Radio Crystal Blue is my 13-year-old freeform radio program, usually publishing Wednesdays or Thursdays in podcast format.
HOW TO LISTEN
There are now two main portals with which to listen to Radio Crystal Blue. I’ve recently built an account with www.archive.org
and will republish every show along with the old standby Big Contact (which has been unresponsive in the last few days)
Via Big Contact:
There are a number of options on the page and in the player to stream and download, as well as to embed the player on your site or blog.
Via Internet Archive:
Ogg Vorbis format also available.
You can share the audio player with the HTML code on the page.
All shows are archived for a year.
Artists who are sharing gigs are denoted with *
This show was published on 10/30/13, containing several RCB traditions.
“All of us trembling in our mortality boots, born to die…”
The Velvet Underground “I’m Set Free” – s/t CD
Lou Reed “Who Am I? (Tripitena’s Song)” – The Raven CD
Lou Reed “Dime Store Mystery” – New York CD
Bettie Serveert “Stephanie Says” – Bettie Serveert Plays Venus In Furs and other Velvet Underground Songs www.bettieserveert.com
Luna “Going Home” – Bewitched CD
U2 “Satellite Of Love” – Achtung Baby CD
Radio Free Universe “The Weight Of The Sky” – Thirteen Day Hangover CD
Ramones “You’re Gonna Kill That Girl” & “You Should Never Have Opened That Door ” – Leave Home CD
X “Nausea” – Los Angeles CD
False Prophets “Creatures Of The Woodwork” – Blind Roaches and Fat Vultures: Phantasmagorical Beats Of The Reagan Era compilation CD
Tania & The Revolutionaries “Epitaph” – Walk Away Clean EP
Fred Gillen Jr. “Halloween Day At The V.A.” – Silence Of The Night CD www.fredgillenjr.com
Black Vendetta “Breakaway” – Draconian Backlash CD
CD FOCUS: (A reoccuring series focus on outstanding new concept and compilation albums)
“Esperanza: Songs From Jack Kerouac’s ‘Tristessa’ ” brings the 1960 Kerouac novella to life, with music from leading indie songwriters and bands, along with readings from the novella. All songs are original, with some words lifted from the story. www.reimaginemusic.com
From this album I spun “
William Fitzsimmons with Tim & Adam “First Page Of Kerouac’s ‘Tristessa’ “
Tim & Adam “Billie Holliday Eyes”
Gregory Alan Isokov “O City Lights”
Peter Bradley Adams “She Has To Come Down”
Patti Smith “Dead City” – Peace And Noise CD
Beth Isbell “Freak” – We Are The Gods! CD www.bethisbell.com
Debbie Chou “Shame” – LoveBug CD
Closing music: Lou Reed “Halloween Parade (AIDS)” – New York CD