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Re: Armo's 555 favourite tracks

#281

Post by Armoreska » August 2nd, 2019, 7:18 pm

cut a top 50 or so fav beats with some melodies thrown in (mid- to uptempo) with a few recalled from outside the posted list
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Boy 8-Bit + Florence And The Machine - Drumming Song (Remix)
Pete Heller + Fatboy Slim - Song For Shelter (Extended Mix) [starts at 2:20]
Fatboy Slim + Midfield General - Devil In Sports Casual ('Does My Beat Look Big In This' Mix)
Yelle + Riot In Belgium - A Cause Des Garcons (Remix)
Lords Of Acid - Hey Ho!
Leftfield - Open Up
Underworld - Dirty Epic contains as much as 4 of the best melodies in the Universe (0:00, 4:16, 4:49, 5:21 out in background)
Benny Benassi + Outkast - Ghettomusick (Remix)
Crystal Method + Erick Morillo - Born Too Slow (Remix)
Utah Saints - Utah Saints Take On The Theme From Mortal Kombat / The Immortals - Techno Syndrome / Ace of Base - Fashion Party
The Prodigy + Rex The Dog - Girls (Remix)
Marshall Jefferson - Move Your Body (The House Music Anthem) [that melody at the start as well]
Ace The Space (Marc Acardipane) - 9 Is A Classic (Ultimate Rave Remix) [the one after 2:00]
Dance 2 Trance - Power Of American Natives [2 beats actually, the 2nd coming after 5:00]
Crystal Castles - Baptism
Moby - Drop A Beat
Roots Manuva - Witness (1 Hope)
The Knife - We Share Our Mothers' Health
Matt Schwartz + Tomer Maizner - The Drill (Remix) [full drop at 1:30]
Lunatic Calm - Leave You Far Behind
Yazoo - Situation
N-Trance - Electronic Pleasure
Rekid - Next Stop Chicago
Pigbag - Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag [starts at 0:20, nearly the only non-electronic melody/beat here which is technically a hook i guess]
Dead Or Alive - You Spin Me Round (Like A Record)
The Shamen + Beatmasters - Ebeneezer Goode (Beat Mix)
Danmass + Afrika Bambaataa - Mind Control (Remix) - not on youtube anymore
The Shamen - Progen
Underworld - Cowgirl [after 2:45]
The Prodigy - No Good (Start The Dance)
Stereo MC + Jungle Brothers - Because I Got It Like That (Ultimatum Mix)
The Prodigy - Narayan
The Beatmasters - Rok Da House
Felix & Jomanda & Rollo - Don't You Want Me (Fierce Mix) and (Hooj Mix with Red Jerry)
Future Beat - Power Of Dancing
Visage - Frequency 7 (Dance Mix)
SM-Trax - Got The Groove
The Toxic Avenger + The Bloody Beetroots - Escape (Remix)
Daft Punk - Around The World
Soulwax - Rocket Ride (Rock It Right Mix)
Scooter - Posse (I Need You On The Floor)
The Prodigy - Warrior's Dance
Indeep + Seamus Haji - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
Jestofunk & Ce Ce Rogers - Say It Again
Nu Shooz - I Can't Wait
The Creatures + XL - Believe In Yourself (Version '95)
Dirty Harry - Double B
T99 - Anasthasia
Gesaffelstein - Pursuit
Groove Armada - Superstylin'
Filthy Lucre + Yothu Yindi - Treaty (Remix)
New Order - Blue Monday
Jamie Principle + Frankie Knuckles - Baby Wants To Ride
The Prodigy - Firestarter
N*E*R*D (The Neptunes) + Trent Reznor - Lapdance (Remix)
Stanton Warriors + Fatboy Slim - Demons (Remix)
Benassi Bros. - I Love My Sex (Exist Extended Mix)
Rob Dougan - Clubbed To Death
BT - Godspeed
Ace Of Base - Dancer In A Daydream
LFO - We Are Back
JX - Son Of A Gun
Autechre - Basscadet
The Prodigy - Spitfire

