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Radio Crystal Blue 12/9/12 news


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NEXT SHOW will be published on or about December 12 and will be available
for about 1 year. Remember, even if you miss hearing a show the week I
record, you can always find it within the FeedPlayer’s archive of older
shows. Owing to schedule demands, I usually publish on Wednesdays or as soon
as possible thereafter. You will hear music in several segments of top
indie/DIY/underground songwriters and bands.
RCB Novus Ordo will also air separately. On this show I spin one song from
8 songs in one sitting and give you background info of each artist.

PROGRAMMING NOTE:
Each week through my January shows I’m airing tracks from The 1861 Project,
a series that touches upon the Civil War experience. We’re up to Volume 2:
From The Famine To The Front. This collection of original music recalls
those families with Scottish and Irish ties who fought in the war. From the
liner notes “Every singer, player and writer on this album has a strong
connection to Ireland, by ancestry, birth, or just by heart”. More about
this fascinating series at www.1861project.com

Also: Another NEW MUSIC SAMPLER will be heard. Initially I had felt this would be a one-time revival. But I’ve decided to reintroduce the segment on demand whenever I feel the need to add some extra programming on a show that might seem unusually short compared to others. This segment will definitely not air the week of 12/16.
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TWITTER FIVE TO FOLLOW: @NatalieNicole @Page9StreetTeam @GlenLanding
@ANewTomorrowUK @maninacrowdband
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I’m just about at my limit with accepting HOLIDAY music for the final show
of the year, the week of 12/16. Thanks to everyone that submitted and
suggested tunes!

I’ve begun attending a course in Final Cut Pro 7 at PhillyCAM, the
public-access network which I’m a member of. I’ve already completed courses
in production editing and management. So I can now freely borrow field
equipment for use around the city. I’m pretty excited about this. Now I want
to get involved in productions by other members, and eventually muster up
courage to follow-through on one of two project ideas I have sketched out.
www.phillycam.org

RCB LOVE goes to artists that have promoted my radio efforts in November:
www.jeffbrownmusic.com
www.jessiekilguss.com
www.theportraits.posterous.com
www.facebook.com/tweedfunk
www.thegravityguild.com
www.facebook.com/revel9
www.marykeeymusic.com
www.facebook.com/thepuckettsband
www.facebook.com/bourbonbliss
www.facebook.com/achilleswheel.fanpage
www.jesseterrymusic.com
www.dizzybatsmusic.com
www.sakladmusic.com/blog
www.thirstyrecords.com
www.freddyhallmusic.com
www.theuniversalthump.com
www.facebook.com/electricchildrenmpls
www.hannahjudson.wordpress.com
www.bluesour.com
Outside of the US, top 3 countries accessing Radio Crystal Blue are the UK,
France, and Canada.
Lot of people have accessed my reviews of events at Legendary Dobbs from
11/29 and The M Room from 11/23.
Most popular photo of the month was this one:
https://radiocrystalblue.net/2012/11/24/the-m-room-112312/dscf2462/

COVERAGE: 3-4 times a month I go out to Philly-area gigs to do photos, some
video, and a write-up on my website afterward. I do this for free, tho at
some point in the future I might want to barter this work or be simply paid.

NEXT shows I’m covering:
Going to two shows at Milkboy in Ardmore
12/14: At Sea www.atseamusic.com
12/29 Ray G. Ward www.raygward.com
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RCB REVIEW from this week’s shows:
RCB Novus Ordo: Long Island NY’s Revel 9 (formerly Gee Davey) have resurfaced with a harder,edgier sound. Galen Curry from Michigan delights with his own brand of love songs. The song “Last Man Alive” includes a kazoo solo. Beth Whitney’s tune “Seattle Rain” sounds like a cafe/coffeehouse favorite.

RCB proper:

Segment 1 includes brand new music from Shane Cooley, who is now focusing on duo gigs with Rosa Wallace. Inside this week’s New Music Sampler are The Blakes and The Young Evils, two touring bands from Seattle who played here in Philly a few months ago. “Dead Animals” by the latter is a very catchy song. Segment 2: Included another recent released song from NYC’s Downward Dogs and Spanking Charlene. Segment 3: One word personal subjects color this one (Dan May, Joy Kills Sorrow, Carolann Solebello). Carolann, with Meg Braun, perform December 9th, at the First Unitarian Church in Brooklyn NY. New Music Sampler #2 introduces us to veteran songwriter Jimmy LaFave among others. Final segment includes brand new music from mystical songwriter Cosby Gibson.
AIRPLAY SUBMISSION:

Send CDs to
Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
1701 Snyder Avenue, #4
Philadelphia, PA 19145

CDs MUST have a 2012 or 2013 release date
If material is from 2011, it will be added to RCB’s loose rotation instead.
Digital is acceptable if media is not available in other formats.
Artists are also advised to add my email address to their general email
list

I also accept EPKs through these companies. For EPK submissions I select
artists on their body of work and the completeness of the press kit.
SONICBIDS: http://www.sonicbids.com/radiocrystalblue
MusicSUBMIT: www.musicsubmit.com
MusicClout (NEW)
www.musicclout.com
Search for the words Radio Crystal Blue to find my pages there.
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Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
www.radiocrystalblue.net
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cblue456@comcast.net
@radiocblue on twitter
215 995 2234

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Radio Crystal Blue 10/28/12 news


Radio Crystal Blue is sponsored in part by:
Ariel Publicity: www.arielpublicity.com
Miles High Productions www.mileshighproductions.com
Serge Entertainment Public Relations www.sergepr.com
Wampus Multimedia www.wampus.comRadio Crystal Blue is free to share and listen, in accordance with Creative
Commons License 3.0, full attribution, non-derivative, non-commercial.
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NEXT SHOW will be published on or about October 31 and will be available
for about 1 year. Remember, even if you miss hearing a show the week I
record, you can always find it within the FeedPlayer’s archive of older
shows. Owing to schedule demands, I usually publish on Wednesdays or as soon
as possible thereafter. You will hear music in several segments of top
indie/DIY/underground songwriters and bands.
RCB Novus Ordo will also air separately. On this show I spin one song from
8 songs in one sitting and give you background info of each artist.

PROGRAMMING NOTE:
For this and the next several weeks I am bfeaturing a Nanci Griffith tribute album
released by Huntington NY label Paradiddle Records. Titled “Trouble In The
Fields: An Artists’ Tribute To Nanci Griffith”, it contains music from
artists you’ve heard on my show plus others of their caliber. The album also
contains a narrative by Pete Kennedy. Profits from the sales of this album
benefit Mines Advisory Group. More about this album at:
www.paradiddlemusic.com www.maginternational.org

NON-PROGRAMMING NOTE: In past years I’ve done a loose Halloween and end-of-October flavored show. I want to continue the tradition this year, but I had not requested any holiday songs for the upcoming show. I will likely choose appropo songs from the rotation of albums I have and use them as extra segments. If you or an artist would like to suggest holiday songs, please suggest/submit by Tuesday 10/30. I plan to determine airplay for the next show sometime tonight outside of these extra songs.
NEW addition to the submission process: This week, Radio Crystal Blue became an affiliate of MusicClout, a site that provides services and
industry-related opportunities for musicians all across the world. I have a page on the website to receive submissions from at www.musicclout.comhttps://musicclout.com/contents/opportunity-1438-radio-crystal-blue-seeking-new-music-for-airplay.aspx
I have 2 more weeks with the classes at PhillyCAM, the city’s public-access cable network. It’s going fairly well, as I’m learning about lighting, cameras, action (even took starring role in our class production). Next I think we’re learning about Final Cut Pro and all things editing. Exam in 2 weeks as well.
Handicapping gains a presence in my life next weekend as the big Breeders Cup races are upon us. I tend to do my best work in the biggest events, so I’ll be relatively silent while I have my focus there. Follow my weekly Saturday selections at www.cblue456.tumblr.com******
TWITTER FIVE TO FOLLOW: @vongreymusic @trytrytryx3 @DylanAndre @ADHD_Memoir @EQYOUNG
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On 10/22 I was at Ortlieb’s Lounge once again to see 2 bands from Seattle, they being The Blakes and The Young Evils. They had just played in NYC as part of the CMJ Music Marathon in NYC. Opening the event was Anjuli Josephine. Review of this event here: http://wp.me/p1FKJJ-j0

Photos:
COVERAGE:
I do audio interviews along with photos, video, and audio of live events.
You can see and hear evidence across my Facebook and YouTube channels, plus
the field recording FeedPlayer.Time, location and expense will be taken into
account before taking on a job. I’ve done this work for free, but that may
change soon. Also, with the video skills I’m learning, I might do more
video oriented work in the future.
11/2: Megan Slankard from SF is performing at The Grape Room along with other songwriters www.meganslankard.com
11/3: Katie Barbato, Ginger Coyle, Danielle Miraglia at Sine Studios
www.katiebarbato.com www.gingercoyle.com www.daniellem.com
11/15 Mr. Hunter returns to the East Coast, and to The Grape Room
www.mrhunterband.com****
RCB REVIEW:
RCB Novus Ordo:

Best music from this edition includes a band from The Netherlands called Vast Countenance, also John Orsi of It’s Twilight Time, who presents experimental music.Russ Seeger, whose album is on the aforementioned Paradiddle Records, debuts here. Jeff Brown with some solid songwriting in his tune “Rain” that ends this show.
RCB proper: Gabrielle Roth had been a presence on this program since about 2005 upon my receiving her prior CD effort “Still Chillin’ “. I don’t quite recall how our paths linked, except that I had a contact from Valley Entertainment, the record label addition to the long-running syndicated radio program “Hearts Of Space”. That particular program, which I recommend to all of you, has served as a mild influence to my show. At some point, Gabrielle’s people sent me her dance/trance album. This and it’s follow-up, which became her last full-length album, often were used as intro and outro music to both RCB and RCB Novus Ordo. So, it can be said: Gabrielle is still. At the same time, that soul is freed. I never knew her, but I will miss her. Onward….
Gabrielle’s music figured in the intro and outro of this week’s programs as well, with selections I hadn’t spun before. First segment for this show was songwriter-oriented, speaking on love’s complications (Daniel Goodman’s tune here especially in focus, amidst the cold weather upon us). Segment 2: The Steel Wheels and The Waybacks (long time no spin!) are performing at the Riverhawk Festival in early November, in Brooksville, FL. We hear another new song by These City Limits also. The Nanci Griffith tribute CD kicks off with Sara Hickman, the Official State Musician of Texas for 2010-11. The Kennedys, Pete & Maura, produced this entire album, and they are heard on several songs as well. Segment 3: Hungrytown and Gregory Douglass. Doesn’t exactly fit as a segue, but I say it does. Why? They share billing at someplace called Rockwood Music Hall, 10/28. Final segment was rather reflective, especially with the timely “Late October”; this is from a collection of piano instrumentals by Heather Pierson. As you know, Danielle Miraglia and Katie Barbato share billing at Sine Studios in Philly on 10/3. Further, Danielle and Craig Bickhardt are sharing billing on 11/4 and 11/11. Katie and Craig and other songwriters perform at the Heart Strings Music Festival on 10/27, with proceeds to create the Heart Strings Scholarship for the Variety Club Children’s Charity.

AIRPLAY SUBMISSION:
Most submissions will be geared toward RCB Novus Ordo.Send CDs to
Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
1701 Snyder Avenue, #4
Philadelphia, PA 19145

CDs MUST have a 2012 or 2013 release date
Digital is acceptable if media is not available in other formats.
If material is from 2011, I will add to the RCB rotation but will not get
debut on RCB Novus Ordo.
Artists are also advised to add my email address to their general email
list.

I also accept EPKs through these companies. For EPK submissions I select
artists on their body of work and the completeness of the press kit.
SONICBIDS: http://www.sonicbids.com/radiocrystalblue
MusicSUBMIT: www.musicsubmit.com
MusicClout (NEW)
www.musicclout.comhttps://musicclout.com/contents/opportunity-1438-radio-crystal-blue-seeking-new-music-for-airplay.aspx
Search for the words Radio Crystal Blue to find my pages there.
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Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
www.radiocrystalblue.net
http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
cblue456@comcast.net
@radiocblue on twitter
215 995 2234

Radio Crystal Blue and RCB Novus Ordo week of 10/21/12


Radio Crystal Blue: Novus Ordo spotlights CDs that are debuting on my
standard freeform radio program, Radio Crystal Blue. The show exists as a
weekly podcast.
Listen here:
(1) The FeedPlayer on my home page (visible with Flash-supported browsers)www.radiocrystalblue.net and available to stream/download/share. Click the
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(2) If you cannot view the FeedPlayer, try a different browser, or get
Flash, or try my podcast provider at
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(3 mp3: https://radiocrystalblue.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/rcbnew102112.mp3

(4) RSS: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rssThis show was distributed on 10/24/12
Trio Del Rio “Pennies” – Rain EP www.reverbnation.com/triodelrio
Brothers -N- Arms “Breathe” – The Good Fight EP www.reverbnation.com/brothersnarmsband
Vast Countenance “.45 To Survive” – Elephant Child CD www.vastcountenance.nl
Her Bed Of Thorns “Better Way” – Alive CD www.herbedofthorns.com
Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils “Criminal” – s/t CD www.thesugardevils.com
Russ Seeger “She Always Said” – Live In Peace CD www.paradiddlemusic.com
It’s Twilight Time/John Orsi “Hodges’ Lodge” – A Room For The Night EP www.itstwilightmusic.com
Jeff Brown “Rain” – Last Chance CD www.jeffbrownmusic.com

Running time: 60 minutos
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All content of Radio Crystal Blue’s programming is free to listen and share
to via a Creative Commons License, version 3.0, full attribution,
non-derivative. For more info:
www.creativecommons.orgHere’s RCB proper:

Radio Crystal Blue is my long-running standard freeform radio program. The
show exists as a weekly podcast.
Listen here:
(1) The FeedPlayer on my home page (visible with Flash-supported browsers)
www.radiocrystalblue.net and available to stream/download/share. Click the
pop-up link at the ‘home’ tab.
(2) If you cannot view the FeedPlayer, try a different browser, or get
Flash, or try my podcast provider at
www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
(3) .mp3 https://radiocrystalblue.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/rcblive102112.mp3
This show was distributed on 10/24/12.Artists who are appearing at events together are marked by * and **
Gabrielle Roth made her transition this week.
Opening music:
Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors “Jhoom” – Jhoom: The Intoxication Of Surrender CD www.ravenrecording.com
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Jim Boggia “Nothing’s Changed” – Misadventures In Stereo CD www.jimboggia.com
The StereoFidelics “It Got Cold” – Live From Binghamton CD www.stereof.com
Daniel Goodman “The Dark Side Of Love” – Cold Wind CD www.danielgoodmanmusic.com
Flo Anito “Work!” – No Dustbunnies CD www.floanito.com
Kristi Martel “Aegis” – The Sacred Whore Demos CD www.kmetal.net
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The Steel Wheels “Know Her Name” – Lay Down, Lay Low CD www.thesteelwheels.com
The Waybacks “Nice To Be Alone” – Loaded CD www.waybacks.com
The Mad Tea Party “I Went Out” – Found A Reason CD www.themadtea.wordpress.com
These City Limits “Gather” – The Modern Standard CD www.thesecitylimits.com
Spanking Charlene “The Other Girl” – Where Are The Freaks? CD www.spankingcharlene.com
Joan Ov Arc “Say Sayonara” – www.joanovarc.co.uk
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CD FOCUS: Trouble In The Fields: An Artists’ Tribute to Nanci Griffith www.paradiddlemusic.com
This album with 14 of Nanci’s songs, is produced by Pete & Maura Kennedy, who play on several of the tracks. Profits from the album benefit Mines Advisory Group, an NGO that ‘clears landmines, unexploded ordinances, and other remnants of conflict for the benefit of communities worldwide’ www.maginternational.org
From this CD I spun
Sara Hickman “Listen To The Radio” www.sarahickman.com
Caroline Doctorow “Trouble In The Fields” www.carolinedoctorow.com
The Kennedys “I’m Not Drivin’ These Wheels” www.kennedysmusic.com
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Aztec Two-Step “Life In The 80s” – Cause & Effect CD www.aztectwostep.com
*Gregory Douglass “One True Thing” – Lucid CD www.gregorydouglass.com
*Hungrytown “Never Realized” – Any Forgotten Thing CD www.hungrytown.net
Kris Delmhorst “If Not For Love” – Shotgun Singer CD www.krisdelmhorst.com
Gina Holsopple “I’m A Witch” – From The Earth CD www.ginaholsopple.com
Sloan Wainwright “Today” – Upside Down & Under My Heart CD www.sloanwainwright.com
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Dan and Faith “Tumbleweed” – Dreaming Of Another Path CD www.danandfaith.com
Greg Klyma “Cattle In The Cane” – pianomandonation CD www.klyma.com
*Danielle Miraglia “See The Light” – Box Of Troubles CD www.daniellem.com
*Craig Bickhardt “A Day Well Spent” – Live At Sellersville Theater CD www.craigbickhardt.com
*Katie Barbato “The Spring And The Fall” – The Millay Tapes CD www.katiebarbato.com
Heather Pierson “Late October” – The Open Road CD www.heatherpierson.com
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Closing music: Gabrielle Roth & The Mirrors “On The Other Side Of Here” – Jhoom: The Intoxication Of Surrender CD www.ravenrecording.com
Running time: 3 hours, 14 minutos.All content of Radio Crystal Blue’s programming is free to listen and share
to via a Creative Commons License, version 3.0, full attribution,
non-derivative. For more info:www.creativecommons.orgNext show will be recorded and distributed in the week of 10/28/12

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