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by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 07, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 32
Views: 26821

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

Best of the decade so far minus 2019 albums, if the poll is somehow open in early 2020 I’ll update it again: 1. Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE (2012) 2. Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp a Butterfly (2015) 3. Kanye West - My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy (2010) 4. Beyoncé - Lemonade (2016) 5. Kendrick Lamar -...
by FrankLotion
Tue Aug 06, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3
Replies: 26
Views: 14010

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.3

1. Mogwai - Young Team
2. Goldfrapp - Felt Mountain
3. Micachu - Jewellery
4. Peter Gabriel - Us
by FrankLotion
Fri Aug 02, 2019 11:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Albums of the 2010s
Replies: 32
Views: 26821

Re: Favorite Albums of the 2010s

I’d like to share a list of my favorites so far but I guess I wouldn’t consider it my “official” list until 2019 is over since I only have albums through 2018, how long will you have the poll open for?
by FrankLotion
Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll
Replies: 91
Views: 47801

Re: Albums and Songs of 1986 Poll

Albums: 1. Peter Gabriel - So 2. Metallica - Master of Puppets 3. Slayer - Reign in Blood 4. The Smiths - The Queen is Dead 5. Run-DMC - Raising Hell 6. Paul Simon - Graceland 7. Prince - Parade 8. Steve Earle - Guitar Town 9. Crowded House - Crowded House 10. Janet Jackson - Control 11. R.E.M. - Li...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 30, 2019 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2
Replies: 36
Views: 15875

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.2

1. Bright Eyes - I'm Wide Awake, It's Morning
2. The Velvet Underground - VU
3. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 26, 2019 7:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 222233

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

This really has been the most rewarding thread to follow this year, thanks for compiling all of this Honorio! To piggyback off what Romain said, I think why many non-English films have gained acclaim from English speaking publications is largely due to films being largely a visual medium. For exampl...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1
Replies: 36
Views: 11430

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 2.1

Only two of my nominations made it to the second round and barely at that...anyway here are my picks for this week:

1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
3. Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
4. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 83826

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

^Couldn't have said it better myself, while I (only?) placed them at 25 on my list they just have so many dozens of songs that I love that have resonated with me more and more as I age. Though 7th place is obviously higher than I put them, I’m happy to see them that high on the list.
by FrankLotion
Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?
Replies: 30
Views: 29705

Re: Favorite Album Artwork this Decade?

As is the case with most of their most recent work I find the music to be pretty middling but I love the album art, this one being particularly great minus the awkwardly placed photo of the band in the upper right... https://consequenceofsound.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Flaming-Lips-Kings-Mouth....
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 19, 2019 7:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Best Ever Choruses Poll 2019- POLL CLOSED. Off-topic thread
Replies: 116
Views: 37999

Re: Best Ever Choruses Poll?

I think a top 50 maximum would be good, not sure about when a deadline should be though.
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 83826

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Also is Björk the highest ranking female artist on the list then or am I missing someone obvious that’s still to come?
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 83826

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Decent climb for Elvis!
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 25016

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

And I guess since both me and acroamor recommended the Jason Isbell and Colin Stetson albums they should be essential listening before the decade poll :mrgreen:
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 18, 2019 1:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread
Replies: 33
Views: 25016

Re: 2010s EOD Recommendation Thread

Definitely a lot of albums/songs that I wish got more praise but it’s been a very rewarding decade to dig deep and have varied tastes! Albums Paul Weller - Wake Up the Nation (2010) The Books - The Way Out (2010) Ghostface Killah - Apollo Kids (2010) Saigon - The Greatest Story Never Told (2011) Bom...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 16, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16
Replies: 20
Views: 6177

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.16

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
2. Screaming Trees - Dust
3. Rush - Permanent Waves
4. Hedningarna - Hippjokk
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 09, 2019 11:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 83826

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

TheLastEnemy wrote:Image
damn. That’s too low.
by FrankLotion
Sun Jul 07, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2019
Replies: 271
Views: 272323

Re: Albums of 2019

Favorites for the year so far: 1. Ariana Grande - thank u, next 2. Yola - Walk Through Fire 3. Solange - When I Get Home 4. Beyoncé - Homecoming 5. Aldous Harding - Designer 6. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising 7. CHAI - PUNK 8. Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow 9. Little Simz - GREY Area 10. Billie ...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results
Replies: 260
Views: 83826

Re: AMF All Time Artists List 2019 - Results

Wow I didn’t realize the rollout would be so soon after the deadline!
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15
Replies: 29
Views: 12664

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.15

1. Bloc Party - Silent Alarm
2. Todd Terje - It's Album Time
3. St. Vincent - Marry Me
4. Kadhja Bonet - Childqueen
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 02, 2019 4:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll
Replies: 110
Views: 54710

Re: Albums and Songs of 1985 Poll

Albums: 1. Tom Waits - Rain Dogs 2. Jesus and the Mary Chain - Psychocandy 3. Dire Straits - Brothers in Arms 4. Hüsker Dü - New Day Rising 5. The Pogues - Rum, Sodomy & Lash 6. The Replacements - Tim 7. The Smiths - Meat is Murder 8. Kate Bush - Hounds of Love 9. Prince - Around the World in a Day ...
by FrankLotion
Sun Jun 30, 2019 9:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3
Replies: 5
Views: 7474

Re: Planning for Overlooked Songs 3

I’m very down, I think this sounds like a lot of fun.
by FrankLotion
Sun Jun 30, 2019 3:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition
Replies: 134
Views: 126654

Re: The AMF Top Artists of All Time 2019 Edition

1. The Beatles 2. Radiohead 3. OutKast 4. Led Zeppelin 5. The Rolling Stones 6. Kendrick Lamar 7. Kanye West 8. Sleater-Kinney 9. Prince 10. Jay-Z 11. Bob Dylan 12. Frank Ocean 13. The Jimi Hendrix Experience 14. Björk 15. Nirvana 16. Wu-Tang Clan 17. U2 18. Sufjan Stevens 19. David Bowie 20. Black ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 26, 2019 7:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Local music: Lists, local flavor, nuggets, maybe an unsung hero
Replies: 5
Views: 11624

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

Cool list! I grew up in AZ myself so I recognize a lot of these, I remember people I grew up with were big fans of Authority Zero and Miniature Tigers, I still love Calexico to this day.
by FrankLotion
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14
Replies: 24
Views: 16092

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.14

1. Thelonious Monk - Brilliant Corners
2. Super Furry Animals - Radiator
3. Paramore - After Laughter
4. Heatmiser - Mic City Sons (Had no idea Elliott Smith was in any other projects, this is my favorite discovery so far!)
by FrankLotion
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13
Replies: 21
Views: 17751

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.13

1. Jackson Browne - Running on Empty
2. Clap Your Hands Say Yeah - Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
3. Boo Radleys - Everything's Alright Forever
4. Neil Diamond - Hot August Night
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 12, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12
Replies: 29
Views: 17967

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.12

1. Gene Clark - No Other
2. The The - Soul Mining
3. Chelsea Wolfe - Abyss
4. Bee Gees - Bee Gees' 1st
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 05, 2019 5:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11
Replies: 33
Views: 17868

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.11

1. Elvis Costello - Get Happy!!
2. Lou Reed - Street Hassle
3. Charly Bliss - Guppy
4. Jesca Hoop - Hunting My Dress
by FrankLotion
Fri May 31, 2019 2:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll
Replies: 125
Views: 87531

Re: Albums and Songs of 1984 Poll

Albums: 1. Prince - Purple Rain 2. Bruce Springsteen - Born in the U.S.A. 3. Hüsker Dü - Zen Arcade 4. Van Halen - 1984 5. Run-DMC - Run-D.M.C. 6. The Replacements - Let it Be 7. The Smiths - The Smiths 8. Minutemen - Double Nickels on the Dime 9. Meat Puppets - Meat Puppets II 10. Los Lobos - How W...
by FrankLotion
Wed May 29, 2019 4:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10
Replies: 26
Views: 19829

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.10

1. Joni Mitchell - Hejira
2. Serge Gainsbourg - Initials B.B.
3. The Chameleons - Script of the Bridge
4. Kimio Eto - Koto Music
by FrankLotion
Mon May 27, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 19876

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

By the way, why did it take 9 weeks for a rap album to show up. There are a lot of genre fans here, but nobody dares to nominate these anymore? I have too little knowledge of the genre to make sensible nominations myself. More like this are very welcome. My nomination for Missy Elliott showed up a ...
by FrankLotion
Fri May 24, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 111973

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

This is the first post I've seen of yours, so welcome! Thanks for the great lists! Thanks Moonbeam, not long joined here, I'm currently compiling a list of my favourite songs ever, so I fully intend to inflict more of my music taste on everyone! I'm also reading (and listening) through AM's exhaust...
by FrankLotion
Fri May 24, 2019 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9
Replies: 28
Views: 19876

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.9

1. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music 2. Global Communication - 76:14 3. Neil Cicierega - Mouth Moods 4. Mitski - Bury Me at Makeout Creek Thank you Safetycat for that Mouth Moods nomination! I was surprised when I saw it since we don’t get too many silly mashup albums in this game but I’ve always found thi...
by FrankLotion
Wed May 15, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8
Replies: 28
Views: 18270

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.8

1. Jerry Lee Lewis - Live at the Star Club, Hamburg
2. The Millennium - Begin
3. Mahmoud Ahmed - Era Mela Mela
4. Benjamin Britten - War Requiem [London Symphony Orchestra]
by FrankLotion
Sat May 11, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7
Replies: 30
Views: 19551

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.7

1. Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly
2. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape
3. Spinners - Spinners
4. The Crocketts - The Great Brain Robbery
by FrankLotion
Sat May 04, 2019 12:42 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6
Replies: 26
Views: 16667

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.6

1. The Replacements - Tim
2. The xx - I See You
3. Micachu - Jewellery
4. Youssou N'Dour - The Guide (Wommat)
by FrankLotion
Thu May 02, 2019 1:04 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll
Replies: 155
Views: 111973

