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By John Connor Coulston // Assistant A&E Editor With the Sochi Winter Games starting this week, now is the perfect time to put some Olympic jams into your everyday playlist to soundtrack a month of skiing, luge, figure skating, curling and more. “Chariots of Fire” by Vangelis Taken from the film of the same name, …

A sushi roll from Fin Fusion Sushi in Murfreesboro, Tenn. MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

By John Connor Coulston // Assistant A&E Editor Rather than scarfing down greasy fries or soggy pizza in the Keathley University Center, some students try Asian Express for its premade sushi. But for a unique or more sophisticated dining experience, Sidelines has a roundup the slew of off-campus sushi options set to tantalize your taste …

The exterior Little Shop of Records in Murfreesboro, Tenn. (MTSU Sidelines / John Connor Coulston)

While soccer moms arrive at WalMart in mobs to fight over Elmo dolls and slightly discounted flatscreens, music fans will be lined up outside their local record stores for something much more rewarding—limited edition vinyl. Record stores such as Nashville’s Grimey’s and Murfreesboro’s Little Shop of Records will be participating in “Back to Black Friday,” which is a counterpart to April’s …

By John Coulston Staff writer Rising local acts, moshing and rock ‘n’ roll—all for the price of a $3 ticket. This describes Red Bull Nashville’s Sound Select showcase that took place Friday night at Exit/In. The event featured performances by local acts JEFF The Brotherhood, Ri₵hie and Deluxin’. The night started with garage-punk outfit Deluxin’. …

By John Coulston // Staff Writer The last month has featured a slew of releases from artists such as Pearl Jam, Katy Perry, Arcade Fire, Paul McCartney and more. In case you missed out on any of these albums, Sidelines has a playlist of some of the best tracks from the last month to catch you …

October 31 is almost here and what better way to celebrate than with a playlist of our favorite Halloween tracks. Our playlist of playful and scary tunes is the perfect soundtrack for trick-or-treating or hanging out in graveyard – whichever you prefer: “Thriller” by Michael Jackson No better way to start off a Halloween playlist …