Together as Duke of Owls, Aaron Maheu, Ben Johnson, Matt Wolfe, John Diamond have just released their debut EP. Here the band performs live in the WYSO studios and talks to Niki Dakota about forming the band and working toward their first recording.
An offshoot of the legendary Rhythms in Shoes, Shoefly combines old time music and dance. They recently released a new album, Six-Fifty. Here they perform live on Excursions and chat with Niki Dakota about the new album, musical influences and plans for the new year.
God Bless and Asher Jones have gone from being a hip-hop centered duo to a full band that fuses hip-hop and rock into their own unique sound. They visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and talk about forming the band and where they're headed in 2012.
God Bless and Asker Jones will perform Saturday, December 17th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.
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.
Ben Clonch (Guitar, Vocals), Robbie Marion (Fiddle, Vocals), Jon Bauman (Standup Bass, Vocals) and Brendan Moore (Mando, Vocals) share a love for the music of Jerry Garcia. In Yellow Springs-based Blue Moon Soup, they channel bluegrass, folk and psychedelia into a signature sound that they've been honing since 2010. Here they visit the WYSO studios for a live set and to share tracks from their upcoming album, Lonely Mountain.
Blue Moon Soup will release Lonely Mountain on December 24th at Canal Street Tavern. They'll also perform on December 2nd at Blind Bob's on 5th Street.