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by Live in Phoenix
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

I picked Depeche Mode, Whitney Houston, Nine Inch Nails, Soundgarden, T. Rex.

I thought that Kraftwerk was the Susan Lucci of the HOF, but it's Chic (11 nominations).
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

The AM main page top 100 artists, as inducted (or not) by Cleveland's Hall of Fame. Artists become eligible for induction as a performer 25 years after the release of their first record (so I guess that by the year of their induction, it's become 26 years). Inductions started in 1986. The Beatles - ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees
Replies: 35
Views: 430

Re: 2020 Rock & Roll HOF Nominees

According to the AM main page top 100 artists, the major Rock & Roll HOF oversights: 24. The Smiths 28. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds 34. Bjork 35. Blur 38. PJ Harvey 42. Beck 51. Pixies 53. Kraftwerk 57. Oasis 58. Sonic Youth 63. Joy Division 65. New Order 68. Daft Punk 76. OutKast 83. Massive Attack 8...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Oct 08, 2019 3:38 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 33
Views: 2810

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s

Well, I was off about Kanye getting "punished." I had been starting to think that MBDTF would be banished to some #4-6 spot. (But Swans guy got punished? Obviously I don't condone rape, if that's even what occurred; but does everyone then have to walk around playing pretend that the artist never exi...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Oct 07, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 24
Views: 2106

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

1. Kendrick Lamar: “Alright” (2015) 18. Kanye West: “Runaway” [ft. Pusha T] (2010) "Runaway" was #3 in their half-decade 2010-2014 list, so I guess this represents them dumping Kanye for Kendrick, and foreshadows 2015's P.I.M.P. overtaking MBDTF, wherever that ends up now in the full-decade album li...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:52 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s
Replies: 24
Views: 2106

Re: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

“Sorry” is a strange creature. By grafting a fashionably clipped pop melody over a retro, Shabba Ranks-inspired Caribbean fusion beat, producers Skrillex and BloodPop created one of the best tropical house hits of the decade. The ethereal hook, crafted from Justin Bieber’s pitched and manipulated v...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Oct 04, 2019 9:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 4255

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

Derek & The Dominos - Anyday

8

My typical score for a good album track on a great album.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Oct 02, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 4255

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

Joni Mitchell – My Old Man

8
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Sep 26, 2019 5:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 4054

Re: Best Motown Songs

I thought I should warn people that Marvin Gaye's "Sexual Healing" is not a Motown song. 1. Marvin Gaye - I Heard It Through The Grapevine 2. Marvin Gaye - What's Going On 3. Stevie Wonder - Higher Ground 4. The Temptations - My Girl 5. Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour 6. Martha & The Vandellas - Dan...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 25, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 4054

Re: Best Motown Songs

andyd1010 -- there are also a couple 4-CD box sets that cover a lot of Motown's achievements. Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959–1971 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hitsville_USA:_The_Motown_Singles_Collection_1959%E2%80%931971 Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection Volume 2 1972...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Motown Songs
Replies: 71
Views: 4054

Re: Best Motown Songs

Rob wrote:
Wed Sep 25, 2019 3:03 pm

You can also just vote for all the tracks on this album:

Ha ha, oh my God...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 24, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 34
Views: 2469

Re: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll

Don't sit back on this one for too long: To make sure your voice is represented, please get us your votes by Sunday, September 29, 2019 at 11:59 p.m. ET. Check back for the results on the site in the coming weeks. I didn't even try to submit an albums list. I've been listening to our main page's top...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Sep 22, 2019 12:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 234
Views: 143800

Re: Albums of 2019

:o :o :o :o :o A 6-disc super deluxe 1999 is on its way in November! Moonbeam, what do you think of this rarities lineup? Disc: 3 1. Feel U Up 2. Irresistible Bitch 3. Money Don't Grow On Trees 4. Vagina 5. Rearrange 6. Bold Generation 7. Colleen 8. International Lover (Take 1) [Live In Studio] 9. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Sep 21, 2019 7:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 18411

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

The Velvet Underground – New Age 5 When I first started reading record reviews, Loaded was "the other Velvet Underground classic," but I ended up considering it the weakest of their 4 albums, due to the relative sonic normalcy, for one thing; Doug Yule, for another. Lou Reed, Peel Slowly and See box...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 18411

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

John Parr – St. Elmo’s Fire (Man in Motion)

8

The lyrics are (mostly) focused not on Brat Pack clichés, but on paraplegic athlete Rick Hansen, unrelated to the movie. Transcendent cheese.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Sep 15, 2019 5:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 5
Views: 9236

