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by Romain
Wed Jun 23, 2021 7:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.25
Replies: 11
Views: 136

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.25

by Romain
Mon Jun 21, 2021 8:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 6, Part 4 (Current)
Replies: 14
Views: 281

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 6, Part 4 (Current)

Group 1
The Kills | Future Starts Slow
The Thrills | One Horse Town

Group 2
Bonnie "Prince" Billie | The Glow, Pt. 3
The Revolutionaries | Kunta Kinte (Dub)

Group 3
The Orielles | Sugar Taste Like Salt
Tom Waits | Underground
by Romain
Mon Jun 21, 2021 6:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

Happy to see so much unknown songs (for me), it's what I like. Rock, rock, rock everywhere! 1. SEXWITCH : War In Peace 9/10 A strange mix of the Kills and Björk can only be good. You're delighting me with all those guitars. Excellent again. 2. Rollerskate Skinny - So Far Down Up To Heaven 8.5/10 The...
by Romain
Thu Jun 17, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's Top 250 Song Project
Replies: 21
Views: 366

Re: BleuPanda's Top 250 Song Project

Very interesting BleuPanda.
I like your simple and sincere way of writing on these songs. I will read all your notes!
And Houra for Supernature !
by Romain
Thu Jun 17, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Predictions: Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs update 2021
Replies: 142
Views: 3131

Re: Predictions: Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs update 2021

If I've been reading you correctly for 2 pages. This magazine, which I thought was totally despised by this forum for years, is going to make a Top 500 based not on the musical quality of the songs, but based on the gender, skin color, age and sales of the musicians ?????? Is it still interesting an...
by Romain
Wed Jun 16, 2021 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

The Baldwin method uses a Borda count with all ten contestants (Borda counts just calculates head to head matches of each contestant - for example if, in your list, you put Lili Boulanger against Pink Floyd, it would count a win for Lili, and the same for every other contestant in your list). It th...
by Romain
Wed Jun 16, 2021 12:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.24
Replies: 10
Views: 273

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.24

by Romain
Wed Jun 16, 2021 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 6, Part 3
Replies: 21
Views: 662

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 6, Part 3 (Current)

Group 1
The Velvet Underground | Ocean
Tego Calderón | Pa que retozen

Group 2
The Kills | Future Starts Slow
Robyn | Indestructible

Group 3
Tedeschi Trucks Band | Midnight in Harlem
The Thrills | One Horse Town
by Romain
Tue Jun 15, 2021 6:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Voting Thread)
Replies: 15
Views: 474

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Voting Thread)

By the way, if anyone has the year or language information for any of the items I've marked with a "?" in the spreadsheet, or a correction of any of the info in the spreadsheet, please let me know. I tried my best to track everything down, but obviously there were a lot of nominees, some of which w...
by Romain
Fri Jun 11, 2021 6:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

- Fleet Foxes – White Winter Hymnal An all time favourite... but why is it so short? Whyyyyy ? 9.5/10 - The Stranglers – Golden Brown It's hard not to like classics like this! 9/10 - Tori Amos – Cornflakes Girl This woman is a genius. 8/10 - Grinderman – Palaces of Montezuma Did Nick Cave do somethi...
by Romain
Fri Jun 11, 2021 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

OK - thank you sooooo much for your input in this new game, this has been quite a success, not only through the quality of the list (thank you Romain), but also through your reviews, you guys are great. Here are the results for Romain's list, using a Baldwin "election" result 10. A-Ha - The Way We ...
by Romain
Wed Jun 09, 2021 6:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.23
Replies: 14
Views: 714

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.23

CHVRCHES, Robert Smith - How Not To Drown
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7U_LhzgwJ4U
by Romain
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

Already, how was chosen these songs: I have thousands of mp3 albums in my computer arranged by categories (yes, I'm old) and I simply made a blind manual selection. First I blind chose the category, then the artist, then the album, then the song within the album. Out of the 10 songs, there are 5 tha...
by Romain
Tue Jun 08, 2021 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

spiritualized wrote: Tue Jun 08, 2021 11:46 am
Romain, do you want to rank your own list ?
Mince, je pensais qu'on ne votait pas pour nos propres chansons, désolé.
Oui, je vais le faire alors. Mais mon anglais étant ce qu'il est, ce sera concis je pense. :mrgreen:
by Romain
Sat Jun 05, 2021 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Quarterfinal 1
Replies: 30
Views: 1453

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Quarterfinal 1

12. Greece (in english))
10. Austria
08. The Netherlands
07. Georgia
06. Portugal
05. Albania (in english)
04. Andorra (in english)
03. Moldova
02. Bulgaria
01. Armenia (are there really lyrics in this song? which is otherwise very good)
00. Cyprus
00. Slovenia (in english)
by Romain
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 2484

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread

Lithuania:

