The Miami Valley Music Men features 4 quartets and over 35 local men who gather regularly to sing together in traditional barbershop harmonies. Two of the quartets, Treblemakers and The Daytones, visited the WYSO studios to share some tunes and talk about their upcoming performance: Movie Night, which will feature music performed by the quartets and the larger choral-style group.
The Miami Valley Music Men will perform their annual concert on Saturday, October 13th at the Randy Chisholm Memorial Auditorium on Smithville Road in Dayton.
Hailing from Montana, songwriter David Boone's project Dawns began with a batch of songs sent to a UK producer Danton Supple. This resulted in Boone traveling to the UK to work with Supple and a host of musicians including a string arranger. Boone travels with a six-piece band but also performs acoustic. He visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic performance and spoke about the experience of working on the various incarnations of the Dawns project.
Boone will perform at Ghostlight Coffee on October 9th.
On October 5th, 2012, Ben Rivet aka. BJSR stopped by Excursions to chat with Niki Dakota about his yoga / music project called Go W/ The Flow, and perform a few songs. While at the station, he demonstrated his looping station which allows him to create one person songs using mathematical phrasing.
Ben performed this past weekend, on October 6th, at the Midwest Outdoor Experience. He hit the stage once at 3pm where he performed his own music, and again at 7pm for an hour of Go W/ The Flow yoga.
Chance Campbell, Alex Rundle, Adam Sabin and Zach Sabin have been playing together as New Vega since 2008. They spent the early part of 2012 performing live in Dayton and Cincinnati and are now heading into the studio to record a new album that will be their first release with WHOA Records.
New Vega returned to the WYSO studios to perform 4 new songs from their forthcoming album, which is set for a February 2013 release. They spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about preparing to record and plans for the new year.