On the Record

On the Record | Me Time & The Raging Crush

by Kyle Cochrun 05/08/2018 First off, what a great band name. Me Time & The Raging Crush are an Akron-based “sun soaked cult” of “intergalactic face rockers” who play a brand of scuzzy rock inspired ...

On the Record | This is What We Are Now

by Kyle Cochrun   03/29/18 Melding politics and music is delicate business, but it isn’t always treated that way. Conventional wisdom suggests that if you want to transmit your political views to as...

On The Record | The “Big, Big EP” by The Outside Voices

Rock and Roll is too big to define by Floco Torres 02/16/2018 “Hey guys, we’re and we’re going to play you some Rock and Roll.” You’ve heard it 100 times from touring bands at bars, and you’ve possibl...

On the Record | Relaxer Saves the City from Destruction

by Floco Torres When I was eight years old, I (like most of my friends) wanted to be a superhero. We fantasized about having super powers and saving the city from villains attempting to disrupt our everyday li...

On The Record | The Conway Brothers tried to tell us

   by Floco Torres The Conway Brothers have one mission and that’s to “carry the torch of original, NEO-based blues/funk/soul/rock music into the future.” I would personally advise against taking on suc...

On the Record: See Creatures | Two Albums by a Two-piece

by Dawson Steeber Surface Tension, the debut LP from Akron’s dynamic two-piece, See Creatures (Nate Bucher and Adam Murray), is an album with the freshness and energy of a new band, and the ease and musi...