SKAMP - Nemiegančios Naktys
by Romain
Sat Jun 05, 2021 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

Georges Delerue - La Nuit Americaine - 7 A regal theme, reminds me of the sort of music used for anything monarchy-related on British tv (perhaps ironic for something called Americaine) In fact, the "American night" is not about the country but about the cinematographic technique called "Day for ni...
by Romain
Fri Jun 04, 2021 9:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 2484

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread

Bulgaria:

Andrea - Haide Hopa
by Romain
Fri Jun 04, 2021 6:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

Georges Delerue - La Nuit Americaine (7) not sure this was the intended track, but this is good nonetheless and sounds very familiar - was this used for a jingle somewhere ? Arturo Márquez - Danzón No2 (7) another classically influenced track, hopefully this is the right version. Very pleasant. It'...
by Romain
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Shuffle Game - S1E4 : Spiritualized's List
Replies: 89
Views: 2789

Re: The Shuffle Game

Hello Spiritualized... I did this on all my mp3s on the computer - a few thousand - and I was happy to have one of my classical works that I like a lot... for the rest, nothing that can be classified in my favorites, alas. Pink Floyd - Brain Damage Lili Boulanger - D'un soir triste A-Ha - The Way We...
by Romain
Wed Jun 02, 2021 6:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

It's going to be extremely difficult to vote for this "game" because for some of us, we have put songs that are considered absolute classics in our countries.Like if we had nominated Smells Like Teen Spirit, Like a Rolling Stone and Respect for example. Not voting for them is almost impossible. On t...
by Romain
Wed Jun 02, 2021 5:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.22
Replies: 12
Views: 927

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.22

Lee Hazlewood, Neil Hannon vibes this week :-)

Maxwell Farrington & Le SuperHomard - We, Us the Pharaohs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aKB-mXWxo8A&t=66s
by Romain
Wed Jun 02, 2021 5:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 2484

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread

Ukraine - Vopli Vidopliassova (Воплі Відоплясова) - ВЕСНА
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X0DGNu6L0-8
by Romain
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 96
Views: 30716

Re: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread

San Salvador | La grande folie I highly recommend the San Salvador album. It's hard to describe what they're doing without it scaring of people. It's an ensemble of six people playing very energetic Latin American Folk with just percussion and polyphonic vocals. The entire album is a bit much to ta...
by Romain
Tue Jun 01, 2021 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 2484

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread

Israel - Barry & Batya Segal - Hava Nagila
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sdNJ6djL1c4
by Romain
Mon May 31, 2021 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread
Replies: 63
Views: 2484

Re: AM Fantasy Eurovision Nominating Thread

For Portugal:
Amália Rodrigues - Primavera
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aIY6gmu8kpw
by Romain
Sat May 29, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

Moonbeam wrote: Sat May 29, 2021 5:17 am Question: Should I nominate albums and songs that have already been nominated by another user, or will all nominations be locked in for stage 2?
HELLO dear moonbeam, i'm so happy to see you here.
All nominations are lock for stage 2... so new songs and new albums.... Mylène Farmer for example :-)
by Romain
Fri May 28, 2021 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Beatles in 3 Songs
Replies: 26
Views: 1042

Re: The Beatles in 3 Songs

Eleanor Rigby
Strawberry Fields Forever
Yesterday

but honestly... they made so many masterpieces!
by Romain
Fri May 28, 2021 8:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 13!
Replies: 10
Views: 1066

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 13!

Heylazaro wrote: Thu May 27, 2021 5:37 pm I don’t understand why Suzanne doesn’t get more votes. It has been the weakest song for a while now.

Furthermore, it is much less important in rock’s history than other songs already out (i. e. Tutti Frutti, Hallogallo or Buffalo Stance.
Because Suzanne is a magnificient song maybe?
by Romain
Wed May 26, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.21
Replies: 13
Views: 1637

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.21

by Romain
Sun May 23, 2021 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 90s Cover Versions
Replies: 19
Views: 2642

Re: 90s Cover Versions

THe first one who come to my mind: Nirvana - The Man Who Sold The World
by Romain
Sat May 22, 2021 5:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

Just adding a small amount of Māori waiata (song) suggestions: I set out to make a larger list and realised I don't actually know all that many songs in Te Reo Māori. In a great irony I may end up using this poll to dig more into my own country's music... It's already very very cool to have Māori s...
by Romain
Fri May 21, 2021 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final
Replies: 30
Views: 5698

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final

Very nice year with good songs in the end.
Thank you for this moment Bang Jan!
by Romain
Fri May 21, 2021 5:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 5, Part 2
Replies: 19
Views: 4552

Re: 2021 AMF Tournament of Champions: Round 5, Part 2 (Current)

Dan Romer and Benh Zeitlin | Once There Was a Hushpuppy 5/10 Dirty Projectors | Useful Chambers 8/10 Get Well Soon | If This Hat Is Missing I've Gone Hunting 7/10 Kaiser Chiefs | Born to Be a Dancer 9/10 Neutral Milk Hotel | Communist Daughter (Not Stallinist-Leninst) 5/10 Shakira | La despedida 4/1...
by Romain
Thu May 20, 2021 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

I'm sorry Jackson, but I'm really unsure how this is going to pan out. There are A LOT of nominations, but most of them are generally known only by their nominator ? Or maybe I'm wrong saying that ? How are we meant to select amongst this whole lot ? I've come to think that we'll have to make a big...
by Romain
Thu May 20, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final
Replies: 30
Views: 5698

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final

Lhasa de Sala | El Desierto Great group of nominees for the finale! I'm surprised that no one has nominated Hijo de la luna, Aaj Shanibar, or El Desierto for the non-English poll given their success here. El Desierto would have made my list if I made it now! If you don't know it yet, listen to "La ...
by Romain
Wed May 19, 2021 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.20
Replies: 16
Views: 3765

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.20

by Romain
Tue May 18, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final
Replies: 30
Views: 5698

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Grand Final

Mecano | Hijo de la luna
The Silvertones | Cheating and Lying
Lhasa de Sala | El Desierto
Bubu | El Cortejo de un día amarillo
Swans | Love Will Save You
Rupa | Aaj Shanibar
by Romain
Fri May 14, 2021 6:52 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: France Musique - La discothèque idéale
Replies: 1
Views: 1178

France Musique - La discothèque idéale

https://www.francemusique.fr/evenements/sortie-livre-la-discotheque-ideale 250 albums. A 2020 book of the biggest classical music radio station in France 5 parts: 4 for classical music and another one for jazz, soundtracks, world music, contemporary music, standards it's an excellent radio... if som...
by Romain
Thu May 13, 2021 5:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

Obviously, I put forward what I know best... the final melting pot with all the intercontinental albums will be fabulous I hope :-) Camille - Le fil Dick Annegarn ‎- Dick Annegarn Merci Romain! Le fil was already nominated by Nassim, so you can replace it with another album if you want to. Dick Ann...
by Romain
Thu May 13, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)
Replies: 138
Views: 25446

Re: Non-English Language Albums and Songs Poll (Nominations Thread)

Obviously, I put forward what I know best... the final melting pot with all the intercontinental albums will be fabulous I hope :-) Alain Bashung - Chatterton Alain Bashung - Osez Joséphine Alain Kan - Heureusement en France on ne se drogue pas Alain Souchon - C'est déjà ça Arthur H - Pour Madame X ...
by Romain
Thu May 13, 2021 8:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.11
Replies: 21
Views: 5553

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 12 - Round 1.11

Match-ups:
1. Astor Piazzolla - Tango: Zero Hour
2. PAss
3. The Marcels - Blue Moon v
4. Woods - City Sun Eater in the River of Light
by Romain
Thu May 13, 2021 7:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.19
Replies: 17
Views: 4790

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.19

Kings Of Convenience - Rocky Trail
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdv5n_Qgiw4
by Romain
Wed May 12, 2021 5:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 8!
Replies: 3
Views: 3562

Re: AMF Survivor, Season 1, Episode 8!

I don't think I understand what is going on with the votes since the beginning of this "game" :-)
by Romain
Mon May 10, 2021 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 22
Views: 6941

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 3

Lhasa de Sala | El Desierto Paris Combo | Living Room Paul Roland | Demon In A Glass Case Parquet Courts | Pretty Machines Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever | French Press Drugdealer feat. Weyes Blood | Suddenly Silver Tones | Cheating and Lying Morcheeba | Rome Wasn't Built in a Day Girls At Our Best...
by Romain
Wed May 05, 2021 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.18
Replies: 13
Views: 4842

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.18

Clark - Small (his album is a great discovery for me)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVNaxCYbt7k
by Romain
Mon May 03, 2021 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 30
Views: 6168

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 2

Yes :-) 1. Horace Tapscott & the Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra | Desert Fairy Princess 3. Bubu | El Cortejo de un día amarillo 4. Kelly Lee Owens and Jon Hopkins | Luminous Spaces 5. Ephemera | Girls Keep Secrets in the Strangest Ways You've missed out Bedhead there Romain. Thanks, I don't know wher...
by Romain
Mon May 03, 2021 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 30
Views: 6168

Re: Unacclaimed VII: Semi-finals, Week 2

1. Serge Gainsbourg | La Horse 2. Mecano | Hijo de la luna 3. Alan Stivell | Tri Martolod 4. Akala | Find No Enemy 5. Ibibio Sound Machine | The Talking Fish (Asem Usem Iyak) Are you planning on raking the other semi-final group Romain? Yes :-) 1. Horace Tapscott & the Pan-Afrikan Peoples Arkestra ...