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Mark Whitby - DJ

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Mark Whitby

On my show this month:
An exclusive session mix from Manfred Hamil is just one of many reasons to cock an ear in our direction while ushering in the long autumn nights. Others come thick and fast, including tracks from new albums by Lee Negin, Spartan Jet-Plex and Four Tet and a trio of cassette releases, courtesy of Sleep Movies, Appalachian Yard Art and the much-anticipated collaboration between Guerilla Toss and Jay Glass Dubs.
From France, we've got a track from the new album by Le Cercle De Mallissimalistes; there's something the new EPs from Poland's Przyzwoitosc and Italy's Dadar and some Portuguese dub from Mystic Fyah while, venturing beyond Europe, we find a track from Unlitt, from Brazil, a cracking reissue featuring Cameroon's Los Camaroes and Australians Piss Factory. Playing guitar on that last release is one Thomas Blatchford, whose debut show for Dandelion you can hear in this month's schedule.
And of course voting opens for this year's festive fifty so our Peel Back... feature reaches back forty years to play three tracks from the great one-off Peel-selected chart of 1977.

Twitter: twitter.com/markwdandelion
Netlabel: unwashedterritories.bandcamp.com
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My previous session guests:

Artist Broadcast Artist Broadcast
Manfred Hamil 11/2017 Circus World 10/2017
Spidersleg 09/2017 Cuban Boys 08/2017
Sir Robert Orange Peel 06/2017 The Pocket Gods 05/2017
David Tantamount 04/2017 Lord Numb 03/2017
Dementio13 02/2017 Diane Marie Kloba 01/2017
Chuck 11/2016 Nilaesh 10/2016
Bloomin' Nora 09/2016 The Bordellos 08/2016
Firedogs 06/2016 Ian Thistlethwaite 05/2016
Crowdrock 04/2016 Pulco 03/2016
Unqualified Nurse 02/2016 Twice Dead 01/2016
Manwel T 12/2015 Anonymous Bosch 11/2015
The Bordellos 10/2015 Postcode 09/2015
Low Low Low La La La Love Love Love 08/2015 Videa Gam 07/2015
Nanaki 06/2015 The Socialist 05/2015
Cuban Boys 04/2015 Late Road Lunatics 03/2015
Jim Milne 02/2015 Jackn Bones 01/2015
Papernut Cambridge 12/2014 Piresian Beach 11/2014
The Sinatra Test 10/2014 Lee Negin 08/2014
Diane Marie Kloba 07/2014 Benjamin Shaw 06/2014
Qualchan 04/2014 Dementio13 03/2014
Edgar's Lisp 02/2014 Superman Revenge Squad Band 01/2014
The Pocket Gods 12/2013 Indidginus 11/2013
Helena Dukic 10/2013 Bernays Propaganda 09/2013
JD Meatyard 09/2013 Spidersleg 08/2013
Bernays Propaganda 07/2013 This Is Ethmo 06/2013
Ramalama Codex & The Universal Unconsciousness 05/2013 Long Hat Pins 04/2013
Flies On You 03/2013 Hehfu 02/2013
Christ. 01/2013 Solarno 12/2012
Spidersleg 11/2012 The Pocket Gods 10/2012
The Tinopener's Art 09/2012 Jack Hayter 08/2012
The Chasms with Vert:x 07/2012 Snailhead 06/2012
Dalmation Rex And The Eigentones 05/2012 Extradition Order (Live) 04/2012
Ant 03/2012 Dementio13 (Mix) 02/2012
Matt Stevens 01/2012 The Fuzz 12/2011
Nameless 12/2011 Benjamin Shaw 11/2011
Paul Hawkins & Thee Awkward Silences 10/2011 The Sinatra Test 09/2011
Emily & The Faves 08/2011 Spidersleg 07/2011
Mike Livesley 06/2011 Sugarbrute 05/2011
Earthling Society 04/2011 Jack Hayter 03/2011
Trevor Sensitive & The Locals 02/2011 Hehfu 01/2011
Mike Livesley (Live) 12/2010 The Pocket Gods 12/2010
Spidersleg with Lord Numb 12/2010 Vert:x 11/2010
93MillionMilesFromTheSun 10/2010 Crescendo 08/2010
Extradition Order 07/2010 Nickname: Rebel 06/2010
Th' Parish 05/2010 Dead Times 04/2010
Dilithium Tourdes 03/2010 Spidersleg 02/2010
The Owls Are Not What They Seem 01/2010 The Pocket Gods 11/2009
Calvin Party 10/2009 Trembling Blue Stars 10/2009
The Woodentops 10/2009 Lord Numb 09/2009
Slideshow Freak 08/2009 Edgars Lisp 07/2009
Nickname: Rebel 06/2009 The Pocket Gods 05/2009
Wolfram Wire 03/2009 Art Raghfunkle 10/2008
Skin2Soul 05/2008 Dalmation Rex And The Eigentones 04/2008
2 Hot 2 Sweat 10/2007 Subliminal Attraction 09/2007
Floyd The Phenomenal Cat Trophy 09/2010  

