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by Nassim
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 53
Views: 784

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Since commercial success tends to help to get in the HOF more than critical cred, I call Whitney and the Dave Matthews Band (and probably Thin Lizzy) safe bets. Sometimes I just seem to miss something. I thought the Dave Matthews Band were the most unknown band here, but now I learn they were very ...
by Nassim
Tue Oct 15, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 34
Views: 3124

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

Never ever heard of Joyce Manor before so their album at #90 is a huge surprise.
Nice listening so far, though it might take me 5 years too before I see it as a top 100 album of the decade ;)
by Nassim
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Magic (France) - 150 Records that Made the Years 2010 (2019)
Replies: 3
Views: 1892

Re: Magic (France) - 150 Records that Made the Years 2010 (2019)

Teens of Style (2015) and Teens of Denial (2016) are 2 different albums so maybe that’s how they got to 150
by Nassim
Sat Oct 12, 2019 1:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 2189

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3

Hot Chip - Flutes Marienbad is a brillant artistic achievement but Flutes is a solid contender for favorite song of the decade. Like the other best Hot Chip songs it brings melancholy to the dancefloor in the most touching way. Death Grips - Hacker Oldie is a cool showcase of a crew reaching its ful...
by Nassim
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 3037

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean

Chairlift - Amanaemonesia

Beyonce - Love on Top

Wilco - Art of Almost

Daughter - Youth

Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica

The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling

Chvrches - Lies
by Nassim
Thu Oct 03, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (17) September 30
Replies: 5
Views: 2408

Re: MCCh 2019 (17) September 30

Surprised Mannequin Pussy is nowhere To be seen !
by Nassim
Wed Oct 02, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 12311

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Songs : 1) Michael Jackson - Liberian Girl 2) The Vaselines - Son of a Gun 3) XTC - Dear God 4) Butthole Surfers - Human Cannonball 5) Michael Jackson - Smooth Criminal 6) Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now 7) Michael Jackson - Another Part of Me 8) Jean-Jacques Goldman - Là-Bas Only 2 albums I care ...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste - 30 Best Albums of 1978
Replies: 4
Views: 5942

Re: Paste - 30 Best Albums of 1978

Monte wrote:
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:55 pm
The 30 Best Albums of 1999
https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/ ... 999-1.html
Keep It Like a Secret as best album of 99 ? Yes please !!!
It should at least be on the top 10 of the year in AM, hope that can help !

Boredoms at #30 though ? Way too low !
by Nassim
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2
Replies: 32
Views: 1969

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
by Nassim
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 3322

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1

Beach House - Walk in the Park Not a huge fan of Beach House but I like those 2 enough. Lots of Beach House songs kinda sound the same to me, so the fact I can actually say "I know that one" when hearing Walk in the Park gives it the edge to me. MGMT - Congratulations 2 bands that don't really work ...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 235
Views: 144812

Re: Albums of 2019

If you like 90s Chemical Brothers albums, I really recommend the Octo Octa album.
by Nassim
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16117

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me (2018)
by Nassim
Wed Sep 18, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16117

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

I think 2013 is now full! (My pick for that year was Chance the Rapper’s Chain Smoker, but I doubt it would have fared well)

I think my favorite remaining song is a Foals track but I can’t always pick the same bands as safetycat !
So I’ll go with :
Four Tet - Planet (2017 bubbling)
by Nassim
Tue Sep 17, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16117

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

I have picked a song for each year, but choosing which to nominate is tough, with possible strategizing and all. Anyway, I’ll stick with my favorite band of recent years. Unfortunately the all time great Bodys is 213rd for 2018 (which could get it to the 2011 bubbling list but who knows ) so I’ll pi...
by Nassim
Mon Sep 16, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16117

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Only one song per year so no Run the Jewels for me !

Safetycat picked a cool song but there’s an even better one in the album, my pick for today :
Hot Chip - Flutes (62nd of 2012)
by Nassim
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 16117

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Ought - Today More Than Any Other Day (2014 - bubbling)

1st song I wanted to nominate is 49th of its year...
Would probably have nominated Beautiful Blue Sky too without rule #5 !
by Nassim
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste - The Best Songs of 1999
Replies: 2
Views: 2976

Re: Paste - The Best Songs of 1999

Very happy to Carry the Zero in here, such a wonderful and brilliant song. My 2nd favorite of the album and 3rd favorite of the year.
Don't think that's quite enough to get it in AM but I'll keep wishing !

