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Taylor Swift releases quasi-alternative album “folklore”

July 25, 2020

Pop star Taylor Swift surprises fans with the release of her new album, “folklore,” an emotional tour de force that deviates from her traditional sound.

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Blair graduate Chris Mann helps us answer the question: what does quarantine sound like?

May 29, 2020

Chris Mann (‘04) has transformed his talent as a classical vocalist into that of a Youtube parody star, redefining his career and bringing unity to his viewers.

Feed the Front Line Poster for their website. (Screenshot by Immanual John Milton)

Nashville’s Feed the Front Line to host virtual benefit festival

May 18, 2020

Feed the Front Line is partnering with CMT in hopes of raising funds to continue supporting local restaurants and delivering food around U.S. cities. Feed the Front Line LIVE will be streaming from CMT’s Facebook and Youtube channels May 20.

The Melodores are mastering technology and having their voices heard despite the limits of quarantine. Photo courtesy @vanderbiltmelodores

Melodores continue to capture attention during quarantine

April 25, 2020

Although most student organizations halted meetings after the COVID-19 dispersal, male a cappella group The Melodores is staying virtually active and connected.

VH New Music Fridays: Spring Break Playlist

VH New Music Fridays: Spring Break Playlist

February 28, 2020

The Hustler Life staff curated your go-to playlist for spring break, reviewing some old favorites along with new releases.

Fans come together to enjoy Maryland rapper YBN Cordae's first Tennessee concert.

Balancing a mosh pit with steady R&B: YBN Cordae shows he can do it all at The Basement East

February 25, 2020

This rapper certainly did not disappoint in his Feb. 24 Nashville performance of his 2020 tour.

Members of funk-pop band

Decrypting Bottom Text: Vanderbilt’s enterprising funk-pop band

February 20, 2020

The members of Bottom Text are just as sarcastic as they are talented, but we look forward to hearing more about them in the future.

VH New Music Fridays: Valentine's Day Edition

VH New Music Fridays: Valentine’s Day Edition

February 14, 2020

The Hustler Life staff reviews this week’s new releases, highlighting your favorite Valentine's Day ballads.

VH New Music Fridays: Louis Tomlinson, Kesha, Lil Nas X and more

VH New Music Fridays: Louis Tomlinson, Kesha, Lil Nas X and more

January 31, 2020

In VH New Music Fridays, the Life staff covers this week’s new music releases, from pop to country to a...

Blair Spring ‘20 Concert Series

Blair Spring ‘20 Concert Series

January 29, 2020

A quick rundown of the various performances and events the School of Music has to offer this semester.

Making the most of Music City

Making the most of Music City

January 26, 2020

You don’t have to live here for long to know that Nashville is a happening city. There is always a veritab...

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Quadio app offers exciting possibilities for student musicians on campus

January 25, 2020

Scheduled to be released in late Feb., the new social media streaming app Quadio connects college artists under the mission “Make music, make friends.”