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Radio Crystal Blue 12/15/13 news


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PROGRAMMING:
NEXT SHOW will be published on or about December 15 and will be available
for about 1 year. 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 is a separate podcast with 6 songs, one each from a brand new recording. I spin the music and give you the backstory of each artist. The next edition of RCB Novus Ordo will be the final one for the year. The library is a bit thin and a few weeks off may help to bring the supply up again. This show will return the week of January 5,2014.
 
Remember, feel free to suggest new music anytime, whether it be from an up-and-comer, or an established artist, or a great compilation or concept CD that I should feature, track-for-track. I love a good story told in music, and that’s what I’d like to convey to an audience. Also, as you may know already, I love liner notes and the ways to properly pronounce names and places.
 
The holiday seems like one big season from mid November through the first week of January. Here at what passes for RCB central, I am currently amidst a bunch of papers plus computer files, and working on a sports blog, with a new post to be published this afternoon. Tonight I’ll further attack the RCB charts, so we can find out who have received the most airplay and exposure in these 3 months. After that, it’s a simple jump to the Top 100, which I’ll reveal in a twitter countdown show on 12/26. Beyond that, I have to piece together a new all-time list, whose numbers were lost with the death of my hard drive. Chances are I will not be able to recreate it properly. More on the chart page: www.radiocrystalblue.net/chart-page

I aim to get the final show of the year as early into next week as possible, so you have enough time to savor the music through December.

Despite getting a new camera months ago, as much as I want to use it for live events, I won’t be doing so until I have some regular income. Yes, still in the job market here. Essentially I’ve a clerical/admin/research background across several industries, going back 20 years, all in the Northeast. I’ve spoken to a few people about relocating, tho I’m not sure how to do it on a virtual worn shoestring yet. I don’t have a specific locale in mind, but thus far I’ve targeted a couple of midwest cities.

 
RCB REWIND:
RCB Novus Ordo: Lowland Hum is the unique sound of Daniel Levi Goans and Lauren Plank Goans. They met during the production of Daniel’s prior album, which received airplay in the last year. Justine Dorsey, all of sixteen years of age, has a new EP, following up an album that you heard me debut earlier this year. Shakeh brings a varied palette of sound on her new album.

RCB proper: Segment 1 focused on male songwriters who largely did the instrumentation of their album themselves, tho none included are truly solo efforts. Segment 2 features artists participating in an early solstice celebration in the Hudson Valley. (12/15, Tribes Hill is a songwriter collective in Westchester in NY, presenting music at members’ homes, music venues, and benefit concerts, and have a presence at regional music festivals. Segment 3 incluces more new music from DB Rielly. New Riders Of The Purple Sage and Professor Louie & The Crowmatix sharing billing on 12/26 at the venerable BB King’s, in the Times Square section of NYC. Segment 4: Jeff Campbell (with Megan Slankard backing him up on guitar and vox) performed on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday. Surely you’ve watched them perform the song “Save Me” already! If not, head to YouTube. Spun another new one from Patty Larkin’s brand new album. Final segment includes Stefilia’s Stone (Adrienne Fawkes, Carrie Rowan). This segment was devoted to the elements, earth, moon, moths, the sea, and so forth.
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 12/8/13 audio/links


Radio Crystal Blue Novus Ordo is a weekly podcast that spotlights brand new music from songwriters and bands. Most of the new music from these artists eventually get heard on my companion radio program, Radio Crystal Blue.
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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.
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All shows are archived for a year.
This show was published 12/11/13
Shakeh “Never Been Cool” – Songs Of My Soul CD www.shakeh.com
Victory And Associates “Weightless And Pointless” – Better Luck Next Life CD www.victoryandassociates.net
The Ska Skank Redemption “Hit ‘N’ Run” – Wicked Bees EP
Lowland Hum “Albatross” – Native Air CD www.lowlandhum.com
Justine Dorsey “Under Construction” – Under Construction CD www.justinedorsey.com
Sammy Hakim “As Good As” – s/t EP www.sammyhakim.com
Running time: 50 minutos
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Please consider contributing to Radio Crystal Blue, which cannot truly exist without your support and suggestions for musical content. There is a Paypal button at the homepage at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net

Here’s RCB proper:

Radio Crystal Blue is my 13-year-old freeform radio program, usually publishing Wednesdays or Thursdays in podcast format.
HOW TO LISTEN
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.
Play/download:
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 12/11/13.
 
Opening music: The Orb “Oxbow Lakes” – Orbus Terrarum
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Daniel Christian “I Remember” – Speak CD www.danielchristianmusic.com
Chuck Schaeffer “On The Wind” – Along These Lines CD www.chuckschaeffer.com
Craig Greenberg “Dragged Down By Your Insecurity” – Spinning In Time CD www.craiggreenbergmusic.com
Peter Galperin “A Disposable Life” – A Disposable Life CD www.petergalperin.com
Rodger Delany “Out On The Edge” – Moment Of Truth CD www.rodgerdelany.com
Tom Brislin “Stuff You Would Understand” – Hurry Up And Smell The Roses CD www.tombrislin.com
These artists are taking part in the Tribes Hill Solstice Celebration, 12/15 at Hastings-On-Hudson, NY:
David Goldman “I Remember You” – Light In The Tunnel CD www.davidgoldman.com
Carolann Solebello “Movie Queen” – Steel And Salte CD www.carolannsolebello.com
Fred Gillen Jr. “This Town Is Our Song” – Silence Of The Night CD www.fredgillenjr.com
Matt Turk “City Of New Orleans” – American Preservation CD www.turktunes.com
The YaYas “Third Girl From The Left” – Paper Boats CD www.wearetheyayas.com
Susan Kane “Paulita’s Lament” – A Word Child CD www.susankane.com
The Levins “Troubled” – My Friend Hafiz CD www.thelevinsmusic.com
Honor Finnegan “Pictures Of Snow” – The Tiny Life CD www.honorfinnegan.com
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DB Rielly “Untie Me” – Cross My Heart And Hope To Die CD www.dbrielly.com
New Riders Of The Purple Sage “Message In A Bottle” – 17 Pine Avenue CD www.thenewriders.com
Professor Louie & The Crowmatix “Uncommon Love” – Wings On Fire CD www.thecrowmatix.com
Tom Principato “The Rain Came Pourin’ Down” – Robert Johnson Told Me So CD www.tomprincipato.com
Builder Of The House “My New Eyes” – I Am A Tidal Wave CD www.builderofthehouse.com
Sara Petite “Barbwire” – Circus Comes To Town CD www.sarapetite.com
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Jeff Campbell “Laundry Day” – Stop and Go CD www.jeffcampbellmusic.com
Megan Slankard “Fair Enough And Farewell” – A Token Of The Wreckage CD www.meganslankard.com
Patty Larkin “The Best Of Intentions” – Still Green CD www.pattylarkin.com
Suzie Brown “Sugar Blues” – Almost There CD www.suziebrownsongs.com
Lisa Biales with the Ricky Nye and the Paris Blues Band “You Got To Know How” – Singing In My Soul CD www.lisabiales.com

Aztec Two-Step “Living In America” – Cause & Effect CD www.aztectwostep.com
Marc Black “Praises To The Sea” – Sometime A Spark CD www.marcblack.com
Dan and Faith “Log Cabin” – Dreaming Of Another Path CD www.danandfaith.com
James Houlahan “Fallen Tree Song” – Misfit Hymns CD www.jameshoulahan.com
Stefilia’s Stone “Like The Moon” – Like The Moon CD www.stefiliasstone.com
John Roy Zat “Moths To A Flame” – Solo CD www.royzat.com

Closing music: Coyote Oldman “Home World” – Under An Ancient Sky CD www.valley-entertainment.com
Running time: 3 horas, 45 minutos
Atmosphere: hope machine
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All content on Radio Crystal Blue is free to listen and share via Creative Commons License version 4.0, non-derivative, non-commercial, full attribution. More info: http://www.creativecommons.org
Please consider contributing to Radio Crystal Blue, which cannot truly exist without your support and suggestions for musical content. There is a Paypal button at the homepage at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net

