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    Show of the Week: Studying Abroad with Subi

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week This week’s show is Studying Abroad with Subi   Studying […]

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    Oscar Predictions 2017

    By: Brooke Forrest The 89th Academy Awards are this Sunday, and, for the first time in awhile, there is an impressive and diverse collection of nominees. […]

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    Concert: Switchfoot and Relient K

    By: Adrian Leuthauser Thursday, Feb. 16, Relient K and Switchfoot stormed the stage at The House of Blues, Cleveland. With just two bands on the setlist, Relient […]

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    BSR Ticket Giveaways: Spring 2017

    During this semester BSR will be giving away free tickets to concerts on various Black Squirrel Radio Shows! Check the calendar of ticket giveaways and tune […]

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    Trades With Potential to Happen at NBA Trade Deadline

    Three Trades that May Happen Before NBA Trade Deadline By: Chad Flannery Photo Credit: CSN Chicago 1. Jimmy Butler is finally traded to Boston Rumors of […]

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    Show of the Week: Cruisin’ With Maxwell

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Cruisin’ with Maxwell Cruisin’ with Maxwell […]

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    Film Review: ‘A Cure for Wellness’

    By: Cameron Hoover Photo courtesy of slashfilm.com Director: Gore Verbinski Studio: Regency Enterprises Cast: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth Release Date: February 17, 2017 Rating: […]

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    Album Review: ‘The Great Outdoors Jam’ by Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

    By: Mikala Lugen photo courtesy of liveforlivemusic.com Title: The Great Outdoors Jam Artist: Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Record Label: Independent Release Date: Febuary 17th, 2017 Rating: […]

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    Kent State Earns Huge Victory Over Rival Akron

    Kent State Earns Huge Victory Over Rival Akron 70-67 By: Rob DiFranco Photo Credit: WKSU Akron’s 30 game home win streak is over. The Kent State […]

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    Concert Review: Nobunny at Now That’s Class

    By: Evan Harms Comics by: Scotty McMaster Concert: Valentine’s Day 2017 with Nobunny, Tonawandas, and Brain Wave Location: Now That’s Class, Cleveland Date: Feb. 14 2017   […]

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    Claude Julien is Perfect Fit for Montreal

    Hiring Claude Julien Makes Perfect Sense for Canadiens Scribed by: Jacob Majka Photo Credit: NHL.com The Montreal Canadiens have been sputtering for months now, and as […]

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    Cheap Tracks: 7 Wishes by Night Ranger

    By: Evan Harms It’s human nature to learn as little as possible about the things we hate or dislike. This ignorance is the basis for a […]

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    Show of the Week: That’s What She Said

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is That’s What She Said That’s What […]

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    A Year in ‘The Life of Pablo’

    By: Conor Battles   The Life of Pablo is one year old. The 365 days it’s existed have been as turbulent, weird and flat-out ugly as […]

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    Concert Review: Lacey Sturm at The House of Blues

    By: Adrian Leuthauser Concert: Lacey Sturm, Letters From the Fire, Stitched Up Heart and Palisades Location: House of Blues Date: Feb. 7 2017 It’s been some […]

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    Show of the Week: Defend Good Music

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Defend Good Music Defend Good Music […]

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    BSR Sports Department Florida Trip GoFundMe

    BSR Sports Department Starts GoFundMe For Florida International Trip By: Ryan Landolph Four members of the Black Squirrel Radio Sports Department were lucky enough receive credentials […]

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    Book Review: Universal Harvester by John Darnielle

    By: Erik Svensson Title: Universal Harvester Author: John Darnielle Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Publication Date: February 7, 2017 Rating:      “A few rows of corn […]

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    “The Zach & Beau Show” – Short Film Casting Call

    “THE ZACH & BEAU SHOW” – A SHORT FILM BSR has begun pre-production on its first-ever SHORT FILM! The story is based around one of our […]

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    Album Review: Sampha ‘Process’

    By: Dylan Reynolds Title: Process Artist: Sampha Record Label: Young Turks Release Date: February 3, 2017 Rating:      Sure, Process is a debut album. But Sampha […]

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    BSR Sports Department’s Super Bowl Picks

    BSR Sports Department Makes Super Bowl 51 Picks Scribed by: BSR Sports Department Photo Credit: WDTV.com Super Bowl 51 between the New England Patriots and Atlanta […]

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    Interview – Oh Pep!

    By Layne Gerbig, General Manager Photo courtesy of Oh Pep! I’ve had Oh Pep! on heavy rotation since I first discovered them a few months ago. […]

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    Predictions for Second Half of NHL Season

    Three Predictions for the Second Half of the NHL Season By: Jacob Majka Photo Credit: The Big Lead 1. Yes, Toronto is going to make the […]

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    Album Review: ‘Wake in Fright’ by Uniform

    By: Evan Harms Title: Wake in Fright Artist: Uniform Record Label: Sacred Bones Records Release Date: January 20, 2017 Rating:      An apparent trend in heavier […]

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    Join The BSR Web Staff in Spring 2017!

    New Semester, New Web Staff! Black Squirrel Radio is excited for another semester of amazing music, television and film articles from our web staff. The one problem […]

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    2017 will be a Harmonious Year for Fifth Harmony

    By: Akii Butler Cover image via: billboard.com 2017 is here and so is Fifth Harmony. The girl group gave their first performance as a foursome at […]

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    Spring 2017 DJ Applications!

    New semester, new programming schedule! Black Squirrel Radio is excited to be kicking off another semester of rad  radio, and we’re looking for music enthusiasts to […]

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    Movie Review: ‘La La Land’

    By: Conor Battles Image via Lionsgate Film: La La Land Director: Damien Chazelle Release Date: December 9, 2016 Studio: Summit Entertainment Rating:      “Here’s to the […]

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    Remembering ‘Baby Girl’ Aaliayah

    By: Akii Butler Today is the birthday of the late singer and actress Aaliyah, who sadly passed away at the young age of 22 in 2001. […]

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    Album Review: ‘I See You’ by The xx

    By: Dylan Reynolds Title: I See You Artist: The xx Record Label: Young Turks Release Date: January 13, 2017 Rating:      Eight years into their career, […]

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    Concert Review: Wish You Were Here – A Pink Floyd tribute

    By: Holli Phillips Images via facebook.com Wish You Were Here, Pink Floyd Tribute band played an unforgettable performance Jan. 7 at the House of Blues in […]

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    Album Review: ‘RTJ3’ by Run the Jewels

    By: Conor Battles Album: RTJ3 Artist: Run the Jewels Label: Run the Jewels, Inc. Rating:        In the weeks leading up to his legendary bout […]

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    Song Review: Ed Sheeran, ‘Castle on the Hill’, ‘Shape of You’

    Photo courtesy of certifiedbootleg.com By: Brandon Bounds Ed Sheeran decided to kick off the new year to two new songs, “Shape of You” and “Castle on […]

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    Funktional Flow and Rusted Root helped celebrate the coming of 2017 at Buffalo Iron Works.

    By: Mikala Lugen Concert flyer via facebook Originally from Buffalo, New York, Funktional Flow is a funky-jam quintet made up of Jeff Kuebler on guitar and […]

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    BSR Web Staff: Favorites of 2016

    In our final collaborative piece of the year, the Black Squirrel Radio web staff wanted to highlight some of their favorite pieces of pop culture this […]

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    BSR Web Staff: Underrated Albums of 2016

    In addition to our list of the top 10 albums of the year, the Black Squirrel Radio web staff collaborated to highlight some of the most underrated […]

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    BSR Web Staff: The Top 10 Albums of 2016

    Recently the Black Squirrel Radio web staff collaborated to create the official BSR Top 10 Albums of 2016. Though this has been a pretty complicated year […]

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    10 Artists to Look out for in 2017

    By: Akii Butler 2016 proved to be an incredible year in music. Almost every major artist released their long awaited album and we saw new artists […]

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    Remembering Carrie Fisher

