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

NEWS:Loads of new songs to listen to this month - 30 hours of great shows

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

It's another short but sweet 1-hour show from Andy for September, packed with great tunes by End Of Fun, Circe, The Joy Formidable, Low, Ulrich Schnauss & Mark Peters, A Certain Ratio, Keeley, His Electro Blue Voice and more. Inspired by their first new single in 23 years recently being released, you'll also hear a classic 1992 shoegazey Andy's Old Chestnut from The Boo Radleys.

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Brownbutter

Brownbutter's September show is a pizza. A very large, very tasty pizza. It lasts four hours and there are rumors of a Michelin star. Maybe a Michigan bar.
It is possible that it's actually just the 1983 film Mr. Mom starring Michael Keaton and Teri Garr. "'People don't change,' that's what they say" is what Anika says in the show opener, "Change", but she, along with 53 other songs in this four hour mastadon of a pizza, asserts "I think we can learn, I think we can change." Mr. Mom agrees.

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David Smith

Can you believe we are already in the third trimester of 2021? Unbelievable. For my September show I have a lot of new material, including songs from Anika, Vasconcelos Sentimento, Midwife, Wilted Woman, foodman, Piętnastka, and more. We will also hear a great song from an upcoming re-release by Princess Chelsea.
In this month's Historical Highlight, I will give a brief tour of the amazing body of work by Don "Sugarcane" Harris.
Sadly, we lost another musician recently, from the great doo-wop group The Harptones. We will hear a song from them in tribute.
Enjoy the show!

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Gareth Jones

Gareth's September show brings a packed two hours of new releases and forgotten classics.
There's electro galore including new tracks from second albums by audiobooks and Alice Hubble. There's also Spaghetti Western anthems from Shannon and the Clams and Shattercones.
'Secret Songs from the Sixties' brings two cuts from the new Trunk Records compilation 'Do What You Love', to mark the label's 25th anniversary.
Plus in the second hour, this month's guest for 'Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, Something Blue' is Hue Williams, lead singer of The Pooh Sticks, who is now a member of Festive 50 favourites Swansea Sound.

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Jeff Grainger

Well, September is here and it's all back to school! But it's all back to gigs too!!!
So the Grainger duo focus on some of the acts, an eclectic line up, from the Manchester Psychfest on September the 4th with tracks from Peaness, Blanketman, Kokoroko, Clara Mann, Slift, Regressive Left, Deep Tan and Dry Cleaning.
However just to ensure the show isn't completely redundant from the 5th of September, there's the first airing of brand a new single by The Matlands, a whole load of new tracks by Ephat Mujuru & the Spirit of the People, Belle Royals, Goat, My Dear Companion and Submotile.
Plus this month's featured album is the marvellous cassette compilation by Hypocritical Beatdown.

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Leo Gilbert

Leo maxes out on music from all over the wonderful continent of Africa in his four-hour September show, with tunes from Niger, Kenya, Libya, South Africa, Ethiopia, Uganda, Tanzania and Morocco featuring Mc Yallah, Mdou Moctar, Les Filles de Illighadad, Ahmed Fakroun, Moonchild Sanelly and many others.
He also manages to squeeze in a track from Paul Rooney's wonderful new album and a new single from Jangly Mark, two tunes from Sault, two from Damon Locks & Black Monument Ensemble, and a handful of new songs from big-hitters such as Dry Cleaning, IDLES, Low and Porridge Radio.
Possibly the most intriguing tune is a Spanish reworking of a 1978 Elvis Costello song that brought memories of Leo's youth flooding back.
And there is so much more besides. Unmissable? You bet!

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Mark Cunliffe

It's still summer in the UK but we already seem to be creaping into autumn a bit preaturely as I type this. Summers in the UK are always a bit psychotic really.
So, September brings us new Jawbone and something from rapper Unknown T. DJ Manny has another from his new album and the excellent Polyhymns come with some new heat.
Mari Dangerfield has something which is probably her best one to come out in the last few releases and Dry Cleaning and coming at us with yet more fab vibes. There is also a brilliant featured album from Genesis Owusu.

