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NEWS:
22 hours of fresh new shows for March

This Month On Dandelion Radio
Descriptions of every show broadcasting within our looping audio stream until the end of the month
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Andrew Morrison

Andy's March show may be just one hour, but it features over a dozen great new tracks including those from His Electro Blue Voice, Not Me But Us, West Wickhams and Deary. There's an early contender for the best track of 2024 from A Certain Ratio; two more tracks from Epic45's latest album; plus you'll hear the first single from Andy's favourite band Arab Strap's eighth studio LP, which could quite possibly be first album to ever feature emojis in its title!

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David Smith

Greetings! Great musicians come and go, but it sure does suck when they go. This month we pay our respects to Aston "Family Man" Barrett, Wayne Kramer, and Damo Suzuki with fitting songs by or about them.
Meanwhile, we have brand new songs from Warm Exit, Charles Moothart, and Ashtray Navigations, who teamed up with Expose Your Eyes for their newest release.
What else? How about some live Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, three great songs from the Indian subcontinent, and a track from Discharge?
Enjoy the show!

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Gareth Jones

You'd be mad as a hare to miss Gareth's March show. Saluting "International Women's Day" on March 8th, there are female artists galore, ranging from the political angst of Lambrini Girls to the catchy pop of Girls Aloud.
This month's 'Secret Songs from the Sixties' brings three cuts from the new CD box set "Do The Strum! Joe Meek's Girl Groups And Pop Chanteuses (1960 - 1966)".
Then the 2nd hour's guest host is Welsh artist Angharad who'll be taking part in regular feature 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue' to coincide with the release of her new album 'Motherland' out March 1st on Libertino Records.

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Leo Gilbert

Leo has put together four hours of mostly new music from all over the world this month.
Beginning with Jensen Interceptor & DJ Fuckoff, he stretches his lucky listeners' musical horizons, sprinkling in contributions from, amongst many others, Woodpecker Wooliams, Gentle Stranger & Martha Skye Murphy, Svitlana Nianio and Anja Huwe.
He also features tunes from Milo Korbenski & Helen Ganya, KABEAUSHÉ, the wonderfully-named Admiral Drowsy and Fur Trader.
Don't be nasty - just come along down and join the fun with Leo this March on Dandelion Radio.

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Mark Cunliffe

I can't stop myself from following the news but sometimes, or maybe even often, I wish I didn't. As always, music is a great escape. Where we escaping to this month?
There is something from English Teacher's new album and efan has done a number on OVERMONO and what a number it is too.
Autjoy is back bringing autism into sharp focus with his music and Ben from Son's Of Mu has another band called GREEDY SAUCE and I'm playing a wonderful track from their new album.
Of course there is something from Jellyfish Punch and Rogue Limb have another heavy offering that is proper.
Nah Eeto and Sumgii have teamed up to great effect and I'm featuring an album that is new but is a compilation of the early 80's Dutch post punk band Nadagen which is simply excellent.

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Mark Whitby

New releases from Idles, Burial and The Lovely Eggs inevitably make an appearance this month, along with something from the debut album from Tapir! and three new releases from the Metal Postcard.
This month's featured compilation comes from Analog Africa, whose Congo River Funk compilation brings together some massive early 1970s tunes from west Africa, and there are some great European releases courtesy of Poland's Jan LF Strach, Serbians ShazaLaKazoo, Shnieke from Turkey and Germany's Circolo Vizioso and Markus Marsuhr.
We also feature something from the recent Lee 'Scratch' Perry album, Peel Back...with Peel-approved tunes from March 1974, 1984 and 1994 and say goodbye to the great Wayne Kramer.

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Rocker

This month Rocker brings you an hour of music, including new tracks from Big Special; The Empty Page; The Umbrellas; The Lovely Basement; The Drain On The Balcony; Plastic Bag; and Ibibio Sound Machine.
There's new electronica from Burial and Squarepusher.
This month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is a 1951 release out of California.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: The world record for eating hard-boiled eggs is held by Joey Chestnut, who in 2013 put Cool Hand Luke to shame by devouring 141 eggs in eight minutes.

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Sean Hocking

2024 music wise I'm drowning in new and interesting music and a lot of it is not re-hashing but re-imagining. Does it sound like 1978, 1989? I don't know yet but it's certainly keeping me busy
We kick the show off again with a band I've been releasing on Metal Postcard for nigh on 5 years now, The Legless Crabs. As DIFFERENT NOISES RADIO SHOW said recently on playing them on their show, as wonderfully unhinged as the Butthole Surfers at their most extreme.
In the year of a presidential election in the US, the Crabs, for me, are like an underground aural noise/news channel explaining why the country might be entering a period of darkness that it'll take a long time to climb out of.
Over on the other side of the country, in Olympia Washington, my other favourite USA noiseniks, The Gobs, have just released a new ep. Fierce, funny and unhinged as always.
More dark and noisy music from the likes of Choncy, the UK's Pantomime Riot & 1000 Robota.
It's not all noise though. Beth Gibbons is back for the first time in however many years and we also hear again from Oregon band, Blitzen n Trapper who are a firm old favourite.
New indie is sounding interesting at the moment Borough Council (Hastings), Playdead (London) and although not really Indie, Northern Ireland's Kneecap, who are in trouble with the grownups for their lyrics remind me of the Sleaford Mods, Beastie Boys & the Prodigy. If they keep annoying people in the right manner they will be huge.
Also in the show this month an oldie from Bob Metzdorf with a song that has to be the best ever CSNY song not penned by the superstar group, a secret new act from Manchester we will be releasing on Metal Postcard that blows the likes of Gallagher and Squire out of the water, a newbie from Peaking Lights and as always, a lot more.
Enjoy the show

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Thomas Blatchford

You'll have to excuse the state of your presenter's voice this month as Thomas (writing this in the third person) has a new disease called covid and has been languishing in bed listening to Damo Suzuki live recordings, which is why this show starts with Can from German telly in 1971.
Also from the seventies is Essential Logic whose Peel session is about to become available on 10” vinyl, otherwise it's largely new goodness from Aya, Emily Wurramara, Jess Ribeiro, Cerrot and the like.
There's a Record Store Day recommendation from Prince Far I and a record collecting life recommendation from the new split 7” by Hearts and Rockets and Cong Josie.

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X-Ray Moon

X-Ray Moon attempts to blast through the walls of winter greyness into the sunlight of a new spring. With an eclectic mix of styles, genres, rhythms and nationalities (one nation, one love!)... Fed up with the damp dark evenings (at least in the Northern Hemisphere), X-Ray Moon takes us through a springtime musical delight. With, as is usual for him, a thunderous mix of old and new tracks (but by far mainly new tracks).
There are, for example, Belgrado with their track Jeszcze Raz; The Serfs with Beat Me Down; there is the extraordinary half French half Tennessee group of Archi Deep; and the formidable lock-up your loose chickens group Bilbao Kung Fu.
As for one or two of the older tracks, as is usual, X-Ray Moon blends chocolate cake-friendly tracks with magic mushroom smoking rhythms... with the likes of: Cabaret Voltaire; Lemon Jelly; Bill Hicks; and, Madsen.
In addition to all of this spanking marvellousness there are two in memoriam dedications to, respectively, Melanie Anne Safka aka Melanie, and, Damo Suzuki, (with among other things The Fall's track 'I Am Damo Suzuki') - for sadly both of these artists died recently.
X-Ray Moon hopes listeners enjoy his show, and he wishes everybody a fab Spring.