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by Nassim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Also going to root a bit for Brazil, I'm going to be there for the semi-finals and finals and I guess the celebrations would be wild !
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 67

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Football/Soccer is a team sport, so I don't like squads that rely on one player only, so I don't want Argentina to win it (or only if they can start building a real team play, which should be the case given the players they have, but never managed to). I'm rooting for, in that order : 1. France 2. T...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tabletop RPGs
Replies: 1
Views: 30

Re: Tabletop RPGs

I haven't played in a long while but I miss it quite a lot. I'm not a huge fan of heroic fantasy, so D&D have never been a favorite of mine, but it can still be pretty fun (as long as you don't have a DM that is all about rules, in that case I'd go for something a bit simpler like Warhammer). I ...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 859

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Pierre wrote:The best hip-hop albums in recent years have come from the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Danny Brown.


And Vince Staples, the Summertime 06, Primadonna, Big Fish Theory stretch is way underrated in my opinion. (well, and RTJ but I'll give you a pass on that one)
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments
Replies: 3
Views: 122

Re: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments

That finale from Rick Potion #9 with Mazzy Star's Looking Down From the Bridge... don't want to spoil Rick and Morty, but what a gut punch. Anyway, Skins had a fantastic soundtrack through all 6 seasons, ranging from every genres (especially in season 6 where each episode's soundtrack tended to be c...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 909

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Not going to rave about Roads, Grace and Fillmore Jive as they seemed quite beloved in the forum already, but they are my 3 favorite songs of the year, currently ranking #13, #14 and #16 in the songs list I'm building for the songs poll... hurts to have to put Fillmore Jive as #3 of the year though....
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 909

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Songs: 5 | Portishead | Dummy 8 | Green Day | Dookie Don't think there are songs by those names. Hoping the first one is actually for Roads ! 11 | Jeff Buckley | Grace Makes me doubt whether that one is actually for Grace or for another song on the album. Hoping it is for Grace indeed though, song ...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 859

Re: Kanye West - Ye

The first 2 and a half minute are so bad that I started missing Lift Yourself, but the last minute is pretty cool. Most of the album is good, with terrible ideas or rapping sparkled on top, and well, he's done most of it better before. The only exception is Ghost Town, which on first listen is the h...
by Nassim
Thu May 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2675

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

I'm gonna be drunk, so drunk at your wedding Albums : 1) Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 2) Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream 3) Autechre - Incunabula 4) Yo La Tengo - Painful 5) Nirvana - In Utero 6) Björk - Debut 7) Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman 8) A Tribe Called Quest - Midn...
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 548

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That Don't You Want Me video is for the ages !!!
And for those who didn't know yet, Moonbeam's got the moves.
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)
Replies: 42
Views: 2390

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

Like for the music polls, my lists leans heavily towards the more recent years, and towards the US. I think there is a big difference though, for my music lists it’s actually a reflection of my tastes : I know my classics, but I do like 90s/2000s music way more, and while I wouldn’t call myself a “w...
by Nassim
Tue May 29, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11
Replies: 24
Views: 519

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11

1. Swans - The Seer
2. Foals - Total Life Forever
by Nassim
Mon May 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 531

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods I sometimes play (all by myself) a "best songs stretch in an album" game. Best 3 song stretch would probably go to The Lonesome Crowded West's Doin' the Cockroach/Cowboy Dan/Trailer Trash. Haven't quite settled on a 4 song stretch, could come from Whatever People...
by Nassim
Sun May 13, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17
Replies: 17
Views: 479

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17

Brad wrote:Iceage - Hurrah

Seconded
by Nassim
Thu May 10, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 14
Views: 1270

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Still my favorite song of the year, and that's what I call making the most of your opportunity :



Is it the chorus yet? Yes! It’s the chorus! Cause we’re on live TV and we have four minutes to play this song, so we’re going to go to the second verse.
by Nassim
Wed May 09, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 7380

Re: Albums of 2018

Following the trail of February 16th, last Friday was packed full of good to great releases. On the great side, DJ Koze and Jon Hopkins might have both find a place of my personal current year's podium. Jon Hopkins delivered more of the same, which made the first listen a teeny tiny bit underwhelmin...
by Nassim
Fri May 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 2675

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

No mentions yet of Yo la Tengos Painful and Stereolabs Transient Random Noise bursts? *Trump Voice on* Sad *Trump Voice off* One of my absolute favorites in 1993! And of course I have put this masterpiece in my Top 5 for the thread. Painful is currently fighting Autechre's Incunabula (also sadly no...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30
Replies: 7
Views: 1584

Re: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30

Henrik wrote:Thanks Otisredding!

Weird that Kacey Musgraves still only has 9 ratings. The 22 other sources avoid country pop, or what?


