Roid Rage and Curtains keep garage rock thriving in Akron

by Kyle Cochrun Garage rock is alive and well in Akron. If you want proof, check out the new LP of pollutant surf rock from Roid Rage, titled Dirty Ugly, and the latest EP of hybrid, fuzz-laden pop-punk fro...

Issue 2 Cover Story | ‘The State of The Scene’

Good, bad or ugly—digging into the Akron music scene cover story by Jenny Conn; photographs by Shane Wynn   It’s Friday night in mid-February at Jilly’s Music Room. Temps are single digits with a wind...

On Stage with… | Akron’s Women Who Rock

Editor's Note: This is one part corrections and one part mea culpa. Weighing in at nearly 2,500 words, what follows is the full, uncut version of the profile Maria Varonis wrote for us about an eclectic group o...
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The Speedbumps

The Speedbumps are an award-winning band whose carefully orchestrated music is described by Americana-UK as "wistful acoustic Folk pop" led by the soulful and rootsy crooner, Erik Urycki. Members: Erik Uryck...
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Maid Myriad

Boasting a beautiful but potent style of post-progressive/alternative/pop they like to refer to as kaleidoscope rock, Maid Myriad blends dynamically versatile songs, angst-fueled progressive riffs, delicate pin...