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by spiritualized
Fri Feb 15, 2019 12:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 27
Views: 546

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 2

GROUP GAMMA
Iggy Pop | Little Know It All
The Heavy | Short Change Hero
Stevie Wonder | Do I Do
LaVern Baker | Saved

GROUP DELTA
Ennio Morricone - Chi Mai
Cage the Elephant - Ain't No Rest for the Wicked
Mitski - Texas Reznikoff
Gilberto Gil - Quilombo, o el Dorado Negro
by spiritualized
Fri Feb 15, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 3604

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

35. Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction : 2 / I find this quite unbearable (sorry). The piano and music are actually fine, but the soppy, overdramatic singing is not something I can connect with. At all and this is quite often the case with AF. 36. Labi Siffre - (Something Inside) - So Strong : 2 - in a tot...
by spiritualized
Thu Feb 14, 2019 12:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 40
Replies: 11
Views: 274

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 40

The Byrds - Wild Mountain Thyme
by spiritualized
Thu Feb 14, 2019 9:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS
Replies: 53
Views: 997

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS

I've been wondering if the 1-2 ordering here was going to be controversial. The full list of ratings for top two: Voter / Dead Magic rating / Childqueen rating spiritualized / 1 / 30 It certainly was controversial for at least one voter! This was a great poll with interesting results and a fun scor...
by spiritualized
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS
Replies: 53
Views: 997

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS

Hurrah, This is the top 3 I was wishing for. Well, my top six have all been placed now. What three are left? (To save me going back to work it all out) :D In random order, Emilie Zoe, Kadhja Bonet, and Anna von Hausswolff. Oh man, that means Anna is not top :( I however really coulnd't get into Kad...
by spiritualized
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS
Replies: 53
Views: 997

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS

rumpdoll wrote:. Is it silly that i'm a bit proud that the suisse artist I brought up, with only a few thousand last.fm listenings, made it to the top 3?


I really liked it too, but it is so obscure I couldn't even rate the album on RYM - it just wasn't there :)
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.03
Replies: 6
Views: 259

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.03

Before I forget -
FEWS - More than Ever

I am just such a sucker for uptempo, vibrant indie rock, I succumb every time !
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.03
Replies: 6
Views: 259

AMF Weekly Chart 19.03

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 19.03 of the Weekly Chart ! Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 157 votes last week (+22 votes) :scared-shocked: Vampire Weekend's Harmony Hall goes straight to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 4 new entries : Vampire Weekend / Lana Del Rey / Jenny Lewis / Ex:Re :sc...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 11, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 40
Replies: 11
Views: 274

AMF WC Classics Edition 40

Welcome to instalment n°40 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 141 votes last week (-23 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top for the second week in a row : The Undertones' Teenage Kicks :scared-shocked: 3 new...
by spiritualized
Sat Feb 09, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 37
Views: 1117

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 1

GROUP ALPHA
Woods | The Other Side
Max Coveri | Running In the 90's
Rita Lee | Ovalha Negra
David Axelrod | Holy Thursday

GROUP BETA
Kimio Eto | Midare
BØRNS | Electric Love
Wilson Pickett | Hey Jude
Gemini Eye | The Doula's Tulpa
by spiritualized
Fri Feb 08, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2769

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread

Hi just sent my contribution, hope it's not too late :)
by spiritualized
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 3604

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

I mean, this site is great and all, but I hope nobody really believes that acts like Radiohead, Nirvana and the Velvet Underground are more significant in musical history than Bing Crosby, Al Jolson and Ella Fitzgerald. I think that this is a bit short-sighted. It's like saying that Attila the Hun ...
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 04, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 174
Views: 3604

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

31. Girls in Hawaii - Catwalk: 8/10 - another top class Belgian act in indie rock - and a great discovery.
32. Jenny Lewis – Acid Tongue: 6/10
33. Riot – You Burn in Me: 2/10 - hair rock really doesn't do it for me
34. Fergie, featuring Ludacris - Glamorous 3/10 barely better than the one above.
by spiritualized
Mon Feb 04, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 19974

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

21) Kevin Coyne - I Only Want To See You Smile - 4/10 22) C.A. Quintet – Trip Thru Hell, Pt. 2 - 3/10 23) Derek and the Dominos – It’s Too Late - 3/10 24) Gnarls Barley – Run (I’m a Natural Disaster) - 5/10 25) Architecture in Helsinki – Heart It Races - 6/10 26) The Coral - In The Morning - 8/10 - ...
by spiritualized
Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.02
Replies: 16
Views: 1082

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.02

Liz Cooper should be on Spotify. Maybe not in the UK? I'm glad it's getting some votes. Seems that the songs that are independent of Spotify have a tougher time. Also see Lana's Venice still on the Spotify list. Thanks, I had a tough time finding it. To be fair, the song seems fairly old with occur...
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 27, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.02
Replies: 16
Views: 1082

AMF Weekly Chart 19.02

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 19.02 of the Weekly Chart ! Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 135 votes last week (+10 votes) :scared-shocked: Sharon Van Etten's Seventeen goes straight to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 3 new entries : Sharon Van Etten / Deafheaven / The Decemberists :scared-s...
by spiritualized
Sun Jan 27, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 39
Replies: 14
Views: 868

AMF WC Classics Edition 39

Welcome to instalment n°39 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 164 votes last week (+14 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top : The Undertones' Teenage Kicks :scared-shocked: 4 new entries : XTC / Queen / The ...
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 25, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread
Replies: 25
Views: 2769

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread

Indeed extra time is needed please
by spiritualized
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.01
Replies: 13
Views: 2052

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.01

Sorry about the delays in compiling the charts...been away from home and left my computer there. Should be done at the weekend
by spiritualized
Thu Jan 24, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2099

Re: Albums of 2019

Underwhelmed by Deerhunter, but impressed with Twilight Sad. Not top drawer, but there are some amazing songs in there.
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 21, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 19974

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

1. Goldfrapp | Strict Machine | 9 - Definitely a top 1000 song for me 2. Dusty Springfield | Goin' Back | 7 - Surprisingly catchy for a Dusty song 3. Organized Konfusion | Bring It On | 6 4. Klaatu | Long Live Politzania | 5 5. Rickie Lee Jones | Chuck E.'s in Love | 5 6. Diana Ross | I'm Still Wait...
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 18, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 38
Replies: 14
Views: 1604

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 38

Nick Cave a week away from HOF, about to lose to the likes of... Fall Out Boy (a song nobody even nominated). Once in a while angry Brad has to vent. Heck who knows ? at the moment, good old Nick is actually losing to Queen & Smashing Pumpkins. but we are 22 votes behind last week, so that coul...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 38
Replies: 14
Views: 1604

AMF WC Classics Edition 38

Welcome to instalment n°38 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 150 votes last week (+44 votes) WOW ! Long this may continue !!! :scared-shocked: At the top : Buzzcocks' Ever Fallen In Love :scared-shocked: ...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 14, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.01
Replies: 13
Views: 2052

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.01

Träd Gräs Och Stenar - Hymn.

Right up there with the best post-rock there is...Apparently Stephen Malkmus is a huge fan.
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 19974

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Puddle of Mudd = Blurry= 5 (Average) . Not as bad as everyone makes it to be. It's automatic grunge writing, but acceptable. Better than LMFAO by any standard. The Stooges = Funhouse = 6 (OK) . I listened to the entirety of the Funhouse Sessions and for the life of me cannot remember this song. Mes...
by spiritualized
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 18
Views: 2158

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - Submissions Now Open!

not sure if it would be popular, but don't you think that once round 1 has passed, the time given to vote should be shortened as most of the albums will have been listened to ?
by spiritualized
Sat Jan 12, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 1577

Re: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?

yeah, happy to start now, but shame about the reduction - I like discovery
by spiritualized
Fri Jan 11, 2019 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 130
Views: 11087

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Here is my list for 2018 (albums only) To make it a bit easier for calculating the points : I would allocate 60% of the total points available to the first category and 40% to the second one, then divide by the number in each category. If that makes sense... Excellent : Courtney Barnett - Tell Me Ho...
by spiritualized
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 130
Views: 11087

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Hello if I were to post a list, it would look like sonofsamiam... more in categories than sorted order. Would you be able to count it in nonetheless ? Hi Spiritualized, points are based on rank of each album in the list, but if your involvement hinges on it, I can give all of the albums in a given ...
by spiritualized
Thu Jan 10, 2019 11:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.01
Replies: 13
Views: 2052

AMF Weekly Chart 19.01

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 19.01 of the Weekly Chart ! Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 125 votes last week (+19 votes) :scared-shocked: Cat Power's Woman goes straight to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 5 new entries : Cat Power / Thom Yorke / Let's Eat Grandma / Sunflower Bean & Low...
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 37
Replies: 16
Views: 2426

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 37

And here is a curveball : Majid Soula - Win Terram
by spiritualized
Wed Jan 09, 2019 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.41
Replies: 13
Views: 2996

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.41

Protomartyr - Forbidden
Another Sky - Chillers
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 07, 2019 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 314
Views: 19974

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Sun City Girls = The Shining Path = 5 (Average) . As Romain, I have been marked for life by the Lambada. This is a rather nice, original take, but can't steer enough away from the original. Middle Kids = Edge of Town = 7 (Good) . A discovery for me, nice voice, nice crescendo, good indie rock which...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 07, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 37
Replies: 16
Views: 2426

AMF WC Classics Edition 37

Welcome to instalment n°36 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 106 votes last week (+20 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top : Black Sabbath's War Pigs :scared-shocked: Two new entries : Pixies & Fall Out...
by spiritualized
Mon Jan 07, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 130
Views: 11087

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Hello if I were to post a list, it would look like sonofsamiam... more in categories than sorted order.
Would you be able to count it in nonetheless ?
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #12: Orbital ["The Brown Album"]
Replies: 4
Views: 1936

Re: Album Club Discussion #12: Orbital ["The Brown Album"]

A monument in the techno Pantheon. Orbital succeeded in merging beats and melody with their Brown Album. Planet of the Shapes, Lush, etc... are all fabulous tracks. They would go on being reasonably successful later on (I really quite like In Sides, and to a lesser extent, Snivilisation), but this i...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 31, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 2370

Re: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan

smashing idea !
I like your first idea too...but maybe bunch them into batches of 10 to avoid the multiplicity of threads ? People could vote on a scale of a 1 to 10 and submit it on the thread, you do the tally ?
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 36
Replies: 12
Views: 2506

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 36

Brad wrote:Confused by Ev'rytime We Say Goodbye - should be Ella's version but playlist has Nina's? (and blocked in U.S. spotify to boot...). Great song everyone should vote for over U2. lol?


Yup, that's my mistake, did the playlist too quickly. It is now fixed !
by spiritualized
Sat Dec 29, 2018 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 36
Replies: 12
Views: 2506

AMF WC Classics Edition 36

Welcome to instalment n°36 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 86 votes last week (-41 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top : U2's With or Without You :scared-shocked: FOUR new entries : Weezer/Black Sabbath ...
by spiritualized
Sat Dec 29, 2018 10:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.41
Replies: 13
Views: 2996

AMF Weekly Chart 18.41

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 18.41 of the Weekly Chart Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 106 votes last week (+9 votes) :scared-shocked: Christine & The Queens' La Marcheuse goes to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 3 new entries : Robyn / Low and Sharon Von Etten :scared-shocked: 2 songs ...
by spiritualized
Sat Dec 29, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40

Hi, no!
It was a bit of an experiment... it was a bit of a struggle to keep a weekly schedule, so I left it open for the moment.
Will update it today, probably !
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 24, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40

HI to both, both songs were not nominated. Check release date as well please Ah, it seems the Andrews album was already released back in March. I only noticed it since a month or so and assumed it was new. Perhaps Anna Calvi - Hunter? I really miss some easy way to check whether something has been ...
by spiritualized
Fri Dec 21, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 35
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 35

Brad wrote:just FYI - noticed Cowboy In The Sand missed the playlist

Missed that ! Thank you, corrected
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 20, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40

HI to both, both songs were not nominated. Check release date as well please
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 20, 2018 11:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 35
Replies: 7
Views: 1744

AMF WC Classics Edition 35

Welcome to instalment n°35 of the Classics Chart, where YOU get to nominate and vote for the best songs ever in a tournament to the death ! :scared-shocked: 127 votes last week (+20 votes) :scared-shocked: At the top, straight to number one : Blondie's Sunday Girl :scared-shocked: THREE new entries ...
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 20, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.40
Replies: 10
Views: 2370

AMF Weekly Chart 18.40

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 18.40 of the Weekly Chart Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 97 votes last week (-23 votes) :scared-shocked: Lana Del Rey's Mariners Apartment Complex goes to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 3 new entries : Spiritualized / Grimes / White Lies :scared-shocked: 3 so...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.39
Replies: 10
Views: 3105

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.39

A bit quiet this week, so two noms for me

Me First and The Gimme Gimmes - Santa Baby
The Young Gods - Figure Sans Nom
by spiritualized
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 34
Replies: 13
Views: 2217

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 34

It pains me to think that someday someone will nominate Dancing In The Dark and it'll shoot right into the HoF. Not that it means anything but I'll second War Pigs, esp after the great write-up by pitchfork this week. I love Black Sabbath, even their bad albums. Ah ! The Pitchfork review and my nom...
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 10, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 34
Replies: 13
Views: 2217

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 34

Black Sabbath - War Pigs
by spiritualized
Mon Dec 10, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.39
Replies: 10
Views: 3105

AMF Weekly Chart 18.39

Hello to all, welcome to instalment 18.38 of the Weekly Chart Noteworthy : :scared-shocked: 119 votes last week (-10 votes) :scared-shocked: Julia Holter's Words I Heard goes to the top this week ! :scared-shocked: 5 new entries : Julia Holter / Father John Misty / Sufjan Stevens / Mylène Farmer &am...

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