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More feedback for Open Mic UK’s 2014 London music auditions which took place at Dingwalls, Camden! 

London Music Auditions

London music auditions: National singing competition Open Mic UK held London music auditions at Dingwalls, Camden this weekend in a search for the region’s best singers, singer-songwriters, rappers and vocalists. With a place in the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals up for grabs, the acts who auditioned had a lot to play for!

The London music auditions were judged by music industry specialists who have provided music industry feedback for a selection of acts. Judging the London music auditions were  vocal coach Lee Webster, vocal coach Michael Thomas Freeman who has directed choirs and performed within musical theatre, Sam Featherstone from Price Studios, Zoe Miranda from Unshredded Magazine and Chris Grayston, Head of Future Music.

More feedback for Open Mic UK’s 2014 London music auditions

Check out more London music auditions feedback here.

London music auditions: Find industry feedback below. Please be aware views expressed by judges are opinions and subjective to that particular judging panel. These views in no way reflect the views of Open Mic UK, and are published with a view to being beneficial to the performing acts. Please take the feedback on board with a view to helping in the future.

Renee Lamb – Terrific projection and a terrific audition!

Rebecca Seagratt and Rebecca Hills – Loved the harmonies, really well worked and projected.

Leinad Keet – Understandably the technical error knocked you slightly but make sure you nail knowing the lyrics as you have loads of potential.

Central C – Long while before the second performer started and perhaps look to get in earlier and at the same time, interact and engage with each other more at the moment it’s like two individual performances.

Jake and Emily – Good connection between the performers, try and translate that connection to the audience.

Emmanuel Ohuonu – Need to project more you are hiding behind the backing track. The rap was good but you need to work on your confidence when you’re singing, click here for tips on building vocal confidence.

Vanessa Bovens – Try to avoid making an obvious song choice, or you’ll run the risk of being forgettable and not standing out, click here for the importance of song choice. It also felt like it needed a bit more tempo and dynamic.

London music auditions – more feedback continued

Havva – Good emotional connection to the song. Try to avoid over acting your performance as it may come across as fake.

Sophie Steinchen – Guitar playing was very soft and could hardly hear it, your projection of vocal and the guitar could be improved. Building your confidence both vocally and with the guitar will help your performance massively. Click here for advice on building vocal confidence.

Robyn & Jasmin – There is lots of potential there, but you’ve got to really practise and nail the lyrics. You can’t go on stage or perform at an audition like that.

Ellie Manning – You are drowning yourself out with your guitar so work on getting the balance right. Make sure your voice is the main attraction to the performance.

Jadeen Barton – Try and engage with your audience more. You looked down a lot and avoided making any connection with the audience. Click here for ways to perform visually.

Haydn Roberts – Good backing track but perform whilst the long intro is playing. Long intros cut into your performing time.

Christine Swindell – Be careful to watch your facial expression when you’re singing as it can come across as quite harsh. Try filming yourself singing and analyse it after.

London music auditions – Enter now!

All successful acts from the London music auditions will be performing at either of the Open Mic UK 2014 Regional Finals at Dingwalls, Camden Lock on Sunday 28th September 2014 and Sunday 26th October.

Come along to see the best unsigned talent in London!

Don’t miss out showcasing your talent to music industry judges. You can enter Open Mic UK now!

Alternatively, if you’re a teenager or pre-teen, enter national singing competition for teens and pre-teens TeenStar now!

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