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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, …

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 Claire Osburn A&E Editor After countless hits, accolades, producer credits, major life events and five children, Bee Gee’s rock star Barry Gibb is in the midst of his first-ever solo tour and shows no signs of slowing down. “Having lost all my brothers and dealing with that factor of life, the idea of seizing …

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 …

Over the last decade, Montreal Indie-rock outfit Arcade Fire has continued to scale higher and higher into the indie music pantheon of greatness, releasing consistently terrific releases like Neon Bible and their debut Funeral, an album so great that it will most likely haunt the band for the rest of their career. Arcade Fire will …