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by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 28, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: iamamiwhoami
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Re: iamamiwhoami

Stephan wrote:That sounds excellent! ; john in particular is awesome. Have you heard the In Concert album?
I haven't heard In Concert yet, but I'm hoping to soon!
by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #6
Replies: 36
Views: 10545

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #6

1. Björk
2. LCD Soundsystem
3. Kraftwerk
4. Gorillaz
5. Aerosmith
6. De la Soul
7. The Doors
8. A Tribe Called Quest
9. Portishead
10. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: iamamiwhoami
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

Re: iamamiwhoami

No takers? Really?
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 9140

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

I knew it was inevitable, but Coldplay beating the likes of Pretenders and Janelle Monáe is just disgusting. I had a feeling I would hear something... just to throw a preview out, Coldplay vs. Madonna next round!!! I did have a bit of controversy on another forum, where someone submitted their list...
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #5
Replies: 28
Views: 8307

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #5

Pretty strong region. Again, some strategic voting here.

1. T. Rex
2. Mötley Crüe
3. Sufjan Stevens
4. The Strokes
5. PJ Harvey
6. Lou Reed
7. Def Leppard
8. Morrissey
9. David Bowie
10. Snoop Dogg
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 9140

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

I knew it was inevitable, but Coldplay beating the likes of Pretenders and Janelle Monáe is just disgusting.
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: iamamiwhoami
Replies: 7
Views: 2939

iamamiwhoami

http://www.musikmigblidt.dk/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/iamamiwhoami.png I'm shocked that a search through the old forums and these forums does not bring up a single post about iamamiwhoami! Has anybody else discovered this awesome project? I've just scratched the surface, but it started as a myster...
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 9140

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

slick wrote:
Henrik wrote:Clearly weaker than the previous three "regions".

I do not know how much weaker it is compared to the other regions, but it is less indie and less 60's...
I think it is clearly stronger than the others.
by Moonbeam
Mon Mar 26, 2012 4:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 9140

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

5 of my all-time top 10 are here, along with some of my least favorites ever. Weird grouping!

Definitely some strategic voting from me here:

1. Janet Jackson
2. Blondie
3. Madonna
4. Janelle Monae
5. The Cure
6. Prince
7. Sade
8. Robyn
9. INXS
10. Pretenders
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 22, 2012 11:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #2
Replies: 25
Views: 7424

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #2

1. Stevie Wonder
2. Otis Redding
3. Fleetwood Mac
4. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
5. Al Green
6. Bee Gees
7. Nine Inch Nails
8. Rod Stewart
9. Sam Cooke
10. ABBA
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)
Replies: 30
Views: 8436

Re: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)

Moonbeam, does your latest version give higher weights to recent votes? If so, could you please post the link to where I can find the program. Thanks! Edit: I just started on a new txt file with over 800 songs. How many match-ups are needed before I get a proper ranking? After about 20 matchups the...
by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 21, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #1
Replies: 31
Views: 11516

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #1

1. Roxy Music
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Talking Heads
4. U2
5. TLC
6. Tom Waits
7. Brian Eno
8. Radiohead
9. Fiona Apple
10. TV on the Radio
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 20, 2012 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop
Replies: 26
Views: 9530

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop

Hot damn is this an awesome group. I'm ranking them all again. At least 15 of these are probably in my top 100 artists of all time. The only ones I don't care for are the bottom 5. 1. Eurythmics 2. Kylie Minogue 3. New Order 4. Depeche Mode 5. The Human League 6. Gary Numan 7. Franz Ferdinand 8. Yaz...
by Moonbeam
Mon Mar 19, 2012 4:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk
Replies: 24
Views: 6944

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk

Sugar Ray? Funk?!?!

Anyway...

1. Gap Band
2. Parliament/Funkadelic
3. The Time
4. Chic
5. Rick James
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 11273

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

1. Aphex Twin 2. Portishead 3. Massive Attack 4. Björk 5. The xx I don't want to whine, but I guess I have to say something. So the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Annie, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Primal Scream and even M.I.A. are in the electronic category. Where does that leave Autechre, Boards of Canada and Bu...
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 11273

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

I'm starting to worry that 2 of my favorite artists (Eurythmics and Kylie Minogue).

I'm engaging in some strategic voting here in hopes that my favorites can advance.