    By: Miles Purdy Image via: LUCASFILM, LTD After a night of not being able to sleep, I woke up at one o’clock today. From bad habit, I […]

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    Unexpected Movies to watch this Christmas

    By: Brooke Forrest Christmas is here, which means it is the perfect time to watch some holiday entertainment. But with the flood of cliche or overplayed […]

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    BSR Staff: Holiday Playlist

    As a gift to all you music fans out there, the BSR web staff collaborated to bring you a holiday playlist full of some of the […]

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    Fifth Harmony’s Normani Kordei proves she has what it takes to shine on her own

    By: Akii Butler   With two successful albums behind them and numerous awards, the ladies of Fifth Harmony are living it up and even starting to […]

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    BSR Web Staff: Top 10 Albums of 2016 Podcast

    Recently members of the Black Squirrel Radio web staff got together and created their official list of the top 10 albums of year. In an effort […]

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    The Hits Should’ve Been…

    By: Akii Butler 2016 has been the year of major releases with Drake, Beyonce, Rihanna and Gaga and all of their highly anticipated and long awaited […]

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    10 Rap/ R&B Albums That Shook 2016

    By: Jenna Langan 2016 was quite weird, but there’s no doubt it has been an immaculately powerful year for the Rap/R&B genres. Below, I have reviewed […]

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    Explaining Multiverse Theory with R. Kelly’s Christmas Album

    By: Conor Battles Photo courtesy of rap-up.com Earlier this year, a phenomenon occurred that threatens to challenge everything we think we know about the universe: R. […]

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    Show of the Week: The Zach and Beau Show

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is The Zach and Beau Show The […]

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    Album Review: The Weeknd, ‘Starboy’

    Written by: Conor Battles Album: Starboy Artist: The Weeknd Label: XO Rating: Photo courtesy of Heavy.com The most immediately noticeable thing about Starboy, the third studio […]

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    Album Review: “American Nightmare” by Bad Rabbits

    By: Dylan Reynolds Album: American Nightmare Artist: Bad Rabbits Record Label: Bad Records Release Date: November 21, 2016 Rating:        Bad Rabbits, the Boston-based funk […]

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    The Body, The Blood, The Machine: Getting Back Up in a Scarier World

    By: Erik Svensson photo Courtesy of last.fm There is some irony in 2016 being the ten year anniversary of The Thermals’ opus, The Body, The Blood, […]

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    Interview with Expire’s Zach Dear

    Before Expire’s Sunday, Oct. 23 matinee show at Sure Man House in Akron, guitarist Zach Dear sat down with BSR’s Alex Couts and Evan Harms to […]

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    Show of the Week: The Alternative Study Break

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is The Alternative Study Break The Alternative […]

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    Concert Review: Broccoli Samurai and Papadosio at House of Blues

    By: Holli Phillips A psychedelic, atmospheric rock concert played the House of Blues in Cleveland on November 25.  Broccoli Samurai and Papadosio played an epic upbeat show […]

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    Album Review: Sad13, ‘Slugger’

    By: Erik Svensson Title: Slugger Artist: Sad13 Label: Carpark Record Release Date: 11/11/2016 Rating:      Photo courtesy of Bandcamp.com Written in a bedroom in Philadelphia, Slugger is […]

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    Album Review: “II” by Gay Panic Defence

    By: Evan Harms Album: II Artist: Gay Panic Defence Rating:      Gay Panic Defence’s second album, eloquently titled “II” brings a new torchbearer to the queercore […]

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    Concert Review: Paul Fayrewether at Brothers Lounge

    By: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of https://www.facebook.com/paulfayrewether This past Saturday, Brothers Lounge in Lakewood played host to Cleveland area rock star, Paul Fayrewether. Since the mid […]

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    Show of the Week: Voodoo Cast

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Voodoo Cast Voodoo Cast airs every […]

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    How to Mourn a Website: What.cd and The Future of Filesharing

    Written by: Conor Battles photo courtesy of what.cd It’s easy to treat the demise of What.cd, the legendary invite-only private tracker, as just another casualty in […]

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    Show of the Week: Cry Yourself to Sleep

