Radio Crystal Blue

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Radio Crystal Blue is sponsored in part by:
Ariel Publicity:
Miles High Productions
Serge Entertainment Public Relations
Wampus Multimedia

Radio Crystal Blue is free to share and listen, in accordance with Creative
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NEXT SHOW will be published on or about February 17 and will be available
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
possiblethereafter. 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

THE LATEST: I've cut back on a lot of music industry business in the last 2 weeks to address the home front and the finances. The only real work I've done is on this radio program. I am projecting to work with several upcoming events in the next month but little things like paying the rent and such are taking precendence.
This podcast doesn't earn me a profit, much less a penny. Until I built the PayPal button on my website, I wasn't earning much from the show at all. I received a handful of donations, enough to maybe keep me afloat, but next month looks very shaky. There is the risk of homelessness for me, and for this program. Yes, I'm in the job market. Yes, it's very competitive. I remain hopeful. In fact, this week there is talk of landing something long-term with a company through an agency. We'll see. Keep watch in my social media links for the latest. If and when I start working again, I'll return to doing camera/video and reviews at events.

As for donations, you may click the button on the home tab or the top part of the front page for the Paypal button. This program is my child, and it's too precious to give up for anything.

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: You can vote for
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RCB rewind:
On RCB Novus Ordo this week: The Western Swing Authority are just that; new life breathed into great Western swing songs along with some originals (title track I spun is one such original); Prisma presents some brooding rock from Switzerland; Liz Longley has returned with her latest album.

RCB proper: Segment 1 focused on girls (Shane Cooley, Dan May, Deni Bonet). The only time I might even spin songs about New Orleans may be Mardi Gras week (Tom Principato). Segment 2 turns the amps up some. We hear brand new music from British alt-rockers The Pinz, and the latest from the Providence RI sibling act Vulgarrity. Segment 3 keeps things country and folk. Something of a 'home' theme in this segment too. Paul Sachs & Carolann Solebello perform at the Hillside Cafe in Nutley NJ on February 16. Segment 4: Red Molly & The Steel Wheels are touring in PA and NY this very weekend before invading Toronto next week. That event is the latest Folk Alliance International Conference. Chances are that next week's podcast will contain a lot of music from artists performing at that Conference next week. Aztec Two Step with a tune that references Indians alongside The Steel Wheels.


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.
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Be sure whatever physical package you sent is of reasonable length. I have a
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Dan Herman
Radio Crystal Blue
@radiocblue on twitter
215 995 2234


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