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Photo by Matt Masters / MTSU Sidelines Archive Story by Trianne Newbrey On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, Congress approved the Music Modernization Act before moving it to the president’s desk for it to officially become law. The Music Modernization Act is a bill introduced by Sen. Robert Goodlatte, R-VA., and Sen. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y. It is …

Photos and story by Alexis Marshall / Reporter Students came to the courtyard outside the John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building on Tuesday for the second annual MT Engage Fest, an outdoor music festival put on by recording industry organizations. MT Engage Fest is supported by the MT Engage committee and produced by the Live …

With his straightforward lyrics and everyman persona — the kind of guy who wrinkles every shirt he puts on — Nathan Bell is an accomplished Iowa songwriter, relocated to the Volunteer State in 1991. Whether he’s singing about wars, marriage equality, or working in America, the subject of his latest album, I Don’t Do This for …

Story by Sara Snoddy and Jordan Trice Was it just us, or was Monday night’s Grammy Awards a little off? Whether it was the frequent technical glitches — the sound guy might want to steer clear of Adele fans — or the awkwardly arduous tributes to music legends, something about this Grammy’s year just didn’t sound right. Maybe …

Lacey Kanipe // Contributing writer Lamont Dozier, dubbed the #1 songwriter in America, will receive an honor from the Center for Popular Music this Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 7 p.m. in the Keathley University Center Theater. The event is free and open to the public. Dozier is part of the renowned songwriting team Holland-Dozier-Holland and has written …

Jessica Williams // Contributing writer Have you ever seen a group of producers go head-to-head in an elimination showcasing the hardest, coolest, most head-rocking beats MTSU students have to offer? Match Records, a record label based at MTSU, is gearing up for its annual Beat Battle. On Nov. 5, eight contestants will compete for a …