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by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 08, 2019 6:16 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The 2010s
Replies: 0
Views: 8

The 2010s

So yeah, the end of decade is coming to a close as you all know. I was just thinking about the 2010s in general, and i’m not talking about your favorite records of the decade, or whether you think Channel Orange or Blonde was Frank Ocean’s best album. I’m talking about the huge political and cultura...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Re: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)

Pogue Mahone wrote:
Sat Dec 07, 2019 8:54 pm
Obviously we need a new british invasion...
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 2 Week 4
Replies: 7
Views: 93

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

A Tribe Called Quest - The Space Program

The xx - I Dare You

French Montana ft. Swae Lee - Unforgettable

Tyler, The Creator - Boredom

LCD Soundsystem - How Do You Sleep?

Parquet Courts - Almost Had to Start a Fight/In and Out of Patience

Kamasi Washington - Fists of Fury

Robyn - Ever Again
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Dec 07, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Re: EOY 2019 - Rolling Stone (US)

Their songs list is up - https://www.rollingstone.com/music/musi ... 19-914751/
Sadly, i don't have time to transcribe it, but if someone else could it would be great.
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Dec 06, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 14
Views: 974

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Is it bad that I think the top three albums are overrated :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Variety (US)
Replies: 4
Views: 184

Re: EOY 2019 - Variety (US)

acroamor wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:14 pm
At a certain point, I look at grown adults who write about pop culture for a living and see them putting things like Ariana Grande or Billie Eilish at the top of their lists and wonder how they're not at all embarrassed. Honestly a little sad at a certain point.
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:47 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Songs Of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 13
Views: 476

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

While i'm not a big fan of Body Talk as a whole (Honey is excellent however), i've always been captivated by "Dancing On My Own" - it's 80s synth-disco in the vein of Madonna transformed with a sorrowful tale, unlike anything i've heard in modern pop music. Maybe it's the pulsing synths, the heartbr...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 200753

Re: Albums of 2019

Well, i figured that since it's near the EOY, i'd make an ordered list. Gibbs and Eilish have been dominating my taste over the last month and a half, although I won't be surprised if this list changes personally some more. 1. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana 2. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLE...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 14
Views: 974

Re: EOY 2019 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Illiniq wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 7:08 am
Ariana Grande's Trap Crap fest thank u, next
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 10
Views: 398

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

Also, Jann Wenner's head is probably steaming right now due to the high Parquet Courts placements :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Dec 05, 2019 3:20 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 10
Views: 398

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 Cold Butterfly
Wed Dec 04, 2019 7:58 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rolling Stone (US) - The 100 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 10
Views: 398

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

I really hate to admit this considering this publication's history, but their EOD lists have been superb. This is one of those lists which you can look at and say "hey, this really were the songs of the decade". I feel like with Jann Wenner out of the equation, Rolling Stone is slowly on the road ba...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019
Replies: 9
Views: 203

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2019

Mixed Matches - Late
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: RollingStone (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 17
Views: 818

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

Elder wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 3:36 pm
43 Bob Dylan, ‘Tempest’
66 Kendrick Lamar, ‘Good Kid…m.A.A.d City’
ok boomer
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:32 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - GQ Magazine (US)
Replies: 5
Views: 257

Re: EOY 2019 - GQ Magazine (US)

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
Tue Dec 03, 2019 1:29 am
I'm pretty sure this source has been deemed ineligible in the past.
Idk, GQ has two best of century lists included so I assume that this list would be allowed, but I may be wrong about their year-end eligibility.
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Dec 03, 2019 12:06 am
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)
Replies: 13
Views: 538

Re: EOY 2019 - Consequence of Sound (US)

mowino wrote:
Mon Dec 02, 2019 8:41 pm
Freddie Kane!
Freddie Corleone 8-)
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Next decade poll
Replies: 21
Views: 710

Re: Next decade poll

There's an albums EOD poll which has been open for months here, and I believe the results are supposed to be posted in Spring 2020 (i may be wrong) -
viewtopic.php?f=2&t=7687&p=107078#p107078
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Dec 01, 2019 5:48 pm
Forum: EOY 2019
Topic: EOY 2019 - Albumism (US)
Replies: 1
Views: 275

Re: EOY 2019 - Albumism (US)

#4-#1:

#4: Ventura - Anderson .Paak
#3: Still On My Mind - Dido
#2: Jimmy Lee - Raphael Saaqid
#1: All Mirrors - Angel Olsen
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Nov 30, 2019 9:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 8682

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Here's my songs list - I also changed up my albums list (the revitilized one is here also), so disregard the albums list I posted a couple of days ago and count this one plz - Albums: 1. De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising 2. Pixies - Doolittle 3. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses 4. 808 State - 90 ...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 29, 2019 11:37 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

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

Ehh idk, its not really an improvement to have Born To Die and I Like It When You Sleep above them :? You would say that :D But you're right, variety isn't a virtue in itself, especially by highly rating BTD or the 1975 album. I'm sure I won't have much support in saying this, least of all from you...
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:27 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: NME (UK) - Greatest Albums of The Decade: The 2010s
Replies: 16
Views: 1149

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

mileswide wrote:
Fri Nov 29, 2019 5:13 pm
Not the same old Kanye and Kendrick albums occupying the top 2 at least!
Ehh idk, its not really an improvement to have Born To Die and I Like It When You Sleep above them :?
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 8682

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

Probably going to submit my songs list in a few days, but here are my albums - 1. De La Soul - 3 Feet High And Rising 2. The Stone Roses - The Stone Roses 3. Pixies - Doolittle 4. 808 State - 90 5. Beastie Boys - Paul’s Boutique 6. Janet Jackson - Rhythm Nation 1814 7. Soul II Soul - Club Classics V...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 23
Views: 12330

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

DJ Rashad's Double Cup has been the best discovery from the EOD lists for me so far. Shame on me for not being on top of that one when it came out. Of the acclaimed electronic albums this decade, it might be the most sheer fun to listen to. I agree with this. I always gravitated to his EPs and kind...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s
Replies: 7
Views: 1108

Re: A.V. Club (US) - The 50 best albums of the 2010s

Monte wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 1:17 pm
35. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib, Bandana (2019)
Finally, a list which has this album :happy-partydance:
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS
Replies: 261
Views: 38032

Re: Best Motown Songs - RESULTS

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/e5/Ball_of_Confusion_%28That%27s_What_the_World_Is_Today%29_%28album_cover%29.jpg The #46 song is "Ball of Confusion" by the Temptations, from 1970. This one reached #2 on the Billboard Soul chart, and peaked at #3 on the Hot 100 Pop chart. The song was w...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 20, 2019 12:19 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Loudwire (US): The 66 Best Metal Songs of the Decade: 2010-2019
Replies: 6
Views: 894

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:
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 2064

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

@Nick & PlasticRam - Blonde and Anti are masterpieces imo. Both played a huge part of my life when I was younger, and still do to this day. Both are perfect examples of some of the most adventurous "pop" music of the century, if we're being honest. Eh, with all due respect I'm not really hearing it...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Re: Billboard (US) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the 2010s

Can someone care to give me the appeal behind Red by Taylor Swift? It looks like it's gonna be high on the EOD lists, but i've personally never gotten the hype.
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:18 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: TIME Magazine (US) : The 10 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 3
Views: 893

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

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? While the Ozuna album is deserved (maybe i'm biased since i'm Puerto Rican :mrgreen: ), i actually don't think critics give a shit...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?
Replies: 30
Views: 2064

Re: What are your EOD “Hot Takes”?

@Nick & PlasticRam - Blonde and Anti are masterpieces imo. Both played a huge part of my life when I was younger, and still do to this day. Both are perfect examples of some of the most adventurous "pop" music of the century, if we're being honest. How on to the hot takes - i'm afraid I don't get th...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll
Replies: 107
Views: 8682

Re: Albums and Songs of 1989 Poll

I looked through the Old Forum a while back, and for the 2000s they did a poll for 2000s albums and songs after the decade ended, and waited until the cycle of albums came back to the 2000s a year later for the cycle of decade polls. I feel like we should do the same thing here. Plus, it'd be intere...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 19, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 50
Views: 3415

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Edre Peraza wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 3:40 pm
Damn what a bad final
Idk, both Art Angels and Bury Me are masterpieces imo.
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 18, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 2101

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

FrankLotion wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:58 pm
Cold Butterfly wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:34 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:54 pm
Not my bag. I liked Melissa or however it is spelled.
I don't think there's a track called Melissa on this album :mrgreen:
They’re referring to her M3LL155X EP (apparently it was supposed to be pronounced as Melissa)
Oh yeah, i see he was referring to the EP now
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 18, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 2101

Re: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

PlasticRam wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 5:54 pm
Not my bag. I liked Melissa or however it is spelled.
I don't think there's a track called Melissa on this album :mrgreen:
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 17, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Rockdelux 388: Summary of the decade 2010-2019
Replies: 17
Views: 3879

Re: Rockdelux 388: Summary of the decade 2010-2019

Rocky Raccoon wrote:
Sun Nov 17, 2019 5:45 pm
Not sure how they define "pop" books, but I'm surprised not to see "Just Kids" by Patti Smith on the list.
Also surprised to see they left out "Good Booty" by Ann Powers in the list for pop books
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 11, 2019 10:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31
Replies: 11
Views: 4927

