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by DaveC
Tue Jun 27, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 8
Views: 100

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

1. The Jam - Sound Affects vs. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle
2. Garbage - Version 2.0 vs. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare
3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet vs. Almendra - Almendra
4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business vs. Fishmans - Long Season
by DaveC
Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 11
Views: 121

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 2

Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song) Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 PASS Bob Marley - Stop That Train Bjork - Like Someone in Love Kendrick Lamar - m.A.A.d. city Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up Bob Marley - Turn Your Lights Down Low Air - La femme d'argent Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicy...
by DaveC
Tue Jun 20, 2017 7:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16
Replies: 19
Views: 355

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.16

1. Julia Holter - Loud City Song vs. Erroll Garner - Concert by the Sea
2. Tom Waits - Small Change vs. Muse - Absolution
3. Oscar Brown Jr. - Sin & Soul vs. Ennio Morricone - Once Upon a Time in the West
4. Mademoiselle K - Hungry Dirty Baby vs. Babymetal - BABYMETAL
by DaveC
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.23
Replies: 13
Views: 238

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.23

The best week I can remember on the chart. Only 10 votes means some tough choices.
by DaveC
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 50
Views: 1271

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

sonofsamiam wrote:8 | TV on The Radio | Staring at the Sun


Was released in 2003 and received 7 votes in our 2003 poll, landing at #13 for the year. Your vote this time will strengthen it's position on the wildcard list.
by DaveC
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help with next week's B-Sides topic (I'm getting married next week)
Replies: 21
Views: 399

Re: Help with next week's B-Sides topic (I'm getting married next week)

Congratulations BleuPanda. Great music selection, that can only bode well.
by DaveC
Mon Jun 19, 2017 3:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 14
Views: 263

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1

Prince - The Cross Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Talking Heads - Listening Wind Joy Division - Heart and Soul Pixies - Gouge Away Patti Smith - Birdland Stevie Wonder - Too High Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark Lou Reed - The Bed...
by DaveC
Sat Jun 17, 2017 6:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 211
Views: 10322

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

My favourite albums: 1 | Pink Floyd | The Dark Side Of The Moon 2 | Radiohead | OK Computer 3 | Sigur Rós | () 4 | Radiohead | The Bends 5 | The Smiths | The Queen Is Dead 6 | Genesis | Selling England By The Pound 7 | Portishead | Dummy 8 | The Clash | London Calling 9 | Pink Floyd | Meddle 10 | Ar...
by DaveC
Tue Jun 13, 2017 10:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

1. The Beatles - Help! vs. Raekwon - Only Built For Cuban Linx… Pt II
2. Wishbone Ash - Argus (#20 AT) vs. The Red Crayola - The Parable of Arable Land
3. Nic Jones - Penguin Eggs vs. Fennesz - Becs (Near enough a coin toss)
4. Thrice - Major/Minor vs. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara
by DaveC
Mon Jun 12, 2017 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 316

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young - Deja vu Pavement - Fillmore Jive Elton John - Harmony Metallica - Holier Than Thou Jay-Z - Renegade A Tribe Called Quest - Butter The Velvet Underground - The Gift Sly and the Family Stone - Sex Machine Eminem - Drug Ballad Kate B...
by DaveC
Mon Jun 12, 2017 5:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21
Replies: 15
Views: 373

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.21

Radiohead - I Promise
by DaveC
Mon Jun 12, 2017 2:56 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Replies: 21
Views: 388

Re: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

04 | Stairway to Heaven
03 | The Battle of Evermore
02 | Rock and Roll
01 | Black Dog
05 | Misty Mountain Hop
06 | Four Sticks
07 | Going to California
08 | When the Levee Breaks
by DaveC
Sun Jun 11, 2017 11:57 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland (1968)
Replies: 8
Views: 234

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Jimi Hendrix Experience's Electric Ladyland (1968)

