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by Krurze
Thu Nov 26, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy): The True Wheel & Taking Tiger Mountain
by Krurze
Wed Nov 25, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Chutes Too Narrow: Kissing The Lipless & So Says I
by Krurze
Mon Nov 23, 2020 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Selected Ambient Works 85-92: Xtal & Delphium
by Krurze
Sun Nov 22, 2020 4:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Smashing Pumpkins - Drown: 8/10
by Krurze
Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:54 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)
Replies: 15
Views: 1775

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)

1. Currently I try to watch about five movies a week, sometimes more, sometimes less. The number of hours depends on the length of the movies. It used to be less, but I don't have a lot to do right now (for obvious reasons :( ). 2. For about nine years now. I started watching movies in English when...
by Krurze
Fri Nov 20, 2020 6:55 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)
Replies: 15
Views: 1775

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)

Hey guys, not sure if this is the right place for this, but I'm completely overwhelmed by your lists. I'm obviously not the biggest movie buff around here, but still the fact that a person has seen 30 or 40 movies from 1948 and 1949 is completely incredible to me, even more so for someone as young a...
by Krurze
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Billy Wallace – Burning the Wind: 8/10

My favourite Hymie yet!
by Krurze
Sat Nov 14, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)
Replies: 56
Views: 13889

Re: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)

Erobique & Jacques Palminger - Wann Strahlst Du?: Hilmar Stehr Explosions In The Sky - The Birth and Death of the Day: Basically just a random YouTuber who goes by the name of TheShadyOne or Shady Glen Media, no idea what his/her real name is In Aeternam Vale - Valium Water: Either Sebastian Kökow o...
by Krurze
Thu Nov 12, 2020 12:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5140

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Sido – Endlich Wochenende: Sido is one of the biggest names in German rap history despite not being the most technically gifted MC. The album Maske , including this track, is credited with consolidating gangsta rap as the premier style in German hip-hop in the mid 2000's. Superficially, this is a tr...
by Krurze
Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs
Replies: 8
Views: 277

Re: Brian Wilson's Favorite Songs

Holden wrote: Wed Nov 11, 2020 9:29 pm I've heard that when Wilson first heard "Be My Baby" he had to pull over the car because he couldn't focus on driving.
I think I've heard that exact anecdote with Paul McCartney and God Only Knows :D

By the way, where have you been getting these lists from, Hymie?
by Krurze
Tue Nov 10, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Selected Ambient Works Volume II: #17 & #20
by Krurze
Sun Nov 08, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

The song doesn't qualify for the playlist yet, but to be sure, but this isn't directed at me is it? I can't do anything about how a song is presented on Spotify at least. I guess you mean this as a warning for those who try the song out? Sorry Rob, it's all good :D just a little rambling that wasn'...
by Krurze
Sun Nov 08, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Welcome To Sky Valley: Gardenia & Whitewater I just realized that the "hidden" bonus track Lick Doo appears two times on the Spotify version of the album: It appears at the end of Whitewater and then again as a standalone track after that. I'd prefer if it didn't appear on Whitewater as...
by Krurze
Sat Nov 07, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16866

Re: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM

Done. I already included panam's ratings. If there was no rating available, I just left the cell blank. I also commented if there was a rating, but no review, or if an album was incorrectly spelled (there was one case I recognized). Also, I had to change the settings of the ratings column to text in...
by Krurze
Mon Nov 02, 2020 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Immunity: Open Eye Signal & Abandon Window
by Krurze
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My choices for Nonagon Infinity: Robot Stop & Wah Wah
by Krurze
Fri Oct 30, 2020 11:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

My picks for Hosianna Mantra: Ah! & Hosianna-Mantra
by Krurze
Thu Oct 29, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)
Replies: 56
Views: 13889

Re: Best Music Videos Poll (deadline end of Oct. 31 UTC)

