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by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 27, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!
Replies: 55
Views: 963

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2019-Results!

Lizzo is another artist I have trouble seeing the appeal of. For me, her specialty is clearly her performance. She sells what she sings like no one else. It's been many years, even decades, since the last (mainstream) performer with this much energy on record. Beyonce looks tame compared to her. Th...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 27, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 77
Views: 5909

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

sonofsamiam wrote:
Mon Feb 24, 2020 7:07 pm
Here goes...

ALBUMS
Hey sonofsamiam, have you heard A Quiet Farwell, 2016-2018?

It sounds like something that might be up your alley (maybe). It's sort of a plunderphonics album with a tinge of R&B/soul.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Feb 23, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Old rap compilation?
Replies: 18
Views: 329

Re: Old rap compilation?

Melle Mel - "White Lines" might be my favorite Golden Age single
anything by the Beastie Boys, but I'll single out "Sure Shot" today.
Slick Rick - Children's Story
Blondie - Rapture
anything from De La Soul's first two albums ("Eye Know")
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1947

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Great job, acroamor! Also it's great that you got a picture with one of your fave artists!
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Feb 19, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS
Replies: 73
Views: 1947

Re: AMF Favorite Songs of 2019 - RESULTS

Big Thief is #1 is it not?
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 18, 2020 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 765

Re: Songs of 2020 Discussion Thread

Anyone have any thoughts on the album version of Borderline by Tame Impala, as opposed to last year's single? I like them both, but they're pretty different. I didn't know they were different versions. I think I like the new version better? I was surprised to find that it had drawn my attention whi...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Feb 13, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 342
Views: 6477

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

This presentation beats all expectations Moonbeam!
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 08, 2020 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 3223

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Prince and the Revolution's Purple Rain gets my #1 segment of four tracks: Let's Go Crazy, Take Me With U, The Beautiful Ones, Computer Blue Here are 10 other albums that haven't been mentioned, as well as the track listing placement of the segment in parentheses: Tapestry : I Feel the Earth Move, S...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Feb 05, 2020 6:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 134
Views: 5875

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

Albums Top 8:

1 | Santana | Abraxas
2 | Black Sabbath | Paranoid
3 | James Brown | Sex Machine
4 | Joni Mitchell | Ladies of the Canyon
5 | Neil Young | After the Gold Rush
6 | John Prine | John Prine
7 | The Stooges | Fun House
8 | Black Sabbath | Black Sabbath
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 04, 2020 8:44 pm
Forum: Rate the album
Topic: Rate the Album, Results!
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Re: Rate the Album, Results!

Could we get standard deviations too? Just a thought.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Feb 04, 2020 9:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 3223

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:24 pm
Air - Moon Safari:
La femme d'argent
Sexy Boy
All I Need
Kelly Watch the Stars
This is a great one!

Trying to figure out my top ten right now. Will report back.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Feb 01, 2020 2:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 22761

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

Also I have been continuously shocked by the high placement of “thank u, next.” Like I thought it was a pleasant little pop albums but nothing groundbreaking, maybe a 3/5. Maybe I’m missing something so like what do y’all like about it? I am sure you are familiar with the sound of the album, sounds...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD
Replies: 77
Views: 5909

Re: AMF Favorite Albums and Songs of the 2010s - LIST THREAD

I agree we need a sweet middle ground between Holden's formula's steep drop-off (34 #100s = 1 #1) and the linear formula (2 #100s = 1 #1). I found one where ~13 #100s = 1 #1, but it is not the most elegant. I tried to follow RR's recommended (x,y) coordinates. With (1808.844 - 0.804x)/(x + 8.04) whe...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jan 28, 2020 2:38 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations
Replies: 6
Views: 3327

Re: EOY 2019 - Grammy Award Nominations

I like William Eyelash a lot, and maybe she even deserved all those awards, but yeah... it comes off like the Committee just let the little white girl win everything.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)
Replies: 43
Views: 8006

Re: EOD Artists Poll (OFFICIAL POLL)

