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by PlasticRam
Sun Mar 29, 2020 1:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 221
Views: 11273

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

444. Peter and Gordon – A World Without Love: 7.5

I believe this was written by Paul McCartney.
by PlasticRam
Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16699

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

The new Dua Lipa album Future Nostalgia is sounding good. Getting great reviews.
by PlasticRam
Wed Mar 25, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 4
Views: 251

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 1, Part 1

Zombeels wrote:
Wed Mar 25, 2020 2:51 pm
Pretty hard to pick 10 when I only like 5 of these songs.
I think you can vote for just those 5.
by PlasticRam
Tue Mar 24, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 29
Views: 478

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

1. Sigur Rós - ( ) vs. Randy Newman - Good Old Boys 2. Milton Nascimento & Lo Borges - Clube da Esquina vs. The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk 4. Roy Harper - Bullinamingvase vs. Electra - Adaptionen Bullinamingvase is a good discovery that I added to my AT list. ( ) was already on my AT list.
by PlasticRam
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 29
Views: 478

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Is there a thread we can find results of past iterations of this game? http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=381742 http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=417952&tclass=Best%20Moderately%20Acclaimed%20Album%20%233 http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=439202 http://www.bracketmaker.com/t...
by PlasticRam
Sun Mar 22, 2020 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I'm not gonna get into an argument here. One day the truth will come out. All I'm saying the 23 line is a reference to me, so I will concede that the rest of the song might be about someone she knows. She was asked who is Johnny, and she answered “Johnny’s just Johnny. Doesn’t everyone know a Johnn...
by PlasticRam
Sun Mar 22, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I'm not gonna get into an argument here. One day the truth will come out. All I'm saying the 23 line is a reference to me, so I will concede that the rest of the song might be about someone she knows. She was asked who is Johnny, and she answered “Johnny’s just Johnny. Doesn’t everyone know a Johnny?”
by PlasticRam
Sat Mar 21, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Mad respect for "Happy Birthday Johnny" The song is kinda about me. I wrote about the magic of the number 23 online. And the line on the song is: "Happy new year, Johnny, Is it 23?" And to anyone saying it's a stretch, well, what does that line mean if it's not a reference to me? Genius has several...
by PlasticRam
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Albums: 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. Kanye West - Jesus Is King 3. Kanye West - Yeezus 4. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 5. Tame Impala - Currents 6. Kid Cudi - Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven 7. Africa Express - Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali 8. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach 9....
by PlasticRam
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Here are my songs. Every Kanye song deserves to be here, but I wish there were more deep cuts from other artists. 1. Kanye West - I Feel Like That 2. Kid Cudi - Handle with Care 3. Kanye West - Only One (feat. Paul McCartney) 4. Kanye West - Wolves 5. Kanye West - I'm in It 6. Drake - Marvins Room 7...
by PlasticRam
Sat Mar 21, 2020 8:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16699

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

mileswide wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 12:38 am
PlasticRam wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:31 pm
The Weeknd album grew on me.
Hasn't it just come out?
I mean after first listen it was like 8.0 and second listen I rated it 9.0.
by PlasticRam
Fri Mar 20, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16699

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

The Weeknd - After Hours 9.0
Grimes - Miss Anthropocene 8.3
Tame Impala - The Slow Rush 7.2
Caribou - Suddenly 6.9
Destroyer - Have We Met 6.8
Jay Electronica - A Written Testimony 6.8
Lil Uzi Vert - Eternal Atake 6.5
Beatrice Dillon - Workaround 5.7

The Weeknd album grew on me.
by PlasticRam
Tue Mar 17, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 1138

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

1. Marianne Faithfull - Broken English vs. Adele - 21 2. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly vs. Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst 3. The Chills - Submarine Bells vs. Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination 4. The Upsetters - Super Ape vs. Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste Buddy Holly and Super Ape are on...
by PlasticRam
Wed Mar 11, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 3296

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) vs. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert
3. Fennesz - Black Sea vs. Edan - Beauty And The Beat

I added The Köln Concert to my all-time list. Beauty and the Beat was already on my all-time list.
by PlasticRam
Tue Mar 03, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 221
Views: 11273

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Big Thief - Shark Smile: 6 Young Jessie with Maxwell David & Orchestra – Mary Lou: 8 Belle and Sebastian - I Want The World To Stop: 7.5 The Association – Along Comes Mary: 7 I have no idea what month these are. I hope they can be added this way. It's not the most helpful way for me, but I've added...
by PlasticRam
Mon Mar 02, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 141
Views: 128493

Re: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017

Godspeed You! Black Emperor Scaruffi rating:

Lift Your Skinny Fists is 7.5 now, not 7.
by PlasticRam
Mon Mar 02, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 59
Views: 6409

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

1. The Who - Who's Next 2. Paul & Linda McCartney - Ram 3. Funkadelic - Maggot Brain 4. David Bowie - Hunky Dory 5. The Rolling Stones - Sticky Fingers 6. John Lennon - Imagine 7. Yoko Ono - Fly 8. Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Mirror Man 9. Miles Davis - A Tribute to Jack Johnson 10. Exuma -...
by PlasticRam
Mon Mar 02, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 221
Views: 11273

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Big Thief - Shark Smile: 6
Young Jessie with Maxwell David & Orchestra – Mary Lou: 8
Belle and Sebastian - I Want The World To Stop: 7.5
The Association – Along Comes Mary: 7

I have no idea what month these are. I hope they can be added this way.
by PlasticRam
Sun Mar 01, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)
Replies: 43
Views: 9916

Re: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)

Just about every Finnish artist is not getting wider attention. Maybe Darude is the best known, cos of Sandstorm.
by PlasticRam
Wed Feb 26, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Favorite albums/songs
Replies: 8
Views: 1423

Re: Question about Favorite albums/songs

I think it's important that you don't force yourself to like something that's highly ranked on AM. But of course I have some cases too where something has actually grown on me.
by PlasticRam
Sun Feb 23, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30872

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Neil Young – Transformer Man: 9

Yeah I had the original Trans version in mind.

I believe this song is about Neil's disabled son, Ben, with Cerebral Palsy. When talking to Ben using a vocoder, he reacted more strongly than to Neil’s regular voice.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Updated lists
Topic: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017
Replies: 141
Views: 128493

Re: Rating changes (Allmusic, Scaruffi, etc.) - Update 2017

Scaruffi's ratings of Grimes:

Visions - 6.5
Art Angels - 7
by PlasticRam
Thu Feb 20, 2020 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!
Replies: 39
Views: 6595

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!

It's a sure thing that one of my nominations is going to the second round this time cos two of my nominations are facing each other :D

I think this was meant to not happen anymore, but I really don't mind.
by PlasticRam
Wed Feb 19, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30872

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

405. Future, featuring Pharrell Williams, Pusha T & Casino – Move That Dope: 7

Removed this from my all-time list. Chorus is too monotonous.
by PlasticRam
Mon Feb 17, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 30872

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

Lorde - Team: 7
by PlasticRam
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "The Day Democracy Died" Sung by The Founding Fathers
Replies: 10
Views: 3120

Re: "The Day Democracy Died" Sung by The Founding Fathers

Hymie wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:58 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:29 am
Bloomberg is just as bad, if not worse.
NOBODY is anywhere near as bad as Trump.
Fine.
by PlasticRam
Sun Feb 16, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "The Day Democracy Died" Sung by The Founding Fathers
Replies: 10
Views: 3120

Re: "The Day Democracy Died" Sung by The Founding Fathers

Bloomberg is just as bad, if not worse.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 15, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 5170

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

I really liked Currents, but I don't like The Slow Rush that much. It just doesn't sound dope sonically.
by PlasticRam
Wed Feb 12, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 17553

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

This won't be relevant to you now but, as far as I understand, a message on here will stay in your outbox until the recipient logs in next. While it's not massively reassuring to see your PM just sitting there, it will eventually get to its destination! :angry-tappingfoot: Oh I see. Thanks for the ...
by PlasticRam
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 17553

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

I sent a private message containing my album list to Moonbeam, but it's stuck in my outbox :( This won't be relevant to you now but, as far as I understand, a message on here will stay in your outbox until the recipient logs in next. While it's not massively reassuring to see your PM just sitting t...
by PlasticRam
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 17553

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

Rob wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:44 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:43 pm
I sent a private message containing my album list to Moonbeam, but it's stuck in my outbox :(
Moonbeam put his e-mail address in the instructions.
Thanks, done.
by PlasticRam
Mon Feb 10, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 17553

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

I sent a private message containing my album list to Moonbeam, but it's stuck in my outbox :(
by PlasticRam
Mon Feb 10, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF 92nd Academy Awards Ballot!
Replies: 2
Views: 2424

Re: AMF 92nd Academy Awards Ballot!

