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by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 7:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 253
Views: 17407

Re: Albums of 2017

Was going to respond to that didn't want to continue going back and forth but you said it best Nassim. Misogyny and braggadocio have been in hip hop since pretty much the beginning. It's just a lot more vulgar and frequent pretty much each decade. Well, maybe my phrasing was misleading but I think ...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 6:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 253
Views: 17407

Re: Albums of 2017

Misogyny Ego and boasting I'm with you. These last two eliminates a huge chunk of the rap roster... While I do have a problem with Misogyny, ego and boasting can be fun. It's not like you could find any band/rapper who didn't do it anyway : Run DMC ? Because the rhymes I say, sharp as a nail Witty ...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 21, 2017 8:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

I started listening to Relationship of Command recently and couldn't get into it, but I'll probably give it another chance one of these days. As for De-Loused, Cicatriz ESP is one of my least favorite songs on the album, so I agree with you there, although I think a lot of experimental, conceptual,...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

Of course I understand that many of my obscure and unheralded favorites won't make the list, but I'm disappointed that The Mars Volta doesn't have more fans here. Their 2003 debut De-Loused in the Comatorium was ranked #1139 in the last official update and it's one of the most energetic and creativ...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

Expecting the first AM top 100 album, i.e. Back in Black , pretty much any moment. Or perhaps Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs? I don't think that one is particularly popular over here either. Worst album of AM top 200 in my opinion, by a big margin, but the classic rock wing of the forum would ...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 20, 2017 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 339
Views: 11041

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Well, between I'm Your Man and Berlin, it would seem that dying is not a good strategy if you want to climb in our polls (just saying, in case someone planned to try).
by Nassim
Mon Sep 18, 2017 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

Henry wrote:Yes - Fragile (19, 876, 531) - I'm prepared to be disappointed and see this album below 1000


A bit puzzled by that one, no way it got less than 200 points but surprised it got more than 500.
by Nassim
Sat Sep 16, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

Will Atrocity Exhibition make it? I'm thinking there's a 50/50 chance right now. No way José ! Probably didn't miss the top 1000 by much though. The reason I included it in my predictions is because it's startlingly high on the 2016 lists at both RYM (currently #3, right beyond Bowie and Radiohead)...
by Nassim
Sat Sep 16, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

prosecutorgodot wrote:Will Atrocity Exhibition make it? I'm thinking there's a 50/50 chance right now.


No way José ! Probably didn't miss the top 1000 by much though.
by Nassim
Fri Sep 15, 2017 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

So I didn't really join the Linkin Park conversation, but I must say while I was a bit into the nü metal and melodic hardcore scenes (and it shows, I have Toxicity and thefakesoundofprogress still in my top 100 of all time and Slipknot's self titled not far behind), I never really enjoyed Linkin Par...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

I'll make predictions from my own list. These are the albums that will have missed the top 1000 entirely: Boredoms - Vision Creation Newsun I'd been assuming that was still to come. But it does seem increasingly unlikely. Disappointing omission. Yeah, I got excited after seeing Super AE...but who k...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll
Replies: 41
Views: 885

Re: Songs and Albums of 2007 Poll

Meanwhile, looking for the The Past is a Grotesque Animal votes :
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by Nassim
Thu Sep 14, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound - The Top 100 South Park Songs (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 152

Re: Consequence of Sound - The Top 100 South Park Songs (2017)

24. “LA RESISTANCE” 23. “SIMULTANEOUS” Too low ! Also should be noted songs from Chef Aid : The South Park album are not included, which is a shame because Cartman's version of Come Sail Away, Rancid's Brad Logan, Devo's Huboon Stomp, Rick James' Love Gravy, Perry Farrell's Hot Lava and the hot mes...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 253
Views: 17407

Re: Albums of 2017

(6.0) Vince Staples - Big Fish Theory(4.0) This made me sad ! EMA - Exile in the Outer Ring (8.0) Very pleasant surprise for this discovery - noise dream pop if you wish, it works well. Surprised you didn't know EMA! Her pretty good previous album, The Future's Void kinda flew under the radar, but ...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 339
Views: 11041

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

There really haven't been that many albums dropping out of the top 500 (I can only think of " I Want to See the Bright Lights Tonight" and "Original Pirate Material" although I'm sure there's more). Counted 46 so far, though I guess a couple might have left the top 1000 too. Mos...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 11:20 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)
Replies: 16
Views: 277

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)

02 | Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) 09 | Girl 01 | Drive My Car 10 | I'm Looking Through You 11 | In My Life 07 | Michelle 12 | Wait 03 | You Won't See Me 05 | Think for Yourself 13 | If I Needed Someone 06 | The Word 04 | Nowhere Man 08 | What Goes On 14 | Run for Your Life I usually don't ju...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 12, 2017 9:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 339
Views: 11041

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Michael Jackson's "HIStory"? That was... unexpected. And also slightly unfair. Half of this "album" (the entirety of disc one) is just a compilation, and not even a rarities compilation - it's a greatest hits. So I wonder if this sort of album should be allowed. I don't really h...
by Nassim
Thu Sep 07, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 greatest video games of all time (Jeuxvideo.com, France, 2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 306

Re: Top 100 greatest video games of all time (Jeuxvideo.com, France, 2017)

Ocarina of time #55, that's a surprise ! I guess they didn't want to have too many Nintendo on top but still.
Same for Super Mario 3 at #68.
by Nassim
Tue Sep 05, 2017 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 339
Views: 11041

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Is the Sheena Ringo album actually available somewhere? I'm not seeing an easy source on youtube and none of her stuff is on spotify. Not seeing it on itunes or amazon mp3 either; there are CD imports, but they're pricey. I see it on spotify, under Ringo Sheena. Might not be available in every coun...
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 4:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On
Replies: 9
Views: 262

Re: 6000 Songs: T. Rex - Get It On

Henrik wrote:Ha ha, love this review! It's funny, but still informative. Thanks Rob!


Indeed, every week is a great read but you outdid yourself this time !
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 12:06 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)
Replies: 8
Views: 197

Re: Rank the Tracks: Burial's Untrue (2007)

03 | Near Dark
13 | Raver
02 | Archangel
08 | Untrue
04 | Ghost Hardware
06 | Etched Headplate
09 | Shell of Light
11 | Homeless
05 | Endorphin
07 | In McDonalds
12 | UK
10 | Dog Shelter
01 | Untitled

Not too sure why Archangel is the overwhelming favourite as the top 5 are pretty similar songs.
by Nassim
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- Prediction Thread
Replies: 104
Views: 2574

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

prosecutorgodot wrote:
panam wrote:Another prediction: I wonder if any EPs will make it? I doubt it.


At the very least Kindred, Jar of Flies and Magical Mystery Tour. Possibly Chronic Town, Come on Pilgrim and a couple others among those that made our top 20 in our best EPs poll.
by Nassim
Sun Sep 03, 2017 12:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.
Replies: 16
Views: 1246

Re: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.

11. Dogs - Too Much Class for the Neighbourhood 12. Benjamin Biolay - La superbe 13. Brigitte Fontaine - Comme à la radio 14. Phoenix - Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix 15. La Femme - Psycho Tropical Berlin 16. Michel Polnareff - Michel Polnareff 17. Lizzy Mercier Descloups - Press Color 18. Justice - † 19....
by Nassim
Sat Aug 26, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.
Replies: 16
Views: 1246

Re: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.

1. Serge Gainsbourg - Melody Nelson 2. Daft Punk - Homework 3. Alain Bashung - Fantaisir Militaire 4. Air - Moon Safari 5. Taxi Girl - Seppuku 6. Rita Mitsouko - The No Comprendo 7. Etienne Daho - Pop Satori 8. Noir Désir - Tostaky 9. (Suprême) NTM - Paris sous les bombes 10. Katerine - Robots Après...
by Nassim
Sat Aug 26, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 360
Views: 25036

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

StevieFan13 wrote:
notbrianeno wrote:Rollout coming this sunday hopefully!

Whoopee!


So I'll start crossing my fingers that AM is not blocked in China...
Having to wait a week before seeing the last Game of Thrones episode will be hard enough, missing a poll result would be even worse !
by Nassim
Fri Aug 25, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.
Replies: 16
Views: 1246

Re: LES INROCKS 100 Meilleurs Albums Anglais et U.S.

They just released a list of the 100 best French (and their Belgian neighbors) albums ! It's only on the paper edition so I guess one of us can transcribe it soon. The cover showcases : Serge Gainsbourg - Melody Nelson (obvious favorite for #1) Alain Bashung - Fantaisie Militaire (fairly likely #2) ...
by Nassim
Fri Aug 25, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2017 (14) August 15
Replies: 13
Views: 1147

Re: MCCh 2017 (14) August 15

StevieFan13 wrote:How come there are commas instead of periods? Like 77,6 instead of 77.6


Wait until you see how we write dates.
by Nassim
Thu Aug 24, 2017 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll
Replies: 95
Views: 2661

Re: Songs and Albums of 2006 Poll

Albums : 1) The Knife - Silent Shout 2) Hot Chip - The Warning 3) Arctic Monkeys - Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not 4) TV on the Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain 5) Spank Rock - YOYOYOYOYO 6) The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 7) Justin Timberlake - Futuresex/LoveSounds 8) The Thermals ...
by Nassim
Tue Aug 22, 2017 8:35 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)
Replies: 21
Views: 788

Re: Pitchfork - The 200 Best Albums of the 1960s (2017)

Well, well, they finally got to it. The foreign entries are the usual suspects, I guess, but didn't expect to see Françoise Hardy in the top 100. Some oddball albums are lower than I would have guess : Black Monk Time, Trout Mask Replica, A Rainbow in Curved Air, The United States of America... all...
by Nassim
Sun Aug 20, 2017 7:39 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)
Replies: 9
Views: 310

Re: Rank the Tracks: Sonic Youth's Daydream Nation (1988)

9. Candle
4. 'Cross the Breeze
1. Teen Age Riot
2. Silver Rocket
7. Hey Joni
12. Trilogy
10. Rain King
3. The Sprawl
5. Eric's Trip
6. Total Trash
11. Kissability
8. Providence
by Nassim
Sat Aug 19, 2017 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of R&B: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 691

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: 49
Views: 1659

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: 208

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: 2921

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: 2921

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: 241

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: 2921

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: 4093

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: 80
Views: 5222

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: 241

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: 890

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: 389

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: 95
Views: 2661

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: 16
Views: 596

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: 1588

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: 78
Views: 2930

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: 1087

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: 474

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: 508

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: 78
Views: 2930

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 ...

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