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by Nassim
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!
Replies: 32
Views: 1519

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album Of 2018: Nominations!

Father John Misty - God's Favorite Customer Technically eligible, but if it ends up doing well in the rankings next month you can scrap it. Would be my #1 if we voted for our poll today It’s a judgment call, as the EOY lists come out just let me know if you think it’s finishing too high to include ...
by Nassim
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 6273

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Am I wrong in thinking 1990 is one of the weakest years of the decade? And there's 20 albums from that year in the final poll? I'm still not convinced by that wild card system. It's supposed to be in the advantage of the stronger years, but how can we know what the strongest years are? In a weaker ...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 - Gaffa (SE)
Replies: 1
Views: 722

Re: EOY 2018 - Gaffa (SE)

First (low) mention of SOPHIE's album!
by Nassim
Thu Nov 29, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Setherex wrote:I demand a recount.


I demand one between Rebellion (Lies), Funeral's weakest song, and Wake Up, Funeral's best (in my totally unbiased opinion) !
True fact : whenever Rebellions (Lies) beats Wake Up in a poll, a kitten gets cancer.
by Nassim
Wed Nov 28, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 6273

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Songs : 1) Built to Spill - Broken Chairs 2) Muse - Sunburn 3) Built to Spill - Carry the Zero 4) Smog - Teenage Spaceship 5) Rage Against the Machine - Sleep Now in the Fire 6) Sleater-Kinney - Get Up 7) Dr. Dre - Forgot About Dre 8) dEUS - Everybody's Weird (Soulwax Remix) 9) Ben Harper - Forgiven...
by Nassim
Mon Nov 26, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today
Replies: 14
Views: 1831

Re: Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today

There are only 2 songs that would have likely made my top 1000 that I didn't know or love back then : Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me Car Seat Headrest - Beach-Life in Death A lot of songs however that I completely forgot ; I've been pretty thorough about the 1990s and 2000s, but missed some key...
by Nassim
Sun Nov 25, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (20) November 15
Replies: 12
Views: 3702

Re: MCCh 2018 (20) November 15

It only has four reviews so far, but the 1975's new album currently has a 99 on a Metacritic - which includes a 100 from NME, DIY Magazine and Q Magazine. Is it possible that we finally have an album that will give Dirty Computer a run for album of the year?! I dont think so, it's released too late...
by Nassim
Mon Nov 12, 2018 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Live in Phoenix wrote:Ha, I guess I didn't know my "Surf's Up" lyrics that well.


This whole thread has been a reminder of how bad at guessing songs from lyrics I am !
by Nassim
Fri Nov 09, 2018 10:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 6273

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

sonofsamiam wrote:15 | Gas | Pop


Is that 1999? AM and wikipedia have it as 2000.
I had Konigsfort as 1998 but I see wiki has it as 1999 !
by Nassim
Tue Oct 30, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 10601

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Happy to see that the song that has been my all time favorite for over 12 years is doing very well ! Albums : 1) Elliott Smith - XO 2) Pop - Königsfort 3) Mark Hollis - Mark Hollis 4) Fatboy Slim - You've Come a Long Way, Baby 5) Beastie Boys - Hello Nasty 6) System of a Down - System of a Down 7) M...
by Nassim
Sun Oct 28, 2018 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?
Replies: 17
Views: 3737

Re: End of the decade is coming, predictions for top 5 EOD toppers?

Unfortunately, I think good kid, m.A.A.d. city will be hurt by the fact that critics will refuse to put two Kendrick Lamar albums in the top four. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy and To Pimp a Butterfly will probably be the top two, and I could see either taking the top spot. Channel Orange shoul...
by Nassim
Thu Oct 25, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 32
Views: 8834

Re: Play That Game

Unsurprisingly the reviews for Red Dead Redemption 2 are laudatory, would be surprised if it didn't end up game of the year. Going to get it tomorrow, hopefully I can find some time to play it... I don't remember being as excited by a release calendar as I've been by this September to December stret...
by Nassim
Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 123
Views: 19512

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Back when the first lists got posted I thought "well, I have no idea what to vote for, most of these songs I either don't like or don't feel guilty about", and I don't think there is much in our final list I would have voted for. That being said, if I think "what songs would I never l...
by Nassim
Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Am I the biggest non-Kanye rap fan on this forum? Surprised nobody else listed Don't Believe The Hype. I've never had a rap album in my top 10 but have them in my top 20... I have around 180 rap songs on my list (though about 15 are either by Kanye or Kanye produced) but I don't have any PE one. I ...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

acroamor wrote:Wow! I was way off on my guess for highest song with only three votes. And what a masterpiece for it to go to.


Group hug !
Obviously only us 3 know what good music is in this forum!!! :mrgreen:
by Nassim
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Replies: 43
Views: 6537

Re: 2019 Nominees - Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

My vote :

Kraftwerk
Radiohead
Rage Against the Machine
The Cure
The Zombies or Roxy Music

My bet :

Def Leppard
Devo
Janet Jackson or Stevie Nicks
LL Cool J
Rage Against the Machine
by Nassim
Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Will Top AM's Albums and Songs lists for 2018?
Replies: 12
Views: 3413

Re: What Will Top AM's Albums and Songs lists for 2018?

I think Idles will easily top the UK ranking and possibly the "rest of the world" one but not feature much in US list. From what I recall albums who do that usually end up around #3 overall, so I'd bet on Janelle Monae in the end. Low always had big support from European publications so I ...
by Nassim
Mon Oct 08, 2018 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

21 for me, seems relatively evenly split between us so far.
I would assumed I was pretty close for Keep the Street Empty for Me, but Henrik beat me to it.
Funnily enough, the 2 songs outside my top 200 where I am still the highest voter are Step and 15 Step.
by Nassim
Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

D'ailleurs j'ai horreur de tous les flonflons, de la valse musette et de l’accordéon [1263] Jacques Brel | Vesoul [220.91 pts / 4 votes] AM rank: 8989 Fans: Dan (1) , nicolas (17) My number one song didn’t make the top 1000, but I’m glad to see it place much higher here than on AM. And before we he...
by Nassim
Wed Oct 03, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 76
Views: 14344

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

Oddity: in this relatively short update I did all Built to Spill albums. The three ranked on AM are very, very close to each other. They are also part of the reason this update took so long, as two of these albums aren't on Spotify. I know this band is popular with Nassim and some other people here...
by Nassim
Sun Sep 30, 2018 4:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)
Replies: 76
Views: 14344

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

Oddity: in this relatively short update I did all Built to Spill albums. The three ranked on AM are very, very close to each other. They are also part of the reason this update took so long, as two of these albums aren't on Spotify. I know this band is popular with Nassim and some other people here...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 28, 2018 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 9432

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Crazy, crazy year with my 2 favorite albums of all time, another staple of my top 10, 2 within the 20-25 range, 4 more I’d put in my top 100 (and one that’d get pretty close) and about 10 more I’d consider for my top 200. Let’s Get Killed would have possibly made the bottom of my top 15 in half of t...
by Nassim
Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 585
Views: 73480

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Lots of very good surprises, didn't expect I'll Believe in Anything, New Noise, Mayonaise, The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades, 2 Rights Make 1 Wrong, Gravity Rides Everything or Pass This On to make it that high. Biggest surprises so far are Gorillaz's El Mañana and Slint's Washer, I thought they w...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 20, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 6929

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

147 Virginia Astley - In the Gardens Where We Feel Secure 1983


The mistake comes from the Pitchfork list, but it seems that the album is actually called From Gardens Where We Feel Secure.
by Nassim
Wed Sep 19, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 14
Views: 1666

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 8

6051 | Laurent Garnier | Crispy Bacon 6003 | M.A.N.D.Y. vs. Booka Shade | Body Language 6046 | Panic! At the Disco | I Write Sins Not Tragedies 6094 | Aqualung | Strange and Beautiful I'm surprised I Write Sins Not Tragedies ranks higher than any Fall Out Boy song has it sounds like a middle of the ...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 6929

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

Anyone heard of The Nightfly ! Seems to be in many critics lists but can't find it's way into 200 albums by these lot !? Ridiculous. If you look at the lists where it appears, they are mostly in what I would call the "conservative" side (not in a political kind of way to be clear), public...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 18, 2018 5:28 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s
Replies: 43
Views: 6929

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1980s

Wow, this list illustrates just have far P4's tastes have drifted from mine (in what seems like just two or three years). So many of the albums that are missing on this list (Underwater Moonlight, Stands for Decibels, The Mekons Rock 'n' Roll, etc) were albums they turned me on to with their origin...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 509
Views: 59312

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

The results will be ready any day now, but there's still one thing I need to clear up... Is it "The Smashing Pumpkins" or just "Smashing Pumpkins"? Based on album covers, I'd say it was Smashing Pumpkins for the first 2 albums and they then added the The around the release of Me...
by Nassim
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood
Replies: 16
Views: 1780

Re: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood

How did critics intially react to this album? It seems that the critical reaction initially was moderately positive. A quick glance at the Wikipedia page shows that most reviewers gave them a 4/5 or 8/10. As for year end polls, Aftenposten from Norway ranked the album the highest out of all the yea...
by Nassim
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 2171

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7

6025 | Jam & Spoon | Stella 6073 | Bob Dylan | Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? 6024 | Denise LaSalle | Trapped By a Thing Called Love 6072 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 6061 | Queen | Who Wants to Live Forever 6036 | Ash | Burn Baby Burn 6013 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 6...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 9432

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

1997 is my favorite year ever in music by a wide margin (only 2000 can compare) so this poll is a nightmare for me… The song I ranked #25 here would have made the top 10 of half the years of the decade, and the top 15 for all but 94. Even worse, the album I will probably rank fifth, the Lonesome Cro...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 1968

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6

6014 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael
6035 | The Fall | The Classical
6062 | The Shins | So Says I
6083 | UFO | Doctor Doctor

6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
6042 | George Michael | Fastlove
6055 | Death Cab for Cutie | Transatlanticism
6090 | Foo Fighters | Walk
by Nassim
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Year Needed
Replies: 11
Views: 1544

Re: Year Needed

Neither Shazam nor the google song recognition tool could find anything.
by Nassim
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Year Needed
Replies: 11
Views: 1544

Re: Year Needed

Are you sure it's really them? I'm not a Gipsy Kings expert but it doesn't strike me like the right voices or that the instrumentation fits their taste. Wouldn't be the first time a song goes around the internet with the wrong credits !
by Nassim
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 6486

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums : 1) DJ Shadow - Endtroducing..... 2) Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album 3) Eels - Beautiful Freak 4) Dirty Three - Horse Stories 5) Outkast - ATLiens 6) Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup 7) Labradford - Labradford 8) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads 9) Fatboy Slim - Better Li...
by Nassim
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 15
Views: 1698

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5

6074 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 6023 | Bonnie Raitt | Love Has No Pride 6071 | Frankie Valli | Grease 6026 | Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers | I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent Olympians is my favorite song in the 6001/6096 section, but I'll share the lack of enthusiasm for the rest of the group 6009 | ...
by Nassim
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28
Replies: 10
Views: 1145

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28

The Field - Who Goes There
by Nassim
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 2055

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You 6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism 6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain 6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul 6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes 6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) 6018 | Bob Marl...
by Nassim
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Jazz Magazine (FR) - 1000 songs to listen to in your life
Replies: 1
Views: 2147

Jazz Magazine (FR) - 1000 songs to listen to in your life

I don't know if any French AMer is reading Jazz Magazine but they just published a 1000 song list.
http://www.jazzmagazine.com/magazines/jazz-magazine-n708/
by Nassim
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale
Replies: 40
Views: 3575

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale

Sour Times
Chicago
by Nassim
Thu Aug 02, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: TrebleZine - Top 100 Cover Songs (2018)
Replies: 3
Views: 1635

TrebleZine - Top 100 Cover Songs (2018)

Nice list as usual for TrebleZine !
https://www.treblezine.com/top-100-best-cover-songs/
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 2455

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

My quibbles: - "BLIND" BY HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR? HELLO? I sort of assumed anything released under the Antony Hegarty name was not considered, as she was still going around with a male name, but once she changed to the Anohni moniker it does, as she then was openly transgender. Or may...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 2168

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

6048 | Killer Mike | Reagan 6001 | Eddie Vedder | Hard Sun 6096 | Pulp | My Legendary Girlfriend 6049 | Clipse | Wamp Wamp (What It Do) 6019 | Mount Kimbie feat. King Krule | Blue Train Lines 6078 | Jeff Buckley | Mojo Pin 6030 | Hank Williams | Ramblin' Man 6067 | The Time | Jungle Love Reagan is o...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 6255

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums : 1) Radiohead - The Bends 2) Sparklehorse - Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot 3) Supergrass - I Should Coco 4) Akhénaton - Métèque et Mat 5) Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith 6) Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 7) Björk - Post 8) The Chemical Brothers - Exit Planet Dust 9) Foo Fighters...
by Nassim
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 2455

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

acroamor wrote:Quality list. The one real sticking point I had with it is a lack of Julia Holter, who I consider one of the most exciting artists working in the modern day, male or female.


For me it's the lack of Bat for Lashes songs !

Is that the first list with Why We Built the Wall ?
by Nassim
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 2158

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1

6027 | The Hollywood Argyles | Alley-Oop 6075 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma 6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 6070 | Charles Trenet | La Folle complainte 6047 | Archers of Loaf | Web in Front 6050 | Metallica | Creeping Death 6095 | Sia feat. Sean Paul | Cheap T...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 15289

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Based on the eclectic but collective tastes I see among AMers, some that I feel might have a bit of trouble (unless I haven't been looking hard enough) are: 992. Panda Bear - Bro's 977. Solange - Losing You* 972. Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen 944. Journey - Don't Stop Believin'* 940. Warren Ze...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 5251

Re: Site update is here

As the tradition goes, here is the list of years and artists with new #1 songs or albums. The way I filter, if someone had only one album in the top 3000 or 10000, that now dropped from the list but has been replaced by a different one, I would have missed it. Also I take whoever is listed as artist...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals
Replies: 20
Views: 1889

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals

4 albums from my top 20 of all time !
Funeral (Wake Up)
Abbey Road (Something)
by Nassim
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 1553

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

Sleater Kinney - One Beat
SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH

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