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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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Panel De Pon - Lip's Theme (PRC427) 

posted in People's ReMixing Competition 1 day, 11 hours ago

Source: Panel De Pon (SNES) - Lip's Theme

"I choose "Lip's Theme" from Panel de Pon for PRC427. Panel de Pon is the Japanese version of the SNES's Tetris attack, where the cast is composed of fairies with varying dominions. Lip's is flowers. It's a plucky, spunky song, just ripe for remixing."


Start: 1 day, 11 hours ago
Deadline: on 5/26/21
Voting: on 5/31/21

Magical Starsign - Bena Rikashi (MnP124) 

posted in Meat and Potatoes VGM Remix Competition on 4/28/21

Compo: MnP (Meat 'n Potatoes)

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

"Here's an obscure tune from my youth! Not many have heard of Magical Starsign, an old RPG on the nintendo DS, but you should hear the track Bena Rikashi, the theme of a bustling city on a wind planet! It's short (only 30 seconds of material), simple, sweet, and gots lots of room for interpretation!" - Wassup Thunder

GAME: Magical Starsign (Nintendo DS)

SOURCE: Bena Rikashi

Deadline: 26th May @ 1PM

Closing Date: 28th May @ 1PM

Vote Ends: 4th June @ 1 PM


MnP ARCHIVE  - made by Trism 

Start: on 4/28/21
Deadline: on 5/26/21
Voting: on 6/4/21

Voting Rounds


One Hour Compo - Round 656 (OHC656) 

posted in One Hour Compos 11 hours, 27 minutes ago

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

Start: 4 hours, 31 minutes ago
Deadline: 3 hours, 11 minutes ago
Voting: 6 days, 18 hours

Week 15 (90MC015) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo 2 days, 18 hours ago

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

Start: 2 days, 11 hours ago
Deadline: 2 days, 10 hours ago
Voting: 4 days, 11 hours

370th 2HourTrackSundays Event (2HTS370) 

posted in 2HourTrackSundays 4 days, 12 hours ago

Start: 4 days, 10 hours ago
Deadline: 4 days, 8 hours ago
Voting: 2 days, 12 hours

Source: Mega Man X5 (PS1) - Mattrex / Burn Dinorex Stage

"Wazzap, I finally picked a source for PRC round 426. By the way, thanks for running this compo, I've had a great time participating and learning from everyone else involved!

Much as I hate to break a streak of obscure yet amazing sources, I'm turning up the heat by choosing Megaman X5's Mattrex/Burn Dinorex stage theme! Cause it's been a while since PRC has done a mega man title, and I'm 95% sure OCR has never done THIS track from the game. It's got a lovely combination of airy rock elements and flowy synths and some fun chords. This oughta fan the flames of creativity for people this round! Har har, fire puns."

(Wassup Thunder)

Start: on 4/21/21
Deadline: 1 day, 11 hours ago
Voting: 3 days, 12 hours

Completed Rounds

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

Start: on 4/29/21
Deadline: on 4/29/21
Voting: 5 hours, 1 minute ago

Week 14 (90MC014) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 4/26/21

The Feywilds, Faerie Lands, or more familiarly: the Lost Woods. An ancient boreal land brimming with natural wild magic, a borderland between the mundane and supernatural worlds. Where skeptics see only atomic interaction to explain the will o' the wisps, those with understanding see playful sprites and wayward fey folk. The magics in the region cause the flora to grow to exceptional size; imagine oaks that would put the mighty redwood to shame, flower patches to rival the great barrier reef, and grass that could, in a pinch, be used as a blade. Tonight's theme is The Feywilds.

Start: on 4/27/21
Deadline: on 4/27/21
Voting: 2 days, 12 hours ago

Start: on 4/25/21
Deadline: on 4/25/21
Voting: 4 days, 11 hours ago

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

Start: on 4/22/21
Deadline: on 4/22/21
Voting: on 4/29/21

Week 13 (90MC013) 

posted in 90 Minute Compo on 4/19/21

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

Start: on 4/20/21
Deadline: on 4/20/21
Voting: on 4/27/21

Start: on 4/18/21
Deadline: on 4/18/21
Voting: on 4/25/21