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Favourite Music // 2017 Edition

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Polaris - Mortal Coil 
  • Best Overall 2017 Album
  • Best Metalcore Release 
  NF - Perception
  • Best Rap Album
  • Best Male Fronted Release
  • Best Solo Artist Release
Silverstein - Dead Reflection
  • Best Post-Hardcore Release

Atena - Possessed
  • Best 2017 Song (Death Eating)
Courage My Love - Synesthesia
  • Best Pop Punk Release
Circa Survive - The Amulet  

 

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Last edited by Bisa - on 31 December 2018

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I'm more of a mainstreamer when it comes to music - blame listening to the Radio :P

 

 

Kendrick Lamar - LOVE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox7RsX1Ee34
Kendrick Lamar - LOYALTY: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dlh-dzB2U4Y
Kendrick Lamar -HUMBLE: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tvTRZJ-4EyI
Kendrick Lamar - DNA: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NLZRYQMLDW4

Lil Uzi Vert - XO TouR Llif3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WrsFXgQk5UI

Coldplay and Chainsmokers - Something just like this (Came out on my birthday :P): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FM7MFYoylVs

THEORY - RX (Medicate) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iwxfmYR7ItM&list=PLLdPJGHquctE9vKb2AecHkRAH8RlRp2kP&index=6

Fall Out Boy - The Last of the Real Ones: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7YAAyUFL1GQ&list=PLLdPJGHquctE9vKb2AecHkRAH8RlRp2kP&index=21

Thirty Seconds to Mars - Walk on Water: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=44NYFvhXmW8&index=7&list=PLLdPJGHquctE9vKb2AecHkRAH8RlRp2kP

Imagine Dragons - Believer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wtfhZwyrcc
Imagine Dragons - Thunder: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fKopy74weus&list=PLLdPJGHquctE9vKb2AecHkRAH8RlRp2kP

Maroon 5 - What Lovers Do: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Wiio4KoGe8

The Weeknd - I feel It: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qFLhGq0060w

Future - Mask Off: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvZqHgFz51I

Portgual. The Man - Feel it Still: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pBkHHoOIIn8

Taylor Swift - Ready for It: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wIft-t-MQuE
Taylor Swift - I dont wanna live forever: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F37r50VUTQ&index=60&list=PL3oW2tjiIxvQ1BZS58qtot3-p-lD32oWT

Post Malone - Congratulations: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC4xMk98Pdc
Post Malone - Rockstar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UceaB4D0jpo

Bruno Mars - Thats What I like: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMivT7MJ41M

Migos - Motorsport: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9v_rtaye2yY
Migos - Slippery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hm1YFszJWbQ

Jacquees - B.E.D.: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul1H_p_FeaA

SZA - Love Galore: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHXfCOjb3fk

Arcade Fire - Everything Now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zC30BYR3CUk&index=32&list=PLLdPJGHquctE9vKb2AecHkRAH8RlRp2kP



    

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Best album, without a doubt: The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding. This music is just pure magic. Some of its songs cary you away in a sort of dream (Thinking of a Place is the best example of this), while others are incredibly touching (Holding On).

My number two would be Wonderful Wonderful by The Killers. They're one of my favorite bands, and every single song on this album is just great. It also offers a lot of varition: from alternative rock to pop to disco.

Other good albums are:

  • Royal Blood - How did we get so Dark?
  • The National - Sleep Well Beast
  • Foo Fighters - Concrete and Gold
  • Stone Sour - Hydrograd
  • Harry Styles - Harry Styles
  • In This Moment - Ritual
  • Paramore - After Laughter


My favorite songs are in this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLNovsTnjHunr3V6GcWRaYHUfqWaKtw0lS
It's pretty incomplete though, lots of great songs aren't in it.



Bad Suns - This Was A Home Life Dance Gavin Dance - That's WHat I Like (Bruno Mars Cover)
Dashboard Confessional - We Fight  Dreamcar - Kill For Candy
Dua Lipa - New Rules Goldfinger - Put The Knife Away
The Gorillaz featuring Vince Staples - Ascension The Homeless Gospel Choir - Normal
Imagine Dragons - Believer Japandroids - North East South West
Kendrick Lamar - Humble Kygo featuring Selena Gomez - It Ain't Me 
Lana Del Ray - Love Lil Uzi Vert - XO Tour Lif3
Lorde - Green Light Paramore - Hard Times
Pink - What About Us? Portugal.The Man - Feel It Still
Waterparks - Blonde

Admittedly, DGD's song is a cover but it's a damn good cover. In general, I mostly listen to what Spotify, Alternative Press and the radio recommend for me. Tp be honest, I am not a big fan of Selena Gomez but I think the song is really good and different than what she normally has out (thanks to Kygo of course). I would have had at least 1 or 2 Brand New songs listed on here but the lead singers sexual assault allegations bother me. 



Such a weak year for music, according to me ofc.

I cant think of a single album that I've enjoyed from start to finish... my favorite tracks from this year didnt even come from albums, just stand alone tracks (doomsday by architects and Doomed by APC)

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I really love "Feed the Machine" by Nickelback. Damm good song.



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Best albums of this year in no particular order:

Lorde - Melodrama


Slowdive - Slowdive


LCD Soundsystem - American Dream


Björk - Utopia



The XX - I See You


Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked at Me


Brand New - Science Fiction



Last edited by Goodnightmoon - on 23 December 2017

Aside from game music, I don't think I've heard anything from 2017 that I liked. I mainly like Rock, but a few years back the only radio station in my area that played new Rock music got bought out by some huge conglomerate and the format changed to some oldies mix station, so I haven't heard any new rock music that released in the last 2 or 3 years. Almost all of the top 40/pop music I've heard this year was garbage, if I hear "Sorry, Not Sorry" one more time I think I might gouge my ear drums out

So I guess I'll list some of my favorite game music from this year:

Nier Automata- Weight of the World

Nier Automata- Song of the Ancients

Sonic Mania- Blossom Haze

Sonic Mania- Lights, Camera, Action!

Sonic Mania- Rogue's Gallery

Sonic Forces- Aqua Road

Sonic Forces- Red Gate Bridge

Sonic Forces- Park Avenue

Call of Duty WW2- A Brotherhood of Heroes

Last edited by shikamaru317 - on 23 December 2017

The only two albums I can think of are Level 8 by Miracle of Sound, and The Source by Ayreon.



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Top 4 Albums:

1. Goldfrapp - Silver Eye


Best track - Ocean

 

 

2. NIN - Add Violence

Best track - The Background World

 

3. Keep Shelly in Athens - Philokalia

Best track - Seattle

 

4. K. Flay - Every Where Is Some Where

Best track - Hollywood Forever

 

 

Individual Songs (where the albums sucked or there wasn't one):

1. A Perfect Circle - The Doomed (no album)

2. Marilyn Manson - Saturnalia (rest of the album sucked)

3. Red Mecca - Alcohol (no album)

4. Carbon Based Lifeforms - Derelicts (album was disappointing)

5. Röyksopp - Never Ever ft Susanne Sundfør (RYXP Mix)


Last edited by Machina - on 23 December 2017