Re: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31

Even though I am not surprised, its so fucking infuriating to see Nick Cave at the top Agreed. Yes, there are artists who I think are overrated. But when it comes to Nick Cave, i will say that I have yet to enjoy a single album by him. I don’t get the charm, all of his albums are just him elaborate...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 10, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 13
Views: 1821

Re: The Genius Community, Staff (US) - 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Genius is not in any way, shape, or form a critics' site. It's best known as a repository (an amazing one) for lyric transcription and interpretations. It does not run album reviews at all, let alone the 10 a month that Henrik deemed the minimum (among other criteria) for eligibility. This is an in...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 10, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 28
Views: 9660

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Am I the only one who prefers When I Get Home over A Seat At The Table?
by Cold Butterfly
Fri Nov 08, 2019 5:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
Replies: 9
Views: 2101

FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE

With 5 stars from NME and a 9.4 from Pitchfork, it looks like FKA Twigs' second studio album will place high on many year-end lists. Considering that FKA Twigs is one of this decade's most critically acclaimed artists, I figured I would make this a topic. On first listen I can say that it's really g...
by Cold Butterfly
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:24 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Noisey (US) - The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 6
Views: 1618

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

Soz wrote:
Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:17 am
They're not even picking the right Nicki Minaj album. Roman Reloaded was savaged by critics on release but in retrospect it's easily her best collective work.
Ehh idk, The Pinkprint was the only Nicki album I ever got into. And it's really fantastic as well.
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 4370

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

And by the way, being influential is highly crucial for a work's legacy. Electric Light Orchestra may have been very sophisticated musically, but are they considered to be better than the Ramones? No, because the Ramones' music was highly substantial, and influenced legions of bands, while Electric...
by Cold Butterfly
Wed Nov 06, 2019 12:50 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 4370

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

Nobody considers Frank Ocean or SZA to at all be artists that only get praise due to poptimism and it's pretty disingenuous to imply that they are. But there are lists coming out claiming Billie Eilish or Ed Sheeran or Katy Perry or Ariana Grande or Chance's Coloring Book or Rihanna's Anti and, in ...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 4370

Re: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s

I started a discussion on RYM about poptimism a while ago, and i'm going to reaffirm what I said about poptimism. The reason why poptimism exists is because there's a rightful place for "pop" music to be given equal consideration to "rock" or any other genre. End of story. If you don't like artists ...
by Cold Butterfly
Tue Nov 05, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 28
Views: 9660

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

It puts a smile on my face to see TPAB at #1 :mrgreen: I really hope that it stays in that position. I expect it to enter among the top 100 all-time albums once the next update of that sort comes around.
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 04, 2019 10:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 9
Views: 3088

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - Best Albums of the 2010s

Glad someone has remembered Big Boi's debut album at least Maybe it's the same person, but I feel like everyone on this forum keeps complaining about the lack of Chico Dusty on these lists :o While it's a good album and all (it's actually in my personal top ten for it's year), i'm not too heated ab...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 04, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: I just put out a single and would like some feedback
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Re: I just put out a single and would like some feedback

https://open.spotify.com/album/6196EGjVqzpHIIEaW3POCO?si=7vXAUigcRViIcmQZvH97hg I decided to go a more modern and minimalist hip hop route on this song inspired by the likes of Post Malone but also 808s Kanye. I have a new album coming in a few weeks so I would like to see what this forum thinks! N...
by Cold Butterfly
Mon Nov 04, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: I just put out a single and would like some feedback
Replies: 5
Views: 1895

Re: I just put out a single and would like some feedback

https://open.spotify.com/album/6196EGjVqzpHIIEaW3POCO?si=7vXAUigcRViIcmQZvH97hg I decided to go a more modern and minimalist hip hop route on this song inspired by the likes of Post Malone but also 808s Kanye. I have a new album coming in a few weeks so I would like to see what this forum thinks! N...
by Cold Butterfly
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Atwood Magazine - Albums of the Decade (2010s)
Replies: 8
Views: 2754

Re: Atwood Magazine - Albums of the Decade (2010s)

We should also collect old EOY lists from this site then. Atwood Magazine was established in 2014 so lets wait until they release the upcoming ones (2014 -2018) and compare them to their respective years. If they are not 100% similar then, maybe we can accept their EOD list. Your thought? Ehh, imo ...
by Cold Butterfly
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Overlooked Songs 3: 2010s Edition - Round 1 Week 6
Replies: 27
Views: 4069

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

Disclosure ft. Lorde - Magnets
Majical Clouds - Downtown
Grimes - California
Car Seat Headrest - Vincent
YG - FDT
Beyonce - All Night
Blood Orange - Augustine
Michael Kiwanuka - Cold Little Heart