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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.


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Bomberman Hero - Redial (PRC423) 

posted in People's ReMixing Competition on 2/24/21

Source: Bomberman Hero OST (N64)

Composer(s): June Chikuma

Song: "Redial"


YouTube:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fv-2XIhmxPE


Blurb:


*Stretches* "After such a huge, complex, fairly serious tone presented in PRC 421, and the more somber take of PRC 422, I wanted to do something more...upbeat, a bit simplistic, but glorious and catchy to hear nonetheless. I had SO MANY choices going around in my head, though! Should I pick something from Mystical Ninja: Starring Goemon? Or Shinobi III? Strider 2? Quest 64? Mischief Makers? Be a bit hammy (since it's nearly Valentine's Day) and do, like, "Candy's Music Shop" theme from Donkey Kong 64? The list was endless--but after having a lie back and listening to a certain OST, (and the remix of "Zip", one of my fave Bomberman songs on OCR,) my mind kept coming back to this--and I had to do it. I also saw that Super Bomberman was used a few times in PRC (and in MnP, Bomberman 64's "Green Gardens" theme was used as well), but was sad to see there was only the one OCR remix for Bomberman Hero and none anywhere else!


This priceless, underrated little gem of a 64 game / song needs some love, I believe. So let's put our thinking caps on, ladies and gents, and do something cool with the stylish Drum 'n Bass takings of 'Redial'.


Also, if someone can do up or find a way better MIDI source than this one, please say (the one I found is a bit lacking and weird to me, lol.)"


~ TVQ :D


Source MIDI Link:


http://midis101.com/midi_download/13205/FA8792647DD7B474D0426C872E4CED7D/Game_System__Nintendo_64__Bomberman_Hero__Redial_Sequenced_By__Jace


(TheVodouQueen)



Start: on 2/24/21
Deadline: on 3/17/21
Voting: on 3/22/21

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2HourTrackSundays - 2HTS362

posted in 2HourTrackSundays 23 hours, 42 minutes ago

This compo will begin in 9 hours, 59 minutes

Start: 9 hours, 59 minutes
Deadline: 12 hours, 14 minutes
Voting: on 3/14/21
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90 Minute Compo - 90MC007

posted in 90 Minute Compo 2 days, 9 hours ago

This compo will begin in 2 days, 8 hours

Start: 2 days, 8 hours
Deadline: 2 days, 10 hours
Voting: 2 days, 8 hours

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One Hour Compo - Round 647 (OHC647) 

posted in One Hour Compos 2 days, 14 hours ago

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



Start: 2 days, 8 hours ago
Deadline: 2 days, 6 hours ago
Voting: 4 days, 15 hours
Start: 6 days, 14 hours ago
Deadline: 6 days, 11 hours ago
Voting: 8 hours, 59 minutes
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Week 6 (90MC006) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 2/25/21

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

Start: 4 days, 15 hours ago
Deadline: 4 days, 13 hours ago
Voting: 2 days, 8 hours
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KATAM - Candy Constellation (MnP122) 

posted in Meat and Potatoes VGM Remix Competition on 2/3/21

Compo: MnP (Meat 'n Potatoes)

Congratulations to Souperion for winning the last round. As a result, he get's to pick the source for round 122. Here's what he had to say:

 

"Feel a bit odd having won a round that featured a spirited, upbeat song by making a slower remix, so let's do some Kirby music! Kirby and the Amazing Mirror: Candy Constellation, specifically. It's a real fun piece, one of my favorites from that little gem." - Souperion

 

GAME: Kirby and the Amazing Mirror (GBA)

SOURCE: Candy Constellation

 

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Deadline: 3rd March @ 1PM

Vote Ends: 12th March @ 1 PM

 

MnP ARCHIVE  - made by Trism 



Start: on 2/3/21
Deadline: 3 days, 13 hours ago
Voting: 5 days, 10 hours

Completed Rounds

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


Start: on 2/25/21
Deadline: on 2/25/21
Voting: 2 days, 8 hours ago
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360th 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS360) 

posted in 2HourTrackSundays on 2/21/21

The participants have two hours to make a song and additional 15 minutes are granted for mastering and uploading. The chat happens on Discord. Here is this week's theme video:

Start: on 2/21/21
Deadline: on 2/21/21
Voting: 6 days, 15 hours ago
Completed
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Week 5 (90MC005) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 2/18/21

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

Start: on 2/23/21
Deadline: on 2/23/21
Voting: 4 days, 15 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 on Discord!

Start: on 2/18/21
Deadline: on 2/18/21
Voting: on 2/25/21
Completed
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359th 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS359) 

posted in 2HourTrackSundays on 2/14/21

The participants have two hours to make a song and additional 15 minutes are granted for mastering and uploading. The chat happens on Discord. Here is this week's theme video:

Start: on 2/14/21
Deadline: on 2/14/21
Voting: on 2/21/21
Completed
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Week 4 (90MC004) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 2/11/21

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

 

You may use any and all gear to create a song in MP3 format. Maximum song length is 6 minutes. You will have 90 minutes to create and upload your song. The listening party & peer review will start promptly at the 90 minute mark. Be ready to listen to the first song then! Join us for discussion on Discord.

Start: on 2/16/21
Deadline: on 2/16/21
Voting: on 2/23/21