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by DaveC
Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 9
Views: 114

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

2 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 5 | The War on Drugs | Pain 7 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism 8 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You 1 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes 3 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) 4 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul 6 | Bob Marley and The Wailers | Dup...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 23
Replies: 8
Views: 127

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 23

Curved Air - Back Street Luv
by DaveC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28
Replies: 10
Views: 150

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28

Oliver Coates - Charlev
by DaveC
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 51
Views: 1049

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

Romain wrote:The huge majority of major albums from non-English speaking countries I think :-)


Very true.
by DaveC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 11
Views: 148

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

1. The National - Trouble Will Find Me
2. Beach House - Depression Cherry
3. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
4. Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort
by DaveC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27
Replies: 17
Views: 346

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.27

The Beths - Not Running
Kadhja Bonet - Delphine
by DaveC
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Songs: 1. Jay-Z | Reasonable Doubt 2. | Belle and Sebastian | If You’re Feeling Sinister… 3. Johnny Cash - Unchained 4. Steve Earle - I Feel Alright .5 Beck / Where Its At 6. Barenaked Ladies / If I had a $1,000,000 7.Jamiroquai - Cosmic Girl 8.Daniela Mercury - Nobre Vagabundo 9.Neneh Cherry - Wom...
by DaveC
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 51
Views: 1049

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

Gentle Giant remain completely absent from AM. Their first seven albums are highly rated by non-critics. "Octopus" ranks at 54 on Harold's (very interesting) list, but the other six can't be far away from the top. Camel have only "The Snow Goose" bubbling. The often referenced cl...
by DaveC
Sun Aug 12, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 16
Views: 269

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 3

2 | Little Anthony and The Imperials | Hurt So Bad 3 | Magnetic Man | I Need Air 4 | The White Stripes | You're Pretty Good Lookin' (For a Girl) 5 | Steely Dan | Show Biz Kids 1 | Sonic Youth | Silver Rocket 6 | Spandau Ballet | Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) 7 | DMX | Get at Me Dog 8 |...
by DaveC
Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 334

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

1. Elliott Smith - Figure 8
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
3. Camel - Mirage
4. Jóhann Jóhannsson - Fôrdlandia
by DaveC
Sat Aug 04, 2018 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 397

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

3 | Eddie Vedder | Hard Sun
5 | Pulp | My Legendary Girlfriend
6 | Killer Mike | Reagan
7 | Clipse | Wamp Wamp (What It Do)


1 | Mount Kimbie feat. King Krule | Blue Train Lines
2 | Jeff Buckley | Mojo Pin
4 | Hank Williams | Ramblin' Man
8 | The Time | Jungle Love
by DaveC
Sat Aug 04, 2018 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 21
Replies: 10
Views: 251

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 21

Elliott Smith - Pictures of Me
by DaveC
Thu Aug 02, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Two New Zealanders on one music forum! That’s awesome. I assume you are thinking of madzong & SafetyCat. My passport says I'm a New Zealander too. I was born in the UK and have lived in several countries and have been in Auckland since 1988. My grandchildren were born in New Zealand and Austral...
by DaveC
Thu Aug 02, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

ALBUMS results. Not greatly different from last time, except that our 10, 11, and 12 ranked albums didn’t feature then. Only 4 albums from 1995 are likely to make the decade poll via wildcard. 32 voters voted for 120 different albums. Automatic qualifiers for the decade poll:- Rank | Points | # Vote...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums 1 | Manic Street Preachers | Everything Must Go 2 | Compay Segundo | Yo Vengo Aqui 3 | Fishmans | Long Season 4 | bob hund | Omslag: Martin Kann 5 | Dirty Three | Horse Stories 6 | Sixteen Horsepower | Sackcloth 'n' Ashes 7 | Cowboy Junkies | Lay It Down 8 | Low | The Curtain Hits the Cast 9 ...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Does Where the Wild Roses Grow count as a '95 or '96 song or both? It has had 6 votes in 1995, but I will accept votes in 1996 which will go towards the wild-card total from anyone (such as yourself) who didn't vote for it in 1995. Is it a safe wildcard as of now or did it make the top ten and my v...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:Does Where the Wild Roses Grow count as a '95 or '96 song or both?


It has had 6 votes in 1995, but I will accept votes in 1996 which will go towards the wild-card total from anyone (such as yourself) who didn't vote for it in 1995.
by DaveC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 37
Views: 674

Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

[imgsize 450x250:gwvpn2ee]http://www.iamgoingto1996.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/1996logo16.png All the rules and explanations for voting are here: AMF 1990s Polls: Rules, Results & Links The deadline is midnight (UTC) on September 1st. Please format your list like this if possible: Rank | Art...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Cut off in about 24 hours.
by DaveC
Tue Jul 31, 2018 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 390

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

1. My Morning Jacket - Z
2. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
3. Apples In Stereo - New Magnetic Wonder
4. Mari Boine - Idjagieđas: In the Hand of the Night
by DaveC
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale
Replies: 40
Views: 679

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale

3rd place final:
Dummy (Sour Times) vs. Abbey Road (Here Comes the Sun)

Final:
Funeral (Rebellion (Lies)) vs. Illinois (Chicago)
by DaveC
Mon Jul 30, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26
Replies: 17
Views: 406

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.26

Melody's Echo Chamber - Breathe In, Breathe Out
by DaveC
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

I'm only familiar with a few albums from this year, so I'll just submit a song list: 1 | Alanis Morissette | Ironic 2 | Oasis | Wonderwall 3 | OMC | How Bizzare 4 | Alanis Morissette | You Oughta Know 5 | Supergrass | Alright 6 | Pulp | Common People 7 | Alanis Morissette | Head Over Feet 8 | 2Pac ...
by DaveC
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums: 1 | Radiohead | The Bends 2 | Oasis | What's The Story? (Morning Glory) 3 | Rancid | ...And Out Come The Wolves 4 | Green Day | Insomniac 5 | No Doubt | Tragic Kingdom 6 | Alanis Morissette | Jagged Little Pill 7 | Ramones | Adios Amigos 8 | The Chemical Brothers | Exit Planet Dust 9 | Moby...
by DaveC
Mon Jul 30, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums: 1. Garbage – Garbage 2. Slowdive – Pygmalion Whatever I'll vote albums too, maybe Pygmalion will get in by some chance: I'm happy to say that both of these albums have enough points to make the decade poll now. These are two albums that I find very dependant upon what mood I am in at the ti...
by DaveC
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 454

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1

1 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma 2 | Charles Trenet | La Folle complainte 3 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 4 | The Hollywood Argyles | Alley-Oop 1 | The Move | Blackberry Way 2 | Sia feat. Sean Paul | Cheap Thrills 3 | Metallica | Creeping Death 4 | Archers of Loaf...
by DaveC
Wed Jul 25, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Dan wrote: 588 | My Baby Shot Me Down | Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)


Cher or Nancy or maybe one of the many cover versions?
by DaveC
Tue Jul 24, 2018 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals
Replies: 20
Views: 323

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals

Dummy (Glory Box) vs. vs. Funeral (Wake Up)
Abbey Road (Something) vs. Illinois (John Wayne Gacy, Jr.)

In both cases my preferred album loses out.
by DaveC
Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Dan wrote:228 | Ismaël Lô | Tadieu Bone


Sweepstakes Ron: This is the same song as my #331 "Tajabone".

Really glad you got a list in Dan.
by DaveC
Tue Jul 24, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.3
Replies: 22
Views: 453

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.3

1. Portishead - Portishead
2. Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
3. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
4. Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 (Moscow Philharmonic)
by DaveC
Mon Jul 23, 2018 11:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Nicolas has no duplicates either.

There is this
95 | Robert Wyatt | Alifib/Alife/Little Red Robin Hood Hit the Road
248 | Robert Wyatt | Little Red Riding Hood Hit The Road

but these are not duplicates!
by DaveC
Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

No duplicates on jamieW's list. I'll have a look at Nicolas's list shortly.
by DaveC
Mon Jul 23, 2018 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 20
Replies: 7
Views: 235

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 20

Beach House - On the Sea
by DaveC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 432

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

1. Deep Purple - Made In Japan
2. Sleater Kinney - One Beat
3. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
4. SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH
by DaveC
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 490

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals

Portishead (Roads)
Funeral (Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels))
Ok Computer (Let Down)
Parallel Lines (One Way or Another)
by DaveC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 8:51 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)
Replies: 14
Views: 2469