Radio Crystal Blue 9/29/13 news


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PROGRAMMING:
NEXT SHOW will be published on or about October 2 and will be available for about 1 year. 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 is a separate podcast with 8 songs, one each from a brand new recording. I spin the music and give you the backstory of each artist.
*****
One of the favorite times of the year for me is right now..the time when I figure out who will be ranked in the next quarterly airplay chart. It’s a time of number-crunching, which I admittedly love to do, and be able to spill the goods in a concise manner. The prior chart results for 2013 are on,…where else? …the CHART page http://www.radiocrystalblue.net/chart-page
I aim to publish, on October 1, the results of the chart, and also a short list of those whom I believe are the finalists to be RCB’s Artist of the Year for 2013.
October 1 is also Radio Crystal Blue’s 13th anniversary. I have some of the same equipment as I did when I started, and some of the same songs. My psyche has changed most of all, as has the programming. Truly, the last 2 waves of change came here: 2005, when I decided to spin much more indie and a lot less major-label artists. 2007, when I got a bona fide mixer that more than does the job, and 2009, when I changed up the programming to be more inclusive of artists sharing billing with others that I already planned to give airplay to.
I honestly don’t have plans on how to celebrate the show’s anniversary, but I might be able to come up with something. If you’re curious about gifts, online searches turn up suggestions such as lace, textiles, furniture for a 13th anniversary. Doesn’t exactly translate to radio, tho I could use a new mic.
I’m still in personal celebratory mood as I’ve gathered a very good temp job. Even tho anything can happen on a job with such terms, I’m still very hopeful for my future, especially given that the job came absolutely in the nick of time.
A special dose of RCB LOVE goes to Renfro Foods, makers of quality jarred salsas, sauces, and relishes under the brand name Mrs Renfros. Their products contains varying levels of heat and flavor. Yours truly has extolled their virtues on my show (no doubt you know this by now). I found out about this company while shopping at a local supermarket two years ago. and at some point this week I tweeted that info. Immediately the company’s PR firm contacted me to see if I’d be interested in a sampler. Of course I’d be! I’m not partial to any one flavor, tho I will never tempt fate by trying the Ghost Pepper Salsa again. This was the stuff that hospitalized me. I have since recovered and don’t go for the hot stuff nearly as much. But, once a month I do try a different jar, and I happen to like their medium-strength Mango Habanero Salsa. www.renfrofoods.com

Also more LOVE to Teeccino. I learned of this company from an acquaintance, when I openly mused about coffee substitutes. I have stuck to 3 of the available organic coffee flavors, being quite partial to chocolate. Teccinno is available at Whole Foods, and is commonly packaged in tea bag format. www.teeccino.com for more.


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The annotated notes of this week’s shows:
RCB Novus Ordo: No better way to start than to have disappear fear’s music return to RCB’s airwaves. The award winning songwriter SONiA fronts this band. I chose “Start”, which has a world music sound, recalling theTango album that I spun the last time you heard them on RCB. Arstidir checks from Reykjavik, Iceland with their own brand of Icelandic folk-rock. Jim Allchin, late of Microsoft and a career in blues music on the side, returns to this genre with his latest.

RCB proper: Segment 1: Butcher’s Blind and Katie Pearlman are part of the 8th annual Port Jefferson (NY) American Music Festival, being held in mid-October. Some sort of Americana and roots figured across this segment. We hear again from songwriter Stacey Y, as she continues to make waves north of the 48. Segment 2 starts with a pair of similar sounding songs (My Pet Dragon, Love X Stereo). The Grahams’ “If You’re In New York” retains the urban roots of this duo-led group, against the ‘river roots’ sound of their new album. A pair of soul songs follow (Chastity Brown, Adia & The 7 Eyes). Segment 3: Patty Larkin. What more is there to say? Patty’s music finally graces my show and a short tune here that is twinned with another song from Meghan Cary’s 2012 album. Karyn Oliver’s tune ‘Slip Away With Me” on her new Magdalene album contains a bonus acoustic version. Naturally I spin the bonus version. Repeat airplay for The Keller Sisters here. Segment 4: 3 Penny Acre and Rebecca Loebe are part of the St. Louis Folk and Roots Festival this weekend. A few traditional/European-flavored songs find their way here in the remainder of the segment.

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HOW TO SEND MUSIC:Send CDs to
Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
1701 Snyder Avenue, #4
Philadelphia, PA 19145
Keep physical packages of reasonable size and weight, as this is a residence.
Please indicate release date. No material from before 2013 accepted. Material released before then 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
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Search for the words Radio Crystal Blue to find my pages there.
I continue to seek outstanding concept/compilation albums for future shows, ones I can feature track-for-track. Do you know of one? Send it along!
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Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
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http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
cblue456@comcast.net
twitter: @radiocblue
215 995 2234

Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 9/22/13


Radio Crystal Blue Novus Ordo is a weekly podcast that spotlights brand new music from songwriters and bands. Most of the new music from these artists eventually get heard on my companion radio program, Radio Crystal Blue.

HOW TO LISTEN
(1) Feedplayer at www.radiocrystalblue.net (visible with Flash-supported browsers) Click the pop-up link at the home tab. Each show is available to be streamed and downloaded. You may also put the player up on your site or blog. Archives go back 1 year in time.

