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by Nassim
Fri Sep 14, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Album Club Discussion #1: Yeasayer's Odd Blood
Replies: 16
Views: 4909

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

How did critics intially react to this album? It seems that the critical reaction initially was moderately positive. A quick glance at the Wikipedia page shows that most reviewers gave them a 4/5 or 8/10. As for year end polls, Aftenposten from Norway ranked the album the highest out of all the yea...
by Nassim
Sun Sep 09, 2018 3:13 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7
Replies: 17
Views: 4890

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 7

6025 | Jam & Spoon | Stella 6073 | Bob Dylan | Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window? 6024 | Denise LaSalle | Trapped By a Thing Called Love 6072 | The Rolling Stones | Torn and Frayed 6061 | Queen | Who Wants to Live Forever 6036 | Ash | Burn Baby Burn 6013 | The Jarmels | A Little Bit of Soap 6084 ...
by Nassim
Wed Sep 05, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll
Replies: 68
Views: 30810

Re: Songs and Albums of 1997 Poll

1997 is my favorite year ever in music by a wide margin (only 2000 can compare) so this poll is a nightmare for me… The song I ranked #25 here would have made the top 10 of half the years of the decade, and the top 15 for all but 94. Even worse, the album I will probably rank fifth, the Lonesome Cro...
by Nassim
Tue Sep 04, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6
Replies: 17
Views: 4270

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 6

6014 | Franz Ferdinand | Michael
6035 | The Fall | The Classical
6062 | The Shins | So Says I
6083 | UFO | Doctor Doctor

6007 | Chris Isaak | Blue Hotel
6042 | George Michael | Fastlove
6055 | Death Cab for Cutie | Transatlanticism
6090 | Foo Fighters | Walk
by Nassim
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Year Needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3775

Re: Year Needed

Neither Shazam nor the google song recognition tool could find anything.
by Nassim
Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Year Needed
Replies: 11
Views: 3775

Re: Year Needed

Are you sure it's really them? I'm not a Gipsy Kings expert but it doesn't strike me like the right voices or that the instrumentation fits their taste. Wouldn't be the first time a song goes around the internet with the wrong credits !
by Nassim
Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll
Replies: 69
Views: 24288

Re: Songs and Albums of 1996 Poll

Albums : 1) DJ Shadow - Endtroducing..... 2) Aphex Twin - Richard D. James Album 3) Eels - Beautiful Freak 4) Dirty Three - Horse Stories 5) Outkast - ATLiens 6) Stereolab - Emperor Tomato Ketchup 7) Labradford - Labradford 8) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Murder Ballads 9) Fatboy Slim - Better Living...
by Nassim
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5
Replies: 15
Views: 3761

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 5

6074 | Fuck Buttons | Olympians 6023 | Bonnie Raitt | Love Has No Pride 6071 | Frankie Valli | Grease 6026 | Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers | I'm Not a Juvenile Delinquent Olympians is my favorite song in the 6001/6096 section, but I'll share the lack of enthusiasm for the rest of the group 6009 | ...
by Nassim
Thu Aug 16, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28
Replies: 10
Views: 3139

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.28

The Field - Who Goes There
by Nassim
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4
Replies: 19
Views: 5076

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 4

6069 | Betty Hutton | It Had to Be You 6028 | Nine Inch Nails | Survivalism 6076 | LCD Soundsystem | American Dream 6021 | The War on Drugs | Pain 6079 | Natalia Lafourcade | Azul 6031 | David Bowie | All the Young Dudes 6066 | Pet Shop Boys | Opportunities (Let's Make Lots of Money) 6018 | Bob Marl...
by Nassim
Fri Aug 10, 2018 10:56 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: Jazz Magazine (FR) - 1000 songs to listen to in your life
Replies: 1
Views: 6011

Jazz Magazine (FR) - 1000 songs to listen to in your life

I don't know if any French AMer is reading Jazz Magazine but they just published a 1000 song list.
http://www.jazzmagazine.com/magazines/j ... zine-n708/
by Nassim
Thu Aug 02, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale
Replies: 40
Views: 13270

