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by hectorthebat
Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2
Replies: 18
Views: 5503

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.2

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale vs. Prince & the Revolution - Parade 2. John Zorn - Naked City vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda 3. Labradford - Mi Media Naranja vs. John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's) 4. Various Artists - I'm Your Fan vs. Stone Jack Jones - Love & ...
by hectorthebat
Sat Jul 01, 2017 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 134032

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cripple_and_the_Starfish

"Cripple and the Starfish" was originally released in 1996, not 2000.
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 29
Views: 6232

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

Round 2 votes:

1. The Jam - Sound Affects vs. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle
2. Garbage - Version 2.0 vs. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare
3. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet vs. Almendra - Almendra
4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business vs. Fishmans - Long Season
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 27, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1
Replies: 29
Views: 6232

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 2.1

Tie break votes:

A. Avey Tare and Panda Bear - Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished vs. Leonard Cohen - Live Songs
B. Mademoiselle K - Hungry Dirty Baby vx. Babymetal - BABYMETAL
by hectorthebat
Wed Jun 14, 2017 7:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15
Replies: 18
Views: 5203

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.15

1. The Beatles - Help! vs. Raekwon - Only Built For Cuban Linx… Pt II
2. Wishbone Ash - Argus vs. The Red Crayola - The Parable of Arable Land
3. Nic Jones - Penguin Eggs vs. Fennesz - Becs
4. Thrice - Major/Minor vs. Barbara - Barbara chante Barbara
by hectorthebat
Thu Jun 08, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Vulture - All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked
Replies: 4
Views: 1514

Vulture - All 213 Beatles Songs, Ranked

http://www.vulture.com/2017/06/all-213-beatles-songs-ranked-from-worst-to-best.html 213. “Good Day Sunshine,” 212. “Dig It,” 211. “Little Child,” 210. “Tell Me What You See,” 209. “Dig a Pony,” 208.“A Taste of Honey,” 207. “Ask Me Why,” 206. “Free As a Bird,” 205. “Not a Second Time,” 204. “She’s Le...
by hectorthebat
Thu Jun 01, 2017 7:15 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Paste Magazine - Best TV Themes
Replies: 3
Views: 1556

Re: Paste Magazine - Best TV Themes

If it is eligible, there is another similar, earlier, list on the site. Also worth noting - all bar one are American.
by hectorthebat
Wed May 10, 2017 8:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10
Replies: 27
Views: 5639

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.10

1. Sinead O'Connor - The Lion and the Cobra vs. Joan Baez - Joan Baez 2. Scott Walker - Scott 3 vs. Billy Bragg - Life's a Riot with Spy vs. Spy (EP) 3. Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five vs. Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood - Nancy & Lee 4. Yuzo Koshiro - Bare Knuckle vs. Weird Al Yankovic - Dare to Be S...
by hectorthebat
Tue May 09, 2017 7:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9
Replies: 36
Views: 8127

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.9

1. Teenage Fanclub - Bandwagonesque vs. Big Black - Atomizer 2. Morrissey - You Are the Quarry vs. Santigold - Santogold 3. Saint Etienne - So Tough vs. Spiritualized Electric Mainline - Pure Phase 4. Rodriguez - Coming from Reality vs. Georges Brassens - Chante les chansons poétiques (…et souvent g...
by hectorthebat
Tue May 02, 2017 10:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8
Replies: 18
Views: 5650

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.8

1. The Antlers - Hospice vs. The Beach Boys - Sunflower
2. Prefuse 73 - One Word Extinguisher vs. The Books - Thought for Food
3. Stone Temple Pilots - Purple vs. Agalloch - The Mantle
4. Cowboy Mouth - Are You with Me? vs. Weyes Blood and the Dark Juices - The Outside Room
by hectorthebat
Fri Apr 21, 2017 3:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 134032

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

According to: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tiger_Rag "Tiger Rag" was originally recorded in 1917 by the "Original Dixieland Jass Band"
by hectorthebat
Sun Apr 16, 2017 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 240865

Re: Concerts you have coming up

I have tickets for The Pretenders in November!
by hectorthebat
Wed Apr 12, 2017 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6
Replies: 21
Views: 6187

