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by Nick
Sat Feb 16, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1980 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 25226

Re: Songs and Albums of 1980 Poll

Albums: 1. Joy Division - Closer 2. Talking Heads - Remain in Light 3. The Clash - London Calling 4. This Heat - Deceit 5. Guns n' Roses - Appetite for Destruction 6. Peter Gabriel - So 7. U2 - Boy 8. Bruce Springsteen - The River 9. X - Los Angeles 10. Motorhead - Ace of Spades 11. David Bowie - S...
by Nick
Thu Feb 07, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results
Replies: 37
Views: 14610

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results

I just realized, with "White Winter Hymnal" as our choice for 2008, "Two Weeks" for 2009, "Runaway" for 2010, and "Lonely Boy" for 2011, this year is the first year where our choice for song of the year is the same as the critic's choice. Interesting.
by Nick
Thu Feb 07, 2013 4:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 20222

Re: New report errors

I hate to bring this up in light of the '80s poll, but I got the deluxe edition of The Pretenders' first album today, and it said how it first came out in December 1979. So then I decided to check Wikipedia, and it says it came out 27 December 1979. I guess five whole days in the '70s still makes i...
by Nick
Thu Feb 07, 2013 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New My Bloody Valentine Album
Replies: 34
Views: 7784

Re: The New My Bloody Valentine Album

1. Loveless (10/10)

2. MBV (8.5/10)

3. Isn't Anything (8/10)

That's a pretty damn consistent discography.
by Nick
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results
Replies: 37
Views: 14610

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results

Sonofsamiam, here's the thread for the 2008 songs poll results.

http://pub37.bravenet.com/forum/static/ ... 1&cmd=show

"White Winter Hymnal" by Fleet Foxes was the winner.
by Nick
Wed Feb 06, 2013 2:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: History of AM Forum Polls
Replies: 42
Views: 59086

Re: History of AM Forum Polls

The top songs of 2008 results page is here.

http://pub37.bravenet.com/forum/static/ ... 1&cmd=show
by Nick
Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results
Replies: 37
Views: 14610

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll - Results

Nice to see "Bitch, Don't Kill My Vibe" in the top 50, although I would have liked to see it a bit higher. At first I was rather lukewarm in my feelings towards the song. Now it's possibly my favorite song off of "Good Kid, M.A.A.D City", and a serious contender for my top 10 son...
by Nick
Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 20222

Re: New report errors

The Michael Andrews/ Gary Jules rendition of "Mad World" was originally released in 2002 on the "Donnie Darko" Soundtrack. This website says that "Mad World" was released in 2003. http://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/various_artists_f2/donnie_darko/ http://www.allmusi...
by Nick
Mon Feb 04, 2013 1:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New My Bloody Valentine Album
Replies: 34
Views: 7784

Re: The New My Bloody Valentine Album

Just got through a couple more listens. Sometimes (particularly in the first 3 songs or so) "MBV" feels like "Loveless Part 2", although seeing as "Loveless" is one of the greatest albums ever made that's not exactly a bad thing. The ending 3 songs are pretty crazy. I h...
by Nick
Sun Feb 03, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New My Bloody Valentine Album
Replies: 34
Views: 7784

Re: The New My Bloody Valentine Album

My first impression: I like it a lot. Not as good as "Loveless", but who actually thought it would be? I'm gonna need a few more listens in order to determine how good it really is though.
by Nick
Sat Feb 02, 2013 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The New My Bloody Valentine Album
Replies: 34
Views: 7784

The New My Bloody Valentine Album

The new My Bloody Valentine album will be released tonight.

This is really happening.

http://pitchfork.com/news/49403-the-new ... d-tonight/
by Nick
Fri Feb 01, 2013 9:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1980 Poll
Replies: 86
Views: 25226

Re: Songs and Albums of 1980 Poll

Albums: 1. Joy Division- Closer 2. Talking Heads- Remain In Light 3. X- Los Angeles 4. AC/DC- Back In Black 5. Bruce Springsteen- The River 6. Pretenders- Pretenders 7. David Bowie- Scary Monsters 8. Dead Kennedys- Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables 9. The Clash- Sandinista! 10. Prince- Dirty Mind S...
by Nick
Fri Feb 01, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 20222

Re: New report errors

David Bowie's album "Scary Monsters" should be listed as "Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps)".
by Nick
Thu Jan 31, 2013 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What was #1 on the day you were born?
Replies: 33
Views: 7595

Re: What was #1 on the day you were born?

UK- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams US- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams AUS- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams CAN- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams GER- "Summer Dreaming (Bacardi Feeling)&...
by Nick
Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What was #1 on the day you were born?
Replies: 33
Views: 7595

Re: What was #1 on the day you were born?

UK- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams US- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams AUS- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams CAN- "(Everything I Do) I Do It for You"- Bryan Adams GER- "Summer Dreaming (Bacardi Feeling)&q...
by Nick
Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Favorite Books
Replies: 158
Views: 42984

Re: Favorite Books

Here's something of an unordered list of my favorite books. Infinite Jest is my number 1 choice though. Infinite Jest- David Foster Wallace Catch-22- Joseph Heller Underworld- Don DeLillo 2666- Roberto Bolano The Pale King- David Foster Wallace Gravity's Rainbow- Thomas Pynchon Kafka On the Shore- H...
by Nick
Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Wow, looking over the results of the 2010 and 2011 polls it seems as if the top 2 albums from 2010, 2011, and 2012 were all from solo artists. Coincidence? Probably. But interesting nonetheless.
by Nick
Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Kendrick and Frank as our top 2? No real surprises here. Kind of interesting how our polls prior to 2010 really haven't been too kind to black solo artists, and then Kanye comes along in 2010 and wins the whole thing. Now we have 2 black solo artists as our top 2 albums.
by Nick
Mon Jan 28, 2013 1:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 25344

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

Ah okay. I didn't know such few lists had came in. All I saw was that there hadn't been an update in a while. Thanks anyway though!
by Nick
Sun Jan 27, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Looks like 4 of my top 5 predictions are right at least. I'm a bit surprised by the large gap between Grimes and Grizzly Bear.
by Nick
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY Songs 2012: Village Voice Pazz and Jop
Replies: 1
Views: 3155

Re: EOY Songs 2012: Village Voice Pazz and Jop

439 Two Dogs in a House, "Eliminator" L.I.E.S. Mentions: 1 439 Mayer Hawthorne, "The Walk" Mentions: 1 439 Chappo, "Come Home" Shout! Factory Mentions: 1 439 Maya Vik, "Be for Me" Oslo Mentions: 1 439 Corin Tucker Band, "Neskowin" Mentions: 1 439 Scr...
by Nick
Sun Jan 27, 2013 8:03 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY Songs 2012: Village Voice Pazz and Jop
Replies: 1
Views: 3155

EOY Songs 2012: Village Voice Pazz and Jop

http://www.villagevoice.com/pazznjop/singles/2012/ 1 Carly Rae Jepsen, "Call Me Maybe" Interscope Mentions: 94 2 Miguel, "Adorn" RCA Mentions: 56 3 Usher, "Climax" RCA Mentions: 54 4 Frank Ocean, "Thinkin' 'Bout You" * Def Jam Mentions: 52 5 Japandroids, "...
by Nick
Sun Jan 27, 2013 7:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 25344

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

Any chance we're gonna get another update on this spreadsheet?
by Nick
Sat Jan 26, 2013 4:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Do we really think Frank Ocean is going to be #1 here as well? I've sensed a lukewarm reaction to Channel Orange here, but maybe that's only because the adulation elsewhere on the Internet has been so high. At this point, the only other album I could see at number 1 would be "Good Kid, M.A.A.D...
by Nick
Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Is it cool if I post a top 5 prediction?

Because I'm gonna post a top 5 prediction.

5. Fiona Apple
4. Tame Impala
3. Swans
2. Kendrick Lamar
1. Frank Ocean
by Nick
Thu Jan 24, 2013 9:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results
Replies: 38
Views: 14067

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll - Results

Spiritualized in the top 30? Fine by me!
by Nick
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?
Replies: 19
Views: 5004

Re: What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?

Also- the new Justin Timberlake album ha a release date- March 19th. If you had told me 12 years ago that I would be excited for a new Timberlake album I would have scoffed. But that man cranks out some seriously great pop music.
by Nick
Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?
Replies: 19
Views: 5004

Re: What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?