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Cry Yourself to Sleep Cry Yourself […]

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    BSR Staff: Song mashups you should check out

    Musical mashups are the creative combination of two or more songs (or other media) to create either inspired or horrifying new tracks. Finding the right music […]

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    Fall TV Spotlight: Westworld

    What-world? Spoiler free thoughts halfway through the first season By: Tyler Thompson Creators: Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan Image courtesy of HBO Canada Rating:      Highly […]

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    The Top 5 Performances of the 2016 AMAs

    Written By: Akii Butler The 2016 American Music Awards were full of stars, amazing music and performances, some good and bad. Thankfully this year was a […]

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    Join the team: Black Squirrel Radio Spring 2017 Applications

    Black Squirrel Radio is now accepting applications for Spring 2017 directors and coordinators! We’re looking for motivated, creative, and passionate Kent State students to join the BSR […]

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    Show of the Week: In Harms Way

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is In Harms Way In Harms Way […]

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    American Music Awards Predictions

    Image courtesy of billboard.com By: Akii Butler and Erin Keller The 2016 American Music Awards are this Sunday and everyone is freaking out. Unlike the Grammys, […]

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    Concert Review: NoDAPL Benefit Concert

    Local bands The Scenic Route, The Bellflowers and Vanishing Apollo play North Water Street Gallery for a benefit concert supporting Dakota Access Pipeline protesters flyer courtesy […]

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    Single Review: Cloud Nothings “Modern Act”

    Image courtesy of: limitedrun.com By: Miles Purdy Song: Modern Act Artist: Cloud Nothings Record Label: Carpark Records Release Date: October 12th, 2016 Rating:      Cleveland rockers […]

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    An in-depth analysis of why people hate Nickelback

    Image courtesy of twitter.com By Dylan Reynolds If you think Nickelback is bad, you are not alone. In fact, you are a member of an exclusive […]

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    Show of the Week: The New Girls

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is The New Girls Hosts Hannah Sheridan, […]

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    The Holy Ghost of Slaughter Beach: A Jake Ewald Project.

    Scribed by: Alex Couts Photo courtesy of  slaughterbeach.bandcamp.com It was absolutely no mystery that Modern Baseball’s Holy Ghost was a wash of heavy and heartfelt emotions, […]

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    Album Review: A Tribe Called Quest, ‘We Got It From Here… Thank You 4 Your Service

    By: Conor Battles Album: We Got It from Here… Thank You 4 Your Service Artist: A Tribe Called Quest Label: Epic Rating: photo courtesy of Genius.com […]

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    Concert Review: BSR Acoustic Night at Last Exit Books and Coffeehouse

    Artists: Northern Whale, Colorblind, Ohio Weather Band Scribed by: Conor Battles This past Friday night, Kent’s Last Exit Bookstore and Coffeehouse served as an ideal venue […]

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    Week 11 College Football Pick’ems

    Week 11 College Football Picks Against the Spread Scribed by: Evan Hablitzel   Rutgers at Michigan State (-14.5), Noon Rutgers (2-7) playing in East Lansing Saturday […]

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    Leonard Cohen Dies at 82

    photo courtesy of newyorker.com Scribed by: Conor Battles Prolific Canadian singer-songwriter, visual artist and poet Leonard Cohen has passed away at the age of 82. The […]

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    BSR’s Give Thanks Fund Drive

    Black Squirrel Radio is one of 10 media partners that make up Kent State Student Media, each led and run by students. We’re asking you to […]

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    Exclusive Preview of Penny Arcade’s New Album “Oliver”

    Scribed by Evan Harms Black Squirrel Radio is happy to release an exclusive preview stream of “Oliver,” the latest EP from Akron’s Penny Arcade! The sprightly […]

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    30 Days 30 Songs

    Musicians come together for political music project 30 Days, 30 Songs Scribed by: Dylan Reynolds Image courtesy of fugitivesounds.org. Musicians have discovered a new platform to voice […]

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    Concert Review: Dopapod & Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

    photo courtesy of facebook.com Scribed by: Mikala Lugen Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Dopapod made a stop in Buffalo, New York on Nov. 3 on their […]

