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by Nassim
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 5501

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1

6027 | The Hollywood Argyles | Alley-Oop 6075 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma 6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 6070 | Charles Trenet | La Folle complainte 6047 | Archers of Loaf | Web in Front 6050 | Metallica | Creeping Death 6095 | Sia feat. Sean Paul | Cheap Thril...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 46992

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Based on the eclectic but collective tastes I see among AMers, some that I feel might have a bit of trouble (unless I haven't been looking hard enough) are: 992. Panda Bear - Bro's 977. Solange - Losing You* 972. Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen 944. Journey - Don't Stop Believin'* 940. Warren Ze...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 18275

Re: Site update is here

As the tradition goes, here is the list of years and artists with new #1 songs or albums. The way I filter, if someone had only one album in the top 3000 or 10000, that now dropped from the list but has been replaced by a different one, I would have missed it. Also I take whoever is listed as artist...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals
Replies: 20
Views: 5895

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals

4 albums from my top 20 of all time !
Funeral (Wake Up)
Abbey Road (Something)
by Nassim
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 4852

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

Sleater Kinney - One Beat
SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH
by Nassim
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 7384

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals

Portishead (Roads) - 2 songs within my all time top 100!
Funeral (Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels))
Illinois (Casimir Pulaski Day)
Parallel Lines (One Way or Another)
by Nassim
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 18275

Re: Site update is here

Henrik wrote:The site has been updated.
5 of the most beautiful words in the English language, along with "France won the world cup".
by Nassim
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 6506

Re: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)

A bit odd to see Pleased to Meet Me in there, I guess it's 3 years before they broke up but it doesn't feel like it's a late album. Or by this criteria, just throw The Queen is Dead or even Nevermind the Bollocks in.

Also can't understand how they can pick Era Vulgaris over Like Clockwork.
by Nassim
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 178675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Personaly I have ranked my top 200 or so thoroughly then grouped the rest in 5 tiers. The rank within those tiers is randomized, as much for gain of time and because at some point choosing between my 554th and 555th doesn't make much sense.
by Nassim
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 24301

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

rumpdoll wrote:@sonofsamian
I'm disappointed, only two albums that are not on my listening list yet ;)
I was thinking the same, not used to seeing a sonofsamiam list where I already have heard that many albums !
Was 1995 short on more experimental/adventurous albums ?
by Nassim
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 178675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Seems I completely forgot the existence of the Kinks when making my list !
by Nassim
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 18
Replies: 15
Views: 2784

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 18

Thanks spiritualized for nominating my 3rd favorite Built to Spill song (top 200 or all time) ! I'd have kept it for late October though to give it a boost for the 1999 poll ;) Aïe.. yes, I guess timing could have been better. Tell me : what are the first two BTS songs at the top of your list ( and...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 18
Replies: 15
Views: 2784

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 18

Thanks spiritualized for nominating my 3rd favorite Built to Spill song (top 200 or all time) ! I'd have kept it for late October though to give it a boost for the 1999 poll ;)
by Nassim
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 26107

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Songs : The top 3 are all in my top 20 all time, and I’ve kept switching orders between them… so in the end, I’ll go with the order that seems more likely to help all 3 get to the final round. 1) Pavement - Fillmore Jive 2) Jeff Buckley - Grace 3) Portishead - Roads I think I pretty much achieved t...
by Nassim
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 178675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

459) Sufjan Stevens | Vesuvius 448) El-P | Run the Numbers 449) The Afghan Whigs | The Lottery 450) The Jesus Lizard | Mouth Breather 451) U2 | Bad 452) Blank Mass | Please 453) Frank Ocean | Novacane 454) Modest Mouse | Dramamine 455) Childish Gambino | Freaks and Geeks 456) Robin S. | Show Me Lov...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 178675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Here is my list ! 1) Elliott Smith | Waltz #2 2) Built to Spill | Velvet Waltz 3) Elliott Smith | Between the Bars 4) Queens of the Stone Age | A Song for the Deaf 5) DJ Shadow | Building Steam With a Grain of Salt 6) Arcade Fire | Wake Up 7) OutKast | B. O. B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) 8) Big Star | Thi...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 26107

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Albums : 1) Portishead - Dummy 2) Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley 3) Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime 4) Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 5) Beastie Boys - Ill Communication 6) Ben Harper - Welcome to the Cruel World 7) Jawbox - For Your Own Special Sweetheart 8) Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 26107

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Boom diggy diggy diggy boom diggy bang Songs : The top 3 are all in my top 20 all time, and I’ve kept switching orders between them… so in the end, I’ll go with the order that seems more likely to help all 3 get to the final round. 1) Pavement - Fillmore Jive 2) Jeff Buckley - Grace 3) Portishead -...
by Nassim
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1
Replies: 26
Views: 5983

