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Standing Room | November 2017

Five questions with Akron musician Joshua Weiss by Floco Torres 11/2/2017 Floco Torres: How long have you been creating music? Joshua Weiss: I guess it would've been around 2007 or 2008. After a horrib...

Standing Room | October 2017

5 questions with Akron Drummer, DJ and Producer Brad Thorla by Floco Torres Floco Torres: How long have you been creating music & why do you continue to do so? Brad Thorla: I've been putting out musi...

Standing Room | September 2017

Six Akron Bands We Think You Should Know by Floco Torres Flames OhGod At the surface, Hip-Hop seems to be non-existent in Akron, but when you dig deeper you may find some artists holding it down for the R...

Standing Room | August 2017

6 PorchRokr Bands We Think You Should See Words by Brittany Nader and photos by Shane Wynn Gov Naim (Experimental) Gov Naim is a multimedia brand and pseudonym for Akron-based performance artist Kay DePew....

Standing Room | July 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres Long Shot Logan, Noah & Nate play the triangle offense in their pop punk band Long Shot. The three-piece band is making textbook pop-punk so...

Standing Room | June 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   Jet Swade Jet Swade is quickly becoming one of Akron’s most talked about Hip-Hop artist on the scene. Jet Swade (which stands for ‘Just Ed...

Standing Room | May 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   Maid Myriad It seems that at least once a week I learn about a new genre in Akron and this week, it’s “kaleidoscope rock.” Since it’s new ...

Standing Room | April 2017

Six bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   Penny Arcade Nick Muffet, Brian Sloan, and Eric Vaught make up the pop-punk trio “Penny Arcade” and their recent EP “Oliver” consists of five so...

Standing Room | March 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   My Mouth Is the Speaker Danny, Max, Ryan and Rob started the Indie Punk outfit My Mouth Is the Speaker in 2008. In 2014, they released the...