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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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Pokemon G/S - National Park (MnP126) 

posted in Meat and Potatoes VGM Remix Competition 4 days, 14 hours ago

Compo: MnP (Meat 'n Potatoes)

Congratulations to HarlemHeat360 for winning the last round! As a result, he/she get's to choose this month's MnP source! Here's what he/she had to say about their pick:

"Well, after some thought, I felt it would be nice to go somewhere nice and simple but lovely. I was inspired partly by Chris Cornell and his video about pokemon music (link below). I think I myself often overlook 8 bit music from the GBA for my go to PS1 classics and such, but man the guys behind Pokemon found a way to give us some lovely tunes. This one has pretty start and I'm really digging that alone but then that breakdown? Wow! I'm so curious as to what you creative folks could possibly come up with! Funny thing is I don't remember this track from my childhood and this version was my favorite! Oh well, lets dust off our thinking caps and try and make some beautiful pieces!" - HarlemHeat360

GAME: Pokemon Gold/Silver (GBC)

SOURCE: National Park

Deadline: 20th August @ 1PM

Closing Date: 22nd August @ 1PM

Vote Ends: 29th August @ 1 PM


MnP ARCHIVE  - made by Trism 

Start: 4 days, 14 hours ago
Deadline: on 8/20/21
Voting: on 8/29/21

Rush'n Attack - Stage 1 (NES) (PRC430) 

posted in People's ReMixing Competition on 7/5/21

Source: Rush'n Attack - Stage 1 (NES)

"My source is Rush'n Attack Stage 1 (gotta love NES/Arcade era soundtrack naming conventions!)

I searched among old NES and SNES tunes for the next tune, and came across an old childhood memory: Rush'n Attack, an old konami military-vibe side-scroller arcade of jumping, knifing and shooting bazookas. I found out the game was really well received and acclaimed in its time. Anyhoo, It's first stage theme has some nice melodies, with a kind of militaristic vibe. I really appreciate good old fashion NES era melodies. It's short, but has like 4 small sections that I think will be great to mess around with. Have fun with this one!"

(Wassup Thunder)

Start: on 7/7/21
Deadline: 6 hours, 37 minutes
Voting: 5 days, 6 hours

Voting Rounds


Week 27 (90MC027) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo 1 day, 2 hours ago

Today's theme is a picture theme. Please see resources.

Start: 17 hours, 22 minutes ago
Deadline: 15 hours, 52 minutes ago
Voting: 6 days, 6 hours

382nd 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS382) 

posted in 2HourTrackSundays 2 days, 17 hours ago

Start: 2 days, 16 hours ago
Deadline: 2 days, 14 hours ago
Voting: 4 days, 6 hours

One Hour Compo - Round 667 (OHC667) 

posted in One Hour Compos 5 days, 16 hours ago

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

Start: 5 days, 10 hours ago
Deadline: 5 days, 9 hours ago
Voting: 1 day, 13 hours

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Week 26 (90MC026) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 7/19/21

Today's theme is a picture theme. Please see resources.

Start: on 7/20/21
Deadline: on 7/20/21
Voting: 17 hours, 52 minutes ago
Start: on 7/18/21
Deadline: on 7/18/21
Voting: 2 days, 17 hours ago

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

Start: on 7/15/21
Deadline: on 7/15/21
Voting: 5 days, 10 hours ago

Week 25 (90MC025) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 7/11/21

Today's theme is a picture theme. Please see resources.

Start: on 7/13/21
Deadline: on 7/13/21
Voting: on 7/20/21

The Ultimate Explosion. See video for details.

Start: on 7/11/21
Deadline: on 7/11/21
Voting: on 7/18/21

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

Start: on 7/8/21
Deadline: on 7/8/21
Voting: on 7/15/21