15 | All Along the Watchtower 16 | Voodoo Child (Slight Return) 04 | Voodoo Chile 11 | 1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be) 07 | Come On (Part I) 14 | House Burning Down 03 | Crosstown Traffic 05 | Little Miss Strange 09 | Burning of the Midnight Lamp 06 | Long Hot Summer Night 08 | Gypsy Eyes 10 ...
by DaveC
Wed Jun 07, 2017 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14
Replies: 23
Views: 597

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14

1. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out vs. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me 2. Django Django - Django Django vs. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die Video Games is great and a couple of other tracks are really good, but overall Born to Die is a shadow of Ultraviolence. 3. Avey Tare and Panda Bear - Spirit They're Gone...
by DaveC
Wed Jun 07, 2017 2:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...
Replies: 10
Views: 372

Re: That feeling of discovering a new favorite artist...

I have 10 Nick Cave albums in my top 500. (The next best is Low with 8.) So totally agree with your assessment. Another artist I think is worth the full discography treatment is Bjork (including The Sugarcubes).
by DaveC
Sun Jun 04, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 14
Views: 360

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 3

Lauryn Hill - I Used to Love Him vs. Curtis Mayfield - No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song ) Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 vs. Pretenders - Mystery Achievement Gram Parsons - In My Hour of Darkness vs. Bob Marley - Stop That Train The Beatles - Any Time At All vs. Bjork - Like Someone in Love Amy Winehous...
by DaveC
Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Apologies in advance Nassim. It wouldn't have made any list I made in 2006 because it wasn't what I expected or wanted to hear, but I have come to like it. Nothing they made later gets onto my lists, but BH&R is really pretty good once you get over it not being the great album early fans were ho...
by DaveC
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 50
Views: 1271

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Albums 1 | Arcade Fire | Funeral 2 | Interpol | Antics 3 | Björk | Medulla 4 | Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds | Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus 5 | Morrissey | You Are the Quarry 6 | Flotation Toy Warning | Bluffer's Guide To The Flight Deck 7 | Tokyo Jihen | Kyōiku (on Spotify as Tokyo Incident...
by DaveC
Fri Jun 02, 2017 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

2003.xls ALBUMS results. 35 voters voted for 214 different albums. Less voters, but more albums than 2000-2002, reflecting less enthusiasm for the leading albums of 2003 (I’m expecting something similar for 2004). It is borderline whether any further 2003 albums will qualify as wildcards. Rank | Ar...
by DaveC
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 50
Views: 1271

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Mindrocker wrote:25. Konono No.1 - Congotronics
51. Amadou & Mariam - Dimanche À Bamako


I was expecting these to come up as 2005. Are they 2004?
by DaveC
Thu Jun 01, 2017 3:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 50
Views: 1271

Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

http://i0.wp.com/gamerwg.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/2004.gif All the rules and explanations for voting are here: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links The deadline is midnight (UTC) on July 1st. Please format your list like this if possible: Rank | Artist | Album/Song If you have any reco...
by DaveC
Wed May 31, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

I have 'No Cars Go' as my #11 for 2007 at the moment. I guess the only excuse is that it is a different version. Votes will be accepted in 2007, but I will remember to include your vote in the wildcard calculation Rob.

Your time is running out - about 25 hours left for voting.
by DaveC
Tue May 30, 2017 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13
Replies: 24
Views: 563

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13

1. The Postal Service - Give Up vs. Dr. Feelgood - Down By The Jetty The last time I listened to Dr. Feelgood was at a festival where they were billed ahead of Talking Heads and the Runaways but behind Nick Lowe and Dave Edmunds Rockpile. 2. Grinderman - Grinderman vs. Boredoms - Vision Creation New...
by DaveC
Mon May 29, 2017 10:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20
Replies: 12
Views: 338

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.20

Alt-J - Adeline
by DaveC
Sun May 28, 2017 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 16
Views: 400

