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.”
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 […]
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.
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.
Alex Couts performs his BSR session, with two songs from his new project, Joyd Parker. Be soothed, and then tune into his interview with our own Conor Battles, where they discuss writing without a sound in mind and weird friends. Check out other sessions here!
BSR is happy to announce the return of BSR Sessions for Spring 2018! First up is Kent folk-urchin Small Heretic, performing three quaint selections from their somewhat secret catalog. Expect more great artists and bands as the semester continues every other Monday! For now, watch and enjoy:
Elyria-based artist Jason Kaminski brings some of his “folk-pop” magic to BSR Sessions. Watch him dive through three songs: two of his solo work, and one stripped-down rendition of a song by his full band, Stalemate. Then, watch him discuss how his songwriting changes by project, the evolution of Elyria DIY & Blank Slate, and […]
BSR Sessions wishes you a very merry Xmas with a special video of Kent/Norwalk alt-rock newbies Honeymoon playing an unreleased song titled “Like Suffering”, Session 008.5. https://youtu.be/0RCreXEs9xo Interested in performing at BSR?
Watch Kent/Norwalk rockers Honeymoon trade in the 8 x 10’s for acoustics on this installment of BSR Sessions, performing two tracks off of “14:43”, their first release, and an unreleased exclusive for BSR. Check that out below, and watch their interview where the members talk keeping it simple and the Alt Nation Fallacy (hint: it’s […]
Cleveland / Kent-based rappers YG Racks and YG Cooly stop by the BSR Lobby for an exclusive performance of “Cop Car” The pair sit down for an interview: