Round 2 Presser

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Round 2 Presser

Post Tue Sep 07, 2010 8:38 pm

First of all.... congrats to all the producers advancing to the finals!! We had a very long panel and the choices were tough....

How round 1 was scored:

Ok, we looked hard at the tracks involved, picking out of the top three voted mashups in every group. We looked for:

Originality - We really didnt want to hear the same old sources.

Style - How much attention to detail you gave.

Tempo & Key Matching - Obviously this is a must.

Genre Clash - We'd like to hear some.

Effects -

We also wanted to see how well you promoted your track, and how active you have been during the first round.

OK So here are the winners:


Group A: Nosbic

We felt it was slightly more adventurous that the others.


Group B: Rappy

Late entry, but your promotion made up for it. Plus you were the only person who actually wrote 'please vote for the other mashers also' - that was very sporting.


Group C: Mighty Mike

Easily the hardest group to come out from. Mikes track could be considered one of the best in the whole challenge so far. There again what a group to be in !


Group D: Graffiasxs

A well executed multi mash with nice use of original track.


Group E: DJ Flashard

Another close group. Flashards wins on promotion of his track.


Group F: Jarod Ripley

Very hard fought group. Jarod Wins because of promotion and he made us dance.


Group G: DJ Perriere

This group came down to two people, Perriere's just pipped it.


Group H: Daveskii

Highest voted and best executed. Now it gets hard !


Wildcards: Rick Lee & Richards

Both mashups impressed the panel enough not to leave out of the final.


ALL THE ABOVE WILL RECIEVE A PRIZE (details to be announced at the end of the Challenge).



Onto THE FINAL AND ITS THEME!

All the above mashers have two weeks from today (Wednesday 8 September) to get their track in and get votes! The earlier you get your track in the more time you have to get the votes .... simple eh?Your track must have a dance theme and include three sources – One from the 1980’s, one from the 1990’s, and one from the 2000’s. Send your finished tracks to admin@mashstix.com with the title, and source list. There is no need to produce a video for the final (unless you want to).


Remember the earlier you get your track in the better !


Great job fellas!,

Paul Stix + Dylan Vasey
Mashstix.com

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Tue Sep 07, 2010 9:06 pm

A very fun first round that gave birth to many great mashups for the world to enjoy. Congrats to all those who made it, as well as us sods who did not! Now where do those who fall into the latter group post our variations on the Round 2 theme in order to prove that we deserved to be there instead? New thread someone? I'm excited to work on this even if it doesn't count!

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Tue Sep 07, 2010 10:11 pm

Just wanted to also say a HUGE THANK YOU to Paul and Dylan who put all this challenge together, with all of your hard work and making this a fun time :) Also, thanks to any other panelist that voted for the winners. That was a very tough job to choose between all the great mashups!

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Tue Sep 07, 2010 11:16 pm

Many thanks!!!! :)
Go to the round 2

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:27 am

i honestly thought DJ Bahler had me beat, he made a great track and everyone in our discussion board said he had me by a hair. What a surprise i got when i logged on and found my name on the winner roster.

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:31 am

Than you so much for this challenge, and Paul, thanks for the nice words on my track...
Congrats to all the finalists and good luck for the next step !

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:19 am

Wow - honoured and flattered to be in round 2. Thanks to everyone who voted for me, well done to all the entrants in round 1 (there were some gr8 mashes that didn't make it!), and best of luck to those in round 2 (but not too much!!) ;)

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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:46 am

Congrats to all the mashers how made it to the 2nd round!!
Good luck in that round peoples!
ThanQ Paul and Dylan for putting up this challenge, and ofcourse also
my thanks to all the people that voted on my track! We came close 8-)

With kind greets,
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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 3:44 am

Holy crap...I went through!! Great way to start my day!! Congrats to all who competed...there were some seriously dope tracks out there and I'm just honored to have made it to the finals!!

Good luck to all!!
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Re: Round 2 Presser

Post Wed Sep 08, 2010 4:21 am

Throughout the day today I can finally let you guys know what I thought of your tracks (plus I will let you know which groups had us talking for far to long trying to choose a winner).

Tough is simply not a big enough word !!

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