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by Chambord
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 28
Views: 2134

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

If I'd take this list seriously then I'd be thinking wow the 2010s really were the worst decade in music which is maybe not too far off but anyway can't wait for guitar music to become hip again so P4K can start filling their EOYs with bad indie rock bands it will be pure comedy gold the future is b...
by Chambord
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 24
Views: 1592

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

Dumb idea from the start to have a final EOD list out like 3 months before the final whistle. Given P4K's obsession with ticking as many boxes as possible, the list itself stands out for a shocking number of missing names. To those many mentioned above by other members I'll add: Pusha T (don't say R...
by Chambord
Wed Sep 25, 2019 6:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 1980

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

1. What are the 10 best albums of 2010-2019? #1 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs #2 : Beach House: Bloom #3 : The National: High Violet #4 : MGMT: Congratulations #5 : Liars: Sisterworld #6 : Midlake: The Courage of Others #7 : The National: Sleep Well Beast #8 : M83: Hurry Up, We're Dreaming #9 : Metrono...
by Chambord
Tue Aug 13, 2019 8:02 am
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: Mercury Music Prize 2019
Replies: 3
Views: 2547

Re: Mercury Music Prize 2019

Little Simz will win.
by Chambord
Tue Jul 16, 2019 8:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 174556

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Thank you for the great history book, Honorio !
by Chambord
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 25583

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

The Artists of the Decade (so far) - artists that have more than 1 album in AMF EOY Top 10 in 2010s: 3 albums - 4 artists Beach House - Teen Dream (2010); Bloom (2012); 7 (2018) Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012); To Pimp a Butterfly (2015); DAMN. (2017) St. Vincent - Strange Mercy (201...
by Chambord
Fri Mar 01, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 4
Views: 6512

Re: The Chambord Prize

I updated the OP with the latest Prize list. What's new:
A new prize, for Song of the Year
The prizes for 2018
An extension of one decade into the past (until 1980)
by Chambord
Wed Feb 13, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time
Replies: 15
Views: 10297

Re: Q magazine - 156 most influential records of all time

No album by The Beatles ? Surprising even for a not-a-fan like myself.
by Chambord
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 174556

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Repost of my comment on the other thread as per Honorio's request: Great idea. I embarked on a similar journey on my Chambord Prize project: http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=6624 Well, the difference is that my list is based on my own preferences and starting in the present t...
by Chambord
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Turnover at the forums
Replies: 12
Views: 4475

Re: Turnover at the forums

Although I'm technically one of the oldest members of the forum, in terms of contribution I'm lightyears away from the "elders", some of them posting above. My slight active participation has several causes: One is a pretty limited spare time. After substracting work / family / stuff life brings up,...
by Chambord
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD
Replies: 137
Views: 68722

Re: AMF - Favorite Albums/Songs of 2018: LIST THREAD

SONGS 1 Idles - Danny Nedelko 2 Daughters - The Reason They Hate Me 3 Snail Mail - Pristine 4 Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper - Shallow 5 Lucy Dacus - Night Shift 6 Parquet Courts - Almost Had To Start A Fight / In And Out Of Patience 7 Lana Del Rey - Venice Bitch 8 First Aid Kit - Fireworks 9 Interpol -...
by Chambord
Mon Mar 05, 2018 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 4
Views: 6512

Re: The Chambord Prize

My taste in films is much closer to yours than with music. You even like all the less crowdpleasing Coen films. :) It's interesting to me Twin Peaks is being treated as a movie for critic purposes, even coming in 2nd in Sight & Sound. What's the criteria there? Also with things like Berlin Alexande...
by Chambord
Thu Mar 01, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Chambord Prize
Replies: 4
Views: 6512

The Chambord Prize

The Chambord Prize is awarded by myself, in a symbolic manner, to the authors of the best (in my opinion) film (F), album (A), song (S) and (exceptionally) book (B), of every year, since 1980. 2018 F: Bo Burnham - Eighth Grade A: Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever - Hope Downs S: Idles - Danny Nedelko ...
by Chambord
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 58
Views: 16984

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

So Kendrick, Vincent and The National emerge. Sounds totally in sync with the times. Women and people of colour are rightfully stepping up (cc: mr. Grammy president) for their rights and the introspective intelectuals ... well ... these never fade, do they ? :)
by Chambord
Mon Feb 19, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 58
Views: 16984

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2017 -- RESULTS THREAD

The Artists of the Decade (so far) - artists that have more than 1 album in AMF EOY Top 10 in 2010s: 3 albums - 3 artists Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city (2012); To Pimp a Butterfly (2015); DAMN. (2017) St. Vincent - Strange Mercy (2011); St. Vincent (2014); MASSEDUCTION (2017) The Nationa...
by Chambord
Tue Feb 13, 2018 10:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS
Replies: 65
Views: 15617

