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Photo Courtesy of Hozier.com Story by Stacey White / Contributing Writer  It’s been five years since Hozier’s self-titled debut album was released, but it’s safe to say his new album,“Wasteland, Baby!,” was worth the wait. The 28-year-old has crafted an album that perfectly fits his deep and powerful voice. Each song on this album demonstrates …

Photo courtesy of fleetwoodmac.com Story by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer Fleetwood Mac is one of those bands everyone has heard about, whether they love them, hate them or have no interest in them, but the packed crowd at Bridgestone Arena on Wednesday night showed they belong in that first category. Promoted as “An Evening …

Photos and Story by Emily Blalock / Contributing Writer MTSU’s Center for Popular Music presented “An Evening of South Texas Conjunto Music” on Monday night at the Blue Note Café, featuring artists Felipe Perez y Sus Polkeros and Cactus Fire, the opening band of the evening. Gregory Reish, the director of the Center for Popular …

Photos and Story by Enrique Geronimo / Contributing Writer Rosephanye Powell is a living legend among composers of choral music. She is currently a Charles W. Barkley endowed professor and professor of voice at Auburn University. Powell not only conducted the MTSU Women’s Chorale Invitational event at MTSU Thursday night, which was held to commemorate …

Story and photo by Allison Borrell / Contributing Writer Rhode Island-based noise rock band Daughters, joined by industrial electronic group HIDE and experimental noise duo Wolf Eyes, played at the Mercy Lounge Thursday night to a packed room of excited fans. The band hit the stage at 9:45 p.m., playing an hour-long set that was …

Photos and Story by Makayla Boling / Contributing Writer MTSU student Ryan Cluff debuted his EP, entitled “Life/Sleep,” at The Laundry Room, a local music venue, Saturday. Cluff was accompanied by fellow musicians Henry Paul MacAfee and Alyse Morgan. MacAfee opened the show with a smooth, moody performance of both original and cover songs, while …