Bolsters™ The Roulette, v2 ★ THE CONCLUSION ★

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Evermind

Quote from: Train of Naught on May 28, 2020, 10:57:25 PMThis first band is Soen very cool swingy jazz fusion kinda stuff.

Bolsters

Quote from: Evermind on May 04, 2016, 06:14:13 AM
I hate Spotify playlists.
I'd do what you did, but I only have about 15 songs as files. If I can be bothered I could try to make a Youtube playlist aswell, but I doubt everything would be on there.

Elite

Quote from: Lolzeez on November 18, 2013, 01:23:32 PMHey dude slow the fuck down so we can finish together at the same time.  :biggrin:
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jingle.boy

Quote from: Bolsters on May 04, 2016, 05:45:22 AM
Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 05:41:06 AM
And interesting that Dimension Act made the 'check-it-out' list without earning even a pink.
Well there were three things that detracted from that song for me: Overlong medley intro, excessive amount of instrumental sections, fadeout at the end. I liked what was going on in the song for the mostpart and I figured the other songs on the album might not have these shortcomings, so I added it.

There's only 3 other songs on the album, and some of the themes persist.  Worth checking out (imo)

Quote from: Bolsters on May 04, 2016, 05:45:22 AM
Also, the next few days I will be working on some "best-of" spotify playlists for those interested in that sort of thing. I'll post them once they're done.

I'll do so, as long as theres a "non sacul/parama" or  :metal playlist.   :biggrin:
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

Bolsters

Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 07:04:23 AM
I'll do so, as long as theres a "non sacul/parama" or  :metal playlist.   :biggrin:
I briefly considered making two playlists like that actually, but I'm not going to. :laugh: You'll just have to hit the skip button if your curiosity isn't piqued by a track. The two playlists will be called Diamond and Gold and rather predictably they will contain my 50 favourite songs of the roulette; 1-25 in Diamond and 26-50 in Gold. So people who just want to hear the top 25 can do that and if anyone actually cares about the next 25 there's a second playlist for them.

I will be attempting to sort the songs in a way that makes the playlists flow, but I'm not sure how well that will work out given the range of styles I received, so I will probably give up. But I will try it out.

Tomislav95

Congratulations, bl5150 :tup
Dave, this roulette was really fun, I liked this star format :D

Sacul


Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 07:04:23 AM
I'll do so, as long as theres a "non sacul/parama" or  :metal playlist.   :biggrin:
Maybe just a "non parama" one, I haven't played on this :lol

Crow

for what it's worth, jingle, both the songs i sent are great

Evermind

Quote from: Bolsters on May 04, 2016, 06:21:26 AM
Quote from: Evermind on May 04, 2016, 06:14:13 AM
I hate Spotify playlists.
I'd do what you did, but I only have about 15 songs as files. If I can be bothered I could try to make a Youtube playlist aswell, but I doubt everything would be on there.

Nah, don't bother. Just posting my thoughts here.

Glad all of my entries ended up in the list to check. You've mostly got the right albums, I think these will be most suited to your tastes except Deep Purple (I think you will appreciate something of their later, 70s Gillan-fronted catalogue more, but their s/t was my #11 album of all time, so yeah, check it out), Phideaux (I think Number Seven is a better album overall and certainly much more eclectic too - don't give up on Phideaux if you don't like Doomsday Afternoon), and perhaps Blackmore's Night (try The Secret Voyage if you aren't too fond of Village Lanterne, though I've got to say, Village Lanterne is awesome too).

Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 07:04:23 AM
Quote from: Bolsters on May 04, 2016, 05:45:22 AM
Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 05:41:06 AM
And interesting that Dimension Act made the 'check-it-out' list without earning even a pink.
Well there were three things that detracted from that song for me: Overlong medley intro, excessive amount of instrumental sections, fadeout at the end. I liked what was going on in the song for the mostpart and I figured the other songs on the album might not have these shortcomings, so I added it.

There's only 3 other songs on the album, and some of the themes persist.  Worth checking out (big time)

Fixed that for me.
Quote from: Train of Naught on May 28, 2020, 10:57:25 PMThis first band is Soen very cool swingy jazz fusion kinda stuff.

splent

What I plan to do at the end is putting them in spotify playlists, but at least post the songs on here so that those who don't have spotify can still create the playlists.

Tomislav95

Everything I checked from this roulette so far was in my taste so I should check the rest when I find some time. In terms of music, this was the best roulette I participated in.

jingle.boy

Quote from: jingle.boy on March 16, 2016, 05:14:21 PM
So, I think I'm gonna accept, and fire with both barrels loaded full of prog and metal glory :2metal:  Then we'll see if that's to your liking, or if it's the stuff that Parama, Sacul, Tyrias, etc  have on that end of the musical spectrum will be more to your tastes.

:huckleberry:

:hifive: :hifive: to my fellow metal-heads for finishing 1-2-3.
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

Evermind

Quote from: jingle.boy on May 04, 2016, 10:59:40 AM
:hifive: :hifive: to my fellow metal-heads for finishing 1-2-3.

