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by DaveC
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07
Replies: 11
Views: 83

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07

Hot Snakes - I Shall Be Free
by DaveC
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 111
Views: 3102

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

396. Freddie King – Takin’ Care of Business: 7 397. Luna – That’s What You Always Say: 6 398. Dionne Warwick – A House Is Not a Home: 2 399. Pink Floyd – The Trial: 7.5 400. William Bell – I Forgot to Be Your Lover: 5 401. Zoot Woman – Living In a Magazine: 6 402. Franz Ferdinand - Outsiders: 5 403....
by DaveC
Sat Feb 15, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 9
Views: 200

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Maybe an unpopular opinion: The theme song for the new James Bond movie, Billie Eilish's "No Time to Die", is just as uninteresting as most of her album. I thought after the great "everything i wanted" I could warm up to her music, but it seems that was an exception. Agreed. 'everything I wanted' m...
by DaveC
Thu Feb 13, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 244
Views: 2139

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

AC/DC polarising: Well known fact. 'Decades' polarising: Surprise.

This is rather awesome Moonbeam. Goodness knows how much effort you put into those love/hate lyric snips.
by DaveC
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 25
Views: 507

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3

JEAN-LUC GODARD GROUP The Nightingales | Coincidence Elisa Jo | Back Around Big Youth | Some Like It Dread Chi Coltrane | Go Like Elijah FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA GROUP Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats Kammerflimmer Kollektief | Lichterloh Iron & Wine | Autumn Town Leaves Girl Talk and Freeway (featurin...
by DaveC
Sun Feb 09, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 111
Views: 3102

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

387. Cartola - Sim: 4 388. Young Jessie with Maxwell David & Orchestra – Mary Lou: 6 389. The Penguins – Ookey Ook: 5 390. Wire – Mr. Suit: 6 391. The Decemberists – When the War Came: 8 392. Prince - Partyup: 4 393. Sandi Thom – What If I’m Right: 5.5 394. Guiseppe Verdi – Nabucco, Act 3: Va, pensi...
by DaveC
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 16225

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Albums: 1 | FKA twigs | Magdelene 2 | Richard Dawson | 2020 3 | Jambinai | Onda 4 | Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell! 5 | Big Thief | Two Hands 6 | Michael Kiwanuka | Kiwanuka 7 | Anna Meredith | FIBS 8 | Julia Jacklin | Crushing 9 | Big Thief | U.F.O.F. 10 | Blanck Mass | Animated Violence Mi...
by DaveC
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 27
Views: 694

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 2

STANLEY KUBRICK GROUP
Kofelgschroa | Sog ned
Bet The Levels | GE Days
Alphabeat | Public Image
Swans | I Crawled

FEDERICO FELLINI GROUP
Green Day | Peacemaker
The Brothers Johnson | Get the Funk Out Ma Face
Model 500 | Astralwerks
Electra | Tritt ein in den Dom
by DaveC
Mon Feb 03, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 21935

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

383. HVOB – Cool Melt: 6.5
384. Electric Light Orchestra – Last Train to London: 5
385. Dean Martin – That’s Amore: 6
386. Brian Eno – I’ll Come Running: 6
by DaveC
Mon Feb 03, 2020 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1970 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 1114

Re: 1970 Recommendations

A few left-field choices (or not so left-field for this forum? I'm not always sure) from me would be Linda Perhacs' Parallelograms , Laura Nyro's Christmas and the Beads of Sweat , Amon Düül II's Yeti (if you're into krautrock esoterica, Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream's debut albums were also releas...
by DaveC
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
Replies: 16
Views: 1119

Re: Discussion Regarding When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?

"WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?" is leading the way in terms of where pop music is going and will influence many pop albums over the next few years. (This is true to an even greater extent of "Magdelene", which I personally enjoy much more.) Nevermind was an entirely different kind of phen...
by DaveC
Sat Feb 01, 2020 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 2739

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

I guess I can't vote for it, but my favourite song was recorded (live) on January 31, 1970 (or possibly 1st February 1970) at The Warehouse, New Orleans: Fleetwood Mac: I've Got A Mind To Give Up Living/ All Over Again. The song was originally written and released as "All Over Again" in 1965 by BB K...
by DaveC
Fri Jan 31, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 21935

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

373. Prince - Adore: 4 374. Kris Drever – Steel and Stone (Black Water): 5 375. Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now: 6 376. Alfred Schnittke – Symphony No. 1: I. Senza Tempo. Moderato: 7 377. Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird: 5 378. Ja, Panik - Antananarivo: 6 379. Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat...
by DaveC
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 36
Views: 2186

