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by Jackson
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

[240] The Art Ensemble of Chicago | Theme de Yo-Yo [1970] Les stances a Sophie [1577.31 pts / 6 votes / 262.89 pts per vote] 2010 AMF placement: 283 2010 to 2012 change: 43 AM rank: unranked Fans: Charlie Driggs (5); sonofsamiam (15) [236] Bill Withers | Ain't No Sunshine [1971] Just As I Am [1582....
by Jackson
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:18 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012: Mondosonoro (Spain)
Replies: 3
Views: 2364

Re: EOY 2012: Mondosonoro (Spain)

Finally a high placement for Swans! This is a list I can get behind.
by Jackson
Thu Nov 29, 2012 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What will win the 2012 Pazz & Jop Awards?
Replies: 2
Views: 1170

Re: What will win the 2012 Pazz & Jop Awards?

After the early lists came in, I don't think there's anything that will top Channel Orange for best album.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 28, 2012 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

[790] The Rolling Stones | Moonlight Mile [1971] Sticky Fingers [625.75 pts / 4 votes / 156.44 pts per vote] 2010 AMF placement: 446 2010 to 2012 change: -344 AM rank: 1504 Fan: Brad (100) [779] Burial | Archangel [2007] Untrue [634.99 pts / 4 votes / 158.75 pts per vote] 2010 AMF placement: unrank...
by Jackson
Wed Nov 28, 2012 4:58 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012 - NME (UK)
Replies: 6
Views: 4330

Re: EOY 2012 - NME (UK)

Lonerism at number 1 is awesome. Channel Orange will definitely top the overall list, but I hope TA can sneak into the top 5.

By the way, looking back, NME had a really good streak of number one albums from about 1993-2001. PJ Harvey and Tame Impala the last two years put them back on that streak.
by Jackson
Tue Nov 27, 2012 11:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

I considered including it too; my favourite track from Spiderland is propably Don, Aman, but it would be a strategic move to help album I very much like. Maybe next time. The problem with albums like Spiderland or, for example, Rid Of Me is that they are very even and when it comes to choosing one ...
by Jackson
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

sonofsamiam wrote:
[377] Benjamin Biolay | Brandt rhapsodie
[2009] La superbe
[1136.59 pts / 4 votes / 284.15 pts per vote]
2010 AMF placement: unranked
2010 to 2012 change: n/a
AM rank: unranked
Fans: Henrik (3); Romain (13)



Great tune, hadn't even heard of it before.
by Jackson
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

[594] Charles Mingus | The Shoes of The Fisherman's Wife Are Some Jive-Ass Slippers [1971] Let My Children Hear Music [795.37 pts / 3 votes / 265.12 pts per vote] 2010 AMF placement: unranked 2010 to 2012 change: n/a AM rank: unranked Fan: Fred (20) FYI, this awesome track placed 483rd last time ar...
by Jackson
Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

sonofsamiam wrote:

[b][356] King Crimson | Starless

[1974] Red
[1170.56 pts / 6 votes / 195.09 pts per vote]
2010 AMF placement: 131
2010 to 2012 change: -225
AM rank: unranked
Fan: Jackson (14)



Oh man, this one one of the cooler placements last time. And two freaking Elton John songs pass it? C'mon guys.
by Jackson
Tue Nov 27, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results
Replies: 281
Views: 74556

Re: The 2012 AMF All-Time Songs Poll: Results

Wow, you're revealing this so much faster than I did two years ago! A few notes so far: It seems like there were a ton of Led Zeppelin, Rolling Stones, and Beatles songs in the lower section--even more than I would normally expect. A lot of the lesser Beatles songs declined, probably because the guy...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5128

Re: Songs of 2012

Nassim wrote:Burial - Kindred
Burial - Loner
Burial - Ashtray Wasp


Picking between these songs is tough. "Ashtray Wasp" will be top 5 for the year, but I'm sure all three will place.
by Jackson
Mon Nov 26, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

While we're waiting for the results, let's post our favorite listmakers. Here's mine:

1) Sonofsamiam
2) CharlieDriggs
3) Fred
4) Zorg
5) Henrik

Honorable mentions to Gillingham and Nassim.
by Jackson
Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:48 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012 - Uncut (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 7106

