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by madzong
Thu Apr 25, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10 91. Judas Priest - United 9/10 92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10 93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10 94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10 95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10 96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 3/10 97. Branford M...
by madzong
Thu Apr 25, 2019 6:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12
Replies: 11
Views: 155

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 12

GROUP PSI The Verve | She's a Superstar Candy Bars | Landscape The Mark & Clark Band | Worn Down Piano Les Rita Mitsouko & The Sparks | Singing in the Shower GROUP OMEGA Love | August Emily King | Distance 1,000 Mexicans | The Last Pop Song Hamlet Gonashvili | Tsintskaro Best new discoveries...
by madzong
Thu Apr 25, 2019 5:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 45
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 45

CupOfDreams wrote:Big Star - Thirteen


Seconded
by madzong
Wed Apr 24, 2019 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 21104

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

59. The Fixx - Red Skies 7/10 60. Belle & Sebastian - Acts Of The Apostle 5/10 61. Brownie McGhee – When It’s Love Time 6/10 62. Albin de La Simone – Le grand amour 4/10 63. The Replacements - Hold My Life 10/10 64. B.F.O.D.A.A.S. - Mall Grab: 7/10 65. Crazy, Crazy, Crazy - The "5" Roy...
by madzong
Wed Apr 24, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

113. Red House Painters - Revelation Big Sur 2/10
by madzong
Tue Apr 23, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 11
Views: 231

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Crowded House - Woodface
2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
3. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
4. Peter Gabriel - Us
by madzong
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

112. Human League - Sound Of The Crowd 7/10
by madzong
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.10
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.10

You're On Your Own - Duel
by madzong
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.10
Replies: 5
Views: 121

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.10

Sit Down In Front - Rain
by madzong
Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 45
Replies: 7
Views: 120

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 45

Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me - U2
by madzong
Mon Apr 22, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 317
Views: 44066

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

1. Muddy Waters - Good News 5/10 2. Elton John - Your Sister Can't Twist 8/10 3. JJ Cale - Magnolia 3/10 4. (Sandy) Alex G - Proud TBA 5. 6. 7. Hot Tuna - Water Song TBA 8. LMFAO - Yes 1/10 No. 9. Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This 7/10 10. Exuma - Love Is Strange 3/10 11. Puddle...
by madzong
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

111. The Kinks - Lavender Hill 8/10
by madzong
Sun Apr 21, 2019 8:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10 91. Judas Priest - United 9/10 92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10 93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10 94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10 95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10 96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 3/10 97. Branford M...
by madzong
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 60
Views: 13692

Re: Albums of 2019

Bob Mould - Sunshine Rock 4/5
by madzong
Sun Apr 21, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09
Replies: 7
Views: 316

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09

Bob Mould - Send Me A Postcard
by madzong
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

105. Radiohead - Numbers 7/10 A lot of later Radiohead stuff leaves me cold. That's why I was surprised that this track was so good. 106. Garbage - Supervixen 9/10 Great opener. Love the stop/start. Always liked it and thought this should have been released as a single. Garbage by name - not by natu...
by madzong
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 1004

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

I did like the VU album and the Velvets are one of my top 20 artists. I like the songs on this album but to me it is just a collection/comp. A guy called Soniclovenoise runs a website called 'Albums That Never Were' http://albumsthatneverwere.blogspot.com/2017/12/the-velvet-underground-iv-upgrade.ht...
by madzong
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 1004

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

Mount Eerie | A Crow Looked at Me (6/10) I appreciate the artistic and emotional value of this record, but this is far too bleak emotionally speaking and sparse musically speaking for me. Yes, I felt the same way in regards to this album. It was too minimalist for my taste and way too bleak and emo...
by madzong
Fri Apr 19, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 33
Views: 707

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams Eimear Quinn | The Voice GROUP CHI Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York Suuns | Mirror Mirror Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky Mills Brothers | Nagasaki I found it diffic...
by madzong
Thu Apr 18, 2019 7:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 1004

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

4. I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning > 6. A Crow Looked At Me 1. Crowded House > 2. VU 7. Stranger in the Alps < 5. It's My Way 3. Kyoiku > 8. Summer Sun Crowded House was always going to be my top pick, one of my favourite albums of all time. Pretty great group all around this week, the only one I wasn...
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

Undertones = 8 votes

Yes!
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Must say that 'Satisfaction' being at number three surprised me.

So does that mean Gimme Shelter at number 2. And Sympathy For The Devil at number 1. ?
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 1004

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Bright Eyes - In Wide Awake - It's Morning
2. Crowded House - Crowded House
3. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger In The Alps
4. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10 91. Judas Priest - United 9/10 92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10 93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10 94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10 95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10 96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 3/10 97. Branford M...
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

StevieFan13 wrote:Clearly a song with no influence on anything important at all. That name is cool, though.


Hahaha! :mrgreen:

102. Talking Heads - Radio Head 9/10
by madzong
Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

My guess for the top three placings:

1. Satisfaction (not in my top 20 but I know a lot of people love it. It's definitely their most identifiable song)
2. Gimme Shelter
3. Sympathy For The Devil
by madzong
Sun Apr 14, 2019 6:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 1110

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly Metric | Gold Guns Girls You Am I | Heavy Heart Collectors | Lydia Purple GROUP UPSILON Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo Lauren Hoffman | Broken The Commodores | Zoom Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9) I found it hard to pick between The Smiths an...
by madzong
Sat Apr 13, 2019 5:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

Is this the correct link? Afaik Wild Horses is in fact a Jagger-Richards composition The Flying Burrito Brothers version of the song did come out right before The Rolling Stones version. Maybe that’s what Hymie’s talking about? Regardless, everything I can find on the song says that it was written ...
by madzong
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

Well I hope that Undertones - Teenage Kicks gets some more votes to make it into the HOF. It was annoying when Black Sabbath - War Pigs missed out on the HOF by one week. This almost happened with Nick Cave not so long ago!
by madzong
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I've always had a soft spot for Satanic Majesty's Request. It includes many of my top Rolling Stones on my list: She's A Rainbow, 2000 Man (which I somehow missed off and am still annoyed about), In Amother Land, Citadel and 2000 Light Years From Home. I do think it's far from perfect and wish they'...
by madzong
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 2110

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Art Angels is pretty good listening. I only discovered it a couple of years ago. I hadn't listened to it for a while but hearing it again makes me remember why it is so good. I haven't really got into Animal Collective (god knows I've tried) but Sung Tongs didn't really do much for me. Merriweather ...
by madzong
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 2110

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

I could make a joke about being Salty but honestly I'm just happy to have people enjoying some of the Mutton Bird's work. Definitely recommend their other albums and really everything else Don McGlashan has done (Blam Blam Blam and The Front Lawn, and some solo work). Agreed. All three of those ban...
by madzong
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 1265

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
2. blink-182 - Enema of the State
3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks
4. TBA
by madzong
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10
91. Judas Priest - United 9/10
92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10
93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10
94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10
95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10
96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 3/10
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 157
Views: 4946

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10
91. Judas Priest - United 9/10
92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10
93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10
94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10
95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 1355

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
Deftones | Diamond Eyes
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
Erasure | Drama!

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Foster the People | Houdini
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 21
Views: 850

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

I was reading about something similar to this a few years ago: "Men are aged 14 when their favorite song is released, for women, it's age 13. A New York Times analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years set our musical taste as adults. For men, the most...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 2110

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Here is a review of the Mutton Birds 'Salty' album which listens to songs: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/201844002/great-album-the-muttonbirds-salty It isn't the whole album but gives a good overview. Below are the four singles from the album below. Here is Anchor Me...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 21
Views: 850

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

I was reading about something similar to this a few years ago: "Men are aged 14 when their favorite song is released, for women, it's age 13. A New York Times analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years set our musical taste as adults. For men, the most ...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 1330

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Aren’t the accusations against the other artists you mentioned more along the line of consensual sex with teenage fans? It’s legally statutory rape depending on country and not morally acceptable but I would never place them in the same category as the allegations against MJ. Phew! I'm glad you sai...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 754

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
by madzong
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 2110

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Match-ups:
1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
3. My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
4. The Mutton Birds - Salty
by madzong
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 1238

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll



DD Smash - Devil You Know



Split Enz - Dirty Creature
by madzong
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 2747

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Romain wrote:all songs could be interchangeable in the ranking.


I couldn't agree more. This has not been the strongest week so far for me also.
by madzong
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 1841

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

StevieFan13 wrote:Blam Blam Blam - Don't Fight It, Marsha, It's Bigger Than Both of Us


Seconded
by madzong
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 17809

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I'd like to make a case for live renditions to count separately For example: I strongly prefer 'Slippery People' from Stop Making Sense ove Speaking in Tongues. Other examples are Lola, I Want You to Want Me and Turn the Page I'm familiar with all of these except the live version of Lola. Do you mi...
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 1841

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

StevieFan13 wrote:Having to only pick ten this week is sadistic


I know right? I ran out of votes quickly!
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 2747

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

GROUP OMICRON
Bedhead | Powder
George | Special Ones
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

GROUP PI
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I'm annoyed with myself because now I'm regretting not including '2000 Man' on my ballot. It probably would have been Number 50 on my ballot displacing 'Satisfaction'. Oh well...maybe next time...
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 20176

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I find Exile a bit of a slog to get through but Happy and Tumbling Dice are two fantastic songs - easily up there with any of the other classics - especially when played live.

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