Steemit Music League Round #4 Review | A DSound Community Initiative

in smldsound •  2 years ago 

With sixty-eight (68) incredible entries it was an incredible round in the seven contests and challenges of the Steemit Music League.

The Steemit Music League is a community built with the goal of providing the most feedback, recognition, and rewards all while bringing Steemians together and encouraging collaboration.

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Courtesy of Light & Love OG Tech Shaman @danyelk

As a result, the Steemit Music League and the decentralized audio portal @dsound are joining forces to help bring maximum recognition, feedback , and rewards for the Steemians with musical dreams, passions, and talents.

Thanks again to @prc for his support of community initiatives and helping the Steemit Music League reach its potential.

Currently the following are the seven 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.

The points earned in Round Four are added up for this fourth release of the Steemit Music League leaderboard for Season Two.

Below are the updated standings of the Steemit Music League Season #2 as of today

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O weee the top three in the Steemit Music League are going at it. After his performances in the Beat Battle and SML Challenge, @mindseye-music jumps all the way to second place. He is holding off @d-vine by only three points and trails the leader @paradigmprospect by only 24 points

@heaterville made a nice jump in the standings as well this round hopping into 5th place only trailing the 4th place @grizzle by 22 points

Then we have a group Steemians right behind them like @auxsen, @hilladigahackles , @onemedia , and @novili with @spawnband jumping into 11th place with their Round #3 performance.

As you can see we have a lot of Steemians participating in more than one contest increasing their League point total.

With 76+ Steemians already taking part in the Steemit Music League, this is shaping up to be one heck of a Season Two of the Steemit Music League o weeeee.


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The Steemit Music League Challenge is an open music contest for rappers, MCs, singers, vocalists, and producers. Basically if you have a passion for music you can submit an entry every week.

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Courtesy of Light & Love OG @danyelk

Each week's theme changes with some awesome rounds coming up. The prize pool is 20 STEEM and other cryptocurrencies such as SMOKE, Whaleshares, and Voiceshares.

The #smlchallenge is in Round Five of Season Two currently with the theme being Feel Good Music.

Round Five of Season Two of the Steemit Music League Challenge is accepting submissions until Tuesday night, March 13th with the results being announced on March 14th.

For more information on this current round of the #smlchallenge go here: https://steemit.com/smlchallenge/@chiefmappster/steemit-music-league-challenge-update-or-s2-r5

We had an incredible Round #4 of the 1990s theme of the Steemit Music League Challenge with fourteen (14) high-quality entries from Steemians all over the globe.

Here are the top three of S2:R4 of the #smlchallenge:


WINNER ONE: @spawnband with an average of 4.87 from the judging panel with "Lunatics" winning 8 STEEM and 42 Voiceshares for 50 points.


Support these winning Steemians here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@spawnband/20180301t184445666z-steemit-music-league-challenge-s2r4--spawn-lunatics


WINNER TWO: @paradigmprospect with an average of 4.63 from the judging panel with "California Natural" winning 4 STEEM and 36 Voiceshares for 40 points.


Post here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@paradigmprospect/20180303t040210944z-paradigm-prospector--solipsis-california-natural


WINNER THREE: @d-vine with an average of 4.59 from the judging panel with "At My House in the 90s" winning 2 STEEM and 31 Voiceshares for 33 points.


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https://dsound.audio/#!/@d-vine/20180228t202319352z-at-my-house-in-the-90s-by-d-vine-steemit-music-league-challenge--s2r4-a-dsound-community-initiative

Post here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@d-vine/20180228t202319352z-at-my-house-in-the-90s-by-d-vine-steemit-music-league-challenge--s2r4-a-dsound-community-initiative


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For incredible music from Round Four of Season Two go here: https://steemit.com/smlchallenge/@chiefmappster/steemit-music-league-challenge-results-or-s2-r4

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The Beat Battle League is in Round #5 of Season Two and is a Beat Battle challenge that the music producers of Steemit can produce an entry based off a theme or sampled material for that round.

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This week's theme is Movie Soundtracks. Prize pool is 20 STEEM and other cryptocurrencies such as Voiceshares, Whaleshares, and SMOKE.

Round Five of the Beat Battle League is accepting submissions until Tuesday night, March 20th with the results being announced Wednesday evening (March 21st).

