Music fans around the Miami Valley will flock to several local record stores on Saturday, April 20th to celebrate Record Store Day 2013. In addition to the special, limited releases, local stores are offering discounts, sales and special events to mark the day. Ghettoblaster Magazine's Dave Obenour is helping coordinate this year's festivities which include music trivia at Blind Bob's and a special screening of I Need That Record! at the Neon Movies. Obenour joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about Record Store Day 2013.
The cover for Dear Fawn's debut EP, I Played the Queen
What began as Tifani Tanaka and Kyle Melton experimenting with some demo recordings soon turned into a full-fledged band with Melton's King Elk bandmates, Tyler Bellingar and Andy Smith, filling out the remaining instrumentation. Now Dear Fawn is poised to release its debut EP, I Played the Queen, on Dayton-based Gas Daddy Go Records. The band visited the WYSO Studios to perform live and talk about finding their sound as a group and the recording process for I Played the Queen.
Meghna Mahambrey's love of music has manifested in different forms over her lifetime. From her early years singing as much as she could in school to recording with some friends in college to coming into her own as a songwriter and recording her latest album, Kind of Friend. The recording process lead to the formation of a band, Meghna & the Majority. Mahambrey and percussionist Aaron Farrier visited the WYSO studios to chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the recording process and what's next for the band.
Canal Street Tavern in Dayton has been sold. The music venue’s new owner is Bill Daniels, owner of Pizza Factory and South Park Tavern.
Canal Street has been around since 1981, and long-time owner Mick Montgomery says the club has been his life, adding, "the truth is I’ve had some incredible staff to who helped me get started, and whose worked with me over the years, and I can’t describe it in any other way than it’s just been a gratifying, good experience."
This Saturday, April 6th at Canal St. Tavern in Dayton, Ohio, Crazy Joe will be releasing his brand new album entitled "The Doctor is In." The show gets underway at 9:30pm. The album features such songs as "You're Wasted," "Please Don't Call Me," "You're an H-Bomb," and "The Last Ten Years With You."