some more that rely too much on the guitar melody
Fatboy Slim - Ya Mama (Push The Tempo)
Johnny Dollar + Portishead + Depeche Mode - In Your Room (Jeep Rock Mix)
Basement Jaxx - Rendez-Vu
Sigue Sigue Sputnik - Love Missile F1-11 (Part I)
The Prodigy - You'll Be Under My Wheels

more on the downtempo side or droney but sure is mad
Surf Solar - Fuck Buttons
Arno Asmus (Revolt) + Chris Walsh + Dave Beran - Shake (Clogrock Remix)
Last edited by Armoreska on January 6th, 2020, 11:22 pm, edited 1 time in total.
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currently working towards a vegan/low waste world + thru such film lists (besides TV): 2010s bests, RW Fassbinder, Luis Bunuel, Yasujiro Ozu, Eric Rohmer, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo

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#282

Post by Armoreska » August 24th, 2019, 11:39 am

Decided to rank tracks on my top 25 albums, starting with the bottom ones
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26. BT ‎– Movement In Still Life
from both versions:
1. Godspeed - all-time 500 material
2. Dreaming - all-time 2000 material
3. Smartbomb
4. Never Gonna Come Back Down
5. Madskillz-Mic Chekka
6. Mercury and Solace - strong tracks
7. Shame
8. The Hip Hop Phenomenon
9. Fibonacci Sequence
10. Ride
11. Running Down the Way Up
12. Namistai - fine album tracks
13. Movement in Still Life ("Dance to the beat, shuffle my feet")
14. Giving Up the Ghost
15. Love On Haight Street
16. Satellite - filler

26. Ace of Base - Happy Nation in the eurohouse thread
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25. Deep Forest - Deep Forest (World Mix)
1. White Whisper - all-time 500 material
2. Sweet Lullaby (Rorogwela - "Sasi sasi") - all-time 1000 material
3. Deep Forest
4. Night Bird
5. Savana Dance - strong tracks
6. Forest Hymn
7. Desert Walk (A Benibanane)
8. Hunting - good album tracks
9. Deep Forest (Sunrise At Alcatraz)
10. Sweet Lullaby (Round The World Mix)
11. Sweet Lullaby (Apollo 440 Mix)
12. Sweet Lullaby (Ambient Mix)
13. Forest Hymn (Apollo 440 Mix) - worldmixes
14. The Second Twilight - outro
15. The First Twilight - intermission

25. Fatboy Slim's triple EP Illuminati/Camber Sands/The Pimp
1. Drop The Hate (Laid Mix)
2. Sunset (Bird Of Prey) (Darren Emerson Mix)
[Weapon Of Choice (Instrumental Version)] - rather useless but the vocal version would have been #3 had it not been released on the earlier album
3. Demons (Stanton Warriors Dub Mix) - all-time 500 material
4. Illuminati - all-time 2000 material
5. Star 69 (X-Press 2 Wine 'Em Dine 'Em 69 'Em Suprmix)
6. Camber Sands
7. The Pimp - strong tracks
8. Drop The Hate (Santos Napalm Reprise Mix) - average
9. Talkin' Bout My Baby (Midfield General Disco Reshuffle Mix)
10. Song For Shelter (Chemical Brothers Mix)
11. Retox (Dave Clarke Mix) - pretty much total filler

24. Underworld - Dubnobasswithmyheadman [2001 version with 2 extra tracks, although there's a 2CD release from 2014]
1. Cowgirl
2. Dirty Epic - all-time 500 material
3. Mmm Skyscraper I Love You - all-time 1000/2000 material
4. M.E. (Mother Earth)
5. Dark & Long - this is not Dark Train which would have been #1
6. Surfboy
7. Spoonman
8. Rez
9. Why Why Why - strong tracks
10. River Of Bass
11. Tongue - solid slow filler

