On Stage with The Ruminators

Dark-Punk Rock ‘n’ Rollers Release Highly Anticipated Album words and photos by Brittany Nader When one thinks of horror punk, bands like Misfits, The Cramps and T.S.O.L. might come to mind. B-movie lyrical 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....

Jeffrey Lewis Q & A

The Anti-Folk Leader Marks Akron the First Stop in His Upcoming U.S. Tour by Brittany Nader Since the late 1990s, Jeffrey Lewis has been a staple of the underground, lo-fi, “anti-folk” scene, with contemporar...

Local Students Band Together to Rock for a Good Cause

by Brittany Nader Music has long been used as a force to command attention and raise awareness about issues affecting us as a society. Performers have the unique power to command an audience and bring people t...

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...