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by Gillingham
Fri Apr 13, 2012 9:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2
Replies: 44
Views: 11991

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #2

R.E.M.
Beastie Boys
Nirvana
Johnny Cash
pass
pass
Peter Gabriel
The Cure
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:18 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #1
Replies: 34
Views: 9332

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 64 #1

Bob Dylan
Neil Young
The Velvet Underground
Radiohead
Otis Redding
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
Bruce Springsteen
by Gillingham
Wed Apr 11, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8
Replies: 29
Views: 7304

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #8

The Beatles
pass
Curtis Mayfield
Simon & Garfunkel
Sigur Ros
pass
The Flaming Lips
James Brown
by Gillingham
Tue Apr 10, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #7
Replies: 28
Views: 9896

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #7

Led Zeppelin
John Coltrane
pass
Miles Davis
Bob Marley
Frank Sinatra
Van Halen
pass
by Gillingham
Mon Apr 09, 2012 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #6
Replies: 40
Views: 11083

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #6

The Rolling Stones
Portishead
Massive Attack
Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Doors
The White Stripes
Bjork
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds (Only because I know Jimi will win anyway)
by Gillingham
Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:43 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Your favorite albums of 2012 - Spring edition
Replies: 7
Views: 2568

Re: Your favorite albums of 2012 - Spring edition

01. Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend 02. Clark - Iradelphic 03. Gonjasufi - MU.ZZ.LE 04. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas 05. Lambchop - Mr. M 06. Sharon van Etten - Tramp 07. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball 08. Tindersticks - The Something Rain 09. Blaudzun - Heavy Flowers 10. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa S...
by Gillingham
Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5
Replies: 55
Views: 14991

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5

David Bowie
Ray Charles
Quee
PJ Harvey
Arcade Fire
Chuck Berry
Sufjan Stevens
Elvis Presley
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 05, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5643

Re: Films of 2011

Stephan wrote:Intouchables is my new #2 of the year. Although it's a bit one-dimensional at times, it's so fantastically hilarious that that doesn't matter too much.
I need to see that one as well. Just like Take Shelter. Both are now on in cinemas here, so I will see them soon, hopefully.
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:59 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 7139

Re: Conversation

Yes, I'm afraid that you got the wrong impression Henrik. (pop)Music in general is very, very Anglosaxon. And that is true for jazz as well, in my opinion. Not (necessarily) because it's better, but exactly because it's Anglosaxon, like you also think (although on the other hand we have to admit tha...
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:28 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 7139

Re: Conversation

Everyone all over the world with a big music interest who doesn't have English as the first language listen to English-sung music, he/she would simply be missing out on too much otherwise. It takes an extra effort to understand the lyrics but you get used to it. From there the step to a third langu...
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 05, 2012 11:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Conversation
Replies: 29
Views: 7139

Re: Conversation

I don't understand why language and lyrics should be so important in (great) discussions like this one. When it comes to (instrumental) jazz, practically all the greats are American (Davis, Coltrane, Mingus, Parker, Monk, Blakey, etc.). And for jazz musicians like these, language is not imporant at ...
by Gillingham
Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4
Replies: 33
Views: 8609

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #4

pass
Coldplay
Elvis Costello
Michael Jackson
The Police
Joy Division
Peter Gabriel
The Cure
by Gillingham
Wed Apr 04, 2012 9:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3
Replies: 28
Views: 9320

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3

R.E.M.
Blur
The Beastie Boys
Jane’s Addiction
Nirvana
Willie Nelson
Public Enemy
Johnny Cash
by Gillingham
Tue Apr 03, 2012 11:20 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2
Replies: 30
Views: 8921

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2

The Smashing Pumpkins (I discovered Tom Petty through the moderately acclaimed poll and I didn't find any appeal in it + it beat a personal favorite + I like the Pumpkins) Just wondering, are previous results important for people during the current vote? I read this justification once in a while. I...
by Gillingham
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:27 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.5
Replies: 23
Views: 6206

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.5

2. Muddy Waters - Folk Singer vs. Neu! - Neu! 75

I really like both, so it was a hard choice.
by Gillingham
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:01 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1992
Replies: 120
Views: 39442

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1992

Albums: 1. R.E.M. - Automatic for the People 2. The Black Crowes - The Southern Harmony and Musical Companion 3. Aphex Twin - Selected Ambient Works 85-92 4. Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inkanyezi Nezazi 5. Rage againt the Machine - Rage againt the Machine 6. Cesária Évora - Miss Perfumado 7. Eric Clap...
by Gillingham
Tue Apr 03, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2
Replies: 30
Views: 8921

