Innovative Stage Entrances

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
Reason #99: Innovative Stage EntrancesThere are groups who walk on stage and form arcs, or who stagger themselves across the stage, poised to key into a song’s choreography. There are those that...

Amanda Newman and David Rabizadeh from Varsity Vocals

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
In 2009, NBC debuted The Sing-Off, a short-run reality show in which competing a cappella groups drew as many as seven million viewers. In 2011, the show launched Pentatonix, a YouTube juggernaut...

Pitching New Ideas to the Group With Confidence

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
You have an idea for an awesome song for your group to sing. You thought of a way to restructure rehearsals or changing the way the group communicates internally. You have a suggestion for a new...


Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
This week, we present The Florida State University Acaphiliacs performing P!nk’s “Hair.”

Danny Olefsky (AKA zedarius)

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
Danny Olefsky makes a cappella electronic dance music.As the contemporary a cappella landscape broadens, it’s not so unusual to hear about a group or artist embracing a sub-genre, and Olefsky isn’t...


Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57
This week, we present The Washington University Amateurs performing The Band Perry’s “Done.”

Well-Rehearsed Exits

Monday, February 1, 2016 - 04:57

2016 Contemporary A Cappella Recording Award Nominees

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 18:45
[ CARA Nominees: congratulations!  Want to celebrate your nomination with CASA? Come to BOSS! We'll be celebrating in style with a CARA Banquet, Red-Carpet Event, and live presentation! Visit...

LACF2016 Vocal Jog

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 08:58
by Florian Städtler, Vocal Jog evangelist Those of you who are new to Vocal Blog or have not been to an international a cappella festival (yet) might think it’s a typo. No, it isn’t: Besides the...

Social Networking: iTunes

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 06:00
Lots of folks like physical CDs. They like having something tangible for money, they having cover art, they like popping that music into their Discman and going for a run— OK, so no one actually uses...