Knockout Challenge - Season 26 - Round 2

 
  • Knockout Challenge - Season 26 - Round 2

    Welcome to the Second Round of this season's Knockout Challenge. I will be kicker for these matches.

    The full rules for the Knockout Challenge can be seen here.

    The draw for this round is...Mrsixtyfive v Alainn
    Promonex v rolandkirk
    NorseDave v usernameofjosh
    tYhJyYsRuLeS v trough
    Jd_Jd_Jd v flawlesly
    Randwer v king_prawn95
    arcana_noctis v HerenIstarion
    DeeViant1 v ActivistJunkie


    (draw done by running the names through here 5 times, I decide the order of the matches the same way. (except they are not shown here in that order))The round starts at 23.59 BST (UTC / GMT +1) tonight, and must be completed by 23.59 BST on Wednesday 19 September.

    Good luck everyone.

    Edited by temujin1234 on 19 Sep 2012, 14:54
    • [Deleted user] said...
    • User
    • 17 Sep 2012, 21:32
    Good luck everybody.

    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Low (14.3346%)
    Music you have in common includes Pussy Riot, The Loafers, Joyce Manor, La Société Elle A Mauvaise Haleine and Pale Saints.

    Your musical compatibility with Promonex is Very Low (2.9186%)
    Music you have in common includes The xx, Adema, Wilson Pickett and Echo & the Bunnymen.

  • Oh dear...



    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Low (12.6888%)

    Music you have in common includes Rasta Knast, The Offspring, Killing Joke, Bauhaus and Clan Of Xymox.



    Your musical compatibility with rolandkirk is Very Low (2.35863%)

    Music you have in common includes Adema, Wilson Pickett and Echo & the Bunnymen.

  • Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is LOW

    Music you have in common includes Dropkick Murphys, Ensiferum, The Boo Radleys, The Dollyrots and Lit.

    Recommended group: The Last.fm Song Contest!


    • Alainn said...
    • User
    • 17 Sep 2012, 23:03
    Good luck Mrsixtyfive: don't get any kicks and play something above 25K listeners and you should be fine.

    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Very Low (6.52378%)
    Music you have in common includes Napalm Death, Juliana Hatfield, Dennis Alcapone, Big Youth and Roots Radics.

    Your musical compatibility with Mrsixtyfive is Very Low (9.42853%)
    Music you have in common includes Keith Fullerton Whitman, Raymond Scott, Bruce Haack, Me First and the Gimme Gimmes and King Bee.

    • [Deleted user] said...
    • User
    • 18 Sep 2012, 00:06
    Alainn said:
    Good luck Mrsixtyfive: don't get any kicks and play something above 25K listeners and you should be fine.

    Give examples :DD

  • Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is VERY LOW
    Music you have in common includes Autumn's Grey Solace, Curve, †††, Rabbit Junk and This Mortal Coil.



    Your musical compatibility with ActivistJunkie is VERY LOW
    Music you have in common includes Bitter Ruin, Emilie Autumn, Jeniferever, Jack Wall and The Dresden Dolls.

    We live in a society of wolves. You do not fight back by creating more sheep.
  • Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Very Low

    Music you have in common includes Napalm Death, oOoOO, Ritualz, Micro Naps and Fostercare.


    Your musical compatibility with usernameofjosh is Very Low

    Music you have in common includes Dropkick Murphys, In Flames, Stratovarius, Dark Tranquillity and Nine Inch Nails.

    VIVA EL DIAOL!
    • [Deleted user] said...
    • User
    • 18 Sep 2012, 08:54
    Good Luck everyone, hopefully I'm not too late.

    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is High (55.0597%)

    Music you have in common includes NOFX, Anti-Flag, Green Day, The Peacocks and HorrorPops.



    Your musical compatibility with Randwer is Very Low (5.0163%)

    Music you have in common includes PJ Harvey, My Brightest Diamond, Cibelle, U2 and Coal Chamber.

  • Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Very Low

    Music you have in common includes Two Steps from Hell, Dropkick Murphys, The Living End, Ludwig van Beethoven and Frédéric Chopin.

