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The Oberlin Review

Gear Co-op Combines Music, Fundraising in 4th Festival

Daniel Markus, Arts and Culture editor
May 5, 2017
Filed under ARTS, Features, Music

In spring 2015, the Oberlin College Gear Co-op, then still a fledgling organization with little more than a few beat-up drum sets and some old amps, hosted the first edition of Gear Fest, a mammoth day-long festival that featured 22 different acts at two different locations. The event has since been en...

Gear Co-op Leadership Resembles Totalitarian Regime

Nate Sher, Contributing Writer
March 6, 2015
Filed under Commentary, OPINIONS

If you haven’t already heard the noise, the Gear Co-op — a student organization committed to providing non-Conservatory musicians with access to rehearsal space and musical equipment — has hatched. After months of labor, the group has finally requisitioned its fruit, the Wilder 404 practice room,...

Co-op Provides Accessible Practice Area, Equipment

Laura Paddock
November 7, 2014
Filed under Campus News, NEWS

A single drumstick impales the scuffed ceiling of the windowless and empty Wilder 404. The room, however, will not be empty for long. Beginning this semester, room 404 will house the Gear Co-op, a cooperative dedicated to providing musical equipment and practice space for students who would oth...

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