The Oberlin Review

Staff members and guests on Live From Studio B celebrate the series’ 100th session, which featured two student
bands, awksymoron and Thee Hundos.

“Live from Studio B” Celebrates Centennial Session

April 21, 2017

It began as the pet project of TIMARA major Charles Glanders, OC ’14, with a VHS-tape recording of Nagual, an ambient guitar duo formed by Ian McColm, OC ’13, and David Shapiro, OC ’12. The footage is grainy, washed out, and there’s only one camera view, a wide-angle shot that’s a little off-center. WOBC’s classical records vault, where the session was recorded, is awkwardly lit, with the brightest areas where the performers are not. A lot about Studio B has changed since then, with the...

Double-degree junior Sarah Snider manipulates sound equipment in the Studio B space on October 4. The WOBC offshoot has pushed to make its resources more accessible this semester by planning “non-dude” workshops and skill-shares.

As Resources Grow, Studio B Seeks Greater Visibility

November 13, 2015

Located adjacent to WOBC on the third floor of Wilder Hall, Studio B is a small yet rapidly growing music radio station intent on expanding its role within the Oberlin community. It functions both as a performance space — the weekly show Live from Studio B features sets by student bands — and a place for musicians to record and learn the technical aspects of music-making in weekly work groups. Although Studio B has been around for longer, it only became a more structured space to showcase both loc...

Established 1874.