The Dreemers are in “Beach Mode”

  by Floco Torres The Dreemers have been building momentum sleekly for a year since their impressive debut EP, “Is Is” dropped last May. Their self-proclaimed “Akron Sound,” which blends garage rock, so... Read More...

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 ... Read More...

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... Read More...

Meet Akron’s musical curator: Phil Anderson

by Floco Torres When you walk into an art gallery to explore, there’s a collection of works that have been assembled and managed by a curator. One of the curator’s jobs is to best express an array of messages ... Read More...

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... Read More...