Kaleidoscope

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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Music
12:25 pm
Fri December 16, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: The Smug Brothers

Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher of the Smug Brothers and Gas Daddy Go
Photo by Kidtee Hello

The Smug Brothers, Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher, are preparing for the release of their latest EP, Treasure Virgins.  It's being released on cassette and digital download via Gas Daddy Go, a local record label started by Thrasher in the late 19080's, that's being revived for business in 2012.

The Smug Brothers will celebrate the release of Treasure Virgins by performing at Gilly's in Dayton on Saturday, December 17th.

Arts & Culture
4:31 pm
Thu December 15, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Al Holbrook Talks about Nativity: The Pop Opera

Al Holbrook is a master of many musical styles.  Now he's trying his hand at musical theater in his second year performing in Nativity: the Pop Opera.  In this interview Holbrook speaks with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about his experiences in the production and his plans for the new year. 

There will be two local performances of Nativity on Saturday, December 17th at Beavercreek Church of the Nazarene.

Music
2:29 pm
Fri December 9, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Set the Controls

Set the Controls

Formerly known as Eclipse, Set the Controls is a Pink Floyd tribute band with many Dayton roots including local musician Tod Weidner (Shrug, The Motel Beds) on guitar.  Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt spoke Weidner about the band's take on classic Pink Floyd tunes.

Set the Controls will perform on Saturday, December 17 at Canal Street Tavern. 

Music
5:15 pm
Thu December 8, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Good English

Good English

Elizabeth Rasmussen, Celia Rasmussen, Leslie Rasmussen and Annie Bartlett all began playing music at an early age.  They formed Good English three years ago and have performing at many venues in the Dayton area.  In this interview Good English shares tracks from their new EP, Take Control, set for release in early 2012.  The band discusses their recording process and plans for 2012.
 

Music
1:00 pm
Thu December 1, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: The New Old-Fashioned

The New Old-Fashioned
Photo by Feixing Chen

The New Old-Fashioned blend Alt-rock, Americana and folk sensibilities into their sound as they prepare to play their debut show this Saturday night, December 3rd, at the XACT/KHN Theater in their hometown of Xenia.  Here two members of the four piece band, David Payne and Kent Montgomery perform an acoustic set on Kaleidoscope and chat with host Juliet Fromholt about the development of the band and their plans for 2012.

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