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    Show of the Week: Rockin’ Oldies

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Rockin’ Oldies Rockin’ Oldies airs every […]

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    Jay-Z & Friends

    JAY-Z performs a free show in support of Hillary Clinton’s campaign Scribed by: Jenna Langan Editors Note: This election is important, so if you can, please […]

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    Album Review: D.R.A.M, ‘Big Baby D.R.A.M’

    Photo Courtesy of pitchfork.com Scribed by: Conor Battles Album: Big Baby D.R.A.M Artist: D.R.A.M Label: Atlantic Release Date: October 21st Rating: It’s very important to Shelley […]

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    Concert Review: Torrey Pines

    photo courtesy of seattleweekly.com By: Erik Svensson A few dozen chairs, art lining the wall opposite the entrance and a small projection screen set up at […]

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    Week 10 College Football Pick’ems

    Week 10 College Football Picks Against the Spread Scribed by: Evan Hablitzel   Navy (+7) vs. Notre Dame, 11:30 a.m. Navy (5-2) is coming off of […]

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    Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’

    Image courtesy of screenrant.com Scribed by: Miles Purdy Title: Doctor Strange Director: Scott Derrickson Release: November 4, 2016 Studio: Marvel Studios Rating:        It’s about […]

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    The ‘Rocky’ Series: From Worst to First

    Scribed by: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of ined21.com “You’re gonna eat lightnin’ and you’re gonna crap thunder!” – Mick Goldmill In case you’re not hip on […]

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    Concert Review: The 1975 at Kent State

    Scribed by: Mikala Lugen photo courtesy of songkick.com The 1975 made their only stop in Ohio on their 2016 North American tour this past Sunday, Oct. […]

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    Album Review: Leonard Cohen, ‘You Want it Darker’

    Scribed by: Conor Battles Album: You Want it Darker Artist: Leonard Cohen Label: Columbia Rating:  Not content to give the people their concise, carefully-wrapped and tied-off […]

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    Films to watch this Halloween

    By: Brooke Forrest Halloween is here so it’s the perfect time to watch some scary movies. But how do you choose in a world of so […]

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    BSR Playlist: Halloween

    Black Squirrel Radio’s web staff collaborated to create a holiday playlist for Halloween The playlist of staff picks features holiday favorites, spooky songs and unexpected Halloween […]

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    Album Review: Conor Oberst, ‘Ruminations’

    Scribed by: Erik Svensson Album: Ruminations Label: Nonesuch Release Date: October 14th Rating: Photo courtesy of NME.com Conor Oberst’s songwriting has never been so personal. He’s […]

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    Album Review: Dance Gavin Dance, ‘Mothership’

    photo courtesy of altpress.com Scribed by: Alex Couts Album: ‘Mothership’ Artist: Dance Gavin Dance Record Label: Rise Records Rating:  The realm of Post-whatever-you-want-to-call-it-Core has become a […]

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    Concert Review: Frankie Cosmos at Mahall’s

    Frankie Cosmos, Big Thief and Small Wood House at Mahall’s Oct 25,2016 By Alice Leach, BSR DJ Image courtesy of pitchfork.com I first listened to Frankie […]

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    BSR Presents: Acoustic Night!

    Mark your calendar – BSR is hosting our very own Acoustic Night at Last Exit Books on November 11th! Starting at 8pm, catch local favorites Colorblind, […]

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    Cleveland Indians Lose Game Two of World Series

    Cubs Claw Their Way Back into Series Scribed by: Ian Kreider   The Chicago Cubs came into Game Two of the World Series looking to put […]

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    Album Review: Kings of Leon, WALLS

    Image courtesy of josepvinaixa.com Scribed by: Dylan Reynolds Title: WALLS Artist: Kings of Leon Record Label: RCA Records Release Date: October 14, 2016 Rating:    Kings […]

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    Show Review: ‘Brand New, The Front Bottoms, Modern Baseball’ Concert

    Scribed by: Alexander Couts photo courtesy of kroq.com I want to start this off by stating something VERY important: I am about to make some very […]

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    Black Squirrel Radio Live Session: Heart Attack Man

    Heart Attack Man performed live for an exclusive Black Squirrel Radio Session Produced by: Ashley Markle photo courtesy of: http://67.media.tumblr.com/be0b2e6ffd5fd8450ad42c6de60b8abc/tumblr_inline_nnl9j6ka3L1qingv0_500.jpg Heart Attack Man Heart Attack Man, […]

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    ‘Joanne’ by Lady Gaga Review

    Scribed by Erin Keller #JOANNE   At last, Lady Gaga has returned to the mainstream pop scene. Mother Monster’s middle name Joanne serves as the title […]

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    Album Review: Green Day, ‘Revolution Radio’

    Scribed by: Conor Battles Album: ‘Revolution Radio’ Record Label: Reprise Release Date: October 7th Rating: Photo Courtesy of warnerbrosrecords.com It’s not punk, it’s not political and […]

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    Show of the Week: Analog International

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Analog International Analog International airs every […]

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    Week 7 NFL Pick’ems

    Week 7 NFL Picks Against the Spread Scribed by: Evan Hablitzel   Cleveland Browns (+10.5) at Cincinnati Bengals, 1 p.m. The Browns (0-6) are the worst […]

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    The Front Bottoms; The Forgotten Self-Released Albums

    A look into The Front Bottoms’ Past Scribed by: Maggie Sugg photo courtesy of: http://img2-ak.lst.fm/i/u/ar0/97b4731cf90f75ead4cfb95870b7d575 I would deem myself a pretty big Front Bottoms fan. I’ve […]

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    Week 8 College Football Pick’ems

    Week 8 College Football Picks Against the Spread Scribed by: Evan Hablitzel   #2 Ohio State (-19.5) at Penn State, 8 p.m. The Buckeyes are coming […]

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    Review: A$AP Rocky short film ‘Money Man’

    A$AP Rocky releases short film Money Man, flexing two upcoming tracks off A$AP Mob’s collaborative project, Cozy Tapes Vol. 1 Image courtesy of PlayThisHipHop Scribed by: […]

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    American Football LP2 Track by Track

    Scribed by Evan Harms   American Football’s first album, American Football, has become the epitome of midwestern indie rock over the last 10 to 15 years. […]

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    Cleveland Indians Advance to World Series

    Cleveland Indians Defeat Blue Jays in Game 5, Advance to World Series Scribed by: Ian Kreider photo courtesy of businessinsider.com The Cleveland Indians scored three runs […]

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    Album Review: Danny Brown, Atrocity Exhibition

    Danny Brown’s explicit style and unbreakable flow shine on his new LP Atrocity Exhibition. Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Album: Atrocity Exhibition Artist: Danny Brown Label: Warp […]

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    Album Review: JoJo’s “Mad Love”

    Photo courtesy of http://www.josepvinaixa.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/JoJo-Mad-Love.-2016-2480×2480.jpg JoJo’s Mad Love is everything you hoped it would be and more. Album: MAD LOVE Artist: JoJo Label:Atlantic Release Date: October 14th, […]

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    Live! At The Hive Mind

    Flyer by: Peter Kratcoski Local bands take the stage at the local Hive Mind in Akron Scribed by: Jenna Langan On October 17th, I had the […]

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    An Interview with ‘Booty & The Kidd’

    Scribed by: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of Abbie Davies This past Saturday, I got a chance to sit down with Columbus hip-hop duo, Booty & The […]

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    Album Review: Blank Banshee, ‘MEGA’

    Scribed by: Conor Battles Title: MEGA Artist: Blank Banshee Label: self-released Release Date: October 10, 2016 Rating: 3/5 Photo courtesy of Blankbanshee.bandcamp.com There’s a certain challenge […]

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    Show of the Week: Can’t Wait for the Next Pangea

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Can’t Wait for the Next Pangea […]

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    Album Review: Beach Slang, A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings

    Scribed by: Miles Purdy Album: ‘A Loud Bash of Teenage Feelings’ Artist: Beach Slang Record Label: Polyvinyl Record co. Release Date: September 23, 2016 Rating: Image […]

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    Bob Dylan’s Five Most Nobel Prize-worthy Songs

    A look at the five most poetic songs from recent Nobel Prize winner Bob Dylan Scribed by: Dylan Reynolds Image courtesy of xpn.org For the first […]

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    Five Essential Albums for an Autumn Experience

    Scribed By: Erik Svensson Photo courtesy of play.wimpmusic.com Fall is a season with many facets to it, and there’s music to match it all. We see […]

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    Single Review: Metallica, ‘Moth Into Flame’

    By: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of metalinjection.net Song: ‘Moth Into Flame’ Record Label: Blackened Recordings Release Date: September 26, 2016 Rating: The behemoths of metal are […]

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    BSR Ticket Giveaways

    During this semester BSR will be giving away free tickets to concerts on various Black Squirrel Radio Shows! Check the calendar of ticket giveaways and tune […]

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    Concert Review: Kishi Bashi

    By Layne Gerbig, General Manager There’s a certain point at a show where I begin to regret my footwear choice. Standing in a pair of cheap, […]

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    Show of the Week: Dr. B’s Crib: Almost Live

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Dr. B’s Crib: Almost Live Dr. […]

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    Concert Review: Puddle Of Mudd

    photo courtesy of Brandon Wu Photography Puddle Of Mudd’s show was unlike any other Scribed by: Erin Keller and Chelsea Panin Puddle of Mudd’s performance at […]

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    Album Review: Bon Iver, ’22, A Million’

    Scribed by: Conor Battles Album: ‘22, A Million’ Record Label: Jagjaguwar Release Date: September 30, 2016 Rating:  From the first muted, pitch-shifted notes of 22, A […]

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    And Lo, a Sure Man Was Born: Seeing Red, Due Gloom, Young Machetes and Attitude Era

    Sure Man House, 503 Sherman Street, Akron. Scribed by Evan Harms   “The whole point of Sure Man is I promise to never say no, unless […]

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    Show of the Week: Funkhaus Berlin

    Every week of programing we will be highlighting the Black Squirrel Radio Show of the Week! This week’s show is Funkhaus Berlin Funkhaus Berlin airs every […]

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    Who Hit Me Album Release Party

    Local bands celebrate Who Hit Me album release Scribed by: Miles Purdy It was Saturday night in Cleveland, and I walked into the Grog Shop for […]

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    Keep Your Groove: A weekend at Resonance Festival

    Three days of peace, love and music Written by: Mikala Lugen photo courtesy of: http://www.greenergroundsmusic.com This past weekend my friends and I decided on one of […]

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    Kent State Vs. Alabama Recap

    Top-Ranked Alabama Crushes Kent State 48-0 Writer: Remy Johnson When Kent State freshman running back Justin Rankin took off for a 47-yard rush on the Flashes’s […]

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    Keep it locked on BSR this fall semester!

    BSR is back this Fall 2016 semester with another killer programming schedule! Everyday from 10am – 2am, our DJs are playing their favorite songs – from […]

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    Song Review: Lady Gaga, ‘Perfect Illusion’

    Still looking into Gaga’s “Illusion.” Scribed by: Erin Keller Release Date: September 9, 2016 Record Label: Interscope Records Rating: 2/5 I’ve been waiting for Lady Gaga’s […]

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    Hang out with us at Vinyl Club

    Every first Wednesday of the month is BSR’s Vinyl Club! Come hang out with us in room 224 of Franklin Hall – we’ll be doing homework, […]

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    Kent State @ Penn State game live on BSR, LISTEN HERE:

    Black Squirrel Radio Sports will be broadcasting the Kent State at Penn State football game live on Sat. Sept. 3 starting with pre-game coverage at 2:45pm […]

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    You’re invited to BSR’s Brand New Bash

    Like our new look? We do too! And we’re having a party to celebrate! Join us on Friday Sept. 2nd at 425 Gallery at 8pm to […]

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