Local Music

Arts & Culture
3:30 pm
Thu April 28, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Dan Raridan and the Calientes

Dan Raridan and Alessandra Cortez

Dan Raridan met bandmate Alessandro Cortez at South Park Tavern's open mic night.  Soon they began playing together and recruited Larry Smith on drums.  The trio recently completed an album called Bus comprised of songs mostly written by Dan before the band formed.  Here they perform live in the WYSO studios and talk to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the new album, upcoming gigs and finding musical compatibility as a trio.

 

Music
12:06 pm
Thu April 21, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Shoot Out the Lights

Shoot Out the Lights

Josh 'Mudd' Muddiman (vocals, guitar) and Joshua Howard (guitar, vocals) had been playing together for years when they met Matt 'Mook' McCormick (bass, vocals), Elaina Brown (keys, vocals) and Alan Topolski (drums, vocals) and Shoot Out the Lights was born.  The Cincinnati band decided to stick fairly close to home until their self-titled album was released on March 19th.  Now the band is scheduled to be the Artists in Residence at the Southgate House in July and will be doing some regional touring.

WYSO Programming Notes
1:25 pm
Tue April 19, 2011

Host Highlights: Rev Cool

Host highlights features conversations between WYSO Music Director, Niki Dakota and WYSO's volunteer hosts about their programs, how they came to WYSO, etc. This week, Niki chats with Rev Cool of Around the Fringe. They discuss the beginnings of Around the Fringe, and Rev Cool's longstanding involvement with the local music scene.

Around the Fringe airs Friday nights, 8pm - midnight.

Music
6:37 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Josh Castleberry of Toxic Beauty Records

Josh Castleberry at Toxic Beauty Records

We conclude our Record Store Day 2011 coverage by talking to Josh Castleberry of Toxic Beauty Records in Yellow Springs.  Castleberry discusses being a lifelong record collector and what inspired him to open his own record store as well as Toxic Beauty's plans for celebrating Record Store Day on April 16th.

Arts & Culture
5:28 pm
Thu April 14, 2011

Live on Kaleidoscope: Omega Music and the Buddha Den

Record Store Day 2011 coverage continues on Kaleidoscope with an interview with Alex Staiger from Omega Music and Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher of the Buddha Den.  They discuss the day of music and festivities that will be taking place at Omega Music in honor of their first Record Store Day in their Fifth Street location as well as what the tradition of listening to music on vinyl means for local music as well as the Staiger family. 

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