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Match Records Presents: Female Artist Talent Showcase

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (November 26th, 2022) – MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, is proud to present the next installment of our semi-annual A&R competition to decide who will be the next artist signed to Match. SUMMARY OF EVENT On November 29th, MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, will host its semi-annual competition at Ridenour Rehearsal Studios from 6 to 8pm to see who the next artist signed to the label will be. After signing 6 male artists to the label, this year’s competition will be focused on the five outstanding women who made it as our finalists: Aslin, Buzie, Colette Jones, Lauren Teel, and Sofia Lynch. The showcase will feature an eclectic mix of indie-pop, alternative pop, americana, & country music, and each artist will have a total of 15 minutes to give it their all and show the label why they deserve to get signed. After the performances have concluded, each member of Match will have the opportunity to vote on their favorite to decide who will be the next Match artist! About Match Records – Match Records is the student-run record label at Middle Tennessee State University. Each semester the record label holds a competition amongst students, who are artists, to see whom the label will sign that semester. These competitions are called, “Are You A Match?” For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com

Match Records Second Tiny Dorm Concert

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Match Records’ Second Tiny Dorm Concert MTSU Match Records Artist Legendary Nedge performs in the second installment of the Tiny Dorm Concert Series. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (November 27th, 2022) – On November 17th, MTSU’s student-run record label Match Records partnered again with Deere Hall for the second Tiny Dorm Concert with a performance from Match Records Artist Legendary Nedge. SUMMARY OF THE EVENT Following the release of the first Tiny Dorm Concert, Match Records returns to Deere Hall to continue the series with their second installment. This time around, Match Records Artist Legendary Nedge alongside guitarist Dalton Miksa and keyboardist Kj Mitchell performed songs from his past projects Boy Meets World 2. Match Records will be releasing video content for the new episode soon! Stay tuned for the next for the next Tiny Dorm Concert next semester! About Legendary Nedge - t’s been said that music is the language of the soul, a concept Nedge has taken to heart throughout his young career as a professional in the music industry. Explore his portfolio to see the work that showcases the emotions, talent, and passion he exemplifies through musical experiences and tracks while pursuing creative development. Nedge’s music is made to make you feel something. Whether that be happiness, sadness, energy, or love… his music is a raw, expression of the reality we all live in! 

Match Records Finalizes Top 5 in Female Artist Search

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Match Records Finalizes Top 5 in Female Artist Search MTSU Match Records Will Be Holding a Showcase for the Top 5 in their Female Artist Search FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (November 15th, 2022) - MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, has officially finalized their top five artists in their female artist search. Match Records will host a showcase on November 29 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Ridenour Studios, in Murfreesboro, to decide which of the five will be signed to the record label. SUMMARY OF EVENT Every semester MTSU’s Match Records holds a competition to find a new artist, who’s a student, to sign. This semester they decided to focus solely on finding a female artist, since there are currently six male artists signed to the label and zero female artists. The top five artists that were chosen out of over twenty submissions are the artists that our A&R team connected with the most. Those artists are senior Sofia Lynch, senior Colette Jones, junior Aslin, sophomore Lauren Teet, and sophomore Büzie. These five women will be showcases in a Match Records show at Ridenour Studios on November 29 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. This show will decide which of these artists will be signed to Match Records. About Match Records – Match Records is the student-run record label at Middle Tennessee State University. Each semester the record label holds a competition amongst students, who are artists, to see whom the label will sign that semester. These competitions are called, “Are You A Match?” For more information about Match Records, visit Match Record’s Website For details on MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry, visit their website  For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com

Match Records FIRST EVER Tiny Dorm Concert 

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Match Records Has First Ever Tiny Dorm Concert MTSU Match Records Artists Perform in the First Tiny Dorm Concert at Deere Hall FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (November 7th, 2022) - MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, partnered with Deer Hall at Middle Tennessee State University to host the first ever Tiny Dorm Concert. Three Match Records artists (Chaz Crawford, Austin Daniel, and Treat Coastal) performed the evening of October 27th for the inaugural event. SUMMARY OF EVENT Middle Tennessee State University’s Match Records partnered with the Deer Hall, an on-campus residence hall, to start a new concert series dubbed the Tiny Dorm Concerts, a college spin on NPR’s Tiny Desk series. Match Records had Chaz Crawford, Austin Daniel and Treat Coastal all perform on October 27th, and brought in students to record audio and film the whole show. Match Records will be releasing the video content from this event later this semester! Keep an eye out for our next Tiny Dorm Concert, coming soon! About Chaz Crawford - 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.  About Austin Daniel - Austin Daniel is a 19-year-old country singer-songwriter originally from the Cincinnati, Ohio area. He first broke into the scene in 2017 after releasing his debut independent single “You’re Beautiful”. The track received great success as it reached listeners in 50 different countries around the world and encompassed over 10,000 combined streams on all music streaming platforms. Austin went on to release his debut EP in early 2018 and then his first full-length independent studio album titled ‘Small Town Boy’ in 2019, which featured 12 original songs and surpassed over 30,000 combined streams over all music streaming platforms. After the release of his album, he toured around the tri-state area (Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky) and then moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he found himself playing at some of the city's most beloved venues. Austin released his most recent single "Say That Again" in June of 2020, where it has since surpassed over 30,000 streams over all music streaming platforms. As a now established Nashville recording artist and songwriter, Austin has found himself in the midst of writing and recording for his upcoming highly anticipated project, working with some of Nashville's top-notch songwriters and producers. His star-stunning look, authentic songwriting, and elegant vocal ability have all contributed to the unique artist that he has become. About Treat Coastal - 19-year-old, Ethan Cambell, from Charlotte, North Carolina started producing on Logic Pro X at just 14 years old. Along with producing, writing, recording, mixing, and mastering all his own music, he also plays guitar, bass, and drums. He is currently working on a roll-out plan for his new single while developing his sound through this next era of his career! For more information about Match Records, visit Match Record’s Website For details on MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry, visit their website  For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com

Match Records Artist, Legendary Nedge, Releases “On My Way” September 29th at 11 p.m. CT 

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Legendary Nedge’s releases his first single off his upcoming EP Kaleidoscope FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (September 29th, 2022) - MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, is excited to announce that their artist, Legendary Nedge, is releasing his first single off his upcoming EP Kaleidoscope on September 30th, 2022! The new single is called “On My Way” and it is a lively hip hop dance track. About Legendary Nedge - t’s been said that music is the language of the soul, a concept Nedge has taken to heart throughout his young career as a professional in the music industry. Explore his portfolio to see the work that showcases the emotions, talent, and passion he exemplifies through musical experiences and tracks while pursuing creative development. Nedge’s music is made to make you feel something. Whether that be happiness, sadness, energy, or love… his music is a raw, expression of the reality we all live in!  About Match Records – Match Records is the student-run record label at Middle Tennessee State University. Each semester the record label holds a competition amongst students, who are artists, to see whom the label will sign that semester. This semester the competition will be specifically focused on diversifying the label’s roster of artists. For more information about Match Records, visit Match Record’s Website   For details on MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry, visit their website    For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com 

Match Records Artist, Chase Cimala Releasing New Single September 29th at 11 p.m. CT 

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (September 27th, 2022) - MTSU’s student and Match Records artist, Chase Cimala is releasing his new single entitled “SEC” on all streaming platforms Thursday September 29th at 11pm CST. Pre Save Link: https://ffm.to/pre-save-sec SUMMARY OF THE EVENT The song is a description of the types of girls that attend colleges that are part of the SEC conference. Schools such as University of Alabama, Clemson University, University of Florida, University of Tennessee, etc... The song has been receiving viral attention on TikTok and has been reposted by hundreds of other students across SEC schools. The song has the potential to be a viral hit once it is officially released on Thursday. For more information about Match Records, visit Match Record’s Website For details on MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry, visit their website  For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com

Match Records' Artists Perform at MT Engage Fest 2022

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Murfreesboro, TN (September 21st, 2022) - MTSU’s student-run record label, Match Records, had four artists perform at the 2022 MT Engage Fest. The artists that performed were Legendary Nedge, Cam Harris, Treat Coastal and Chaz Crawford. Each of these artists are current MTSU Bragg College of Media and Entertainment students, who are passionate about developing their music and artistry through the help of Match Records. All four of the Match Records artists enjoyed getting to perform for and share their music with their fellow MTSU students. SUMMARY OF EVENT Every year, the MTSU music business fraternity, Omega Delta Psi hosts the MT Engage Fest, September 20th, 2022, from 10:00am to 4:00pm, as a part of the MTSU Engage Week for that school year. This year MTSU’s Match Records participated by booking an hour slot, from 12:00pm to 1:00pm, and filling this hour with performances from four of the record label’s artists; Legendary Nedge, Cam Harris, Treat Coastal and Chaz Crawford. This event was held on the steps of the Bragg Building in the MTSU Quad. All the artists performed to multiple different students, whether they were walking to class, hanging out in the quad, or actively participating as part of the crowd for the performances. This event went off well, and Match Records looks forward to participating in the future! About Chaz Crawford - 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. About Cam Harris - Cam Harris is a 21-year-old up and coming singer and songwriter from the small town of Leitchfield, Kentucky. He hopes to inspire others from small towns that anything is possible if you work hard. TikTok put him on the map when his song "10.4" went viral. Cam is known for his catchy hooks and saucy melodies. His inspirations are people such as Justin Bieber, Chance the Rapper, and Machine Gun Kelly. In contrary, Cam hopes to bring a brand-new sound to the mix and give you something to listen to at any time or anywhere. About Treat Coastal - 19-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with producing, writing, recording, mixing, and mastering all my music, he enjoys performing and playing guitar. About Legendary Nedge - t’s been said that music is the language of the soul, a concept Nedge has taken to heart throughout his young career as a professional in the music industry. Explore his portfolio to see the work that showcases the emotions, talent, and passion he exemplifies through musical experiences and tracks while pursuing creative development. Nedge’s music is made to make you feel something. Whether that be happiness, sadness, energy, or love… his music is a raw, expression of the reality we all live in! About Match Records – Match Records is the student-run record label at Middle Tennessee State University. Each semester the record label holds a competition amongst students, who are artists, to see whom the label will sign that semester. These competitions are called, “Are You A Match?” For more information about Match Records, visit Match Record’s Website For details on MTSU’s Department of Recording Industry, visit their website For Contact Information: info@matchrecordsmusic.com

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