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SoJam remnants… from Japan!

SoJam from the perspective of an a cappella fan a world away... Hey a cappella fans,

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The End of an Era That Never Was

I am, for those in the know, talking about the state of a cappella in Japan. Yes, it currently serves as the home of many high school, university and even a few groups that have made it in the professional sphere (RAG FAIR, TRY-TONE, SmellMan, etc), but I'm still reeling from the news that MASA FESTA was canceled yesterday.

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Better in time...

I'll begin with a fitting cliche: hard work pays off. Well, sometimes. In this case, anyway. One general problem for most groups (mine included) is getting into the kind of mindset in which you are genuinely concerned with nothing but your sound and presentation. It seems a given, but try it in a classroom full of 16 girls and you've got a formidable challenge on your hands.