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Mountains Like Wax


Photos courtesy of  Goth Babe, Love Lies Bleeding and Snake Cheney Thanks to Middle Tennessee State University’s prestigious recording industry program and Nashville’s lucrative music industry opportunities, Murfreesboro is home to a diverse, expansive alternative music scene. From that comes some great punk, indie pop, rhythm and blues, hip-hop, emo and more. Below is a list, …

Photo courtesy of  Oaklands Park By Marcus Maddox/ Contributing writer Acorn Festival, a new music event, will be held in Murfreesboro this Saturday. The festival features a range of indie rock, folk and Americana music. Locally and nationally known artists will showcase their talent at Murfreesboro’s Oakland Park grounds. Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation and Oakland …

Photo courtesy of Mountains Like Wax Most weekends, you can find the members of Mountains Like Wax playing in a basement in Nashville or driving a few hundred miles in their van to play a DIY show somewhere in the Southeast. This Saturday, the band will follow The Weeks and prelude to Judah and the …

Mountains Like Wax creates fluid, Southern post-rock that balances noise with ambiance perfectly to blur typical genre lines. The group consists of three MTSU students: Mitchell Taylor, Preston Vaughn and Samuel Katz, whose creative talents are only overshadowed by their humility. “We kind of all just fell into it really naturally,” Taylor, rhythm guitarist and vocalist, told …