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by Nassim
Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5
Replies: 55
Views: 16217

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5

Please think before you say that Elvis (or Eminem) stole from black music. This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. Did anybody ever say that Chuck Berry (who was a huge country fan), Miles or Stevie (or the TVOR singer) stole from white music ? Absurd to oppose black vs white like this. ...
by Nassim
Fri Apr 06, 2012 3:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5
Replies: 55
Views: 16217

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #5

David Bowie
Kanye West
Queen
OutKast
Elliott Smith (very few artists would have had my vote against Arcade Fire)
Chuck Berry
Sufjan Stevens
Eminem (the worst thing since Elvis Presley to do black music so selfishly and used it to get himself wealthy)
by Nassim
Wed Apr 04, 2012 11:45 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3
Replies: 28
Views: 9966

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #3

First post from Melbourne! I flew with Emirates and their selection of music could have been made through AM, with classic albums (most of the Beatles, Bowie, Dylan... Albums + albums like VU & Nico, Marquee Moon, Trout Mask Replica, Funeral, Low End Theory and lots of others! Even Music has the Rig...
by Nassim
Tue Apr 03, 2012 7:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2
Replies: 30
Views: 9619

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 Nassim
Tue Apr 03, 2012 10:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2
Replies: 30
Views: 9619

Re: UMT 2012: Round of 128 #2

The Who
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)
Pearl Jam
Pavement (even if only for Filmore Jive)
Foo Fighters
Otis Redding
Nine Inch Nails
Pass
by Nassim
Thu Mar 29, 2012 10:00 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #7
Replies: 29
Views: 9247

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #7

1. Rage Against The Machine
2. Led Zeppelin
3. Metallica
4. Black Sabbath
5. Television
6. The Clash
7. Green Day
8. Ramones
9. Buzzcocks
10. Dead Kennedys
by Nassim
Wed Mar 28, 2012 9:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #6
Replies: 36
Views: 10845

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #6

1. LCD Soundsystem
2. DJ Shadow
3. Gorillaz
4. Jimi Hendrix
5. Portishead
6. The Chemical Brothers
7. Kraftwerk
8. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds
9. The Streets
10. Massive Attack
by Nassim
Tue Mar 27, 2012 3:46 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991
Replies: 75
Views: 30458

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1991

Albums : 1) Red Hot Chili Peppers - Blood Sugar Sex Magik 2) Pearl Jam - Ten 3) Nirvana - Nevermind 4) De La Soul - De la Soul is Dead 5) LFO - Frequencies 6) Talk Talk - Laughing Stock 7) Jesus Lizard - Goat 8) Massive Attack - Blue Blines 9) Slint - Spiderland 10) Metallica - Metallica 11) Les Nég...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 27, 2012 9:33 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #5
Replies: 28
Views: 8480

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #5

1. Elliott Smith
2. Arcade Fire
3. Kanye West
4. David Bowie
5. Wu-Tang Clan
6. Queen
7. Sufjan Stevens
8. OutKast
9. Eminem
10. Vampire Weekend

Tough regional for Elliott, yesterday seemed easier to go through.
by Nassim
Mon Mar 26, 2012 12:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #4
Replies: 29
Views: 9301

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #4

1) The Cure
2) Michael Jackson
3) Justin Timberlake
4) Robyn
5) Coldplay
6) XTC
7) Janell Monae
8) Lily Allen
9) Prince
10) Blondie
by Nassim
Fri Mar 23, 2012 11:13 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #3
Replies: 28
Views: 9198

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #3

1. The Beastie Boys
2. Blur
3. Nirvana
4. Oasis
5. The Replacements
6. Violent Femmes
7. Johnny Cash
8. Muse
9. Run DMC
10. Sonic Youth
by Nassim
Thu Mar 22, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #2
Replies: 25
Views: 7579

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #2

1) The Who
2) Foo Fighters
3) Weezer
4) Stevie Wonder
5) The Smashing Pumpkins
6) Nine Inch Nails
7) Pearl Jam
8) Jeff Buckley
9) Pavement
10) The Temptations
by Nassim
Wed Mar 21, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Regional #1
Replies: 31
Views: 11730

Re: UMT 2012: Regional #1

1)Nick Drake
2)Radiohead
3)TV on the Radio
4)Leonard Cohen
5)Ben Harper
6)Van Morrison
7)The Velvet Underground
8)Brian Eno
9)Fiona Apple
10)TLC