I'd guess only 1 or 2 reviews in the UK and none in the rest of Europe !
Don't know why a couple US would skip it though
by Nassim
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)
Replies: 15
Views: 726

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)

6 | Lullaby
4 | Lovesong
1 | Plainsong
2 | Pictures of You
7 | Fascination Street
10 | Disintegration
8 | Prayers for Rain
9 | The Same Deep Water as You
3 | Closedown
11 | Homesick
5 | Last Dance
12 | Untitled
by Nassim
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single
Replies: 22
Views: 920

Re: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single

I know Kanye's lyrics aren't the selling point, but "woop ditty poop da scoop" or whatever garbage that he's rapping here is pretty bad even by his standards. Well, it seems pretty obvious that that's the point. I actually think it's a pretty funny joke (or "trolling" if you wan...
by Nassim
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3056

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Songs : 1) Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck 2) Rage Against the Machine - Know Your Enemy 3) Robin S. - Show Me Love (StoneBridge Mix) 4) Kyuss - Thumb 5) Radiohead - Creep 6) Noir Désir - Tostaky (Le Continent) 7) Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up 8) Les Innocents - Un Homme Extraordinaire 9) The Ph...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3056

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

jamieW wrote:And it looks like the only one he didn't include was my favorite Pavement song. :o Ah, the differences between a true Pavement fan and someone who is ... less so. ;)


Are you sure it wasn't the #1 of his 91 poll list ?
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 3056

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1992: 1. R.E.M. - Find the River (AT #10) 2. PAVEMENT - Here (AT #32) 3. PAVEMENT - Texas Never Whispers (AT #48) 4. PAVEMENT - In the Mouth a Desert (AT #94) 5. CHRIS BELL - I Am The Cosmos (AT #100) 6. PAVEMENT - Frontwards (AT #127) 7. SUPERCHUNK - On The Mouth (AT #138) 8. PAV...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 7380

Re: Albums of 2018

Guess a separate thread will be created when our fellow US AMers will wake up, but I'll just say that Dirty Computer is very good. Rarely gets close to the heights of The Archandroid, but it's very solid from start to finish, at 50 minutes long it avoids the weaker spots from the previous 2 albums a...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)
Replies: 18
Views: 1175

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)

06 | Jeremy
03 | Alive
05 | Black
10 | Deep
01 | Once
11 | Release[I]
02 | Even Flow
07 | Oceans
04 | Why Go
09 | Garden
08 | Porch
by Nassim
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)
Replies: 16
Views: 701

Re: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)

02 | Hyperballad
01 | Army of Me
07 | Isobel
03 | The Modern Things
04 | It's Oh So Quiet
05 | Enjoy
09 | I Miss You
06 | You've Been Flirting Again
08 | Possibly Maybe
11 | Headphones
10 | Cover Me
by Nassim
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham
Replies: 6
Views: 496

Re: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham

Yeah... I heard the rumours!
by Nassim
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
Replies: 8
Views: 572

Re: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)

05 | Congeniality
03 | Peace
02 | Eventually
06 | Chronology
01 | Lonely Woman
04 | Focus on Sanity
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3062

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

Albums : 1) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik 2) A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory 3) Slint - Spiderland 4) Nirvana - Nevermind 5) The Jesus Lizard - Goat 6) Talk Talk - Laughing Stock 7) MC Solaar - Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo 8) The KLF - The White Room 9) Primal Scream -...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 1178

Re: Fabulous Films (my new video series)

Very interesting video will a well articulated opinion and nice editing ! I think you could slow it down a bit though, leave more parts where a movie extract enhances your point. You do it twice but doing it more often would give us more time to digest your point of view, I felt it flowed pretty fas...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.11
Replies: 13
Views: 561

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.11

Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me
by Nassim
Mon Mar 26, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7208

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

I actually would have expected Anaïs Mitchell to end up higher, but there might have been some turnover on the forum since the last time we had Hadestown in a moderately acclaimed poll. Also surprised Neko Case didn't crack the top 100.
by Nassim
Mon Mar 26, 2018 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24
Replies: 4
Views: 267

Re: Music Quiz "Goûte mes Disques" - Brussels - March 24

So we made it to 3rd place ! Pretty sure having an AMer with us would have made the difference, we lost by about 20 points and just comforting me that, against the opinion of all my teammates, About a Girl was in Bleach and not a late Nirvana song, would have got us about 15 points (in the last roun...
by Nassim
Sun Mar 25, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats
Replies: 91
Views: 10012

Re: Rank the Tracks Open 24/7: questions, comments and stats

Thanks for organizing this, Honorio. One question I have is to which extent the order of the tracks influences the results. Do the first tracks tend to do better than the last? And if they do, is it because the best songs are often early on the album, or would the results slightly change if the tra...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 22, 2018 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music
Replies: 162
Views: 7208

Re: AMF's Top 250 Women in Music

So the (I think) only woman credited on 3 AM top 100 songs is not even in the top 250...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 22, 2018 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What recommendations for albums are you more likely to take?
Replies: 5
Views: 333

Re: What recommendations for albums are you more likely to take?

