“Rules Are for Breaking”

Natalie Grace Martin’s Evolutionary Debut by Brittany Nader As any artist knows, evolution is an inevitable and important part of the process of creation. For Natalie Grace Martin, this evolution has become ... Read More...

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 ... Read More...

Yes. Purple, and yes.

The Soul of Time Cat by Dawson Steeber In the realm of easy labels, Jeri Sapronetti of Akron’s Time Cat is a singer-songwriter. After all, on the surface, the new self-titled album is lined with heart-bent ly... Read More...

“Music is Minor”

Boy Kudzi wants you to picture his life picture perfect by M. Sophie Franchi For Kudzi Munodawafa, a.k.a. Boy Kudzi, the music is minor. “It’s got nothing to do with music...It’s about change. It’s about work... Read More...

The 411 on PorchRokr 2016

What you need to know to make PorchRokr a rokn good time   What to Bring: - A water bottle: There will be Reverse Osmosis water stations (thanks to Donamarc Water Systems), so bring a reusable water... Read More...

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... Read More...

The Devil’s Dozen: June 2016

by Brittany Nader & Andrew Leask   Talons, Sam Craighead, Nowhere Friday, June 3 at Thursday’s Lounge, 9 p.m. The go-to Thursday-night dance spot also hosts First Friday events each month to ... Read More...

On Stage with The Got It Got It Need It

by Gabe Gott The Got It Got It Need It, an Akron/Canton-based blues-hard-rock band, recently recorded its second EP with John King at RealGrey Records in Canton. “It was a small room with really big ceilin... Read More...