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by BleuPanda
Wed Dec 05, 2018 5:23 pm
Forum: EOY 2018
Topic: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates
Replies: 118
Views: 102672

Re: EOY 2018 Albums Spreadsheet Updates

I decided to check out Arctic Monkeys on Metacritic, and I'm surprised at how low their albums are in general there. 82 is obviously a good score, but wouldn't suggest Whatever People Say I Am ending up in the top 200 of all time here. Humbug has an even lower average than Tranquility Base and still...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 29, 2018 3:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 44605

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Are these the remaining 100? 1 The Beatles - A Day in the Life 2 Bob Dylan - Like a Rolling Stone 3 The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations 4 Bruce Springsteen - Born to Run 5 Otis Redding - (Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay 6 Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven 7 The Rolling Stones - Gimme Shelter 8 Nirvana ...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 27, 2018 5:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today
Replies: 17
Views: 12109

Re: Songs you would add to your top 1000 songs list if you made it today

A lot of changes since tackling the earlier portions of the acclaimed music list. 9.5/10 (representing rank 237-298): The Teardrop Explodes - Reward Gang of Four - Damaged Goods Can - Mother Sky Art Ensemble of Chicago - Theme de Yoyo 9.4/10 (300-363): Deep Purple - Child in Time Liquid Liquid - Cav...
by BleuPanda
Thu Nov 15, 2018 1:31 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000
Replies: 8
Views: 6545

Re: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000

And...finished! *collapses forevermore, never to listen to music again* You didn't do the bubblers, did you? If not you will never find out why Cuddle Up a Little Closer, Lovey Mine by Ada Jones and Billy Murray is secretly the best thing to ever happen to music. I'll likely tackle the bubblers nex...
by BleuPanda
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000
Replies: 8
Views: 6545

Re: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000

And...finished!


*collapses forevermore, never to listen to music again*
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 13, 2018 9:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000
Replies: 8
Views: 6545

Re: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000

Had some things pop up where I couldn't really listen to music and keep track, but I'm down to the final 100! Which means I'm in the middle of the 1920s, and I have no idea how I'm going to remember which is which when all these songs are "Something Blues." Hmm... Impressive. I had the same goal, b...
by BleuPanda
Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000
Replies: 8
Views: 6545

Re: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000

Had some things pop up where I couldn't really listen to music and keep track, but I'm down to the final 100!

Which means I'm in the middle of the 1920s, and I have no idea how I'm going to remember which is which when all these songs are "Something Blues." Hmm...
by BleuPanda
Fri Nov 09, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 31633

Re: Songs and Albums of 1999 Poll

Albums 1 | Boredoms | Vision Creation Newsun 2 | Sigur Ros | Agaetis Byrjun 3 | Mogwai | Come On Die Young 4 | The Magnetic Fields | 69 Love Songs 5 | Le Tigre | Le Tigre 6 | The Flaming Lips | The Soft Bulletin 7 | Moby | Play 8 | Basement Jaxx | Remedy 9 | Beck | Midnite Vultures 10 | blur | 13 11...
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 25, 2018 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000
Replies: 8
Views: 6545

Less than 500 songs left in the top 10,000

Around November of last year, I set a goal to finally tackle the full top 10,000 listed on this site. I decided to split it up by year, starting with the most recent years going backward. All along the way, I've been making my own top 100 list for each year. I just reached the early 50s, leaving me ...
by BleuPanda
Thu Oct 25, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendations for 2010s (Who's still rocking out?)
Replies: 11
Views: 5353

Re: Recommendations for 2010s (Who's still rocking out?)

Hmm...here's all the 'rock' albums from each year I have in my 8/10+ zone. I'm sure some 'rock out' more than others. 2010: 1. LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening 2. Sleigh Bells - Treats 3. The National - High Violet 4. Foals - Total Life Forever 5. Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest 6. Arcade Fire - The ...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!
Replies: 17
Views: 7233

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Quarter-Finals!

I unfortunately didn't keep up with this due to life events, but golly am I happy to see two of my own nominations facing off here, along with another one of my picks! Glad to see The Good The Bad and the Ugly, Deep Cuts, and Seven Swans survived without my support as the nominator. Match-ups: Sleat...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 17, 2018 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: LGBT-themed Songs
Replies: 88
Views: 68626

Re: LGBT-themed Songs

24º Hot Chip - Over and Over 2006 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hl8JLyhgZRE I do not know who this guy called Casio, but this song is gay because of him. CASIO is a company that produces, among many other things, electronic music instruments... I think you may be stretching things a bit with some...
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 241909

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

How Do You Sleep by LCD Soundsystem was the song I was worried about being missed earlier; didn't expect there to be an unlisted vote even higher than my own! Really happy with its placement.
by BleuPanda
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: MCCh 2018 (18) October 15
Replies: 7
Views: 9159

Re: MCCh 2018 (18) October 15

I support this punk dominance in the top 10 and desperately hope it's reflected in the EOY lists. Brutalism was one of the most underappreciated albums of last year, I sure hope people wake up to IDLES with the outstanding Joy as an Act of Resistance.
by BleuPanda
Sat Oct 13, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 241909

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

Hmm...there's a song in my top 100 that I know received at least another top 100 vote and a few other lower votes, but it hasn't appeared yet and I can't imagine it will at this point...I wonder if it got ate up in the file?
by BleuPanda
Fri Oct 12, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 241909

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

I voted for 15 of the 33 and then was the high voter for two out of the five on your second list! Pretty amazing given that these were singled out for only drawing a few votes. It's funny because I don't think our lists are that correlated on the whole but we share a lot of random songs that only a...
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 241909

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

22...a bunch of modern dance-heavy tracks, who would have guessed? The only one that really surprised me is Peggy Sue; didn't realize it was such an overlooked classic here when I'm usually pushing modern stuff. [1930] Hot Chip | Over and Over [1881] LCD Soundsystem | Tonite [1868] The Chemical Brot...
by BleuPanda
Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition: Results
Replies: 613
Views: 241909

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

Jirin wrote:Threads like this are why this forum could really use a ‘jump to first unread’ feature. :)


It has had this feature as long as I've been using this forum. Does it not show up for everyone? It's the little icon that shows up when there's new messages, when you click on it.
by BleuPanda
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll
Replies: 53
Views: 29807

Re: Songs and Albums of 1998 Poll

Albums: 1 | Neutral Milk Hotel | In the Aeroplane Over the Sea 2 | Boards of Canada | Music Has the Right to Children 3 | Boredoms | Super AE 4 | Air | Moon Safari 5 | Fatboy Slim | You've Come a Long Way, Baby 6 | Mercury Rev | Deserter's Songs 7 | Elliott Smith | XO 8 | Massive Attack | Mezzanine ...
by BleuPanda
Fri Sep 28, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread
Replies: 126
Views: 73016

Re: AMF's Greatest Guilty Pleasure Songs of All Time (2018): Results Thread

Going through this just confirms why I wasn't able to participate. I like quite a few songs that have shown up, but I've never felt particularly guilty for doing so.
by BleuPanda
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:33 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 11295

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

So, uh, I wanted to get to this, stop feeling guilty about delaying all these things so much...

But I asked my husband for a divorce on Monday and have no idea when I'll be in the right head space to do this...
by BleuPanda
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood
Replies: 16
Views: 4881

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

I should revisit this one. I find both "O.N.E." and "Ambling Alp" to be severely underappreciated. So much energy carried through both, and they really capture a sound entirely their own.
by BleuPanda
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 52
Views: 35466

Re: Play That Game

One issue I have with this list is that minor variations of the same game are listed separately. Are any publications listing both Ninja Gaiden (2004) and Ninja Gaiden Black simultaneously? Black is essentially a director's cut; where would Ninja Gaiden (2004) land if the two games were combined? Sa...
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Films of the 1970s Final List Submissions Due Monday, September 17
Replies: 0
Views: 2025

Films of the 1970s Final List Submissions Due Monday, September 17

Since only six people have submitted a list so far (and I kind of half-disappeared over the last several months...), I wanted to share on the music forum as well. I have extended the deadline to a week from today.
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 3:42 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 11295

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

I have extended the deadline to the 17th since I figure a lot of people who would participate missed it. Greg has also submitted a ballot now.
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 11295

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: July 31)

So, I only received 5 lists, it appears? Which feels really small (but I also didn't push this as much as I should, sorry). Let me know if you thought you submitted one and I lost it or if you forgot to submit and would like to.


Here's who I have:
BleuPanda
bonnielaurel
Michel
Petri
whuntva
by BleuPanda
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 11295

Re: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: July 31)

Sorry, I kind of lost track of this one. I'll try to work on it this week.
by BleuPanda
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 30618

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

Songs: 1 | Spiritualized | Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space 2 | Radiohead | Let Down 3 | Radiohead | Paranoid Android 4 | Bjork | Bachelorette 5 | Daft Punk | Around the World 6 | Elliott Smith | Between the Bars 7 | The Verve | Bitter Sweet Symphony 8 | Blur | Song 2 9 | Bjork | Joga 1...
by BleuPanda
Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 280
Views: 278466

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

BleuPanda wrote:On the 1982 and 1980s list, "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" by Kraftwerk is listed as being by "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" (the song title is listed in the artist column). It appears correct on the all-time list.
This happens again for 1978's The Man Machine song.
by BleuPanda
Tue Aug 21, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2018 update
Replies: 280
Views: 278466

Re: Errors in the 2018 update

On the 1982 and 1980s list, "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" by Kraftwerk is listed as being by "Taschenrechner / Pocket Calculator" (the song title is listed in the artist column). It appears correct on the all-time list.
by BleuPanda
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Play That Game
Replies: 52
Views: 35466

Re: Play That Game

I decided to tackle Halo this weekend with a friend, got through the first eight of ten levels in one go. I feel like World of Warcraft is just going to sit in that awful place of being a top 10 game I won't get around to; all my friends who do play MMORPGs have moved on to Final Fantasy XIV, and th...
by BleuPanda
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums that were really great in your opinion but didn't make it in AM?
Replies: 55
Views: 23141

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

American Football is the one I always think of, though part of that perception is probably skewed by living in the same town as where the band formed. But seeing it at #6 on the list Harold provided suggests I'm not alone. I'd certainly take them over the other two Urbana-Champaign bands who do alre...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 44605

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Looking at that initial list, I just now noticed how much The House That Heaven Built has fallen. This song started off above Oblivion somehow!!!
by BleuPanda
Thu Jul 26, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 164736

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Gah, for some reason I decided to update my song list this week...why would I do this just in time to see my old list be used? Why didn't I wait until after this new list to find new songs? I still haven’t gotten to the “look back over everyone’s list to make sure I didn’t assign points to the enti...
by BleuPanda
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 164736

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Gah, for some reason I decided to update my song list this week...why would I do this just in time to see my old list be used? Why didn't I wait until after this new list to find new songs?
by BleuPanda
Thu Jul 05, 2018 1:11 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Erotic genre of music, music for making love
Replies: 29
Views: 7444

Re: Erotic genre of music, music for making love

My innocent semi-asexual eyes! Someone protect me.
by BleuPanda
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates
Replies: 18
Views: 3592

Re: BleuPanda's 2018 Music List Updates

Sweepstakes Ron wrote:
BleuPanda wrote:Not sure - I likely won't completely redo the list, but I might want to add any new discoveries I feel worthy of entering my top 1000.
Poll's closing in a few days. What's the current status?


Not in the mental state to update it, so it's good as is.
by BleuPanda
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 58785

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline June 30)

So, I haven't actually touched this at all, but combining it shouldn't take too long - so today is the soft deadline, but I will give a hard deadline once I'm closer to actually presenting. Sorry again for the delay in all of this; I've been going through perhaps one of the most stressful periods of...
by BleuPanda
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 164736

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Never thought I'd see a day where an LCD Soundsystem song ended up in Henrik's top 100!
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 10010

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Listyguy wrote:Also, the cover art is horrendous.

At this point, I'd be disappointed if it wasn't.
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:07 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)
Replies: 6
Views: 11295

Films of the 1970s: Final List Submissions (Deadline: September 17)

Please rank all of the movies you have seen from the final 155 and submit your list by email to me at christophermames (at) yahoo (dot) com Please use the same excel file as below. The deadline is July 31 (it would be earlier, but I need to get the all-time movie list project done and haven't had as...
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:18 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 6371

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

The five bonus films are:
Hausu (1977) - my choice
High Plains Drifter (1973) - Greg
Lenny (1974) - Michel
Paper Moon (1973) - Petri
Foxy Brown (1974) - bonnielaurel
by BleuPanda
Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:14 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 10791

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

Results 1. Apocalypse Now: 426 2. Alien: 313 3. Stalker: 293 4. Manhattan: 231 5. Life of Brian: 198 6. All That Jazz: 150 7. The Marriage of Maria Braun: 138 8. Nosferatu the Vampyre: 127 9. The Tin Drum: 86 10. The Warriors: 83 11. Escape from Alcatraz: 82 12. Being There: 66 13. Kramer vs. Krame...
by BleuPanda
Thu May 31, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 58785

Re: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2018 Edition- deadline May 31)

Petri wrote:Hey BleuPanda. Hope you are fine.
Can you still extend a deadline of movie poll for a month (or at least two weeks). I would love to participate but I’m so busy right now that I haven’t had time to update my list.



I'm still in a bit of an odd place, so definitely.
by BleuPanda
Wed May 23, 2018 6:05 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Beatles acclaim peak
Replies: 23
Views: 8654

Re: Beatles acclaim peak

Well, there's always the obvious cycle that something referred to as the 'greatest X' will end up having more people check it out, and then many will try to understand the medium through the lens of that artist or work. And because so many people base their views of a medium through that 'greatest' ...
by BleuPanda
Wed May 16, 2018 1:35 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 6371

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

Anyone else wanting in on this?
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films
Replies: 3
Views: 6371

Re: Films of the 1970s: Bonus Films

Remember to tell me your bonus film choice! Only two other people have messaged me so far!
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 2:53 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 12
Views: 10791

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1979 (2018 Edition)

1. All That Jazz
2. Apocalypse Now
3. Alien
4. Stalker
5. Being There
6. Manhattan
7. Life of Brian
8. Tale of Tales
by BleuPanda
Tue May 15, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)
Replies: 14
Views: 11661

Re: Films of the 1970s: 1978 (2018 Edition)

Results 1. The Deer Hunter: 346 2. Days of Heaven: 314 3. Autumn Sonata: 226 4. Halloween: 175 5. In a Year With 13 Moons: 126 6. Invasion of the Body Snatchers: 112 7. The Last Waltz: 105 8. Interiors: 99 9. Animal House: 93 10. Superman: 91 11 (tie). Grease: 83 12 (tie). Midnight Express: 83 13. ...