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2

Billy Joel
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Pearl Jam
Marvin Gaye
Stevie Wonder
Paul Simon
John Lennon
Bruce Springsteen
by Gillingham
Mon Apr 02, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #1
Replies: 25
Views: 6904

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #1

Bob Dylan
Tom Waits
Pink Floyd
Neil Young
Leonard Cohen
The Velvet Underground
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Radiohead

Some really tough choices already.
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 30, 2012 8:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #8
Replies: 28
Views: 7922

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #8

1. Sigur Ros
2. Curtis Mayfield
3. Talk Talk
4. Simon & Garfunkel
5. Yo La Tengo
6. The Flaming Lips
7. Cocteau Twins
8. James Brown
9. The Kinks
10. The Beach Boys
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 29, 2012 2:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #7
Replies: 29
Views: 8529

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #7

1. Miles Davis
2. Thelonious Monk
3. John Coltrane
4. Led Zeppelin
5. Rage Against The Machine
6. Bob Marley
7. Santana
8. Duke Ellington
9. Deep Purple
10. Lee "Scratch" Perry
by Gillingham
Wed Mar 28, 2012 6:58 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #6
Replies: 36
Views: 9995

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #6

Very strong group.

1. Portishead
2. Creedence Clearwater Revival
3. The Rolling Stones
4. Massive Attack
5. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
6. Björk
7. The Doors
8. Jimi Hendrix
9. The Black Keys
10. Howlin' Wolf
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:03 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #5
Replies: 28
Views: 7869

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #5

1. David Bowie
2. Sufjan Stevens
3. PJ Harvey
4. Wu-Tang Clan
5. Arcade Fire
6. Lou Reed
7. Chuck Berry
8. Elliott Smith
9. Jerry Lee Lewis
10. Little Richard
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 23, 2012 9:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #3
Replies: 28
Views: 8516

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #3

1. R.E.M.
2. Johnny Cash
3. Nirvana
4. Willie Nelson
5. The Beastie Boys
6. Public Enemy
7. Hank Williams
8. The Stone Roses
9. Run DMC
10. Blur
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #2
Replies: 25
Views: 6991

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #2

1. Paul Simon
2. Bruce Springsteen
3. John Lennon
4. Marvin Gaye
5. Pearl Jam
6. Al Green
7. Sam Cooke
8. Fleetwood Mac
9. Otis Redding
10. Jeff Buckley

Much weaker group, somehow. Yesterday I didn't get to vote for Talking Heads, today they would make top 5.
by Gillingham
Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #1
Replies: 31
Views: 10967

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #1

1. Radiohead
2. Tom Waits
3. Bob Dylan
4. Neil Young
5. Leonard Cohen
6. TV on the Radio
7. Van Morrison
8. Brian Eno
9. The Velvet Underground
10. Pink Floyd
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:32 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop
Replies: 26
Views: 9066

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop

1. Talk Talk
2. Goldfrapp
3. Cut Copy
4. Depeche Mode
5. Franz Ferdinand
by Gillingham
Mon Mar 19, 2012 12:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 79222

Re: Albums of 2012

I am really looking forward to the new Beach House as well. I definitely like Myth. But I'll wait for the official release, I want to buy that album anyway.

Up until now this year is not very exciting. The only really exciting record for me was an EP, Burial's Kindred.
by Gillingham
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the '70s: 1973
Replies: 23
Views: 11012

Re: Films of the '70s: 1973

01. Badlands (Terrence Malick) 02. Don't Look Now (Nicolas Roeg) 03. Scener ur ett Äktenskap (Ingmar Bergman) 04. Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese) 05. The Sting (George Roy Hill) 06. The Long Goodbye (Robert Altman) 07. Amarcord (Federico Fellini) 08. La Nuit Américaine (François Truffaut) 09. Vérités...
by Gillingham
Mon Mar 19, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk
Replies: 24
Views: 6702

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #31 - Funk

1. Curtis Mayfield
2. James Brown
3. Isaac Hayes
4. Barry White
5. Sly & the Family Stone
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 16, 2012 2:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 10725

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

Jirin wrote:The Chemical Brothers beat The Knife? Boo email voters!

Knife: AM 22, email 0
Chemical Brothers: AM 5, email 20
I could have put The Knife on one, in stead of Aphex Twin. AFX wasn't going to make it anyway...
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 10891

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop

Another very strong group.