For more information about the live Round #5 of the #beatbattle go here: https://steemit.com/beatbattle/@chiefmappster/beat-battle-league-s2-r5-announcement-or-a-dsound-community-initiative

In last round, we had twenty-one (21) awesome entries for the New Nostalgia inspired theme.

Here are the top three entries from S2: R4:

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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

Post 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

Post here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@cinelonga/20180307t133657592z-cinelonga-attackers-from-jupiter-dsound-beat-battle-league


THIRD WINNER: @mindeseye-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

Post here: https://steemit.com/dsound/@mindseye-music/20180304t215008887z-it-was-all-a-dream


For more of the music created in Round Four of the Beat Battle League go here: https://steemit.com/beatbattle/@chiefmappster/beat-battle-league-s2-r4-results


The third contest is the Steemit Music League Feedback contest hosted by @inthenow .

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The SML Feedback Contest hosted by @inthenow is about submitting music and providing feedback and getting rewarded to do so.

The prize pool is 30 SBD and other cryptocurrencies like Whaleshares and Voiceshares.

Round Four is live now and lasts until March 12th (roughly 5 hours from now) with the winners being announced on March 13th.

To participate in the live Round Four of the contest go here: https://steemit.com/smafeedback/@inthenow/sma-feedback-contest-round-4-update


The fourth challenge in the Steemit Music League is the Kill the Pad Challenge hosted by @jamesgetsit

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The Kill the Pad Challenge hosted by @jamesgetsit is a weekly text based rap & poetry challenge.

The prize pool is 14 SBD and you can earn points towards the Steemit Music League.

Week #5 was just announced yesterday and will accept submissions until Saturday night (March 17th).

For more information about the Kill the Pad Challenge go here: https://steemit.com/killthepad/@jamesgetsit/kill-the-pad-challenge-week-5-sponsored-by-sma-this-is-a-dsound-community-initiative

Here are the results for Week #4 of the Kill the Pad Challenge:

FIRST WINNER: @ulqu3

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https://steemit.com/killthepad/@ulqu3/killthepad-challenge-week-4-mental-illness

SECOND WINNER: @simgirl

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https://steemit.com/killthepad/@simgirl/kill-the-pad-challenge-week-4-mental-illness

THIRD WINNER: @inthenow

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https://steemit.com/killthepad/@inthenow/kill-the-pad-challenge-week-4-voices

For more information on Week #4 go here: https://steemit.com/killthepad/@jamesgetsit/kill-the-pad-winners-week-4-sponsored-by-steem-music-alliance


The fifth challenge in the Steemit Music League is the Chord Challenge hosted by @antminer

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The Chord Challenge hosted by @antminer is a weekly music challenge for producers to make a new beat from a provided chord progression.

The prize pool is 20+ SBD and you can earn points towards the Steemit Music League.

Week #3 is live now and is accepting submissions until tonight March 12th evening.

For more information about the Chord Challenge go here: https://steemit.com/smldsound/@antminer/2j2rix-chordchallenge-2-make-music-and-win-prizes-a-dsound-community-initiative

Here are the results for Week #2 of the Chord Challenge:

FIRST WINNER: @heaterville with the track you can listen here


SECOND WINNER: @spektus with the track you can listen here


THIRD WINNER: @frostingbones with the track you can listen to here


For more information about Week #2 of the Chord Challenge go here: https://steemit.com/smldsound/@antminer/chordchallenge-2-winners-announcement


The sixth challenge in the Steemit Music League is the Educator Challenge hosted by @novili

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The Educator Showdown hosted by @novili is a bi-weekly competition for people who make educational content revolving around music.

The prize pool is 10 STEEM and you can earn points towards the Steemit Music League.

Round #2 is live now will accept submissions until Saturday night (March 17th).

For more information about the Educator Showdown go here: https://steemit.com/educatorshowdown/@novili/educator-showdown-week-2-recap

Here are the results for Week #1 of the Educator Showdown:

FIRST WINNER: @luisferchav with the post you can read here


SECOND WINNER: @joedukeg with the post you can read and watch here


THIRD WINNER: @calebleejl with the post you can read here


For more information about Week #1 of the Educator Showdown go here: https://steemit.com/educatorshowdown/@novili/educator-showdown-round-1-winner-announcement


And the seventh challenge in the Steemit Music League is the Poetry Slam.

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The Poetry Slam hosted by @scuzzy and @jamesgetsit is a weekly competition with the mission of providing a platform for Steemians to vocally express themselves.

