The Sweet Sixteen round of Idle Time’s 2015 Tune Tournament opens in Scandinavia. Not surprisingly, all four songs vying for regional supremacy hail from the same Nordic epicenter of pop perfection. Yes, it helped that two-thirds of the bracket was Swedish. And there might have been a slight bias in the seeding.
The first games in the second round tip-off today. First up, regional top seed The Knife, fresh off an impressive 83% victory over Darkness Falls, takes on Tomas Barfod. Barfod’s Nina K-assisted track “Busy Baby” muscled out a close 58% win over Say Lou Lou’s “Julian.”Continue reading 2015 TUNE TOURNEY: Scandinavia Round 2
The first round of matchups in our Tune Tournament is going live. Below, vote on four of the eight matchups in the Scandinavia region. MH’s very first response, after we did the seeding last week, was: “OH NO! Todd Terje versus Jens Lekman?!” Yeah man. Someone’s going home early.
The SCA region favorite “Full of Fire” from The Knife’s 2013 LP Shaking the Habitual takes on a newer release, “Night Games”, by Danish duo Darkness Falls.
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