Artist Category: 18 and over

Tasha Kate

Tasha, you have super tone and projection!

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Expression wise give us more facial expression including dynamics to give us more light and shade.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

This song should be developed further, some chords do not sit well underneath the vocal and your voice could do with more effective support across the entire range.

Whilst you connected with the song well, we feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Watch your breathing techniques in places too. There are many exercises that you can practice at home that will help you improve, click here for our guide on breath control.

If you have the right vocal coaching you could go far, thank you for a sad but beautiful song.

 

Tara Sorkin

Lovely raspy vocal with a good presence!

Great song, loved the guitar and the style, we really enjoyed the performance.

Expression wise give us more to demonstrate the emotion in the song. There were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Ensure the voice resonates effectively. There were times it was a little nasal and this hindered your transitions form your lower to upper register. Singing through your nose when can be down to a handful of factors and it’s a common obstacle faced by many developing singers.

Click here for six simple steps that you can take to open up your vocals and project better.

Great look and we loved how you changed the tempo on the chorus; the 2nd guitar compliment the performance!

The lyrics seemed to dip in and out of accents, try to find your natural voice. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore singing techniques.

Don’t forget to pick a singing teacher appropriate to the music you want to sing. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Ali Gilbert

Really relatable song Ali we enjoyed the lyrics a lot!

Beautiful guitar and piano, great tune. A very current sound, some work needed to the overall performance.

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience.

Eye contact will help you convey the emotion of the song to the audience, so as a performer it’s key to connect with people. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Think about how you can add more dynamics with your playing, you are vocally but add more guitar variation. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Great song crafting and great musical arrangement. If you can bring the performance elements up to match this you will go far!

Jessie Stride

Vocally you have a lot of character and a real natural ability to add dynamics to your vocals Jessie!

Performance wise you showed fantastic facial expression to convey the emotion of the song.  You really brought out the feelings and emotions of the lyrics in an engaging manner to the audience.

Through the use of controlling dynamics, expressions, body movements an engaging with the audience etc. We have some useful tips on how you can bring life to the emotion of songs. Click here read our tips on singing with emotion.

Keep working on the key work as when you are looking down you lose the connection and flow to the audience. You must remember that your voice takes priority and playing an instrument should be secondary, we have some tips on playing with a keyboard.

Great quirky look, really run song. Gave us the full story. Practice it very slowly for a while until you get the gist of where to breath to avoid sounding out of breath. This will really help with the overall delivery and to develop your breathing techniques.

With so much ability you also have a lot of potential to develop too; exciting to see how good you can be!

James T Wilde

A Great stage presence James you really captured the audiences interest!

Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. Try not to over perform and stay true to the emotions of the song. Patrice to make this as natural as possible.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Really came into your own during the chorus; with a song like this you could have engaged the audience by getting them to clap along.

When performing the audience will never be the same twice, some crowds will be raring to go with audience participation, whereas others will simply look at you blankly. So, it’s essentially a judgement call for you to make with each performance. Here is some further advice for engaging your audience.

Some great higher notes, try to vary the dynamics for a more entertaining performance.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

We loved that you gave it your all. Loved how you got into the zone, couple of pitching issues but nothing that a good vocal coach can’t help. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Helena Ward

Good intensity to this song, which has lots of potential Helena!

Good subject matter, that people will be able to relate too. Good lyrics too, but don’t hold back in terms of attitude with a song like this! Use the face more and this will also improve the sound.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

A Lovely song and voice to accompany it. Really enjoyed the lycrics. Keep smiling  and being sassy throughout the song!

We felt you could have varied the way you played the guitar today. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Great song, it made us chuckle and smile. Keep performing as much as you can as you have bright future ahead!

SEVERE

Excellent political message that was presented with intensity!

Very convincing and engaging with the audience. Great use of breath, you came out from the start with amazing confidence.

It is such an important skill to have and it something you can improve with every gig. Click here for some more tips on how to build stage confidence.

Fantastic diction throughout your performance today. You maintained clear pronunciation of your lyrics and delivered in an engaging way.

The more you practice you’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. We have some great tips help you improve your diction.

Look to vary the delivery, so the song looks to breathe and we can relate the message more clearly. It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

You have all the ability, just really consider a delivery and performance that is unique. We loved your passion and tenacity, you and by extension us felt every word.

B

Great stage presence and use of the stage B!

It was fantastic to hear an original from you. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction!.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there.We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Great use of the stage today. You look like a natural up there!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Vocally you need a little work on supporting vocals in the high end. Click here for out tips on improving vocal technique.

Whilst you gave us a good performance, we feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Emilie Lierre

Some very good singing with variety of tone, dynamics and intensity Emilie!

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on!

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We did feel however today you could have get more involved emotionally to take the audience on your journey. The song had such a great story.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Song has potential as do you as an artist!

Loved your vocals, very unique. Beautiful, absolutely stunning, just wanted a whole band behind you to give it that full feeling!

 

Benita

Good to see you stand to perform today Benita!

It was fantastic to hear your original song today. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there. We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

Performance wise look to develop the facial expression to convey the emotion of the song. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Great quality in your voice, watch singing while looking down to play. Lost your voice a few times. We felt at times that the keyboard distracted you a bit, perhaps you need to practice more before performing with it on stage. Consider using a sustain pedal on your keyboard to help the chords flow better.

You must remember that your voice takes priority and playing an instrument should be secondary, we have some tips on playing with a keyboard.

Nice use of dynamics and you have lovely soulful voice, you just need a bit more work on your performance to connect to the audience.

Your voice shows promise, greater support and more forward placement would help the voice ring. Don’t let us see you mistakes!

Meg Scane

Great energy to your song Meg!

We loved your confidence with the audience, it was great to see you talk and engage. Take care not to over extend the introduction though!

Good intensity to this song, which has lots of potential.

Try to add more dynamics with your playing, you are vocally but add more guitar variation. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

Remember to stay engaged, Pin that hair back so we can see you face, it’s important to not loose focus with your audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

You have a lovely voice and we loved how the track became upbeat on the chorus. Diction wasn’t always clear. Bringing the voice forward into mask, this would would help make tone clearer. Click here for our tips on improving vocal technique and how to improve diction.

DeadLines

Speed and capability you delivered some real raw lyrics today!

What your microphone control as you are being inconsistent with your levels as a result.

We suggest practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Performance wise you used the stage well but try and give every move an emotion purpose to convey the narrative of the song. Make sure every movement has a meaning behind it. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Wicked attitude, very convincing. despite your speed you maintained clear pronunciation of your lyrics and delivered in an engaging way!

The more you practice you’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. We have some great tips help you improve your diction.

You have so much energy this really projected well to the audience. Consider how much eye contact you are making as this really helps engage the audience and deliver your message.

Rosie Arnfield

Beautiful, emotional piano Rosie!

Lovely playing Rosie but look to engage with your audience. Ensure you don’t close your eyes too much and cause a barrier to your audience.

Sometimes closing your eyes may be the best way to convey the mood, so don’t be afraid to do this if it is appropriate. However, there are many situations when using eye contact with your audience is exactly what is needed to create the most impact emotionally. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Beautiful lady, loved your grace. You could try modifying the melody on the final chorus to give it that extra dynamic.

You really do have a superb vocal and excellent diction. Very engaging, you could fit into so many genres. Flawless performance

You could project your voice a bit more onto the audience. At points it was quite hard to hear you and we felt your voice got lost in the room.

Projection is really important when performing. Remember projection isn’t just about being as loud as you can, but having controlled dynamics also. We have some more tips on projecting your voice.

A lot of promise in you, keep at it!

Mickey garnet

Stunning vocals, love the rasp in you voice very engaging Mickey!

You have bags of potential, look to commit even more to the emotion of the song.

This is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Really great song, loved the bridge, really relatable, fantastic guitar skills!

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.  Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

You could do with little more clarity in your voice and a little less nasal passage voice but otherwise amazing.

Singing through your nose when can be down to a handful of factors and it’s a common obstacle faced by many developing singers. Click here for six simple steps that you can take to open up your vocals and project better.

Great audience interaction with the clapping. Be careful with vocal distortion at time. Overall a very good performance.

Leila Jafar

Bags of talent Leila, you have a lovely tone to you voice!

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals. You can read more on singing and playing the guitar here.

You will need to build your confidence and perfect your stagecraft with playing guitar.

It was fantastic to hear your original song today. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

Remember the audience are there too, try not to get too self involved with the performance. There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact

Eye contact will help you convey the emotion of the song to the audience, so as a performer it’s key to connect with people. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Keep refining you performance ability as you have a very unique voice and style about you!

Riley K

Really interesting voice Riley!

Good idea to start acappella, but it was a bit thin in places. Click here for more on when to do an acapella music performance.

We thought you held the stage well today and it enhanced your performance well.

We felt you could have varied the way you played the guitar today. Using different guitar dynamics is essential to help spice up your performance and keep it interesting for the audience.

This can make your performance stand out from the crowd and help in adding emotion and expression. Click here for our tips on guitar dynamics.

You could have given us more eye contact today, you are looking down and closing your eyes too much.

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on! It can be a hard skill to grasp, but is very effective at keeping the audience engaged.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We felt that there is more development needed to refine your performance technique but you are on the right lines!

UnoDos (Coconuts 105)

Two very different personalities to put together, very chilled very likeable!

We loved your chilled happy vibe, you’ve got humour & likeability.

James beautiful voice John work on your chest voice or lower you key a bit, we feel that you would both benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Finding the right teacher can bring you amazingly fast results, confidence in your ability, and improvement on technique which is vital as a singer. Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Something unique between you but perhaps not as well rehearsed as it could have been.

We would suggest practicing more so you are so comfortable when performing that you have the confidence to interact with one another whilst on stage. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Your original was well executed, always keep your eyes on the audience and keep them engaged.

Such an off combo but we liked it!

Ish-Od Blaq

Great performance Ish-Od, you have an amazing voice!

You seem to have an ability to convey the emotion of the way you feel/song with such intensity. You brought out the feelings and emotions of the lyrics in an engaging manner to the audience. It really showed that you cared about the meaning of the song.

We have some useful tips on how you can bring life to the emotion of songs. Click here read our tips on singing with emotion.

It was fantastic to hear another original from you! We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Knowing the basics of songwriting is one thing, but knowing how and what to write is essential to compete with the best songwriters out there.

We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

There’s a lot of potential here!

Amazing vocal ability, with a bit of refinement you could go far. Continue to write and develop your performance ability as we know you have the vocal ability!

Laura Louise

You have a beautiful voice Laura!

Great tonality and control but we felt the song was a safe choice for you. We would have liked to hear more of your range!

Try and open up more, your posture and expression are too closed. Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better.

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

It was great to hear another original from you today, but we wanted you to commit more to the performance and give use more expression. This will resonate with the audience.

Your song writing and vocal ability are great! .. With more refinement in your performance and delivery you could go far!

Nia Nicholls

Another catchy song Nia, good performance today!

Loved the country style, very Dolly Parton!

Not sure why you started sat down as didn’t add anything and would have just restricted your breathing. Ensure that every movement and step you make is with the purpose of conveying the emotion in the song.

We would have liked to have seen you connect to the emotion of the song and give us more of the passion which the song was written with!

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Loved this song! Great energy throughout however not sure if that’s your natural singing voice?

Wonderful songwriting skills, wanted to hear a bit more in the chorus.

Hannah Kane

Nice song Hannah, very enjoyable lycrics!

A bit of a nervous start today however you grew with confidence as the performance went on and ended positively!

The best way to build confidence is by experience. Try to get out there as much as possible to perform in public. Also, by practising your song repeatedly you will become more comfortable singing it. The more comfortable you are with the song, the more confident you’ll be with performing it. Click here for our advice on building stage confidence.

We felt in parts of your performance your guitar took your focus away from your performance and vocals. You can read more on singing and playing the guitar here.

You will need to build your confidence and perfect your stagecraft with playing guitar, this will come over time, so it’s important to keep practicing and stick to a schedule to achieve this. We have some great tips for you on practicing with a guitar. Click here for more on the importance of a guitar practice schedule.

You have the ability, but you need to refine you delivery. The performance felt like it could have flowed better.

Your performance would have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals. The key here is to define the sections you want to stand out more. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Keep practicing and concentrating on your performance as much as you can, there is a future in music for you!

Harriet Jane

Strong performance today Harriet, really nice vocal!

Good engagement with the audience and super eye contact to connect us with your performance. You let the mood of your song dictate what you do with your eyes.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

We really enjoyed your performance today; it was a fantastic take on the original and you really let your personality and originality come through. Singing a cover song can be a great way to grow your audience and engage with your fans, read more for our tips on performing a creative cover.

Next steps are to consider writing your own songs as this will help you develop and grow as an artist. We have some great tips here to help you get started in writing lyrics.

You could have used the stage a bit more today, don’t forget to use hand gestures to help enhance a performance too!

It’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

You have a fantastic voice, next steps is to write some original music!

Elly J Devon

You have a real richness and lovely tone to your vocal Elly!

We would have liked for you to commit to the song more today and really convey the emotion.

When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance. There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Put more consideration into your stage presence and movement. It’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Absolutely Loved your voice! there are some really good elements to your song, keep working hard to develop further.

Natalie Lindi

Sweet vocal tone and range Natalie, another strong performance!

Song is very relatable and builds nicely with strong natural dynamics. We loved how the dynamics leading into the chorus separated it from the song. This really resonated resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Hit single potential with the right production team!

