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by Setherex
Mon Jan 25, 2016 6:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: YEEZY SEASON APPROACHING
Replies: 158
Views: 28634

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: 2108

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: 1547

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: 1326

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: 1326

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: 28634

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: 1547

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: 2790

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: 2790

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: 2790

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: 6756

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: 2790

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: 2790

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: 2960

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: 2313

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: 2960

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: 2960

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: 491

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: 2960

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: 68499

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: 2960

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: 977

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: 429

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: 28634

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: 334

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: 649

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: 977

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: 1532

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: 75998

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.
by Setherex
Thu Dec 24, 2015 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Beatles Have Come to Streaming!
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

Re: The Beatles Rumored to Come to Streaming

I shuffled up their artist page and the first song that played for me was "Flying," haha. Not the best choice in the world, but I won't question the will of The Beatles.
by Setherex
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 51 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1532

Re: AMF Chart Week 51 2015

Hey Setherex, I have the following situation and question for you. In week 45 I had nominated "Pyramid / When The Poor Can Reach The Moon" from The Chills, which is a track on their latest album. The nomination got seconded twice, but nevertheless did not last long in the chart. Now the s...
by Setherex
Thu Dec 24, 2015 4:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 538
Views: 75998

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

I believe that James Brown's "Bring It On" should be listed as either "Bring It On, Bring It On" or "Bring It On...Bring It On" - I'm not sure which is more official.
by Setherex
Wed Dec 23, 2015 11:41 pm
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update
Replies: 63
Views: 32924

Re: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update

Just wanted to point out to make sure you were aware, Henrik, that four of the five lists that list Big Sean's "Blessings" list it as the extended version with Kanye West. The original album version, which only has Big Sean and Drake, appears on Pretty Much Amazing's list. If it was import...
by Setherex
Sun Dec 20, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 51 2015
Replies: 7
Views: 1532

AMF Chart Week 51 2015

Welcome to Week 51 of the AMF Chart! The chart where a fairly consistent top 10 continues to keep the newcomers at bay. Here are your rankings for Week 50 (number of weeks on the chart so far in parentheses): 1. Grimes - "Flesh Without Blood" (7) 2. David Bowie - "Blackstar" (4) ...
by Setherex
Sun Dec 20, 2015 7:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 50 2015
Replies: 10
Views: 1980

Re: AMF Chart Week 50 2015

Apologies that I forgot to get my weekly reminder in for the end of the poll. The new one will be created in roughly 50 minutes if anyone had any last votes, noms or seconding noms to dish out :music-listening: My noms for the week: Katy B x Four Tet x Floating Points - "Calm Down" David B...
by Setherex
Sun Dec 20, 2015 6:54 pm
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: Poll: Should playlists be eligible?
Replies: 10
Views: 2200

Re: Poll: Should playlists be eligible?

- How long will these lists be available online? Will Spotify survive? Deezer? This, and the point about certain artists being automatically excluded from the lists (Swift, Newsom) are why I'm voting no. Not that I would be seriously concerned either way - more lists the merrier, in my opinion. But...
by Setherex
Sat Dec 19, 2015 3:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Beatles Have Come to Streaming!
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

Re: The Beatles Rumored to Come to Streaming

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:Well, not ALL of them... Prince, Neil Young, and Robert Fripp are still making things hard for streamers.

I'm sorry for the error. I have edited the first post appropriately. :D
by Setherex
Sat Dec 19, 2015 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Beatles Have Come to Streaming!
Replies: 7
Views: 1124

The Beatles Have Come to Streaming!

The Beatles, the most beloved rock band in history -- and one of the most persistent holdouts in the digital age of music listening -- are set to finally arrive on streaming services, according to Billboard sources with knowledge of the negotiations. While Billboard has received conflicting reports...
by Setherex
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:28 am
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update
Replies: 63
Views: 32924

Re: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update

I lied. There are two exceptions: NME , which clearly references the song within the music video, which is the remix, and Intro , which I don't really have a good case for. So, discretion. I would argue that this is a different case from "Flawless" in that those votes could have been attri...
by Setherex
Fri Dec 18, 2015 1:17 am
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update
Replies: 63
Views: 32924

Re: EOY 2015 Songs Spreadsheet Update

38 (31) Taylor Swift feat. Kendrick Lamar - Bad Blood Sorry to be pedantic, but this one needs a "[2014]" - it was on the album she released last year, despite not going massive until the music video came out in 2015. Except that this version, featuring Lamar, is not the same one that's o...
by Setherex
Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY 2015 Predictions
Replies: 84
Views: 11390

Re: EOY 2015 Predictions

Right now there are only 3 reasonable choices for Pitchfork's AOTY. "Black Messiah", "To Pimp a Butterfly", and "Carrie and Lowell". "In Colour" and "Currents" are semi reasonable picks. Anything else is just ludicrous. Just my 2 cents. http://pitch...
by Setherex
Wed Dec 16, 2015 6:12 am
Forum: EOY 2015
Topic: EOY 2015 - Pitchfork (USA)
Replies: 7
Views: 2699

Re: EOY 2015 - Pitchfork (USA)

Albums: http://pitchfork.com/features/staff-lists/9764-the-50-best-albums-of-2015/ 01. Kendrick Lamar: "To Pimp a Butterfly" 02. Jamie xx: "In Colour" 03. Grimes: "Art Angels" 04. Vince Staples: "Summertime '06" 05. Tame Impala: "Currents" 06. Sufjan...

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