Photo Courtesy of NME Story by Ashley Barrientos/Contributing Writer Bittersweet hues of loneliness, regret, heartbreak and wistfulness are gently colored in between the stanzas of Lana Del Rey’s debut poetry book, “Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass,” which released on September 29. Del Rey is primarily recognized as an American singer-songwriter whose musical style is …

Photo Courtesy of Variety Story by Makala Greene/Contributing Writer Blackpink is finally back with their much-anticipated first full album, aptly titled “The Album.” This is the group’s first official release in over a year. The energetic EDM beats provide a sense of nostalgia on some songs, while other tracks bring back those girl-group grunge feelings …

Photo Courtesy of Variance Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer Following the success of their first two albums, LANY is back with their third studio album, mama’s boy. LANY is an indie pop group, who formed just a few miles away in Nashville, TN. Their first two albums, “LANY” and “Malibu Nights,” were highly praised by …

Photo Courtesy of MTSU Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer The way in which we view and produce media has been just as impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as anything else. With this in mind, MTSU’s production of “Romeo and Juliet” brought about a sense of normalcy, while still acknowledging the ongoing pandemic. “Separated lovers and …

Photo Courtesy of The Boyz Twitter Story by Makala Greene/Contributing Writer The Boyz are back to stealing hearts with the release of their 5th mini album, “Chase.” This new EP continues the dark and sexy vibe the group has been using since their first full length album, “Reveal,” came out in February 2020. The 11-member …

Photo Courtesy of Hollywood Insider Story by Peyton Tranas/Contributing Writer Director Antonio Campos (“Christine”) unravels a story of heartache, loss, “delusions” and revenge in “The Devil All the Time.” Based on the 2011 novel written by Donald Ray Pollock, who also stars as the film’s narrator, the film version features a star-studded lineup of actors, …