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by Cold Butterfly
Mon Dec 09, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 19
Views: 6206

Re: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)

I loved how they thrashed "bad guy" in their track review, even going so far as to say it advocated statutory rape :? For the 1,000th time ever, Pitchfork has shown to be completely hypocritical, but i'm not even surprised honestly. It's almost as if the track review was done by one person and the ...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Dec 09, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 19
Views: 6206

Re: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)

I loved how they thrashed "bad guy" in their track review, even going so far as to say it advocated statutory rape :? For the 1,000th time ever, Pitchfork has shown to be completely hypocritical, but i'm not even surprised honestly. It's almost as if the track review was done by one person and the ...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 19
Views: 6206

Re: EOY 2019 - Pitchfork (US)

I loved how they thrashed "bad guy" in their track review, even going so far as to say it advocated statutory rape :? For the 1,000th time ever, Pitchfork has shown to be completely hypocritical, but i'm not even surprised honestly.
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Juice Wrld
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

Re: R.I.P. Juice Wrld

This shit hits me hard. I loved Juice WRLD because I love emo rap. Lil Peep is one of my top artists and XXXTENTACION was trying to turn his life around and they are both gone. I always thought Juice WRLD was going to carry the torch for years to come. I can already see the people talking about how...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Dec 09, 2019 12:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 37
Views: 18977

Re: Next decade poll

One other option. For the yearly decade polls keep the current cycle, but have another single ballot 10s polls in 2020. Have the single ballot poll in 2020 alongside the 79s poll then have the year by year poll in 2023 when we’ve all fully digested the 10s. This is what I suggested in the 1989 thre...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 6453

Re: The 2010s

That's how they were actually convinced that a racist philandering megalomaniac who inherited billions of dollars and lost most of it was a brilliant businessman gallantly fighting back against political correctness. Well this is just wrong. He inherited like 300 million and he's worth like 3 billi...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Juice Wrld
Replies: 3
Views: 1783

R.I.P. Juice Wrld

One of the most famous musicians to emerge from the SoundCloud scene has died. It pains me to say that Juice Wrld died at the age of 21, from a seizure apparently - https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.tmz.com/2019/12/08/juice-wrld-dead-dies-seizure-chicago-midway-airport-hospital/ There is no doubt tha...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 08, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 6453

Re: The 2010s

I absolutely agree that the cultural shifts are driven by social media. It's created a micro-targeting echo chamber where everybody is given a constant stream of misinformation that they believe because it matches their pre-existing biases. It's led to a toxic political situation, helped by America...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 6453

The 2010s

So yeah, the end of decade is coming to a close as you all know. I was just thinking about the 2010s in general, and i’m not talking about your favorite records of the decade, or whether you think Channel Orange or Blonde was Frank Ocean’s best album. I’m talking about the huge political and cultura...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 4272

Re: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)

Pogue Mahone wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:54 pm
Obviously we need a new british invasion...
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 8744

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4

A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Tyler, The Creator - Boredom

LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep?

Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience

Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury

Robyn - Ever Again
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 4272

Re: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)

Their songs list is up - https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... 19-914751/
Sadly, i don't have time to transcribe it, but if someone else could it would be great.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 106
Views: 56557

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Is it bad that I think the top three albums are overrated :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Variety (US)
Replies: 4
Views: 2072

Re: EOY 2019 - Variety (US)

acroamor wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:14 pm
At a certain point, I look at grown adults who write about pop culture for a living and see them putting things like Ariana Grande or Billie Eilish at the top of their lists and wonder how they're not at all embarrassed. Honestly a little sad at a certain point.
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 5298

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s

While i'm not a big fan of Body Talk as a whole (Honey is excellent however), i've always been captivated by "Dancing On My Own" - it's 80s synth-disco in the vein of Madonna transformed with a sorrowful tale, unlike anything i've heard in modern pop music. Maybe it's the pulsing synths, the heartbr...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 272338

Re: Albums of 2019

Well, i figured that since it's near the EOY, i'd make an ordered list. Gibbs and Eilish have been dominating my taste over the last month and a half, although I won't be surprised if this list changes personally some more. 1. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana 2. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLE...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 106
Views: 56557

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Illiniq wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:08 am
Ariana Grande's Trap Crap fest thank u, next
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

Also, Jann Wenner's head is probably steaming right now due to the high Parquet Courts placements :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 11
Views: 4204

Re: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

I really hate to admit this considering this publication's history, but their EOD lists have been superb. This is one of those lists which you can look at and say "hey, this really were the songs of the decade". I feel like with Jann Wenner out of the equation, Rolling Stone is slowly on the road ba...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 15891

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Mixed Matches - Late
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 18
Views: 7698

Re: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Elder wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:36 pm
43 Bob Dylan, ‘Tempest’
66 Kendrick Lamar, ‘Good Kid…m.A.A.d City’
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - GQ Magazine (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 3134

Re: EOY 2019 - GQ Magazine (US)

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:29 am
I'm pretty sure this source has been deemed ineligible in the past.
Idk, GQ has two best of century lists included so I assume that this list would be allowed, but I may be wrong about their year-end eligibility.
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)
Replies: 13
Views: 5665

Re: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)

mowino wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Freddie Kane!
Freddie Corleone 8-)
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 37
Views: 18977

Re: Next decade poll

There's an albums EOD poll which has been open for months here, and I believe the results are supposed to be posted in Spring 2020 (i may be wrong) -
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7687&p=107078#p107078
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Albumism (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 2348

Re: EOY 2019 - Albumism (US)

#4-#1:

