Tonight on Vocal HERspective, Rachael and Amanda chat with a familiar face to many, Rachel Chalhoub – an all-star you may know as Rachel C. From an accidental start at FSU to being behind the scenes at many of your favorite festivals and events, and even a stint on national TV, she’s got a unique perspective of the community from behind the lens.
Episode 44 debuts tonight at 6:30 pm Pacific (9:30 pm Eastern) and re-airs Sunday at 10:30 am & pm Pacific. Download from vocalherspective.org on Monday!
Talkappella is back! Join Brian for Episode 101 with Grayson Villanueva as we usher in a new chapter of this amazing podcast! Tune in at 5 pm PDT/8 pm EDT or hear the rebroadcasts at 4 am & pm PDT/7 am & pm EDT on Sunday!
This award-winning group out of Germany has treated us to more great new music today. Following their highly acclaimed release, Shades of Light, Voxid covered YEBBA‘s Evergreen.
Acaville sat down with the group’s bass and arranger, Daniel Barke to talk about the new song:
Previewed by some of the biggest influencers in a cappella, it is clear just how well done this recording is. Dr. J.D. Frizzell, director of OneVoice and President of the A Cappella Education Association, shared, “VOXID’s new video of ‘Evergreen’ showcases the group’s intricate harmonies, tight rhythmic pocket, incredibly effective arranging, and engaging soloists. Even with all of this, the way VOXID’s members’ bright personalities shine through is this video’s a greatest strength.”
“I really like this release. It’s classy and effortlessly while still being playful and intimate. It takes so much work and dedication to release music and videos on this level – and wonderful soloist.” said Morten Vinther Sørensen of The Real Group.
Ray Chu, a leader of the Taiwan Choral Music Association, also weighed in. “Great a cappella cover, sung with soul and beautifully harmonized! The rhythm section sounds unbelievably real – how did you do that?”
Take a peek at the video – we’re sure you’ll be adding your voice to the chorus of praise!
In addition to all of the great variety of a cappella you can hear ’round the clock here at Acaville Radio, we’re going to bring you some bonus releases each Tuesday to make sure you’re finding all of the latest and greatest this talented community has to offer.
Each summer, about 70 of the world’s most talented teen singers spend 10 days in Los Angeles learning from some of the best professionals in a cappella. The result is a pretty incredible concert, which always include a full choir performance. This year the choir debuted an original piece with music written by camp co-founder, Rob Dietz with lyrics by Stephanie Fischer. The intro and outro melody are taken from “The Lone Wild Bird”. Here is “Empire of Blue’:
The 2012 National Harmony Sweepstakes Champions and recent winners of the Moscow A Cappella Festival are know for their high energy stage show. Now you can have a little piece of that at home, in their latest live video release, “Some Kind of Wonderful.”
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