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by BleuPanda
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 20968

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Just don't go stressing Henrik out if it turns out this takes a few more days.
by BleuPanda
Sat Nov 11, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 20968

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

I think they're just hyped. Is it even the 12th yet for Henrik?
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 09, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Spreadsheet for Various Updates?
Replies: 4
Views: 263

Re: Spreadsheet for Various Updates?

I don't know of any spreadsheet that goes way back...I know I've used the internet archive to look at older versions of the list.
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: November 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Re: Upcoming Albums: November 2017

Faded off the front page...

I moved Bjork to the correct release date. Converge got stellar reviews, while Sam Smith and Shamir are both scoring in the low 70s on Metacritic.
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 07, 2017 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 20968

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

You can let the F5 button rest a few days. This is still effective... On the other hand, I'm pretty confident that I will make the update around a week after I get back from Turkey (that's approximately Nov. 12th). If it will be before the 12th, it won't be long. Oh, I know; but that's a really sho...
by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 20968

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

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by BleuPanda
Mon Nov 06, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: When will the 2017 update come?
Replies: 186
Views: 20968

Re: When will the 2017 update come?

Error and rating changes threads are closed; am I allowed to start getting excited now?
by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 03, 2017 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3832

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Bruno wrote:Duets between Men/Women are eligible, right?


Yes.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

If I change the theme to Christmas songs, I can probably skip the bad song theme. I just think it'd be funny because my other five rounds are Halloween/horror themed.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Re: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

StevieFan13 wrote:Paul McCartney - Wonderful Christmastime



Since the party this weekend is a late Halloween thing, I'm almost tempted to make this round bad Christmas songs by famous artists.
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'
Replies: 21
Views: 802

Re: Oct 30, 2017 - Album of the Week - Young Rascals - Groovin'

Hymie, would you say you love this album? This would seem like a waste of time if the recommender does not even love the album. On my scale, a 7/10 means you like the album a lot, but wouldn't say you love it. No, as I said, I think the album is very good, but not better than that. I was trying to ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)
Replies: 17
Views: 605

Embarrassing songs by famous artists (trivia help)

I'm throwing together a round of trivia for a party this weekend, and one of my categories is going to be awkward songs by otherwise famous artists. They will simply have to name the artist; I'd like to see if anyone has fun suggestions for songs that are of either notably low quality or sound nothi...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

Hmm...I wonder if the surprise release hurt the reception of this particular album? It's a big deal when people like Beyonce or Kendrick do this, but they're also sitting at the forefront of the modern music scene. Plunge just kind of...happened, even though it's a brilliant album. I expected some s...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 02, 2017 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

Portishead is just one of those bands in desperate need of more work to have any chance to really move up from where they are. Though I did add a few songs to the 8+ range. Portishead Albums: 1. Dummy (9.8, #38) 2. Third (9.5, #132) 3. Portishead (8.7, #568) Songs: 1. Sour Times (9.5) 2. The Rip (9....
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3832

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

For Sleater-Kinney, do we vote for Carrie, Corin and Janet individually, or together? Same question applies to groups like Fleetwood Mac, Heart and ABBA. Honestly, if you're going to be giving them the same amount of credit and it will just be taking up extra space on the list, keep them on the sam...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

PJ Harvey time. Bumped two albums up from sub-8 to the low 8 range. She scooted up about 9 spots to my #33 position overall, which is enough for her to easily displace St. Vincent. I'm thinking The Hope Six Demolition Project grew on me after seeing her live this summer (I've also seen Bjork and St....
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 6:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

On the NPR list they included "some by mixed-gender bands, like Fleetwood Mac and X, that, in our view, relied on women's creativity for their spark" (quoting Ann Powers, NPR critic). So a similar rule that the one you included, with "any album featuring notable songwriting contribut...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!
Replies: 106
Views: 5462

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2016 and 2017!!

