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by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 8242

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

fasbjd wrote:
FrankLotion wrote:1. Pixies - Pet Shop Boys - Actually
Now that’s an album I’d like to hear :P
Damn! Haha I always seem to do that, I can’t even imagine how crazy a Pet Shop Boys/Pixies collab would sound :music-guitarred: either way, I’ll try and edit that here when I get a chance
by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 158582

Re: Albums of 2018

And now, a reckless and irresponsible list of my favorite albums over the year even though I’ve only had a chance to listen to most of these once, enjoy! 1. Kacey Musgraves - Golden Hour 2. Deafheaven - Ordinary Corrupt Human Love 3. Janelle Monáe - Dirty Computer 4. Idles - Joy as an Act Of Rebelli...
by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4
Replies: 25
Views: 8242

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.4

1. Pet Shop Boys - Actually
2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
3. The Knife - Deep Cuts
4. Dolly Parton - Jolene
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 24, 2018 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 251675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Most importantly, it's great to see the wide variety of genres in the list, though I wouldn't mind seeing a bit more metal thrown in ! Couldn’t agree more, I’m still surprised iconic songs like Raining Blood have been appearing so low too! It's more a surprise that it's here actually. Metal and cou...
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 251675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

Nassim wrote:Most importantly, it's great to see the wide variety of genres in the list, though I wouldn't mind seeing a bit more metal thrown in !
Couldn’t agree more, I’m still surprised iconic songs like Raining Blood have been appearing so low too!
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 24, 2018 1:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #2: John Cougar Mellencamp's Scarecrow
Replies: 8
Views: 5353

Re: Album Club Discussion #2: John Cougar Mellencamp's Scarecrow

I didn’t really know too much of John Mellencamp’s music until today when I listened to this. I have to say it’s much easier to appreciate this album over some of his ubiquitous earlier hits, he has a great sense of urgency to his lyrics that still translates pretty well to my ears 30+ years on. Wha...
by FrankLotion
Thu Sep 20, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)
Replies: 15
Views: 13190

Re: Rank the Tracks: The War on Drugs' Lost in the Dream (2014)

1. Red Eyes 2. Under the Pressure 3. Burning 4. Eyes to the Wind 5. An Ocean in Between the Waves 6. In Reverse 7. Disappearing 8. Lost in the Dream 9. Suffering 10. The Haunting Idle All things considered, this album is pretty great, though I guess I’m still confused on why it’s so revered over eve...
by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 18, 2018 2:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3
Replies: 21
Views: 5607

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.3

1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
2. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
3. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
4. Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 17, 2018 12:50 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)
Replies: 27
Views: 16902

Re: Rank the Tracks: The Beatles' Rubber Soul (1965)

1. In My Life 2. Girl 3. I’m Looking Through You 4. Nowhere Man 5. Michelle 6. If I Needed Someone 7. You Won’t See Me 8. Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) 9. Drive My Car 10. Wait 11. Run For Your Life 12. The Word 13. Think For Yourself 14. What Goes On Like everyone else, I love this album. It...
by FrankLotion
Sun Sep 16, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 251675

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results

The moment you realize you forgot to include Fleetwood Mac on your list :( looks like enough people voted in my absence though! Also cheers to whoever voted for all the great Sabbath singles that made it on!
by FrankLotion
Sun Sep 16, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 170748

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

You know what, looking at spreadsheets hurts my eyes too much to get this done when I promised. September 15 is the day, and no takebacks. And who knows, maybe it will be ready even sooner. Getting PTSD flashbacks of the Boys Don’t Cry rollout here :( but for real hope to see the list drop soon! :m...
by FrankLotion
Sat Sep 15, 2018 6:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood
Replies: 16
Views: 5022

Re: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood

So I thought this was a nice surprise! From someone who just listened to Yeasayer’s first two albums today, I definitely prefer this one. The melodies were surprisingly catchy thoughtout and for the most part I thought this was a blast, I’d say it’s underrated!
by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2
Replies: 21
Views: 5148

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.2

1. My Morning Jacket - Z
2. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
3. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
4. Aimee Mann - Music from the Motion Picture Magnolia
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:37 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)
Replies: 19
Views: 12793

Re: Rank the Tracks: U2's Achtung Baby (1991)

1. Mysterious Ways 2. One 3. The Fly 4. So Cruel 5. Even Better Than the Real Thing 6. Zoo Station 7. Ultraviolet (Light My Way) 8. Who’s Gonna Ride Your Wild Horses 9. Tryin’ to Throw Your Arms Around the World 10. Love is Blindness 11. Until the End of the World 12. Acrobat You know as acclaimed a...
by FrankLotion
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:17 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: One by one sort program
Replies: 4
Views: 1667

Re: One by one sort program

Wow this is so helpful, I wish I knew this existed sooner!
by FrankLotion
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1
Replies: 26
Views: 8609

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 3.1

1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
2. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
3. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
4. M. Ward - Hold Time
by FrankLotion
Sat Sep 01, 2018 8:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 31459

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Albums: 1. Radiohead - OK Computer 2. Björk - Homogenic 3. Wu-Tang Clan - Wu-Tang Forever 4. Sleater-Kinney - Dig Me Out 5. Foo Fighters - The Colour and the Shape 6. Modest Mouse - The Lonesome Crowded West 7. Erykah Badu - Baduizm 8. Elliott Smith - Either/Or 9. Missy Elliott - Supa Dupa Fly 10. D...
by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 29, 2018 11:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (Complete!)
Replies: 114
Views: 56206

Re: Playlist: A Taste of Acclaimed Albums (work in progress)

Just wanted to go out on a limb and say this is my favorite thread on this forum right now, thanks for the insightful (and funny) journaling you’ve been doing along with the playlist!
by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:19 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972)
Replies: 37
Views: 16308

Re: Rank the Tracks: David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust (1972)

1. Ziggy Stardust
2. Suffragette City
3. Starman
4. Lady Stardust
5. Moonage Daydream
6. Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide
7. Soul Love
8. Five Years
9. Hang on to Yourself
10. It Ain’t Easy
11. Star
by FrankLotion
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8
Replies: 15
Views: 3227

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.8

1. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
3. Meade ‘Lux’ Lewis - Cat House Piano
4. Dolly Parton - Jolene
by FrankLotion
Mon Aug 27, 2018 3:06 am
Forum: Rank the tracks
Topic: Rank the Tracks: Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers! (1956)
Replies: 13
Views: 9896

Re: Rank the Tracks: Frank Sinatra's Songs for Swingin' Lovers! (1956)

1. I’ve Got You Under My Skin 2. You Make Me Feel So Young 3. We’ll Be Together Again 4. It Happened in Monterrey 5. You Brought a New Kind Of Love To Me 6. Swingin’ Down The Lane 7. Too Marvelous Words 8. You’re Getting to Be a Habit With Me 9. Old Devil Moon 10. Thought About You 11. How About You...
by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 22, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time
Replies: 33
Views: 86494

Re: NEW Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time

On the 500: After 6+ years, I finally finished listening to this whole list from the bottom to top so I have some thoughts! First off, most of the criticisms I’ve heard about the list are valid, there’s for sure too many compilations, too much dad rock, not nearly enough modern records, and a severe...
by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7
Replies: 24
Views: 8318

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.7

1. The Black Keys - Brothers
2. Gang Gang Dance - Eye Contact
3. The Knife - Deep Cuts
4. Songs: Ohia - Didn't it Rain
by FrankLotion
Wed Aug 15, 2018 12:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6
Replies: 18
Views: 5587

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.6

1. Swans - The Seer (another super close matchup for me)
2. The Orginal Soundtrack - O Brother, Where Art Thou?
3. Deltron 3030 - Deltron 3030
4. Sweet Trip - Velocity: Design: Comfort
by FrankLotion
Sat Aug 11, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 55
Views: 23906

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

I know Run the Jewels 3 had a Christmas release date so it was doomed to be forgotten in lists but it definitely deserves a spot on AM! RTJ3 certainly does deserve a spot on AM. In fact, it has one. It's #2510 on the all-time album list, listed as a 2016 release. Whaaaaaaaaat that must have been wi...
by FrankLotion
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 55
Views: 23906

Re: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?

