Rad Girlfriend records began as a way to release records by Josh Goldman's bands and their friends. The Dayton-based indie label has since grown to release albums and EPs from bands around the country and will soon move into releasing music by international artists. Goldman and several of the musicians involved with Rad Girlfriend visited the WYSO studio to talk about the label's birth and plans for 2013.
Two years ago Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones published a memoir that became a huge best-seller. Now every time one looks there's another memoir or biography by or about a music star. Just in the past few months there have been books published by Neil Young, Rod Stewart, Pete Townsend, Kenny Rogers, Betty Lavette, and many more.
Four Schillings Short spend most of their time on the road. Their current project is called Around the World in 30 instruments, which incorporates traditional instruments from around the world played in both traditional and modern styles. Four Schillings Short made a return visit to the WYSO studios to perform on Excursions and talk about the eclectic collection of musical instruments.
Four Schillings Short will perform at the Cedarville Library on Wednesday, November 7th at 2pm and at 6:30pm at the Yellow Springs Library.
Saturday night marks the third annual Yelloween celebration in downtown Yellow Springs. Organizer Brother Bear visited the WYSO studios to chat with Niki Dakota about this year's event, which has a sci-fi theme. The celebration will feature live music from the Coffin Daggers, a New York-based surf punk band with a sci-fi twist of its own, that also stopped by the WYSO studios to share some music ahead of their live performance.