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by Hymie
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 5:53 am
380. David Bowie – After All

381. Inner Circle – Da Bomb

382. Sunny Day Real Estate – In Circles

383. HVOB – Cool Melt
380 - 4
381 - 4
382 - 2
383 - 3
by Hymie
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:42 am
379. Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat
4
by Hymie
Thu Jan 23, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:53 am
378. Ja, Panik - Antananarivo
4
by Hymie
Wed Jan 22, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird
6
by Hymie
Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!
Replies: 22
Views: 2362

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls-January '20, Bob Dylan!

SONGS 1. Like A Rolling Stone 2. Positively 4th Street 3. Just Like A Woman 4. Subterranean Homesick Blues 5. The Times They Are A'Changin' 6. I Want You 7. Ballad Of A Thin Man 8. It Ain't Me Babe 9. Love Minus Zero/No Limit 10. Blowin' In The Wind 11. Mr. Tambourine Man 12. Rainy Day Women #12 & ...
by Hymie
Tue Jan 21, 2020 2:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:56 am
376. Alfred Schnittke – Symphony No. 1: I. Senza Tempo. Moderato
2
by Hymie
Mon Jan 20, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now: 6 From a time when funk was perhaps the most common reference point for rappers. There are still rappers that use funk elements, but there is something about the way this Jedi Picasso rhymes his way around the James Brown grooves that is clearly from another era, ...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 20, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Just added this:

GUESS WHO - SHARE THE LAND - SEP 1970
Bus Rider
Hand Me Down World
Share the Land
Hang On to Your Life
by Hymie
Mon Jan 20, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Mon Jan 20, 2020 7:47 am
374. Kool Moe Dee – How Ya Like Me Now
5
by Hymie
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:37 pm

Kris Drever – Steel and Stone (Black Water): 5
I mean it is fine, has good intentions and works well as pleasant background music, but musically it is cliched and the lyrically even more so.
A very rare instance where Rob and I gave the same rating!
by Hymie
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 19, 2020 9:46 am
373. Kris Drever – Steel and Stone (Black Water)
5
by Hymie
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

The Hymies seem to have gotten lost.
by Hymie
Sat Jan 18, 2020 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:41 am
372. Prince - Adore
3
by Hymie
Sat Jan 18, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 28
Views: 5136

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

Just sent my song list.
by Hymie
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 39
Views: 3188

Re: Go review this random release

Entry 10: An album called Grand Prix by Vive la fête from 2005. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/vive_la_fete/grand_prix_f1/ https://e.snmc.io/i/fullres/w/ed8a74adfd71fef4947b8bc462bea25d/2244914 The girl on the cover gets a great review from me! Here's the album playlist on youtube. https://...
by Hymie
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 39
Views: 3188

Re: Go review this random release

I'll grab this one. It's better than I was expecting. Pleasant synth pop effort that's best attribute is its one minute and 29 second length. The opening reminds me of "What Is Love" by Haddaway, which I am surprised is not listed here on the site. It was a huge dance record near the end of my DJ ca...
by Hymie
Fri Jan 17, 2020 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 78
Views: 19510

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Sampson's write up on the inductees.

https://digitaldreamdoor.com/pages/best ... -2020.html
by Hymie
Fri Jan 17, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:39 am
372. Robbie Williams – No Regrets
3
by Hymie
Thu Jan 16, 2020 4:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale
Replies: 36
Views: 690

Re: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale

Don't like Radiohead at all, and I can't stand the Pink Floyd album except for MONEY, so I guess I gotta vote for the Pink Floyd as the least terrible of the 2 albums.
by Hymie
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:58 am
371. Laurie Anderson – Big Science
2

Would make a good funeral dirge at funerals somewhere in the world.
by Hymie
Thu Jan 16, 2020 3:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

And This:

CLARENCE CARTER - PATCHES - SEP 1970
I Can't Leave Your Love Alone
Your Love Lifted Me
Patches
It's All in Your Mind
by Hymie
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 8:05 am
370. Stereolab – Stomach Worm
2

All I hear is random noise.
by Hymie
Wed Jan 15, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: You Guys Will Find This Hard To Believe
Replies: 2
Views: 238

Re: You Guys Will Find This Hard To Believe

Nick wrote:
Wed Jan 15, 2020 11:35 am
How do you like the album version compared to the single version?
The single version is better IMO, a 9, the LP version is an 8.
by Hymie
Wed Jan 15, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: You Guys Will Find This Hard To Believe
Replies: 2
Views: 238

You Guys Will Find This Hard To Believe

I just sold a copy of a CD of "Dark Side of The Moon." It's one of those "Master Recording" things. I got $45 for it. I stuck it in to my computer before I packed it up, to hear if I noticed any difference in the sound. I love "Money," the bass riff reminds me very much of "Green Onions." But I tota...
by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Prince - Bambi: 6
That guitar though. I never heard Prince give it such a classic rock sound.
On this:

by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS.....FINALLY!!!
Replies: 59
Views: 18389

Re: AMF Survey - Top Instrumental Songs of All Time - RESULTS

panam wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:00 am

190 . Santana - Oye Como Va
Score: 148.2427628238
Best fan: Red Ant (#10)
How is this an instrumental???
by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Tue Jan 14, 2020 7:51 am
369. Prince - Bambi
3

He sounds like his balls are being crushed in a vice.
by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 3:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 264
Views: 258695

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Henrik, the album "A Date With Elvis" should probably not be listed. It's not a real album, just a collection of older tracks that RCA issued on an album while Elvis was in the army. It's listed as a Collection on RYM.
by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

