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by spiritualized
Fri Aug 18, 2017 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Re: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged

Thanks for your feedback to all, So far, the Google Play experience is positive. I listen to a LOT of music (long commute, an office where I can play my music, understanding family members) and when I am not discovering new music, I like to listen to the albums I have rated highly. Hence this "...
by spiritualized
Thu Aug 17, 2017 7:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged
Replies: 7
Views: 232

Spotify Rant - reactions encouraged

I've almost had it with Spotify, having been in the process of adding my favorite albums and tracks for the last two days to Google Play, but before I cancel my sub with the Swedish company, I thought I'd throw my thoughts to the lion's den. Spotify pros : Solely used by this forum Discoveries of th...
by spiritualized
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7
Replies: 18
Views: 277

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7

1. The Postal Service - Give Up
2. Grinderman - Grinderman
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank
4. Morrissey - Years of Refusal
by spiritualized
Tue Aug 15, 2017 11:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.29
Replies: 7
Views: 157

AMF Weekly Chart 17.29

Hello to all, and a quick pause in my holidays to serve you with version 17.29 of the Weekly Chart Thank you for your votes from last week, a healthy 105 votes and thank you for your patience in these couple of weeks Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: The National just clings to the top spot with Arcade ...
by spiritualized
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6
Replies: 17
Views: 260

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6

Match-ups:
1. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators
2. Built to Spill - Perfect
3. Game Theory - Lolita Nation
4. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy
by spiritualized
Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28
Replies: 14
Views: 479

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28

Sorry, been on holiday in a very remote part of France with family. No time and mainly no internet access !
The chart will resume asap, fear not !
by spiritualized
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.5
Replies: 19
Views: 379

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.5

1. Big Black - Atomizer (4.0) vs. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra (3.5) 2. Santigold - Santogold (4.0) vs. Scott Walker - Scott 3 (2.5) 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough (4.0) vs. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Nancy & Lee (4.0) PASS 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality (2.5) vs. Yuzo ...
by spiritualized
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28
Replies: 14
Views: 479

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28

I will comment after having listened to the first part of the chart. This brood is incredibly gloomy and downbeat...In fact, you have to wait for n° 8 (Portugal The Man) to have a whiff of an upbeat, happy-ish song. What is it with the current musical mood ? PS - I also find "I Promise" pa...
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28
Replies: 14
Views: 479

AMF Weekly Chart 17.28

Here it is at last, instalment n°28 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Thank you for your votes from last week, a healthy 109 votes Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: The National comes back with its second entry at the top spot, dislodging the Radiohead kings :scared-shocked: One new entry this week, ...
by spiritualized
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.27
Replies: 6
Views: 252

AMF Weekly Chart 17.27

Here it is at last, instalment n°27 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! My apologies for the 24hr delay, work is completely manic. Get your votes early, as the deadline of Sunday night doesn't change Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: Radiohead at the top spot, is anyone surprised ? :scared-shocked: Two...
by spiritualized
Tue Jul 18, 2017 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4
Replies: 17
Views: 349

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4

1. David Bowie - The Next Day (4.0) vs. The Antlers - Hospice (4.0) PASS 2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part (4.0) vs. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher (4.5) 3. Roy Orbison & Friends - A Black and White Night Live (2.5) vs. Agalloch - The Mantle (3.0) 4. Go...
by spiritualized
Tue Jul 18, 2017 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3
Replies: 17
Views: 413

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3

1. S teely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill (3.5) vs. The Kinks - Face To Face (4.5) 2. Gal Costa - Fa-Tal-Gal a Todo Vapor (1.0) vs. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare (4.0) 3. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast (4.0) vs. D ead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal (4.5) 4. White...
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 10, 2017 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.26
Replies: 4
Views: 216

AMF Weekly Chart 17.26

Here it is at last, instalment n°26 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, strong show again with 108 votes :music-listening: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: A likely return to the top spot for Radiohead's "old" songs. I Promise starts the trend, with Man of...
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 10, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 484

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us (4.0) vs. Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine (3.0) Pixies - Gouge Away (5.0) vs. Patti Smith - Birdland (3.5) Lou Reed - The Bed (3.5) vs. Bjork - Unravel (2.5) Animal Collective - In the Flowers (2.5) vs. Pri...
by spiritualized
Sun Jul 09, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals
Replies: 35
Views: 743

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Song Finals

Don't feel guilty Henrik, I voted during the whole game and didn't in the final. If I had, I would have voted for Paper Planes, so this argument would be moot. I dont like Juicy.
by spiritualized
Thu Jul 06, 2017 10:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2
Replies: 18
Views: 413

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale (4.0) vs. Prince & the Revolution - Parade (2.5) 2. John Zorn - Naked City (4.5) vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda (4.5) REMATCH 3. Labradford - Mi Media Naranja (4.5) vs. John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's) &#...
by spiritualized
Thu Jul 06, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25
Replies: 9
Views: 258

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25

Krurze wrote:Royal Blood - Lights Out

Seconded

And Nominating Grandaddy's cover of Love Hurts
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 03, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25
Replies: 9
Views: 258

AMF Weekly Chart 17.25

Here it is at last, instalment n°25 of the Acclaimed Music Forum Chart ! Many thanks for your renewed votes, strong show again with 112 votes :music-listening: Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: LCD Soundsystem's "Call the Police" hogs the top spot and goes straight to the HoF, with the most n°...
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan
Replies: 7
Views: 435

Re: Acclaimed Music Forum Meet-Up - Henrik and Dan

Great to see these meet-ups :)

Looks like you had a fab time !
by spiritualized
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2 tiebreaker
Replies: 3
Views: 100

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

Henrik wrote:
Dan wrote:Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up

Kate Bush - Jig of Life

As forced by me. ;)


Ah :) +1 !!!
by spiritualized
Sat Jul 01, 2017 8:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: St Vincent 'Enhanced experience'?
Replies: 4
Views: 160

Re: St Vincent 'Enhanced experience'?

One would pay 89$ for a photo with the GUITAR ? Wow.
by spiritualized
Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 29
Views: 634

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

1. The Jam - Sound Affects(4.5) vs. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle (4.0) 2. Garbage - Version 2.0 (4.5) vs. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare (4.5) - REMATCH 3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet (4.5) vs. Almendra - Almendra (2.5) 4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Bus...
by spiritualized
Wed Jun 28, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 14
Views: 429

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: 12
Views: 325

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: 14
Views: 429

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: 14
Views: 429

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: 565

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: 14
Views: 429

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: 736

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: 393

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: 393

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: 393

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: 736

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: 402

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: 610

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: 658

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: 443

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: 658

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: 837

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: 658

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: 513

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: 646

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: 658

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...

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