Author: Evan Harms

In a break from our normal programming over at the BSR Sessions workshop, we’re happy to share with you some recordings of Oboist Scott Little. Scott is a student here at the Kent State School of Music, and was gracious enough to share some of his talents with us. In the videos below, you’ll hear […]

Ramble On is one 56 shows that make up BSR’s programming this semester, where hosts Molly and Ella discuss the topic dujour from 4-6 pm every Friday. You can find them online at @RambleOnBSR ! All pictures are by BSR staff photographer Tessa Poulain.  

SAP, though now spread across the country like warm vegemite, are a band of great personal and community importance. My first memories of coming to Kent State were meeting the members, moshing at their shows, buying their tapes and shirts religiously, and most importantly, learning that it’s cool to care. SAP is the band our […]

Black Squirrel Radio is so much more than just the DJs who host shows- there are dozens of staffers who help everything run smoothly. One of the teams behind the scenes is the multimedia staff, who photograph concerts, record live sessions, make promotional material for the station, and more. We give our multimedia crew a […]

Born and raised in Kent, Trick is one of the newest chapters in the city’s musical history. Enjoy their 90s-style blend of indie and pop-punk with a handful of minimalist performances from the Soda EP, released in September. The videos are below, and you can head to their bandcamp here.      

Black Squirrel Radio DJ Deep Cut Dave does a rare, secretive interview about the craft of deep cuts, gems and b-sides. Warning: things get emotional.

Black Squirrel Radio is happy to present the first installment of Show of the Week videos featuring sports show Fitz and Spinell. You can hear them live on blacksquirrelradio.com every Friday, 10am to noon!  

When/Where, an alt/punk band from the Cleveland area, stopped by the BSR lobby in the recent past to record a couple tracks of theirs (plus a cover) with a stripped down setup. Afterwards, we interviewed them about the process of slowly becoming a full band, becoming punk as an angsty young college touree, and good […]

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.


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