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by DaveC
Sat Nov 18, 2017 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 154
Views: 1692

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Python Lee Jackson – In a Broken Dream (6715)
by DaveC
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 154
Views: 1692

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Patti Smith – Piss Factory (2123)
by DaveC
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.41
Replies: 7
Views: 211

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.41

Sharon van Etten - I Wish I Knew
Marlon Williams feat. Aldous Harding - Nobody Gets What They Want Anymore
by DaveC
Thu Nov 16, 2017 7:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)
Replies: 8
Views: 170

Re: Rank the Tracks: Tom Waits' Rain Dogs (1985)

17 | Downtown Train 08 | Hang Down Your Head 03 | Cemetery Polka 02 | Clap Hands 10 | Rain Dogs 13 | Gun Street Girl 01 | Singapore 04 | Jockey Full of Bourbon 09 | Time 05 | Tango Till They're Sore 14 | Union Square 07 | Diamonds & Gold 06 | Big Black Mariah 18 | Bride of Rain Dog 11 | Midtown ...
by DaveC
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 154
Views: 1692

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Genesis – Firth of Fifth (9680)
by DaveC
Wed Nov 15, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)
Replies: 30
Views: 885

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Albums: 1 | Björk | Medúlla (2004) 2 | Björk | Debut (1993) 3 | Björk | Homogenic (1997) 4 | Joanna Newsom | Have One On Me (2010) 5 | Mary Margaret O’Hara | Miss America (1988) 6 | Julia Holter | Have You in My Wilderness (2015) 7 | Austra | Feel It Break (2011) 8 | Janelle Monáe | The ArchAndroid ...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 154
Views: 1692

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Arctic Monkeys – 505 (bubbling)
by DaveC
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 114
Views: 2545

Re: It has happened! Really!!

1422. Tindersticks - Tindersticks (II) 1423. Beirut - Gulag Orkestar 1424. Tocotronic - Digital Ist Besser 1425. Eurythmics - Touch 1426. Missy Elliott - Under Construction 1427. Living Colour - Vivid 1428. The Orb - U.F.Orb 1429. Steve Miller Band - Fly Like an Eagle 1430. The Beach Boys - Smiley S...
by DaveC
Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 154
Views: 1692

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Angel Olsen – White Fire (5846)
by DaveC
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rough Trade - Albums Of The Year 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Rough Trade - Albums Of The Year 2017

I like their #1 pick, I hadn't expected Aldous Harding to get this sort of recognition. Still it is ridiculous that the list includes albums that haven't been released yet.
by DaveC
Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rough Trade - Albums Of The Year 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 122

Re: Rough Trade - Albums Of The Year 2017

I like their #1 pick, I hadn't expected Aldous Harding to get this sort of recognition. Still it is ridiculous that the list includes albums that haven't been released yet.
by DaveC
Tue Nov 14, 2017 1:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?
Replies: 17
Views: 301

Re: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?

1. The Flaming Lips, St.Vincent, Built to Spill 2. Placebo, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Arcade Fire 3. Steely Dan, The Kinks, Tom Waits 4. Marissa Nadler, Fiona Apple, Lykke Li (That one is interesting as it seems to be gender rather than genre based [it includes Sleater-Kinney & Sleigh Bells]) 5. Ghostfac...
by DaveC
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

rumpdoll wrote:Does Danger Mouse - Dark Night of the Soul count as 2009 or 2010?


I would say 2010. We do count digital pre-releases if they are for promotional purposes or are fully sanctioned/legal. This one was leaked illegally.
by DaveC
Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Henry wrote:Albums

7 Beach House / Teen Dream


2010
by DaveC
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:Thanks DaveC for running this.


Thanks Live-in-Phoenix.
by DaveC
Tue Nov 07, 2017 8:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Pauler wrote:Albums:

01. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca
02. The xx - xx
03. Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night


Hi Pauler
A couple more albums would make those count:

Rule 1:
Only lists with at least 5 songs/albums will be counted.
by DaveC
Sun Nov 05, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Re: Rank the Tracks: Stevie Wonder's Innervisions (1973)

02 | Visions
08 | Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing
03 | Living for the City
04 | Golden Lady
09 | He's Misstra Know-It-All
07 | All in Love Is Fair
05 | Higher Ground
01 | Too High
06 | Jesus Children of America
by DaveC
Fri Nov 03, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.40
Replies: 15
Views: 464

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.40

Only 18 songs this week?
by DaveC
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 525

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

I remember the single "Groovin'", but that wasn't/isn't to my taste. Fortunately, I like most of the album better and actually find it quite varied even though it does suffer when compared with the many great albums released in 1967. With "How can I be sure", I have the David Cas...
by DaveC
Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

whuntva wrote:This year was terrible, I will not mince words.

Nonetheless, I do have enough picks I can in full confidence vote for.

9) Florence + The Machine-Dog Days are Over


Well 2009 just got worse, because you voted for this one in our 2008 poll (along with 7 other folks).
by DaveC
Thu Nov 02, 2017 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

ALBUMS results. 32 voters voted for 176 different albums. A different #1 from previous polls. Outside the top 10 only one album has any chance of making the decade poll via wildcard. Not much love for Deerhunter or Cut Copy this time around. Rank | Artist | Album | Points | # Voters 1 | TV on The Ra...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Songs: 2 | Vampire Weekend - Oxford Comma 3 | Vampire Weekend - Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa Hi Toni You voted for both of these in the 2007 poll, so I'm going to remove them from this list and promote all the other songs up 2 positions. I have accepted some votes for A-Punk & Oxford Comma, but these...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs: And I elongated my lift home Yeah, I let him go the long way round I smelt your scent on the seatbelt And kept my shortcuts to myself 1 | Bat for Lashes | Daniel 2 | Animal Collective | Bluish 3 | Rihanna | Russian Roulette 4 | Doves | Kingdom of Rust 5 | Laura Viers | July Flame 6 | Animal C...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Albums: Goddamn it's gonna rain I only brought my socks The night might hide my shame But shame won't dry my balls The spell that brought me here Dissipated when the weather turned Yeah, sure, Satan rules but That doesn't mean I can't be practical What kind of orgy leaves A sense of deeper love? Wha...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:
14. Lady Gaga - Bad Romance (or is that 2008?)

Also, I can’t remember whether or not Kill the Light by Kitten originally came out in 2009 - I thought 2010, but if it’s actually 2009 it’s my new number one.


I think you are right about both of those: Bad Romance = 2009, Kill the Light = 2010.
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

With 5 spots locked for the 4 toping the year in AM and, unfortunately, Viva la Vida, it seems like a very open year. Even assuming Elbow and Kanye are fairly safe, that leaves 3 spots that pretty much any albums could take. Pretty much spot on - except that you forgot about two albums that are qui...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 44
Views: 1034

Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

[imgsize 360x300:jvivmjdd]http://www.capriciousreader.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/2009-new-year-e1262256954435.jpg All the rules and explanations for voting are here: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links The deadline is midnight (UTC) on December 1st. Please format your list like this if p...
by DaveC
Wed Nov 01, 2017 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

I will close off in 24 hours time. Right now, our #1 song of 2008 is surprising (at least to me). 8 albums are scoring well, but after that there is a half hearted tussle for positions 9 & 10 with no albums currently outside the top 8 scoring enough to crack the wildcard list. Lots of possibilit...
by DaveC
Mon Oct 30, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)
Replies: 15
Views: 381

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed (1969)

01 | Gimme Shelter
09 | You Can't Always Get What You Want
06 | Midnight Rambler
05 | Let It Bleed
08 | Monkey Man
07 | You Got the Silver
02 | Love in Vain
03 | Country Honk
04 | Live with Me
by DaveC
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 2192

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I intend to consider the likes of Beth Gibbons & Mimi Parker for the artists poll, but will exclude Portishead and Low from the Albums and Songs lists. These bands would take quite a few high positions in those lists, while there are plenty of female/female dominated bands that are well worth a ...
by DaveC
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um (1959)
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: Rank the Tracks: Charles Mingus' Mingus Ah Um (1959)

02 | Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
01 | Better Git It in Your Soul
04 | Self-Portrait in Three Colors
07 | Fables of Faubus
03 | Boogie Stop Shuffle
09 | Jelly Roll
06 | Bird Calls
05 | Open Letter to Duke
08 | Pussy Cat Dues
by DaveC
Tue Oct 24, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 31
Views: 770

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals

Thanks Brad, impeccable as always. I've already got my list of nominations ready for MAA9.

