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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 4/6/14 show


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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mp3: https://radiocrystalblue.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/rcbnew040614.mp3
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All shows accessed via this player are archived for one year.
This show was published 4/11/14
Ryan Taylor Band “Disappointed Blue” – Where The Rust Meets The Rise CD www.ryantaylorband.com
The Bloody Jug Band “Murder Of Crows” – Murder Of Crows CD www.bloodyjugband.com
Kerry Wallace “Love Rains Down” – Songs To Sing and Tales To Tell CD www.kerrywallace.com
Peter Mulvey “Sympathies” – Silver Ladder CD www.petermulvey.com
Sharon Glassman “Blame It On Hoboken” – Blame It On Hoboken EP www.sharonglassman.com
Running time: 46 minutos

 

 

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:
Podcast page: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
RSS: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rss
mp3: https://radiocrystalblue.files.wordpress.com/2014/04/rcblive040614.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.
Artists who are sharing gigs are denoted with *
This show was published on 4/11/14.
Opening music:
Buskin & Batteau “Red Shoes and Golden Hearts” – Red Shoes & Golden Hearts CD
“Sappho’s Boatman” & “Eyes of Heisenberg” – Love Remembered, Love Forgot CD www.buskinandbatteau.com
Robin Batteau announced his departure from the group this week.
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Chase Gassaway “Out Of Hand” – Certain Circles CD www.chasegassaway.com
Comic Tales Of Tragic Heartbreak ‘This Is How I Turned Out” – s/t CD www.comictalesoftragicheartbreak.com
Chuck Schaeffer “Miss Communication” – Along These Lines CD www.chuckschaeffer.com
Mike Vial “I Will (If Your Plane Is Late)” – Where The Sand Meets The Tide CD www.mikevial.com
Amanda Pearcy ‘A Thousand Tender Recollections” – Royal Street CD www.amandapearcy.com
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Herbie D & The Dangermen “Three Of A Kind” – Dangerous With Blues CD www.herbiedandthedangermen.com
The Kurt Henry Band “There’s An Oak Tree In An Orchard” – From Our Religions We’ll Be Free! CD www.kurthenry.com
*The Miners “I Recall” – Miners’ Rebellion EP www.minersmusic.com
*Morning River Band “So Long Susie (The Damage Is Done)” – To Suzie CD www.morningriverband.com
Roi & The Secret People “Sweet Maria’ – Phoenix CD
The Elizabeth Kill “Fix Me” – Building The Automaton CD www.theelizabethkill.com
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Hurray For The Riff Raff “No One Else” – Small Town Heroes CD www.hurrayfortheriffraff.com
Justine Dorsey “Dark Side” – Under Construction CD www.justinedorsey.com
Jennie Walker “I Crossed My Own Line” – Night Flight To London CD www.jenniewalker.com
Amy Speace “How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat” – How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat CD www.amyspeace.com
Brother Sun “Pushing Stones” – Some Part Of The Truth CD www.brothersunmusic.com
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The Chapin Sisters “Birds in my Garden” – Two CD www.thechapinsisters.com
Anais Mitchell & Jefferson Hamer “Riddles Wisely Expounded (Child 1)” – Child Ballads CD www.anaismitchell.com www.jeffersonhamer.com
Lowland Hum “Linens” – Native Air CD www.lowlandhum.com
Chris Kokesh “Rose of My Heart” – October Valentine CD www.chriskokesh.com
Danielle Miraglia “Glimmer Of Gold” – Box Of Troubles CD www.daniellem.com
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Closing music: Pharaoh’s Daugher ‘By Way Of Haran” – Haran CD www.pharaohsdaughter.com
Running time: 228 minutos
Atmosphere: heartspringing
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 5/12/13


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
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/2013/05/rcbnew051213.mp3

(4) RSS: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rssThis show was distributed on 5/15/13
Edgar Breau “Dreams Of Kerouac” – Patches Of Blue CD www.edgarbreau.com
Charm & Chain “Broken Track” – Heliacal Rise CD www.facebook.com/charmchain
We Are Voices “Difference” – Tread Lightly CD www.wearevoices.com
Stella! “Back To The Roots” – Sorry, Stella CD www.thestellagirls.com
Southbound Drive “South By Way Of Hell” – Agnes CD www.southbounddrive.com
Marshall Peery Project “Daddy Wrote A Song” – Life’s Too Short CD www.reverbnation.com/marshallpeery
Heather Maloney “Darlene” – s/t CD www.heathermaloney.com
Between Naybors “Wishing Well” – Gateway CD www.betweennaybors.com
Zoe Mulford “When The Coffee’s All Gone” – Coyote Wings CD www.zoemulford.com
Running time: 67 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.org
Please consider contributing to this unique freeform radio program. RCB cannot exist without the support of listeners and fans of indie/underground/DIY/up-coming/touring talent that I freely share each and every week. There is a PayPal button active at the Home tab and the main post page at www.radiocrystalblue.net
Here’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/2013/05/rcblive051213.mp3
(4) RSS: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rssArtists who are sharing gigs are denoted with * symbols.
This show was distributed on 5/15/13

Opening music:
Nigel Hayes “Under The Bridge” – Northern Lights EP www.intelligentaudio.net
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*Javi Garcia “Nightfall” – The Great Controversy CD www.thecoldcoldground.com
*Dustin Welch “Things I Cannot Change” – Tijuana Bible CD www.dustinwelch.com
**Jack Grace “Drink A Little Hooch” – Drinking Songs For Lovers CD www.jackgrace.com
**Miss Tess “People Come Here For Gold” – Sweet Talk CD www.misstessmusic.com
Eilen Jewell “Over Again” – Queen Of The Minor Key CD www.eilenjewell.com
Shinyribs “Sweet Potato” – Gulf Coast Museum CD www.shinyribs.com
M’Balia “YooHoo” – Maybe CD www.mbalia.com
Chastity Brown “Leroy” – Back-Road Highways CD www.chastitybrownmusic.com
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The Symbols “Two Shades Of Blue” – Be Here Now CD www.thesymbols.net
The Miners “W.T.A.” – Miners’ Rebellion CD www.minersmusic.com
The Mad Tea Party “Found A Reason” – Found A Reason CD www.themadtea.wordpress.com
Wormburner “Meanwhile Corey Lee” – Placed By The Gideons CD www.wormburnerband.com
Delorentos “Pace Yourself” – Little Sparks CD www.delerentos.net
Late Cambrian “Recipe” – Peach CD www.latecambrian.com
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CD FOCUS: Ravi Shankar: The Living Room Sessions, Part 2 www.eastmeetswestmusic.com
Three sessions from the legendary Eastern musician were recorded October 2011 at his home in Encinitas CA, likely the last recordings ever made of his music. Part 1 won a Grammy for Best World Music Album.
This week I spun Session 6: Raga Sindgi Bhairavi
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Comic Tales Of Tragic Heartbreak “A Kind Of Answered Prayer” – s/t CD www.comictalesoftragicheartbreak.com
Greg Klyma “Limb” – Pianomandnation CD www.klyma.com
Jon Shain “Decompression” – Ordinary Cats CD www.jonshain.com
Vance Gilbert “Helpless Man” – Old White Men CD www.vancegilbert.com
*Liz Longley “This Is Not The End” – s/t CD www.lizlongley.com
*Nerissa & Katryna Nields “Between Friends” – The Full Catastrophe CD www.nields.com
*Sloan Wainwright “Live Out The Best Of Your Life” – Upside Down & Under My Heart CD www.sloanwainwright.com
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Brick Fields “Arkansas Rain” – Shambhala CD www.brickfieldsmusic.com
Katie Ainge “Lighthouse” – Now Or Never EP www.katieainge.com
Hank Stone “Sailor’s Haven” – Until I Saw That Train CD www.hankstone.net
Geoffrey Armes “Sea Lanes” – Elemental Red CD www.geoffreyarmes.com
Debra Cowan “My Boy Jack/Widowmaker” – Among Friends CD www.debracowan.com
Dana and Susan Robinson “Sailing Around Cape Solstice” – American Hornpipe CD www.robinsongs.com
*Avi Wisnia “Sunday Afternoon” – Avi Wisnia Presents CD www.aviwisnia.com
*Jess Klein “Learning Faith” – Behind A Veil CD www.jessklein.com
Patti DeRosa “Little Glass Of Wine” – Packing My Bags: Patti D Live CD www.pattiderosa.com

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Closing music: Juaneco y su combo “Ya Se Ha Muerto Mi Abuelo” – Masters Of Chicha Volume 1 CD www.barbesrecords.com
Running time: 4 hours 17 minutes.

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 5/19/13
Please consider contributing to this unique freeform radio program. RCB cannot exist without the support of listeners and fans of indie/underground/DIY/up-coming/touring talent that I freely share each and every week. There is a PayPal button active at the Home tab and the main post page at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net

Radio Crystal Blue 3/3/13 news


Radio Crystal Blue is sponsored in part by:
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Radio Crystal Blue is free to share and listen, in accordance with Creative
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PROGRAMMING:
NEXT SHOW will be published on or about March 6 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 10 (ten) songs, one each
from a brand new recording. I spin the music and give you some backstory of
each.
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CAPE MAY: The 6th Annual Cape May Singer-Songwriter Festival takes place at Congress Hall in historic Cape May, NJ on 3/22 and 3/23. At night, over a dozen local establishments will host showcases of local and regional songwriter talent. Yours truly has aligned with Tunes2ya to MC the 3/23 showcase at Aleathea’s Restaurant, inside The Inn at Cape May. It’s been a while since I’ve hosted an event, and I’m excited for the opportunity. My schedule around the weekend is still open. It appears I’ll be networking during both days. I might need a roommate to share an inn with for either day. More about this event at www.sscapemay.com

Your donations to keep Radio Crystal Blue active have helped somewhat. I can, at least, get my bills paid, and I did get some help from the family, tho it’s unclear for how much longer and for just how much in the future. I am expecting this to be a very temporary solution. Meanwhile, as you cam imagine, there are necessary costs, including for the mics, batteries, phone, Internet connection, and the space to house thousands of CDs.

LIVE EVENT COVERAGE: I’m giving myself the chance to stay local while the $ is still avaliable and review some live events for you, including appropo media. Here’s what’s ahead:
3/1The Miners at Field House www.minersmusic.com www.fieldhousephilly.com
3/2 Dizzy Bats at JR’s Bar www.dizzybatsmusic.com
3/8 Changing Modes at The Legendary Dobbs www.changingmodes.com
www.dobbsphilly.com
REVIEW of 2/22 showcase at Connie’s Ric Rac here: https://radiocrystalblue.net/2013/02/23/connies-ric-rac-22213/
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I’m rediscovering CHIRBIT as a method of delivering concise insightful messages without simply typing out text or including images, and also keeping the message personable. Chirbit, in essence, is an audio-tweet website. You can record messages through their website or upload from your computer. Also compatible with video and text! www.chirbit.com I aim to use this service whenever there is newsworthy info to pass on, or something specific to Radio Crystal Blue. Matter of fact, you can hear the audio version of this news right here: http://chirb.it/KBOpcA

RCB rewind:
RCB Novus Ordo: Local alt-country band The Miners, release their new album with an event here in Philly. I spun a track from that new EP on this show. Emanuel And The Fear trim half of their personnel and continue to make a most unique sound in rock. Olgwi presents folk-rock from Sweden.
RCB proper: 2 months I declared my rediscovery and love of the presence and music of Italian-pop singer Adriano Celentano. The song I spun, according to English translation, is one of hope in the face of fear (title translates to ‘the flashing light”. Hope is something I really can use in my own life right about now. Tweeting on the subject earlier this week, I mused whether this was a Van Morrison sort of theme. So I found an older song of his that seemed to fit. Also some Leonard Cohen to add some melancholy. Through the segments, relatively short this week, some recently released music include such from Digital Antique, WitchFeet, Eliane Amherd, Ben Bedford, plus a gorgeous ballad from the new Buskin & batteau album. The YaYas and Heather Pierson are part of the Listening Room Festival in FL this week into next.

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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

Keep physical packages of reasonable size and weight, as this is a residence.
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.
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Search for the words Radio Crystal Blue to find my pages there.
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Radio Crystal Blue
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215 995 2234

Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 2/24/13 audio/links


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
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/2013/02/rcbnew022413.mp3

(4) RSS: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rssThis show was distributed on 2/27/13
 Mayfield “Annie Gets Her Gun” – s/t CD www.pacificrecords.com
Radio Nine “Blue Dream” – s/t CD www.facebook.com/radionineband
Man In A Crowd “Take The Edge Off” – Don’t Paint Your Days So Hard CD www.maninacrowd.com
The Miners “I Recall” – Miners’ Rebellion EP www.minersmusic.com
Emanuel And The Fear “Samuel” – The Janus Mirror CD www.emanuelandthefear.com
Til Willis “Built Of Man” – Land Of Sawdust And Spangles CD www.tilwillis.com
Olgwi “What If'” – Individuation CD www.olgwi.com
The Lunar Rollers “I Call It Home” – Hangin’ The Moon CD www.thelunarrollers.com
Halimede “I Neglect” – c/o A Conscience CD www.facebook.com/halilmedeband
Krista Baroni “B-Sides” – Oh My Magpie CD www.kristabaroni.com
Running time: 72 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.org
Please consider contributing to this unique freeform radio program. RCB cannot exist without the support of listeners and fans of indie/underground/DIY/up-coming/touring talent that I freely share each and every week. There is a PayPal button active at the Home tab and the main post page at www.radiocrystalblue.netHere’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/2013/02/rcblive022413.mp3
(4) RSS: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rssArtists who are sharing gigs are denoted with * symbols.
This show was distributed on 2/27/13.

Opening music:

Adriano Celentano “Una luce intermittente” – Per sempre CD
Leonard Cohen “There For You” – Dear Heather CD
Van Morrison “Days Like This” – Days Like This CD
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Meghan Cary “Live!” – Building This House CD www.meghancary.com
Don Gallardo & How Far West “The Ohio Goodbye” – The Art Of Troublesome Times CD www.dongallardo.com
Roger Silverberg “No Trespassing” – – Major Seventh Heaven CD www.rogersilverberg.com
Vintage Blue “What Lies” – Stirke the mics CD www.vintagebluemusic.com
Swinging Steaks “Anna Lee” – Sunday Best CD www.swingingsteaks.com
Tall Tall Trees “Vacation” – Moment CD www.talltalltrees.com
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The Trapps “Everything Good Is Gone” – Cheap Seats CD www.thetrapps.net
WitchFeet “Never Wonder Why” – Art Garbage CD www.witchfeet.com
Digital Antique “The Heist” – II CD www.digitalantique.net
Frank Palangi “Drivin’ These Lines” – s/t EP www.reverbnation.com/frankpalangi
Late Cambrian “Song 11” – Social Season EP www.latecambrian.com
Boy + Kite “One” – Go Fly CD www.boypluskite.com
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John Brodeur “Confidentially” – Tiger Pop Ten CD www.johnbrodeur.com
Vance Gilbert “King Of The Rails” – Old White Men CD www.johnbrodeur.com
Buskin & Batteau “Words That Bring The Tear” – Love Remembered/Love Forgot CD www.buskinandbatteau.com
Eliane Amherd “Let Me Explain” – Now And From Now On CD www.elianeamherd.com
Ben Bedford “Empty Sky” – What We Lost CD www.benbedford.com
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Alan Barrington “Caretaker” – Looking For A Novel CD www.alanbarrington.com
Jean Mann “The Moon Said So” – Dream Of Goats EP www.jeanmann.net
*The YaYas “Devil’s Bluff (Shine)” – Paper Boats CD www.wearetheyayas.com
*Heather Pierson “Prairie Sunset” – The Open Road CD www.heatherpierson.com
Dan and Faith “Lonesome Highway”- Dreaming Of Another Path CD www.danandfaith.com
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Closing music: Geoffrey Armes “After Dark” – Noor CD www.geoffreyarmes.com www.noorcd.com
Running time: 3 hours 2 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 3/3/13
Please consider contributing to this unique freeform radio program. RCB cannot exist without the support of listeners and fans of indie/underground/DIY/up-coming/touring talent that I freely share each and every week. There is a PayPal button active at the Home tab and the main post page at http://www.radiocrystalblue.net