How about this as a balance. In this instance, Ten 20 place votes = One 1st place vote. Two 7th place votes = One 1st place vote. Two 10th place votes = One 5th place vote, and so on throughout the list. Seems fair while still rewarding high-placing albums/songs. This looks good to me as well, than...
by Hymie
Tue Jan 14, 2020 2:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 7 Although Mama Cass has done more powerful vocals I still like this one a lot. It just feels like pure, unfiltered sunshine and it's got a very fine melody. It wasn't a real big hit, but I did hear it a few times when it was current. Probably around this week below...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

How about this as a balance. In this instance, Ten 20 place votes = One 1st place vote. Two 7th place votes = One 1st place vote. Two 10th place votes = One 5th place vote, and so on throughout the list. Seems fair while still rewarding high-placing albums/songs. 1. 50 pts. 2. 45 3. 40 4. 36 5. 32 ...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

368. Mama Cass - It's Getting Better: 5/10
5
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

My point is that the actual number of points do not matter, it's the relative number of points that is important. In both my system and yours, the raw point differences are the same at the bottom of the list. They do matter. And #20 is a great slot among all records from a year. Once again, in your...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

The number of points doesn't matter. Giving #20 1 point and giving #19 2 points will give the same end result as giving #20 11 points and #19 12 points. Of course it matters. In your system if one song has one #17 ranking it gets 4 points while another song with 3 #20 rankings gets just 3 points. I...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

Here are two other possible point systems for a top 20. Slightly less steep than my original, but still value high votes a lot more than mid-range votes. New 1 New 2 Rank Points Rank Points 1 50 1 50 2 43 2 40 3 36 3 30 4 29 4 25 5 22 5 20 6 20 6 15 7 18 7 14 8 16 8 13 9 14 9 12 10 12 10 11 11 10 1...
by Hymie
Mon Jan 13, 2020 1:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

I think ideally we want a blend of the two. Is a song or album that 10 users kind of like (say 10-15 range) more worthy of making our final list than one that 2 or 3 really love? I personally think that the second option is more ideal. I think the second option is insane. A song or album that is in...
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Just added this in:

SPINNERS - 2ND TIME AROUND - OCT 1970
I've Got to Find Myself a Brand New Baby
Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music
In My Diary
(She's Gonna Love Me) At Sundown
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

Jirin wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 10:15 pm
I prefer the sharp drop off because it allows the niche favorites to have a better chance over the ones everyone has already heard.
Isn't the idea to get an accurate consensus of the group's favorites, rather than having something that just has one first place vote making the list?
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Just added this in after ELTON JOHN and before McCARTNEY

BOOKER T. & THE M.G.'S - McLEMORE AVENUE - APRIL 1970
Medley:
a. Golden Slumbers
b. Carry That Weight
c. The End
d. Here Comes the Sun
e. Come Together
Medley:
a. Because
b. You Never Give Me Your Money
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 2:05 pm
Hymie wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:11 pm


Sounds like the soundtrack of some outer space movie.
Unless I look wrong, I don't think you have voted for The Format's Time Bomb yet.
4
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:29 am
367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song
3
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion
Replies: 24
Views: 1379

Re: 70's Poll Planning & Discussion

If we're only voting for 15 or 20 items there should be a much bigger premium put on just making the list, like this. 1 - 50 points 2 - 44 points 3 - 39 points 4 - 36 points 5 - 33 points 6 - 30 points 7 - 28 points 8 - 26 points 9 - 24 points 10 - 22 points 11 - 20 points 12 - 19 points 13 - 18 poi...
by Hymie
Sun Jan 12, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Okay, here's an update after I added about 15 more albums. Some suggestions from friends who saw the list, and some things I remembered. I think I am now done for the time being, although if other good albums come up, they could still be added. The playlist now includes 147 albums, has 547 tracks, a...
by Hymie
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Neil Peart
Replies: 6
Views: 234

Re: R.I.P. Neil Peart

I lost 2 friends and a cousin in 2019, all younger than Neil was. The cousin did not even make it to 60. The year before I lost 2 other friends who were in their 70s. I guess this is what happens if you live long enough. You watch your friends slowly disappear, one by one. :angry-banghead:
by Hymie
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 10:24 am
366. Global Communication – 4:14
3

Sounds like the soundtrack of some outer space movie.
by Hymie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 5:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Okay, I finished this up tonight and inserted the final list into the first post. There's 487 songs. I think the most acclaimed album that did not make the playlist is the one by Jeff Buckley. I sampled the songs on the album and just found them terrible. Some sort of weird experimental folk music....
by Hymie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

My margins are much lower. I honestly could see any song I'd give at least a 7/10 a potential all-time contender. Without doing this on purpose, I have about twice as many 9's as 10's. and twice as many 8's as 9's, and twice as many 7's as 8's, and twice as many 6's as 7's. So it is like a pyramid....
by Hymie
Fri Jan 10, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Okay, I finished this up tonight and inserted the final list into the first post. There's 487 songs. I think the most acclaimed album that did not make the playlist is the one by Tim Buckley. I sampled the songs on the album and just found them terrible. Some sort of weird experimental folk music.
by Hymie
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 17
Views: 1342

Re: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist

Looks like Mandrill's debut album is 1971, not 1970 as RYM has it. Too bad, it's good. It will have to wait until I get to 1971. Here's the best track IMO.

by Hymie
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 172
Views: 6263

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 8:17 am
364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot
3