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by whuntva
Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 6
Replies: 20
Views: 3951

Re: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 6

Stevie Wonder
Lou Reed
Otis Redding
Beach Boys
by whuntva
Thu Jul 10, 2014 4:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll: AMF's Favorite Singers Ever
Replies: 19
Views: 5105

Re: Poll: AMF's Favorite Singers Ever

This is my list, based on the best vocal performances. This is the singer paired with the song I thought they sang best. Not necessarily the "best", but the one where they showed the most range. 1) Freddie Mercury (Queen)-We Are the Champions 2) Frank Sinatra-Fly me to the Moon 3) James Br...
by whuntva
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 4
Replies: 21
Views: 4696

Re: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 4

Miles Davis
Beastie Boys
Nine Inch Nails
Jimi Hendrix
by whuntva
Thu Jul 10, 2014 3:52 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: My 100 Favorite TV Shows
Replies: 22
Views: 5918

Re: My 100 Favorite TV Shows

Good list, even if I've heard of more than I've actually seen.

I wonder if we could make this a poll.
by whuntva
Tue Jul 08, 2014 12:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 2
Replies: 21
Views: 4810

Re: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 2

Marvin Gaye
Johnny Cash
Lynyrd Skynyrd (by a slim margin)
REM
by whuntva
Mon Jul 07, 2014 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 1
Replies: 27
Views: 5317

Re: Best American Artist Tournament: Round 1, Day 1

Bob Dylan

Charles Mingus

Public Enemy

James Brown
by whuntva
Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2014
Replies: 29
Views: 7616

Re: Songs of 2014

Favorites: Asgeir-King and Cross Asgeir-Summer Guest Band of Skulls-Asleep at the Wheel Black City Lights-Offering Black Keys-Fever Broods-Bridges First Aid Kit-My Silver Lining Foster the People-Coming of Age Silversun Pickups-Cannibal Sun Kil Moon-Ben's my Friend Sun Kil Moon-Richard Ramirez Swans...
by whuntva
Fri Jun 06, 2014 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 17 2014
Replies: 31
Views: 9260

Re: AMF Chart Week 17 2014

I don't know how lenient we're being, but Fox's "High Tide Rising", with a video from January, just got some airplay here recently. I think it's new enough.
by whuntva
Thu May 01, 2014 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 13 2014
Replies: 8
Views: 3411

Re: AMF Chart Week 13 2014

Oh, look who dropped a video just in time.

Kasabian-"Eez-eh", is much better than its title suggests. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ST6nEvIEY4s
by whuntva
Fri Apr 25, 2014 5:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2014
Replies: 1
Views: 662

Re: Songs of 2014

I REALLY wanted to like "Oxygen", but it just wasn't my thing. Here are the frontrunners so far, not counting a few 21013 carryovers. Asgeir-King and Cross Band of Skulls-Asleep at the Wheel Black City Lights-Offering Elbow-New York Morning John Butler Trio-Blame it on Me St. Vincent-Digit...
by whuntva
Thu Apr 17, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 7007

Re: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014

^^^I do remember seeing it have five votes almost right when the poll began, but it never was THAT high. I think it just stopped gaining votes is all.
by whuntva
Wed Apr 16, 2014 11:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How Much of A Musical Snob/Nerd Are You?
Replies: 40
Views: 10632

Re: How Much of A Musical Snob/Nerd Are You?

49. I was generous with my answers but I was surprised how the test is weighted. I thought "Music nerd" territory would be much higher.
by whuntva
Mon Apr 14, 2014 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 7007

Re: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014

Thanks, Henrik. I just wanted this issue resolved.
by whuntva
Sun Apr 13, 2014 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014
Replies: 22
Views: 7007

Re: AMF Chart - Week 11 2014

I am at a bit of a controversy for this next nom. Just bear with me. I only recently heard Asgeir's "King and Cross" on his album In the Silence, and wanted to nominate it actually about a month ago. Much to my dismay, I found the album had been physically released in 2014, but the song ha...
by whuntva
Fri Apr 11, 2014 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules April - Elimination!
Replies: 89
Views: 20420

Re: Random Rules April - Elimination!