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Grand Finale

Sour Times
Chicago
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 8189

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

My quibbles: - "BLIND" BY HERCULES & LOVE AFFAIR? HELLO? I sort of assumed anything released under the Antony Hegarty name was not considered, as she was still going around with a male name, but once she changed to the Anohni moniker it does, as she then was openly transgender. Or maybe it's just t...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2
Replies: 25
Views: 5322

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 2

6048 | Killer Mike | Reagan 6001 | Eddie Vedder | Hard Sun 6096 | Pulp | My Legendary Girlfriend 6049 | Clipse | Wamp Wamp (What It Do) 6019 | Mount Kimbie feat. King Krule | Blue Train Lines 6078 | Jeff Buckley | Mojo Pin 6030 | Hank Williams | Ramblin' Man 6067 | The Time | Jungle Love Reagan is o...
by Nassim
Wed Aug 01, 2018 7:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 22955

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

Albums : 1) Radiohead - The Bends 2) Sparklehorse - Vivadixiesubmarinetransmissionplot 3) Supergrass - I Should Coco 4) Akhénaton - Métèque et Mat 5) Elliott Smith - Elliott Smith 6) Oasis - (What's the Story) Morning Glory? 7) Björk - Post 8) The Chemical Brothers - Exit Planet Dust 9) Foo Fighters...
by Nassim
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:30 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)
Replies: 14
Views: 8189

Re: NPR - The 200 Greatest Songs by 21st Century Women+ (2018)

acroamor wrote:Quality list. The one real sticking point I had with it is a lack of Julia Holter, who I consider one of the most exciting artists working in the modern day, male or female.
For me it's the lack of Bat for Lashes songs !

Is that the first list with Why We Built the Wall ?
by Nassim
Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1
Replies: 22
Views: 5192

Re: 6001/6096: Heats, Week 1

6027 | The Hollywood Argyles | Alley-Oop 6075 | Beginner feat. Gzuz & Gentleman | Ahnma 6022 | Simple Minds | Someone Somewhere (In Summertime) 6070 | Charles Trenet | La Folle complainte 6047 | Archers of Loaf | Web in Front 6050 | Metallica | Creeping Death 6095 | Sia feat. Sean Paul | Cheap Thril...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 8:56 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions
Replies: 103
Views: 44770

Re: AM Best Songs Poll Predictions

Based on the eclectic but collective tastes I see among AMers, some that I feel might have a bit of trouble (unless I haven't been looking hard enough) are: 992. Panda Bear - Bro's 977. Solange - Losing You* 972. Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen 944. Journey - Don't Stop Believin'* 940. Warren Ze...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 1:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 16751

Re: Site update is here

As the tradition goes, here is the list of years and artists with new #1 songs or albums. The way I filter, if someone had only one album in the top 3000 or 10000, that now dropped from the list but has been replaced by a different one, I would have missed it. Also I take whoever is listed as artist...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 25, 2018 12:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals
Replies: 20
Views: 5497

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Semi-finals

4 albums from my top 20 of all time !
Funeral (Wake Up)
Abbey Road (Something)
by Nassim
Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2
Replies: 19
Views: 4614

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 2.2

Sleater Kinney - One Beat
SEXWITCH - SEXWITCH
by Nassim
Tue Jul 17, 2018 8:52 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals
Replies: 23
Views: 6957

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Quarter-finals

Portishead (Roads) - 2 songs within my all time top 100!
Funeral (Neighborhood #1 (Tunnels))
Illinois (Casimir Pulaski Day)
Parallel Lines (One Way or Another)
by Nassim
Sun Jul 15, 2018 11:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Site update is here
Replies: 37
Views: 16751

Re: Site update is here

Henrik wrote:The site has been updated.
5 of the most beautiful words in the English language, along with "France won the world cup".
by Nassim
Sun Jul 15, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Critics' lists
Topic: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)
Replies: 5
Views: 6028

Re: The Quietus: "I Prefer Their Later Work": 40 Brilliant Albums At The End Of Artists' Careers (2017)

A bit odd to see Pleased to Meet Me in there, I guess it's 3 years before they broke up but it doesn't feel like it's a late album. Or by this criteria, just throw The Queen is Dead or even Nevermind the Bollocks in.