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.6

1. Neneh Cherry - Raw Like Sushi vs. The Kinks - Face To Face
2. Arctic Monkeys - Favourite Worst Nightmare vs. 808 State - 90
3. Dead Can Dance - Spleen and Ideal vs. Arthur Russell - Another Thought
4. Manuel Göttsching - Inventions for Electric Guitar vs. La Femme - Mystère
by hectorthebat
Tue Apr 04, 2017 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5
Replies: 31
Views: 7905

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.5

1. Steely Dan - Can't Buy a Thrill vs. Ride - Nowhere
2. Gal Costa - Fa-Tal-Gal a Todo Vapor vs. Frank Sinatra - September of My Years
3. Donnacha Costello - Colorseries vs. The Afghan Whigs - Do to the Beast
4. White Noise - An Electric Storm vs. J. Cole - 2014 Forest Hills Drive
by hectorthebat
Wed Mar 29, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4
Replies: 26
Views: 6178

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.4

1. Prince & the Revolution - Parade vs. The Cramps - Songs The Lord Taught Us 2. St Germain - Tourist vs. Jorge Ben - A Tábua de Esmeralda 3. John Fahey - America vs. John Adams - Nixon in China (performed by Orchestra of St. Luke's) 4. Dollar - The Dollar Album vs. Stone Jack Jones - Love & Torture
by hectorthebat
Tue Mar 21, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3
Replies: 31
Views: 8048

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.3

1. Ghostface Killah - Fishscale vs. The Undertones - The Undertones
2. John Zorn - Naked City vs. Kylie Minogue - Fever
3. Queen - The Game vs. Labradford - Mi Media Naranja
4. Various Artists - I'm Your Fan vs. Avenged Sevenfold - City of Evil
by hectorthebat
Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2
Replies: 52
Views: 13071

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.2

1. Bill Callahan - Sometimes I Wish We Were an Eagle vs. The Dismemberment Plan - Emergency & I
2. Novos Baianos - Acabou chorare vs. Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope
3. Los Fabulosos Cadillacs - Chau vs. Almendra - Almendra
4. Soda Stereo - Sueño Stereo vs. Fishmans - Long Season
by hectorthebat
Mon Mar 13, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1
Replies: 32
Views: 8591

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 8 - Round 1.1

1. Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must Go vs. The Jam - Sound Affects
2. Garbage - Version 2.0 vs. Sonny Sharrock - Ask The Ages
3. The Fall - Bend Sinister vs. Nilsson - Aerial Ballet
4. Mitski - Retired from Sad, New Career in Business vs. Agnes Obel - Aventine
by hectorthebat
Sun Mar 05, 2017 10:55 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Brit Awards?
Replies: 2
Views: 5790

Re: Brit Awards?

Posted full winners since 1977 in main thread
by hectorthebat
Sat Mar 04, 2017 9:41 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Brit Awards
Replies: 0
Views: 1303

Brit Awards

As promised - winners and nominees in relevant years: 2017 MasterCard British Album of the Year David Bowie – Blackstar (posthumous) The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful yet So Unaware of It Kano – Made in the Manor Michael Kiwanuka – Love & Hate Skepta – Konnichiwa British ...
by hectorthebat
Sun Feb 26, 2017 3:05 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 346
Views: 329441

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

Brit Award winners - I've only posted the most recent, but if eligible, I will post all years.
by hectorthebat
Sat Feb 25, 2017 8:54 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Popdust - All 73 Daft Punk Songs, Ranked Worst to First (2013)
Replies: 6
Views: 3686

Re: Popdust - All 73 Daft Punk Songs, Ranked Worst to First (2013)

86 On/Off 85 Funk Ad 84 Outlands 83 Disc Wars 82 Wdpk 837 fm 81 Flynn Lives 80 Get Funky Get Down 79 Recognizer 78 Within 77 Rectifier 76 Take Me Out 75 Arrival 74 Armory 73 Assault 72 Rinzler 71 Daftendirekt 70 Beyond 69 The Brainwasher 68 The Game Has Changed 67 The Prime Time Of Your Life 66 Oh Y...
by hectorthebat
Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:14 pm
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: Brit Awards?
Replies: 2
Views: 5790

Brit Awards?

I don't know whether these have previously been included? If they are eligble and not already listed, let me know and I can post. Last night was the award ceremony - winners in categories that might be usable are: MasterCard British Album of the Year David Bowie – Blackstar The 1975 – I Like It When...
by hectorthebat
Sun Jan 22, 2017 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LGBT-themed Songs
Replies: 88
Views: 71045

Re: LGBT-themed Songs

1999 - Danii Minogue - Everlasting Night https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWyKo7y_LE8

2014 - Tonight Alive - The Edge https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kRDVXnACx7Y
by hectorthebat
Tue Dec 13, 2016 9:35 am
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 4238

Re: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)

If this is eligible, there are a couple of older lists on the site too that I can transcribe.
by hectorthebat
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:47 am
Forum: EOY 2016
Topic: EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)
Replies: 3
Views: 4238

EOY 2016 - God is in the TV (UK)

21-50 only at the moment: http://www.godisinthetvzine.co.uk/2016/12/09/giittvs-albums-poll-2016-part-one/ 21) Pet Shop Boys – Super 22) Radio Dept – Running Out Of Love 23) Conformist – Lifestyle Bible 24) Solange – A Seat At The Table 25) Pixies – Head Carrier 26) Radiohead – A Moon Shaped Pool 27)...
by hectorthebat
Sat Dec 10, 2016 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 134032

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

"Spanish Stroll" by Mink DeVille was released in 1976, not 1977: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish_Stroll
by hectorthebat
Fri Dec 09, 2016 11:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?
Replies: 20
Views: 6150

Re: Which acclaimed songs are better known for a remix/alternate version?

Tori Amos' "Professional Widow" is far better known for the "Armand's Star Trunk Funkin' Mix" than the original, which is more Amos' usual rock/garage than Armand Van Helden's house/electronica.
by hectorthebat
Wed Nov 23, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Holiday Songs of All Time (2016)
Replies: 5
Views: 2462

Re: Pitchfork - The 50 Best Holiday Songs of All Time (2016)

And that they consider "My Favourite Things" as a Christmas song!
by hectorthebat
Sun Nov 13, 2016 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6
Replies: 30
Views: 6920

Re: Unacclaimed IV Group Stage, Week 6

:angry-banghead: ok, so it was meant to be "the boss ". Unfortunately, it's now the end of the week, so I'd suggest just cancelling all votes for "cc rider".
by hectorthebat
Thu Oct 13, 2016 3:45 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)
Replies: 10
Views: 4470

Re: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)

Fair enough, bad examples! Ok - for "Records that Changed the World", I can think of Thomas Edison's recording of Mary had a Little Lamb, David Hasselhoff on the Berlin Wall, Gangnam Style, Amen Brother, various charity singles, Rocket 88, My Bonny. All certainly changed the world in their own way, ...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 11, 2016 10:52 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)
Replies: 10
Views: 4470

Re: Musikexpress - The 75 most influential records of all times (10/2012)

Should "most influential" lists be eligible? I can think of a hypothetical case where a record is so bad, that it influences lots of other artists to change their style of music, or a record that is purely influential based on record sales or hype, rather than greatness. For example - "Cop Killer" w...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 04, 2016 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 240865

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Just before Christmas, I'll be going to see James and The Charlatans.
by hectorthebat
Tue Sep 27, 2016 11:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: "Acclaimed" Wedding Songs
Replies: 20
Views: 6781

Re: "Acclaimed" Wedding Songs

Our first real first dance was "Flying Without Wings" by Westlife (I know, but it's my wife's favourite song).

However, our last wedding dance was "One Day Like This" by Elbow, which everyone appreciated.
by hectorthebat
Tue Sep 20, 2016 9:36 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 2016 Polaris Prize
Replies: 1
Views: 1042

2016 Polaris Prize

Hi,

I don't know if we've previously included this, but it is the Canadian equivalent of the Mercury Prize, which is included.

If so, the 2016 winner is: Kaytranada - 99.9%
by hectorthebat
Thu Sep 15, 2016 9:09 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: 2016 Mercury Prize Shortlist
Replies: 1
Views: 905

Re: 2016 Mercury Prize Shortlist

And the winner is. .. skepta!
by hectorthebat
Tue Jun 14, 2016 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 134032

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Maybe not an error, but "I Shall be Released" is credited to Bob Dylan & The Band. Have you properly separated the two versions, one by Bob Dylan, and one by The Band?
by hectorthebat
Wed Jun 08, 2016 11:57 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Guardian (UK) - The best albums of 2016 – so far
Replies: 3
Views: 1267

Re: The Guardian (UK) - The best albums of 2016 – so far

Yeah, I thought something like that, which I why I didn't bother transcribing it yet. Thanks!
by hectorthebat
Sun Jun 05, 2016 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 134032

