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by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Loving the rollout so far. By the way, "In Your Head" was actually my #4. Oops, it looks like I transposed your vote for that and for "You Ain't the Problem". And this error actually is a little consequential - it means that Nilufer Yanya will actually jump Taylor Swift for position #39. Sorry abou...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

https://media0.giphy.com/media/dXWZQ2zlnXu2t766if/giphy.gif 40. Taylor Swift - Lover "We could let our friends crash in the living room This is our place, we make the call And I'm highly suspicious that everyone who sees you wants you I've loved you three summers now, honey, but I want 'em all" (40...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

https://media2.giphy.com/media/11zd9oqHxxPcrK/source.gif 45. Four Tet (KH) - Only Human "You're so afraid of what people might say But that's okay 'cause you're only human" (379.366 points / 5 voters) Critics' list: #30 Biggest Fans: Nassim (#2), Nick (#3), Krurze (#9) https://media.giphy.com/media...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

https://66.media.tumblr.com/7adbfde0160e105f5089084a5f470e8d/1960b379c08509b9-f0/s500x750/fb87a1a4c501c098c29e87bfa495f99b142ac9de.gifv 50. Caroline Polachek - So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings "And I'm out at a party, they're playing our song I cry on the dance floor, it's so embarrassing Don't se...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

My number 1, That's Just the Way That I Feel, is not in the top 100, but I didn't expect it to be. Glad to see it rank nonetheless. I haven't even voted for all that many of the songs that have yet appeared, but I really have to hear them for the first time yet, so I'm also looking forward to the p...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 18, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 199
Views: 55230

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

404. Nujabes – Luv(Sic) Part 2 Year: 2001 Released as a single Biggest Fan: Acroamor (#384) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote! I quite enjoy this track as well, but I had actually listed Luv(Sic) Part 3 on my list! Sorry for the confusion - they're very easy tra...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

I'm going to take a break from the rollout until tomorrow. Hope everyone enjoys the results so far! I'd love to see people's thoughts on them.
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

60. FKA Twigs - Fallen Alien "In the blazing sun I saw you In the shadows hiding from yourself When the lights are on I know you See you're grey from all the lies you tell" (290.449 points / 5 voters) Critics' list: unranked Biggest Fan: Jirin (#1) 59. Vampire Weekend - Hold You Now (feat. Danielle...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

70. Jai Paul - Str8 Outta Mumbai "There's something to the way I'll say it So let me try it now I wanna help you, I know I can What you worried about?" (268.916 points / 4 voters) Critics' list: unranked Biggest Fan: GucciLittlePiggy (#8) 69. Fontaines D.C. - Boys in the Better Land "You're not ali...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

80. Ibibio Sound Machine - Tell Me (Doko Mien) "Tell me what you want me to do You say that you know the right way" (250.730 points / 4 voters) Critics' list: #1779 Biggest Fan: mileswide (#8) 79. Haim - Summer Girl "I need you to understand These are the earthquake drills that we ran Under the fre...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

90. Michael Kiwanuka - Piano Joint (This Kind of Love) "All I know is my, oh my, this kind of love Has taken me from my enemies Don't let the pressure get to me" (220.960 points / 4 voters) Critics' list: #1388 Biggest Fan: bonnielaurel (#4) 89. American Football - Uncomfortably Numb (feat. Hayley ...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

100. Better Oblivion Community Center - Didn't Know What I Was in For "I didn’t know what I was in for When I laid out in the sun We get burned for being honest I've really never done anything, for anyone" (211.225 points / 4 voters) Critics' list: unranked Biggest Fan: M24 (#9) 99. Tool - Fear Ino...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Well, this is embarrassing. I discovered a small mistake in calculations, one that somehow just avoided affecting the top 100. Sturgill Simpson's "Sing Along" is actually at 101, pushing everything else posted thus far down a rank and pushing Kate Tempest's track out of the top 200. I will edit my p...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

150. Weyes Blood - Wild Time 149. Jay Som - Superbike 148. Roisin Murphy - Incapable 147. Blanck Mass - House vs. House 146. Anna Meredith - Sawbones 145. J. Cole - Middle Child 144. Jenny Lewis - Wasted Youth 143. The Chemical Brothers - Got to Keep On 142. Michael Kiwanuka - Hero 141. Aldous Hardi...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

200. Kate Tempest - Hold Your Own 199. Big Thief - Orange 198. Better Oblivion Community Center - Big Black Heart 197. Jambinai - Square Wave 196. Ozzy Osbourne - Under the Graveyard 195. Marika Hackman - I'm Not Where You Are 194. Cage the Elephant - Social Cues 193. D'Angelo - Unshaken 192. Brockh...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 17526

AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Hello everyone! This was my first time running an EOY poll like this, and I really loved the experience. Special thanks go to Holden for some extra guidance with Excel formulas I was less familiar with. This was a great year for participation. We had exactly 50 lists submitted, and across all of the...
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Alright, I've finished tabulating the songs results. New submissions for EOY 2019 songs are officially CLOSED.

