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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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.

The countdown to Miami Valley Music Fest has begun, but festival organizers are giving fans a chance to preview some of this year's lineup at an event called Gem City Ramble held at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with Brad Denson, Rich Reuter and Eric Henry about the Gem City Ramble, upcoming plans for Miami Valley Music Fest, and an opportunity to give back through a partnership with Buckeye Music Magazine.

The Gem City Ramble is Saturday, May 31st at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

The Pinkerton Raid is preparing to release a new full length album later this summer, and in between writing and recording the album, songwriter Jesse DeConto also wrote and released This Littler Light, a memoir about his life, his faith, and of course music. DeConto spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about combining stories from the book with song for an intimate tour, the audience's reaction and the band's forthcoming album.

The Pinkerton Raid will be at Red Tree Gallery near Cincinnati on June 3rd.

Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Shoot Out the Lights return to the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope coinciding with the release of their new album, Let's Get Lost.  The band chats with host Juliet Fromholt about working on the new album and the evolution of their sound and writing process since last they visited Yellow Springs.

Shoot Out the Lights perform June 7th at Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs.