Music fans around the Miami Valley will flock to several local record stores on Saturday, April 20th to celebrate Record Store Day 2013. In addition to the special, limited releases, local stores are offering discounts, sales and special events to mark the day. Ghettoblaster Magazine's Dave Obenour is helping coordinate this year's festivities which include music trivia at Blind Bob's and a special screening of I Need That Record! at the Neon Movies. Obenour joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the studio to talk about Record Store Day 2013.
Meghna Mahambrey's love of music has manifested in different forms over her lifetime. From her early years singing as much as she could in school to recording with some friends in college to coming into her own as a songwriter and recording her latest album, Kind of Friend. The recording process lead to the formation of a band, Meghna & the Majority. Mahambrey and percussionist Aaron Farrier visited the WYSO studios to chat with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the recording process and what's next for the band.
This Saturday, April 6th at Canal St. Tavern in Dayton, Ohio, Crazy Joe will be releasing his brand new album entitled "The Doctor is In." The show gets underway at 9:30pm. The album features such songs as "You're Wasted," "Please Don't Call Me," "You're an H-Bomb," and "The Last Ten Years With You."
Pittsburgh-based singer/songwriter Joy Ike played piano as a child, but after several years away from the instrument found herself returning to music shortly before graduating college. Ike, who's been widely recognized for being both a skilled songwriter and a percussive pianist, spoke with Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about her creative process and her latest fan-funded album All or Nothing.
Joy Ike will perform at Dayton's Ghostlight Coffee with Tiffany Thompson on Thursday, April 4th.