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by DaveC
Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill vs. Crowded House - Woodface
2. Etta James - At Last! vs. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain CLOSE CALL
3. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges vs. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
4. Peter Gabriel - Us vs. BADBADNOTGOOD - III
by DaveC
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09
Replies: 7
Views: 287

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.09

Holly Herndon - Eternal
Lady Lamb - Without a Name
by DaveC
Sat Apr 20, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

105. Radiohead – The Numbers: 7.5
106. Garbage - Supervixen: 5.5
107. Adele – Hometown Glory: 4
108. Bob Dylan – To Ramona: 4
109. Art Blakey & Jazz Messengers - Blues March for Europe No. 1: 7
by DaveC
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11
Replies: 32
Views: 599

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 11

GROUP PHI
Agalloch | In the Shadow of Our Pale Companion
Thinking Fellers Union Local 282 | Cup Of Dreams
Eimear Quinn | The Voice
Imogen Heap | Climb to Sakteng

GROUP CHI
Jesca Hoop | The Lost Sky
Billy Nicholls | Girl from New York
Suuns | Mirror Mirror
Mills Brothers | Nagasaki
by DaveC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 41
Views: 885

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning vs. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. Crowded House - Crowded House vs. The Velvet Underground - VU
3. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps vs. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku vs. Yo La Tengo - Summer Sun
by DaveC
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2952

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Albums: 1 | Philip Glass | Glassworks 2 | The Cure | Pornography 3 | R.E.M. | Chronic Town (EP) 4 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | A Kiss In The Dreamhouse 5 | The Roches | Keep On Doing 6 | The Fall | Hex Enduction Hour 7 | Alpha Blondy | Jah Glory 8 | Bob Theil | So Far 9 | Felt | Crumbling the Antis...
by DaveC
Mon Apr 15, 2019 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

97. Branford Marsalis – Berta, Berta: 7
98. John Mayer – Love On the Weekend: 4
99. Raul Seixas – Tente Outra Vez: 4
100. The Deathray Davies – The Fall Fashions: 5.5
101. Chromeo – I’m Not Contagious: 4
102. Talking Heads – Radio Head: 6
103. Katerine - Papa: 2
104. Golden Earring – In My House: 4
by DaveC
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.08
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.08

Valerie June - Little Wing
by DaveC
Wed Apr 10, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10
Replies: 27
Views: 962

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 10

GROUP TAU
Collectors | Lydia Purple
Metric | Gold Guns Girls
The Smiths | Oscillate Wildly
You Am I | Heavy Heart

GROUP UPSILON
Delia Gartrell | See What You Done Done (Hymn No. 9)
Lauren Hoffman | Broken
The Commodores | Zoom
Kero Kero Bonito | Flamingo
by DaveC
Tue Apr 09, 2019 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 1095

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking vs. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There 2. Oval - 94 Diskont vs. blink-182 - Enema of the State 3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks vs. Enya - Shepherd Moons 4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet vs. Kino - Kino (The Black Album) 1st match-up is un...
by DaveC
Sun Apr 07, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 145
Views: 4293

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie – I Ain’t Got No Home In This World Anymore: 4 Guthrie has never appealed to me. 91. Judas Priest - United: 3 I see this has been compared to AC/DC and Queen. My reaction to it then is not surprising. 92. Fiona Apple - Limp: 7.5 I prefer this to 'Paper Bag'. 93. The Harptones – Lif...
by DaveC
Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 644

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

The Smiths - The Boy with the Thorn in His Side
by DaveC
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.07
Replies: 6
Views: 985

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.07

Lila Downs - Cariñito
Rose Elinor Dougall - Take What You Can Get
by DaveC
Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 1165

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

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

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
Foster the People | Houdini
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
by DaveC
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

85. Blink-182 – Stay Together for the Kids: 4
86. Prince - Free: 6
87. Two Doors Cinema Club – What You Know: 6
88. Ray Charles – (The Night Time) is the Right Time: 4
89. Aphex Twin - On: 4
by DaveC
Tue Apr 02, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 1893

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Janet Jackson - janet
3. My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
4. The Mutton Birds - Salty
by DaveC
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 66
Views: 2952

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

FrankLotion wrote:16. Orchestra Baobab - Pirates Choice



OR
Vol. 1: Senegambie and
Vol. 2: Ngalam

:?:
by DaveC
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 2672

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

GROUP OMICRON Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana Bedhead | Powder George | Special Ones Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight) GROUP PI (Good group - tricky to rank) Mylène Farmer | California Lucio Battisti | Anima latina Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
by DaveC
Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

79. Oliver Koletzki – lyéwaye (Hatzler Remix): 4 Techno songs will usually get a 4 from me. Best I can say is that at least I don't hate them. 80. Prince – Colonized Mind: 7 I don't care for Prince enough to listen to all of his albums. As safetycat said a bit hit-and-miss. This is a good one. 81. T...
by DaveC
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

