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by Nassim
Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 13
Views: 220

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 3 Week 1

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us (I want this song to win the competition, but if it has to lose, The Cross would make a worthy winner) Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Joy Division - Heart and Soul Stevie Wonder - Too High pass Bjork - Unravel Animal Collective - ...
by Nassim
Sun Jun 25, 2017 9:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals
Replies: 15
Views: 140

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Album Finals

Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City

Songs
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message
The Roots - The Seed (2.0)
by Nassim
Sun Jun 18, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)
Replies: 21
Views: 372

Re: Rank the Tracks: Led Zeppelin's Led Zeppelin IV (1971)

08 | When the Levee Breaks
04 | Stairway to Heaven
02 | Rock and Roll
01 | Black Dog
06 | Four Sticks
07 | Going to California
05 | Misty Mountain Hop
03 | The Battle of Evermore
by Nassim
Sat Jun 17, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 308

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

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle Pavement - Fillmore Jive Jay-Z - Renegade A Tribe Called Quest - Butter Eminem - Drug Ballad Kate Bush - Jig of Life PJ Harvey - All and Everyone Kanye West - Never Let Me Down Though Fillmore Jive is hands on my favourite of the bunch, I'd bet on Jig of Life to win...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 16, 2017 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8
Replies: 24
Views: 389

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 3, Week 8

Albums Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers) Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy Kanye West - Yeezus Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs OutKast - Ms. Jackson Kanye West - Runaway N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five - The Message The ...
by Nassim
Wed Jun 14, 2017 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Predictions for EOY 2017
Replies: 7
Views: 327

Re: Predictions for EOY 2017

What I'm curious of is which currently non-Megacritc approved albums are going to make it. That's always hard to predict, but I noticed that generally speaking there are always a couple of albums that don't get too consistently high ratings, but still make a lot of EOY lists. About 2 or 3 of these ...
by Nassim
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14
Replies: 23
Views: 587

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.14

1. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out
2. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
3. Avey Tare and Panda Bear - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
by Nassim
Thu Jun 08, 2017 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 417

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 7

Albums Kanye West - Late Registration Kanye West - Yeezus A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs GZA - 4th Chamber Odd Future - Oldie Nas - Halftime Arrested Development - Tennessee Pass Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five -The Adventures of Grand...
by Nassim
Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13
Replies: 24
Views: 558

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.13

Match-ups:
1. Dr. Feelgood - Down By The Jetty
2. Boredoms - Vision Creation Newsun
by Nassim
Sun Jun 04, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me)
Replies: 6
Views: 213

Re: 6000 Songs: Wu-Tang Clan - C.R.E.A.M. (Cash Rules Everything Around Me)

One addition to the playlist : the opening track from the fantastic Wugazi, an album mixing Wu-Tang raps with Fugazi's instrumentals (and sometimes chorus) which is, for me, the best thing to ever come out from the mash-up frenzy of yore (and yeah, it's way better than the Grey Album). "Sleep R...
by Nassim
Sun Jun 04, 2017 4:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 16
Views: 397

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

pass
Gang of Four - Ether
Bjork - Unravel
Sigur Ros - Flugufrelsarinn
Animal Collective - In the Flowers
The Modern Lovers - Hospital
The Streets - Turn the Page
Prince - Lady Cab Driver
by Nassim
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 48
Views: 1188

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

Live in Phoenix wrote:3 | Kanye West | Spaceship


Mindrocker wrote:01. Kanye West - Spaceship (from The College Dropout - Hiphop)


If you add my vote that will put that song at the very least near the top of the wild car race, that's quite a surprise !
by Nassim
Sat Jun 03, 2017 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 395

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 6

Albums
DJ Shadow - Endtroducing...
pass

Songs
OutKast - B.O.B. (Bombs Over Baghdad)
OutKast - Ms. Jackson
Kanye West - Runaway
Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck
by Nassim
Fri Jun 02, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking albums is tough
Replies: 14
Views: 480

Re: Ranking albums is tough

For 1 and 2 : I go with the version I like the best, but without the bonus tracks (but there's very little case where bonus tracks would improve my opinion of an album... only RTJ1 comes to mind.) The only case where it makes a real difference and on which I haven't made up my mind is the self title...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

I wonder why this website has made such a sudden turn in loving Muse. I think that maybe two or even one year ago it was a band that you'd hardly find on any lists here, but now they are among the mayor players of this polls. Don't think anybody's opinion changed much but we got younger blood (in t...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 01, 2017 8:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 48
Views: 1188

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

DaveC wrote:
Mindrocker wrote:25. Konono No.1 - Congotronics
51. Amadou & Mariam - Dimanche À Bamako


I was expecting these to come up as 2005. Are they 2004?


Yes both are. They've been released in the US in 2005 but both in 2004 in Europe.
by Nassim
Wed May 31, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Any list of “albums you must hear before you die” is pointless
Replies: 16
Views: 525

Re: Any list of “albums you must hear before you die” is pointless

I don't agree with your statement, such a list should be in my opinion a guidebook saying "here are the 500 albums you should listen to to have a good overview of modern music". That doesn't mean the albums are the best but the most representative, influential and impactful ones, and if I ...
by Nassim
Tue May 30, 2017 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 2465

Re: Songs and Albums of 2003 Poll

For the first time in the history of the world a young girl climbed into a tree one day. She climbed down from the tree next day. God bless her Songs : 1) The Strokes - Reptilia 2) The Knife - Pass This On 3) The Books - Take Time 4) TV on the Radio - Staring at the Sun 5) The Wrens - She Sends Kis...
by Nassim
Mon May 29, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 741

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.12

The Knife - Shaking the Habitual

I loved What It Is To Burn (the song) and Worms of the Universe but never got into the rest of Finch music ! No time to listen to the album it's facing anyway.
by Nassim
Sun May 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 429

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

The Stooges - 1970 Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us Michael Jackson - Baby Be Mine Talking Heads - Listening Wind Joy Division - Heart and Soul Paul Simon - I Know What I Know pass Arcade Fire - Crown of Love 1 blowout (for Sufjan), 6 close calls and 1 too close ...
by Nassim
Sat May 27, 2017 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 20
Views: 483

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 2, Week 5

OutKast - Stankonia
Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu Tang (36 Chambers)

Songs
N.W.A. - Straight Outta Compton
Jay Z - 99 Problems
Beastie Boys - Sabotage
Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On
by Nassim
Sat May 27, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 196
Views: 9816

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

I didn't progress as much as I would have liked on my promise, but here is my list anyway, trying to swerve the final results towards more recent years : 1) Built to Spill | Perfect from Now On 2) Elliott Smith | Either/Or 3) Queens of the Stone Age | Songs for the Deaf 4) Arcade Fire | Funeral 5) K...
by Nassim
Fri May 26, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs that make you happier than anything
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Re: Songs that make you happier than anything

Strange to see Black Hole Sun, Message in a Bottle and Fairytale of New-York. Some like Stronger sounds more like songs to pump yourself up before a match, interview, workout or date than something I'd call "happiness". I'd put B.O.B. (always the final track on my running playlists) and Do...
by Nassim
Thu May 25, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 216
Views: 10673

Re: Albums of 2017

I will join the small chorus of praise for Blanck Mass. Thanksfully there is AM to warn me that half of Fuck Buttons released an album and that it is fantastic (though I should have seen its perfect score on the AV club too). I don't care for Minnesota / Eas Fors / Naked but the rest of the album is...
by Nassim
Tue May 23, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11
Replies: 19
Views: 580

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.11

1. Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley
2. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On

I enjoyed comicopera a lot and I didn't expect that, but it's facing my favorite album of all time.

Would love to vote against Game Theory but I won't have Time to listen to the Tim Hecker album.
by Nassim
Mon May 22, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)
Replies: 16
Views: 430

Re: Rank the Tracks: Television's Marquee Moon (1977)

04 | Marquee Moon
01 | See No Evil
03 | Friction
02 | Venus
08 | Torn Curtain
07 | Prove It
06 | Guiding Light
05 | Elevation
by Nassim
Mon May 22, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)
Replies: 14
Views: 394

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Stone Roses' The Stone Roses (1989)

