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by Brad
Mon Nov 12, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Here you go: (Bang Jan) 1. Van Dyke Parks - Song Cycle (Bang Jan) 2. Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 (Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra/Kirill Kondrashin) (Bang Jan) 3. The Residents - Not Available (Bang Jan) 4. Captain Beefheart and The Magic Band - Shiny Beast (Bat Chain Puller) (Bang Jan) 5. Gr...
by Brad
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 31
Replies: 10
Views: 803

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 31

R.E.M. - Find The River
by Brad
Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Jirin wrote:I guess I didn’t nominate The Woods, was I the one who nominated One Beat?

Actually no, that was listyguy!

I'll post all the noms sometime in the next day or two...
by Brad
Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Moderately Acclaimed Album 9 CHAMPION 2018: Sleater-Kinney - The Woods https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/a/a1/Sleater-Kinney_The_Woods.jpg/220px-Sleater-Kinney_The_Woods.jpg defeats Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia 9-7 Past Winners: 2010: Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the S...
by Brad
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Just a head's up - results will be delayed tomorrow due to some obligations I have with my family & civil service (ie- election day here in the States). Expect the Final tally sometime around 2pm EST! (In the meantime get those late ballots in!)
by Brad
Sat Nov 03, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

And a quick shout out to Doc Brown who turned me on to Frightened Rabbit just after the untimely and unfortunate death of Scott Hutchison (Rd 1.9). I previously had zero knowledge of the band and am sorry it took something this tragic to open my eyes/ears. Most of the others are either nods to the c...
by Brad
Fri Nov 02, 2018 7:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Hope I got the versions right... Wow, H! You (of course) nailed it! And a playlist to boot! Thanks so much for this - I had (almost) forgotten your wrap-up in the final week, and can't wait to get this playlist on... I had forgotten what I used for most of these, so even got a few surprises myself ...
by Brad
Wed Oct 31, 2018 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 5987

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1998: 1. ELLIOTT SMITH - XO 2. SILVER JEWS - American Water 3. FATBOY SLIM - You've Come A Long Way Baby 4. AIR - Moon Safari 5. MERCURY REV - Deserter's Songs 6. NEUTRAL MILK HOTEL - In An Aeroplane Over The Sea 7. SUPERDRAG - Head Trip In Every Key 8. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - The B...
by Brad
Tue Oct 30, 2018 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

My pick:
Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
by Brad
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 32
Views: 1589

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Welcome to the Final Round of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ! You are cordially inited to vote for your favorite album in this match-up. Anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = November 6th at 10am...
by Brad
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 21
Views: 1341

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!

15 voters this week: Bang Jan Brad DaveC fasbjd FrankLotion Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners (and Finalists!): 1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods over Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 8-7 2. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fô...
by Brad
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 21
Views: 1341

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!

Brad, I'm absolutely delighted with the fact that you remembered one of my comments, thank you very much! Honorio - you are far too humble! I (and many others no doubt) am always thrilled to read your stuff. I wish I could write like you, Rob, several others here... but must content myself on kicki...
by Brad
Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 30
Replies: 11
Views: 948

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 30

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - The Mercy Seat
by Brad
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 21
Views: 1341

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!

btw, awesome write-up on Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo, Honorio! do you happen to know where I can find that excellent breakdown of Hendrix's guitar solo in All Along The Watchtower you once wrote? I think about it every time I hear that song but not sure where on here you posted it! Been meaning ...
by Brad
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 21
Views: 1341

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!

My picks:
1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
2. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans vs. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 5987

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1998: 1. ELLIOTT SMITH - Bled White (AT #79) 2. ELLIOTT SMITH - Sweet Adeline (AT #119) 3. ELLIOTT SMITH - Waltz #2 (XO) (AT #135) 4. SILVER JEWS - Send In The Clouds (AT #216) 5. AIR - All I Need (AT #342) 6. BELLE & SEBASTIAN - Is It Wicked Not To Care? (AT #343) 7. AIR - Sex...
by Brad
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 21
Views: 1341

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Semi-Finals!

Welcome to the Semi-Final Round 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 = October 30th at 10am EST. Here's ...
by Brad
Tue Oct 23, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!
Replies: 17
Views: 1983

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!

16 total voters this week: Bang Jan BleuPanda bonnielaurel Brad DaveC fasbjd FrankLotion Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy PlasticRam Rob Romain StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods over John Coltrane - My Favorite Things 10-5 2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, a...
by Brad
Mon Oct 22, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!
Replies: 17
Views: 1983

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!

My picks: 1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods 2. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues vs. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 3. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans vs. The Knife - Deep Cuts 4. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia vs. Jóhann Jóha...
by Brad
Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 29
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 29

The Velvet Underground - Beginning To See The Light

and second Wipers - Tragedy
by Brad
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!
Replies: 17
Views: 1983

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!

