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Story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer The country music community gathered in Las Vegas Sunday night at the 53rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards for a night full of performances, new music and even new traditions. This year’s ACM Awards brought back its longtime beloved host and 17-time ACM winner, Reba McEntire. McEntire …

Story by Maro Isong / Contributing Writer Pennsylvanian rock band Breaking Benjamin has followed 2015’s Billboard 200 topping project “Darkest Before Dawn” with their sixth studio album “Ember.” This is the second album that will feature the band’s new lineup following their recent reform. This album—like their last—was produced by frontman, bandleader and primary songwriter …

Photo by AMP Entertainment Story by Logan DeLoye / Contributing Writer AMP Entertainment is an MTSU program that creates relevant music industry opportunities for young professionals wanting to further their careers through campus events and musical showcases. Every AMP showcase has a different theme and this week’s theme was “Roots.” The show was held outside …

Hop Along’s appeal is more or less defined by frontwoman Frances Quinlan’s distinctive musical personality, in which she seamlessly transitions between wonderfully unhinged yelps and delicate whispers. Her singing voice isn’t attractive in the conventional sense. However, the more it breaks during shrill, impassioned verses, the more apparent it becomes that Quinlan’s approach to songwriting …

Story by Carlee Reilly / Contributing Writer Alice Merton, an alternative singer/songwriter, released her first EP, “No Roots,” this past Friday. Strong guitar & bass lines alongside driving drums fill the EP and give it the right amount of upbeat attitude—even on her slow songs. Her indie-pop, alternative-dance style is comparable to a poppier version …

Story by Mamie Lomax / Contributing Writer “Sister Cities” makes it hard to believe that the Philadelphia sextet, The Wonder Years, originated as a pop-punk band. It’s not because this term is awry, but it limits the creative nature that The Wonder Years have established throughout the ten years they’ve been together. “Sister Cities” seems …