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Meet The Contestants Of SpinTunes 4

Last night, the contestant of SpinTunes 4 were announced. HOLY JUMPING SHEEP DEFECATION, there are a lot of them. How many, you ask? Over 40 of them! What makes it even more exciting for me, other than the fact I adore SpinTunes (@SpinTunes) and a lot of my favourites have returned, is that one of…Continue

SpinTunes 3 Round 2 Rankings And Reviews Are Done, Round 3 Challenge Revealed

After much work, the judges have successfully ranked, reviewed and eliminated 6 people/groups from the competition—5 were already eliminated due to missing the deadline—leaving 15 to compete in Round 3 of SpinTunes 3 (@SpinTunes). To remind you of the challenge for Round 2: BREAKING NEWS! – You‘re writing a topical song. The challenge is pretty…Continue

SpinTunes 3 Round 1 Rankings And Reviews Are Done, Round 2 Challenge Revealed

After much work, the judges have successfully ranked, reviewed and eliminated 11 people/groups from the competition, leaving 26 to compete in Round 2 of SpinTunes 3 (@SpinTunes). To remind you of the challenge for Round 1: If You’re Happy And You Know It Raise The Dead – Write a happy song about death. (2 minute…Continue

And The Winner of SpinTunes 2 is…

Mitchell Adam Johnson! Congratulations on winning SpinTunes 2! The competition was a tough one and very close. It could have gone to anyone. When all was said and done, this is how the final four were ranked by their peers: Mitchell Adam Johnson – 70 Chris Cogott – 63 Zarni DeWet – 44 Rebecca Brickley…Continue

SpinTunes 2 Round 3 Rankings And Reviews Are Done, Final Challenge Revealed

It is that time again to announce who’ll be moving on to the final round of SpinTunes 2 and who was eliminated. Late Saturday evening, the results were announced. Once all the judges scores were tabulated (including guest judge, Andy Rehfeldt), the rankings looked like this: Judges Totals: Chris Cogott – 61 Zarni DeWet –…Continue

The Lupus Awareness Virtual Art Gallery’s Final Round-Up

Before I get to the final round-up for the Lupus Awareness Virtual Art Gallery, I want to update every one on Joe ‘Covenant’ Lamb‘s (@JoeCovenant) special Halloween JoeCast to raise funds for Lupus UK. To say it was a success is an understatement. Both Joe and I are deeply touched by the support and success…Continue

SpinTunes 2 Round 2 Rankings And Reviews Are Done, Round 3 Challenge Revealed

It is that time again to announce who’ll be moving on to round 3 of SpinTunes 2 and who was eliminated. Late Saturday evening, the results were announced. Once all the judges scores were tabulated (including guest judge, Len Peralta), the rankings looked like this: Judges Totals: Chris Cogott – 93 Edric Haleen – 78…Continue

Spintunes 2 Round 1 Rankings And Reviews Are Done, Round 2 Challenge Revealed

The reviews are in. The decision is final. Who’ll be leaving SpinTunes 2 and who will be going on to Round 2? (Insert scratch record here. Obviously, I’ve been watching too much So You Think You Can Dance.) Late Saturday evening, the results were announced. Once all the judges scores were tabulated, the rankings looked…Continue

First White Elephant Music Club Song Challenge RESULTS – The Skultar Sword and Sorcery Challenge!

The challengers were asked to write a song with a Sword and Sorcery theme. The song had to be at least two minutes long and include lyrics. A secondary challenge was to base the song on the Mj Butller and Mark Wheatley Comic Book Character, “SKULTAR!” http://skultar.com Eight songs were written: you can listen to…Continue

SpinTunes 2 Contestants Have Been Announced!

Oh yes, ladies and gentlemen! It is that time once again! Time for another SpinTunes songwriting competition! The contestants have been announced and the first round challenge will be revealed on Thursday, September 30, 2010 at around 1 AM EDT. If you have not yet familiarized yourself with SpinTunes, first, why not? We all know…Continue

The White Elephant Music Club's "The Legend of SKULTAR!" Now Available For Download

Last night, after many DNS flushes and people struggling to get into Ustream, was the White Elephant Music Club‘s first successful listening party! YAY! But what does that mean!?! It means: 1) The songs are now available for you to download FREE as single tracks or as an entire album; 2) It is now up…Continue

SpinTunes 2 Sign Up Is Now Live

It seems like only yesterday that Kevin Savino-Riker (@RITmusic2k) was crowned the champion of SpinTunes 1. However, it is that time yet again. Preparations for SpinTunes 2 (@SpinTunes) have finished. The judges have been announced. The rules have been reworked. The schedule has been created. And it is now time to sign up. Before I…Continue

The Songwriting Cycle Has Begun

Those wonderful, crazy talented, Song Fu/ TMA/ Artifiction/ SpinTunes / White Elephant Music Club (I don’t even know what to call them any more) songsmiths have yet another songwriting adventure underway. It was created to give them something else to do while they wait of SpinTunes 2 to begin. This one is called Songwriting Cycle.…Continue

Kevin Savino-Riker

Kevin Savino-Riker

It is my great pleasure to feature Kevin Savino-Riker, as my Featured Independent Musician for the month of September. Regular readers of Geeky Pleasures may already be familiar with Kevin as he is my minion has been mentioned a few times on the site: for his participation in SpinTunes 1, video tapping w00tstock 2.4 for me…Continue

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