Local Music

4:53 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Dear Fawn Live on Kaleidoscope

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.

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2:09 pm
Thu April 11, 2013

Meghna Mahambrey's Evolution of Sound

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.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:26 pm
Mon April 8, 2013

Canal Street Tavern Under New Ownership

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."

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1:56 am
Fri April 5, 2013

Crazy Joe: The Doctor Is In.

Credit Christopher Bell

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."

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1:47 pm
Thu April 4, 2013

Wheels Continues Musical Growth With New Full-Length Album

The cover for Wheels' new album

Yellow Springs band Wheels has been playing together since its members were in middle school.  Now with members in high school and college, the band continues its musical growth with the release of a new self-titled full length album.  Sam Salazar and Jamie Scott visited the WYSO studios to talk about the new album and its recording with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt

Wheels will celebrate the release of its self-titled album on April 6th at Gilly's in downtown Dayton.

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