Tusks - Peachy Keen
bob hund - Vi är såå lyckliga som bara olyckliga människor kan bli
by DaveC
Tue Mar 26, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 2899

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. Fiona Apple - Tidal
2. Le Tigre - Le Tigre
3. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions and Math
4. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening
by DaveC
Mon Mar 25, 2019 3:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

As someone who has more than enough experience with running out of time to update the Weekly Chart, a big thank you and congrats to spiritualized on his run of the project. It's quite an effort, and I never expressed how impressed I was with your handling of it ;) Best of luck to LastEnemy on your ...
by DaveC
Sun Mar 24, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 2127

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06



Knock off the s from https and delete everything from ? onwards.
by DaveC
Sun Mar 24, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05
Replies: 7
Views: 1526

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.05

The Specials - Embarrassed by You
Broken Social Scene - Can't Find My Heart
Strand of Oaks - Visions
by DaveC
Sat Mar 23, 2019 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 52
Views: 9352

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

Brad wrote:
Jirin wrote:I get "This track is not available in your country".
yep me too (I assumed DaveC was in the US). Any plan B links anyone?


I didn't realise that this would be a problem. I can't find the full album anywhere other than Spotify, so maybe you will need to replace it Brad.
by DaveC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 10:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!
Replies: 52
Views: 9352

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - The Draw!

Bang Jan wrote:Does this link work?


Yes that is the right album, and it works for me.
by DaveC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 17258

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Pierre wrote:
I have that one as 1981. When I look at the back cover on the CD reissues on Discogs, it mentions 1981.


Thanks Pierre.
by DaveC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

73. Archie Shepp - Hipnosis: 7 I love the random walk of his Sax in the first half. I would prefer it to end there, the trombone part really dropped the ball. 74. James Brown & His Furious Flames – Tell Me What I Did Wrong: 5 75. Les Rita Mitsouko, featuring Sparks – Singing in the Shower: 7 I m...
by DaveC
Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 17258

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Pierre wrote:
sonofsamiam wrote:14 | Annette Peacock | Sky-Skating
27 | Flipper | Album - Generic Flipper



Hmm, got those two in 1982 in my "database"? :|


And I have 15 | Univers zéro | Ceux du Dehors as 1982 also.
by DaveC
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 3021

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU WITCH | Chifundo Steve Perry | Strung Out David Bowie | Dead Man Walking Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist GROUP XI The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? The Field Mice | Emma's House The J.B.'s | The Grunt Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 Strang...
by DaveC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: History of AM Forum Polls
Replies: 42
Views: 63817

Re: History of AM Forum Polls

Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s [2018]

Album results
Song results

Overview of yearly polls
by DaveC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

71. Inglebirds - Intro: 6
Enjoyed it.
72. Os Paralamas Do Sucesso – Lanterna dos Afogados: 5
Pleasant listening, but nothing particularly original or exciting.
by DaveC
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

66. Sweet – The Six Teens : 3 Never did like Sweet. Couldn't hold a candle to Slade. 67. Flobots - Handlebars: 6 I like the way this song evolves. 68. The Format – She Doesn’t Get It: 3 I don't like this. 69. Circle Jerks – Red Tape: 6.5 I do like this. 70. Iron Maiden – Paschendale: 5 Outstayed it'...
by DaveC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 2621

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA
Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King
Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby
Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big
Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain)


GROUP MU
Marijata | I Walk Alone
The Front Lawn | Andy
Chaweewan Dumnern | Lam Toey Chaweewan
Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me
by DaveC
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 17258

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Albums 1 | Dick Gaughan | Handful Of Earth 2 | Au Pairs | Playing With a Different Sex 3 | Girls At Our Best! | Pleasure 4 | Siouxsie and the Banshees | Juju 5 | Wipers | Youth of America 6 | The Psychedelic Furs | Talk Talk Talk 7 | The Gun Club | Fire Of Love 8 | Wayne Jarrett | Showcase, Vol. 1 9...
by DaveC
Mon Mar 11, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

I find it quite odd but I'm enjoying a lot more the songs on the Unacclaimed V game than the songs on this game. I mean odd because the concept is quite similar, the songs are personal choices that didn't receive too much acclaim neither by the critics nor by the other voters on the Forum. Maybe we...
by DaveC
Thu Mar 07, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 229
Views: 20424

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

59. The Fixx – Red Skies: 3 Pretty bad. 60. Belle and Sebastian – The Act of the Apostle (I): 6 Belle & Sebastian have recorded some great songs, but too often they underwhelm. This doesn't underwhelm, but it doesn't thrill either. 61. Brownie McGhee & Sonny Terry – When It’s Love Time: 5 62...
by DaveC
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 3993

