The Western Reserve – Best of 2016 – Episode 6

The Western Reserve looks back on the best releases from the Buckeye State in 2016! Lots of amazing albums from Ohio this year, could not get them all in this hour but you will hear music from Bloody Show, The Village Bicycle, Mikey Machine, Bloodthirsty Virgins, Skeletonwitch, and more. This episode is sponsored by Aquabear Legion Volume 6, support the bear and go get your copy right now by clicking here. Enjoy!

Bloody Show – “Bell Hooks”
The Village Bicycle – “Sprankles”
Leggy – “Backyard”
Brat Curse – “Complete Control”
Mikey Machine – “50 Years”
Sex Tide – “Boarded Up”
Bloodthirsty Virgins – “In the End”
St. Lenox – “You Don’t Call Me Anymore”
EYE – “Searching”
Skeletonwitch – “Well of Despair”
Slackluster – “Let It Show”
Extra Medium Pony – “Doin’ Fine”
Raw Pony – “Country Ripoff”

The Western Reserve – An Ohio Christmas – Episode 5

statelibqld_1_210570_christmas_postcard_showing_cleveland_pier_ca-_1908Happy non-denominational holidays from The Western Reserve! This episode is perfect for that drive to see family on Christmas, just over an hour of all-Ohio holiday music. Everything from Buffalo Killers to Bone Thugs and Harmony. I am joined by my wife Sherri to discuss our own Christmas memories (including several about video games) and play the Buckeye state’s best holiday tunes.

Bone Thugs N Harmony – “Carol of the Bones”
Pretenders – “2000 Miles (It Must Be Christmas Time)”
Moviola –  “Will Santy Come to Shanty Town?”
Swearing at Motorists – “Silver Bells”
Buffalo Killers – “Run Run Rudolph”
Super Desserts – “Children Go”
Robert Pollard – “Frostman (long version)”
The Waitresses – “Christmas Wrapping”
The Isley Brothers – “White Christmas”
Elliott, Walter & Bennett – “12 Days of Cleveland Browns Christmas”
Frankie Yankovic – “MEDLEY: Joy to the World / Deck the Halls / God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen”
The Ohio Players – “Happy Holidays Pt. 1″
Brainbow – “O’ Holy Night”
The Guitars – “Sleigh Ride”
Andy Gabbard – “Old Toy Trains”
The Black Swans ft. Eve Searls -“Christmas Alone”
Adam Remnant – “Bob Cratchit”
Steve Zarate – “Santa’s Done Left Town (live on Kaliediscope)”

Aquabear Volume 6 Announced! Pre-Order and Support Now!

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Volume 6 cover with art by Tracy Duncan

We are very excited to announce the upcoming release of Aquabear Legion Volume 6, a double LP features over 20 of Ohio’s best bands from all over the state and art from Athens’ own Tracy Duncan. You can pre-order your copy right now and show some support to our fundraiser on Indiegogo. The compilation will mark the 12th release for Aquabear and includes Bridesmaid, Day Creeper, Extra Medium Pony, Andy Gabbard, Brian Harnetty, SW Hedrick, Hex Net, Caitlin Kraus, Leggy, Mary Lynn, Natural Sway, Palestras, Adam Remnant, R. RIng, The Safeties, Smug Brothers, Swarming Branch, Talons’, The Village Bicycle, and Water Witches. Please help us make this one happen by clicking here and getting your copy, you deserve something for yourself this holiday season right? You could even give one as a gift!

Right now in addition to vinyl pre-orders you can add some more cash and get a t-shirt with the album artwork, prints from Charlie Touvell, exclusive patches, old t-shirts, copies of our previous double LP Aquabear Legion Volume 5, and more. You can spread the word by sharing that page as well, we like that.

 

6 Bs and a P: Everyone Hates Collingsworth – Episode 68

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Happy Holidays! We told you it would not be as long of a wait for the next episode of 6 Bs and a P, Dave. This is a quick one but packs all the hard hitting laughs and cutthroat analysis you have come to expect from 6 Bs and a P. On Episode 68 we mostly go live to Brian watching the Browns/Bengals game with the one and only Miles Down of Athens, Ohio. They discuss being fans of Ohio football teams, Tim Krumrie, beer, why the Browns might be bad, and how despite rooting for different teams we all hate Cris Collingsworth and his stupid face just the same. Go 49ers!

6 Bs and a P – The Terrible Hole – Episode 67

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Sorry it’s been so long. The Browns gave up and so did we for a bit, but we are back now and that is all that matters. The Browns may be 0-12 but the 6b1p crew give you a solid hour of funny non-Browns things and accidental forward thinking analysis. Brian, Ian, and Wiebe missed some important weeks: Trump is gonna be the president next year and Cleveland lost the World Series. They cover such questions as: What is the coldest you have ever been? Are there any good players on this team? Does Jordan Cameron listen to the Wu-Tang Clan? Take a listen and tell your friends… Go Browns!

The Western Reserve – Episode 4

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We’re back! This episode it is all about the music, no guests here. You will hear music from some of Ohio’s best and even a few songs from the amazing collections put together by the fine folks at Numero Group. Music from Dayton (Braniac and The Breeders), Athens (Hex Net, Caitlin Kraus-Torres, Weedghost), and a few selections from the massive Numero Group Ohio releases including The Four Mints and Lou Ragland & The Bandmasters. 45 minutes of great music from the Buckeye State. See you in a few weeks for episode 5.

Braniac – “Vincent Come On Down”
Extra Medium Pony – “Reindeer Boots”
The Four Mints – “Too Far Gone”
Angela Alexander & J.D Saddler – “Don’t Make Me Kill You”
Men of Gentle Birth – “Wake Up”
Hex Net – “Last Night”
Bridesmaid – “Curtisy Call”
Earwig (ft. Lydia Loveless) – “Wasted on You”
This Moment In Black History – “Family Day at Euclid Beach”
The Breeders – “The New Year”
Caitlin Kraus-Torres – “Waiting for the World”
Weedghost – “Excerpt from I”
Lou Ragland & The Bandmasters – “Party at Lester’s”

6 Bs and a P – The Stinkston – Episode 66

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0-4! That seems about right. And it also seems if switching to twice a month for this podcast has caused the 6b1p crew to become psychics who can predict the Browns future. Cody Kessler is now our QB, Cody Parkey is now our Kicker, Josh Gordon is in rehab, Corey Coleman broke his hand, but there are some silver linings… The guys discuss everything: the losses, our rookies, gas stations, and revisit the topic of breakfast sandwiches. Randy is here! So are Wiebe and Kris. And we get special segments from Luke (Who is the Azzeater of the Week?”) and a brand new one from Ian (“6 Bs and I”). Will the Browns beat the Patriots next week? Probably not! But we will be back at some point. Go Browns!