Chris Kulcsar, a Cleveland rocker, recalls his time at Cleveland State University and what it was like growing up in Cleveland's Indie Rock scene. He talks about the radio shows and art programs that he was involved with while at CSU. He liked the radio station so much that he feigned being a student at CSU just to have his own radio show. Later on he enrolled at CSU and resumed his radio shows, and he shares his inspiration for re-enrolling and it's more than just the radio show. Kulcsar, being familiar with Cleveland's rock and roll scene in the nineties and beyond, addresses what he calls the Cleveland Sound. He attributes a distinctive Cleveland sound to, among other things, the "rustbelt work ethic." He concludes his discussion on music in Cleveland by saying that Cleveland was blessed with three things, "Good music, good college radio stations, and good record stores," which contributes to the Cleveland sound.


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Kulcsar, Chris (interviewee)


Horan II, John (interviewer)


CSU at 50



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Oral History


64 minutes

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