WYSO

Kaleidoscope

Wednesday, 8 - 11pm

Every Wednesday night Juliet Fromholt talks to musicians, filmmakers, and artists from the Miami Valley and beyond and more often than not, you're treated to a set of music performed live in the WYSO studios.  You'll also hear some of the best music from emerging artists and old favorites from around the world. 

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The New Old-Fashioned
Bill Cunningham

Smalltown, Midwest, USA (Magnaphone Records) is the third full length album from the New Old-Fashioned.  The band visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic set on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about recoding in analogue, their evolving vocal harmonies, and more.

The New Old-Fashioned will celebrate the release of Smalltown, Midwest, USA on Friday, August 31 at the Yellow Cab Tavern in downtown Dayton. More details at: newoldfashionedmusic.com

2018 marks the thirteenth annual Hog Jam music festival, and this year festival organizers are transitioning the event to a new setting in the heart of downtown Dayton.  Organizer Tony Herdman visited the WYSO studios to talk about the new location and this year's musical lineup.  He was joined by songwriter Chris Bro, who will peform as part of Hog Jam's Friday night lineup Hannah's where he also hosts a regular Tuesday evening performance.

With the current incarnation of its lineup in place for over a year, Middle Class Mess visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about musical influences, recording and more.

Middle Class Mess will perform on August 25 at Hank's Pub in Dayton. 

The 1984 Draft
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The 1984 Draft returned to the WYSO studios for a full band set live on Kaleidoscope ahead of the release of their new album, Make Good Choices (Poptek).  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, the upcoming release show and more.

The 1984 Draft will celebrate the release of Make Good Choices on August 25 at South Park Tavern. They'll also perform at Tippapalooza on September 1 in Tipp City.

Tim Combs' debut album is out now.
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Tim Combs visited the WYSO studios for a live set on Kaleidoscope. The Hamilton native talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording his debut album Hazard Coal, his musical upbringing and more.

Tim Combs' Hazard Coal is available now. Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/timcombsmusic/

The Typical Johnsons will release In Other Words later this summer.
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The Typical Johnsons returned to the WYSO studios ahead of the release of their new album, In Other Words, for a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, their evolving sound and more.

The Typical Johnson will perform at Oscar's in Vandalia on August 17 and on August 23 at the Yellow Cab in downtown Dayton.

M. Ross Perkins will release his new EP later this summer.
Stephanie Baker

M Ross Perkins returned to the WYSO studios to preview tracks from his upcoming What Did You Do For Summer Break EP on Kaleidoscope.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording the album, his evolving creative process and more.

M Ross Perkin's What Did You Do For Summer Break EP will be released digitally on August 31 on Sofaburn Records. He'll performed live on August 25 at The Comet in Cincinnati and on September 1 at Omega Music in Dayton.

William Matheny
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Moon Over Kenova  is the followup to William Matheny's debut solo album Strange Constellations. Ahead of a performance in Dayton, Matheny visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic set on Kaleidoscope.  He talked with host Juliet Fromholt about songwriting, touring and more.

William Matheny will perform at Blind Bob's in Dayton on July 28.  Moon Over Kenova is out now on Misra Records. 

Lost Coast
via Lost Coast

Cincinnati's Lost Coast made their WYSO debut with a live set on Kaleidoscope.  The band talked with Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording their new Cosmic American Music EP, upcoming shows and more.

Lost Coast will be the August Artist in Residency at the Southgate House Revival. Learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/lostcoastsounds/

The Bootlegger's Reunion is a bluegrass festival that embraces and celebrates all of the variations on the genre.  This year, the festival returns to the Franklin VFW Campgrounds, and musician Tony Herdman and festival organizer John Snyder joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt live in the WYSO studio for a preview of the event.

The 2018 Bootlegger's Reunion is July 27-29 at the Frankling VFW Campground learn more at: https://www.facebook.com/events/129852757627213/

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