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by Setherex
Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Maurice White (1941-2016)
Replies: 1
Views: 741

R.I.P. Maurice White (1941-2016)

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White has died at the age of 74. White’s health had declined in the last few months as a result of a long battle with Parkinsons disease, which had plagued him since the 1980s and forced him to stop touring in 1994. White founded the legendary funk-soul band a...
by Setherex
Thu Feb 04, 2016 5:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 5 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2627

Re: AMF Chart Week 5 2016

Wanted to throw out a thanks to Andre for bringing Eefje de Visser to my attention. Her new album is great pop, with a very elegant, comforting production :greetings-waveyellow:
by Setherex
Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Awesome licensed soundtracks
Replies: 7
Views: 1268

Re: Awesome licensed soundtracks

acroamor wrote:David Bowie's "Modern Love" over footage of Frances Ha running down the streets of New York

It's always bothered me that "Frances Ha" receives so much credit for that scene, rather than it's original, far superior inspiration.

by Setherex
Mon Feb 01, 2016 4:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 5 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 2627

AMF Chart Week 5 2016

Welcome to Week 5 of the AMF Chart! The chart where we are all blackstars. Run away with us. Here are your rankings for Week 4 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. David Bowie - "Blackstar" (10) 2. Savages - "Adore" (3) 3. David Bowie - "Lazarus" (3)...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 31, 2016 3:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 4 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Re: AMF Chart Week 4 2016

tombeet wrote:Number Girl - Toumei Shoujo

I was going to mention, Tom! I forgot, apologies. But I can't find a record of "Toumei Shoujo" releasing within the last six months in any format. But you are welcome to nominate any other songs you see fit :music-listening:
by Setherex
Sat Jan 30, 2016 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 4 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Re: AMF Chart Week 4 2016

My weekly reminder to get your votes, noms, and seconding noms in before the new poll tomorrow! My noms for the week:

Chumped - "Not the One"
Dawn Richards - "Not Above That"
Flume feat. Vince Staples & Kučka - "Smoke and Retribution"
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 11:07 pm
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update
Replies: 63
Views: 37874

Re: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update

Late to the party, but thanks a million for the updates Henrik! Always a joy.

Before I make that final playlist update, just wanted to confirm that the Chart is now in its final iteration - even considering the Grammys in a couple weeks. Otherwise, if it's all the same, I'll work on that last change.
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 10:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 4 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

Re: AMF Chart Week 4 2016

Interesting tracks in there. PJ Harvey delivers again, a quality track, she very rarely faltered in all those years. However, disappointingly boring from Radiohead and Suede. The track from Cage the Elephant, a band I have been following for a while, is particularly good, nice catchy tune. I am sti...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rihanna's "ANTI"
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Re: Rihanna's "ANTI"

About time to get back into the swing of regular album discussions, I'd say. "ANTI" is, to my own surprise, the first Rihanna album I've legitimately enjoyed listening to and revisiting, though that's also because it's her first album that's actually an album. These tracks definitely have ...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rihanna's "ANTI"
Replies: 1
Views: 663

Rihanna's "ANTI"

[imgsize 500x500:faf9dsbk]https://rymimg.com/lk/o/l/84801e3fa3d470e4539f8bb89731c3d9/5996449.png "ANTI" Rihanna January 28, 2016 Contemporary R&B / Alternative R&B 01. "Consideration" [feat. SZA] 02. "James Joint" 03. "Kiss It Better" 04. "Work&qu...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Where do you think Bowie's 'Blackstar' (+songs) will finish?
Replies: 13
Views: 2774

Re: Where do you think Bowie's 'Blackstar' (+songs) will fin

Jeez. I don't know if I can make any kind of assessment or estimate as to how an album that released three weeks ago will fare in 18 or so months.
by Setherex
Fri Jan 29, 2016 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Paul Kantner (1941-2016)
Replies: 2
Views: 742

R.I.P. Paul Kantner (1941-2016)

Jefferson Airplane guitarist and founding member Paul Kantner has died. He was 74. Kantner died Thursday of multiple organ failure. He had suffered a heart attack earlier in the week. Kantner's publicist confirmed the news with the San Francisco Chronicle. From 1965-1972, Jefferson Airplane was a p...
by Setherex
Wed Jan 27, 2016 3:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 33078

Re: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING

by Setherex
Wed Jan 27, 2016 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 33078

Re: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING

I can't do this anymore. I'm done. See you all when the album releases.
by Setherex
Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 33078

Re: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING


I laughed at "Fade."
by Setherex
Mon Jan 25, 2016 2:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 4 2016
Replies: 12
Views: 2585

AMF Chart Week 4 2016

Welcome to Week 4 of the AMF Chart! The chart where we did something bad; maybe we were wrong; sometimes people say that we're a big time bomb. Here are your rankings for Week 3 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. David Bowie - "Blackstar" (9) 2. David Bowie - "La...
by Setherex
Sat Jan 23, 2016 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 3 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

