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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.
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(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
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
(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
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
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
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
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
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
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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Radio Crystal Blue 10/21/12 news

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NEXT SHOW will be published on or about October 24 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.

For the next several weeks I’ll be featuring 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
TWITTER FIVE TO FOLLOW: @rlongley @MokeyDoris @DaveBristerPC @HyattsBenjamin @davesurber
Camera is back, all shiny and new, and totally worth the $32 plus round-trip bus to get to NYC and back. Yes, I trudged to Union Square, did a fair amount of walking, and caught my NYC stride without missing a beat. I put said camera to good use on 10/16 seeing 2 bands at The Grape Room. More on this event at my website, right about here: https://radiocrystalblue.net/2012/10/17/the-grape-room-101612/
PHOTOS from 10/16 are here:
VIDEO of Freddy Hall & The Best Intentions, along with The Flashbulb Fires are here:
Also there are more videos from the 10/11 event at Milkboy Philly elsewhere on www.youtube.com/user/cblue456

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.

10/22: The Blakes www.theblakesband.com perform at Ortlieb’s Lounge
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

RCB Novus Ordo: Kicking off this edition is music from Tora (Fisher), with a most unique
view on songwriting from the heart. We Are The Woods resurfaces with a slightly different lineup but continues blazing musical trails. Marci Geller is a Long Island NY artist with Vance Gilbert doing backing vocals on the song I spun “No Weather Down”

RCB proper: Even before programming this week’s show I knew that it would be full with music by artists who are participating at FAR-West this week…the Western states region of Folk Alliance International. Included within 2 segments worth is new music by Nels Andrews (in the same company of friends like AJ Roach, Raina Rose, et al.), and more new songs by Severin Browne and Chico Schwall. Severin’s tune “To The Light” has co-writing credit with veteran bassist/songwriter Freebo, also part of this special pair of segments. The K’s are breaking up, and for certain. I had followed their career since they began their initial radio campaign in 2005 and it was back in 2006 I had first given airplay to the first of their three albums. I will miss them. There was death and some elements of doom and gloom that came through the lyrics. Some of it happened in real life to them as well. That’s why I spun the songs I chose this week. From the standard segments: Tania & The Revolutionaries will release a new EP soon. Jeneen Terrana & Amateur Blonde share a bill 10/19 in NYC, part of the big CMJ experience. Hudson K & Avi Wisnia likewise with a CMJ show. Gave you some blues/rockabilly in my 2nd proper segment (Brother Joscephus, Vintage Blue, Voodoo Swing, Zac Mac Band). Patti DeRosa shares bills in the next month with Daphne Lee Martin & Beth DeSombre. I had built a whole segment around Rebecca Loebe, who also releases new material. She shares a bill on 10/20 wtih Curtis Becraft and Fred Gillen Jr, and later into November with Jesse Terry and Sarah Blacker (the latter two with new music). Final segment includes new music from Beaucoup Blue (who I saw earlier in October).Honor Finnegan and Anna Dagmar share billing on 11/3. This segment also has songs that feature danger, hope, longing for ease.
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

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Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
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