Skilless Villains began as acoustic duo and as they started connecting with other musicians, a full band emerged. After performing live for many years, the band recently released its Made in Ohio EP and visited the WYSO studios to share both tracks from the EP and some newer material.
Skilless Villains will perform on Saturday, July 6th at the Greene and will be appearing at TabFest later in July.
It's been a year since Team Void's last visit to the WYSO studios, and the band has been keeping busy putting the final touches on their Robot Killer album and performing live in Dayton and beyond. With Robot Killer now ready for release and a summer of great shows on deck, Team Void returned to the WYSO studios to perform a set of new songs as well as share from tracks from Robot Killer.
Team Void will perform as part of the Fun Rocker benefit for Dayton Children's on July 7th at Jimmie's Ladder 11.
On this episode of the Midnight Ramble, host Tom Duffee speaks with Indiana 105 radio DJ (and father of local station manager Neenah Ellis) "Uncle" Len Ellis. The proud holder of CMA membership card #1, Ellis was around for the golden age of country music.
In the first segment, Ellis recounts his first visit to Nashville and being shown around the city by RCA's 'man,' legendary country-jazz guitarist and co-creator of the 'Nashville Sound,' Chet Atkins. Ellis tells of Atkins' commitment to music and integrity, and explains the difference between country and 'almost country.
Before landing in Dayton, Trey Stone served as a music director for Chicago's Second City for 15 years. These days he makes music that blends rock, Americana, jazz and much more and that diversity is reflected in his new album, Ahead of the Pack. Trey Stone and the Ringers visited the WYSO studios to perform live and talked with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the sounds that influenced the album, future plans and much more.
What began as a solo recording project for Rev Chad Wells soon grew into a full fledged band with players gathered from throughout the Dayton music community. With their debut live performance close in sight, the members of Cricketbows visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and spoke with hose Juliet Fromholt about finding their live sound from Wells' original recordings and the dark psychedelic music past and present that has influenced the band.