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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: 3
Views: 32

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: 15
Views: 323

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: 24
Views: 1789

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: 718

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: 41496

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: 504

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: 4680

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: 26
Views: 1014

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...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 653

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

Royksopp & Robyn - Monument (strong 7 / light 8) vs. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up (decent 7) SBTRKT ft. Ezra Koenig - NEW DORP. NEW YORK (light / decent 6) vs. Preoccupations - Continental Shelf (light 7) blur - Ong Ong (decent 5) vs. Ezra Furman - Restless Year (decent / strong 6...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Dec 01, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 1295

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

I love the unadulterated honesty of putting their original scores of the albums. Whoops indeed for GKMC.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 2005

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

Hot Chip - Flutes (light / decent 6) vs. Death Grips - Hacker (light / decent 9) Charli XCX - You're the One (decent / strong 6) vs. Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You (light 7) Adele - Skyfall (strong 7 / light 8) vs. My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow (strong 5) Nick Cave - Higgs Boson Blues (...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 23, 2019 3:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 29
Views: 3034

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

I usually don't like scores because scores can change, but I thought it would be fun to do it this time. Beach House - Walk in the Park (decent 8) vs. Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss (decent 5) Crystal Castles - Celestica (strong 6 / light 7) vs. Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Plane (strong 7) LCD Sou...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 1281

Re: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019

Am I the only one who despises the entirety of the heavy metal genre :whistle: Have you at least tried a Black Sabbath or Iron Maiden album or two? That's what did it for me. I get that the whole umbrella genre is strangely one-dimensional lyrically, which i can see being really off-putting to outs...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 21, 2019 7:06 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 1195

Re: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s

acroamor wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:04 pm
Why has every music critic decided in the past three months that they're obligated to include reggaeton albums as if they'd actually been listening to them this decade?
Easy - Drake's "One Dance."
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 19, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 2756

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

Kero Kero Bonito and Death Grips are the best bands of the decade. They both have untouchable, flawless discographies. Death Grips has also had one of the strangest marketing strategies ever seen, by outright pissing on their fans, over and over.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 1757

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) : Top 100 Best Songs of the 2010s

I really like this list. It covers the bases of a lot of the pop music of this decade. Maybe it leans too heavily on pop for a general list, but I'm happy.
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Nov 14, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 50
Views: 4603

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Not voting, because I heard Mitski's album for the first time only once a couple days ago, and haven't heard Art Angels in years. But commenting on Art Angels: First, it has bothered me that the cover art is so fascinating but the music is rather safe. The cover art seems more appropriate for some d...
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 3967

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

For this final group, I had heard most of the songs before. Another week where I didn't have any major problems with the songs; however, the songs are more okay than actually good. To me, a couple songs here are proof that there is no difference between mainstream and indie music now. Like last week...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 2615

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

I like it, but I'm craving a more substantive connective tissue on the instrumental side of things. You have an old-school opera track with almost no drums on the opener, jumping to standard trap banger on "holy terrain." Standout musical moment is the sample of kids chanting on "Fallen Alien." Also...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 09, 2019 7:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 23
Views: 3702

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7

Like Rob, I found every match to be extremely close. Angel Olsen - Sister vs. Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny The beat on "Ain't It Funny" is absolutely nutso. David Bowie - No Plan vs. A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program This was the most painful pick. The xx - I Dare You vs. Mount Eerie - Real D...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Nov 02, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 4405

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

This week I had to rush this a bit. Beach House - Space Song vs. Disclosure ft. Lorde - Magnets I was super hyped for "Magnets" when it was released, because Lorde was my Billie Eilish. In retrospect, Lorde does her part, but Disclosure does not. Majical Clouds - Downtown vs. Roots Manuva - Facety 2...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 30, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 22
Views: 4680

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

#6 is hilarious, RR. 1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100* Under 10 chips 2) Artist with the top placing album* Taylor Swift 10 chips 4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool Over 22 (meaning will place at least 23) 10 chips 5) Total number of Paul McCartney, Bob Dylan and Rolling Stone...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Oct 27, 2019 2:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 4547

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Just a thought: this album would have been better had it been more contemplative.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Oct 21, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 5027

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

First of all, this was a great week, probably the best so far. I didn't have any major issues with any song, and there was a lot of diversity. So props to people's tastes I guess. *wink wink* I am also surprised that I didn't know a lot of songs featured. This was about the time of the decade (2014-...
by prosecutorgodot
Thu Oct 17, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 8638

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

Paramore - Still Into You vs. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow Even as the forum's biggest Paramore fan, I absolutely prefer the warm blanket of "Arrow." "Still Into You" mainly shines on the killer hook. Sigur Ros - Brennisteinn vs. Laura Marling - Master Hunter This time I was not feeling the ...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 6:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 204760

Re: Albums of 2019

From my listening over the past three months: 1. Prince - Originals Prince is simply the best comfort food. Put it on and you know you're going to get everything you want out of music. 2. Hobo Johnson - The Fall of Hobo Johnson I really enjoyed this one. This guy manages to fuse folk, emo and hip-h...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 13721

