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by Brad
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15
Replies: 29
Views: 5928

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15

Welcome to the round 1.15 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = July 9th at 10am EST. **Note - there wi...
by Brad
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12028

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

18 total voters this week: andyd1010 Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin Listyguy madzong prosecutorgodot Rdwdbob Rob Safetycat spiritualized StevieFan13 Winners: 1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners over Coldplay - Parachutes 10-7 2. Super Furry Animals ...
by Brad
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12028

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

Just over two hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Jul 01, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 52
Replies: 8
Views: 3988

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 52

Big Star - For You
by Brad
Mon Jul 01, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12028

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

My picks: 1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners vs. Coldplay - Parachutes 2. Blur - Modern Life is Rubbish vs. Super Furry Animals - Radiator 3. Paramore - After Laughter vs. Flotation Toy Warning - Bluffer's Guide to the Flight Deck 4. Rei Kondoh/Masami Ueda/Hiroshi Yamaguchi - Okami Original Soun...
by Brad
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12028

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

Listyguy wrote:I unfortunately don't have 5 and a half free hours to listen to Okami, but I'm glad that Heatmiser doing well!
Honorio posted the shortened version above!
by Brad
Fri Jun 28, 2019 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 54177

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1984: 1. The Verlaines | 10 O'Clock In The Afternoon [EP] 2. R.E.M. | Reckoning 3. Minutemen | Double Nickels On The Dime 4. The Smiths | Hatful of Hollow 5. The Replacements | Let It Be 6. The Homosexuals | The Homosexuals Record 7. Meat Puppets | Meat Puppets II 8. Echo And The ...
by Brad
Fri Jun 28, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 95582

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

Here's my list: (1) Pavement (2) The Beatles (3) R.E.M. (4) The Velvet Underground (5) The Rolling Stones (6) Bob Dylan (7) David Bowie (8) Elvis Costello/Attractions (9) The Verlaines (10) Belle and Sebastian (11) The Clash (12) Wire (13) Led Zeppelin (14) Elliott Smith (15) Pink Floyd (16) Yo La T...
by Brad
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 54177

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1984: 1. R.E.M. | Pretty Persuasion (AT #9) 2. R.E.M. | Little America (AT #24) 3. The Verlaines | Joed Out (AT #37) 4. Cocteau Twins | Ivo (AT #49) 5. The Verlaines | Pyromaniac (AT #85) 6. R.E.M. | Voice Of Harold (AT #116) 7. The Chills | Pink Frost (AT #156) 8. Husker Du | Turn...
by Brad
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 12028

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

Welcome to the round 1.14 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = July 2nd at 10am EST. Here's a link to ...
by Brad
Tue Jun 25, 2019 2:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13374

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

19 total voters this week: Akhenaten Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion hectorthebat Honorio jamieW Jirin Listyguy madzong PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat StevieFan13 Winners: 1. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodile s over Jackson Browne - Running on Empty 11-8 2. Pink Fl...
by Brad
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13374

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

About 12 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

169. Van Halen – And the Cradle Will Rock 7.5 170. Ace – How Long 6.5 Better than Toto 171. Papas Fritas – Way You Walk 7.5 I think I saw these cats back in the early 90's opening for somebody 172. fun. – Sight of the Sun 3 173. Wynonie Harris – Git to Gittin’ Baby 6 174. Burial – Ghost Hardware 8 #...
by Brad
Mon Jun 24, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13374

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

My picks: 1. Jackson Browne - Running on Empty vs. Echo and the Bunnymen - Crocodiles 2. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah vs. Pink Floyd - Animals 3. Anne Clark - Changing Places vs. Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever 4. Alabama 3 - Exile On Coldharbour Lane vs. Neil Diamo...
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 13374

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

Welcome to the round 1.13 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = June 25th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12142

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

21 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion hectorthebat Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga madzong Nassim PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat spiritualized Winners: 1. Wire - Chairs Missing over Gene Clark - No Other 11-10 2. The The - So...
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

R.E.M. – Little America: 6 Like a lot of R.E.M. I find it hard to get what it is about and this is no exception, but it is a good listen. Could be a grower. I get that - basically it's about travelling the U.S.A. in a van as a band, touring constantly (with the requisite oblique historical/politica...
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

168. R.E.M. – Little America 10 Easy one - a consistent favorite of mine. I've completely re-vamped my song ranking from last year and this moved down precisely one spot (to #24). Little America is a great live song - a consistent set-closer for the band during the Preconstruction/Reconstruction tou...
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12142

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

less than 13 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Tue Jun 18, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

163. Faith No More – Digging the Grave 4
164. The Notorious B.I.G. – Suicidal Thoughts 3
165. The Fall – Impression of J. Temperence 7.5
166. AC/DC – Who Made Who 5
167. Slick Rick – Hey Young World 5

Thanks!
by Brad
Mon Jun 17, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12142

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

My picks: 1. Wire - Chairs Missing vs. Gene Clark - No Other 2. The Olivia Tremor Control - Music from the Unrealized Film Script: Dusk at Cubist Castle vs. The The - Soul Mining 3. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss vs. The Soundtrack of Our Lives - Welcome to the Infant Freebase 4. Sky - Sky 2 vs. Bee Gees - B...
by Brad
Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 51
Replies: 10
Views: 6801

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 51

The Ronettes - Be My Baby
by Brad
Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

154. Pata Negra – Camarón 5 155. Fleet Foxes – Kept Woman 7 156. David Axelrod – Holy Thursday 7.25 157. Justin Hayward – One Again 5 158. Zeus – The Sound of You 7 159. Shudder to Think – Hot One 7.25 160. Tampa Red – She’s Dynamite 6 161. Jack Scott – Baby She’s Gone 6 162. Prince – The Human Body...
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 51
Replies: 10
Views: 6801

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 51

13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

spiritualized wrote:Lou Reed !
Thank you spiritualized (I mean that). Lou Reed takes it!
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 12142

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

Welcome to the round 1.12 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = June 18th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

19 total voters this week: andy1010 Bang Jan Brad DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong Nassim PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat spiritualized StevieFan13 Winners: 1. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever over Elvis Costello - Get Happy!! 10-9 2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle ove...
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 1:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

Gonna keep this up for another hour - keep voting (we currently have a tie)
by Brad
Tue Jun 11, 2019 12:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

about 2 hours left to vote - slight delay today though (business meeting aargh)
by Brad
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 50
Replies: 7
Views: 6683

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 50

Yes - Roundabout
by Brad
Fri Jun 07, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

My picks: 1. Elvis Costello - Get Happy!! vs. Mano Negra - Puta's Fever 2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle vs. Lorde - Pure Heroine 3. Charly Bliss - Guppy vs. The Sound - From the Lions Mouth 4. Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress vs. Clint Boon Experience - The Compact Guide To Pop Music and Space Travel very ...
by Brad
Tue Jun 04, 2019 10:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 49
Replies: 10
Views: 10882

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 49

Loretta Lynn - Portland, Oregon
by Brad
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 12240

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

Welcome to the round 1.11 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = June 11th at 10am EST. Here's a link to...
by Brad
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 15956

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

19 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad CupOfDreams DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin Listyguy madzong PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat spiritualized StevieFan13 Winners: 1. Joni Mitchell - Hejira over Simon and Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence 10-9 2. Serge Gainsbou...
by Brad
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - June 2019
Replies: 188
Views: 86167

Re: Biggest Fan - June 2019

151. Pere Ubu – On the Surface 7.5
152. Big Maybelle – One Monkey Don’t Stop No Show 6.5
153. The Spaniels – Baby It’s You 6
by Brad
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 115920

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

147. Deerhunter - Octet 7.25
148. Elvis Costello – Hand In Hand 9.5
"Don't you know I got the bully boys out
Changing someone's facial design"

classic!

149. Beulah – Gene Autry 7.5
150. Leroy Smart – Ballistic Affair 6.75
by Brad
Mon Jun 03, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 15956

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

1. Joni Mitchell - Hejira vs. Simon and Garfunkel - Sounds of Silence 2. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B. vs. George Michael - Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 3. The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge vs. 4 Non Blondes - Bigger, Better, Faster, More! 4. Kimio Eto - Koto Music vs. Kid Cudi - Man on th...
by Brad
Sat Jun 01, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 49
Replies: 10
Views: 10882

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 49

New York Dolls - Personality Crisis
by Brad
Tue May 28, 2019 7:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 77498

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1983: 1. R.E.M. | Murmur 2. Echo And The Bunnymen | Porcupine 3. Bad Brains | Rock For Light 4. Rain Parade | Emergency Third Rail Power Trip 5. Billy Bragg | Life's A Riot With Spy Vs. Spy [EP] 6. The Replacements | Hootenanny 7. Minor Threat | Out Of Step [EP] 8. Talking Heads |...
by Brad
Tue May 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 15956

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

Welcome to the round 1.10 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = June 4th at 10am EST. Here's a link to ...
by Brad
Tue May 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

18 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jamieW Jirin Nassim PlasticRam prosecutergodot Rdwdbob Rob rumpdoll Safetycat spiritualized StevieFan13 1. Bob Dylan - Desire over Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music 11-6 2. Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex over...
by Brad
Tue May 28, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

2 - 1/4 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Tue May 28, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 115920

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2019

140. Vampire Weekend – I Think Ur A Contra 6 141. Fugain et le Big Bazar – Une Belle Histoire 6 142. The Magic Numbers – A Start With No Ending 7.25 143. Noriyuki Iwadare – Godot – The Fragrance of Dark Coffee [Jazz remix] 7.75 144. “Weird Al” Yankovich – Hardware Store 5 145. The Verlaines – Slow S...
by Brad
Mon May 27, 2019 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

At least from an "AM Forum vs. AM" standpoint... #39 for the year per AM; we voted it #20 a couple months back. I realize that's not really the point, but shows forumers are generally both familiar and receptive in regards to PWADS. And often that familiarity makes a difference in this type of compe...
by Brad
Mon May 27, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

spiritualized wrote:It's a real shame Global Communication is getting slaughtered. What an album ! It was on my list of "must listen to", but it took this game to finally make me do it. Fabulous ambient, but so much more than that.
Agree - excellent album, real tough match-up against a forum fave. Nice nom!
by Brad
Mon May 27, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 48
Replies: 11
Views: 10511

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 48

Deadline tomorrow - need more votes/nominations!
by Brad
Mon May 27, 2019 1:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 48
Replies: 11
Views: 10511

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 48

Elvis Costello & The Attractions - Radio Radio
by Brad
Fri May 24, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

My picks:
1. Bob Dylan - Desire vs. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
2. Global Communication - 76:14 vs. Au Pairs - Playing With a Different Sex
3. Beyoncé - 4 vs. Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods
4. Billy Joel - Piano Man vs. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed May 22, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 48
Replies: 11
Views: 10511

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 48

The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
by Brad
Tue May 21, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 15451

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

Welcome to the round 1.9 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 ! 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 = May 28th at 10am EST. Here's a link to t...