The prize pool is 14 SBD and you can earn points towards the Steemit Music League.

Round #2 is live now will accept submissions until Sunday (March 18th).

For more information about the Poetry Slam go here: https://steemit.com/smldsound/@jamesgetsit/poetry-slam-contest-week-2-or-spoken-word-challenge-a-dsound-community-initiative

Here are the results for Week #1 of the Educator Showdown:

FIRST WINNER: @kryptoe winning 5 SBD and 25 Whaleshares. Listen here


SECOND WINNER: @simgirl winning 4 SBD and 25 Whaleshares. Listen here


THIRD WINNER: @breezin winning 3 SBD and 25 Whaleshares. Listen here


For more information about Week #1 of the Poetry Slam go here: https://steemit.com/contest/@scuzzy/poetry-slam-contest-or-spoken-word-challenge-a-dsound-community-initiative


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

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As a result the Steemit Music Alliance Discord channel was born.

You can connect with other community members, play music live, get beats and tracks demoed, and listen to entries with others live via the SMA bot. Live DJing and music production courtesy of @scuzzy and @seveaux going now.

To join the Discord Channel go here: https://discord.gg/na8W5Wr

The team of @chiefmappster, @beatseb, @seveaux, and @derekmiller thank you for all the awesome music you have created so far and for all the real, positive change that is going on in this community.

For the review of Round #3 of Season Two click here

For the review of Round #2 of Season Two click here

For the review of Round #1 of Season Two click here

Thank you as always for your time, attention, and support. I really appreciate it :)

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Awesome!!!! Moving up that board!!!!! Thank you!

Ayyyyyy you're very welcome. What an epic image o weee

Yes you are, wooohoo!! <3

You keep my place warm up front :) Grats on third place, You have earned it @d-vine.

Thank you sweety ;)

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It's always a good thing to see community growth and cooperation... Bravo!!!

Amennnnn man appreciate your words.

Amazing?!! I know about these contests only now! I guess it's not to late to participate :)

Ayyyy not too late at all bud. Excited to hear what you create :)

Appreciate you.

I'm going for that top spot now! :)

O weeeeeeeeeee get it buddy :)

Well 12 points is a start!! haha!! Wow that is a lot of people in this thing!! I look forward in seeing more and more till I can spend all my space listening to great music from all of you!!

And for you to hear great music from me as well!!

Everyone Stay Happy!! Summer is soon here and so the fun begins!!

Heck yeah it's a start. All about that progression buddy. Summer time you will be looking at the scoreboard and be like O yeahhhh this is what I am talking about haha.

Amennnnnnn appreciate your positivity. Stay happy brothaman.

Oh yeah!! Your gonna like what I post later for sure!! Haha!!!

O weeeee that is what I am talking about.

Hehehe, see that's what I get not taking part in the last SML challenge! BIG Up @mindeseye-music for knocking me back ;)

It looks like we've got a proper competition on our hands now! I won't be giving up that spot easily @d-vine! ;)

Hahaha, you should never give up!! I don‘t either though, you are lucky I needed to take a break 😝
I am already on my entry for the BBL, bring it on, bring it on, hehe!
Huggins & ✌️❤️✊️🎶

Haha I know, a bit unfair to pass you when you're not feeling well. But don't worry, I will have a break too at some point. I won't be able to keep this up for much longer ;)
Looking forward to hearing your BBL entry though!!
Huggins :)

Hahahaha :)) This is going to be an exciting season o weeeeeeee.

I love this idea of a Steemit Music League! it has also pushed me to be better. looking for the expansion of it as well as I've come to know a few friends (@silentscreamer and @bengy) who has been actively promoting the #classical-music tag!

Aw that is so amazing to hear. And heck yeah that's incredible; teamwork makes the dream work :)

rad im in 7th! or was a week ago!! hanging in there!!! got to step it up!!! wicked fun!!

Ayyyy get it. I will do a fresh update after I announce the #beatbattle winners tomorrow and I am sure you will go up the rankings with all you do o weeeee.

And if you could help me out by letting me know the prizes (Voiceshares, Whaleshares, and/or SMOKE) you are still owed I will send them out to you right away.

Hahahahaha yesssssssssssssss :))

I like your photo with the headphones at the end of the post, so you show, very simple and cool hahaha God bless you

Ayyyy thank you much appreciation.

God bless

Thanks!

You're welcome appreciate you.