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25 Oct
2013

Congratulations to our ULTIMATE FANCER!

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Written by: Son of Ander
Hello again, to all of you – our fans, fancers and everyone else who has had a peek into our crazy competition over the last eleven weeks. We can’t believe that the day is here already – we have had such an amazing response from even the very first week
18 Oct
2013

Chapter 10

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Written by: Son of Ander
So finally I had the music, music video, website and marketing plan and was ready to go. The pre-launch was on the 12th of August, the advertising campaign was running and I had sent emails to all the radio stations, bloggers and magazines with my press kit, telling them about
16 Oct
2013

Winner of the Fance Off – Round 6

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Written by: Son of Ander
Our last of six weeks of Fance Offs is over. What this means is that we now have six finalists – fantastic fancers who have battled it out in multiple stages to boot the competition to the curb. Using their faces of course! We had two ladies in last week’s
11 Oct
2013

Chapter 9

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Written by: Rob Anderson
Now that the music was done, the website and logo were being designed and the music video was being edited, the next step was my marketing plan. I thought of many different ideas but finally decided on: “Think you can fance (face dance)?” I wanted people to interact with the
09 Oct
2013

Winner of the Fance Off – Round 5

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Written by: Son of Ander
It’s our penultimate Fance Off finalist announcement! We have had Michaela and Nicolene with some serious moves in their video submissions, and lots of votes for both gals. Ultimately, though, it has been Michaela’s daredevil bicycle- and car-fance moves that have won the hearts of our judges and today, she
03 Oct
2013

Chapter 8

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Written by: Rob Anderson
Time to shoot the music video. I was excited to shoot the music video with Janine and her team. I knew it would be fun and was looking forward to performing on the music video. The first day we shot the band performance at a lighting studio where there were
03 Oct
2013

Winner of the Fance Off – Round 4

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Written by: Son of Ander
Well done to Treiahn Hama, our fourth Fance Off winner! Those lips! Those crazy ears! How does he do it? We appreciate talent and we’ve seen it here, so thank you Treiahn for your fancing efforts. Treiahn goes now into the final Fance Off – all 6 finalists from the
30 Sep
2013

Week 6 winners!

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Written by: Son of Ander
All good things must come to an end, and Week 6 of the “Think you can fance?” competition was a goodie. Thank you to everyone who entered this past week and to everyone who participated – fanced their faces off – thank you to you too! As always, we must
26 Sep
2013

Chapter 7

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Written by: Rob Anderson
I called up some old school mates, Andrew and Richard who own a web design company called Kablooey Studios. I asked them to design my website, logo and all digital media. They were keen to work on the task as it was different and something fresh. They started working on
25 Sep
2013

Winner of the Fance Off – Round 3

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Written by: Son of Ander
Although we are nearing the end of the first part of the “Think you can fance?” competition, our Fance Offs continue, and we are very excited to announce our Round 3 winner: SIYABONGA ZUNGU! Siyabonga’s face melting fance moves were utterly epic and we feel that he is the well
23 Sep
2013

Week 5 Winners!

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Written by: Son of Ander
Week 5 is behind us, which means we need two new winners and we only have one more week of fancing! We had a sudden rush of entries over the long weekend and our poor judges have had some last minute decisions to make. So, without any further fuss, let
19 Sep
2013

Chapter 6

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Written by: Rob Anderson
I started calling different production companies and told them about my Fancing idea and how I wanted to incorporate the music video into my Fancing campaign. I filtered through a lot of different agencies and finally met up with Janine and Jolyon from Outland Films. We sat down and I
18 Sep
2013

Winner of the Fance Off – Round 2

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Written by: Son of Ander
It’s time we put our Fance Off Round 2 entrants out of their misery. Roshan and Femida have worked hard over this last week to convince us of their Fancing skills, and we are thrilled to announce that the winner is…. FEMIDA! Well done to you both for your highly
16 Sep
2013

Week 4 Winners!

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Written by: Son of Ander
This competition is getting tough! Congratulations to all of the entrants of Week 4, who’s crazy fance antics have had the judges in stitches all of last week. We like to see the facial contortions that some of you are capable of and hope that you have been honing your
12 Sep
2013

Chapter 5

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Written by: Son of Ander
When I got home I played the tracks to family and friends and told them about Fancing. They all thought it was a good idea to promote the band by creating a hype with the Fancing campaign. I then put pen to paper and started working out my band plan.
11 Sep
2013

The winner of Round 1 of the Fance Off!

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Written by: Son of Ander
Wow, what a week! The entries for the first week of the Fance Off have set the bar high! Bringing in our new judging panel couldn’t have come at a better time as the talent hots up and the fance moves are becoming more and more entertaining and creative. It
09 Sep
2013

Week 3 Winners

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Written by: Son of Ander
Once again it is time to announce our winners for week 3! Earlier we announced that we would be changing tactics to make the competition fair and fun for all our passionate fancers! It’s not all about the votes, but about how good your fance moves are! This week we
05 Sep
2013

Chapter 4

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Written by: Rob Anderson
I went back to the hotel and had a listen to the track, City light. I was staring at my notebook screen with my headphones on in a daze, after spending the whole day in the studio. When I looked up there was a big mirror in front of me.
02 Sep
2013

Week 2 winners!

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Written by: Sian Jones
Here we are again! Time to announce the winners from Week 2 of the “Think you can Fance?” competition. Again, we had some fantastic entries and some very funny faces. This week’s winners are Fem Shaik for her move “Eye got the moves likes Jagger” and Roshan R for his
02 Sep
2013

Announcement of the winners for week 2 will be delayed.

Written by: Sian Jones
The announcement for the winners for week 2 will be delayed as we are investigating vote tampering. Thank you for your patience! 
29 Aug
2013

Chapter 3

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Written by: Rob Anderson
Then I sent the tracks to Jacques from Audio Cabin Studio who is a very talented musician and record producer. Jacques and Gavin worked on the tracks for months sending me the recordings. I would then take a listen and would suggest some changes. We were all pretty happy about
26 Aug
2013

Winners for Week 1!

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Written by: Son of Ander
We have had an incredible response to our “Think you can fance?” competition! Last week’s entries were FANTASTIC and we have selected our two finalists who will head into the first week of “Fance Offs”. Each finalist has a week to prepare a 10 second video clip of their fance
22 Aug
2013

Chapter 2

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Written by: Rob Anderson
Last year I moved to a new town and decided it was time to start a new band. I met up with some great guys but no one was really committed so I moved to plan B. I called up a good friend of mine, Gavin and told him I
19 Aug
2013

This is not just any Monday!

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Written by: Son of Ander
It’s Monday. But this is not just any Monday. This is “Think you can fance (face dance)?” Monday! We are thrilled that today is here, today the day that we introduce to you our very exciting competition. We are giving away, over the next eight weeks, twelve HP Slate 7’s
15 Aug
2013

Chapter 1

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Written by: Rob Anderson
Hi, I’m Rob Anderson and for the next couple of weeks I will be explaining to you how Son of Ander formed and how ‘Fance’ came about. For the past few years I have been itching to start singing again as it has been my passion from a young age.
13 Aug
2013

Introduction

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Written by: Son of Ander
Hi everyone, I would like to welcome you to the Son of Ander website. It has been a long journey this past year but I am thrilled to finally launch Son of Ander. Over the next few weeks I will bring to you the story of Son of Ander and
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