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by Brad
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8127

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1972: 1. David Bowie | The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars 2. Yes | Close To The Edge 3. The Rolling Stones | Exile On Main St. 4. Black Sabbath | Vol 4 5. Big Star | #1 Record 6. Joni Mitchell | For The Roses 7. Lou Reed | Transformer 8. Deep Purple | M...
by Brad
Tue Apr 28, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 3061

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8

Titus Wins!

Thanks PlasticRam!
by Brad
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 3061

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8

Welcome to round 1.8 of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ... midway through the first round! 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 5th at...
by Brad
Tue Apr 28, 2020 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2485

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

21 total voters this week: acroamor Akhenaten Bang Jan Brad Cold Butterfly DaveC FrankLotion Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized StevieFan13 Winners: 1. Kanye West - 808s And Heartbreak over Fred Neil - Fred Neil/Ev...
by Brad
Mon Apr 27, 2020 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2485

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

under 18 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Apr 27, 2020 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 19454

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

467. Thin Lizzy - Emerald: 7.5 468. Eva Cassidy - Songbird: 6 469. Yes – White Car: 5 470. The Offspring – You’re Gonna Go Far, Kid: 5 471. The Skygreen Leopards – Inland Towns: 9.25 (now #746 on my all-time list) Love this as a chill-out tune after a long night. 472. Ann Peebles - A Love Vibration:...
by Brad
Sat Apr 25, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 19454

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

StevieFan13 wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 2:52 pm
Hymie likes a ‘00s song!!!
He's proving me wrong! But that's good!
by Brad
Sat Apr 25, 2020 1:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

I think Jimi Hendrix is the highest ranked artist (#20) not represented at all.
by Brad
Sat Apr 25, 2020 12:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

DaveC wrote:
Fri Apr 24, 2020 11:46 pm
Thanks Brad. I see not enough Bjork and not enough Nick Cave amongst others.
Yeah it's interesting seeing which artists are (at this point) over- or under-represented!
by Brad
Fri Apr 24, 2020 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

And here's a list of 750 songs nominated for AMF Classics!: 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me A Girl Called Eddy - Golden A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario Abba - The Day Before You Came Acid House Kings - This and That Ada Jones & Billy Murray - Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine Aerosmi...
by Brad
Fri Apr 24, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

Definitely not against the rules and maybe I shouldn't have called attention to it - I thought somewhere a 2 time maximum was established, but maybe not.

Either way, I will update the full list of nominated songs over the next couple days and post it here for easy reference!
by Brad
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

Honorio wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 9:05 pm
Didn't know that. Should I change my nomination?
Your call, there have been other multiple noms... it was my nomination last time and did fairly well - you can count on my vote again!
by Brad
Thu Apr 23, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

Honorio wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 3:09 pm
THE THE “Uncertain Smile (Extended)” (1982)
Just a note - This will be the second time through for this song... last chance!
by Brad
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2485

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

My picks: 1. Kanye West - 808s And Heartbreak vs. Fred Neil - Fred Neil/Everybody's Talkin 2. Joni Mitchell - For The Roses vs. Rick James - Street Songs 3. Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Greivances vs. Taraf de Haidouks - Band of Gypsies 4. Thea Gilmore - The Counterweight vs. Wayne Shorter - EMA...
by Brad
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 79
Replies: 23
Views: 2527

Re: AMF Classics Edition 79

The Beatles - The End
by Brad
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 3346

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

If you love the Dunedin Sound / Flying Nun, then I would recommend: The Bats - Daddy's Highway The Chills- Submarine Bells The Clean - Boodle Boodle Boodle / OR / The Clean Anthology Toy Love - Toy Love The 3D's - The Venus Trail Straitjacket Fits - Hail Straitjacket Fits - Melt And a more recent a...
by Brad
Wed Apr 22, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 3346

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

My knee-jerk snarky reaction is "anything that's ranked lower on AM than my personal rankings" but instead I'll use this space to make my perennial plug for:

The Verlaines - Bird Dog

A top 10 album for me, completely unrecognized on AM.

Thanks!
by Brad
Wed Apr 22, 2020 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

Thanks Honorio - Nico is the winner.

More importantly, I don't want to exclude anyone from enjoying this tournament (or forum, for that matter) - I suspect we all feel that way. I appreciate you taking the time to attempt to communicate with him & I hope he rejoins soon.
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

I hope this doesn't seem too harsh or unfair but I also realize this is not an isolated incident. Well, I understand your concerns. I already made the decision to not count his votes for Biggest Fan and that didn't sit well with me either, because you want to trust everyone here and Wisnu is not gr...
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7
Replies: 26
Views: 2485

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.7

Welcome to round 1.7 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 28th at 10am EST. Here's a link to the...
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

OK guys - I have a dilemma. R.E.M. and Nico are currently tied 11-11. Typically, I would ask for a tie-break vote from someone who has not already voted. However, I'm unsure whether Wisnu's vote for R.E.M. should be valid (in which case Nico would be the winner). I've attempted to get Wisnu to answe...
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

less than an hour left to vote!
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 1:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 19454

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

461. The Hotelier – Your Deep Rest: 2
462. The Human League - Marianne: 6
463. Peter Brötzmann – Machine Gun: 5.5
464. Opeth - Windowpane: 7.75 (#8046 on my all-time list)
465. Funkadelic – I’ll Bet You: 7
466. Mourn - Your Brain Is Made of Candy: 3.5

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Apr 21, 2020 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 7252

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

79 | Elton John 12 | R.E.M. 36 | James Brown 8 | Neil Young 59 | AC/DC 95 | Pavement 93 | Duke Ellington 22 | Elvis Costello 13 | U2 68 | Daft Punk 87 | Guns N' Roses 27 | Madonna 96 | Charles Mingus 85 | Kate Bush 86 | Steely Dan 40 | The Cure 6 | Radiohead 17 | The Velvet Underground 5 | Bruce Sp...
by Brad
Sun Apr 19, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 7252

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

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by Brad
Sat Apr 18, 2020 4:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!
Replies: 130
Views: 7252

Re: Survivor Game #3: Top 100 Artists of All-Time!

79 | Elton John 12 | R.E.M. 36 | James Brown 8 | Neil Young 59 | AC/DC 95 | Pavement 93 | Duke Ellington 22 | Elvis Costello 13 | U2 68 | Daft Punk 87 | Guns N' Roses 27 | Madonna 96 | Charles Mingus 85 | Kate Bush 86 | Steely Dan 40 | The Cure 6 | Radiohead 17 | The Velvet Underground 5 | Bruce Sp...
by Brad
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #2: Top 100 Songs of All-Time!
Replies: 134
Views: 7519

Re: Survivor Game #2: Top 100 Songs of All-Time!

I think it's time the world faced the fact that the song is actually called "Paint It Black"... there was an error made in the original pressing of the 45 - later acknowledged as an error and changed on reissues. Why do we insist on continuing to use "Paint It, Black", clearly not the intended title?
by Brad
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 3302

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

The Beatles - A Hard Day's Night Ennio Morricone - A Fistful Of Dollars - Soundtrack Bob Dylan - Another Side of Bob Dylan The Beatles - Beatles For Sale Bob Dylan - The Times They Are A-Changin' Charles Mingus - Right Now: Live At The Jazz Workshop Nina Simone - Nina Simone In Concert John Coltrane...
by Brad
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll
Replies: 83
Views: 8127

Re: Albums and Songs of 1972 Poll

Favorite Songs from 1972: 1. Lou Reed | Perfect Day (AT #12) 2. David Bowie | Five Years (AT #52) 3. David Bowie | Hang On to Yourself (AT #58) 4. Yes | Siberian Khatru (AT #86) 5. David Bowie | Starman (AT #176) 6. David Bowie | Moonage Daydream (AT #188) 7. David Bowie | Star (AT #207) 8. Black Sa...
by Brad
Fri Apr 17, 2020 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivor Game #2: Top 100 Songs of All-Time!
Replies: 134
Views: 7519

Re: Survivor Game #2: Top 100 Songs of All-Time!

Holden wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:49 pm
Alright, here's our overall list from this Survivor Game, meaning Paint It, Black joins our list of winners:

Survivor Game #1: Top One Hundred Albums of All Time: 70 | David Bowie | Life on Mars? (1970)
Shouldn't this be Hunky Dory?
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 7:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

My picks:
1. R.E.M. - Green vs. Nico - The Marble Index
2. The Breeders - Pod vs. Alt-J - This Is All Yours
3. Marion Jola - Marion vs. Brian Wilson - Brian Wilson
4. Giant - Time To Burn vs. Ritchie Valens - Ritchie Valens

Thanks!
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

Tieing it all together, with this week's Moderately Acclaimed and the current state of U.S. politics, check out the intro here from Michael Stipe 1988:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tZnhGtKHeHU
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

It seems to me like Wisnu's not voting, but predicting who the winner will be. Yes, I'm afraid we're all getting that feeling. I'll concede Marion Jola and Giant to him, as they were his nominations (Jola of course sneaked through despite being a 2019 release - again, against the rules); neither, h...
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

Actually I was wrong, Dookie is NOT Green Day's debut...39/Smooth was, in 1990 ! lol - Didn't bother to actually check that... I just like poking fun at those two bands (and the over-emphasis on 90's "alternative" rock in general) - "how dare they choose GD over GoF!" That's it Brad ! I'm reporting...
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

Green Day imitating Weezer? Ooh Leonard Cohen in a dead heat with I Write The Songs... this is great.. wish more people would actually listen to the playlist. Edit: Just ignore me - I'm old, tired and cranky! Happy mid-April! I think the timing is slightly off, Brad - Green Day's Pulling Teeth date...
by Brad
Thu Apr 16, 2020 12:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

Green Day imitating Weezer?
Ooh Leonard Cohen in a dead heat with I Write The Songs... this is great.. wish more people would actually listen to the playlist.
Edit: Just ignore me - I'm old, tired and cranky! Happy mid-April!
by Brad
Wed Apr 15, 2020 8:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

1. R.E.M. - Green Today, the most successful band, R.E.M., meet the most acclaimed act, Nico. Heightly, R.E.M. is not only best known for their songs that charting on Billboard 's Hot 100, but also their followers are more than Nico's followers. Nico is only known as the most acclaimed act. I think...
by Brad
Wed Apr 15, 2020 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 19454

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

460. The Velvet Underground – Lisa Says 9.75 (now #190 on my all-time list). Tempted to round this up to help offset the predictably low "I'm anti-VU!" scores but hey someone's gotta keep it real. Yes, Rob - this is the version I adhere to. A beautiful song. Chuck Berry was once almost misheard to s...
by Brad
Wed Apr 15, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 78
Replies: 17
Views: 1251

Re: AMF Classics Edition 78

1. Animal Collective - What Would I Want? Sky
2. Grizzly Bear - Knife

Thanks!
by Brad
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

I never heard some of them (Sharon Van Etten, Shiro Sagisu, The Wedding Present). To be clear - Did you listen to these artist's albums before voting? Thank you. No. Yes, to re-iterate: Please do not vote for a match-up unless you have heard both albums in their entirety at least once. Thank you.
by Brad
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6
Replies: 39
Views: 3195

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.6

Welcome to round 1.6 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 21st at 10am EST. Here's a link to the...
by Brad
Tue Apr 14, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

22 voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad DaveC FrankLotion Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy madzong mileswide Myself PlasticRam Rdwdbob Rob Romain rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized StevieFan13 Wisnu Tirta Aji Winners: 1. Santana - Santana over Damien Rice - O 17-5 2. The Go-B...
by Brad
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

Wisnu Tirta Aji wrote:
Wed Apr 08, 2020 1:33 am
I never heard some of them (Sharon Van Etten, Shiro Sagisu, The Wedding Present).
To be clear - Did you listen to these artist's albums before voting?
Thank you.
by Brad
Tue Apr 14, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 19454

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

453. Animotion - Obsession: 7.25 454. M83 - Run Into Flowers - 8.25 (#4399 on my all-time list) 455. Keiichi Suzuki & Hirokazu Tanaka - Inakunarinasai (A.k.a. Pokey Means Business): 5.5 456. World Party - Take It Up: 7 457. Gorillaz – Rhinestone Eyes: 7 458. Georges Brassens - Marinette: 7.75 (#8038...
by Brad
Sun Apr 12, 2020 2:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Countries - Has This Been Done?
Replies: 24
Views: 1552

Re: Ranking Countries - Has This Been Done?

Wow! Didn't expect New Zealand to place so highly! That's great news! :music-listening: It’s mainly Lorde lol Don't know - looks like it's pretty much equally Crowded House with a bit of Unknown Mortal Orchestra and Aldous Harding to me :D :music-listening: :music-rockon: Fying Nun Records anyone?
by Brad
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game
Replies: 130
Views: 5504

Re: Top 100 Albums Survivor Game

83 - Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II 77. Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 16. David Bowie - The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars 68. Otis Redding - Otis Blue/Otis Redding Sings Soul 41. The Rolling Stones - Let It Bleed 46. Stevie Wonder - Innervisions 90. The Band ...
by Brad
Thu Apr 09, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

I judged it as I would have any album, regardless whether it was a soundtrack or not. I wouldn't have even known it was a soundtrack if it hadn't been pointed out on this thread - pretty much irrelevant to me.
by Brad
Thu Apr 09, 2020 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 77
Replies: 10
Views: 1006

Re: AMF Classics Edition 77

Hey this is ending soon!
by Brad
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5
Replies: 37
Views: 2797

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.5

My picks: 1. Santana - Santana vs. Damien Rice - O 2. The Go-Betweens - Liberty Belle and the Black Diamond Express vs. The Wedding Present - Seamonsters 3. Sharon Van Etten - Because I Was in Love vs. Passion Pit - Gossamer Sad confession: I may be getting a little burned out on SVE 4. Focus - In A...