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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 5/11/14


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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This show was published 5/9/14
Fellaheen “Your Folly And Mine” – You Either Get Hands Or Get Wings CD www.fellaheen.com

Olio “Caught Up” – s/t CD www.oliomusic.com
The Train Wreck Endings “Mason-Dixon Line” – Shhh!!! CD www.andyhawk.com
Matt Andersen “So Easy” – Weightless CD www.stubbyfingers.ca
Truckstop Honeymoon “Running Shoes” – The Madness Of Happiness CD www.truckstophoneymoon.com

Running time: 44 minutos
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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:
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RSS: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rss
mp3: https://radiocrystalblue.files.wordpress.com/2014/05/rcblive051114.mp3
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. Shows in this
FeedPlayer are archived for a year.

Via http://www.archive.org:
Podcast page: https://archive.org/details/RCBlive051114
VBR M3U: https://archive.org/download/RCBlive051114/RCBlive051114_vbr.m3u

Artists who are sharing gigs are denoted with *
This show was published on 5/16/14.

Opening music:

Robert Sadin “Douce dame” – Art of Love: Music Of Machaut CD www.robertsadin.com
Dinah Thorpe “State Of Things” – Lullabies & Wakeup Calls CD www.dinahthorpe.com
Troy Petty “Fairy Tale Pen” – Fairy Tale Pen CD www.troypettymusic.com
The Steel Wheels “The Race” – No More Rain CD www.thesteelwheels.com
Jack Grace Band “Loneliness Away” – Drinking Songs For Lovers CD www.jackgrace.com
*Heather Styka “Crosswords” – Lifeboats For Atlantis CD www.heather.styka.com
*Beth Wood “Miles For Breakfast” – The Weather Inside CD www.bethwoodmusic.com
*Ellis “Coffee Song” -Whereever You Are 2-CD set www.ellis-music.com
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Kagero “Life’s A Thrill” – Gumbo Du Jour CD www.kagero.com
Herbie D And The Dangermen “Dance Your Blues Away” – Dangerous With Blues CD www.herbiedandthedangermen.com
The Kurt Henry Band “Mind Your Business” – From Our Religions We’ll Be Free! CD www.kurthenry.com
Chris Head & The Honchos “Family Plot” – Hard Truths CD www.chrisheadandthehonchos.com
The Miners “Norton’s Pond” – Miners’ Rebellion CD www.minersmusic.com
Mustered Courage “Old Steam Train” – Powerlines CD www.musteredcourage.com
Heaps n Heaps “Who Are You Running From” – Dancing On The Moon EP www.heapsnheaps.com
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CD FOCUS: An occasional series spotlighting a top compilation or concept
album.
David Uosikkinen’s In The Pocket project continues with its latest edition:
Essential Songs Of Philadelphia: Sessions. Here, the drummer for The Hooters
joins 2 fellow members (Rob Hyman, Eric Bazilian), along with other artists
with Philly roots and sing songs that also were born and bred here. More
info at http://www.songsinthepocket.org
I spun these:
“Soon You’ll Be Gone” (original version by The Hooters. New version includes members of The Hooters, The Soul Survivors, and others)
“Beat Up Guitar” (original version by The Hooters. New version features members of The Hooters, plus Ben Arnold, Jeffrey Gaines, and songwriter/lead vox Jim Boggia)
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Flo Anito “Work” – No Dustbunnies CD www.floanito.com
*Heather Pierson “Speak Wisely” – The Hard Work Of Living CD www.heatherpierson.com
*Elaine Romanelli “Stupid Boy” – Real Deal CD www.elaineromanelli.com
*Karyn Oliver “Before You Came Along” – Magdalene CD www.karynoliver.com
Julia Massey & The Five-Finger Discount “Back Door Open (Letter #3)” – Five Letters From Far Away CD www.juliamasseymusic.com
The Portraits “Trading Miracles” – Life In Sepia CD www.theportraitsmusic.com
Megan Slankard “Fair Enough and Farewell” – A Token Of The Wreckage CD www.meganslankard.com
The YaYas “You Should Go” – Paper Boats CD www.wearetheyayas.com
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Mark Erelli “Columbus Ohio” – Little Vigils CD www.markerelli.com
Ben Bedford “Empty Sky” – What We Lost CD www.benbedford.com
Andrew Calhoun “Shout!” – Living Room CD www.andrewcalhoun.com
Marcy Marxer “What Are They Doing In Heaven Today?” – Things Are Coming My Way CD www.cathymarcy.com
Roy Schneider “Cherry Trees” – Walls That Talk CD www.royschneider.com
*Lara Herscovitch “From A Bridge” – Four Wise Monkeys CD www.larahersovitch.com
*Beth DeSombre “Between The White Lines” – Crooked Highways CD www.bethdesombre.com
*Patti DeRosa “Paris” – Packing My Bags: Patti D Live CD www.pattiderosa.com
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Closing music: Pharaoh’s Daughter “By Way Of Haran” – Haran CD
www.pharaohsdaughter.com
Running time: 233 minutos
Atmosphere: tripped roads
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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

Dan Herman/Radio Crystal Blue:
cblue456@comcast.net
2159952234
http://www.radiocrystalblue.net
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http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
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Radio Crystal Blue 9/15/13 news


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PROGRAMMING:
NEXT SHOW will be published on or about September 18 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 some backstory of each.
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Outside of radio for a moment: I’m still dealing with heavy financial issues and am not sure I’ll have the most important of bills, the rent, paid this month. However there are some very positive changes afoot: I just landed some temporary work and have also begun to field some job interviews. Pending pre-employment matters, I might start in a week. All of this news built up on Friday. I’m practically mesmerized at the speed of it all! Top priority is getting all bills paid, and securing work in whatever form. My personal life will get a lot busier and that means a bit less time for radio work. But this is what I’ve asked for to get my life in order. These events could not have come at a more important time. Donations, of course, are certainly welcome. Your donations helped keep me off the streets before.
I’m not exactly in a celebratory mood. Moreover I am focused on getting the rest of the bills paid, and hoping to save money quickly. Until I find myself in more solid financial footing, I’m staying off the grid for any matters involving the music industry. The podcasts will continue on a weekly basis, time permitting.

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The annotated notes of this week’s shows:
RCB Novus Ordo: Carolann Solebello’s fourth solo album is released this month, with her brand of urban-folk reintroduced with a newer level of maturity in the songs. Von Shakes is the other NYC/Dublin based band I saw last month at The Grape Room here in Philadelphia, a edgy alternative pop-rock outfit. DP (Daniel Perez) presents indie hip-hop in a style comparable to Fun Lovin’ Criminals.
RCB proper: I retold my story about 9/11 and my gratefulness to be alive to tell the tale. Chris Pan’s 2006 album “All A Dream” is about his take on 9/11 in 3 different moods. Chris has a public-access program on Manhattan Neighborhood Network expanding on some of these ideals. Segment 1: Debut airplay for Matt The Electrician, who also appears on Rebecca Loebe’s recent album. Matt shared billing with Nels Andrews at Don Quixote’s in Felton CA on 9/11, then with Shinyribs (Ken Russell of The Gourds) at Palm’s Playhouse, Winters CA on 9/12. Segment 2 includes more new music from Australian bluegrass outfit Mustered Courage and Russian-American songwriter Marina V. Segment 3: Ellis and Roy Schneider are headline showcase participants at the South West Regional Folk Alliance Conference, held in Austin, 9/26-29. I kept to a rough roots and blues influence with this segment, ending in inspiration (Rani Arbo, Lisa Biales). Segment 4: Terry Rivel’s tune “Angel In Darkness” sounds an awful lot like Buck Owens’ “Streets Of Bakersfield” (could be just my ears). Three songs followed with foreign voices (one each Polish, Chilean, French).
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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.
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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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Radio Crystal Blue
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215 995 2234

Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Odo 9/8/13


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.

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This show was published 9/12:

Carolann Solebello “River” – Steel And Salt CD www.carolannsolebello.com
Waydown Wailers “No Mercy” – State Of The Union CD www.waydownwailers.com
Von Shakes “Your Own Holiday” – Bohemia CD www.vonshakes.com
DP “Big Time” – While You’re Still Young CD www.officialdp.com
Doug MacDonald Band “Shady Avenue” – Mr. Bones CD www.dougmacdonaldband.com
Stefilia’s Stone “Take It Back” – Like The Moon CD www.stefiliasstone.com
 Running time: 45 minutos
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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 9/12/13

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Opening music: Chris Pan “Not Alone” “Another Look” “In The Knight” – All A Dream CD www.thepan.com
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*Matt The Electrician “Under The Wire” – It’s a Beacon, It’s A Bell CD www.matttheelectrician.com
*Nels Andrews “Small Victories” – Scrimshaw CD www.nelsandrews.com
*Shinyribs “Somebody Else” – Gulf Coast Museum CD www.shinyribs.org
The Western Swing Authority “I’ve Got A Feeling” – All Dolled Up CD www.thewesternswingauthority.com
Daniel Christian “Neon River” – Hold Your Breath CD www.danielchristianmusic.com
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 John Primer & Bob Corritore “Harmonica Joyride” – Knockin’ Around These Blues CD www.johnprimerblues.com www.bobcorritore.com www.deltagroovemusic.com
Mustered Courage “Cruel Alibis” – Powerlines CD www.musteredcourage.com
Justin Levinson & The Valcours “If You’re Happier” – This Side Of Me, This Side Of You CD www.justinlevinson.com
Marina V “Enjoy The Ride” – Inner Superhero CD www.marinav.com
Comic Tales Of Tragic Heartbreak “A Kind Of Answered Prayer” – Comic Tales Of Tragic Heartbreak CD www.comictalesoftragicheartbreak.com
Olio “Hello/Goodbye” – Comeback Kings EP www.oliomusic.com
Big Rock Club “Ghosts” – Extinction CD www.bigrockclub.com
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 *Ellis “How Would It Be” – Whereever You Are CD set www.ellis-music.com
*Roy Schneider “Fill The Well” – Walls That Talk CD www.royschneider.com
McMule “Rattle and Moan” – Whiskeytalk CD www.mcmule.com
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem “Will Your House Be Blessed” – Some Bright Morning CD www.raniarbo.com
Lisa Biales with Ricky Nye & The Paris Blues Band “Strange Things Happening Every Day” – Singing In My Soul CD www.lisabiales.com
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Terry Rivel “Angel in Darkness” – Broken People CD www.terryrivelsongs.com
Greg Klyma “Zosia Meets St. Anne” – Pianomandonation CD www.klyma.com
Emily Pinkerton “Pajarito en Sol” – Ends Of The Earth CD www.emilypinkerton.com
Jean Mann “Chanson d’Amour” – Dream Of Goats CD www.jeanmann.net
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Closing music: Chicha Libre “Indian Summer” – Sonido Amazonico CD www.barbesrecords.com
Running time: 2 hours, 52 minutos
Atmosphere: present-tensional
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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

Radio Crystal Blue 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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If you cannot access the Feed Player or do not have Shockwave/Flash in your
browser, try a different browser or go to www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
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PROGRAMMING:
NEXT SHOW will be published on or about January 6 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.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

On 12/26/12 at 2pm ET I will do a COUNTDOWN exclusively on Twitter (not an audio/video event), synchcronized to Facebook, as I will announce the top 100 artists of the year. I plan to also announce then the winner of the title of Best New
Artist, top 10 albums of the year, and the updated charts for the quarter
and for all time (years 2003 to present). Publicize the event by using the Twitter hashtag #radiocbluetop100
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TWITTER FIVE TO FOLLOW: @gosbee @pagesofjenn @GrantSharonDuo @Art_Elem @AndrewHollett14
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Long-time listeners, even some of you new ones, will recognize these names: Andy Friedman. Amy Speace. Natalia Zukerman. Rachael Sage. Mark Erelli. Hungrytown. Vance Gilbert. Each are busy touring artists. Each are very communicative to their fans, directly or otherise. And each have been named Radio Crystal Blue Artists of the Year in the past. Will there be a repeat winner? Or will someone new claim the title? I will reveal all in the above-mentioned COUNTDOWN next week. Also I will reveal the full extent of several charts, after the event, on my website.
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:
12/29 Ray G. Ward performing at Milkboy Coffee in Ardmore, PA www.raygward.com
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RCB REVIEW from this week’s shows:
RCB proper: Once again I recite Jack Kerouac’s 1961 short story about Christmas in Lowell MA, set in 1932. The music of Greg Lake and Enya both reference Christmas rain instead of snow. Received a ton of music by songwriters and bands this year that got their own segments. My favorites that aired this year were songs by Vegas With Randolph, Roy Schneider, and Tracy Newman (she of The Reinforcements. New music aired this week by South Philly’s own Ryan Tennis, Delorentos (Dublin alternative rockers), and Oliver Sean (Goa). Achilles Wheel’s tune “This Is Life” runs 8 minutes. David Wilcox has a humorous song about the apocalypse, spun here in tandem with a concert to celebrate the end of days. That concert was on Thursday in Asheville, NC. John Brodeur, Chris Riffle, & The Universal Thump shared billing in NYC on 12/18. All were aired in segment 3. Final segment include ‘my’ holiday songs..some which are recognized as such, others with rather obscure sources and settings. Returned to airing bagpipes to close another year.

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
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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