1. Low
2. Sigur Rós
3. Beach House
4. Cocteau Twins
5. Yo La Tengo
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 10725

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

1. Aphex Twin 2. Portishead 3. Massive Attack 4. Björk 5. The xx I don't want to whine, but I guess I have to say something. So the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Annie, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Primal Scream and even M.I.A. are in the electronic category. Where does that leave Autechre, Boards of Canada and Bu...
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:45 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of 2011
Replies: 17
Views: 5643

Re: Films of 2011

I don't watch movies or listen to music (or enjoy any art for that matter) just to escape life. Art is so much more than that. I'd rather think that I do it to enhance life, to have an impact on my view of life. I don't feel depressed or empty after a so-called 'depressing' but well-made film. To th...
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 15, 2012 12:34 pm
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Films of the '70s: 1972
Replies: 17
Views: 7636

Re: Films of the '70s: 1972

For me, The Godfather isn't so much about plot anyway. I've read the book as well and afterwards I was wondering how Coppola was able to make such a good movie out of it. It was indeed a very wise decision to leave the Fontane-sub story completely out of it. I agree that the performances are probabl...
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 15, 2012 10:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 10725

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

1. Aphex Twin 2. Portishead 3. Massive Attack 4. Björk 5. The xx I don't want to whine, but I guess I have to say something. So the likes of Black Eyed Peas, Annie, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Primal Scream and even M.I.A. are in the electronic category. Where does that leave Autechre, Boards of Canada and Bur...
by Gillingham
Wed Mar 14, 2012 10:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge
Replies: 26
Views: 8698

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge

1. Pearl Jam
2. Jeff Buckley
3. Audioslave
4. The Smashing Pumpkins
5. Queens of the Stone Age
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop
Replies: 36
Views: 11345

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #27 - 80's Pop

1. Peter Gabriel
2. Crowded House
3. Phil Collins
4. Bryan Adams
5. Lionel Richie
by Gillingham
Sun Mar 11, 2012 10:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country
Replies: 21
Views: 6137

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #25 - Traditional Country

1. Johnny Cash
2. Hank Williams
3. Willie Nelson
4. Glen Campbell
5. Dolly Parton
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 08, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock
Replies: 25
Views: 9827

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock

1. Radiohead
2. Brian Eno
3. TV on the Radio
4. The Velvet Underground
5. Pink Floyd

I'm sure Talking Heads will make it anyway.
by Gillingham
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:35 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz
Replies: 25
Views: 8986

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz

slick wrote: I am just glad people are enjoying this.
I certainly am.
by Gillingham
Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam
Replies: 24
Views: 8027

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #23 - Glam

1. David Bowie
2. Lou Reed
3. Kiss
4. Queen
5. Alice Cooper
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Foreign World Cup Poll special edition
Replies: 13
Views: 5952

Re: AM Foreign World Cup Poll special edition

This is great Honorio!
I know about half of the musicians you introduced here and I am looking forward to discover the music of the other musicians. Thanks!
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:38 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1
Replies: 24
Views: 7148

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1

Brad wrote:PS - how do you bold? yes I'm old.
Put [ b ] in front of the part you want to be bold and [ / b ] after it. Without the spaces in between.
Alternatively, you can select the text you want to be bold and press the B just above the left corner of your 'post a reply-field'.
by Gillingham
Tue Mar 06, 2012 6:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 10135

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

1. Wu-Tang Clan
2. KRS-One
3. OutKast
4. Jay-Z
5. Dr. Dre
by Gillingham
Mon Mar 05, 2012 10:19 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz
Replies: 25
Views: 8986

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #21 - Jazz

1. Miles Davis
2. Charles Mingus
3. Cannonball Adderly
4. Thelonious Monk
5. Stan Getz

It's a pity Keith Jarrett isn't in here.
by Gillingham
Fri Mar 02, 2012 9:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie
Replies: 28
Views: 10297

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie

1. Blur
2. Placebo
3. The Stone Roses
4. Muse
5. Travis
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 01, 2012 9:15 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2
Replies: 9
Views: 3533

Re: Unacclaimed Week 33: Semifinal #2

Sinner Man

I like Flight of the Pelican, but it's Sinner Man.
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 01, 2012 4:06 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?
Replies: 5
Views: 2870

Re: New Unacclaimed Songs Game?

I would be in again.

Personally, I don't need the field expanded. I'd rather listen thoroughly to a couple of songs than superficially to a lot of songs.
by Gillingham
Thu Mar 01, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Albums of 2012
Replies: 249
Views: 79222

Re: Albums of 2012

Thanks for the eleborate information and great recommendations, Matski. It's time for me to get more familiar with Mouse on Mars.
by Gillingham
Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul
Replies: 26
Views: 10016

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #18 - R&B/Soul

1. Al Green
2. Marvin Gaye
3. Otis Redding
4. Sam Cooke
5. The Supremes

I was also wondering about Curtis Mayfield.