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by Gillingham
Tue Mar 02, 2021 8:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - March '21 - Miles Davis!
Replies: 10
Views: 142

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - March '21 - Miles Davis!

Albums:

1. Kind of Blue
2. Ascenseur pour l'échafaud
3. Milestones
4. In a Silent Way
5. On the Corner
6. Miles Smiles
7. 'Round About Midnight
8. Sketches of Spain
9. Workin' With the Miles Davis Quintet
10. Nefertiti
by Gillingham
Mon Mar 01, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1961 Polls
Replies: 16
Views: 176

Re: Albums and Songs of 1961 Polls

Albums:
1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
2. Bill Evans - Sunday at the Village Vanguard
3. Bill Evans - Explorations
4. Robert Johnson - King of the Delta Blues Singers
5. John Coltrane - Lush Life

Not quite sure if 'King of the Delta Blues Singers' is eligible.
by Gillingham
Thu Feb 25, 2021 2:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.08
Replies: 14
Views: 191

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.08

Cassandra Jenkins - Michelangelo
by Gillingham
Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 70
Views: 1489

Re: AMF Favorite Albums of 2020 - RESULTS

Great to see R.A.P. Ferreira, Slift and Dan Deacon doing so well and making the top 100 (top 50 even for the latter) and doing much better here than on the critics list.
Also definitely not disappointed by Oranssi Pazuzu's placement
by Gillingham
Wed Feb 24, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Daft Punk break up
Replies: 28
Views: 524

Re: Daft Punk break up

FrankLotion wrote: Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:20 am
Nick wrote: Tue Feb 23, 2021 3:20 pm Possible hot take: RAM is the best Daft Punk album. Discovery is close, but it’s just a bit too front-loaded.
I wish that wasn’t a hot take, I’ve always felt that RAM was the best!
Same here!
by Gillingham
Mon Feb 15, 2021 9:09 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS
Replies: 25
Views: 1570

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - RESULTS

Great to see my nomination (Slift's Ummon) and Mystic Familiar doing so well. I hadn't heard enough albums to participate, but I will check out 'Momentum' and some of Arboretum's work because of this poll.

Looking at the results, it seems Psychedelia is doing really well!
by Gillingham
Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

My policy re: Don't Start Now and other songs that placed in the 2019 poll is that I'll still tally the results as if they were eligible for the spreadsheet, but I won't include them in the final rollout. Substantially easier on my end to do it that way than the ask everyone to edit their lists. Co...
by Gillingham
Thu Feb 11, 2021 10:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

acroamor wrote: Mon Feb 08, 2021 6:52 pm And with phil's list, we now have enough songs to cross the 100 point threshold for (at least) a top 200! Everyone else, you've got almost a week left to get your lists in, and if you've already submitted a list and decide to edit it, please let me know!
I edited my albums list slightly, thanks!
by Gillingham
Tue Feb 09, 2021 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 2279

Re: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread

Black Country, New Road's new album For the First Time was the first anticipated release of the year for me. The band released exactly one single per year for the last three years, all of them good and one of them ("Sunglasses") that has become among my favorite songs of the last decade. On first l...
by Gillingham
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:41 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!
Replies: 34
Views: 2969

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!

Songs:
1. Where the Streets Have No Name
2. Sunday Bloody Sunday
3. With or Without You
4. Pride (In the Name of Love)
5. Numb
6. New Year's Day
7. Bad
8. Discothèque
9. The Unforgettable Fire
10. One
by Gillingham
Mon Feb 08, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!
Replies: 34
Views: 2969

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - February '21 - U2!

Albums:
1. The Joshua Tree
2. The Unforgettable Fire
3. War
4. Achtung Baby
5. Zooropa
by Gillingham
Sat Feb 06, 2021 6:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month - January '21 - Kanye West, Results!
Replies: 17
Views: 2148

Re: Artist of the Month - January '21 - Kanye West, Results!