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

Julia Holter - Marienbad vs. Hot Chip - Flutes The things Holter does with her vocals melt my brain. Odd Future - Oldie vs. Death Grips - Hacker Hacker is the most quotable song of the decade. Oldie has very good verses, and I can see absolutely loving it if you pictured yourself on a night out wit...
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 35
Views: 14127

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

All my favorites are below 100, so if I take off the first 1, then I have my preferred list. :D

Loving Cold Butterfly's rant.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 09, 2019 3:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 204760

Re: Albums of 2019

From my listening over the past three months: 1. Prince - Originals Prince is simply the best comfort food. Put it on and you know you're going to get everything you want out of music. 2. Hobo Johnson - The Fall of Hobo Johnson I really enjoyed this one. This guy manages to fuse folk, emo and hip-ho...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Oct 05, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Chromatics, Nick Cave, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, and Wilco
Replies: 14
Views: 6540

Re: Chromatics, Nick Cave, Danny Brown, Angel Olsen, and Wilco

too much music... my ears will never hear all these albums :(

the only one I will 80% chance hear is the Danny Brown one
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Oct 04, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 12980

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

I was too harsh with "Amanaemonesia." It is quite good. I still have it stuck in head. (But I stick with ADHD)
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Oct 02, 2019 7:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 12980

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

TV on the Radio - Will Do vs. Fleet Foxes - Grown Ocean It sucks when I find a cool new song and it loses. Unfortunately, pretty much any song from Helplessness Blues will clobber its competition. "Grown Ocean," like "Congratulations," is an amazing closer. But more so than last time, "Grown Ocean"...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 22, 2019 5:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 12424

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

Good week. Beach House - Walk in the Park vs. Beach House - Silver Soul This was tough. Teen Dream is filled with solid songs, which is my reasoning/understanding as to why it is one of the most highly acclaimed albums of the decade. "Walk in the Park" has a better hook. Tame Impala - Solitude is Bl...
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 20, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46083

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:10 pm
Which one of you in the bracket predictions is "bartholomew"?
That's me! Bartholomew J. Simpson.
by prosecutorgodot
Fri Sep 20, 2019 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46083

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Just curious, has anyone here not heard "Gold on the Ceiling" before this poll? To me it seems like one of the biggest "indie" rock songs of the decade.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46083

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Death Grips - Hacker (2012)
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Sep 15, 2019 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46083

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

YG ft. Nipsey Hussle - FDT (2016)
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Sep 14, 2019 8:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 46083

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

MGMT - Congratulations (2010)
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 32
Views: 19532

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Here's the top 7 from the list I made a year ago (the full list will certainly change whenever I finally get around to redoing it). The 2010s is the decade with which I have the deepest musical familiarity, and is also my favorite decade in music. I think this list shows my musical personality. 1. F...
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 292
Views: 185784

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

English is becoming the dominant language in the world, which was not the case 100 years ago. Just a guess, but probably a good majority of, if not nearly all, non-English-speaking countries teach English (not just as an option, but as a core subject) in schools? It's mildly unfortunate, because cul...
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 28994

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Edre Peraza wrote:
Sat Jul 27, 2019 7:51 pm
4. Green Day - Dry Ice
12. Green Day - Christie Road
35. Green Day - Going To Pasalaqua
Love these early Green Day picks! :music-rockon:
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 54964

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

2019:
#1: 52 votes - 4115.34 points - 10 #1 votes
#2: 52 votes - 3359.44 points - 2 #1 votes


2016:
#1: 58 votes - 4104.2 points
#2: 57 votes - 2874 points

...at least the lead wasn't as overwhelming as last time?

Great work on rollout/presentation, TLE.
by prosecutorgodot
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 7952

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

Honorio wrote:
Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:58 pm
It only lacks one. Like I said it's an old album, early 1960s...
Live at the Star Club, Hamburg?
by prosecutorgodot
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 54964

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Elder has the best take in the big argument here.

If it's a blowout in the point total, we'll have to wait a loooooong time for the dethroning.
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jul 22, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: A personal history through my top 25 albums
Replies: 46
Views: 13288

Re: A personal history through my top 25 albums

I feel like I know everything about Moonbeam now... Spectacular breakdown of these albums! It's great to read about top picks having higher personal meaning.

It was cool to see love for "Halo" on Violator (those synth sounds are so unique). Also Madonna's self-titled is my favorite of hers.
by prosecutorgodot
Sat Jul 20, 2019 12:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 12894

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

At most one per year: Linkin Park - A Thousand Suns (2010) Maybe the sound won't be for everyone, which has a 95% clean vocal / 5% screamo / 0% normally-accepted-rock-vocal mix, as well as electronic/rock/rap/others genre fusion. "Blackout" is still obnoxious, and "Iridescent" is still corny. But th...
by prosecutorgodot
Mon Jul 15, 2019 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 54964

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

More people from the UK voted this time, that much is clear.
by prosecutorgodot
Sun Jul 14, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 54964

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

It would be cool to see a poll of artists unranked on AM. Probably popular artists that are looked down on by critics would top it. Possibly they could also be artists that sit outside the usual wheelhouse of artists that critics usually cover.