Re: Albums and Songs of 1983 Poll

Albums- 1. R.E.M. - Murmur 2. The Police - Synchronicity 3. U2 - War 4. Metallica - Kill ‘Em All 5. New Order - Power, Corruption & Lies 6. ZZ Top - Eliminator 7. Stevie Ray Vaughn and Double Trouble -Texas Flood 8. Cyndi Lauper - She’s So Unusual 9. Swans - Filth 10. Talking Heads - Speaking in Ton...
by FrankLotion
Sun Apr 28, 2019 1:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5
Replies: 27
Views: 15267

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.5

1. Elliott Smith - From a Basement on a Hill
2. Etta James - At Last!
3. Ry Cooder - Paris, Texas
4. Peter Gabriel - Us
by FrankLotion
Thu Apr 18, 2019 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4
Replies: 42
Views: 23982

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.4

1. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me
2. Crowded House - Crowded House
3. Buffy Sainte-Marie - It's My Way
4. Tokyo Jihen - Kyōiku
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 12, 2019 9:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3
Replies: 35
Views: 21332

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.3

1. Sharon Van Etten - Are We There
2. Oval - 94 Diskont
3. Buckingham Nicks - Buckingham Nicks
4. Gavin Bryars - Jesus' Blood Never Failed Me Yet
by FrankLotion
Tue Apr 09, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 22039

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

Wow, I was expecting a sure win for Grimes, but not a complete shutout! Where were all the AnCo fans this week? Personally I’ve always loved Sung Tongs, I think it’s their best from their kooky early albums! For me I think it was just an unfortunate matchup, I think Art Angels’ acclaim is more or l...
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 05, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age
Replies: 22
Views: 14170

Re: Your old reactions to certain songs, at that age

Sometimes I think that my relative dislike of certain music years coincides with my lamer years of high school/college, like 1995 (when I turned 17, incidentally). The problem is, music years are not identical (grunge and alternative guitar rock were still at its peak in '94, then even a year later...
by FrankLotion
Fri Apr 05, 2019 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2
Replies: 49
Views: 22039

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.2

1. Grimes - Art Angels
2. Janet Jackson - janet
3. Ravi Shankar - Shankar Family and Friends
4. Section 25 - From the Hip
by FrankLotion
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 80381

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

Moonbeam wrote:
DaveC wrote:
FrankLotion wrote:16. Orchestra Baobab - Pirates Choice
OR
Vol. 1: Senegambie and
Vol. 2: Ngalam

:?:
They are all listed together on AM. Frank, do you mind if I lump it together with those ones?
No problem at all! I only knew about Pirates Choice growing up, I’ll have to look up those other volumes!
by FrankLotion
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll
Replies: 126
Views: 80381

Re: Albums and Songs of 1982 Poll

1982: Albums: 1. Michael Jackson - Thriller 2. Prince - 1999 3. Elvis Costello and the Attractions - Imperial Bedroom 4. Bruce Springsteen - Nebraska 5. Roxy Music - Avalon 6. Richard and Linda Thompson - Shoot Out the Lights 7. Iron Maiden - The Number of the Beast 8. Grandmaster Flash and the Furi...
by FrankLotion
Fri Mar 29, 2019 5:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1
Replies: 35
Views: 18805

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2019 - Round 1.1

1. David Bowie - Young Americans
2. Tom Waits - Heartattack and Vine
3. Paul Oakenfold - Goa Mix
4. Pauline Oliveros, Stuart Dempster & Panaiotis - Deep Listening

These were all surprisingly close for me, great start to the tournament!
by FrankLotion
Tue Mar 19, 2019 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Books, movies and records of the year
Replies: 296
Views: 222233

Re: Books, movies and records of the year

Hymie wrote:
There's something phony to me about people from a later time deciding things about an era that they did not even live through.
Are you 90 years old? What are your favorite memories of 1939? You must know so much!
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 13, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD
Replies: 76
Views: 39951

Re: AMF EOY Best Albums of 2018 -- RESULTS THREAD

Jackson wrote:Wow, I thought Chris would have been an automatic top 20!
Same! Glad to see there were quite a few people who loved it though!
by FrankLotion
Sat Mar 09, 2019 4:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 14403

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

1. The Beatles You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away A Day in the Life In My Life Oh! Darling Ticket to Ride I’m Only Sleeping Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band I Saw Her Standing There Help! Happiness is a Warm Gun 2. Radiohead Paranoid Android Nude Creep No Surprises Daydreaming Everything in Its...
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 06, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 14403

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Question: is there any particular criteria for picking the songs per artist (i.e. our all-time favorite songs or just basic recommendations for people to listen to)? I mostly see people who complete this list their favorites. I did a bit of digging for context, and found this here : Background: On ...
by FrankLotion
Wed Mar 06, 2019 7:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Great Rock Discography Survey
Replies: 25
Views: 14403

Re: Great Rock Discography Survey

Question: is there any particular criteria for picking the songs per artist (i.e. our all-time favorite songs or just basic recommendations for people to listen to)?