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by Safetycat
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 613

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

Oh L'Amour also very lucky to get through considering it seemed to be extremely polarising amongst the group - lots of #1 and #4.
by Safetycat
Wed Feb 26, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Favorite albums/songs
Replies: 8
Views: 187

Re: Question about Favorite albums/songs

Never thought much of Grimes until I put on the Art Angels CD on a long car drive. Immediately hit me as a favourite. On the other hand, one of my current favourite bands, The National, took me a long time to warm up to - I liked Exile Vilify and The Rains of Castamere because they were associated w...
by Safetycat
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

394. Guiseppe Verdi – Nabucco, Act 3: Va, pensiero, sull’ali dorate (A.K.A. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) - 7 Google recommended this version . I liked it a lot! 407. Dio – Holy Diver - 7 :music-rockon: 408. Yann Tiersen – La Dispute - 5 Perfectly fine film score. 409. Neil Young – Transformer Man - ...
by Safetycat
Tue Feb 25, 2020 7:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll
Replies: 119
Views: 5270

Re: Albums and Songs of 1970 Poll

I won't be doing album lists. Hoping to contribute to the final this year. 1970 was weird for me because all my favourite songs from the year are just acclaimed ones. I think the only song in there not on AM is "Cheryl Moana Marie", an admittedly guitly pleasure by John Rowles, NZ's version of Barry...
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

404. Nujabes – Luv(Sic) Part 3 - 6
405. Future, featuring Pharrell Williams, Pusha T & Casino – Move That Dope - 4
406. Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross – Technically Missing - 7
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 8:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 32
Views: 613

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 4

JEAN RENOIR GROUP Erasure | Oh L'Amour Jedi Mind Tricks feat. R.A. the Rugged Man | Uncommon Valor The John Renbourn Group | The Plains of Waterloo The Free Design | My Brother Woody Been on a huge Erasure kick lately so that was an easy top choice. Hip hop is very hit or miss for me so I was pleasa...
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!
Replies: 38
Views: 594

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 (2020) - The Draw!

Schüttelbirne wrote:
Thu Feb 20, 2020 3:51 pm
Lemon Demon - Spirit Phone (103 min)
Just to get ahead of this, the album was uploaded to most places including a selection of bonus tracks - the real album goes to track 14, Spiral of Ants - a much more modest 59 minutes.
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 373

Re: Tournament 2: Top 64 Songs of the Century, Nomination Thread

Here's my 10: Franz Ferdinand - Do You Want To (2005) Hot Chip - Over and Over (2006) The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 3 (2006) Scissor Sisters - I Don't Feel Like Dancin' (2006) The National - Slow Show (2007) The xx - Crystalised (2009) Gorlliaz - On Melancholy Hill (2010) Arcade Fire - Sprawl II...
by Safetycat
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

403. Lorde - Team - 9
Always liked this one better than Royals.
404. Nujabes – Luv(Sic) Part 2 - 4
Part 3 gets a 6.
by Safetycat
Sun Feb 16, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

400. William Bell – I Forgot to Be Your Lover - 6
401. Zoot Woman – Living In a Magazine - 4
402. Franz Ferdinand - Outsiders - 7
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

397. Luna – That’s What You Always Say - 4 398. Dionne Warwick – A House Is Not a Home - 5 399. Pink Floyd – The Trial - 6 Well here's someone who has somehow avoided listening to the Wall... and it doesn't really work for me until the judge comes in. What an entrance! Very strange song to try to ra...
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3
Replies: 27
Views: 1110

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 3

JEAN-LUC GODARD GROUP Elisa Jo | Back Around - Reminds me a lot of the old Sia pre-Chandelier. Very nostalgic for that sound. Chi Coltrane | Go Like Elijah - Oh god it's cheesy but it's exactly my sort of cheese. Big Youth | Some Like It Dread - I was surprised I quite liked this! The Nightingales |...
by Safetycat
Mon Feb 10, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

395. Moby - Flower - 7 I remember being really into Play when I was younger. This would have fit right into the real album, and I like it a lot more than some of the tracks on that record. 396. Freddie King – Takin’ Care of Business - 7 I feel like most of my votes lately have been around here... bu...
by Safetycat
Sun Feb 09, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 11921

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

had some renewed energy for ranking these so im going to try get a song ballot in before the 10th. probably won't be complete. no album list because I'm not much of an album listener. Disregard this, I was apparently feeling way too optimistic about my available free time a few days ago. Absolutely...
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 60
Views: 10436

Re: Go review this random release

And the next album is...