I saw Parasite, but didn't understand anything really from the plot.

I liked The Irishman.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Is That Song?
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

Re: What Is That Song?

Nick wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 6:45 pm
Joe Esposito, "You're the Best".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-WHW-QNswE

Though upon really, really, really close listen, it sounds like it might be a cover of the above song.
Thanks a million! Added it to my all-time list.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 08, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Is That Song?
Replies: 2
Views: 1230

What Is That Song?

What is that song at the end of the video, starts around 4:40 mark?
.
.

This thread can be used always when you need a song to be recognized.
by PlasticRam
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 147
Views: 22435

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

A phenomenal year. The top 7 are on my all-time top 100. Albums: 1. Exuma - Exuma 2. Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water 3. Exuma - Exuma II 4. John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band - John Lennon / Plastic Ono Band 5. Rodriguez - Cold Fact 6. The Beatles - Let It Be 7. Black Sabbath - Paranoid...
by PlasticRam
Sun Feb 02, 2020 2:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 59
Views: 16699

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Destroyer - Have We Met 6.8

Edit: I was supposed to save this as a draft but whatever.
by PlasticRam
Sun Feb 02, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1970 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 3628

Re: 1970 Recommendations

Listyguy wrote:
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:32 pm
Rodriguez's Cold Fact has seen a nice spike in popularity in the six years since the last 70's poll, but if you haven't heard it yet I strongly recommend checking it out.
That one too is my fav and it just missed the cut last time also.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1970 Recommendations
Replies: 9
Views: 3628

1970 Recommendations

The genre is called freak folk. I really encourage everyone to listen to this, at least the first song:
Last time we did this 70s poll, Exuma just missed the cut cos I didn't listen to it early enough.
by PlasticRam
Sat Feb 01, 2020 7:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 6753

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Kanye West - Jesus Is King
5. On God
6. Everything We Need
7. Water
8. God Is
by PlasticRam
Thu Jan 30, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 293
Views: 322095

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Popcaan is featured on Saturnz Barz by Gorillaz, but doesn't have an artist page. Is this an error, or is this proper practice?

Edit: Also I Know There's Gonna Be (Good Times) by Jamie xx.
by PlasticRam
Wed Jan 29, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 114
Views: 22192

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Thanks Acroamor for offering to run the poll! I would say in terms of timing ideally I’d prefer if the poll was wrapped up before our inevitable All Time Albums poll later this year... That makes this year especially crowded but I think maybe a deadline around early/mid of April ahead of what I’m s...
by PlasticRam
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals
Replies: 26
Views: 6146

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals

Beach House - Walk in the Park
by PlasticRam
Mon Jan 27, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 4900

Re: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:58 am
The only other artist who has won this combination before is Christopher Cross.
The great Christopher Cross!
by PlasticRam
Mon Jan 27, 2020 11:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 44
Views: 14741

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

1. Kanye West 2. Kid Cudi 3. Popcaan 4. Drake 5. Lana Del Rey 6. Kendrick Lamar 7. Mac DeMarco 8. Future 9. Daft Punk 10. Bob Dylan 11. Taylor Swift 12. Tame Impala 13. CHVRCHES 14. Charli XCX 15. Sturgill Simpson 16. Carly Rae Jepsen 17. M.I.A. 18. Swans 19. The Weeknd 20. Bon Iver 21. Arcade Fire ...
by PlasticRam
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 5400

Re: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

St. Vincent
Giorgio Moroder

Edit: Look at under my screenname :D
by PlasticRam
Fri Jan 17, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 46879

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Robbie Williams – No Regrets: 7

I'm a fan of Robbie.