#4: Ventura - Anderson .Paak
#3: Still On My Mind - Dido
#2: Jimmy Lee - Raphael Saaqid
#1: All Mirrors - Angel Olsen
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 51298

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Here's my songs list - I also changed up my albums list (the revitilized one is here also), so disregard the albums list I posted a couple of days ago and count this one plz - Albums: 1. De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising 2. Pixies - Doolittle 3. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses 4. 808 State - 90 ...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 8041

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

Ehh idk, its not really an improvement to have Born To Die and I Like It When You Sleep above them :? You would say that :D But you're right, variety isn't a virtue in itself, especially by highly rating BTD or the 1975 album. I'm sure I won't have much support in saying this, least of all from you...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 8041

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

mileswide wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:13 pm
Not the same old Kanye and Kendrick albums occupying the top 2 at least!
Ehh idk, its not really an improvement to have Born To Die and I Like It When You Sleep above them :?
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 51298

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Probably going to submit my songs list in a few days, but here are my albums - 1. De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising 2. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses 3. Pixies - Doolittle 4. 808 State - 90 5. Beastie Boys - Paul’s Boutique 6. Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814 7. Soul II Soul - Club Classics V...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 5237

Re: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s

Monte wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:17 pm
35. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Bandana (2019)
Finally, a list which has this album :happy-partydance:
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 261
Views: 85440

Re: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e5/Ball_of_Confusion_%28That%27s_What_the_World_Is_Today%29_%28album_cover%29.jpg The #46 song is "Ball of Confusion" by the Temptations, from 1970. This one reached #2 on the Billboard Soul chart, and peaked at #3 on the Hot 100 Pop chart. The song was w...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 4617

Re: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019

Am I the only one who despises the entirety of the heavy metal genre :whistle:
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 14474

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

@Nick & PlasticRam - Blonde and Anti are masterpieces imo. Both played a huge part of my life when I was younger, and still do to this day. Both are perfect examples of some of the most adventurous "pop" music of the century, if we're being honest. Eh, with all due respect I'm not really hearing it...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 4597

Re: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s

Can someone care to give me the appeal behind Red by Taylor Swift? It looks like it's gonna be high on the EOD lists, but i've personally never gotten the hype.
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 3186

Re: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s

Why has every music critic decided in the past three months that they're obligated to include reggaeton albums as if they'd actually been listening to them this decade? While the Ozuna album is deserved (maybe i'm biased since i'm Puerto Rican :mrgreen: ), i actually don't think critics give a shit...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 14474

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

@Nick & PlasticRam - Blonde and Anti are masterpieces imo. Both played a huge part of my life when I was younger, and still do to this day. Both are perfect examples of some of the most adventurous "pop" music of the century, if we're being honest.
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 51298

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

I looked through the Old Forum a while back, and for the 2000s they did a poll for 2000s albums and songs after the decade ended, and waited until the cycle of albums came back to the 2000s a year later for the cycle of decade polls. I feel like we should do the same thing here. Plus, it'd be intere...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 50
Views: 18276

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Edre Peraza wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:40 pm
Damn what a bad final
Idk, both Art Angels and Bury Me are masterpieces imo.
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 6042

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

FrankLotion wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:58 pm
Cold Butterfly wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:34 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:54 pm
Not my bag. I liked Melissa or however it is spelled.
I don't think there's a track called Melissa on this album :mrgreen:
They’re referring to her M3LL155X EP (apparently it was supposed to be pronounced as Melissa)
Oh yeah, i see he was referring to the EP now
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 6042

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

PlasticRam wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:54 pm
Not my bag. I liked Melissa or however it is spelled.
I don't think there's a track called Melissa on this album :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rockdelux 388 (SPA): Summary of the decade 2010-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 9382

Re: Rockdelux 388: Summary of the decade 2010-2019

Rocky Raccoon wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Not sure how they define "pop" books, but I'm surprised not to see "Just Kids" by Patti Smith on the list.
Also surprised to see they left out "Good Booty" by Ann Powers in the list for pop books
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31
Replies: 11
Views: 9065

Re: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31

Even though I am not surprised, its so fucking infuriating to see Nick Cave at the top Agreed. Yes, there are artists who I think are overrated. But when it comes to Nick Cave, i will say that I have yet to enjoy a single album by him. I don’t get the charm, all of his albums are just him elaborate...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 13
Views: 5684

Re: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Genius is not in any way, shape, or form a critics' site. It's best known as a repository (an amazing one) for lyric transcription and interpretations. It does not run album reviews at all, let alone the 10 a month that Henrik deemed the minimum (among other criteria) for eligibility. This is an in...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 138
Views: 86307

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Am I the only one who prefers When I Get Home over A Seat At The Table?
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 6042

FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

With 5 stars from NME and a 9.4 from Pitchfork, it looks like FKA Twigs' second studio album will place high on many year-end lists. Considering that FKA Twigs is one of this decade's most critically acclaimed artists, I figured I would make this a topic. On first listen I can say that it's really g...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Noisey (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 4177

Re: Noisey (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Soz wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:17 am
They're not even picking the right Nicki Minaj album. Roman Reloaded was savaged by critics on release but in retrospect it's easily her best collective work.
Ehh idk, The Pinkprint was the only Nicki album I ever got into. And it's really fantastic as well.
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 15545

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

And by the way, being influential is highly crucial for a work's legacy. Electric Light Orchestra may have been very sophisticated musically, but are they considered to be better than the Ramones? No, because the Ramones' music was highly substantial, and influenced legions of bands, while Electric...