Featuring many of today’s top professional beatmakers along with the Champions and Winners from previous contests, this year’s judging panels have been announced for the under and over 18 age groups in the Beatmaking category of Hit Like A Girl/Beats By Girlz contest. Three “pro-am” teams will judge the semi-finals while BBG’s founders, executives and directors will judge the final round.
Semi-Final Team 1 includes Christine Hoberg, Tara Bordeaux, Cas Bur, Muzikal Dunk (B DUNK), Marcella Fruehan and Aletta Verwoerd.
Semi-Final Team 2 includes Claire Lim (dolltr!ck), Joanne Corrigall, Tuna Pase (FORTUNA), Georgia Winter, Ellie Johnson (Basil) and Jessica Muñiz-Collado (NIZCO).
Semi-Final Team 3 includes Ángela Cortés, Jen Mitlas, Annelise Witek, Katrine Villadsen, Raylinne Garcia, Jamie Billings and Sophea Sim (11THIRT33N).
Judges for the final round include Erin Barra (MOMMA BARRA), Danielle Thwaites (DAIZA), Krithi, Christin Light and Cassie Plunkett (PLUNKI).
HLAG Beatmaking contestants compete for a selection of prizes— including hardware, software and international exposure— from sponsors like Novation, Native Instruments, Roland, Presonus and Melodics. Results will be announced on the www.hitlikeagirlcontest website on May 29.
shown in photo (clockwise from upper left): Cassie Plunkett, Christin Light, Danielle Thwaites, Krithi and Erin Barra.