Shuffle Shuffle is WKSU's weekly spin through Northeast Ohio's music scene. Join Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz every Thursday as she checks with writers who are keeping tabs on what's going on in Rock, Folk, Rap, Classical... you name it. We'll be checking in regularly with the Akron Beacon-Journal, The Devil Strip, Cleveland Scene, Cleveland.com and more. If it's got a beat, you'll get a chance to learn more about it on Shuffle.
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Shuffle is WKSU's weekly spin through Northeast Ohio's music scene. Join Morning Edition host Amanda Rabinowitz every Thursday as she checks with writers who are keeping tabs on what's going on in Rock, Folk, Rap, Classical... you name it. We'll be checking in regularly with the Akron Beacon-Journal, The Devil Strip, Cleveland Scene, Cleveland.com and more. If it's got a beat, you'll get a chance to learn more about it on Shuffle.

Most Recent Episodes

Shuffle: Maura Rogers and the Bellows Share a Bond Bigger Than Music

Cleveland singer-songwriter Maura Rogers is out with a new album this week, seven years after her bandmate donated a kidney that saved her life.

Shuffle: The Labra Brothers Blend Funk with their Latin Roots

The Labra Brothers have formally been a Latin funk band for just a few years. But they've been playing together their whole lives. Adrian, 28, is the oldest. He started learning guitar when he was six. He then started teaching his brothers how to play.

Shuffle: Gretchen Pleuss Finds Her Voice in the 'Broader Skies'

Akron songstress Gretchen Pleuss has made a name for herself in the local music scene, both hosting popular open mic nights at Uncorked Wine Bar every Tuesday night and steadily performing her original, acoustic songs on stage at venues across Northeast Ohio.

Shuffle: Alternative Attic Spotlights Northeast Ohio's Underground Music Scene

Adam Bonomo's Alternative Attic is equal parts music video series and recurring live music event. "It started off just being me trying to just show music in weird places," Bonomo said.

Shuffle: Alternative Attic Spotlights Northeast Ohio's Underground Music Scene

Shuffle: Zach Freidhof and 'Shaila' Bring Wildness to Akron

An Akron musician who bills himself as a "Troubadour of Peace" is celebrating the release of a new album. In this week's "Shuffle," Zach Freidhof talks about his work.

Shuffle: Free from Lyrics, Royal Beasts Creates Soundscapes

Cleveland instrumental rock band Royal Beasts is working to connect with audiences through soundscapes rather than lyrics. The three musicians came together in the past year as somewhat of an experiment to see how they sounded together. They discovered an instant connection.

Shuffle: Folk Duo Cave Twins Drawn Together by Song

David Mayfield and Abby Rose have reunited after experiencing a turning point in their musical careers. Performing as Cave Twins , the duo is set to release its debut album, "Best Friends for Now," at two back-to-back shows at Rialto Theatre in Kenmore March 15 and 16.

Shuffle: Cleveland International Records Spinning Again

A music label with deep roots in Northeast Ohio is poised to make a comeback through a combination of reissues and new albums covering everything from rock to polka. This week's "Shuffle" looks at the past and future of Cleveland International Records , which includes one of the biggest selling albums of all-time. Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" came out in 1977. At the time, John Gorman was program director at WMMS radio in Cleveland. "At first listen it was like, 'this is like an operetta; I've

Shuffle: The Outside Voices Finds a Bed of Roses in Its Third Album

This week, Kent rockers The Outside Voices releases its third album. The band has spent the past three years finding its collective sound that's influenced by '70s rock, classic country and Americana. Stoned and Lonely The Outside Voices is singer/guitarist John Patrick Halling, bassist Kevin McManus, guitarists Jimmy Dykes and Johnny Miller, and drummer Sam Langstaff. Stoned and Lonely is the band's third release. In 2017, the band recorded its first full-length album, Hound Dogs and followed

Shuffle: Akron's ZOD1AC Creates Rust Belt-Inspired Instrumental Hip-Hop

Akron native Joe Maas, who produces atmospheric beats as ZOD1AC , is working to unite Northeast Ohio's hip-hop commuity by celebrating what makes Rust Belt cities inspiring and influential to local musicians.

Shuffle: Akron's ZOD1AC Creates Rust Belt-Inspired Instrumental Hip-Hop

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