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Thinking Inside The Box (A Little Bit)

Late last year, I wrote about the need to think outside the box when choosing a cappella repertoire, and I suggested groups stay away from the songs featureimage: 

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Thinking Outside the Box For Repertoire (or how I learned to stop parroting Top 40 music and start innovating)

If you listen to a fair amount of a cappella music (and if you’re reading this, you likely qualify), you probably know that the “mainstream” of most American a cappella is often a “lamestream” of r

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An Interview With Imogen Heap

Imogen Heap is a Grammy Award-winning British vocalist and songwriter (as well as multi-instrumentalist and producer).

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A Cappella 2.0 and the Age of Free - New models of Sales and Marketing

One of the things that constantly amazes me about the current time that we live in is the number of things you can get for free, legally and illegally. From music to movies, to games to software to everything else, people are either illicitly providing it for free or explicitly making it free.

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Where the Songs Have No Gear: A Cappella U2

U2 SEEMS LIKE a group whose music would not work without instruments; the Edge's guitar playing is such a distinctive part of their sound that it seems foolhardy to cover a U2 song without it. Still, the songs of this Irish quartet are a favorite among a cappella groups, and of those who have attempted covers, many have pulled off the effort successfully. They might not have Bono's striking and dramatic individual voice, but collectively these singers create the sweetest thing.