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Mark Whitby

This month's show features the return of The Sinatra Test in session and a featured compilation from the Artafact label. Following our inability last month to preview this year's Green Man festival in any meaningful way, we do include releases from a bunch of featured acts, including Snapped Ankles, Shame and Fontaines DC, subject to a masterful reworking from Dave Clarke.
There are new releases from Black Dice, Los Blancos, Jangly Mark and Dead Bambies and we Peel Back... to classic session tracks broadcast forty, thirty and twenty years ago this month.

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Pete Jackson

September always feels like a starting point, so there's loads of new material in the show this month from first-time appearing acts, like yes/and, Intergalactic Brasstronauts, Satanic Togas and CV Vision alongside new stuff from older favourites Goat, Ty Segal, Altin Gün, Bruise Control and Sendelica.
There's extraordinary new work from the king of long-form spoken word pieces Paul Rooney, a timely re-issue from Lee Perry and The Upsetters and a poshumous release of new sounds from Alan Vega.
There's also an extra bonus un-announced track at the end of the show from Kutiman.

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Rocker

Two hours from Rocker this month, including new tracks from CTMF; Benefits; Pip Blom; Red Fox Labrador; David Lance Callahan; Jangly Mark; The Great Leap Forward; Low; The Lovely Basement; and Mildred Maude.
There's electronica from mysterious German duo Die Neue Zeit, as well as a new track from Petar Dundov, and a reworking of a Dukwa track by Deetron. There's also a wonderful new track by Paul Rooney, from his forthcoming new concept album about working in a call centre.
There's a whole slew of new reggae / ska releases on Happy People Records. Meanwhile Courtney Barnett takes on The Velvet Underground, Laura Cantrell covers Freedy Johnson, and David Christian of Comet Gain reinterprets a classic track by Felt.
This month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is from 1955. There's no Educating Elizabeth record, instead this month sees a one-off return of the Peel's Big 45 feature, to mark the passing of one of the all time great record producers.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: While Mick Jagger may have said that Dandelion will make you wise, we cannot guarantee this to be the case.

Click here to visit Sean Hocking's page

Sean Hocking

Don Letts has put together a compilation for Late Night Tales which includes a wonderful dub re-edit of 16 Tons by OBF Charlie P so that has to kick of the show. Everything old is new with the Taliban back in Kabul so we follow with some old metal postcard tunes that we released earlier in the decade, Taliban Man by Krom out of Cambodia and dj foundation's G-Had.
What else is new? It's been a long time since we've heard from Peaches, Parquet Courts have a new album due and if the lead single is anything to go by you'll be hearing more from that album when it drops.
Out of South Africa we've got Moonchild Sanelly as well as a "Cape Town Jam" from UK producer Auntie Flo and also check out from Port Elizabeth the Native Soul track Dead Sangoma. The Monoliths want to "Fuck Oasis" and not in a loving way!
Also something new off Reuben Vaun Smith's fabulous debut LP on Sunday. Listening to it you wouldn't believe that he's from Yorkshire and destined to be a premier league player until an awful injury. We say football's loss is music's gain.
Other new and fairly new tracks from the Legless Crabs, Peggy You, Joy Orbison, Tee-Vo, Waffles and many more. Oldies but goodies from Lightning Bolt, The Fall, The HiFis, Cramps & Beck.
Along with all the other weird and wonderful things we've also got a version of Ace of Spades played on some church bells ... as a former Rockin' Vicar I think this version would have made Lemmy very happy.

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Thomas Blatchford

This month's wingding from Thomas is dedicated to Australian artist Katharine Daly, who died last month, and has regularly featured on the show with music made under her own name or as the frontperson for the band Ostraaly. This episode closes with a selection of her songs and a plea to download the Ostraaly album Misery Guests, released at the start of 2020 by the label Tenth Court.
Before that though there's elation, fear, aliens, ghosts, milk, cheese, and a bunch of new singles from Zig Zag, BRNDA, MissGenius, Blonde Revolver, Tragic Carpet, Jangly Mark, and plenty more besides.
The label Tuff City provide some soul and funk from yesterdecade, Mothra finally release an album that's been sat under the bed since the mid nineties, and your host becomes overwhelmed by a twenty year old song about a cringeworthy newsreader.