11 | I Am the Resurrection
03 | Waterfall
02 | She Bangs the Drums
01 | I Wanna Be Adored
10 | This Is the One
13 | Fools Gold
06 | Elizabeth My Dear
09 | Shoot You Down
08 | Made of Stone
07 | (Song for My) Sugar Spun Sister
12 | Elephant Stone
05 | Bye Bye Badman
04 | Don't Stop
by Nassim
Mon May 22, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)
Replies: 18
Views: 505

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Abbey Road (1969)

Going to catch up on a few albums I missed 05 | Octopus's Garden 02 | Something 06 | I Want You (She's So Heavy) 14 | Golden Slumbers 09 | You Never Give Me Your Money 04 | Oh! Darling 13 | She Came in Through the Bathroom Window 08 | Because 16 | The End 12 | Polythene Pam 07 | Here Comes the Sun 1...
by Nassim
Fri May 19, 2017 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 22
Views: 515

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 8

Tricky - Abbaon Fat Tracks

Eminem - Drug Ballad

Kate Bush - Jig of Life

Stevie Wonder - You've Got It Bad Girl

Nine Inch Nails - The Becoming

Smashing Pumpkins - Soma

Kanye West - Never Let Me Down

T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by Nassim
Thu May 18, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 641

Re: R.I.P. Chris Cornell (1964-2017)

Dexter wrote:What a shock! I think this is the first death of a major music artist in 2017


Well, definition of major artist can vary, but I'm sure we can at least all agree on Chuck Berry
by Nassim
Wed May 17, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Least-favorite songs
Replies: 96
Views: 1611

Re: Least-favorite songs

Songs I truly hate : The new winner : ILOVEMAKKONEN - Thursday (is that seriously acclaimed ? Seriously ????) Andreas Dorau - Girls in Love https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8IBBbj5LyJs Crazy Frog - Axel F Moos - Au Nom de la Rose (we had a bunch of songs in the 90s that pretended they were deeply rom...
by Nassim
Wed May 17, 2017 5:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Australian songs
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Favorite Australian songs

Top 20, 1 song per artist : 1. The Avalanches - Frontier Psychiatrist 2. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Cannibal's Hymn 3. AC/DC - Let There Be Rock 4. Courtney Barnett - Avant-Gardener 5. Eric Bogle - And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda 6. Architecture in Helsinki - Heart It Races 7. Men at Work - ...
by Nassim
Sat May 13, 2017 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 28
Views: 720

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3

The Roots - The Seed (2.0) (it was desperately close to being a draw, but since Scenario is almost certainly going to win anyway, I might as well give one vote to the Roots) Well I know you are fairly new to the forum, but that's a very un-AM guess : - The Seed 2.0 has always faired very well in po...
by Nassim
Fri May 12, 2017 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 28
Views: 720

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 3

Albums pass : as time passes, Late Registration has become my 2nd least liked favorite Kanye album. The Score would beat Graduation and lose against the other ones... but here it's pretty much a tie. Beastie Boys - Licensed to Ill Kanye West - Yeezus pass, will try to give another spin to the Money ...
by Nassim
Tue May 09, 2017 7:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 18
Views: 456

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Round 1 Week 7

Pretty good week !

Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle
M.I.A. - World Town
Pavement - Fillmore Jive : 2nd favorite song of the tournament, and I didn't even have to pick it myself !
Can - Mushroom
The Replacements - Favorite Thing
Jay-Z - Renegade
Suicide - Girl
Santana - Incident at Neshabur
by Nassim
Sat May 06, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9
Replies: 36
Views: 850

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9

1. Big Black - Atomizer
2. Santigold - Santogold
by Nassim
Sat May 06, 2017 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 23
Views: 622

Re: Music of Hip Hop: Round 1, Week 2

Travelling this week so didn't get to listen to any of the stuff I'm not familiar with Albums A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory Prefuse 73 - Vocal Studies and Uprock Narratives Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Songs Eric B & Rakim - Paid in Full (7 Minutes of Madness) Eve - Let M...
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: 438

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: 20
Views: 523

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: 20
Views: 523

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: 20
Views: 523

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: 42
Views: 992

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: 528

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: 84
Views: 3237

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: 592

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: 500

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: 22
Views: 1027

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: 465

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: 57
Views: 2325

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: 84
Views: 3237

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

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