I will begin the rollout in a new thread shortly.
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07
Replies: 15
Views: 4784

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.07

Grimes - "Delete Forever"
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 60390

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

A quick list of the seven new releases I've heard this year, all of which I've enjoyed:

1. Soccer Mommy - Color Theory
2. Destroyer - Have We Met
3. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene
4. Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
5. Dan Deacon - Mystic Familiar
6. Destroyer - Suddenly
7. Wire - Mind Hive
by acroamor
Mon Feb 17, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

My song list is going to be very confusing, I'm afraid. 2019 was a bit of a strange listening year for me. I listened to a lot of new music in 2018 and gained many new favorites. With 2019, I was quite busy with the 80s poll and didn't listen to as much new music. Moreover, much of that "new" music...
by acroamor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

I'm starting to prepare the songs rollout to begin tomorrow. I know both Toni and Moonbeam will be submitting album lists still - are either of y'all submitting songs lists? Or anyone else before I start finalizing things? Yes, acroamor, I will post my albums and songs list in a few hours, ok? Awes...
by acroamor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

I'm starting to prepare the songs rollout to begin tomorrow. I know both Toni and Moonbeam will be submitting album lists still - are either of y'all submitting songs lists? Or anyone else before I start finalizing things?
by acroamor
Sun Feb 16, 2020 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 49
Views: 20149

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Showing my love for "Different Light" from Best Coast, a band I never heard of. My obsession of the moment, on heavy rotation. It's on the AMF chart next week. This song is a bit of a departure from their usual sound. For my money, their debut single/debut album combo ("Sun Was High [So Was I], Cra...
by acroamor
Fri Feb 14, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Only five days left to vote! And we're still seeing some big shakeups in our top results, so if you haven't sent a list and plan to, let me know! I still plan to send my list, probably tomorrow. Always a last minute guy here ! Here's my list in progress but it'll be changing until tomorrow. Are you...
by acroamor
Thu Feb 13, 2020 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 199
Views: 55230

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

399. Pink Floyd - The Trial

5/10 in isolation
7/10 in the context of the album
10/10 in the context of The Wall movie

I'm trying and struggling to think of a single other song that's more inextricably tied to the context of the album that it's on. 2112? Homecoming from American Idiot?
by acroamor
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 150
Views: 44228

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

1. Van Morrison – Into the Mystic 2. The Velvet Underground – I Found a Reason 3. Led Zeppelin – That’s the Way 4. The Velvet Underground – Rock and Roll 5. Creedence Clearwater Revival – Long as I Can See the Light 6. The Carpenters – (They Long to Be) Close to You 7. The Beatles – Let It Be 8. The...
by acroamor
Wed Feb 12, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 150
Views: 44228

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:56 pm
Is Bryter Layter 1970 or 1971?
RYM says 1970, AM and Wikipedia say 1971, so I'm not sure.
If it's counted as 1970 I should revise my list.
Discogs has the earliest release as 1970. I've been counting it as 1970 myself.
by acroamor
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 27
Views: 8421

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3

FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA GROUP
Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats
Iron & Wine | Autumn Town Leaves
Kammerflimmer Kollektief | Lichterloh
Girl Talk and Freeway (featuring A$AP Ferg) | Suicide (Remix)
by acroamor
Wed Feb 12, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 27
Views: 8421

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3

Disappointed to have slipped on the last group, hopefully not this week:

JEAN-LUC GODARD GROUP
Big Youth | Some Like It Dread
Chi Coltrane | Go Like Elijah
Elisa Jo | Back Around
The Nightingales | Coincidence
by acroamor
Tue Feb 11, 2020 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 150
Views: 44228

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

1. Van Morrison – Moondance 2. Neil Young – After the Gold Rush 3. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Cosmo's Factory 4. Joni Mitchell – Ladies of the Canyon 5. Nick Drake – Bryter Layter 6. Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water 7. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin III 8. Frank Sinatra – Watertown ...
by acroamor
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.06
Replies: 14
Views: 4511

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.06

Andre wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 9:00 pm

Sharon van Etten - Beaten Down
Seconded.
by acroamor
Mon Feb 10, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 58838

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Only five days left to vote! And we're still seeing some big shakeups in our top results, so if you haven't sent a list and plan to, let me know!
by acroamor
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I thought I had already written this, but apparently not... So, as Honorio said, I volunteered last year to take over the song portion of this poll and I stand by that. However, if somebody's happiness depends upon running this poll, I won't stand in the way. Say the word and you can take over (but...
by acroamor
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 10299

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Modest Mouse - The Moon and Antarctica
"Wild Packs of Family Dogs"
"Paper Thin Walls"
"I Came as a Rat"
"Lives"

Joni Mitchell - Blue (5 tracks actually)
1. "California" 3:48
2. "This Flight Tonight" 2:50
3. "River" 4:00
4. "A Case of You" 4:20
5. "The Last Time I Saw Richard"
by acroamor
Thu Jan 30, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I will say on an administrative end, a formula such as the one I mentioned above is easier to use (for me at least) than manual point assignment, even though it may seem like the clean point values would be easier. Also, the decimal values that such formulas generate prevent ties almost every single...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 36
Views: 9256

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1

Oh my goodness, the very first group of the tournament has an average song length of 15 minutes. Not intimidating at all of course. ALFRED HITCHCOCK GROUP Ryo Fukui | Early Summer Porcupine Tree | Anesthetize Brendan Perry | Utopia Klaus Schulze | Ludwig II. von Bayern (the top song was the only one...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

The formula I've been using for the songs of 2019 poll is: =IF(N2>0,100*TAN(10.5/90)/(TAN((10+(N2/2))/90))," ") And that seems to work well for lists of 10-50 songs, but for lists of 50-200, I feel like we would want a slightly less steep formula. Would someone more spreadsheet inclined have a more ...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 29, 2020 4:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Jirin wrote:
Wed Jan 29, 2020 1:14 am
14. Titus Andronicus - A Productive Cough
This is the only Titus album I've yet to check out but this high ranking has intrigued me. Very curious to see their style stripped down for a ballads album. Thanks for the rec!
by acroamor
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

1. Mitski - Bury Me At Makeout Creek 2. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel… 3. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe 4. Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps 5. tUnE-yArDs - w h o k i l l 6. Alabama Shakes – Sound and Color 7. Titus Andronicus – The Monitor 8. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There 9. M83 - Hurry Up, We...
by acroamor
Tue Jan 28, 2020 11:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 278
Views: 98075

AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

Hello! I know we haven't quite figured out what the plan is for an EOD poll yet, but I figure since we're probably having one, we should start a thread for people to post lists. I'd be more than happy to take over either the songs or the albums - I've been having quite a good time running the 2019 s...
by acroamor
Tue Jan 28, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 73
Views: 25792

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

1. Sharon Van Etten 2. Mitski 3. Julia Holter 4. Phoebe Bridgers (including boygenius/Better Oblivion Community Center) 5. Kanye West 6. Lady Lamb 7. Big Thief 8. Kendrick Lamar 9. Titus Andronicus 10. Angel Olsen 11. Death Grips 12. St. Vincent 13. Julien Baker (including boygenius) 14. Tyler, the ...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: The Draw
Replies: 11
Views: 12748

Re: Unacclaimed VI: The Draw

Hilary Duff | So Yesterday
Drake Bell | I Found a Way
Ween | Ocean Man

I would almost bet money that all three of these were from the same nominator. Three songs all associated in some way with popular kids' shows from the early 2000s.
by acroamor
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 7604

Re: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations

Album of the Year: Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO? Record of the Year: Billie Eilish - "Bad Guy" Song of the Year: Billie Eilish - "Bad Guy" Best New Artist: Billie Eilish I disagree completely. The only other artist who has won this combination before is Christopher Cross....
by acroamor
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Top Hits Edition 1
Replies: 14
Views: 3622

Re: AMF WC Forgotten Hits Edition 11

Yeah I don't think that Bad Guy, one of the hottest songs of the past year, is remotely forgotten.
by acroamor
Wed Jan 22, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals
Replies: 26
Views: 9245

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart

And I don't know about the rest of you, but this is definitely where I was introduced to this song:
by acroamor
Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 132
Views: 60390

Re: Albums of 2020 Discussion Thread

Now listening to my first new album of 2020 and a likely high-placing contender in my EOY, the leak of Soccer Mommy's Color Theory. The single "yellow is the color of her eyes" was my number one song of 2019 and all of the other tracks have impressed me so far. A talent far above her years.
by acroamor
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.03
Replies: 25
Views: 7690

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.03

It's surprising to me, running the songs poll for 2019, how many of the songs that perform very well here perform horribly there. Some hall of famers with barely any votes in the 2019 songs poll are: "Now I'm in It" by HAIM "i'm not where you are" by Marika Hackman "Death Stranding" by Chvrches "Lov...
by acroamor
Tue Jan 21, 2020 5:34 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Antediluvian Chronicle December 1997
Replies: 2
Views: 4066

Re: The Antediluvian Chronicle December 1997

Now that's a neat list!
by acroamor
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 114
Views: 131149

Re: Songs of 2019

This might change in the coming weeks, but I wanted to get a list out there. I'm happy to see two other top-five placements for home with you. The end of the song is breathtakingly beautiful, and it's extremely unique overall. I'm glad MAGDALENE is getting so much love, but I'm surprised Sad Day is...