As the name of his first album suggests, Dan Haug aka Ruckus Roboticus began his musical career by playing with scratches. Over the years, he's been creating songs akin to sound collages and recording them as well as performing live. Recently, Ruckus has been looking to Dayton's funk roots for inspiration as heard in his forthcoming single, "TGIF." Ruckus Roboticus visisted the WYSO studios to preview the new track and talk about his latest live and studio endeavors.
The vibe of a summer in the 1970s is alive and well on Magic Jackson's new album, Venus In Transit. For their sophomore album, the band sought feedback from friends and fans before the release to ensure they captured the sound they were seeking. Magic Jackson will celebrate the release of Venus in Transit on Saturday, September 15 at Canal Street Tavern. Nathan Lewis visisted the WYSO studios to share from tracks from the new album and spoke with Niki Dakota about the recording process.
A Democratic lawmaker in Ohio has missed votes this week amid a prosecutor's investigation into his conduct.
Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien said state Rep. Clayton Luckie of Dayton agreed to sit out a Tuesday meeting of the powerful Controlling Board on which he sits and to skip Wednesday's House session. O'Brien said the arrangement was negotiated with Luckie's attorney, Lloyd Pierre-Louis.
Vice President Joe Biden campaigned in Dayton Ohio today. But speaking to a crowd of more than 1000 at Wright State University, Biden began his speech on a solemn note - paying tribute to U.S. ambassador to Libya J. Christopher Stevens and three other embassy staff killed in an attack in Benghazi on Wednesday.