From March 23-25, I spent a fun-filled long weekend at SingStrong. For those who don’t know, SingStrong is an annual a cappella festival held in Reston, Virginia, about 20 miles away from Was
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Today's episode of Dave Brown and Christopher Diaz's slick new podcast, Mouth Off, reviews "Ben Folds Presents: University A Cappella", Ben Folds' new CD featuring several collegiate groups doing his tunes. The CD...well, it does not fare well in the consideration of Brown and Diaz. Forward to the 12:04 mark of the podcast to hear the review. This episode also features various a timely and delicious cappella news snippets, Diaz's new "voice boyfriend", and the Cool Chord of the Week. All wrapped in funny. Check it out!
The world of a cappella music is such a fun place. We’re a strange little microcosm of the greater music industry, full of brilliant minds and tons of talent and huge personalities. We’re in a community where time flies by almost in dog years it would seem (in that case, I’ve been singing aca for 42 years!), and we’ve proven that with time, we adapt quite ably to this rush of progress. featureimage: