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    Song Review: Major Lazer, ‘Cold Water’

    photo courtesy of gossipcop.com Scribed by: Brandon Bounds Artist: Major Lazer, Justin Bieber, MØ Song: Cold Water Release Date: July 22, 2016 Record Label: Def Jam Records, […]

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    Vans Warped Tour 2016 is hot, loud and everything that you want.

    Scribed by: Adrian Leuthauser Darien Lake’s Vans Warped Tour was on July 14 and as I’m writing this, it has been a week and a day […]

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    10 Great Summer Films

      A collection of summer classics and hidden gems. Scribed by: Brooke Forrest Summer is here, which means sun, heat, and vacations – but for some […]

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    Song Review: Fall Out Boy, ‘Ghostbusters’

    photo courtesy of stereogum.com This review contains three of my favorite things: Fall Out Boy, Missy Elliott and Ghostbusters. Unfortunately, these did not make for a […]

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    Album Review: Blink-182, ‘California’

    No, you didn’t fall into a time warp and end up in 2001; you’re just listening to Blink 182’s newest album. Scribed by: Reid Smith Album: […]

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    Single Review: Sum 41, ‘Fake My Own Death’

    Scribed by: Brandon Bounds Single: Fake My Own Death Artist: Sum 41 Record Label: Hopeless Records Rating: 3.8/5 Sum 41 is back on the music scene […]

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    Concert Review: One Hell of a Night

    Scribed by: Tyler Thompson On a sweltering Sunday night, right in the dawn of summer, Bad Company and Joe Walsh’s tour One Hell of a Night […]

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    Song Suggestions

    Scribed by: Erin Keller I’ve realized I listen to music anywhere from 4 to 9 hours every day due to my desk job at KSU. That’s […]

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    Single Review: Of Mice & Men, ‘Pain’

    photos courtesy of: ofmiceandmenofficial.com and twitter.com Scribed by: Adrian Leuthauser Single: Pain Artist: Of Mice & Men Record Label: Rise Records Release Date: June 28 Rating: […]

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    Album Review: Violent Femmes ‘We Can Do Anything’

    Alternative rock icons the Violent Femmes return to music with a unique new album Scribed by: Brooke Forrest Album: We Can Do Anything Artist: Violent Femmes […]

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    Win passes to PromoWest Fest!

    Black Squirrel Radio is proud to be working with PromoWest this summer, and we’ve got 2 passes to give away to Promowest Fest on July 15-17th […]

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    Concert Review: Honeybucket

    by Layne Gerbig, General Manager. Photo courtesy of honeybucketohio.com It’s halfway through their first set when Honeybucket mandolinist Brendan O’Malley dedicates the next song “to all […]

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    Album Review: Death Grips’ ‘Bottomless Pit’

    A look at the new album from the obscure rapper Death Grips Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Album Bottomless Pitt Artist: Death Grips Label: Third Worlds and […]

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    Music Video Review: ScHoolboy Q

    Review of ScHoolboy Q’s video of Groovy Tony Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Artist: ScHoolboy Q Director of Video: Jack Begert and The Little Homies Record Label: […]

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    Single Review: blink-182 ‘Bored to Death’

    Artist: Blink-182 Song: ‘Bored to Death’ Label: BMG Release Date: April 28 Rating: 3/5 Scribed by: Reid Smith Unless you’ve been living under a rock for […]

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    Album Review: ‘Views From The 6’

    Scribed by: Brandon Bounds Album: Views From The 6 Artist: Drake Record Label: Cash Money Record Rating: 4/5 *Editor’s note: not every song on the album […]

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    Born Ruffians Interview: XTRA RUFF is extra cool

    by Layne Gerbig, General Manager The Canadian indie-rock band Born Ruffians rolled through Cleveland on Friday May 13, 2016 and I got the chance to chat […]

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    10 Insanely Great Guitar Songs That You Should Know

    Scribed by: Reid Smith Like all musical instruments, the guitar is multifaceted and there’s no one set way to play it. This article contains songs that […]

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    Interview with 3OH!3

    Photo courtesy of: 3OH!3 twitter @3OH3 and http://www.josepvinaixa.com/blog/3oh3-night-sports/ ‘Night Sports’ is set to release on May 13 Alternative Study Break sit down with 3OH!3 during Flash […]

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    Remembering Prince

    Both Photos Courtesy of decktrendses2016 A look into Prince and his past Born: July 7, 1958 Died: April 21, 2016 Scribed by: Ashley Moor When David […]

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    Concert Review: Noam Pikelny, banjo virtuoso

     Photo courtesy of noampikelny.com For the past 10 years, Noam Pikelny has managed to eat a whole bag of Doritos on stage at every concert he’s […]

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    Album Review: ‘Don’t Explain’

    Snow Aalegra bringing back soul and jazz Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Album: Don’t Explain Record Label: ARTrium and Def Jam Records Female soul and jazz vocalists […]

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    Recap: ‘House Of Cards’ Season 1-3

    Recapping House of Cards seasons 1-3 Scribed by: Reid Smith Season four of Netflix’s hit award-winning political drama House of Cards is now available for streaming. […]

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    10 Great Female Films

    A look at some of the best films from some incredible women Scribed by: Brooke Forrest Women’s History Month, March, has recently come to a close, […]

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    Album Review: ‘Alone Together’

    Skizzy Mars’ New Album: A Game Changer Scribed by: Madeline Sugg Album: ‘Alone Together’ by Skizzy Mars Record Label: Atlantic Records *editor’s note, not all tracks […]

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    Interview: Jule Vera

    Alternative Study Break sat down with Never Shout Never supporting act, Jule Vera

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    Interview: Authentic Language

    Interview by: Chelsea Panin Chelsea sat down with Authentic Language to find out more about them and just who they are. If you’re looking for a […]

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    Interview: Marianas Trench

    By: Erin Keller Our own Erin Keller and her friend, Ohio University student, Megan Pixler, sat down with Mike Ayley and (bass) and Ian Casselman (drums […]

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    Concert Review: Tommy Link and SIRSY @ The Stone Tavern

    Scribed by: Mikala Lugen The Stone Tavern was lit up with its usual psychedelic decorations and original crowd-pleasing performances last Thursday night. Born and raised in […]

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    Single Review: letlive. ‘Good Mourning, America’

    Artist: letlive. Single: Good Mourning, America Album: “If I’m The Devil” Release Date: June 10 Scribed by: Adrian Leuthauser Three years since The Blackest Beautiful was […]

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    Album Review: Domo Genesis

    Artist: Domo Genesis Album: Genesis Scribed by: Tyler Thompson Domo Genesis, like many other former members of Odd Future, has seemingly found his lane. Genesis’ early […]

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    Interview: The Rocket Summer (Click ‘Read’ for video)

    Interview by: The Alternative Study Break

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    Interview: Pink Floyd tribute band Dark Side of the Moon

    Dark Side of the Moon is a Pink Floyd tribute band that plays shows throughout the Midwest. The band currently consists of 8 members, Jeff Tucker, […]