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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - Halfway there!

Postby McBastard » 11 Nov 2017, 20:58

Very pleased about my choices appearing here. I also love Donuts, and I really need to hear more Angels of Light.
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Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Nov 2017, 21:12

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PENK wrote:Anyway enough about that. The next lot are up. Featuring more Dylan.

Yes! I love it when Dylan appears above Dizzy Rascal in a poll...but twice!


Can't blame ME this time!! :lol:
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Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Nov 2017, 21:14

Shoot! Shoulda voted for Goat.
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Postby never/ever » 11 Nov 2017, 21:20

Yes, some good choices in that last batch! And finally something from my list that made the grade.
I love that War On Drugs-album, that rich and sprawling Americana-sound with added ambient padding really accompanied me on a lot of travel. Jon Hopkins was my favorite album of 2013 and it still gets a fair bit of airplay in my home. That whole glitchtronica-scene in that time could have made up myn list too- Olafur Arnalds, the whole of the Erased Tapes-catalogue, really great, immersive stuff.
Other albums that really i could have gone for fortunately made it too- the J. Dilla, Grandaddy and Broadcast-albums are great! I went for the 'other' Julia Holter-album and hope that that one will still appear in this list. I always undervalued the Angels Of Light-albums a bit simply because I though Michael Gira's voice sounded so unbearably light- I love that rich baritone he had in his drinking days with Swans. Don't think I ever heard that GOAT-album.
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Postby Darryl Strawberry » 11 Nov 2017, 21:29

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PENK wrote:Anyway enough about that. The next lot are up. Featuring more Dylan.

Yes! I love it when Dylan appears above Dizzy Rascal in a poll...but twice!


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Postby joels344 » 11 Nov 2017, 21:30

Excellent selections this time around! I still need to hear that Julia Holter album, though.

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Postby Darkness_Fish » 11 Nov 2017, 21:58

joels344 wrote:Excellent selections this time around! I still need to hear that Julia Holter album, though.

I found it a bit underwhelming. Anytime Boots is as catchy a song as I've ever heard, but the rest is a bit lacking.
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Postby German Dave » 11 Nov 2017, 22:16

Moleskin wrote:Halfway and I've yet to see a record I voted for...


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Postby The Write Profile » 11 Nov 2017, 22:25

It's interesting how much the points allocation has affected the standings of the albums, because the vast majority have received three votes. That said, I'm pleased the Sleater Kinney made the list- it might not be their best, but it's certainly their most cacophonous . I saw them live around the time of its release and few bands have been louder and tighter. Good to see the J Dilla and the Grandaddy too.

Regarding Dizzee Rascal, I liked the album at the time and even saw him live twice, but I can't say I return to it often- it's too melodically unforgiving. For me, the best or at least the most exciting British rap LP of the noughties is Skinnyman's Council Estate of Mind. Which is loud, angry and full of massive beats and detailed lyrics.
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Postby The Modernist » 11 Nov 2017, 22:28

Darkness_Fish wrote:
joels344 wrote:Excellent selections this time around! I still need to hear that Julia Holter album, though.

I found it a bit underwhelming. Anytime Boots is as catchy a song as I've ever heard, but the rest is a bit lacking.


I thought the track 'Sea Called Me' posted was fantastic. I'd never heard of her before. Exactly the kind of thing I'm looking for -strong song, evocative & haunting production, clever instrumentation (love the way the sax came in from nowhere) -but have largely failed to find. I'm really tempted to buy the album now.

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Postby toomanyhatz » 11 Nov 2017, 22:35

There's one I voted that I know at least ONE other person voted for, that I hope is very high...
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Postby joels344 » 11 Nov 2017, 22:56

McBastard wrote:I really need to hear more Angels of Light.


What have you heard so far? I highly recommend How I Loved You as an album starting point.

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never/ever wrote:I love that War On Drugs-album, that rich and sprawling Americana-sound with added ambient padding really accompanied me on a lot of travel.


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Postby John aka Josh » 12 Nov 2017, 00:43

List is looking good so far- must mean Richard Hawley, Megson, Steve Tilston & Emily Smith will be taking up huge amounts of the top 50 - probably the entire top 20!
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Postby Dayodead » 12 Nov 2017, 00:47

Only took half the list to get to ONE from my Top 40...(Broadcast- Tender Buttons)...Sleater-Kinney might make the Top 50...

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Postby McBastard » 12 Nov 2017, 01:04

joels344 wrote:
McBastard wrote:I really need to hear more Angels of Light.


What have you heard so far? I highly recommend How I Loved You as an album starting point.


Somewhat nil, which is weird when I've got all the latest Swans stuff. Thanks for the recommendation.
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Postby Zombeels » 12 Nov 2017, 04:14

Only one album I voted on has shown up so far.
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Postby Hightea » 12 Nov 2017, 04:31

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream - Beautiful album love them live
Goat - World Music - interesting mix of influences never heard them before
J Dilla - Donuts - okay not for me
Broadcast - Tender Buttons - Love this album too - 30 wasn't enough
The Angels of Light - Everything Is Good Here/Please Come Home - Uh this is Michael Gira been meaning to dip into this, thanks!
Ryan Adams - Heartbreaker - Ah went with another Ry Ry album - easy could have been this one
Brian Wilson - Smile - pass
Sleater-Kinney - The Woods - They are 90's love for me, The woods is a good album but not in my top 40. Loved those live shows in support of The Woods.
Julia Holter - Have You in My Wilderness - nice stuff
Grandaddy - The Sophtware Slump- nice album close to 100 for me.
Jon Hopkins - Immunity = thought there would be some of this in the list - never heard it before but nothing against it
Half Man Half Biscuit - Cammell Laird Social Club - funny never heard
Bob Dylan - Love and Theft - I would take this over Modern Times but neither made my list.

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Postby Copehead » 12 Nov 2017, 09:08

Hightea wrote:
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trans-chigley express wrote:We are voting for albums that we think are good not because they are influential or defined anything.


I know but you would expect more than 2 people on a popular music board to like and enjoy the defining British album of this millennium

But it appears me and Jumper K are the only people on this board who aren’t disgusting muso bores who think Dylan is still releasing good albums


Give me a break you voted for Belle and Sebastian, OK Go Team! and Morrissey. Just because you listed Dizzee Rascal makes you relevant than anyone else here?


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That is geneally the idea though isn’t it?
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