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1

ALFRED HITCHCOCK GROUP Porcupine Tree | Anesthetize Ryo Fukui | Early Summer Brendan Perry | Utopia Klaus Schulze | Ludwig II. von Bayern For me, none of these quite realise their ambitions. ORSON WELLES GROUP Rokia Traoré | Dounia Jain | Come Thee Oh Sees | You Will Find It Here Hilary Duff | So Ye...
by DaveC
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 59
Views: 3041

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I was hoping this poll would stay open until at least a date in June with the AT Albums starting after that.
by DaveC
Mon Jan 27, 2020 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 71
Replies: 9
Views: 1187

Re: AMF Classics Edition 71

Deep Purple - Demon's Eye
by DaveC
Wed Jan 22, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals
Replies: 26
Views: 2585

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals

Cold Little Heart
by DaveC
Sun Jan 19, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 2844

Re: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

Manic Street Preachers

Gerry Goffin & Carole King
by DaveC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 21935

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

365. The Format – Time Bomb: 5 Un-original, bounces along fine. 366. Global Communication – 4:14: 7 I like but rarely love this kind of thing. 367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song: 2 Nooooo 368. Mama Cass – It’s Getting Better: 6 369. Prince - Bambi: 7.5 This is a side of Prince that I like. 370. Stereo...
by DaveC
Fri Jan 17, 2020 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 8866

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

1. Roy Harper
2. Manic Street Preachers
3. Four Tops
4. Gentle Giant
5. Camel
6. The Moody Blues
7. Muse
8. Fiona Apple
9. Songs: Ohia/Jason Molina
10. Gang of Four
by DaveC
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale
Replies: 38
Views: 4092

Re: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale

This tournament has proceeded rather neatly, so according to my all time list:

1 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side Of The Moon
2 | Radiohead | OK Computer
by DaveC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 23
Views: 3020

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
by DaveC
Mon Jan 13, 2020 4:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 3403

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

Hymies system works if everyone who votes has listened to many songs/albums (so it probably works better for songs than albums). If - for example - you have several folks who have only considered only the AM top 30 albums for the year and are just ranking those, then the final result is heavily bias...
by DaveC
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 3403

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

Happy with top 15 or 20 scoring on lists. 20 at least makes in interesting change, but probably not much difference in results.

Also happy with 100 + 50 wild cards for the final poll as per your suggestion Listy.
by DaveC
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 21935

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Just about keeping up with all the poll listening, but I'm determined not to fall behind 356. Ray Baretto – Pastime Paradise: 5 it is fine, but I prefer the original 357. Ne-Yo – Beautiful Monster: 6 catchy / better than I expected 358. O Rappa - Minha alma (A paz que eu não quero): 6.5 takes a few ...
by DaveC
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4
Replies: 30
Views: 3435

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4

OK Computer
The Dark Side of the Moon
by DaveC
Tue Jan 07, 2020 9:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 24
Views: 5103

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Submissions Now Open!

My submission is in too.

Looking forward to it.
by DaveC
Mon Jan 06, 2020 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!
Replies: 31
Views: 6101

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!

Albums: 1. Blonde on Blonde 2. Highway 61 Revisited 3. Blood on the Tracks 4. Desire 5. Time Out Of Mind 6. John Wesley Harding 7. The Times They Are A-Changin' 8. The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan 9. Bringing It All Back Home 10. Oh Mercy 11. Modern Times 12. Love and Theft Songs: 1. Blowin' in the Wind 2...
by DaveC
Sat Jan 04, 2020 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 4467

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Nils Frahm - Says
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury
by DaveC
Thu Jan 02, 2020 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!-RESULTS
Replies: 16
Views: 3251

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-December '19, The Beatles!-RESULTS

Holden wrote:
Also it appears I do not know how to operate the spotify links so if someone could provide some instruction on that front that would be cool! Thanks!
Like this



So removing embed from the pathname and also specifying http instead of https.
by DaveC
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 4651

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3

1. OK Computer
2. Abbey Road
3. The Dark Side of the Moon
4. Blonde on Blonde
by DaveC
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 37332

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

348. Frankie Allen – Just a Country Boy: 6 349. Buddy & Ella Johnson – Bring It Home to Me: 4 350. Hank Williams – Mind Your Own Business: 6 351. Nirvana – Stay Away: 7.5 352. Love and Rockets – Sweet Lover Hangover: 7 353. King Crimson - Red: 8.5 354. T. Rex – Electric Slim and the Factory Hen: 7 3...
by DaveC
Sat Dec 28, 2019 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 68
Replies: 10
Views: 3654

Re: AMF Classics Edition 68

New Order - Crystal
by DaveC
Sat Dec 28, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16
Replies: 21
Views: 5100

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16

Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna Laura Marling - Sophia vs. The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You vs. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. Nils Frahm - Says Sharon Van Etten -...
by DaveC
Wed Dec 25, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 37332

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

341. The Dukes of the Stratosphere – My Love Explodes: 5 342. The Replacements – Little Mascara: 7.5 343. Oneohtrix Point Never - Ezra: 7.5 344. Yo La Tengo – My Little Corner of the World: 3 345. Whitney Houston – You’re Still My Man: 3 346. Elvis Presley – You’re the Devil in Disguise: 4 347. Roy ...
by DaveC
Wed Dec 25, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart Best Song of the Year
Replies: 10
Views: 4019

Re: AMF Weekly Chart Best Song of the Year

1. Lana Del Rey: Venice Bitch 2. Sharon van Etten: Seventeen 3. Sunflower Bean: Twenty Two 4. Lana Del Rey: hope is a dangerous thing for a woman like me to have - but i have it 5. Marika Hackman: I'm not where you are 6. Jenny Lewis: Red Bull And Hennessy 7. Lana Del Rey: The Greatest 8. Silversun ...
by DaveC
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2
Replies: 24
Views: 5285

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2

1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
2. OK Computer
3. Blood on the Tracks
4. Abbey Road
5. The Dark Side of the Moon
6. Funeral
7. Blonde on Blonde
8. Revolver
by DaveC
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 37
Views: 10329

Re: Next decade poll

There is also the final 1980s poll running through to 10/2/2020 hosted by Moonbeam. So the first quarter is certainly busy on the polls front - especially with the big polls coming thereafter.
by DaveC
Sun Dec 22, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 4733

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2

Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up vs. Preoccupations - Continental Shelf Ezra Furman - Restless Year vs. FKA twigs - In Time Beach House - Space Song vs. Car Seat Headrest - Vincent Parquet Courts - Human Performance vs. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart A Tribe Called Quest - The S...
by DaveC
Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 9760

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

There were some decent albums that made it to the decade poll in 2013, and did not fare so well this time around, including": 6/98. (my decade rating/decade poll rating) Joe Jackson Body and Soul 12/150. Whitney Houston Whitney 51/112. Marillion Misplaced Childhood 65/145. Living Colour Vivid 67/13...
by DaveC
Thu Dec 19, 2019 8:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.43
Replies: 13
Views: 4329

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.43

mileswide wrote:
Thu Dec 19, 2019 12:56 am
I thought These Present Arms was familiar, isn't it a repechage and more than 6 months old?
I believe it is just inside the 6 month limit, but it is quite possible that I nominated it before and forgot. :oops:
by DaveC
Tue Dec 17, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 27
Views: 4863

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2

1. Nevermind
2. The Dark Side of the Moon
3. The Queen Is Dead
4. London Calling
5. Electric Ladyland
6. Blonde on Blonde
7. Astral Weeks
8. Revolver
by DaveC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Early Reveal Thread
Replies: 10
Views: 2116

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Early Reveal Thread

I think unranked songs from bubbling under albums shouldn't be excluded, as the delimitation is a bit arbitrary. If I'm correct some of the bubbling under albums are there due to a couple of old lists, while Henrik wouldn't even include albums that have recently have appeared in the same number of ...
by DaveC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 37332

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

336. The Heavy – Short Change Hero: 6.5
337. Raul Seixas – Metamorfose Ambulante: 5
338. The Beach Boys – I’ll Be Home for Christmas: 2
339. TV on the Radio – Golden Age: 8.5
340. Haddaway – Fly Away: 4
by DaveC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.42
Replies: 9
Views: 2536

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.42

Shannon Wright - These Present Arms
by DaveC
Mon Dec 16, 2019 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 29
Views: 4768

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys 2. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars by David Bowie 3. Marquee Moon by Television 4. OK Computer by Radiohead 5. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin 6. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols by Sex Pistols 7. Abbey Road by The Beatles ...
by DaveC
Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 4028

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Plane LCD Soundsystem - Home vs. Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna TV on the Radio - Will Do vs. Laura Marling - Sophia The Roots - Make My vs. The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling Hot Chip - Flutes vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Fol...
by DaveC
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 9485

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Jambinai - Onda

(close call between this and Saba Alizadeh - Scattered Memories)
by DaveC
Fri Dec 13, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 67
Replies: 12
Views: 2652

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 67

Black Uhuru - Elements
by DaveC
Wed Dec 11, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 37332

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

325. The Beatles – I’ve Got a Feeling: 4 326. John Lennon – Nobody Told Me: 6 326. The Kidds – Down In Mexico: 5 327. Sturgill Simpson – Keep It Between The Lines: 5 328. Ghost Town DJ’s – My Boo: 5 329. The Rolling Stones – Lady Jane: 7.5 330. Four Tet – Smile around the face: 6 331. Steely Dan – T...