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by Nick
Thu Jul 12, 2012 5:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 54927

Re: Albums of 2012

Top 20 Albums of 2012 So Far..... 1. Beach House- Bloom 2. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange 3. Spiritualized- Sweet Heart Sweet Light 4. Grimes- Visions 5. Fiona Apple- The Idler Wheel... 6. Chromatics- Kill for Love 7. Jack White- Blunderbuss 8. Japandroids- Celebration Rock 9. Leonard Cohen- Old Ideas ...
by Nick
Thu Jul 05, 2012 5:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

Top 5 Artists You are Most Likely to Hear at Your Local Supermarket/ On Your Local "Soft Rock" Radio Station-

5. Paul McCartney
4. Fleetwood Mac
3. Hall and Oates
2. Elton John
1. Billy Joel
by Nick
Wed Jul 04, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1994 song poll tie-breaker
Replies: 31
Views: 5396

Re: 1994 song poll tie-breaker

Pavement- Range Life
by Nick
Sun Jul 01, 2012 7:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 16922

Re: New report errors

Cake's song "The Distance" is from 1996, not 1997.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fashion_Nugget
by Nick
Tue Jun 26, 2012 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules Monday Returns!
Replies: 60
Views: 13459

Re: Random Rules Monday Returns!

1. Derek and The Dominos- Key to the Highway 2. Creedence Clearwater Revival- Susie Q 3. David Bowie- Kingdom Come 4. Neil Young- Are You Ready for the Country? 5. The Avalanches- Tonight May Have to Last Me All My Life 6. Fleet Foxes- Blue Ridge Mountains 7. Sex Pistols- God Save the Queen 8. David...
by Nick
Sun Jun 24, 2012 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

This hipster genre seems great. Any more recommendations? Yeah we should all have a poll for who we think the top hipster bands of all time are. To be honest, I really am not sure what a hipster band is. Rodneyontheblock, when I read your list, I know that you hate these bands and artists, so it se...
by Nick
Sat Jun 23, 2012 3:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 54927

Re: Albums of 2012

I might get blasted for this, but does anyone else think Call Me Maybe is kinda sorta the greatest pop song in recent memory? I'm not too huge of a fan of the song. Dumb lyrics are sometimes excusable, especially in pop music, but "Call Me Maybe" just seems too full of them for me to igno...
by Nick
Fri Jun 22, 2012 1:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 54927

Re: Albums of 2012

Here's every album I've heard from the year now, ranked. 1. Bloom- Beach House 2. Sweet Heart Sweet Light- Spiritualized 3. Visions- Grimes 4. The Idler Wheel...- Fiona Apple 5. Kill for Love- Chromatics 6. Blunderbuss- Jack White 7. Old Ideas- Leonard Cohen 8. R.A.P. Music- Killer Mike 9. Celebrati...
by Nick
Thu Jun 21, 2012 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The one that hooked you
Replies: 19
Views: 3886

Re: The one that hooked you

I feel like I've told this before. Oh well, here it goes. The one that got me into music that wasn't Weird Al (no disrespect to Al intended) was Black Sabbath's album "Paranoid" when I was in the 7th grade (about 12 years old). That's the first album I actually sat down and listened to, be...
by Nick
Wed Jun 20, 2012 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Song Ever That Starts with X
Replies: 13
Views: 3718

Re: Greatest Song Ever That Starts with X

On my itunes I have-

X&Y- Coldplay
X.Y.U.- Smashing Pumpkins
Xplosion- OutKast
XR2- M.I.A.
Xtal- Aphex Twin
XXXO- M.I.A.

These are all good songs, but nothing absolutely incredible.
by Nick
Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

I'll give the whole "Top 5 Hipster Band/Musicians" thing a shot.

5. Pavement
4. Elliott Smith
3. Radiohead
2. Animal Collective
1. Neutral Milk Hotel
by Nick
Mon Jun 04, 2012 2:06 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades
Replies: 20
Views: 18298

Re: The 2000s List...

JR wrote:already is factored into Acclaimed Music. 8-)


Oh wow, I really ought to check and see if a list is in AM before I add it. I could have sworn that Stereogum said it was a new list though...
by Nick
Sat Jun 02, 2012 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1994
Replies: 87
Views: 20180

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1994

Albums: 1. Oasis- Definitely Maybe 2. Blur- Parklife 3. Pavement- Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 4. Portishead- Dummy 5. Nas- Illmatic 6. Jeff Buckley- Grace 7. Nine Inch Nails- The Downward Spiral 8. Beastie Boys- Ill Communication 9. The Notorious B.I.G.- Ready to Die 10. Weezer- Weezer (The Blue Albu...
by Nick
Sat Jun 02, 2012 3:52 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades
Replies: 20
Views: 18298

Re: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades

100 Best Songs of the 00's http://stereogum.com/1049372/nmes-100-best-tracks-of-the-00s/list/ 100 Maximo Park – “Apply Some Pressure” 99 Flaming Lips – “Do You Realize” 98 Morrissey – “Irish Blood, English Heart” 97 Sugababes – “Round Round” 96 Crystal Castles – “Crimewave” 95 The Killers – “These T...
by Nick
Fri Jun 01, 2012 5:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 16922

Re: New report errors

The Spiritualized song "Stop Your Crying" is incorrectly labeled "Stop Your Cryin'". Reference: http://www.allmusic.com/album/let-it-come-down-mw0000006555 Also, I've mentioned this before, but does Dido really deserve dual credit for Eminem's "Stan"? I can understand g...
by Nick
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

Top 5 Final Studio Albums *(Not including artists that only made one studio album) *(Not including any albums less than 5 years old unless the artist has stopped making music) 5. Nick Drake- Pink Moon 4. Nirvana- In Utero 3. Joy Division- Closer 2. My Bloody Valentine- Loveless 1. Neutral Milk Hotel...
by Nick
Fri Jun 01, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

Top 5 Albums by Artists That Only Made One Studio Album 5. Derek and the Dominos- Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs 4. Janelle Monae- The ArchAndroid (See my comment below on the James Blake album) 3. James Blake- James Blake (Which is sort of cheap as he only put out his first album last year, bu...
by Nick
Wed May 30, 2012 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11649

Re: Top 5 of... anything !

Top 5 Debut Albums 5. The Doors- The Doors 4. Television- Marquee Moon 3. The Velvet Underground- The Velvet Underground & Nico 2. Arcade Fire- Funeral 1. The Strokes- Is This It Top 5 Sophomore Albums 5. Neutral Milk Hotel- In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 4. Pixies- Doolittle 3. Nirvana- Nevermin...
by Nick
Tue May 29, 2012 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Classics of the 80s at RYM
Replies: 113
Views: 27348

Re: Classics of the 80s at RYM

In regards to "Never Gonna Give You Up"- "Yes, "I still hear this song often without prior intent", especially when I click on random links on the internet." Couldn't have said it better myself. Nevertheless, it is an ultimate classic, despite my feelings about the song...
by Nick
Mon May 21, 2012 5:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 16922

Re: New report errors

The Flaming Lips song "Waitin' for a Superman" is incorrectly labeled as "Waiting for Superman".
by Nick
Mon May 14, 2012 4:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10 Album Gaps
Replies: 11
Views: 2791

10 Album Gaps

I remember back on the old forum, quite a long time ago, there was a discussion about the first 10 consecutive albums on the AM top 3000 albums that you have not heard any of. I thought maybe we could get that going again. Here's my 10 album gap. 645 Ry Cooder- Paradise and Lunch 646 Billie Holiday-...
by Nick
Sat May 12, 2012 5:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AM World Cup: Drafting Thread
Replies: 48
Views: 8535

Re: 2012 AM World Cup: Drafting Thread

Can I have Kanye West and U2? Kanye West- 1. Runaway 2. Jesus Walks 3. Gone 4. Gold Digger 5. Stronger 6. Flashing Lights 7. Diamonds from Sierra Leone 8. Power U2- 1. One 2. Sunday Bloody Sunday 3. I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 4. With or Without You 5. Where the Streets Have No Name 6...
by Nick
Sat May 05, 2012 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dead at 47
Replies: 4
Views: 1369