Awesome! Not only did we get three women in, we specifically got three African-American women. And then Van Halen to have one of those artists that probably should have been in here already (though I'd put Janet Jackson in that same category).
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3832

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

In most cases it's easy to pick one member of a band, usually the lead singer. My main doubt is still with Diana Ross and Beyoncé. If I vote for their whole career does that mean I should not vote for The Supremes and Destiny's Child? My suggestion is to always pick one member and vote like this: D...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 2:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 73
Views: 3069

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

Albums: 1. The xx - xx (#30 all-time) 2. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion (#67) 3. Dirty Projectors - Bitte Orca (#118) 4. The Horrors - Primary Colours (#194) 5. Fever Ray - Fever Ray (#203) 6. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest (#256) 7. Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz (#359) 8. The Antlers - H...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 01, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)
Replies: 88
Views: 3832

Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Album Deadline January 31)

I have changed the deadlines for the poll: Albums: January 31 at midnight CST Songs: February 15 at midnight CST Artists: February 28 at midnight CST We are doing three lists: albums, songs, and individual artists. Deadline to submit is December 31 at midnight CST. Please post your lists in this thr...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 31, 2017 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

St. Vincent...nothing really moved here. Strange Mercy and St. Vincent are two of my most listened to albums, so there isn't much that I'm overlooking with her. As I've said before, her work has consistently improved over time. I feel like a few songs off MASSEDUCTION could jump a bit, but I'd need ...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

Hmm...with all the confusion it's causing, are people even wanting an album version for this? Really, the album poll was recent enough we could always just look at it if we wanted to see the top albums involving women. I know I'm much more interested in the other two polls, and they're much easier t...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

I've gone through three acts since I last updated. I decided to shift gears into female acts for the upcoming poll. I also just updated my album list, so I'll include my top 1000 placements. The big thing here is relistening to Deep Cuts and the sudden existence of Plunge added enough to Karin Dreij...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 4:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2017
Replies: 302
Views: 32014

Re: Albums of 2017

I just updated my top album list, so here's my top albums for the year so far and their current rank in my all-time list. 1. St. Vincent - MASSEDUCTION (#61 all-time) 2. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream (#62) 3. The xx - I See You (#162) 4. Fever Ray - Plunge (#283) 5. Perfume Genius - No Shape (#31...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 12:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

I hope people check this out. It's the fourth album this year I have given a 9/10 or higher, along with I See You, American Dream, and MASSEDUCTION. Where would you rank it among those albums? Fourth. MASSEDUCTION and American Dream are virtually tied for first. Edit: Whoops, I forgot Perfume Geniu...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

I hope people check this out. It's the fourth album this year I have given a 9/10 or higher, along with I See You, American Dream, and MASSEDUCTION.
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Re: Fever Ray - Plunge

This means all of my top three women in music have a new album out this year. Excellent!
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fever Ray - Plunge
Replies: 9
Views: 555

Fever Ray - Plunge

Fever Ray has announced that her new album is getting released tonight!

https://pitchfork.com/news/fever-ray-an ... -tomorrow/
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Upcoming Albums: November 2017
Replies: 3
Views: 299

Upcoming Albums: November 2017

The lists I found seem light; let me know if something important is missing. Otherwise, this is looking to be a weak month. November 3 Converge - The Dusk in Us https://i.imgur.com/pDE5BdP.jpg?1 Sam Smith - The Thrill of It All https://i.imgur.com/8Uxzcjg.jpg?1 Shamir - Revelations https://i.imgur.c...
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 758
Views: 62634

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS

Hmm...I gave both Dookie and American Idiot a 9.1/10, which meant they were both on my list...but I also gave Bjork's albums one 9.7 and two 9.6s, (along with an 8.7 and 8.5, neither of which I think was enough to land on my submitted list), so she received a lot more help from me. I'm not sure why ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

Sufjan Stevens Albums: 1. Illinois (10) 2. Carrie & Lowell (9.9) 3. The Age of Adz (9.6) 4. Michigan (9.2) 5. Seven Swans (8.6) 6. The Avalanche (7.5) 7. Enjoy Your Rabbit (6.75) 8. All Delighted People (6.5) 9. A Sun Came Top 30 Songs: 1. Chicago (9.8) 2. Should Have Known Better (9.2) 3. Casi...
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

A question: in the artist list, i could include female songwriters that never performed? Hmm...since we're nominating individuals in music, I think that would be okay? I'm just not sure how much support they would get, but I don't see an issue as long as they were involved in making music to some d...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

What if I like Neko Case but strongly prefer her NP work to her solo work? Make a note when you make the list. For the presentation of the artist list, I plan to do something like: xx. Neko Case (The New Pornographers, solo career) xx. Karin Dreijer Andersson (The Knife, Fever Ray) So each artist w...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 7:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

Can someone please explain to me how All Delighted People is an EP? It's longer than most standard albums and even longer than one of Sufjan's own...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 6:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I think an important thing to consider when deciding which albums to include, is 'Would I also rank this album if I were doing a list of my favorite albums by men?' If it is just as easy to answer yes, maybe it doesn't belong here; part of the reason to do a poll on women in the arts is to highlight...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

The first two Sufjan Stevens album are interesting in the sense that, even though they won't stick with me, they really paint a picture of Sufjan as an artist who never quite seems to know what he wants to do. A Sun Came feels like a predecessor to Michigan and Illinois, but each individual track fe...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

And to follow that, the only remaining issue if we use that method is albums (since I think we can agree to lead vocals for songs?). I think with albums we go with what DocBrown suggested. So... Artists: We vote for individual women, completely bypassing the need to determine the eligibility of a ba...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:47 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions
Replies: 11
Views: 925

Re: Films of the 1980s: Final Top 150 Overall List Submissions

I will for sure submit a list; feel free to shoot me a PM if I somehow forget to submit it on time. I unfortunately don't think I have the energy to comment on everything I've seen this time.

Edit: And I went ahead and threw it together, so it's now been submitted.
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 25, 2017 1:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

I almost feel the easiest method would be to limit the artist list to singular women (either solo artist or specific members of bands), with perhaps the exception of groups that only contain women. That way, debating the eligibility of a full band is irrelevant; no one would be voting for Arcade Fir...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:16 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: IGN: 10 Great Videogame Albums (2008)
Replies: 3
Views: 210

Re: IGN: 10 Great Videogame Albums (2008)

I'd kill to see DKC2 on the acclaimed music list.
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

Kraftwerk really shot up, just from me bothering to rank most of their notable songs and realizing most were in my 8+ range, with Minimum-Maximum giving that final push. They went from #12 to barely beating out The Velvet Underground to become my #8, which was quite a leap. What type of person has b...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

My Bloody Valentine (excluded entirely) 5. Portishead Both of these artists are in somewhat of a gray area for this poll, but why would Portishead (1 of 3 female members) be eligible if My Bloody Valentine (2 of 4 female members) is not? I guess for me, I see Beth Gibbons as the face of Portishead,...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

...perhaps I should turn this into a planning topic and then start the actual submission topic at the beginning of next month.
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

So for the artsist's poll should I vote for Diana Ross + The Supremes as one artist rather than treat them as two separate acts? The same for Beyoncé + Destiny's Child. I think I'll include bands with female lead singers like Sade, ABBA, Blondie, Pretenders, Paramore, Garbage, Portishead etc., but ...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Also, another ambiguous situation: I guess Against Me! may be eligible starting with Transgender Dysphoria Blues . There's also the less famous case of Wayne/Jayne County, but I guess nobody's going to vote for her anyway. All transwomen are eligible for all of their work, before and after coming o...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

2. Any band with a woman as a lead singer, or where the majority of its members are women are eligible. She must be the lead singer the majority of the time to be eligible for the artist poll (so Arcade Fire songs with Regine as the lead are fine for the song poll, but Arcade Fire would not be acce...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Re: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Submissions (Until December 31)

Artists I'm not sure about: The Human League (decided to include) The xx (I went with just Romy at a lower position than I would rank the full band) Fleetwood Mac (went with just Stevie Nicks) My Bloody Valentine (excluded entirely) Top 100 Artists for now (I plan to delve deeper into many of these ...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)
Replies: 76
Views: 3305

Women in Music All-Time Lists - Planning (submissions begin November 1)

After recent discussions in the Hall of Acclaim, demographic survey, and All-Time album poll results topic, I have decided to host three surveys about women in music: a top 250 song, 100 album, and 100 artist poll. Here's a few rules for eligibility: 1. Any woman who performs as a solo act is obviou...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 24, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's current listening topic
Replies: 38
Views: 1953

Re: Currently (re)listening to the full discographies of my favorite artists

The Smiths didn't really have much to gain from this. I gave Strangeways a slight bump but that's about it. The Smiths Albums: 1. The Queen is Dead (10) 2. The Smiths (9.5) 3. Hatful of Hollow (8.9) 4. Strangeways, Here We Come (8.8) 5. Meat is Murder (8.6) Top 25 Songs: 1. This Charming Man (10) 2....

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