Best finds this year
Santigold - Santogold
Labradford - Mi Media Naranja
Agalloch - The Mantle
Fishmans - Long Season
Weyes Blood and the Dark Juices - The Outside Room
by DaveC
Sun Oct 22, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Finals
Replies: 30
Views: 718

Re: Music of R&B: Finals

Thank you for running this ordinaryperson.
by DaveC
Fri Oct 20, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38
Replies: 20
Views: 565

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.38

Nominations
Aldous Harding - Elation
Tusks - London Thunder
Ezra Furman - Driving Down to L.A.
by DaveC
Wed Oct 18, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs
Replies: 15
Views: 481

Re: Poll (through 11/30) for top Steely Dan songs

1. Do It Again
2. Reeling in the Years
3. My Old School
4. Dirty Work
5. Rikki Don’t Lose That Number
6. Haitian Divorce
7. Fire in the Hole
8. Pretzel Logic
9. Your Gold Teeth
10. Josie
11. Kid Charlemagne
12. Night by Night
13. Babylon Sisters
14. Show Biz Kids
15. East St. Louis Toodle-Oo
by DaveC
Wed Oct 18, 2017 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals
Replies: 31
Views: 770

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - The Finals

Gotta vote for

The Beatles - Help!

Although I'm kind of glad it is going the other way
by DaveC
Tue Oct 17, 2017 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 2953

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

1. Bessie Smith
2. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
3. Etta James
4. Fiona Apple
5. The Moody Blues
6. Morrissey
7. Lucinda Williams
8. Sade
9. Muse
10. Interpol
by DaveC
Tue Oct 17, 2017 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

PlasticRam wrote:Albums:
2. MGMT - Oracular Spectacular

Songs:
5. MGMT - Time to Pretend


Both 2007 and both already qualified for our decade poll.

PlasticRam wrote:Songs:
9. MGMT - Electric Feel
14. MGMT - Kids


Again 2007, but not qualified for our decade poll, so you can vote for them if you like.
by DaveC
Sun Oct 15, 2017 6:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Finals
Replies: 30
Views: 718

Re: Music of R&B: Finals

Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul

Stevie Wonder - Superstition
by DaveC
Sat Oct 14, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 242
Views: 9723

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread

Next 5
Thriller
Hunky Dory
Let it Bleed
In Rainbows
Rumours
by DaveC
Wed Oct 11, 2017 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.37
Replies: 30
Views: 814

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.37

Nominations
The Breath - Child
Ezra Furman - Driving Down to L.A.
Tusks - London Thunder
by DaveC
Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Glad to see Dear Science tearing up the albums poll so far but surprised to see only one vote for (in my opinion) the album's masterpiece, DLZ. It's always been a curiosity to me why this song didn't get more critical acclaim -- maybe it's the dull title? Certainly one of the stronger songs on the ...
by DaveC
Tue Oct 10, 2017 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 26
Views: 697

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Semi-Finals!

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | No More Shall We Part
Astor Piazzolla | Libertango
by DaveC
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.36
Replies: 30
Views: 779

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.36

I might just nominate Samia again next week when this track inevitably falls off the map. This is bullshit, but I understand y'all are busy. Finally got around to listening to the new songs this week and I voted for Samia, Stevie. ;) I liked her song a lot (as I did the last one you nominated) and ...
by DaveC
Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10
Replies: 22
Views: 594

Re: Music of R&B: Round 5, Week 10

Albums
Stevie Wonder - Fulfillingness’ First Finale
Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul

Songs
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Prince - Let’s Go Crazy
by DaveC
Mon Oct 09, 2017 3:22 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)
Replies: 13
Views: 467

Re: Rank the Tracks: Kanye West's The College Dropout (2004)

07 | Jesus Walks 04 | All Falls Down 06 | Spaceship 18 | Two Words 12 | Slow Jamz 08 | Never Let Me Down 02 | We Don't Care 20 | Family Business 19 | Through the Wire 21 | Last Call 15 | School Spirit 09 | Get Em High 11 | The New Workout Plan 13 | Breathe In Breathe Out 05 | I'll Fly Away 17 | Lil ...
by DaveC
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 44505

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

One of my favorite bands the Cocteau Twins, make up their own language I believe so lyrically I have no idea what they’re singing about but boy can Liz sing. And their influence can be heard in literally millions of bands that have followed. Well 'millions' implies 2 or more million. So maybe hundr...
by DaveC
Sat Oct 07, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS
Replies: 86
Views: 3061

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: THE RESULTS

Thanks Listguy for running this. Really good list too. Greatest books would be the better for including it. My only regrets are that George Elliot and Virginia Woolf didn't get much appreciation.
by DaveC
Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2702

Re: Songs and Albums of 2008 Poll

Songs - I included all of the Vampire Weekend ones and I stretched it to 20, so if you want to not count any of them and bump others up, that's fine. I guess A-Punk shouldn't count since it's already advanced. I'm going to count them because there is some date confusion and even A-Punk hasn't autom...

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