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SPUT ROYALE: Round 4

Hello welcome to the FOURTH ROUND of Sputnik's OFFICIAL TOURNAMENT of popular artists! There are almost no easy decisions left and um our final 20 is probably the best you have ever delivered! Well done! Knives out.
1Kayo Dot
Choirs of the Eye


1. Kayo Dot vs. City of Caterpillar

WINNER: Kayo Dot (26 - 15)
Margin of 11 = through to Round 5

Won against LCD Soundsystem in Round 3
Won against Soul Glo in Round 2
Won against clipping. in Round 1
2022: n/a
2021: n/a
2020: Lost to Chelsea Wolfe in Round 2
2City of Caterpillar
City of Caterpillar


1. Kayo Dot vs. City of Caterpillar

Won against Parliament in Round 3
Won against Songs: Ohia in Round 2
Won against Rolo Tomassi in Round 1
2022: Lost to mewithoutYou in Round 4
3The Jesus Lizard
Goat


2. The Jesus Lizard vs. The Necks

WINNER: The Jesus Lizard (25 - 13)
Margin of 12 = through to Round 5

Won against Siouxsie and the Banshees in Round 3
Won against Carissa's Wierd in Round 2
Won against Fall of Efrafa in Round 1
4The Necks
Sex


2. The Jesus Lizard vs. The Necks

Won against Frightened Rabbit in Round 3
Won against Mazzy Star in Round 2
Survived the Round 1 tie-break
5Cocteau Twins
Heaven or Las Vegas


3. Cocteau Twins vs. The Prodigy

WINNER: Cocteau Twins (27 - 18)
Margin of 9 = through to Round 5

Won against Brian Eno in Round 3
Won against D'Angelo in Round 2
Won against Tom Waits in Round 1
2022: Lost to Godspeed You! Black Emperor in Round 2
2021: Lost to Sigur Ros in Round 3
6The Prodigy
The Fat of the Land


3. Cocteau Twins vs. The Prodigy

Won against Oxbow in Round 3
Won against Yune Pinku in Round 2
Won against Linkin Park in Round 1
7Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
Let Love In


4. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds vs. Ryuichi Sakamoto

WINNER: Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (21 - 19)
Margin of 2 = into the play-off

Won against JPEGMAFIA in Round 3
Won against James Blake in Round 2
Won against My Bloody Valentine in Round 1
2022: Lost to Kate Bush in Round 3
2021: Lost to Unwound in Round 4
2020: Lost to Slowdive in Round 3
8Ryuichi Sakamoto
Chasm


4. Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds vs. Ryuichi Sakamoto

Won against Joni Mitchell in Round 3
Won against Bark Psychosis in Round 2
Won against Pinback in Round 1
2022: Eliminated from the Round 4 play-off
9Can
Future Days


5. Can vs. Portishead

Won against Gas in Round 3
Won against The Veils in Round 2
Won against Stars of the Lid in Round 1
2022: Lost to Glassjaw in Round 1
10Portishead
Dummy


5. Can vs. Portishead

WINNER: Portishead (38 - 6)
Margin of 32 = through to Round 5

Won against Three 6 Mafia in Round 3
Won against Botch in Round 2
Won against Nas in Round 1
2022: Lost to The Cure in Round 3
2021: Lost to David Bowie in Round 5
2020: Lost to Bjork in Round 3
11Low
Double Negative


6. Low vs. Yeule

WINNER: Low (24 - 17)
Margin of 7 = into the play-off

Won against Underworld in Round 3
Won against Little Simz in Round 2
Won against Big Thief in Round 1
2022: Lost to Darkthrone in Round 2
12Yeule
Serotonin II


6. Low vs. Yeule

Won against Shiina Ringo in Round 3
Won against My Chemical Romance in Round 2
Won against Frontierer in Round 1
13Pig Destroyer
Terrifyer


7. Pig Destroyer vs. Amon Tobin

Won against Ethel Cain in Round 3
Won against Diamanda Galas in Round 2
Won against Jessie Ware in Round 1
2022: Lost to Cocteau Twins in Round 1
14Amon Tobin
Bricolage


7. Pig Destroyer vs. Amon Tobin

WINNER: Amon Tobin (26 - 19)
Margin of 7 = into the play-off

Won against Chat Pile in Round 3
Won against The Drones in Round 2
Won against Brutus in Round 1
2022: Lost to Mazzy Star in Round 1
15Burial
Truant/Rough Sleeper


8. Burial vs. Slipknot

WINNER: Burial (33 - 13)
Margin of 20 = through to Round 5

Won against Fela Kuti in Round 3
Won against Tim Hecker in Round 2
Won against Gorguts in Round 1
2022: Lost to mewithoutYou in Round 1
16Slipknot
All Hope Is Gone


8. Burial vs. Slipknot

Won against TWICE in Round 3
Won against Destroyer in Round 2
Won against Adjy in Round 1
2022: Lost to The Microphones/Mount Eerie in Round 1
2021: Lost to Sigur Ros in Round 1
17The Field
From Here We Go Sublime


9. The Field vs. Stereolab

Won against Machine Girl in Round 3
Won against The Armed in Round 2
Won against Ben Howard in Round 1
2022: Lost to Women in Round 2
18Stereolab
Peng!


9. The Field vs. Stereolab

WINNER: Stereolab (22 - 16)
Margin of 6 = into the play-off

Won against Lil Ugly Mane in Round 3
Won against Flying Lotus in Round 2
Won against Kool Keith in Round 1
2022: Lost to Ryuichi Sakamoto in Round 3
2021: Lost to Danny Brown in Round 3
19The Cure
Faith


10. The Cure vs. MF DOOM

Won against Miles Davis in Round 3
Won against R.E.M. in Round 2
Won against Nina Simone in Round 1
2022: Lost to David Bowie in Round 6
2021: Lost to Joy Division in Round 2
20MF DOOM
Operation: Doomsday


10. The Cure vs. MF DOOM

WINNER: MF DOOM (27 - 21)
Margin of 6 = into the play-off

Won against Slowdive in Round 3
Won against Fugazi in Round 2
Won against Talk Talk in Round 1
2022: Lost to Kate Bush in Round 2
2021: Lost to John Coltrane in Round 4
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