Author: Brooke Forrest

It’s time to apply to join the Black Squirrel Radio staff!   Applications are now open for the Fall 2018 semester. We have lots of coordinator and director positions available. No prior experience is required you just need to have an interest in college radio and be a current Kent State student! BSR directors are […]

Today is not only Record Store Day but also Vinylthon 2018! So in honor of this groovy holiday BSR decided to put together a playlist of record breakers. This week’s BSR Beats is full of songs and artists that broke records like longest #1 and most Billboard Hot 100 songs. Enjoy!     Check out theburr.com and The […]

In an effort for our listeners to get to know the staff at BSR (and to provide excellent music), we’re featuring a different BSR staffer made playlist every week. This week we have Music Coordinator Sam Salkin and her playlist “BSR Staff Playlist: Sam’s Currently Devouring a Bag of Chips and This May Be What She’s […]

Breakups are hard. Especially if it’s the break up of your favorite band. For this week’s BSR Beats we put together a collection of songs by bands that have famously broken up or disbanded. Sometimes they split amicably and other times things didn’t end on a happy note. Either way, let’s be thankful for the time (and […]

In an effort for our listeners to get to know the staff at BSR (and to provide excellent music), we’re featuring a different BSR staffer made playlist every week.   This week we have Music Coordinator and DJ Nathaniel McMullen! Nathaniel hosts the B-Sides and for his staff member playlist created an ode to his show. […]

Now that we are officially in April it’s the perfect time to show some April Fools love and have a silly playlist. This week’s BSR Beats is full of humorous songs and funny little ditties. Want some laughs with your music? This one’s for you.   Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the latest […]

Spring is here! Enjoy the break and the warming weather with this playlist made by BSR staffers and DJs.   Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all the latest on BSR Burr Beats! Cover image from Chesnut Burr 1982

In honor of March, Women’s History Month, BSR staff and DJ’s collaborated with The Burr Magazine to create a playlist honoring some of the greatest women in music. From fundamental female artists to feminist anthems this playlist is sure to help you celebrate the essential role of women in music.   Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on […]

To get you in the spirit of the real St. Patricks Day and in honor of our next BSR concert ShamROCK: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Clover the BSR staff collaborated to create a true St.Paddy’s playlist! Give it a listen to feel a little more Irish or to at least get you in the […]

Following last weekend’s Academy Awards BSR decided to celebrate the magical combination of celluloid and song. The station staff and DJ’s collaborated to create a playlist full of some of the best songs from soundtracks, film scores, and songs well featured in movies.     Check out theburr.com and The Burr Magazine on Spotify for all […]


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