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Sufjan Stevens writes that Tonya Harding is a “strange and magnificent America hero” in an essay accompanying his newest released song, pulling emotion from an unexpected subject. Wednesday morning, Stevens released two new songs. Technically, two different versions of the same song, about American figure skater Tonya Harding. The lyrics are the same, but the […]

Title: Currents B-Sides & Remixes Artist: Tame Impala Record Label: Interscope Records Release Date: November 17, 2017 Rating:       Australian psychedelic rock group, Tame Impala, recently released an EP titled Currents B-Sides & Remixes that is an extension from their 2015 LP, Currents. It consists of three new songs, ‘List of People (To […]

Take a walk down memory lane with this week’s BSR Beats for The Burr Magazine. The BSR staff created a playlist full of songs that will certainly give you that nostalgic feeling. Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the latest on BSR Burr Beats!   Image of WKSR (BSR’s former station […]

Artist: Queens of the Stone Age Album Title: Villains Label: Matador Labels Limited Released: August 25, 2017 Rating:       Queens of the Stone Age recently made a comeback with Villains, their first full album since 2013–and with it, they’ve attempted to bring a new kind of sound to the forefront of rock and […]

Artist: WALK THE MOON Album: What if Nothing Label: RCA Records Released: November 10, 2017 Rating:     Nearly 2 years after the release of their highly successful album Talking is Hard, Ohio band Walk the Moon returns to the scene with What if Nothing. The new wave indie-pop group brings a few stand outs, […]

BSR staff photographer Gerald Biggerstaff caught Chil’s “Off to England” concert at Musica in Akron.  

The 2017 Soul Train Awards were everything we needed in more when it comes to Award shows. The most important things when it comes to music award shows is the music, and if there is gonna be music there has to be excellent live performances right?  Well as of late most have been “iffy” most […]

Model Rockets is no stranger to the music scene around Kent, Ohio. In fact, they’ve been touring the area for the last couple years under the name ‘Colorblind.’ The band currently includes Fletcher Dunham on vocals and rhythm guitar, Ryan Betts on lead guitar, Joey Devitto on bass and Andrew Cappuzzello on drums. I sat […]

With Thanksgiving and our Fall Fundrive behind us the BSR staff decided it’s the perfect time to give some thanks. So many of you supported our station through donations and to show our appreciation the BSR staff created a playlist showing our THANKS!   Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the […]

It’s the holiday season and to put you in the mood for all that turkey the Black Squirrel Radio staff created a ‘food’ playlist. It’s the perfect playlist to put on while cooking or eating. Happy Thanksgiving from BSR and The Burr! Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the latest on […]


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