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by luvulongTIM
Sun Feb 07, 2021 7:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment
Replies: 26
Views: 1696

Re: Highly Acclaimed Artists that Do Not Provide Personal Listening Enjoyment

I’m one of the rare people here that LOVE listing who I think is insanely overrated and I agree with a number of your picks but I know it’s frowned upon and considered taboo by a number of people here to do that. Usually musicians feel this way as well accept the Sex Pistols and just recently I foun...
by luvulongTIM
Mon Feb 01, 2021 10:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Vocal Performance
Replies: 8
Views: 1115

Re: Best Vocal Performance

Speaking of Jeff Buckley, his ex Liz in Cocteau Twins Aikea-Guinea, Sighs Smell of Farewell or Frou frou Foxes in Midsummer Fires. Hard to pick just one.
by luvulongTIM
Wed Jan 27, 2021 11:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (CLOSED)
Replies: 36
Views: 4094

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2020 (begins now; deadline end of Feb. 12 UTC)

1. Teenage Fanclub
2. Lush
3. Guided by Voices
4. Manic Street Preachers
5. Sinead O’ Connor
6. Supergrass
7. Modest Mouse
8. Whitney Houston
9. Magnetic Fields
10. Fiona Apple
-Sade
- Ride
- Catherine Wheel
- Boo Radleys
- Liz Phair

Backstage Wing:
Bernie Taupin
by luvulongTIM
Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Phil Spector Dead
Replies: 4
Views: 1506

Re: Phil Spector Dead

Was wondering how the phrasing was going to be used here and anything beats the BBC’s “flawed” but that he was never institutionalized from all the stories or killed himself by anyone he’s ever worked with just boggles the mind as Cookie Monster....(or was it Tom Waits? ;), would say. More shocking ...
by luvulongTIM
Tue Dec 08, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The News of Today
Replies: 8
Views: 3643

Re: The News of Today

Knowing Vince nowadays it’d just be Johnson if he started off as Bob Johnson on NXT LOL! Just checked and it was the Dickies that made that punk version of Silent Night. But at least I was on the right LA punk related track. That reminds me of this band called Face to Face plugging themselves on KRO...
by luvulongTIM
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: EOY 2020
Topic: EOY 2020 - The Guardian (UK)
Replies: 31
Views: 9397

Re: EOY 2020 - The Guardian (UK)

They need to do away with that element of suspense thing already. A Music magazine in 2020 if they’re even still in publication is a miracle in itself. People will lose interest when stretching it out like this and that’s the last thing you want if you want to stay relevant and keep the few readers ...
by luvulongTIM
Tue Dec 08, 2020 9:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The News of Today
Replies: 8
Views: 3643

Re: The News of Today

The Germs are the ones that do that famous version of Silent Night that Rodney always plays right? Trying to think if he played it on his show Sunday. Would have been the perfect opportunity. I’ll check his playlist on Facebook. His show usually rarely commemorates anniversaries of deaths although w...
by luvulongTIM
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:57 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2020 update
Replies: 143
Views: 32057

Re: Errors in the 2020 update

Having trouble getting my pictures off my iPad (or iPod touch) to add one as my avatar pic. Was gonna get one with Lucy from Peanuts grabbing Schroeder’s piano and saying “woman vs piano, woman is winning” and caption it “Congrats to Fiona Apple on kicking butt in this years critics polls.”
by luvulongTIM
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:51 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: SPIN (US) - The 35 Best Albums from the Last 35 Years
Replies: 14
Views: 3750

Re: SPIN (US) - The 35 Best Albums from the Last 35 Years

Amazing showing for Lion and the Cobra, a favorite of mine but as much as I adore Little Earthquakes it just seems wrong to put it ahead of Hounds of Love.
by luvulongTIM
Mon Nov 30, 2020 5:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New site update!
Replies: 105
Views: 21982

Re: New site update!

Wow that Mellow Gold is still clinging by the skin of its teeth as Becks second most acclaimed album and again other than Loser I rarely hear that much hype behind it. Doesn’t seem popular in this group at all. Wonder which publications are holding it in such high regard.
by luvulongTIM
Tue Nov 03, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 79223

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

I had a chance to look at how our top 500 rankings have changed over the course of the albums polls since 2008. I used formulas to look them up, so if anything looks incorrect, just let me know and I'll fix it. Pretty interesting! I'm sad to see Sea Change's trajectory, but it's great to see Velvet...
by luvulongTIM
Sun Oct 25, 2020 3:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 79223

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

Can I get number 501 please, I was cut off on my iPad after MJs Dangerous
by luvulongTIM
Sun Oct 25, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 79223

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

Can I get 503 to 501 please. After Michael Jackson it’s cuts off on both my iPad and my iPod touch. Stupid Apple :( Thanks so much
by luvulongTIM
Wed Oct 21, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top 1000 Albums of All Time, 2020, RESULTS!
Replies: 374
Views: 79223

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

Italy doesn’t get the best representation when it comes to music and that’s not even counting pop and rock. I’d like to see that change some day. You never hear of a big Italian scene in really any genre I guess other than soundtracks/scores. Seems to be the most visited, popular country without muc...
by luvulongTIM
Mon Oct 12, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 120335

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

38 (Class o’ 2000! Woot! Woot!)
by luvulongTIM
Thu Oct 01, 2020 6:34 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Spin (USA) - The 25 Best Albums of the Britpop Era (2020)
Replies: 2
Views: 2560

Re: Spin (USA) - The 25 Best Albums of the Britpop Era (2020)

Funny just today I noticed they took off Dog Man Star by Suede off Spotify They’re always messing with Suede on Spotify in the US. Might have to do with that stubborn lesbian lounge singer that made them change their name here to the London Suede. They could never get a break over here. Always felt ...
by luvulongTIM
Sat Jul 25, 2020 7:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 120335

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD

1. The Clash- London Calling 2. Spiritualized- Ladies and Gentlemen We’re Floating in Space 3. Belle & Sebastian- If You’re Feeling Sinister 4. Kate Bush- Hounds of Love 5. Magnetic Fields- 69 Love Songs 6. Camera Obscura- Underachievers Please Try Harder 7. Pains of Being Pure at Heart-s/t 8. Tori ...
by luvulongTIM
Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Q Magazine closing down
Replies: 3
Views: 2743

Re: Q Magazine closing down

I WAS gonna change my avatar to the famous Tori Amos, Björk and PJ Harvey edition but I can’t find thumbnails small enough. Oh well, I tried. My favorite magazine cover ever, Sad news. Read then religiously when the Strokes started making the rounds in Scotland and opening for Catatonia and Doves ar...
by luvulongTIM
Thu Jul 16, 2020 10:54 pm
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: Brooklyn Vegan (US) - 141 Best Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 1
Views: 6274

Re: Brooklyn Vegan (US) - 141 Best Albums of the 2010s

Brooklyn Vegan? Couldn’t be any more indie snobbery filled if it were called the Pitchyorker lol I guess that’s what they were aiming for.
by luvulongTIM
Wed Jun 24, 2020 5:55 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Insider (US) - Every Hannah Montana Song, Ranked (2020)
Replies: 3
Views: 4942

Re: Insider (US) - Every Hannah Montana Song, Ranked (2020)

The way she talks always reminds me of Park Overall from Empty Next. Her singing voice isn’t much better.
by luvulongTIM
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 LIST THREAD
Replies: 321
Views: 120335

Re: AMF Best Albums of All-Time 2020 List Thread!

So are we more than likely to get the results to this than the 1980s album poll? 80s wasn’t my favorite decade but I still put in the effort for the artists and bands I appreciated most. Was a little disheartening that we were never able to get those results, of course due to circumstances that no o...
by luvulongTIM
Fri May 29, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Streaming Services - a poll
Replies: 44
Views: 14305

Re: Streaming Services - a poll

Is it still that weird number, I think 3,333 songs OFFLINE maximum?. 10,000 was plenty to begin with but the offline limit is what I’d rather see go up to at least maybe 5,000 or so.
by luvulongTIM
Sat May 23, 2020 3:56 am
Forum: EOD 2010s
Topic: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 138
Views: 149090

Re: EOD 2010s Albums Spreadsheet Updates

Love how even if Beyoncé drops a bit she’s still ALWAYS barely ahead of Solange :D
by luvulongTIM
Fri May 15, 2020 12:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Stevie Wonder Carpool Karaoke!
Replies: 5
Views: 3476

Re: Stevie Wonder Carpool Karaoke!

Poor guy. It’s bad enough he gets all this negative press for what he did in the 80s and forth (I personally ADORE his song Overjoyed) now he degrades himself with this awful latenight glorified game show banter. And poor Conan is reduced to a half hour show in leu of longer King of Queens marathons...
by luvulongTIM
Sun May 10, 2020 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 353
Views: 134467

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Did we ever get the albums poll btw? Don’t recall seeing that one being rolled out recently.
by luvulongTIM
Wed May 06, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Consequence of Sound (US) - The 50 Greatest Wrestling Themes
Replies: 2
Views: 2930

Re: Consequence of Sound (US) - The 50 Greatest Wrestling Themes

Wow “put the Macho Man into the HOF?” This was a while ago otherwise I’d argue for Bray Wyatt to be high up there, heck even Darby Allen and of course Becky Lynch. Savages later manager in WCW was named after the legend who originally used the song Gorgeous George.
by luvulongTIM
Tue May 05, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Poll Ideas (because we don’t have enough polls)
Replies: 4
Views: 2845

Re: Poll Ideas (because we don’t have enough polls)

How about all albums but we can include compilations (live too) but 10 per 50 albums and only one compilation per artist. If this happens my top 3 or 4 I would GUARANTEE would be compilations, sorry I know how “true” or REAL music fans hate them.
by luvulongTIM
Mon May 04, 2020 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Streaming Services - a poll
Replies: 44
Views: 14305

Re: Streaming Services - a poll

Spotify can be on the confusing and on the nitpicky side. I think all of Suede’s discography other than Dog Man Star they call them The London Suede which I always hated but on Dog Man Star they’re just called Suede. Also the original version of “I Don’t Believe You” by Magnetic Fields I noticed is ...
by luvulongTIM
Sun May 03, 2020 2:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Streaming Services - a poll
Replies: 44
Views: 14305

Re: Streaming Services - a poll

Good God I had know idea you could add up to 10,000 for just one single playlist. And that’s not considered enough for some people lol? I check my friends on Facebook and I’m impressed if they have over 200 songs. So they think I’m nuts for having a playlist of over 1,500 songs (I named it “the Furl...
by luvulongTIM
Sun Apr 26, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 74
Views: 51543

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

🤔 Have they ever given an album 5 full stars off the bat when it’s brand new? I know with them they tend to upgrade as time passes but I’ve never seen them love something as soon as it’s released enough to give it a full fledged 5 star rating.
by luvulongTIM
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters
Replies: 74
Views: 51543

Re: Fiona Apple - Fetch the Bolt Cutters

Allmusic.com.com has been really slow to review a bunch of recent releases including this one. Wonder what their excuse is.
by luvulongTIM
Wed Apr 22, 2020 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 10375

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

Pretty much anything from the WonderStuff 80s/early 90s catalogue, Fountains of Wayne’s Welcome Interstate Managers, Suede’s Coming Up....yeah I get it, it’s the first without their acclaimed guitarist but they still pull it off. Sleater-Kinney’s One Beat, PJ Harvey’s Is This Desire, Sinead O Connor...
by luvulongTIM
Mon Apr 20, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 277400

Re: Concerts you have coming up

At this point just replace the words concerts with REFUNDS. Laughing my ass off cause TicketMaster charges a fortune in all this BS tax they make up, now they have to refund it 100% as they charged people. Hope this gives them a second perspective on them screwing concert goers over like they’re not...
by luvulongTIM
Sun Apr 19, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: What Album Is Too Low on AM?
Replies: 30
Views: 10375

Re: What Album Is Too Low on AM?

Whitechocolatespaceegg by Liz Phair. Think it came in last EVEN AS A BUBBLER for that year so it narrowly edged out another all time fave, Someone to Drive You Home by the Long Blondes and Supergrass’ Life on Other Planets which I also think ended up as one of the last bubblers for that year.
by luvulongTIM
Sat Apr 18, 2020 12:22 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?
Replies: 38
Views: 11949

Re: Favorite Album From The Year You Were Born?

The Dreaming by Kate Bush. 🤔 Always wondered how it ranked in that last 80s album poll we took. Hoping Hounds of Love made the top 3. Being that the 80s was so dismal I only voted for a handful of artists so I had to really stretch out my list at the recommendation of the administrator of the poll. ...
by luvulongTIM
Fri Apr 17, 2020 3:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2020 (06) April 15
Replies: 13
Views: 7398

Re: MCCh 2020 (06) April 15

Wow the rarest of the rarest of the rare. Move over Bigfoot, only took a worldwide pandemic for a new Fiona Apple album to finally be released. Enjoy!
by luvulongTIM
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Ranking Countries - Has This Been Done?
Replies: 24
Views: 5228

Re: Ranking Countries - Has This Been Done?

