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by Brad
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 26
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 26

by Brad
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

Cyndi Lauper wins!
Thanks acroamor!
by Brad
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 12
Views: 135

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

Welcome to the round 3.3 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = September 25th at 10am EST. Here's a lin...
by Brad
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 328

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

16 voters this week: Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Henry Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy PlasticRam Rob Romain StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual vs. My Morning Jacket - Z ***TIE! 8-8! Next vote from someone who has not already voted in t...
by Brad
Mon Sep 17, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 328

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

About 18-1/2 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Thu Sep 13, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 26
Replies: 11
Views: 198

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 26

The Only Ones - Another Girl Another Planet
by Brad
Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 328

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

1. Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual vs. My Morning Jacket - Z 2. Sufjan Stevens - Michigan vs. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues 3. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine vs. Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder 4. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia vs. Mari Boine - Idjagieđas: In the Han...
by Brad
Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

PlasticRam wrote:
acroamor wrote:3. Nina Simone - In Concert 1964 vs. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans


Brad wrote:Thanks acroamor!

But hey, I voted before acroamor in the other thread :?

you got it... Sufjan wins!
by Brad
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 328

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

Welcome to the round 3.2 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = September 18th at 10am EST. Here's a lin...
by Brad
Tue Sep 11, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

Nice rebound with 19 total voters this week: andy1010 Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Gillingham Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy phil PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things over Deep Purple - Made In Japan ...
by Brad
Tue Sep 11, 2018 3:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

Just over 10 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 25
Replies: 12
Views: 464

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 25

I have to say this week was particularly strong. I had difficulty voting, because many more than 10 were deserving. It is also a varied list in genre and style. If you want to get into this game, this is the moment! Especially as quite a lot of songs are vying for 10th place still. I thought the sa...
by Brad
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

My picks:
1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Deep Purple - Made In Japan
2. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit vs. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
3. Nina Simone - In Concert 1964 vs. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
4. M. Ward - Hold Time vs. SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Sep 05, 2018 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 25
Replies: 12
Views: 464

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 25

50 years ago this punk rock classic was recorded:
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
(please use the Anthology version for full intro!)

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 680

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

Welcome to the round 3.1 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ... the competition is heating up! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = Septemb...
by Brad
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8

Big let-down from last week... only 13 total voters this week: andy1010 Bang Jan Brad DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin PlasticRam Rob Romain StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Pet Shop Boys - Actually over Erykah Badu - Baduizm 7-5 2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly over...
by Brad
Mon Sep 03, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8

14 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Year Needed
Replies: 11
Views: 631

Re: Year Needed

Latin Masters?:
https://open.spotify.com/track/66nRcMr8 ... gmNEIjTRAg

This feels like a slightly different (karaoke) version, but came up when I ran Shazam...
by Brad
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8

My picks: 1. Erykah Badu - Baduizm vs. Pet Shop Boys - Actually 2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly vs. Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful 3. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista vs. Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis - Cat House Piano 4. Dolly Parton - Jolene vs. Philip Glass -...
by Brad
Wed Aug 29, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 2993

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1996: 1. SEBADOH - Harmacy 2. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - Tigermilk 3. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - If You're Feeling Sinister 4. SILVER JEWS - The Natural Bridge 5. BECK - Odelay 6. TORTOISE - Millions Now Living Will Never Die 7. MANIC STREET PREACHERS - Everything Must Go 8. JOHNNY CASH - U...
by Brad
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8
Replies: 15
Views: 581

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8

Welcome to the round 2.8 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 , where we close out the second round! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = Sep...
by Brad
Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 839

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

Excellent turnout this week with 21 total voters !: andy1010 antonius Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC fasbjd FrankLotion Gillingham hectorthebat Henry Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Pixies - Trompe le Monde over The Black ...
by Brad
Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 24
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 24

spiritualized wrote:OK I see your point, but some (of which I am) don't have a subscription to Spotify and therefore have to listen to the playlist in shuffle mode...which makes the point moot. So difficult to judge whether Jackson Browne would have an unfair advantage here :)

No problem!
by Brad
Mon Aug 27, 2018 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 839

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

less than 18 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 24
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 24

spiritualized wrote:Not a problem for me. This game is more about discovery than competition.

Agree completely. And no problem w/ classical pieces!

