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Standing Room | February 2017

Six Akron bands we think you should know by Floco Torres   White Pines (Rock, Folk, Pop) White Pines is Joseph Scott. Constantly in flux, the band lineup changes from year to year and sometimes fr...

Standing Room: 6 Akron Bands We Think You Should Know

by Dawson Steeber Ghost Slime Photo by Andrew Wells with editing by Lexi Lynch Tyler Brown, Reid Silva, Josh Jones and Ben Selvey – all of whom disappeared after a toxic waste event on the set of Nickel...

Standing Room | October 2016

6 Akron Bands We Think You Should Know by Dawson Steeber   Ghost Slime, photo by Andrew Wells with editing by Lexi Lynch Ghost Slime Tyler Brown, Reid Silva, Josh Jones and Ben Selvey – all of ...

Standing Room: July 2016

Six Akron Bands We Think You Should Know by Brittany Nader   Luv Abstract Mark Anderson, known in the local rap scene as LuvAbstract, writes theatrical rhymes that accomplish more than simply makin...

Standing Room | June 2016

Five Akron Bands We Think You Should Know by Clay Chabola Litter Party, Photo by Katy D'Aurelio Litter Party (formerly Krill) The dynamic duo, Billy Palmer (guitar, vocals) and Jim Curtis (percussi...

Standing Room: May 2016

Six area bands we think you should know   Backtalk “DIY OR DIE,” once the mantra of the aggro hardcore/punk rock scene, has been adopted by a new sect of local indie rockers and emo projects. Backta...

Standing Room: April 2016

Six Akron bands we think you should know   PFV; photo courtesy of PFV PFV In the mid-’80s, music as we know it was forever changed when rap and rock performers began collaborating, adding a heavy...

Standing Room: Six Akron Bands We Think You Should Know

by Brittany Nader and Gabe Gott Sancat When a rock band lists Chopin as an influence, you might suspect that its members are joking; however, one listen to Sancat will tell you that they are entirely seriou...