Glad to see Get Up get a small push too!
by Nassim
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 20795

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Songs : 1| Big Black | Kerosene 2| Dayglo Abortions | Argh Fuck Kill 3| Beastie Boys | Hold It Now, Hit It 4| The Smiths | There Is A Light That Never Goes Out 5| Beastie Boys | Rhymin & Stealin 6| The The | Infected 7| Metallica | Master of Puppets 8| The Smiths | Bigmouth Strikes Again 9| New Orde...
by Nassim
Mon Aug 26, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 235
Views: 144812

Re: Albums of 2019

No words about the new Blanck Mass album, where are my fellow World Eater fans ? Animated Violence Mild is pretty great, not as good as said World Eater but still easily one of my favorite of the year so far, starting with 2 great bangers. On the complete opposite side of Blanck Mass brutal, alienat...
by Nassim
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s
Replies: 6
Views: 3066

Re: Treble - The Top 150 Albums of the '70s

Will that list finally get Sad Wings of Destiny on AM, finally fulfilling Henrik's original dream ?
by Nassim
Mon Aug 12, 2019 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3
Replies: 26
Views: 6584

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. múm - Finally We Are No One
by Nassim
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 25095

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Fred wrote:
Tue Jul 02, 2019 7:56 pm
4. Tortoise – Gamera
Awesome song but off by 10 years
by Nassim
Tue Jul 30, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 25095

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Albums : 1| The Pogues | Rum, Sodomy & the Lash 2| Kate Bush | Hounds of Love 3| Bérurier Noir | Concerto pour détraqués 4| Einstürzende Neubauten | 1/2 Mensch 5| The Waterboys | This Is the Sea 6| Meat Puppets | Up on the Sun Songs : 1| The Replacements | Bastards of Young 2| The Pogues | And The B...
by Nassim
Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15
Replies: 29
Views: 6740

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15

1. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
2. Todd Terje - It's Album Time
3. Laurie Spiegel - The Expanding Universe
4. Loscil - Submers
by Nassim
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 57685

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Albums : 1| The Replacements | Let It Be 2| Metallica | Ride the Lightning 3| Minutemen | Double Nickels on the Dime 4| Meat Puppets | Meat Puppets II 5| Julian Cope | Fried 6| Bruce Springsteen | Born in the USA 7| Prince | Purple Rain 8| Robyn Hitchcock | I Often Dream of Trains 9| Cocteau Twins |...
by Nassim
Tue Jun 18, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread
Replies: 60
Views: 16688

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll 2019 Edition - Results Thread

I didn't expect 5 Tarantino in the top 100 ! I mean 2 were obviously going to be included, but I find his other movies overrated. Especially Kill Bill vol. 2, can't fathom that being in the top 100. I've seen more of those top 100 movies than I expected, though I'll probably end up with about a 1/3 ...
by Nassim
Mon Jun 17, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 98641

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Going on holiday at the end of the week, so it's time to drop my list ! I removed all the "The" as this was the request last time, but I can put them back if it's more convenient for you. 1) Elliott Smith 2) Beastie Boys 3) LCD Soundsystem 4) Queens of the Stone Age 5) Built to Spill 6) Kanye West 7...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12822

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

1. Wire - Chairs Missing
2. The The - Soul Mining
by Nassim
Tue Jun 11, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 98641

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

ArcadeFire wrote: 28 Arcade Fire
So, will Otisredding rank Otis Redding higher than ArcadeFire ranked Arcade Fire ?
by Nassim
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12995

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

1. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever
2. Lorde - Pure Heroine
by Nassim
Thu Jun 06, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 235
Views: 144812

Re: Albums of 2019

Pretty much everything I have heard from this year is good, but I didn't connect strongly to any of those. Top 10 is pretty good though so I'll probably go back to those a few times. 1) RAP - EXPORT 2) DAVE - Psychodrama 3) Helado Negro - This Is How You Smile 4) Joni Void - Mise en Abyme 5) PUP - M...
by Nassim
Fri May 31, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 80903

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums : 1| Violent Femmes | Violent Femmes 2| Metallica | Kill 'Em All 3| The Chameleons | Script of the Bridge 4| Cyndi Lauper | She's so Unusual 5| Malcolm McLaren | Duck Rock 6| Madonna | Madonna Songs : 1| Genesis | Mama 2| The Cure | The Lovecats 3| Violent Femmes | Add It Up 4| Billy Bragg | ...
by Nassim
Fri May 24, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 16058

