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by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 11:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12
Replies: 16
Views: 261

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.12

5. Big Boi - Sir Lucious Left Foot...The Son of Chico Dusty v. 1. Fugazi - Repeater 6. King Crimson - Larks' Tongues in Aspic v. 2. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife 8. Ben Folds Five - Ben Folds Five v. 4. Jimmy Eat World - Bleed American/Jimmy Eat World 3. Ekseption - Ekseption v. 7. The Philadel...
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 10:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 59
Views: 14185

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Collocutor - Continuation 8.5 (between Laura Marling and Enter: Shikari) Pressure Cracks - This Is Called Survival EP 8.5 (between Enter Shikari and Fiona Apple) Beatrice Dillon - Workaround 8 (between Sløtface and UWA) Lady Sanity - Lying in Truth 7.5 (between We're New Again and 100% YES) Boldy Ja...
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite song by every Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Replies: 13
Views: 288

Re: Favorite song by every Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee

1986 Chuck Berry | Johnny B. Goode James Brown | The Payback Ray Charles | What'd I Say (Pts 1 & 2) Sam Cooke | A Change Is Gonna Come Fats Domino | Ain't That a Shame The Everly Brothers | All I Have to Do Is Dream Buddy Holly | Rave On Jerry Lee Lewis | Great Balls of Fire Little Richard | Slippi...
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 7081

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Underlining my song of the week from now for my own entertainment: First Aid Kit - In the Hearts of Men 8 Galaxie 500 - Temperature's Rising 7 The Books - Take Time 8 Danny and the Champions of the World - You Don’t Know (My Heart is in the Right Place) 6 Johnny Rivers - Summer Rain 6 Ariana Grande ...
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 12:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.21
Replies: 10
Views: 195

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.21

CB Radio Gorgeous - Decline

Doesn't look like it's on Spotify, so the link is either here as the 3rd track https://notnormaltapes.bandcamp.com/alb ... orgeous-ep

or 3:27 into this https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=7SntTEt699Y
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread
Replies: 50
Views: 12637

Re: End of Decade Film Poll-List Thread

Won't make too much of a difference but I've extended my list....and I've already edited it again since I first made this comment! Hopefully no more amendments, unless it's to further add to my ballot...
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5
Replies: 16
Views: 175

Re: Music of 2010: Round 2, Week 5

Albums 6. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy v. 3. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma 7. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening v. 2. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 4. Beach House - Teen Dream v. 8. The National - High Violet 5. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs v. 1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid Songs 6....
by mileswide
Thu May 28, 2020 7:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 81
Replies: 18
Views: 515

Re: AMF Classics Edition 81

The collage is from my last.fm last 9 album plays. I don't know if you have a last.fm account, but if you don't, create one and link your listening experience. The content are a statistician's wet dream (check the non sub version here : https://www.last.fm/user/spiritualized/listening-report/week )...
by mileswide
Sun May 24, 2020 3:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 298
Views: 357300

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The link for the artist page of Frehel brings up a 404 error.
by mileswide
Thu May 21, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 7081

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Zeus - How Does It Feel? 7 The high water mark of Say Us for me!
Trisha Yearwood - Thinkin' about You 4
Annie Crummer - Language 5
Bsn Folds - Still Fighting It 5
Vampire Weekend - Walcott 7
Deep Purple - Burn 6
The Durutti Column - Otis 7
by mileswide
Thu May 21, 2020 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11
Replies: 34
Views: 638

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.11

100% with Bang Jan about the song of the week, unreal vocal performance: 1. Max Roach - We Insist! Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite v. 8. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding 7. Dire Straits - Making Movies v. 4. Rancid - ...And out Come the Wolves 5. Take That - Progress v. 2. Anna Meredith - FIB...
by mileswide
Thu May 21, 2020 3:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 4
Replies: 23
Views: 437

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 4

Albums 4. Titus Andronicus - The Monitor v. 6. Ten2Five - I Love Indonesia 1. Laura Marling - I Speak Because I Can v. 2. M.I.A. - ΛΛ Λ Y Λ 3. Sleigh Bells - Treats v. 7. Two Door Cinema Club - Tourist History 5. Swans - My Father Will Guide Me up a Rope to the Sky v. 8. Anaïs Mitchell - Hadestown ...
by mileswide
Thu May 21, 2020 8:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final
Replies: 25
Views: 618

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final

Thanks for organising, Bang Jan- fantastic game with a fitting winner (my 11th favourite entry I didn't contribute)! Especially enjoyed all of rumpdoll's and Honorio's selections :music-listening:
by mileswide
Thu May 21, 2020 7:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 81
Replies: 18
Views: 515

Re: AMF Classics Edition 81

spiritualized wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 11:03 pm
Sorry !
Fixed !
Forgiven! How do you make your signature happen by the way? (I assume it's your last 9 listened-to albums on a given streaming service, which generates that collage?)

