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by PlasticRam
Wed Nov 13, 2019 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2019 (19) October 31
Replies: 9
Views: 1898

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 PlasticRam
Wed Nov 13, 2019 3:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 14
Views: 141

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Brad wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:43 am
PlasticRam wrote:
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:16 am
Brad wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 pm
done, I think
It was 11-4, not 10-4.

I'm sorry I'm so tiresome.
done. i think.
Thanks a million!!!
by PlasticRam
Wed Nov 13, 2019 2:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 14
Views: 141

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

Brad wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 8:10 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:01 pm
I'm OCD, so Brad, could you add in that Red won MAA2016 11-4? It would mean the world to me.

http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=462048
done, I think
It was 11-4, not 10-4.

I'm sorry I'm so tiresome.
by PlasticRam
Tue Nov 12, 2019 4:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 14
Views: 141

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

I'm OCD, so Brad, could you add in that Red won MAA2016 11-4? It would mean the world to me.

http://www.bracketmaker.com/tmenu.cfm?tid=462048
by PlasticRam
Tue Nov 12, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!
Replies: 14
Views: 141

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - The Finals!

1. Grimes - Art Angels vs. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek

A rather easy choice.
by PlasticRam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 4:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 181959

Re: Albums of 2019

Kanye West - Jesus Is King 9.8 Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell! 9.1 Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated 8.8 Aurora - A Different Kind of Human (Step 2) 8.1 Tyler, the Creator - Igor 8.0 Santana - Africa Speaks 8.0 Sturgill Simpson - Sound & Fury 8.0 Taylor Swift - Lover 7.9 Jenny Lewis - On the Lin...
by PlasticRam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s Song Recommendations
Replies: 5
Views: 150

2010s Song Recommendations

I haven't really kept up with the songs of the 2010s aside from Kanye. Even the most acclaimed songs might be new to me, so I'd appreciate if you can come up with some recommendations and of course this thread is for other people too to get recs. Sorry if there's an existing thread for this. Couldn'...
by PlasticRam
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:25 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Stereogum : The 100 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 41
Views: 1024

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

I prefer 1989 to Red.
by PlasticRam
Tue Nov 05, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!
Replies: 28
Views: 394

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Semi-Finals!

1. Grimes - Art Angels vs. The Velvet Underground - VU
2. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges vs. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek

The Stetson album is very weird. First I didn't like it at all, but it grew on me as the album progressed.
by PlasticRam
Sun Nov 03, 2019 2:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Rolling Stone decade list game
Replies: 12
Views: 947

Re: Rolling Stone decade list game

Fun game. Betting 10 on all of them. 1) Number of Kanye West albums in the top 100* over 2) Artist with the top placing album* Lana Del Rey 4) Placement of Radiohead’s Moon Shaped Pool under 6) Pair of artists with more albums in the top 100* Drake and Kendrick Lamar 8) Combined added placements of ...
by PlasticRam
Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

After about 10 listens, I upgrade this to 4.5 stars. Replay value :happy-partydance:

Edit: Fine, it's 5 stars. :whistle: :music-guitarred: :music-rockon:
by PlasticRam
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Quarter-Finals
Replies: 29
Views: 1202

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Quarter-Finals

1. Grimes - Art Angels vs. Bob Dylan - Desire
2. The Velvet Underground - VU vs. Pink Floyd - Animals

All except Animals are on my all-time list.
by PlasticRam
Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Pitchfork's review is basically the bit in The Simpsons where Homer tells Marge 'Sorry Marge, I'n afraid this gets my lowest rating ever - seven thumbs up' Something else I already said: Kanye and Radiohead are to Pitchfork what Springsteen and U2 are to Rolling Stone. Some of the writers hate Kany...
by PlasticRam
Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Consequence of Sound gave this an F. Totally ridiculous. I think critics are finally done with Kanye (biased). It's a shame.
by PlasticRam
Sun Oct 27, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

5 stars:
808s
MBDTF
Yeezus
CD

4.5 stars:
Grad
WTT

4 stars:
JIK
CS

3.5 stars:
TLOP
LR
KSG

3 stars:
ye
by PlasticRam
Sat Oct 26, 2019 8:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Brad wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 9:47 pm
PlasticRam wrote:
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:23 pm
I was wondering whether Beatles or Kanye was my fav artist of all time
but... but everyone knows the Beatles are bigger than Yeezus
:D
by PlasticRam
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

Before this album I was wondering whether Beatles or Kanye was my fav artist of all time, and it seems like with this album Ye will move permanently to the number-one spot

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by PlasticRam
Fri Oct 25, 2019 5:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Re: Kanye West - Jesus Is King

This is IMO better than ye and KSG, two albums I didn't particularly like. Actually better than TLOP too. I like that Kanye went full on Christian and not kinda, like TLOP.
by PlasticRam
Fri Oct 25, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Jesus Is King
Replies: 29
Views: 1712

Kanye West - Jesus Is King

I'm just listening to this for the first time. So far I like it!
by PlasticRam
Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - October 2019
Replies: 176
Views: 29442