Elvis Presley - Crying in the Chapel (Rob) Talk Talk - Runeii (acroamor) The Zombies - Changes (Brad) David Bowie - It Ain't Easy (DocBrown) The Neighbourhood - How (DocBrown) Screaming Females - Crow's Nest (DocBrown) Liars - Pro Anti Anti (DocBrown) Attack In Black - Come What May (DocBrown) Bat F...
by whuntva
Tue Apr 08, 2014 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules April - Submissions!
Replies: 16
Views: 3887

Re: Random Rules April - Submissions!

Ella Fitzgerald-Pete Kelly's Blues Velvet Underground-Sunday Morning Rosemary Clooney-I get a Kick out of You Pearl Jam-Lightning Bolt Aerosmith-Back in the Saddle Thomas Dolby-She Blinded me with Science David Bowie-Changes Eminem-My Name Is Cast of Monty Python-Always Look on the Bright Side of Li...
by whuntva
Thu Apr 03, 2014 3:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 10 2014
Replies: 17
Views: 6386

Re: AMF Chart - Week 10 2014

Black Keys-Fever was eligible last week, but I'm nominating it for next week.
by whuntva
Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 9 2014
Replies: 12
Views: 4865

Re: AMF Chart - Week 9 2014

I SHOULD HAVE SAVED MY PICK!!!

Swans-A Little God in my Hands is the song of the year thus far.
by whuntva
Sat Mar 22, 2014 12:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Swans Song Hints at What is to Come
Replies: 7
Views: 2043

New Swans Song Hints at What is to Come

So yeah, this happened: http://pitchfork.com/news/54441-swans-share-new-song-a-little-god-in-our-hands-six-part-art-for-new-album-to-be-kind/ It's rare that I have to re-listen to a song first time after hearing it, but this was the most enjoyable of those times. Anyone who knows me knows Swans are ...
by whuntva
Wed Mar 19, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 8 2014
Replies: 10
Views: 4228

Re: AMF Chart - Week 8 2014

Strong Pool:

Band of Skulls-Asleep at the Wheel was released c. November, so it is less than six months old, making it eligible.

If Himalayan is like this, I am looking forward to it.
by whuntva
Wed Mar 19, 2014 6:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Now Playing
Replies: 108
Views: 30438

Re: Now Playing

Even though it WAS a 2013 release, Black City Lights' Another Life is becoming the breakthrough album right now.

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by whuntva
Sat Mar 15, 2014 4:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What's your favorite album of 2014 so far?
Replies: 13
Views: 3405

Re: What's your favorite album of 2014 so far?

I haven't heard too many albums. Band of Skulls-Himalayan is my most anticipated so far, but as of what I heard, Beck-Blue Moon and John Butler Trio-Blame it on Me were exceptional. I think Have a Nice Life-The Unnatural World is about their caliber though.
by whuntva
Tue Mar 04, 2014 3:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules March - Submissions
Replies: 16
Views: 3590

Re: Random Rules March - Submissions

Rammstein-Du Hast
Gorillaz-Clint Eastwood
Dance Indra-Ananda Shankar
XTC-Making Plans for Nigel
Smashing Pumpkins-Today
Fitz and the Tantrums-Moneygrabber
Pink Floyd-Time
Swans-Song for a Warrior
Foo Fighters-Learn to Fly
The Knife-Heartbeats
by whuntva
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:54 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: R.I.P.: Philip Seymour Hoffman
Replies: 7
Views: 2603

Re: R.I.P.: Philip Seymour Hoffman

Such a sad passing. He was one of the best actors of hgis generation. In anotehr ten years, he may have become one of the all-time greats. I loved the Master, Magnolia, even Catching Fire. Whenever he's on screen, he makes the movie that much better.
by whuntva
Mon Mar 03, 2014 12:53 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Oscars 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 3456

Re: Oscars 2014

@JimmyJazz sequels are always adapted. They say "based on characters from the first film". Stupid rule, but it is a rule. Best Picture: 12 Years a Slave (Though I liked all but AH) Director: Cuaron Actor: McCounaghey Actress: Blanchette S.Actor: Leto (though I'm rooting for Fassbender) S. ...
by whuntva
Fri Feb 28, 2014 3:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 5 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4809

Re: AMF Chart - Week 5 2014

Lykke Li-I Never Learn literally dropped just now with a video.

This is actually my introduction to her. She's not bad.

It's worth a nomination.
by whuntva
Wed Feb 19, 2014 7:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2014
Replies: 430
Views: 125090

Re: Albums of 2014

I've heard most of the albums you guys mentioned. "Flesh and Blood" did not disappoint, either. Already we are in a better spot than last year at this time.
by whuntva
Tue Feb 18, 2014 6:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed?
Replies: 19
Views: 4904

Re: New Unacclaimed?

Yep. And World Cup format means that after Group Play, we can conveniently "seed" the songs in the playoff (1-4).
by whuntva
Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 4 2014
Replies: 11
Views: 4454

Re: AMF Chart - Week 4 2014

I still want "Cannibal" by Silversun Pickups to enter. It's in its second week now.
by whuntva
Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed?
Replies: 19
Views: 4904

Re: New Unacclaimed?

OOOH thank you for reminding me, Ron. I guess we should probably wait until the next update goes up. That sounds like a fair compromise.

Also, nothing from the past tournament should be eligible. But you'd have to dig around the old forums for it.
by whuntva
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed?
Replies: 19
Views: 4904

Re: New Unacclaimed?

Alright. I could understand the logic behind double-elimination, but it dragged the tournament way too long and it was flawed in how it matched songs up. I have my own idea. It's a bit weird, but I like it. Start with 64, though any base number will do. Arrange into four groups of 16 and when we get...
by whuntva
Fri Feb 14, 2014 3:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed?
Replies: 19
Views: 4904

New Unacclaimed?

I remember back on the old forums c.2010 or 2011. I was just "W" back then. There was a tournament of songs unlisted on AM as either albums or songs. But I don't remember if or when the final was resolved. I loved it though, as I was introduced to new music and artists as well as have a ne...
by whuntva
Tue Feb 11, 2014 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Top Albums of 2013 - RESULTS
Replies: 41
Views: 17794

Re: The Top Albums of 2013 - RESULTS

I didn't vote for Muchacho either.
by whuntva
Mon Feb 10, 2014 4:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart - Week 3 2014
Replies: 16
Views: 6183

Re: AMF Chart - Week 3 2014

John Butler Trio-Flesh and Blood dropped this week. "Only One" is the song I nominate.

Along with Cloud Nothings-I'm not Part of Me

EDIT: "Cannibal" the new one from the Silversun Pickups is amazing. Their last album was a bit of a disappointment, but this one rocks! Nom in.
by whuntva
Sat Feb 08, 2014 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Exile Villify
Replies: 2
Views: 1043

Exile Villify

I'll be honest with you. THIS is my favorite National song?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G-Vg2YS-sFE&feature=kp
by whuntva
Thu Feb 06, 2014 5:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: NME 500
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

Re: NME 500

Here's a slideshow for 500-401. The entire list is incomplete, but "Smells Like Teen Spirit" has been revealed as #1. http://www.nme.com/photos/the-500-great ... 0541/1/1#1
by whuntva
Thu Feb 06, 2014 4:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: NME 500
Replies: 2
Views: 1113

NME 500

Has anyone picked up on this yet? Is it eligible for the next update? http://www.dc101.com/articles/music-new ... -12038351/
by whuntva
Tue Jan 21, 2014 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2013 Top Songs / Albums -- Post and discuss your lists!
Replies: 65
Views: 17802

Re: 2013 Top Songs / Albums -- Post and discuss your lists!

I submitted the bare minimum for both lists. Twenty songs, Ten albums. Songs: 1. Daft Punk ft. Pharrell-Get Lucky 2. Nine Inch Nails-All time Low 3. IAMEVE-Temptress 4-Foals-My Number 5-Foals-Inhaler 6. Laura Marling-Master Hunter 7. Arcade Fire-Reflektor 8. Sevendust-Decay 9.Queens of the Stone Age...
by whuntva
Tue Oct 15, 2013 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Quotes from lyrics
Replies: 32
Views: 7552

Re: Quotes from lyrics

Ten Best: 1) "I know you'll be a star in somebody else's sky/But why, why, why can't it be, can't it be mine?" (Pearl Jam-Black) 2) "If I can't be my own, I'd feel better dead" (Alice in Chains-Nutshell) 3) The entire chorus of Prince's "Kiss" 4) Chorus of "Eleanor...
by whuntva
Sat Oct 12, 2013 1:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Acclaimed Music Artists Poll 2013 : top 20 and full list
Replies: 193
Views: 62938

Re: The Acclaimed Music Artists Poll 2013 : top 20 and full

Radiohead at #4 is surprising, but I had them at #5, so they're pretty close to my placement. OK.
by whuntva
Fri Oct 11, 2013 3:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2013
Replies: 37
Views: 11205

Re: Songs of 2013

2013 has been mostly a *meh* year for me, but here are some of my favorites to date: Alice in Chains-Mountain Arcade Fire-Reflektor Atoms for Peace-Before your Very Eyes Daft Punk-Get Lucky Editors-Hyena Foals-Inhaler (I know it was a single last November, but Holy Fire was this year so I'm counting...
by whuntva
Tue Oct 08, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules October - Submissions
Replies: 18
Views: 4140

Re: Random Rules October - Submissions

Veer Union-Stolen
Rolling Stones-Paint it, Black
Deftones-Tempest
Civil Twilight-Fire Escape
Wallflowers-One Headlight
Underworld-Born Slippy.NUXX
Yeah Yeah Yeahs-Gold Lion
Bush-Everything Zen
U2-Pride (In the Name of Love)
Coldplay-Talk
by whuntva
Sat Sep 07, 2013 12:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Most overrated in AM top 200 songs?
Replies: 9
Views: 3694

Re: Most overrated in AM top 200 songs?

When we did the elimination game, I actually liked way more songs on this part of the list than I disliked. I eliminated "Paper Planes" first, but I don't really think it's BAD, I just don't think it's one of the 200 best songs of all time. But here are the: Songs I Dislike: "Get Ur F...
by whuntva
Tue Aug 06, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules August - Submissions
Replies: 27
Views: 6453

Re: Random Rules August - Submissions

Just the iPod list will do.
by whuntva
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules August - Submissions
Replies: 27
Views: 6453

Re: Random Rules August - Submissions

20 more picks from my whole library Swans-1,000 Years Arcade Fire-Wake Up Editors-All Sparks (YES!!) Bruce Springsteen-Born in the USA Pavement-Cut your Hair AC/DC-War Machine Patsy Cline-San Antonio Rose Foreigner-Cold as Ice Carole King-I Feel the Earth Move U2-In a Little While Dizzy Gillespie-Ni...
by whuntva
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Acclaimed Music Artists Poll [2013] : warm-up and vote
Replies: 50
Views: 12232

Re: The Acclaimed Music Artists Poll [2013] : warm-up and vo

i made a list awhile ago. It's not of who I think the most influential, acclaimed, or popular artists are, but just 100 artists I have several records of, consistently love their output, and if they're on the radio, I WILL listen to their songs from start to finish in a parking lot.
by whuntva
Tue Aug 06, 2013 2:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules August - Submissions
Replies: 27
Views: 6453

Re: Random Rules August - Submissions

My whole library exceeds 2500 songs, so I don't think you'd want that.
by whuntva
Tue Aug 06, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules August - Submissions
Replies: 27
Views: 6453

Re: Random Rules August - Submissions

From my iPod on shuffle. These can be ANY ten songs, right? Robert Plant-Messin' with the Mekon Fleetwood Mac-Songbird AC/DC-Little Lover Dolly Parton-John Daniel Tchaikovski-Symphony #5: Valse (allegro moderato) Escape Club- Wild Wild West Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers-Why do Fools fall in Love? ...
by whuntva
Fri Aug 02, 2013 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Elimination Type Game: AM Top 200 Songs
Replies: 212
Views: 48654

Re: Elimination Type Game: AM Top 200 Songs

^copy pasting by request. With PlasticRam's vote, the list is now... 01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. Stevie Wonder - Superstition 07. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 08. The Clash- London Calling 09. Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - The Tracks of My Tears 10. Michael Jackson- Billie Jean 11. The Jimi Hen...
by whuntva
Fri Aug 02, 2013 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Elimination Type Game: AM Top 200 Songs
Replies: 212
Views: 48654

Re: Elimination Type Game: AM Top 200 Songs

01. 02. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. Elvis Presley - Heartbreak Hotel 08. The Clash- London Calling 09. Smokey Robinson and The Miracles - The Tracks of My Tears 10. Michael Jackson- Billie Jean 11. The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Purple Haze 12. The Temptations - Papa Was a Rolling Stone 13. Buffalo Springfie...

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