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  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 6   1 week 2 days ago

    Update May 17: changed Cyclops to Fun House

    Lorca
    The Good Son
    Spiderland
    Moondance
    Royal Albert Hall Concert
    Untitled
    Highway 61 Revisited
    Einstein on the Beach
    Suicide
    Fun House
    Dreamtime Return
    Loveless
    Trout Mask Replica
    Third Ear Band

  • Top 10 Movies, Music & Visual Art of the Week (2015)   1 week 2 days ago

    If you listen to #1 a few more times, #3 will come around for you.

  • Top 10 Movies, Music & Visual Art of the Week (2015)   1 week 2 days ago

    No worries, the discrepancy between #1 and #3 is negligible.

  • My Favorite Music   1 week 2 days ago

    Happy to see Fun House in that top spot. Should we reconsider your vote for the Dogbowl album on the tournament?

  • Top 10 Movies, Music & Visual Art of the Week (2015)   1 week 2 days ago

    I'm glad you ranked Laughing Stock at #1, quite an underrated album. Also nice to see Laughing Stock at #5, one of my favourite albums by Talk Talk. However, I'm afraid I fail to see why Laughing Stock is ranked #3, maybe I just don't get it yet?

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 6   1 week 3 days ago

    Great to see new participants voting, even if their votes go against mine in most cases (Dogbowl over Fun House? Why???).

  • Best American Idol / X-Factor / TV Talent Show Performances (Music Only)   1 week 3 days ago

    Thanks :-) I'll check those 3 out!

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 1   1 week 3 days ago

    • The Magic City - Sun Ra
    • In den Gärten Pharaos - Popol Vuh
    • Future Days - Can
    • Down Colorful Hill – Red House Painters
    • Horses - Patti Smith
    • Dolmen Music - Meredith Monk
    • Escalator Over The Hill - Carla Bley
    • Twin Infinitives – Royal Trux
    • Hosianna Mantra – Popol Vuh
    • Uncle Meat - Frank Zappa

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 2   1 week 3 days ago

    • Ziggy Stardust - David Bowie
    • Spirit Of Eden - Talk Talk
    • A Rainbow in Curved Air - Terry Riley
    • Desertshore – Nico
    • Bitches Brew - Miles Davis
    • Children of God - Swans
    • Nail - Foetus
    • Good - Morphine
    • Faust - Faust
    • In On The Kill Taker - Fugazi

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 3   1 week 3 days ago

    • Tago Mago - Can
    • Karma - Pharoah Sanders
    • Creature Comforts - Black Dice
    • Fare Forward Voyagers - John Fahey
    • Astral Weeks - Van Morrison
    • The Modern Dance - Pere Ubu
    • The Black Saint & The Sinner Lady - Charles Mingus
    • Geek The Girl - Lisa Germano
    • Starsailor - Tim Buckley
    • Transformer - Lou Reed

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 4   1 week 3 days ago

    • Pithecanthropus Erectus - Charles Mingus
    • Hymnen - Karlheinz Stockhausen
    • La Sposa Occidentale - Lucio Battisti
    • Blonde on Blonde – Bob Dylan
    • White Light/White Heat - The Velvet Underground
    • Third - Soft Machine
    • Rock Bottom - Robert Wyatt
    • Novus Magnificat - Constance Demby
    • Bad Moon Rising - Sonic Youth
    • This Heat - This Heat

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 5   1 week 3 days ago

    • Metal Box - P.i.L.
    • A Love Supreme - John Coltrane
    • The Parable of Arable Land - Red Krayola
    • Barrett - Syd Barrett
    • Double Nickels on the Dime - Minutemen
    • Unit Structures - Cecil Taylor
    • Irrlicht - Klaus Schulze
    • A Tribute to Jack Johnson - Miles Davis
    • The Velvet Underground & Nico - The Velvet Underground
    • London Calling - The Clash

  • Best Ever Album Tournament - Round 1 - Part 6   1 week 3 days ago

    Lorca - Tim Buckley
    • The Good Son – Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
    • Spiderland - Slint
    • Moondance - Van Morrison
    • Free Jazz - Ornette Coleman
    • 12 Songs - Randy Newman
    • Highway 61 Revisited - Bob Dylan
    • Ascension - John Coltrane
    • Suicide - Suicide
    • Cyclops Nuclear Submarine Captain - Dogbowl
    • Zen Arcade – Husker Du
    • Loveless - My Bloody Valentine
    • Trout Mask Replica - Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
    • Third Ear Band - Third Ear Band

  • Best American Idol / X-Factor / TV Talent Show Performances (Music Only)   1 week 3 days ago

    Leona Lewis - Could It Be Magic
    Lascel Wood - Use Somebody
    Daniel Johnson - With A Little Help From My Friends

    All from UK X Factor, some of the best IMO.

  • Best Albums of the 2010's   1 week 3 days ago

    PonPonPon, Drinker and Kyary Anan are as good as Candy Candy.

    PPR is probably one of those albums that will bounce on and off this list depending on what mood I am in. I'd score it anywhere from a 7.0 to a 7.7.

    An Awesome Wave is another one of those that could make it back on, but it did not hit the heights it had previously. About a straight 7.0. Was around an 8 on first few listens though, unique record.

  • Best Albums of the 2000's   1 week 3 days ago

    These three albums do need a relisten. Fennesz and The Books will more than likely make it on here, The Go! Team was played to death by my Dad when it first came out would you believe! So there's that to get over. Did enjoy how fun it was though.

  • Best American Idol / X-Factor / TV Talent Show Performances (Music Only)   1 week 3 days ago

    That's a good call. I just listened to it and it might make it on here. Another one under consideration right now is Leona Lewis' Summertime (X Factor).

  • Most Invigorating Albums (Rock/Jazz) [in-progress]   1 week 4 days ago

    Definitely shoot for 100 :P

    Maybe even a Most Invigorating Musical Works list, like I suggested earlier?

  • Fave literature   1 week 4 days ago

    It's not high standards, but underexposure that accounts for that. My experience with literature roughly amounts to the equivalent of watching a bunch of Pixar movies. Thanks for the recommendations by the way; hopefully this year I'll be able to manage my time well and improve this lift significantly.

  • Most Invigorating Albums (Rock/Jazz) [in-progress]   1 week 4 days ago

    Thanks! Haven't heard Six Finger Satellite yet and the rest have a shot! Depends on how long I make the list. Probably no more than 50, maybe Ill shoot for 100?

  • Best Albums of the 2000's   1 week 4 days ago

    Some recommendations:
    Thunder, Lightning, Strike - The Go! Team
    The Lemon of Pink - The Books
    Endless Summer - Fennesz

  • Best Albums of the 2010's   1 week 4 days ago

    Is there anything on it as good as Candy Candy?

    Also, now that they're off the list, what would you rate Pamyu Pamyu Revolution and An Awesome Wave?

  • Most Invigorating Albums (Rock/Jazz) [in-progress]   1 week 4 days ago

    More suggestions:

    Blues and Roots - Charles Mingus
    Half Machine Lip Moves - Chrome
    Severe Exposure - Six Finger Satellite
    Surfer Rosa - Pixies

    EDIT: more=
    Bromst - Dan Deacon
    Thunder, Lightning, Strike - The Go! Team

  • Best American Idol / X-Factor / TV Talent Show Performances (Music Only)   1 week 4 days ago

    Maybe Mitchell Brunings' casting preformance in The Voice Holland has what you're looking for.

  • Favorite Movies   1 week 4 days ago

    I've already mentioned my favourite romances on film (add In the Mood for Love to the list as well). I've got to check out all the literary works you've mentioned.

    Opera is not on my list of priorities for now, maybe later when I feel I've explored other music enough, as well as paintings, movies, literature...