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2

Aretha Franklin - Money Won't Change You vs. Joni Mitchell - Court and Spark Lou Reed - The Bed vs. Gang of Four - Ether The White Stripes - I Think I Smell a Rat vs. Bjork - Unravel Sigur Ros - Flugufrelsarinn vs. The Kinks - Village Green Animal Collective - In the Flowers vs. The Velvet Unde...
by DaveC
Tue May 23, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 433

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1

The Stooges - 1970 vs Prince - The Cross The Smiths - Frankly, Mr. Shankly vs Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us The Strokes - Alone, Together vs Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Arcade Fire - Haiti vs Talking Heads - Listening Wind Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Pa...
by DaveC
Tue May 23, 2017 8:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 747

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

1. The Jam - Setting Sons vs. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
2. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks vs. Comus - First Utterance
3. The Buggles - The Age of Plastic vs. Ween - God Ween Satan: The Oneness
4. Old Crow Medicine Show - Remedy vs. Finch - What It Is to Burn
by DaveC
Fri May 19, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)
Replies: 14
Views: 398

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)

08 | Made of Stone
13 | Fools Gold
11 | I Am the Resurrection
10 | This Is the One
01 | I Wanna Be Adored
03 | Waterfall
07 | (Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister
02 | She Bangs the Drums
05 | Bye Bye Badman
12 | Elephant Stone
04 | Don't Stop
09 | Shoot You Down
06 | Elizabeth My Dear
by DaveC
Thu May 18, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

andyd1010 wrote:I updated my album rankings.


11 | Elliott Smith | From a Basement on the Hill


But but but released October 2004!
by DaveC
Wed May 17, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Australian songs
Replies: 13
Views: 362

Re: Favorite Australian songs

Not forgetting: Python Lee Jackson - In a Broken Dream

And Crowded House are a NZ band.
by DaveC
Tue May 16, 2017 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11
Replies: 19
Views: 583

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11

1. Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley vs. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators 2. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On vs. Robert Wyatt - Comicopera 3. Game Theory - Lolita Nation vs. Tim Hecker - Radio Amor 4. Carl Perkins - The Dance Album of Carl Perkins vs. Ul...
by DaveC
Mon May 15, 2017 4:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 22
Views: 520

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks

Eminem - Drug Ballad

The Rolling Stones - I Am Waiting

Stevie Wonder - You've Got It Bad Girl

The Specials - Blank Expression

PJ Harvey - All and Everyone

The Smiths - You've Got Everything Now

T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by DaveC
Thu May 11, 2017 3:00 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral
Replies: 29
Views: 2628

Re: Rank the Tracks: Arcade Fire's Funeral

1. Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels)
7. Wake Up
9. Rebellion (Lies)
6. Crown of Love
4. Neighborhood #3 (Power Out)
2. Neighborhood #2 (Laika)
10. In the Backseat
5. Neighborhood #4 (7 Kettles)
3. Une année sans lumière
8. Haiti
by DaveC
Tue May 09, 2017 7:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10
Replies: 27
Views: 679

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10

1. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra vs. Joan Baez - Joan Baez 2. Scott Walker - Scott 3 vs. Billy Bragg - Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy (EP) 3. Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five vs. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Nancy & Lee 4. Yuzo Koshiro - Bare Knuckle vs. Weird Al Yankovic - ...
by DaveC
Mon May 08, 2017 8:46 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 443

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

08 | Torn Curtain
05 | Elevation
07 | Prove It
02 | Venus
04 | Marquee Moon
03 | Friction
01 | See No Evil
06 | Guiding Light
by DaveC
Mon May 08, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 463

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Pearl Jam - Why Go

M.I.A. - World Town

Pavement - Fillmore Jive

Elton John - Harmony

The Replacements - Favorite Thing

Jay-Z - Renegade

Suicide - Girl

The Velvet Underground - The Gift
by DaveC
Thu May 04, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Two New LCD Soundsystem Songs
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: Two New LCD Soundsystem Songs