Thanks Holden!
Interesting you called 'Runaway' 'Kanye West'. :)
by Gillingham
Thu Feb 04, 2021 3:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread
Replies: 16
Views: 2279

Re: Albums of 2021 Discussion Thread

A very early and somewhat lazy list for the 2021 albums up until now. Top 5: 1. Wardruna - Kvitravn 2. Arlo Parks - Collapsed in Sunbeams 3. Madlib - Sound Ancestors 4. R.A.P. Ferreira - Bob's Son: R​.​A​.​P. Ferreira in the Garden Level Cafe of the Scallops Hotel 5. The Bread Scientists - Amidst Ra...
by Gillingham
Sat Jan 30, 2021 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

I don't really get the massive love for "I Know the End." It's a good song, but I feel like Radiohead's "The National Anthem" did the same thing twenty years ago? It probably comes down to there being a group of popular songs that don't click with me, but I thought I'd put it out there. Interesting...
by Gillingham
Sun Jan 17, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates
Replies: 89
Views: 22452

Re: EOY 2020 Albums List Updates

I've heard 26 up until now. Which is alright considering the time I had for music last year.
Hope to be able to listen to a bit more (acclaimed) new music this year.
by Gillingham
Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RYM Music Usernames
Replies: 24
Views: 9040

Re: RYM Music Usernames

Gillingham, just like here:
https://rateyourmusic.com/~Gillingham
by Gillingham
Tue Jan 12, 2021 7:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01
Replies: 10
Views: 3840

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 21.01

Madlib - Hopprock
by Gillingham
Sun Jan 03, 2021 1:26 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates
Replies: 86
Views: 23712

Re: EOY 2020 Songs List Updates

While there's been plenty of discussion about WAP and the K-pop tracks, can I just say it's been nearly a decade and I still don't understand HAIM's critical success? Even with songs or albums that don't particularly appeal to me I can see why people who like that style might care. I keep listening...
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 36
Views: 8608

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!

Songs:

1. Jesus Walks
2. Gold Digger
3. Runaway
4. Ultralight Beam
5. Love Lockdown
6. Power
7. Diamonds from Sierra Leone
8. So Appalled
9. Through the Wire
10. Real Friends
by Gillingham
Fri Jan 01, 2021 7:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!
Replies: 36
Views: 8608

Re: Artist of the Month Song/Album Polls - January '21 - Kanye West!

Albums:

1. Late Registration
2. My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
3. The College Dropout
4. The Life of Pablo
5. Graduation
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 31, 2020 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Mega Critic Chart 2020
Replies: 35
Views: 65387

Re: Mega Critic Chart 2020

Thanks for another year of doing this Otisredding!
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 31, 2020 11:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Songs 2020: 1 | Sufjan Stevens | My Rajneesh 2 | Fiona Apple | Cosmonauts 3 | Phoebe Bridgers | I Know the End 4 | Bob Dylan | Key West (Philosopher Pirate) 5 | Burial, Four Tet and Thom Yorke | His Rope 6 | Clipping | Pain Everyday 7 | Adrianne Lenker | Anything 8 | Noname | Song 33 9 | Dan Deacon ...
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 31, 2020 10:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Albums 2020: 1 | Oranssi Pazuzu | Mestarin kynsi 2 | Slift | Ummon 3 | Fiona Apple | Fetch the Bolt Cutters 4 | Sault | Untitled (Black Is) 5 | Dan Deacon | Mystic Familiar 6 | Bob Dylan | Rough and Rowdy Ways 7 | Clipping. | Visions of Bodies Being Burned 8 | R.A.P. Ferreira | Purple Moonlight Page...
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 31, 2020 6:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?
Replies: 16
Views: 3278

Re: How much do you listen to your favorite albums?

I listen to my favorite albums about once a year or even less if they are well established favorites. This is mostly because I want them to keep being magical, as others have said. But also a bit because of time, because discovering new(ish) albums takes up most of my listening time. When it comes t...
by Gillingham
Fri Dec 25, 2020 7:12 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Internazionale (IT)
Replies: 4
Views: 788

Re: EOY 2020 - Internazionale (IT)