On my side I'm more interested on magazine or website lists on which there already are albums I like/love, more than personal lists of the same caliber. And not to be "that" guy, but I'm actually more into decade lists as I can then have less 60s, 70s and more 90s, 00s, or even genre speci...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 20, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 05
Replies: 18
Views: 727

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 05

So, are you considering having five weeks be the limit until entering the hall of fame or whatever it will be called? I'm getting kind of tired of How Soon is Now (and it's in my all-time top 100). As long as songs from the top 500 (or at least 200) of last poll are fair game, I'll vote for 5 weeks...
by Nassim
Mon Mar 19, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (04) March 15
Replies: 12
Views: 1646

Re: MCCh 2018 (04) March 15

Jirin wrote:A.A.L. isn't even on AllMusic, it's one of those albums somebody here found, got everyone else here to listen to, so it became popular here, but has basically not been promoted.


Got the "best new music" label on Pitchfork, used to be enough to get the rest of the press on board.
by Nassim
Sun Mar 18, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.09
Replies: 13
Views: 534

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.09

My nomination, because poetry is no dead :
by Nassim
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 18)
Replies: 219
Views: 12715

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Artist Deadline March 15)

jamieW wrote:BleuPanda, here's my final artist list. (Please scrap my earlier one.)
82. Sacha Got (La Femme)


That's a male, pretty sure cisgender. The main female member (the co lead singer) is Clémence Quélénnec.
by Nassim
Sat Mar 10, 2018 7:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 20
Views: 1377

Re: Play That Game

You think so? It's got awkward mechanics, boring flat repetitive tracks. Even the gamers I know who obsess over getting the perfect score on 80s arcade games like the later entries better, though they disagree on which particular one is best. In a lot of cases I think the original games are objecti...
by Nassim
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste - 30 Best Albums of 1978
Replies: 0
Views: 397

Paste - 30 Best Albums of 1978

https://www.pastemagazine.com/articles/2018/02/the-best-albums-of-1978.html 30. Bob Marley & the Wailers : Kaya 29. The Ramones : Road to Ruin 28. The Saints : Eternally Yours 27. Public Image Ltd. : First Issue 26. Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band : Stranger in Town 25. X-Ray Spex : Germfr...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 06, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates
Replies: 16
Views: 716

Re: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates

Just the new, non-2017 songs isolated: 174. Tricky - Black Steel 361. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love 383. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - The Skin of My Yellow Country Teeth 459. Animal Collective - In the Flowers 501. Bon Iver - Flume 584. John Talabot - Destiny 651. Dan Le Sac vs. Scroobius Pip - Thou Sha...
by Nassim
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 3062

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

Maybe it would do some good for this thread if a laughing stock was passing through ... It missed the cut in 2012's 1991 poll, coming 16th. There are plenty of voters to come, and as few as 5 votes out of 30+ voters could be enough. I hope everyone at least gives it a listen. https://www.youtube.co...
by Nassim
Fri Mar 02, 2018 9:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 94
Views: 3619

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

Personally, I do as much listening for a year as possible, including every ranked song on AM and the higher ranked songs on people's lists here. Though there are months when I'm to busy to listen to all of it. Then in the last few days I make a playlist of every song that stood out for me and liste...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11770

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

I'm hoping "Crystalised" is only so low because some people excluded the xx because they aren't purely female. Not so sure, it only made it to #15 on the 2009 poll. A lot of us love the album, but we don't seem to agree on which songs are the standouts. Surprised Rock Lobster got that man...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 01, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll
Replies: 94
Views: 3619

Re: Songs and Albums of 1990 Poll

Songs : 1) The Jesus Lizard - Mouth Breather 2) The Sundays - Skin & Bones 3) Daniel Johnston - Some Things Last a Long Time 4) Fugazi - Blueprint 5) Sinéad O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 6) Ride - Vapour Trail 7) They Might Be Giants - Istanbul (Not Constantinople) 8) Seal - Crazy 9) Jane's Ad...
by Nassim
Wed Feb 28, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 02
Replies: 19
Views: 869

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 02

So finally no Grammy Award winning Who Let The Dogs Out ?
by Nassim
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women
Replies: 282
Views: 11770

Re: AMF's Top 1000 Songs by Women

That's it for today. I just recently got into Cybele's Reverie and wish I could have voted for it. And on my side I had Beyonce's Countdown on repeat recently, can't believe I forgot to ask you to include it when I asked you about Everything's Embarrassing. Should pretty much have been next to each...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 26, 2018 9:51 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Albums of 1998 (2018)
Replies: 2
Views: 652

Re: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Albums of 1998 (2018)

I'm not "completely" stunned that Aquemini beat it. It was only 50th of the decade back then, but they made it clear several times since that they consider it to be Outkast's magnum opus. The Miseducation of Lauryl Hill though ? That didn't even make their top 100 of the decade (and it sli...

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