Welcome to the Quarter-Final Round 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 = October 23rd at 10am EST. Here...
by Brad
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2
Replies: 15
Views: 3290

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2

13 total voters decided on the last batch of Quarter-Finalists: Bang Jan FrankLotion StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Jirin Rob Brad Kingoftonga Honorio DaveC Romain PlasticRam fasbjd Winners: 1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods over Pixies - Trompe le Monde 8-5 2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the...
by Brad
Tue Oct 16, 2018 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2
Replies: 15
Views: 3290

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2

My picks:
1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. Pixies - Trompe le Monde
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
3. Camel - Mirage vs. The Knife - Deep Cuts
4. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia vs. Dolly Parton - Jolene

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Oct 15, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2
Replies: 15
Views: 3290

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2

Just over 22 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2
Replies: 15
Views: 3290

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.2

Welcome to part two of the Sweet 16 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 = October 16th at 10am EST. Her...
by Brad
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1
Replies: 17
Views: 2757

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1

13 total voters this week: Bang Jan Brad DaveC FrankLotion Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners (on their way to the Quarter-Finals!): 1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things over Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual 7-6 2. Talking Head...
by Brad
Tue Oct 09, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1
Replies: 17
Views: 2757

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1

I'm getting pretty sick of Sonic Youth... Interesting quote Sweeps, and I'm not entirely sure if you're being facetious or not, but lately I've been finding myself a bit less interested in listening to Sonic Youth. I've been a moderately big fan since around the time their "sell-out" albu...
by Brad
Fri Oct 05, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1
Replies: 17
Views: 2757

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1

My picks: 1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things vs. Cyndi Lauper - She's so Unusual 2. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat vs. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues 3. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans vs. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine 4. M. Ward - Hold Time vs. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia Th...
by Brad
Thu Oct 04, 2018 11:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour
Replies: 3
Views: 1479

Re: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour

Here's what turned me on to Charles:
by Brad
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 28
Replies: 9
Views: 2326

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 28

1. Circle Jerks - Paid Vacation
2. Mike Watt - Against The 70's
by Brad
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1
Replies: 17
Views: 2757

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 4.1

Welcome to the Sweet 16 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 = October 9th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 2698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

15 total voters this week: Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC fasbjd FrankLotion hectorthebat Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga PlasticRam Rob Romain StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Pixies - Trompe le Monde over Pet Shop Boys - Actually 9-6 2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly over Sou...
by Brad
Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 2698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

Less than 12 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Oct 01, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour
Replies: 3
Views: 1479

Re: R.I.P. Charles Aznavour

Most unfortunate.
by Brad
Thu Sep 27, 2018 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 2698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

My picks: 1. Pixies - Trompe le Monde vs. Pet Shop Boys - Actually 2. Soulwax - As Heard on Radio Soulwax Pt. 2 vs. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly 3. The Knife - Deep Cuts vs. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista 4. Songs: Ohia - Didn't it Rain vs. Dolly Parton - Jolene Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Sep 27, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 6948

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1997: 1. PAVEMENT - Brighten The Corners 2. RADIOHEAD - OK Computer 3. BELLE AND SEBASTIAN - Dog On Wheels [EP] 4. BUILT TO SPILL - Perfect From Now On 5. SUPERGRASS - In It For The Money 6. MOGWAI - Mogwai Young Team 7. YO LA TENGO - I Can Hear The Heart Beating As One 8. THE GER...
by Brad
Wed Sep 26, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 6948

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1997: 1. RADIOHEAD - Paranoid Android (AT #82) 2. RADIOHEAD - Karma Police (AT #104) 3. PAVEMENT - Fin (AT #158) 4. PAVEMENT - Starlings of the Slipstream (AT #175) 5. BELLE & SEBASTIAN - Dog on Wheels (AT #182) 6. BELLE & SEBASTIAN - String Bean Jean (AT #205) 7. BELLE &am...
by Brad
Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 2698

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

acroamor wrote:I keep popping into this tournament to break ties. Julia Holter over Beach House

Thanks acroamor! Maybe come a day earlier?
Julia Holter moves on!
by Brad
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 2698

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

Welcome to the round 3.4 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 ... the last group before we head to the Sweet 16! 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. De...
by Brad
Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

Only 14 voters this week: andy1010 Bang Jan Brad DaveC FrankLotion Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga PlasticRam Rob Romain spiritualized StevieFan13 Sweepstakes Ron Winners: 1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 10-4 2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. Beach House - Depression Che...
by Brad
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

Quick note - results will be delayed about an hour tomorrow as I have a morning appointment... keep on voting!
by Brad
Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 21
Views: 1508

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

My picks: 1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods vs. The National - Trouble Will Find Me 2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis vs. Beach House - Depression Cherry 3. Camel - Mirage vs. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030 4. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia vs. Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort 24 hours left to vote! Thanks!
by Brad
Sun Sep 23, 2018 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 27
Replies: 9
Views: 1973

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 27

Stephen Malkmus - Jenny & The Ess-Dog
by Brad
Tue Sep 18, 2018 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 26
Replies: 11
Views: 868

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: 21
Views: 1508

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: 21
Views: 1508

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: 1429

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: 1429

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: 868

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: 1429

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...

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