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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Counterpoint Episode 12 – Mario Jose

We’ve reached the end of Season 1 of Counterpoint Podcast! Tune in for Episode 12 as Deke Sharon and Robert Dietz talk to Mario Jose.

The a cappella world saw him shine as a member of Pitch Slapped where he appeared on The Sing Off and in their first ICCA Championship performance. He’s now seeing well-deserved success as a solo artist.

Tune in at 5 pm Pacific tonight or hear the rebroadcast on Sunday at 7 am/pm Pacific.

New Tunesday – The Summer Wrap-Up

While we were out enjoy the sun, the sand, the surf, and all of the other spoils of summer, the titans of a cappella still churned out some great new music. Here are the highlights:

Pentatonix

There were a lot of mixed feelings about the Lion King remake, but there no questioning the PTX take on this classic song off the soundtrack.

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BYU Vocal Point

Not to be outdone, the men of Vocal Point released their own Lion King harmonies with their cover of Circle of Life.

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MICappella

It was a busy summer as always for these Singapore superstars and rumor has it there will be even more music coming soon. Get your abbreviated Chinese music history lesson now.

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N’Harmonics

It is almost time to submit your applications for the 2020 ICCA season. Be inspired by the set from the 2019 champions.

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Nor’Easters

They may not have made an ICCA appearance last season, but these collegiate powerhouses did take their talents to Memphis to win the NACC Collegiate Competition.

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m-Pact

There’s never a bad time for Earth, Wind & Fire, especially not when covered by m-Pact, who we can’t wait to see in November for the m-Pact Vocal Festival in Kansas City.

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From The Roots

SING! Texas is just around the corner, but not before you can relive this gem of an original written by Hannah Lewis.

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Plus, they released another new original “Broke My Window.”

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Midtown

This year’s BHS International 5th place medalists have been making quite a slash with their music videos. Have a little fun with this cover from the Goofy Movie, a follow up to their Spiderman Theme Song.

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Pitch Slapped

If this is how the ladies of Pitch Slapped are kicking off the new year, we’ve got a lot more amazing music coming our way.

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New England Voices in Harmony

Harmony, Inc. unleashed part of the winning set from the 2018 International Champions. Enjoy “I See The Light” arranged by Kevin Keller.

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New Tunesday – May 21, 2019

Just a couple of new videos out this week, but what we’re lacking in quantity certainly isn’t affecting the quality!

Home Free

Is there anything better than the comfort of your hometown dive bar? Everyone needs a low-key, familiar place to unwind sometimes. Home Free capture that in their latest original song, the first single of their upcoming album which is now available for pre-sale.

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Peter Hollens

Don’t have time to watch a full show? Well, catch the 5-minute version of Newsies here:

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Aquapella

The 2019 UK ICCA Champions traveled across the Atlantic to compete on Broadway last month. If you didn’t get to see their set, now you can:

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