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by Rob
Thu Jul 04, 2019 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

184. Tom Petty – House in the Woods
Year: 1994
Album: Wildflowers
Biggest Fan: Zombeels (#577)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Happy Birthday Rob! Sounds like Pornopolka would've been a better present for you than Soul Survivor but...you can't always get what you want! "What did you get for your birthday?" "Porno polka!" Anyway: The Rolling Stones - Soul Survivor: 6 Exile on Main Street is jam packed with great songs, but ...
by Rob
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 17812

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Again a lot of artists that are NEW or RE that just make me do a double take: these weren't in last time? I'm really curious what was in their place and what fell off.
by Rob
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 17812

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

It's sometimes interesting to see which artists haven't been here before. This is really the first appearance of Alice Cooper, James Blake, The War On Drugs, Bessie Smith, Bill Withers and Charles Aznavour? Also curious that R. Kelly makes his debut in this list after the extreme scandals that have ...
by Rob
Wed Jul 03, 2019 7:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

So what song do I get for my birthday? The Rolling Stones now join the group of acts that have two songs included in this game, with a track that is bubbling on AM: 183. The Rolling Stones – Soul Survivor Year: 1972 Album: Exile on Main Street Biggest Fan: Bonnielaurel (#966) Don’t forget you can al...
by Rob
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 17812

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Time to place your bets! I predict ZZ Top will be #1!
by Rob
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

182. Hedningarna - Pornopolka: 8
I found myself listening to this seven times today already - once for four times straight. I love the bounce this has as much as I love the unlikeliness of something like this showing up in any of this site's poll.
by Rob
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

182. Hedningarna - Pornopolka
Year: 1994
Album: Trä
Biggest Fan: Bonnielaurel (#821)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2019

Yesterday's entry:

181. The Icicle Works – Love is a Wonderful Colour
Year: 1983
Album: The Icicle Works
Biggest Fan: JohnnyBGoode (#454)

I've noticed the votes for this on June 1.

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - July 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 11957

Biggest Fan - July 2019

Welcome to the July 2019 edition of Biggest Fan. Let me explain for those who only join now. It's about those songs that only got one vote in our recent All-Time Best Song Poll. There were over 13.000 of them! That's too much to get collectively into, but through this series we are going to introduc...
by Rob
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

The Icicle Works – Love is a Wonderful Colour: 7 New wave/ New romantics/ Post-punk... A bit of all three and of course released in the early eighties. It sounds big and epic in a way only that decade would dare, but somehow this never becomes laughable. It really has this sweeping element to it tha...
by Rob
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 10063

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

Wait, there is no new wave/ post-punk album of the early 80's this week. Brad, is this still Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019? 8. Paramore – After Laughter People here seem to like it a lot and to each his own, but to me this is just bland pop music of which too much is released already. There is no...
by Rob
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (11) June 30
Replies: 13
Views: 5416

Re: MCCh 2019 (11) June 30

I don't want to hassle you Otisredding, but last update you never added the new song highlights, so there are a lot missing now. Perhaps you knew, perhaps you didn't, but I thought I should make note of it.
by Rob
Mon Jul 01, 2019 7:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 45851

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

6. Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls* *Seems like everywhere but on AM this is noted as a 1984 song. I didn't vote for West End Girls in 1984 because the original 1984 single is ridiculously inferior to the 1985 re-recording. Maybe, but they are going to count as one entry anyway; at least I guess.
by Rob
Mon Jul 01, 2019 6:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

181. The Icicle Works – Love is a Wonderful Colour
Year: 1983
Album: The Icicle Works
Biggest Fan: JohnnyBGoode (#454)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Simple Plan – Welcome to My Life: 2 Are these people serious? This is very much a minor Green Day clone, but damn these lyrics are obnoxious. Of course, the genre and the time was filled with songs about disaffected youth that thought the whole world was against them, but the way this band words it ...
by Rob
Sun Jun 30, 2019 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 45851

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Here ya go: 1. Leonard Cohen – Hallelujah 2. Prince – Purple Rain 3. Bruce Springsteen – Dancing in the Dark 4. Tina Turner – Private Dancer 5. Alphaville – Forever Young 6. Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls* 7. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now? 8. Alphaville – Big in Japan 9. Bruce Springsteen – Born in t...
by Rob
Sun Jun 30, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

180. Simple Plan – Welcome to My Life
Year: 2004
Album: Still Not Getting Any
Biggest Fan: Kaue (#386)

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by Rob
Sat Jun 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

175. Jay-Z, featuring Amil & Ja Rule – Can I Get A…: 1 176. 177. Ty Segall Band – I Bought My Eyes: 6 178. Stereolab - Brakhage: 6.5 179. Milton Babbitt – All Set: 6 180. Tom Waits – Jesus Gonna Be Here: 6.5 Thanks to this post I've noticed that my adventures in misnumbering continue and that I nev...
by Rob
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Tom Waits joins the small group of artists who have appeared here for a second time:

179. Tom Waits – Jesus Gonna Be Here
Year: 1992
Album: Bone Machine
Biggest Fan: Antonius (#193)

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by Rob
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Milton Babbitt – All Set: 5
Hard to vote for. It is very inaccessible and probably needs multiple listens. I wasn't caught by it yet, though.
by Rob
Fri Jun 28, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Now, probably one of the most obscure tracks yet, with barely any plays on Spotify for not just the song, but the artist in general. Also, on Rate Your Music his music hardly listened to. 178. Milton Babbitt – All Set Year: Composition released in 1957; first recording released in 1963 Album: Spectr...
by Rob
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Stereolab - Brakhage: 7
Not even half as challenging or experimental as a Stan Brakhage film. Quite the opposite, it sounds very inviting and pleasant.
by Rob
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

177. Stereolab - Brakhage
Year: 1997
Album: Dots and Loops
Biggest Fan: Jackson (#669)

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The playlist:
by Rob
Wed Jun 26, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Ty Segall Band – I Bought My Eyes: 8
I only discovered this song at the beginning of this year; otherwise it might have had a shot at my own list. Great guitars on this one. I love the outro.
by Rob
Wed Jun 26, 2019 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Today the only song by the great Ty Segall that ranks on AM, at #8809:

176. Ty Segall Band – I Bought My Eyes
Year: 2012
Album: Slaughterhouse
Biggest Fan: Krurze (#741)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Tue Jun 25, 2019 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Burial – Ghost Hardware: 7 Very good track by Burial, even if I always feel it will get even better. Jay-Z, featuring Amil & Ja Rule – Can I Get A…: 5 Like a lot of Jay-Z songs the thing that doesn't work is Jay-Z himself. He is not much of a rapper and his guests are better. Production-wise it is f...
by Rob
Tue Jun 25, 2019 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

This song ranks at #9254 on AM:

175. Jay-Z, featuring Amil & Ja Rule – Can I Get A…
Year: 1998
Album: Def Jam's Rush Hour Soundtrack & Vol. 2... Hard Knock Life
Biggest Fan: fasbjd (#927)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Mon Jun 24, 2019 12:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 32
Views: 13850

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Pseudonyms can still work with classic first and last names. I guess Jay Rock isn't a more unlikely artist name than, say, Iggy Pop and with him we count 'Pop' as a last name without question.
by Rob
Mon Jun 24, 2019 5:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

This song is bubbling on AM:

174. Burial – Ghost Hardware
Year: 2007
Album: Untrue
Biggest Fan: Krurze (#826)

Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote!
by Rob
Sun Jun 23, 2019 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 11701

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

8. Neil Diamond – Hot August Night Warning: I really don’t like this album and this is not a nice review. Skip if you’re not in for such a thing. Neil Diamond has long been an object of scorn for music critics and up until now I thought that was all a little unfair. I mean, I’ve never particularly ...
by Rob
Sun Jun 23, 2019 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

fun. – Sight of the Sun: 3
fun. sound so much of their time that even though they are still relatively recent they sound already incredibly dated. Not one of their better songs either. Quite annoying in fact.

Wynonie Harris – Git to Gittin’ Baby: 7
This is indeed a good Hymie selection.
by Rob
Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

I’m moving today and what better music to do that to than a Hymie selection?:

173. Wynonie Harris – Git to Gittin’ Baby
Year: 1955
Released as a single (b-side to Good Mambo Tonight)
Biggest Fan: Hymie (#320)

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by Rob
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

BobPatience wrote:It's the #205 of Zombeels
Zombeels wrote: Noticed we have 2 songs at 169
Both mistakes are fixed.
by Rob
Sat Jun 22, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

172. fun. – Sight of the Sun
Year: 2014
Album: Girls: Volume. 1 – Music From the HBO Original Series
Biggest Fan: Wezzo (#357)

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by Rob
Fri Jun 21, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Papas Fritas – Way You Walk: 7
Like yesterday a very soft song, but this one works a lot better. Really nice vocals from both the singers and a sweet melody that just hits the right spot. Lovely is the word.
by Rob
Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 87542

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. Bob Dylan 2. Ennio Morricone 3. Paul Simon 4. Sleater-Kinney 5. Bruce Springsteen 6. Joanna Newsom 7. Lana Del Rey 8. Leonard Cohen 9. Laura Marling 10. David Bowie 11. PJ Harvey 12. Lou Reed 13. Simon & Garfunkel 14. The Beach Boys 15. Pink Floyd 16. Koji Kondo/ 近藤 浩治 17. Neil Young 18. Johnny C...
by Rob
Fri Jun 21, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

171. Papas Fritas – Way You Walk
Year: 2000
Album: Buildings and Grounds
Biggest Fan: Zombeels (#205)

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by Rob
Thu Jun 20, 2019 7:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Ace – How Long: 5
One of those songs I only knew vaguely. Hard to actually dislike, but there is a reason it doesn't stick that well in the mind with me. I find this a little too soft in each department.
by Rob
Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Today’s song ranks on AM at #3941. It also break the run of eighties songs:

170. Ace – How Long
Year: 1974
Album: Five-A-Side
Biggest Fan: Henry (#869)

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by Rob
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Van Halen – And the Cradle Will Rock: 7
And so will I. This song just rocks! Great guitars, excited vocals and silly but appealing rebel lyrics. Good stuff.
by Rob
Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Now a song that’s bubbling on AM. It’s also the fifth song from the eighties in a row: 169. Van Halen – And the Cradle Will Rock Year: 1980 Album: Women and Children First Biggest Fan: Slick (#825) Don’t forget you can always vote for earlier songs or change your vote! http://open.spotify.com/user/t...
by Rob
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

R.E.M. – Little America: 6
Like a lot of R.E.M. I find it hard to get what it is about and this is no exception, but it is a good listen. Could be a grower.
by Rob
Tue Jun 18, 2019 5:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

168. R.E.M. – Little America
Year: 1984
Album: Reckoning
Biggest Fan: Brad (#23)

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by Rob
Mon Jun 17, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Slick Rick – Hey Young World: 5
Not bad, but misses something to really connect with me.
by Rob
Mon Jun 17, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

Today’s song ranks on AM at #9062:

167. Slick Rick – Hey Young World
Year: 1988
Album: The Great Adventures of Slick Rick
Biggest Fan: Bootsy (#410)

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by Rob
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 10146

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

8. The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle The band name and the title promise something special, but this did little for me. Something of an homage to the more experimental side of The Beatles (it’s been compared to The White Album; which so happens...
by Rob
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!
Replies: 32
Views: 13850

Re: Site update 2019: HELP WANTED!

Henrik wrote: Should Kids See Ghosts’ AM entries show up on Kanye West’s and Kid Cudi’s pages? I thought KSG should be treated as a band duo, like Run the Jewels, with no entries on the separate members’ pages.
I think it is really presented as a group work, like indeed Run the Jewels, and should follow suit.
by Rob
Sun Jun 16, 2019 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

AC/DC – Who Made Who: 7
Typical AC/DC fare, but damn fun!
by Rob
Sun Jun 16, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 187
Views: 64797

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

166. AC/DC – Who Made Who
Year: 1986
Album: Who Made Who
Biggest Fan: Andyramones1234 (#207)

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