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by Nassim
Wed Apr 26, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)
Replies: 11
Views: 244

Re: Rank the Tracks: Vampire Weekend's Modern Vampires of the City (2013)

Much better album than I remembered

03 | Step
01 | Obvious Bicycle
04 | Diane Young
02 | Unbelievers
07 | Everlasting Arms
08 | Finger Back
09 | Worship You
05 | Don't Lie
10 | Ya Hey
11 | Hudson
06 | Hannah Hunt
12 | Young Lion
by Nassim
Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)

andyd1010 wrote:19 | About a Girl | Nirvana

Album version no, Unplugged in MTV yes

andyd1010 wrote:51 | In the Fade | Queens of the Stone Age

Nope. Wonderful song though.
by Nassim
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)

Songs for the Deaf is still my favorite rock album of all time, so unsurprisingly it dominates here, but my music education started with the Foos more than Nirvana, so I probably end up with more of them than most people will. Not judging the songs on Dave Grohl’s performance only, or Mosquito Song ...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 25, 2017 10:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)
Replies: 14
Views: 142

Re: Top 50 Dave Grohl Songs (voting starts now!)

StevieFan13 wrote:24) Queens of the Stone Age - Go with the Flow


That's one of the 2 songs from Songs for the Deaf where Gene Trautmann was on drums.
by Nassim
Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 35
Views: 426

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 1

Albums Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly 2 albums whose acclaim I really understand (they're both huge cultural landmarks with real artistic accomplishment and forward thinking music) but don't enjoy listening at all. TPaB has i and The Blacker the Berry though, so here goes my vote. OutKast - St...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 24, 2017 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7
Replies: 19
Views: 313

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.7

Puta's Fever
30.7.94 Live
by Nassim
Sat Apr 22, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 1561

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

2002 : the year of Paper Tigers, Getting By and Mom's Spaghetti I'll show you the secrets, the sky and the birds Actions speak louder than words Stand by me, my apprentice Be brave, clench fists 1) Queens of the Stone Age - A Song for the Deaf 2) DJ Shadow - Blood on the Motorway 3) LCD Soundsystem ...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 345

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 4

Animal Collective - In the Flowers I like Thrasher too, but I'm one of the few Animal Collective fans left in the forum and In the Flowers is my favorite MPP song (especially because of the 2:51 mark) The Velvet Underground - I'm Set Free Frank Ocean - Crack Rock The Modern Lovers - Hospital pass Th...
by Nassim
Wed Apr 19, 2017 5:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: World's Biggest Earworm
Replies: 22
Views: 301

Re: World's Biggest Earworm

The Final Countdown (as world's biggest earworm, not catchiest)
by Nassim
Wed Apr 19, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Songs of 2010s
Replies: 21
Views: 507

Re: Best Songs of 2010s

So quickly mixing the list I made for the 2010-2014 poll and last 2 EOY (meaning I'm probably forgetting stuff I discovered late) 1) Cloud Nothings - Wasted Days 2) Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz 3) Grimes - REALiTi 4) Orelsan - Suicide Social 5) Foals - Blue Blood 6) Donnie Trumpet & the Socia...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"
Replies: 18
Views: 283

Re: Candidates for "Joe's Never Heard"

StevieFan13 wrote:Sleater-Kinney - Call the Doctor


That's a great album but if you don't know Sleater-Kinney yet, that's not the priority (I'd say it's #5).
If you already know a few albums by them, well then just go ahead ;)
by Nassim
Mon Apr 17, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread
Replies: 52
Views: 1554

Re: Kendrick Lamar- Damn: Discussion Thread

Is this going to be first acclaimed Christian hip-hop album? That aside, I keep thinking this: Kendrick made this album to show Drake stans that their idol is not as special as they think. Because this sounds like the best Drake album. Well if we go as far as to stretch to call a mainstream hip-hop...
by Nassim
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 1561

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

Brad wrote:Favorite Songs of 2002:
16. The Knife - Pass This On


I think that's 2003, the album and the single were both released that year
by Nassim
Sat Apr 15, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 450
Views: 15413

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Fbrzlbrtn wrote:John Lennon's "Imagine" is at #25 in 6000 most acclaimed list, but when you enter his page it says it's at #94.


The songs is at #25, the album at #94, no error there !
by Nassim
Thu Apr 13, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Rank the Tracks: OutKast's Stankonia (2000)

11 | B.O.B 05 | Ms. Jackson 15 | Humble Mumble (featuring Erykah Badu) 02 | Gasoline Dreams (featuring Khujo) 14 | We Luv Deez Hoez (featuring Backbone and Big Gipp) 12 | Xplosion (featuring B-Real) 18 | Red Velvet 20 | Gangsta Shit (featuring Slimm Calhoun, Blackowned C-Bone and T-Mo) 06 | Snappin'...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 10, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations
Replies: 35
Views: 913

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Nominations

Albums Songs The tournament will start 22 April. Wow, all seven of the songs I nominated ended up in the tournament! How did that happen? Did those most of them appear on multiple lists? I'd be highly surprised if somebody else ranked "Suicidal Thoughts". There weren't a lot of doubles an...
by Nassim
Thu Apr 06, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 695

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

Here I go again, for the second week in a row, but again I have to question the eligibility of an album here: according to both Rate Your Music and AllMusic Colorseries is a compilation. Indeed, it is a compilation of all the previous Color Series EP's by Donnacha Costello. Since it isn't eligible ...
by Nassim
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 6742

Re: Albums of 2017

I heard a few extracts from the new Ondatropica on the radio, didn't read any reviews (though I didn't see any of the previous one either I think) but given how much their first album was beloved around here, I thought it might be worth mentioning in case if flew under the radar. The new Orchestra B...
by Nassim
Wed Apr 05, 2017 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Persona 5
Replies: 4
Views: 110

Re: Persona 5

Parts of me want to, but I don't have the dedication (and the time) for a game like that anymore. I have a hard time spending more than 30 hours on the same game, and that would barely get me through 20% of the game. I didn't play Persona 4, but the 3 was very impressive, though I felt a bit lost at...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 04, 2017 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2002 poll recommendations
Replies: 3
Views: 106

2002 poll recommendations

Hello fellow AMers, I haven't done recommendations on the previous 2 years, but I think 2002 have some interesting albums and songs that might be interesting. The goal here is not to post full lists but to put the focus on a bunch of stuff you think are overlooked. My album recommendations are all r...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll
Replies: 67
Views: 1561

Re: Songs and Albums of 2002 Poll

It's good to see the album One Beat doing so well in these early stages, but I also want to state that it's title track is one hell of a song (my favorite of the year, in fact). That's one I'd like to recommend for people working on their songs list? For me the stand out track is Sympathy, possibly...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 03, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)
Replies: 39
Views: 951

Re: Top 50 Damon Albarn Songs (Voting starts today!)

Always saw Blur more as a singles band than an album one so no deep cuts on that side. Gorillaz is a different topic 1) Gorillaz - El Mañana 2) Blur - Out of Time 3) Blur - Beetlebum 4) Blur - For Tomorrow 5) Gorillaz - Tomorrow Comes Today 6) Blur - Charmless Man 7) The Good, the Bad & the Quee...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 03, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)
Replies: 10
Views: 322

Re: Rank the Tracks: DJ Shadow's Endtroducing..... (1996)

1. "Building Steam with a Grain of Salt" 2. "Stem/Long Stem" / "Transmission 2" 3. "The Number Song" 4. "Organ Donor" 5. "Napalm Brain/Scatter Brain" 6. "Midnight in a Perfect World" 7. "Mutual Slump" 8. "What Does ...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 03, 2017 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best album by each artist?
Replies: 2
Views: 164

Re: Best album by each artist?

The simplest way (I think) is to paste in an excel sheet the top 3000 albums from the excel file on the Acclaimed Music website frontpage (or the « potential future update » that you can find somewhere in the forum if you want predicted future ranks) and the 1000 artists you want to search. Somethin...
by Nassim
Sat Apr 01, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 658

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 2

Prince - The Ballad of Dorothy Parker Joy Division - Heart and Soul Kanye West - Dark Fantasy Arcade Fire - In the Backseat (I sometimes try to change that, but that still feels like kind of the soundtrack of my life) pass Miles Davis - Flamenco Sketches pass (love both and would be fine with both m...
by Nassim
Sat Apr 01, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3421

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

10 more songs today: Baha Men | Who Let the Dogs Out The Black Eyed Peas | My Humps The Chainsmokers | Closer Charlie Puth | Marvin Gaye Crazy Frog | Axel F Elliott Smith | Angeles Justin Bieber | Baby Nickelback | Rockstar Rednex | Cotton Eye Joe Ylvis | The Fox http://www.reactiongifs.com/r/bfl.g...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 29, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 954

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

If I had included songs produced by Kanye West, Jay-Z's Takeover and Talib Kweli's Get By would have made my list.
As far as songs featuring (and produced by, in this case) Kanye West, my favorite is Kid Cudi's Make Her Say, but it would have fell short I think.
by Nassim
Wed Mar 29, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3857

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

OK, that's good for me, but it raises a few other questions : What about "thematic" compilations or tributes (like I'm Your Fan, or Macro Dub Infection) ? And Live recordings (thinking about Neil Young's Weld) Same rule, most songs in I'm Your Fan were recorded specifically for it so it s...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll
Replies: 101
Views: 2924

Re: Songs and Albums of 2001 Poll

Because you-know-who did you-know-what With you-know-who, but let's keep that between me and you Albums : 1) Low - Things We Lost in the Fire 2) System of a Down - Toxicity 3) Gorillaz - Gorillaz 4) N.E.R.D. - In Search of... 5) Fugazi - The Argument 6) The Strokes - Is This It 7) The White Stripes...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3857

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Actually Romain pointed out something quite relevant. Are compilations allowed ? Even artists career spanning ones ? My guess is that they are not, in which case i will need to amend my list... How has this been handled in the past? I know Hatful of Hollow has appeared in every forum poll The gener...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 28, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3857

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

Here is mine and a bit of a challenge for Nassim, as I am curious if he has listened to my top 10 (I would expect he has). 1--The Afghan Whigs - Gentlemen 2--Iron and Wine - Our Endless Numbered Days 3--Dead Can Dance - The Serpent's Egg 4--Labradford - Mi media naranja 5-Jeff-Hanson - Son 6-The-Yo...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 28, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting over!)
Replies: 44
Views: 954

Re: Top 30 Kanye West Songs (voting starts today!)

1) Spaceship 2) Gone 3) Ultralight Beam 4) Power 5) Never Let Me Down 6) Niggas in Paris 7) Hold my Liquor 8) Monster 9) The New Workout Plan 10) All of the Lights 11) Slow Jamz 12) Runaway 13) Blame Game 14) Blood on the Leaves 15) Welcome to Heartbreak Worst song, that somehow will still make the ...
by Nassim
Mon Mar 27, 2017 1:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 3857

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

I hereby promise to listen to any album I haven't heard before that makes someone's top 10 (and take it into account for my vote if posted early enough). So Bola's Fyuti here I come (I also haven't checked The United States of America in my check list though I'm pretty sure I listened to it for a po...
by Nassim
Mon Mar 27, 2017 12:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3
Replies: 31
Views: 735

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale vs. The Undertones - The Undertones 2. John Zorn - Naked City vs. Kylie Minogue - Fever I'll admit I enjoyed Naked City more than I expected, or at least the fun and fairly direct half of it, the rest is not for me. Fever was ahead of its time, if poptimism had starte...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament
Replies: 9
Views: 253

Re: Deciding the Hip Hop tournament

My only issue with going with the whole hip-hop genre is that the 16 albums that get in automatically are all known by pretty much everyone and might steamroll the competition.
I guess either going with no automatic entries or more entries could help solved that partially.
by Nassim
Sat Mar 25, 2017 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 152
Views: 6742

Re: Albums of 2017

I have only heard 3 albums that made a lasting impression so far (considering RTJ3 is 2016 obviously) : Sampha - Process Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked At Me Vagabon - Infinite Worlds I'm surprised nobody mentioned Vagabon so far, despite good reviews from AVclub, Pitchfork and others. Reminds me a bit...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 22, 2017 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 304

Re: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament

I agree... Rock is way to vague and would need a secondary vote. But so many great categories. In a way I am hoping that r&b wins, could be a fun tourney (though I voted for industrial rock). I do think we could have a secondary vote to really narrow things down. Something like this. Yes, ordin...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 22, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament
Replies: 13
Views: 304

Re: POLL: Deciding the genre tournament

I made a shortlist a while ago of sub genres with at least 16 albums in AM I think. I vote rock because I want to tackle post rock, post punk or post hardcore Edit: here it was Genres with between 8 and 32 albums ranked (not counting bubbling albums): Ambient Electric Blues (subgenre : British blues...
by Nassim
Mon Mar 20, 2017 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 95
Views: 3421

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

Some songs that I can't believe are still not on AM: Lynyrd Skynyrd - Simple Man Yo La Tengo - Sugarcube Well that's two less to be surprised about ! I agree that Simple Man would have been on top of the list of surprising omissions. From the new list, I'm surprised to see What Became of the Likely...
by Nassim
Sun Mar 19, 2017 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 30
Views: 660

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 1

The Stooges - 1970 Prince - The Cross (funny that we got 2 songs sampling When the Levee Breaks in the poll ) Michael Jackson - Burn This Disco Out Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us (favorite song of the tournament) The Strokes - Alone, Together Michael Jackson - ...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of the Year 1992: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 20
Views: 304

Re: Music of the Year 1992: Round 3, Week 8

Albums
Arrested Development - 3 Years, 5 Months and 2 Days
The Pharcyde - Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde

Songs
Kriss Kross - Jump
The Pharcyde - Passin' Me By
Beastie Boys - So What'cha Want
House of Pain - Jump Around
by Nassim
Fri Mar 17, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2
Replies: 52
Views: 1050

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2

spiritualized wrote:For me, nominating in these games will mean that you are ready to accept some flak. Not everyone will like your favorite album. I tried to do this with wife and kids, and boy did I get some backlash :)


Wait, did you enroll your wife and kids in an online poll to see if people like them?!!!
;)
by Nassim
Fri Mar 17, 2017 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Some AM questions for a newbie...
Replies: 1
Views: 125

Re: Some AM questions for a newbie...

1. By downloading the album list on excel you can easily do that. Simplest way is to copy the artists of the top 3000 album and paste them using the option that removes double entries (I use excel in French so I'm not completely sure how it is called in English, but a quick Google search would answe...
by Nassim
Wed Mar 15, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

The Stooges : Real Cool Time
by Nassim
Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

spiritualized wrote:Red Hot Chili Peppers - I Could Have Lied.


That was 16 year old me favorite song!
by Nassim
Tue Mar 14, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

spiritualized wrote:Rage Against The Machine - Wake Up


I like your pick better, but bonnielaurel already nominated Take the Power Back !
First come first serve
by Nassim
Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Franz Ferdinand - Jacqueline
by Nassim
Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Pushing a song for the 2002 poll : The Streets - Original Pirate Material: 'Turn the Page' (for what it's worth, the Irony of It All shouldn't have been eligible)

Surprised Tattooed Love Boy by the Pretenders was a B-side and not a single, the song even has a video available.
by Nassim
Sun Mar 12, 2017 2:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

Today, I shall nominate Smashing Pumpkins - Soma. If someone wants to talk me into Geek USA, go ahead - I'm pretty evenly split between the two. I really wish 'Mayonaise' was eligible; it's one of the greatest songs no one really talks about, but it's apparently sneaking its way on the acclaimed mu...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 11, 2017 1:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations
Replies: 177
Views: 3264

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Nominations

I have my eyes on 4 or 5 of the "new" albums, but since everyone wants his piece of Funeral, I'll nominate "In the Backseat"

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