New Tunesday – April 2, 2019

This week’s New Tunesday combines some a cappella newcomers with some groups long invested in the community. No matter how long they’ve been here, this new music sure is welcome.

Anthem Light

This band might not be full time a cappella, but they did a pretty stellar job with this cover.

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Kevin Ross

The solo artist teamed up with Miss Jay DMV to make a tribute to the talents of Missy Elliot.

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The AcaLumni Project

The a cappella group that doesn’t require leaving your home put out their latest collaboration from Peter Gabriel.

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SomeSing Quartet

One of the trailblazing mixed quartets got together after four months to rival the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies with their tight harmonies.

Cherry Poppin Daddies, a cappella, mixed, quartet, barbershop, BinG, singing, harmony, music

Concrete

Caitlin Nelson took home Best Original Arrangement for this cover of the James Arthur tune. Check out their performance at Boston Harmony Sweepstakes.

live music, a cappella, Harmony Sweeps, Boston, NYC, singing, winner, arrangement

New Tunesday – March 26, 2019

Pentatonix

The latest release from these superstars is just as captivating visually as it is musically.

PTX, Pentatonix, a cappella, a capella, singing, YouTube, Cosmo Sheldrake, world tour

Chris Rupp

The founder of Home Free released a full solo album “A New Day” in 2018 – here is the latest video from the album for the title track.

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The Apex Singers

This brand new octet out of the UK kicked things off with a simple, yet beautiful live take of this traditional Irish tune.

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b vocal

Enjoy this Robbie Williams cover from one of the biggest a cappella acts in Spain.

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Bassless

90’s kids can take a trip back to their childhood with this retro cartoon theme song medley.

cartoon, theme songs, a cappella, singing, a capella, Ljubljana

Epiphony A Cappella

This quintet throws in way back with this Bette Midler cover arranged by Deke Sharon

Bette Midler, singing, a cappella, Epiphony, harmony, a capella

Pitch, Please

This Temple University group competed in ICCA for the first time this year with a set entitled “There Will Be Better Days” earning fourth place at their quarterfinal at Drexel University.  Considered an LGBTQIA+ advocacy a cappella group, Pitch, Please was founded in 2014 with the mission to spread positivity, empowerment, and unity through music.

Temple, Pitch, Please, ICCA, LGBTQ, live music, competition, Philly, a cappella, a capella

Voices In Your Head

2018 ICCA Finals 3rd Place finishers just released their full winning set – live. You can also download “Begin Again” now.

Voices In Your Head, ICCA, Chicago, singing, a cappella, live music

Under A Rest

This West Chester University group also released a 2018 live performance this week – enjoy their Dua Lipa cover featuring the WCU Dance Team.

a cappella, West Chester, Under A Rest, singing, live music

Concrete

With one more live video for this week, we get to see a song from their performance at Boston Harmony Sweepstakes a few weeks back.

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