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by Brad
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Obviously I disagree.

The Velvet Underground – New Age: 9.5 (now #305 all-time).

Thanks!
by Brad
Sat Sep 21, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

252. Ultramagnetic MC’s – Travelling at the Speed of Thought (Hip House Club Mix): 4
253. High on Fire – Hung, Drawn & Quartered: 4

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

246. Bruce Springsteen – Where the Bands Are 7.25
247. Cold Chisel – Forever Now 3
248. Emmy the Great - MIA 7
249. Lee “Scratch” Perry & The Upsetters – Roast Fish & Corn Bread 8 (#6143 all-time)
250. John Parr – St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion) 2
251. The Nits - Nescio 6.5

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 24
Views: 552

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

My picks: 1. Grimes - Art Angels vs. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There 2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine vs. The Velvet Underground - VU 3. Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends vs. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way 4. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening vs. Tokyo Jihen...
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Thanks guys - that should do it!

Lou Reed/John Cale and The Sound win their respective matches!
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Rdwdbob wrote:
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:26 pm
I'm sure that St Vincent was the winner but you show that matchup tied. (You had me excited there for a sec as I much preferred Rush).
Yes - fixed, thanks Rdwdbob!
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 24
Views: 552

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

Also:
Two Ties from last week!:
2. Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs For Drella vs. Tom Waits - Closing Time 9-9
4. Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen vs. The Sound - Jeopardy 8-8
***Next vote from someone who has not already voted in these match-ups wins it!!!***
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1
Replies: 24
Views: 552

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.1

Welcome to Round 3.1 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 . 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 24th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

18 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad Cold Butterfly CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Honorio Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat spiritualized Winners: 1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel... over U2 - Boy 10-6 3. St. Vincent - Marry Me over Rush -...
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

We have 2 ties - anyone want to chip in?
by Brad
Tue Sep 17, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Last call before I tally the votes!
by Brad
Mon Sep 16, 2019 11:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 59
Replies: 19
Views: 621

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 59

Not "force"... "encourage"! You see what I'm saying, right? And no way all these folks actually listen to "Stacy's Mom" every week and keep voting for it...
by Brad
Mon Sep 16, 2019 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ric Ocasek Dead at 75
Replies: 5
Views: 402

Re: Ric Ocasek Dead at 75

Aw man... not a good week.
by Brad
Sat Sep 14, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 59
Replies: 19
Views: 621

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 59

It’s too bad Dirty Magic hasn’t gotten more attention. It is one of The Offsprings more grunge and goth inspired songs from their second album. If you haven’t heard it, check it out. To get anyone to listen to the lesser known songs is a challenge. I think the key is to encourage more voters to act...
by Brad
Fri Sep 13, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58
Replies: 4
Views: 474

Re: Daniel Johnston Dead at 58

Indeed unique. I have only heard a few of his songs and never know whether I like of dislike them, but they are really their own thing. I read a bit about his back story and would like to see the documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. I would highly recommend the documentary, but be warned it f...
by Brad
Fri Sep 13, 2019 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

243. Phil Collins – You’ll Be In My Heart 2
244. Billie Holiday – Don’t Explain 7.5
245. The Guess Who – No Time: 8.25 (#4991 all-time)

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Just looked up the set list from the 1980 show: Rush Setlist at The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA, USA Tour: Moving Pictures Warm Up Tour Setlist 2112 Part I: Overture 2112 Part II: The Temples of Syrinx Freewill By-Tor & The Snow Dog Xanadu Limelight (Early version which contained a different introduc...
by Brad
Thu Sep 12, 2019 4:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

As an aside, I've seen U2 5-6 times (War tour through Zooropa, the latter solely to see opening band the Pixies), Fiona Apple once, Lou Reed twice, and Rush 3 times (Permanent Waves tour through Signals... lost track of them for a while after that). That's quite a haul, who were the best/worst out ...
by Brad
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

the best example of which is Out of Control. Out Of Control is my favorite U2 song. Boy is my favorite U2 album. I did not nominate it. I am not a big U2 fan. I am a big fan of the album Boy. My picks: 1. U2 - Boy vs. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel... 2. Lou Reed/John Cale - Songs For Drella vs. Tom...
by Brad
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 59
Replies: 19
Views: 621

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 59

Lana Del Rey - West Coast
by Brad
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

mileswide wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:41 pm
Brad wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Falling on my head like a memory
Oh and this is a line from The Eurythmics' Here Comes The Rain Again, am I right? Do I get a prize?
Bingo, the prize is pride!
by Brad
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8
Replies: 38
Views: 775

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.8

Welcome to Round 2.8 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 . This is the last week of Round 2! 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 ...
by Brad
Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

19 total voters this week: acroamor Akhenaten Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad CupOfDreams DaveC Edre Peraza FrankLotion Honorio Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat spiritualized Winners: 1. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles over Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners 10-7 2...
by Brad
Tue Sep 10, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

About 2-1/2 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Tue Sep 10, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

238. Chuck Person – A3: 4
239. King Tuff – Loser’s Wall: 7.5
240. Big Star – You Can’t Have Me: 9 (has since dropped to #1336 all-time)
241. The Pretty Reckless – Take Me Down: 4
242. Belle and Sebastian – I Want the World to Stop: 7.5

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Sep 09, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Note - Results will be delayed a couple hours Tuesday due to appointments I have. I'm going to shoot for a Noon end time.