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta Game Theory | Like a Girl Jesus Thrice | Image of the Invisible Youssou N’Dour | Leaving (Dem) GROUP KAPPA Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm AURORA | Running with the Wolves Nightpool Neon | Perfume From Now On Bon Jovi | Only Lonely Great stuff this week. I didn't l...
by DaveC
Mon Mar 04, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Some you already know the #1, so here is the final reveal... [imgsize 471x353:2yeof17j]https://i.ytimg.com/vi/lXY0I5xPq1I/hqdefault.jpg 3. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People Score: 1961.7 pts Year of Release: 1992 (#1 in year poll) AM 1990s albums rank: 4 (42 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 1990s ra...
by DaveC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 61
Views: 13748

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1 | Radiohead 2 | Pink Floyd 3 | Nick Cave 4 | Björk 5 | Low 6 | The Beatles 7 | Pixies 8 | David Bowie 9 | Talking Heads 10 | Bob Dylan 11 | The Smiths 12 | Elvis Costello 13 | Sigur Rós 14 | Portishead 15 | Neil Young 16 | Manic Street Preachers 17 | R.E.M. 18 | The Jam 19 | Muse 20 | Arcade Fire ...
by DaveC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

[imgsize 400x400:2uja9d5f]https://ksassets.timeincuk.net/wp/uploads/sites/55/2015/03/RadioheadTheBends600-4.jpg 6. Radiohead - The Bends Score: 1647.2 pts Year of Release: 1995 (#1 in year poll) AM 1990s albums rank: 11 (79 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 1990s rank: 4 AMF 2012 1990s poll rank: 8 F...
by DaveC
Sat Mar 02, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

Slightly edgy opinion: MBV is like a cheap copy of Loveless. More edgy opinion: MBV is better than Loveless. :) Right now I've got m b v as my #64 of all time and Loveless as only #370. Is that more or less heretical than placing Third (#193) higher than Dummy (#304)? If placing m b v above Loveles...
by DaveC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 4678

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

Girls at Our Best! - Pleasure http://www.girlsatourbest.com/images/png/CRCDa250.png One of the greatest one-of-a-kind albums in music history. They produced several fairly run of the mill post punk singles before creating 'Pleasure' which has a musical aesthetic all of it's own. The expanded release...
by DaveC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 4678

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

Next a landmark album of British Folk Music (specifically Scottish). Folk Roots readers and critics both named it the greatest album of the 1980s.

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by DaveC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 4678

Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

When folks say that little good music was released in 1981 that's when I reach for my revolver.

My favourite song of the 1980's from their post-punk masterpiece "Playing With a Different Sex"

by DaveC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

[imgsize 400x400:be1m0fij]http://exclaim.ca/images/sigur28.jpg 10. Sigur Rós - Ágætis byrjun Score: 1582.7 pts Year of Release: 1999 (#1 in year poll) AM 1990s albums rank: 43 (224 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 1990s rank: 17 AMF 2012 1990s poll rank: 10 Fans: BangJan(6), bonnielaurel(14), ChrisK...
by DaveC
Fri Mar 01, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 275
Views: 49010

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

55. Minnie Ripperton - Inside My Love: 6
56. Janet Jackson - If: 6
57. Alain Bashung - Madame rêve: 7
58. My Chemical Romance - Famous Last Words: 5
by DaveC
Thu Feb 28, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

[imgsize 400x400:1drq5f44]http://cps-static.rovicorp.com/3/JPG_500/MI0000/086/MI0000086325.jpg 15. Pulp - Different Class Score: 1477.2 pts Year of Release: 1995 (#4 in year poll) AM 1990s albums rank: 19 (119 all-time) AMF 2017 All-time poll 1990s rank: 36 AMF 2012 1990s poll rank: 16 Fans: Brad(15...
by DaveC
Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Albums of the 1990s
Replies: 69
Views: 15112

Re: [Results] Albums of the 1990s

[imgsize 400x400:2s2k3qz7]https://static.stereogum.com/uploads/2016/11/Belle-And-Sebastian-If-Youre-Feeling-Sinister-1478812993-640x640.jpg 20. Belle and Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister Score: 1390 pts Year of Release: 1996 (#1 in year poll) AM 1990s albums rank: 36 (195 all-time) AMF 2017 Al...
by DaveC
Wed Feb 27, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 33
Views: 5578

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 4

GROUP ETA
Andrés Calamaro | El cantante
Eurythmics | Julia
Latin Rascals | Arabian Nights
Chris Bell | You and Your Sister

GROUP THETA
Nadine Shah | Fool
Café Tacvba | Ojalá que llueva café
Donovan | Get Thy Bearings
T Power v MK Ultra | Mutant Jazz

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