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2017 -- RESULTS

Also for a couple of years now Chambord's been posting how artists have been faring this decade with respect to the number of songs/albums that have made our EOY top ten. I haven't seen any post from him here, so I figure I'll do the honors... Thanks, I had a busy period lately and only now I was a...
by Chambord
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 25951

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

Future Critic wrote: 10| A Crow Looked at Me Funny | Mount Eerie
not really
by Chambord
Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread
Replies: 86
Views: 25951

Re: AMF Favorite Albums + Songs of 2017 ~ List Thread

SONGS 1 The National - Guilty Party 2 Arcade Fire - Creature Comfort 3 Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill 4 Lana Del Rey - Love 5 Grandaddy - Evermore 6 Temples - Certainty 7 Cigarettes After Sex - Apocalypse 8 The National - The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness 9 Grandaddy - Brush with the Wild 10 G...
by Chambord
Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:26 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: EOY 2017 - Critics' lists
Replies: 51
Views: 19250

Re: EOY 2017 - Critics' lists

Cahiers du Cinema (FRA) 1. Twin Peaks: The Return (David Lynch) 2. Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc (Bruno Dumont) 3. Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt) 4. Get Out (Jordan Peele) 5. The Day After (Hong Sang-soo) 6. Lover For a Day (Philippe Garrel) 7. Good Time (Josh and Benny Safdie) 8. Split ...
by Chambord
Mon Oct 23, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 189262

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

Huge thank you to notbrianano and his 2 helpers SweepstakesRon and Babydoll for the massive work put into it. Great rollout and happy that my No.1 album was also the Poll's No. 1 by a big margin and the only one to break 60 votes. I'll use the spreadsheet as the main source for my listening list in ...
by Chambord
Wed Oct 04, 2017 9:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 189262

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

notbrianeno wrote:
#168. The Smiths | The Smiths (1984)
Top Fans: Chambord (#16)
Hi, I'm not a Top Fan of this album. It's #212 in my list.
by Chambord
Tue Sep 12, 2017 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 189262

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

I can imagine the amount of time and nerves put into compiling the results and I'm truly grateful to notbrianeno and the others who worked for it. So I hate to be pointing out small errors: it seems that me and BryanBehar are switched now in the Top Fans appearances (this occurred since yesterday wh...
by Chambord
Mon Sep 11, 2017 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 189262

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

notbrianeno wrote: #667. The Replacements | Tim (1985)
Top Fans: Chambord (#7)
I didn't vote for this album.
My #7 is Slint - Spiderland
by Chambord
Wed Sep 06, 2017 12:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- RESULTS
Replies: 763
Views: 189262

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

Nice that The Earth Is Not a Cold Dead Place entered our Top1000 given it's not in the AM 3000.
by Chambord
Fri Sep 01, 2017 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 32213

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

Listyguy wrote:
Chambord wrote: 50 Swann - Marcel Proust
Is this supposed to be In Search of Lost Time?
It's the first volume from In Search of Lost Time.
ISOLT is practically 7 different books. They can stand on their own.
Regarding counting you can do as you want, either take it separately or add to ISOLT's tally.
by Chambord
Fri Aug 11, 2017 8:55 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread
Replies: 65
Views: 32213

Re: AMF Favorite Books Poll: Voting Thread

1 Crime And Punishment - Fyodor Dostoevsky 2 War And Peace - Leo Tolstoy 3 Don Quixote - Miguel De Cervantes 4 Les Miserables - Victor Hugo 5 Hunger - Knut Hamsun 6 Quo Vadis - Henryk Sienkiewicz 7 Nineteen Eighty-Four - George Orwell 8 The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath 9 The Sorrows Of Young Werther - Jo...
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 13765

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Nick wrote:Also, just saw that Pitchfork gave the album a 5.6. Yeah. Ouch.
It's their only album not receiving "Best New Album" label from Pitchfork. And rated almost 3 points (!!) lower than their "worst" so far (Neon Bible - 8.4)
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 10:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Arcade Fire - Everything Now
Replies: 41
Views: 13765

Re: Arcade Fire - Everything Now

Q: Is the Universe ready for an Arcade Fire album not being good ?
A: No
by Chambord
Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:59 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist
Replies: 4
Views: 2631

Re: Mercury Prize 2017 shortlist

whadda heck's Ed Sheeran doin over there ?
by Chambord
Tue Jul 04, 2017 8:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25
Replies: 9
Views: 2840