Wisnu Tirta Aji wrote: Fri Dec 25, 2020 5:38 am
Vacantjoy wrote: Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:34 pm
Vacantjoy wrote: Thu Dec 24, 2020 4:33 pm The best albums of 2020
https://www.internazionale.it/notizie/g ... album-2020
Single critic so it's...
What do you mean: INELIGIBLE.
That this source doesn't meet the criteria needed to count in the AM end-of-year list.
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 16, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Coup de Main Magazine (NZ)
Replies: 4
Views: 718

Re: EOY 2020 - Coup de Main Magazine (NZ)

#8 should be Punisher of course. :)
by Gillingham
Sat Dec 12, 2020 4:25 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Treble (US)
Replies: 10
Views: 3701

Re: EOY 2020 - Treble (US)

Great to see Oranssi Pazuzu – Mestarin Kynsi so high up their regular list. Good list in general.
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 10, 2020 9:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Thanks for organising this Rob, enjoyed it a lot!

Now I have to find a way of filtering out all the albums I voted for/know well of the playlist. :)
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 10, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 20.49
Replies: 19
Views: 3323

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 20.49

Good call on nominating Ichiko Aboa DaveC!
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 09, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

24. Talking Heads – Remain in Light Once in a Lifetime Listening Wind 23. The Rolling Stones – Sticky Fingers Wild Horses Can't You Hear Me Knocking 21. Bob Dylan – Blood on the Tracks Tangled up in Blue Shelter from the Storm 20. Radiohead – Kid A Everything In It’s Right Place Idioteque 18. Bob Dy...
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:39 pm
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)
Replies: 53
Views: 9683

Re: EOY 2020 - Pitchfork (US)

Believe it or not, I have been able to not hear about WAP until this week and only because it is starting to show up in these lists. Same here. Hadn't just not heard the song, up until today I hadn't even heard about the song. And this comes from somebody who is really quite interested in (new) mus...
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 08, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Schüttelbirne wrote: Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:51 am 34. David Bowie | Hunky Dory: "Life on Mars?" and "Starman"
Starman is on The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust, not Hunky Dory.
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 08, 2020 11:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Do Grammys = Acclaim?
Replies: 36
Views: 3975

Re: Do Grammys = Acclaim?

Given a choice of what the public likes best or what the critics like best I'd choose the public every time. And I'd do the same with movies too. It's the critics who are the elitists IMO, not the public. This website is very clear about what it's about: critical acclaim, not public popularity: ACC...
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

49. The Rolling Stones – Exile on Main St. Tumbling Dice Let it Loose 46. Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water Bridge Over Troubled Water El Condor Pasa (If I Could) 45. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Are You Experienced Hey Joe Purple Haze 43. U2 – The Joshua Tree Where the Street Have No ...
by Gillingham
Mon Dec 07, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

66. Leonard Cohen – Songs of Leonard Cohen Suzanne Master Song 65. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground Candy Says Pale Blue Eyes 61. Wilco – Yankee Hotel Foxtrot I Am Trying to Break Your Heart Radio Cure 59. Neil Young – After the Gold Rush Southern Man I Believe in You 58. Bob Dylan – ...
by Gillingham
Mon Dec 07, 2020 11:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

100. Arcade Fire – The Suburbs Ready to Start Rococo 98. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan Masters of War A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall 95. King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King Epitaph The Court of the Crimson King 91. The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Electric Ladyland All Along the Watcht...
by Gillingham
Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

150. The Stooges – Fun House Down on the Street Dirt 149. Fleet Foxes – Fleet Foxes White Winter Hymnal He Doesn’t Know Why 147. Nas – Illmatic N.Y. State of Mind Life's a Bitch 146. Bruce Springsteen – Nebraska Nebraska Atlantic City 145. Led Zeppelin – Led Zeppelin II Whole Lotta Love 140. PJ Harv...
by Gillingham
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

174. Beach House – Teen Dream Zebra Take Care 173. Nirvana – MTV Unplugged in New York Polly Where Did You Sleep Last Night? 172. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven! Storm Sleep 171. The National – Boxer Fake Empire Gospel 170. The Avalanches – Since I Left Y...
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

And back up-to-date: 243. The xx – xx Intro Shelter 242. Radiohead – Amnesiac Pyramid Song You and Whose Army? 239. Fiona Apple – Fetch the Bolt Cutters Cosmonauts Under the Table 234. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell! Venice Bitch The Greatest 232. The Velvet Underground – Loaded Sweet Jane R...
by Gillingham
Wed Dec 02, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Nominations
Replies: 32
Views: 5857

Re: Best Moderately Acclaimed Album of 2020 - Nominations

Lots of options this year!

For me it's a toss-up between the Finnish Oranssi Pazuzu - Mestarin Kynsi and the French Slift - Ummon.
I think I'll go for Slift - Ummon, since Mestarin Kynsi is quite high up on the RYM year chart and is musically less accessible.
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 01, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 10 Album Gaps
Replies: 44
Views: 7547

Re: 10 Album Gaps

772 Madness One Step Beyond... 773 The KLF The White Room 774 The 13th Floor Elevators The Psychedelic Sounds of the 13th Floor Elevators 775 Depeche Mode Music for the Masses 776 Tina Turner Private Dancer 777 Car Seat Headrest Teens of Denial 778 SOPHIE Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides 779 Sly and ...
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 01, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

446. D’Angelo – Black Messiah 1000 Deaths The Door 439. Neu! – Neu! ‘75 Isi 431. Isaac Hayes – Hot Buttered Soul Walk On By Hyperbolicsyllabicsesquedalymistic 420. Beach House – Bloom Myth Lazuli 407. Black Sabbath – Black Sabbath Black Sabbath The Wizard 390. Bob Dylan – The Times They Are A- Chang...
by Gillingham
Tue Dec 01, 2020 1:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 105
Views: 21924

Re: New site update!

Thanks a lot for all the work Henrik and others, it's appreciated!
by Gillingham
Thu Nov 26, 2020 3:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

517. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds – The Boatman’s Call Into My Arms People Ain't No Good 508. The Roots – Things Fall Apart The Next Movement You Got Me 507. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - F♯A♯∞ The Dead Flag Blues East Hastings 505. Tortoise – Millions Now Living Will Never Die Djed 494. Sufjan Stevens...
by Gillingham
Thu Nov 26, 2020 2:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Slowly catching up. Surprised by the two votes for Volcano on Soundstracks for the Blind! That's a very divisive track that's very different from all the other tracks and kind of un-Swans in general. 670. The xx – I See You A Violent Noise Test Me 669. FKA Twigs – LP1 Pendulum Two Weeks 661. Aphex T...
by Gillingham
Wed Nov 25, 2020 8:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD
Replies: 223
Views: 32777

Re: AMF Favorite Albums/Songs of 2020 - LIST THREAD

Thanks acroamor and Holden! These are one of the yearly forum highlights.
My lists will probably be a bit shorter than usual, but I will definitely participate once the year is over.
by Gillingham
Tue Nov 24, 2020 10:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

Getting behind. 759. Flying Lotus – Cosmogramma ...And the World Laughs with You MmmHmm 750. Low – I Could Live in Hope Words Lazy 749. The Black Keys – Brothers Everlasting Light Tighten Up 748. U2 – The Unforgettable Fire Pride (In the Name of Love) The Unforgettable Fire (4:55) 745. PJ Harvey – I...
by Gillingham
Tue Nov 03, 2020 9:38 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums
Replies: 679
Views: 103674

Re: Collaborative playlist for the AMF top 1000 albums

794. Deltron 3030 – Deltron 3030
Things You Can Do
Mastermind

784. Nina Simone – Wild is the Wind
Lilac Wine
Wild is the Wind
by Gillingham
Mon Nov 02, 2020 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 79219

Re: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!

Fantastic job Holden! I enjoyed this a lot, thanks for all the work you obviously put unto this.
by Gillingham
Mon Nov 02, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)
Replies: 17
Views: 10042

Re: Films of the Early 20th Century: 1948-49 (2020 edition)

1. The Red Shoes (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger) 2. The Naked City (Jules Dassin) 3. The Third Man (Carol Reed) 4. The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (John Huston) 5. Rope (Alfred Hitchcock) 6. Ladri di Biciclette (Vittorio De Sica) 7. Stray Dog (Akira Kurosawa) 8. Key Largo (John Huston) 9. Kin...