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'Broadcast One' - Dandelion Radio's 1st compilation album

NEWS:
13 shows and 33 hours of stuff this month!

This Month On Dandelion Radio
Descriptions of every show broadcasting within our looping audio stream until the end of the month
Click here to visit Andrew Morrison's page

Andrew Morrison

Andy's two-hour May show includes great new music from The Divided Circle, His Electro Blue Voice, Laura Cantrell, The Joy Formidable, A Certain Ratio, Tired Cossack, Pulse and more. You'll also hear another new Andy Bell remix resulting from his brilliant and fruitful collaboration with Pye Corner Audio, Kele from Bloc Party with a surprisingly haunting Bronski Beat cover version, plus three more tracks from Arab Strap's remarkable new album 'As Days Get Dark'.

Click here to visit Brownbutter's page

Brownbutter

Brownbutter's show for May is four hours long. Believe it or not, there was restraint involved in its making. It's a miracle he's lived this long. It's a miracle you have too. There are no Smokey Robinson songs on this program, but by complete accident. Heck of a show though.

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David Smith

Greetings and welcome to my show for May 2021. We have an exciting and memorable show, including new material from Facs, Warm Exit, Ratboys, and Sourdure.
In honor of Cinco de Mayo this month we will hear from a great new album from Lorelle Meets The Obsolete, which documents a live in studio session they performed for a Mexico City radio station two years ago. If you have been stressed out by the lack of music from the small nation of Andorra in your collection, fret no more because we have a great song from El Diluvi.
In this month's Historical Highlight section we will hear a few songs from the first twenty years of the incredible journey of Touch & Go Records. We also have a New Age Steppers song from a 1983 Peel session, a track from a great new reissue from South Africa's The Beaters, an amazing song from the criminally underrated group fIREHOSE, two brilliant cover songs, and so much more.
Enjoy the show!

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Gareth Jones

Gareth returns to Dandelion Radio in May with only a 1 hour show, but it's still a very packed edition full of worldwide sounds. German Electropop duo Woog Riots are this month's guests, who pick four songs of their choice in the feature 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue', including classics by Kraftwerk and Television Personalities. Plus they introduce their new single 'Bob Dylan', released to celebrate Bob's 80th birthday on May 24th.
From Germany we travel across Europe to France with new releases by CourDe Récré and Wendy Martinez. Elsewhere in the world, there are new tracks from Japan's Vaiwatt and Canada's Autogramm. Then back in the UK there's Dog Daises, Ernest Moon and Kill The Giants.

Click here to visit Jeff Grainger's page

Jeff Grainger

Grainger elder flies solo, during May, with a one hour broadcast. Plenty of 1st time plays (Henrietta Smith-Rolla, Spread Joy, JIM, Waste Man, and Meril Wubslin).
With a few welcome returns; (Dalmatian Rex and the Eigentones, Fatherfigures, Mouseatouille, DJ Black Low. There's also a "Deleted" (see exclusive) track by Tai Hef Heb Drigolyn).
Go Listen!

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Leo Gilbert

There are two shows from Leo this month. He brings you a welter of music covering a huge range of genres and sprouting from many, many nations around the globe.
One of them features mostly artists he has never played before, with names such as SPLT, Unperson, Mint Julep, Lawrence Hart, JASSS, DRAMA, Biga Yut and Indian Wells.
Names that might be more familiar to regular listeners include Biosphere, Pinhdar, Jane Weaver, Efterklang, Rian Treanor, Mush and Hallelujah Chicken Run Band.
The other show has two brilliant covers of Sharon van Etten tunes, two tracks from the 4AD forty-year commemoration, another track from the Sharal Ya Doom compilation from the Wau Wau Collectif, newies from Cabaret Voltaire, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Thee More Shallows and Modeselektor (among many others), an oldie from Robert Wyatt, and, perhaps most intriguingly, Mogwai remixing Fall!
How is all this possible? Tune in and the entirety will be revealed.

Click here to visit Mark Cunliffe's page

Mark Cunliffe

How you doing? Hope you are keeping going ok. Music is always medicinal to me, figuratively speaking. What have we got that we can take with water this month then?
The Sueves have a new album out and I'm playing a track from it. Jonathan Kaspar has a tech house banger and Jaymie Johnson is talking up a massive boxing legend and pioneer. Nubiyan Twist make another appearance and so does Whitney with more fab drum and bass.
TV Priest make an decent noise from their Sub Pop home and Loefah has more bass heavy gold this month. Got to be better than codeine phosphate, no?

Click here to visit Mark Whitby's page

Mark Whitby

The Vanguardista label's 'Hope' compilation, released to raise funds for Bury Hospice, is our featured compilation this month: good music for a good cause. We've also got a couple of tracks from a new Happy People collection and there are tracks from new albums by Black Midi, Matt Sweeney and Bonnie 'Price' Billy and Dalmatian Rex & The Eigentones, among others.
There's something from the new Sorry EP, a track from the very fine Mojo magazine CD of Cure covers, another track from the fabulous Gabe is a Unit release, another new single from Bandicoot, Flore remixing Azu Tiwaline and a track from a new Ma Rainey retrospective.
Plus, it scarcely needs to be said, much much more.

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Pete Jackson

In a three-hour extravaganza this month there's the return of some familiar faces, with new tunes from The Lucid Dream, Black Twig Pickers, Jello Biafra, Twice Dead, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Jawbone and Derya Yıldırım & Grup Şimşek, rubbing shoulders with first-timers like DubRahJah, Rogue State and Balmorhea.
There's also Indonesian Gabber, Peruvian Industrial and Wiltshire UFO-spotting business, some cracking re-issues from The Fall, Gnod and The Nightingales and a bunch of garage covers of Bo Didley classics.

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Rocker

This month Rocker brings you three hours of new music, including tracks from The Catenary Wires; The Mangfather Bob Katz; The Pocket Gods; The William Loveday Intention; Cathal Coughlan; Hadda Be; Quivers; Anika; Woog Riots; Cartalk; Fresh; The Hannah Barberas; The Higher State; Massage; Beau; Nuevos Hobbies; The Natvral; The Reds, Pinks And Purples and Dropkick.
There's electronica from Extrawelt; Nicky Elisabeth remixed by Robag Wruhme; Convolute; Lorenzo and an amazing new track from Burial.
Dennis Bovell dubs up JARV IS... while Eeyun Perkins takes on a cut from Joe Yorke and the Eastonian singers. There's a whole lot of organ in the show, including contributions from Erin Bardwell; Black Market Brass; Departure Lounge and Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio.
This month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is a 1926 recording out of NYC.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: 'The Ballad Of Dave Inseptso And Kimmy Loadletter' is inspired by two of The Pocket Gods' favourite films: My Best Friend's Wedding and Office Space.

Click here to visit Sean Hocking's page

Sean Hocking

Another 4 hours from me this month for those of you who love a musical marathon.
We kick off the show with a cover of The Birthday Party's Junkyard performed in an almost 21st century pop style. Who'd have though back in them thar distant days of the early 80's that Birthday Party songs would end up sounding pop and Mr Cave would be a UK national treasure although he's actually Australian. Will he in his dotage give in and end up on Dancing with the stars, or whatever it is called. I think I'd prefer him on gogglebox!
We have new music from Mush, Biga Yut, Zillas On Acid, Party Dozen, Whitney K & Woog Riots amongst many others.
Oldies from Van Dyke Parks, John Cale and Chris & Cosey.
Lots of other "inbetween" stuff too.
Personal favourites this month are relatively new pop / techno chanteuse Louisahhh, rediscovering The Masters Apprentices track The Future of our Nation which describes the shit that Australia is in now and they wrote back in 197, also, discovering NW (USA) 60's Garageband The Raymarks and not being able to get enough of the Iron Wigs album from late last year.
Thanks for listening.

Click here to visit Thomas Blatchford's page

Thomas Blatchford

Thomas received a gigging injury to the ribs recently, a sure sign that rock is back, and hence presents this month's show from an awkward angle.
As well as a celebration of a year of Porridge Radio's album, ten years of the Butter Sessions label, and 67 years of dearly departed Trinity, there's also new future earworms from Bachelor, Baker Boy, Anz, Moon Rituals, Fake Fruit and a garage-load more.
This episode is dedicated to Daphne Camf, from bands such as No Zu, SaD and Rat vs Possum, who passed away in April.