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by Mattceinicram
Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Best Albums and Songs of the 80's - FINAL Round
Replies: 64
Views: 16462

Re: The Best Albums and Songs of the 80's - FINAL Round

Has anyone been able to find Phillip Glass- Koyaanisqatsi anywhere?
by Mattceinicram
Tue Jan 07, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules January - Submissions!
Replies: 32
Views: 7025

Re: Random Rules January - Submissions!

Nassim wrote: Kanye West - On Sight
With this being on my list as well, is this the first time we've had a repeat track on multiple lists?
by Mattceinicram
Tue Jan 07, 2014 4:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!
Replies: 110
Views: 31522

Re: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!

Glad to see such a solid top 5! Great job on this presentation Moonbeam, I really enjoyed it!
by Mattceinicram
Tue Jan 07, 2014 12:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Random Rules January - Submissions!
Replies: 32
Views: 7025

Re: Random Rules January - Submissions!

Guns N' Roses- Night Train Curtis Mayfield- We People who are Darker than Blue Led Zeppelin- Hats Off too (Roy) Harper George Harrison- I Dig Love Neil Young- Till the Morning Comes Supertramp- The Logical Song The Beatles- Something Jimi Hendrix- Moon, Turn the Tides...Gently, Gently Away Kanye Wes...
by Mattceinicram
Mon Jan 06, 2014 11:06 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Gravity
Replies: 16
Views: 4427

Re: Gravity

Yeah I did see the film in 3D, and thought it was one of the first times where the 3D was actually effective and not just a gimmick to raise ticket prices.
by Mattceinicram
Mon Jan 06, 2014 4:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2014: Voting Thread (REAL LAST THREAD!)
Replies: 52
Views: 13995

Re: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2014: Voting Thread (REAL LAST THREA

PlasticRam wrote:
Mattceinicram wrote: 2. Peter Scaruffi- Big name Italian music historian and critic.
Don't you mean Piero? I'm gonna vote him too when I have time to make my list.
yah thanks for pointing out my mistake! I'll fix it!
by Mattceinicram
Mon Jan 06, 2014 3:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2014: Voting Thread (REAL LAST THREAD!)
Replies: 52
Views: 13995

Re: AMF Hall of Acclaim 2014: Voting Thread (REAL LAST THREA

1. Grateful Dead- One of the most prominent figures in classic psychedelic rock. These guys inspired generations of dead-heads to come. 2 . Modest Mouse- I don't think there is an indie-rock band out there who wouldn't list these guys as a major influence. 3. Allman Brothers- This is one of the best...
by Mattceinicram
Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Guess the Top 20! (Spoilers)
Replies: 18
Views: 4774

Re: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Guess the Top 20! (Spoilers)

20. The Smiths- How Soon is Now? 19. Public Enemy- Fight the Power 18. Sonic Youth Teen Age Riot 17. David Bowie- Ashes to Ashes 16. U2- With or Without You 15. Eurythmics- Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This) 14. Prince- Purple Rain 13. Guns N' Roses- Sweet Child of Mine 12. Kate Bush- Running up that H...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Jan 05, 2014 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!
Replies: 110
Views: 31522

Re: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!

95. AC/DC -- Back in Black Okay, it's an open secret that AC/DC are a terrible, terrible band, but if you don't like this song, you need to get your musical calibration checked. Some songs are so bad that they're secretly good, and this is one of them (see also: Guns'n'Roses). I don't know. I mean ...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Jan 05, 2014 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2013 Albums/Songs Poll
Replies: 22
Views: 5329

Re: 2013 Albums/Songs Poll

Nick I've never done a poll either, and I'm not quite sure how it's all run. However, I would love to help out if you need me too.
by Mattceinicram
Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!
Replies: 110
Views: 31522

Re: Songs of the 1980s Poll: Results!

I found it funny how this turned out. None of the songs that were nominated are ones I can say I dislike. It was just a great list of music! So the fact that some of the Cure or Tom Wait's songs were labeled as "Gag me with a spoon" are a little funny to me. I consider myself big fans of both of the...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Jan 05, 2014 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Killer Record from 1948
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: Killer Record from 1948

Well sure. Jazz and blues are very different genres, but sometimes jazz incorporates blues characteristics into their sound, like what you posted. The two artists I posted are known for doing that as well, although maybe the examples I gave you didn't really demonstrate that.
by Mattceinicram
Sun Jan 05, 2014 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2013 Albums/Songs Poll
Replies: 22
Views: 5329

Re: 2013 Albums/Songs Poll

I am really hoping we have one. I'm very prepared for it this year :D
by Mattceinicram
Sat Jan 04, 2014 5:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Killer Record from 1948
Replies: 5
Views: 1411

Re: Killer Record from 1948

It definitely has a nice groove to it. I for one am quite a fan of vocal jazz/blues music. I've studied a lot of it in my coursework.

Here's a couple examples that I really enjoy that you should check out.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2bigf337aU
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCeV0DfQgNw
by Mattceinicram
Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 190
Views: 83742

Re: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread

Kanye West (currently 59)- 1. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy- 150 (this album will probably rise a lot, so it's safe to assume a 150 placement for now) 2. Yeezus- 200 3. The College Dropout- 258 4. Late Registration- 458 5. Graduation- 1115 6. Watch the Throne (split with Jay-Z)- 1781 7. 808s an...
by Mattceinicram
Thu Jan 02, 2014 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar with!
Replies: 87
Views: 20245

Re: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar wit

With all that being said, Bruce I think this is the perfect album for you to enjoy! Here's one for you! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WL3TrOD0n6A This is pretty nice!! I like it! By the way I was just poking some light hearted fun with that comment. I hope I didn't offend you or anything. If I did...
by Mattceinicram
Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar with!
Replies: 87
Views: 20245

Re: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar wit

I had the pleasure of reviewing Public Image Ltd.- Metal Box/Second Edition First off, this is not an extremely accessible album. It is definitely intended to be a challenging listen. It really does not surprise me that I wasn't familiar with any of the tracks prior to me listening to this album, th...
by Mattceinicram
Wed Jan 01, 2014 11:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013
Replies: 110
Views: 30066

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

I don't mind you taking another couple days so long as it's a definite period and not 'Wait for me to finish my listening no matter how long'. How about we extend the deadline to the weekend? Since it looks like all the online Schulze calculators treat abstentions as last place votes I'm going to n...
by Mattceinicram
Wed Jan 01, 2014 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

This is what I got to this year Mind blown: My Bloody Valentine- m b v Julia Holter- Loud City Song Vampire Weekend- Modern Vampires of the City Great: The National- Trouble Will Find Me Arcade Fire- Reflektor Laura Marling- Once I Was an Eagle Arctic Monkeys- AM Daft Punk- Random Access Memories Ka...
by Mattceinicram
Tue Dec 31, 2013 8:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013
Replies: 110
Views: 30066

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

1. Jason Isbell- Southeastern 2. Youth Lagoon- Wondrous Bughouse 3. El-P and Killer Mike- Run the Jewels 4. DJ Koze- Amyglada 5. Justin Timberlake- The 20/20 Experience Part 1 6. Foxygen- We are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace and Magic 7. Unknown Mortal Orchestra- II8 8. 65daysofstatic- Wild ...
by Mattceinicram
Tue Dec 31, 2013 5:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar with!
Replies: 87
Views: 20245

Re: Review the highest ranked album you are not familiar wit

What's so bad about depressing music? Why should music only cover a narrow portion of the human experience? There's plenty of things in real life to be depressed about. When I listen to music I want to escape from that, not have it reinforced for an entire album. I don't know about that. I feel mus...
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 27, 2013 12:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013
Replies: 110
Views: 30066

