New Tunesday – July 2, 2019

From onsite at BHS International in Salt Lake City, we’re so happy to see a cappella groups keeping us knee-deep in new music. Here are our top picks for this week!

Home Free

With the release of their latest album “Dive Bar Saints” on the way, the world’s favorite country a cappella band keeps giving their fans a new surprise each week. Here is the original tune “Dreamer” which debuted on opry.com.

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And Home Free wasn’t quite done with new releases this week. They also gave us another Church Session.

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Accent

It’s never a bad week when we get a new release from the worldwide group, Accent. And as a bonus this time, they collaborated for a KPop release with Inhyeok Yeo and beatboxer Kiyo Miyazawa.

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Jared Halley

We’re nowhere near tired of Greatest Showman covers, especially not when they come from Jared Halley.

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Chris Rupp

Just in time for Independence Day, Rupp released a beautiful tribute to America complete with shots from around the country.

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Business Casual

Helping fans kick off the weekend in the right mood, Business Casual gave Justin Beiber the couch video treatment.

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Scott & Ryceejo

Continuing their Disney Mashup journey, this husband and wife team puts together Aladdin and Tangled for their latest release. Did you hear their recent episode on Talkappella? Check it out and learn more about these incredible artists!

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Geekapella

Pride month may be over, but the spirit should last always. Live from InfintyCon, this Orlando-based band gives us fun version of Stronger Than You.

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Epic

Harmony, Incorporated is giving us a great walk down memory lane, featuring past Queens. This week we revisited 2012 Harmony Queens, Epic.

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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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New Tunesday – April 30, 2019

The school year is winding down, the summer festival season is heating up and we’re hitting a great crossroads of new music.

Insomnia

This mashup of “Brighter Day” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” done by ten singers out of Latvia GROOVES.

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Pentatonix

Ariana Grande has had quite the journey so far. Who better to capture it with a cappella?

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BYU Noteworthy

If there is something we’ve come to expect from BYU a cappella music videos, it is stunning scenery only outdone by stunning voices.

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Jared Halley

The Columbus-based one man show took on Imagine Dragons this week.

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Vintage Mix

Everyone’s favorite quadruplet quartet does this justice.

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Scott & Ryceejo

The latest Disney Crossover brings together Hercules and Anastasia.

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Vocalocity

Eurovision is the biggest European music competition and Vocalocity pays tribute to all of the Israeli competitors.

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The Beatroots

Taking advantage of a trip to Paris in the best way possible, The Beatroots used the City of Lights as a backdrop for their latest video.

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Beatsync

This Toronto-based group decided to challenge themselves by recording and filming this during their recent retreat weekend.

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Gestalt

As a group that prides themselves on being avant-garde, their latest video sure has caused quite a stir.

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New Tunesday – March 12, 2019

This week’s #NewTunesday brings some heavy-hitters this week. From world class, to world champions, to worldwide, we’ve got your need for new a cappella amply covered this week:

The Swingles

Now with two new ladies, The Swingles quietly dropped this Spanish lullaby and it wows. Did you expect anything less?

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Naturally 7

Somewhat under the radar, top US vocal group N7 has been competing on The World’s Best Championship. Their most recent performance was a tribute of “Fix You”, but you can also see their cover of the iconic “In The Air Tonight” or their audition using “Wall of Sound.”

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Women of the World

Two new videos in two weeks from this amazing group? We feel spoiled.

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Cadence

Losing power might be your worst nightmare, but what if it meant an impromptu unplugged set from one of the best jazz quartets in the business? Here they are entertaining in the dark at Beach Fire Brewing and Nosh House.

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VoicePlay

In their first PartWorks installment of Season 2, the fellas of VoicePlay bring us a cover of “Mr. Blue Sky” that is sure to brighten your day.

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Scott & Ryceejo

This dynamic duo caught the attention of the composer with their medley of songs from Mary Poppins Returns – the latest in their long series of Disney covers.

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BisCaydence

The recently crowned South Regional Finalists for this year’s ICCA just released a live video of their performance of “No Air” from the Betsy A Cappella Festival in the fall.

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MVP | After5 | The Macabellas | Centenary Vocal Ensemble

The ladies of Aussie a cappella came together for a cover of “Independent Women” in honor of International Women’s Day.

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The Eight Tracks

This Boston-based CAL group just snagged 2nd place at the Boston Harmony Sweepstakes – here’s footage of their whole set!

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The Techtonics

Have you been following the #SmashHitSunday series? Here’s the latest out of the UK’s top collegiate group:

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And this one was a little late to come to our attention, but here’s a new-ish Geico ad featuring a “barbershop quartet”:

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