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Eliy Orcko tells you what’s on his mind. A t-shirt of the poster for Re-Animator, a gaudy and gory 1985 horror film, peeks out from beneath a blood red flannel shirt draped lazily over his lanky frame. As he sits on a shabby leather couch, idly flicking through a box of PlayStation games, he is […]

Black Squirrel Radio staff and DJs collaborated to create a playlist perfect for the new year! Featuring music for celebrating New Year’s Eve and music to get you ready for the year to come.     Happy New Year from Black Squirrel Radio!  

Title: Some Rap Songs Artist: Earl Sweatshirt Label: Columbia Release Date: November 30th, 2018 Rating: 3.5 out of 5 Earl Sweatshirt had to brace harsh realities this past year, especially with the death of his father. He seemingly fell into depths that were darker than ever before. A canceled summer tour certainly raised eyebrows and […]

It’s no secret Ariana Grande dropped the highly anticipated music video for her latest banger “thank u, next” last Friday. However, did you catch all the hidden gems and Easter eggs all throughout the video? Keep reading to find out what you missed and verify what you did see! The video features four movies, Mean […]

Title: Oxnard Artist: Anderson  .Paak Record Label: Aftermath Entertainment Release Date: November 16, 2018 Rating: 4   Anderson .Paak proves he’s still got the funk with the release of his third studio album, Oxnard. The album is named after Paak’s hometown, Oxnard, a southern California beach town that is thoroughly represented with the album’s chill […]

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 […]

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 […]


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