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by Nassim
Sun Feb 28, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD
Replies: 47
Views: 11181

Re: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD

15. Message à caractère informatif I knew you were an excellent product with a perfect corporate symbiosis ! See you at the COGIP ! Seriously, a lot of funny things came out of Canal + (Les Nuls l'émission, Les Guignols de l'Info which would be high in my list if I didn't consider them as part of a...
by Nassim
Sat Feb 27, 2021 7:46 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD
Replies: 47
Views: 11181

Re: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD

Petri reminded me that I forgot "Il était une fois..." in my list ! Reminded me of great educational shows from my youth
So :
56. Il était une fois... les découvreurs
57. C'est pas sorcier
58. Il était une fois... la vie
59. Il était une fois... l'homme
60. Art Attack
by Nassim
Fri Feb 26, 2021 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 79
Views: 1838

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2020 - RESULTS

There will be a three peat in the AOTY too. This will be the trend for the foreseeable future given the amazing number of strong female artists operating right now. Don't jinx it! By saying this out loud you suddenly increased the chance of an all-male, all-white AOR band winning in 2021! In all se...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 24, 2021 5:17 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD
Replies: 47
Views: 11181

Re: All Time Television Poll, LIST THREAD

Even moreso than for albums or movies, this is really limited by what I actually managed to see. I'm (mostly) only considering the part of the show I enjoyed, so I didn't penalize too much for seasons I didn't like (though Dexter possibly dropped a bit due to how massively bad it got), otherwise Com...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 527

Re: Daft Punk break up

Ok, I've been a bit mean... I actually like half of Discovery and a few tracks on Robots After All (Random Access Memories might be my 2nd least favorite album in AM500 though... bottom 10 in any case) Not trying to derail but now I've got to know your #1. Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs !
by Nassim
Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 527

Re: Daft Punk break up

Pierre wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:57 pm
Nassim wrote: Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:45 pm (personal opinion though, Homework is their only great album)
Worst hommage ever :D
Ok, I've been a bit mean... I actually like half of Discovery and a few tracks on Robots After All (Random Access Memories might be my 2nd least favorite album in AM500 though... bottom 10 in any case)
by Nassim
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 1497

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS

Surprised Nadin Amizah didn't get a single other vote, it was quite a pleasant listen and did OK on the moderately acclaimed poll.

I'll consider Father2theman the bringer of surprises because Richard Marx is not a name I expected to ever see on AM, nor a Meghan Trainor album
by Nassim
Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 527

Daft Punk break up

Big news of the day ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DuDX6wNfjqc https://pitchfork.com/news/daft-punk-call-it-quits/ A band that just needed 4 albums to get to AM top 100 artists ! (well, they needed only 3 but had a big misstep inbetween). (personal opinion though, Homework is their only great alb...
by Nassim
Sat Feb 20, 2021 12:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lullabies
Replies: 14
Views: 275

Lullabies

Hi everyone ! I am the happy and proud father of a little Myriam born on January 1st ! I am in the lookout for songs that make for good lullabies. Her favorite so far it seems is Cat Power's cover of Sea of Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KEfNo-rHjyQ I tend to sing to her Queens of the Stone Ag...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 18, 2021 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Joy Division - Closer
Replies: 69
Views: 28319

Re: Rob Climbs the Mountains of Music: Black Sabbath - Master of Reality

Their 3 first albums are frontloaded, Black Sabbath has the eponym track, NIB and The Wizard, Paranoid has the title track, War Pigs and Iron Man. I like Master of Reality's side 2 more than Paranoid's though. Vol.4 second side starts with Snowblind, breaking the curse with one of their best songs !...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 16, 2021 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 63
Views: 2876

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Does anyone really treat Rock & Roll Hall of Fame seriously? They don't even consider the achievements or popularity like most people I believe would. Look at Judas Priest being nominated - how did they lose against Bon Jovi? Bon Jovi has few hits that people know, ok, but look at the lifespan of J...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 15, 2021 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 (2021) - The Draw!
Replies: 26
Views: 682

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 (2021) - The Draw!

Brad wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:52 pm Thanks Rob, this is a big help.
Rob wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:42 pm To be clear, is Flavien Berger’s Contre actually named Contre-Temps? That’s only one I can find.
That's a question for Nassim!
Yes it's Contre-Temps ! I think you lost what is after the dash due to some Excel shenanigans !
by Nassim
Mon Feb 15, 2021 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 (2021) - The Draw!
Replies: 26
Views: 682

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 (2021) - The Draw!

