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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Bohemian Funk
Angel Hopson-Woods / WYSO

A relatively new band, Bohemian Funk is ready to take on the new year with live shows in the Miami Valley and beyond.  The band visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the serendipity that brought them together, songwriting and more.

Bohemian Funk will perform at Turnbuckles on February 28 with Neil Zaza and The Arbitrary. 

Creamboy
Angel Hopson-Woods / WYSO

Creamboy visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope ahead of their performance at the Mixed Media Mashup at Yellow Cab Tavern.  The band talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the upcoming show, progress on a forthcoming album and more.  They were joined in studio by artist Katie Marks, who talked about the Mixed Media Mashup.

Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt and OffShelf's Dave Obenour each chose their top ten albums of 2019, and shared their picks live on the air.

Aarika Watson, Chad Wells, and Michelle Wells are the team behind Ghost Notes.
Maria Ramirez / WYSO

Ghost Notes is anew collaboration between Aarika Watson, Chad Wells, and Michelle Wells that explores the paranormal with a musical twist. The trio visited the WYSO studios to talk to Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt about the series, which debuts on YouTube on December 13, and Aarika and Chad performed an acoustic set live in studio.

Cincinnati-based songwriter Sarah Dupee visited the WYSO studios for a live acoustic set on Kaleidsocope.  She talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording her debut album Cypress Island, upcoming performances and more.

Sarah Dupee will perform at MOTR on December 23. Cypress Island is available now on Bandcamp.

David Payne and Heather Redman joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in front of a live audience.
Maria Ramirez / WYSO

Orange Glow (Magnaphone Records) is the latest solo release from songwriter David Payne (The New Old Fashioned).  He visited the WYSO studios and, along with Heather Redman (Neo-American Pioneers), performed live on Kaleidoscope in front of an audience at a studio party sponsored by WYSO NextUp. Payne talked with host Juliet Fromholt about writing and recording Orange Glow, his work as a solo artist and with a band and the new year ahead.

The Asylum dance club in downtown Dayton
courtesy of Matt Freeman

Open from the mid-1990's until 2005, The Asylum was one of Dayton's biggest dance clubs and home to a community of regulars.  Today, those regulars and many newcomers celerbate the spirit and community surrounding the Asylum at an annual reunion dance party.  DJ and organizer Matt Freeman joined Kaleidoscope host Juliet Fromholt in the WYSO studios for a preview of the event.

Houseghost
Juliet Fromholt / WYSO

Beginning as a recording project, Houseghost quickly expanded into a live band after an online song garnered an invitation to join a live festival bill.  Houseghost visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about becoming a band, plans for 2020 and more.

Houseghost will perform at Blind Bob's on December 20. 

Isicle and Phil Bradley Hutchinson live on Kaleidoscope.
Maria Ramirez / WYSO

A multi-facted musician, producer and DJ, Isicle combines influences from jazz to Frank Zappa to spoken word for a musicial experience that defies genre.  Along with horn player and frequent collaborator Phil Bradley Hutchinson, Isicle visited the WYSO studios to perform live on Kaleidoscope and talked with host Juliet Fromholt about his musical journey.

Isicle's music is available at https://isicle.bandcamp.com/

Strobobean
Ryan Back / via https://www.facebook.com/strobobean/

Wrapping up their most recent tour, Strobobean visited the WYSO studio for a live performance on Kaleidoscope.  Katrina Eresman, Jake Langknecht, and Brianna Kelly talked with host Juliet Fromholt about the tour, writing and recording, and their plans for the new year.

Strobobean will perform at Northside Tavern on Saturday, November 23 with Ted Tyro and Mynah Tones.

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