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by Nick
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 4157

Re: Conversation

Here's a discussion for you... Anyone else who find it strange that we use so many superlatives for artists in the MA and World Cup games and yet Frank, Brel, Brahem, Piazzolla, Pärt, Shankar, Kuti, Bregovic, Nordenstam, Evora and others rarely stand a chance against the "canon" in our al...
by Nick
Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3
Replies: 28
Views: 5019

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3

R.E.M.
Blur (The Battle of Britpop, Round 2)
Beastie Boys
The Smiths
Nirvana
Pixies
Public Enemy
Johnny Cash
by Nick
Tue Apr 03, 2012 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 48363

Re: Albums of 2012

1. Bloom- Beach House (4.5/5) 2. Old Ideas- Leonard Cohen (4/5) 3. The Shins- Port of Morrow (4/5) 4. Kindred EP- Burial (4/5) 5. Visions- Grimes (4/5) 6. Attack on Memory- Cloud Nothings (3.5/5) 7. Reign of Terror- Sleigh Bells (3.5/5) 8. Something- Chairlift (3.5/5) 9. Born to Die- Lana Del Rey (2...
by Nick
Tue Apr 03, 2012 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2
Replies: 30
Views: 4467

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2

The Who
Smashing Pumpkins
Pearl Jam
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
Otis Redding
John Lennon
Bruce Springsteen
by Nick
Mon Apr 02, 2012 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1992
Replies: 120
Views: 26865

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1992

Well, I missed the songs last month, so I'm gonna get it out of the way now. 1- Nightswimming - R.E.M. 2- Drive - R.E.M. 3- Monty Got a Raw Deal - R.E.M. 4- Try Not To Breathe - R.E.M. 5- The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite - R.E.M. 6- Man on the Moon - R.E.M. 7- Sweetness Follows - R.E.M. 8- Everybody Hu...
by Nick
Mon Apr 02, 2012 1:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #1
Replies: 25
Views: 3280

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #1

Bob Dylan
Tom Waits
Pink Floyd
Neil Young
U2
The Velvet Underground
Talking Heads
Radiohead
by Nick
Fri Mar 30, 2012 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #8
Replies: 28
Views: 3470

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #8

1. The Beatles
2. The Beach Boys
3. New Order
4. James Brown
5. The Flaming Lips
6. The Kinks
7. Sly and The Family Stone
8. Red Hot Chili Peppers
9. Parliament/ Funkadelic
10. Simon and Garfunkel
by Nick
Thu Mar 29, 2012 1:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #7
Replies: 29
Views: 4324

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #7

1. The Clash
2. Led Zeppelin
3. Miles Davis
4. Ramones
5. John Coltrane
6. Bob Marley
7. Television
8. Steely Dan
9. Sex Pistols
10. Black Sabbath
by Nick
Wed Mar 28, 2012 1:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #6
Replies: 36
Views: 4727

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #6

1. The Rolling Stones
2. Wilco
3. LCD Soundsystem
4. Jimi Hendrix
5. The White Stripes
6. The Doors
7. Beck
8. Creedence Clearwater Revival
9. Daft Punk
10. Portishead
by Nick
Tue Mar 27, 2012 1:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #5
Replies: 28
Views: 3648

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #5

1. David Bowie
2. Kanye West
3. Arcade Fire
4. OutKast
5. Elvis Presley
6. The Strokes
7. Jay-Z
8. Queen
9. PJ Harvey
10. Eminem
by Nick
Mon Mar 26, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 3938

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

1. Prince
2. Elvis Costello
3. Joy Division
4. Michael Jackson
5. Madonna
6. The Cure
7. Coldplay
8. The Police
9. Blondie
10. Justin Timberlake
by Nick
Fri Mar 23, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #3
Replies: 28
Views: 4067

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #3

1. Blur
2. The Smiths
3. R.E.M.
4. Nirvana
5. Oasis
6. Pixies
7. Beastie Boys
8. Johnny Cash
9. Public Enemy
10. Sonic Youth
by Nick
Thu Mar 22, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #2
Replies: 25
Views: 3552

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #2

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. The Who
3. Stevie Wonder
4. Marvin Gaye
5. John Lennon
6. Pavement
7. Smashing Pumpkins
8. Aretha Franklin
9. Nine Inch Nails
10. Fleetwood Mac
by Nick
Wed Mar 21, 2012 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #1
Replies: 31
Views: 5740

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #1

1. Radiohead
2. Bob Dylan
3. Talking Heads
4. The Velvet Underground
5. Pink Floyd
6. U2
7. Neil Young
8. Tom Waits
9. Van Morrison
10. Roxy Music
by Nick
Tue Mar 20, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop
Replies: 26
Views: 5495

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop

1. New Order
2. Franz Ferdinand (synth pop??)
3. Depeche Mode
4. Cut Copy
5. Pet Shop Boys

Phoenix and The Killers would be a very close 6 and 7.
by Nick
Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk
Replies: 24
Views: 3515

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk

1. James Brown
2. Sly and The Family Stone
3. Red Hot Chili Peppers
4. Parliament/ Funkadelic
5. Curtis Mayfield
by Nick
Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 48363

Re: Albums of 2012

Here's my list so far. 1. Old Ideas- Leonard Cohen 2. Kindred EP- Burial 3. Visions- Grimes 4. Attack on Memory- Cloud Nothings 5. Reign of Terror- Sleigh Bells 6. Something- Chairlift 7. Born to Die- Lana Del Rey So far there's no real exceptional albums on my list, but everything I've heard I at l...
by Nick
Fri Mar 16, 2012 4:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 6258

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop

1. The Flaming Lips
2. My Bloody Valentine
3. The Verve
4. Beach House
5. Sigur Ros

Though M83, Death Cab for Cutie, and Yo La Tengo were serious contenders.
by Nick
Thu Mar 15, 2012 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 5565

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

1. LCD Soundsystem 2. Massive Attack 3. Portishead 4. Daft Punk 5. M.I.A. Though special shout outs go to Animal Collective, Bjork, Primal Scream, and Kraftwerk, all of whom are in my top 100 artists. Regular shout outs go to Gorillaz, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fatboy Slim, The Chemical Brothers, Air, Hot Ch...
by Nick
Wed Mar 14, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge
Replies: 26
Views: 4411

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

1. Pavement
2. Smashing Pumpkins
3. Nine Inch Nails
4. Weezer
5. Foo Fighters

Though Jeff Buckley and Queens of the Stone Age came close.
by Nick
Tue Mar 13, 2012 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop
Replies: 36
Views: 5679

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

1. Prince
2. Madonna
3. Peter Gabriel
4. Hall & Oates
5. Don Henley

The top two were shoo-ins, the next three are artists that I definitely like, but aren't anywhere close to Prince or Madge.
by Nick
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991
Replies: 75
Views: 19047

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991

Sorry I forgot to vote in the 1990 poll. Here's my songs and albums lists for 1991. Songs- 1. R.E.M.- Losing My Religion 2. Nirvana- Smells Like Teen Spirit 3. U2- One 4. Massive Attack- Unfinished Sympathy 5. Red Hot Chili Peppers- Under the Bridge 6. Red Hot Chili Peppers- Give It Away 7. Pearl Ja...
by Nick
Mon Mar 12, 2012 3:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk
Replies: 21
Views: 4044

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk

1. The Clash
2. Ramones
3. Television
4. Sex Pistols
5. Green Day
by Nick
Fri Mar 09, 2012 2:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country
Replies: 21
Views: 3383

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country

1. Johnny Cash
2. Hank Williams
3. Loretta Lynn
4. Patsy Cline
5. Glen Campbell
by Nick
Thu Mar 08, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock
Replies: 25
Views: 5385

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock

1. Radiohead
2. The Velvet Underground
3. Talking Heads
4. Pink Floyd
5. Roxy Music

Top 4 are in my top 20 artists of all time. Not bad.
by Nick
Wed Mar 07, 2012 2:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam
Replies: 24
Views: 3848

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam

1. David Bowie
2. Queen
3. Lou Reed
4. T. Rex
5. Guns 'N Roses
by Nick
Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 6220

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

1. Kanye West
2. OutKast
3. Jay-Z
4. The Notorious B.I.G.
5. Eminem
by Nick
Mon Mar 05, 2012 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz
Replies: 25
Views: 4676

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz

1. Miles Davis
2. John Coltrane
3. Steely Dan
4. Frank Sinatra
5. Charles Mingus
by Nick
Fri Mar 02, 2012 11:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010-2011 Albums: Predictions for the update
Replies: 1
Views: 1997

Re: 2010-2011 Albums: Predictions for the update

OOO! Predictions! Anyways, this is how I see the top 25 albums of 2010 and 2011 panning out in the next update, with my predicated all time position in parenthesis. 1. The Suburbs- Arcade Fire (120) 2. Let England Shake- PJ Harvey (175) 3. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy- Kanye West (240) 4. Bon I...
by Nick
Fri Mar 02, 2012 2:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie
Replies: 28
Views: 5103

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

1. Blur
2. The Smiths
3. Oasis
4. Pulp
5. The Stone Roses

A great group of artists, with Blur and The Smiths in my all time top 10.

The Verve aren't included here?
by Nick
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave
Replies: 21
Views: 4081

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #19 - New Wave

1. Joy Division
2. Elvis Costello
3. The Cure
4. The Police
5. Blondie

Tough call between Blondie, Pretenders, and The B-52's, all of whom could have easily gone in that number 5 slot.
by Nick
Thu Mar 01, 2012 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Eligible sources...
Replies: 14
Views: 3049

Re: Eligible sources...

What exactly does MTV have to do with music these days anyway?
by Nick
Wed Feb 29, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul
Replies: 26
Views: 5445

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

1. Stevie Wonder
2. Marvin Gaye
3. Aretha Franklin
4. Otis Redding
5. The Temptations
by Nick
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock
Replies: 24
Views: 5101

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock

1. Wilco
2. Beck
3. CCR
4. Eagles
5. Bright Eyes
by Nick
Mon Feb 27, 2012 2:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #16 - 50's Pop
Replies: 20
Views: 3634

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #16 - 50's Pop

1. Elvis Presley
2. Chuck Berry
3. Buddy Holly
4. Ray Charles
5. Roy Orbison
by Nick
Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock
Replies: 26
Views: 4671

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock

1. The Rolling Stones
2. The White Stripes
3. Jimi Hendrix
4. The Doors
5. Cream
by Nick
Thu Feb 23, 2012 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 5974

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

I tried really hard to make a bottom 5, but each time I kept finding that there was at least a song or two that I liked (or at least tolerated) by each artist I considered. Pink? Well "Get the Party Started" is a decent song...Avril Lavigne? I guess that "Complicated" is pretty g...
by Nick
Thu Feb 23, 2012 2:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 5974

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

1. Coldplay
2. Justin Timberlake
3. Amy Winehouse
4. Adele
5. Beyonce
by Nick
Wed Feb 22, 2012 3:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #13 - Reggae/Ska
Replies: 20
Views: 4371

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #13 - Reggae/Ska

1. Bob Marley
2. The Specials
3. Jimmy Cliff
4. Sublime
5. Desmond Dekker
by Nick
Tue Feb 21, 2012 3:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 6043

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

1. U2
2. Lauryn Hill
3. Alanis Morissette
4. TLC
5. Cornershop

Absolutely HUGE gap between my number 1 and number 2.
by Nick
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #11 - Old School Hip-Hop
Replies: 21
Views: 4260

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

1. The Beastie Boys
2. Public Enemy
3. Run DMC
4. N.W.A.
5. Grandmaster Flash
by Nick
Sun Feb 19, 2012 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 48363

Re: Albums of 2012

I've heard only four albums so far. Here they are, ranked. 1. Old Ideas- Leonard Cohen 2. Attack on Memory- Cloud Nothings 3. Something- Chairlift 4. Born to Die- Lana Del Rey So far no truly "exceptional" albums yet, but Cohen, Cloud Nothings, and Chairlift all have a shot at my top 20 of...
by Nick
Fri Feb 17, 2012 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR

AOR...A = Arena, R = Rock, O = ? I guess if it were Arena Rock U2 would be here. What does AOR stand for? I see a lot of arena rock bands but no U2 and a lot of cinematic conceptual bands but no Pink Floyd, and otherwise spread throughout well known rock bands from 1960s to 1980s. It stands for &qu...
by Nick
Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR
Replies: 25
Views: 5987

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #10 - AOR

1. Bruce Springsteen
2. The Who
3. Fleetwood Mac
4. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
5. Boston
by Nick
Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #9 - New Country
Replies: 19
Views: 3911

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #9 - New Country

All together there are about two artists that I actually care about in this round, and about three or four others I can safely say that I don't hate. Needless to say, I'm going to abstain from voting this round.
by Nick
Wed Feb 15, 2012 2:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #8 - 60's Pop
Replies: 23
Views: 4971

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #8 - 60's Pop

1. The Beatles
2. The Beach Boys
3. The Kinks
4. Simon and Garfunkel
5. The Zombies
by Nick
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop
Replies: 20
Views: 4393

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

1. The Streets
2. Nas
3. A Tribe Called Quest
4. De La Soul
5. Gnarls Barkley
by Nick
Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie
Replies: 36
Views: 6711

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie

It appears like lots of artists I thought would be here aren't. The aforementioned White Stripes and TV on the Radio for starters, but also LCD Soundsystem, MGMT, Wilco, Pavement, Phoenix, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Franz Ferdinand, and Animal Collective. I understand that you can't have every artist of every...
by Nick
Mon Feb 13, 2012 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie
Replies: 36
Views: 6711

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie

1. Arcade Fire
2. The Strokes
3. PJ Harvey
4. Sufjan Stevens
5. Vampire Weekend
by Nick
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal
Replies: 22
Views: 4759

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal

1. Led Zeppelin
2. Black Sabbath
3. Metallica
4. Deep Purple
5. AC/DC

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