8 albums from my top 500 that I didn't nominate myself !

Kuddo to kingoftonga for also nominating Knock Knock ! Fantastic album !
by Nassim
Fri Feb 12, 2021 10:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 33198

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Given that someone else voted for Fox, I'll update my list : 1) Car Seat Headrest - Can't Cool Me Down 2) Phoebe Bridgers - I Know the End 3) Dogleg - Fox Starting here it's the old list but one spot down 4) Run the Jewels - JU$T 5) Crack Cloud - The Next Fix 6) Special Interest - Street Pulse Beat ...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 11, 2021 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 25
Views: 1622

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS

Somewhat surprised Adan no Kaze didn't make the top 10, even though I knew it would finish last on Mileswide's list. Regardless of whether you think it is a masterpiece or not, it seems an album that is hard to hate. Or do it's 'not fans' dislike ambient-like albums in general. The album that is ac...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 11, 2021 8:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 63
Views: 2876

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Fela Kuti's sadly in last place. Not just in last place, but has less than half as many votes as second to last. :( What's interesting is that Jay-Z is in second to last place which is strange since so many think he's a shoe-in to get inducted this year. I'd guess most voters are either boomers, ha...
by Nassim
Thu Feb 11, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 4231

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

Live in Phoenix wrote: Wed Feb 10, 2021 11:04 pm
Nassim wrote: Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:11 am I'm going to add a vote for SOPHIE in the backstage wing to my list !
Where would you like to add your new vote?
Backstage wing.
El-P
Stéphane Saunier
Moroder
3rd
by Nassim
Wed Feb 10, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees
Replies: 63
Views: 2876

Re: Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Nominees

Wouldn't be surprised if Foo Fighters and Jay-Z made it right away (then again, I also though Rage Against the Machine would be first year inductees) Always surprised to be reminded Carole King is only in the backstage wing, so I'd bet on her too. I don't know how much sense it makes sense to reindu...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment
Replies: 26
Views: 1735

Re: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment

The Prodigy - 205 I'm particularly interested in receiving song suggestions for this artist. So far I enjoy the following songs by The Prodigy: Firestarter (7251), No Good (Start the Dance) (BU). Please let me know if you recommend any of the following: Omen and/or Voodoo People. I'd guess stick wi...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 10, 2021 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 4231

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

I'm going to add a vote for SOPHIE in the backstage wing to my list !
by Nassim
Tue Feb 09, 2021 6:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 2338

Re: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread

I expect the Weather Station album to do well over here ! For me I feel it will be like Titanic Rising or Lost in the Dream : obviously very well written and produced but I don't feel any connection
by Nassim
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment
Replies: 26
Views: 1735

Re: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment

The only artist in your list that we have shared disdain for appears to be Public Enemy. There are a few songs from Sleater-Kinney that I do enjoy including: Rollercoaster (7604th of all time), Jumpers (8604), and one song that bubbles under my top 10,000 songs - A New Wave (which is from the No Ci...
by Nassim
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 25
Views: 1622

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS

I have also put The Aces last (though I only ranked 23 albums) Kompromat is probably the biggest disappointment of the lot for me, it's a genre I really enjoy but it lacks so much energy. I actually completely randomly ended up at an iLiKeTRAINs concert about 15 years ago. For my first vacations as ...
by Nassim
Sun Feb 07, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment
Replies: 26
Views: 1735

Re: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment

Soooooo many of my favorite in your list Henry ;) (not a lot I'm surprised by, but I'd think the album No Cities to Love by Sleater-Kinney would have songs you'd enjoy) I won't go as far down the list as you (can we call an act ranked 4092 "highly acclaimed") but for me, in the top 200 : James Brown...
by Nassim
Fri Feb 05, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month - January '21 - Kanye West, Results!
Replies: 17
Views: 2174

Re: Artist of the Month - January '21 - Kanye West, Results!

mileswide wrote: Fri Feb 05, 2021 1:41 am EDIT: A diverting AOTM rollout as ever I might add! I'm predicting (and hoping) All Falls Down is the biggest outperformer compared to its AM rank...
Betting on Spaceship, not even bubbling on AM, possible top 10 in here.
by Nassim
Tue Feb 02, 2021 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!
Replies: 54
Views: 3515

Re: Artist of the Month Bonus Game: The First Ten Months, Results!

