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by Safetycat
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 67
Replies: 8
Views: 164

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 67

Sex Pistols - God Save the Queen
by Safetycat
Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Tournament 1: Top 32 Albums of All Time, Round 1, Part 1
Replies: 18
Views: 266

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

1. Who’s Next
2. Born to Run
3. Marquee Moon
4. OK Computer
5. Led Zeppelin IV
6. Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s the Sex Pistols
7. Abbey Road
8. Sign o’ the Times
by Safetycat
Thu Dec 12, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1814

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

327. The Kidds – Down In Mexico - 6 Just fine. 332. Steely Dan – Things I Miss the Most - 3 Some stuff I liked, some I didn't. Very much not a fan whatever happens to the singer's voice after the 2 minute mark. 333. Beth Orton – Best Bit - 8 A joy to listen to - a good pace and a great voice. 334. M...
by Safetycat
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 21
Views: 493

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

Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny < A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program The xx - I Dare You > Craig Finn - God in Chicago French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable < Alvvays - In Undertow Tyler, the Creator - Boredom < The War on Drugs - Pain LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep? > U.S. Girls - Rose...
by Safetycat
Sat Dec 07, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1814

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

330. Four Tet – Smile around the face
6 - I watched it with the music video first and I don't think I can separate them now. They seem very tied together. I quite like it, might be a grower.
by Safetycat
Fri Dec 06, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - December 2019
Replies: 76
Views: 1814

Re: Biggest Fan - December 2019

325. The Beatles – I’ve Got a Feeling: 4
326. John Lennon – Nobody Told Me: 7
327. Sturgill Simpson – Keep It Between The Lines: 8
328. Ghost Town DJ’s – My Boo: 3
329. The Rolling Stones – Lady Jane: 6
by Safetycat
Fri Dec 06, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

313. Jackie Wilson – Doggin’ Around : 8 314. Vashti Bunyan - Train Love : 6 315. The Wailers – Midnight Ravers : 4 316. Johannes Brahms - Violin Concerto in D major: III. Allegro giocoso, ma non troppo vivace – Poco più presto : 8 317. Maria Bethânia & Gal Costa – Sonho Mue : 4 318. Marky Ramone and...
by Safetycat
Mon Dec 02, 2019 3:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 3
Replies: 26
Views: 780

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

Royksopp & Robyn - Monument < Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up SBTRKT ft. Ezra Koenig - NEW DORP. NEW YORK > Preoccupations - Continental Shelf blur - Ong Ong < Ezra Furman - Restless Year Destroyer - Times Square < FKA twigs - In Time Beach House - Space Song > Majical Clouds - Downto...
by Safetycat
Fri Nov 29, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 11358

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

So onboard the 70's poll I've already started looking into 1970 - speaking as someone new to this game, I'm keen to keep going in order since there'll already be so much decade discussion next year.
by Safetycat
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 11358

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Very rudimentary album list, no time this month: Albums: 1 | The Stone Roses | The Stone Roses 2 | The Cure | Disintegration 3 | Pixies | Doolittle 4 | The Front Lawn | Songs From the Front Lawn 5 | New Order | Technique 6 | Nine Inch Nails | Pretty Hate Machine 7 | Madonna | Like a Prayer 8 | Lou R...
by Safetycat
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 113
Views: 11358

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Songs: 1 | Depeche Mode | Personal Jesus 2 | The Front Lawn | Andy 3 | Chris Knox | Not Given Lightly 4 | Madonna | Like a Prayer 5 | The Stone Roses | Fools Gold 6 | The B-52's | Love Shack 7 | Chris Isaak | Wicked Game 8 | The Front Lawn | When You Come Back Home 9 | Tom Petty | Free Fallin' 10 | ...
by Safetycat
Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Recording
Replies: 3
Views: 1018

Re: New Recording

Agreed, would fit right into a movie soundtrack. Very atmospheric. I do like it, and I appreciate it.
by Safetycat
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (November 2019 Edition)
Replies: 25
Views: 2171

Re: Biggest Fan: The Top 100 (November 2019 Edition)

Other genres may come and go but Ska remains eternal, apparently
by Safetycat
Sun Nov 24, 2019 3:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 2
Replies: 26
Views: 2230

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

All my votes to the left except the last... a good bunch, a shame to loose any of these songs from the competition. Hot Chip - Flutes > Death Grips - Hacker Charli XCX - You're the One > Melody's Echo Chamber - I Follow You Adele - Skyfall > My Bloody Valentine - Only Tomorrow Nick Cave - Higgs Boso...
by Safetycat
Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 4097

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

mileswide wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:02 pm
The worst performer? That'll be me with 0 out of 5 but moving on, nothing to see here :whistle:
Don't worry, you're not the worst alone! 0/5 here too lol.
by Safetycat
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 1
Replies: 29
Views: 3272

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

Flying Lotus and Wilco continue to have two of the most interesting songs in the tournament. Not looking good for Chairlift, a shame since they've been a great find for me. Beach House - Walk in the Park < Tame Impala - Solitude is Bliss Crystal Castles - Celestica < Flying Lotus - Do the Astral Pla...
by Safetycat
Mon Nov 18, 2019 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

