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NEXT SHOW will be published on or about January
20 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
indie/DIY/underground songwriters and bands.
Novus Ordo returns as 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.
week through my January shows I'm airing tracks from The 1861 Project,
that touches upon the Civil War experience. We're up to Volume 2:
Famine To The Front. This collection of original music recalls
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
On Twitter: Monday RCB Twitter Trivia.
Sometime in the 6pm hour ET I will give you 3 questions based on the airplay from
the most recent podcast. All you have to do is reply with the correct answer. Good
karma for the most correct answers (I'm on a budget, folks) @radiocblue
EVENT COVERAGE: I'm planning to cover 1 or 2 events a month in Philly. So far, there
is one possible event to attend next week and I'm still seeking a second. I do
writeups of shows on my website, and share most photos on Facebook, plus video on
SHORTY AWARDS:The Shorty Awards
honor the best of short-form content across many expressions. This is the 5th annual
awards.See who else have won in years past here:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shorty_Awards
You can vote for me to win the acclaimed Shorty Award in the area of podcasting.
Just surf to www.shortyawards.com/radiocblue then tick the dropdown area to select
the category 'podcaster' ('music' is the default; this should be changed!). Then
fill in a tweet on the page describing why you want yours truly to win the title
and the hallowed glassware.
RCB REVIEW (the annotated version):
RCB Novus Ordo: Tom Brislin (Spiraling) is now situated further south and unveils
a solo album, performing nearly all instruments. I spun an instrumental from that
RCB proper: Elison Jackson's song "Man About Lowell" would
seem to be about a hero, Jack Kerouac. Daphne Lee Martin on backing vox. Elison
Jackson's album is on Daphne Lee's label Telegraph Recording Company. Veteran bandleader
Chris Daniels (The Kings) released a solo album. Included is a section of songs
recorded live at Telluride in 1985. The song I spun "Cabin Fever" from
the live set was rerecorded in studio for this album as well.
Segment 1: Dariux Lux and Sloan Wainwright perform at part of the Posi Music Festival
in Orlando FL this weekend. Rather positive (posi, positive, get it?) and daring
songs in this first segment, including one recent song from Tall Tall Trees. Segment
2: Eilen Jewell and Miss Tess share billing tonight (1/18) at Narrows Center For
the Arts in Fall River MA. I had known of Miss Tess from her days fronting her prior
band, the Bon Ton Parade. Her new band, The Talkbacks, swing and rock out a bit
more, resembling Eilen's own sound. DK & The Joy Machine is solo artist Dian
Killian and her mountain dulcimer. Spun a special segment of music of artists peforming
at the 13th annual Light Of Day Festival, happening all week in South Jersey. (and
what's funny is, I only now get the new Arlon Bennett CD in the mail!) Segment 3:
New music from Jamie Kent and Big Rock Club are highlights. Churchill & Justin
Levinson are at Higher Ground in Burlington VT on 1/19 (how high up is it?). Segment
4: Spuyten Duyvil & Putnam Smith perform at someplace called Rockwood Music
Hall on 1/20. I followed this up with an Amy Speace cover by Red Molly, and a few
other songs relevant to the subject of time. Final segment: Honor Finnegan opens
for Brother Sun on 1/19 at Circle Of Friends Coffeehouse, Franklin MA. A few more
new tunes from Katie Aingle and Heather Pierson round this edition out.
OPEN-MIC: The mic, she is open. It is at HodgePodge, a variety/retail music establishment
at 1212 South Street here in Philadelphia. I've been deputized to guest-host their
Friday open mic on January 12 (tonight!). 5 minute performance time. Open to comedians,
musicians, poets. It's the only Friday open mic around! Signup at 730pm, event runs
8pm-10pm. More at http://circamotifs.wordpress.com/about/
Psst: There IS no microphone. Really! Sound travels very well in this establishment.
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