Re: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)

02 | Building Steam with a Grain of Salt 07 | Stem/Long Stem / Transmission 2 11 | Midnight in a Perfect World 04 | Changeling / Transmission 1 13 | What Does Your Soul Look Like (Part 1 – Blue Sky Revisit) / Transmission 3 09 | Organ Donor 03 | The Number Song 12 | Napalm Brain/Scatter Brain 08 | M...
by DaveC
Sat Jul 14, 2018 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 1725

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums 1 | Radiohead | The Bends 2 | Pulp | Different Class 3 | Oasis | (What's the Story) Morning Glory 4 | Björk | Post 5 | Low | Long Division 6 | Sonic Youth | Washing Machine 7 | PJ Harvey | To Bring You My Love 8 | Tindersticks | Tindersticks (II) 9 | Elliott Smith | Elliott Smith 10 | Leftfie...
by DaveC
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

457 | The Duckworth Lewis Method | Meeting Mr Miandad Hmm I wonder if Javed Miandad ever played with the Duckworth Lewis Method, I think he might have, but I'm not sure. :P Played music, I don't think so, played cricket, who knows ??? Have a look at the video it's very funny. A great song, very Bea...
by DaveC
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 585

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

Just saw your post Rob. Checked with RYM and "Permission to Land" is 3.24. I haven't checked the others but your top 3 look spot on to me.
by DaveC
Thu Jul 12, 2018 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 585

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

This year we had 4 albums outside the limits (less than 3.00 and higher than 4.00) while last year we had 8. 3 albums have a ranking higher than 4 and 1 album lower than 3. Anyone want to have a guess? Some clues: a) Two albums with high ratings are not filed under Rock style. b) Last year we had a...
by DaveC
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round of 16
Replies: 18
Views: 413

Re: AM World Cup - Round of 16

Automatic for the People (Nightswimming) vs. Funeral (Neighboorhood #3 (Power Out)) Parallel Lines (Hanging on the Telephone) vs. Another Green World (Everything Merges With the Night) The Idler Wheel... (Anything We Want) vs. Stankonia (Xplosion) Purple Rain (I Would Die 4 U) vs. Abbey Road (Golden...
by DaveC
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 585

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

1. Johnny Cash - American III: Solitary Man
2. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
3. Weyes Blood - Front Row Seat to Earth
4. M. Ward - Hold Time
by DaveC
Tue Jul 10, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 548

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

Aw, just at the finish line one of my albums doesn't make it to the next round. Oh well, my other six are still in. Sorry to see Lady lamb miss the cut. According to my count, I have all seven of my nominations in round 2. I've enjoyed your reviews Rob and agreed with most and understood those few ...
by DaveC
Tue Jul 10, 2018 7:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1770

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Well played France
by DaveC
Tue Jul 10, 2018 6:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1770

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

prosecutorgodot wrote:I need to borrow DaveC's crystal ball for the stock market.


It doesn't work so well there :cry:
by DaveC
Mon Jul 09, 2018 7:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 28
Views: 1770

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Well I'm 11 from 12 so I can't stop now, but I feel that these games are hard to pick so my prediction success rate is at risk. Belgium beat France Sorry Nicolas. It will be close. My hope is that neither Eden Hazard's diving skills nor Kylian Mbappé's extremely low pain threshold and miraculous pow...
by DaveC
Mon Jul 09, 2018 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 18
Replies: 15
Views: 373

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 18

Brian Eno - Golden Hours
by DaveC
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 476
Views: 26771

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

nicolas wrote:457 | The Duckworth Lewis Method | Meeting Mr Miandad


Hmm I wonder if Javed Miandad ever played with the Duckworth Lewis Method, I think he might have, but I'm not sure.
by DaveC
Fri Jul 06, 2018 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 414

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3

The Queen is Dead (Cemetry Gates) vs. Automatic for the People (Drive) = UPSET Elephant (I Want To Be The Boy To Warm Your Mother's Heart) vs. Parallel Lines (Pretty Baby) Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) (Da Mystery of Chessboxin') vs. The Idler Wheel... (Werewolf) Body Talk (Time Machine) vs. Anoth...

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