For their new album, “One Shot,” the world-renowned a cappella group wanted tracks relating to their collective journey. First, find out how their rendition of Simon and Garfunkel’s “Homeward Bound” came together. Then, you’ll hear the story of taking on an Imagine Dragons hit.
Members of the famed a cappella group discuss late night rehearsals at Indiana University, talk their early albums (“Holiday Spirits,” “Under The Influence”), and reminisce about breaking big on a little-known platform at the time called YouTube. This is the story of Straight No Chaser, like you’ve never heard it before. New album “One Shot” is out now.
Listen in as Jordan Benjamin, aka grandson, discusses his 2018 EP, “a modern tragedy vol. 1,” and explains his responsibility in fostering important political and cultural conversations.
Members of the famed a cappella group discuss recording their 2008 album, “Holiday Spirits,” describe the fateful call on a New Year’s Day that would eventually lead them to Atlantic Records, and reveal how four members were arrested on an east coast tour stop. New album “One Shot” comes out on November 2nd.
“It’s you giving 110 percent of yourself.” That advice from Snoop Dogg to KYLE was not taken lightly. A 2018 debut record, titled “Light of Mine”, was accompanied by the artist’s screen debut in Netflix film “The After Party,” and a world tour. Honestly, KYLE might be giving a little more than 110 percent.
For a band primed to be one of the next great pillars of rock music, you’d expect a more rollicking origin story. “We became friends through our moms. Sounds funny, but they met online.” But that’s the story of Wallows, a charming one that pairs well with the ambition and energy of 2018 release, “Spring EP.”