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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo week of 12/13/15


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This show was published 12/17/15

“Is there a time for tying ribbons/A time for Christmas trees/Is there a time for laying tables/When the night is set to freeze”

I opened with my annual reading of Jack Kerouac’s short story ‘Home At Christmas”

Coldplay “Christmas Lights”
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Vaneese Thomas “Peace & Goodwill” http://www.vaneesethomas.com http://www.blindraccoon.com
Buddy Guy “Home For Christmas” http://www.buddyguy.net http://www.blindraccoon.com
Jamie Kent “Blue Christmas” http://www.jamiekent.com
Mic The Prophet “O Tannenbaum” http://www.mictheprophet.com
Câlisse “Not A Holiday Song” – XO For the Holidays Volume 8 compilation http://www.calissecalissecalisse.com http://www.xopublicity.com
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Loretta Hagen “As We Count (On New Year’s Eve)” – Mud and Stone CD http://www.lorettahagen.com
Susan Kane “New York Winter” – A Word Child CD http://www.susankane.com
Laura Berman “Lift Off” – Everything In Between CD http://www.laurabermanmusic.com
Flagship Romance “Set You Free” – The Fudge Sessions EP http://www.flagshipromance.com
Matt Harlan “Riding With The Wind” – Raven Hotel CD http://www.mattharlan.com
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MJ Hibbett & The Validators “Roy Wood In The Blue Note” http://www.mjhibbett.com
Wizzard “I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday”
Bobby Stewart & The Contraires “Happy Holiday” http://www.bobbystewartmusic.com
Stubborn Son “Snowed In” – XO For The Holidays Volume 8 compilation http://www.stubbornsonmusic.com http://www.xopublicity.com
The Slambovian Circus Of Dreams “Every Little Light” http://www.slambovia.com
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Tony Halchak “Christmas For Cowboys” http://www.tonyhalchak.com
Builder Of The House “There Is No Hourglass, Only Sand” – Hourglass EP http://www.builderofthehouse.com
Soraia “Kids Are Alrite” – Less Than Zero EP http://www.soraia.com

I shared Tweed Funk’s JD Optekar’s recipe for Cranberry Relish http://www.tweedfunk.com
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CD FOCUS: A continuing series spotlighting top indie/emerging artists in great concept or compilation albums.

DARRYL HOLTER: Radio Songs: Woody Guthrie in Los Angeles 1937-39. http://www.darrylholter.com
Sowing musical seeds before he was known as an activist as much as a poet, Woody made many recordings for his own radio show on KFVD Los Angeles. These
songs are interpreted musically by Daryl and several notable songwriters as guests.
From this final first airing of songs from this CD I spun “I Ain’t Got No Home” & “Talking Dust Bowl Blues”
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Larry Saklad “Christmas On The Block” http://www.sakladmusic.com
Liz Longley “Feels Like Christmas To Me” http://www.lizlongley.com
Trevor Lyon “Happy Holidays” http://www.trevorlyon.com
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Switchback “Connemara Man” – American Roots & Celtic Soul: Live-Volume 1 CD http://www.waygoodmusic.com
Lynn Hollyfield “Winter’s Gift” – In The Balance CD http://www.lynnhollyfield.com
Emily Zuzik Holmes & Scrote “This Season Makes Me Cry” http://www.emilyzuzik.com
Vance Gilbert “Moonlight In Vermont” – Nearness Of You CD http://www.vancegilbert.com
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John Hall “Quiet Place” – Love Doesn’t Ask CD http://www..johnhallmusic.com
Kerry Patrick Clark “What I Want For Christmas” – Mom Hen Layin’ Some Christmas On You compilation http://www.kerrypatrickclark.com
Steve Eulberg “God Rest You Merry Gentlemen” – Mom Hen Layin’ Some Christmas On You compilation http://www.steveeulberg.com
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I recited part of Kerouac’s short essay “Not Long Ago Joy Abounded At Christmas”
Tom Waits “Alice” – Alice CD
Simon & Garfunkel “I Am A Rock” – Sounds Of Silence
The Pogues “Fairytale Of New York” – If I Should Fall From Grace With God
Passengers (U2 & Brian Eno) “Miss Sarajevo” – Original Soundtracks Volume 1
Jimi Hendrix “Merry Christmas & Happy New Year”

