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by DaveC
Wed Aug 16, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8
Replies: 12
Views: 113

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.8

1. The Beatles - Help! vs. Julia Holter - Loud City Song 2. Wishbone Ash - Argus vs. Tom Waits - Small Change 3. Fennesz - Becs vs. Ennio Morricone - C'era una volta il West (Once Upon a Time in the West) 4. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara vs. Mademoiselle K - Hungry Dirty Baby
by DaveC
Tue Aug 15, 2017 9:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 286

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Albums
Erykah Badu - Baduizm
Otis Redding - Complete and Unbelievable: The Otis Redding Dictionary of Soul
Stevie Wonder - Music of My Mind
Prince - Around the World in a Day
Gil Scott-Heron - Pieces of a Man
Janet Jackson - Janet
Donny Hathaway - Live
Betty Davis - They Say I’m Different
by DaveC
Mon Aug 14, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)
Replies: 5
Views: 118

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)

01 | Teen Age Riot
12 | Trilogy: a) The Wonder b) Hyperstation z) Eliminator Jr.
03 | The Sprawl
09 | Candle
11 | Kissability
04 | 'Cross the Breeze
02 | Silver Rocket
06 | Total Trash
10 | Rain King
05 | Eric's Trip
07 | Hey Joni
08 | Providence
by DaveC
Sun Aug 13, 2017 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Big list idea - Top 1,000 Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 20
Views: 378

Re: Big list idea - Top 1,000 Songs of the 1990s

Top songs from the 1990s 1990: Pixies - Velouria 1991: Nirvana - Come As You Are 1992: Radiohead - Creep 1993: Rachid Taha - Ya Rayah 1994: The Cranberries - Zombie 1995: Pulp - Common People 1996: Manic Street Preachers - A Design for Life 1997: Björk - Bachelorette 1998: Massive Attack - Teardrop ...
by DaveC
Sun Aug 13, 2017 10:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 286

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Songs
Prince - 1999
FKA Twigs - Two Weeks
Janelle Monae - Tightrope
Prince - Kiss
Bobby Womack - Across 110th Street
Edwin Starr - War
Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror
Isley Brothers - That Lady
by DaveC
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 641

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Albums
Marvin Gaye - What's Going On
Stevie Wonder - Songs in the Key of Life
Stevie Wonder - Innervisions
James Brown - Live' at the Apollo
D’Angelo and the Vanguard - Black Messiah
Pass
Parliament - Mothership Connection
Prince - Dirty Mind
by DaveC
Tue Aug 08, 2017 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7
Replies: 18
Views: 268

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.7

1. The Postal Service - Give Up vs. Joanna Newsom - Have One On Me
2. Grinderman - Grinderman vs. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
3. Jackson C. Frank - Jackson C. Frank vs. Leonard Cohen - Live Songs
4. Morrissey - Years of Refusal vs. Astor Piazzolla - LIbertango
by DaveC
Sun Aug 06, 2017 4:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 641

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Songs
Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through the Grapevine
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come
Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Prince - When Doves Cry
Four Tops - Reach Out I’ll Be There
The Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 24
Views: 740

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:Funny! New Zealand is a small place! I used to live in Pakuranga :P


So did I! Just off Cascades Road.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Pauler wrote:03. Kleerup & Robyn - With Every Heartbeat


Released in January 2007 to the best of my knowledge.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:As Pierre pointed out in the other forum, RoyCombs appears to be a spam account and just copied Bang Jan's first four songs.

That's creepy, that would have thrown off the vote totals. Just plug your horrible crap, spammers.


Well the minimum list length for inclusion is 5, so a feeble fail.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

5. Fall Out Boy / From under The Cork Tree Believe that's '05. If necessary, I can move the Fall Out Boy songs out of this list. Unfortunately, it's too late to put them in my 2005 list. Hi Henry, you did vote for this album last month (2005), so I will remove it and pull the other albums up one po...
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 24
Views: 740

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:
Where did you live before living in Auckland?


Actually Birmingham. I was born in the UK and I've lived and worked in London, Johannesburg, Amsterdam and Antwerp. Now Howick.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 8:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

madzong wrote:7. The Chromatics - Yeah Yeah Yeahs


I don't know this one.
by DaveC
Fri Aug 04, 2017 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

madzong wrote:
Sorry DaveC - I made a few edits to this but this is my final final list :)



StevieFan13 wrote:
OK, I made one more tiny little edit to mine...


You don't need to re-post. I find any edits. (Well I missed at least one very-late-in-the-month edit, but I'll try harder.)
by DaveC
Thu Aug 03, 2017 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition
Replies: 24
Views: 740

Re: AM demographics poll - 2017 edition

madzong wrote:
Just voted! (For NZ) I wonder if the other votes are just Australians or is there another Kiwi here?


