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by spiritualized
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 11
Views: 134

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

Mark Lanegan Band - Emperor
by spiritualized
Wed Jun 28, 2017 10:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 11
Views: 130

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2

Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) (2.5) vs Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 (3.0) Bob Marley - Stop That Train (3.0) vs Bjork - Like Someone in Love (2.0) Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city (3.0) vs Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up (5.0) Bob Marley - Turn Yo...
by spiritualized
Wed Jun 28, 2017 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 11
Views: 134

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

StevieFan13 wrote:
Sketch wrote:Seconding "How to Boil an Egg" if we're re-nomming.

Great!

Count me in, good song...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 27, 2017 11:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 11
Views: 134

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

I remember vaguely a rule about re-nominations, but can't find it :(
I can't however find any song "Carolina" in the recent charts ? Who is it by ?
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 26, 2017 10:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16
Replies: 19
Views: 360

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16

1. Julia Holter - Loud City Song (2.5) vs. Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea (2.5) PASS - not excited by either of those 2. Tom Waits - Small Change (4.5) vs. Muse - Absolution (5.0) Both excellent albums, Muse wins it through the best album of their career. 3. Oscar Brown Jr. - Sin & S...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 26, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 11
Views: 134

AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

Here it is at last, instalment n°24 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, strong show again with 110 votes :music-listening: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: LCD Soundsystem's "Call the Police" hogs the top spot :scared-shocked: THREE new entries this week w...
by spiritualized
Sun Jun 25, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Ah ! No Kanye in the finals, it figures.
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 264

Re: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament

I actually was disappointed with the hip hop genre in a completely different way than you were. I felt that there wasn't anything in the tournament that I wouldn't have listened to outside of it. Since it is more than likely that R&B will win the poll: Contemporary R&B, Funk, New Orleans R&...
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 22, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 264

Re: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament

Thanks ordinaryperson for considering this !
No sarcasm here :) I enjoyed the music and I know it isn't easy to run these games, kudos to you and your patience :)
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 22, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 264

Re: POLL #2: Deciding the Next Genre Tournament

I feel I need to say something about the format. The previous game was great and very well managed. Nonetheless, I must say I was all hip-hopped out after four weeks and by the end I was just taking the ratings previously given and pitching the ratings against each other. This dilutes the purpose so...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 20, 2017 11:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals
Replies: 28
Views: 430

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Semifinals

Albums Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (4.0) vs. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (3.5) Kanye West - Late Registration (3.5) vs. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City (2.5) Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes (3.5) vs. K anye West - Runaway (...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 19, 2017 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.23
Replies: 13
Views: 242

AMF Weekly Chart 17.23

Here it is at last, instalment n°23 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, strong show again with 119 votes :music-listening: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: A return to the top spot for LCD Soundsystem's "Call the Police" :scared-shocked: The chart sees two...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 418

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

1. The Beatles - Help! (4.0) vs. Raekwon - Only Built For Cuban Linx… Pt II (2.5) 2. Wishbone Ash - Argus (3.0) vs. The Red Crayola - The Parable of Arable Land (2.5) 3. Nic Jones - Penguin Eggs (2.0) vs. Fennesz - Becs (4.0) 4. Thrice - Major/Minor (4.0) vs. Barbara - Barbar...
by spiritualized
Sat Jun 17, 2017 1:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 436

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

StevieFan13 wrote:Queens of the Stone Age - The Way You Used to Do

Seconded !
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 15, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Predictions for EOY 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 337

Re: Predictions for EOY 2017

I think Jlin and especially Arca may still feature nicely, even if they probably won't end up as high as on MegaCritic. I feel pretty certain Ryuichi Sakamoto will do much, much worse, perhaps only scraping the bottom of the top 100. I find Moonlandingz harder to predict, but despite the current ra...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 436

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Sketch wrote:Charly Bliss - Glitter

Warmly seconded ! Great album
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 13, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14
Replies: 23
Views: 597

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14

Argh... Tough to end up in that situation :( one for all !
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 13, 2017 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 436

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Nomination :

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard -The Lord Of Lightning vs Balrog
These guys keep on releasing quality tracks - in this case an EP, but a single video on YT. They don't change a winning team, it's brilliant stuff.
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 321

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

Pass Pavement - Fillmore Jive (3.0) vs. Elton John - Harmony (2.5) Metallica - Holier Than Thou (4.5) vs. Jay-Z - Renegade (3.5) Pass Sly and the Family Stone - Sex Machine (1.5) vs. Eminem - Drug Ballad (3.5) Kate Bush - Jig of Life (3.5) vs. Stevie Wonder - You've Got I...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 24
Views: 404

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8

Public Enemy - It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back (4.0) vs. Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers)(3.5) Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (3.5) vs. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet (4.0) Kanye West - Late Registration (3.5) vs. Kanye West...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 436

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Quick question 'Spiritualized'. I made the first nomination last week (Amber Coffman 'Under The Sun' from her brand new album) and am wondering if it was overlooked or was there another reason it wasn't added? Obviously it was a weak enough week for noms. I'm sorry, I missed it ! I'll replace Natew...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 12:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 436

AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Here it is at last, instalment n°22 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, much better this week : 124 votes :music-listening: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: A return to the top spot for the National :scared-shocked: The chart sees SIX new entries, thanks to a lack o...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 11:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 374

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

I'm adding a couple of nominations

Rainer Maria - Lower Worlds
and...on behalf of my daughter who begs me to listen to this all the time, and this one ain't half bad...

Natewantstobattle - The Kill (Bury Me)
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14
Replies: 23
Views: 597

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14

1. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out (4.5) vs. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me (1.0) Let's be blunt. I absolutely hated Have One On Me . Far too long, Newsom's songs are sprawling affairs whose melodies I just couldn't get. Somewhere in between Joan Baez and Kate Bush, she lacks their immediacy in ...
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 10846

Re: Albums of 2017

Crescent - Resin Pockets (3.0) Matt Jones, of AMP fame, belongs to the lo-fi Bristol crowd and managed to release a rather good record with 2003 By the Roads and the Fields . This doesn't cut it in 2017. Mount Eerie has taken the lead with mourning, solo male voices and their acoustic guitars. Movi...
by spiritualized
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 10846

Re: Albums of 2017

Slowdive - Slowdive (8.0) A return to form from the veteran shoegazers. Not as genre-defining as their two first albums, but they have evolved with gentler, sweeping songs. Midas - Heavy Moon (7.0) Completely unknown Dutch indie-rock single artist (ex The Fudge, anyone ?) which has a few knockers o...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 374

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

I must say that the quality of the songs in the chart this week has reached a new high I agree there are a lot of great songs on here; however, the variety is lacking a bit, as r&b has again taken a back seat and we've become dominated by whatever they're calling alt rock these days. I like it,...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 06, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 374

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

Yup not impressed with the latest song...I just finally got to listen to Reflektor. Good album, but not as good as their first. So with you both as well...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 06, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 435

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7

Kanye West - Late Registration (3.5) vs. Notorious B.I.G. - Ready to Die (2.5) Kanye West - Yeezus (2.0) vs. Death Grips - The Money Store (1.5) A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory (4.5) vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 (5.0) Sooooo unfair. The best albums by a mile fac...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 363

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3

Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him (4.0) vs. Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) (2.5) Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 (3.0) vs. Pretenders - Mystery Achievement (3.5) Gram Parsons - In My Hour of Darkness (2.5) vs. Bob Marley - Stop That Train (3.0) The Beat...
by spiritualized
Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 374

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

I must say that the quality of the songs in the chart this week has reached a new high, so much so I used all my 10 possible votes and couldn't vote for some really excellent songs (Do Make Say Think/Priests). The chart is leaning heavily towards bass-heavy, melodic, mellow indie rock (Slowdive/Griz...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 05, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 374

AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

Here it is at last, instalment n°21 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, but there is a definite downward trend... : 91 votes last week :angry-nono: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: LCD Soundsystem's Call the Police clings to the top spot :scared-shocked: The chart s...
by spiritualized
Mon Jun 05, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13
Replies: 24
Views: 563

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13

1. The Postal Service - Give Up (3.5) vs. Dr. Feelgood - Down By The Jetty (3.5) - PASS 2. Grinderman - Grinderman (3.5) vs. Boredoms - Vision Creation Newsun (3.0) 3. Arthur Brown - The Crazy world of Arthur Brown (2.5) vs. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank (3.5) Very nice surpris...
by spiritualized
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20

Henrik wrote:"The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Open Minds Now Closed"

My feelings exactly. Is it even a song? Fortunately, there's always "Anemone" to go back to.


:D At least you listened to it :) I liked the drone element of that song...but that's only me and another guy :mrgreen:
by spiritualized
Fri Jun 02, 2017 10:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20

Interesting releases this week :

My contribution : 5 Billion in Diamonds - Gravity Rules
Wait to hear this : Singing = Soundtrack of our Lives + Butch Vig (Garbage, über producer) + members of Goldfrapp/Strangelove/Suede/Spiritualized/Massive Attack).
The song ain't half bad either :)
by spiritualized
Wed May 31, 2017 7:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Releases Week of 5/19/2017
Replies: 7
Views: 259

Re: New Releases Week of 5/19/2017

There is a new Charlatans album for the nostalgic amongst us, and whilst we are on Britpop, Echobelly has a new release as well :)
I have no idea if they are any good, but will listen to them at some point.
by spiritualized
Tue May 30, 2017 12:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 10846

Re: Albums of 2017

Actually, and I really don't mean to be controversial here, but the album is VERY good. Never heard any of their songs before, so listened to it with a fresh pair of ears and a slightly biased view in regards to the current affairs they are entwined in. I must say that, as a French speaking native, ...
by spiritualized
Tue May 30, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 750

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

1. The Jam - Setting Sons (4.5) vs. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual (3.5) A classic of mod vs a band whose back catalog I never fully adhered to. Shaking the Habitual is a bit of an exception though, on par with Silent Shout. 2. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks (4.5) vs. Comu...
by spiritualized
Tue May 30, 2017 8:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 16
Views: 403

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

Aretha Franklin - Money Won't Change You (4.0) vs. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark (2.5) Lou Reed - The Bed (3.5) vs. Gang of Four - Ether (3.0) The White Stripes - I Think I Smell a Rat (4.5) vs. Bjork - Unravel (2.5) Sigur Ros - Flugufrelsarinn (4.5) vs. The Kinks - Villag...
by spiritualized
Tue May 30, 2017 8:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 401

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6

Albums Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (3.5) vs. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... (4.5) N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton (4.0) vs. Public Enemy - Fear of a Black Planet (4.0) - PASS Songs M.I.A. - Paper Planes (3.5) vs. OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) (2.5) Out...
by spiritualized
Mon May 29, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20
Replies: 12
Views: 338

AMF Weekly Chart 17.20

Here it is at last, instalment n°20 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes : 95 votes last week :angry-nono: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: LCD Soundsystem's Call the Police regains its top spot from the National :scared-shocked: Not enough nominations this week, so S...
by spiritualized
Sat May 27, 2017 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.19
Replies: 7
Views: 330

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.19

The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Open Minds now closed
King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Digital Black
by spiritualized
Fri May 26, 2017 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (08) May 15
Replies: 15
Views: 1791

Re: MCCh 2017 (08) May 15

I can play them in France.
by spiritualized
Wed May 24, 2017 6:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 10846

Re: Albums of 2017

Gas - Narkopop (8.0) Great ambient techno from the German prodigy - 78 mins of ether and air. Blanck Mass - World Eater(9.0) Amazing. Crazy. Rewarding. I love it. Hell has frozen over!! We agree on two albums!! I KNEW I would win you over one day notbrianeno. Wait. Maybe YOU won me over :)
by spiritualized
Tue May 23, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 750

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 !

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