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by Nassim
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread
Replies: 9
Views: 180

Re: BMAA2019 - Early reveal thread

Probably Helado Negro - This Is How You Smile
by Nassim
Sat Nov 16, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 28
Views: 497

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8

LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep?
Amen Dunes - Miki Dora
Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience
Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me
by Nassim
Wed Nov 13, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 13
Views: 1183

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100* Over/under: 3 * This includes five solo releases, Watch the Throne and Kids See Ghosts Should have made a 2.5 or 3.5 over under because 3 seems very likely ! 2) Artist with the top placing album* Adelle (3-1 odds), Taylor Swift (4-1), Lana Del Rey (4-1)...
by Nassim
Fri Nov 08, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 23
Views: 868

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7

Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny Sister got me even more convinced it's time I dug in Angel Olsen discography, but I really like the best Danny Brown songs and this is one of them. I like Old better than Atrocity Exhibition (parties sound more fun than anxiety for some reason) but both are great, and I ...
by Nassim
Tue Nov 05, 2019 8:16 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1244

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

I mean, he's been pulling production from major producers via family connections, he's usually only one of 5-6 writers on most of his songs, His music was much better when he had less writers, Acid Rap is infinitely better than the following 2 albums. Did I miss something? How are albums like Red a...
by Nassim
Mon Nov 04, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1244

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Stereogum is usually my 2nd favorite source for lists (after treblezine) so I am a teeny bit disappointed : probably my favorite list so far, but mostly by lack of competition. Very disappointed to see Teens of Denial so low (but I guess it's better than it not showing) but I'm happy to see The Drea...
by Nassim
Sun Nov 03, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 16767

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:[14] Fugazi - "Waiting Room": 17 votes, 428.4 points
Damn, must have had it as 1989, would have been my #2 otherwise... I hope it can still make the cut !
by Nassim
Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 1586

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6

Disclosure ft. Lorde - Magnets Very close call, I am starting to enjoy Beach House much more than I used to but I think Lorde elevate Magnets (how do they work?) a bit higher Roots Manuva - Facety 2:11 Erykah Badu - Hello Car Seat Headrest - Vincent Possibly my favorite artist of the decade, without...
by Nassim
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 16767

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

I have seen 1988 being called the greatest year ever for hip-hop and I can see where the feeling comes from (even if I like neither N.W.A. nor Public Enemy). Unfortunately Follow the Leader is neither on Spotify nor on Youtube... I couldn't even come up with a top 5 for 1987 but for 1988 I'm quite h...
by Nassim
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 22511

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

So what’s a group of AMers to do to kick off the evening after a day near the beach ? A friendly competition to test their music knowledge of course ! Spiritualized/Olivier and his family sure know how to make you feel at home ! Freshly arrived in one of those gorgeous houses you can only see in for...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 30, 2019 12:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Meetup – 11 to 13 October in Montpellier, France
Replies: 102
Views: 22511

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

spiritualized wrote:
Wed Oct 30, 2019 8:48 am
But to be fair, the old geezers did a really good job at setting the bar high, starting with Nassim - who is not THAT old :)
I’m young and hip, I love listening to Adriana Granger and Dustin Jieber while playing Forgeknight and posting videos on Tak Tik !
by Nassim
Sat Oct 26, 2019 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time
Replies: 34
Views: 1596

Re: POLL: Greatest Punk Bands of All Time

Hard to know where to put the demarcation line, so I used the web site "isthisbandpunk" for arbritration. Unfortunately their database is not that big, so some bands below were not included ; if they had more bands included, Violent Femmes might have ended up out. 1) Fugazi 2) Wire 3) Minor Threat 4...
by Nassim
Fri Oct 25, 2019 8:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 2465

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5

Ought - Today More Than Any Other Day 2 songs from my top 60 of the decade, I don't think there coupe have been any better match up in this game for me even if you tried to ! Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up If First Aid Kit could do harmonies as well as spiritualized's daughter, they ...
by Nassim
Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 6983

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4

Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow Laura Marling - Master Hunter The National - Don't Swallow the Cap Queens of the Stone Age - Smooth Sailing How do you make a match-up between one of my top 10 albums of the decade and one only to make my bottom 3 if we do a 2010s year by year poll competitive ? B...
by Nassim
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 66
Views: 8818

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: 35
Views: 10184

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: 6
Views: 5756

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: 12047

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: 10850

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: 7141

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: 28795

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 xxx8 and xxx9
Replies: 5
Views: 8283

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: 8377

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: 10549

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: 251
Views: 183306

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: 38630

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: 38630

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: 38630

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: 38630

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: 38630

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: 4133

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: 28455

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: 251
Views: 183306

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: 4253

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: 8159

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: 31557

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: 31557

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: 8314

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: 63943

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: 18842

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: 104478

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: 14242

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: 104478

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: 14505

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: 251
Views: 183306

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: 87555

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: 17384

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: 15789

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: 6099

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: 13331

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. múm - Finally We Are No One