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by Nick
Wed Jun 20, 2012 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 5 of... anything !
Replies: 45
Views: 11244

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: 17654

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: 19154

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: 17654

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: 15942

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: 11244

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: 11244

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: 11244

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: 26103

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: 15942

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: 2545

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: 7889

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: 1297

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: 15942

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: 30
Views: 33961

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: 30
Views: 33961

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: 30
Views: 33961

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: 30
Views: 33961

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: 4234

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: 4234

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: 15942

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: 4412

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: 52175

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: 5104

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: 3722

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: 17654

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: 3908

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: 6145

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: 3102

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: 17654

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: 1665

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: 3555

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: 4148

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: 4068

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: 6470

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: 6470

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: 4858

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: 5037

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: 6204

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #7

Led Zeppelin
John Coltrane
Metallica
Miles Davis
Bob Marley
Steely Dan
Ramones
The Clash
by Nick
Mon Apr 09, 2012 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #6
Replies: 40
Views: 5745

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #6

The Rolling Stones
Wilco
Beck
LCD Soundsystem
The Doors
The White Stripes
Bjork
Jimi Hendrix
by Nick
Fri Apr 06, 2012 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4
Replies: 33
Views: 4635

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4

I'm not a big Joy Division fan either. I find their name to be somewhat ironic, because their songs appear to have very little joy compared to the songs of New Order. They were actually named after the "joy divisions" in Nazi Germany, which was an area of the concentration camps where fem...
by Nick
Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5
Replies: 55
Views: 8330

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5

David Bowie
Kanye West
Queen
OutKast
Arcade Fire
Guns N' Roses
Lou Reed
Elvis Presley
by Nick
Thu Apr 05, 2012 1:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4
Replies: 33
Views: 4635

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4

Prince
Madonna
Elvis Costello
Michael Jackson
The Police
Joy Division
Blondie
The Cure
by Nick
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Do you still enjoy the music you grew up with?
Replies: 10
Views: 1888

Re: Do you still enjoy the music you grew up with?

A very interesting question, and one I've been asked quite a bit. I'm only in my early 20's so I'm quite a bit younger than the majority of the members of this forum, but I can remember back when I was in elementary school and everyone was listening to the Backstreet Boys, N'SYNC, Britney Spears, an...
by Nick
Wed Apr 04, 2012 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 4597

Re: Conversation

Even the artists from non-anglophone countries we hold in high esteem speak English in their music. Daft Punk, Justice, Phoenix, M83, Bjork, The Knife, and Robyn all sing in English. Perhaps they know there's a larger market for English worldwide than their native languages?
by Nick
Wed Apr 04, 2012 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 4597

Re: Conversation

I'm only somewhat familiar with the artists listed above (what little I have heard of Kuti though was great) so maybe my opinion isn't the most well informed, but a possible reason for why the artists listed above pale in comparison to the classic Beatles/Radiohead/Dylan/Rolling Stones echelon we h...
by Nick
Wed Apr 04, 2012 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 4597

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: 5502

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: 52175

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...

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