U2 and Dylan might have deserved the 2 last spots more, but they probably don't need any help
by Nassim
Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop
Replies: 26
Views: 9690

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #32 - Synth Pop

1)New Order
2)Talk Talk
3)Franz Ferdinand
4)Depeche Mode
5)The Human League
by Nassim
Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.3
Replies: 18
Views: 6305

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.3

1. Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers - Damn the Torpedoes vs. Hot Chip - The Warning On round 1.1 I told there were some albums I love which I understand some might not enjoy, the Warning is not one of them. From the catchiest tracks to the gentle ones, from the bleeps of Careful to the final harmonie...
by Nassim
Sat Mar 17, 2012 12:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.2
Replies: 18
Views: 5852

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.2

1. Kate Bush - The Kick Inside vs. Dinosaur Jr - You're Living All Over Me I listened to both, they are good but not great and I don't have enough thoughts on any to make a pick ! 4. Monster Magnet - Spine of God vs. Mountain Goats - Tallahassee "No Children" is one of my very favorite songs of the ...
by Nassim
Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 11601

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #30 - Dream Pop

1) Low
2) Sigur Ros
3) Yo La Tengo
4) M83
5) Ride
by Nassim
Thu Mar 15, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic
Replies: 33
Views: 11468

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #29 - Electronic

1) LCD Soundsystem
2) Hot Chip
3) Animal Collective
4) Portishead
5) The Knife

Kraftwerk, Gorillaz and the Chemical Brothers would have made my top 5 in at least 26 of the previous 28 genres
by Nassim
Wed Mar 14, 2012 1:40 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #28 - Post-Grunge
Replies: 26
Views: 9316

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

1)Queens of the Stone Age
2)Foo Fighters
3) Weezer
4) Pearl Jam
5) Incubus (I still love S.C.I.E.N.C.E., such a strange album)
by Nassim
Tue Mar 13, 2012 11:37 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk
Replies: 21
Views: 7360

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk

Surprised that Social Distortion makes the final list... but I can only count 15 points going through the votes.
by Nassim
Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:34 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk
Replies: 21
Views: 7360

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #26 - Punk

1) Fugazi (probably one of the most underrated band on this forum)
2) At the Drive-In
3) The Clash
4) Television
5) Thrice
by Nassim
Sat Mar 10, 2012 10:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1
Replies: 24
Views: 7631

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1

4. Built to Spill - You in Reverse The first 3 songs of Script of the Bridge are brilliant but my interest fades after that and the voice is sometimes gritting. You In Reverse is no Perfect From Now On but there is something in Built to Spill's sound that often reach me, so quite a tough choice but ...
by Nassim
Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:55 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: New report errors
Replies: 82
Views: 25450

Re: New report errors

The Choice is Yours (revisited) by Black Sheep should be from 1991
by Nassim
Thu Mar 08, 2012 1:50 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the 90s
Replies: 58
Views: 26667

Re: Recommendation Thread: The Best Albums and Songs of the

Famille Nombreuses by Les Négresses Vertes is a very good album, if not as good as Mlah. "Face à la mer" is a wonderful song. I was wondering, do "La Mano Negra" albums count as "non english" singe they are about a third in english, a third in French and a third in spanish. Let me add this single to...
by Nassim
Thu Mar 08, 2012 9:12 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock
Replies: 25
Views: 10521

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #24 - Art Rock

1) Radiohead
2) TV on the Radio
3) Wire
4) The Velvet Underground
5) Brian Eno
by Nassim
Tue Mar 06, 2012 2:25 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1
Replies: 24
Views: 7631

Re: Moderately Acclaimed 3 (MA3) - Round 1.1

1. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Lift Yr. Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven vs. Led Zeppelin - Houses Of The Holy Among my favorite albums, there are albums I don't know how people can not love (I'm not sure this is proper English...), Lift Yr. Skinny Fists is not among them, I really see why peo...
by Nassim
Tue Mar 06, 2012 8:39 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap
Replies: 21
Views: 10849

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #22 - Rap

1) Kanye West
2) Outkast
3) Wu-Tang Clan
4) Eminem
5) Jay-Z
by Nassim
Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:08 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #20 - Britpop/Indie
Replies: 28
Views: 11153

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

1) Supergrass
2) Blur
3) Oasis
4) Bloc Party
5) (early) Muse
based on their first 2 albums and a half, I would put them higher, but the last 2 are horrible CDs
by Nassim
Tue Feb 28, 2012 2:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 33335

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

My song list : 1) Depeche Mode - Enjoy the Silence 2) Jesus Lizard - Mouth Breather 3) Jane's Addiction - Stop! 4) Fugazi - Merchandise 5) Sinead O'Connor - Nothing Compares 2 U 6) Sundays, The - Skin & Bones 7) Happy Mondays - Bob's Yr Uncle 8) They Might be Giants - Birdhouse in Your Soul 9) Fugaz...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 28, 2012 9:24 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock
Replies: 24
Views: 11020

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #17 - Country Rock

1) Beck
2) The Decemberists
3) Wilco
4) Calexico
5) Ryan Adams
by Nassim
Fri Feb 24, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock
Replies: 26
Views: 10956

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #15 - Blues Rock

Not really my cup of tea

1) Jimi Hendrix
2) The White Stripes
3) The Black Keys
4) Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds (only for Abattoir Blues/Lyre of Orpheus, but one album I love is enough here)
5) The Rolling Stones

Can I give negative points to Eric Clapton and Cream ? :lol:
by Nassim
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop
Replies: 32
Views: 14392

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #14 - 00's Pop

1) Justin Timberlake 2) Robyn 3) Coldplay 4) Lily Allen 5) Fall Out Boys I really like the top 4, it's a pleasure to vote for them (well, at least, it's not a problem at all). Picking a number 5 was harder, it mainly was between Amy and FOB but there are 4 FOB singles which are real guilty pleasures...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 21, 2012 8:56 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop
Replies: 28
Views: 12137

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #12 - 90's Pop

1) U2
2) TLC
3) Alanis Morissette
4) Fiona Apple
5) The Spice Girls
by Nassim
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:46 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990
Replies: 84
Views: 33335

Re: Forum Poll: The Best Albums and Songs of 1990

Here is my albums list, I'm not sure any of them need my vote to make it to next round but those are the 5 albums of this year I enjoy : 1) Fugazi - Repeater 2) Ride - Nowhere 3) A Tribe Called Quest - People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm 4) Happy Mondays - Pills Thrills 'n' Bellyach...
by Nassim
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:05 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #11 - Old School Hip-Hop
Replies: 21
Views: 9143

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #11 - Old School Hip-Hop

1) Beastie Boys
2) Run DMC
3) Slick Rick
4) Eric B. & Rakim
5) Funky 4+1
by Nassim
Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:25 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop
Replies: 20
Views: 9897

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop

OOC what group is Eric B & Rakim in, if any? They are a DJ and a MC. Rakim is considered as one of the best lyricists in hip-hop history and Eric B is a pretty great DJ, with samples very soul-oriented. Paid in Full is a landmark in hip-hop history (well, its in AM top 500, not such an easy task fo...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 14, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie
Replies: 36
Views: 15522

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie

I'm shocked The National didn't make it. I guess it's because of Vampire Weekend's 7 email votes to their 2. Apart from you're and mine number one votes, The National barely received any votes here either. I thought The National was more popular on this board. They don't do bad in the polls, usuall...
by Nassim
Tue Feb 14, 2012 9:10 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop
Replies: 20
Views: 9897

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #7 - Alternative Hip-Hop

1) DJ Shadow
2) Dizzee Rascal
3) The Streets
4) The Pharcyde
5) The Roots
by Nassim
Mon Feb 13, 2012 9:29 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie
Replies: 36
Views: 15522

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #6 - Indie

1) Elliott Smith
2) Built to Spill (too bad they don't stand a chance, they are waaaaaay underrated)
3) Arcade Fire
4) Sufjan Stevens
5) Modest Mouse

feels tough leaving Arctic Monkeys and Hives, I wish they were in "00s rock" or something.
by Nassim
Fri Feb 10, 2012 2:40 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal
Replies: 22
Views: 11426

Re: UMT 2012: Genre #5 - Metal

1) Metallica
2) Rage Against the Machine
3) Led Zeppelin
4) System of a Down
5) Black Sabbath

close call :
Slipknot, Motorhead, Faith No More