Closing music: DJ Flowerdove “Wind Chill” http://www.reverbnation.com/loralouisenichols
Geoffrey Armes “After Dark” – Noor CD http://www.geoffreyarmes.com
Regina Spektor “My Dear Acquaintance (A Happy New Year)”

Running time: 271 minutes
Atmosphere: merry, bright
Recorded in stereo to 128kbps bitrate, reencoded to 96kbps, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity software.

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Radio Crystal Blue 12/14/14 show details


“Is there a time for tying ribbons/A time for Christmas trees/Is there a time for laying tables/When the night is set to freeze”

Opening music:
I recited Jack Kerouac’s short story “Home At Christmas”
Enya “Last Time At Moonlight” – And Winter Came
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Tony Halchak “Christmas For Cowboys” – www.tonyhalchak.com
Suzie Brown “Coming Your Way” www.suziebrownsongs.com
Dan Miraldi “The Joy Of Christmas” www.danmiraldi.com
The Shins “Wonderful Christmastime” (cover) – Holiday Rules 2012 compilation
Britt Connors “Distance” – Warmer Season CD www.brittconnors.com
Steve Allain “Damaged Man” – Singles volume 3  www.steveallain.com
I aired the first half of my interview with Lora Nichols, aka DJ Flowerdove www.reverbnation.com/loralouisenichols
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Larry Saklad “Christmas On The Block” www.sakladmusic.com
Shawn Amos “Santa Claus Is Gonna Make It Right” www.shawnamos.com
MJ Hibbett & The Validators “Easy Christmas” www.mjhibbett.com
Billy Idol “Yellin’ At The Christmas Tree” – Devil’s Playground
Best Not Broken “Tell Me That You Want Me” – Falling In CD www.bestnotbroken.com
Moot Davis “Rag Man’s Roll” – Goin’ In Hot CD www.mootdavis.com
I aired the second half of the DJ Flowerdove interview here.
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Daniel Christian “Times Like These” www.danielchristianmusic.com
Paper Flowers “Silver Bells” www.paperflowersmusic.com
Lonna Marie “I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas” – A Very Merry Ukulele Christmas
Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention “Don’t Eat The Yellow Snow” & “Nanook Rubs It” – Apostrophe
Matt Harlan “Slow Moving Train” – Raven Hotel CD www.mattharlan.com
Annalise Emerick “Twinkling Lights” – Field Notes CD www.annaliseemerick.com
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Esther Golton “Overjoyed” – Stay Warm   www.esthergolton.com
Emily Pinkerton “Evergreen” – www.emilypinkerton.com
Emily Zuzik “The First Noel” – www.emilyzuzik.com
Marc Black “Born Again American” – Sometime A Spark CD www.marcblack.com
Aztec Two-Step “Living In America” – Cause & Effect CD www.aztectwostep.com
Dan and Faith “There Is A Path” – Simple Grace CD www.danandfaith.com
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Sufjan Stevens “Christmas In The Room” – Silver & Gold CD boxed set
Simon & Garfunkel “I Am A Rock” – Greatest Hits
Passengers “Miss Sarajevo” – Original Soundtracks 1
Jimi Hendrix “Little Drummer Boy/Silent Night/Auld Lang Syne” – Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
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Closing music:
Enya “And Winter Came” – And Winter Came
Running time: 280  minutes
Recorded in stereo to 128kbps bitrate, 44.1 Hz in mp3 format using Audacity software.
Interview recorded 12/14/14
Atmosphere: merry, bright
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Next show will be published the week of 1/5/15.
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo week of 11/17/13


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
Via Big Contact:
Podcast page: www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu
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Via Internet Archive:
Stream:
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All shows are archived for a year.
This show was published 11/20/13:
Leah Jee “Sink Or Swim” – The Rest Is Ours EP www.leahjee.com
Shauna Burns “Portobello” – Violet CD www.shaunaburns.com
The Hardcount “Keep Running Your Mouth” – Love/Hate CD www.thehardcount.com
Tori Roze & The Hot Mess “Selfless” – Turbulence CD www.toriroze.com
Son of Dov “King Of The World” – Gone To Seed EP www.sonofdov.com
Deborah Crooks “Show Me” – Little Bird CD www.deborahcrooks.com
Running time: 45 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:
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:
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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 11/20/13.
 
Opening music:
Pamela Wyn Shannon “Tis Rambletide In Ambleside” – Courting Autumn CD www.girlhenge.com
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Jiggley Jones “Welcome Home” – No Spring Chicken EP www.jiggleyjones.com
Moore & Moore “Mississippi Missing You” – Show Me Your Country CD www.mooreandmooreonline.com
Slaid Cleaves “I Bet She Does” – Still Fighting The War CD www.slaidcleaves.com
Mary Gauthier “Karla Faye” – Live at Blue Rock CD www.marygauthier.com
Davey O. “The Absence Of Madalaine” – Testing For Rust CD www.daveyo.com
Amanda Pearcy “Royal Street”- Royal Street CD www.amandapearcy.com
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Jann Klose “Long Goodbye” – Mosaic CD www.jannklose.com
Sara Petite “Barbwire” – Circus Comes To Town CD www.sarapetite.com
Carla Bianco “Made Of This” – All This Time CD www.carlabianco.com
The Tressels “Autumn” – American Midnight CD www.askyouruncle.blogspot.com
Frank Palangi “It’s All Right” – s/t EP
The Last Year “Imagining” – s/t EP www.thelastyear.net
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CD FOCUS: (A reoccuring series focus on outstanding new concept and compilation albums)
“Esperanza: Songs From Jack Kerouac’s ‘Tristessa’ ” brings the 1960 Kerouac novella to life, with music from leading indie songwriters and bands, along with readings from the novella. All songs are original, with some words lifted from the story. www.reimaginemusic.com
From this album I spun
Matt Costa “Shadows Of Autumn”
The Low Anthem “Numbers In Nirvana”
Neal McCarthy with Barbara Kessler “Esperanza” (English version)
Tony Dekker with Hanne Hukkelberg “Last Page Of Kerouac’s ‘Tristessa’ “
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LiLi Roquelin “Try To Remember” – Beautiful Sun CD www.liliroquelin.com
Sasha Papernik “Take It As It Comes” – Victory CD www.sashatheband.com
Jean Mann “Lonesome Bones” – Between The Rocks And Stars CD www.jeanmann.net
Rani Arbo & Daisy Mayhem “Bridges” – Some Bright Morning CD www.raniarbo.com
Tony Halchak “Autumn Embers” – Collecting CD www.tonyhalchak.com
Nico Rivers “Your Heart Was Just The Start” – To The Bone CD www.nicorivers.com
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Red Molly “Hello Goodbye” – Light In The Sky CD www.redmolly.com
Judy Insley “Need Your Lovin’ ” – Remember Beautiful CD www.judyinsley.com
*Danny Schmidt “Man Of Many Moons” – Man Of Many Moons CD www.dannyschmidt.com
*Carrie Elkin “St. Louis” – Call It My Garden CD www.carrieelkin.com
Dana & Susan Robinson “Elk River Blues” – American Hornpipe CD www.robinsongs.com

Closing music: Elastica “Miami Nice” – The Menace
Running time: 3 horas, 6 minutos
Atmosphere: wishing & hoping
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Radio Crystal Blue/RCB Novus Ordo 8/25/13


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 8/29:

Butcher’s Blind “Destination Blues” – Destination Blues EP www.butchersblind.com
Jodelle “Self Portrait” – Better Than OK EP www.jodelle.net
Patricia Vonne “Tequileros” – Rattle My Cage CD www.patriciavonne.com
Lauren Lapointe “Dusty Tired Angel” – Superhero CD www.laurenl.com
Tony Halchak “Sense And Sensation” – Collecting CD www.tonyhalchak.com
Running time: 48 minutes
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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
(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)
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(4) RSS: http://www.bigcontact.com/radiocrystalblu/rss

Artists who are sharing gigs are denoted with *

This show was published on 8/29/13

Art of Noise “Paranoimia” – In Visible Silence
The Orb “Into The Fourth Dimension” – The Orb’s Adventures Beyond the Ultraworld
State Of Bengal “Flight IC408” – Anokha – Sounds Of The Asian Underground
Cornership “Good To Be On The Road Again Back Home” – When I Was Born For the 7th Time
Kula Shaker “Dance In Your Shadow” – K
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Amy Speace shares billing at both the upcoming Sisters Folk Festival and the Storyhill Festival with these artists:
Amy Speace “In Salida” – How To Sleep In A Stormy Boat CD www.amyspeace.com
Liz Longley “Outta My Head” – s/t CD www.lizlongley.com
Raina Rose “Badlands” – Caldera CD www.rainarose.com
Natalia Zukerman “Indiana” – Gas Station Roses CD www.nataliazukerman.com
Beth Wood “Backroads” – The Weather Inside CD www.bethwoodmusic.com
Cary Cooper “Gandhi Drove A Cab” – Zuzu’s Petals CD www.carycooper.com
Shinyribs “Sweeter Than The Scars” – Gulf Coast Museum CD www.shinyribs.org
RJ Cowdery “Heartburn” – In This Light CD www.rjcowdery.com
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Loretta Hagen “Take Me” – Mud And Stone CD www.lorettahagen.com
Joy Mills “Think Of You & I” – Trick Of The Eye CD www.joymills.com
Jamie Kent “I’ll Be Here Tonight” – Navigation CD www.jamiekent.com
Eilen Jewell “Queen Of The Minor Key” – Queen Of The Minor Key CD www.eilenjewell.com
Evangenitals “Work Song” – s/t CD www.evangenitals.com
Remember September “Better This Way” – The Roads We Travel CD www.rememberseptemberband.com
Deni Bonet “Wait And See” – It’s All Good CD www.denibonet.com
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Gregory Douglass “No Apology” – Battler CD www.gregorydouglass.com
Song Dogs “Victoria” – Wild Country CD www.wearesongdogs.com
Ryan Cain And The Ables “What’s Happened To Me?” – My Pistol Rides Shotgun CD www.cainandtheables.com
Too Slim & The Taildraggers “Shape Of Blues To Come” – Blue Heart CD http://www.tooslim.org
Dizzy Bats “Mold” – Sundial CD www.dizzybatsmusic.com
Aqua Cherry “Auto Kiss Proof” – Auto Kiss Proof CD www.reverbnation.com/aquacherry
The Gravity Guild “It’s Not The End Of The World” – The Great Divide CD www.thegravityguild.com
Jo Wymer “This Ain’t Love” – Living With Scars CD www.jowymer.com
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These artists are participating in the upcoming Campire Festival, Club Passim, Cambridge MA:
Nico Rivers “Your Heart Was Just The Start” – To The Bone CD www.nicorivers.com
Craig Greenberg “Carousel” – Spinning In Time EP www.craiggreenbergmusic.com
Jason Myles Goss “Red Letter Man” – Radio Dial CD www.jasonmylesgoss.com
Darlingside “Ava” – Pilot Machines CD www.darlingside.com
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Eliane Amherd “Me Fe Tan Pliji” – Now And From Now On CD www.elianeperforms.com
Avi Wisnia “Não E Coisa” – Something New CD www.aviwisnia.com
Vance Gilbert “Come Here My Love” – Old White Men CD www.vancegilbert.com
DK & The Joy Machine “Come On Down” – Love Yourself Harder EP www.reverbnation.com/dknthejoymachine
The Steel Wheels “Go Up To That Mountain” – No More Rain CD www.thesteelwheels.com
Sassparilla “All The Way In” – Magpie CD www.sassparilla.info
Red Molly “Oh My Michael” – Light In The Sky CD www.redmolly.com
Closing music: Musicians Of The Nile “Ramla” – Charcoal Gypsies
Running time: 4 hours, 08 minutos
Atmosphere: fantasy flight
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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:
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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