When MTSU alumnus Torrance Esmond, who produces under the name “Street Symphony,” was in the studio producing Lecrae’s “Messengers,” he knew they had made something  big. “We needed a kind of big record that would be a game-changer in Christian music,” Esmond said in a phone interview last week. “The night that we did it, we …

R&B superstars Chris Brown and Trey Songz brought their joint “Between the Sheets” tour to Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Sunday night. While neither Brown or Songz have been consecutively present on the Top 40 charts, together they are an undeniable powerhouse in R&B. They’ve sold over nine million albums combined and each have had two number …

This week’s edition of “Sidelines FM,” was our most random yet. We opened the show with a plethora of winter-themed tracks to go along with last week’s snow storm. In addition to cheesy numbers from Vanilla Ice, Frank Sinatra and Foreigner, we played a track from the Frozen soundtrack to go along with our feature on MTSU Student …

Festival season in on the horizon, and what better way to kick-off our Festival Insight series than the pride-and-joy of southern music festivals, Bonnaroo. For the uninitiated, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day festival in Manchester, Tennessee that brings an average of 80,000 music lovers together with some of the greatest performers …

As MTSU resumes classes after this week’s winter weather, students have flocked to social media to express their thoughts and concerns on campus’ icy conditions. Even though the university closed three days for inclement weather, many thought the closure should continue due to icy road and sidewalk conditions throughout Middle Tennessee. Last night, many took …

UPDATE 3/18: Afroman and Big Smo’s scheduled performances have been cancelled. More details can be found here. Artists including Afroman, Big Smo and The Weeks are set to play local nightclub TEMPT this spring. The venue, located just off the square at 315 West Main St., will be hosting a variety of shows from genres …