And my nomination: Pressure Cracks - Stay Inside, Stay Alive
by mileswide
Fri May 15, 2020 12:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 781

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3

Album 5. Sufjan Stevens - The Age of Adz v. 7. Zeus - Say Us 1. Bonobo - Black Sands v. 3. David Byrne & Fatboy Slim - Here Lies Love 4. Actress - Splazsh v. 8. Chuck Person - Chuck Person's Eccojams Vol. 1 6. Drake - Thank Me Later v. 2. The Naked and Famous - Passive Me, Aggressive You Songs 3. F...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 81
Replies: 18
Views: 515

Re: AMF Classics Edition 81

Not a big issue but Decks Dark doesn't appear to be on the playlist...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 4:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 7081

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Indeed! It's not as if I plan all of these every Sunday and could have known. And there was me thinking the Randomatron picked the song on the day! I can never look at Biggest Fan in the same way now... The Wombats - Let's Dance to Joy Division gets a nostalgia-fuelled 6 Trettioåriga Kriget - Jag o...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 12:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10
Replies: 36
Views: 754

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.10

4. Solange - A Seat at the Table v. 3. Depeche Mode - Music for the Masses 1. Charlotte Gainsbourg - Rest v. 2. Laura Marling - Semper Femina 6. ELO - A New World Record v. 7. Blonde Redhead - 23 5. Frank Sinatra - Watertown v. 8. John Denver - Back Home Again Standout tracks (mostly obvious ones t...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help needed for a Eurovision project
Replies: 25
Views: 2297

Re: Help needed for a Eurovision project

For sure! And thank you! It was a great day. My 21st, in fact. It’s pretty insane that I share a birthday with one of my favorite musicians ever. You're lucky- from the top of my head, the best I can muster for shared birthdays is Usher, Cliff Richard and Shaznay Lewis of All Saints 'fame' (she was...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3
Replies: 23
Views: 781

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 3

Safetycat wrote:
Wed May 13, 2020 5:10 am
the Zeus album doesn't seem to be on NZ Google Music or Spotify - anyone know where I can listen?
This is beginning to be my answer for everything but VPN and change the country to UK? It looks like it's available on US Spotify as well if the British server's too slow.
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 8:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 7081

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

Rob wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 7:37 am
Rejoice then, as he is back today to woo us!
Which is exactly what you predicted on Monday- spooky! :?
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1318

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

I don't know if there is any clamour for it but a non-fiction poll would be right up my alley!
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help needed for a Eurovision project
Replies: 25
Views: 2297

Re: Help needed for a Eurovision project

Nope! I initially wanted it to be May 16th, but school and life got in the way so it'll most likely be in early June, with the final not too long after. Still recruiting jurors. Cool, hopefully that'll give plenty of time for more ballots here then :whistle: And happy belated birthday to you and th...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final
Replies: 25
Views: 618

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Grand Final

Jenny Wilson | FOREVER IS A LONG TIME Rokia Traoré | Dounia Regina Spektor | All The Rowboats Nujabes | Peaceland Chet Baker & Duke Jordan | No Problem Talk Talk | Tomorrow Started Aside from my selections, here are my top 10 of the tournament: 1. Ludus | The Escape Artist (the album is also well wo...
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 6:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help needed for a Eurovision project
Replies: 25
Views: 2297

Re: Help needed for a Eurovision project

I didn't miss the deadline for the semi-final vote, did I?

On the off-chance that we'll get more than 1 ballot for the semis, will the cut-off for the final be the 16th i.e. when the Shine a Light show takes place?
by mileswide
Thu May 14, 2020 6:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18
Replies: 20
Views: 1679

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18

Thanks mileswide, was only wondering on Thursday whether you were ok and still listening! I'm alright mate, I hope you (and everyone on the forum) are too- still listen to your Thursday evening show religiously but not caught as many of your Marathon shows as I'd like, you must be looking forward t...
by mileswide
Sat May 09, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18
Replies: 20
Views: 1679

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.18

Billy Bragg - Can't Make It Today (a highlight of TheLastEnemy's radio show the other day)
Little Simz - might bang, might not
by mileswide
Sat May 09, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 3944

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

mileswide wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 8:59 pm
45. Herbie Hancock - Watermelon Man
As greater authorities on jazz than me will tell you, Watermelon Man is a re-recording of Hancock's first hit way back in 1962 and therefore isn't eligible. I'm just going to leave it here considering only the top 20 is counted towards the results.
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 5:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: March 2020
Replies: 5
Views: 2552

Re: Album of the Month: March 2020

May need to revise my ranking of Ghosts VI once I've given it another stream but I can't see there being a seismic change if at all: Shabaka and the Ancestors - We Are Sent Here by History ['Til the Freedom Comes Home] U. S. Girls - Heavy Light [4 American Dollars] Nine Inch Nails - Ghosts VI: Locus...
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 4:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help needed for a Eurovision project
Replies: 25
Views: 2297

Re: Help needed for a Eurovision project

Right, finally got round to listening to the 2nd semi. Think about Things deserves to win this round with its 'just dated enough to be quirky' disco, I might actually watch the contest if they replicate the dancing in their knitwear featured in the video. SUPERG!RL's message might help it progress, ...
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - May 2020
Replies: 230
Views: 7081

Re: Biggest Fan - May 2020

The Stone Roses - Begging You 6 (Love Spreads is a 9 and most of the debut at least an 8) Stormwitch - Sword of Sagan 7 Blind Blake - Georgia Bound 5 Harry Nilsson - One 5 Randy Newman - It's a Jungle out There 4 Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Barstool Blues 8 The Smiths - That Joke Isn't Funny Anymore 8
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 20935

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

Steriogram - On and On 6
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 3:32 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread
Replies: 13
Views: 1318

Re: AMF Favorite Books 2020 Edition: Voting Thread

If I read anything these days, it's mainly non-fiction and my choices here aren't particularly original or modern. Apologies aside, here's my list, I'll be intrigued to see everyone else's! 1. George Orwell - Nineteen-Eighty-Four 2. Anthony Burgess - A Clockwork Orange 3. Roald Dahl - Charlie and th...
by mileswide
Fri May 08, 2020 12:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9
Replies: 22
Views: 1704

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.9

6. The National - Alligator v. 5. The Offspring - Smash 2. PFM - Storia di un Minuto v. 1. Nina Hagen Band - Nina Hagen Band 4. David Bowie - uǝɥʇɐǝɥ v. 8. AlunaGeorge - Body Music 7. Iggy Pop - Brick by Brick v. 3. Nina Hagen Band - Unbehagen Standout tracks : Lit up | Self Esteem | Dove...quando....
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 1997

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 2

The Gorillaz album was much better than I expected, really should have got round to hearing it before: Albums 3. Beach House - Teen Dream v. 2. The Black Keys - Brothers 7. The National - High Violet v. 6. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today 5. Arcade Fire - The Suburbs v. 4. Gorillaz - Pla...
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Classics Edition 80
Replies: 11
Views: 1754

Re: AMF Classics Edition 80

Tangerine Dream - Phaedra
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 20935

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

Akhenaten wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:48 pm
471.The Skygreen Leopards - Inland Towns - (can't find it)
Even through a VPN?
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 8:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll
Replies: 75
Views: 3944

Re: Albums and Songs of 1973 Poll

Heads up for any voters of Stir It Up: The Wailers originally released it in 1967 and Johnny Nash's version came out in 1972 (Bob Marley is a minefield- I don't know which year to place Small Axe for instance, AM has it as 1970 but I'm sure I've seen the release as 1968 somewhere) Albums 1. Gram Par...
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 5:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify
Replies: 118
Views: 166982

Re: Albums and Songs Recently Added to Spotify

Curtis Mayfield's (There's No Place like) America Today album seems to have disappeared from UK Spotify except for the track So in Love :x
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '20 - Radiohead!
Replies: 35
Views: 2931

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - May '20 - Radiohead!

Albums
4. In Rainbows
3. Kid A
2. The Bends
1. OK Computer

Songs
10. Optimistic
9. Kid A
8. (Nice Dream)
7. Exit Music (For a Film)
6. Jigsaw Falling into Place
5. Climbing up the Walls
4. The National Anthem
3. Lucky
2. Street Spirit (Fade Out)
1. Just
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 11:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 3
Replies: 24
Views: 1694

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 3

3| Michaela Melián | Sebastian
4| Rokia Traoré | Dounia
6| Dispatch | The General
9| Ween | Ocean Man
10| Rooney | Blueside

1| Richie Havens | Handouts in the Rain
2| Värttinä | Tauti
5| Michael O’Shea | No Journeys End
7| Chet Baker and Duke Jordan | No Problem
8| Gnarls Barkley | Going On
by mileswide
Thu May 07, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 59
Views: 14185

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

I would be interested in seeing those albums below a six and adding them to the ratings, unless you really don't want to diss any albums. I've never shied away from giving low scores on Biggest Fan, so I don't know why I've been reluctant to do the same here. At the same time, a lot of the below ar...
by mileswide
Thu Apr 30, 2020 12:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 20935

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

The Offspring - You're Gonna Go Far, Kid 6 471. The Skygreen Leopards – Inland Towns - not on Spotify in UK, can't see it on YouTube in UK either Only way I managed to get around it was the VPN route...the track's a 5 Ann Peebles - A Love Vibration 6 No more than reasonable on an otherwise fantastic...
by mileswide
Wed Apr 29, 2020 11:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 1
Replies: 26
Views: 3162

Re: Music of 2010: Round 1, Week 1

Nice poster! Albums 3. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy v. 4. Four Tet -, There Is Love in You 2. Flying Lotus - Cosmogramma v. 5. Robyn - Body Talk 7. LCD Soundsystem - This Is Happening v. 6. Vampire Weekend - Contra 1. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest v. 8. Joanna Newsom - Have One on Me...
by mileswide
Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 2
Replies: 29
Views: 3335

Re: Unacclaimed VI: Semi-finals, Week 2

2| Jain | Come 3| Regina Spektor | All the Rowboats 6| Klaus Schulze | Ludwig II. von Bayern 7| Dropkick Murphys | I'm Shipping Up to Boston 9| Hiromi | Time Control, or Controlled by Time 1| Ludus | The Escape Artist 4| Elisa Jo | Back Around 5| Giants of Jazz Play Brassens | Le temps ne fait rien ...
by mileswide
Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8
Replies: 27
Views: 3377

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Round 1.8

I'm not sure if The Truman Show soundtrack stands up well on its own or it just brings back memories of one of my favourite films- an inspired left-field choice by the nominator all the same: 7. Cocteau Twins - Treasure v. 8. Drake - Take Care 6. Kate Bush - The Sensual World v. 5. Ricky Nelson - Ri...
by mileswide
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - April 2020
Replies: 223
Views: 20935

Re: Biggest Fan - April 2020

World Party - Take It Up 6 Gorillaz - Rhinestone Eyes 7 Georges Brassens - Marinette (J'avais l'air d'un con) 7 The Alarm - Sixty Eight Guns 6 Would've got a 7 if it'd just draw to a close at the 2:30 mark The Velvet Underground - Lisa Says 7 The Hotelier - Your Deep Rest 4 The Human League - Marian...
by mileswide
Thu Apr 23, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!
Replies: 59
Views: 14185

Re: Rate the Album, 2020, Ratings Thread!

Everything worth a 6 or more in my eyes since last time N.B. I've only heard the Fiona Apple & Enter: Shikari albums once each all the way through, so scores and positions could well fluctuate: Alien Nosejob - Suddenly Everything Is Twice as Loud (upgrade from 8 to 8.5 ) Chapelier Fou - Méridiens* 8...
by mileswide
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album of the Month: February 2020
Replies: 15
Views: 5494

Re: Album of the Month: February 2020

BleuPanda wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 5:13 pm
Only a few more days left; I'm not sure if I'll be able to keep this going if we're only receiving a few votes, unfortunately.
:( FWIW, I am still working through March's, just overwhelmed by the glut of good albums in the last month...
by mileswide
Thu Apr 23, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Music of 2010: Nominations
Replies: 16
Views: 2476

Re: Music of 2010: Nominations

The brackets will be set up in a couple days. Here's a playlist of songs that will be in the tournament: As much as I love Goodbye England (and I genuinely do, it's potentially my favourite Marling song), it was originally released as a single in 2009. But I'm hoping you'll overrule me by saying th...