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.
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 […]
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.”
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: