After last year's release, The Foolish Fellow, Starving the in the Belly of the Whale has a revamped lineup and preparing for a year of touring and recording as a trio. In the meantime, the band released a cover of Joanna Newsome's "The Book of Right On," which they performed live on the air on a recent visit to the WYSO studios.
Starving in the Belly of the Whale will be on tour March 27 - April 6th.
Lynn Perdzock and Bob Farley were both solo performers when they met at an open mic night and began to entertain the idea of a collaboration. Now the duo perform under the name Raggedy Edge, combining musical sensibilities. Perdzock and Farley visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talked about writing and recording together.
Raggedy Edge will perform on Friday, March 14 at the Belhop Cafe in Bellbrook and Saturday, March 15 at Spinoza's.
The members of Terrapin Moon all came to the music of the Grateful Dead at various points in their lives, but each one can recall the moment the music began to click. The band visited the WYSO studios to talk about their interpretation of the music of the Dead and the unique experience they create both in clubs and on the festival stage.
After spending time in the studio over UD's winter break, the members of the Leap Years make a return visit to Kaleidoscope to share new live music and talk about the development of their new EP. The band chats with host Juliet Fromholt about its first studio experience, the forthcoming EP and an upcoming performance at the Dayton Does Dayton Music Festival.
The Leap Years will perform at the Dayton Does Dayton Music Festival, February 14 and 15 at Gilly's.
After signing to Dayton-based Misra Records in 2013, The Motel Beds are now ready to release their first album for the label, These are the Days Gone by. It's a sampling of singles, EP tracks and rarities from the band's first ten years re-mastered and with additional bass parts from Tod Weidner. Members of the Motel Beds visited the WYSO studios for a live set ahead of the album release party and talked about revisiting their old material, working with We Care Arts on 500 limited edition covers and what the new year holds for the band.