Re: EOY 2012 - Uncut (UK)

You know it's an irrelevant publication when 6 out of its top 10 2012 artists have been around for at least 40 years.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 21, 2012 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2012
Replies: 24
Views: 4923

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2012

This is one year where I feel the critics did a fantastic job overall, at least based on OtisRedding's list: Swans, Tame Impala, Flying Lotus, Andy Stott, Liars, and Actress all placing high? It's about time some of these acts got more attention. That being said, my nominee is Peaking Lights - Lucif...
by Jackson
Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

sonofsamiam wrote:Does anyone have the Top 200 of the 2010 all-time songs poll that Jackson hosted? I can get 1000-201 from the old site, but for some reason the topic gets cut off after 2 pages. I'd like to reference this list with the rollout...thanks in advance!


If you want I can email you the spreadsheet.
by Jackson
Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MBV reissues
Replies: 17
Views: 5062

Re: MBV reissues

So it looks like this new album is happening by the end of the year? All the major music news sites are reporting it.
by Jackson
Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998
Replies: 87
Views: 20162

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998

Here are my rankings based on my AT songs list (year followed by number of songs, I sorted it by points though): I don't feel like 1999 is that weak; maybe its ranking would have been higher if the all-time poll was after this month, when I will be listening to a lot of stuff from 1999. 1991 26 1997...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 05, 2012 2:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

My average year is 1987. I really do think the 90s were the best time for music, though 66-74 is obviously very impressive and makes up quite a bit of my list. Nassim: I also noticed B.O.B. doing very well. I'm sure it will outpace Hey Ya this time and be the top ranked track from the 2000s, though ...
by Jackson
Fri Nov 02, 2012 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 64069

Re: Albums of 2012

The new Andy Stott album "Luxury Problems" is great and solidifies him in my mind as one of the top electronic producers working right now. After the great one-two punch of EPs last year with Passed Me By and We Stay Together, I think this release is just as strong as those. Pretty much ev...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 100 Best Australian Albums
Replies: 1
Views: 926

Re: 100 Best Australian Albums

I wonder where the new Tame Impala would place on here?
by Jackson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

I'm enjoying these lists so much! Hopefully we can make an exception for Brad, who always participates in forum polls. I hope you keep posting, Poliuks (though I wouldn't have minded if you threw in the PE and Coltrane songs). Beefsupreme--fantastic list. I think "Search and Destroy" at nu...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998
Replies: 87
Views: 20162

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998

Albums 1 | Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 2 | The Beta Band | The Three EP's* 3 | Mercury Rev | Deserter's Songs 4 | Boards of Canada | Music Has the Right to Children 5 | Massive Attack | Mezzanine 6 | Air | Moon Safari 7 | Elliott Smith | XO 8 | Amon Tobin | Permutation 9 | Bl...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Terry Callier
Replies: 5
Views: 1731

Re: R.I.P. Terry Callier

It's unfortunate, but this was the catalyst that finally made me listen to Callier. He was really good.
by Jackson
Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

It's me or the results look very unpredictable this year ? I'm not sure to realy see any strong winner with all the lists. Very melting lists with recent and old songs...I'm sure we will see many surprises. :happy-partydance: I think it's definitely harder to tell than it was last time. I don't see...
by Jackson
Mon Oct 29, 2012 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Wow, what a run at the end of the last page! CharlieDriggs, Michel, and Henrik all turned in great lists.
by Jackson
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Really great list antonius, and I think it's the most eclectic out of anyone's. I read it bottom-to-top and had no idea what was coming next. I need to check out some of these offbeat picks.
by Jackson
Sun Oct 28, 2012 10:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City"
Replies: 7
Views: 2095

Re: "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City"

After one listen, I agree it may be a grower but I think the Illmatic comparisons are overblown. The style of production here seems like one that will not age as well as Illmatic's, and I don't see this becoming a hip-hop classic (or even Lamar's best album). It's not as good as MBDTF among the main...
by Jackson
Thu Oct 25, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Now we've got Zombie in three top tens. I can't wait to see how high it makes it in the overall list. Who besides you and Zorg? Sonofsam had it at 29. Either way, I'm also excited for a good showing. I'm also looking forward to seeing if Modes D-F can make a nice run, with placements at 3, 7, 22, a...
by Jackson
Thu Oct 25, 2012 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

4 | Slint | Good Morning Captain 9 | Fela Kuti | Zombie 11 | The Wrens | 13 Months In 6 Minutes 20 | Tortoise | Djed 25 | Of Montreal | The Past Is A Grotesque Animal 28 | Spiritualized | Cop Shoot Cop 36 | Love | You Set The Scene 37 | Can | Halleluhwah 38 | Outkast | B.O.B. 42 | The Kinks | Shang...
by Jackson
Tue Oct 23, 2012 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 64069

Re: Albums of 2012

I listened to The Seer this morning. I had a feeling I wasn't going to like it, and I was right, but at the same time I could understand why it is being praised for being unconventional, boundary-pushing music. There is something unique about the way it manages to achieve a balance between calm and...
by Jackson
Mon Oct 22, 2012 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Thanks for the complements, guys! It means a lot to hear that from people whose taste I really respect. So many of the songs on my list may not have been discovered were it not for the people on this forum.
by Jackson
Sat Oct 20, 2012 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

400 | Elvis Costello | Beyond Belief | 1982 399 | Caribou | Odessa | 2010 398 | Archie Shepp | Attica Blues | 1973 397 | The Walkmen | The Rat | 2004 396 | Akron/Family | Raising the Sparks | 2005 395 | Serge Gainsbourg | Bonnie And Clyde | 1968 394 | TV On the Radio | Halfway Home | 2008 393 | Herc...
by Jackson
Sat Oct 20, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Here's my top 800. I really couldn't have enjoyed making this list more. It's been a constant work in progress, and it's great to add songs and watch them move up or down over time. Looking forward to watching this grow and change over time, and looking back at this little snapshot of my musical tas...
by Jackson
Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 64069

Re: Albums of 2012

May as well give a state of the union thus far, here's my top 30... [02] Flying Lotus | Until The Quiet Comes How do you think this compares to Cosmogramma? That was my #2 of 2010, but I don't think this new one stacks up. I expect it to place in the 10-20 range when it's all said and done. Great l...
by Jackson
Tue Oct 16, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 64069

Re: Albums of 2012

The new Tame Impala record, Lonerism has been getting a lot of positive shout-outs this week... Tame Impala - Lonerism: album stream ...while, Godspeed You! Black Emperor dropped a silent killer of an album in the last few days too: Godspeed You! Black Emperor: Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! – excl...
by Jackson
Mon Oct 08, 2012 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997
Replies: 74
Views: 17885

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997

Thanks for the quick results nicolas. Looks like you missed Zorg's Mogwai Fear Satan vote (yeah the song is my #1 of the decade song so I was bit disappointed for it's #16 spot so I checked who voted for it). Which version of Mogwai Fear Satan is preferred? I found three on Spotify: 1) U Ziq Remix ...
by Jackson
Fri Oct 05, 2012 3:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998
Replies: 87
Views: 20162

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1998

Does Beta Band - The Three E.P.'s count for the albums list this year? It would be my number 1 or 2. For those looking for some more electronic music beyond the consensus favorites (obviously Air, Massive Attack, and Boards of Canada will make it), check out this Amon Tobin song . It's in both my an...
by Jackson
Thu Oct 04, 2012 11:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees
Replies: 20
Views: 5233

Re: 2012 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Nominees

Deep Purple is one of the greatest traditional rock bands ever to walk the planet. It is a sham that they aren't already in the HOF, and that their legacy is entirely defined by a couple of huge hits dwarfed by their other material. I'm not as big on Rush, but they're absolutely overdue for inclusio...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 03, 2012 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997
Replies: 74
Views: 17885

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997

I was more surprised by the absolute (and I mean absolute) ignorance of Amon Tobin's Bricolage. It got a 10.0 for Christ's sake! I like Amon Tobin (and will vote for Permutation this month), but Bricolage seemed really long to me. High ratings seemed more common then, remember Source Tages & Co...
by Jackson
Sun Sep 30, 2012 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997
Replies: 74
Views: 17885

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997

Albums 01 | Spiritualized | Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 02 | Built to Spill | Perfect From Now On 03 | Elliott Smith | Either/Or 04 | Ween | The Mollusk 05 | Radiohead | OK Computer 06 | Portishead | Portishead 07 | Biosphere | Substrata 08 | Cornelius | Fantasma 09 | Robert Wyatt...
by Jackson
Sat Sep 29, 2012 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Finally, my top 500 songs as of now. Maybe some statistics later on. 7. Nina Simone - Sinnerman | 1965 9. Massive Attack - Angel | 1998 16. The Stooges - I Wanna Be Your Dog | 1969 30. Portishead - The Rip | 2008 31. Moody Blues - Nights in White Satin | 1967 36. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - There...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997
Replies: 74
Views: 17885

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997

I'm surprised all the Built to Spill fans haven't also voted for Modest Mouse. I discovered that album recently and it seems to appeal to the same sensibility that Perfect From Now On does (granted, I do prefer PFNO).
by Jackson
Thu Sep 27, 2012 12:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 64069

Re: Albums of 2012

After the Fly Lo album turned out to be as awesome as I would have expected, this year is probably going to look at lot like 2010 at the top of my list: Swans, Flying Lotus, Actress, Liars. Throw in Burial and that's a solid top 5 before I even start digging deeper into 2012. Jirin, thanks for recom...
by Jackson
Wed Sep 19, 2012 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

12. Elvis Costello – Beyond Belief 20. Charles Mingus – Shoes Of The Fisherman’s Wife Are Some Jive Ass Slippers 21. Neil Young – I Believe In You 23. Love – The Red Telephone 24. Mercury Rev – Empire State (Son House In Excelsis) 42. Sonny Sharrock – Many Mansions 59. Yo La Tengo – Pass The Hatche...
by Jackson
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:54 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FACT magazine's Top 100 of the '90s
Replies: 5
Views: 6029

Re: FACT magazine's Top 100 of the '90s

This is just about the list I would have expected from FACT...regardless of whether it's 100% genuine, it's much more useful than another list with OK Computer and Nevermind at the top! While those are great albums, I find it much more interesting when music critics actually do their job by coming u...
by Jackson
Wed Sep 12, 2012 12:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

I would say classic rock has a higher proportion of standout songs to standout albums than other genres I prefer, but it also has a particular advantage when it comes to building song lists: Classic rock songs tend to say the title of the song over and over in the song, making it really easy to rem...
by Jackson
Mon Sep 10, 2012 5:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

[0116] Archie Shepp | Attica Blues This song is a jam! Any recommendations for others that combine gospel, funk, and soul in such a fun way? I'll comment more on your list when I dig deeper--already imported to a spreadsheet and highlighted tracks I haven't heard before. Jirin, that list was more c...
by Jackson
Fri Sep 07, 2012 11:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2012
Replies: 18
Views: 5128

Re: Songs of 2012

Surprised there were no responses to this. I've been wondering what the critical favorite of the year will be--I have a feeling "Call Me Maybe" might walk away with the P&J poll, while Pitchfork et al will stick with "Pyramids." I discovered Grimes' "Oblivion" today...
by Jackson
Thu Sep 06, 2012 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)
Replies: 279
Views: 124455

Re: Forum Poll: The AM Top Songs of All Time (2012 edition)

Quick question: How do I add in the square brackets and vertical lines like with this: [0003] Curtis Mayfield | Right on for The Darkness [0002] The Beach Boys | Surf's Up [0001] Billie Holiday | Strange Fruit I assume you're copy and pasting off an excel file, but I have no idea how to get it to f...
by Jackson
Wed Sep 05, 2012 11:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997
Replies: 74
Views: 17885

Re: The Best Albums And Songs of 1997

Substrata is probably my favorite ambient music album (though I'm not sure of what to include in ambient, so a bunch of other albums I like might be considered ambient too, dunno...). Anyway, it's really nice, give it a try if you have some time, even if like me you usually don't enjoy ambient musi...

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