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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

My June show consists of an hour of new music including Neon Waltz, R. Missing, Depeche Mode, His Electro Blue Voice, ARXX, Black Honey, Whitelands remixed by A.R. Kane, and Anonymous Sources featuring Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat. I also play two songs by French act MNNQNS that I discovered in the debut show for Dandelion Radio by X-Ray Moon in April.

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Calum Carlyle

More music from round the world, the majority of it hopefully new to every listener.
Of course there's music from England and America (Chat Pile from Oklahoma, for example, or even the XX from England, who you might have heard of), and most of it's freshly released in the last few months like Yves Tumor and Shame (with one or two freshly reissued tracks as well, like that track by the XX), and even a few compilation only tracks (such as Eamonn the Destroyer) but we've also got some music from slightly more exotic locales, like the Japanese German band Minami Deutsch or Swiss American musician Fai Baba.
Something for everyone.

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David Smith

We mourn the loss of Andy Rourke with a classic Peel session track by The Smiths.
We have new music from Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, Parisian Night Suit, Flasher, Wombo, Missing Jack & The Kameleons, Gentilesky, Hormone, EABS Meets Jaubi, System Exclusive, Buddie, Cindy Pooch, Chime School, and CEL (Felix Kubin & Hubert Zemler).
We have quite a few songs this month from France and from Washington, DC because that's just how things happened to work out.
Enjoy the show!

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Gareth Jones

Gareth's June show takes you on a musical journey around Europe and beyond, including Iceland's Daði Freyr covering a hit song by a girl band. There's also the kitsch Spanish/Swedish duo Die Katapult and Berlin beats from Das Mörtal.
This month's guest presenter in the 2nd hour for 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue' is Lancaster electronic musician Richard Turner, better known as Synthetic Villains. This coincides with the June release of his new album 'Open All Ears', a collection of squelchy synth instrumentals and ambient epics.
All this plus a reissue from Heavenly and the return of The Research.

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Leo Gilbert

Four hours of genre-bending sounds from Leo this flaming June.
He has scoured the musical world to find the best and newest sounds for you – plus a small sprinkling of older tunes – from artists old and new.
How about these names to tempt you: Boa Morte, The Psychotic Monks, Polibio Mayorga and Orchestra Gold in one corner, and in the other there is De Ambassade, Altin Gün, Samana and Xiu Xiu.
That is the mere tip of the mountain of music awaiting you as you tune in to Leo's June jamboree.
Go on, you know you want to.

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Mark Cunliffe

With all that is going on in the world music continues to provide a welcome distraction for me, and I suspect, for you too. Music has always been an outlet in my world, and that is certainly not changing right now.
This month we have Dolan from the New Fast Automatic Daffodils with his first music for 25 years in the shape of Au-Turn, it's a goodun.
Pantomime Riot continues to really impress with more fab tunes, one of which makes an appearance here. There is more footwork from the unreal and prolific Oak City Slums as well as the equally prolific Arma.
Sona Jobarteh fills us with joyous sounds and there is some impressively quirky business from MADMADMAD.
It's the usual melting pot, have a listen?

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Mark Whitby

As has so often been the case, we return to Lithuania's Cold Tear label for our featured compilation this month - turns out it's the best one they've put out for years.
There are also new releases from the likes of Terry, Flesh Eating Foundation, The 3 Clubmen, Tiny Ruins and Horace Ferguson, to name just a few.
Inevitably, the PJ Harvey single gets an airing and there's more from the canon of legendary artists with the recent RSD releases of The Pogues and Husker Du. Peel Back... takes us back 40, 30 and 20 years into the session archives and, naturally, we do what we can to pay tribute to the great Andy Rourke.

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Sean Hocking

On the Bottom of the Pops 4 hour show this month we got heaps of new releases and it's been a busy release schedule for Metal Postcard Records so you'll be hearing some artists you recognise from the label and a couple you don't.
Let's start with some highlights from the past month. Billy Childish is back with Thee Headcoats and a bit of a Bo-Diddly steal that he somehow (as he always does) make sound fresh. I'm really enjoying the Ekphrastics out of Boston with their smart take on indie, Birmingham's Big Special who we played back in February have a new single out. They appear to be getting popular very quickly and have already played SXSW and dates in the US & Europe and are now on the festival circuit. On Chapter records out of Melbourne we've got a great debut album by the Toads and I'm somewhat taken by new Portland (OR) outfit the Yuvees. London It band Bar Italia stir up a good noise and again back to Boston for The Chives who I'll be releasing on Metal Postcard this month.
Talking of Metal Postcard we've got all the usual suspects. The Bordellos new album, "Star Crossed Radio" is a corker and although it is a collection of previously unreleased songs found behind the sofa I think it is one of the best things they've done. As I described it on Bandcamp, "Avant Garde Radio 2 Pop". Also new tunes from The Legless Crabs, Neon Kittens and a night out in Brighton with Sir Robert Orange Peel.
Some older artists have popped up with new releases including Cornershop, Hawkwind's 35th studio album is surprisingly good & Kool Keith is back with Black Elvis 2. Scottish producer Proc Fiskal is back and making sound that nobody else is at the moment.
There's also a couple of fun covers in the show and a couple of oddities from the past.

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Thomas Blatchford

The Thomas Show for June was submitted too late to include a tribute to Tina Turner but you'll still hear 'The Best' from the recent past including new-un's from Sweeping Promises, Miss Kaninna, Das Koolies, Female Wizard featuring Teether, Simona Castricum, and more.
There's two very different mentions of squid, the second appearance in as many months by Yako from Melt Banana, a disco-deep-frying of Pinky Ann Rihal by Cornershop, a delve into the history of People Like Us, and some fitness advise courtesy of Snooper.

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X-Ray Moon

A three hour programme from X-Ray Moon this month. As always, a mix of old and new – mainly new. He says that he's discovered that the '3s' seem to provide a gold seam of anniversaries: 1963, 1973, 1983, etc., which he commemorates with the playing of some old classics, and some long-since-forgottens.
Once again he is attempting to use brushstrokes that are broad in his choices of tracks; with tunes and artists from, for example, Algeria, France, Australia, England, America (USA), Canada, Cymru (Wales), and Scotland, and quite possibly more.
And the type of music? Well, X-Ray Moon states that were there to be a revolution tomorrow he would hope that some of these chosen songs would provide the soundtrack... (not all, but definitely some).