Radio Crystal Blue week of 11/2/14 news


This is the latest edition of my periodic news on behalf of Radio Crystal Blue, my weekly Internet-based freeform podcast.  Radio Crystal Blue continually masters the art of freeform radio, with music from top indie, underground and touring artists from all across the Web and the Earth at large.
HOW TO LISTEN
1: at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net/home , right-click on the link titled Click for PopUp Feed Player. That will display the audio player as a page on its
own. Find the show you want to hear, click the Details tab to download the show or the play button on top to stream. There’s also an RSS feed button
and a number of ways to share the audio player
2: My podcast provider: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu  Shows from these players are kept on the server for about 1 year.
3: http://www.archive.org Every show I do has its own podcast page URL. Shows here are kept in perpetuity. Just look for Radio Crystal Blue and Radio Crystal Blue Novus Ordo, then the date.  I use the Sunday date of the week.
4: Stitcher for iPod, iPhone or Android: http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/radio-crystal-blue
Radio Crystal Blue is free to share and listen, in accordance with Creative Commons License 4.0, full attribution, non-derivative, non-commercial.  http://www.creativecommons.org
PROGRAMMING
Next pair of podcasts will be published late into the week of November 2, 2014
RCB Novus Ordo airs as a separate podcast to highlight songs from brand-new releases in one sitting, along with bio of each artist.
In addition to the standard fare, CD FOCUS will return to bring track-by-track featuring of songs by these compilation/concept albums:
Link Of Chain, A Songwriters Tribute To Chris Smither  www.signaturesounds.com http://www.smither.com
The Grateful Dead:  Wake Up To Find Out live concert from 3/29/1990.  http://www.dead.net
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THE LATEST
If you’ve read my posts on Facebook, I kept you abreast of my half-week journey via Greyhound from South Philadelphia to downtown Tacoma, arriving on Thursday 10/16.  The experience was harrowing, as I had some trouble with the boxes that contained all my worldly possessions.  The boxes would eventually be shipped from Columbus OH to Tacoma, and it was a matter of waiting for them to appear.    I enjoyed seeing the scenery of the Western States, especially in Oregon, Colorado and Utah.   I only wish I had packed my point-and-shoot so that I could capture the experience.   In the process of picking up the boxes, I would lose my laptop bag, which was carrying most of my identification, so I’m not exactly out of the woods yet in getting all settled in.
I am living with a couple, Tim and Lora Nichols (the latter whom you may know better as DJ Flowerdove) who are fans of my show and they have successfully figured out the technical aspects of getting the podcast set up.  I had forgotten the actual settings and where the wires connect but now all appears well.     Now the connecting to public-relations people, artists and their managers is starting.  I aim to record a new podcast early next week, when given the appropriate time to do so.
I have added a 2nd phone number, and have officially changed my physical address. All other contact information remains the same.
SUBMISSION GUIDELINES
I focus on CDs as opposed to downloads, though I make exceptions in the
event of albums that are digital releases only. Music must have a 2014
release date. All new albums debut on RCB Novus Ordo; on rare exception,
some debut on Radio Crystal Blue proper.
I’m also interested in featuring, great compilation or soundtrack albums
track-for-track, to help tell the story of those album (see above).
EPK (Electronic press kits) submissions can be sent via one of these
companies.
Search for the words Radio Crystal Blue to find my pages there. If I like
the EPK, I will then ask for a CD
CDs that fit in the above rules may be sent to
Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
121 129th Street South, C8
Tacoma, WA 98444
Any mail sent to the Philadelphia PA address will be forwarded here
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DONATIONS to Radio Crystal Blue can be made via the Paypal button at the
homepage.
SPONSORSHIP: The organizations I’ve listed at the top of this email and
those that I mention before the different segments had all agreed in the
past to be a sponsor of Radio Crystal Blue. I am happy to mention your
product or service on the air, and in emails and on my website. Email me for
details.
SYNDICATION: Would you like to access and hear Radio Crystal Blue, 14 years
on the Web, on another Internet radio or podcast network? I hope you do. The
word about this unique brand of freeform radio is getting to more people
every day. My pair of shows deserves to be heard by listeners to established
and emerging networks right alongside your other favorite shows on the Web.
Email me to inquire.
CONTACT:
EMAIL: cblue456@comcast.net
PHONE: 215-995-2234 or 253-537-1096
RCB FACEBOOK:
TWITTER @radiocblue
STAT TWITTER: @idealisticstats
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