Wednesday, 8 - 11pm

Every Wednesday night Juliet Fromholt talks to musicians, filmmakers, and artists from the Miami Valley and beyond and more often than not, you're treated to a set of music performed live in the WYSO studios.  You'll also hear some of the best music from emerging artists and old favorites from around the world. 

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4:06 pm
Thu December 6, 2012

Dirty Socialites Live on Kaleidoscope

The Dirty Socialites
Credit Amanda Barbosa Photography

Since their last Kaleidoscope appearance, the Dirty Socialites have gained two new members and have been busy in the studio writing and recording new material for a full length album.  They'll begin releasing new songs online on 12/12/12 until Christmas eve when the band will release a free digital holiday EP with the full length album to follow on vinyl.

The Dirty Socialites visited the WYSO studios to talk about their plans for the New Year and debut some new songs live on Kaleidoscope.  They'll perform live at Blind Bob's on Thursday, December 6, 2012.

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4:52 pm
Thu November 29, 2012

Stillwater Riverband Live on Kaleidoscope

After years of playing metal and punk, Chris McFadden (mandolin/vocals) and Josh Dillon (guitar/vocals) decided to explore something different and began playing the more acoustic Bluegrass-influenced music that would become the signature of Stillwater Riverband.  The band has grown to two members to four and spent the first part of 2012 performing many live gigs in the Dayton area.  The band is now recording their first album and stopped by the WYSO studio for some live songs. 

Stillwater Riverband will release its debut album in early 2013. 

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12:49 pm
Fri November 23, 2012

Dayton-Based Rad Girlfriend Records Prepares for National, International Releases in 2013

Rad Girlfriend records began as a way to release records by Josh Goldman's bands and their friends.  The Dayton-based indie label has since grown to release albums and EPs from bands around the country and will soon move into releasing music by international artists.  Goldman and several of the musicians involved with Rad Girlfriend visited the WYSO studio to talk about the label's birth and plans for 2013. 

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Arts & Culture
3:26 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

The Rubi Girls Present The Show Must Go On

The Rubi Girls

The Rubi Girls began as three guys entertaining their friends and each other with funny songs and sketches in their attic.  Over 25 years later, the Rubi Girls are now for their dynamic, hilarious and highly entertaining performances that mainly benefit HIV/AIDs causes.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke with two members of the Rubi Girls, Jonathan McNeal and founding member Josh Stucky, about the group's performances and their journey from the attic to the stage.

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2:19 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Wheels Live on Kaleidoscope


After the release of their second album, Big Feeling, the members of Yellow Springs band Wheels are excited to forge ahead as they continue to work on new, more complex arrangements.  The band plans on recording a new EP or full length album at the end of 2012 or beginning of 2013 and looks forward to planning a state-wide tour next summer. 

Wheels will perform at Canal Street Tavern on Friday, November 16 with Speaking Suns and on November 23rd at the Emporium in Yellow Springs.

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