Watch your mic placement as lost a lot of projection. There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even.

Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Great voice and song writing ability. Uttley beautiful song. Cant wait to hear more!

Very original, very memorable.

Telephone Road

Good performance today guys!

Lovely tone to your voice, very unique. Keep developing this!

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on!

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

That said, we would have like to have seen more interaction between you.

When performing with other artists it is really important that you interact with one another on stage. This shows the audience that you are enjoying yourselves and creates a more engaging and entertaining performance!

We would suggest practicing more so you are so comfortable when performing that you have the confidence to interact with one another whilst on stage. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Keep performing and developing you it’s a nice act you have!

Patrycja

Your song song has potential Patrycja we would have loved to hear it accompanied with music!

Doing an acappella music performance is difficult as you may not engage the audience from the start. Backing music makes the performance fuller, fills the gaps, hides your breathy bits and helps with your tuning and timing.

Click here for more on when to do an acapella music performance.

You have great confidence, performance wise, try to use the stage more. This will help you engage with the audience more.

If you have a song where you can’t make use of the stage as easily, don’t forget to use hand gestures to help enhance a stage performance. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Loved the song narrative and you have a very strong vocal ability!

We would have loved to hear more, especially with backing music.

Charm Cee

Always a performance to put a smile on your face Charm!

Visually we needed more form you today, to really deliver the song. Perhaps you could having backing dancers with you on stage.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

The song could do with that modern twist to really bring it to a contemporary level.

You have the ability, but try to add more dynamics to your vocals! Think about how you can increase the range of you deliver to give variety to your performance. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Good energy and presence think about working with up and coming writers.

Tobi MB

Good introduction Tobi, nice that you introduced yourself and engaged the audiance.

Good eye contact throughout too. It can be a hard skill to grasp, but is very effective at keeping the audience engaged.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

Commit more to the performance, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. You could have improved this by concentrating on your expressions.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy chorus, good stage presence.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Consider having backing dancers, the flip was impressive but seemed a bit out the blue.

The flow and clarity needs working on could be smoother and tighter in areas.

Jack Painter and Patrik Toobe

Fantastic lyrics, and some really good harmonies today in parts!

Performance wise it was very cold, the lead singer appeared slightly disconnected with the audience

You could have conveyed the emotion of the song better. It is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Good harmonies and your vocals work blending and complimenting each other well, try to rehearse more on opposing harmonies more to be effective.

Layering the vocals well as a group really keeps the audience engaged, by not all sounding the same it shows fantastic diversity. Click here for more tips on signing in a group.

Good performance overall, we felt more refinement is needed in the delivery to really make an impact.

Ollie Norton

Great voice Ollie, nice mix between a few different styles.

Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Wouldn’t normally recommend performing guitar over a backing track but the music was minimal enough  and it worked well.

Felt like it needed a breakdown to hit that chorus hard before finishing rather than looping around again.

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even a lot of moving back and forth.

Make sure you sing right into the microphone at all times. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Nice song good vibe, continue to write as you clearly have a talent for it!

Dxnte

Nice song today, good vibe to it!

You could have improved your performance today by concentrating on your expressions. It’s really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience.

A good way to practice this is to perform your song in front of a mirror and/or film yourself to find an expression that looks genuine and suits the lyrical content. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Your performance could have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals. When you break into the optimism consider changing the tone and expression to birng a new dynamic to the song.

The key here is to really define the sections you want to stand out more. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Good energy tot he performance, however you delivery needs to be much tighter, rehearse lots more and consider the song selection for live shows.

Maximo

Very energetic performance, great vibe today Maximo!

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Worked the stage well, conveying the right vibe for the type of song. This really engaged us and the audience and brought the performance to life!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Vocally look to develop your vocal technique to give more support to deliver more of a powerful punch. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Nice tone, good pop voice good stage presence. Fun energetic song we loved the it, great hook!

The Wreks

Another strong performance today guys! – Catchy song that had some great moments.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

We felt your image wasn’t aligned today which visually can make the performance feel a bit disjointed. It really helps to be coordinated so that you look like a complete act and gives a clear picture of your identity as artists. Click here for more advice on creating a brand.

Synchronisation is really important as a duo. It’s ok to have slightly different styles going, but these should still synchronise and not look odd. Familiar imagery and movement in your performance can help create a brand and make for an entertaining for the audience. We haves some great tips on act image and synchronisation.

Look to work the harmonies and dynamics more around the hook of the song. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

When performing harmonies, try to layer the vocals and the tones so that you complement each other and avoid sounding the same. By doing this you will show how diverse the act can be to the audience and keep things interesting. Click here for more on singing in a group.

Parkerxx

Lovely tone to your voice Parker coupled with nice presence on stage!

Try to think about how you can use the stage even more making sure that every movement you make is conveying some emotion to convey the narrative of the song.

Remember t’s not only about how you sing the song; it’s also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

The song had good dynamics to define each section. We have some great effective tips on how you can improve vocal dynamics.

Dong forget to keep the engagement to the audience whilst you are singing and try not to close your eyes too often. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Good performance overall, continue to write and develop your delivery, try to think about how you can stand out from the crowd!

Jack!sm

Strong projection and guitar skills Jack!

Nice to introduce your song today, very meaningful song,very passionate performance!

Take care not to get too lost in the emotion of the song and remember at times to stay focused and keep engaged with the audience

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Song had some great moments with meaningful lyrics. Try to work the  dynamics more around the hook of the song. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Keep writing and performing Jack to refine your craft as you are on the right lines!

Chris Pidsley

Brilliant understanding of range and a good song that needs a touch of refinement!

Very talented indeed Chris.

Try not to look at the ceiling. Remember to reach out more with your eyes to connect us to your performance.

You can always pick a couple of people in the audience to look at. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

It was fantastic to hear another original song today, we thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Good use of dynamics and lovely guitar playing, the song has a lot of potential.

Try to really connect with the emotion of the song and think about what it means to you. This is vital for giving your audience a convincing performance and conveying the lyrical content.

Facial expressions are a great way to help sing with emotions to your audience. When singing with emotion, your facial expressions will enhance the particular mood of the song, which will also add dynamics and further help the audience connect with your performance.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Keep performing as much as you can to really help your delivery!

Delena

Fantastic silky and sultry vocal to really convey the vibe of the song.

You delivered some super vocal moments Delena!

Just take care of your diction, as during some points in your performance the lyrics weren’t too clear. It’s important that the lyrics can be distinguished in order for your listener to understand the meaning of the song.

There are plenty of ways to improve this by using appropriate exercises. You’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers

Really composed and powerful performance, a great original song. Watch the notes coming back from the chorus, there were a couple of pitching issues in places. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Would have liked to have seen you take the microphone off the stage and work the stage.

You have a fantastic vocal, keep writing and refining your performance technique to take it to the next level!

Floralyn George

Lovely voice Floralyn, good performance once again!

We love the harp, very unique instrument to use but it compliments your voice nicely.

Very talented to perform harp whilst singing, but with you having to look down at the instrument, you lose the engagement to your audience.

Remember it’s important to have a good amount of eye contact throughout your performance. This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

The song could structure better, it could be more effective it if it was shorter as it was a bit long to keep the listeners attention.

Better use of dynamics would help the song and hook stand out more. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Overall you have an amazing voice and talent. Keep refining your songwriting and performance to take things to the next level!

Jacqui B

Strong performance today Jacqui, we loved your style, very catchy song.

Well produced song, the structure could do with a bit more work to make help define each section. We loved your voice but we felt the chorus of the song could have been stronger and more obvious.

Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience. A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Good confident performance, nice original dance track great to see you having fun up there!

Make sure you work the stage more to give more presence and that every movement you make is conveying some emotion to convey the narrative of the song.

Pay attention to your facial expressions too. It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience.

We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

Song has bags of potential with some great moments with the strength in the meaningful lyrics. Keep writing and developing ideas to take it to the next level!

Porshia Jeidi

Confident performance today Porshia!

You used the stage well expressing the narrative of the song well with good use of your hands.

Watch mic placement, ensure get as close to that mic as possible as there were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even.

We suggest practicing more with a microphone so you can really be comfortable in using one on stage. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Vocally look to develop more support and strength by working on your breathing in particular. There are many exercises that you can practice at home that will help you improve, click here for our guide on breath control.

Great song, vocal however there were a couple of timing and pitching issues, this may have been as a result of your breathing.We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

Keep writing and gaining performance experience to take things to the next level!

Bianca Watts

Lovely song Bianca.

Unique, warm and very pleasant.

We know its hard with a harp but try to maintain more eye contact with the audience.

Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. It can be anything, from giving eye contact to showing you’re enjoying yourself and using facial expressions to reflect the emotions of the song.

The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Silky tone to your vocal and it was a lovely original. We thoroughly enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction.

Try to think about how the dynamics define each section. We have advice on songwriting you may find useful, click here for our tips on how to write better songs.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. This can be achieved through variations in volume, articulation, rests etc. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Keep developing your craft, as it’s unique and very nice to listen too!

Lea Baruffato

Nice to introduce your song today, you brought great energy today.

As a singer it can be difficult to make audience participation work for you. However, this really worked for your performance!

When performing the audience will never be the same twice, some crowds will be raring to go with audience participation, whereas others will simply look at you blankly. So, it’s essentially a judgement call for you to make with each performance. Here is some further advice for engaging your audience.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

When performing with other artists it is really important that you interact with one another on stage. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

There were times in your performance where the levels of your vocals we not even. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Your song had some great moments with the strength in the lyrics.

Some special moments within the song you have lots of potential. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Keep writing a refining your songs!

Johnny Rumble

Nice song Ste, always very engaging performer!

Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. It can be anything, from giving eye contact, to showing you’re enjoying yourself and using facial expressions to reflect the emotions of the song.

If you have a song where you can’t make use of the stage as easily, don’t forget to use hand gestures to help enhance a stage performance. Click here for more on stage performance.

Vocal could have been more controlled, it can be a risk to perform songs you haven’t tried and tested many times before. We didn’t feel it reached the levels of your regional final performance.

Watch your mic placement as there were times that the vocals were a bit uneven. Click here to read our tips on Microphone techniques.

Loved all the musician elements of your song, great performance, although in places it was a bit disjointed.

Keep writing and developing your song as you are a great character.

Helen Shanahan

Fantastic performance today. Super sweet vocal moments with some lovely harmonies!

Try not to close your eyes too often as this creates a barrier to the audience. Eye contact is an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Well worked harmonies to back up a well crafted song with bags of potential. Thoroughly enjoyed this, great song and performance. You really showed off the strength of each individual member of the group.

Layering the vocals well as a group really keeps the audience engaged, by not all sounding the same it shows fantastic diversity. Click here for more tips on signing in a group.

Wonderful sound wonderful song, keep up the good work!

 

iiiBEREALZ

Very good assure performance today!

You hold the stage well and kept the audience engaged throughout. Great use of stage and body language, this backed up the song a kept us and the audience engaged throughout.

Click here for more tips to how to improve your performance.

Catch melody to the song, not sure to the message of the narrative to the song. It would be good to hear some story telling pieces form you.

What a beat, brilliant song! – Like the stage name, stands out and works.

Solid performance all around, well done once again. We look forward to hearing more form you.

Loyal

A fantastic sound coupled with really good stage craft!

Great voice with lots of potential to grow and develop.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

This shows the audience that you are enjoying yourselves and creates a more engaging and entertaining performance! – We felt at times it was a bit static today, perhaps because you were concentrating your individual roles.

You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Performance could have flowed a little better the iPad distracted from the performance a bit, try to rehearse together as much as you can before getting on stage.

The song it’s self could have benefited from more dynamics. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

We enjoyed it throughout and feel you are heading in the right direction, keep performing and refining your craft!

Lucy-Leigh

Lovely clarity to your vocal tone Lucy!

Nice song with super tone coupled with some lovely vocal moments.

Great use of the stage today. You look like a natural up there. This really engaged us and the audience and brought the performance to life!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

 

Peggy-Sue

Good confident performance today Peggy-Sue!

Quirky and interesting. You have a lovely tone to your voice.

Some elements of the backing track were a little distracting at times and there were moments you were out of time with the backing track. Learn more on how to use backing music.

Perhaps consider performing with other musicians and performing along to a backing track does lose that live feel and sounded a little crowded.

Vocally you have a nice voice to listen too and show great confidence in your perfomance. We would have like to have seen more expression and movement to give more of a visual performance.

It is really important that your facial expressions match the feeling of the song and it will help you effectively engage with the audience. We have some great tips to help you learn more on singing with expression and emotion.

We loved how distinguished your style was, this really fits your sound.

Creating a brand is one of trickiest things to get right, however if your style reflects your music and personality your will be remembered by the audience. Click here for more on act image and synchronisation.

Keep performing live to gain further experience in this area.

Maora

Super vocal Maora, beautiful song!

What an emotional performance you gave us today. We felt you had a great connection with your lyrics and portrayed this using your facial expressions perfectly!

By delivering the lyrics in the way you did it helped us understand the song more and made for an engaging performance. We have some more tips on singing with expression that can help you improve this even more.

When performing with other artists it is really important that you interact with one another on stage. This shows the audience that you are enjoying yourselves and creates a more engaging and entertaining performance!

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals. You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

There were some real special moments within the song today. Be careful using vibrato if you use it too much it can be distracting. Click for our advice on singing techniques.

Keep developing your songwriting ability as the performance aspect is very strong!

