Juliet Fromholt

Webmaster / Reporter / Deputy Operations Director / Host, Kaleidoscope & Alpha Rhythms

Juliet Fromholt has been listening to WYSO for as long as she can remember.  She began volunteering at the station while also serving as Program Director and General Manager at WWSU, the student station at her
alma mater, Wright State University.  Juliet does many things at WYSO including overseeing the station's web and social media presence, producing news features, and hosting two music programs.  In her spare time, Juliet serves as music editor DaytonMostMetro.com and is proud to serve as a board member for the Antioch Writers' Workshop and Cityfolk.

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Jeff Rudolph, Adam Bryant and Brad Gilbert returned to the WYSO studios as Sam At Eleven prepares to release its sophomore album, Holy Hell.  The trio performed a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked about the new album, revisiting old songs, and future plans.

Sam at Eleven will celebrate the release of Holy Hell on July 18th at the Oregon Express. 

Nate Berry and Michael Shine had been playing together since high school, and once they connected with Joe Hamp and Tim Clendenin via Craigslist, Negative Ghostrider was born.  Very quickly the band began collaborating on songwriting and performing live around the Miami Valley.  The members of Negative Ghostrider visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about the formation of the band and its sound, writing and recording, and future plans.

Swimming With Sharks are a band made up of both newcomers and mainstays of the Dayton music scene.  Beginning as a vehicle for Brian Whitten's solo material and developing into a more collaborative effort, the band is preparing to bring it's danceable yet lyrically complex music to the local stage for the first time. 

Swimming With Sharks' debut Dayton performance is Saturday, July 5th at Canal Public House.

With a full length album released in April, Akron's Ultrasphinx are hitting the road and heading to Dayton, among other cities, on a summer tour.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Ultrasphinx bassist Aaron Rogers about writing, recording and touring ahead of the band's local show.

Ultrasphinx will perform at Canal Public House on Wednesday, July 2nd with Dinosaurus, Oh Condor and Arms Race.

Lancaster-based songwriter Jon Morgan visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic set on Kaleidoscope.  He spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about his debut EP, performing live and the songwriting process.

Jon Morgan's debut EP, A Boat to Throw My Life Into, is available now.

Next week several local bands will come together with performers and volutneers from the Dayton Performing Arts Alliance for Party Arty, a fundraising event that benefits the Dayton Ballet, Dayton Opera and the Dayton Philharmonic.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Libby Ballengee from the Dayton Ballet Barre about what attendees will see and hear at the event.

Party Arty is Thursday, June 26th at Top of the Market in Dayton.

It's been two years since Jah Soul last performed on Kaleidoscope.  On the band's return visit, they performed a danceable set of live tunes and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt about their latest efforts, writing and recording, and what the summer festival season holds.

Jah Soul will perform at the Oregon Express on June 27th

Myrna Stone reads her poem, "Visit Number 213."

Jennifer Taylor Clark

Josh Egeland and Jay Madewell are Dirty/Clean, a duo that combines synth, vocal and live drums for an exploration into disco, prog rock and more.  The duo visited the WYSO studios for live set on Kaleidoscope and talked to host Juliet Fromholt about crafting their sound, their debut album Welt Am Draht and upcoming gigs.

Dirty/Clean will perform with Curse of Cassandra at the planetarium at the Boonshoft Museum of Discovery on July 11th.

Black Ocean Parking Lots have Yellow Springs roots and the Austin band visited the village ahead of Street Fair to perform live on Kaleidoscope.

Black Ocean Parking Lots will perform as part of Blue Moon Soup's Summer Soiree on June 14th at The Quonset Hut in Yellow Springs.