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Photo courtesy of HotNewHipHop Story by Mary Claire Bennett / Contributing Writer The expertly eclectic Brockhampton dropped “Iridescence” on Friday, fearlessly showcasing the California-based collective’s massive range of creative ability. Since their 2016 debut release, “All-American Trash,” Brockhampton has highlighted its individual members – all 20-something of them. Membership includes musicians, videographers, graphic designers, producers …

Photo courtesy of Respect My Region Story by Nathaniel Nichols / Contributing Writer After a year of anticipation, Lana Del Rey is back and ready to hypnotize with her two new sultry, psychedelic singles, produced by Jack Antonoff, called “Mariners Apartment Complex” and “Venice B****.” “Mariners Apartment” feels very enlightening and happy in comparison to …

Photo courtesy of Ryman Auditorium Story by Ladiah Thomas / Contributing Writer Tori Kelly has come out of hiding with the release of her new gospel album, ”Hiding Place.” Three years after the last release of her pop album “Unbreakable Smile,” Kelly switches it up and takes us to church with her amazing vocal range and …

Photo courtesy of Stereogum.com Story by Naffie Njie / Contributing Writer “Room 25” pulls no punches and dives headfirst into sexuality, blackness, womanhood and identity. It is unlike any album we have heard in 2018. After more than a year of anticipation – two years if you consider the exact moment her previous mixtape dropped – …

Photo courtesy of The Music Network Story by Morgan Brantley / Contributing Writer Twenty-three-year-old Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan released his sophomore album, “Bloom,” on Friday, Aug. 31 and recently reached number four on Billboard’s top 200 albums of the week. Sivan gained a significant fanbase from YouTube, blew up in 2015 with his first single …

Photo courtesy of Flummox’s Bandcamp  Story by Robert Dial / Contributing Writer On Friday, local Murfreesboro band Flummox released their third feature-length album, “Intellectual Hooliganism.” Their newest offering continues in the band’s tradition of a few heavy-bass riffs, inspired by the likes of Black Sabbath, paired with faster, funkier Primus-esque tracks. Unlike earlier offerings from …