23. Santana - Abraxas
1. Incident At Neshabur
2. Oye Como Va - all-time 500 material
3. Gypsy Queen - all-time 2000 material
4. Hope You're Feeling Better
5. Samba Pa Ti
6. Black Magic Woman
7. Mother's Daughter
8. Se A Cabo - strong tracks
9. Singing Winds Cryings Beasts - nice intro
10. El Nicoya - meh outro

22. Pink Floyd - The Wall
no gonna bother but a few are already or easily ranked:
1. Comfortably Numb
2. Hey You
3. Another Brick In The Wall (Part 2) - all-time 500 material
4. In the Flesh? - all-time 1000 material
5. In the Flesh
6. Another Brick In The Wall (Part 1)
7. The Happiest Days Of Our Lives

21. Sting - ...Nothing Like The Sun
1. We'll Be Together
2. Englishman In New York - all-time 500 material
3. Straight To My Heart
4. Fragile - all-time 2000 material
5. The Lazarus Heart
6. Sister Moon
7. Little Wing
8. Be Still My Beating Heart
9. Rock Steady - this one's lyrics are win, melody not
10. History Will Teach Us Nothing
11. They Dance Alone (Gueca Solo) - all great
12. The Secret Marriage - short but fine

20. Vangelis - Blade Runner
1. Blade Runner Blues
2. End Titles - all-time 500 material
3. Memories Of Green
4. Prologue And Main Titles - all-time 1000 material
5. Tales Of The Future (On The Trail Of Nexus 6)
6. Love Theme - all-time 2000 material
7. Wait For Me
8. Desolation Path
9. Mechanical Dolls
10. Blush Response
11. Deckard And Roy's Duel
12. I Dreamt Music - strong tracks
13. Spinner Ascent (Los Angeles November 2019)
14. Thinking Of Rachael
15. Tears In Rain
16. At Mr. Chew's
17. Dr. Tyrell's Death
18. Fading Away
19. One Alone
20. Rachael's Song (Unveiled Twinkling Space)
21. Damask Rose
22. Animoid Row
23. Dr. Tyrell's Owl
24. Longing
25. Empty Streets
26. Deckard Meets Rachael
27. Leon's Room - average (for this album)
(28) Zhora's Retirement (Blade Runner Blues Reprise) - don't wanna rank it
29-46. Wounded Animals
Deckard Enters The Bradbury
The Prodigal Son Brings Death
Chew's Eye Lab
Dangerous Days
Taffey Lewis Night Club
Bicycle Riders
Leon's Voight Kampff Test
Rachael's Voight Kampff Test
Deckard's Dream
I Am The Business
Salome's Dance
One More Kiss, Dear
Rachael Sleeps
Pris Meets J.F. Sebastian
Morning At The Bradbury
Esper Analysis
Sushi Bar - awesome ambiance

19. Def Leppard - Hysteria
1. Pour Some Sugar On Me
2. Love Bites - all-time 500 material
3. Animal - all-time 2000 material
4. Rocket
5. Hysteria
6. Women
7. Armageddon It - these collectively launch album into top 25
8. Run Riot
9. Gods Of War
10. Excitable - strong tracks
11. Don't Shoot Shotgun
12. Love And Affection - dragging it down

18. Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand
1. Take Me Out - all-time 500 material
2. Tell Her Tonight - all-time 2000 material
3. Jacqueline ("It's always better on holiday")
4. The Dark of the Matinee
5. 40'
6. This Fire
7. Come on Home
8. Darts of Pleasure ("Ich heisse Superfantastisch")
9. Cheating on You
10. Auf Achse ("She's not so special") - amazing
11. Michael

12. Enigma ‎– The Cross Of Changes
1. I Love You I'll Kill You
2. Silent Warrior - all-time 100 material
3. Age Of Loneliness (Carly's Song) - all-time 500 material
4. Return To Innocence
5. The Eyes Of Truth - all-time 2000 material
6. The Dream Of The Dolphin
7. Out From The Deep - strong tracks
8. Second Chapter ("to clear the debts of many many 100 years") - smooth intro (into The Eyes of Truth)
9. The Cross Of Changes ("the universe of justice watching you") - outro

9. Hybrid ‎– Remix And Additional Production By
let's rank these remixes:
1. Filter - Take A Picture
2. Energy 52 - Cafe Del Mar (Time Traveller Remix) - all-time 500 material
3. BT - Never Gonna Come Back Down (Breaktek Mix)
4. Moby - Bodyrock (Bodyshock Remix)
5. Andreas Johnson - Glorious
6. Future Sound Of London - Papua New Guinea - the original is already all-time 100
7. DJ Rap - Bad Girl
8. Jaded Little Pill - Accelerator - strong tracks
9. Monk & Canatella - Enter The Monk (Electrotek Club Mix)
10. Vernon's Wonderland - Vernon's Wonderland (Matrix Dub) - filler

3. Vangelis - Voices
1. Come To Me
2. Voices - all-time 100 material
3. Ask The Mountains - all-time 1000 material
4. Echoes
5. Messages - all-time 2000 material
6. Losing Sleep (Still, My Heart)
7. Prelude
8. P.S. - strong tracks even though two of them have filler titles!
9. Dream In An Open Place - ambient closer

Propellerheads - Decksandrumsandrockandroll
1. Velvet Pants - all-time 500 material
2. Spybreak! - all-time 1000 material
3. Bang On!
4. Take California
5. Winning Style - all-time 2000 material
6. Bigger?
7. On Her Majesty's Secret Service
8. History Repeating
9. Echo And Bounce
10. Better?
11. A Number of Microphones - interlude
12. Cominagetcha - strong tracks
13. Oh Yeah? - nah, not a fan

Daft Punk - Discovery
1. Face to Face
2. One More Time
3. Harder Better Faster Stronger - all-time 2000 material
4. Something About Us
5. Aerodynamic
6. Crescendolls
7. Superheroes
8. Voyager
9. Short Circuit
10. Digital Love - strong tracks
11. Too Long
12. Veridis Quo - title track?
13. High Life - average tracks
14. Nightvision - interlude (I'm Not In Love)

Daft Punk - Homework
1. Around The World - all-time 500 material
2. Alive - all-time 2000 material
3. Revolution 909
4. Rollin' and Scratchin'
5. Da Funk
6. Burnin'
7. Indo Silver Club
8. Oh Yeah - strong tracks
9. Rock'n Roll
10. Fresh
11. High Fidelity
12. Phoenix
13. Teachers - average tracks
14. Daftendirekt - prelude
15. WDPK 83.7 FM - intro
16. Funk Ad - reversed Da Funk snippet

Led Zeppelin - IV
1. When The Levee Breaks - all-time top 30 material
2. Stairway To Heaven - all-time top 100 material
3. Black Dog
4. Rock And Roll
5. Misty Mountain Hop
6. The Battle Of Evermore
7. Four Sticks
8. Going To California - all strong tracks

Fatboy Slim - Halfway Between The Gutter And The Stars
1. Ya Mama (Push The Tempo) - all-time 100 material
2. Sunset (Bird Of Prey)
3. Weapon Of Choice - all-time 500 material
4. Drop The Hate
5. Demons - all-time 1000 material
6. Star 69
7. Love Life - all-time 2000 material
8. Mad Flava
9. Talkin' Bout My Baby
10. Retox - strong tracks
11. Song For Shelter - I don't even like it but the remix is the greatest

Fatboy Slim - You've Come A Long Way, Baby
1. Right Here Right Now - all-time top 5
2. Build It Up – Tear It Down
3. Gangster Tripping - all-time top 2000
4. Kalifornia
5. Fucking in Heaven
6. Love Island
7. Praise You
8. The World Went Down
9. Soul Surfing
10. Acid 8000
11. You're Not From Brighton - strong tracks
12. The Rockafeller Skank
13. How Could They Hear Us - don't like em

