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by madzong
Wed Apr 10, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 20325

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

I could make a joke about being Salty but honestly I'm just happy to have people enjoying some of the Mutton Bird's work. Definitely recommend their other albums and really everything else Don McGlashan has done (Blam Blam Blam and The Front Lawn, and some solo work). Agreed. All three of those ban...
by madzong
Wed Apr 10, 2019 5:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 19277

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
2. blink-182 - Enema of the State
3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks
4. TBA
by madzong
Sun Apr 07, 2019 7:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 121222

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10
91. Judas Priest - United 9/10
92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10
93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10
94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10
95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10
96. Son House - Death Letter Blues 3/10
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2019
Replies: 195
Views: 121222

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2019

90. Woody Guthrie - I Ain't Got No Home In This World Anymore 2/10
91. Judas Priest - United 9/10
92. Fiona Apple - Limp 8/10
93. The Harptones - Life Is But A Dream 3/10
94. Bruce Springsteen - Take 'Em As They Come 7/10
95. Nirvana - Dive 8/10
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9
Replies: 31
Views: 15538

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 9

GROUP RHO
Deftones | Diamond Eyes
Noisettes | Every Now and Then
The Brian Jonestown Massacre | Anemone
Erasure | Drama!

GROUP SIGMA
Jeff Buckley | Forget Her
Foster the People | Houdini
Keziah Jones | Hello Heavenly
Slave | Just A Touch Of Love
by madzong
Sat Apr 06, 2019 1:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 22
Views: 12827

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

I was reading about something similar to this a few years ago: "Men are aged 14 when their favorite song is released, for women, it's age 13. A New York Times analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years set our musical taste as adults. For men, the most impo...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 20325

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Here is a review of the Mutton Birds 'Salty' album which listens to songs: https://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/201844002/great-album-the-muttonbirds-salty It isn't the whole album but gives a good overview. Below are the four singles from the album below. Here is Anchor Me...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 22
Views: 12827

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

I was reading about something similar to this a few years ago: "Men are aged 14 when their favorite song is released, for women, it's age 13. A New York Times analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years set our musical taste as adults. For men, the most impor...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland
Replies: 34
Views: 19070

Re: Discussion thread for 1982 Michael Jackson, Leaving Neverland

Aren’t the accusations against the other artists you mentioned more along the line of consensual sex with teenage fans? It’s legally statutory rape depending on country and not morally acceptable but I would never place them in the same category as the allegations against MJ. Phew! I'm glad you sai...
by madzong
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 44
Replies: 15
Views: 9272

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 44

Crowded House - Don't Dream It's Over
by madzong
Tue Apr 02, 2019 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 20325

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Match-ups:
1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Elton John - Captain Fantastic and the Brown Dirt Cowboy
3. My Morning Jacket - Evil Urges
4. The Mutton Birds - Salty
by madzong
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll
Replies: 12
Views: 10200

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1982 Poll

DD Smash - Devil You Know
Split Enz - Dirty Creature
by madzong
Sun Mar 31, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 13848

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

Romain wrote:all songs could be interchangeable in the ranking.
I couldn't agree more. This has not been the strongest week so far for me also.
by madzong
Fri Mar 29, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 6292

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

StevieFan13 wrote:Blam Blam Blam - Don't Fight It, Marsha, It's Bigger Than Both of Us
Seconded
by madzong
Fri Mar 29, 2019 6:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86210

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

I'd like to make a case for live renditions to count separately For example: I strongly prefer 'Slippery People' from Stop Making Sense ove Speaking in Tongues. Other examples are Lola, I Want You to Want Me and Turn the Page I'm familiar with all of these except the live version of Lola. Do you mi...
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 6:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 6292

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

StevieFan13 wrote:Having to only pick ten this week is sadistic
I know right? I ran out of votes quickly!
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8
Replies: 27
Views: 13848

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 8

GROUP OMICRON
Bedhead | Powder
George | Special Ones
Nolan Strong & The Diablos | If I (Could Be With You Tonight)
Bhundu Boys | Chemedzevana

GROUP PI
Mylène Farmer | California
Lucio Battisti | Anima latina
France Gall | Ella, elle l’a
Joachim Witt | Goldener Reiter
by madzong
Thu Mar 28, 2019 4:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85017

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I'm annoyed with myself because now I'm regretting not including '2000 Man' on my ballot. It probably would have been Number 50 on my ballot displacing 'Satisfaction'. Oh well...maybe next time...
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 233
Views: 85017

Re: Best Rolling Stones Songs - RESULTS

I find Exile a bit of a slog to get through but Happy and Tumbling Dice are two fantastic songs - easily up there with any of the other classics - especially when played live.
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 43
Replies: 10
Views: 6292

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 43

The Replacements - Bastards Of Young
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 9037

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

LastEnemy - are you doing the Classics Edtion too?
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 17213

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. David Bowie - Young Americans (This was a tough pick as Tidal is awesome but for me, Bowie trumps almost everything)
2. Tom Waits - Heart Attack And Vine
3. Margaret Glaspy - Emotions And Math
4. Pauline Oliveros - Deep Listening
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 16054

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU David Bowie | Dead Man Walking Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist WITCH | Chifundo Steve Perry | Strung Out GROUP XI The Field Mice | Emma's House The J.B.'s | The Grunt Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? Props...
by madzong
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 16054

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU David Bowie | Dead Man Walking Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist WITCH | Chifundo Steve Perry | Strung Out GROUP XI The Field Mice | Emma's House The J.B.'s | The Grunt Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2 The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me? Props...
by madzong
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 9037

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

And thanks also Spiritualized for all your hard work!
by madzong
Mon Mar 25, 2019 5:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06
Replies: 20
Views: 9037

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.06

Good on you TheLastEnemy! You're doing well!
by madzong
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:38 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM
Replies: 335
Views: 291098

Re: Lists that haven't been decided if they will be included on AM

Radio Hauraki's The Great New Zealander's Waitangi Day Countdown: The Top 99 New Zealand Songs (2019) 1. Home Again - Shihad 2. Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! 3. Electric Dream - Shapeshifter 4. Calling On - Weta 5. Wandering Eye - Fat Freddy's Drop 6. Buffalo - The Phoenix Foundation 7. Be Mine Tonight - Th...
by madzong
Sun Mar 24, 2019 4:33 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Radio Hauraki's The Great New Zealander's Waitangi Day Countdown: Top 99 New Zealand Songs (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 4883

Radio Hauraki's The Great New Zealander's Waitangi Day Countdown: Top 99 New Zealand Songs (2019)

https://open.spotify.com/user/radiohauraki/playlist/7ho8XZG9XlUMvBAC7ADIi1?si=AvIPtQbkRyi5DzYsEf6MVg 1. Home Again - Shihad 2. Crazy? Yes! Dumb? No! - The Mint Chicks 3. Electric Dream - Shapeshifter 4. Calling On - Weta 5. Wandering Eye - Fat Freddy's Drop 6. Buffalo - The Phoenix Foundation 7. Be ...
by madzong
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 16054

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

DaveC wrote:Strange to think of Why Does Love Do This To Me? as unacclaimed.
I know right?

Gotta find some more lists that include this song:)
by madzong
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

59. 60. 61. 62. 63. 64. B.F.O.D.A.A.S. - Mall Grab: 7/10 65. Crazy, Crazy, Crazy - The "5" Royales: 2/10 66. Six Teens - Sweet: 8/10 67. Flobots - Handlebars: 6/10 70. Iron Maiden - Paschendale 7/10 77. Adam & The Ants - Stand And Delliver: 9/10 78. Eric B. & Rakim - My Melody: 7/10 79. 80. 81. The ...
by madzong
Wed Mar 20, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 36
Views: 16054

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 7

GROUP NU
David Bowie | Dead Man Walking
Steve Perry | Strung Out
Another Sunny Day | I'm In Love With A Girl Who Doesn't Know I Exist
WITCH | Chifundo

GROUP XI
The Exponents | Why Does Love Do This To Me?
The Field Mice | Emma's House
The J.B.'s | The Grunt
Rufus Wainwright | Chelsea Hotel #2
by madzong
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 39
Views: 14289

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 6

GROUP LAMBDA 1. Jack Drag | We Could've Been Big 3. Sleeper Agent | That's My Baby 4. Tom Milsom | Cable Rat King 8=. Jenny Wilson | Pyramids (Rose Out of Our Pain) GROUP MU 2. The Front Lawn | Andy 5. Marijata | I Walk Alone 6. Mørland and Debrah Scarlett | A Monster Like Me 8=. Chaweewan Dumnern |...
by madzong
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 42
Replies: 7
Views: 3641

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 42

Th' Dudes - Be Mine Tonight
by madzong
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 42
Replies: 7
Views: 3641

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 42

Safetycat wrote:
StevieFan13 wrote:Dragon - Rain
Seconded!!!
Thirded!
by madzong
Sat Mar 09, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

59.
60.
61.
62.
63.
64. B.F.O.D.A.A.S. - Mall Grab: 7/10
65. Crazy, Crazy, Crazy - The "5" Royales: 2/10
66. Six Teens - Sweet: 8/10
67. Flobots - Handlebars: 6/10
68. The Format - She Doesn't Get It /10
by madzong
Fri Mar 08, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

