Articles Archive for November 2005

The Roadhouse 041
Posted in Uncategorized on 26 November 2005

A virtual cornucopia of blues awaits you in this week’s Roadhouse – a full range of styles from hard-edged to sweet acoustic, and every note the blues. Front and center: Bernard Allison, Jimmie Bratcher, The John Baldwin Group, Toni Lynn Washington, and P. W. Fenton and The Second Ward. Six other cuts, listener comments and […]

The Roadhouse – Series Page on Yahoo! Podcasts
Posted in Uncategorized on 22 November 2005

From ww2censor: The Roadhouse – Series Page on Yahoo! Podcasts Tony’s doing a fine job introducing great blues to people who never listened to the blues before and keeping those who, like me, have been listening to blues for over 40 years happy with new a wide selection of new and old blues in the […]

On The Frappr Wagon
Posted in Uncategorized on 21 November 2005

We’ve had so much talk of “push-pins in the mental map” over the past few weeks, I’ve created a Frappr map for Roadhouse listeners. Feel free to add yourself. Let’s make the push-pins a bit more real, though not completely physical.

New Tools
Posted in Uncategorized on 21 November 2005

You may have noticed a few new tools on The Roadhouse site. Over in the right sidebar, I’ve added the Podtrac player. If you’re surfing by the site, haven’t subscribed yet to the show, and would like to preview The Roadhouse, you can kick off the Podtrac player and listen live to all the shows […]

The Roadhouse 040
Posted in Uncategorized on 19 November 2005

It’s the Thanksgiving holiday week in the US, but you don’t have to be a US listener to be thankful for great music and a great medium from which to enjoy it. So, join in the Thanksgiving feast of great blues music served up by the 40th Roadhouse podcast. The main course includes John Hammond, […]

Feed Changes
Posted in Uncategorized on 14 November 2005

So, here’s the short end of the story. If you’re now subscribed to the show via the feed, please take a minute or two to resubscribe at the address. This is, quite simply, the most important thing you can do right now for the show – far more important than tips or merchandise purchases.

Podcast Profile
Posted in Uncategorized on 14 November 2005

How does your podcasting listening compare? This is an interesting summary of one man’s podcast habits. Notes from Tom Land: Podcast Analysis total casts: 381 – have listened to another 50 or so and deleted. oldest: ‘BMG20050201’ Be My Guest 2 Feb 05 newest: ‘PIBC#32’ Parking in Bitterman Circle largest: 138.7MB – ‘DeadAir_12_Oct_05’ FleetFM – […]

New Arrival
Posted in Uncategorized on 12 November 2005

I opened my mailbox this afternoon to find a shiny new CD. Sometimes, that’s about the best you can expect from the mailbox. In this case, it was the latest Rita Chiarelli CD. After a few listens, I’ve decided that this is one of the best CDs I’ve received directly from an artist since the […]

The Roadhouse 039
Posted in Uncategorized on 12 November 2005

It’s all about cool in the 39th edition of The Roadhouse: cooler weather in the Little Blue House on the Wetlands and a raft of cool blues. With music from Stingray, Michael Heyman, Ryan Reardon, Harrison Kennedy, and Mavis Staples, you’ll want to don your coolest Wayfarer sunglasses and turn up the volume. The story […]

Beardo Asks The Questions
Posted in Uncategorized on 7 November 2005

Beardo‘s got a lengthy post up about his contact with Alligator Records: Bandana Blues, a Podcast, a Festival, ……… …. a Way of Life…. The solution is a complex issue that seems to need a mediator to digest and suggest solutions. Here is your chance people. What would be fair compensation to the artist, the […]

The Store
Posted in Uncategorized on 7 November 2005

How’s that for a stylish piece of clothing? That’s just one of eleven different shirt styles available from The Roadhouse’s Cafe Press store. The other styles include plain-vanilla t-shirts, sleeveless shirts, long-sleeved, baby doll, and sweatshirts, both of the hooded and hoodless varieties – perfect for the cool winter weather rolling our way. As if […]

Blatherberg: Podcasting
Posted in Uncategorized on 7 November 2005

Robert Konigsberg says this morning: Blatherberg: Podcasting I’ve finally started downloading podcasts. I tried using Odeo, but found that I could manage to get any of my subscribed podcasts onto my iPod. Besides some of the obvious stuff, such as the NPR Sunday Puzzle with Will Shortz and this wonderful little podcast called One Minute […]

The Roadhouse 038
Posted in Uncategorized on 5 November 2005

The 38th Roadhouse Podcast is a road trip that covers nearly the entirety of the North American continent – from Canada to Texas, the Great Northwest to California, Chicago, the Upper Midwest, New Orleans and all the way back to the East Coast. Like any good road trip, it’s full of surprises, but the known […]

Additional Downloads
Posted in Uncategorized on 4 November 2005

If your podcatching client downloaded older shows yesterday, that’s my fault. Libsyn, my media hosting provider, was down for a considerable period yesterday. Late in the morning, they got the address up and functional. I was concerned about losing downloads, so I popped the base feed open in vi, and did a global search […]

Posted in Uncategorized on 3 November 2005

Congratulations are in order for a high-profile Roadhouse listener: ‘Podcast of the Year’ and ‘Person of the Year in Podcasting’ Award Recipients Announced Doug Kaye, the creator, host and executive producer of the popular technology podcast website IT Conversations, has received the Person of the Year Award. In 2005, in an effort to produce a […]

Driving Hard Blues
Posted in Uncategorized on 1 November 2005

From a review of The Roadhouse by barhns on Yahoo! Podcasts: Right mix of driving hard blues – Chicago, Mississippi, Texas, and all points in between. Informative commentry, and more music than you can shake a stick at. It’s like the movie without Patrick Swazie (a good thing.) All from a small town in Iowa. […]