Took some time listening to all the entries! Thanks all for the feedback so far and thank you @joeyfivecents for hosting this battle.
Here is my take on it:
Dj kln: reminds me of birdy nam nam every time. Best one in my opinion is very rad. All of the submissions have super sharp Samples and beats; very good technique.
Psound: always bewildering in a good way. In “round 2 “ I feel like i’m lost in a universe of extreme panning and random sounds but then there is this daft punk like sound which hints to melody and the melody feels like a line to sanity and stability. Beautifully played!
Motone: also very good sample and beat technique in all submissions. The submissions are quite different from each other but still all have the same distinctive EBM-like sound. My favorite track is the Radio Rave Slave.
Monk E. Hatte - Jet pilots: nice mellow vibe. What makes the song interesting is the elaborate and well-chosen use of fx.
J.P Mackey - Lazarus: this is so reminiscent of Vulfpeck! I love the vocal chop and the beat drop at around 1:00
Op-radio by funkyjunky; nice experiment with CVing the radio. I like how it’s ambient but still has a very pulsing groove underneath.
Master Funok - Tomorrow:
Nice buildup and soundscape. Pleasing to the ears
I notice now that my entries are a lot softer / less compressed. Should spent more time on the drive setting in the mixer next time and also checking the sound quality with earplugs cause i couldnt hear the bass at all in the classical entry.
I wonder though; do you guys record to album and export that file or do you record the audio output?