The Replacements – Hold My Life: 5 The Replacements are one of those bands I really want to try more of, but this song isn't the most inviting to really give it a go. Just nothing special to my ears. The Replacements are one of my top 100 bands. Have a listen to these: https://www.youtube.com/watch...
by madzong
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

Sweet - Six Teens: 8/10
by madzong
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

66. Sweet – The Six Teens I didn't know this band, let alone the song, and I liked it. A rather nice mix of Bowie and Queen. 7/10 That's surprising, they had several big hits, and predated Queen by a few years. They had hits like Ballroom Blitz (which has been covered a lot) and Fox On The Run (whi...
by madzong
Fri Mar 08, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

66. Sweet – The Six Teens I didn't know this band, let alone the song, and I liked it. A rather nice mix of Bowie and Queen. 7/10 That's surprising, they had several big hits, and predated Queen by a few years. They had hits like Ballroom Blitz (which has been covered a lot) and Fox On The Run (whi...
by madzong
Fri Mar 08, 2019 7:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - March 2019
Replies: 246
Views: 172148

Re: Biggest Fan - March 2019

Mall Grab – B.F.O.D.A.A.S.: 7/10
by madzong
Thu Mar 07, 2019 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 38
Views: 14727

Re: Unacclaimed V: Heats, Week 5

GROUP IOTA 3. Thrice | Image of the Invisible 6. Game Theory | Like a Girl Jesus 7. Youssou N’Dour | Leaving (Dem) 8. Jaga Jazzist | Tocatta GROUP KAPPA 1. AURORA | Running with the Wolves 2. Bon Jovi | Only Lonely 4. Fishmans | Walking in the Rhythm 5. Nightpool Neon | Perfume From Now On Wow - I f...
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 12627

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

And don't forget these other two New Zealand classics from 1981:

Split Enz - History Never Repeats
The Swingers - Counting The Beat
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll
Replies: 27
Views: 12627

Re: Recommendation Thread: 1981 Poll

Two of my favourite songs from 1981 are from a New Zealand band named Blam Blam Blam. The first song is "Don't Fight It Marsha, It's Bigger Than The Both Of Us" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYKU-ClgHnc And the other song is "There is No Depression in New Zealand" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best New Discovery: Fazerdaze - 'Morningside'
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

Re: Best New Discovery: Fazerdaze - 'Morningside'

StevieFan13 wrote:
You might like this album Stevie
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86210

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Albums: 1. Split Enz - Waiata 2. X - Wild Gift 3. The Rolling Stones - Tattoo You 4. Journey - Escape 5. Mission Of Burma - Calls, Signals And Marches EP 6. Human League - Dare! 7. Duran Duran - Duran Duran 8. Pretenders - Pretenders II 9. The Psychedelic Furs - Talk Talk Talk 10. Echo And The Bunny...
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 4:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll
Replies: 179
Views: 86210

Re: Albums and Songs of 1981 Poll

Songs: 1. Split Enz - History Never Repeats 2. Queen & David Bowie - Under Pressure 3. The Cure - Charlotte Sometimes 4. The Swingers - Counting The Beat 5. Human League - Don't You Want Me 6. Mission Of Burma - That's When I Reach For My Revolver 7. Joan Jett And The Blackhearts - I Love Rock And R...
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 3:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best New Discovery: Fazerdaze - 'Morningside'
Replies: 2
Views: 2964

Best New Discovery: Fazerdaze - 'Morningside'

https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLZqsyBiYZFQ2_M3JhVN5zBV_YuECvI-qa I love 'Dreampop' and I stumbled across this band as recommended for me on YouTube. On closer examination, I found out it was a NZ band that had been in the run for NZ album of the year back in 2017 (it was nominated but didn't ...
by madzong
Sat Mar 02, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2019
Replies: 308
Views: 209412

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2019

Best new discoveries:

Rooney & The Heavy
by madzong
Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Should Joy Division and New Order's "Substance" albums really be considered compilations?
Replies: 6
Views: 5756

Re: Should Joy Division and New Order's "Substance" albums really be considered compilations?

Substance (Joy Division) tracklist 6 | She's Lost Control - from Unknown Pleasures Hi Pierre, I'm pretty sure the version on Substance is not the same as the 'album' version. In my opinion the Substance version is better and more robotic sounding. Substance is a great album btw :) Yes, it appears y...
by madzong
Thu Feb 28, 2019 9:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll
Replies: 187
Views: 86322

Re: Albums and Songs of 1980 Poll

Hi Moonbeam, Can I add these songs in this order to my original list? I wasn't sure where I got up to with numbering as some of the songs in my original list were from 1979 David Bowie - Fashion Talking Heads - Born Under Punches The Jam - Going Underground The Jam - Start Pretenders - Talk Of The T...