If you cannot view the Feedplayer, try a different browser, or get Flash (it’s free), or try my podcast provider:
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This show was published 9/25:

Disappear Fear “Start” – Broken Film CD www.disappearfear.com
The Cranks “Last Time” – Orange CD www.thecranks.com
The Dirty Gems “I Don’t Wanna Die” – Vuja De CD www.thedirtygems.com
Jim Allchin “Trash” – Q.E.D. CD www.jimallchin.com
Roi And The Secret People “Phoenix” – Phoenix CD
Arstidir “Á meðan jörðin sefur ” – Svefns og vöku skil CD www.arstidir.com
Sky People “Don’t Be Alone” – Escapade CD
Thomas Hine “Owen” – Forgive My Future CD
Running time: 66 minutos
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All content on Radio Crystal Blue is free to listen and share via Creative Commons License version 3.0, non-derivative, non-commercial, full attribution. More info:
www.creativecommons.org
Please consider contributing to Radio Crystal Blue, which cannot truly exist without your support and suggestions for musical content. There is a Paypal button at the homepage at www.radiocrystalblue.net

Here’s RCB proper:

Radio Crystal Blue is my 13-year-old freeform radio program, usually publishing Wednesdays or Thursdays in podcast format.

HOW TO LISTEN
(1) Feedplayer at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net (visible with Flash-supported browsers) Click the pop-up link at the home tab. Each show is available to be streamed and downloaded. You may also put the player up on your site or blog. Archives go back 1 year in time.

If you cannot view the Feedplayer, try a different browser, or get Flash (it’s free), or try my podcast provider:
(2)
http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu You will see the FeedPlayer displayed within the Web page.
(4) RSS: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rss

Artists who are sharing gigs are denoted with *

This show was published on 9/25/13

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Opening music: The Orb “Oxbow Lakes” – Orbus Terrarum CD
*Butcher’s Blind “Destination Blues” – Destination Blues CD www.butchersblind.com
*Katie Pearlman “Give Me That Moment” – Girls Like Us CD www.katiepearlman.com
Morning River Band “Lefty’s Last Blues” – To Suzie CD www.morningriverband.com
Pi Jacobs “Kickaround” – Urbanicana CD www.pijacobs.com
Stacey Y “Open Lot” – Set The Water Straight CD www.staceyy.com
Natalia Zukerman “Come Undone” – Gas Station Roses CD www.nataliazukerman.com
Owen Danoff “Have I Ever Fallen” – Never Trust A Man EP www.owendanoff.com
*My Pet Dragon “Lightning Inside “Mountains and Cities CD www.mypetdragon.net
*Love X Stereo “Soul City (Seoul City)” – Off The Grid EP www.lovexstereo.com
*The Grahams “If You’re In New York” – Riverman’s Daughter CD www.thegrahamsmusic.net
Chastity Brown “When We Get There” – Back-road Highways CD www.chastitybrownmusic.com
Adia And The 7 Eyes “Demons” – Live From The Alley EP www.adiasound.com
Lisa Bianco “No Doubt About It” – Momentum CD www.lisabianco.com
The Dan Sheehan Conspiracy “I’ll See You There” – Are You Conspirienced? CD www.dansheehan.net
Patty Larkin “New Motel” – Still Green CD www.pattylarkin.com
Meghan Cary “Thursdays” – Building This House CD www.meghancary.com
Karyn Oliver “Slip Away With me” (bonus acoustic track) – Magdalene CD www.karynoliver.com
Deborah Lombardi “If You Only Knew” – Sweet Revenge CD www.deborahlombardi.com
The Keller Sisters “Those Baby Blues” – Shine EP www.thekellersisters.com
Vance Gilbert “Dragonfly Wings” – Old White Men CD www.vancegilbert.com
Jason Spooner “Seed In The Ground” – Sea Monster CD www.jasonspooner.com
*3 Penny Acre “Lightening Bug” – Rag And Bone CD www.3pennyacre.com
*Rebecca Loebe “Vagabond Prayer” – Circus Heart CD www.rebeccaloebe.com
Debra Cowan “Teh Rose You Wore For Me” – Among Friends CD www.debracowan.com
Dana And Susan Robinson “American Hornpipe” – American Hornpipe CD www.robinsongs.com
John Roy Zat “Irish Waltz” – Solo CD www.royzat.com
David Garlitz “Ton Petit Bebe” – EP www.davidgarlitz.com
Closing music: Chicha Libre “Indian Summer” – Sonido Amazonico CD www.barbesrecords.com
Running time: 3 hours, 13 minutos
Atmosphere: nightwatching
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All content on Radio Crystal Blue is free to listen and share via Creative Commons License version 3.0, non-derivative, non-commercial, full attribution. More info:
http://www.creativecommons.org
Please consider contributing to Radio Crystal Blue, which cannot truly exist without your support and suggestions for musical content. There is a Paypal button at the homepage at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net