Re: Biggest Fan - October 2019

Jimmy Cliff – You Can Get It If You Really Want: 9

I like the positivity.
by PlasticRam
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:50 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Pitchfork (US) - The 200 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 35
Views: 9946

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

Kingoftonga wrote:
Tue Oct 08, 2019 1:39 pm
I guess they're over that 9.2 rating they gave Benji five years ago?
He had a beef with a writer of Pitchfork if I remember correctly.
by PlasticRam
Thu Oct 03, 2019 4:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 181959

Re: Albums of 2019

What do you think of the new Sturgill Simpson album? I have to listen to it sometime.
by PlasticRam
Wed Sep 25, 2019 10:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Vote for the Best of the 2010s in the Pitchfork Readers’ Poll
Replies: 54
Views: 11018

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

Albums: 1. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy 2. Kanye West - Yeezus 3. Daft Punk - Random Access Memories 4. Tame Impala - Currents 5. Kid Cudi - Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven 6. Africa Express - Africa Express Presents... Terry Riley's In C Mali 7. Gorillaz - Plastic Beach 8. SOPHIE - OIL O...
by PlasticRam
Sun Sep 22, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - September 2019
Replies: 200
Views: 46371

Re: Biggest Fan - September 2019

Daniel Ceasar, featuring Kali Uchis – Get You: 6

Sorry I haven't kept up with this game cos of work.
by PlasticRam
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 181959

Re: Albums of 2019

Nick wrote:
Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:29 pm
The new Lana Del Rey album is...

1) really, really good
2) probably going to be the critics’ pick for AOTY
I totally agree. Have enjoyed her work in the past too, but this might be her magnum opus.
by PlasticRam
Mon Aug 26, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 249
Views: 181959

Re: Albums of 2019

Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated 8.8 Aurora - A Different Kind of Human (Step 2) 8.1 Tyler, the Creator - Igor 8.0 Santana - Africa Speaks 8.0 Taylor Swift - Lover 7.9 Jenny Lewis - On the Line 7.9 Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising 7.9 Aleksi Perälä - Sunshine 3 7.9 Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride 7.8 ...
by PlasticRam
Sun Aug 25, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Meat Loaf – Everything Louder Than Everything Else: 8

Song slaps.
by PlasticRam
Sat Aug 24, 2019 12:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Big Thief – Mythological Beauty: 6.5
by PlasticRam
Sat Aug 24, 2019 8:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Johann Strauss II – Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214: 6.5
አስቴር አወቀ [Aster Aweke] – Sebebu (My Excuse): 5
Roy Nixon and the Down Beats – Hard-Rockin’ Daddy: 6
by PlasticRam
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5
Replies: 36
Views: 7382

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.5

1. Bob Dylan - Desire vs. Joni Mitchell - Hejira
by PlasticRam
Wed Aug 21, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 34
Views: 7305

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

I prolly would've voted for Begin :angry-banghead:
by PlasticRam
Tue Aug 20, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Nina Hagen Band – Auf’m Bahnhof Zoo: 6
Rotary Connection – I am the Blackgold of the Sun: 6.5
by PlasticRam
Sun Aug 18, 2019 1:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Matchbox Twenty – Hand Me Down: 6.5
by PlasticRam
Sat Aug 17, 2019 5:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The Kinks - Misfits: 6
by PlasticRam
Fri Aug 16, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Taana Gardner - Heartbeat: 6.5
by PlasticRam
Thu Aug 15, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Madness – The Liberty of Norton Folgate: 6.5
by PlasticRam
Wed Aug 14, 2019 10:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Green Day – In the End: 7
by PlasticRam
Tue Aug 13, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Collective Soul – No More No Less: 6.5
Passion Pit - Moth's Wings: 6
by PlasticRam
Sun Aug 11, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Orelsan – Suicide social: 5

I wish I could understand the language.
by PlasticRam
Sat Aug 10, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Faada Freddy – Borom Bi: 6
by PlasticRam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 28223

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

The best year of the 80s in my opinion.

1. Paul Simon - Graceland
2. The Smiths - The Queen Is Dead
3. Genesis - Invisible Touch
4. The Housemartins - London 0 Hull 4
5. Bangles - Different Light
6. XTC - Skylarking
7. Kraftwerk - Electric Café
8. Enya - Enya
9. Exuma - Rude Boy
by PlasticRam
Fri Aug 09, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Phaeleh - Mantra: 5
by PlasticRam
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The Jam – English Rose: 6
by PlasticRam
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Frédéric Chopin - Waltz in D-flat major, Op. 64, No. 1, Valse du petit chien: 7
by PlasticRam
Tue Aug 06, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Neil Young - Don’t Cry No Tears: 7
by PlasticRam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 6:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

Sarah McLachlan - Adia: 8
by PlasticRam
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 9654

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There vs. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet vs. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku

I don't get Jesus' Blood at all.
by PlasticRam
Sun Aug 04, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

R.E.M. – Wall of Death: 6
by PlasticRam
Sat Aug 03, 2019 10:49 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The National - Ada: 6
by PlasticRam
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Biggest Fan - August 2019
Replies: 269
Views: 69405

Re: Biggest Fan - August 2019

The Easybeats – Land of Make Believe: 7