Author: Evan Harms

Check out a photographic recap of BSR’s Halloween concert, Ghoul’s Night Out. The show featured Collettine/Witch Church, The Drawing Blanks, Key to the Mint, Splimit and Cave Light in spooky regalia at Michel’s in Kent.

On the first installation of BSR Sessions of the semester, Elyria-based alternative rapper Eliy Orcko performs three unreleased tracks for our listening pleasure. “Only Reason”, “Over”, and “Porch” are all off his forthcoming projects with a range of producers. Check out his performances below, as well as a link to his other music.

For our latest session, Valley Girls traveled intercounty to perform their minimalist noise rock for BSR Sessions, featuring both new unreleased material and a two-parter off their latest album. The videos are linked below, including links to their bandcamp.

At long last, the infamous Akronites’ set is up, long past due after recording in the spring. Despite audio files getting lost in the matrix, we’re still happy to present you with three songs by Backtalk, all off their latest record, Analog Parts. The terrible twosome play “Moving Shadow”, “Reptilian Control System”, and “Simple Rearrangements.”

BSR’s Multimedia staff is open to anyone who wants to document music and entertainment through their own lens. Whether you’re a photographer, videographer, sound person, or multimedia boundary-pusher, we want your talent to not only complement the written work our web staff puts out, but stand on its own. Possibilities include shooting local and touring […]

Hailing from the sunny, verdant shores of the Black River, Elyria’s own Stalemate came to BSR to play some new songs and an old song. Each of those are able to watch below, as well as an interview with the band where they discuss growing up with their music, writing a new record from scratch […]

BSR Videographer Liz Juhasz covered Books and Bread Fest 2 at Hive Mind in Akron, featuring local poets and bands in a fundraiser for Books to Prisoners.  

On their way to Akron via Grandpa’s Cheesebarn, Winnebago Vacation stopped at BSR to play a couple songs and chat about tour! Watch their set, split into two sections, as well as the interview below! You can find them on bandcamp here.    

“Former Kent State and current NFL Super Bowl Champion Josh Kline called in for a phone interview. The boys discuss the NBA and NHL playoffs, as well as the Indians and predict what the Browns will do in the 2018 NFL Draft.” – Brendon Schrock      

Akron’s Neckline performs three pieces of ambient/new wave bliss in the lobby for this week’s installment of BSR Sessions. Check out “A Greater Calm”, “Nightfall at McKinley Park”, and “Ways of Being” below, find their music here, and rsvp to their album release show for “neckline iii” at Hive Mind in May.


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