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Regionally based Sofaburn Records is preparing for the national release of M. Ross Perkins' self-titled album as well as several showcase events including one at the upcoming Dayton Music Art and Film Festival.  M Ross Perkins, Jeremy Pinnell, Max Fender and Sarah Davis from Alone at 3am and Chris Mueller visited the WYSO studios to share some music and talk about what's coming this fall for Sofaburn.

Inversion, the latest release from Eric Leonhardt Brown, comes 11 years after his prior release and spans genres across an arc of emotion.  Brown returned to the WYSO studios to share the album on Excursions and talked with Niki Dakota about the process of returning to music after a hiatus and and creating Inversion.

Inversion is available now on iTunes and other digital outlets.  Learn more at ericleonhardtbrown.com

Returning guest Dave Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in studio to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine, a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio.

The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Big Business on the cover is available now at local stores.  Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/

Ladyfest Dayton combines art, film, music and activism surrounding women's issues and celebrating women creators.  Organizer Paige Beller and songwriter Kyleen Downes were joined live in the WYSO studios by two of Kyleen's music students, Alex Bohn and Chloe Robertson.  They performed live in the WYSO studios on Kaleidoscope and talked about the upcoming festival.

Ladyfest Dayton is September 2 and 3 at the Yellow Cab Building in downtown Dayton.

Cincinnati's The Almighty Get Down are known for rocking stages near and far, and their performance live in the WYSO studios was no exception.  The band visited ahead of their performance at Hog Jam 11 and were joined by festival co-organizers Tony Herdman and Johnny Dreads. 

Hog Jam 11 is August 26 and 27th in Tipp City.  More details at: https://www.facebook.com/HogJamMusicFestival

As the band prepares for its album release, the members of Scarecrow Sideshow visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  They chatted with Juliet Fromholt about the process of writing and recording the album, upcoming live shows and more.

Scarecrow Sideshow will celebrate the release of their new album on August 20th at Peaches in Yellow Springs.

Since his last visit to the WYSO studios, Mack McKenzie and his band have been hard at work on their latest album, A Million Miles.  As the band prepares for a fall release, they visited the WYSO studios to preview some tracks on Kaleidoscope and played a few acoustic songs live in the studio. 

Mack McKenzie will perform on Friday, August 12th at the Tumbleweed Connection.  A Million Miles is set to be released in early October.

With nearly a dozen members hailing from various branches of the Dayton musical family, Lioness will aim to make their shows into special events.  Nathan Peters, Burris Dixon and Maria Dixon visited the WYSO studios to share some of the new band's recordings and talk about their upcoming debut show at Jimmie's Ladder 11.

Lioness' debut show is Saturday, August 13th at Jimmie's Ladder 11 with Moira, Human Cannonball and Trunk Bound Regime.

Still a relatively new band, The Meal Tickets have spent their first year writing and performing and are now headed into the studio to work on an upcoming album.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live performance on Kaleidoscope and spoke with host Juliet Fromholt.

The Meal Tickets will perform at Jimmy's Ladder 11 on August 26th.

Amplified Humans Festival

If you’ve been a listener to Alpha Rhythms Sunday nights on WYSO over the years you may have at least been exposed to the music of John Cage, Phillip Glass, Steve Reich and even some early Pink Floyd.

These are just some artists who have delved into the world of experimental music and sound.

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