Vocal HERspective Episode 51 – Alex Van den Broek

Vocal HERspective heads down under this week for a visit with Alex Van den Broek of Vocal Australia and MVP. Amanda and Rachael cover everything from the Aussie a cappella scene to songwriting to what it’s like to be an all female-identified band. Hear it tonight at 6:30 PM Pacific or Sunday at 10:30 am/pm Pacific – free on acaville.org or the Acaville app! As always, podcast released on Monday!

The Pulse – MVP

On this week’s episode of The Pulse, we connected with an incredible group from all the way on the other side of the world, MVP! This newish quintet of lovely ladies is taking the Australian scene by storm and we were so thrilled they took some time to chat with us about all the goings on, including a new music video that’s dropping THIS WEEK!

Tune in at 9 pm Eastern/ 6 pm Pacific (that’ll be Wednesday at 11 am Brisbane) or catch the rebroadcast at 1 pm Eastern/10 pm Pacific on Sunday (that’s 3 pm Monday Brisbane)!

If you miss our broadcast, subscribe and download The Pulse podcast via your favorite podcasting platform the Monday after it broadcasts!

New Tunesday – 2019 Holiday Edition

As the magic is settling in for Christmas Eve and sun is setting for Day 3 of Hanukkah, we bring you the best of the new a cappella holiday tunes released in 2019.

Happy Holidays, everyone! Don’t forget to make Acaville your holiday station for extra joy and cheer.

Pentatonix

Who doesn’t love a great bass solo on the Grinch?

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Face Vocal Band

A Led Zeppelin parody for the holidays? Ok.

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Or a classy Chipmunk Song?

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Or maybe your favorite is “Sing Me Now of Christmas”?

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Peter Hollens

The YouTube star known for quick turn around and rapid fire content took SEVEN years to make this video. Don’t miss it.

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Westminster Chorus

The current international champions gave a little love to Hanukkah in their holiday show.

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VoicePlay

Only a matter of time before the Frozen and Frozen 2 soundtracks become holiday staples. Here’s a cover from the latest movie

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The Australian A Cappella Collab Project

Who doesn’t love a little holiday love from the best of a cappella in Australia?

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Meantime Chorus

Enjoy this classic song arranged by barbershop legend, David Wright.

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Chris Rupp ft.Elliott Robinson

Two a cappella stars teaming up for a beautiful carol? You want to hear this.

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MVP

A little more from the southern hemisphere and summer Christmas time.

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Squad Harmonix

Young voices singing for the holidays is magic.

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New Tunesday – September 10, 2019

Class is back in session and the new tunes are rolling out. Enjoy this week’s favorites.

Home Free

Home Fries are definitely in for a treat with this Tim Foust feature in the country a cappella superstar’s latest release.

Squad Harmonix

Collect some of the most talented youth in LA and give them a Miley Cyrus tune? It’s even more awesome than you think.

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MVP

Winner of Best Original Song at this year’s AUSACA, check out the latest from this fire girls’ group from down under.

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Fermata Nowhere

And finally, kicking off the new year in style, we want to bring your attention to this joyful music video made by incredibly talented MIDDLE school students with a special cause in mind.

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