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by DaveC
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

StevieFan13 wrote:Is it ok if it isn’t in excel?


Excel is easier for me, but send in whatever form you can do.
by DaveC
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

17. Klaatu – Long Live Politzania: 4

18. Diana Ross – I’m Still Waiting: 7.5
My #7 guilty pleasure.

19. The Weeknd – Tell Your Friends: 3
by DaveC
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Submissions received to date:

Albums x 12
BangJan
Bonnielaurel
carlos74
Chris K.
Craig
DaveC
FrankLotion
Gillingham
Henry
luvulongTIM
rumpdoll
Sonofsamiam

Songs x 12
BangJan
Bonnielaurel
Chris K.
Craig
DaveC
Elder
FrankLotion
Henry
Live in Phoenix
Neil
rumpdoll
Sonofsamiam
by DaveC
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

14. Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E.’s in Love: 6
I remember this, it was huge on the radio. Always pleasant, never thrilling.

15. Dusty Springfield – Goin’ Back: 7.5
I didn't remember this one. Best song selected so far.

16. Goldfrapp – Strict Machine: 7
One of her best songs.
by DaveC
Thu Jan 17, 2019 5:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1065

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread

Jirin wrote:Currently there are two ballots, myself and rumpdoll. Bumping the thread. Jan 31 is not a hard deadline but if you need a few extra days please ask for them.


I have my ballot ready. Just holding back for now in case I have a change of heart about any of the albums.
by DaveC
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 9
Views: 633

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 10 (2019) - Submissions Now Open!

I like the game the way it is. It is only from round three that I sometimes don't listen to every album and the weekly routine makes it easier not to miss a round: If I will be busy, I know exactly what I have to vote for in advance.
by DaveC
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 38
Replies: 14
Views: 331

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 38

Nina Simone - When I was a young girl
by DaveC
Mon Jan 14, 2019 7:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 37
Replies: 16
Views: 1319

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 37

Nina Simone - When I was a young girl
by DaveC
Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Exuma – Love Is Strange: 1
Puddle of Mudd - Blurry: 4
The Stooges – Fun House: 7
Queen – Good Company: 5
by DaveC
Sun Jan 13, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Anyone want to see Unacclaimed V soon?

I'm all for this.
by DaveC
Thu Jan 10, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Hot Tuna – Water Song: 5

LMFAO - Yes: 2

The Chainsmokers & Coldplay – Something Just Like This: 5
Just listened to Chvrches "Love is Dead" for MA, this would be the second best track on that album and would fit quite well.
by DaveC
Thu Jan 10, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 4685

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

1. Roy Harper
2. Gentle Giant
3. Camel
4. Manic Street Preachers
5. The Moody Blues
6. Muse
7. Interpol
8. Bessie Smith
9. The Decemberists
10. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
by DaveC
Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.41
Replies: 13
Views: 2028

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.41

The Decemberists - Traveling On
by DaveC
Mon Jan 07, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

(Sandy) Alex G - Proud: 4
Not my kind of thing.

Sun City Girl – The Shining Path: 5
Suffers from over familiarity.

Middle Kids – Edge of Town: 7
Best song so far.
by DaveC
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 36
Replies: 12
Views: 1759

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 36

Frank Ocean - Ivy
by DaveC
Sat Jan 05, 2019 2:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Bang Jan wrote:Submitted my albums list.

Also, how many submissions are there so far?


Albums
BangJan
Bonnielaurel
carlos74
Gillingham
Henry
luvulongTIM
Sonofsamiam

Songs
BangJan
Bonnielaurel
DaveC
Henry
Neil
Sonofsamiam
by DaveC
Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 232
Views: 7519

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

I don't usually grade songs, so using Hymie's scale: Muddy Waters – Good News: 5 I like Muddy, this though is a kind of average Muddy song. Elton John – Your Sister Can’t Twist (But She Can Rock ‘N Roll): 4 It's Okay, but my least favourite off the album. J.J. Cale - Magnolia : 6 Most Cale songs wou...
by DaveC
Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1065

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: Voting thread

Hi Jirin
I think you may have missed nominations by Toni & TimmyWing
by DaveC
Thu Jan 03, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 72
Views: 4419

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

panam wrote:Albums:

1. Natalia Lafourcade - Musas Vol 2
...


Nice list, but Khruangbin twice.
by DaveC
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Music Resolutions
Replies: 10
Views: 1740

Re: 2019 Music Resolutions

I received the book "Year of Wonder" for Christmas, so I'm listening to one classical piece from the book each day this year. There is a playlist on Spotify, so an easy resolution to keep.
by DaveC
Tue Jan 01, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan
Replies: 11
Views: 1644

Re: Simple poll idea: Biggest Fan

A jolly good idea. I don't mind how you do this Rob. Would be happy with 10 a week.
by DaveC
Tue Jan 01, 2019 12:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 18
Views: 1775

Re: Happy New Year!

Oh yes indeed. And happy New Year to you Henrik.
by DaveC
Thu Dec 20, 2018 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2018) - Ballots due Dec. 23
Replies: 28
Views: 3521

Re: AMF Survey ❄ Top 100 Christmas Songs (2018) - Ballots due Dec. 23

A revised list this year, but of course. nothing can top Celine Dion's magisterial performance. 1 | Celine Dion | Oh Holy Night 2 | John Lennon | Happy Xmas (War Is Over) 3 | Wizzard | I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday 4 | Greg Lake | I Believe in Father Christmas 5 | - | Silent Night 6 | Aled J...
by DaveC
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - The 405 (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 950

Re: EOY 2018 - The 405 (UK)

Two of my favourite albums from 2018 here: Park Jiha - Communion This was actually released in 2016 in South Korea, then re-released on a German label this year. As it was generally unknown before this year, I will put it into my top 10 for 2018. She also released a new album last month titled '&quo...
by DaveC
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 109
Views: 20625

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

If Oil of Every Pearl... moves up one more spot will it be the weirdest album ever to make the top ten for its year? The biggest competition it has this decade are Shaking the Habitual and Syro. Too weird for me, but I'm inclined to think that it is ahead of it's time and that I'm not ready for it ...
by DaveC
Wed Dec 12, 2018 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!
Replies: 53
Views: 8901

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!

Tropical Fuck Storm - A Laughing Death in Meatspace
by DaveC
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.39
Replies: 10
Views: 2842

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.39

Sharon Van Etten - Jupiter 4
by DaveC
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 109
Views: 20625

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Double Negative will feature on my YE list, but, at present, I imagine it ranking somewhere between #5 & #8 amongst Low's albums for me in the longer term. So, yes the high ranking on critic YE lists is surprising. Ditto Arctic Monkeys, I just can't imagine how TBH&C could be thought better...
by DaveC
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Bang Jan wrote:The playlist includes The Last Dance by Disco Inferno when the song included in the final poll is actually The Long Dance


I have changed the playlist. Some may disagree, but I do find the Long Dance the better version.
by DaveC
Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Bang Jan wrote:I've submitted my song list.


Received. Thank You
by DaveC
Tue Dec 04, 2018 6:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Mondosonoro (Spain)
Replies: 3
Views: 1404

Re: EOY 2018 - Mondosonoro (Spain)

Finally, for the first time (that I've seen) "Tropical Fuck Storm: A Laughing Death In Meatspace" appears on a list.

Also, I must say that Let's Eat (, - it hurts to not include the comma) Grandma is appearing too low on the critics lists.
by DaveC
Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Songs playlist



Just 3 missing in my area:-
Dr. Dre feat. Snoop Doggy Dogg - Nuthin' but a "G" Thang
Stardust - Music Sounds Better with You
Talk Talk - Ascension Day
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

The wild cards benefit the years when more people vote, and those tend to be the earlier years of the polls. I do think we should try to come up with an alternative wild card system for next year's poll (I have some, which I'll suggest in another thread when the time comes). Yes, I think a discussi...
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Am I wrong in thinking 1990 is one of the weakest years of the decade? And there's 20 albums from that year in the final poll? I'm still not convinced by that wild card system. It's supposed to be in the advantage of the stronger years, but how can we know what the strongest years are? In a weaker ...
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 1990s Polls: Rules, Results & Links
Replies: 12
Views: 8474

Re: AMF 1990s Polls: Rules, Results & Links

ALBUMS qualifying for the decade poll via wild-card: 1 | Michael Jackson | Dangerous 2 | Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds | The Good Son 3 | Prefab Sprout | Jordan: the Comeback 4 | Massive Attack | Blue Lines 5 | Built to Spill | Keep it Like a Secret 6 | Metallica | Metallica 6 | Scott Walker | Tilt 8 ...
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Number of albums/songs qualifying for the decade poll by year:- Year..Albums..Songs 1990........19......15 1991........16......20 1992........10......17 1993........16......14 1994........17......19 1995........14......13 1996........16......10 1997........14......14 1998........15......14 1999........
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 15
Views: 3184

The Best Albums & Songs of the 1990s

Decade poll time. You don't have to have participated in the year polls to vote in the decade poll. Put your rank (1, 2, 3, etc) into the “rank” column of the excel sheet (below). If you have not heard a song or album, please leave the rank cell blank. Songs/albums you don't rank will be given the s...
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:I know I participated in the 00s poll and should know this already, but are all 50 wildcard songs/albums ok to vote for?


Yes.
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

I'll start the decade poll and provide some analysis tomorrow.
by DaveC
Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

ALBUMS results. Only 3 albums made the wild-card cut-off: Probably fair for a weak year in music. 31 voters voted for 142 different albums. Automatic qualifiers for the decade poll:- Rank | Points | # Voters | Rank in last 1999 poll (2012) | AM 1999 Rank | Artist | Album 1 | 689 | 25 | 1 | 2 | Sigur...
by DaveC
Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 11369

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

phil wrote:I will get a vote in in around 5 hours - sorry for the lateness.


No problem, thanks for letting me know. I'll compile the results after that.
by DaveC
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 33
Replies: 8
Views: 2960

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 33

Nils Frahm - Says
by DaveC
Wed Nov 28, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.38
Replies: 12
Views: 3385

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.38

Natalia Lafourcade - Que la Vida Vale
by DaveC
Wed Nov 28, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 99
Views: 24144

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

A rotavator is "a machine with rotating blades for breaking up or tilling the soil." If you had asked me to spell it, I would probably have gone with Coil's spelling. I found one picture of a horse drawn rotavator online, but it looks to be copyright protected. There are tractor drawn vers...
by DaveC
Thu Nov 15, 2018 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Grand Final
Replies: 20
Views: 3995

Re: 6001/6096: Grand Final

Thanks for that Honorio. I knew I had heard a folky version somewhere long ago, but it had come to seem like a false memory. My preference is for the 1984 version, good choice to put that one on the playlist Bang_Jan - and thanks for running the whole show.
by DaveC
Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 34
Views: 6823

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

My favourite 'new to me' full albums 1. Durutti Column - LC 2. Tindersticks - Tindersticks (II) 3. The Jayhawks - Tomorrow The Green Grass 4. Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful 5. The Residents - Not Available 6. Gogol Bordello - Gypsy Punks: Underdog World Strike 7. The Origi...
by DaveC
Thu Nov 08, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Grand Final
Replies: 20
Views: 3995

Re: 6001/6096: Grand Final

6080 | Ofra Haza | Im nin'alu
6012 | Peter Gabriel | Red Rain
6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream
6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
6011 | Bob Dylan | You're Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go
6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere In Summertime
by DaveC
Wed Nov 07, 2018 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals
Replies: 34
Views: 6823

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - The Finals

Thanks again Brad. Lots of excellent nominations.
by DaveC
Mon Nov 05, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.36
Replies: 15
Views: 4056

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.36

BABYMETAL - Starlight
Tiny Ruins - How Much

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