Ghettoblaster Magazine is a national music and culture magazine based in part in Dayton, Ohio. Its editor, Dave Obenour has been a frequent guest on Kaleidoscope over the past few years, and joins host Juliet Fromholt this week to talk about some of the artists, new and old, featured in the latest issue.
The latest issue of Ghettoblaster Magazine with Kurt Vile on the cover is available now at local stores. Find Ghettoblaster online at http://ghettoblastermagazine.com/
Pennsylvanian-based musician Charlie Zahm began playing banjo as a teenager and soon switched to guitar. He became serious about folk music as he got older and began to find his singing voice. Dear Green Place host Cindy Funk spoke with Zahm ahead of an upcoming visit to Ohio. The two discussed Zahm's musical roots including his maritime inspiration, finding a balance between musical and family life and much more.
Charlie Zahm will perform next weekend at the Ohio Scottish Games at Lorain Fairgrounds.
Over the past few years, Signs of Life has been building their reputation and their audience among the region's Pink Floyd fans. This weekend marks two big milestones: a local celebration of the 40th anniversary of Dark Side of the Moon and Signs of Life's first arena show. Singer and bandleader Jon Stankorb sat down to chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the Dark Side of the Moon album and what these to milestones mean for the band.
Signs of Life will perform on May 4th at Troy's Hobart Arena.
Charlie Tipton remembers the first time he picked up a guitar and his early years playing electric guitar and honing his craft as a songwriter as he learned the instrument. Now performing both as a solo artist and with a full band, Tipton is aiming to release an album later this year. Charlie Tipton visited the WYSO studios for an acoustic set and spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about developing his craft as a songwriter and the differences between performing solo and with a band.
Country music legend George Jones died on Friday April 26 at age 81. Jones has been called the quintessential country singer.
WYSO general manager Neenah Ellis created a radio documentary about Jones in 1992 for a public radio program called Soundprint.
A visit to Nashville, Tennessee during Fan Fair, an annual gathering of dedicated country music fans, serves as the backdrop for a review of George Jones long career. Ellis takes listeners inside the recording studio as Jones makes an album that he hopes will mark his comeback.