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Kent State student media is in full swing with fundraising. So the BSR staff collaborated to create a playlist of some ‘inspirational’ music. We hope our money playlist will encourage you to donate, allow you to celebrate your recent donation, or at the very least let you rock out to some great music. Check out theburr.com […]

Artist: Dirty Heads Album: “SWIM TEAM” Label: Five Seven Music Release Date: October 13, 2017 Rating:       Reggae hip-hop quintet Dirty Heads are at it again with the release of their new album “SWIM TEAM.” The reinvigorated album presents a unique face to Dirty Heads that hasn’t been heard that often. They still […]

By: Alissa Reyes and Chyenne Tatum Album: 7 for 7 Artist: GOT7 Label: JYP Entertainment Release Date: October 10, 2017 Rating:       GOT7 released their seventh mini-album, “7 for 7” seven months after their last comeback, “Flight Log: Arrival.” This new album marks the group’s first release since their Flight Log trilogy which […]

It was just homecoming here at Kent State so the Black Squirrel Radio staff created a playlist full of a different kind of ‘house’ music. This week’s BSR Beats will make you feel right at home.     Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the latest on BSR Burr Beats!

There’s a song that you likely haven’t heard of before, but which has irrefutably left a legacy in the world of music in a way few songs ever do: It’s a classical piece by the name of Pavane pour une infante defunte. It was written by 18th century French composer Maurice Ravel and is by […]

In an effort to help celebrate College Radio Day, Black Squirrel Radio put together a playlist of ‘radio’ songs. Some are quite literally odes to the radio while others are a bit closer to just being radio jams. Either way, it’s a perfect playlist to celebrate the unique and important medium that is radio.   […]

Photos by: Jenn Noga Kent State University students have a wide range of interests, which include an array of music and pop culture. We went out to find what freshman consider to be their favorite merch item is and why it’s so special to them.   Jasmine Powell Jasmine is a big Spider-Man fan, and […]

In honor of College Radio Day, and the fact that Black Squirrel Radio has just started another semester of student-run programming, it felt like the perfect time to honor our college radio roots with a college rock playlist.   College rock isn’t just rock music played on a college station, it is a specific era, […]

It’s been a stressful few weeks. We are nearing midterms plus it’s just been an all-around crazy time lately. So the BSR staff created a playlist to help you relax and de-stress. Full of soothing music and music to freak out to you’ll feel a bit more at peace after a listen.   Check out theburr.com […]

By: Conor Battles Artist: Ariel Pink Album: Dedicated to Bobby Jameson Label: Mexican Summer Release Date: September 15, 2017 Rating:     From the first ten seconds of gated vocals and drum machine blasts on Dedicated to Bobby Jameson, it’s immediately clear what Ariel Pink is going for. Pink’s ability to perfectly encapsulate a period […]


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