So glad that the cover art for the new Flaming Lips album doesn't suck. The Flaming Lips have had some atrocious cover art in the past, and with the cover art for the new Bowie and new Yeah Yeah Yeahs albums being terrible I was afraid The Flaming Lips one would be too. The things I worry about...
by Nick
Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 88454

Re: Albums of 2013

Here's what I've heard so far... 1. We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic- Foxygen 2. Fade- Yo La Tengo 3. Long. Live. A$AP- A$AP Rocky All 3 albums are good, but the Foxygen album is the only one I'd call "very good" at this point. I highly recommend the Foxygen album f...
by Nick
Thu Jan 10, 2013 6:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Who's who in Acclaimed Music Forums : the demographic thread
Replies: 144
Views: 36697

Re: Who's who in Acclaimed Music Forums : the demographic th

I'm Nick, 21 years old, living in the great state of New York. I live with my parents when I'm not away at school, and I'm in my senior year of college studying the wonderful world of architecture. I thankfully have no children. I like to read and I usually read a couple books every month, I paint a...
by Nick
Sun Jan 06, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 90's album poll : the top 40
Replies: 117
Views: 32350

Re: 90's album poll : the top 40

Doesn't Bjork have only 2 remaining albums in the top 30?

Also, Massive Attack doesn't have any remaining albums in the top 30.
by Nick
Sat Jan 05, 2013 5:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Song Poll
Replies: 50
Views: 11804

Re: 2012 AMY EOY Song Poll

1. Frank Ocean- Pyramids 2. Japandroids- The House That Heaven Built 3. Grimes- Oblivion 4. Grizzly Bear- Yet Again 5. Beach House- Myth 6. Spiritualized- Hey Jane 7. Alabama Shakes- Hold On 8. Frank Ocean- Thinkin Bout You 9. Grimes- Genesis 10. Kanye West- Mercy 11. Kendrick Lamar- Swimming Pools ...
by Nick
Mon Dec 31, 2012 7:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums and Songs of the 90's - FINAL Round
Replies: 80
Views: 20535

Re: The Best Albums and Songs of the 90's - FINAL Round

I'll try to work on an excel file, but the chance of me meeting the deadline is.....slim
by Nick
Sat Dec 29, 2012 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the Decade
Replies: 3
Views: 1612

Re: Songs of the Decade

Here's what my top 50 looks like so far. 1. Fuck You- Cee Lo Green 2. Runaway- Kanye West 3. Midnight City- M83 4. Pyramids- Frank Ocean 5. Dancing On My Own- Robyn 6. Shutterbugg- Big Boi 7. The House That Heaven Built- Japandroids 8. Oblivion- Grimes 9. Yonkers- Tyler the Creator 10. Tightrope- Ja...
by Nick
Tue Dec 25, 2012 5:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Bloody Valentine has finished mastering their new album
Replies: 8
Views: 2415

Re: My Bloody Valentine has finished mastering their new alb

My thoughts: It's going to be good, really good- but not anywhere as good as "Loveless". It will be released to much fanfare (obviously) and will rank somewhere in the critic's top 15 or so albums of the year when all is said and done. Pitchfork will give it an 8.6 and Rolling Stone will g...
by Nick
Tue Dec 25, 2012 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: My Bloody Valentine has finished mastering their new album
Replies: 8
Views: 2415

Re: My Bloody Valentine has finished mastering their new alb

So what you're saying is- it's going to be either "The Smile Sessions" or "Chinese Democracy"?
by Nick
Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?
Replies: 19
Views: 5004

What Albums Are You Looking Forward to in 2013?

As the title says, what albums are you looking forward to next year? Here's a list of what I'm excited for... Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds– Push The Sky Away (2/18) Queens of the Stone Age- TBA James Blake- TBA Deerhunter- TBA Azealia Banks– Broke With Expensive Taste (2/12) M.I.A.- Matangi Yeah Ye...
by Nick
Mon Dec 24, 2012 11:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 25344

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

Hello, I just registered on this forum. First i'd lile to thank all the staff of AM,this site is amzing! Firt i'd like to ask to henrik when do you think will be the next albums or songs update on the site will happen? Next June, probably. Then i wonder why doesthis site never considerate the dubst...
by Nick
Fri Dec 21, 2012 6:07 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012 Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 10
Views: 5636

