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by Brad
Wed Apr 08, 2020 3:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

Re: John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition

yeah, this took the wind out of my sails. He was a good man.
by Brad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2653

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

Welcome to round 1.5 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = April 14th at 10am EST. Here's a link to the...
by Brad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 36
Views: 2390

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

25 voters this week: acroamor andyd1010 Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad Cold Butterfly CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized StevieFan13 Wisnu Tirta Aji Winners: 1. Madness - One Step...
by Brad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 2:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

446. PJ Harvey & John Parrish – Black Hearted Love: 7.75

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Apr 07, 2020 12:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18271

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

447. Wayne Shorter - Juju: 7.5
448. Freddie Mercury & Montserrat Caballé - Barcelona: 4.5
449. The Waterboys - The Return of Pan: 7.25
450. Florence + the Machine – Ship to Wreck: 8 (#6748 on my all-time list)
451. Talking Heads – I Zimbra: 6
452. Loreen - Euphoria: 3

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 36
Views: 2390

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

22 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Apr 06, 2020 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Greatest Run of 4 Albums
Replies: 33
Views: 1937

Re: Greatest Run of 4 Albums

Personal favorite is Pavement:
Slanted & Enchanted
Crooked Rain Crooked Rain
Wowee Zowee
Brighten The Corners

(though I fully acknowledge that the Stones run noted above is "the best")

Thanks!
by Brad
Sun Apr 05, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 36
Views: 2390

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

My picks: 1. Rush - 2112 vs. Madness - One Step Beyond 2. Fiona Apple - When the Pawn… vs. Bill Withers - Still Bill 3. Don Henley - End Of The Innocence vs. Brand New - Deja Entendu My hesitance on this one has nothing to do with ethics... it's that these are easily my two least favorite tournament...
by Brad
Sat Apr 04, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 77
Replies: 10
Views: 985

Re: AMF Classics Edition 77

Leonard Cohen - First We Take Manhattan

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18271

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

Adam Lambert?
by Brad
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 222
Views: 18271

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

Romain wrote:
Thu Apr 02, 2020 1:43 pm
Is it a joke?
If we broke the truth it might go up to an 8
by Brad
Wed Apr 01, 2020 5:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 2556

Re: AMF Classics Edition 76

second nom:
Disclosure - White Noise

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 96
Views: 16993

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1971: 1. The Rolling Stones | Sticky Fingers 2. Led Zeppelin | (IV) 3. Yes | The Yes Album 4. David Bowie | Hunky Dory 5. The Who | Who's Next 6. Yes | Fragile 7. Rod Stewart | Every Picture Tells A Story 8. Pink Floyd | Meddle 9. Black Sabbath | Master Of Reality 10. Thin Lizzy |...
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Thank you Honorio!

Clube de Esquina takes it!
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4
Replies: 36
Views: 2390

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.4

Welcome to round 1.4 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = April 7th at 10am EST. Here's a link to the ...
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

25 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan Brad Cold Butterfly DaveC FrankLotion Gillingham Holden Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself Nassim PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized StevieFan13 Wisnu Tirta Aji Winners: 1. Sigur Rós - ( ) over R...
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Just letting you know I added in my votes for the following: 1. Sigur Rós - ( ) 3. Vince Guaraldi - A Charlie Brown Christmas 4. Roy Harper - Bullnamingverse I edited my original post above but in case you missed that, I made a separate post here. Sorry about that. In future when I add in new votes...
by Brad
Tue Mar 31, 2020 12:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

439. Running Wild – Riding the Storm: 6 440. Mark Knopfler & Emmylou Harris – All the Roadrunning: 7 441. Peter Gabriel – Red Rain: 8 (#7819 on my all-time list) 442. Jenny Hval – Conceptual Romance: 8.25 (#5542 AT) 443. The Dodos - Fools: 8.25 (#4410 AT) 444. Peter and Gordon: A World Without Love:...
by Brad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

23 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Mar 30, 2020 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition
Replies: 3
Views: 1291

