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

Postby Pansy Puff » 12 Nov 2017, 09:18

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Postby slightbreeze » 12 Nov 2017, 10:11

toomanyhatz wrote:Shoot! Shoulda voted for Goat.

This was on my original list as well, but I much prefer to watch them perform than listen to the albums.

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Postby Oscar » 12 Nov 2017, 11:02

Quite enjoying exploring the one's I've not listened to before. Haven't really discovered anything mindblowing yet... the Springsteen album is possibly the dullest thing I've ever listened to :(

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Postby Oscar » 12 Nov 2017, 11:15

The Write Profile wrote: 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.


Agreed... maybe... but Roots Manuva's Run Come Save Me , despite being painfully obvious, is likely to snatch it for me. Both missed my top 30 on this occasion but on any other day...

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Postby Butch Manly » 12 Nov 2017, 11:31

The Write Profile wrote:For me, the best or at least the most exciting British rap LP of the noughties is Skinnyman's Council Estate of Mind.


That one's coming up.
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Postby PENK » 12 Nov 2017, 17:46

Today’s set posted.

Not sure I will have time to post any tomorrow as I’m out in the evening. Can you hold on until Tuesday for the top 40?
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Postby wannabee enfant terrible » 12 Nov 2017, 17:48

Let’s hope for more U.K. Grime albums, that genre’s format of choice of course.
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Postby Osgood » 12 Nov 2017, 17:52

Three albums that I could have voted for, Gillian Welch, Nick Cave and Porcupine Tree.
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Postby Pansy Puff » 12 Nov 2017, 18:26

Thoughts from the brain of K...

A few I could have (should have?) voted for: Welch, Fever Ray, Milk Eyed Mender (why didn't I vote for that???), Ariel.

I listened to the Lyre of Orpheus recently and didn't think it had aged well apart from Oh Children.
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Postby PENK » 12 Nov 2017, 18:54

I must admit that I finally listened to that Gillian Welch album having long written it off as "not my kind of thing" and I did enjoy it. I listened to another of hers and thought it was really good, more so than Revelator in fact.
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Postby Dayodead » 12 Nov 2017, 20:10

Not my Nick Cave of choice for the period, but there is still hope in the top 40....Like that Deerhunter...Fever might sneak into the Top 50...

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Postby Butch Manly » 12 Nov 2017, 23:11

That Antlers record should be top 5.

I'm expecting the Avalanches to win....
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Postby Ranking Ted » 12 Nov 2017, 23:16

Ranking Ted wrote:None of mine make this next batch but I really ought to have one of Rounds or Lapalco in my thirty. I liked the Go! Team and Tame Impala records a lot at the time but have cooled a little on those. Feels like we're entering slight less esoteric, more accessible waters though.

^^ that was down to 72. Since then another three of mine - the War on Drugs, Fever Ray, The Lyre of Orpheus... - made the list. On other choices, I'd have sworn I had The Queen Of Denmark in my list and I can nod a head toward certain choices - J Dilla, Broadcast, Heartbreaker, PJ Harvey and I really need to revisit the Julia Holter - but the list as a whole is getting pretty heavy going.

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Postby slightbreeze » 12 Nov 2017, 23:43

I was listening to Queen of Denmark the other day. Can't believe I missed him off my list. I've had several artists in the top 50 ..... Deerhunter, Grizzly Bear, Phoenix, Black Keys byt chose different albums by them. I prefer my choices ;)However, they all might be in the top 10! Or not !!

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Postby fange » 13 Nov 2017, 01:21

I should listen to that Antlers album again later; heard bits of it when it came out, but they didn't click with me at the time.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - Onward and upward

Postby toomanyhatz » 13 Nov 2017, 04:19

Matt Harringay wrote:That Antlers record should be top 5..


I am honestly surprised to not see it much higher. As I am to see Gillian Welch so high.
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Postby slightbreeze » 13 Nov 2017, 09:52

fange wrote:I should listen to that Antlers album again later; heard bits of it when it came out, but they didn't click with me at the time.


I found it such a weary album

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Postby fange » 13 Nov 2017, 12:33

That's how i felt about some of the tunes i heard, yeah. But i'll give it a go later this week to see properly.
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Re: BCB's Top 100 Albums of the 21st Century - Onward and upward

Postby Dayodead » 13 Nov 2017, 16:10

Matt Harringay wrote:That Antlers record should be top 5.

I'm expecting the Avalanches to win....


Listened to 'Burst Apart' (2011) first and was underwhelmed...Is 'Hospice' better ??...