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by Brad
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP

There is something about the Dunedin sound which appeals to me greatly, a fantastic mix of melody, guitars, a prominent bass, the addition of keyboards, it all gels. Right on... I've found small pockets of like-minded fans of this sound over the years - seems to tap into your soul if you're anywher...
by Brad
Wed Nov 25, 2020 4:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Latin Quarter – Radio Africa: 7.25

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by Brad
Tue Nov 24, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

683. Eurythmics - I Could Give You (A Mirror): 6

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by Brad
Mon Nov 23, 2020 11:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

682. Bobby Bland – Don’t Want No Woman: 5

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by Brad
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 102
Replies: 11
Views: 135

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 102

Hüsker Dü - In A Free Land (unranked)

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by Brad
Mon Nov 23, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP

4. Toy Love - Toy Love (EP) (1980): 9.5 Choice cuts : Rebel / Squeeze The below is a playlist with all four tracks from the EP, which you can find on the compilation "Cuts", albeit in a slightly different order. It is also apparently remixed to the tastes of the band members, although I'm sure Brad ...
by Brad
Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 3 - KRS-One - KRS-One

3. KRS-One – KRS-One (1995): 4

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by Brad
Sun Nov 22, 2020 2:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

679. Kendrick Lamar, featuring Ab-Soul – Ab-Soul’s Outro: 6.5 680. The Smashing Pumpkins - Drown: 6.5 681. Elvis Costello – Lip Service: 10 (now #72 on my AT list) - "Don't act like you're above me, just look at your shoes"... Probably my favorite bassline from one of the best (Bruce Thomas), this s...
by Brad
Wed Nov 18, 2020 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll
Replies: 43
Views: 2775

Re: Albums and Songs of 1979 Poll

Favorite Songs of 1979: 1. The Clash | Groovy Times (AT #15) 2. Patti Smith Group | Dancing Barefoot (AT #39) 3. Swell Maps | Spitfire Parade (AT #46) 4. Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Accidents Will Happen (AT #55) 5. Elvis Costello & The Attractions | Party Girl (AT #97) 6. Elvis Costello & Th...
by Brad
Wed Nov 18, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

677. The Doors – You Make Me Real: 6
678. Leonard Cohen – First We Take Manhattan: 9 (#1031 on my AT list)

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by Brad
Tue Nov 17, 2020 3:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

676. Billy Wallace - Burning the Wind: 5

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by Brad
Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

675. LiLiPUT - Die Matrosen: 7.25

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by Brad
Sun Nov 15, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Fint Tillsammans - Staden: 7.25

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by Brad
Sat Nov 14, 2020 8:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Hymie wrote: Sat Nov 14, 2020 6:39 pm
Brad wrote: Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:29 pm The Heartbeats – A Thousand Miles Away: 8.25 (#5017 on my AT list)
Thataboy!
The American Graffiti soundtrack had an immense impact on my childhood in terms of learning to appreciate "oldies"... glad my parents bought the album after they took me to see the film (9 years old at the time)!
by Brad
Sat Nov 14, 2020 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

672. Emiliana Torrini - Jungle Drum: 7.25
The Heartbeats – A Thousand Miles Away: 8.25 (#5017 on my AT list)

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by Brad
Fri Nov 13, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Holden wrote: Fri Nov 13, 2020 12:11 am Out of curiosity, what does the timeline for this game look like? I’d love to participate more next year!
Mid-December I'll solicit nominations. Tournament will begin in early/mid-March. Glad to have you join in!
by Brad
Thu Nov 12, 2020 6:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Here's the full list of nominations!: acroamor 1: Julien Baker - Sprained Ankle acroamor 2: Titus Andronicus - The Airing of Greivances acroamor 3: Frank Sinatra - Watertown acroamor 4: Sharon Van Etten - Because I Was in Love acroamor 5: Michael Andrews - Me and You and Everyone We Know OST acroamo...
by Brad
Thu Nov 12, 2020 5:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

670. Giorgio Moroder – I’m Left, You’re Right, She’s Gone: 6
671. Sido – Endlich Wochenende: 3.5

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by Brad
Wed Nov 11, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 101
Replies: 14
Views: 613

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 101

The Clash - The Guns Of Brixton (#1428)

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by Brad
Wed Nov 11, 2020 1:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

2. James - Laid (1993): 6.5

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by Brad
Tue Nov 10, 2020 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Moderately Acclaimed Album XI CHAMPION 2020: Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f9/Janelle_Mon%C3%A1e_-_The_ArchAndroid_album_cover.jpg defeats Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion 12-8 Past Winners: 2010: Neutral Milk Hotel - In the Aeroplane Over the...
by Brad
Tue Nov 10, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

Common & John Legend - Glory: 5.5

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by Brad
Mon Nov 09, 2020 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

2. Sit down, get up, get out! - I confess this may actually be a misheard lyric on my part, and not really a lyric as much as a between-line throw-in by the singer. I've seen it written out as "Sit down, get up, get down" but not sure that's it - I'll always hear it my way, I guess. It's a top 1000...
by Brad
Mon Nov 09, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Excellent Honorio! Always fun to look back at the rubbish I throw out there - can't wait to go through all the clips! Two points: 1. Smile's in the makin' / You gotta fight the powers that be - Actually, this is the other Fight The Power: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_tLp3p4okmg 2. Sit down, get ...
by Brad
Mon Nov 09, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

665. Laura Marling – New Romantic: 6.5
666. Thelonious Monk – Brilliant Corners: 7.5
667. Royal Blood – Figure It Out: 5
668. The Magic Numbers – I See You, You See Me: 4

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by Brad
Sun Nov 08, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition 4 - Toy Love - Toy Love EP
Replies: 72
Views: 3317

Re: Biggest Fan - The Album Edition

1. Hood - Cold House (2001): 6.5

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by Brad
Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

664. They Might Be Giants – Meet James Ensor: 6

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by Brad
Wed Nov 04, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition - The CENTURY !
Replies: 11
Views: 758

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition - The CENTURY !

