Learn. Create. Compete.

Compo is a slang word for "composition competition" commonly used by the arrangement community. It is derrived from the demoscene competitions by the same name.

Contrary to this, compos are less of a competition and more of an excerise in composition abilites. Each compo has it's own unique format and guidelines and while some are as short as 1 hour, others can last anywhere from a month, to a few months.

It's important to remember that the primary purpose of compos are to hone your skills and abilites by working within, sometimes very constricting, guidelines. These techiniques have proven essential to the growth of countless musicians.

Remember: the only way to lose a compo, is to not participate.

Recent Compo Rounds

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One Hour Compo - Round 613 (OHC613)  Voting

posted in One Hour Compos 2 days, 3 hours ago

Tonight's theme is a picture theme. Please see the resources below. 

 

You will have 1 hour to complete your song and 10 minutes to finish it up. You will then have an additional 10 minutes to upload your song. At 6 PST/9 EST you may begin your mixing, please have your files uploaded by 7:20 PST/10:20 EST. Join us for discussion in #thasauce on irc.esper.net OR our new Discord channel!

Round Start: 2 days, 3 hours ago
Round Deadline: 2 days ago
Voting Ends: 4 days, 20 hours
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Super Mario Galaxy - Buoy Base (MnP115)  Active

posted in Meat and Potatoes VGM Remix Competition 4 days, 11 hours ago

Round Start: 4 days, 11 hours ago
Round Deadline: 2 weeks, 4 days
Voting Ends: 3 weeks, 2 days
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327th 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS327)  Voting

posted in 2HourTrackSundays 6 days, 10 hours ago

This week's event is something special that requires your participation. If you're reading this you're probably too late to “actively” participate but you can still get your theme and submit a song if you join our Discord channel. So drop on by, there is fun to be had even if you didn't join at the right time!

Round Start: 6 days, 9 hours ago
Round Deadline: 6 days, 6 hours ago
Voting Ends: 13 hours, 50 minutes
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One Hour Compo - Round 612 (OHC612)  Completed

posted in One Hour Compos 1 week, 2 days ago

Tonight's theme is a picture theme. Please see the resources below. 

 

You will have 1 hour to complete your song and 10 minutes to finish it up. You will then have an additional 10 minutes to upload your song. At 6 PST/9 EST you may begin your mixing, please have your files uploaded by 7:20 PST/10:20 EST. Join us for discussion in #thasauce on irc.esper.net OR our new Discord channel!

Round Start: 1 week, 2 days ago
Round Deadline: 1 week, 2 days ago
Voting Ends: 2 days, 3 hours ago
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Vatlva - Happy Hardcore (PRC411)  Active

posted in People's ReMixing Competition 1 week, 2 days ago

Source - Vatlva - Background Music 13 (Happy Hardcore)

 

"Let's try for something different. For this one, i'm going to not only send you a MIDI, but also most of the samples featured (It's mostly a sampled based composition)

The game name is called Vatlva and the track name is called Happy Hardcore (It's actually listed as BGM13 because there isn't a title, but it's unofficially named Happy Hardcore, because of the style of music it's playing) I picked this, because i wanted to see how people would fare in sample arranging, but also honestly, this source is heavily underrated. Yuzo Koshiro and Motohiro Kawashima are just...well gods. 

 

What i'm going to send you, is a ZIP file of majority of the samples featured (Not all, because i couldn't find them all, and also because you might end up using some of your own). I will also send the full MIDI, including the Piano Line, Synths and Drum lines, as well as the original source link. (The samples are unedited, but i assume you have the creativity to do something with them. The only sample that's different is the let's go. I can't seem to find the original source of that. Oh well, good enough right?)

 

Good Luck, this one should be interesting!

Here is the video:

 

My own custom MIDI:

https://www.vgmusic.com/file/87931f5615d5770bad38a6e2901af9a1.html#disqus_thread

 

And the samples, which is listed as an attachment. No doubt Bundeslang will have a place to store them (uploaded to ThaSauce)."

(TheVideoGamer)

 

 

Deadline is Monday July 22nd 2020, 10:59 AM ThaSauce Time (18:00 UTC, 20:00 GMT).

(So not the regular Wednesday but a Monday)

 

Check the following site for the rules: 

https://sites.google.com/site/bambombim/prc

 

Check the Ocremix thread for more information (you can post questions there. It is also the place to post a song if you're not able to use this page): 

https://ocremix.org/community/topic/49560-prc411-hardcore-is-just-a-style-vatlva/
 

After uploading, please check if your song plays and can be downloaded and played without problems. Only upload MP3 Files.

 

It is not necessary to use ThaSauce. You can upload the song anywhere you want, but I must have a download link. So if you use SoundCloud, don't forget to allow downloads, otherwise your song does not count as an entry or bonus mix. I will still use ThaSauce as a possible place to submit songs and upload all the songs to the ThaSauce page to have the songs at one central place.

 

If ThaSauce is down, please also submit the song somewhere else with a download link and post the link in the Ocremix Thread.  

Round Start: 1 week, 2 days ago
Round Deadline: 1 week, 2 days
Voting Ends: 1 week, 6 days