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by andyd1010
Sat Oct 12, 2019 11:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 13
Views: 206

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

Third straight week my #1 in the group has faced my #2 or 3. There's a 0.2% chance of that happening. Ugh. 3. Paramore - Still Into You vs. 1. Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow Sigur Ros - Brennisteinn vs. 7. Laura Marling - Master Hunter 4. The National - Don't Swallow the Cap vs. 5. Daft Punk - ...
by andyd1010
Sat Oct 12, 2019 4:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 1456

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

All of these matchups were pretty close for me. Skyfall and Ride are my two favorites this week, and of course they're against each other like Gold on the Ceiling and Simple Song last week. Julia Holter - Marienbad vs. Hot Chip - Flutes Odd Future - Oldie vs. Death Grips - Hacker Hot Chip - Motion S...
by andyd1010
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 3039

Re: Best Motown Songs

Thanks, looks like I didn't have any big omissions on mine.
by andyd1010
Sun Sep 29, 2019 5:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 10041

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

As you can see, I'm a big fan of The Joshua Tree and Appetite for Destruction, but not a whole lot else from 1987, so not enough to make an albums list. Songs 1 | U2 | I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For 2 | Guns N' Roses | Sweet Child o' Mine 3 | U2 | With or Without You 4 | U2 | Where the S...
by andyd1010
Sun Sep 29, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 3039

Re: Best Motown Songs

Thanks mileswide. But I got an error message saying the file has unreadable content, is corrupt and can't be opened.
by andyd1010
Sat Sep 28, 2019 9:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 2155

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

Of Monsters and Men - Little Talks vs. Wilco - Art of Almost "Little Talks" is the embodiment of "hey!" "ho!" "yeah!" indie circa 2012, and that's not a compliment. It's like generic brand Arcade Fire. The chorus is sorta catchy though. 4/10. "Art of Almost" is probably Wilco's 20th best song, but ...
by andyd1010
Sat Sep 28, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 40
Views: 2155

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

I'm curious why people hold Lonely Boy in such higher regard than Gold on the Ceiling, and Little Black Submarines, for that matter. I love them all. Brutal that Simple Song had to face Gold on the Ceiling in the first round. A rare week where I'm a fan of even my No. 15. 5. TV on the Radio - Will D...
by andyd1010
Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2
Replies: 32
Views: 1445

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.2

Controversial opinion: 13 and The Colour and the Shape are the two worst albums left for round 3. I really can't get what other people hear in the horrible mess of the first and the complete lack of anything resembling originality in the latter. Especially in contrast to the Mogwai and Goldfrapp al...
by andyd1010
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 3039

Re: Best Motown Songs

Thanks for the tips, everyone. Alas, Nickelback did not make the cut. 1 | Marvin Gaye | I Heard It Through the Grapevine 2 | Stevie Wonder | Superstition 3 | Smokey Robinson & the Miracles | The Tracks of My Tears 4 | Marvin Gaye | Let's Get It On 5 | Stevie Wonder | Living for the City 6 | The Jack...
by andyd1010
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 3039

Re: Best Motown Songs

If anyone compiles a list of Motown songs on AM I'll participate, or else I'll probably participate at the end just choosing songs I like from other people's lists, because I don't know off the top of my head what's a Motown song besides a handful of obvious ones. You can also just vote for all the...
by andyd1010
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 3039

Re: Best Motown Songs

If anyone compiles a list of Motown songs on AM I'll participate, or else I'll probably participate at the end just choosing songs I like from other people's lists, because I don't know off the top of my head what's a Motown song besides a handful of obvious ones.
by andyd1010
Wed Sep 25, 2019 1:37 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 : Vampire Weekend: Modern Vampires of the City #2 : Kanye West: My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy #3 : Lana Del Rey: Norman Fucking Rockwell! #4 : Thrice: Major/Minor #5 : Arcade Fire: The Suburbs #6 : The National: High Violet #7 : Beyoncé: Lemonade #...
by andyd1010
Sun Sep 22, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 15460

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Daniel Ceasar, featuring Kali Uchis – Get You: 4 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You K...
by andyd1010
Sun Sep 22, 2019 2:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 39
Views: 2383

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

Interesting, I could pretty much say BleuPanda's exact comment on Beach House but flip the songs - I think the way she sings "It is happening again, oh oh" makes Silver Soul slightly more commanding than Walk in the Park. I Am Not a Robot is my favorite new discovery this week. 4. Beach House - Walk...
by andyd1010
Tue Sep 17, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 13010

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

Beyonce - All Night (2016)

I really wanted to nominate Radiohead - Present Tense for that year too
by andyd1010
Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations
Replies: 193
Views: 13010

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Nominations

King Princess - 1950 (2018)
by andyd1010
Tue Sep 10, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 15460

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Belle and Sebastian – I Want the World to Stop: 7.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What Yo...
by andyd1010
Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 12313

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You could still make a case for Oasis though. I'm not sure what the raw point totals are on the AM artists list, but I would guess that if you scaled those points to equate to the points you assigned here and then calculated the difference between the two, Oasis would come out on top. I'd bet that ...
by andyd1010
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 12313

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

You could still make a case for Oasis though. I'm not sure what the raw point totals are on the AM artists list, but I would guess that if you scaled those points to equate to the points you assigned here and then calculated the difference between the two, Oasis would come out on top.
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 194
Views: 34739

Re: Best Elvis Presley Songs - RESULTS

I agree with all of Nick's points. I would guess the consensus is that he peaked in 1956, but my favorite Elvis album (From Elvis in Memphis) and song (this one) came out in 1969. Hymie, I'm curious, what do you think was his best vocal performance? And do you think his vocal ability had declined by...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 43282

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The Band – King Harvest (Has Surely Come): 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know:...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 12313

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

Great top 10! And great presentation, mileswide. I thought Don't Look Back in Anger had a better shot at No. 1, but oh well. Mr. Brightside is a worthy winner. There Is a Light That Never Goes Out is a classic song with a great chorus, but to me the melodic line in "Well, the pleasure, the privilege...
by andyd1010
Fri Aug 30, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Tool and Lana on the same day!
Replies: 2
Views: 3138

New Tool and Lana on the same day!

My first impressions... Pretty much what you would expect from Tool: extremely long songs with complex time signatures that are dense and will require me a few listens to fully form an opinion. But it's definitely a good album up to the standard set by all of their previous releases. Not too much se...
by andyd1010
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS
Replies: 110
Views: 12313

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- RESULTS

acroamor, thank you for singlehandedly helping me get 1234 and Chop Suey! into the top 40! I love all your choices that showed up on this page - I either voted for them or they would have been in my next 50.
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4258

Re: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010

This is possibly my favorite year ever in music. Incredible depth. 1 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy My favorite hip-hop album by a mile, and the only one in which I enjoy every song. 2 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs Somehow I had never been introduced to Arcade Fire until this album s...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010
Replies: 11
Views: 4258

Re: The OK Reviewer Project: Best Albums Of 2010

6. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs I was resistant to this when I first listened to it after release, but it grew on me with time, particularly after listening to Hey Ocean's remarkable cover of "Sprawl II (Mountains Beyond Mountains)". Thanks for sharing! I'm a huge Arcade Fire fan, and this is the firs...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 21658

Re: Songs and Albums of 2009 Poll

I felt that Intro by The xx was a very unconventional, out-there choice for a track from xx, but just found out that it is actually the most played track by the band on Spotify, by far. Odd. I remembered this comment and figured I’d shed some more light on it. I went to the World Fencing Championsh...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 43282

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Big Thief – Shark Smile: 8 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles -...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread

I love a lot of the 90s choices, Jirin, especially to see someone else here vote for Santa Monica and Plush. I probably should have voted for Flagpole Sitta too.
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Nice of you to take the time to do this, makes the poll feel really friendly and communal! Agreed! Glad you enjoyed Never Is a Promise, mileswide. I love that album, and that chorus in particular really gets me. The way she sings “you’ll never understand” that final time really makes me believe she...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Jackson wrote:
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:41 pm
(what's next, polling our favorite guitar riffs?)
Why not! I think I'd have fun ranking any common component of a song.
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 43282

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Big Thief – Mythological Beauty: 7.5 Orelsan – Suicide social: 6.5 Green Day – In the End: 6 The Jam – English Rose: 4.5 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empir...
by andyd1010
Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 5001

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 31
Views: 12712

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

I already did my top 100s, but here are my albums and songs of the year... Me too. Albums: 2010: Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2011: Thrice - Major/Minor 2012: Frank Ocean - Channel Orange 2013: Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City 2014: Lana Del Rey - Ultraviolence 2015: ...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 11, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 31
Views: 12712

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Tentative, too-early lists: Albums 1 | Vampire Weekend | Modern Vampires of the City | 2013 2 | Kanye West | My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy | 2010 3 | Thrice | Major/Minor | 2011 4 | Arcade Fire | The Suburbs | 2010 5 | The National | High Violet | 2010 6 | Beyoncé | Lemonade | 2016 7 | Arcade Fi...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 11, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: (Unofficial) Favorite Artists of the 2010s
Replies: 36
Views: 7843

Re: Favorite Artists of the 2010s

Because I got some criticism for my "Favorite Albums of the 2010s" list since the decade is not over, I figured Artists would make more sense. With the decade 96% complete, I think it is fair to start looking at the best/favorite artists of the decade. Maybe, but because many people are now going t...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

I’ve also thought a lot about the best bridges/middle eights as I’ve gone through my choices, so if you ever wanted to go for your original idea, I’d be down for that too.
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Damn, I was just finalizing my list after hours and hours going through it. I feel worse now, I didn't know anyone else was going to enter, sorry andyd. It would be a shame for everyone's hard work to go to waste. I know this indecision from me is equally bad as anything I mentioned in the last pos...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20698

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019

Damn, I was just finalizing my list after hours and hours going through it. 1 | Oasis | Don't Look Back in Anger 2 | Thrice | Words in the Water (final chorus) 3 | System of a Down | Chop Suey! (final chorus) 4 | The Beatles | Hey Jude 5 | Feist | 1234 (final chorus) 6 | 4 Non Blondes | What's Up? 7...
by andyd1010
Thu Aug 08, 2019 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 19692

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

41 | Howard Tate | Ain't Nobody Home 57 | Stephen Cummings | She Set Fire to the House I see "Ain't Nobody Home" as being released in 1966. Is there a 1986 version? I also can only find a 1989 date for "She Set Fire to the House". You are correct on Tate. I actually see 1987 for She Set Fire to the...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 19692

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Albums 1 | Paul Simon | Graceland 2 | The Smiths | The Queen Is Dead 3 | Elvis Costello | King of America 4 | Peter Gabriel | So 5 | Elvis Costello | Blood & Chocolate Songs 1 | The Smiths | There Is a Light That Never Goes Out 2 | The Smiths | I Know It's Over 3 | The Smiths | Panic 4 | Paul Simon...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.23
Replies: 13
Views: 4871

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.23

I would love to know why the number of votes is so low every week. If anyone has any ideas, please let me know. I’m as perplexed as you might be thelastenemy. I find this chart just a little more interesting than the ‘classic’ chart. I’ve been turned on to way more interesting new music here over t...
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24
Replies: 15
Views: 5009

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24

Hate to pit mine up against each other but I can't not nominate new Tool:

Tool - Fear Inoculum
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24
Replies: 15
Views: 5009

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.24

FKA twigs - Cellophane
by andyd1010
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs of 2019
Replies: 98
Views: 72471

Re: Songs of 2019

FKA twigs' comeback single "Cellophane" is absolutely stunning - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YkLjqFpBh84 Seconded. I wish I took your recommendation sooner. I just heard it for the first time, and it's immediately my song of the year, and I think it's one of the greatest songs of all time. I ha...
by andyd1010
Mon Aug 05, 2019 5:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 43282

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia: 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles - ...
by andyd1010
Sun Aug 04, 2019 10:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Lollapalooza recommendations
Replies: 10
Views: 3744

Re: Lollapalooza recommendations

Alright, recap time. I saw IDLES, Tierra Whack, Maggie Rogers, Janelle Monae and Tame Impala. Pretty awesome lineup. My friend had never heard of IDLES and loved them. They were much better than I expected - great energy and the lead singer made crazy facial expressions that were entertaining - hard...
by andyd1010
Sat Aug 03, 2019 3:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 43282

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The National - Ada: 7 ... Avenged Sevenfold - Fiction: 9.5 Nick Drake – Saturday Sun: 9.5 Middle Kids - Edge of Town: 9.5 KT Tunstall – Suddenly I See: 9 Blink-182 - Stay Together for the Kids: 9 Empire of the Sun – Walking on a Dream: 8.5 Two Door Cinema Club – What You Know: 8.5 Ray Charles - (The...