Music

Black Squirrel Radio recently presented “Friendsgiving” a concert at Stone Tavern at Michels in Kent featuring bands Sex Pig Divas and Sam Vega. Check out this gallery of images from the night!

November 17, 2018

The Doors were one of the most defining acts in music during the late sixties. A love for blues, the band from Venice Beach was able to create rock music that blended blues with elements of jazz. Their music was dramatic, strange and organ driven. Their lyrics were oftentimes derived from literary works. After the […]

Album: FM! Artist: Vince Staples Release Date: November 2, 2018 Record Label: Def Jam Rating:   The radio, a gear in the machine of media, is used as a platform to intertwine with the minds of listeners. Now, imagine if that platform was used to express bleak realities? Let’s say that platform was used to […]

Mabber, Vol. 1   Album: A Walk Through Jackson County Artist: Arlington Name: Maria Serra I am obsessed with Arlington’s essentially brand-new album A Walk Through Jackson County. I had the joy of premiering this indie trio’s single “Hollow Moon” for Alternative Press and became immediately obsessed with their sound. If you love alternative indie […]

Title: Iris Artist: Owl Company Label: Eclipse Records Release Date: November 9, 2018 Rating:     While listening to this new album release by Owl Company called Iris, I truly felt goosebumps from their massive riffs and amazing vocals. Every song is different and the album is very diverse with slower tempos to fast guitar […]

As we approach the beginning of the holiday season, it’s not uncommon for you to see sweater-wearing girls throwing up fairy lights around their dorm room and by their window, or people in their dorms and apartments displaying festive images on their whiteboards and outside of their doors. As our breath becomes more visible and […]

Move: Bohemian Rhapsody Director: Bryan Singer Distributor: 21st Century Fox Rating:       This past weekend. 21st Century Fox and director Bryan Singer released the film Bohemian Rhapsody, about Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) and Queen. When the trailers of the film were released it would lead viewers to believe that the film focuses on […]

Kent State University has given the world some critically acclaimed, pioneering musical acts. These have included the punk rock band Devo and Broadway star Alice Ripley. Now there’s a country artist joining the ranks: Teddy Robb. When Robb’s new single, “Lead Me On,” first joined the Viral Top 50, it was at #11, of ahead […]

It’s Halloween, and Black Squirrel Radio invites you to look back on the movies, TV shows and music that haunt you from Octobers past.   Maddie Camp Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular Scary Godmother: Halloween Spooktacular is a movie that so few people remember that sometimes I think it didn’t exist.  Every Halloween, my brother and […]

Reel Big Fish played the House of Blues in Cleveland Oct. 19, 2018. With the support of Ballyhoo! and We Are The Union, the well-known ska band put on a great show.


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