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

1. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
2. Global Communication - 76:14

76:14 might be the lest "ambient" of my all ambient nomination list, but I think it delivers when it's slow and moody as much as when it's more danceable.
by Nassim
Tue May 14, 2019 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 14361

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

1. 13
2. The Colour and the Shape
by Nassim
Sun May 12, 2019 5:51 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Treblezine Top 50 Hip-Hop Albums of the Millennium
Replies: 6
Views: 5406

Re: Treblezine Top 50 Hip-Hop Albums of the Millennium

I always like Treble's lists more than most other lists around, and this is no exception. Happy to see a lot of El-P produced albums, a reminder that when the decade ends Vince Staples and Danny Brown should be considered the 2 most interesting hip-hop artists of the decade aside from Kendrick and K...
by Nassim
Thu May 02, 2019 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6
Replies: 26
Views: 12044

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. múm - Finally We Are No One
by Nassim
Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 56593

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

1981 was full of great surprises, but 82 not so much (though I didn't have time to listen back to some albums I don't remember if I actually liked or not) Songs : 1) New Order - Temptation 2) Bauhaus - Third Uncle 3) Michael Jackson - Thriller 4) Daryl Hall & John Oates - Maneater 5) Michael Jackson...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 16, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 17834

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. The Velvet Underground - VU
by Nassim
Sat Apr 13, 2019 9:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films
Replies: 5
Views: 7312

Re: BBC Culture: The 100 Greatest Foreign-Language Films

Dexter wrote:"...six Japanese critics who voted didn’t go for a single Kurosawa film between them."

I know Kurosawa is not revered in his home country the way he is everywhere but c'mon!
To be fair, Kurosawa is not foreign language for them ;)
by Nassim
Fri Apr 12, 2019 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 15987

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

2. Oval - 94 Diskont
by Nassim
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 17148

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

I have an Animal Collective album in my top 30, another in my top 100 and a third in my top 200, but Sung Tongs is neither of those.
Art Angels is in my top 100 too, higher than Strawberry Jam, that was a tough match up.
by Nassim
Thu Apr 04, 2019 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 39
Views: 17415

Re: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France

Count me in guys !
Maybe not on Friday night because I live on the furthest side of the country and it's a bit early to confirm I can take the day off, but I'll for sure join for the rest of the weekend !
by Nassim
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 17148

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Ok, I promised to vote in every bracket where I know at least one album (after listening to the other one obviously) and failed last month (I would have voted for Le Tigre and was still undecided about Fiona vs David). So, here goes a vote for Art Angels. I'm one of the biggest AC defenders in the f...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 14642

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

Deep Listening !

Didn't expect my pick to do so well. My full list was made of ambient(ish) albums so I would not bet on any of them, glad to see some love here !
by Nassim
Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 74248

Re: Songs of 2019

My "best of 2019" playlist is only 3 songs long so far, but since it hasn't been shared yet : Four Tet did it again ! Favorite song to dance to since his own Planet 2 years ago.
by Nassim
Sat Mar 30, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 72457

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

And we now have the first year of which I have heard every AM ranked albums ! (well the 2nd one, but there is only one 1940 album). It's kind of an oddity, as I usually get above 50% for the 90s to now years only. I am tracking the ranked albums I have heard from start to finish, and the graph throu...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 07, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 11543

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

My ballot for the artists poll is not ready yet but the top 30 artists should stay like that (though the #10 and #20 spots are quite contended… but it was more fun picking 10 Hot Chip songs than 10 Beatles or Radiohead ones anyway.) Elliott Smith - Waltz #2 Elliott Smith - Between the Bars Elliott S...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 07, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 69
Views: 27034

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

https://media.giphy.com/media/5jWIZLPHUgssel0aLM/giphy.gif #50. Car Seat Headrest | "Beach Life-In-Death" [/url] I love the gifs, I especially remember the awesome Lana Del Rey winking one from last year ! But you won't fool me, that one is from a live performance of a different song (I am happy ha...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 10781

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll

Daft Punk got lazy on using this one, better stick with the original
by Nassim
Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 187
Views: 63495

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Going on holidays tomorrow, so I'm going to vote earlier than usual. Albums 1) Laurie Spiegel - The Expanding Universe 2) X - Los Angeles 3) The Feelies - Crazy Rhythms 4) Young Marble Giants - Colossal Youth 5) The Cure - Seventeen Seconds 6) The Jam - Sound Affects 7) Motörhead - Ace of Spades 8) ...