1. Annie
2. Björk
3. LCD Soundsystem
4. Kraftwerk
5. Gorillaz
by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge
Replies: 26
Views: 9144

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge

What a weak category. No wonder I despised the 90s at the time. Anyway:

1. Stone Temple Pilots
2. The Breeders
3. Nine Inch Nails
4. Garbage
5. Velvet Revolver
by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 14, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop
Replies: 36
Views: 11902

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop

I'm ranking all 32. That's right, people, that's right. I only dislike the last 2. Moonbeam - I'm curious... if The Beatles were added to this list, where would they rank for you? I'm guessing just above Rick Springfield(?). My guess is that Moonbeam would put the Beatles even lower, say just below...
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop
Replies: 36
Views: 11902

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop

I'm ranking all 32. That's right, people, that's right. I only dislike the last 2. 1. Prince 2. Madonna 3. Roxette 4. George Michael 5. Billy Idol 6. The Bangles 7. INXS 8. Tears For Fears 9. Richard Marx 10. Milli Vanilli 11. Paula Abdul 12. Peter Gabriel 13. Men At Work 14. Adam Ant 15. Culture Cl...
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 08, 2012 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock
Replies: 25
Views: 10320

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock

Another super tough group!

1. Roxy Music
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Talking Heads
4. Patti Smith
5. Kate Bush

6. Wire
7. Simple Minds
8. Gang of Four
9. Radiohead
10. Devo
by Moonbeam
Wed Mar 07, 2012 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam
Replies: 24
Views: 8525

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam

This is tough!!! And why isn't Roxy Music here?

1. David Bowie
2. Lou Reed
3. T. Rex
4. Mötley Crüe
5. Sparks

6. Skid Row
7. Guns 'n Roses
8. Warrant
9. Def Leppard
10. White Lion
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 06, 2012 3:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 10594

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

1. Busta Rhymes
2. OutKast
3. Snoop Dogg
4. Clipse
5. Naughty by Nature
by Moonbeam
Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)
Replies: 30
Views: 8436

Re: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)

This is indeed a Windows guide only. I have no expertise with Mac, but I imagine it should be ok. My feeling is that perhaps the spaces in the program/folder name may be an issue? If that's the case, the "Album List.txt" file and "Album Ranker.txt" file will need to be renamed to remove the space, A...
by Moonbeam
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)
Replies: 30
Views: 8436

Re: Question for Moonbeam (about his program)

Unzip everything into a new folder like when you first set it up and then copy your Album List.txt from the current folder into the new one. Maybe there is a better way, but that should work. This will work. Another way is to do the following: 1. Open the "Album Ranker.txt" file. 2. Change the line...
by Moonbeam
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2
Replies: 9
Views: 3678

Re: Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2

"Flight of the Pelican" gets my vote.
by Moonbeam
Sat Mar 03, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie
Replies: 28
Views: 10842

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie

1. The Smiths
2. The Stone Roses
3. Blur
4. The La's
5. Elastica
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?
Replies: 5
Views: 3043

Re: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?

I'm all for another round of this! I was thinking of applying a World Cup format to the next game to ensure that no song would be eliminated after just one round but the loser's bracket would not take so long. Whatever the forum decides is ok by me, though.
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2
Replies: 9
Views: 3678

Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2

We're down to three songs! Week 33 sees us move to bracket L10. The winner will duke it out in the final in a rematch against Curtis Mayfield's heavyweight "Right on for the Darkness". Please listen to the songs before making your choice, and provide comments (however brief) to form the basis of you...
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 81382

Re: Albums of 2012

I haven't heard any albums yet this year. Any recommendations?

I think the first one I'll track down is the Chairlift album. This song and video have totally transfixed me:
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave
Replies: 21
Views: 8935

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave

Now this is a stacked group! At least 10 of these artists are among my top 100.

