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Music Madness: Finals!

SUNY Music Madness

Welcome to Round III (FINALS!) of SUNY Music Madness 2013! Voters have chosen the top three entries from the original 13 entries of Round I and 5 of Round II. A close first round, followed by a tight second, has set us up for an intense final round of the first-ever SUNY Music Madness competition!

Of the three contestants, only one will win to be crowned SUNY Music Madness Champion 2013. Each voter is able to vote for one of their favorite entries this round; as always, we encourage you to sit back and sample them so that you can let us know who you feel is the best! Oh, and play nice. Here’s our Social Media Policy. And the other terms are found here.

SUNY Music Madness accepted student submissions from all over New York State’s 64 SUNY campuses (for the record, that’s nearly a half-million students). There are biology, political science, psychology, and hundreds of other concentrations that students may study during the day, but then jump back to a core musical talent in the off-hours. Of the submissions, we put thirteen music groups and soloists against one another and opened up voting to the public to help us determine the SUNY Music Madness 2013 Champion!

Final round voting ends Wednesday, December 18 at noon.


Good luck!


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Somewhere Up There
The End

Music Industry Major (’15)


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Analise & EJ Rios
Losing Myself

Theatre Performance Majors (’16)


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Hello, Seattle
Ghost In A Common Place

Music Industry Majors (’13)


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    • Somewhere Up There is just amazing!!

    • Adam says:

      Great post!

    • This looks awesome. i love these songs and these awesome vids.

    • Jason says:

      hahaahah this performance is really cool

    • NJ Media says:

      Somewhere up there … is just superior in every way…

    • Definitely Analise and E.J

    • Somewhere Up There is simply the best. No doubt about it.

    • Kat Min says:

      Analise & E.J. for the win!! They are awesome 😀

    • I go for Ghost in a Common Place.Like it. 🙂

    • George says:


    • Paula says:

      SOMEWHERE UP THERE…by far the most talented musicians!

    • John says:

      Hello Seattle 🙂

    • Tee says:

      Somewhere Up There sounds like someone microwaved a cat.

    • Angela says:

      Hello, Seattle- you guys rock! You guys don’t need a competition that lately has been motivated by dishonesty and pettiness to confirm your talent. Since hearing your video of Ghost in a Common Place, I’ve checked out the band, and you all should be proud of the music you make. Continue to be an honest, stand up band that is in the for the music- and you’ll pull it out tonight in the last round! Best of luck to ya’ll.. do big things!

      • Frank Chich says:

        Hey, Angela. Just saying. This one comment makes the whole contest worth it. Much love <3 hit us up sometime on facebook or twitter, soon a tumblr (shh kind of on the DL!), we have a lot of show announcements coming up, too. Thank you so much for your support and for digging what we do, the music 🙂

    • Julia says:

      Somewhere up there!!!

    • Emily says:

      Hello Seattle is by far the most talented!

    • trisha says:

      somewhere up there!!!

    • Julianne says:


    • DW says:

      Somewhere Up There is simply the best. No doubt about it.

    • Alexa says:

      Somewhere Up There !!

    • dawn says:

      Analise and E.J. have done a great job in making it to the finals, despite just starting out, and they should be proud of themselves! They are not playing clubs, recording albums, etc. Yet. Considering the competition, and without a lot of outside support, they still made it! Bravo to them!

    • Luca Perotti says:

      I still remember when Hello, Seattle sent me their original version of ‘Leaving’. Only they deserve to win for all the hard work they’ve but into this and also for writing AMAZING, BRILLIANT and most importantly ORIGINAL songs. If you don’t have their debut album ‘Improper Greeting’ I suggest you go and buy it now!

    • John says:

      all 3 of these bands are subpar

    • Ron Burgundy says:

      Hello, Seattle!

    • Jess says:

      Hello Seattle has the talent and a great music video! You guys rock!

    • says:

      I love how every person here who comments on Somewhere up there says the same thing “The End is amazing!”
      I wonder if its the same person everytime…. hmmm

      • Robert Anthony Farella says:

        From the drummer of Somewhere Up There. Marisa is my girlfriend. Jean is my mother. Rocco, Jon, Stephanie are friends from home. The other few I’m not sure who they are personally. Hope this clears things up!

    • Emily says:

      “Somewhere UP there– the end ! Woo”

    • Yea! Analise & EJ. The Angels sing right along with You 🙂 XO Ms. Jackson Go Team

    • dawn says:

      Love you , Analise & E.J.!!

    • Annie says:

      Absolutely love this song! What a great band! Love you Frankie…I’m so proud of you xoxox

    • Marisa says:

      AHHHHH Somewhere Up There needs to win! I listen to their music all the time, whether i’m in the car or at the gym… The End is such a great song 🙂

    • Mike says:

      Are you all deaf?! Hello Seattle’s entire song is recorded out of tune use your ears…. At least the other two bands have that going for them….

    • Stephanie says:

      Somewhere Up There – just amazing!! “The End” is just the beginning for
      these guys!

    • Jon D'Addesio says:


    • Joyce says:

      Can’t stop singing Ghost in a Common Place.. Hello Seattle!!!!

    • John Smith says:

      Somewhere Up There should not win! Their music stinks to high heaven!

    • Ashley says:

      “The End” amazing! Go Somewhere Up There!

    • Somewhere Up There!!!!!! Is def tops!!! Thats why they are up there, somewhere!!!!! WoooHooo!

    • Rocco says:

      Somewhere up there ..All the way!! “The End” is amazing ..and this is not the end for them..woohoo fellas!!

    • go guys, you sound great!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Greg says:

      The End sounds awesome! Rooting for Somewhere Up There!

    • dawn says:

      Analise & E.J.! Heartfelt song ! Love it! Pulling for you guys !!

    • Lisa says:

      Go Analise and E.J.!!!!!!!!!!!

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