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This year, Record Store Day will celebrate its 11th anniversary. The event, usually held twice a year – once in April and again on Black Friday – has risen to popularity over the years and has greatly impacted independent record stores all around the world. The current musical landscape for music lovers is as seamless …

Photo courtesy of Chulita Vinyl Club Story by Samantha Avalos / Contributing Writer  Selena Quintanilla-Perez, the Mexican-American Tejano queen who climbed the charts with her ’90s hits like “Como la Flor” and “Bidi Bidi Bom Bom,” was only 23 years old when she was killed by her fan club manager on March 31, 1995. While …

Photo Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Story by Stacey White / Contributing Writer  Nearly two years after her EP “Don’t Smile At Me,” 17-year-old Billie Eilish has released her debut full-length album. “WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?” perfectly reflects the dark and mysterious personality Eilish has presented since her first step into …

Photo courtesy of SongKick Story by Max Leach / Assistant Lifestyles Editor  The Liverpool surf-pop rockers known as the band Her’s were both killed in a fatal car crash early Wednesday morning while traveling to a show in Santa Ana, California. The duo—Audun Laading and Stephen Fitzpatrick—died alongside their tour manager, Trevor Engelbrekston. The band …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines For singer-songwriter Julien Baker, representation matters. But, like most subjects she can (and will) intelligently pontificate about, it’s not that simple. Baker, a former MTSU student who put her college career on hold in 2016 to pursue one in the music industry, recently traveled to the university to …

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer  To all the old-school punk fans out there: I hate to break it to you, but punk sucks. Don’t get me wrong, punk has its importance in the realm of culture and music. When it hit the scene in the ‘70s, it hit …