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Photo courtesy of Matador Records  Story by Hayden Goodridge / Contributing Writer In what has become his signature laid-back vocal delivery, Kurt Vile remarks, “I’ve always had a soft spot for repetition,” in the verse of his single, “One Trick Ponies.” If there’s one line that could sum-up Vile’s tried-and-true approach to songwriting, you’ve got it right …

Photo by Andre Rowlett / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Kristin Hall / Associated Press  NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Taylor Swift’s first big jump into politics might have gained her some extra haters, but her endorsement in a competitive midterm U.S. Senate race isn’t likely to result in a massive backlash against the country-singer-turned-pop-star, observers say. …

Photo by Anthony Merriweather / MTSU Sidelines  Sidelines Multimedia Editor Anthony Merriweather traveled to the Mempho Music Festival, a relatively new festival with the promise of an atmospheric and Bonnaroo-esque weekend, on Saturday and Sunday. He shares his experience below: Fall is slowly creeping into our lives, but the sun looms high and mighty, leaving …

Photo by Matt Masters / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Trianne Newbrey On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, Congress approved the Music Modernization Act before moving it to the president’s desk for it to officially become law. The Music Modernization Act is a bill introduced by Sen. Robert Goodlatte, R-VA., and Sen. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. It is …

Photo courtesy of You Me At Six English rock band You Me At Six released its sixth studio album, aptly titled “VI.” This album is a mix of every genre, from dance to hip-hop to R&B. The two members that stand out the most are, of course, lead vocalist Josh Franceschi and drummer Daniel Flint. …

Photo courtesy of Billboard Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Two Feet is a one-man band who has merged several sounds and genres together to create a new style of sound. Bill Dess is the man behind the curtain, and he stays behind the curtain often. Originally from New York, Dess has now toured …