I can tell from your book lists that you were born here. I wasn't, but I've been a Jaffa since 1988. I support the All-Blacks, but try to avoid "Loyal" as much as possible.
by DaveC
Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2 Final Results
Replies: 5
Views: 119

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2 Final Results

Thanks BleuPanda.
by DaveC
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

ALBUMS results. 37 voters voted for 188 different albums. Five albums looking good for wildcard slots, and one is on the cusp. Not the closest race for top spot this time. Rank | Artist | Album | Points | # Voters 1 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois | 1147 | 30 2 | Gorillaz | Demon Days | 404 | 17 3 | Kan...
by DaveC
Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums 1 | The Decemberists | The Crane Wife 2 | Arctic Monkeys | Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not 3 | Muse | Black Holes & Revelations 4 | Mari Boine | Idjagieđas: In the Hand of the Night 5 | Joanna Newsom | Ys 6 | The Knife | Silent Shout 7 | TV on the Radio | Return to Cookie Mo...
by DaveC
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Jirin wrote:10. Studio - Yearbook 1


I think you mean 'West Coast', 'Yearbook 1' was 2007. 'West Coast' is another album that I hope everyone considers.
by DaveC
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

EmilienDelRey wrote:3 | Sibylle Baier - Colour Green


This one is just missing out on my top 15 for 2006, but I am pleased to see it get a mention.
by DaveC
Tue Aug 01, 2017 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6
Replies: 17
Views: 255

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6

1. The 13th Floor Elevators - The Psychedelic Sounds of The 13th Floor Elevators vs. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual 2. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On vs. Angelo Badalamenti - Soundtrack from Twin Peaks 3. Game Theory - Lolita Nation vs. Ween - God Ween Satan: The Oneness 4. Carl Perkins - Th...
by DaveC
Tue Aug 01, 2017 9:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1112

Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

[imgsize 500x300:2cr368uo]https://www.vanyufuji.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/2006.jpg All the rules and explanations for voting are here: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links The deadline is midnight (UTC) on September 1st. Please format your list like this if possible: Rank | Artist | Albu...
by DaveC
Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Kingoftonga wrote:6. Antony and the Johnsons - Fistful of Love


Also 2004. I could count it anyway, or we could move everything else up one position.
by DaveC
Mon Jul 31, 2017 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28
Replies: 13
Views: 443

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.28

Nadine Shah - Yes Men
by DaveC
Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Close off & results in about 48 hours.
by DaveC
Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1337

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

'Everything Now' and 'Creature comfort' have been in the AMF weekly chart for a while now and I haven't voted for either of them because there have been 10 better songs each week. I'm not surprised by the reaction to the full album. I am surprised that those two songs both look like making the AMF w...
by DaveC
Thu Jul 27, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)
Replies: 12
Views: 297

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Doors' The Doors (1967)

11 | The End
03 | The Crystal Ship
06 | Light My Fire
09 | End of the Night
01 | Break On Through (To the Other Side)
07 | Back Door Man
10 | Take It as It Comes
05 | Alabama Song (Whisky Bar)
02 | Soul Kitchen
08 | I Looked at You
04 | Twentieth Century Fox
by DaveC
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

maverick470 wrote:7 | Spoon | Get Behind Me Satan


The White Stripes | Gimme Fiction ?
by DaveC
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.5
Replies: 19
Views: 370

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.5

1. Big Black - Atomizer vs. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra
2. Santigold - Santogold vs. Scott Walker - Scott 3
3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Nancy & Lee
4. Rodriguez - Coming Reality vs. Yuzo Koshiro - Bare Knuckle
by DaveC
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Honorio wrote:25. ANTONY & THE JOHNSONS "Fistful of Love"


First released in 2004 on "The Lake" EP. The title track of that EP is well worth a listen.
by DaveC
Thu Jul 20, 2017 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Kelly Clarkson's "Since U Been Gone" is also 2004. I might just drop those two and promote the lower songs if that is OK Pauler.
by DaveC
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4
Replies: 17
Views: 340

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4

Animal Collective - In the Flowers

Air - La femme d'argent
by DaveC
Tue Jul 18, 2017 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4
Replies: 17
Views: 346

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4

1. David Bowie - The Next Day vs. The Antlers - Hospice 2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part vs. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher 3. Roy Orbison & Friends - A Black and White Night Live vs. Agalloch - The Mantle 4. Godspeed! You Black Emperor - Asunder, Sweet And Other Dist...
by DaveC
Fri Jul 14, 2017 3:54 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2260