Yeah, looking at the Top 3, I'm glad the metal-heads have dominated this one and I'm honored to be in such a noble company here. :hifive:
Quote from: Train of Naught on May 28, 2020, 10:57:25 PMThis first band is Soen very cool swingy jazz fusion kinda stuff.

Bolsters

Quote from: splent on May 04, 2016, 09:54:18 AM
What I plan to do at the end is putting them in spotify playlists, but at least post the songs on here so that those who don't have spotify can still create the playlists.
Yeah, I had every intention of posting the tracklists.

Bolsters

#1379
Alright, here's the Diamond playlist. I was going to wait until I had both ready but it'll probably be a few days before Gold is done, and most (all?) of you probably only care about the Diamond playlist anyway.

I have attempted to order the tracks as best I could so that they flow reasonably well, it works in some places but not others.

Bolsters v2 Roulette - Diamond Playlist [spotify:user:bolsters.s:playlist:6eqQYqjgh7AyqKXiPwnyyN]



Tracklist

Clint Mansell - Death is the Road to Awe (senecadawg2)
Árstíðir - Shine (Tyrias)
Long Distance Calling - Plans (bl5150)
Almanac - Darkness
Almanac - Hands Are Tied (bl5150)
Blessed by a Broken Heart - Shut Up and Rock (jingle.boy)
Scorpions - Humanity (Evermind)
Foxy Shazam - Oh Lord (Elite)
Bent Knee - In God We Trust (Tyrias)
Daughter - Youth (Tomislav95)
Eisley - Mr. Moon (Elite)
The Dear Hunter - Waves (Train of Naught)
Tame Impala - The Less I Know the Better (Tyrias)
Lemaitre - Not Too Late (Train of Naught)
Lindsey Stirling - Shatter Me (feat. Lzzy Hale) (Shadow Ninja 2.0)
M83 - OK Pal (splent)
Pineforest Crunch - Cup Noodle Song (Shadow Ninja 2.0)
Yes - And You And I (senecadawg2)
Lord - New Horizons (jingle.boy)
Anthriel - Promised Land (jingle.boy)
Defecto - When Daylight Dies (bl5150)
Trail of Murder - Shades of Art (bl5150)
After Forever - Cry With A Smile (Evermind)
Xerath - I Hold Dominion (Train of Naught)
alt-J - Taro (Elite)
Xandria - Like a Rose on the Grave of Love (jingle.boy)




Diamond Playlist - Youtube Version

Missing from the Youtube playlist:
Almanac - Darkness
Almanac - Hands are Tied
Defecto - When Daylight Dies





Running time: 2 hours 10 minutes

Italicised tracks are not available on Spotify.

And since some of you will probably tally them up anyway ::):

bl5150      4
jingle.boy      4
Elite      3
Tyrias      3
Train of Naught   3
Evermind      2
senecadawg2      2
Shadow Ninja 2.0      2
Tomislav95   1
splent      1

jingle.boy

:fistpump:

Will follow and play at some point - and surely hit skip a few times.   :biggrin:  But I'm sure I'll be pleasantly surprised/shocked at some of the tunes as well.
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

jingle.boy

Oh... and availability of certain tracks will vary by region - for instance, Humanity - Hour I is available in Canada.
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

Bolsters

Quote from: jingle.boy on May 07, 2016, 04:21:34 AM
Oh... and availability of certain tracks will vary by region - for instance, Humanity - Hour I is available in Canada.
I don't know how to find things that aren't available in my region. I've seen albums with blackened playlists before if I follow a link, but things like that (understandably) don't show up in search results.

Train of Naught

This just shows how damn inconsistent I was :lol last place but still got 3 of my songs to be good enough for the diamond playlist, cool. I may give this a spin soon, quite a few songs I don't know here.

Bolsters

Quote from: Train of Naught on May 07, 2016, 04:27:52 AM
This just shows how damn inconsistent I was :lol last place but still got 3 of my songs to be good enough for the diamond playlist, cool. I may give this a spin soon, quite a few songs I don't know here.
I'm still working on it, but I'm pretty sure you'll end up having 0 songs in the Gold playlist. :lol

Train of Naught

No shock there, the only way for that to happen is if you include Novembre - Verne which was #9 of the round :lol not counting Exodus since including a 19 minute song in a playlist like this is a bit ridiculous.

Bolsters

I forgot about Exodus actually, it has a decent chance of being added, I'm not sure yet. I've got about 41 songs I have to narrow down to 25 at the moment, some will be easy to dismiss but others not so much. I'm not worried about songs lengths at all - I've already shared one two-hour playist and I've got another of similar length in the works...I doubt anyone who's actually bothering to listen to both of these will care about another 15 minutes or so. :lol

Bolsters

I haven't forgotten those of you who can't use Spotify...here's a Youtube playlist of everything that I could find on there, with just the following tracks missing:

Almanac - Darkness
Almanac - Hands are Tied
Defecto - When Daylight Dies



Diamond Playlist - Youtube Version

jingle.boy

unsurprisingly, two songs submitted by Brent.   :lol
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

Bolsters

inb4 Ruslan can't view half of those videos in the Youtube playlist anyway due to region blocking.

jingle.boy

Quote from: Bolsters on May 07, 2016, 05:21:10 AM
inb4 Ruslan can't view half of those videos in the Youtube playlist anyway due to region blocking.

