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by Nassim
Mon Jan 15, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3898

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

Short album list : a lot of my fav from the other 2 lists are not eligible here (as part of mixed band with mixed vocals) 1) The Knife - Silent Shout 2) Portishead - Dummy 3) Fever Ray - Fever Ray 4) Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out 5) Grimes - Art Angels 6) Sleigh Bells - Treats 7) Sleater-Kinney - The ...
by Nassim
Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 27
Views: 535

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 7

Barrington Levy - Here I Come Stone Temple Pilots - Vasoline Nina Simone - Sinnerman (Sinnerman looks like the obvious favorite for the tournament, though it will probably face one of its most serious opponents next week. The Blower's Daughter is a lovely song nonetheless) Queen - Don't Stop Me Now ...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 10, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3898

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

I posted an albums list a few days ago, and my main criteria was that the vocals on an album should clearly be predominantly delivered by a woman (or women). That's why I included A Christmas Gift for You from Philles Records and excluded Silent Shout Aren’t all the vocals on Silent Shout delivered...
by Nassim
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)
Replies: 8
Views: 302

Re: EOY 2017 - Goûtemesdisques (FR)

Romain, are you sure Goute Mes Disques is from France? According to their Facebook page it seems they are from Bruxelles, Belgium. That’s a recurring discussion at EOY time, the team is a mix of French and Belgian but they are based in Brussels and have a specific focus on Belgian music, so yeah, s...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 28, 2017 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 18
Views: 423

Re: Music of 1984: Round 2, Week 5

Albums
The Replacements - Let It Be
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.

Songs
Bronski Beat - Smalltown Boy
Tears for Fears - Shout
The Chills - Pink Frost
Hüsker Dü - Pink Turns to Blue
The Replacements - Unsatisfied
Queen - Radio Ga Ga
by Nassim
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"
Replies: 13
Views: 568

Re: My true, honest feelings on why I enjoy "Bodak Yellow" and "XO Tour Llif3"

Well that’s my issue actually, the beats are very unremarkable. For Bodak Yellow add that with a terrible flow, and lame lyrics (seriously, if I want a bragging song by a female rapper involving a lot of use of the word pussy, Azealia Banks and Nicki Minaj did it way better.) XO TOUR Llif3 is at lea...
by Nassim
Wed Dec 20, 2017 8:39 am
Forum: Poll creations
Topic: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?
Replies: 41
Views: 1452

Re: Why is Kendrick Lamar’s ”DAMN.” in the top of every eoy list?

So, don't compare DAMN. to TPAB. Compare it to other more traditional rap albums. In that area, I would say it's definitely a stand-out for the last few years. Let's flip this question; imagine, for whatever reason, the top album of the year was going to be hip hop. Which album would you go with th...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 19, 2017 2:20 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)
Replies: 10
Views: 670

Re: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)

Albums : 11) Lana Del Rey - Lust for Life 12) N.E.R.D. - No_One Ever Really Dies 13) Sampha - Process 14) Father John Misty - Pure Comedy 15) Fishbach - À ta merci 16) Phoenix - Ti Amo 17) Arcade Fire - Everything Now 18) Fever Ray - Plunge 19) Etienne Daho - Blitz 20) Princess Nokia - 1992 21) Aldo...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 19, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3898

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Going on holidays in 2 days so I am rushing all the polls : 1) Portishead - Roads 2) Fever Ray - I'm Not Done 3) The Knife - Silent Shout 4) Low - Especially Me 5) Arcade Fire - In the Backseat 6) Massive Attack - Teardrop 7) The Knife - Pass This On 8) Bat for Lashes - Glass 9) Sleater-Kinney - Jum...
by Nassim
Mon Dec 18, 2017 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 16
Views: 393

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 4

Metallica - Ride the Lightning Songs Prince - When Doves Cry a-ha - Take on Me Bruce Springsteen - I'm on Fire Bruce Springsteen - Dancing in the Dark The Replacements - I Will Dare Echo & the Bunnymen - The Killing Moon The Smiths - How Soon Is Now? Don Henley - The Boys of Summer
by Nassim
Mon Dec 18, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)
Replies: 10
Views: 670

Re: EOY 2017 - Les Inrocks (FR)

Still haven't found the full list (well, I mean I haven't bought the magazine) but here are the next 5 :
6 - Juliette Armanet - Petite amie
7 - Mac DeMarco - This Old Dog
8 - Orelsan - La fête est finie
9 - Damso - Ipséité
10 - Cigarettes after Sex - Cigarettes after Sex
by Nassim
Sun Dec 17, 2017 11:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire
Replies: 5
Views: 196

Re: 10.000 Songs: Eno - St. Elmo's Fire

I'll add the great version by Uilab (a collaboration between the post-rock bands Ui and Stereolab) to the cover section : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsaj7T7iUlU I'll like it even more than the original, which seems to be a thing about my favorite Eno songs (see Bauhaus' Third Uncle for instance).
by Nassim
Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 746

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 4

The Kinks - Shangri-La
pass (like both)
pass (don't care for either)
Noir Desir - Tostaky (Le Continent)
Teena Marie - Lovergirl
Wir sind Helden - Guten Tag
Justice - Waters of Nazareth
Joan Jett - Bad Reputation
by Nassim
Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 19
Views: 806

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

This is the formula being used:- 100*(1+30)/(position+30) The points difference between #116 & #150 is less than the points difference between #1 & #2. So you don't need to worry about precision in your lower rankings; If you've only heard it once and you were not enthused, then ranking it ...
by Nassim
Mon Dec 11, 2017 1:24 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 30
Views: 1521

Re: EOY 2017 - Pitchfork (US)

I read the full list and I was quite surprised to see On Hold by The xx. I get that the album came out in January, but the single was released in early November 2016; the website even made a track review of it. Was their cutoff too early or did they just forget about it and tried to sneak the track...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 912

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 3

Caribou - Melody Day The Mick Jagger song is way better than I expected, given how often I heard that his solo carrier sucks, still gotta give it to Caribou. Wolf Parade - I'll Believe in Anything 2 songs I discovered in the Pitchfork 500, but however talented Liz Frasier and co are, there is no com...
by Nassim
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Youtube (or other sites) videos about music
Replies: 0
Views: 82

Youtube (or other sites) videos about music

Vox has started a pretty good serie of videos about music. Some are about specific albums or artists but others are about trends or techniques and it is pretty interesting. Here's one about the 80s drum sound but there are also pretty great ones about repetitions, triplets, J Dilla, Trout Mask Repli...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 07, 2017 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3898

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

OK, so here is my artists list, hoping I didn’t forget anyone. Some are pretty hard to rank though, LCD Soundsystem is one of my favorite band ever, but how big is Nancy Whang’s influence in the music ? Same for D’arcy Wretzky and the Smashing Pumpkins, since it would seem that Billy Corgan pretty m...
by Nassim
Thu Dec 07, 2017 1:34 pm
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 - Treble (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 143

EOY 2017 - Treble (US)

Their song list is out. I'll copy it later if no one else does.
by Nassim
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your 2017 Wrapped
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Your 2017 Wrapped

Rob wrote:How do you post these images? I can't seem to share just them as such, only as webpages.


There is a function todownload the image on your computer on the Spotify website, then either join it to your message or upload it on a dedicated website and take the link from there.
by Nassim
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: EOY 2017
Topic: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 64
Views: 12383

Re: EOY 2017 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Thanks for this! I'll be curious to see how long American Dream by LCD Soundsystem can hold on to that second spot. The album got a lot of great reviews but I don't think I've seen anyone this year saying it was their best record. I don't think I've seen anyone saying DAMN is Kendrick's best album ...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 05, 2017 10:36 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Polygon top 500 games of all time
Replies: 12
Views: 373

Polygon top 500 games of all time

Polygon just finished publishing their list of the top 500 games of all time. As always, you can argue for hours, but it's a very decent list, neither forgetting oldies and pioneers (Rogue, Zorg and Quest for Glory are in the top 50 for instance) nor passing over more recent games (though games from...
by Nassim
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your 2017 Wrapped
Replies: 22
Views: 717

Re: Your 2017 Wrapped

I'm fine with that (thought it welcame me with a pictures of Sleater-Kinney which was way cooler than the RTJ fist)

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by Nassim
Tue Dec 05, 2017 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 3119

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

It's a shame While You Wait for the Others doesn't get more love. Personally I think it's even better than Two Weeks, and those are two clear standouts on a beloved album. The bridge makes it an all-time great for me. The layering of the different vocal parts as it builds to the last chorus is incr...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 02, 2017 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 19
Views: 806

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

Shiina Ringo - Sōretsu (Funeral Procession) Shiina Ringo's Funeral Procession is on Spotify in my region, but her name and the Japanese song title are spelled slightly different, and the song is simply named Funeral; it might be the reason you couldn't find it. I think it is the right one. Does thi...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 19
Views: 806

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

These are the highest AM ranked songs from the 2000s that failed to make our top 150 for the decade poll:- AM 2000s rank | Artist | Song | Year | Rank in our year poll 12 | MGMT | Kids | 2007 | 23 These are the highest ranked 2000s songs from our 2015 All-time songs poll that failed to make our top...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s
Replies: 19
Views: 806

Re: The Best Albums & Songs of the 2000s

Could I rank my list right here? No you can't, there's an adresse mail above for sending the list. And I'm sure using the excel template would hep DaveC a lot. Here is a spotify playlist with 146 songs : http://open.spotify.com/user/nassimpanda/playlist/5jG9hY6wxsrYkzPVKeIco9 And the missings songs...
by Nassim
Sat Dec 02, 2017 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 20
Views: 616

Re: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 2

9930 | Canibus | Second Round K.O.
9842 | Tricky Woo | Fly the Orient
9983 | Peter Tosh | Equal Rights
9895 | The Blue Nile | From a Late Night Train

9851 | Tinie Tempah | Pass Out
9939 | Kasabian | eez-eh
9974 | Soul Asylum | Somebody to Shove
9886 | P!nk | Just Like a Pill
by Nassim
Sat Dec 02, 2017 3:13 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)
Replies: 12
Views: 455

Re: Rank the Tracks: Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head (2002)

Let's vote before the deadline for once.

04 | The Scientist
05 | Clocks
09 | A Whisper
06 | Daylight
10 | A Rush of Blood to the Head
03 | God Put a Smile upon Your Face
11 | Amsterdam
02 | In My Place
07 | Green Eyes
01 | Politik
08 | Warning Sign
by Nassim
Fri Dec 01, 2017 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2
Replies: 43
Views: 1340

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 2

Monty Python - Always Look on the Bright Side of Life The Books - Take Time That's not my pick I expected to have the worst time (which doesn't bode well for I'll Believe in Anything) but I see they struggle a lot in here. For those who loved that song, I can only recommend the other standout from T...
by Nassim
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5569

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Rob wrote:On a lighter note, these two back to back made me laugh:
6894: Black Eyed Peas – Boom Boom Pow
6895: Mark Ronson – Bang Bang Bang


908 : Guns n Roses - Use Your Illusion II
909 : Guns n Roses - Use Your Illusion I

Noticed a couple others but forgot to write them down.
by Nassim
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 750

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

9907 | Blumfeld | Verstärker 9830 | Death | The Philosopher 9918 | Young Jeezy | Go Crazy 9995 | Gene | For the Dead Fun to see Death (and Carcass) in an AM game ! I'd rather have had an earlier Death track though, I find their 80s music more fun. 9957 | Eric Bogle | And the Band Played Waltzing Mat...
by Nassim
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 18
Views: 530

Re: Music of 1984: Round 1, Week 1

Don't know if I'll have time to do all the required listening will all the polls/games going...
Let's still throw those votes in :

The Replacements - Let It Be
Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime
Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A.
by Nassim
Sun Nov 26, 2017 6:50 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)
Replies: 19
Views: 645

Re: Rank the Tracks: Radiohead's The Bends (1995)

Like Nick said, no bad songs in there ! Always a bit puzzled by how much people love Just though. 04 | Fake Plastic Trees 12 | Street Spirit (Fade Out) 01 | Planet Telex 03 | High and Dry 06 | (Nice Dream) 08 | My Iron Lung 09 | Bullet Proof..I Wish I Was 10 | Black Star 02 | The Bends 07 | Just 05 ...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 9825/10000: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 21
Views: 750

Re: 9825/1000: Round 1, Week 1

9850 | Holly Herndon | Chorus 9887 | Frank Sinatra | Only the Lonely 9975 | Glenn Frey | The Heat Is On 9938 | Justus Köhncke | Was ist Musik? How cool Chorus is just reinforces how disappointing the barely listenable following album was. Don't care about the other 3 but Was ist Musik? isn't helped ...
by Nassim
Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1712

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Styrofoam Boots wrote:TMBG - Birdhouse in Your Soul


Hope you come back and vote during the week with Trailer Trash ;)

That being said, you can vote in every bracket, you don't have to pick a single song ;)
by Nassim
Tue Nov 21, 2017 11:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 3119

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Songs : 1) Yo La Tengo - More Stars Than There Are in Heaven 2) Fever Ray - I'm Not Done 3) Wild Beasts - Two Dancers I 4) The XX - Shelter 5) Dan Deacon - Woof Woof 6) Four Tet - Love Cry 7) Bat For Lashes - Glass 8) Fuck Buttons - Surf Solar 9) Orelsan - Soirées Ratées 10) Animal Collective - In t...
by Nassim
Mon Nov 20, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1
Replies: 57
Views: 1712

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Round 1 Week 1

Pulp - This is Hardcore Neil Young - Cowgirl in the Sand Arcade Fire - Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels) NEU! - Hallogallo They Might Be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul Tenor Saw - Ring the Alarm Wham! - Careless Whisper Quintette Hot Club de France - Nuages The Shangri-Las - Remember (Walkin' in the Sand)...
by Nassim
Sun Nov 19, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 1984: Nominations
Replies: 11
Views: 546

Re: Music of 1984: Nominations

Dang, I thought I could vote today. No Rock Box and no Corona then. Wouldn't have made an impact on the album list though.
Nice selection anyway.
by Nassim
Sun Nov 19, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 4835

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Was going to pick Jumpers for the 6001-8000 but since there is already another great Sleater-Kinney song in, let's go with :

Chance The Rapper - Chain Smoker (6729)
by Nassim
Sat Nov 18, 2017 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 4835

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

Already pushed The Past is a Grotesque Animal to the 2nd round of the 00s poll, and don't want to depress everyone with "No Children" so my pick for the 3001-4000 section is :
Mötorhead - Overkill (3730) (could have gone to AC/DC - Let There Be Rock as easily)
by Nassim
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 4835

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

My favorite song in the 1001-2000 range is by far Between the Bars, but it got close to the top 500 last time so not sure it needs the spotlight as much as :
Pulp - This is Hardcore (1071)
by Nassim
Fri Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5569

Re: It has happened! Really!!

What artist currently has the most bubbling albums? Duke Ellington : 14 albums John Coltrane : 12 albums Miles Davis : 12 albums Bob Dylan : 9 albums Ella Fitzgerald : 9 albums Sarah Vaughan : 9 albums Neil Young : 8 albums The Fall : 8 albums Charles Mingus : 7 albums Ornette Coleman : 7 albums Fr...
by Nassim
Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5569

Re: It has happened! Really!!

Thanks but for some reason it's not opening for me. I tried opening it in multiple different ways and it just shows up as gibberish or doesn't open at all. I was hoping that someone would have already posted the requested information (new additions to the Top 3000) here in the forums. OK that’s an ...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?

One thing that hasn't been commented on here is that all mixes consist of songs heard in the last half year or so. There are no recommendations, just tracks I previously listened to. There are no exceptions. Although they are well put together I don't find them as interesting as the Weekly Discover...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 4835

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

The Thermals - A Pillar of Salt (9064) Remember you're only supposed to nominate one song in each range. Oh ok I missed that, I was going to dabble mostly on the lowest ranges. Lots of songs I love in the 1001-2000 range of course, but not sure which would need the spotlights. So let's go in the 40...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: It has happened! Really!!
Replies: 132
Views: 5569

Re: It has happened! Really!!

To my great disappointment, there isn't a single song ranked at the same position as the album it is from (well, except if my excel got fooled by a duet). Actually there are only 2 cases of artists coincidence : Kanye West has both a song and an album ranked at #377 and PJ Harvey at #490 At least th...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 16, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?
Replies: 17
Views: 618

Re: Your daily mix: What does Spotify think of you?

One thing that hasn't been commented on here is that all mixes consist of songs heard in the last half year or so. There are no recommendations, just tracks I previously listened to. There are no exceptions. Although they are well put together I don't find them as interesting as the Weekly Discover...
by Nassim
Thu Nov 16, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations
Replies: 179
Views: 4835

Re: Overlooked Songs 2: Nominations

The Thermals - A Pillar of Salt (9064)

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