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

"Al Capone" by Prince Buster was released in 1964, not 1965: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Al_Capone_%28song%29
by hectorthebat
Sat Apr 23, 2016 8:24 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Guardian (UK): Prince: every album rated – and ranked
Replies: 13
Views: 5917

The Guardian (UK): Prince: every album rated – and ranked

I imagine we'll see a few more lists like this: http://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/apr/22/prince-every-album-rated-and-ranked 1 Sign O’ the Times 1987 ★★★★★ 2 Parade 1986 ★★★★★ 3 Purple Rain 1984 ★★★★★ 4 Dirty Mind 1980 ★★★★★ 5 1999 1982 ★★★★★ 6 Around The World In A Day 1985 ★★★★★ 7 Lovesexy 198...
by hectorthebat
Fri Mar 04, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules March - Submissions
Replies: 17
Views: 3155

Re: Random Rules March - Submissions

Deep Purple - Mule
The Band - When You Awake
Malcolm X - No Sell Out
Aretha Franklin - Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)
The Everly Brothers - Like Strangers
Joy Division - Komakino
Portishead - Nylon Smile
Pink Floyd - Us and Them
The Wailers - Get Up, Stand Up
Nelly - Nellyville
by hectorthebat
Wed Feb 03, 2016 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules February - Submissions
Replies: 21
Views: 4735

Re: Random Rules February - Submissions

Joy Division - Exercise One Captain Beefheart & The Magic Band - Ella Guru Joni Mitchell - Twisted Kylie Minogue - Tears on My Pillow Bob Dylan - Tombstone Blues Dido - My Lover's Gone Archie Bell & The Drells - Tighten Up Carole King - Home Again OutKast - Spottieottiedopaliscious Mano Negra - Mano...
by hectorthebat
Mon Feb 01, 2016 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 240865

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Sounds like a few people have caught Joanna Newsom, and now I am too - got tickets to see her in March.
by hectorthebat
Wed Dec 30, 2015 7:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules January - Submissions
Replies: 13
Views: 3162

Re: Random Rules January - Submissions

The Bee Gees - To Love Somebody Space - The Ballad of Tom Jones Sublime - Don't Push Gene Clark - The Virgin Beyonce/Sleepy Brown - Hip Hop Star The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Loving Feeling The La's - Timeless Melody Kriss Kross - Jump Sting - I Was Brought to My Senses Bob Dylan - Stuck...
by hectorthebat
Wed Nov 11, 2015 8:42 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Top 10 Estonian classical albums of all time (2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 945

Top 10 Estonian classical albums of all time (2015)

http://news.err.ee/v/Culture/ba78f909-6052-4029-a931-33a960862b2f The public vote won't be eligible, but the "as chosen by music experts" should be. 1. Arvo Pärt - "Tabula rasa (ECM) 2. Veljo Tormis - "Forgotten Peoples" (ECM) 3. Arvo Pärt - "Te Deum" (ECM) 4. Erkki-Sven Tüür – "Crystallisatio" (ECM...
by hectorthebat
Fri Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Estonian World EOY songs 2013 (EE)
Replies: 1
Views: 1166

Estonian World EOY songs 2013 (EE)

http://estonianworld.com/culture/estonianworlds-songs-year-2013/ Liisi Koikson, “I’m the only one” Iiris, “Sapphire” Kadri Voorand, “Don’t marry the lofty” Winny Puhh, “Meiecundimees üks Korsakov läks eile Lätti” Keeris, “Öö ja päev” Dahling, “Swept” Kõrsikud, “Mälestus” Ewert and the Two Dragons, “...
by hectorthebat
Tue Oct 27, 2015 9:41 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: FACT (UK) The 20 best Colombian records ever made (2013)
Replies: 0
Views: 1036

FACT (UK) The 20 best Colombian records ever made (2013)

http://www.thevinylfactory.com/vinyl-factory-releases/from-the-vaults-the-20-best-colombian-records-ever-made/ 01. ROMANCITO Y SU COMBO ‘HONOLULU’ (PHILIPS, 1970) 02. FRUKO Y SUS TESOS ‘SALSA NA MA’ (FUENTES, 1973) 03. JUANCHO VARGAS ‘VIRGENES DEL SOL’ (RCA 78, EARLY 1960s) 04. SEXTETO MIRAMAR ‘LA C...