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by Nassim
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 386

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2

Songs Frank Ocean - Thinkin Bout You FKA Twigs - Two Weeks Janelle Monae - Tightrope Prince - Kiss Sly and the Family Stone - Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Agin) Edwin Starr - War Michael Jackson - Man in the Mirror Ronnie Hudson & the Street People - West Coast Pop First 3 votes might make ...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 16, 2017 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Replies: 20
Views: 487

Re: LCD Soundsystem - American Dream

Textbook LCD Soundsystem, which is fine by me ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lqq3BtGrpU8 Pretty great groove, better produced than the previous 2 singles. Starts like a 1st album throwback and moves more to This is Happening territories. I don't think it will stand out amidst their discography, b...
by Nassim
Thu Aug 10, 2017 2:32 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Cold War II
Replies: 6
Views: 134

Re: Cold War II

North Korea building nuclear power is not meant to attack the US, Kim Jong Un is not THAT stupid (well, I hope at least), they know they'd be wiped out of the map if they even launched just one nuclear missile (probably even just a regular missile) on the US soil, that'd be an overly unbalanced figh...
by Nassim
Thu Aug 10, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 2683

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

StevieFan13 wrote:Side note: I don't think there's a source mentioned for the White Light/White Heat review.


I only redid the top 200, lots of reviews below don't have sources and links yet.
by Nassim
Wed Aug 09, 2017 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 2683

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

Maybe I'll try a few? How many are left? And are any of them from 2016? There's a link. Just sign up for the ones you want to do. And none of them are from 2016. Here is the link https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1s4wfsBvz0M5Ee4QeBMol3-FQd_5EvtF69C8GCjPwHDA/edit?usp=sharing Regarding the "...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 09, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recomendations for 2006 poll
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Recomendations for 2006 poll

In 2007 (I think), Nike published their 2nd best ever soccer ad Sorry for getting off-topic, but which one would you consider the best? :D I think my favorite is still "The Cage" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Wi9cBcO_gE Good vs Evil with Cantona lifting his collar and saying "Au r...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 09, 2017 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums
Replies: 52
Views: 2683

Re: Review Blurbs for Top 500 Albums

These blurbs seem to be somewhat forgotten, but I'm working on the album pages and had a look at this again. It would be a great addition to the site, but maybe I will add them later to not delay the site update. Anyway, the spreadsheet does not include links to the quotes as far as I could see. Wo...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 09, 2017 2:02 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's Kid A
Replies: 29
Views: 3800

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's Kid A

Seems like I skipped that one too :

8. Idioteque
4. How to Disappear Completely
6. Optimistic
3. The National Anthem
9. Morning Bell
1. Everything In Its Right Place
2. Kid A
7. In Limbo
10. Motion Picture Soundtrack
5. Treefingers
by Nassim
Tue Aug 08, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2017
Replies: 68
Views: 4048

Re: Songs of 2017

On repeat in my earphones : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JbGom_FLTCU I'm not going to say Four Tet outdid himself, because Love Cry but that would be a close race for 2nd spot between that new song, She Moves Me and Locked. He doesn't get a lot of love on the forum, but damn if that guy isn't rid...
by Nassim
Tue Aug 08, 2017 6:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recomendations for 2006 poll
Replies: 6
Views: 187

Re: Recomendations for 2006 poll

My favorite non ranked song from a non ranked album would from Spank Rock's YoYoYoYoYo but I doubt I can get much people on board for that, so I'll pick a bubbling song from a ranked album. The Thermals - A Pillar of Salt https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwgNMrs-i80 One of my favorite songs to sing t...
by Nassim
Mon Aug 07, 2017 12:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 645

Re: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 1

Interested to see how this turn out Does that mean we should expect another righteous tantrum? Not exactly playing in my field here as I like but don't love most of the selection (and all the Stevie Wonder albums tends to blur with each other in my memories... same for Prince) I don't get the accla...
by Nassim
Sun Aug 06, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6
Replies: 17
Views: 260

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.6

Match-ups:
1. The Knife - Shaking the Habitual
2. Built to Spill - Perfect From Now On
3. Ween - God Ween Satan: The Oneness
by Nassim
Sat Aug 05, 2017 4:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 60
Views: 1150

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums: 3 | J Dilla | Donuts 4 | Ghostface Killah | Fishscale 1 | J Dilla - Donuts 2 | Ghostface Killah - Fishscale Both great albums! I wish more people listen to them, cause they totally deserve going to the finals. Looks like they both will at their current pace. Now, if we could just get "...
by Nassim
Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: August 2017
Replies: 14
Views: 383

Re: Upcoming Albums: August 2017

A new supergroup named Dead Cross have released their first album today; it has an 89 on Metacritic with 7 reviews. Is that the one with Corin Tucker and Mike Mills? Or is that another supergroup? No, that one is Filthy Friends, and as muc has I love Corin Tucker, the first song is fairly average (...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 02, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 1347

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

It's not that bad, the first 15 minutes are pretty solid and the rest while not memorable is not terrible either (well, the double infinite_content is clearly unnecessary, whatever's the concept behind, and Regine's voice on Electric Blue is pretty grating). I feel if people weren't so ready for an ...
by Nassim
Sun Jul 30, 2017 3:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2276

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Somehow forgot one of my favorite songs ever, so here is an amended list : 1) Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us 2) Animal Collective - Banshee Beat 3) LCD Soundsystem - Great Release 4) Kanye West - Gone 5) Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything 6) Bloc Party - Li...
by Nassim
Tue Jul 25, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Nominations
Replies: 28
Views: 869

Re: Music of R&B: Nominations

Listyguy wrote:I foolishly forgot to nominate 1999, so thank you to whoever did that!


Same for me and "Les Fleur".

Didn't nominate Maggot Brain though it might be my favorite eligible song, as I Don't find it very R&B. Thought it would make the list though
by Nassim
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4
Replies: 17
Views: 342

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 4

Animal Collective - In the Flowers

T. Rex - Mambo Sun
by Nassim
Sat Jul 22, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4
Replies: 17
Views: 349

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.4

1. The Antlers - Hospice
2. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - No More Shall We Part
by Nassim
Fri Jul 21, 2017 10:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll
Replies: 77
Views: 2276

Re: Songs and Albums of 2005 Poll

Though I already had more CDs and mp3s than most of my friends before that, 2004 is the year I really got into music, in no small part due to being in a student apartment building with high speed connection between hard drives. So 2005 is the first year I heard a decent part of the acclaim stuff as ...
by Nassim
Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:24 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Dave Brubeck Quartet's Time Out (1959)
Replies: 7
Views: 242

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Dave Brubeck Quartet's Time Out (1959)

04 | Three to Get Ready
01 | Blue Rondo à la Turk
03 | Take Five
02 | Strange Meadow Lark
07 | Pick Up Sticks
06 | Everybody's Jumpin'
05 | Kathy's Waltz
by Nassim
Wed Jul 19, 2017 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19969

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

Since You're still tabulating, could you add to my list:
426) Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City
by Nassim
Sun Jul 16, 2017 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19969

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

Sitting alone at the AC/DC fan table... I'm a pretty big fan of Bon Scott's ACDC, I think Let There Be Rock is an awesome album with their 2 best songs (the title one and Whole Lotta Rosie) and most of my other favourite (TNT, Touch too Much, It's a Long Way to the Top...) are from the 70s. I often...
by Nassim
Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rankings
Replies: 13
Views: 339

Re: Rankings

Marvin has around 10000 points if you take the tip 3000 albums and work it out on that basis, which is surely the fairest way of doing it . If Marvin has an album ranked at say number 200 then that one album should get 2800 points and for an album that is ranked at number 1500 then it should get 15...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 12, 2017 2:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8
Replies: 14
Views: 283

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 8

1. Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us
vs.
7. Patti Smith - Birdland

4. Lou Reed - The Bed
vs.
2. Animal Collective - In the Flowers

8. Bruce Springsteen - Johnny 99
vs.
6. Air - La femme d'argent

3. A Tribe Called Quest - Butter

vs.
5. T.Rex - Mambo Sun
by Nassim
Mon Jul 10, 2017 2:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16
Replies: 24
Views: 484

Re: Best of the B-Sides 2: Final 16

Almost forgot!

Sufjan Stevens - The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades is Out to Get Us
Pass
Bjork - Unravel
Animal Collective - In the Flowers
Bjork - Like Someone in Love
Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up
Vampire Weekend - Obvious Bicycle
Kate Bush - Jig of Life
by Nassim
Sat Jul 08, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Stuff that confuses me about Eurovision
Replies: 13
Views: 322

Re: Stuff that confuses me about Eurovision

For a successful artist, Eurovision is a hiding to nothing. If you win, then you put a huge amount of time and effort into promoting just one song. If you lose, then..... no upside at all. If you lose at the national selection level, even worse. I don't know though. I mean yeah, for a very big inte...
by Nassim
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Baby Driver
Replies: 5
Views: 237

Re: Baby Driver

I was a bit disappointed, it's not a bad movie by any rate but I love the other Edgar Wright movies to death and this seemed very slightly subpar. I lacked the awesome visual comedy of his other movies and at times the fit between music and image was too subtle (though I usually love the subtlety of...
by Nassim
Thu Jul 06, 2017 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: List of songs to be added to AM 2017
Replies: 160
Views: 8108

Re: List of songs to be added to AM 2017

The 10 I am the happiest to see : Actress – Maze (never thought that would make the list, I think sonofsamiam influences even critics) Bat for Lashes – All Your Gold Blink-182 – Dammit (Still think pre Travis/Enema of the State Blink-182 was a pretty great band, and Dammit is their crowning achievem...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19969

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

andyramones1234 wrote:Duplications corrected


Nope,
- NOFX [EUA] - Wolves in Wolves' Clothing [2006] is still there twice
by Nassim
Fri Jun 30, 2017 12:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 349
Views: 19969

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

...aaaand no one's gonna read all that, so here's the list: I did ! Glad to see your contribution, new voices are always welcome around here ! I don’t fully agree with your statement on hip-hop. I agree that skits drag a lot of those albums down, but I don’t think it’s harder to sustain a great alb...
by Nassim
Wed Jun 28, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 2624

Re: Songs and Albums of 2004 Poll

But if you're gonna dine with them cannibals Sooner or later, darling, you're gonna get eaten Albums : 1) Kanye West - The College Dropout 2) Arcade Fire - Funeral 3) The Hives - Tyrannosaurus Hives 4) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Abattoir Blues / The Lyre of Orpheus 5) Modest Mouse - Good News ...
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: 14
Views: 421

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: 23
Views: 589

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: 684

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: 512

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: 646

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: 443

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: 837

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: 632

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: 811

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: 325

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: 598

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: 82
Views: 2624

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: 590

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: 676

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: 3599

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: 82
Views: 2624

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: 730

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: 3599

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...

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