96. Led Zeppelin | "Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You" (1969) 95. Neil Young | "Cortez the Killer" (1975) 94. Radiohead | "Street Spirit (Fade Out)" (1995) Those songs would have made my top 10 (I think, maybe top 20 for Street Spirit). Surprised how Jungleland "fell out of favor" in the forum compared to ...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 01, 2021 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Vocal Performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1119

Re: Best Vocal Performance

Favorite male vocal performance : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LIvIb_RBnA That's the only Jeff Buckley song I really love, but that's the first thing that comes to mind when I think "great vocal performance". Favorite female performance : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvWd03dfs6U (Corin, not C...
by Nassim
Sun Jan 31, 2021 3:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 33198

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Albums : Every year it gets a bit harder for me to rank ambient albums (maybe using the work a bit broadly here, not sure Tristant Perich is exactly ambient for instance) in the same list as the other genres ! 1) Run the Jewels - RTJ4 2) Caribou - Suddenly 3) Porridge Radio - Every Bad 4) Clarice Je...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 29, 2021 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 33198

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Songs : Almost feels like a running joke to have Run the Jewels and Car Seat Headrest in my top 3... Honestly, it's a 3 way tie for my #1 (but keep them in that order if you really need to). Sorry if the comments make the tabulation harder ;) 1) Car Seat Headrest - Can't Cool Me Down 1) Phoebe Bridg...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 214
Views: 26579

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

749. Lostprophets – Sway… - hate to be that guy, but I can't bring myself to listen to this band anymore, sorry Rob/Nassim You don't have to apologize to me, it's not my pick or anything. In fact, when I posted today I didn't know anything about the crimes of Watkins. I hadn't even heard of Lostpro...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 29, 2021 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Way
Replies: 2
Views: 530

Re: My Way

God I hate Claude François, one of the worst scourges of French popular music... He (and other ye-ye artists) slaughtered a lot of US standards, but "J'attendrai" is probably the worst offender. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JoTeKwl5kX8 That makes it fairly funny that a cover of one of his few lis...
by Nassim
Thu Jan 28, 2021 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 33198

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

My top 5 songs from previous years on 2020 albums 4. Crack Cloud - The Next Fix Didn't know that wasn't a 2020 song, it's currently #4 on my list. Dear jury, is it still eligible ? My favorite song from 2019 on a 2020 album is Fox by Dogleg, I haven't included it this year as I already voted for it...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 27, 2021 10:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 4231

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

I would have assumed this would be the year we all say "oh wait, we have all overlooked Fiona Apple once again" but it doesn't show in the votes so far. Also hard to believe Gorillaz still aren't in ! 1. Built to Spill 2. Modest Mouse 3. Hot Chip 4. Car Seat Headrest 5. Run the Jewels 6. Four Tet 7....
by Nassim
Sat Jan 23, 2021 5:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021
Replies: 214
Views: 26579

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - January 2021

Rob wrote: Fri Jan 22, 2021 6:20 pm Orelsan – Soireé Ratée: 6
I still haven't checked what his songs are actually about, but the man certainly has flow. It feels less creative on the musical side, however, than his previous song here.
Not his most interesting songs lyrics wise, but pretty fun nonetheless !
by Nassim
Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of the 70s: Results!
Replies: 47
Views: 4941

Re: Albums of the 70s: Results!

(Very pleasantly) surprised not to see any Black Sabbath album so far.
by Nassim
Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:24 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Rock & Folk (Christophe Chommeloux) (France) - The Ideal Discotheque (2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 1815

Re: Rock & Folk (Christophe Chommeloux) (France) - The Ideal Discotheque (2020)

I consider Rock & Folk to have anything but "rather open borders", their vision of rock is pretty narrow and they have been championing the same limited spectrum of music for as long as I can remember. I really don't think that is a diverse list and I'd expect any "less acclaimed" album to sound eit...
by Nassim
Thu Jan 07, 2021 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 36
Views: 8712

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!

Songs list (with my 3 favorite Kanye-produced songs where he is not featuring in italics) 1) Spaceship 2) Gone 3) Ultralight Beam 4) Niggas in Paris Takeover (Jay-Z song) 5) Power 6) Never Let Me Down 7) Hold My Liquor 8) The New Workout Plan Get By (Talib Kweli song) 9) Monster 10) FML 11) Jesus Wa...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 06, 2021 1:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 105
Views: 22088

Re: New site update!

