Hailing from Yellow Springs, the members of Soul Rebels combine reggae, funk, jazz and rock and roll influences to create that sound with a distinct groove and lyrics with a positive message. The band visited the WYSO studios to perform a live set on Kaleidoscope and chatted with host Juliet Fromholt about how they came together and found their sound.
This Saturday, April 21st is Record Store Day around the world, and in the Miami Valley there are many Record Store Day activities that go beyond shopping. At the helm of the celebrations is Ghettoblaster Magazine, run in part locally. Ghettoblaster managing editor and co-publisher, David Obenour joins Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about the magazine and its role in this year's festivities, which include a special showing of Empire Records at the Neon Movies.
What started off as a short video for his church turned into a feature length documentary project for Shane Pergrem. Here Pergrem discusses the process of making The Almond Tree, his first feature film and where the process has taken him as an artist. He's joined by longtime friend Ricky Terrell of Starving in the Belly of the Whale, who composed the soundtrack to the Almond Tree. Terrell talks about scoring the film and shares several live and recorded songs.