Noms:
Hüsker Dü - Turn On The News
The The - Uncertain Smile

Thanks!
by Brad
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 24
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 24

I think "The Load Out" really loses its oomph without it's companion piece "Stay" Hi Brad, couldn't find the song on Spotify, if you have a link, please post it here. It's actually a separate track on spotify, though the two run together pretty seemlessly on the album - the last...
by Brad
Fri Aug 24, 2018 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 24
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 24

woodymac wrote:Dexys Midnight Runners - Geno
Great call woodymac - I'll second that!
by Brad
Fri Aug 24, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 24
Replies: 20
Views: 719

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 24

I think "The Load Out" really loses its oomph without it's companion piece "Stay"
by Brad
Wed Aug 22, 2018 5:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread
Replies: 95
Views: 5131

Re: AMF Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018) Submissions Thread

1. TED NEELEY " Ghetsemane (I Just Want to Say) " (1973) A song I discovered (and loved) when I was a child, before learning about tastes (and all the prejudices that come with learning). "Gethsemane" was the central piece of the musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" and it...
by Brad
Wed Aug 22, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 2993

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1996 (i.e. - a bunch of tunes that won't make the final list): 1. PAVEMENT - Give It A Day (AT #159) 2. MORRISSEY - Moon River (AT #303) 3. BELLE & SEBASTIAN - The State I Am In (AT #351) 4. SEBADOH - On Fire (AT #376) 5. THE POSIES - Everybody Is A Fucking Liar (AT #436) 6. SE...
by Brad
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 839

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

My picks: 1. Pixies - Trompe le Monde vs. The Black Keys - Brothers 2. Soulwax - As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2 vs. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact 3. The Knife - Deep Cuts vs. Fred Pallem - Le sacre du tympan (Le retour) 4. Songs: Ohia - Didn't it Rain vs. New Radicals - Maybe You've Been Brainwashe...
by Brad
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 839

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

Welcome to the round 2.7 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = August 28th at 10am EST. Here's a link t...
by Brad
Tue Aug 21, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 18
Views: 749

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

17 total voters this week: andy1010 Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Gillingham Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. The National - Trouble Will Find Me over Swans - The Seer 9-8 2. Beach House - Depression Cherry ov...
by Brad
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 18
Views: 749

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

My picks: 1. Swans - The Seer vs. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 2. Beach House - Depression Cherry vs. The Original Soundtrack - O Brother, Where Art Thou? 3. The Bees - Free The Bees vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 4. Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort vs. Game Theory - The Big Shot Chro...
by Brad
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 23
Replies: 11
Views: 595

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 23

The Verlaines - Death And The Maiden
by Brad
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 18
Views: 749

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

Welcome to the round 2.6 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = August 21st at 10am EST. Here's a link t...
by Brad
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

Abbreviated Version...

Winners:
1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods 9-7
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis 8-6
3. Camel - Mirage 7-6
4. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia 8-5
by Brad
Tue Aug 14, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

Delayed today for several hours feel free to continue voting
by Brad
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

14 hours left to vote, though results will likely be delayed due to family obligations!
by Brad
Thu Aug 09, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

Just disappointed that we can't do better than that...
by Brad
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 22
Replies: 10
Views: 424

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 22

Great tune, Rob (Taraf de Haidouks)... I look forward to hearing more music from your trip. Must have been amazing!
by Brad
Wed Aug 08, 2018 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 786

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

My final contribution to this thread...
Not an actual nomination (though probably eligible) (but wouldn't win anyway unless the weezer brand somehow attached their name to it):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HuiwIFLKa2I

Have fun!
by Brad
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

My picks (the anti-Honorio ballot, I fear):
1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. Elliott Smith - Figure 8
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. The New Pornographers - Electric Version
3. Camel - Mirage vs. Sigur Rós - Kveikur
4. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel vs. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 770

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

Apples In Stereo takes it in OT!
Thanks spiritualized!
by Brad
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 885

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

Welcome to the round 2.5 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = August 14th at 10am EST. Here's a link t...
by Brad
Tue Aug 07, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 770

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

14 voters this week: Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin Listyguy PlasticRam Rob Romain StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. My Morning Jacket - Z over Midnight Oil - Diesel and Dust 10-4 2. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues over Jean-Michel jarre - Oxygène 9-5 3. ...
by Brad
Tue Aug 07, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 22
Replies: 10
Views: 424

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 22

Pulp - Babies
David Bowie - Look Back In Anger
by Brad
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 770

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

less than 17 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26
Replies: 17
Views: 682

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26

All the great songs nominated that never get past week 1 and we're a week away from sending a kitschy Toto cover to the HoF? I thought the joke would have worn out by week 2...

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