Brandon Semler (Guitar/Vocals), Rick Sanders (Bass/Vocals), and Tyler Spears (Drums) have been performing together as Noodle Factory since 2012. The trio began performing their favorite classic rock songs but are now moving towards more original material that spans many different genres. The band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing, recording and the combining their music influences to form the band's sound.
Noodle Factory's debut album, Buzz, will be released December 13th.
Chris Yakopcic brought acoustic blues to the September 2014 edition of Shake's Hall Pass, performing a mix of originals and his own renditions of the classics. He and Shakin' Dave talked about guitars, learning the blues and more.
Mixing traditional instruments from their native Pakistan with acoustic guitars, the members of Khumariyaan create driving instrumental music that transports the listener. Ahead of their performance at the University of Dayton, the band visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidsocope.
Khumariyaan will perform at the University of Dayton's Boll Theater on Thursday, October 2nd at 8pm.
This year marks the 10th Anniversary of Dayton Music Fest, a two-day celebration of local music. This year's event features 29 bands performing 5 different venues during the first weekend in October. Co-organizers Kyle Melton and Don Thrasher visited the WYSO studios to preview some music from the festival and talked to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the festival's past and present as well as make a big announcement about the festival's future.
Since 1994 Shrug has been an important part of the Dayton music community. Growing from a trio to a five-piece band and recording several albums over the years, the band is preparing to celebrate its 20th anniversary and visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope.
Shrug's 20th anniversary show is Friday, September 19th at Canal Public House.