1. The Cure
2. Blondie
3. Pretenders
4. Joy Division
5. Berlin
by Moonbeam
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 32705

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

Albums: 1. Depeche Mode - Violator 2. George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice, Vol. 1 3. Kylie Minogue - Rhythm of Love 4. Soundtrack - Edward Scissorhands 5. Living Colour - Time's Up 6. Deee-Lite - World Clique 7. Prince - Graffiti Bridge 8. Salt-n-Pepa - Black's Magic 9. Sonic Youth - Goo 10. C...
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul
Replies: 26
Views: 10485

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul

1. Stevie Wonder
2. Otis Redding
3. Al Green
4. Sam Cooke
5. Percy Sledge
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock
Replies: 26
Views: 10531

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock

1. The Doors
2. Aerosmith
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. Janis Joplin
5. Whitesnake
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 11831

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop

I thought I'd add a hate list for this genre too. 11 of these artists are among my bottom 150 of all time . Barenaked Ladies (6) Will Smith (10) Hootie & The Blowfish (12) Dave Matthews Band (24) Color Me Badd (42) Smashmouth (81) The Spice Girls (83) Matchbox Twenty (100) Third Eye Blind (104) Sava...
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 13902

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop

I'll join in the bottom 5 brigade but extend it. An astounding 10 of these artists are among my bottom 150 of all time, and several more are close to making the list. All-time bottom rank in parentheses: Beyonce (4) Justin Timberlake (8) P!nk (11) Katy Perry (17) Coldplay (56) Nelly Furtado (61) Avr...
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 32
Replies: 16
Views: 7155

Re: Unacclaimed Week 32

"Sinnerman" advances with an 8-2 win!
by Moonbeam
Thu Feb 23, 2012 7:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 13902

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop

Where the hell are Kylie Minogue and Annie?!

1. Robyn
2. Gwen Stefani
3. Lady Gaga
4. My Chemical Romance
5. Britney Spears
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 22, 2012 2:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 11831

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop

A few of my favorites and a lot of my all-time least favorite artists are in this group. Anyway...

1. Annie Lennox
2. U2
3. TLC
4. Seal
5. Lisa Loeb
by Moonbeam
Wed Feb 22, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #11 - Old School Hip-Hop
Replies: 21
Views: 8891

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #11 - Old School Hip-Hop

Damn. I would have sent Salt-N-Pepa through. :(
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 32
Replies: 16
Views: 7155

Re: Unacclaimed Week 32

sonofsamiam wrote:Btw, were Week 31 results posted?
Curtis Mayfield advances to the final by virtue of a 11-1 blowout over Lal Waterson & Oliver Knight.
by Moonbeam
Sun Feb 19, 2012 11:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 32
Replies: 16
Views: 7155

Re: Unacclaimed Week 32

Nina Simone gets my vote.
by Moonbeam
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR
Replies: 25
Views: 11424

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR

1. Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers
2. Fleetwood Mac
3. Tesla
4. Toto
5. Heart
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 32
Replies: 16
Views: 7155

Re: Unacclaimed Week 32

Jade Palooka wrote:where's Nirvana?
It did quite well but was eliminated a few weeks ago. :(
by Moonbeam
Tue Feb 14, 2012 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop
Replies: 20
Views: 9622

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop

1. Missy Elliott
2. Digable Planets
3. De la Soul
4. PM Dawn
5. Gnarls Barkley
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 13, 2012 8:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 32
Replies: 16
Views: 7155

Unacclaimed Week 32

We've reached the top 4! Week 32 sees us move to bracket L9. The winner will fight for a place in the final in bracket L10. Please listen to the songs before making your choice, and provide comments (however brief) to form the basis of your pick. The deadline for Week 32 is 11:59 PM, February 20th. ...
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 13, 2012 11:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie
Replies: 36
Views: 15081

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie

1. The Strokes
2. Sufjan Stevens
3. PJ Harvey
4. Morrissey
5. Liz Phair
by Moonbeam
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: R.I.P. Whitney Houston
Replies: 15
Views: 8007

Re: R.I.P. Whitney Houston

I never really cared for her music outside of "I'm Your Baby Tonight", "Queen of the Night" and "If I Told You That", but this is still incredibly sad. The woman had massive talent but sadness just seemed to overtake her. :cry:
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal
Replies: 22
Views: 11078

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal

1. Faith No More
2. Metallica
3. Queensryche
4. White Zombie
5. Motorhead
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 10, 2012 3:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #4 - Contemporary R&B
Replies: 7
Views: 4940

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #4 - Contemporary R&B

What does the last post mean?
by Moonbeam
Fri Feb 10, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread
Replies: 92
Views: 60997

Re: EOY Songs 2011: Update thread

Hooray for "The Edge of Glory" in the top 50!

I imagine "Somebody That I Used to Know" is going to get a big bump next year when UK and American critics make their EOY lists for 2012.