I hope I'm not over-hyping, but I predict that both of these songs will be top 50 at year-end.
by DaveC
Thu May 04, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Two New LCD Soundsystem Songs
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: Two New LCD Soundsystem Songs

First listen: Hard-core fans will be very happy.
by DaveC
Wed May 03, 2017 10:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

whuntva wrote:7) The Knife-Heartbeats


Not only a 2002 song, but 4th in our 2002 poll just a few days ago! So already qualified for the decade poll.
by DaveC
Wed May 03, 2017 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Actually came out in 2002 (I put it on my list for that year). Yes, actually 3 people voted for it in 2002. Come to think of it, didn't Ignition (Remix) as well, despite what it says on AM? (The single came out before the rest of the album). Everyone is voting for the remix which was distinctly dif...
by DaveC
Wed May 03, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

whuntva wrote:10) M83-Dead Cities, Red Seas, and Lost Ghosts


Well yes, the Oxford comma should be there, but it actually isn't.
by DaveC
Wed May 03, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

StevieFan13 wrote:
whuntva wrote:13) Electric Six-Danger! High Voltage!

Actually came out in 2002 (I put it on my list for that year).


Yes, actually 3 people voted for it in 2002.
by DaveC
Wed May 03, 2017 9:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

Albums 1 | Muse | Absolution 2 | The White Stripes | Elephant 3 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Fever to Tell 4 | Radiohead | Hail to the Thief 5 | Shiina Ringo | Kalk Samen Kuri no Hana 6 | Robert Wyatt | Cuckooland 7 | The Wrens | The Meadowlands 8 | Deerhoof | Apple O' 9 | Four Tet | Rounds 10 | Kaki King | ...
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 11:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.
Replies: 30
Views: 629

Re: ___ I dislike that everyone else likes.

This thread is listing lots of my favourite artists, song & albums.

Never mind.

Artists
AC/DC
AC/DC
AC/DC
Kraftwerk
Beck
Frank Sinatra
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)
Replies: 18
Views: 517

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)

04 | Oh! Darling 02 | Something 09 | You Never Give Me Your Money 07 | Here Comes the Sun 01 | Come Together 03 | Maxwell's Silver Hammer 06 | I Want You (She's So Heavy) 05 | Octopus's Garden 15 | Carry That Weight 13 | She Came in Through the Bathroom Window 14 | Golden Slumbers 08 | Because 12 | ...
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2503

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

13. Kanye West - Slow Jamz (here I'm talking about the Kanye version, so if you consider the two versions to be different, then remove this one and bump everything else up) Back in 2011, all the votes for Slow Jamz were in the 2003 poll, with none in the 2004 poll. I suggest we do the same this tim...
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 7:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9
Replies: 36
Views: 864

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9

1. Teenage Fanclub - Bandwagonesque vs. Big Black - Atomizer 2. Morrissey - You Are the Quarry vs. Santigold - Santogold 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Spiritualized Electric Mainline - Pure Phase 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality vs. Georges Brassens - Chante les chansons poétiques (…et souvent g...
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 2:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links
Replies: 5
Views: 508

Re: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links

2003 ALBUMS qualifying directly for the decade poll. 1 | The White Stripes | Elephant 2 | Radiohead | Hail to the Thief 3 | OutKast | Speakerboxxx / The Love Below 4 | Muse | Absolution 5 | Four Tet | Rounds 6 | Sufjan Stevens | Michigan 7 | The Wrens | The Meadowlands 8 | Yeah Yeah Yeahs | Fever t...
by DaveC
Tue May 02, 2017 2:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3278

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

ALBUMS results. 37 voters voted for 172 different albums. Nine clear cut favourites, then The Rising won the final automatic promotion. After that only 3 albums look hopeful of making the wildcard cut. Rank | Artist | Album | Points | # Voters 1 | Wilco | Yankee Hotel Foxtrot | 640 | 25 2 | The Flam...

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