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EHx4 recently attended the 2012 Talent Showcase this past weekend, showcasing the best up and coming South African Talent, with our very own MightyMatt1989 representing on the drums! The performers were challenged to compose, write and arrange original compositions to be performed at the Showcase. Needless to say the songwriting was very impressive!

Here are our ratings for the evening:

Scorers are:
1. @weldedgrass
2. @mundanedestroyer
3. @jamo251

Caught Up
w:7
m:7
j:7

Contemporary Dance Item
w: 1 no Anne hathaway. I mos can also roll on the floor in tights
m: 49
j: 8

The Fathers Child
w: 6 good lyrics + 1 for Matt
m: 6 decent harmony
j: 7 good outro

Lil Matthew
w: 9 + 90 for awesomeness
m: 8
j: 8

Reborn
w: +2 for swag 6
m: + 3 for pose 5
j: Nice chorus 4

Sisters
w: Not my thang 5
m: 7 solid
j: 6

Song For You
w: 4 music good
m: -1 saved for later -1 continuity +1 guitar solo = 3
j: 5 good piano solo

Hero
w: 7 + 1 for happiness I like it
m: 8
j: 7,5

Plush Haai crew
w: + 2 for props – 52 is this on? Haai! What matrix style is that?There’s a lot of them. Cute chick is good. Too much dance movies. Bad mix.
m: -1 just nje -1 for props -1 coz they into each other + 2
j: 1 random hype girl

The Constant
w: + 2 original backtrack +1 echo 6 original
m: 9,5
j: 7

Valerie
w: 8 jinjas
m: 9
j: 9 -1 band mistakes

Surprise Performance Australian Kids – Owl City
w: 9 mos lekker + 100 awesomeness!
m: 8 – 80 for immigrants
j: 9 guitarist is boss!
10 guest points Loren + 20

You’re Beautiful
w: + 4 for Matt clicking – 1 for wrong song + 8 for Matt’s face – 3 for song
m: -2 discrimination -10 for loud cherrie 7 -10 for loud cherrie again
j: 7

His And Her Poison
w: 5 not as good as constant
m: 10 for relevance – 5 for laughing – 2 can’t hear
j: 6 + 1 for solo

Fading Flawless
w: 5 for a start + 4 it’s good very good
m: -3 for loud cherrie 9
j: 6 good song writer

Pen To Paper
w: -3 for white pants 3 music not bad
m: – 6 – 6 for loud people and white pants – 3 can’t hear
j: -2 singing?

Hip Hop Dance Item
w: Where’s Anne? 3 lame. Hype vir niks
m: 8
j: 2

Cycles
w: I played the buffalo 2
j: -6 Song with funny timing 1

John Adams Performance Art Piece
all: R5million

Overall Ratings:

Jamo251:
Deja Vu/Outro 10
-1 for the MC springing surprise solos on the musos (Jik was like haai!) lol
+2 for matts facial expression during his solo (mos wysing Gabe like )
But has the potential to be big, considering the talent levels. Mos need some lekker connections. Music Connection sponsors? Stuff like that.
Overall: A solid 7

WeldedGrass:
Hehe.. Music: 7. Talent: 8. Band: 7.5 (due to randomness of mc with the solos and some verse slip ups with ivana and some genre that I didn’t smaak). Overall: 7.5.. Like the show. Entertaining. Pretty girls. Nice atmosphere. EHx4 represented well. +5 for matty

MundaneDestroyer:
Talent was better than expected. Some acts were really cool. Show wouldve had a better overall vibe if the MC was more with it. i think people wouldve taken it more seriously as a fund raiser
Yeah. But like Jade who was awesome… And the rapping dudes.People need to recognize that. Plush not so much
Setup and layout was nice. Give the event a 6 because it had more potential to show off some of the serious talent.

Big ups to the Barberis brothers (from Barbieri Sound Reinforcement) for putting on a good showcase, may the following ones be bigger and better!

The EHx4 Team

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