Glad CB is giving YG some love. Unfortunately he did not make the cut. 1 | Kendrick Lamar 2 | Kero Kero Bonito 3 | Death Grips 4 | Janelle Monáe 5 | Kanye West 6 | Carly Rae Jepsen 7 | Kacey Musgraves 8 | Fleet Foxes / Robin Pecknold 9 | Vampire Weekend 10 | Linkin Park 11 | Beach House 12 | Paramor...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:59 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 62
Views: 34188

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I really didn't think 2016 was all that special of a year, but apparently the critics disagree. 4 of the top 10 albums on the spreadsheet are from that year. For me, 2016 was the top year for albums. The worst might be 2015, just because it's the only year of the decade where I don't have a solid t...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 26, 2020 4:44 am
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 2: Kate Bush's Hounds of Love
Replies: 7
Views: 1427

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 2: Kate Bush's Hounds of Love

Maybe the best pop album of the Eighties? Kate Bush fine-tunes the production experiments of her previous album. The improvements from The Dreaming to this album is my blueprint for why I urge artists to experiment, even if the short-term product is not brilliant, because skills will only improve in...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals
Replies: 26
Views: 3984

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Finals

Walk in the Park

I got one new EOD pick out of this tournament - Sophia - so that's pretty nice.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 1687

Re: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 200 Albums of the 2010s

You are amazing, panam! Thanks so much. I thought those things were weird, too. I can see how he wanted as diverse a list as possible, so if TPAB was an improvement on all fronts of GKMC, then there is no point in recommending GKMC. Same with The Money Store > Bottomless Pit, Exmilitary. As well as ...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 8:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 22761

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

My favorite albums/EPs of the year: 1 | Ariana Grande | thank u, next 2 | Kero Kero Bonito | Civilisation I EP 3 | The Comet is Coming | Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery 4 | Billie Eilish | When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? 5 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Dedicated 6 | clipping. | There Exis...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale
Replies: 38
Views: 5753

Re: Tournament 1: Best Albums of All-Time, Round 5, Finale

However, I do wonder if this tournament is indicative that OK Computer may no longer be voted as the best by our forum (I, personally, am hoping for a bit of a shake-up). That is a nice sentiment, but if the former #2 (Abbey Road) was the king-slayer, that would be be the most miniscule "shakeup" i...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 100 Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 1802

Re: TheNeedleDrop (US): Top 100 Songs of the 2010s

You are doing God's work, sir.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 12, 2020 8:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 23
Views: 3875

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 12, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 4855

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

War...Apes is just as good if not better than the second entry, and miles better than the first. Such a quiet wintry action movie, while Dawn...Apes is such a standard storyline.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jan 11, 2020 6:56 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 19
Views: 4855

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

I only sorta got into movies last year, so mainly blockbusters on my list. 1 | Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse 2 | 22 Jump Street 3 | Get Out 4 | Captain America: The Winter Soldier 5 | Krampus 6 | Wind River 7 | Guardians of the Galaxy 2 8 | The LEGO Movie 9 | Blade Runner 2049 10 | Interstellar ...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Jan 10, 2020 10:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 159
Views: 22761

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2019 - LIST THREAD

My #1 shockingly held for the entirety of the year. And so many good songs that I have overflow. 2019 was better than 2017 and 2018. Favorite songs of 2019: 1 | Lizzo - Juice 2 | Kero Kero Bonito - When The Fires Come 3 | Ariana Grande - ghostin 4 | Whitney - Valleys (My Love) 5 | Ana Frango Elétric...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 5718

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

pass
Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
pass
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jan 05, 2020 6:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6359

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread

I'll second Trans-Europe and Hounds of Love
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Final 16
Replies: 21
Views: 5761

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

Beach House - Walk in the Park
pass
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
pass
Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 5631

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3

1. OK Computer by Radiohead
2. Abbey Road by The Beatles
3. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
4. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 2
Replies: 22
Views: 5363

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

Cold Little Heart has a pretty sizable chance of winning the whole thing. It's not the only one with such a chance, but this sticks out to me because I think I remember that this song was in another game a few years ago, so to me it would be an underwhelming winner. Preoccupations - Continental Shel...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:24 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 5753

Re: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one. I'd be stunned if Benji at least didn't feature in our EOD albums (while it won't for me, I will have Richard Ramirez...hovering around my songs list...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:48 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019
Replies: 18
Views: 5753

Re: Spex (Germany) - Best Albums 2010 - 2019

Could someone explain the Sun Kil Moon/Mark Kozelek issue? I'm super happy whenever I see his music on the lists, but it seems like I'm the only one.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 24, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2
Replies: 24
Views: 5933

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 2

Here's my super boring picks.

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
2. OK Computer by Radiohead
3. pass
4. Abbey Road by The Beatles
5. The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd
6. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
7. Blonde on Blonde by Bob Dylan
8. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 22, 2019 11:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Slant (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 4
Views: 1928

Re: Slant (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Wow, someone put Something to Tell You over Days are Gone. That's... interesting.

Also for future reference: Monae currently has 5 suites, not 4 (one on the EP, two on AA, and two on The Electric Lady).
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY poll
Replies: 14
Views: 4629

Re: EOY poll

I personally would prefer we not cover the 2010s at all until we cover it in full.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 5:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 3 Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 4476

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

Beach House - Walk in the Park
Javiera Mena - Luz de piedra de luna
Laura Marling - Sophia
pass
Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You
Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues
Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow
Swans - A Little God in My Hands
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:21 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - NME (UK)
Replies: 4
Views: 1628

Re: EOY 2019 - NME (UK)

Finally, a list that doesn't have the same freaking top five as everybody else.
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Dec 17, 2019 2:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2
Replies: 27
Views: 5425

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 2

1. Nevermind by Nirvana
2. Pass
3. Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan
4. London Calling by The Clash
5. Pass
6. Horses by Patti Smith
7. It Takes A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back by Public Enemy
8. Revolver by The Beatles
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 13, 2019 2:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 29
Views: 5353

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1

1. Pet Sounds by The Beach Boys
2. pass
3. Marquee Moon by Television
4. OK Computer by Radiohead
5. Led Zeppelin IV by Led Zeppelin
6. pass
7. Abbey Road by The Beatles
8. The Velvet Underground & Nico by The Velvet Underground & Nico
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 24
Views: 5263

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

Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny (light / decent 8) vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program (decent / strong 7) The xx - I Dare You (strong 7) vs. Craig Finn - God in Chicago (strong 6) French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable (strong 5 / light 6) vs. Alvvays - In Undertow (strong 7) Tyler, the...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 08, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 52
Views: 20746

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Cold Butterfly wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Is it bad that I think the top three albums are overrated :mrgreen:
As for All Mirrors, I agree. She tries to be Swans and Beach House at the same time, and while I won't say it is impossible to do, Olsen failed. I mainly chalk it up to bad mixing. The album isn't bad, but it is overrated.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 06, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 15
Views: 3139

Re: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s

I'm not sure how these lists are generated, but my idea of it is that each journalist submits their own list, and thus every mention of "Dancing On My Own" is counted as a "vote" for that song. By the end of the counting of "votes," "Dancing On My Own" has the most votes and is therefore ranked as #...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Dec 06, 2019 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 261
Views: 68923

Re: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS

Thanks Hymie, this was my favorite poll that you've done. The results make a very good case that Motown may be the single greatest music label (at least for singles).
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 11
Views: 2486

Re: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

I am not surprised by the rise of Taylor Swift's Red / "All Too Well". There were signs of this occurring since the release of the album in 2012. Also, I feel like "All Too Well" is the song of the decade for women (true, largely due to the lyrics, I mean Swift IS a singer-songwriter at heart), and ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Dec 04, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 9540

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Moon Shaped Pool placing at 22? It's a fix! And Invasion of Privacy just one spot different too! RockyRaccoon must've known something we didn't...and still managed to do worse than most of us! Congrats to you and prosecutorgodot by the way, your clairvoyance skills are wasted on a bet with no finan...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 37
Views: 11655

Re: Next decade poll

To me the question is not "which is next," but "when will we do the 2010s?" And my answer is 2021 at the very latest. To make my point better, we can consider that the 2010s will leave us, and the 2020s will be born. Celebrating the 2010s 3-4 years later is akin to holding a funeral 3-4 months after...