First California, then the world.
It’s been a banner year for the Bay Area: first the Giants win their third World Series in five years, then the Warriors bring an NBA Championship parade to Oakland, and now San Francisco’s The Y Axes rise atop a field of 64 to brandish the first Idle Time Tune Tournament trophy. Continue reading The Y Axes Conquer the World →
It’s finally here; the Championship round! In June we launched the very first Idle Time Tune Tournament, and I have to say, it’s been a rousing success, with plenty of drama and spectacle. We’ve had big upsets, come-from-behind victories, and some truly great match-ups.
Continue reading 2015 Tune Tourney: The Championship →
MH has already commented on his busted bracket. Mine doesn’t look too much better, but I did have Chet Faker advancing to the Final Four ahead of Hiatus Kaiyote. My prediction in California was bounced in the second round. That doesn’t bother me in the slightest, of course, as I’m very excited to see locals The Y Axes representing our home state.
The left side of the bracket looks nothing like my pre-tournament prognostication, however…
Continue reading 2015 Tune Tourney’s Final Four: Scandinavia vs. Canadia →
Another top seed eliminated, this time in the Canadian region, and it wasn’t even close. The other regional semifinal match was much tighter and, according to one person polled, “will determine the winner of the whole thing” (He’s a big Grimes and Caribou fan).
Continue reading 2015 Tune Tourney’s Elite Eight: Canadia →
“Yeah, but… that Knife song is kinda long.” – an anonymous voter explaining her vote for Jens Lekman.
“The Moonbabies can’t be stopped.” – MH predicting a blowout over Little Dragon (and maybe much more).
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The last, but certainly not the least, of the four regions, Oceania’s Sweet Sixteen matchups have progressed rather predictably, with both the 1 and 2 seeds advancing to the third round.
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The Tune Tourney continues in the land that we call home. We’ve seen some pretty big upsets in California so far, with the highest seed being a 6 (Best Coast)!
Continue reading 2015 Tune Tourney’s Sweet Sixteen: California →