Here's what I could gather: 1 | Talking Heads | Once in a Lifetime 2 | In Aeternam Vale | Valium Water * 3 | Salem | King Night ** 4 | Dan Deacon | True Thrush 5 | OK Go | WTF? 6 | Explosions In The Sky | The Birth and Death of the Day * 7 | Earl Sweatshirt | EARL 8 | Radiohead | Lift 9 | Erobique &...
by Krurze
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 446
Views: 14736

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Salad Days: Passing Out Pieces & Chamber Of Reflection. Total agreement with the AM picks here
by Krurze
Mon Oct 26, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22747

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

Tocotronic – Die Idee ist gut, doch die Welt noch nicht bereit: While I do agree that the album definitely has its low points and is probably a bit overrated, its best songs (Freiburg, Drüben auf dem Hügel, this one) are amongst the greatest Noise Pop/Lo-Fi songs I know. The earnest and completely u...
by Krurze
Mon Oct 26, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 6 (FINALE)
Replies: 21
Views: 2468

Re: 2020 Songs So Far: Round 6 (FINALE)

I didn't follow this tournament, but I went into this thread to check if Spotlight was in the final. Yay! So I'm voting for Spotlight.
by Krurze
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16866

Re: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM

^ One problem with this weighting system might be that it also weakens lists containing releases that are especially obscure/experimental/adventurous. In the excel list I was just working on was one example of this: an experimental electronic album by a Kuwaiti artist with a RYM rating of just 2,80....
by Krurze
Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22747

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

Bob Dylan & Johnny Cash – Girl from the North Country: 8/10
by Krurze
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22747

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

Maya Jane Coles – Simple Things: 7/10
by Krurze
Wed Oct 14, 2020 11:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16866

Re: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM

Bang Jan is working on the last bit of the spotify sheet in the first post. Remaining work: Spotify links for 2019 albums (post above) Info sheet in the first post, letters F-G and I-Q. Again, thousand thanks for all the help so far! :obscene-drinkingcheers: Anyone who has a bit of time? I will do ...
by Krurze
Sun Oct 04, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16866

Re: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM

Info for A-B done! There have been lots of borderline cases. I tried to use my best judgement and made mentions of any difficulties in the comments column.
by Krurze
Fri Oct 02, 2020 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22747

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

The Beatles – Your Mother Should Know: 5/10
Kraftwerk – Home Computer: 7/10
by Krurze
Thu Oct 01, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM
Replies: 108
Views: 16866

Re: Help Wanted: Info about more albums on AM

I'll do artists starting with A and B for the info spreadsheet
by Krurze
Wed Sep 30, 2020 9:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 98536

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

I edited my list because I forgot Spiderland. I put it at number 6 and moved every subsequent album one spot down accordingly.

I don't even wanna know what else I forgot :? But I won't be making any more changes.
by Krurze
Tue Sep 29, 2020 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 98536

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

I've decided to scale down my expectations and post a little list of 50 albums for the first time. I've never been the biggest album person, although that has changed a bit over the last few years. Still, this is nothing more than a list of albums that I happen to like quite a bit at this point in m...
by Krurze
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 380
Views: 537148

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Holden wrote: Thu Sep 24, 2020 6:01 pm As of right now, none of the Spotify playlists embedded in AM are working for me. It might be a me issue though. Anyone else having these issues?
Same for me. Instead of a playlist, there is just a text message saying something like "no results found".
by Krurze
Wed Sep 23, 2020 11:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 35021

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

Kyuss - Thumb: One of the bigger 'hits' of the band, but not among my favourites. Not really a fan of John Garcia's vocals in this one. 6/10
by Krurze
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - September 2020
Replies: 207
Views: 35021

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2020

Beck - Chemtrails: 7/10

Haven't really listened to it much since making my list. Still a good song
by Krurze
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Redemption
Replies: 27
Views: 4779

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Redemption

Robyn | Dancing On My Own Azealia Banks | 212 Tame Impala | Let It Happen David Bowie | Blackstar Lorde | Green Light Arcade Fire | Reflektor Phoebe Bridgers | Motion Sickness Courtney Barnett | Pedestrian at Best Kanye West | Power The Black Keys | Lonely Boy Courtney Barnett | Avant Gardener Grime...
by Krurze
Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (16) September 15
Replies: 5
Views: 4374

Re: MCCh 2020 (16) September 15

Jackson wrote: Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:49 pm Microphones in 2020 is surprisingly low here.
Is it really? It's number 20 for 2020 on Metacritic and number 15 for the last six months on anydecentmusic? (I didn't find a chart for 2020). If anything, it's vastly overrated on RYM for some reason.
by Krurze
Thu Sep 10, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 3
Replies: 27
Views: 5734

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 3

Arcade Fire
Grimes
Bowie
Sharon
Lana
Kanye
Arcade Fire
LCD Soundsystem
by Krurze
Tue Sep 08, 2020 10:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 2
Replies: 30
Views: 5744

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 2

Lana
Azealia
M83
Kanye
Arcade Fire
Black Keys
Tame Impala
LCD Soundsystem
by Krurze
Sun Aug 30, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Album Cover Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 21784

Re: 2020 Album Cover Poll

I've made some quite significant changes to my list . Here it is again in simple text format: 1 | Slint | Spiderland 2 | Kyuss | Welcome To Sky Valley 3 | Kraftwerk | Autobahn (Remastered) 4 | The Beatles | Abbey Road 5 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | F♯ A♯ ∞ (CD version) 6 | Joy Division | Unknown ...
by Krurze
Thu Aug 27, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 1
Replies: 26
Views: 5487

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 3, Part 1

Robyn
Bowie
Grimes
pass
Courtney
pass
Lorde
Sharon
by Krurze
Tue Aug 25, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 40749

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

Rank | Author | English title (if available) [Original title (if differing from the English title)] 1 | Albert Camus | The Plague [La Peste] 2 | Hunter S. Thompson| Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas 3 | Rocko Schamoni | Sternstunden der Bedeutungslosigkeit 4 | Albert Camus | The Stranger [L'Étranger] 5...
by Krurze
Tue Aug 25, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Microphones in 2020
Replies: 11
Views: 3404

Re: Microphones in 2020

First of all, I have huge respect and admiration for A Crow Looked at Me. So my expectations for Microphones in 2020 were pretty high. In the first few minutes of the album, I was a bit underwhelmed. I looked how much time had passed for the first time at the 13 minute mark and it felt more like 25 ...
by Krurze
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 74
Views: 40749

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

I will submit a slightly revised list before the deadline
by Krurze
Sat Aug 15, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: FM4 Sound of a decade: The 50 best songs of the 2010s
Replies: 5
Views: 6296

Re: FM4 Sound of a decade: The 50 best songs of the 2010s

Number 27 should be Kraftklub, not Kraftwerk :D
by Krurze
Thu Jul 30, 2020 9:49 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)
Replies: 3
Views: 3217

Re: Metal Hammer: The 50 best Metallica songs (2020?)

Invalid for not having St. Anger in the top ten
by Krurze
Thu Jul 23, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - July 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 66639

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2020

Slowdive - Rutti: 8/10
by Krurze
Wed Jul 22, 2020 4:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6
Replies: 28
Views: 7881

Re: Top 200 Songs of the Decade Tournament: Round 2, Part 6

Heat 11: 196 | James Blake | Limit to Your Love (2010) 1 | Robyn | Dancing On My Own (2010) 126 | Deerhunter | Desire Lines (2010) 148 | Jamie xx feat. Romy | Loud Places (2015) 78 | David Bowie | Lazarus (2015) Great group. Hurts me putting Bowie last Heat 12: 80 | James Blake | Retrograde (2013) 1...
by Krurze
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Top Classical Music Albums
Replies: 6
Views: 1616

Re: Top Classical Music Albums

If I recall things correctly, the inclusion of a classical album also has to do with if the acclaimed recording was made by the composer himself. That would dismiss most older classical music.
by Krurze
Sun Jul 19, 2020 3:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - July 2020
Replies: 277
Views: 66639

Re: Biggest Fan - July 2020

Can – Mary, Mary So Contrary: 7/10