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1

I'll call an upset whenever my favorite album loses and a beatdown when any song from the winning album would have won OR any song from the losing album would have lost. The Queen is Dead (Frankly, Mr Shankly) vs. Parallel Lines (Picture This) Elephant (There's No Home For You Here) vs. Automatic fo...
by Nassim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 23979

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Also going to root a bit for Brazil, I'm going to be there for the semi-finals and finals and I guess the celebrations would be wild !
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 23979

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Football/Soccer is a team sport, so I don't like squads that rely on one player only, so I don't want Argentina to win it (or only if they can start building a real team play, which should be the case given the players they have, but never managed to). I'm rooting for, in that order : 1. France 2. T...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tabletop RPGs
Replies: 2
Views: 10326

Re: Tabletop RPGs

I haven't played in a long while but I miss it quite a lot. I'm not a huge fan of heroic fantasy, so D&D have never been a favorite of mine, but it can still be pretty fun (as long as you don't have a DM that is all about rules, in that case I'd go for something a bit simpler like Warhammer). I real...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 10625

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Pierre wrote:The best hip-hop albums in recent years have come from the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Danny Brown.
And Vince Staples, the Summertime 06, Primadonna, Big Fish Theory stretch is way underrated in my opinion. (well, and RTJ but I'll give you a pass on that one)
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments
Replies: 6
Views: 9437

Re: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments

That finale from Rick Potion #9 with Mazzy Star's Looking Down From the Bridge... don't want to spoil Rick and Morty, but what a gut punch. Anyway, Skins had a fantastic soundtrack through all 6 seasons, ranging from every genres (especially in season 6 where each episode's soundtrack tended to be c...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 26107

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Not going to rave about Roads, Grace and Fillmore Jive as they seemed quite beloved in the forum already, but they are my 3 favorite songs of the year, currently ranking #13, #14 and #16 in the songs list I'm building for the songs poll... hurts to have to put Fillmore Jive as #3 of the year though....
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 26107

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Songs: 5 | Portishead | Dummy 8 | Green Day | Dookie Don't think there are songs by those names. Hoping the first one is actually for Roads ! 11 | Jeff Buckley | Grace Makes me doubt whether that one is actually for Grace or for another song on the album. Hoping it is for Grace indeed though, song ...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 10625

Re: Kanye West - Ye

The first 2 and a half minute are so bad that I started missing Lift Yourself, but the last minute is pretty cool. Most of the album is good, with terrible ideas or rapping sparkled on top, and well, he's done most of it better before. The only exception is Ghost Town, which on first listen is the h...
by Nassim
Thu May 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 28904

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

I'm gonna be drunk, so drunk at your wedding Albums : 1) Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 2) Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream 3) Autechre - Incunabula 4) Yo La Tengo - Painful 5) Nirvana - In Utero 6) Björk - Debut 7) Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman 8) A Tribe Called Quest - Midn...
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 7751

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That Don't You Want Me video is for the ages !!!
And for those who didn't know yet, Moonbeam's got the moves.
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 68526

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

Like for the music polls, my lists leans heavily towards the more recent years, and towards the US. I think there is a big difference though, for my music lists it’s actually a reflection of my tastes : I know my classics, but I do like 90s/2000s music way more, and while I wouldn’t call myself a “w...
by Nassim
Tue May 29, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11
Replies: 24
Views: 6660

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11

1. Swans - The Seer
2. Foals - Total Life Forever
by Nassim
Mon May 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 4259

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods I sometimes play (all by myself) a "best songs stretch in an album" game. Best 3 song stretch would probably go to The Lonesome Crowded West's Doin' the Cockroach/Cowboy Dan/Trailer Trash. Haven't quite settled on a 4 song stretch, could come from Whatever People Say I Am....
by Nassim
Sun May 13, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17
Replies: 17
Views: 5002

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17

Brad wrote:Iceage - Hurrah
Seconded
by Nassim
Thu May 10, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs/tracks of 2018
Replies: 75
Views: 54071

Re: Songs/tracks of 2018

Still my favorite song of the year, and that's what I call making the most of your opportunity :
Is it the chorus yet? Yes! It’s the chorus! Cause we’re on live TV and we have four minutes to play this song, so we’re going to go to the second verse.
by Nassim
Wed May 09, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 162876

Re: Albums of 2018

Following the trail of February 16th, last Friday was packed full of good to great releases. On the great side, DJ Koze and Jon Hopkins might have both find a place of my personal current year's podium. Jon Hopkins delivered more of the same, which made the first listen a teeny tiny bit underwhelmin...
by Nassim
Fri May 04, 2018 11:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 28904

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

No mentions yet of Yo la Tengos Painful and Stereolabs Transient Random Noise bursts? *Trump Voice on* Sad *Trump Voice off* One of my absolute favorites in 1993! And of course I have put this masterpiece in my Top 5 for the thread. Painful is currently fighting Autechre's Incunabula (also sadly no...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30
Replies: 7
Views: 4503

Re: MCCh 2018 (07) April 30

Henrik wrote:Thanks Otisredding!

Weird that Kacey Musgraves still only has 9 ratings. The 22 other sources avoid country pop, or what?
I'd guess only 1 or 2 reviews in the UK and none in the rest of Europe !
Don't know why a couple US would skip it though
by Nassim
Mon Apr 30, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)
Replies: 22
Views: 13177

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Cure's Disintegration (1989)

6 | Lullaby
4 | Lovesong
1 | Plainsong
2 | Pictures of You
7 | Fascination Street
10 | Disintegration
8 | Prayers for Rain
9 | The Same Deep Water as You
3 | Closedown
11 | Homesick
5 | Last Dance
12 | Untitled
by Nassim
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single
Replies: 22
Views: 5381

Re: Kanye West - Lift Yourself, new single

I know Kanye's lyrics aren't the selling point, but "woop ditty poop da scoop" or whatever garbage that he's rapping here is pretty bad even by his standards. Well, it seems pretty obvious that that's the point. I actually think it's a pretty funny joke (or "trolling" if you want). He's not the ver...
by Nassim
Sat Apr 28, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 27822

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Songs : 1) Wu-Tang Clan - Protect Ya Neck 2) Rage Against the Machine - Know Your Enemy 3) Robin S. - Show Me Love (StoneBridge Mix) 4) Kyuss - Thumb 5) Radiohead - Creep 6) Noir Désir - Tostaky (Le Continent) 7) Rage Against the Machine - Wake Up 8) Les Innocents - Un Homme Extraordinaire 9) The Ph...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 27822

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

jamieW wrote: And it looks like the only one he didn't include was my favorite Pavement song. :o Ah, the differences between a true Pavement fan and someone who is ... less so. ;)
Are you sure it wasn't the #1 of his 91 poll list ?
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll
Replies: 84
Views: 27822

Re: Songs and Albums of 1992 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1992: 1. R.E.M. - Find the River (AT #10) 2. PAVEMENT - Here (AT #32) 3. PAVEMENT - Texas Never Whispers (AT #48) 4. PAVEMENT - In the Mouth a Desert (AT #94) 5. CHRIS BELL - I Am The Cosmos (AT #100) 6. PAVEMENT - Frontwards (AT #127) 7. SUPERCHUNK - On The Mouth (AT #138) 8. PAV...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 27, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 162876

Re: Albums of 2018

Guess a separate thread will be created when our fellow US AMers will wake up, but I'll just say that Dirty Computer is very good. Rarely gets close to the heights of The Archandroid, but it's very solid from start to finish, at 50 minutes long it avoids the weaker spots from the previous 2 albums a...
by Nassim
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)
Replies: 24
Views: 17440

Re: Rank the Tracks: Pearl Jam's Ten (1991)

06 | Jeremy
03 | Alive
05 | Black
10 | Deep
01 | Once
11 | Release
02 | Even Flow
07 | Oceans
04 | Why Go
09 | Garden
08 | Porch
by Nassim
Mon Apr 23, 2018 8:08 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)
Replies: 21
Views: 14023

Re: Rank the Tracks: Björk's Post (1995)

02 | Hyperballad
01 | Army of Me
07 | Isobel
03 | The Modern Things
04 | It's Oh So Quiet
05 | Enjoy
09 | I Miss You
06 | You've Been Flirting Again
08 | Possibly Maybe
11 | Headphones
10 | Cover Me
by Nassim
Tue Apr 10, 2018 1:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham
Replies: 6
Views: 2455

Re: Fleetwood Mac fires Lindsey Buckingham

Yeah... I heard the rumours!
by Nassim
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:15 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)
Replies: 11
Views: 5873

Re: Rank the Tracks: Ornette Coleman's The Shape of Jazz to Come (1959)

05 | Congeniality
03 | Peace
02 | Eventually
06 | Chronology
01 | Lonely Woman
04 | Focus on Sanity
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll
Replies: 71
Views: 25230

Re: Songs and Albums of 1991 Poll

Albums : 1) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik 2) A Tribe Called Quest - The Low End Theory 3) Slint - Spiderland 4) Nirvana - Nevermind 5) The Jesus Lizard - Goat 6) Talk Talk - Laughing Stock 7) MC Solaar - Qui sème le vent récolte le tempo 8) The KLF - The White Room 9) Primal Scream -...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 1:59 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Film Finds and Classic Cinema Corner (my new video series)
Replies: 17
Views: 15376

Re: Fabulous Films (my new video series)

Very interesting video will a well articulated opinion and nice editing ! I think you could slow it down a bit though, leave more parts where a movie extract enhances your point. You do it twice but doing it more often would give us more time to digest your point of view, I felt it flowed pretty fas...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.11
Replies: 13
Views: 4093

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.11

Let's Eat Grandma - Falling Into Me