Mistral gagnant
Renaud
1985

Here's the link

Image

And in what may be a first for this game, the album actually contains a song listed on AM!
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Go review this random release
Replies: 60
Views: 10436

Re: Go review this random release

So I figured I'd have a shot at doing a review this round. The Blowtops - Insected Mind - 2005 "The Blowtops hit the Buffalo, New York scene in 1998 like a tidal wave of white noise. Scaring everyone out of many establishments by shear aggression and volume." reads the biography on the Blowtops' Fac...
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

393. Sandi Thom – What If I’m Right - 6
She's a Scottish singer, with an album listed as pop/folk, with the lead single being about wanting to be punk... but this other single is mostly just country. It's alright.
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

392. Prince - Partyup - 7
Great funk but something feels missing? The funkiest parts are the best bits.
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 5:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

390. Wire – Mr. Suit - 5
A nice fleeting moment of rage
391. The Decemberists – When the War Came - 9
Sometimes it's all about the atmosphere for me. I'd probably still love the song if it was just the riff.
by Safetycat
Fri Feb 07, 2020 4:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 27
Views: 1322

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 2

STANLEY KUBRICK GROUP
Bet The Levels | GE Days
Swans | I Crawled
Kofelgschroa | Sog ned
Alphabeat | Public Image

FEDERICO FELLINI GROUP
The Brothers Johnson | Get the Funk Out Ma Face
Electra | Tritt ein in den Dom
Green Day | Peacemaker
Model 500 | Astralwerks
by Safetycat
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links
Replies: 62
Views: 11921

Re: Final 1980s Poll: Instructions and Links

had some renewed energy for ranking these so im going to try get a song ballot in before the 10th. probably won't be complete. no album list because I'm not much of an album listener.
by Safetycat
Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

389. The Penguins – Ookey Ook - 7
by Safetycat
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:47 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

388. Young Jessie with Maxwell David & Orchestra – Mary Lou - 8
by Safetycat
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - February 2020
Replies: 178
Views: 6219

Re: Biggest Fan - February 2020

387. Cartola - Sim - 5
by Safetycat
Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

386. Brian Eno – I’ll Come Running - 8
I find Eno' solo work really hit and miss, but this one is definitely a hit
by Safetycat
Sat Feb 01, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Run of 4 Songs
Replies: 30
Views: 2992

Re: Best Run of 4 Songs

First four songs of Remain in Light is a fantastic album opener
Born Under Punches
Crosseyed and Painless
the Great Curve
Once in a Lifetime

I really like this one on Art Angels:
Kill vs Maim
Art Angels
Easily
Pin
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

385. Dean Martin – That’s Amore - 6 Complicated feelings on this one. It's a classic, but does that mean I'm missing something or does it just not hold up? Am I too young to understand? Is it wrong that this sounds like a Weird Al parody of a more serious song? Mysteries that may never be solved. Ca...
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 30, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 36
Views: 3480

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Heats, Week 1

ALFRED HITCHCOCK GROUP
Porcupine Tree | Anesthetize
Ryo Fukui | Early Summer
Klaus Schulze | Ludwig II. von Bayern
Brendan Perry | Utopia

ORSON WELLES GROUP
Jain | Come
Rokia Traoré | Dounia
Hilary Duff | So Yesterday
Thee Oh Sees | You Will Find It Here
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 30, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

384. Electric Light Orchestra – Last Train to London - 7
by Safetycat
Mon Jan 27, 2020 1:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

380. David Bowie – After All - 6 381. Inner Circle – Da Bomb - 5 I thought this sounded familiar - it's using the same Joe Cocker sample as California Love 382. Sunny Day Real Estate – In Circles - 4 383. HVOB – Cool Melt - 8 Really surprised by how much I like this one - that warm, soft sound is re...
by Safetycat
Fri Jan 24, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 2: Kate Bush's Hounds of Love
Replies: 7
Views: 1286

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

2. "Hounds of Love"
5. "Cloudbusting"
3. "The Big Sky"
1. "Running Up That Hill (A Deal with God)"
10. "Jig of Life"
12. "The Morning Fog"
8. "Waking the Witch"
6. "And Dream of Sheep"
11. "Hello Earth"
7. "Under Ice"
4. "Mother Stands for Comfort"
9. "Watching You Without Me"
by Safetycat
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

379. Split Enz – Six Months in a Leaky Boat - 10 My songs are unranked but this could easily be somewhere in the top 50 of an all time list when I make it. The first Split Enz song I ever heard, as a young sick boy listening to a "Kiwi Rock" compilation my mum put on for me. I immediately fell in lo...
by Safetycat
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

376. Alfred Schnittke – Symphony No. 1: I. Senza Tempo. Moderato - 2 377. Buffalo Springfield - Bluebird - 6 An ok little jam and then another secret jam taped onto the end that I like more than the rest of the song. Average to 6. 378. Ja, Panik - Antananarivo - 4 Feel like I should like it but it d...
by Safetycat
Fri Jan 24, 2020 3:27 am
Forum: Rate the album
Topic: Rate the Album 11: Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell
Replies: 2
Views: 1020

Re: Rate the Album 11: Sufjan Stevens’ Carrie & Lowell

First time listening to Carrie and Lowell. I might like it better than Illinois. Feels more consistent in quality, and I prefer the more mature voice Sufjan has here. Definitely something I want to listen to more - it can have an 8, just because I'm not super familiar with it yet. (I figured I'd sha...
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:36 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6168

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread

Just my two cents: I ranked a few of the original threads but never got time to go through them all. I think it'd be great to bring them back in a new form for re-rankings and reposting old rankings (as well as letting people like me post their rankings) unless you just don't want to manage them all...
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:27 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1B: Radiohead: OK Computer
Replies: 7
Views: 1158

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1B: Radiohead: OK Computer

01. Karma Police
02. Paranoid Android
03. Airbag
04. Electioneering
05. Let Down
06. No Surprises
07. Lucky
08. Exit Music (For a Film)
09. The Tourist
10. Climbing Up The Walls
11. Subterranean Homesick Alien
12. Fitter Happier
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1: Daft Punk-Discovery
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Week 1A: Daft Punk-Discovery

01. Aerodynamic
02. One More Time
03. Digital Love
04. Crescendolls
05. Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger
06. Voyager
07. Face to Face
08. Something About Us
09. Veridis Quo
10. High Life
11. Too Long
12. Superheroes
13. Short Circuit
14. Nightvision
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

364. Röyksopp, featuring Robyn – The Girl and the Robot - 7 365. The Format – Time Bomb - 7 Oh so this is the singer from fun.'s original band. Now I know why they seem familiar. It's good, too. 366. Global Communication – 4:14 - 4 367. Kari Jobe – Revelation Song - 3 I don't know what it is but I j...
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 21, 2020 6:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Survivor, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 5!
Replies: 7
Views: 2579

Re: AMF Survivor, Best Albums of the 2010s, Episode 5!

Haven't participated until this round because I've been busy and then overseas. Which is a shame because I'm a Survivor superfan and so this game should be perfect for me. I was actually thinking about making a game based on it a while back! I think we've identified St Vincent as a huge threat to wi...
by Safetycat
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals
Replies: 23
Views: 3760

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Semifinals

Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Higgs Boson Blues
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart
by Safetycat
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4
Replies: 30
Views: 4747

Re: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 4

Abbey Road
Dark Side of the Moon
by Safetycat
Wed Jan 08, 2020 1:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

363. Wilco – Radio Cure - 8
I can see why this was so high on a list. Very gorgeous song from an album I really should listen to.
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 07, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - January 2020
Replies: 205
Views: 28476

Re: Biggest Fan - January 2020

362. X – We’re Desperate - 6
One i prefer in the context of the album, its good though.
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 07, 2020 6:15 am
Forum: Rank the tracks, the sequel
Topic: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread
Replies: 30
Views: 6168

Re: Rank the Tracks, The Sequel, Nomination Thread

Definitely need to actually rank all these if a sequel is happening!

Nominations:
Gorillaz - Demon Days
The National - Boxer
R.E.M. - Out of Time

Seconding High Violet and American Idiot, thirding Discovery and Hounds of Love
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals
Replies: 29
Views: 5553

Re: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Quarterfinals

mileswide wrote:
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:19 pm
Welcome back! Are your faves Higgs and Says by any chance?
Yes indeed, although all of the tracks are pretty good at least.
by Safetycat
Tue Jan 07, 2020 5:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 186
Views: 41825

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

A good crop of songs! Its good to be caught up. 342. The Replacements – Little Mascara - 8 343. Oneohtrix Point Never - Ezra - 5 344. Yo La Tengo – My Little Corner of the World - 7 345. Whitney Houston – You’re Still My Man - 4 346. Elvis Presley – You’re the Devil in Disguise - 9 347. Roy Harper –...
by Safetycat
Mon Jan 06, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 3
Replies: 28
Views: 5494

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