Category: Polls

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saluzzi’s Top 10 Reasons Why He Prefers Vinyl

Some weeks ago, my dear friend Mr. SHRC posted an article to his blog, making a list of 10 reasons why he loves vinyl rather than any other support, or the sound of a digital file streamed on the Internet. I found it a great idea and thought it was a petty not to have it for an English audience, so I just translated it for you. You may find the original article here: 10 motivi per cui preferisco i Vinili

I like vinyl because:

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skylyro’s Restyling

After 6 months life, skylyro’s Top 10 Blog definitely needs a new and fresher look. I have chosen 10 themes, from which I’d like you to choose one. What would you want it to look like? (Please, mouseover thumbnails to read the theme’s name!)

skylyro's Top 20 Album Covers

skylyro’s Top Twenty Album Covers of All Times

skylyro's Top 20 Album Covers

Given that probably the first 10 positions of the following list would definitely be taken by Pink Floyd and The Beatles, I will try to put just one album for each band into my Top Twenty Album Covers of All Times! Once again I would be pleased to read your suggestions, hints and Top Album Cover lists: I’m sure there’s plenty of good stuff missing in there, so let me know what you think about skylyro’s favorite album covers!

1. The Beatles – Abbey Road

2. Pink Floyd – The Wall

3. The Clash – London Calling

4. Nirvana – Nevermind

5. Dire Straits – Brothers In Arms

6. R.E.M. – Automatic for the People

7. The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground & Nico

8. King Crimson – In the Court of the Crimson King

9. The Black Crows – Amorica

10. The Mothers of Invetion – Freak Out!

11. Tom Waits – Closing Time

12. The Doors – Morrison Hotel

13. Radiohead – In Rainbows

14. Bob Dylan – The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan

15. U2 – War

16. Nick Drake – Pink Moon

17. Weezer – Blue Album

18. Coldplay – A Rush of Blood To the Head

19. Led Zeppelin – Physical Graffiti

20. Rage Against The Machine – Rage Against The Machine

Here’s another interesting link with some of the Greatest Music Album Covers of all time, check it out: topalbumcovers.com

Abbey Road album cover

our Top 10 Bands of All Times

Hi there and welcome back to your Top 10 Blog! It’s been a while since last time and actually I was hoping to have some more votes for our Top 10 List, but nevertheless your preferences helped me to determine a ranking in “our Top 10 Bands of All Times”. Many of you won’t be surprised by the outcome, neither am I, yet it is still interesting to see, isn’t it?

our Top 10 Bands of All Times:

1. The Beatles

2. Pink Floyd

3. Queen

4. Led Zeppelin

5. Pearl Jam

– The Doors

– R.E.M.

6. The Police

– Red Hot Chili Peppers

– Oasis

Thanks for your participation!

Battle of the Bands – The Reckoning

Hey folks, finally we are at the last episode of “our Top 10 Bands of All Times”… we have already chosen the 10 bands that will be part of this list, now we only have to determine the order: just pick one band, the final number of votes will determine the ranking!

 

Battle of the Bands (week 8 / episode 10)

 

Battle of the Bands (week 7 / episode 9)

5000 page viewsHello my fellow followers and thank you for the 5000 page views in the first 2 months of existence! Here we are with the second last Battle of the Bands poll. Next week, we will choose the 10th and last band that will complete  “our Top 10 Bands of All Times”!

For the last but one battle I chose two bands that have no rivals among their contemporaries. So, to me, the only solution is to make them compete one against the other…

Battle of the Bands (week 7 / episode 8)

And here’s another Monday Battle of the Bands poll that will bring us another step closer to “our Top 10 Bands of All Times“! After the 80′s, the nineties and the 60′s, this time we’ll vote for one of the 70’s greatest bands…

Battle of the Bands (week 6 / episode 7)

Welcome to this week’s second Battle of the Bands poll! On Monday, we had to choose between Nirvana and PJ, two of the bands that most of all have influenced the 90’s music until today…! This time, our choice has to fall on one of the two most important bands of the 80’s and we will be one step closer to “our Top 10 Bands of All Times“!

Battle of the Bands (week 6)

Cheers folks, this is a Monday Battle of the Bands poll… and this week the choice is between two of the most popular, actually maybe THE most popular bands of the ’90s. We already had the Beatles against the Rolling Stones, the Who competing against the Doors, Blur vs. Oasis etc. and with this one we will be getting one step closer to “our Top 10 Bands of All Times“!