Biography:
My music-related activities over the years have been restricted to such peripheral activities as running a venue and attempting to manage a band to putting together radio shows variously named The A-Z of Punk, Idiot Jukebox and The Diamond Mine as well as masquerading as The Phantom Surfer to produce The History of Surf Music and unintentionally controversial hour-long documentary Surfin' East Kilbride, all of which have made appearances on various community radio stations over the years.

I'm the author of a book on John Peel's Festive Fifty called, with great imagination, The Festive Fifty. I edited a fanzine called The Backdoor in the late eighties, fronted a band called The Beached Whales that never got round to gigging and played amplifier lead and slides with a band who'd rather I didn't make my association with them public. I have what I believe is a healthy contempt for music journalism (even when it's good) and believe the best way to start a band is to put four people who can't play in a room with some second hand instruments, don't feed 'em and don't let them out until they've produced something great. I've tried it on several occasions and no one's died yet.

Tracklistings for my previous shows:
10/2017 - 09/2017 - 08/2017 - 07/2017 - 06/2017 - 05/2017 - 04/2017 - 03/2017 - 02/2017 - 02/2017 Seven Nations - 01/2017 - 12/2016 - 11/2016 - 10/2016 - 09/2016 - 08/2016 - 07/2016 - 06/2016 - 05/2016 - 04/2016 - 03/2016 - 02/2016 - 01/2016 - 12/2015 - 11/2015 - 10/2015 - 09/2015 - 08/2015 - 07/2015 - 06/2015 - 05/2015 - 05/2015 Election Special - 04/2015 - 03/2015 - 02/2015 - 01/2015 - 12/2014 - 11/2014 - 10/2014 - 09/2014 - 08/2014 - 07/2014 - 06/2014 - 06/2014 World Cup Special - 05/2014 - 04/2014 - 03/2014 - 02/2014 - 01/2014 - 12/2013 - 12/2013 Truly Festive Festive 50 - 11/2013 - 10/2013 - 09/2013 - 08/2013 - 07/2013 - 06/2013 - 05/2013 - 04/2013 - 03/2013 - 02/2013 - 01/2013 - 12/2012 - 11/2012 - 10/2012 - 09/2012 - 08/2012 - 07/2012 Extradition Order Special - 07/2012 - 06/2012 - 05/2012 - 04/2012 - 03/2012 - 02/2012 - 01/2012 - 2011 Review - Festive 50 2011 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2011 - 12/2011 - 11/2011 - 10/2011 - 09/2011 - 08/2011 - 07/2011 - 06/2011 - Birthday Special 06/2011 - 05/2011 - 04/2011 - 03/2011 - 02/2011 - 01/2011 - Festive 50 2010 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2010 - 12/2010 - 11/2010 - Broadcast One 'Bonus Disc' Special 11/2010 - 10/2010 - 09/2010 - 08/2010 - 07/2010 - 06/2010 - 05/2010 - 04/2010 - 03/2010 - 02/2010 - 01/2010 - Festive 50 2009 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2009 - 12/2009 - 11/2009 - 10/2009 [1] - 10/2009 [2] - 09/2009 - 08/2009 - 07/2009 - 06/2009 - 05/2009 - 04/2009 - 03/2009 - 02/2009 - 01/2009 - Festive 50 2008 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2008 - 12/2008 - 11/2008 - 10/2008 - 08/2008 - 06/2008 - 05/2008 - 04/2008 - 03/2008 - 02/2008 - Festive 50 2007 - Festive Fifty Build-Up 2007 - 12/2007 - 11/2007 - 10/2007 - 09/2007 - 08/2007 - 07/2007 - 06/2007 - 05/2007

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