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.
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.
Bruce Worden says the idea for Goodnight Keith Moon came during his son's storytime.
"I had probably been listening to some Who albums during the day, and then at night I was reading Goodnight Moon to my son at bedtime," says Worden. "It just sort of struck me that saying 'goodnight moon' was kind of a little eulogy for Keith Moon."
Here Worden describes the development of the parody picture book, Goodnight Keith Moon with his co-author Clare Cross.
George McGovern sees that America is at a crossroads. He has some strong feelings about the current state of our political system. In "What It Means to Be a Democrat" he expresses what he feels must happen within our two party system today.