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.25

The National - Guilty Party
by Chambord
Mon Jul 03, 2017 6:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24
Replies: 14
Views: 3878

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.24

A Fleet Foxes song with 0 votes. What times are we living.
by Chambord
Mon Jun 19, 2017 1:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 98650

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

1 Radiohead - OK Computer 2 Portishead - Dummy 3 Pink Floyd - The Dark Side Of The Moon 4 Miles Davis - Kind Of Blue 5 Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 6 Arcade Fire - Funeral 7 Slint - Spiderland 8 Bill Evans - Sunday At The Village Vanguard 9 Radiohead - The Bends 10 Pink Floyd - Wish You Wer...
by Chambord
Fri Jun 16, 2017 12:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 6361

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Jamoo721 wrote:Arcade Fire - Creature Comfort
+1
EOY Top 10 material
by Chambord
Wed Jun 14, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22
Replies: 21
Views: 6361

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.22

Waxahatchee - Never Been Wrong
by Chambord
Thu May 18, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18
Replies: 7
Views: 2272

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.18

Grizzly Bear - Mourning Sound
by Chambord
Thu May 11, 2017 9:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17
Replies: 12
Views: 3923

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17

JohnnyBGoode wrote:The National, 'The System Only Dreams in Total Darkness'
+1
by Chambord
Wed May 10, 2017 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17
Replies: 12
Views: 3923

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.17

LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
by Chambord
Fri May 05, 2017 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16

Grizzly Bear - Three Rings
by Chambord
Tue May 02, 2017 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16
Replies: 8
Views: 3054

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.16

Girlpool - It Gets More Blue
by Chambord
Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread
Replies: 361
Views: 98650

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of All-Time -- List Thread

prosecutorgodot wrote:
Live in Phoenix wrote:About 5 weeks to get your list together :scared-eek:
*9 weeks, we go 'til the end of June. Plenty of time, folks! :music-listening:
The OP says: Deadline to submit or edit lists is June 1st, 2017
Where did you get this "end of June" from ?
by Chambord
Tue Apr 18, 2017 7:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.14
Replies: 12
Views: 3304

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.14

Slowdive - Sugar for the Pill
by Chambord
Tue Apr 04, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.12
Replies: 13
Views: 3698

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.12

Broken Social Scene - Halfway Home
by Chambord
Tue Feb 14, 2017 12:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.5
Replies: 6
Views: 2074

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.5

Father John Misty – Ballad of the Dying Man
by Chambord
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 29565

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

prosecutorgodot wrote:This is certainly a diverse array of musical styles and genres, but I think metal still remains outside of the AMF taste.
Metal still remains outside of the large-majority-of-critics taste unfortunately. An that of course reverberates on AMF's taste.
by Chambord
Tue Feb 07, 2017 7:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 87
Views: 29565

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2016 -- RESULTS

The Artists of the Decade (so far) - artists that have more than 1 album in AMF EOY Top 10 in 2010s: Arcade Fire - The Suburbs (2010); Reflektor (2013) Beach House - Teen Dream (2010); Bloom (2012) Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (2012); Blonde (2016) Grimes - Visions (2012); Art Angels (2015) Joanna ...
by Chambord
Mon Feb 06, 2017 9:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 22716

Re: AMF EOY Best Songs of 2016 -- RESULTS

Also for a couple of years now Chambord's been posting how artists have been faring this decade with respect to the number of songs/albums that have made our EOY top ten. I haven't seen any post from him here, so I figure I'll do the honors... There are 4 artists with with 3 songs in AMF EOY Top 10...
by Chambord
Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.4
Replies: 23
Views: 6327

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.4

This time I woke up early ...
JohnnyBGoode wrote:Mount Eerie - Real Death
+1
by Chambord
Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 17.3
Replies: 14
Views: 3662

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 17.3

JohnnyBGoode wrote:Mount Eerie - Real Death
+1
by Chambord
Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread
Replies: 124
Views: 40320

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums & Songs of 2016 -- List Thread

In the year Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for Literature, Leonard Cohen says goodbye with this poetry jewel... I tried countless times to listen to Bowie's Blackstar. I failed each time. It was too painful. It felt like hearing a man dying and not being able to do anything for him. Cohen, was reachi...
by Chambord
Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Books Poll: Recommendations
Replies: 21
Views: 13882

Re: AMF Books Poll: Recommendations

I finished reading Moby Dick last night. As it's appeared on many recommendation lists and is basically universally acclaimed, I'd like to hear what other members of the forum think of it. I certainly enjoyed it (I'd probably give it 4/5 stars), but I found that it was a little too bloated. I get t...