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

What are some reasons for loving War and Peace ? Simply, I would say that War and Peace has had more influence on the lens through which I view the world than any other work of fiction. I like works that elaborate challenging ideas, the more so if those ideas have substance beyond intellectual thri...
by DaveC
Thu Jul 13, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 44
Views: 2260

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Sorry - I'm too lazy to find the dates. There are so many books I haven't read. e.g. no Cormac McCarthy. And I've only just started Infinite Jest. 1 . Kazuo Ishiguro - Never Let Me Go 2 . Gabriel García Márquez - Chronicle of a Death Foretold 3 . Leo Tolstoy - War and Peace 4 . Umberto Eco - The Nam...
by DaveC
Thu Jul 13, 2017 10:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 864

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

Not sure how to manage this. In order to prevent a bitter ending for the R&B tournament maybe when ordinaryperson post the selected albums and songs we should open a week for objections. If there is a song or album with more people objecting than defending it, we should take the song/album out ...
by DaveC
Wed Jul 12, 2017 9:00 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)
Replies: 6
Views: 203

Re: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)

01 | Under the Pressure
02 | Red Eyes
04 | An Ocean in Between the Waves
03 | Suffering
06 | Eyes to the Wind
08 | Burning
05 | Disappearing
09 | Lost in the Dream
10 | In Reverse
07 | The Haunting Idle
by DaveC
Tue Jul 11, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3
Replies: 17
Views: 408

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.3

1. Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill vs. The Kinks - Face To Face
2. Gal Costa - Fa-Tal-Gal a Todo Vapor vs. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare
3. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast vs. Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal
4. White Noise - An Electric Storm vs. La Femme - Mystère
by DaveC
Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us Patti Smith - Birdland Lou Reed - The Bed Animal Collective - In the Flowers Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 Air - La femme d'argent A Tribe Called Quest - Butter T. Rex - Mambo Sun The results have been close throughout, but for a...
by DaveC
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Stuff that confuses me about Eurovision
Replies: 13
Views: 320

Re: Stuff that confuses me about Eurovision

For a successful artist, Eurovision is a hiding to nothing. If you win, then you put a huge amount of time and effort into promoting just one song. If you lose, then..... no upside at all. If you lose at the national selection level, even worse.
by DaveC
Wed Jul 05, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Amy Winehouse's Back to Black (2006)
Replies: 11
Views: 294

Re: Rank the Tracks: Amy Winehouse's Back to Black (2006)

05 | Back to Black 07 | Tears Dry on Their Own 02 | You Know I'm No Good 01 | Rehab 10 | He Can Only Hold Her 06 | Love Is a Losing Game 08 | Wake Up Alone 04 | Just Friends 09 | Some Unholy War 03 | Me & Mr Jones 11 | Addicted Of the two albums released in 2006 by diminutive ladies from London,...
by DaveC
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 475

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Pixies - Gouge Away Patti Smith - Birdland Lou Reed - The Bed Bjork - Unravel Animal Collective - In the Flowers Prince - Lady Cab Driver Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99 Bjork - Like Someone in Love R...
by DaveC
Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2
Replies: 18
Views: 406

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale vs. Prince & the Revolution - Parade 2. John Zorn - Naked City vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda 3. Labradford - Mi Media Naranja vs. John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's) 4. Various Artists - I'm Your Fan vs. Stone Jack...
by DaveC
Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2256

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

bonnielaurel wrote:Does The Secret Life Of... by The Veronicas count as 2005 or 2006? RYM lists it as 2006, but the Australian edition was in 2005.


I would say it is definitely a 2005 release.
by DaveC
Sun Jul 02, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 14
Views: 425

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

Public Service Broadcasting - People Will Always Need Coal
by DaveC
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: The Animals - House of the Rising Sun
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: 6000 Songs: The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

Magnificent article Rob. My second favourite version used to be by Joan Baez, but Sinead O'Connor kills it. I think you were a bit harsh on Muse - their version has a degree of originality and Matt Bellamy always sings like that. For over-emoting combined with unoriginality try The White Stripes liv...
by DaveC
Sun Jul 02, 2017 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF 2000s Polls: Rules, Results & Links
Replies: 7
Views: 711

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

2005 ALBUMS qualifying directly for the decade poll. 1 | Sufjan Stevens | Illinois 2 | Gorillaz | Demon Days 3 | Kanye West | Late Registration 4 | LCD Soundsystem | LCD Soundsystem 5 | Sleater-Kinney | The Woods 6 | Antony and The Johnsons | I Am a Bird Now 7 | The National | Alligator 8 | Bright ...

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