The Sing-Off, Season 3 (US, NBC)

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  1. Lanie

    Lanie Well-Known Member

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    I really liked the Dartmouth Aires. I notice I totally prefer the collegiate groups. :shuffle: Oh well.

    I would have booted The Collective off, not the high school kids. I did not get all the praise heaped on them. I also really dislike the beatboxing in groups, along with the group from last week with the rapper. I sound so picky.
     
  2. Satellitegirl

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    Yeah I would have booted The Collective off as well. That lead singer's voice is AWFUL.
     
  3. DarrellH

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    It's weird that the last group was picked for the competition, with emphasis on them using electronic equipment to enhance their sound. Then they use that against them in the criticism. If they are not allowed to use it, why would you not expect their sound to be different?
     
  4. Allskate

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    I loved the doo-wop group. The Dartmouth group was really fun.

    I would have sent home the group that did the Chris Isaak song.
     
  5. maatTheViking

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    I thought the Collective lead singer was great, I love those type of voices - however, they sounded like a lead + backup, and I prefer acappalla to sound more like a group. i would have send them home and not the high school kids.

    I liked the rapping, I thought they did well, but i'm curious to see how they do non-rap songs.
     
  6. toepick

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    The Collective should have use Rachael Lampa, the other female in the group, as the lead. Her voice is definitely better than the current lead with the freaky vibrato.

    It's interesting Rachael is on this show. She's known to me as a CCM singer who had a lot of success as a younger teen winning several Dove Awards (Christian Music's version of the Grammy's). I remember reading she has a new CD out now.
     
  7. Rogue

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    But why should they do non-rap songs? Seems like half the popular music these days involves a duet between a rapper and a pop princess.
     
  8. LuckyCharm

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    Bumping for tonight's show.

    Yay! A Bieber song!

    ETA: The costume department really outdid themselves tonight. Everybody looked fantastic, especially for their 60's numbers.

    ETA: I won't spoil you all on who was eliminated, but I will say that the had the Best. Swan song. Ever.
     
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  9. Rogue

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    I'm glad they had a contemporary week. It got my 9-year-old interested enough to watch, and I love when we can watch things together. Hopefully, she will remained hooked.
     
  10. genevieve

    genevieve drinky typo pbp, closet hugger Staff Member

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    this is the first week this season that I've caught the show, and a group called Sonos did a fantastic, completely original version of the Jackson 5's "I Want You Back" that had me thinking I would buy it as a single...and all three judges crucified it :fragile: they were in the B2 with the other group I liked the most and went home :(

    Meh!
     
  11. UMBS Go Blue

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  12. Reuven

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    Sonos did have serious pitch problems. That arrangement did nothing for me, and I guess the judges, too.
     
  13. genevieve

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    I thought they had fewer pitch problems than a lot of the groups - especially the all-girl group that wore the yellow dresses and sang a Supremes song. They were horrible!

    :drama:

    I did agree with the judge (Sara?) who said they wanted the lead to go further in the longing of the arrangement.
     
  14. Rogue

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    I am sad. I will miss North Shore. If only they had switched their song a day earlier to give them more time to prepare the song they eventually ended up using.
     
  15. Aceon6

    Aceon6 Get off my lawn

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    I think they were on long enough to get what they needed... more local gigs. All are active grandpas, so staying in the area is probably what they wanted anyway.
     
  16. haribobo

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    Plus they (North Shore) really couldn't compete with the others as far as originality goes. Thought they were good but nothing that amazing. All 8 teams that are left deserve to be there and have had some really cool and fantastic performances. The cuts are going to be really tough next week and from there on out.
     
  17. Rogue

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    Oh, I didn't expect them to win the thing, but I would have liked them to stay on a couple more weeks. I liked them more than Delilah. Right now I expect Delilah and one of the college groups to be the next to go. Not because any of the college groups are bad. It's just that, with 3 of them, the judges are going to want to keep more variety.
     
  18. haribobo

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    Delilah was so amazing when they did Grenade and Whataya Want From Me. Heatwave was kinda silly and last night's What A Feeling was pretty good. I think they are a bit inconsistent but if they have Amy on lead on the right song, its gold.
     
  19. UMBS Go Blue

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  20. Aceon6

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    I think The Collective was the right boot last night. Combo of not gelling and not being there for the right reasons. Yellow Jackets or Vocal Point go next, unless they can perform a miracle and out sing the Aires. Looks like it will be an Aires, Pentatonix final if everyone keeps doing what they've been doing.
     
  21. Rogue

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    Pentatonix has definitely been amazing, but then I'm always a sucker for a good bass. I guess that's why I have trouble with the all-girl groups - there's just no way to get that deep bass I love so well. That's what I loved about North Shore as well.

    I agree it was The Collective's time to go and that most likely a college group will go next.
     
  22. centerstage01

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    My two faves are Afro Blue and Pentatonix. I like Delilah but I'm tired of them turning every song into a power ballad.
     
  23. star_gazer11

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    I'm rooting for Pentatonix. :cheer:

    I liked the actual sing-off, but hip hop week left me kind of meh for most of the songs.
     
  24. LuckyCharm

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    Anyone watching? Tonite's theme is superstar medlies, and I'm loving it so far. One group will get the boot this week. At this point, my prediction and preference is that it will be Vocal Point.

    btw-completely agree with centerstage01's last post.
     
  25. Satellitegirl

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    I'm watching :) I loved Delilah's just now. The last 3 have been great. Pentatonics....Dartmouth whatevers, and Delilah. Loved all 3.
     
  26. LuckyCharm

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    this is the first time I can say I reply loved delilah. dartmouth, just, wow. pentatonix were great as expected. a bit disappointed in Afro blue. agree with Sara that some of the arrangement was so complex that it became awkward. I do think that they have been outstanding enough up to now that they deserve another chance next week. vocal point has never really stood out to me.
     
  27. Satellitegirl

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    Bummed the Yellow Jackets are leaving. I liked them :(.
     
  28. LuckyCharm

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    missed the jackets performance because I flipped to the trainwreck known as dwts. I've always liked them too. vocal point continues to survive by simply staying under the radar.
     
  29. Sassafras

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    This was the first week I liked Delilah. The Dartmouth guys are great. Pentatonix really fills things out well with only five voices.

    And Ben Folds reminds me of the snowboarder on the Amazing Race. ;)

    There are only two shows with judges that I actually LIKE listening to the critiques - The Voice and The Sing-Off. :respec:
     
  30. jeffisjeff

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    I've never watched The Sing-Off, but I keep getting emails telling me I need to check out The Aires. Thanks for the videos (so I don't actually have to watch the show)! :cheer: