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by acroamor
Tue Feb 11, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.06
Replies: 14
Views: 536

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: 17920

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 2263

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 2753

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 62
Views: 3824

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: 43
Views: 6127

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. Death Grips 11. St. Vincent 12. Julien Baker (including boygenius) 13. Tyler, the Creator 14. Firs...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 27, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: The Draw
Replies: 7
Views: 1634

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: 3011

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: 1571

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: 3074

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: 26
Views: 4439

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: 3686

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: 1300

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: 115935

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...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 20, 2020 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

Songs list: 6. Zack Fox And Kenny Beats - Jesus Is The One (I Got Depression) Amazing song pick! Also, an update on the songs poll. We've now surpassed a total of 700 different songs that have been mentioned in the top 50 of any lists, and I'm sure over 800 with the longer lists included. That's so...
by acroamor
Sat Jan 18, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale
Replies: 38
Views: 4724

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

The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
by acroamor
Mon Jan 13, 2020 5:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 24
Views: 5686

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Submissions Now Open!

Looks like if nothing changes, each nominator would get either five or six songs in. I'd imagine that will go down with time.
by acroamor
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 23
Views: 3297

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park

Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
by acroamor
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 29
Views: 4019

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!

Listyguy wrote:
Sat Jan 11, 2020 7:47 pm
Has a Waits album actually come into this every year? Is this fact checked?
No, not every year as far as I can tell, but by my reckoning he is the most consistently nominated artist in this game.
by acroamor
Fri Jan 10, 2020 4:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My 1970 Album Tracks Playlist
Replies: 18
Views: 4478

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 acroamor
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

Getting very excited as I add more and more lists to the spreadsheet. Here's a breakdown of how different artists are doing so far, solely in terms of the quantity of their songs that have been mentioned: 7 Songs: Post Malone (all but one from the same list) 6 Songs: Weyes Blood (seven if you count ...
by acroamor
Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!
Replies: 29
Views: 4019

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Submissions Now Open!

Will this be the first year without a Tom Waits album nominated? Only time will tell...
by acroamor
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.01
Replies: 7
Views: 2973

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.01

Rdwdbob wrote:
Thu Jan 09, 2020 12:50 am
Caroline Rose - 'Feel The Way I Want'
Seconded.
by acroamor
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4
Replies: 30
Views: 3914

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4

1. Abbey Road by The Beatles
2. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
by acroamor
Thu Jan 09, 2020 4:23 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Dancing Astronaut (US?) - Dancing Astronaut’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade
Replies: 3
Views: 1290

Re: Dancing Astronaut (US?) - Dancing Astronaut’s Top 100 Songs of the Decade

This is the soundtrack of the decade for the kids from my high school that never left our hometown.
by acroamor
Wed Jan 08, 2020 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

Songs: 1. FKA Twigs - Fallen Alien 2. The National - Hairpin Turns 3. Our Native Daughters - Blood And Bones 4. Big Thief - Cattails 5. Ezra Furman - Trauma I just wanted to check to see if this was your full list or if you plan on expanding it at any point. Either way works fine for me, I've inclu...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 08, 2020 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 24741

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

Wilco – Radio Cure: 6 Believe it or not, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot is among a select group of albums from the AM top 100 I have not yet heard. In fact, I haven't heard a single Wilco album, even though theoretically I should love their work. But their songs, which I have heard plenty by now, never conne...
by acroamor
Wed Jan 08, 2020 5:08 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Scream & Yell (Brazil) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 1501

Re: Scream & Yell (Brazil) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Very intrigued by this point system where two albums in the top ten can be so drastically apart from one another.
by acroamor
Tue Jan 07, 2020 4:07 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: Northern Transmissions (CAN) : Best Albums of 2019
Replies: 1
Views: 1301

Re: Northern Transmissions (CAN) : Best Albums of 2019

I'm all about this. Great list!
by acroamor
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

