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Vote now in the 2021 Festive 50!

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

After a few shorter shows recently, Andy's November offering is a full two hours, within which he's very pleased to feature the first exclusive session on his show for several years. You'll hear the first three songs of a two-part, six track session from Tired Cossack of Winnipeg, Canada - with part two to follow in December's show.

You're also going to hear new music from Arab Strap, CHVRCHES, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes, His Electro Blue Voice, Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters, End Of Fun, Bdrmm, Wet Leg and many more. There's a Drum & Bass Andy's Old Chestnut from 2001 by John B, plus you'll hear a marvellous Mogwai remix produced by one half of New Order.

Andy gives you info on how you can vote for your favourite tracks of the year in the Official 2021 Festive Fifty listeners' poll during November, and there's even a brief interruption from the postman!

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Brownbutter

Brownbutter fell asleep beneath the stars and found himself showered with new music from Sparks, Shannon & The Clams, Aeon Station, Low, Deerhoof, Wayne Snow, Vince Staples, Anna Meredith and so much more.
This month's "I Got You Covered" sees treatments of Phil Collins, Ann Peebles, Sonic Youth and Billy Idol, among others.

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David Smith

This year's Festive Fifty is not far away, and artists from Melbourne, Australia are trying to corner the market. This month we have no fewer than six new or mostly new releases from Melbourne artists, including Cable Ties, Mod Con, Screensaver, Blonde Revolver, Alien Nosejob, and Exek. We also have new stuff from Low Life, Bad Bad Hats, Black Dice, Domingæ, and Jesca Hoop. We will hear another track from the great new album by Hungry Bentley.
Is there anything not new in this month's show? Well, in this month's Historical Highlight, we will examine the early output of the great Washington, DC punk band Dag Nasty.
There are some great surprises ready for you this month, so give thanks for a world stuffed with great music and enjoy the show!

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Gareth Jones

Gareth's November show promises to be something rather different. While suffering from a chest infection, he has been barely able to talk recently. So instead your host this month will be the computer programmed voice of Robot Gareth who will guide you through an hour of new releases.
There's electro from Spray, surf guitar from Beware Of Blast, Latin and Hip-Hop sounds from Meets On Beat and new Indiepop-Punk from Swansea Sound.
All this, plus a rather surprising cover version by Independent Country and a smart alec robot presenter!

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Mark Whitby

This month we welcome back the excellent Digital Resistance in session, showcasing three new tracks ahead of their next album. Our featured compilation is the Smithsonian Folkways collection 'The Village Way Out West': look out for more tracks from this fascinating double album in my FSK show this month too.
We also feature new albums from Fanfare Ciocarlia, Hideor Tild, The Specials and Bunny & The Invalid Singers, among others, and new singles from Rodney Cromwell, The Wot Nots and Man or Astro-Man?.
We've also got The Other Two remixing Mogwai, the result of a fascinating collaboration between Ritual Cloak and Autumn Juvenile and something else from that extraordinary Mood Taeg album.
This being the months of Festive Fifty voting, we Peel Back... to three highlights from the chart of forty years ago.

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Pete Jackson

After October's nostalgia-festival, this month Pete guarantees at least 82% of artists are new to the show.
Among those making their debuts are Two Knocks For Yes, ESP Summer, Vanishing Twin, John and Hendrick's Toth, alongside first plays for more estbliahed acts like The Courettes and Fontaines DC, here taking on The Velvet Underground - a heavy task indeed.
There's new music from Mogwaa and old music from Mogwai, the colaboration of the month comes from The Telescopes and Flavor Crystals operating as Foam Giant, and we wave goodbye to one-man film studio, genre-creator and game changer Melvin Van Peebles with a closing track from his seminal Blaxsploitation classic Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song.

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Rocker

An hour from Rocker this month, including new tracks from Swansea Sound, The Courettes, The Total Rejection, The Mighty Observer, The Ace, and Arrest! Charlie Tipper.
There's electronica from Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters, and Ben Böhmer. There's reggae from France in the shape of Dub Shepherds, plus a track from the expansive new compilation of a decade-and-a-half's work by Beatnik Filmstars.
This month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is 10" 78 from a boogie-woogie piano pioneer from 1948 out of Chicago.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: Despite being known as a 1920s Chicago phenomenon, the boogie-woogie piano style actually originated in the black logging communities of Eastern Texas in the 1870s, and was spread by the steam railways that served that industry.

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Sean Hocking

Welcome back and yes almost another year over. Only 2 hours from me this month which I'm sure some you will think, thank the lord, those 4 hour shows are exhausting!
What have we got for you this month?
We kick off with a little Boris set for all you in the UK who, no doubt, are not going to be calling their kids Boris! Ditties from Brian Bordello, Cassette Boy and John Dowie, who, like Rik Mayall ,knew a long time in advance what was coming around the corner.
We celebrate Captain Kirk finally getting into space, no not that song, but the great man himself digging deep into the world of Elton.
Lots of new tunes from around the world - Jay & Yuta (Sydney), Mad Teo (Queens NY), Imarhan (Alegeria), Upsidedownhead (Melbourne), Carlos Mancha (Bogota) & Dub Chieftain ( Scotland) amongst many others.
Lots of other stuff too. Enjoy the truncated show

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Thomas Blatchford

Thomas has an exclusive session in November from Maxine Gillon, who is - consults notes - "known primarily in the Sydney music scene for her abrasive ear-splitting lead guitar work in post-punk band Second Idol", but meanwhile "Maxine Gillon's solo singer-songwriter output reflects a more muted, introspective and literate side to her musical identity." The exquisite session includes two previously unheard new'uns, one song from Maxine's 2020 EP 'The Six Strings of Sappho', and a nod to one of the great Peel Session creators of our age.
Speaking of Peel Sessions, the show opens with an all-timer from Delta 5, in tribute to the recent departure of frontperson Julz Sale. Thomas implores you to vote in this year's Festive Fifty - it comes round quicker every year, doesn’t it? - and features a handful of hotline-related songs from the recent past.
There's a brace of tracks from a new tape by Australians stuck in lockdown, and a ditty about a dog goes up against a tune about an eel (also I definitely heard a frog at some point). Plus new things from Bored Lord, Bitumen, Baker Boy, Blawan, Malice, Mosca and many more.