OldnewsOne of our favorite bands, OldNews, played the Yellow Cab Tavern last weekend with The Neverly Brothers and Buffalo Wabs and the Price Hill Hustle! Not only was it a great evening of terrific music but OldNews introduced the crowd to many of their latest songs that are featured on their forthcoming record, Silver Linings. Dr. J was super excited to hear new interpretations of songs like ‘Ring’ and the OldNews classic (and fave) ‘Poor Alexander.’

Keep your eyes peeled and ears open for when the new record comes out because you will want it.  You can check out their music on their ReverbNation page!


“The New Song” from The Nautical Theme (live in YTAA Studio October 10, 2017)

The Nautical Theme on YTAA

The Nautical Theme picOn Tuesday, October 10th, 2017 Matt and Tesia of The Nautical Theme joined Dr. J in the studio to play and talk about their music.  This video includes both on and off-air segments of the show.  Many thanks to The Nautical Theme for playing on the show and for permission to share this video.

All rights held by The Nautical Theme and Your Tuesday Afternoon Alternative.

Steve Makofka and The Turtle Chasers!

Dayton musician and all around decent fella, Steve Makofka joined Dr. J in the studio to talk about his latest project a very cool “K-Indie” album called ‘Bring The Kids!’  The album is available on all of the online retailers and from Steve’s website, stevemakofka.com.  You can listen to the new record on Spotify! or Music Releases or get the album on CDBaby or Amazon!  Steve was a great guest who shared his experience making the record produced by himself, Patrick Himes and Todd the Fox at Reel Love Studios in Dayton, Ohio.  Several Dayton area musicians most notably Todd the Fox, Victoria Harper and Alan Frasier – who often perform as the Todd the Fox trio!


What makes your favorite?

Frontier Folk Nebraska playing Blind Bob’s. They are back in Dayton April 28th at Trolley Stop

Recently we have been wondering what makes for a great music experience?  What makes a venue a great place to see a band?  Is it the ‘feel’ of a place?  Is it the camaraderie of the staff, fellow music lovers, musicians?  Or is a great place a matter of the sound in a space?  Does great sound equal great experience?  Maybe it is the fact of seeing your favorite performer(s) or hearing a song that you adore that makes a place special?

What do you think?  Is it one of those reasons or is it something more about the culture of a location, street, neighborhood that makes for a powerful experience at a show?


The Dead Licks in the Studio


Many thanks to The Dead Licks for joining us in the studio!  See them on April 8 at Flanagan’s Pub in Dayton, Ohio!

All pictures courtesy of Gabrielle Elizabeth Studios!  Follow her on twitter at gabrielleboltz and instagram at gabriell.e.lizabeth.