the record, I will vote for any DAMN. track that makes a weekly chart poll, but I won't nominate any until the current entries run their course.



No problem, Sketch, each artist is allowed two tracks at any given time.
by spiritualized
Tue May 09, 2017 6:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Fisk Jubilee Singers - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Replies: 4
Views: 127

Re: 6000 Songs: Fisk Jubilee Singers - Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Argh. This song immediately brings to mind the chants of English rugby fans in Twickenham. Being French, it's like expressing an opinion on La Marseillaise, but for the enemy :). How a song about slavery ended up being changed by 80,000 English louts supporting their (brilliant, I must say) rugby te...
by spiritualized
Mon May 08, 2017 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17
Replies: 12
Views: 245

AMF Weekly Chart 17.17

Here it is at last, instalment n° 17 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for helping the number of votes to a new high : 137 votes :happy-partydance: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: TWO number ones at the top of the chart : Kendrick Lamar's HUMBLE and Spoon's Do I Have to Talk You Into It...
by spiritualized
Sun May 07, 2017 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9
Replies: 36
Views: 686

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9

1. Teenage Fanclub - Bandwagonesque (5.0) vs. Big Black - Atomizer (4.0) 2. Morrissey - You Are the Quarry (4.0) vs. Santigold - Santogold (4.0) 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough (4.0) vs. Spiritualized Electric Mainline - Pure Phase (4.5) 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality (2....
by spiritualized
Fri May 05, 2017 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 194
Views: 8460

Re: Albums of 2017

Time for an update...with all this MAA listening, hardly had any time to listen to new stuff... The Caretaker - Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 2 (5.0) Interesting concept (putting together really old records - think 1930s - and mixing it into a heavy atmosphere background). The delivery is no...
by spiritualized
Fri May 05, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16
Replies: 8
Views: 235

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16

OK, I listened to 'Call the Police' by LCD Soundsystem. It should do well here, so here goes my first nomination ! PS - how is this song remotely dance-rock ? The bassline is brilliant ! PPS - please nominate... 2 Hofers this week + 10 noms to put through. Well, since now one feels like nominating.....
by spiritualized
Fri May 05, 2017 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 6

Amy Winehouse - He Can Only Hold Her (2.5) vs. King Crimson - Moonchild (3.5) Janis Joplin - My Baby (3.0) vs. Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city (3.0) Black Sabbath - Rat Salad (2.0) vs. Metallica - Welcome Home (Sanitarium) (3.5) Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up (5.0) vs. Cr...
by spiritualized
Mon May 01, 2017 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16
Replies: 8
Views: 235

AMF Weekly Chart 17.16

Here it is at last, instalment n° 16 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: No changes at the top, with Fleet Foxes standing firm and the menace of K Lamar looming. :scared-shocked: The chart sees two new entries - Lamar's DUCKWORTH. and Slowdive "Sugar For the Pill&...
by spiritualized
Mon May 01, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 447

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2

A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory (4.5) vs. Nas - Illmatic (4.0) Evil matchup... Prefuse 73 - Vocal Studies and Uprock Narratives (3.5 ) vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 (5.0) Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City (2.5) vs. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris (3.0) Pete Rock &...
by spiritualized
Mon May 01, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8

Looking like another really light week in the voting department... 25 hours left to vote! I think everyone's listening capacity is stretched with all the games available at the mo. The genre game + B Sides + Yearly All Time lists + Weekly Chart. It's a shame, MAA gives the opportunity to everyone t...
by spiritualized
Mon May 01, 2017 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8
Replies: 18
Views: 464

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8

1. The Antlers - Hospice (4.0) vs. The Beach Boys - Sunflower (3.0) Good discovery with Hospice - I enjoyed Peter Silberman's 2017 solo, his previous work is worth investigating. Sunflower has however been downgraded in my rating upon a new listen 2. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher (4.5)...
by spiritualized
Sun Apr 30, 2017 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (06) April 15
Replies: 16
Views: 1691

Re: MCCh 2017 (06) April 15

Hi Otis, tried to send you a PM, but the message seems to be stuck in the Outbox.... Thought about a few more sources for your Mcch : 1- clashmusic.com 2- loudandquiet.com 3- http://www.residentadvisor.net (a bit more electronica in the chart won't hurt :)) Thanks for looking them up ! Thank you ve...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 28, 2017 10:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 13
Views: 275

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

A few nominations this week...

Pulled Apart by Horses - The Big What If
Jack White - Battle Cry
The Afghan Whigs - Arabian Heights
by spiritualized
Thu Apr 27, 2017 12:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3007

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

Thank you for the link.
Tried the program and it reminded me of what the allourideas.org website does (although the "half-life" idea doesn't feature there).
I haven't tried the stats tools yet
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 42
Views: 815

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Mmmm on another note, I urge the voters for the Jay z-MC Solaar matchup who based their vote on the Spotify version to reconsider and re-listen to the YT link. The studio version is miles ahead of the live version.
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 42
Views: 815

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (4.0) vs. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly (4.0) REALLY enjoyed listening to TPaB for the first time. It takes the biscuit over an album which is showing its age. Besides, I am getting slightly annoyed by the seemingly c...
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Ranker 3.0
Replies: 37
Views: 3007

Re: Album Ranker 3.0

prosecutorgodot wrote:I'm still looking out for an Album Ranking Program! I don't really know things about uploading programs to the Internet, (I guess you could use Dropbox?) but it would be ultra appreciated if someone could upload it!



I second that !
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 25, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7
Replies: 19
Views: 408

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7

1. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever (4.5) vs. David Bowie - The Next Day (4.0) Puta's Fever eclectic mix of Latin and French rock and Punk works. Top 275 album of AT for me. I am very pleasantly surprised by The Next Day , consistent quality and less gloomy than its successor. 2. Peter Gabriel - Pa...
by spiritualized
Tue Apr 25, 2017 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Supergrass - Moving
Replies: 5
Views: 124

Re: 6000 Songs: Supergrass - Moving

A quick word to you, Rob, Don't be disheartened by the lack of reaction on your reviews. They are brilliant, a true feature of the forums. They just heighten the "lurker" sentiment in all of us, because they are so eloquent :) I have listened to Moving many times. Good song, but really not...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 13
Views: 275

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

StevieFan13 wrote:

Thanks but not available in Europe :(
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7
Replies: 19
Views: 408

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7

yes, not have had time to listen... but have started now :)
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 13
Views: 275

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

FYI, Next week, I am going to slightly change the rule about the allocation of the MccH new entries. They used to be allocated on the first week of the chart publishing, leaving very few spots for nominations. On the weeks inbetween, we often have too many spots available. So, as of next week, the M...
by spiritualized
Mon Apr 24, 2017 11:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.15
Replies: 13
Views: 275

AMF Weekly Chart 17.15

Here it is at last, instalment n° 15 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Thank you, again, for your votes. Almost a record this week with 110 votes. Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: Fleet Foxes back at the top ! :scared-shocked: The chart sees only one new entry, the New Pornographers 'Play Money' in ...
by spiritualized
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 450

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

I feel that Neil Young's tracks this week are pretty weak. That may be the reason why...

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