Also can't understand how they can pick Era Vulgaris over Like Clockwork.
by Nassim
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:48 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 165858

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Personaly I have ranked my top 200 or so thoroughly then grouped the rest in 5 tiers. The rank within those tiers is randomized, as much for gain of time and because at some point choosing between my 554th and 555th doesn't make much sense.
by Nassim
Wed Jul 11, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll
Replies: 62
Views: 22955

Re: Songs and Albums of 1995 Poll

rumpdoll wrote:@sonofsamian
I'm disappointed, only two albums that are not on my listening list yet ;)
I was thinking the same, not used to seeing a sonofsamiam list where I already have heard that many albums !
Was 1995 short on more experimental/adventurous albums ?
by Nassim
Mon Jul 09, 2018 10:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 165858

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Seems I completely forgot the existence of the Kinks when making my list !
by Nassim
Fri Jul 06, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 18
Replies: 15
Views: 2534

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 18

Thanks spiritualized for nominating my 3rd favorite Built to Spill song (top 200 or all time) ! I'd have kept it for late October though to give it a boost for the 1999 poll ;) Aïe.. yes, I guess timing could have been better. Tell me : what are the first two BTS songs at the top of your list ( and...
by Nassim
Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:41 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF WC Classics Edition 18
Replies: 15
Views: 2534

Re: AMF WC Classics Edition 18

Thanks spiritualized for nominating my 3rd favorite Built to Spill song (top 200 or all time) ! I'd have kept it for late October though to give it a boost for the 1999 poll ;)
by Nassim
Mon Jul 02, 2018 6:09 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 24151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Songs : The top 3 are all in my top 20 all time, and I’ve kept switching orders between them… so in the end, I’ll go with the order that seems more likely to help all 3 get to the final round. 1) Pavement - Fillmore Jive 2) Jeff Buckley - Grace 3) Portishead - Roads I think I pretty much achieved t...
by Nassim
Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 165858

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

459) Sufjan Stevens | Vesuvius 448) El-P | Run the Numbers 449) The Afghan Whigs | The Lottery 450) The Jesus Lizard | Mouth Breather 451) U2 | Bad 452) Blank Mass | Please 453) Frank Ocean | Novacane 454) Modest Mouse | Dramamine 455) Childish Gambino | Freaks and Geeks 456) Robin S. | Show Me Lov...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 30, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition
Replies: 516
Views: 165858

Re: The AMF Top Songs of All Time 2018 Edition

Here is my list ! 1) Elliott Smith | Waltz #2 2) Built to Spill | Velvet Waltz 3) Elliott Smith | Between the Bars 4) Queens of the Stone Age | A Song for the Deaf 5) DJ Shadow | Building Steam With a Grain of Salt 6) Arcade Fire | Wake Up 7) OutKast | B. O. B. (Bombs Over Baghdad) 8) Big Star | Thi...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 30, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 24151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Albums : 1) Portishead - Dummy 2) Kyuss - Welcome to Sky Valley 3) Drive Like Jehu - Yank Crime 4) Pavement - Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain 5) Beastie Boys - Ill Communication 6) Ben Harper - Welcome to the Cruel World 7) Jawbox - For Your Own Special Sweetheart 8) Nine Inch Nails - The Downward Spiral...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 21, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 24151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Boom diggy diggy diggy boom diggy bang Songs : The top 3 are all in my top 20 all time, and I’ve kept switching orders between them… so in the end, I’ll go with the order that seems more likely to help all 3 get to the final round. 1) Pavement - Fillmore Jive 2) Jeff Buckley - Grace 3) Portishead -...
by Nassim
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1
Replies: 26
Views: 5545

Re: AM Albums World Cup - Round 1

I'll call an upset whenever my favorite album loses and a beatdown when any song from the winning album would have won OR any song from the losing album would have lost. The Queen is Dead (Frankly, Mr Shankly) vs. Parallel Lines (Picture This) Elephant (There's No Home For You Here) vs. Automatic fo...
by Nassim
Sun Jun 17, 2018 3:15 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 19700

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Also going to root a bit for Brazil, I'm going to be there for the semi-finals and finals and I guess the celebrations would be wild !
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: FIFA World Cup 2018
Replies: 29
Views: 19700

Re: FIFA World Cup 2018

Football/Soccer is a team sport, so I don't like squads that rely on one player only, so I don't want Argentina to win it (or only if they can start building a real team play, which should be the case given the players they have, but never managed to). I'm rooting for, in that order : 1. France 2. T...
by Nassim
Thu Jun 14, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Tabletop RPGs
Replies: 2
Views: 8007