311. Against Me! – White Crosses
8 - Feeling it
312. The Good, the Bad and the Queen – History Song
6 - Good album, not my favourite track
by Safetycat
Sun Nov 17, 2019 9:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

308. World Party – Put the Message in the Box 6 - Chorus is catchy 309. Boris Vian – La Complainte du Progrès 7 - A chanson I like, a rare event. Mostly for the lyrics - the send-up/critique of 50's materialism is very fun. 310. The Mills Brothers – Paper Doll 6 - I could ignore how funny I find the...
by Safetycat
Thu Nov 14, 2019 12:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

Alternative TV - Love Lies Limp
6
by Safetycat
Wed Nov 13, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 50
Views: 4869

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Both great albums. Impressive that our final two were from two adjacent years in the 2010s after so much variation in the early rounds. My vote has to go to:

ART ANGELS
by Safetycat
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

306. Eurythmics - Angel
7 - Good, but doesn't play with my heart like some of their other songs
by Safetycat
Tue Nov 12, 2019 2:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 8
Replies: 33
Views: 4097

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

LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep? > Post Malone ft. 21 Savage - Rockstar I find the LCD song particularly gorgeous. Really don't care for Post. Amen Dunes - Miki Dora > U.S. Girls - Rosebud Winning song here was a huge surprise, really enjoyed it. Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In a...
by Safetycat
Sat Nov 09, 2019 1:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 7
Replies: 23
Views: 3739

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

Angel Olsen - Sister < Danny Brown - Ain't It Funny David Bowie - No Plan < A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program The xx - I Dare You > Mount Eerie - Real Death Craig Finn - God in Chicago < alt-J - In Cold Blood French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable < Miley Cyrus - Malibu Alvvays - In Unde...
by Safetycat
Sat Nov 09, 2019 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

Great week! Some nice surprises, including how much I enjoyed the JCS song. 300. Кино́ [Kino] - Группа крови [Gruppa krovi] 8 301. Stereolab – Tone Burst 5 302. Franz von Suppé – Leighte Kavallerie Ouvertüre [A.k.a.: Light Cavalry Overture] 8 303. Gary U.S. Bonds – Soul Deep 7 304. Andrew Lloyd Webb...
by Safetycat
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 29
Views: 4168

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!

Grimes - Art Angels > The Velvet Underground - VU
Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges > Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek
by Safetycat
Tue Nov 05, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

298. Nine Inch Nails – Just Like You Imagined 6 - Maybe better in the context of the album? 299. Franz Ferdinand - Michael 9 - Great cut from a personal favourite album. Only thing really against it is that I've always felt the chorus sounds a bit off, like it's too flat. Everything else is fantasti...
by Safetycat
Mon Nov 04, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - November 2019
Replies: 147
Views: 13811

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2019

295. Jack Drag – We Could’ve Been Big
4
296. Chuck Mangione – Land of Make Believe
8
297. Billy Boy On Poison – 4 Leaf Clover
6
by Safetycat
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

286. Pernice Brothers – The Ballad of Bjorn Borg 4 287. Elliott Smith – Christian Brothers 6 288. Bad Company – Ready for Love 7 289. James – She’s a Star 5 290. Billy Idol – To Be a Lover 7 291. Feist – Caught a Long Wind 9 - I agree with Rob, this is stunning 292. Smog – Blood Red Bird 7 293. Robe...
by Safetycat
Thu Oct 31, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Commercial Jingles Eating Our Brains
Replies: 10
Views: 2316

Re: The Commercial Jingles Eating Our Brains

Thought of some more. I feel like jingles went out of fashion here in the 2000's, we didn't get many. Lots of skits. But there's a couple of iconic ones still:

Zinger Burger:
Novus Glass (Show Us Your Crack):
by Safetycat
Thu Oct 31, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 4453

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

Rob's not going to like your comparison of his choice with Damon Albarn :D I've been accused of making tenuous links between artists before, but I stick by this one on a relisten. Verse guitar sounds like Plastic Beach, chorus vocals remind me of a few songs on blur. And it's also really good, anot...
by Safetycat
Thu Oct 31, 2019 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The Commercial Jingles Eating Our Brains
Replies: 10
Views: 2316

Re: The Commercial Jingles Eating Our Brains

Greatest jingle from New Zealand is this advert for our only theme park:
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 29, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 25503

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Albums: 1 | Crowded House | Temple of Low Men 2 | The Pogues | If I Should Fall From Grace With God 3 | Traveling Wilburys | Traveling Wilburys, Volume One 4 | Tracy Chapman | Tracy Chapman 5 | Sonic Youth | Daydream Nation 6 | R.E.M. | Green 7 | The Go-Betweens | 16 Lovers Lane 8 | NWA | Straight O...
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 29, 2019 9:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Quarter-Finals
Replies: 29
Views: 4403

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Quarter-Finals

8 albums left. A great group, no dislike for any of them. Art Angels is what I'm rooting for in the absense of any of my picks making it through. Grimes - Art Angels > Bob Dylan - Desire The Velvet Underground - VU < Pink Floyd - Animals Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges > The Chame...
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 25503

Re: Albums and Songs of 1988 Poll

Songs: 1 | Crowded House | Better Be Home Soon 2 | R.E.M. | Orange Crush 3 | Dave Dobbyn | Loyal 4 | Crowded House | When You Come 5 | The Traveling Wilburys | End of the Line 6 | Tracy Chapman | Fast Car 7 | Talking Heads | (Nothing But) Flowers 8 | The Traveling Wilburys | Tweeter and the Monkey M...
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 28, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 4453

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

Beach House - Space Song < Disclosure ft. Lorde - Magnets Very close match, but i find the disclosure sound and Lorde's vocal's more appealing Majical Clouds - Downtown > Roots Manuva - Facety 2:11 Mijical Clouds are fine, didn't really stick out, but Facety I just find kind of annoying Grimes - Cal...
by Safetycat
Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 4.2
Replies: 22
Views: 3002

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 4.2

3. Desire < 1. Crocodiles
8. Initials B.B. < 2. Animals
4. Script of the Bridge > 5. Marry Me
6. Bury Me at Makeout Creek > 7. Jeopardy
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 19.34
Replies: 13
Views: 3522

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 19.34

Caroline Polachek - So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 22, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

281. Leon Else – What I Won’t Do 6 - I find the style appealing even though it's overdone as hell. All early-2010s music sold over Bandcamp sounded like this 282. Band Aid – Do They Know It’s Christmas? 2 - Why this 283. The Flares – Foot Stomping 7 - You know what? This is a foot stomping good time...
by Safetycat
Tue Oct 22, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 5
Replies: 29
Views: 5093

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

Ought - Today More Than Any Other Day > Royksopp and Robyn - Monument Wasn't sure about Ought at first but they turned into a grower. Monument is interesting but doesn't hook me in. Sharon Van Etten - Every Time the Sun Comes Up < First Aid Kit - Stay Gold I liked both but Stay Gold just has a bett...
by Safetycat
Sun Oct 20, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 4.1
Replies: 27
Views: 6225

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 4.1

1. Art Angels > 4. 13 A tough matchup. 13 has the power of Tender and Coffee + TV behind it, which are two of my favourite songs, but I'm not so keen on a lot of the rest of the album. Meanwhile, Art Angels doesn't have the history with me that the Blur songs do, but the entire album experience is ...
by Safetycat
Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

278. Wayne Shorter – Speak No Evil
5
279. Jimmy Cliff – You Can Get It If You Really Want
7 - Jus a great motivational tune
280. Selenas – Fotos y Recuerdos
6 - Even if it's a bit lighter than the original, the singing is good and the riff is still iconic.
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 16, 2019 5:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 4
Replies: 28
Views: 8721

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

Paramore - Still Into You < Kacey Musgraves - Follow Your Arrow Would normally vote for Paramore, but the other song is just fantastic. Sweet and positive while also sending a really good message. Sigur Ros - Brennisteinn > Laura Marling - Master Hunter Both good, but Brennisteinn is exceptional The...
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 9:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

277. Jellyfish – The Ghost At Number One
7 - Never heard it, but the sound is very nostaligic. I like this one.
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 2:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

274. The Gun Club – Fire Spirit
6
275. Fucked Up – Running On Nothing
5
276. Tricky – Pumpkin
6

Can't deny that the tracks are good, but they also didn't really engage me at all.
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 14, 2019 1:14 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.4
Replies: 23
Views: 11001

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 3.4

3. Crocodiles > 5. The Idler Wheel...
2. Animals < 1. Songs For Drella
8. Everything's Alright Forever < 4. Marry Me
7. Mic City Sons < 6. Jeopardy
by Safetycat
Fri Oct 11, 2019 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

271. Opeth – Epilogue
5
272. Q-Tip – Vivrant Thing
6
273. The Association – Along Comes Mary
7
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 1988 Recommendation Thread
Replies: 4
Views: 6250

Re: 1988 Recommendation Thread

If anyone's forgotten it already, Singing in the Shower by Les Rita Mitsouko and Sparks (one of the semi-finalists of the recent Unacclaimed game) was released in 1988:
by Safetycat
Wed Oct 09, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 3
Replies: 32
Views: 13802

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

Julia Holter - Marienbad < Hot Chip - Flutes In Our Heads might be one of my favourite albums, definitely my favourite Hot Chip album. Flutes is particularly gorgeous. Odd Future - Oldie < Death Grips - Hacker Oldie is gripping but Hacker has energy Hot Chip - Motion Sickness > Charli XCX - You're t...
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 179
Views: 44778

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

270. Strangelove – The Sea of Black
8 - Hell yeah, monotone+depressing+long, my favourite!
by Safetycat
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 60
Replies: 17
Views: 6619

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 60

Hunters & Collectors - Throw Your Arms Around Me