Century edition deserves an update of all the songs nominated since the beginning: 13th Floor Elevators - You're Gonna Miss Me A Girl Called Eddy - Golden A Tribe Called Quest - Can I Kick It? A Tribe Called Quest - Scenario ABBA - Dancing Queen Abba - Fernando Abba - The Day Before You Came AC/DC -...
by Brad
Wed Nov 04, 2020 1:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020

662. Tom Waits - Soldier's Things: 7
663. Taylor Swift - All Too Well: 3.5

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by Brad
Wed Nov 04, 2020 2:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition - The CENTURY !
Replies: 11
Views: 758

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition - The CENTURY !

Van Halen - Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love (#2449)

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by Brad
Tue Nov 03, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

My pick:
1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid vs. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion
Simply because I like it better!

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by Brad
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!
Replies: 41
Views: 1855

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - The FINALS!

Welcome to the Semifinal round of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ... The Final Four! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = November 10th at...
by Brad
Tue Nov 03, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2386

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

22 total voters this week: acroamor Bang Jan bonnielaurel Brad carlos74 DaveC FrankLotion Honorio Jirin Kingoftonga Listyguy LunarPiper Madzong mileswide Nassim phil Rdwdbob Rob rumpdoll Safetycat Schüttelbirne spiritualized Winners: 1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid over The Decemberists - The Cr...
by Brad
Mon Nov 02, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 371
Views: 27424

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

Thanks Holden - Excellent performance!
by Brad
Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2386

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

24 hours left to vote!
by Brad
Mon Nov 02, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - November 2020
Replies: 156
Views: 5139

Re: Biggest Fan - November 2020

661. The Decemberists - We Both Go Down Together: 7.25

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by Brad
Sun Nov 01, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

Dungen - Fredag: 7.25

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by Brad
Sat Oct 31, 2020 1:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

Hymie wrote: Fri Oct 30, 2020 9:43 pm
My 50 favorites:

1. Think
2. Too Much Lovin'
3. Courage To Love...
Thanks Hymie!
by Brad
Fri Oct 30, 2020 3:08 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

658. The “5” Royales – Laundromat Blues: 7.25 These guys should have been huge! They were huge in the Black community for a few years. They had 7 singles that were top 10 on the Billboard R&B chart including two number ones. In 1953 they were one of the top 5 acts on the R&B chart with two number o...
by Brad
Fri Oct 30, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

658. The “5” Royales – Laundromat Blues: 7.25
These guys should have been huge!

659. The Go! Team – Bottle Rocket: 9.5 (now #572 on my AT list)

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by Brad
Thu Oct 29, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll
Replies: 76
Views: 10951

Re: Albums and Songs of 1978 Poll

Favorite Albums of 1978: 1. Big Star | Third/Sister Lovers 2. Elvis Costello & the Attractions | This Year's Model [UK} 3. The Clash | Give 'Em Enough Rope 4. Kate Bush | The Kick Inside 5. Johnny Thunders | So Alone 6. Wire | Chairs Missing 7. The Only Ones | The Only Ones 8. The Homosexuals | Bigg...
by Brad
Thu Oct 29, 2020 2:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

657. Jacques Dutronc - Les Cactus: 6.5

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by Brad
Wed Oct 28, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

656. Jamie T - Sheila: 5.5

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by Brad
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2386

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

My picks:
1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid vs. The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
2. Depeche Mode - Songs Of Faith And Devotion vs. Rodriguez - Cold Fact

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by Brad
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!
Replies: 26
Views: 2386

Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Semifinals!

Welcome to the Semifinal round of Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2020 ... The Final Four! Vote for your favorite album in each match-up. Remember, anyone can vote as long as the voter has heard both albums. Good-spirited comments are encouraged, but not absolutely necessary. Deadline = November 3rd at ...
by Brad
Tue Oct 27, 2020 2:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 3958

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!

20 total voters this week: acroamor Akhenaten Bang Jan Brad carlos74 DaveC FrankLotion Honorio jaimeW Jirin Listyguy LunarPiper Madzong mileswide Nassim Rdwdbob Rob Romain Schüttelbirne spiritualized Winners: 1. Janelle Monáe - The ArchAndroid over Cocteau Twins - Treasure 11-8 2. The Decemberists ...
by Brad
Tue Oct 27, 2020 1:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan Songs - October 2020
Replies: 206
Views: 22746

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2020

655. Tocotronic - Die Idee ist gut, doch die Welt noch nicht bereit: 7

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by Brad
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 3958

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!

I think 1000 is going a bit far. I looked at my list of possible nominations and I have The Mollusk and La Llorona in there. They made the 1000, but with only a handful of votes each (out of 71) so I'm guessing many have not heard them. I would certainly support excluding our top 500. That would ta...
by Brad
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!
Replies: 39
Views: 3958

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 11 - Quarterfinals!

Maybe we could use the AMF albums poll to determine what is and isn't moderately acclaimed? Say nothing that makes the top 1000 is eligible. I think 1000 is going a bit far. I looked at my list of possible nominations and I have The Mollusk and La Llorona in there. They made the 1000, but with only...
by Brad
Mon Oct 26, 2020 10:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 99
Replies: 11
Views: 1921

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 99

Dionne Warwick - Don't Make Me Over (#2945)

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