1. 508.0390143 2. 464.479192 3. 376.6719929 4. 371.5920617 5. 340.2116869 6. 308.3555391 7. 306.4304104 8. 278.4701519 9. 259.9232132 10. 218.3057303 11. 210.6781131 12. 209.0883418 The same for the songs. Shaken up slightly with Whuntva's new list. And an astonishing 10 of these 12 are female or fe...
by acroamor
Mon Jan 06, 2020 6:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

I've collated the ten songs lists so far and some very interesting results are popping out. One clear standout, followed by three very close to one another, and then another large gap before the remaining songs pool. I'd imagine this will change as more lists file in! We've still got more than a ful...
by acroamor
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 4770

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

Laura Marling - Sophia

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues

Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up

Alvvays - In Undertow
by acroamor
Wed Jan 01, 2020 8:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 4985

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3

1. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars by David Bowie
2. Abbey Road by The Beatles
3. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
4. Revolver by The Beatles
by acroamor
Tue Dec 31, 2019 10:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

And the albums: 1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center 2. Big Thief – Two Hands 3. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising 4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors 5. Faye Webster – Atlanta Millionaire’s Club 6. Brittany Howard – Jaime 7. William Tyler – Goes West 8. Lady Lamb - Even in the...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

My own songs list: 1. Soccer Mommy - yellow is the color of her eyes 2. FIDLAR - Called You Twice (feat. K. Flay) 3. Faye Webster - Kingston 4. Weyes Blood - Movies 5. Angel Olsen – Chance 6. Big Thief - Not 7. Sharon Van Etten - Seventeen 8. Lady Lamb - Little Flaws 9. Brittany Howard - Stay High 1...
by acroamor
Tue Dec 31, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Hipersonica (Spain)
Replies: 8
Views: 2304

Re: EOY 2019 - Hipersonica (Spain)

Well that's the winner for stupidest entry ever put on an EOY list.
by acroamor
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

Nick wrote:
Tue Dec 31, 2019 12:02 am
acroamor wrote:
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:12 pm


I do have one formatting request though, unless others disagree. When listing a song with a featured artist, could you list it in the format:

Artist Name - Song Name (feat. Featured Artist)
My lists have just been updated to reflect the proper format.
Thank you!
by acroamor
Mon Dec 30, 2019 10:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 17920

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

Hey everyone! I will be available to run the songs poll this year. Post the lists in here or feel free to send them to me in a PM if you don't want it public for some reason. I do have one formatting request though, unless others disagree. When listing a song with a featured artist, could you list i...
by acroamor
Mon Dec 30, 2019 6:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Kerrang! (UK)
Replies: 2
Views: 2216

Re: EOY 2019 - Kerrang! (UK)

First list to include the very excellent new FIDLAR album.
by acroamor
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 46
Views: 9555

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

1. Sharon Van Etten
2. Mitski
3. Titus Andronicus
4. The Olivia Tremor Control
5. Fugazi
6. Godspeed You! Black Emperor
7. St. Vincent
8. Taylor Swift
9. Yeah Yeah Yeahs
10. Vampire Weekend

Backstage:
1. Robert Mapplethorpe
2. Martin Scorsese
3. T-Bone Burnett
by acroamor
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:11 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Classic Rock Magazine (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 2474

Re: EOY 2019 - Classic Rock Magazine (UK)

The Black Keys releasing an album literally called "Let's Rock" is by far the lamest thing any band has done all year. Do you know the backstory behind the title, though? "Let's rock" were the last words of a Death Row inmate executed last year. So maybe that makes it less lame, but tasteless. Or m...
by acroamor
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Sonic (Sweden)
Replies: 4
Views: 2291

Re: EOY 2019 - Sonic (Sweden)

Harold wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 3:35 pm
mileswide wrote:
Sun Dec 29, 2019 11:19 am
7. Joel Alme - Bort bort bort
Please tell me that this album was deliberately titled in homage to The Swedish Chef from the Muppets!
Image
by acroamor
Sun Dec 29, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Classic Rock Magazine (UK)
Replies: 5
Views: 2474

Re: EOY 2019 - Classic Rock Magazine (UK)

The Black Keys releasing an album literally called "Let's Rock" is by far the lamest thing any band has done all year.