New Tunesday – October 8, 2019

VoicePlay 

What happens when you take the ethereal alt-pop queen of Gen Z and do a three minute a cappella medley? This.

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HIVE

Just ahead of their headlining appearance at Haunted Harmonies, the powerful women of HIVE dropped their latest single and music video for Krystle Warren’s “So We Say.”

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Rebel Bit

If you haven’t discovered this Italian group yet, now is the time. Evoking the emotions we usually feel from The Swingles or Cluster, this quartet is putting their own sound on the map with this cover of Sting’s classic, “Fields of Gold.”

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New Tunesday – October 1, 2019

The weather hasn’t caught the memo on the season change, but fall was already heating up with all of these great new releases.

Business Casual

The winners of this year’s VoiceJam took advantage of their trip to perform at Vocal Asia to record and film a music video of their mashup of ノーダウトby Offical HigeDan DISM and Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off.

SoCal Vocals & TechTonics

The reigning ICCA Champions teamed up with the 2016 champions, The TechTonics, of Imperial College for a live cover of Señorita.

SoundProof

Hot off the presses, this group of Kansas City high school age students covered TobyMac and Kirk Franklin.

Impromptu

Coming live out of Indianapolis, Impromptu gives us a John Legend tune.

Inverse Vocals

Enjoy a take on The 1975’s hit from this sextet out of Michigan.

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Stanford Mendicants

In their latest Spotlight Session, the Stanford singers in cardinal jackets mashup Walking on Sunshine with Nina Simone’s Feeling Good.

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New Tunesday – September 24, 2019

Not a busy week for new music, but the Hollens family, the cast of Wicked, and two rising stars pulled through for us this New Tunesday!

Peter Hollens feat. Evynne Hollens and The Wicked Cast

Take two aca-lumni YouTube star, mix them with some Broadway stars and what do you get? This.

From the Roots

Enjoy another live treat from From the Roots, this time “Limbo” originally by Lawrence.

Backtrack

The NYC quintet comes back to YouTube with a Dan Satter arrangement of the Ed Sheeran and Justin Beiber tune.

New Tunesday – September 17, 2019

We’ve got a few great songs lined up this week. Are you ready for some new music?

DCappella

Nothing short of breath taking the Disney a cappella group came in strong with their version of “Speechless” from the new live action Aladdin film, arranged by Deke Sharon.

Also, is there a winner for best smoulder? Morgan Keene wins hands down.

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The Fleet Street Singers

Comedy and parody done well in this rather realistic story of the college all-nighter. Almost makes us miss college. Almost.

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Rifftide

Don’t worry – the piano is just in the pre-show. Enjoy the latest mashup from this up and coming BYU group.

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5280 A Cappella

Utilizing the beautiful Rockies as a backdrop for Foy Vance’s “Make It Rain.”

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