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by Jackson
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 21
Views: 309

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart vs. Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury

The second matchup is the de facto final, I think.
by Jackson
Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 923

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

5. Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. 6. Laura Marling - Sophia 7. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues vs. 1. Nils Frahm - Says 8. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up vs. 3. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart 4. Alvvays - In Undertow vs. 2. Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury N...
by Jackson
Fri Jan 03, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16
Replies: 21
Views: 2101

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16

This is a fun final 16! Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna Laura Marling - Sophia vs. The Black Keys - Gold on the Ceiling Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You vs. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow vs. Nils Frahm - ...
by Jackson
Tue Dec 24, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 18894

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

I'll probably only list Strange Cacti in my albums list You won't be having any Burial EPs in your list now? You've got to have some ambient-darkwave-future-garage in your life! Unless you'll be including his Tunes 2011 to 2019 compilation? For my part, I'll be including Kindred and maybe Rival Dea...
by Jackson
Sun Dec 22, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 2539

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2

Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up vs. Preoccupations - Continental Shelf Ezra Furman - Restless Year vs. FKA twigs - In Time Beach House - Space Song vs. Car Seat Headrest - Vincent Parquet Courts - Human Performance vs. Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart A Tribe Called Quest - The S...
by Jackson
Sun Dec 22, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1 Tiebreaker
Replies: 1
Views: 984

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1 Tiebreaker

I vote Says, but both are T100 tracks of the decade for me
by Jackson
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 3306

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4

Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program The best song on one of the best albums of the decade. The xx - I Dare You vs. Craig Finn - God in Chicago French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable vs. Alvvays - In Undertow I'm surprised In Undertow is even eligible for th...
by Jackson
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:29 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 46
Views: 9411

Re: EOY 2019 Songs Spreadsheet Updates

acroamor wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 12:03 am
Thought "Movies" would be guaranteed in the top 10. I'm sure it will be in the forum poll, but disappointing here.
Seconded. I think it will rise as more lists are added, but it is going to way overperform in the AMF poll. It will definitely be my #1.
by Jackson
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 40
Views: 5429

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Anna Meredith - FIBS
by Jackson
Fri Dec 13, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Hype Thread
Replies: 8
Views: 1978

Re: 2020 Hype Thread

Maybe Sky Ferreira will finally release the follow up to Night Time, My Time in 2020.
by Jackson
Thu Dec 05, 2019 8:42 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 49
Views: 12270

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

If this holds this might be my favorite critics' top ten of any year this decade. Glad to see Weyes Blood and Sharon Van Etten deserving crushing it. I'm surprised Ghosteen is number one even if it did have the highest average review score of the year; I expect NFR! will end up number one (especiall...
by Jackson
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 4726

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s

I'll say this: It's unmistakably an NME list! To be honest, that's why I think it is one of the better lists coming from one of the more famous magazines/ websites. It's not that this list reflects mine or I think that it captures the 2010 in all its glory, but there is something to be said for a m...
by Jackson
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:18 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Get Into This (UK) : Top 100 Albums of the Decade
Replies: 3
Views: 1466

Re: Get Into This (UK) : Top 100 Albums of the Decade

I hope this one gets included; there is some cool stuff on here, especially in the bottom half.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 7557

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2

Hot Chip - Flutes vs. Death Grips - Hacker Charli XCX - You're the One vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (my nominee) Adele - Skyfall vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (closer than I thought it would be...Skyfall might be Adele's best song) Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues vs. David Bowie ...
by Jackson
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:48 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gaffa (SE) - Best of 2010
Replies: 3
Views: 2828

Re: Gaffa (SE) - Best of 2010

Otisredding wrote:
Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:52 pm
7. James Blake – Retrograde
22. Burial – Hiders
27. Julia Holter – Feel You
28. Daft Punk – Giorgio By Moroder
31. Weyes Blood – Movies
72. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – I Need You
This list has its ups and downs but these are choice picks.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:43 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 50
Views: 19404

Re: EOD 2010s Songs Spreadsheet Updates

It looks like Get Lucky is catching up after its surprisingly low performance on the first few lists. It won't be #1, but I'm confident it'll end up in the top ten. Nice moves for Blackstar (but where is Lazarus?), Do I Wanna Know, You Want It Darker, Wilhelm Scream, and Jubilee Street in that update.
by Jackson
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: AllMusic (US) - The AllMusic Decade in Review
Replies: 4
Views: 2783

Re: AllMusic (US) - The AllMusic Decade in Review

Actually one of the best overviews of the musical variety of the decade. My main gripe with most lists up til now is the tunnel vision, while more than perhaps any other decade the 2010's feel like they were about diversity and variety. Totally agree. The variety on this list is outstanding, and th...
by Jackson
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 3341

Re: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s

Bruno wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 3:39 pm
30. Janelle Monáe, The ArchAndroid (2010)
Finally!
It is really absurd that this album is not all over these EOD lists.
by Jackson
Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 18894