Olly Davies

Great guitar skills Olly, nice song delivered with a very soulful voice!

Ensure prepared to come on stage and guitar is tuned, although we liked you didn’t panic and tuned up in a very engaging manner.

Always make sure your guitar is in tune before you step on stage. Click here to learn more on guitar tuning techniques.

Remember to reach out to the audience more, try and reach out to the audience to win them over.

Engaging with the audience is very important when performing. It can be anything, from giving eye contact to showing you’re enjoying yourself and using facial expressions to reflect the emotions of the song. Click here for more on stage performance.

Consider adding a Cajon or percussive accompaniment to really enhance your performance. The track would have benefited from a variation in dynamics to let each section breath.

Overall it was a great song and you have a brilliant voice, keep refining your songwriting and performance ability to take things to the next level!

Aidan Rolfe

Distinctive vocal and catchy hook with moments of brilliance Aidan!

There were moments that the song could have flowed better through the sections.

There are improvements you can add by enhancing the dynamics of the performance overall to help towards the flow. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Take care not to close your eyes too much and miss the opportunity to connect even more to your audience.  This an important for communication and to help the audience feel they are involved in your performance more.

We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

What an amazing voice and a well delivered song. Try to perform more shows to really develop your stage presence.

Remember it’s not only about how you sing the song; but also about how you perform the song to the audience. The whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Keep practicing and performing as much as you can, narrowly missed out today; but you are well on your way!

Lua de Santana

Great control of your voice Lua, you showed good improvement.

Like how you introduced yourself as you came on stage, Really impressed.

The vocals on the backing track were a little off putting, so we would suggest having them lower in the mix. Learn more on how to use backing music.

Loved how you used the stage today, this really kept us engaged and enhanced your delivery.

Whilst you gave us a good performance today, there were times in which you could have conveyed the emotion of the song better.

There are several ways in which you can add emotion to your performance, we have some useful tips to help you sing with emotion.

Nice mellow song vibe, bags of potential!

Brilliant original, keep working on your performance to take things to the next level.

Giulia Lugarini

Wow you have a stunning vocal Giulia!

Great performance, glad you used the stage and gave it all you had today!

You have a lovely tone but watch your diction. During some points in your performance the lyrics weren’t too clear. It’s important that the lyrics can be distinguished in order for your listener to understand the meaning of the song.

There are plenty of ways to improve this by using appropriate exercises. You’ll find the tone, clarity, range and control will also improve as a result of clearer diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Liked you took the microphone off the stand and you used the stage well. We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Your performance could have benefited form more dynamics in your vocals, holding back on some sections would really help deliver this.

It’s important to use various vocal dynamics to enhance your performance. Click here for more on vocal dynamics.

Your vocal ability is there next steps are to consider writing your own songs as this will help you develop and grow as an artist. We have some great tips here to help you get started in writing lyrics.

Hugo Hartley

We loved everything about your performance Hugo! Great voice really memorable song.

Some special moments with the song with some great moments in the lyrics.

As performers try to reach out to each other to show connection, it can be very engaging and sets you apart from just two individuals.

We felt your image wasn’t aligned today which visually can make the performance feel a bit disjointed. It really helps to be coordinated so that you look like a complete act and gives a clear picture of your identity as artists. Click here for more advice on creating a brand.

Synchronisation is really important as a duo. It’s ok to have slightly different styles going, but these should still synchronise and not look odd. Familiar imagery and movement in your performance can help create a brand and make for an entertaining for the audience. We haves some great tips on act image and synchronisation.

Overall it was a solid performance, just need to put some consideration into all performers as a collective and how the group projects to the audience.

Kieran Le Cam

Great performance today Kieran!

Nice to introduce your song when you came on.,

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Strong projection and guitar skills Kieran, we liked the variation of guitar dynamics you brought us.

There were times however that we struggled to understand what you were saying, more attention needed to your diction. Click here for our advice on diction for singers.

Very seasoned performer and unfortunate not to gain a spot in the final today!

Chiron Loxton

Great original today Chiron!

Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

Good melody to the chorus and it was well defined. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Watch how much you bounce on stage. Try to consider you movements on stage and the purpose they have in relation to the song.

Whilst engaging with the audience is very important when performing, remember the whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Good flow to your song today and you have strong ability in songwriting.

Narrowly missed out on a Grand Final place, but keep developing your ideas as there is a lot of potential here!

TEA

Lovely vocal with super projection TEA!

You filled the room with your voice and caught everyone’s attention!

Projection isn’t just about being as loud as you can, but having controlled dynamics also. It seemed to come naturally to you. We have some more tips on projecting your voice.