2 | Mumford & Sons | Little Lion Man | 2008 | -0.123 | 848->2056 7 | Muse | Uprising | 2009 | -0.099 | 2608->5941 Can't complain about either dropping but I'm still curious what caused these 2 in particular to drop in a 2010s focused update. I'm sure the addition of genres had an impact but with ple...
by Nassim
Sun Jan 03, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?
Replies: 16
Views: 3298

Re: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?

There are usually between 1 and 3 albums a year (new releases or old ones I discover) that I am going to listen to "a lot" which for me will mean between 20 and 30 times over a couple months. Albums I really love (say, my top 250 albums of all time) I probably will listen to 5 to 10 times on the fir...
by Nassim
Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:27 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Le Shamrock (France) - 15 Essential French Song Albums (?)
Replies: 1
Views: 1697

Re: Le Shamrock (France) - 15 Essential French Song Albums (?)

I would say "15 essential "chanson française" albums" as we tend to consider "chanson française" as a genre (though Téléphone, and possibly Dogs, are usually considered as rock bands as far as I can tell)
by Nassim
Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 36
Views: 8712

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!

1 | The College Dropout
2 | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
3 | Yeezus
4 | Late Registration
5 | The Life of Pablo
6 | 808s & Heartbreak
7 | Graduation
8 | Watch the Throne
9 | Jesus Is King
10 | Ye
by Nassim
Fri Jan 01, 2021 2:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 36
Views: 8712

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - Januaryj '21 - Kanye West!

Holden wrote: Fri Jan 01, 2021 12:58 am Forgot Watch the Throne! It is also eligible
What about Kids See Ghosts ? I don't care for it personaly but a few AMers do!
by Nassim
Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 74
Views: 73174

Re: Play That Game

Lemonde.fr (well, Pixels, their video games blog actually) released a top 100 best video games recently and it was mostly focused on games from the past 10 years, arguing that unlike for other art, video games age and when you remove the lense of nostalgia, the recent ones are (usually) improved ve...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 29, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 74
Views: 73174

Re: Play That Game

Vacantjoy wrote: Mon Dec 28, 2020 4:45 pm how many games have you played from the top 1000 according to play that game list?
So I have played a bit of about 111 games (give or take a handful, hard to remember which FIFA or PES I have played for instance) and a lot of 177 more.
by Nassim
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Lemonde.fr - Pixels : 100 video games
Replies: 0
Views: 1226

Lemonde.fr - Pixels : 100 video games

They state that is the list of the most interesting games to play as of today. When looking at a game serie or a genre, they chose to select "the one who pushed its logic and grammar the furthest". Assemble with Care The Stanley Parable Stories Untold Sayonara Wild Hearts Everything Golf Club: Waste...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 29, 2020 12:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 74
Views: 73174

Re: Play That Game

I have played 413 from the top 1000 (which I have played 547 game total long enough to consider significantly experienced enough to rank, so most have been in the PTG list), including 90 of the top 100. Unlike other media, there's a lot of games on the list I don't necessarily think are worth playi...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - December 2020
Replies: 209
Views: 34936

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - December 2020

709. At the Drive-In – Arcarsenal : 9
I picked 2 other songs from the album for my top 1000 (and no, that didn't include One Armed Scissor) but that's the next best thing.
by Nassim
Wed Dec 23, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 105
Views: 22088

Re: New site update!

I didn't get to post the list of the artists with new most acclaimed songs (in bold those with a top 1000 song) : 10,000 Maniacs : Hey Jack Kerouac over Because the Night Alabama Shakes : Hold On over Don't Wanna Fight Aldous Harding : The Barrel over Imagining My Man Antônio Carlos Jobim : Insensat...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 17, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 24001

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

I also think the big thing here is you're putting too much weight on television. I have not actually watched television in nearly a decade and I don't think any of my friends have, either. We watch television shows, yes, but pretty much exclusively through streaming - so none of us would ever see t...
by Nassim
Wed Dec 16, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Nominations
Replies: 32
Views: 5867

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Nominations

I was hoping someone would nominate Frances Quinlan, but I'll nominate This is the Kit - Off Off On