Uh… so I never posted this draft, huh? Let me reshuffle a few things, and there we have it! The John Williams tournaments have come to a close! Let’s start with the winners outside of main themes. Star Wars was … Continue reading All Good Things to Those Who Wait: The John Williams Results!
Voting stays open in these two rounds until Monday, 3/6/22, 8PM Eastern. Thanks for sticking with me through the technical difficulties of the past couple weeks. Link to the non-theme finals: Continue reading We do not Wonder, We do not Weep: The John Williams Theme Song Finals
It’s two classics in the finals, folks. This last round will last until Monday 3/6/23 8PM Eastern. This has been a fun one. Here’s the link to the theme song finals: Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes): The Finals!
The good news, folks, is that my house is finally back in order after the Michigan ice storm. So for the next few days, I should be able to devote myself more to these tournaments. Here’s the breakdown of the … Continue reading Without him, Dinosaurs do not Walk the Earth: The John Williams Theme Tournament Semifinals
Okay! I’m finally recovered from the ice storm and can now concentrate on this tournament into the homestretch! Last round we saw some great songs eliminated. My personal favorite “Princess Leia’s Theme,” at 8th seed, was no match for #1, … Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes) Semifinals
Here we go with the Quarterfinals! I’m typing this out on my parents’ couch (thanks, folks) as we go from 16 to 8 contenders, and we’re probably mostly done with easy matches from this point on. Last round had a … Continue reading Without him, there is no Force: The John Williams Theme Tournament Quarterfinals
Ahoy to the Quarterfinals! The round of 16 is done, and here were the results: … Well, we’re down to nothing but Indiana Jones and Star Wars (and the Olympics Fanfare). Superman and Jurassic Park were both knocked out. Indy … Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes) Quarterfinals
Sorry for the delay on this everyone. Mug’s been under the weather and I’ve also been juggling family stuff these last couple of days. But here finally is the next round! Last round’s results are as follows. There were a … Continue reading Nor do Men in Red Capes: The John Williams Theme Tournament Round of 16
As I said on the other tournament, I’m sorry for the delay here. I’ve got a sick little girl and also lots of family stuff that sprung up this weekend. But here’s the new round for you finally! Last round’s … Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes) Round of 16
The first round has plenty of results to talk about. I’ll give you some of the stats. The closest match was between Superman’s “March of the Villains” which eked out a win against Raiders’ “Basket Game” by a single vote, … Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes) Round of 32
I really think that John Williams is the Man. We’re starting this half of the tournament from 32 because let’s face it, there’s an elite tier here. This round will begin now and run especially long, until 9PM on Thursday, … Continue reading Nor Do Brooms in Quiddich Matches: The John Williams Theme Song Tournament Round of 32
We begin with the top 64 songs of John Williams, outside of the main movie scores. We’ve got television jingles, a sporting event fanfare, a violin concerto and lots and lots of Star Wars. The breakdown is as follows, by … Continue reading John Williams Tournament (No Main Themes) Round 1!
Is it silly of me to break this up into two tournaments? Maybe! I just felt like I wanted some of Williams “other” scores to get some love, hence just allowing main themes in the other one. … But on … Continue reading The John Williams No-Main-Themes Tournament Nominations!
You should watch Spielberg’s speech, from where I get the title Hello! Welcome to the seeding round for the master of musical scores, John Towner Williams. In this tournament, every movie theme of his (that I could find) will be … Continue reading Without him, Bikes Don’t Really Fly: The John Williams Scores Tournament Seeding Round!
Hello, and happy day after Turkey Day! I wanted to wait to put this up until after the holiday, so here we are! This last round pits the great Aretha Franklin against the incomparable Etta James, with Nina Simone and … Continue reading Finally, the Best Female+ Voice in Music Finals
Voting will remain open until Monday, 11/21, at 11:21 EST. More details about the QFs after I’m out of class. Also a header image. Continue reading Best Female+ Voice in Music: The Semifinals
Apologies for the late posting; I’m fighting a cold. But here we are now! Last Round’s results: Biggest drubbing was Aretha Franklin beating Bjork by over 50 points. Biggest “upset” if that even counts anymore was Judy Garland beating Sinead … Continue reading Best Female+ Voice in Music: Quarterfinals!
Well there were some unexpected results last time, including Patsy Cline (26th seed) knocking out 7th seed Debbie Harry. In other news, both Björk (53) and Judy Garland (30) beat out people much higher up on the ranks (Kate Pierson … Continue reading Best Female+ Voice in Music: Round of 16!
Round 2 is behind us, and I can finally make a post with fewer than 32 rounds in it. Here’s what happened in Round 2: The biggest upset, in terms of a lower-ranked seed beating a higher one, was Björk … Continue reading Best Female+ Voice in Music Tournament: Round 3!
We’re down to a much more manageable 64 names after the 2-parter of round 1. Matches of note from round 1: The closest match saw Queen B (Beyoncé, not Lorde) holding off Siouxie Sue by a single point, 36-35. There … Continue reading The Best Female+ Voice in Music Tournament: Round 2
After a regrettable delay, here’s the second half of the first round of our best female+ voice in music. As before, I chose music clips for each person through a combination of using your suggestions, going with my personal opinion, … Continue reading Best Female+ Voice in Music Tournament: Round 1 (Part 2)!