Vocal HERspective Episode 31 – Shelley Regner

Vocal HERspective is back tonight with the one, the only, Shelley Regner! Rachael and Amanda got to sit down with this lovely human who happened to be a part of Pitch Perfect and DCappella. Seriously, she’s the sweetest PLUS she has lots of great thoughts to share. A must-listen episode!

Hear Episode 31 at 9:30 EDT/6:30 PDT tonight or catch the rebroadcast on Sunday at 10 am & pm PDT. This episode will be available as a podcast on Monday.

New Tunesday – January 21, 2020

Highline Vocal Jazz

This one is a treat for the ears AND the eyes. See them LIVE at N.E.Voices this weekend – we’ll be streaming it right here on Acaville!

a cappella, NYC, jazz, Hal David, Burt Bacharach, stop motion, singing, harmony, a capella

The King’s Singers

Founding Harmony is coming soon and here’s the newest single from this pillar of the a cappella world.

a cappella, Finding Harmony, London, Alma Androzzo, Stacey V. Gibbs, MLK, hymn, 1945

Forte

Forte + Shams Ahmed + Plaid Productions + Justin Critchfield + Ed Boyer + Dave Sperandio + Ryan Parma = Magic. That’s how math works, right?

a cappella, Centreville, Ohio, Dayton Strong, Youth, Shawn Mendez, ICHSA, cover song, Ryan Parma, singing, Shams Ahmed, a capella

DCappella

Anytime the vocal percussionist gets a solo, you know it’s going to be great.

a cappella, Disney, Aristocats, Antonio Fernandez, jazz, singing, movie soundtrack

Six Appeal

This Twin Cities based group announced their new members, Mel Daneke and Virginia Cavaliere with this Beyonce classic.

a cappella, Minnesota, Beyonce, cover song, singing, a capella

NoVI

There’s a reason the a cappella community loves singing and hearing covers of this Leonard Cohen song – especially when arranged and sung well.

a cappella, live music, cover song, Leonard Cohen, London, singing, St Michael’s Paternoster Royal

Anthem Lights

This group should really just consider going all a cappella.

a cappella, Ed Sheeran, wedding songs, love song, cover song, singing, Perfect, quartet, Nashville,

Harvard Opportunes

A stellar live version of Hard Place featuring first year soloist, Devon Gates.

a cappella, live music, cover song, H.E.R., Harvard, a capella, singing

Voxy

January is a great time to put the spotlight on empowerment songs. Here’s a great medley from this San Diego quintet.

a cappella, a capella, singing, cover song, women, women rising, in solidarity, rise up, Quiet, MILCK,, Andra Day, Armor, Sara Bareilles, This Is Me, The Greatest Showman, San Diego

Vocal HERspective Episode 12 with Esin Aydingoz

Tonight on Vocal HERspective Amanda & Rachael sit down with Esin Ozlem Aydingoz, part of the music team for DCappella. This Berklee College of Music grad is not only chasing her dreams, but making them a reality. Quite an inspiring guest on Episode 12 – airing tonight at 6:30 pm Pacific and Sunday at 10:30 am/pm Pacific!

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.

Disney, a cappella, DCappella, Aladdin, soundtrack, singing, harmony, Morgan Keene, Orlando Dixon, Kalen Kelly, RJ Woessner, Joe Santoni, Sojourner Brown, Deke Sharon, Ed Boyer

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.

a cappella, Stanford, comedy, study, collegiate, procrastination, singing, a cappella

Rifftide

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

a cappella, BYU, Lady Gaga, Cascada, singing, mashup, a capella, singing, cover song

5280 A Cappella

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

a cappella, 5280, Denver, Colorado, Foy Vance, singing, music video, cover song, a capella