Meanwhile in Russia....

:zeltar:
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

splent

I'm so mad STILL that I sent OK Pal for the first qualifier. If only I knew...

Evermind

Quote from: jingle.boy on May 07, 2016, 05:51:36 AM
Quote from: Bolsters on May 07, 2016, 05:21:10 AM
inb4 Ruslan can't view half of those videos in the Youtube playlist anyway due to region blocking.

Meanwhile in Russia....

:zeltar:

:lol

I checked and the only one isn't available is Anthriel - Promised Land, but I know this song anyway so no big deal.
Quote from: Train of Naught on May 28, 2020, 10:57:25 PMThis first band is Soen very cool swingy jazz fusion kinda stuff.

jingle.boy

Quote from: Evermind on May 07, 2016, 06:29:51 AM
Quote from: jingle.boy on May 07, 2016, 05:51:36 AM
Quote from: Bolsters on May 07, 2016, 05:21:10 AM
inb4 Ruslan can't view half of those videos in the Youtube playlist anyway due to region blocking.

Meanwhile in Russia....

:zeltar:

:lol

I checked and the only one isn't available is Anthriel - Promised Land, but I know this song anyway so no big deal.

9.5 if I recall.  That song/band/album continues to slay.  Can't wait for their new release (hopefully this year)
Quote from: TAC on July 31, 2021, 06:55:07 PMIf I can do it, it's idiot proof.
Quote from: Stadler on January 03, 2024, 09:00:00 AMThat's a word salad - and take it from me, I know word salad
Quote from: hefdaddy42 on November 04, 2021, 05:14:36 AMI fear for the day when something happens on the right that is SO nuts that even Stadler says "That's crazy".

Bolsters

Finally, here's the Gold playlist.

Bolsters v2 Roulette - Gold Playlist [spotify:user:bolsters.s:playlist:50bQ1z664bT2YPc44MLz0v]



Tracklist

PelleK - Bag of Tricks (jingle.boy)
Within Temptation - See Who I Am (Evermind)
Darkwater - Again (Elite)
Saffire - The Redemption (bl5150)
Epysode - Forgotten Symphony (jingle.boy)
The Ralph - Space Hobo (bl5150)
Saint Deamon - Pandeamonium (bl5150)
Coheed and Cambria - Number City (Parama)
Foster The People - Houdini (splent)
St. Lucia - Elevate (splent)
Tamaryn - Cranekiss (splent)
Halsey - Colors (splent)
Grimes - Flesh Without Blood (Shadow Ninja 2.0)
Grimes - Life in the Vivid Dream
Rainbow - Ariel (Evermind)
Shooting Star - Last Chance (Evermind)
Dynazty - Falling (bl5150)
Deep Purple - April (Evermind)
Gallowbraid - Stone of Rememberance (senecadawg2)
Mark Knopfler - Border Reiver (Tomislav95)
Eluveitie - A Rose For Epona (Tomislav95)
Heather Dale - Mordred's Lullaby (Shadow Ninja 2.0)
Theodore Bastard - Umbraya Erze (Elite)
Damien Rice - 9 Crimes (senecadawg2)
Phideaux - Soft Microdeathstar (Evermind)
Samuel Barber - Adagio for Strings (splent)




Gold Playlist - Youtube Version

Missing from the Youtube playlist:
None!




Running time: 2 hours 24 minutes

Italicised tracks are not available on Spotify.


The tally for the Gold playlist:

Evermind      5
splent      5
bl5150      4
jingle.boy      2
Elite      2
senecadawg2      2
Shadow Ninja 2.0      2
Tomislav95   2
Parama      1
Tyrias      0
Train of Naught   0


Tally for both:

bl5150      8
Evermind      7
jingle.boy      6
splent      6
Elite      5
senecadawg2      4
Shadow Ninja 2.0      4
Tomislav95   3
Tyrias      3
Train of Naught   3
Parama      1

Bolsters

While I'm tallying things:



Diamond Playlist

Round 1      4
Round 8      4
Round 2      3
Round 7      3
Qual. 2      2
Round 3      2
Round 4      2
Round 5      2
Round 6      2
Qual. 1      1



Gold Playlist

Round 6      4
Qual. 1      3
Qual. 2      3
Round 4      3
Round 1      2
Round 2      2
Round 3      2
Round 5      2
Round 7      2
Round 8      2



Diamond + Gold

Round 1      6
Round 6      6
Round 8      6
Qual. 2      5
Round 2      5
Round 4      5
Round 7      5
Qual. 1      4
Round 3      4
Round 5      4


Train of Naught

Quote from: Bolsters on May 10, 2016, 03:43:21 AM
The tally for the Gold playlist:
Train of Naught   0
:-[

Anyway thanks for the lists, the diamond playlist seems a little more fitting to my tastes so I'll give that one a listen.