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Rocker - DJ

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Rocker

On my show this month:
This month's three hour show includes tracks from a featured album - The 2019 Indietracks Festival compilation - as well as new tracks from The Wedding Present; Personal Best; Blue Jeans; Fresh; Suspect Parts; Ramona; Helen McCookerybook; Arrest! Charlie Tipper; Broken Arrows; Lonely Tourist; The Popguns; The Total Rejection; Fever Dream; The Proctors; CTMF; The Stroppies; Mighty Mighty; Mick Trouble; The Reverend Jonny Kinkaid & His Imaginary Nowhere Band and Magnapop
There's new electronica from Erick Morillo; Four Tet; Locked Groove remixed by Alan Fitzpatrick; Petar Dundov and FSW remixed by Microtrauma.
This month's Educating Elizabeth record is a soulful 2019 release on Timmion Records; while this month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is a song which has become a soul standard, however this release predated Otis Redding's success by over thirty years!
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: Jarvis was prescient.

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My previous session guests:

Artist Broadcast Artist Broadcast
Syndromet 06/2019 Secret Power 05/2019
Pearls 11/2018 The Total Rejection 11/2018
The Good Good Things 09/2018 Colour Me Wednesday 08/2018
Arrest! Charlie Tipper 08/2018 Mark McDowell & Friends 07/2018
Helen McCookerybook 07/2018 The Groove Farm 04/2018
Glass Angel 03/2018 Rainbow Reservoir 02/2018
The Dukes Of Mumbai 07/2017 Jonny Kinkaid & The Invisible Nowhere Band 06/2017
Karen 04/2017 Neurotic Fiction 04/2017
The Wolfhounds 03/2017 The Twelve Hour Foundation 03/2017
Church Of Elvis 12/2016 Jonny Kinkaid & The Imaginary Nowhere Band 12/2016
Expert Alterations 09/2016 Plume of Feathers 07/2016
exedra 05/2016 The Charlie Tipper Conspiracy 10/2015
Flemmings 08/2015 Plasticon 07/2015
Lonely Tourist 03/2015 Eureka California 12/2014
Rita Lynch 12/2014 The Charlie Tipper Experiment 11/2014
Beau 10/2014 Thee Ahs 08/2014
The Wendy Darlings with One Happy Island 06/2014 Heathers 05/2014
Hazel Winter 04/2014 Victoria Anderson 03/2014
Victoria Anderson 10/2013 Muddy Summers And The Dirty Field Whores 10/2013
The Carbon Manual 04/2013 The Fireworks 03/2013
T.O.Y.S 03/2013 The Spook School 02/2013
McDowell 08/2012 Allo Darlin’ (Live) 04/2012
One Happy Island 04/2012 Milky Wimpshake 02/2012
The Short Stories 01/2012 Standard Fare 12/2011
McDowell 11/2011 Tender Trap 10/2011
The Fireworks 08/2011 Eux Autres 04/2011
Rita Lynch 03/2011 World Atlas 09/2010
Liechtenstein 08/2010 The Wendy Darlings 05/2010
The Pete Green Corporate Juggernaut 04/2010 The Drain On The Balcony 03/2010
Gregory Webster 03/2010 Beatnik Filmstars 10/2009
MJ Hibbett & The Validators 07/2009 Hazel Winter 05/2009
The Manhattan Love Suicides 05/2009 The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart (Live) 01/2009
The Wedding Present (Live) 01/2009 The Parallelograms 08/2008
Horowitz 07/2008 McDowell 07/2008
Violet Violet (Acoustic) 04/2008 The Wedding Present (Live) 12/07 & 01/08
Pete Green (Live) 11/2007 Horowitz 05/2007
 

Biography:
I am proud to be a DJ for dandelionradio.com - as far as we know we are the only radio station inspired by John Peel - I was a Peel listener from 1976 to 2004 and it was his open minded attutude to different genres that has shaped my own tastes. It is a great buzz to be carrying on the great man's work and bringing previously unknown artists to the attention of our listeners.

As well as my radio DJing I have been known to drag my crates around the UK - I currently hold DJ residencies at monthly indiepop nights Sunny Inside Presents in Stoke-on-Trent and Big Pink Cake in Bristol, as well as co-promoting and DJing at Bristol's monthly vinyl-only Northern Soul night, Getting Together. I have also appeared as guest DJ at some of London's finest indie nights: Twee As Fuck; How Does It Feel To Be Loved; Lost Music Presents; and Scared To Dance.

I run eclectic CD-R label Local Underground, and am promoter and resident DJ for related gigs & events as Local Underground Presents. I also play out a progressive house set as B_Man - you can download some old mixes here. In the Bristol, UK area I have DJd for Manna parties as well as Empathy, and Voodoo nights. My ambient / chillout / dub reggae / punk / soundtracks / psychedelia sets are also much in demand in certain (crop) circles. Over the years I have also been known to play keyboards / drums in various ensembles. I record most of the bands' sessions for my show in my recording studio, StAR Studios, which, like me, has a busy schedule!

You can find me on MySpace here, and on Facebook here!

Tracklistings and listen again to the previous shows:

2019Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50 - 2018 Review
2018Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2017Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2016Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2015Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2014Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2013Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Thatcher Special - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2012Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50 - 2011 Review
2011Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - Birthday Special - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan Festive 50
2010Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Broadcast One 'Bonus Disc' Special - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan Festive 50
2009Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul - Jun - May - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2008Dec - Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Nov - Oct - Sep - Mix - Aug - Jul - Mix - Jun - May - Mix - Apr - Mar - Feb - Jan - Festive 50
2007Dec Festive Fifty Build Up Show - Jan - Mix - Festive 50
2006Dec - Nov - Oct - Sep - Aug - Jul

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