Re: Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys dead at 47

The Beastie Boys, more than almost any other band, represented both youth and vitality. For one of them to be dead is indeed a tragedy. It's just so hard to imagine that there's only two Beastie Boys.
by Nick
Thu May 03, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 16922

Re: New report errors

Panic at the Disco's "I Write Sins Not Tragedies" is from 2005, not 2006.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Fever_Yo ... _Sweat_Out
by Nick
Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:25 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time
Replies: 32
Views: 36465

Re: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time

I'm glad to see Kanye's 3 best albums here, along with modern classics by Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend, Amy Winehouse, Radiohead, Jay-Z, Green Day, Arctic Monkeys, LCD Soundsystem, Wilco, and more. This increase in modern albums definitely gives more credibility to Rolling Stone, a magazine that has...
by Nick
Sat Apr 28, 2012 11:02 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time
Replies: 32
Views: 36465

Re: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time

Kingoftonga, I think one of the subtractions that you missed was "Meet The Beatles" which was originally at number 59 on Rolling Stone's old list. I'm not sure about the other subtraction however....
by Nick
Sat Apr 28, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time
Replies: 32
Views: 36465

Re: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time

So far these are all the new additions that I've found. 1. Kanye West- Late Registration- 118 2. Arcade Fire- Funeral- 151 3. Bob Dylan- Modern Times- 204 4. Green Day- American Idiot- 225 5. Sleater-Kinney- Dig Me Out- 272 6. Kanye West- The College Dropout- 298 7. Radiohead- Amnesiac- 320 8. Radio...
by Nick
Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:22 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time
Replies: 32
Views: 36465

Re: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time

Harold, where have you seen this new list? If it's online can you link it here? I've tried searching for it myself but I couldn't find it. I did however find some new articles which mentioned the following.... Kanye has 3 new albums added, including "MBDTF" and "The College Dropout&qu...
by Nick
Wed Apr 25, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: CHAMPIONSHIP
Replies: 28
Views: 4678

Re: UMT 2012: CHAMPIONSHIP

I have a feeling that a lot of people voted for the Stones last round simply because they were tired of seeing The Beatles win, not because The Rolling Stones are their favorites. I think this is a bit disrespectful to the large number of people, including myself, who would select The Rolling Stone...
by Nick
Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: CHAMPIONSHIP
Replies: 28
Views: 4678

Re: UMT 2012: CHAMPIONSHIP

The Rolling Stones Although The Beatles didn't make it to the championship, I'm still not sure that they should be included next year. I have a feeling that a lot of people voted for the Stones last round simply because they were tired of seeing The Beatles win, not because The Rolling Stones are th...
by Nick
Tue Apr 24, 2012 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 16922

Re: New report errors

I'm not sure if other people have this problem, but whenever I go to a year page (such as "The Top Songs from 2009" page or a page for any other year) there are a number of bubbling under songs that appear above the phrase "Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:&...
by Nick
Tue Apr 24, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Final 4
Replies: 29
Views: 4853

Re: UMT 2012: Final 4

Bob Dylan
The Beatles
by Nick
Mon Apr 23, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 54927

Re: Albums of 2012

It's been about three weeks since I last posted my list. Here's every album I've heard from 2012- 1. Bloom- Beach House (4.5/5) 2. Sweet Heart Sweet Light- Spiritualized (4.5/5) 3. Valtari- Sigur Ros (4.5/5) 4. Old Ideas- Leonard Cohen (4/5) 5. Visions- Grimes (4/5) 6. Wrecking Ball- Bruce Springste...
by Nick
Mon Apr 23, 2012 12:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Elite 8
Replies: 28
Views: 5547

Re: UMT 2012: Elite 8

Bob Dylan
Prince
The Rolling Stones
The Beatles
by Nick
Fri Apr 20, 2012 4:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Sweet 16
Replies: 25
Views: 4109

Re: UMT 2012: Sweet 16

Bob Dylan
Bruce Springsteen
R.E.M.
Prince
David Bowie
The Rolling Stones
The Clash
The Beatles
by Nick
Thu Apr 19, 2012 5:44 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades
Replies: 20
Views: 18298

Re: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of the 1950's

JR wrote:Maybe the thread title can be changed- i.e. NME's 100 Greatest of the Decades" so that all the decade lists appear in this thread?



Consider it done!
by Nick
Thu Apr 19, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of (33) #2
Replies: 27
Views: 4257

Re: UMT 2012: Round of (33) #2

David Bowie
Arcade Fire
The Rolling Stones
Jimi Hendrix
Led Zeppelin
The Clash
The Beatles
James Brown
by Nick
Wed Apr 18, 2012 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of (33) #1
Replies: 34
Views: 6609

Re: UMT 2012: Round of (33) #1

Bob Dylan
Radiohead
The Who
Bruce Springsteen
R.E.M.
Nirvana
Prince
The Cure
by Nick
Tue Apr 17, 2012 10:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The 100 Best Albums of the Complex Era
Replies: 3
Views: 3237

Re: The 100 Best Albums of the Complex Era

"Watch the Throne" over both "The College Dropout" and "Late Registration"? I mean, it was a good album, but come on.
by Nick
Tue Apr 17, 2012 8:14 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades
Replies: 20
Views: 18298

NME's 100 Greatest Songs of The Decades

http://www.nme.com/list/100-best-songs-of-the-1970s/264865 100 Funkadelic – “One Nation Under A Groove” 99 The Pretenders – “Brass In Pocket” 98 James Brown – “Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” 97 Bob Marley & The Wailers – “No Woman, No Cry’” 96 Kate Bush – “Wuthering Heights” 95 Siouxs...
by Nick
Tue Apr 17, 2012 5:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A Question about the Most Recent Songs Update
Replies: 6
Views: 1896

A Question about the Most Recent Songs Update

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I'm rather curious. In the most recent songs update it seems that the 2010 revised Rolling Stones 500 Greatest Songs of All Time list wasn't added. Why is this? Here's the list again, copied from a thread in the old AMF. http://www.rollingston...
by Nick
Tue Apr 17, 2012 1:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #4
Replies: 27
Views: 3894

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #4

Led Zeppelin
Miles Davis
Bob Marley
The Clash
The Beatles
The Beach Boys
The Kinks
New Order
by Nick
Mon Apr 16, 2012 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #3
Replies: 25
Views: 4445

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #3

David Bowie
Queen
Arcade Fire
Elvis Presley
The Rolling Stones
Beck
The White Stripes
Wilco (but it was oh so close)
by Nick
Sun Apr 15, 2012 4:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2012 (06) April, 15
Replies: 8
Views: 4190

Re: MCCh 2012 (06) April, 15

Where's entries 15 through 1?
by Nick
Sat Apr 14, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2
Replies: 44
Views: 7186

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2

It's interesting to read the testimony of someone who really likes Oasis. A lot of what Nick has pointed out is exactly what I loathe about them. It's great that this site is not as monotone as it must appear to the non-AMers in this game! Ah yes, the beauty of subjectivity in music. Where you hear...
by Nick
Fri Apr 13, 2012 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2
Replies: 44
Views: 7186

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2

R.E.M.
The Smiths
Nirvana
Johnny Cash
Prince
Elvis Costello
The Police
Madonna
by Nick
Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #1
Replies: 34
Views: 5385

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #1

Bob Dylan
Pink Floyd
The Velvet Underground
Radiohead
The Who
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
Bruce Springsteen
by Nick
Wed Apr 11, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8
Replies: 29
Views: 5249

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

The Beatles
Sly and The Family Stone
The Beach Boys
Simon and Garfunkel
The Kinks
Parliament/Funkadelic
New Order
James Brown
by Nick
Tue Apr 10, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #7
Replies: 28
Views: 6474

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #7

Led Zeppelin
John Coltrane
Metallica
Miles Davis
Bob Marley
Steely Dan
Ramones
The Clash

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