Re: AMF Chart Week 3 2016

My weekly reminder to get your votes, nominations and seconding nominations in before the new poll tomorrow. Note that the week after this one will be a large MegaCritic week, most likely, and it seems like our voters are appropriately taking advantage of the moment :D My noms for the week: Japanese...
by Setherex
Wed Jan 20, 2016 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Glenn Frey (1948-2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 1583

Re: R.I.P. Glenn Frey (1948-2016)

PS Setherex, are you the forum's official obituary writer? I feel like your always starting these threads. Haha, I suppose I am the AMF reaper for the time being. I figure it as more of a job of honoring these fabulous musicians, whether the public did or not, and whether the Forum itself responds ...
by Setherex
Mon Jan 18, 2016 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Glenn Frey (1948-2016)
Replies: 7
Views: 1583

R.I.P. Glenn Frey (1948-2016)

Glenn Frey, a founding member and guitarist of the Eagles, has died ... TMZ has learned. Frey had been battling intestinal issues for months and had surgery in November. We're told in the last few days his condition took a turn for the worse. Glenn co-wrote and sang most of the Eagles hits, includi...
by Setherex
Mon Jan 18, 2016 8:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 33078

Re: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING

Damn, he's really pissed about the laptop.
by Setherex
Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 3 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 1775

AMF Chart Week 3 2016

Welcome to Week 3 of the AMF Chart. This chart dedicated to the remembrance of David Bowie, and to the solace of our friend Romain. We love you both. Spirit rose a meter and stepped aside; Somebody took his place, and bravely cried Here are your rankings for Week 2 (number of weeks on the chart so f...
by Setherex
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 2 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3422

Re: AMF Chart Week 2 2016

My weekly reminder to get your votes, nominations and seconding nominations in before the new poll is created tomorrow! My noms for the week:

Blood Orange & Nelly Furtado - "Hadron Collider"
Kanye West feat. Ty Dolla $ign - "Real Friends"
Big Ups - "National Parks"
by Setherex
Tue Jan 12, 2016 9:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 2 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3422

Re: AMF Chart Week 2 2016

It's a shame because I think Muero de amor - La Bien Querida could have gotten two votes (mine and some other). I generally keep it a rule of mine to not vote in the Chart - I like that it's run by the Forum public that visit weekly rather than it's creator. But I do very much love "Muero de A...
by Setherex
Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 2 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3422

Re: AMF Chart Week 2 2016

I don't believe that it would be the first time on the Chart that the #1 song doubles the point value of the #2 song, and it definitely isn't the first time the top two songs are the same artist. But still, as I'm continuing my sorrowful mourning haze, it's a remarkable thing to witness how everyone...
by Setherex
Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. David Bowie (1947-2016)
Replies: 52
Views: 8201

R.I.P. David Bowie (1947-2016)

January 10 2016 - David Bowie died peacefully today surrounded by his family after a courageous 18 month battle with cancer. While many of you will share in this loss, we ask that you respect the family’s privacy during their time of grief. https://www.facebook.com/davidbowie/posts/1015317666697766...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 2 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3422

Re: AMF Chart Week 2 2016

As I noted above, thanks everyone for the strong turnout for our (sort of) 100th anniversary chart! Hopefully we can keep the ball rolling for the year to come :D Apologies to Otisredding - the first two of your nominations appeared to fall out of the six month time period for noms, but the third on...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 10, 2016 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 2 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 3422

AMF Chart Week 2 2016

Welcome to Week 2 of the AMF Chart! The chart where you claw, you fight, you lose; got a doll that looks just like you. Here are your rankings for Week 1 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. David Bowie - "Blackstar" (7) 2. Grimes - "Flesh Without Blood" (10) ...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 10, 2016 3:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 1 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3641

Re: AMF Chart Week 1 2016

All the songs I want to second this week have already been seconded :D A great union of taste and new year flavors around here. My weekly reminder to get your votes, nominations, and seconding nominations in before the new poll tomorrow! My noms for the week: Kanye West feat. Ty Dolla $ign - "R...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 08, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY 2016 Predictions
Replies: 17
Views: 2695

Re: EOY 2016 Predictions

Maschine_Man wrote:Perfume Genius and Anohni are going to duke it out for queer album of the year.

