Aslin has been writing since she first watched Lindsay Lohan on her VHS copy of Freaky Friday. She taught herself guitar through the discovery of UltimateGuitarTabs.com, covering songs from Ke$ha to Taylor Swift. She dreamed one day of playing songs she wrote to an adoring crowd and she saved money from her lemonade stands to purchase her first electric guitar and amp.
ASLIN has now grown up to gig New York City coffeehouses, move to Nashville to pursue songwriting, and this past spring opened for her idol Phoebe Bridgers at Middle Tennessee State University where she was chosen as the student opener.
Meshing the borders of bedroom pop, soft rock, and electronic, Chaz Crawford often explores themes of early adulthood, and the struggle to adapt to a changing world. This Lexington, Kentucky born native got into music under the influence of his older brothers, looking to impress them. Crawford aims to supply the most real form of self-expression while bonding with the listener through a shared common experience. With a combination of uncanny guitar tones, glitchy vocals, introspective lyrics, and slamming drums, Chaz Crawford looks to ask the oldest questions of humanity in a new context.
If you haven’t heard of Carter Elliott, keep an eye out—chances are, he’s performing up a storm somewhere near you! Influenced largely by 1970s rock and folk both musically and in stage presence, Elliott has been playing music since the age of 4 and writing songs since the age of 12. He currently has four singles out on streaming, including “The Closest and the Farthest,” and is working on more. In the meantime, there are many more songs for you to hear at one of his fiery live performances on- or off-campus!
Born and raised in New Jersey, Kasino Black has been writing raps since he was seven years old. He has spent the last ten years mastering his craft, and he has created his own, unique sound. Kasino Black stands for taking the chances to pursue whatever it is you want in life, even when the odds are against you.
Nick Edgerson, under the moniker - Legendary Nedge - also referred to as “Legend”, is a rapper, singer/songwriter from the small town of Griffin, just south of Atlanta, GA. Growing up with a mother who owned a dance studio, Legend was groomed from a young age to be a performer. However, it became apparent early-on that Legend’s way forward was through his love of music when he began writing songs for the dance studio’s recitals.
Hailing from Murfreesboro, TN, Water Street is a rock sensation known for their one of a kind sound. With roots dating back to 2021, this four-piece band has evolved into a crowd favorite in their local scene.
Their music, characterized by their singer/songwriter lyrics, seamlessly blends Alternative Rock and Progressive Metal with a contemporary twist, resulting in an electrifying and unforgettable experience. Water Street has earned local acclaim from their songs and live performance, and continues to captivate listeners worldwide.
Discover their catalog, featuring crowd favorites like “The Coast of Indiana” and “My Eyes,” and stay tuned for their upcoming EP, “Winter Clouds.”
Hunter Lander, raised in South Atlanta and now residing in the Metro Nashville area, first started playing guitar a few days before turning 14. With Eddie Van Halen being a lead inspiration to start playing guitar, doing theater productions at his high school elicited his ability to sing. During the summer of 2017, Hunter played his very first live show in Peachtree City, Georgia at a local restaurant known as “Grazing Here.” A few years later, after starting college, Hunter wrote and released his very first song: “23rd.” Hunter’s musical influences and songwriting inspiration span from singer/songwriter, to jazz vocalists, with a touch of 70’s and 80’s soul and jazz fusion, and 90’s alternative. In Spring of 2023, Hunter joined Match Records as one of our beloved artists.