New Tunesday – June 4, 2019

Home Free

The next music video for another original song from the upcoming Home Free album “Dive Bar Saints” is here. “Remember This” was written by Home Free bass Tim Foust with Arlis Albritton, Donnie Reis, and Chris Chatham.

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Pentatonix

Ok, Kevin included his cello in this cover of “Shallow,” but it’s still as masterful as we’ve come to expect from Pentatonix, so we’ll cheat a little, shall we?

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Pitch Slapped

There’s a reason this group is consistently one of the best collegiate groups in the world. They just dropped this little video from their latest album, “Sincerely.” (Yeah, go ahead and download that whole thing. We’ll wait.)

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Lightship Beatbox

What happens when you pair up two of the world’s best beatboxers and let them do their thing in Denver? This.

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Scott & Ryceejo

K-Pop is certainly picking up in popularity stateside. Watch as this husband-wife duo takes on BLACKPINK.

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Rebel Bit

Another hauntingly beautiful cover from the Italian group on the rise.

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Sirens – 藍色警報

Translated as “That Night”‘ one of the biggest groups out of Taiwan give us a compelling cover – enjoyable even if you’re not fluent in Taiwanese.

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Rip_Chord

Who says all-male collegiate groups can’t do emotions? Rip_Chord captures the pain that comes with love pretty perfectly in their latest release.

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One Minute With: Matt Sallee

From Pitch Slapped to The House Jacks to Pentatonix, Matt Sallee has established himself as one of the best basses in a cappella. He also may have one of the best laughs! We caught up with him about his collegiate experience, living his dream, and his advice for young artists looking to follow in his footsteps.

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One Minute With: RJ Woessner

It’s been a true pleasure to follow this young star’s singing career – first with ICCA Champions and Sing-Off contestants, Pitch Slapped, then with Vocalosity, and now with DCappella. Tenor RJ Woessner has worked hard to get where he is now and he has some great tips on how you can follow in his footsteps.

Here’s one minute with RJ Woessner:

New Tunesday – February 5, 2019

January was filled with such great music – we can hardly believe it’s already February.

Here are this week’s newest hits:

Home Free

A little a cappella Travis Tritt, anyone?

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Pitch Slapped

Not only did Pitch Slapped create an amazing arrangement of Charlie Puth’s “Attention” but they also NAILED it live at Berklee Caf in December. Consider us floored.

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Nor’Easters

In case Pitch Slapped wasn’t enough, here’s more great cover music out of the Boston collegiate scene.

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Rockapella

With adorable dogs and a vocal feature by percussionist Jeff Thacher, there’s nothing not to like about the latest cover from Rockapella.

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Peter Hollens

In his latest release Peter Hollens portrays the villain that everyone loves to hate: Scar.

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Sam Robson

Certainly was a good week for one man covers of Disney classics of the Lion variety.

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Jared Halley

No one was more excited to hear “Hooked On A Feeling” come back in Guradians of the Galaxy than your author, so an a cappella cover is just icing on the cake.

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Inverse Vocals

This sextet out of Michigan dropped their first video – a live take of Thirdstory’s “Still in Love” and we just may be.

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Colorado All State Choir

Now an annual tradition, the All State Choir makes beautiful music from the balconies.

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Kevin Ross

Not one, but two awesome mashups of TV theme songs? Yes, please.

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Merry Christmas from Acaville!

We hope all of our listeners are enjoying the ’round the clock holiday music on the station. In case you need just a little more, here are a few new holiday releases to enjoy.

PLUS – tune in at 3 pm EST/12 pm PST on Christmas Day to hear the Alexandria Harmonizers’ Holiday Show – The Secret of Christmas. The concert will also air on Friday Night Live at 9 pm EST/6 pm PST on December 28th to close out our 2018 Holiday season.

The Swingles – This Christmas

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Voctave – O Holy Night

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VOCES8 – Lully, Lulla, Lullay

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DCappella – All I Want for Christmas is You

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BeatVox – All I Want for Xmas

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Pitch Slapped – Intro (Christmas & Chill)

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Bluebird – Winter Wonderland

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Pop-Up – Carol of the Bells

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Legacy – Have Yourself A Merry Christmas

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The AcaLumni Project (featuring Jamie Howe of KeyStone) – Little Saint Nick

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Shawn Thomas – Last Christmas

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And finally, the head on over to Facebook to see the latest release from OneVoice (Briarcrest School) – O Come, O Come, Emmanuel.