    • Alainn said...
    • User
    • 18 Sep 2012, 10:44
    rolandkirk said:
    Alainn said:
    Good luck Mrsixtyfive: don't get any kicks and play something above 25K listeners and you should be fine.

    Give examples :DD
    Well, here are a couple of dutch artists that don't make me claim I'm from somewhere else:
    Nits (they sing in english/pop, 26,835 listeners), Best song: In The Dutch Mountains
    De Dijk (dutch/pop, 42,604 listeners), Best song: Mag Het Licht Uit
    Ilse DeLange (english/country, 92,210 listeners), Best song: I'm Not So Tough
    De Jeugd van Tegenwoordig (dutch/hip-hop, 76,063 listeners), Best song: Watskeburt?!
    Krezip (english/pop, 125,637 listeners), Best song: I Would Stay
    Spinvis (dutch/indie, 79,483), Best song: Oostende
    Johan (english/indie, 45,934), Best song: Tumble and Fall
    Doe Maar (dutch/pop, 55,672), Best song: De bom
    Herman van Veen (dutch/pop, 48,593) Best song: Anne
    Boudewijn de Groot (dutch, 48,954) Best song: Testament (but I like "Een Meisje Van Zestien" more)
    Acda en de Munnik (dutch/pop, 78,910) Best song: Vondelpark vannacht

  • Time for the first match of this round. Opened at 11.55 BST

    tYhJyYsRuLeS v trough
    tYhJyYsRuLeS
    Татьяна Зыкина (FD)
    PianoБой
    Обе Две (FD)
    Ундервуд
    Esthetic Education (FD)
    Lюk (FD)
    Петля Пристрастия (FD)
    SunSay
    Крихітка Цахес (FD)
    Moremoney
    (0 kicks)

    trough
    Antonio Calogero
    Angels Of Venice
    Amorphous Androgynous
    Alina Orlova
    Alasdair Fraser
    Akron/Family
    Aisles (FD)
    Aeon Zen
    Accademia Amiata Ensemble
    A.L. Lloyd - KICK
    (1 kicks)

    tYhJyYsRuLeS wins 1-0.

  • Next match, opened at 13.35 BST

    arcana_noctis v HerenIstarion
    arcana_noctis
    Argile
    Legenda
    On Thorns I Lay
    Misanthrope
    Septic Flesh - KICK
    Orphaned Land - KICK
    Gloomy Grim
    Barbara - KICK
    Julio Sosa
    Blossom Dearie - KICK
    (4 kicks)

    HerenIstarion
    Sam Sparro 349,390
    Евгений Крылатов
    Glittertind
    Falconer
    Heathen Foray
    Leahy
    Alborosie
    Atrocity
    მამუკა ჩარკვიანი
    Bob Katsionis
    (0 kicks)

    HerenIstarion wins 4-0.

  • Next match, opened at 18.05 BST

    Mrsixtyfive v Alainn
    Mrsixtyfive
    Hot Water Music (219,383 listeners)
    Human Television
    Milk Maid
    Woods Family Creeps (FD)
    Five Minute Sin
    Hudson Mohawke - KICK
    Believers (FD)
    Lapalux
    Kemialliset Ystävät
    The Cosmic Jokers
    (1 kicks)

    Alainn
    Philipp Münch
    zero consequences
    Ben-Hur
    The Late Show - KICK (no scrobbles)
    NuChemist Development (FD)
    Los Diablos (8,440 listeners)
    When Our Time Comes
    Shao Rong
    Postmodern Orchestra
    MAY OUR SUNDAY
    (1 kicks)

    Mrsixtyfive wins on tie-break.

    • Randwer said...
    • User
    • 18 Sep 2012, 18:18
    Hi, good luck

    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Low (11.423%)

    Music you have in common includes Pussy Riot, Can, The Velvet Underground, Sonic Youth and Siouxsie and the Banshees.

    Your musical compatibility with king_prawn95 is Very Low (5.00655%)

    Music you have in common includes PJ Harvey, My Brightest Diamond, Cibelle, U2 and Coal Chamber.

    They don't trust us, why should we trust them, then?
  • I just got a gimme. Thank you Alainn :)

    • Alainn said...
    • User
    • 18 Sep 2012, 21:33
    Congrats mr. :)

  • Here is the next match, opened at 23.40 BST

    NorseDave v usernameofjosh
    NorseDave
    Willow Smith (542,190 listeners)
    Unrestrained (FD)
    Unholy Crucifix
    Lunatica
    Unholy Black Blood Baptism
    Unhinged
    Unhealthy Dreams
    Ungoliant
    Unforgiven
    Klär
    (0 kicks)

    usernameofjosh
    Ezel-Ash
    T.Harry
    t=NODE
    Icarus'cry
    Gematriel
    Brandon Strader, Rexy, some1namedjeff, Willrock
    くろねこまりさ
    CHRONOS RECORD
    Symphony X (237,171 listeners)
    ICS Vortex
    (0 kicks)

    NorseDave wins on tie-break.

  • temujin1234 said:
    Willow Smith (542,190 listeners)

    I wish I wouldn't know her either...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymKLymvwD2U


    temujin1234 said:
    Symphony X (237,171 listeners)

    ...while there definitely needs something to be done about you not knowing this talented bunch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaN3pwBsRf8
    (or if that's too long for your taste, take this one, it's only 10 minutes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr4gPS0gpdE)

    • [Deleted user] said...
    • User
    • 19 Sep 2012, 06:08
    Your musical compatibility with temujin1234 is Very Low

    Music you have in common includes Green Day, Anti-Flag, The Ataris, Belle and Sebastian and The Offspring.

    Doesn't seem to have changed...

    Your musical compatibility with DeeViant1 is Very Low

    Music you have in common includes Bitter Ruin, Jack Wall, The Dresden Dolls, The Black Keys and Linkin Park

  • Great match, Josh!!! I almost risked a stroke listening to that """""artist"""""! I still have a bit of nausea, man!

    VIVA EL DIAOL!
  • Promonex said:
    temujin1234 said:
    Willow Smith (542,190 listeners)

    I wish I wouldn't know her either...
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymKLymvwD2U


    temujin1234 said:
    Symphony X (237,171 listeners)

    ...while there definitely needs something to be done about you not knowing this talented bunch: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaN3pwBsRf8
    (or if that's too long for your taste, take this one, it's only 10 minutes: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr4gPS0gpdE)
    Thanks. I have Symphony X lined up on Spotify to hunt after the round is done, but the other wasn't on there so you have saved me the trouble of searching :)

  • First of todays matches, opened at 09.40 BST

    DeeViant1 v ActivistJunkie
    DeeViant1
    Nebular Spool
    A.Tchort (FD)
    Human Terminal (FD)
    Mercydesign
    Мор.Утопия
    Claustrum (FD)
    My Automata (FD)
    cerpow
    Blicq (FD)
    Juno Reactor (328,589 listeners)
    (0 kicks)

    ActivistJunkie
    Desi Slava
    Есил Дюран
    Teodora
    Цветелина
    Azis (14,558 listeners)
    Анелия
    Преслава
    Ивана
    Алисия
    Ivana
    (0 kicks)

    DeeViant1 wins on tie-break.

    I think I might have possibly heard Juno Reactor in the past but was not sure enough to kick.

  • NorseDave said:
    Great match, Josh!!! I almost risked a stroke listening to that """""artist"""""! I still have a bit of nausea, man!

    I know how you feel, that track was played a lot here when it came out :/

    Good luck next round

  • temujin1234 said:
    I think I might have possibly heard Juno Reactor in the past but was not sure enough to kick.

    If you have seen the Matrix trilogy, you are more than likely to have heard them. At least partially. Don Davis and Juno Reactor were tossing their tracks back and forth, so I can't really tell if the music in the freeway chase scene would be "Juno Reactor vs. Don Davis - Mona Lisa Overdrive" or "Juno Reactor - Mona Lisa Overdrive (Don Davis Remix)". And the final battle theme (Neodämmerung by Don Davis) has been remixed by Juno Reactor to Navras and I believe it played when the credits of Matrix Revolutions rolled:


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