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REVIEW: Drums of War “Shadowboxing” EP

REVIEW: Drums of War “Shadowboxing” EP

DRUMS OF WAR "Shadowboxing" Debut EP MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Did Australia just get its own hit version of Pentatonix and add to the modern pop a cappella catalogue? No, but that's a good thing. If anything, the fresh, young, all-vocal hip-hop group from Melbourne,...

REVIEW: London A Cappella Festival

REVIEW: London A Cappella Festival

LONDON A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL PRESENTED BY: THE SWINGLES & IKON ARTS MANAGEMENT KINGS PLACE, LONDON 26-28 January, 2017 For the average a cappella fan / choral nerd / anyone who enjoys singing, an a cappella festival is a highlight of the year. The opportunity to...

REVIEW: Los Angeles A Cappella Festival

REVIEW: Los Angeles A Cappella Festival

LOS ANGELES A CAPPELLA FESTIVAL 22-24 January, 2016 #LAAF2016 It was a whirlwind of a weekend. I can barely remember anyone’s names, how to make all the crazy percussion sounds I was making on Saturday morning, or the thousand killer tips from Rob Dietz’s arranging...

REVIEW: Soulstice

REVIEW: Soulstice

SOULSTICE: REMIX NEW GLOBE THEATRE, FORTITUDE VALLEY BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA Friday 11 December, 2015, 7:30pm Guys, I have to tell you something. I think I’m an Acaholic… There, I said it. Up in the Sunshine state, it can be pretty hard to find an a cappella gig around...

REVIEW: Pentatonix

REVIEW: Pentatonix

PENTATONIX (USA) Atheneum Theatre Melbourne Australia 8pm Saturday 23 August, 2014 Never have I experienced, nor do I think I will again, the sheer, unending excitement within a crowd than at Pentatonix’s first ever Australian show at the Athenaeum Theatre in...

REVIEW: Naturally 7

REVIEW: Naturally 7

  NATURALLY 7 (USA) MELBOURNE RECITAL CENTRE, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Saturday 1 June, 14:00 Leonard Bernstein once lauded Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony for its direct communication and for being “accessible without being ordinary.” Bernstein’s words may seem...

REVIEW: The Magnets – Perth Fringe World

REVIEW: The Magnets – Perth Fringe World

THE MAGNETS: All This Time West Australian Spiegeltent Fringe World Festival Perth,  Australia Wednesday 5 February 2014, 7pm Britain’s best-travelled a cappella group The Magnets are back in Australia for a fourth time, playing Perth’s Fringe World Festival and the...

REVIEW: SUADE – VocalTronics Live DVD

REVIEW: SUADE – VocalTronics Live DVD

SUADE VocalTronics Live at Revolt 2013 DVD MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA The first time I was exposed (literally) to Suade it was live at Vocal Australia’s GET VOCAL 2012 A Cappella Festival where Suade were giving their world premiere of VocalTronics! With the show closing...

REVIEW: Trinity Tiger Tones (Melbourne, AUS)

REVIEW: Trinity Tiger Tones (Melbourne, AUS)

TRINITY TIGER TONES (Melbourne, AUS) TRINITY TIGER TONES with support from TRINITY CANDYSTRIPES BMW EDGE, FEDERATION SQUARE MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA Saturday 6 October, 19:30 The Trinity Tiger Tones are an all male contemporary a cappella group from Trinity College,...