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:
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.
Not to be outdone, the men of Vocal Point released their own Lion King harmonies with their cover of Circle of Life.
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.
It is almost time to submit your applications for the 2020 ICCA season. Be inspired by the set from the 2019 champions.
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.
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.
SING! Texas is just around the corner, but not before you can relive this gem of an original written by Hannah Lewis.
Plus, they released another new original “Broke My Window.”
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.
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.
Harmony, Inc. unleashed part of the winning set from the 2018 International Champions. Enjoy “I See The Light” arranged by Kevin Keller.
Nothing proves that music is a great communication tool like this week’s new releases:
Only The Swingles could release a soundcheck video as beautiful as this.
Fresh off their excellent performance at the Playstation Theater for ICCA Finals, this University of Michigan standout released their semi-final performance of their winning set.
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, Six13 shared this.
There may never be another Prince, but at least we can still enjoy great covers like this one.
Captured during their performance at SING! Texas, From the Roots shares a Sylvan Esso cover.
Take a break from the Starbucks cup dilemma to enjoy the GoT theme song done right, er, a cappella.
When you’ve got a whole a cappella group at your disposal, why wouldn’t you include them in your proposal?
Speaking of using a cappella to make a big announcement, this Singapore group used their music to make one of theirs.
Sometimes the news is less than great, but a music video is still the way to say it.
This NYC-based groups brought a little Pomplamoose influence to this Hall & Oates classic.
You can never go wrong with an Amy Winehouse cover.
This high school group out of Arkansas certainly has made the rounds this spring. This song is one of the most powerful from their competition set.
Bringing things back to the chapel, this high school choir gives a modern take on the origins of a cappella with this Bon Iver cover.
New year, new tunes! As we’re all stepping out of the holiday daze, here are a few of our favorite recent releases in the aca-verse.
International superstars out of Singapore quietly dropped a bombshell with 《王妃》- Jam 萧敬腾 over the holidays with an arrangement from Tat Tong and production by an all-star team of Peter Huang, Tat Tong, Plaid Productions, and Dave Sperandio.
A very happy new year indeed, with the release of “Disney Medley II” from this soulful Richmond, VA trio.
2018 National Harmony Sweepstakes Finalists, Due North, kicked off the new year with a fully produced music video of their cover of “Lost on You.” This relatively new group out of the Twin Cities is pushing hard and we suspect that this is only the beginning.
Australian hip hop a cappella at its finest, 2015 AUSACA Champions, Drums of War, cover Talib Kweli.
Leaders of the a cappella movement in Ireland, Ardú uses a little looping to present their version of the popular Muse song, “Madness” live in concert.