Easily the most overlooked Grammy category, right here. :mrgreen:
by Setherex
Thu Jan 07, 2016 8:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 1 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3641

Re: AMF Chart Week 1 2016

Gillingham wrote:I nominate David Bowie - Lazarus

Also a nomination of Charts past! One of mine, I believe, like the other two suggested repeat noms this week. I wish all of you supported my nominations when they were still on the charts, they would have all performed much better :D
by Setherex
Thu Jan 07, 2016 6:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 1 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3641

Re: AMF Chart Week 1 2016

Thanks everyone for all the New Years love! It's always a beautiful thing when a big turnout comes to the weekly poll :D Alright, let me nominate Adele - When We Were Young Also, is it possible to renominate "Under The Sun" by DIIV? I didn't get the chance to vote for it last week, and I w...
by Setherex
Tue Jan 05, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Paul Bley (1932-2016)
Replies: 0
Views: 590

R.I.P. Paul Bley (1932-2016)

Paul Bley, a modern master of the jazz piano whose career spanned seven decades and who rose through the ranks by performing with such legends as Charlie Parker, Lester Young and Charles Mingus in the ’50s, died at home in Stuart, Fla., according to his longtime label ECM. He was 83. An early champ...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 1 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3641

Re: AMF Chart Week 1 2016

As I stated above, this entry marks the 100th week of the AMF Chart since its beginning in January 2014 (in a sense - some "weeks" in 2014 went longer than seven days, so I'm counting number of topics rather than strict calendar periods). I want to say a huge thanks to former Chart creator...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Acclaimed Music Forum Chart
Replies: 205
Views: 84450

Re: Acclaimed Music Forum Chart

2015 Chart-Toppers by Week (by vote count, not chart position; total weeks atop chart in parentheses): 1. Alvvays - "Archie, Marry Me" (2) / Kanye West feat. Paul McCartney - "Only One" 2. Alvvays - "Archie, Marry Me" (3) 3. Alvvays - "Archie, Marry Me" (4) 4...
by Setherex
Sun Jan 03, 2016 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 1 2016
Replies: 21
Views: 3641

AMF Chart Week 1 2016

Welcome to Week 1 of the AMF Chart! The chart where we're celebrating our 100th (weekly) anniversary :occasion-birthdaymulticolor: Here are your rankings for Week 52 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. David Bowie - "Blackstar" (6) 2. Grimes - "Flesh Without Blood...
by Setherex
Sat Jan 02, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 52 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1163

Re: AMF Chart Week 52 2015

It took a while to grow on me but now that it has, I'm disappointed I didn't nominate it the moment I heard it: "Thank God For Girls" - Weezer Probably way beyond that six month limit for nominations but I gotta agree that it's too bad this wasn't nominated long ago. Just in case; I'll se...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 01, 2016 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Natalie Cole (1950-2015)
Replies: 1
Views: 504

R.I.P. Natalie Cole (1950-2015)

Chart-topping R&B singer Natalie Cole, who followed her legendary father into the music business with hits like “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” and “Unforgettable,” died at age 65. “Natalie Cole, sister beloved & of substance and sound. May her soul rest in peace,” tweeted the Rev. Jes...
by Setherex
Fri Jan 01, 2016 2:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 33078

Re: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING

https://soundcloud.com/kanyewest/facts-explicit

I'm personally disappointed, but regardless - Happy New Years, AMF! :music-guitarred: :music-listening: :music-rockon: :obscene-drinkingcheers:
by Setherex
Tue Dec 29, 2015 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. John Bradbury (1953-2015)
Replies: 0
Views: 447

R.I.P. John Bradbury (1953-2015)

John “Brad” Bradbury, the drummer with 2 Tone group the Specials, has died aged 62. The band announced the news of his death on 29 December via Twitter. A statement released by the Coventry band’s spokesperson praised the musician’s influence on the 2 Tone scene. “Brad’s drumming was the powerhouse...
by Setherex
Tue Dec 29, 2015 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Lemmy (1945-2015)
Replies: 1
Views: 719

R.I.P. Lemmy (1945-2015)

Sorry to report that I have confirmed Lemmy @myMotorhead has passed away just now at the age of 70. RIP to a true original icon of rock. There will be a release from @myMotorhead management tomorrow if not sooner on Lemmy's passing. They will reveal details they want to then Sadly this news is 100%...
by Setherex
Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 52 2015
Replies: 5
Views: 1163

AMF Chart Week 52 2015

Welcome to Week 52 of the AMF Chart! The chart where the end of the year beckons for some solid EOY nominations! Maybe. Here are your rankings for Week 51 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. Grimes - "Flesh Without Blood" (8) 2. Grimes - "Kill V. Maim" (6) 3....
by Setherex
Sat Dec 26, 2015 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 51 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1855

Re: AMF Chart Week 51 2015

I'll second the song as well. How fortuitous :music-listening: My weekly reminder to get your votes, noms, and seconding of noms in before the new poll tomorrow! The noms are slim this week, it seems, so there's still some open positions for more. My noms for the week: DIIV - "Under the Sun&qu...
by Setherex
Thu Dec 24, 2015 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 92844

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

Frank Sinatra's "All or Nothing at All" should be listed as 1939 (it's currently 1940), and as far as I can find, should be credited to Frank Sinatra with Harry James & His Orchestra, if we are indeed referring to one of Sinatra's very first records.

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