New Tunesday – January 29, 2019

Quite a blockbuster of a week for a cappella – here are this week’s favorites

Backstreet Boys

Heartthrobs of the late 90’s and early 2000’s, this boy band stripped down all of the bells and whistles and went full a cappella with a little help from Ben Bram and Ed Boyer.

a cappella, new music, Backstreet Boys, boy band, Ben Bram

Duwende

Oh how we’ve missed you, Duwende. They lit up their fans’ day with their latest release – a Hall & Oates classic featuring Abbey Janes on lead and a killer bass line from David Lane.

a cappella, Duwende, NYC, singing, Hall & Oates, classic rock

Ember

We never get tired of a cappella originals, especially not great a cappella originals.

a cappella, original music, Ember, Baltimore, singing, AcaOpen

MVibe

A sweet cover of Ben&Ben’s Ride Home out of the Philippines, this arrangement is light and intricate, perfectly evoking the joy of coming home to your loved ones.

a cappella, music video, Ben&Ben, Philippines, Vocal Asia

NoVI

The UK stars are one of the first to put a song from A Star is Born out into the aca-ether. Enjoy this great live take on Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper’s “Shallow.”

A Star is Born, soundtrack, live music, a cappella, UK, Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper

 

New Tunesday – November 27, 2018

In addition to all of the great variety of a cappella you can hear ’round the clock here at Acaville Radio, we’re going to bring you some bonus releases each Tuesday to make sure you’re finding all of the latest and greatest this talented community has to offer.

Here are our favorites this week:

FACE

Filmed in Sweden, the video release of the holiday classic, “O Holy Night” from hometown favorites of Boulder, Colorado hit a million views within just 7 hours of posting today.

FACE, a cappella, vocal rock, singing, Colorado, holiday music

Main Street featuring Debbie Cleveland

The outgoing BHS quartet champions teamed up with Queen of Harmony and Webcast hostess Debbie Cleveland for a special edition of Wake Up, Jake at the 2018 AIC Show in Orlando.

barbershop, quartet, champions, Main Street, The Buzz, BHS, a cappella

A Cappella Academy – Ølamundo

Called one of the most profound performances in the history of Academy by founder Ben Bram, this group, comprised of students from some of the many cultures and traditions represented at A Cappella Academy sang “I Saw Light” under the direction of Erin Bentlage.

A Cappella Academy, Ben Bram, singing, a cappella, summer camp

Muzaria

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Muzaria released an a cappella arrangement of the John Williams piece from Schindler’s List.

a cappella, Holocaust, singing, remembrance

Shir Soul

In celebration of the fast approaching Hanukkah holiday, Shir Soul of NYC presents a parody of the well-loved song “Africa.”

Jewish, Hanukkah, parody, a cappella, singing

Smooth Edge 2

The CAL representatives of Fort Wayne, Indiana released a smashing cover of a cappella alumna Sara Bareilles’ “Gravity.”

Sara B, a cappella, singing, Gravity, Smooth Edge 2

New Tunesday – September 25, 2018

In addition to all of the great variety of a cappella you can hear ’round the clock here at Acaville Radio, we’re going to bring you some bonus releases each Tuesday to make sure you’re finding all of the latest and greatest this talented community has to offer.

Here are our favorites this week:

Iris

Fresh off their #AcaOpen win, the new world champion of a cappella released their version of “Summertime” which was the lead off song in their winning set. See just what all the fuss is about for yourself:

The Quad
Bring together four of the community’s most celebrated voices to encourage U.S. voters to go to the polls, and we think you’re on to something. Erin Bentlage, Ben Bram, India Carney, and Kenton Chen treat us to a fantastic arrangement of “America, the Beautiful.”