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By: Dylan Reynolds Title: Everything Now Artist: Arcade Fire Record Label: Arcade Fire Music under exclusive license to Sony Music Entertainment UK Limited Release Date: July 29, 2017 Rating: There are two ways to look at this new Arcade Fire album, Everything Now. It can be seen as a total departure from the grand indie […]

By: Dylan Reynolds Title: Feed the Machine Artist: Nickelback Record Label: Nickelback II Productions, Inc. Release Date: June 16, 2017 Rating: Every Friday afternoon, I reserve some time to browse through the week’s new music releases. This past Friday, Spotify’s New Releases page was abound with albums and singles from many of today’s top artists. […]

By: Dylan Reynolds Title: Ti Amo Artist: Phoenix Record Label: Glassnote Entertainment Group LLC Release Date: June 9, 2017 Rating: No matter what genre Phoenix has worked in- soft rock, synth pop, disco- they have done so with a high degree of coolness. It’s effortless coolness too, the kind that charms the listener into forgiving […]

By: Akii Butler Title: Dead Artist: Madison Beer Record Label: School Boy Records Release Date: May 19th Rating: June is right around the corner and it’s safe to say that pop music has been struggling this year. Katy has yet to release another song that is as good as Chained To Rhythm, and it seems […]

Images courtesy of Nubi Magazine, Vulture, Saint Heron By: Akii Butler We are currently five months into 2017 and I will be the first to say that the music we have been getting lately is very lackluster. Don’t get me wrong, I know we had all of our big releases last year but, I still […]

By: Reid Smith Title: Young and Menace Artist: Fall Out Boy Record Label: Island Records Release Date: April 27th, 2017 Rating:     In a tweet sent out Friday afternoon, Fall Out Boy told followers to “get lost in the chaos w/ “Young and Menace””, their first single for their upcoming album Mania, that’s set […]

By: Conor Battles Title: Pure Comedy Artist: Father John Misty Label: Sub Pop Release Date: April 7, 2017 Rating: There is a very simple way to observe the evolution of Father John Misty since 2015’s I Love You, Honeybear. The first words out of Josh Tillman’s mouth on Honeybear is the musical equivalent of sweet nothings; the titular […]

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 emerge as hitmakers. With that being said, we are one week away from 2017 and another year of great music. You may be a bit skeptical and doubtful over […]

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 dive into solo projects. Unlike her bandmates, Normani Kordei is taking a different route. Instead of releasing original music like Camila Cabello and Lauren Jauregui, she’s been releasing covers […]

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 power-pop trio recorded “Oliver” as a duo, but has since gone through member changes, now featuring Nick Muffet on guitar and vocals, Brian Sloan (of Bare Walls) playing bass, […]


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