Beat ‘n’ Track: Tre Houston

Beat ‘n’ Track: Tre Houston

This month the Beat ‘N’ Track takes its final spin of the semester with the hip-hop stylings of December graduate Tre Houston. Houston, who takes his last name from his Texas hometown, grew up listening to ‘90s pop, talk radio and the soul music of his “Mama Nell.” It all […]

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The Week at Belmont – April 12, 2012

The Week at Belmont – April 12, 2012

This week emotions are running high as we say goodbye to our trusty host Dustin Stout. He and the rest of campus are preparing for graduation with news on caps and gowns, ceremony tickets and “Life Beyond the Tower.” Plus, Belmont students are getting busted more than ever these days […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Rayvon Owen

Beat ‘n’ Track: Rayvon Owen

The Beat ‘N’ Track plays on this month with junior Rayvon Owen. The commercial voice major from Richmond, Va., credits the church for giving him his love of music. Since his days of belting solos in choirs, he’s garnered big successes in both the Commercial and Christian showcases at Belmont […]

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Beat ‘n’ track: Tristen Smith

Beat ‘n’ track: Tristen Smith

The Beat ‘N’ Track plays on this month with sophomore music business major Tristen Smith. He hails from St. Clairsville, Ohio, just east of the Ohio River, where his kind of guitar slinging, rock inspired country music is alive and well. With inspirations like country guitar gurus Brad Paisley and […]

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Keeping it personal: Freshman trades in label deal

Keeping it personal: Freshman trades in label deal

A black Sharpie marks a mail-order CD with his name—a name originally known just on his MySpace page. That’s where Belmont freshman Chase Coy’s story begins. As mellow as his self-described “deeply personal music,” Coy, 21, slouched in a wooden chair and began to describe how his unique path started […]

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Beat-n-Track: Emily Reid

Beat-n-Track: Emily Reid

A wave of gray matter clears her mind. She’s intense, but also disengaged. If the time is right, a song will flow from Belmont singer/songwriter Emily Reid in a matter of 60 minutes, or even less. The senior music business major has traveled more than 2,500 miles from her home […]

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The Week at Belmont – November 30, 2011

The Week at Belmont – November 30, 2011

This week we’re bringing Christmas tidings of funny! Our final episode of the semester finds the return of our very own Indie Claus to offer some hipster gift ideas. Plus, we’ve got news on Christmas at Belmont, the Greek Awards and the December issue of the Belmont Vision. And Correspondent […]

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Bundy hosts Christmas at Belmont

Bundy hosts Christmas at Belmont

Country singer, songwriter, actress, dancer and Tony-nominated Broadway star Laura Bell Bundy wants the world to know something: She’s a work in progress. “When I stop learning or I stop feeling challenged, I have to do something else,” she said. “As long as I’m continuing to learn from my work […]

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Beat ‘n’ Track: Jilian Linklater

Beat ‘n’ Track: Jilian Linklater

The “Beat ‘N’ Track” this month showcases the songwriting strength of sophomore Jilian Linklater. The 19-year-old songwriting major first turned to piano, pen and paper in times of heartache, and the songs that resulted on the other side of the pain taught her some of life’s little lessons. A few […]

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The Week at Belmont – November 16, 2011

The Week at Belmont – November 16, 2011

This week we’re pop music maniacs with moves like Ja… errr, Betty White. You’ll see. Plus, Correspondent Jessica Adkins shows us the true meaning of Thanksgiving. And last but not least, we reveal the winner of the Rock Showcase 2K11! It’s our Turkey Day episode. It’s The Week at Belmont!

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The Week at Belmont – November 9, 2011

The Week at Belmont – November 9, 2011

Creed or Nickelback? That’s just one of the hard-hitting questions we ask the contestants of this weekend’s Rock Showcase. And coffee addicts, listen up – we’ve got the perfect convo for you. Plus, all hair-raising news on SAPB’s “No Shave November” month-long celebration. It’s The Week at Belmont!

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The Week at Belmont – October 26, 2011

The Week at Belmont – October 26, 2011

This week we’re your Halloween headquarters. Hear about all the opportunities to show off your costume. Plus, your chance to go to the Pembroke Haunted House, Boo Bash and the annual Fall Follies! Also, we’ve got some paranormal SNACKtivity going on. You’ll see. It’s HalloWednesday! It’s The Week at Belmont!

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