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Recording Review: “The Pink Album” by Northwestern's X-Factors

Monday, October 29, 2012 - 17:35
“The Pink Album” is the latest release by the X-Factors, a co-ed group from Northwestern University. There was no real cohesion to the songs chosen by the group for this album, and the group...

Event Review – AcappellaFest – Workshops Edition

Sunday, October 28, 2012 - 21:20
After a week to reflect on the incredible event that was AcappellaFest, here I finally write a promised review. There will be a great deal of information to follow – things learned, things...

Universal Bets Perky 'Pitch Perfect' Will Keep Box Office Beat (Video)

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 20:56
Making competitive college a cappella singing seem cool is a feat in itself. Now Universal will find out if its comedy musical “Pitch Perfect” can hit the box-office high notes. A terrific limited...

Pitch Perfect Hits All The Right Notes

Friday, September 28, 2012 - 14:21
I have to admit, I was very excited to see Pitch Perfect. I love musicals, all thing musical theater and the movie Camp (which also had Anna Kendrick) and am still upset that The Sing-Off has been...

"Pitch Perfect" Reviewed

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 11:03
Drummers have "Drumline", cheerleaders have "Bring it On", football players have "Friday Night Lights", and now a cappella fans have "Pitch Perfect", in which director Jason Moore (who also directed...

10 Things That Will Surprise You About "Pitch Perfect"

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 11:00
Hello, my name is Evan and I'm an aca-holic. It's been 6 days since my last arrangement.I was really scared to see “Pitch Perfect” because I wasn't sure it could live up to what I wanted it to be. It...

Recording Review: "Lacking Supervision" by University of Vermont Top Cats

Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 13:21
The title of this album is misleading – Lacking Supervision might lead one to think that one is about to hear complete chaos, illogic, and mayhem. Nothing could be further from the truth, leading me...

Recording Review: Vanderbilt Melodores 2009-10: "Rain Check"

Friday, August 17, 2012 - 09:41
Among 7 or so a cappella groups at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, an all-male, 16-member group called the Melodores has released a CD. Rain Check is the title of their latest release...

Recording Review: “Pulse" by the Cornell Chordials

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 15:17
What's an album gotta do to get your attention?The abundance of a cappella albums released each year has made it difficult for groups to distinguish themselves from the noise. It's hard to believe...

VoCAL Nation '12 Wrap Up: So Good You Forget To Breathe

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 - 12:04
The weekend I spent at VoCAL Nation is not one I’ll soon forget. The awesome showcase featuring some of the Contemporary A Cappella League’s (CAL) greatest groups, the in-depth workshops given by...