Search found 1821 matches

by Nassim
Sun Sep 15, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 30
Views: 193

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: 1229

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: 12967

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: 207
Views: 121624

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: 1750

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: 5331

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: 20751

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: 20751

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: 5845

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: 53926

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: 14481

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: 95337

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: 12074

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: 95337

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: 12163

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: 207
Views: 121624

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: 77264

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: 15392

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: 13635

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: 4690

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: 11380

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: 53360

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: 16981

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: 6886

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: 15290

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: 16322

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: 16350

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: 16322

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: 13945

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: 91
Views: 64530

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: 67963

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: 11043

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: 25648

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: 10170

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: 186
Views: 58722

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) ...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 12, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify
Replies: 11
Views: 10147

Re: Capcom (edit: and Sega!) video game music added to Spotify

Jet Set Radio on Spotify ????!!!! Time To update my favorite songs of all time playlist then !
by Nassim
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 153124

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

42. Car Seat Headrest – Not What I Needed Year: 2016 Album: Teens of Denial Biggest Fan: Nassim (#545) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote! Just want to point out I voted for the version ending with a cover of "Just what I needed" which was a way better ending tha...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 10170

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll

@Romain : Banana Split is 79. But I'd still recommend Lio to Moonbeam, Amoureux Solitaires is pretty neat !
by Nassim
Tue Feb 12, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 296
Views: 153124

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

42. Car Seat Headrest – Not What I Needed Year: 2016 Album: Teens of Denial Biggest Fan: Nassim (#545) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote! Just want to point out I voted for the version ending with a cover of "Just what I needed" which was a way better ending tha...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll
Replies: 23
Views: 10170

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1980 Poll

My recommandation is surprisingly already in relative good position to make it to the final round thanks to a couple high votes (before mine arrives). It's from the Laurie who loved science and experimented with computers ! No, not that one, the other one. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KD8hkveKmYQ...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS
Replies: 53
Views: 13991

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2018: RESULTS

Just so I have this straight... 30 people submitted album nominations, but only 13 actually voted? I had started listening to the albums for the poll but prioritized the 1990s poll... got to the 150th album on the last day of submission ! I feel we sometimes have too many games going on at the same...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 11, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 31658

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

Listyguy wrote:I haven't been keeping track of every song that's left, but "Waltz #2" has to be one of the more surprising entries to our top 20, right?
It ended up 9th in 2012, a good result for that (best of all time) song is not unusual in AM!
by Nassim
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 31658

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

There are many non-American critics and fans and AM regulars with an excellent taste in music (e.g. Nassim) who love them and totally get them. Always nice to see my name appear after such compliments, thanks, but I should say I'm not that big a fan of Weezer. I think they have 3 truly terrific son...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (Complete!)
Replies: 114
Views: 49297

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

Rob, this has been one of my favorite threads ever in an AM forum, maybe my favorite non all-time poll since the original Hall of Acclaim post ! Your sense of humor and wit is fantastic and reading all the descriptions of the albums have been a real pleasure !
by Nassim
Wed Feb 06, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 31658

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

« Friday I’m In Love » is a fun example of cultural divide in my opinion. If Wikipedia is to be believe, 14 Cure songs charted in France, Friday I’m In Love didn’t (High, from the same album, did), and while Close to Me, Boys Don’t Cry, Just Like Heaven or In Between Days are staples of rock radios,...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: [Results] Songs of the 1990s
Replies: 93
Views: 31658

Re: [Results] Songs of the 1990s

133. Pavement - Fillmore Jive Fans: Brad(1) , Nassim(4) Not Fans: Akhenaten(149), BleuPanda(144), bonnielaurel(142), Bruno(141), Dan(144), Neil(137), phil(136), Rob(144), SafetyCat(143/149), spiritualized(134/148) It's us against the world Brad ! https://media.giphy.com/media/NfMExoWsRKpjy/200.gif ...
by Nassim
Tue Jan 29, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 65683

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

Most of my music listening time this month has been for the 90s poll, so unfortunately I couldn't catch up on the Moderately Acclaimed albums. I'm less worried of forgetting something in highest spheres of acclaim as I guess I have heard most of those. Albums : 1) Car Seat Headrest - Twin Fantasy 2)...
by Nassim
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New Led Zeppelin
Replies: 11
Views: 5568

Re: The New Led Zeppelin

I think they are meh. Not as bad as much of the press has tagged them, but still not very interesting. It's OK to cover other bands, or to do homages but in their case it borders on mimicking without getting much of what made the band they love great in the first place. The singer is the worst offen...
by Nassim
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2019
Replies: 326
Views: 151105

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2019

Catching up : Middle Kids - Edge of Town : 8 The Stooges - Fun House : 8 Dusty Springfield - Goin' Back : 7,5 Puddle of Mudd - Blurry : 7,5 (likely benefits from a nostaly factor) Goldfrapp - Strict Machine : 7 Rickie Lee Jones - Chuck E's In Love : 7 J.J. Cale - Magnolia : 7 Elton John - Your Siste...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 02, 2019 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2018!
Replies: 36
Views: 13948

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2018!

1. Built to Spill
2. Modest Mouse
3. Fugazi
4. Hot Chip
5. Slint
6. Gorillaz
7. Four Tet
8. Run the Jewels
9. Burial
10. Spoon

Backstage wing.
El-P