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December 13, 2013

Why A Cappella Rocks

Ben Folds pens a nice piece on a cappella in the Huffington Post.

"Besides being captivating -- vocal groups with no instrumental accompaniment pulling off a massive sound -- a cappella is actually timely. It's been growing for the past few decades slowly but surely, and has now reached critical relevant mass. Certainly current popular entertainment says something about our collective psyche and what our needs are. Our little show is back on the air precisely because there is something that resonates about all vocal music. It's the sound of life and kinda what the doctor ordered. Why? Because people need to, and have always needed to sing together. It's part of being human, and it shows us that we can actually work together in greater numbers, in harmony. Novel idea."

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Posted by acapnews at December 13, 2013 12:00 AM