Great voice couple with a strong performance!

There were moments in your performance today where we felt you were not making enough eye contact with the audience. We have some great tips on why eye contact is important.

Brilliant! – Very good all round sound. Perhaps would have liked it to take longer to build.

Looking forward to hearing more from you!

Ryan Upton

Very polished vocal with a lovely tone, range and projection Ryan!

Liked you took the microphone off the stand, look to use the stage even more, making sure that every movement you make is conveying some emotion to convey the narrative of the song.

Remember the whole idea of being a good performer is for it to come across as natural on stage. Click here for more on stage performance.

Nice original vibe to a classic song. Great unique cover, shame you couldn’t perform an original today.

We really enjoyed watching you perform. You have a brilliant voice!

The next step for you is to start writing your own songs, if you aren’t doing so already. When you start writing your own material, you’ll find that more opportunities will open up for you.

Click here for our article for tips on how get started writing a song.

 

Jackson Wells

Another polished performance of a catchy song!

Nice to introduce yourself when you came on.

We would have liked a bit more interaction between one another today. This shows the audience that you are enjoying yourselves and creates a more engaging and entertaining performance!

You can read our tips on performing in a duo.

Again there were some special moments and harmonies within the song. Very enjoyable!

Loved the catchy Chorus. Although try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Overall it was very entertaining, would love to hear something contemporary form you guys!

Magdalena Tul

Sung with passion and professionalism!

You brought out the feelings and emotions of the lyrics. It really showed that you cared about the meaning of the song.

There are many different techniques to portray emotion in a song. Through the use of controlling dynamics, expressions, body movements an engaging with the audience etc. We have some useful tips on how you can bring life to the emotion of songs. Click here read our tips on singing with emotion.

The song is very personal to you, so think about how you can project and make it repeatable o the audience.

We felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

We loved how distinguished your style was, your outfit is amazing!

Good performance and well written song. You had good timing and your vocals complemented the guitar. Very meaningful and really sung well!

Darrell Cram

Nice engaging smile to put us at ease Darrell!

You have a great vocal tone and Rhodes instrumental gave it a nice authentic feel.

Good performance today but there are some improvements you can add by enhancing the dynamics. We felt you slightly overused the falsetto, so it lost the impact it initially had.

There are several ways in which you can add dynamics to a performance. You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Your voice shows potential, work on controlling those riffs & runs, they got away from you and Your falsetto needs work. Try to smooth out that transition. We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

It was great to hear your original song today. However we felt that the chorus wasn’t as defined as it could have been. Try to think about how the dynamics leading into this can separate it from the song and how the hook is going to resonate with the audience.

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

You come across naturally on stage, nice eye contact and are vert likeable.

Keep working at it and refining your technique and delivery.

Marcus & Amanda

Fantastic performance once again guys!

Good engagement and harmonies between you both. You work well together, there’s a nice connection.

It was great to hear your original song today. It had a nice well defined Chorus which resonated with the audience, however the harmonised runs were too loud & dominant.

Put more consideration into your vocal dynamics, You can read our tips on vocal dynamics.

Really well worked harmonies gave the song super dynamics to build to a climatic ending. Super smiley engagement to put us at ease.

Work on improving vocal individually to become stronger.  We feel that you would benefit from using a vocal coach to help explore and strengthen your voice.

Click here for more on picking the right vocal coach.

You clearly love what you do, you engage well with the audience. Beautiful duet.

Keep your movements in mind and try not to sway as you perform.

Henrys

Great song today guys, really strong act!

Super harmonies once again to give nectar to our ears.

We felt the interaction between you could be improved, focus on communication as a group as this will take your performance to the next level.

Interaction and engagement with each other can show chemistry and unification which is important when trying to connect with the audience. Click here to read our advice on singing in a group.

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today, you let the mood of your song dictate what you do with your eyes.

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

Really lovely harmonies with a very Beatles inspired songs, we look forward to hearing more!

David GotSound

Another strong performance from you today!

Great stage presence, you worked the stage well. This really engaged us and the audience and brought the performance to life!

We could see you were enjoying yourself and you projected this well to the audience. Click here for our tips on stage performance.

Good engagement with the audience throughout your performance today. Your use of eye contact was spot on!

We have some great tips to why eye contact is important.

That chorus was running through our heads for the rest of the day. Catchy and punchy you delivered a great song today!

A strong chorus will leave a lasting impression with any audience. Click here to hear our tips on how to improve and write a chorus.

Catchy track, confident performance couple with good stage presence. You narrowly missed out on a final spot today.

Bags of potential here, keep developing and refining your songwriting skills!