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

DJ Rashad's Double Cup has been the best discovery from the EOD lists for me so far. Shame on me for not being on top of that one when it came out. Of the acclaimed electronic albums this decade, it might be the most sheer fun to listen to.
by Jackson
Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 8623

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

Julia Holter is the best artist of the decade, and the most talented solo artist to debut in the 21st century. Her five albums this decade range from very good to masterpiece level. I like St. Vincent's MASSEDUCTION a lot, but Strange Mercy and her self-titled album do almost nothing for me. I also ...
by Jackson
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 29
Views: 8570

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1

Walk in the Park vs. Solitude is Bliss Celestica vs. Do the Astral Plane I hate voting against Celestica, which has been a nice discovery for me this year even before this tournament, but Do the Astral Plane is one of the best songs of the decade, and still sounds 9 years later like it's from the f...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 4195

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

I'm really liking this on first few listens - it's essentially an entire album in the style and tone of the impressive single "Cellophane"
by Jackson
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)
Replies: 7
Views: 2995

Re: The 50 best albums of the decade | The Independent (UK)

It gets a little generic toward the top, but it's cool to see Julia Holter, Nils Frahm, and Todd Terje get shoutouts here.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31
Replies: 11
Views: 6882

Re: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31

85 - Anna Meredith: Fibs - 75,8 (78,8 / 12)

How in the world is this album so low?!?
by Jackson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 7482

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8

Very solid group of nominees to close out the first round. It's stunning none of these are ranked highly enough to be eligible. LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep? vs. Post Malone ft. 21 Savage - Rockstar Amen Dunes - Miki Dora vs. U.S. Girls - Rosebud Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In...
by Jackson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time
Replies: 48
Views: 32616

Re: Top 100 Greatest TV Series of All-Time

I watched the entire run of The Leftovers for the first time over the last few weeks and I'm thrilled to see it cleaning up on these EOD lists.
by Jackson
Wed Nov 13, 2019 7:15 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Songs of the Decade
Replies: 4
Views: 2637

Re: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Songs of the Decade

76 Truth Kamasi Washington 63 Higher Ground TNGHT 58 Final Credits Midland 40 Battle for Middle You Julio Bashmore 39 Katy on a Mission Katy B 38 CMYK James Blake 34 Bax Mosca 31 Red Sex Vessel 29 New for U Andres 8 Wut Girl Unit 6 That's Not Me ft. JME Skepta 1 Bipp SOPHIE Love the variety here an...
by Jackson
Tue Nov 12, 2019 7:26 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of the Decade
Replies: 4
Views: 2172

Re: Crack Magazine (UK) - The Top 100 Albums of the Decade

acroamor wrote:
Mon Nov 11, 2019 7:00 pm
Fun list! I don't know if I've ever heard of their number one, which is always exciting.
That album is excellent, though if you are putting a Dean Blunt album at #1 for the decade, it should be The Redeemer. I like this list a lot.
by Jackson
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:11 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 3271

Re: Stereogum: The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

https://www.stereogum.com/featured/best-songs-of-the-2010s-list/ 186 Yaeji – “Raingurl” 173 Denzel Curry – “RICKY” 171 Death Grips – “I’ve Seen Footage” 157 Kavinsky – “Nightcall” (Feat. Lovefoxxx) 156 Jenny Hval – “Conceptual Romance” 151 Todd Terje – “Inspector Norse” 143 Black Midi – “953” 142 B...
by Jackson
Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 228184

Re: Albums of 2019

Nick Cave Angel Olsen Swans Anna Meredith Big Thief Chromatics Floating Points Lightning Bolt Richard Dawson Michael Kiwanuka Caroline Polachek Revisiting this list: Nick Cave - Obviously this is very high quality music, but I'm struggling to connect with it the way sonofsam describes above. It is ...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 4391

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

https://consequenceofsound.net/2019/11/top-albums-of-the-2010s/full-post/ 100. PJ Harvey – Let England Shake (2011) I am surprised that Let England Shake doesn't seem to be doing that well. I had thought it was a given that it would be a staple in the top 20 or so of most lists, but it's been gener...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 7960

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Stereogum is usually my 2nd favorite source for lists (after treblezine) so I am a teeny bit disappointed : probably my favorite list so far, but mostly by lack of competition. Very disappointed to see Teens of Denial so low (but I guess it's better than it not showing) but I'm happy to see The Dre...
by Jackson
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rockdelux 388 (SPA): Summary of the decade 2010-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 6398

Re: Rockdelux 388: Best albums of the 2010s

Best list so far, for sure.
by Jackson
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 6384

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6

Space Song
Downtown
California
Vincent
Human Performance
All Night
What's It Gonna Be
Cold Little Heart (my nominee)
by Jackson
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 6459

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Before this album I was wondering whether Beatles or Kanye was my fav artist of all time, and it seems like with this album Ye will move permanently to the number-one spot https://www.kanyetothe.com/forum/Smileys/default/rejoice.png It is interesting to me that the resolution to this debate rested ...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 30, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 270
Views: 228184

Re: Albums of 2019

I haven't had enough time to listen to most of these, but October seems like it was one of the more loaded album release months in recent memory. I liked / am interested in hearing these: Nick Cave Angel Olsen Swans Anna Meredith Big Thief Chromatics Floating Points Lightning Bolt Richard Dawson Mic...
by Jackson
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 7273

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5

Today More Than Any Other Day vs. Monument I prefer Habit and Do It Again as standalone tracks from these albums, but I like both of these songs. Every Time the Sun Comes Up vs. Stay Gold All About That Bass vs. NEW DORP. NEW YORK I would have voted for any other song that was nominated over All Ab...
by Jackson
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 17660

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

I can't imagine a worse result. Agreed. I struggled to find five songs/albums I liked from their final list I don't find this list to be as bad as others are suggesting...if anything, it's a little better than P4k's own list through the inclusion of stuff like The Money Store, Random Access Memorie...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 78
Views: 18269

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

Man it is straight up crazy that Judas Priest and Motorhead aren't already in, and to a lesser extent Thin Lizzy and T. Rex. All classic rock radio staples! These are all artists I would have assumed got in a long time ago.
by Jackson
Wed Oct 16, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (18) October 15
Replies: 7
Views: 8095

Re: MCCh 2019 (18) October 15

The new Richard Dawson album has an 8.5 on ADM, is there a recent it didn't show up here?
by Jackson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 18894

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Jeff wrote:
Sat Oct 12, 2019 3:36 am

I haven't really been active the past few years, so if someone could be so kind as to PM me when the official EOD voting starts up I'd really appreciate it!
Nice to see you back on AMF; I was hoping you'd show up again for EOD time. Lots of great picks in both of your lists.
by Jackson
Tue Oct 15, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 10672

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4

There are a ton of personal favorites for me this week, even though none of these were my nominations. Thankfully, none of my favorites were facing each other, and most of these decisions were pretty straightforward. Giorgio by Moroder, Says, Chorus, and A Little God in My Hands are all in my top 10...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 18894

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Somebody may have posted some of this before but listomania well and truly underway: https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/sep/13/100-best-albums-of-the-21st-century http://www.gorillavsbear.net/gorilla-vs-bears-albums-of-the-decade-2010-2019/ http://www.gorillavsbear.net/gorilla-vs-bears-songs-of...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:14 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Uproxx (US) - All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked
Replies: 11
Views: 8258

Re: Uproxx (US) - All The Best Albums Of The 2010s, Ranked

That albums list is almost identical to P4K's
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Paste Magazine (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade
Replies: 7
Views: 6448

Re: Paste Magazine (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the Decade

Wow there is not a single electronic album on this list. I know it's Paste but seriously!?! Emotion is one of the biggest winners of these early lists. It's interesting how much of a grower that's been for critics (and me, coincidentally), and I'm sure it's at least in part because CRJ has followed ...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 25
Views: 10257

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

Yeah, but I’m sure there was a 500 list as well: https://www.indiepedia.de/index.php/The_Top_500_Tracks_of_the_2000s_(Pitchfork,_2009) Unless that’s fake No, it's definitely real. I don't know why Pitchfork retroactively shaved off the back end of their list, but that's how Condé Nast— er, I mean P...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:42 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums & songs of the decade (2010-2019)
Replies: 27
Views: 16953

Re: Gorilla vs. Bear’s albums of the decade (2010-2019)

47 YAEJI | Raingurl 42 ALVVAYS | Archie, Marry Me 41 KENDRICK LAMAR | Money Trees 39 JPEGMAFIA | Free the Frail (feat. Helena Deland) 35 JAMES BLAKE | CMYK 32 AUTRE NE VEUT | Play by Play 29 JESSY LANZA | It Means I Love You 28 ARIANA GRANDE | No Tears Left to Cry 25 CHARLI XCX | Track 10 20 MEN I ...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 09, 2019 1:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 36
Views: 17603

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

Pitchfork has produced good and bad lists over the years (I'd put the Pitchfork 500 and their last albums of the 60s countdown in the good camp and their last albums of the 80s countdown in the bad camp). This one is just terrible to the point of lacking relevance. My problems with it are: - Came ou...
by Jackson
Wed Oct 02, 2019 5:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 15418

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

TV on the Radio - Will Do Chairlift - Amanaemonesia Laura Marling - Sophia Wilco - Art of Almost The Roots - Make My Oneohtrix Point Never - Replica The Shins - Simple Song Lambchop - Gone Tomorrow None of these are my nomination but a lot are personal favorites or on albums that I love -- well done...
by Jackson
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 15418

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2

Nine Types of Light was a bit of a letdown, but listening to "Will Do" makes me want to give the album another chance. I'd encourage you to give it another listen. Nine Types of Light may not be Dear Science, but it's pretty underrated. In addition to this song, Second Song, Caffeinated Consciousne...