[quote=madzong post_id=120459 It would be also be cool to breakdown the UK into England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. [/quote] England would dominate although Scotland’s my personal fave. Wow Italy did well. Out of all the big European cities I don’t even think I could name so much as a on...
by luvulongTIM
Fri Apr 03, 2020 1:50 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Adam Schlesinger
Replies: 4
Views: 2246

Re: RIP Adam Schlesinger

Yeah along with Henry “the Fonze” Winkler of all people, the FOY were of a very few amount of people to not look so highly on Tom Hanks who didn’t give them any real credit for being the band behind the band in his movie. Luckily that move didn’t “jump the shark” on their careers but it would have b...
by luvulongTIM
Thu Apr 02, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Year For Music?
Replies: 3
Views: 1677

Re: Best Year For Music?

I liked both 2003 and 2006 for pretty similar reasons. Very poppy, melodic, throwback albums and singles. Most catchy singalong, hooky,records came out these years as well. I remember not LOVING or even liking many of the critics pics for those years especially 03 so it was like you had to go out an...
by luvulongTIM
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Adam Schlesinger
Replies: 4
Views: 2246

RIP Adam Schlesinger

COVID-19 related sadly. I always preferred them to the Shins, in fact Welcome Interstate Managers probably ranks in my top 5 for the entire decade of the 00s. They got heat for Stacy especially from classic rock aficionados but it was more than just that single which wasn’t even close to their best....
by luvulongTIM
Sun Mar 22, 2020 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Kenny Rogers
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

Re: RIP Kenny Rogers

It really is a shame. I love "The Gambler." Also, on an unrelated note: luvulongTIM, you might want to see what's happened to your little photo icon. Yeah photobuckets charging now so they’re restricting whatever I’d posted before. You should see my junk mail folder with all the photobucket notific...
by luvulongTIM
Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Kenny Rogers
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

Re: RIP Kenny Rogers

Sorry I couldn’t get into more detail but it was late over here and.....Corona Virus????? Yeah I’ll blame that on the slothful ways ;) But it is tragic that his passing is pushed so far back in the NEWS with all the goings on today. He deserves better but I guess it’s understandable
by luvulongTIM
Sat Mar 21, 2020 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: RIP Kenny Rogers
Replies: 4
Views: 3502

RIP Kenny Rogers

The Gambler was 81 :(
by luvulongTIM
Fri Mar 13, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Concerts you have coming up
Replies: 248
Views: 277400

Re: Concerts you have coming up

Not gonna say the word cause I’m sure people are coming on here to avoid anything to do with it but yeah, my condolences to anyone to had plans to go to a show cause it’s not looking good :( Saw some people saying they had tix for shows in July. I don’t think it’s gotten bad enough to where shows th...
by luvulongTIM
Tue Mar 03, 2020 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)
Replies: 43
Views: 18977

Re: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)

Los Angeles had a punk band called Face to Face. In fact the lead singer recorded to most arrogant, self centered tag, I guess is what they call it, for KROQ about how important they are to the LA punk revival scene and how they started all and no one would be there without them. I’m like “ok, liter...
by luvulongTIM
Sat Feb 29, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)
Replies: 43
Views: 18977

Re: Bands that are most famous in their native countries (and whether or not they deserve wider attention)

I know Ireland has the Frames who I thought would have gotten at least a cult following in the States following the success of Once and the soundtrack and all the great word of mouth about their concerts but than I saw their insanely low placement when they were being advertised to play Coachella, s...
by luvulongTIM
Tue Feb 25, 2020 6:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Question about Favorite albums/songs
Replies: 8
Views: 3540

Re: Question about Favorite albums/songs

Was listening to The First Taste by Fiona Apple. That song which I thought was a standout on the album at the time, but now omg that is a sensational song and one of her all time best. I had to put it on repeat it was so incredible and I was so glad I added to my playlist on Spotify. And she wasn’t ...
by luvulongTIM
Sun Feb 16, 2020 4:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!
Replies: 353
Views: 134467

Re: AMF Top songs of the 1980s!

Wow! You were even able to get the lyrics to a Cocteau Twins song? I always heard most of their 80s work was impossible to translate to any language let alone English. Good job.
by luvulongTIM
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)
Replies: 23
Views: 10495

Re: Hall of Acclaim tie-breakers (end of Jan. 22 UTC deadline)

Manic Street Preachers

Gerry Goffin & Carol King
by luvulongTIM
Tue Jan 14, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closed)
Replies: 50
Views: 29934

Re: Hall of Acclaim 2019 (poll closes at the end of Jan. 18th)

Tom Snyder for the backstage wing for giving the punk rock movement a platform to thrive by frequenting his show. 1. Lush 2. Shonen Knife 3. Teenage Fanclub 4. Guided by Voices 5. Manic Street Preachers 6. Supergrass 7. Sinead O’ Conner 8. Billy Bragg 9. Vampire Weekend And since pop stars are reall...