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Photo courtesy of andersonpaak.com Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer In November 2018, Anderson .Paak escaped his usual smooth-edged beats and soulful singing to create an album that was a bit rougher around the edges, with his album “Oxnard.” Only six months later, Paak has followed up that release with his newest, “Ventura.” On …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer  Ridenour Rehearsal Studios has hosted a Bluelight Session once a month since Feb. 21 of this year, with the last event of the semester occurring on Thursday. The event is put on by MTSU’s Omega Delta Psi recording industry fraternity and is always free. The sessions …

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 …