The fact that Mount Eerie’s discography didn’t make it until A Crow Looked at Me was always pretty surprising to me, plus I know Run the Jewels 3 had a Christmas release date so it was doomed to be forgotten in lists but it definitely deserves a spot on AM!
by FrankLotion
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5
Replies: 20
Views: 4988

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.5

1. Sleater-Kinney - The Woods
2. The New Pornographers - Electric Version
3. Sigur Rós - Kveikur
4. Francesco De Gregori - Rimmel

It feels miserable to vote against Figure 8 but I guess The Woods is worthy!
by FrankLotion
Thu Aug 02, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 24831

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums: 1. DJ Shadow - Endtroducing... 2. Jay-Z - Reasonable Doubt 3. Fugees - The Score 4. Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album 5. Beck - Odelay 6. OutKast - ATLiens 7. Sublime - Sublime 8. Tool - Aenima 9. Belle & Sebastian - If You’re Feeling Sinister 10. Manic Street Preachers - Everything Must G...
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale
Replies: 40
Views: 13673

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale

1. Abbey Road (Here Comes the Sun)
2. Illinois (Chicago)
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 31, 2018 4:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4
Replies: 22
Views: 3468

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.4

1. My Morning Jacket - Z
2. Talking Heads - Speaking in Tongues
3. Jon Hassell and Brian Eno - Fourth World, Vol. 1: Possible Musics
4. Pass
by FrankLotion
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals
Replies: 20
Views: 5598

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals

1. Funeral (Wake Up)
2. Abbey Road (Something)
by FrankLotion
Wed Jul 25, 2018 11:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.3
Replies: 22
Views: 4412

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.3

1. Cyndi Lauper - She’s So Unusual
2. Sufjan Stevens - Michigan
3. Sonic Youth - Washing Machine
4. Dmitri Shostakovich - Symphony No. 5 (Moscow Philharmonic)
by FrankLotion
Wed Jul 25, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 45644

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

I think your list is pretty spot on looking over everyone’s lists, I only barely took Ramblin’ Man and Fix Up Look Sharp off my list so I hope somebody redeemed them in my absence and they make it in the final list!
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 19, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 7085

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals

1. Bridge Over Troubled Water (The Only Living Boy In New York)
2. The Idler Wheel... (Daredevil)
3. Illinois (Casimir Pulaski Day)
4. Parallel Lines (One Way Or Another)
by FrankLotion
Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 4696

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

1. Perfume Genius - Too Bright
2. Sleater-Kinney - One Beat
3. Sufjan Stevens - Seven Swans
4. Danger Mouse & Daniele Luppi - Rome
by FrankLotion
Sat Jul 14, 2018 2:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round of 16
Replies: 18
Views: 3844

Re: AM World Cup - Round of 16

1. Automatic For the People (Night Swimming) 2. Parallel Lines (Hanging on the Telephone) 3. Stankonia (Xplosion) 4. Abbey Road (Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End) 5. Songs in the Key Of Life (Contusion) 6. The Queen is Dead (The Queen is Dead) 7. OK Computer (Paranoid Android) 8. Illinois (...
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1
Replies: 26
Views: 7237

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.1

1. John Coltrane - My Favorite Things
2. Belle and Sebastian - The Life Pursuit
3. Nina Simone - In Concert 1964
4. M. Ward - Hold Time
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 10, 2018 4:30 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Rules, Schedule and Pools
Replies: 12
Views: 3786

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Rules, Schedule and Pools

Ugh both of my albums going up against each other in Match 39 :/
by FrankLotion
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 6631