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2013

Kingoftonga wrote:I'm continuing to listen, but the deadline is on my mind. I'll probably submit on the last possible day to listen to as many as possible.
Same here, I have listened to a good amount so far, but want to be able to listen to as many as possible.
by Mattceinicram
Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2013 Under the Radar (Albums)
Replies: 0
Views: 1395

EOY 2013 Under the Radar (Albums)

http://www.undertheradarmag.com/lists/under_the_radars_top_125_albums_of_2013/ 125. Yamantaka//Sonic Titan- UZU 124. Nils Frahm- Spaces 123. Moonface- Julia With Blue Jeans On 122. AlunaGeorge- Body Music 121. The Stepkids- Troubadour 120. Polica- Shulamith 119. Murray A. Lightburn- MASS:LIGHT 118. ...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 22, 2013 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recent Purchases
Replies: 123
Views: 34769

Re: Recent Purchases

Speaking of PJ Harvey I got Dry remastered, Psychocandys Anniversay edition, Stone Roses Anniversary edition, Psychocandy Remastered, Surfer Rosa Remastered, I Do Not Want What I Haven't Got Anniversary edition, Thrills, Pills and Bellyaches Remastered, Screamadelica Anniversary Edition and Suede's...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 22, 2013 10:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recent Purchases
Replies: 123
Views: 34769

Re: Recent Purchases

Jesus and Mary Chain- Psychocandy
PJ Harvey- Let England Shake
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 22, 2013 2:03 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Entertainment Weekly: All-Time 100 Greatest Movies
Replies: 6
Views: 3478

Re: Entertainment Weekly: All-Time 100 Greatest Movies

The Dark Knight is the most overrated movie of the century. I completely agree it has no place on this list.
by Mattceinicram
Sat Dec 21, 2013 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

Well, I had to ask a big groovey fish to help me then :mrgreen: And I don't regret it, this album is tremendously good! I don't find the opening song very good, but from the second track onwards it becomes a fascinating musical journey. There are a few exceptions of course, a couple of songs could ...
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 20, 2013 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best music sung in Spanish
Replies: 13
Views: 3781

Re: Best music sung in Spanish

My favorite Spanish speaking artist is Buena Vista Social Club. Their debut self-titled album is golden.
by Mattceinicram
Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 190
Views: 83742

Re: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread

It would appear that Yeezus has almost clinched the number 1 spot.
by Mattceinicram
Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

Has anyone actually heard the Beyonce album? It doesn't stream anywhere.


Anyway, Burial blew me away with this ep. One of my favorite releases of the year.
by Mattceinicram
Tue Dec 17, 2013 9:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ten Album Gaps
Replies: 20
Views: 5257

Re: Ten Album Gaps

#431 Big Star- #1 Record #432 Genesis- The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway #433 Beck- Sea Change #434 Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band- Safe as Milk #435 Burning Spear- Marcus Garvey #436 Steely Dan- Can't Buy a Thrill #437 Bob Dylan- Desire #438 David Bowie- Aladdin Sane # 439 Panda Bear- Person Pit...
by Mattceinicram
Mon Dec 16, 2013 5:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EoY 2013 Talk Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 8748

Re: EoY 2013 Talk Thread

I actually thought Justin Timberlake was a shoo in to be in the top 20, not necessarily due to how good it is, but how some of the mid year lists had it acclaimed. However it is 64 right now and may be in danger of not making the AM 3000. Of course pitchfork loved it and they have yet to put out the...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 15, 2013 4:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

Jackson wrote:
Mattceinicram wrote: Vampire Weekend- Modern Vampires of the Weekend


Huh. Thanks for pointing out my typo! haha. Must of been tired when typing this out. I'll fix that.
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

My updated list. I've done a little reordering as I've let some albums sink in a little more. Mind blown: My Bloody Valentine- m b v Julia Holter- Loud City Song Vampire Weekend- Modern Vampires of the City Great: The National- Trouble Will Find Me Arcade Fire- Reflektor Laura Marling- Once I Was an...
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2013 Pretty Much Amazing (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 3048

Re: EOY 2013 Pretty Much Amazing (US)

Henrik wrote:They have updated their songs list as well, and the previous number 1, "Step", is now not even in the top 100. :o
That'll make a difference in the spreadsheet...
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2013
Replies: 336
Views: 98484

Re: Albums of 2013

Beyonce released a surprised album at midnight without advertising or any announcement. It's not streaming anywhere so I haven't been able to listen, but it sure is a bold idea!
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:39 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2013 Consequence of Sound (USA)
Replies: 2
Views: 3496

Re: EOY 2013 Consequence of Sound (USA)

Another #1 vote for Yeezus, this is actually a little disappointing to me. I feel critics are giving Kanye too much praise due to his past efforts on this album.
by Mattceinicram
Thu Dec 12, 2013 8:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Nominations
Replies: 15
Views: 4453

Re: Grammy Nominations

Surprisingly, the Alternative Album category is pretty forgivable.
by Mattceinicram
Thu Dec 12, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Led Zeppelin on Spotify!
Replies: 4
Views: 1429

Re: Led Zeppelin on Spotify!

:music-rockon: This is great news!
by Mattceinicram
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:29 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: EOY 2013 The Wire (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 6131

Re: EOY 2013 The Wire (UK)

I do love that Julia Holter is number 1. Loud City Song has been criminally underrated in end of year polls this year.
by Mattceinicram
Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Grammy Nominations
Replies: 15
Views: 4453

Grammy Nominations

http://www.grammy.com/nominees

Once again many of the choices are unbelievably bad, and I can't take this event serious anymore. Though I realize the Grammys are mainly entertainment and not a great source for musical opinion.
by Mattceinicram
Wed Dec 11, 2013 5:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 190
Views: 83742

Re: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread

I don't think I was ever expecting Kanye to be number 1 this year.
by Mattceinicram
Tue Dec 10, 2013 8:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recent Purchases
Replies: 123
Views: 34769

Re: Recent Purchases

Burial- Untrue
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 190
Views: 83742

Re: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread

I'm not sure about this - remember, most of the big American indie sources haven't been heard from yet. I'm kind of expecting Barwick to do well on those lists. The Magic Place ended up making a respectable showing a couple of years ago, and there's no reason to assume that the much-more-highly acc...
by Mattceinicram
Sun Dec 08, 2013 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 190
Views: 83742

Re: EOY Albums Spreadsheet: Update thread

I'm expecting Nepenthe by Julianna Barwick to have the same fate that Anais Mitchell's Hadestown had a few years ago. Showers of praise froms critics but lacking appearance in EOY lists due to it's obscurity and niche market.
by Mattceinicram
Fri Dec 06, 2013 4:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EoY 2013 Talk Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 8748

Re: EoY 2013 Talk Thread

I will say I wasn't expecting Lorde to be doing so well.
by Mattceinicram
Thu Dec 05, 2013 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EoY 2013 Talk Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 8748

Re: EoY 2013 Talk Thread

It would be interesting if it is ranked that high. It is definitely the best song this year, but I don't know if I'm ready to call it one of the absolute best songs ever made.
by Mattceinicram
Thu Dec 05, 2013 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EoY 2013 Talk Thread
Replies: 34
Views: 8748

Re: EoY 2013 Talk Thread

Yeah MBDTF will probably be in the top 100 at least, maybe top 50, and deservedly so. Yeezus will probably be ranked at AM close to Late Registration though.
by Mattceinicram
Thu Dec 05, 2013 6:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY Songs Spreadsheet: Update thread
Replies: 62
Views: 35256

Re: EOY Songs Spreadsheet: Update thread

I don't really expect Paramore to be on this list very long..