John Prine Hospitalized - In Critical Condition

https://pitchfork.com/news/john-prine-h ... -critical/

I'm not a praying man, but damn I'll be praying for John.
by Brad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 2556

Re: AMF Classics Edition 76

Gang Of Four - We Live As We Dream, Alone

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Mar 26, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 76
Replies: 12
Views: 2556

Re: AMF Classics Edition 76

oh hey Creep is still here (?) that's ok didn't take this group as P-Orridge fans anyway moving on...
by Brad
Wed Mar 25, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

1. Sigur Rós - ( ) vs. Randy Newman - Good Old Boys I nominated Good Old Boys. In doing so, I hope I was able to introduce some folks to music that hasn't already been well-established as a forum favorite, but rather is more in line with the intent of opening up musical paths that have not yet been ...
by Brad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

Romain wrote:
Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:27 pm

Anyway, from now on, I'm going to put a 2 to all the songs that aren't in French because they're too complicated for me to understand.
lol - that would be like giving almost every song you didn't personally select a score below 5 (but of course nobody would do that!)
by Brad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3
Replies: 40
Views: 5035

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.3

Welcome to round 1.3 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = March 31st at 10am EST. Here's a link to the...
by Brad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 5677

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

28 voters this round... I believe this may be an all-time record! acroamor Akhenaten Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad Cold Butterfly CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion hectorthebat Holden Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself Nassim PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne ...
by Brad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 5677

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

Broken English < 21 Buddy Holly > Dr. Octagonecologyst Submarine Bells < Holiday Destination Super Ape < Broke with Expensive Taste Thanks Safetycat - I don't mind the "><" rankings but would you possibly be able to bold the winners as well (in the future)? Just for my sanity in trying to quickly t...
by Brad
Tue Mar 24, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

435. U2 – Red Light: 6
436. Matchbox Twenty - Bright Lights: 3.5
437. White Reaper - Judy French: 4.5
438. Deerhunter – Twilight at Carbon Lake: 9.25 (#900 on my all-time list)

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 5677

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

Just over 23 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

That's might be the scale you use, but it's not necessarily how everyone else rates their music - nor has a specific scale been assigned to this endeavor.
by Brad
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

427. Klaatu - Everybody Took a Holiday: 6.5 428. Rufus Wainwright - One Man Guy: 4 429. Vince Staples – Crabs in a Bucket: 6 430. Space - Magic Fly: 6 431. LCD Soundsystem – Great Release: 7 432. Axelle Red – Je t’attends: 6 433. Gorillaz – New Genius (Brother): 7 434. Smiley Lewis - Down the Road: ...
by Brad
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 5677

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

My picks:
1. Marianne Faithfull - Broken English vs. Adele - 21
2. Buddy Holly - Buddy Holly vs. Dr. Octagon - Dr. Octagonecologyst
3. The Chills - Submarine Bells vs. Nadine Shah - Holiday Destination
4. The Upsetters - Super Ape vs. Azealia Banks - Broke with Expensive Taste

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Mar 18, 2020 1:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 75
Replies: 10
Views: 3223

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 75

Here's one that's surely better than "Creep"!:
Psychic TV - Godstar

Thanks, I'll be here all week (literally)
by Brad
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2
Replies: 33
Views: 5677

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.2

Welcome to the next batch of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = March 24th at 10am EST. Here's a link t...
by Brad
Tue Mar 17, 2020 2:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 7005

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

23 total voters this week - great start!: acroamor Akhenaten Bang Jan Brad Cold Butterfly CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Holden Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized Winners: 1. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concer...
by Brad
Mon Mar 16, 2020 10:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 7005

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

My picks: 1. Lynyrd Skynyrd - (Pronounced Leh-Nerd Skin-Nerd) vs. Keith Jarrett - The Köln Concert 2. Suede - Coming Up vs. Last Shadow Puppets - The Age Of The Understatement 3. Fennesz - Black Sea vs. Edan - Beauty And The Beat 4. Noir Désir - 666,667 Club vs. Lucy Dacus - Historian 18 hours left ...
by Brad
Sun Mar 15, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

421. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Gimme Back My Bullets: 7 422. The Flaming Lips – A Spoonful Weighs a Ton: 7.25 423. The Eyeliners – Think of Me: 3 424. The Knife – From Off to On: 6 425. Gastr del Sol - Mouth Canyon: 6 426. Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police: 4 Thanks! I miss your votes for the three songs before...
by Brad
Sat Mar 14, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
Replies: 0
Views: 2431

RIP Genesis Breyer P-Orridge

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge Dead at 70
https://pitchfork.com/news/genesis-brey ... 4JuJj9tZCo
by Brad
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 74
Replies: 11
Views: 4196

Re: AMF Classics Edition 74

Minutemen - Corona

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Mar 12, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll
Replies: 96
Views: 16993

Re: Albums and Songs of 1971 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1971: 1. The Rolling Stones | Moonlight Mile (AT #27) 2. Rod Stewart | Every Picture Tells A Story (AT #59) 3. David Bowie | Life on Mars? (AT #118) 4. David Bowie | Queen Bitch (AT #120) 5. The Rolling Stones | Sister Morphine (AT #126) 6. The Rolling Stones | Can't You Hear Me Kn...
by Brad
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

418. Steve “Silk” Hurley – Jack Your Body: 3
419. The Beach Boys – This Whole World: 5
420. Kylie Minogue - Shocked: 2

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Mar 12, 2020 1:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

421. Lynyrd Skynyrd – Gimme Back My Bullets: 7
422. The Flaming Lips – A Spoonful Weighs a Ton: 7.25
423. The Eyeliners – Think of Me: 3
424. The Knife – From Off to On: 6
425. Gastr del Sol - Mouth Canyon: 6
426. Puppetmastaz - Hip Hop Police: 4

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Mar 09, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 7005

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

Gimme Three Steps is based on a real event:
...a real-life experience Ronnie Van Zant had at a biker bar in Jacksonville known as The Pastime, having a gun pulled on him for dancing with another man's woman
per wikipedia (yeah I know)
by Brad
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 7005

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

Bang Jan wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:31 pm
Brad wrote:
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:01 pm
Deadline = October 29th at 10am EST.
That's a lot of time to vote! :D
corrected - thanks!
by Brad
Mon Mar 09, 2020 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1
Replies: 33
Views: 7005

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round1.1

Let's get this rolling... Welcome to Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ! It's a long - but fulfilling - ride that starts here today... Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not ab...
by Brad
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 198
Views: 47583

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

12. WhoMadeWho – Hi & Lo (Konstantin Sibold Acid Mix): 7.25
413. Aleksandar Šišič - Ćhelipe: 7.75
414. Millencolin – Twenty Two: 3
415. Emmy the Great, featuring Tom Fleming – Swimming Pool: 7

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Mar 03, 2020 1:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2020
Replies: 238
Views: 37449

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2020

416. Linda Ronstadt – Hurt So Bad: 4
417. Kylie Minogue – Secret (Take You Home): 5

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Mar 02, 2020 9:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!
Replies: 32
Views: 15703

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!

Thanks prosecutor!
It's also pinned near the top of the main forum page for future reference!
by Brad
Mon Mar 02, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!
Replies: 32
Views: 15703

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - Starts Next Week!

Just a friendly reminder to finish up your Predict-It brackets soon, 'cuz the tournament starts next week! I'll likely put Week 1 up on Monday due to obligation Tuesday morning. Subsequent match-ups will begin on Tuesdays (for the most part).

Thanks!
by Brad
Fri Feb 28, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 150
Views: 31781

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1970: 1. David Bowie | The Man Who Sold the World 2. Black Sabbath | Black Sabbath 3. The Velvet Underground | Loaded 4. Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice | Jesus Christ Superstar 5. Black Sabbath | Paranoid 6. The Beatles | Let It Be 7. Creedence Clearwater Revival | Cosmo's Factory...