Beat Battle League S2:R4 Results

in #beatbattle2 years ago (edited)

The New Nostalgia theme this round inspired twenty-one (21) incredible entries from Steemian producers from all over the world in Round # of Season Two of the #beatbattle .

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Courtesy of @nicnas

The judging panel of @chiefmappster, @beatseb, @seveaux and @derekmiller thank you so much for all the time, effort , and resources that went into creating your entries.

Sit back and enjoy these incredible creations from these Steemian producers in this fourth round of Season Two of the #beatbattle with the theme being New Nostaglia

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Remember the entries for the Beat Battle League are judged on:

  • Sound Quality: does the beat sound crispy, in speakers and headphones, is there cracking or recording errors? How loud can we play it before you notice quality issues? etc

  • Technicality: what are the skills you displayed in making this beat? The technical aspects of the your craft. The layers and sounds do they match? How many? etc

  • Creativity: how unique your entry is. How well it revolves around the universal theme? Holy smokes we have never heard that sound before? A creative video and/or artwork o yeahhhhh.

If you have any questions about the judging and/or your ranking, please always feel free to reach out to me on Discord.

Without further adieu, here are the results from S2:R4 of the Beat Battle League:


FIRST WINNER: @antminer with an average of 4.68 from the judging panel winning 10 STEEM and 42 SMOKE for 52 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@antminer/20180306t163013208z-antminer-the-doors--dsound-beat-battle-league

Ayyyyy yesss what a nostalgic feeling you created with this beat/

You created such an uptempo, catchy beat and definitely payed homage to the Doors very well.

Absolutely love the organs you integrate in this entry man what a vibe it adds.

So easy to put this on repeat and keep the good energy flowing.

Thank you for putting the time and effort into create this beat which created such a great sense of nostalgia holy smokes.

Support this winning Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@antminer/20180306t163013208z-antminer-the-doors--dsound-beat-battle-league


SECOND WINNER: @cinelonga with an average of 4.62 from the judging panel winning 6 STEEM and 36 SMOKE for 42 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@cinelonga/20180307t133657592z-cinelonga-attackers-from-jupiter-dsound-beat-battle-league

Wowzers what a emotion creating entry.

Love how you integrate the samples you use to create such a smooth nostalgic beat.

And the sound quality is on point. The sounds have awesome clarity in both head phones and speakers.

Appreciate you creating this epic first entry in the #beatbattle hope to hear more from you.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@cinelonga/20180307t133657592z-cinelonga-attackers-from-jupiter-dsound-beat-battle-league


THIRD WINNER: @mindseye-music with an average of 4.61 from the judging panel winning 4 STEEM and 31 SMOKE for 35 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@mindseye-music/20180304t215008887z-it-was-all-a-dream

Wow what new nostaglic entry right here o weeeeeee.

"It was all a dream"

Love how you channel that classic Biggie with those beautiful strings and that Inception influence to create this awesome entry.

Definitely executed so well on the theme in my opinion with the range of nostalgic influences and how uplifted this beat makes you feel.

Appreciate the creativity to create this Dream entry. It resonated with me greatly.

Thank you for the time and effort you put into creating this entry and that awesome artwork.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@mindseye-music/20180304t215008887z-it-was-all-a-dream


FOURTH WINNER: @edenmichelle with an average of 4.60 from the judging panel winning 2 STEEM and 26 SMOKE for 28 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@edenmichelle/20180228t183919007z-gangstas-paradise-coolio-eden-michelle-remix

Woahhhh bring that classic rap nostalgia o weeee.

What a selection for inspiration with Gangsta's Paradise.

Love what you did with this entry with the epic build-ups of energy and change-ups in the beat all while staying true to the classic.

My favorite is that change-up at 2:05 o weeee that sequence is so dope and gets you moving.

