173 episodes

Host Rachael Schoenbaum, from Acaville Radio, interviews a cappella groups from all over the world about how they got started, where they are going, and to give you a sense of their style and personality so that you can learn more about the people producing the music you already love!

Go to https://pulsepod.org for more information.

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Host Rachael Schoenbaum, from Acaville Radio, interviews a cappella groups from all over the world about how they got started, where they are going, and to give you a sense of their style and personality so that you can learn more about the people producing the music you already love!

Go to https://pulsepod.org for more information.

    Skyline Blues

    Skyline Blues

    Members of Ann Arbor Skyline Blues talk about their new album, Light at the End, as well as what they are looking forward to now that they are back together.

    Listen to the album on Spotify at https://open.spotify.com/artist/4ySggu9Fy1iAX8IX924j1a

    Check out the group's YouTube page at https://www.youtube.com/user/AASkylineBlues

    • 17 min
    Pitch Fight

    Pitch Fight

    Pitch Fight is a 15 piece all-female identifying a cappella group from the University of Bristol. The group is competitive in competitions like VoiceFest and the ICCAs, in addition to being featured in Sky One's Sing: Ultimate A Cappella, and participating in Edinburgh Fringe. Rachael sits down with Helen, Emily, and Aashna to talk about the group's latest single, Thumbs, opb Sabrina Carpenter.

    Listen to Thumbs here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=axKUcd-C7x4

    Learn more about Pitch Fight here: https://www.pitchfight.co.uk/

    • 19 min
    Bill Hare

    Bill Hare

    Who knew an electric bassist would alter the landscape of a cappella recording forever? Bill Hare sits down on The Pulse for a special hour-long episode to talk about how it all came to be - the fortunate, unfortunate, and sometime bizarre series of events that have had an enormous impact on the art form.

    Learn more about Bill Hare at https://www.billhareacappella.com

    • 37 min
    Perfect Forth

    Perfect Forth

    The Scottish a cappella ensemble, Perfect Forth, has put together a digital show that's premiering at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival August 20th and 27th. Rachael sits down with this group of collegiate a cappella graduates with musical theatre values to talk about the inspiration for the show, how they managed to put it together during lock-down, and what's coming up for the group.

    Learn more about the show at https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on/perfect-forth-lost-and-found

    Listen to the group's music at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4CdlkcA037vSNyZ4njsXGw

    Learn more about the group at https://www.facebook.com/PerfectForth

    • 17 min
    Fundamentally Sound

    Fundamentally Sound

    What do you do during summer break during a pandemic? If you're Fundamentally Sound, you release an EP! Rachael sits down with the group to talk about Suspended, what made now the right time to release the music, and their upcoming joint single with Pitches and Notes, another group on campus.

    Check out the EP here: https://open.spotify.com/album/6Y7zAYV8au2zawhhIsJm6k

    Learn more about the group here: https://uwfundamentallysound.com/

    • 17 min
    Squad Harmonix

    Squad Harmonix

    Squad Harmonix is at it again! This time, they've released a truly fabulous rendition of Lady Gaga's "Born This Way" in honor of Pride and as a fundraiser for The Trevor Project. They have amazing cameos from members of the a cappella and LGBTQ+ communities. Rachael sits down with members of the group and their director Laura Saggers to talk about this incredible passion project.

    Watch the video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iq0pzoharVU

    Support the group's fundraising efforts here: https://give.thetrevorproject.org/fundraiser/3302464

    Learn more about the group here: https://www.squadharmonix.com/

    • 22 min

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