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

Also can we talk about how awesome Vena Cava is? I’m pretty sure that’s still one of my top-played songs and it’s been years now, Rest if After is great too!
by FrankLotion
Sat Jul 07, 2018 8:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 170748

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

1. OutKast - “Ms. Jackson” 2. Marvin Gaye - “Let’s Get it On” 3. The Beatles - “You’ve Got to Hide Your Love Away” 4. Kanye West - “Runaway” 5. Nirvana - “Smells Like Teen Spirit” 6. Sonic Youth - “Teenage Riot” 7. Beyoncé- “Formation” 8. Jimi Hendrix - “Voodoo Child (Slight Return)” 9. The Beatles ...
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 06, 2018 4:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3
Replies: 18
Views: 3716

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 3

1. Automatic for the People (Drive) 2. Parallel Lines (Pretty Baby) 3. The Idler Wheel... (Werewolf) 4. Another Green World (I’ll Come Running) 5. Remain in Light (Listening Wind) 6. Purple Rain (Darling Nikki) 7. Abbey Road (Oh! Darling) 8. Sound of Silver (North American Scum) 9. OK Computer (Airb...
by FrankLotion
Fri Jul 06, 2018 1:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16
Replies: 25
Views: 6631

Re: Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.16

1. Pet Shop Boys - Actually
2. Lady Gaga - The Fame Monster
3. Meade “Lux” Lewis - Cat House Piano
4. Lady Lamb - After
by FrankLotion
Thu Jul 05, 2018 8:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 170748

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Sorry just for clarification since we’re getting down to the wire here, what’s the minimum song requirement now for the lists to qualify? 200? 250? I’m almost done so hopefully I’ll have it out by tomorrow!
by FrankLotion
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 23416

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums: 1. Liquid Swords | GZA/The Genius 2. Only Built 4 Cuban Linx | Raekwon 3. The Bends | Radiohead 4. Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness | Smashing Pumpkins 5. Jagged Little Pill | Alanis Morissette 6. (What’s the Story) Morning Glory? | Oasis 7. Post | Björk 8. Return to the 36 Chambers: T...
by FrankLotion
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 2
Replies: 17
Views: 2989

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 2

1. Elephant (Black Math) 2. Automatic for the People (The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight) 3. Enter the 36 Chambers (Wu-Tang Clan Aint Nothing ta F’Wit) 4. The Idler Wheel...(Left Alone) 5. Funeral (Haiti) 6. Purple Rain (The Beautiful Ones) 7. Abbey Road (I Want You So Bad (She’s So Heavy)) 8. Illinois (...
by FrankLotion
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:52 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15
Replies: 17
Views: 4154

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.15

1. Erykah Badu - Baduizm
2. Ennio Morricone - The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
3. Paavoharju - Laulu Laakson Kukista
4. Dolly Parton - Jolene
by FrankLotion
Thu Jun 21, 2018 5:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1
Replies: 26
Views: 5668

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1

1. Parallel Lines (Picture This) 2. Automatic for the People (Find the River) 3. Body Talk (Fembot) 4. The Idler Wheel... (Valentine) 5. Funeral (Crown of Love) 6. Remain in Light (The Great Curve) 7. Abbey Road (You Never Give Me Your Money) 8. Bridge Over Troubled Water (Baby Driver) 9. Dig Me Out...
by FrankLotion
Wed Jun 20, 2018 10:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.14
Replies: 19
Views: 3925

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.14

1. The Black Keys - Brothers
2. Pavement - Wowee Zowee
3. Fred Pallem - Le sacre du tympan (Le retour)
4. New Radicals - Maybe You’ve Been Brainwashed Too
by FrankLotion
Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2018
Replies: 228
Views: 158582

Re: Albums of 2018

Some of the best albums I've heard this year: 7 Golden Hour Dirty Computer God's Favorite Customer Daytona Kids See Ghosts Hope Downs Lush Hell-On Sparrow Boarding House Reach Age Of Tracyanne & Danny I'm gonna have to give Everything is Love a couple more listens, but first impressions were pretty...