Pitch, Please! – Taal

The latest release from Taal, an Indo-American a cappella team from Purdue University.

Following their release of their video, Alive / Subha Hone Na De / Don’t You Worry Child, Taal is here with their album. This project is filled with mashups between Indo-hits and American-chart-toppers. We had as much fun recording these tracks as I’ve been having playing them back in the studio.

I recorded, edited, and mixed the album with the exception of Alive / Subha Hone Na De / Don’t You Worry Child, which was edited by Bri Holland. Mastering by Vocal Mastering.

Listen: iTunes, Spotify, Amazon

Connect with Taal: Facebook, Instagram

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Unaccounted For – The Brown Derbies

The latest release from The Brown Derbies, an a cappella group out of Brown University in Providence, RI.

This is the second project I worked on with the Derbies, following their album Derbyhaus. This one features many of the same guys from that project as they’ve grown and assumed leadership roles, as well as a whole new class of Derby wearing dudes. While they’re style might be classic, their song choice is full of some contemporary bangers. Of course, what Derbies’ album is complete without a signature “telephone message” – check out this album’s take of ‘Hotline Bling’.

I recorded, edited, and mixed this album, with the exception of Chandelier and Not In That Way, which were recorded by Bri Holland. The album was mastered by Eric Scholz.

Listen: Spotify, iTunes

Connect with The Brown Derbies: WebsiteFacebook, Twitter

Alive / Subha Hone Na De / Don’t You Worry Child – Taal

The latest release from Taal a co-ed Indo-American a cappella team from Purdue University.

It’s always cool to see music I work on get the full cinematic treatment. It feels double as cool when the singers I work on the recording with are the stars of the video. Taal’s mashup, singing styles, and videography are all pulling from an Indo-aesthetic that I’m always excited to have more experience working alongside.

I recorded and mixed this track. Editing was done by Bri Holland. Mastering by Vocal Mastering.

Watch: YouTube

Connect with Taal: Facebook, Instagram

Crazy In Love – The Harpur Harpeggios

The latest release from The Harpur Harpeggios, or as I call them: The Pegs, an an all female a cappella group out of my alma mater, Binghamton University,.

The Pegs may be my longest running relationship with any specific a cappella group. At this point, I’ve recorded every member of the group for over a decade. In meeting and working with dozens of Pegs over the years, I have to say, this single is a fun one. Not only was it cool to catch up with new members, but these ladies stepped it up.

I recorded and edited and mixed this track. Mastering by Dave Sperandio of Vocal Mastering.

Listen: SpotifyYouTube, iTunes

Connect with The Pegs: Facebook, TwitterYouTube

War Without Weapons – KeyHarmony

The latest release from KeyHarmony, an all female a cappella group from University of Central Florida, FL.

After an unexpected heavy year, I’m happy to herald a new beacon of music from my friends in Orlando. KeyHarmony is back with their sophomore EP, a follow up to Uncaged. This release followed SoundWave, a festival the group put on for all interested a cappella groups on their campus. Dead Man Walking was recorded the night before the festival. The rest of the albums was recorded during a follow-up session, a few months later. These songs and these women reach for what makes me love music – they do it to get closer to one-another, to their campus, to their families, and in the process often find a lot out about themselves. This project has continued to inform me about myself.

I recorded, edited, and mixed this EP. Mastering by Eric Scholz.

Buy: Loudr, iTunes, Spotify

Connect with Key Harmony: Facebook, TwitterYouTube

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Change – FReestyle

The latest release from FReestyle, an a cappella summer program, founded and directed by Bri Holland in Pittsburgh, PA.

This track is the work of the fifth annual FReestyle summer program. This was the third year I got to be involved in the program. This year, I again not only got to talk about recording and workshop the students on their arrangements, but I also got to work with each student individually, tracking their part for this single. It was a pleasure getting to know these young people and seeing them grow as a musical community.

As a note – All of the proceeds from sales of this track go straight back into funding an even better program for the kids at Franklin Regional Schools this coming summer.

I recorded this track and edited the video. Bri Holland arranged, edited, and mixed it. It was masted by Dave Sperandio.

Watch: YouTube

Listen:  LoudriTunes

Connect with FReestyle: FacebookTwitter

We Are The World – University of Central Florida A Cappella

The latest collaboration organized by KeyHarmony, an all female a cappella group from University of Central Florida, FL.

Last year, months before Orlando was in the headlines for reasons of violence or hate, Orlando Soundwave happened. It was an a cappella event put on by KeyHarmony, after the group won Schick’s National “Aca-Battle”. They put a portion of that prize money into uniting KeyHarmony with other groups on campus, specifically Gemini Blvd, Mixed Mode, and The Crescendudes. These groups united in an exchange of ideas, song, laughter, and dance. I know because I was there, and I got to record people from all of the mentioned groups sing this song. I am continuously so proud and impressed by the sense of community, compassion, and love the a cappella community at UCF is laced with.

I recorded, edited, and mixed the song. Mastering by Dave Sperandio of Vocal Mastering.

Buy: Loudr

Connect with Key Harmony: Facebook, TwitterYouTube

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All I Want For Christmas Is You (Baby Please Come Home) – SanFran6

The latest release from SanFran6, a professional a cappella group you might have seen on Season 4 of NBC’s The Sing Off.

The only thing sweeter than deserts at the holidays is sharing those deserts with people you care about. I was delighted to take a trip to Alameda Island as these guys recorded this track. It was one half video shoot, one half holiday get together. I know this gets thrown around a lot, but #RLPP.

I recorded and produced the audio. The video was shot by Jamie Palochak and edited by Kevin Redrico.

Watch: YouTube

Connect with SanFran6: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube

STOMPA – FReestyle

The latest release from FReestyle, an a cappella summer program, founded and directed by Bri Holland in Pittsburgh, PA.

This track is the work of the fourth annual FReestyle summer program. This was the second year I got to be involved in the program. This year, I not only got to talk about recording and workshop the students on their arrangements, but I also got to work with each student individually, tracking their part for this single. I can’t believe how interest/talent rises with this group, year after year. I’m excited to hear back from these students and hope they keep singing in college and beyond.

As a note – All of the proceeds from sales of this track go straight back into funding an even better program for the kids at Franklin Regional Schools this coming summer.

I recorded this track. Bri Holland arranged, edited, and mixed it. It was masted by Dave Sperandio.

Listen:  LoudriTunesSpotify

Connect with FReestyle: FacebookTwitter

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