Re: Tabletop RPGs

I haven't played in a long while but I miss it quite a lot. I'm not a huge fan of heroic fantasy, so D&D have never been a favorite of mine, but it can still be pretty fun (as long as you don't have a DM that is all about rules, in that case I'd go for something a bit simpler like Warhammer). I real...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 10040

Re: Kanye West - Ye

Pierre wrote:The best hip-hop albums in recent years have come from the likes of Kendrick Lamar and Danny Brown.
And Vince Staples, the Summertime 06, Primadonna, Big Fish Theory stretch is way underrated in my opinion. (well, and RTJ but I'll give you a pass on that one)
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments
Replies: 6
Views: 7195

Re: Your Memorable Movie/TV Music Moments

That finale from Rick Potion #9 with Mazzy Star's Looking Down From the Bridge... don't want to spoil Rick and Morty, but what a gut punch. Anyway, Skins had a fantastic soundtrack through all 6 seasons, ranging from every genres (especially in season 6 where each episode's soundtrack tended to be c...
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 24151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Not going to rave about Roads, Grace and Fillmore Jive as they seemed quite beloved in the forum already, but they are my 3 favorite songs of the year, currently ranking #13, #14 and #16 in the songs list I'm building for the songs poll... hurts to have to put Fillmore Jive as #3 of the year though....
by Nassim
Sat Jun 02, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll
Replies: 65
Views: 24151

Re: Songs and Albums of 1994 Poll

Songs: 5 | Portishead | Dummy 8 | Green Day | Dookie Don't think there are songs by those names. Hoping the first one is actually for Roads ! 11 | Jeff Buckley | Grace Makes me doubt whether that one is actually for Grace or for another song on the album. Hoping it is for Grace indeed though, song ...
by Nassim
Fri Jun 01, 2018 6:03 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Kanye West - Ye
Replies: 24
Views: 10040

Re: Kanye West - Ye

The first 2 and a half minute are so bad that I started missing Lift Yourself, but the last minute is pretty cool. Most of the album is good, with terrible ideas or rapping sparkled on top, and well, he's done most of it better before. The only exception is Ghost Town, which on first listen is the h...
by Nassim
Thu May 31, 2018 7:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll
Replies: 72
Views: 27571

Re: Songs and Albums of 1993 Poll

I'm gonna be drunk, so drunk at your wedding Albums : 1) Wu-Tang Clan - Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) 2) Smashing Pumpkins - Siamese Dream 3) Autechre - Incunabula 4) Yo La Tengo - Painful 5) Nirvana - In Utero 6) Björk - Debut 7) Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman 8) A Tribe Called Quest - Midn...
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik
Replies: 18
Views: 7322

Re: AM real life May meeting #2: Moonbeam, Petri & Henrik

That Don't You Want Me video is for the ages !!!
And for those who didn't know yet, Moonbeam's got the moves.
by Nassim
Wed May 30, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Films, movies, motion pictures...
Topic: AMF All-Time Film Poll List Submissions (2019 Edition- deadline March 31)
Replies: 84
Views: 59473

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

Like for the music polls, my lists leans heavily towards the more recent years, and towards the US. I think there is a big difference though, for my music lists it’s actually a reflection of my tastes : I know my classics, but I do like 90s/2000s music way more, and while I wouldn’t call myself a “w...
by Nassim
Tue May 29, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11
Replies: 24
Views: 6339

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.11

1. Swans - The Seer
2. Foals - Total Life Forever
by Nassim
Mon May 21, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9
Replies: 19
Views: 3972

Re: Moderately Acclaimed Albums 2018 - Round 1.9

Sleater-Kinney - The Woods I sometimes play (all by myself) a "best songs stretch in an album" game. Best 3 song stretch would probably go to The Lonesome Crowded West's Doin' the Cockroach/Cowboy Dan/Trailer Trash. Haven't quite settled on a 4 song stretch, could come from Whatever People Say I Am....
by Nassim
Sun May 13, 2018 7:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17
Replies: 17
Views: 4620

Re: AMF Weekly Chart 18.17

Brad wrote:Iceage - Hurrah
Seconded