Thanks!
by Brad
Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

ugh
by Brad
Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 59
Views: 3200

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1987: 1. The Verlaines | Makes No Difference (AT #51) 2. The Smiths | Paint a Vulgar Picture (AT #83) 3. The Verlaines | Slow Sad Love Song (AT #107) 4. The Verlaines | Just Mum (AT #113) 5. The Replacements | Skyway (AT #129) 6. The Verlaines | Bird Dog (AT #143) 7. The Verlaines ...
by Brad
Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 58
Replies: 23
Views: 1284

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 58

Here's an unofficial list of the almost 550 songs that have been entered in this game so far. Lots of great tracks. Also Stacy's Mom. 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario Acid House Kings - This and That Ada Jones & Billy Murray - Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lov...
by Brad
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 58
Replies: 23
Views: 1284

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 58

The Zombies - Time Of The Season
by Brad
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

236. Laura Nyro – Gibsom Street: 7
by Brad
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Edre Peraza wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 10:26 pm
Pink Floyd - Animals
Undeniably their best album in my opinion.
Agreed, and the second time it has been my favorite album in the entire tournament (neither was my nomination!)
by Brad
Wed Sep 04, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 58
Replies: 23
Views: 1284

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 58

As an aside - I once saw The Church open for Echo & The Bunnymen
by Brad
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 150
Views: 4598

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

234. Yo La Tengo – One PM Again: 7.5
235. George Thorogood and the Destroyers – Bad to the Bone: 5.5
236. Happy Mondays – Hallelujah: 5

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 31974

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

230. The Smiles and Frowns – Cornelius: 7.5
231. The Mellows – Lovable Lily: 7.25
232. Siouxie and the Banshees – Sin in My Heart: 7.5
233. The Band – King Harvest (Has Surely Come): 8.25 (#5350 all-time)

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Thanks Listyguy. Mano Negra wins!
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

My picks: 1. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles vs. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners 2. Pink Floyd - Animals vs. Super Furry Animals - Radiator 3. Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever vs. Flotation Toy Warning - Bluffer's Guide To The Flight Deck 4. Alabama 3 - Exile On Coldharbour Lane vs....
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

Yup. Never really liked Lou Reed to be honest with you. I don’t find much about his music that interesting at all. Excellent - Appreciate the response Edre! Yeah I always felt bad because a lot of people love him. I respect your opinion - no question there; I just mis-interpreted your original comm...
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7
Replies: 37
Views: 1601

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.7

Welcome to Round 2.7 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 10th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

Down to only 15 total voters this week: Bang Jan Brad CupOfDreams DaveC Edre Peraza FrankLotion Honorio Jirin madzong mileswide Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat spiritualized Winners: 1. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever vs. Wire - Chairs Missing ***TIE! 7-7! Next vote from someone who has not already voted in ...
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

The The - Soul Mining!!! I don't know the others that well but this album is a classic 80s album and has This Is The Day! But you did listen to Street Hassle, right? Yup. Never really liked Lou Reed to be honest with you. I don’t find much about his music that interesting at all. Excellent - Apprec...
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

Edre Peraza wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:19 pm
The The - Soul Mining!!!

I don't know the others that well but this album is a classic 80s album and has This Is The Day!
But you did listen to Street Hassle, right?
by Brad
Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

My picks:
1. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever vs. Wire - Chairs Missing
2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle vs. The The - Soul Mining
3. The Sound - From the Lions Mouth vs. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
4. Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress vs. Bee Gees - Bee Gees' 1st

Just over 2 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Fri Aug 30, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14974

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1986: 1. Elvis Costello & the Attractions | Blood and Chocolate 2. The Chills | Kaleidoscope World 3. R.E.M. | Lifes Rich Pagaent 4. Game Theory | The Big Shot Chronicles 5. Talk Talk | The Colour Of Spring 6. Soul Asylum | Made To Be Broken 7. Elvis Costello | King Of America 8. ...
by Brad
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14974

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:04 am
Brad wrote:
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:16 pm
14. Christmas | Stupid Kids (AT #689)
I can only find sources for 1988 and 1989 for this song. Do you have a source for 1986? Thanks!
You're correct - should be 1988; you can move the rest up if that works. Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Aug 28, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 264
Views: 31974

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

222. Rotary Connection – I am the Blackgold of the Sun - 7.5 223. Johann Strauss II – Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 - 7.5 224. አስቴር አወቀ [Aster Aweke] – Sebebu (My Excuse) - 7 225. Roy Nixon and the Down Beats – Hard-Rockin’ Daddy - 5 226. Big Thief – Mythological Beauty - 7.25 227. Meat Loaf – Ever...
by Brad
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6
Replies: 28
Views: 3698

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.6

Thanks Jirin... Serge takes it 9-8 in OT!
by Brad
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 14974

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1986: 1. Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Next Time Round (AT #27) 2. R.E.M. | Begin The Begin (AT #57) 3. R.E.M. | I Believe (AT #79) 4. Elvis Costello & The Attractions | I Hope You're Happy Now (AT #100) 5. Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Crimes of Paris (AT #108) 6. Elvis ...