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SpinTunes 19 Results and Album Links

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ST19.1 Results and Album Link

The judges' rankings are in, and the first round of SpinTunes 19 has a winner. With first place rankings from three of the five judges, Also in Blue takes the round! Rounding out the podium are Hanky Code in second place and Pigfarmer Jr in third.

The following artists have scored below the elimination threshold, but have a chance at reinstatement if they submit a shadow and someone fails to meet the deadline in Round 2:

Mandibles
Regis
SunLite
Phlub
marlon.
L.J.P
Quazimodo's Balls
Roman Numeral Orange
Stephen Weigel


Here are the full results:
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Judges' Reviews:
Brian Gray https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -gray.html
Matthew Keeler (coming soon!)
Nancy Rost https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -rost.html
Sara Parsons https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... rsons.html
Red Watcher https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... tcher.html

And the full album is now in ranking order and features excellently spooky album art by Matt "Schoobs" Schubbe. Check it out at Bandcamp by following this link, https://spintunes.bandcamp.com/album/sp ... 19-round-1
or listen to the embedded player below.

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Reviews from Matthew Keeler are now up at the blog: https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... tthew.html
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He didn't get ours at all, did he. :P
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ST19.2 Results and Album Link
The votes have been counted, and we have our results. With first or second place rankings from every judge, Sober takes the round, followed by Also In Blue in second place and Phlub in third.

The following artists have scored below the elimination threshold, but if Round 3 attrition was anything like Round 2, they might have a shot at reinstatement as long as they submit shadows:

Night Sky
The Dutch Widows
Richard Shakespeare
Ominous Ride
FireBear
Check out the full results:
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Judges' Reviews:
Brian Gray https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -gray.html
Matt Keeler (coming soon!)
Nancy Rost https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -rost.html
Sara Parsons https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... rsons.html
Red Watcher https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... tcher.html
Micah Sommersmith https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... smith.html


And the full album is now in ranking order and features delightfully anachronistic album art by Matt "Schoobs" Schubbe. Check it out at Bandcamp https://spintunes.bandcamp.com/album/sp ... 19-round-2, or listen to the embedded player below.

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ST19.3 Results and Album Link
Before we get to the Round 3 results, a reminder for the next challenge "What Was That Noise?": If you've been trying to calibrate your songs to optimize your rankings based on the tastes of individual judges (a reasonable approach!), that won't work as well in the Final Round: the SpinTunes 19 Champion is chosen by the contestants, not by the judges. You'll still get feedback from them in the form of reviews, and they'll provide rankings if needed as a tie-breaker, but after this round the fates of the finalists are in the hands of their fellow competitors, and your surest shot at winning is simply to write the best song you can!

Now that that's out of the way, let's get on to the results from Round 3, where the judges still are the arbiters.

It was a tough round with plenty of variation in judges' rankings, resulting in some closely-clustered scores. But the results are in, and with great scores across the board, the clear winner is Also In Blue. In second and third place are Sober and Governing Dynamics, and the Final Round slate is rounded out by See-Man-Ski in fourth place.
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SpinTunes 19 Final Results

Another exciting tournament has come to a close, and the votes have been tabulated. Our SpinTunes 19 champion is See-Man-Ski!
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As his prizes, See-Man-Ski receives the honor and respect of his fellow contestants, an invitation to judge SpinTunes 20, and the original oil painting of Leonie Connellan's Bonus Round artwork!

12 contestants cast their votes for the Champion. Check out their zoonymous rankings here:
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And the judges cast their own votes as well. Since we didn't have any ties, the judges' votes are not used, but here they are for your perusal. You'll see that Governing Dynamics won over the judges:
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Judges' reviews:

Brian Gray https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -gray.html
Matthew Keeler https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... tthew.html
Nancy Rost https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... -rost.html
Sara Parsons (coming soon!)
Red Watcher https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... tcher.html
Micah Sommersmith https://spintunescontest.blogspot.com/2 ... smith.html

And you can stream or download the full album, now in ranking order, at Bandcamp or embedded below:

https://spintunes.bandcamp.com/album/sp ... 19-round-4



Thank you to our judging panel, Listening Party host Tommy G, graphic designer Matt Schubbe, and prize donor Leonie Connellan!

See you soon for SpinTunes 20!
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