Re: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero

Well, since I created this thread, Stranger Things 3 debuted, and the premiere episode rescued the following local song from terminal obscurity. (Scene: Nancy and Jonathan.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a0XdxHxgp0 Thanks to '80s throwback shows, a couple of other acts have gotten their revenge-o...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 11, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 3124

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

The T.A.M.I. Show (1964) (Who or what is T.A.M.I.? It means something like "Teen Age Music International.") This is a concert film, taking place in California on October 28 and 29, 1964, featuring seemingly every pop/rock act of note at the time except for the Beatles: The Beach Boys, Chuck Berry, ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Sep 09, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 210
Views: 172391

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

Fine Young Cannibals - She Drives Me Crazy AM places this at 1989. Wikipedia says 26 December 1988. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/She_Drives_Me_Crazy Discogs has tons of 1988 issuings. https://www.discogs.com/Fine-Young-Cannibals-She-Drives-Me-Crazy-The-Monie-Love-Remix/master/70216 Rate Your Music ...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 11835

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0UR2Y94gmgU&t=275s&has_verified=1 Huh! It seems like you learn something new each day. It’s also not every day that you see a naked guy eating his own shit while singing and dancing :music-guitarred: Thats GG for ya Movie review...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Sep 04, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 3124

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

Hated: GG Allin and the Murder Junkies (1993) If you know about '80s punk, you know that some of it was intentionally tasteless. In a way, Allin simply took that and rock's wild man dynamic a farther step, but to this day, he is known as rock's ultimate degenerate. This documentary consists of some...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 11835

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

I wanna address the fact that GG Allin made this list. I don't want people to think I follow or support is his beliefs or antics but the reason he is one here is because IMO Hated In The Nation is magnum opus of anarchy driven, hating everyone, asshole, deification punk. It may be a shitty genre de...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 11835

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

Napalm Death - You Suffer YouTube is apparently adamant that I follow "You Suffer" with The Cure's 5 minute, 55 second "A Forest." Winning YouTube comment: "I once waited around for an hour and a half to hear them perform this song at a festival but unfortunately sneezed at just the wrong moment an...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 11835

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

https://i.pinimg.com/564x/bd/f0/55/bdf0550dad52a8b5d8683340b066bb2b.jpg Sonic Youth's Sister poster that I used to see at the little vinyl shop near my high school (with the hypnotizing Minnie & Mickey Disney photo kept in, and the top-left cover girl from Richard Avedon's In the American West). Al...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Sep 03, 2019 12:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 197
Views: 18411

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

George Thorogood and the Destroyers – Bad to the Bone

10
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)
Replies: 24
Views: 16759

Re: Survivors of the 60s (a morbid thread)

I guess we weren't the only ones to notice. Updated numbers from today's The Week article "The Coming Death of Just About Every Rock Legend." Debbie Harry and Bryan Ferry actually fit in age-wise with the '60s names. (You don't usually think about at what age a musician made it in the business. For ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll
Replies: 102
Views: 11835

Re: Albums and Songs of 1987 Poll

It's now time to claim your side in the late-80s teen pop wars. Well, since I must stand and be counted, Debbie Gibson. Though for songs before and after 1987. I just noticed that "Only in My Dreams" squeaked in at the very end of 1986, and I've now added it to the end of my song list, replacing Va...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 20409

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Still going strong with the 80-something song lists through at least 1987 … the last two years will need some work, when the pop music becomes a little more pick-and-choose. http://i.ebayimg.com/images/i/110718436210-0-1/s-l1000.jpg Albums: 1 | Billy Idol | Whiplash Smile 2 | The Smiths | The Queen ...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Aug 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos
Replies: 18
Views: 7842

Re: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos

Well, shows what I know.
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 24, 2019 1:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 210
Views: 172391

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

The main site lists the Bangles' "Manic Monday" as 1986. January 27, 1986, according to Wikipedia. A few sites contest this. Rate Your Music places it at 1985. https://rateyourmusic.com/release/single/the_bangles/manic_monday___if_she_knew_what_she_wants/ Discogs lists most of the issuings as 1985. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Aug 23, 2019 3:13 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 3124

Re: Review a Music DVD or Special

Graffiti Bridge (1990) "Music is the power. Love is the message. Truth is the answer." In the old pre-Internet days, as a youngster, I used to pore over the movie section of the newspaper; I seemed interested even in the movies that weren't reviewed well, and God knows Graffiti Bridge symbolized Pr...
by Live in Phoenix
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Review a Music DVD or Special
Replies: 5
Views: 3124

Review a Music DVD or Special

Most likely concerning concert films; musicals of the Broadway or Hard Day's Night variety; or TV specials, or even an old, semi-forgotten VHS release. (What about ____, can ____ be included? Yes, ____ can be included.) Reviews can be anything from interminable to a capsule review; ratings are optio...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 20409

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

3 | World Party | Ship Of Fools 11 | Tuxedomoon | Ship of Fools I'm so very disappointed that the Tuxedomoon album does not have a title track. I will have to content myself with 16 "Ship of Fools" songs (the best one I know at the moment being by World Party). https://www.litkicks.com/FoolSongs
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Aug 09, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos
Replies: 18
Views: 7842

Re: The Simpsons vs The Sopranos

Might as well guess The Sopranos. For one thing, I feel like it kicked off our modern era of high-quality TV programming. I would have thought that The Simpsons had lost more of its luster. It's the ultimate example of the query, "Do we just love the good years of (musician, TV show, etc.)? Or shoul...
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 24741

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

I first heard Hounds of Love around 2002 or so. At the time, it reinforced the idea that 1985 was an awesome year. Well, I'd call the albums like that in my top 5 awesome, and I didn't have any problem making a long song list, but it wasn't until 2013 that the "1985 is awesome" narrative was threate...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Aug 05, 2019 4:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 266
Views: 45807

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia

7

I don't know if it's even fair, but I lump it in with the overabundance of depressing and sad sack songs of the '90s.
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 7:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I would think perhaps that Radiohead has a better chance of dethroning the Beatles than Bowie (in that newer generation of voters, Rate Your Music sort of way ... They have a Beatles-like dominance of the top 10 albums on that site). But Radiohead's peak was arguably 1995 to 2007, ending 12 years ag...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I’m just wondering what the point is of lists that split up “Artists” and “Bands” when the distinction between the two is often arbitrary. Is Prince an artist when he’s Prince but a band when he’s Prince and the Revolution? Does Neil Young transform into a band when he adds “And Crazy Horse”? Sprin...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 24741

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/8/8d/Moving_Mountains.jpg "I feel a far too '80s song with very, very, very dated production coming on" Albums: 1 | Justin Hayward | Moving Mountains 2 | Suzanne Vega | Suzanne Vega 3 | Thompson Twins | Here's to Future Days 4 | Oingo Boingo | Dead Man's Pa...
by Live in Phoenix
Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum error messages
Replies: 15
Views: 3519

Re: Forum error messages

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by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Did my ballot stuffing for Twisted Sister ruin the site?
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Henrik wrote: Sorry to reveal the other remaining artist, but sometime in the future I think The Beatles will no longer be an obvious #1. They don’t have any albums in RYM’s alltime top 10 anymore.
They did hit #2, 5, 7, and 9 with us most recently
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Chris K. wrote:Murmur and Automatic for the People are two of the most haunting albums I’ve ever heard.
Incidentally, those are both in the 100 Greatest Rock Albums list at Digital Dream Door (where Hymie mostly hangs out).
by Live in Phoenix
Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

In theory, though not musically, you could sort of compare R.E.M. to Talking Heads: they don’t sound straightforward, like, say, a Journey song; there’s something odd about them – for R.E.M., their lyrics and album artwork were typically very odd, and like Talking Heads they gave off a non-rock star...
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Rob wrote: One funny mistake: TheLastEnemy apparently thought that the suggestiveness of the song title Let's Get It On was too safe and changed it in the more direct Let's Get It In.
Whoa, this is the first time a poll runner has improved one of the artists' songs!
by Live in Phoenix
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I thought the rollout always kinda slowed down to a tease.
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jul 21, 2019 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Up for Debate
Replies: 19
Views: 2050

Up for Debate

Just like every household has a toilet, perhaps our forum is overdue for a debate thread (so that, for instance, TheLastEnemy doesn't have to go "off-topic" by posting something on-topic). This would be for arguments that are reasonably civil but are maybe not going to be resolved shortly, or ever. ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sun Jul 21, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

I'm sure if we keep going on about this it will all get figured out... ========================================================= Should there just be a thread devoted solely to music debating -- what should music be or not be, can Lou Reed sing, did Lou Reed ruin music, did someone else ruin music, ...
by Live in Phoenix
Sat Jul 20, 2019 10:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 20907

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll?

I would argue that "Hey Jude" doesn't even have a chorus, that it has verses, bridges, and an outro (which is actually quite a feat, because a fair amount of songs meander around melodically until they reach the chorus).
by Live in Phoenix
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 40810

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Is that not counting individual artists as bands? I think it’s a strange distinction to omit someone like Prince as a band, who always plays with a band, just not the same one. I have a feeling Eels and Mountain Goats would be included as bands despite having one constant member just because their ...