Fatboy Slim - On The Floor At The Boutique
1. Jungle Brothers - Because I Got It Like That (Stereo MC's Ultimatum Mix)
2. Michael Jackson - all-time 500 material
3. Deeds Plus Thoughts - The World's Made Up Of This & That
4. DJ Tonka - Phun-ky - all-time 2000 material
5. CLS - Can You Feel It?
6. Mr. Natural - That Green Jesus
7. Cirrus - Break In
8. Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns - Discositdown
9. Hardknox - Psychopath
10. Clockwork Voodoo Freaks - Deaf Mick's Throwdown - strong additions
11. Cut And Paste - Forget It
12. Christopher Just - I'm A Disco Dancer
13. Bassbin Twins - Vol 1 Side 2 Track 2
14. Psychedeliasmith - Give Me My Auger Back
15. Cut La Roc - Post Punk Progression
16. Aldo Bender - Acid Enlightenment
17. Everybody In The House - average additions
18. Incredible Bongo Band - Apache
19. The Rockafeller Skank - weak additions tho Apache is top 500
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currently working towards a vegan/low waste world + thru such film lists (besides TV): 2010s bests, RW Fassbinder, Luis Bunuel, Yasujiro Ozu, Eric Rohmer, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo

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#283

Post by Armoreska » January 6th, 2020, 11:20 pm

huge update 2019
mostly stoner metal fallout plus some electronic
3 songs have some significant lyrical content, rest are huge beats & riffs

75. Underworld - Dirty Epic (1994)
contains as much as 4 of the best melodies in the Universe (0:00, 1:20 in background, 4:16, 5:53, and also worth mentioning 0:30, 0:49, 5:23), why did I ignore it? next track Cowgirl also has 3 or 4. the main beat is a bit less exciting in Dirty Epic but nothing to scoff at either. "Here comes christ on crutches"
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212. First Aid Kit - Hard Believer (2009)
found it on an atheist song top list but was going to listen to them some more anyway
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304. Barry White & Tina Turner & Antonio Banderas (& Deep Dish for remixes) - In Your Wildest Dreams (1996)
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380. Lords Of Acid - Hey Ho! (1990)
New Beat. this wouldn't be in the top 500 without that shaking backbeat.
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410. Down - Bury Me In Smoke (1995)
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435. Down - Nothing In Return (Walk Away) (2007)
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481. Crowbar - Planets Collide (1998)
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491. Kenny Rogers - The Gambler (1978)
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518. The Beatmasters & Cookie Crew - Rok Da House (1987)
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523. Klaus Schulze & Rainer Bloss - Nichtarische Arie (1985?/1997?/2006?)
mind, this is a bonus track from a most-despised album, re-released with it in 2006. another version released in 1997 on his huge archive-boxsets that I'm still listening to
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(instrumental rerecording?)

524. Kavinsky & Lovefoxxx - Nightcall (2010)
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585. Carter The Unstoppable Sex Machine - Surfin' USM (1991)
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ranked and updated the bubbbling under below End Titles

remembered to add to the separate list of favorite beats
Felix & Jomanda & Rollo - Don't You Want Me (Fierce Mix) and (Hooj Mix with Red Jerry)
The Prodigy - Spitfire
The Prodigy - You'll Be Under My Wheels
Rob Dougan - Clubbed To Death
Gesaffelstein - Pursuit
Dirty Harry - Double B
Image
currently working towards a vegan/low waste world + thru such film lists (besides TV): 2010s bests, RW Fassbinder, Luis Bunuel, Yasujiro Ozu, Eric Rohmer, Visual Effects nominees, kid-related stuff, great animes (mini-serie or feature), very 80s movies, 17+ sci-fi lists on watchlist, ENVIRO, remarkable Silent Films and Pre-Code (exploring 1925 atm) and every shorts and docu list I'm aware of and
viewtopic.php?f=1&t=1434
and "Gordon" Liu Chia-Hui/Liu Chia-Liang and Yuen Woo-ping and "Sammo" Hung Kam-bo

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