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If you’re looking for a way to spice up your music library, then tune into “Off the Beaten Path”. The show is hosted by Zac McDowell, a senior at Kent State University. As a soon-to-be graduate in digital media production, Zac is a lover of all things music and film related. His show, which airs […]

Inti Hayna is a master’s student at Kent State University in the School of Music, studying violin. Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, she’s been playing the violin since she was eight years old. After finishing her undergraduate program in Bogota, Inti began looking for universities to continue studying music. After looking for universities in […]

Photo by John Shearer  In the past couple of weeks, local country artist, Morgan Wallen, has been in hot waters recently for being caught on video saying the n-word to one of his friends. The general public thought he would be canceled for his behavior, but it seems like he won’t.   Morgan Wallen released […]

Chace Giusti, musically known as Grat, is a Kent State Freshman Public Relations Major minoring in Theatre Performance. Noting his minor, Chace has been drawn to music ever since he was just eight years old as a member of his school’s choir. Giusti’s journey began as a member of the third-grade school choir where he […]

Coming fresh off of 2019 full of singles, most notably “The Way You Say It” (my personal fave), Akron, OH band, Diamond Kites, continues 2020 with their newest EP “Working Life.” A name that comes with a little irony, as many find themselves without a job due to the COVID-19 crisis. Diamond Kites, originally called […]

Photo credit: youtube.com Since March, just like everybody else in the world, I have been stuck in my house for long periods of time.  However, unlike most people, I haven’t had trouble staying busy. For the last two months, I have spent my time doing classwork, writing articles for this wonderful website, reading books and […]

Title: The Mantle   Artist: Agalloch   Record Label: The End Records   Release Date: August 13, 2002   *****   I will be reviewing The End Record’s 2002 release of The Mantle by Agalloch. Agalloch formed back in 1996 and split in 2016. They hail from Portland, Oregon. Now, before I review this album, […]

Title: Cult Of a Dying Sun   Artist: UADA   Record Label: Eisenwald    Release date: May 28, 2018   Stars: ****   I will be reviewing the Eisenwald Records’ 2018 release of the sophomore album by UADA (pronounced “Uu-ah-da”), entitled Cult of a Dying Sun. First, I need to give some background information about […]

People keep telling me that it’s the end of the world, for a lot of reasons, really. Whether it’s the coronavirus, the climate, our current political situation or anything else you can think of, Planet Earth isn’t doing the best. This idea of the apocalypse goes even further than real life though. There are tons […]

Title: Life In The City Artist: Turkuaz Record Label: Electric Habitat Music Release Date: Sept. 28, 2018 Rating: ★★ One of my favorite ways to learn and talk more about music is by branching out a little bit to get out of my synthy-and-whispery-vocal comfort zone. In the BSR lobby, there is a bin of […]


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