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'Broadcast One' - Dandelion Radio's 1st compilation album

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Brownbutter - DJ

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Brownbutter There is no show from Brownbutter this month

On the show NEXT month:
Brownbutter makes his Dandelion Radio debut with 2 hours of music selected to make you feel in easy momentum for November, a feeling that can be hard to find when you're mostly indoors, while also expressing the tensions, frustrations and melancholy you too might be feeling right now as we lumber awkwardly into the holiday season.
Shake the dust off, zhuzh your hair, make yourself smell good, whip out the pastries and mix-up the cocktails, because we're going to take a 28 song pudding-shake through 72 years of music across 4 continents, genre-blind and put together to make you feel good.
Lots of new music from mr. Gnome, Art Feynman, Sparks, Marlowe, Osees, Will Johnson, Undergrünnen and more, a classic John Lee Hooker track, a tribute to Unwound's Vern Rumsey, and not one but two albums that sat on the shelf for years (one for 11 years and the other for 47 years!) before finally seeing release.
The first hour swings and shakes while hour two brings the skronk and swagger.


My previous session guests:

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I'm Cory Brown aka Brownbutter. When you brown butter in a pan and caramelize it to the edge of burning it, it becomes an indulgently delicious sauce that seems to make everything taste better. That's my aspiration.
Once upon a time, I ran a record label out of the San Francisco Bay Area called Absolutely Kosher Records. John Peel played our first release (P.E.E.'s The Roaring Mechanism) on his show in 1998 and even sent me a thank you note for sending the album. Peel Sessions were only in the coolest record stores over here, before I was old enough to know what they were or who he was.
It wasn't easy to listen to the John Peel Show before the internet came along, but you could find those Peel Out in the States CD comps of his syndicated shows in the 1990's cheaply in the used bins. His eclecticism and warmth, which I became decidedly more familiar with once I could stream BBC radio, had a profound effect on me and the way I listen to music, as well as the way I signed bands over 85+ releases in 13 years.
I've been making eclectic mixes for decades. I used to leave cassette mixes anonymously around San Francisco, on the shelves of bookstores and video stores and on the tables of bars and cafes. I nearly started a happy hour gig called "I Miss John Peel", but local bar owners had no idea what I was on about. Cassettes are gone, I haven't released music since 2012, the skies here are orange, I work in professional wrestling now and I still can't seem to give up carbs (though I'm fine without pants).
Thankfully, Dandelion Radio had the mercy to take me in from the cold and clothe me from the warehouse full of anoraks they maintain. Oh, wait, was I not supposed to mention the anoraks?

Tracklistings and listen again to the previous shows: