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Boyz II Men Remixes Psych

More a cappella goodness on TV this week!  USA's hit show Psych has a special a cappella episode this coming Friday.  Reportedly main character Gus is reunited with two members of his college a cappella quartet at a funeral for the fourth member of their quartet.  They ask Gus and his partner Shawn to prove that the singer was murdered.  Jaleel White (of Urkel fame) and Kenan Thompson (former Nickelodeon star and current SNL player) costar as the a cappella singers.

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Old Guy, New Guy

As Fall begins and the leaves start changing colors, high school and college a cappella groups similarly turn over a new leaf, bringing in many new members.  During this time of transition and new beginnings, how can a director build camaraderie among this funny new mix of people?  How can you involve new people while still taking advantage of the wisdom of your returning members?

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The Sing Off: Casting a Wide Net

When moosebutter went into the audition room this past Saturday, auditioning for The Sing Off in Los Angeles, we were in with an Oregon college group, a smooth, old-school quartet of old African-American men, and a couple of groups called m*pact and Mosaic.  featureimage: 

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Another ACR Glee Article Episode 3!!

Check out Glee Episode 3 Article on Acappellarecords.com!! http://www.acappellarecords.com/news/glee-episode3-acafellas-unite/

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GLEEful suspension of belief?

I can suspend my belief for the sake of entertainment.  I can suspend my belief for the sake of an argument, or for an intellectual exercise.   There are some demands on my ability to suspend belief, however, that just go too far.   From a very young age I was acutely aware when musicians in movies or on TV were faking it.  You know, when the conductor of the wedding band in the background of the shot is beating a tempo completely unrelated to the music you're hearing?