Thank you for the time and effort you put into creating this new nostalgic entry.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/beatbattle/@edenmichelle/beat-battle-league-s2-r4-gangsta-s-paradise-coolio-eden-michelle-remix


COMMUNITY FAVORITE: @mindseye-music with $31.92 in community support, 33 upvotes, , and 17 comments winning an additional .5 STEEM & 20 SMOKE for 20 points


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@mindseye-music/20180304t215008887z-it-was-all-a-dream

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@mindseye-music/20180304t215008887z-it-was-all-a-dream


The following are the honorable mentions in order of ranking based off the judging panel off this specific theme:


@mraggaj with an average of 4.58 from the judging panel winning 18 SMOKE for a total of 18 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@mraggaj/20180306t011233544z-blackholebeatbattle

Love this Sound Garden inspired entry o weeeeee.

This is that new nostalgia right here. Integrating parts of a classic and making it new with some creative twists.

Love how you intertwined those amazing vocals with the arrangement you created. And you bring in the vocals with such emphasis it drives such emotion.

The nostalgia is real with this one.

Thank you for the time and effort you put into creating this entry and sharing it with the community to enjoy.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@mraggaj/20180306t011233544z-blackholebeatbattle


@paradigmprospect with an average of 4.58 from the judging panel winning 18 SMOKE for 15 points.


Ayyyyyy what a nostaglic cover.

Love the vocals and the way you emphasize them like at 1:06 and 1:26. And that guitar o wee so beautiful around 1:41.

And your creative twist on the classic Afroman hit is incredible. Man you did such an epic job.

Appreciate you bringing some serious nostaglia with this amazing cover. Much love and respect.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@paradigmprospect/20180308t043333921z-paradigm-prospector-cause-i-got-high


@fromlanada with an average of 4.58 from the judging panel winning 18 SMOKE for 18 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@fromlanada/20180306t021328847z-fromlanada-beat-battle-round-4-entry

Wow what a sense of nostalgia you create with this one.

Such a creative idea to use JFK vocals as inspiration.

Love the vibe you create in the first 0:54 and then you bring in those claps and other sounds to take us to the next level.

Appreciate you channeling the 852 Hz as well. This entry raised my vibrations most definitely.

Thanks again for all the time and efort you put into create this soul-resonating entry.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@fromlanada/20180306t021328847z-fromlanada-beat-battle-round-4-entry


@infamousit with an average of 4.57 from the judging panel winning 16 SMOKE for 16 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@infamousit/20180305t214242012z-miketv2-beat-battle-round-4-entry

Woahhh what an experience this beat is.

Love how strong you bring the beat in the first 0:37 and then so seamlessly transition between different distinct styles/moods of the beat.

Such a cool vibe you create with those sounds you start bringing in at 2:37 such an awesome way create emotion in the listeners.

Appreciate you sharing the backstory of this creation and sharing it with the community to enjoy.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@infamousit/20180305t214242012z-miketv2-beat-battle-round-4-entry


@a4v with an average of 4.55 from the judging panel winning 15 SMOKE for 15 points.



https://dsound.audio/#!/@a4v/20180226t193959717z-human-nature-by-michael-jackson-remix-a4v-beat-battle-season-2-round-4-entry

Ayyyy this is that new nostalgia right here.

Using those classic capella vocals from Michael Jackson and applying some new changes.

Man does this beat go with the vocals so well. It has that class and uptempo nature matching the King of Pop. Love the arrangement of the beat and the sounds you incorporate; it flows so well and makes it so easy to put on repeat.

Much appreciation for your continual involvement in the community. Thanks again for sharing that @a4v music with the community.

Support this epic Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@a4v/20180226t193959717z-human-nature-by-michael-jackson-remix-a4v-beat-battle-season-2-round-4-entry


@d-vine with an average of 4.55 from the judging panel winning 15 SMOKE for 15 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@d-vine/20180308t021318834z-past-life-by-d-vine-beat-battle-league--s2r4

Bring that drum n bass o weeeeeee.

Gotta love that @d-vine drum and bass you integrate into this beat with so many lovely sounding instruments (like from :56-1:43).

Love the warm feeling you entry creates.

And wow does it sound so clear and crispy in speakers and in headphones appreciate that greatly.

Appreciate you bringing this high-quality entry to the #beatbattle much love and respect

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@d-vine/20180308t021318834z-past-life-by-d-vine-beat-battle-league--s2r4


@nickspydiver with an average of 4.55 from the judging panel winning 15 SMOKE for 15 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@nickspydiver/20180305t113118596z-jelly-belly-by-men-of-science--a-dsound-exclusive

Ayyyyy bring that funk to the #beatbattle

What an awesome, uptempo vibe you create with this electro funk entry.

You set that funky tone right away with those awesome sounds.

Love that next level you take us to in the beat starting at 1:09.

This definitely created an awesome warm feeling when listening. Much appreciation for sharing this entry with the community.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@nickspydiver/20180305t113118596z-jelly-belly-by-men-of-science--a-dsound-exclusive


@plugdeux with an average of 4.50 from the judging panel winning 13 SMOKE for 13 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@plugdeux/20180308t041053708z-beat-battle-s2r4-grainy

Ayyyy what a beat.

Love that piano in the beginning sets the tone and then you hit us that smooth record sample. And those kicks come in so strong o weeee.

Such a nostalgic feel it oozes especially that grainy feel to it.

What a way to channel the theme by smampling one of your class records. Much love and respect for your first entry into the #beatbattle. Hope to hear more from you.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@plugdeux/20180308t041053708z-beat-battle-s2r4-grainy


@heaterville with an average of 4.48 from the judging panel winning 12 SMOKE for 12 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@heaterville/20180307t175452992z-heaterville-welcome-instrumental-beat-battle-league-s2r4

Wow what a soulful, nostalgic entry.

What an epic idea to integrate those "Welcome Back Home" vocals man does that drive some serious emotion.

Love those strings and the drums you integrate into the beat definitely create that awesome vibe.

Appreciate the nostalgia you created with this one man what an awesome entry.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@heaterville/20180307t175452992z-heaterville-welcome-instrumental-beat-battle-league-s2r4


@onemedia with an average of 4.48 from the judging panel winning 12 SMOKE for 12 points.


Man what an exhilarating visual and vocal experience you brought in this entry o weee.

That mixture of that violin and synth wowers do you create such a unique attention grabbing sound.

Love how your video reiterates the inter-dimensional nostalgia you are channeling in this one.

And what an in-depth post holy smokes that is such art in itself.

Thank you for the time and effort you put into creating this entry and your continual involvement in the community. Means a lot.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/beatbattle/@onemedia/lightyear-wireless-by-nowhere-near-electro-acoustic-space-music-video


@grizzle with an average of 4.48 from the judging panel winning 12 SMOKE for 12 points.


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Man what a sense of nostalgia you created with this created.

So awesome the @grizzle elements you added to that classic "Blinded by the Light." Like those sounds you bring in around 1:41 and the changing of the vocals around 1:41 so epic.

This entry is so catchy and love that video you include definitely channels that old-school element.

Definitely executed so well on the theme creating such a nostalgic feeling an adding some new aspects to it.

Thank you for your continual involvement in the community. Much respect.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@infamousit/20180305t214242012z-miketv2-beat-battle-round-4-entry


@studgriffin with an average of 4.40 from the judging panel winning 11 SMOKE for 11 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@studgriffin/20180305t183217415z-future-beatbattles-s2-r4

What an incredible beat o weeee.

Such an emotion-creating entry. Love how you beat comes in so strong at 0:25 that sequence sets the bar high o weee.

Love how you intertwine different sounds to keep the listener engaged and drive emotion. That sound you bring in 1:14 creates so much nostalgia love that.

Thank you for sharing this uptempo beat with the community to enjoy. Much love and respect.

Support this Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@studgriffin/20180305t183217415z-future-beatbattles-s2-r4


@madcracke with an average of 4.37 from the judging panel winning 10 SMOKE for 10 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@madcracke/20180306t213308431z-sometimesjazzjesushookonesonthepump-mad-crack-e-beat-battle-league--s2r4-entry

Wow what a nostalgic mash-up o weeeeee

You got that Cypress Hill, that Tribe Called Quest, and that Kanye o weeeee what a trio.

Love the way you integrate that Jesus Walks sample and build such a nostalgic vibe throughout y introducing different samples and sounds.

Defintely 13+ minutes of straight nostalgic fusion.

Appreciate you sharing this mash-up with the community to enjoy and that sweet cover art o weeee.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@madcracke/20180306t213308431z-sometimesjazzjesushookonesonthepump-mad-crack-e-beat-battle-league--s2r4-entry


@jamesgetsit with an average of 4.28 from the judging panel winning 9 SMOKE for 9 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@jamesgetsit/20180305t161253210z-zelda-ocarina-of-time--hiphop-remix

What a nostalgic choice for inspiration with this beat.

Gotta love that classic Zelda influence in this beat.

Love that switch-up in the beat around 0:49 and 2:01 those are some vibration raising sounds you bring in.

Such a peaceful and uptempo beat. Appreciate you entering into into the #beatbattle and sharing it with the community to enjoy.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@jamesgetsit/20180305t161253210z-zelda-ocarina-of-time--hiphop-remix


@hilladigahackles with an average of 4.20 from the judging panel winning 8 SMOKE for 8 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@hilladigahackles/20180302t075451464z-sleep-all-day-a-rofrantic-new-nostalgia-remix

Wow what a calming, vibration-raising entry.

So cool how you channel that "Nothing Compares to You" by Sinead O'Connor and what you did with the beat created such a serene, calming atmosphere.

Love that extra bass you incorporate in this entry as well.

Appreciate you sharing with with the community to enjoy. Much love and respect.

Support this epic Steemian here: https://steemit.com/beatbattle/@hilladigahackles/sleep-all-day-my-entry-for-beat-battle-league-s2-r4


@falseyedols with an average of 4.17 from the judging panel winning 7 SMOKE for 7 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@falseyedols/20180306t182518124z-beat-battle-s2r4-dance-naked-feat-fayro

What an intereting entry you bring to the #beatbattle this round

What a vibe you create with the beat. And Fayro does his thing defintely creating some emotion with those lyrics.

Definitely get that 80/early 90s sex scene feel like you described in your post.

Appreciate you sharing this personal nostalgic track with the community and for that dopeeeeeee artwork man what a cover art.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@falseyedols/20180306t182518124z-beat-battle-s2r4-dance-naked-feat-fayro


@redsfallin with an average of 4.00 from the judging panel winning 6 SMOKE for 6 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@redsfallin/20180307t054156249z-beat-battle-league-s2r4-r-e-d-remembrance-of-space

Ayyyy what a uptempo spacey beat.

What a combination of sounds you incorporate in this beat.

Such a cool use of the xylophone starting at 1:21 and then you hit us with the energy progression starting at 1:41 so dope.

Appreciate the fusion of sounds you used to create such a spacey beat. Much love and respect.

Support this awesome Steemian here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@redsfallin/20180307t054156249z-beat-battle-league-s2r4-r-e-d-remembrance-of-space


Here is my scorecard with two columns added to reflect average from entire judging panel of @chiefmappster, @beatseb, @seveaux, and @derekmiller and respective overall ranking in this week.

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This concludes the results an analysis for Round #4 of Season Two of the Beat Battle League.

Stay tuned for tomorrow for the details of Round #5 of Season Two the #beatbattle .

Thanks again for another epic round Steemians. You bless us with your hard work and dedication and we thank you for that. So much talent in this community. Much love and respect.

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The #beatbattle is part of the Steemit Music League which is a community with the goal of providing the most feedback, recognition, and rewards and possible all while bringing Steemians together.

Currently the following are the six contests in the Steemit Music League which is part of the Steemit Music Alliance (SMA) [click on contest/challenge name to go to most recent related information]:

SMAContest Initiatives
Steemit Music League Challenge (#smlchallenge) (Hosted by @chiefmappster): An open music contest for rappers, MCs, singers, vocalists, musicians, and producers.
Beat Battle League (#beatbattle) (Hosted by @chiefmappster): A challenge for music producers to produce an entry based off a theme or sampled material for that round.
SMA Feedback Contest (#smafeedback) (Hosted by @inthenow): A feedback-based contest for music. Provide music for feedback and/or provide feedback and get rewarded for doing so.
Chord Challenge (#chordchallenge) (Hosted by @antminer): A weekly challenge for music producers to create music by using the provided chord progression.
Kill The Pad Challenge (#killthepad) (Hosted by @jamesgetsit): A weekly topical text-based rap competition for creative writers to show their prowess as a lyricist.
Educator Showdown (#educatorshowdown) (Hosted by @novili): A bi-weekly competition for people who make educational content revolving around music.
Poetry Slam (#poetryslam) (Hosted by @jamesgetsit & @scuzzy): A weekly spoken word contest in the traditional poetry slam competition format.

The winner of the Steemit Music League is determined by the amount of points earned through League contests and challenges.


Another great way to connect and interact with the community is through the SMA (Steem Music Alliance) Discord channel.

You can connect with other community members, ask questions, play music live, get feedback from community members, get beats and tracks demoed, and listen to music with others live via the SMA Discord bots.

Live music shows by @seveaux and @scuzzy happening in the channel as well.

To join the Steemit Music Alliance Discord channel go here: https://discord.gg/na8W5Wr

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Thanks again @prc and @dsound for helping inspire that real, positive change by supporting and helping the music community achieve its dreams.

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Thank you as always for your time and attention.

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Here I was wondering if the results were in yet... ;p Thanks to all the judges, I'm honored to be amongst the winners of this Beat Battle round!! It's awesome to read the positive feedback...I did feel like the track fits the theme well and it seems like I was right! :) And of course congrats to the other winners as well!

Ayyy you were right indeed buddy o weeee :) Man did you create some epic music, much appreciation for the hard work you put into creating it.

Congrats to all the winners!! You all had great songs for this entry!!

But did you guys see that I am moving on up!! haha hit 4.0 now the goal is to hit 4.5!!!

Lets make some music People!!

Ayyyy congrats bud progression is the key. Love the goal let's keep them coming o weeee.

Appreciate you.

Thank you for putting on this contest, a great first introduction to steemit.com and the music community here. I look forward to creating more with everyone!

You're very welcome bud; appreciate your words.

Looking forward to hearing the creations o weee

big thanks to @prc, @dsound, SMA and @chiefmappster for supporting and helping the music community grow...

Appreciate your kind words. Excited to hear more music from you.

First placee!! I am so glad you guys enjoy my music it means so much to me. Thank you for making this amazing contast @chiefmappster, you are the champ!!

That makes me smile buddy; you're very welcome looking forward to more music from the champ o weee.

Congratulations to everyone who participated, a great line-up of remarkable recordings again!

Amennnnnnn man is it a difficult process to say the least. Appreciate all you do brothaman means a lot.

hey that was good fun :) congrats to all winners & thanks to @chiefmappster and all at SML, @dsound and community for makin this cool Beat Battle show happen. BIG UP! :)

O heck yeah what a round it was. Much appreciation for your kind words.

Hope to hear more from ya @madcracke

Gracias bruh! appreciate the your support, onelove.

I have a doubt , what are those smokes bruh?

Ayy one love brothaman. But SMOKE is a crypto token that supports the SMOKE.Network mission. I just need your Bitshares address and I will send them over to you.

Much love and respect

So cool to have come 4th :) thanks for hosting this @chiefmappster

Rightttt you beat out some amazing competition. And you're very welcome o weeee

Congrats everyone!!! Been checking out all the entries. Some great stuff. We're excited for the next round.
Big thanks to @cheifmappster and all the judges.
My bitshares account is west-hill.

Sent buddy sorry about the delay