Re: EOY 2012 Pitchfork (US)

And the Top 20 Albums... 20. Jessie Ware- Devotion 19. Cloud Nothings- Attack on Memory 18. Ty Segall Band/Ty Segall and White- Slaughterhouse/Hair 17. Bat for Lashes- The Haunted Man 16. Burial- Kindred (EP) 15. Dirty Projectors- Swing Lo Magellan 14. Andy Stott- Luxury Problems 13. Killer Mike- R....
by Nick
Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll
Replies: 82
Views: 21008

Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

1. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange 2. Beach House- Bloom 3. Grizzly Bear- Shields 4. Swans- The Seer 5. Tame Impala- Lonerism 6. Kendrick Lamar- Good Kid, M.A.A.D City 7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor- 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! 8. Fiona Apple- The Idler Wheel... 9. Japandroids- Celebration Rock 10. ...
by Nick
Mon Dec 17, 2012 6:17 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012 Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 10
Views: 5636

EOY 2012 Pitchfork (US)

Here's Part 1 of Pitchfork's Top 100 Songs of 2012.... http://pitchfork.com/features/staff-lists/9015-the-top-100-tracks-of-2012/ 100. Swearin'- "Just" 99. Blur- "Under the Westway" 98. Odd Future- "Oldie" 97. Twin Shadow- "Golden Light" 96. Merchandise- "...
by Nick
Mon Dec 17, 2012 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 25344

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

"Climax" is a good song and all, but song of the year? Really? I seriously hope that changes. Most of the reason it's ranking so high is due to the high amount of points it's getting from UK critics, even though it's only featured on 3 of their lists. Once more UK critics lists come in, th...
by Nick
Fri Dec 14, 2012 6:26 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012: Resident Advisor
Replies: 6
Views: 2664

Re: EOY 2012: Resident Advisor

Burial just needs to put out another LP. It's been over 5 years since "Untrue"!
by Nick
Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:32 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2012: Resident Advisor
Replies: 6
Views: 2664

Re: EOY 2012: Resident Advisor

I'm a bit surprised that the Flying Lotus album and the Burial EP didn't make it in, though they probably have a rule somewhere about not including EP's.
by Nick
Sat Dec 08, 2012 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rank the Songs: Doolittle & Silent Shout (plus OK Computer)
Replies: 11
Views: 3493

Re: Rank the Songs: Doolittle & Silent Shout (plus OK Comput

I really like "Silent Shout", but I don't know it well enough to list the songs from best to worst. As for "Doolittle"... 1. Monkey Gone to Heaven 2. Debaser 3. Here Comes Your Man 4. Hey 5. Wave of Mutilation 6. Gouge Away 7. Mr. Grieves 8. There Goes My Gun 9. La La Love You 10...
by Nick
Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates
Replies: 51
Views: 25344

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet - Updates

Killer top three. Now if only "Hey Jane" and "Yet Again" can rise a bit more...
by Nick
Thu Dec 06, 2012 1:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Release dates and EOY lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Release dates and EOY lists

Jonathon wrote:Release dates, in my opinion, kept Kanye West from taking the top spot in 2010.


He's practically guaranteed the top spot once the new update comes in though. There's a fair amount of "all time" lists that have his album on it, not to mention a few EOY 2011 lists too.
by Nick
Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Wire EOY 2012
Replies: 6
Views: 7941

Re: The Wire EOY 2012

Suicidal anime characters with the same pigmentation of the Simpsons on top of a multicolored grid of squares that came straight of a bad acid trip? Makes enough sense.
by Nick
Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Release dates and EOY lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Release dates and EOY lists

Lots of albums that get released at the very end of the year get put on the EOY lists for the next year by publications. So if NME would have put the new Big Boi album on their "Best Albums of 2012" list, they'll just end up putting the Big Boi album on their "Best Albums of 2013&quo...
by Nick
Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Release dates and EOY lists
Replies: 7
Views: 1615

Re: Release dates and EOY lists

Lots of albums that get released at the very end of the year get put on the EOY lists for the next year by publications. So if NME would have put the new Big Boi album on their "Best Albums of 2012" list, they'll just end up putting the Big Boi album on their "Best Albums of 2013"...

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