On Friday, January 18th, Peach's Grill in Yellow Springs will welcome Brooklyn band Birds in Weather to the stage. They'll be joined by Columbus band the Easy Pieces and locals Bromaha. Members of the three bands made music together many years ago and they look forward to sharing a stage again this weekend. Here's a preview of the show.
2012 marks the fifth run for Nativity The Pop Opera, a holiday show that's become a local tradition in the Miami Valley. Created by J. Todd Anderson and Mark Cohea, Nativity tells the Christmas story from the angels' point of view through song and dance and aims to give back to the community through the production's support of local children's charities. This year's production supports A Kid Again. Member of the cast and the creative team, including J.
Since their last Kaleidoscope appearance, the Dirty Socialites have gained two new members and have been busy in the studio writing and recording new material for a full length album. They'll begin releasing new songs online on 12/12/12 until Christmas eve when the band will release a free digital holiday EP with the full length album to follow on vinyl.
The Dirty Socialites visited the WYSO studios to talk about their plans for the New Year and debut some new songs live on Kaleidoscope. They'll perform live at Blind Bob's on Thursday, December 6, 2012.
WYSO was pleased to welcome musical guests, The Young Heirlooms and Taylor Alexander, into the studio for their radio debut live on Excursions. The Young Heirlooms are a Cincinnati, OH based band consisting of five musicians, Kyle, Claire, Chris, Kelly, and Benjamin. The group combines guitar, banjo, viola, and standing bass to create a beautiful modern take on folk music. The band is currently recording a full-length, eleven song album with an analog tape recorder.
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.