The Official 2008 Festive Fifty - January 2009
Continuing a Christmas tradition started by the late John Peel in 1976, join Dandelion Radio DJs Matt, Jeff, Rachael, Pete Jackson, Mark Whitby, Neil, Simon, Rocker and Andy as they take it in turns to count down through the best 50 tracks from the last year - as chosen by you the listener! Voters picked their three favourite tunes of 2008 in October and November, and now you can hear the full results of this legendary poll in one mammoth show, repeating daily from Christmas Day until the end of January!
ArtistTrackRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Festive 50 Countdown (50-45) - Matt Jones:
The Pocket GodsSuperman's HeadCD LP 'Lo-Fi Sci-Fi'Nub Country RecordsB001L8SA8Y
Earl Grey And The LegomenLast SummerCD single 'Last Summer' I Blame The Parents Records IBTPCD00005
The Lovely EggsI Like Birds But I Like Other Animals Too7'" 'I Like Birds But I Like Other Animals Too'Filthy Little AngelsFILTHY 013
SantogoldLes ArtistesCD LP 'Santogold'Lizard King RecordsLizard 111
The Manhattan Love SuicidesClusterfuck7" 'Clusterfuck EP'Squirrel RecordsSQRL17
Jegsy Dodd And The Original SinnersLiverpool 2008MySpace download 'Liverpool 2008'NoneNone
Festive 50 Countdown (44-39) - Jeff Grainger:
The Parallelograms1,2,3 Go!Split 7" with The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartAtomic Beat RecordsABR003
Thomas TantrumSwan Lake7" 'Swan Lake'Cool For CatsMIAOW 05
The Wedding PresentDon't Take Me Home Until I'm DrunkCD LP 'El Rey'Vibrant RecordsVIB CD 01
The FallCan Can SummerCD LP 'Imperial Wax Solvent'Sanctuary Records1765729
MIAPaper PlanesCD single 'Paper Planes'XL RecordingsXLS396CD
Alex CanastaRecordsCD LP 'Reborn Tonight'Artiscope RecordsART006
Festive 50 Countdown (38-33) - Rachael Neiman:
Sigur RósFestival CD LP 'Meš Suš Ķ Eyrum Viš Spilum Endalaust'EMI2287282
The DeirdresClaire, Are We Safe To Be On Our Own?CD EP 'Dinosaurs That Can Swim'Cloudberry RecordsCloudberry 055
Holy FuckLovely AllenCD LP 'LP'XL RecordingsXLCD 295
Half Man Half BiscuitTook Problem Chimp To Ideal Home ShowCD LP 'CSI:Ambleside'Probe PlusPROBE61
GlasvegasGeraldineCD LP 'Glasvegas'SonyB001L57ZVA
Extradition OrderPenetrate7" 'Penetrate' I Blame The Parents Records IBTP00001
Festive 50 Countdown (32-27) - Pete Jackson:
Wolfram WireArmitage ShanksDemo EP 'Wiesenmusik'NoneNone
ElbowGrounds For DivorceCD LP 'The Seldom Seen Kid'Polydor0-06025-1764098-6
Pete GreenBest British Band Supported By ShockwavesCD EP 'Platform Zero'LostmusicLMR003
DecorationGlasshouse (Dandelion Radio Session - September 2008)Dandelion Radio Session13 B SidesNone
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartCome SaturdayMP3 'Come Saturday'NoneNone
Town BikeDougie7" EP 'When Good Kids Go Bad'KeithKeith007
Festive 50 Countdown (26-21) - Mark Whitby:
The FallTommy ShooterCD LP 'Imperial Wax Solvent'Sanctuary Records1765729
GlasvegasIt's My Own Cheating Heart That Makes Me CryCD LP 'Glasvegas'Columbia743565
SarandonKill Twee Pop!CD LP 'Kill Twee Pop'SlumberlandSLR77
Fuck ButtonsSweet Love for Planet EarthCD LP 'Street Horrrsing'ATPATPCD98
PortisheadThe RipCD LP 'Third'Island Records1764013
Half Man Half BiscuitNational Shite DayCD LP 'CSI:Ambleside'Probe PlusPROBE61
Half Man Half BiscuitDandelion Radio Jingle #2unreleasedNoneNone
Festive 50 Countdown (20-16) - Neil Jenkins:
The Wedding PresentThe Thing I Like Best About Him Is His GirlfriendCD LP 'El Rey'Vibrant RecordsVIB CD 01
The WolfmenCecilieCD single 'Cecilie'NoneNone
Superman Revenge SquadIdiot FoodCDNoneNone
The Manhattan Love SuicidesHeat And PanicCD 'Burnt Out Landscapes'Squirrel RecordsSQRL 18
The SchoolLet It SlipCD single 'Let It Slip'Elefant RecordsER-373
Festive 50 Countdown (15-11) - Simon Hickinbotham:
Fleet FoxesWhite Winter HymnalCD LP 'Fleet Foxes'BellaunionBELLACD167
MGMTKidsCD LP 'Oracular Spectacular'Columbia88697195122
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartEverything With You7" 'Everything With You'Slumberland RecordsSLR 85
PortisheadMachine Gun12" 'Machine GunUniversal Island Records1766095
The Lovely EggsHave You Ever Heard A Digital Accordion?7" 'Have You Ever Heard The Lovely Eggs?'CherryadeCHY020
Festive 50 Countdown (10-6) - Rocker:
Beatnik FilmstarsHospital WardCD LP - 'The Purple Fez 72 Club Social'Satisfaction Recording CompanySatisfied 001
The HillfieldsSpoon3" CD various artists 'What's All The Fuzz About'Cloudberry RecordsCloudberry 503
The DeirdresMilk Is Politics7" 'Milk Is Politics'Cherryade RecordsCHY020
The FallWolf Kidult ManCD LP 'Imperial Wax Solvent'Sanctuary Records1765729
The Container DriversIt Must Be The PipesSingle 'It Must Be The Pipes'Topplers LiteLITE002
Festive 50 Countdown (5-1) - Andrew Morrison:
Ste McCabeHuyton ScumCD LP 'Hate Mail'Cherryade MusicCHY018
MGMTTime To PretendCD LP 'Oracular Spectacular'Columbia88697195122
DecorationSquare MileCD LP 'See You After The War'13 B SidesBEES 7
Das WanderlustPuzzle7" 'Puzzle'Don't Tell Clare RecordsD.T.C 008
DJ Shog Jealousy (DJ Merlin & C-Bass Remix) [background music for countdown] 12" 'Jealousy (The Limited Remixes)' Logport RecordingsLOG2015R
The Fall50 Year Old ManCD LP 'Imperial Wax Solvent'Sanctuary Records1765729
Andrew Morrison - January 2009
Hear Andy's musical picks of the last year, in his first show of 2009. The show features highlights from the many exclusive sessions in 2008, including Decoration, The War Crimes and Alex Canasta. There's awesome remixes of MGMT and Blank + Jones; album tracks from Errors, Bloc Party and Lonely Ghosts; Teresa's Tasty Tips; Scott's Funky Five Minutes; and the Atomizer track that became Andy's favourite tune of the year! Don't forget that you can still hear Dandelion's 2008 Festive Fifty countdown show repeating as part of the schedule until the end of the month.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Lonely GhostsSo Young, So BeautifulCD LP 'Don't Get Lost Or Hurt'OIB RecordsOIB 004
The Helio SequenceCan't Say NoCD LP 'Keep Your Eyes Ahead'Sub PopSPCD 709
AtomizerBlack HandCD-R EP 'Karate Marble Factory EP'NagNagNag RecordsNone
Bloc PartyBetter Than HeavenCD LP 'Intimacy'WichitaWEBB185CDL
Pin Me DownCryptic (Original)12" 'Cryptic'KitsuneKITSUNE071
Alex CanastaCome To Me (Paris Version)Dandelion Radio Session - August 2008NoneNone
The Liberty BalanceBurn My BrandCD-R demoNoneNone
MGMTElectric Feel (Justice Remix)CD single 'Electric FeelColumbia88697 32649 2
Before You Die.Yesterdays NewsDandelion Radio Session - May 2008NoneNone
ErrorsPumpCD LP 'It's Not Something But It Is Like Whatever'Rock ActionROCKACT 36CD
TV On The RadioGolden Age [Teresa's Tasty Tip] CD LP 'Dear Science'4ADCAD2821CD
AutonsSleepwalker [Teresa's Tasty Tip] CD LP 'Who Do You Think You Are Kidding?'Jellymaid Music/Zip RecordsZIPJMMCD005
The War CrimesThe CostDandelion Radio Session - May 2008NoneNone
Death In Vegas Aisha [Scott's Funky Five Minutes] CD LP 'Milk It'BMG82876672672
RampGoodbye Bay CityDandelion Radio Session - July 2008Enraptured RecordsNone
Only The Sea SlugsSave UsCD-R demoNoneNone
Blank + JonesMiracle Cure (Glenn Morrison & Byron Wong Remix)CD single 'Miracle Cure'SoundcoloursCD 0001
Lanterns On The LakeI Will Lay You DownCD-R demoNoneNone
The Joy FormidableAustereCD-R promo single 'Austere'Another Kitchen RecordsNone
Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius PipThe Magician's AssistantCD LP 'Angles'Sunday Best RecordingsSBESTCD24
Crystal CastlesBlack PantherCD LP 'Crystal Castles'Lies Records451.1200.028
DecorationPureDandelion Radio Session - September 200813 B SidesNone
Get Cape. Wear Cape. FlyCould've Seen It AllCD LP 'Searching For 'The Hows And Whys'Atlantic5051442671025
July SkiesSee Britain By TrainCD LP 'The Weather Clock'Make Mine MusicMMM027
Marcelle - January 2009
The return of the Messiah

After last month's disappointing 61% vinyl guarantee Marcelle returns to form in the new year with a proud 81,1% vinyl guarantee for her January show. Furthermore the acclaimed Dutch deejay tries to attract an until now neglected kind of listener to Dandelion (babies between 0 and 2 years old) by playing not one, not two but three songs featuring babies crying (and farting and shitting).
By doing so she sneaky plays a track of her own double vinyl mix album 'DJ Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Meets Her Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory'. As another bonus Marcelle plays a Russian version of a familiar children's television show tune. However, Marcelle doesn't want to alienate the elderly listeners. From this month onwards she will play a 7' and a track of an album which were released 30 years ago that month. The series is called - after a famous Mark E. Smith line - 'Look Back Bore Records Of The Month' and logically features in this months show two classics from January 1979.
Some of the (now) new records by DZ & Loetech, Aardvarck, School Of Seven Bells, Daniel Meteo, High Places, The Nightingales, Si Begg, Llyn Brianeno, Phokus & The Next, Duke Dumont and Toxic Lipstick amongst others will probably feature in the 'Look Back Bore Records Of The Month' editions of her 2039 Dandelion Radio shows.
Believe it or not: Marcelle even has the Messiah in this months show. On vinyl, what else?
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Alex Vivian As AlwaysLive In Melbourne 2008 & Locked Groove3'' with booklet T.B.S.T.A.V.Neue Kunst, HamburgISBN 978-3-938801-63-5
DZ & LoetechIssues12''Aufect RecordingsAuf001
Horace FergusonSensi Addict2xLP 'Dancehall. The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture Volume TwoSoul JazzSJR LP 196
Andy Moor & Anne James ChatonVous Etes RicheCD 'Le Journaliste'Unsounds16U
Death Sentence: Panda!Insect Awaken10'' split with The DreamsBibimbapBBBP007
Uri GellerHit / Rub Me7'' EP 'Soul; And The Loss Of It'Knistern6
Luke's AngerExhaleMini LP 'Blister Pack'Bonus Round3
The NightingalesI Am GrimaldiCD 'Insult To Injury'KlangbadKlangbad 40
John PeelIntroduction2xLP 'Robert Wyatt & Friends: Theatre Royal Drury Lane 8th September 1974DominoREWIGLP48
Robert WyattDedicated To You But You Weren't Listening2xLP 'Robert Wyatt & Friends: Theatre Royal Drury Lane 8th September 1974DominoREWIGLP48
Super Man & Method CatScalp Dem7''Prime Time 
Willy WilliamsArmagideon Time7''Studio One 
k1oskTtt2xLP 'Chaos Tea'AcidsamovarACSA 011
Toxic LipstickItchy BallsCD 'Poopin'Dual Plover 
Daniel MeteoThe Beat Of The Heart12''MeteosoundMeteosound 023
High PlacesVision's The First.7''Upset The RhythmUTR018
Sister O.M. TerrellLife Is A ProblemLP 'Life Is A Problem.But Where There Is Life, There Is HopeMississippiMR-017
Phokus & The NextSmoke Ganja12'' 'We Bomb Fi Dubs #4'Sozialistischer PlattenbauSPB12015
PsappThe Monster SongLP 'The Camel's Back'DominoWIGLP228
Mr. MessiahThe Dub Lab Part 17''AutomationAuto014
The RutsIn A Rut7''People UniteRUT1
Bulgar Brothers feat. Big Bullyunknown (side b)10'' 'We Are 9'We Are 
LeilaIn The Garden12'' 'Deflect'WarpWap244
Llyn BrianenoRecordiau Safon UchelCD 'Recordiau High Safon Quality Uchel Recordings'High Quality RecordingsHQ50
Si BeggAre You A Big Boy DJ12'' Jetlag And Tinnitus Part Three'NoodNoodJNT3
Champion DJBaakoCD  
The UpsettersYama-Ky3xLP 'Open The Gate'TrojanPerry2
Gatundu BoysUruru-Ruru Mwana2xLP 'DJ Marcelle/Another Nice Mess Meets Her Soulmates At Faust Studio Deejay Laboratory'KlangbadKlangbad 37
School Of Seven BellsIamundernodisguiseCD 'Alpinisms'Ghostly InternationalGI-81
Throbbing GristleValley Of The Shadow Of DeathLP 'D.O.A. The Third And Final Report'IndustrialEX 2
DJ Rainbow EjaculationBillyLP 'DJ Rainbow Ejaculation'Cock Rock Disco / DeathsuckerVrock 09 / DSR31
The VersionariesCruise Controller (Regal's Dub)CD 'Regal Presents! Remixes, Rarities, Collabs & Exclusives: 2002 - 2008'Creative VibesCVCD069
Aardvarckunknown (track 1, side 2)12''BloomBloom 2
SkafishDisgracing The Family Name7''IllegalILS 0018
Jonah Moyo & Devera NgwenaRatidza Chimiro ChakoLP 'Taxi Driver'K-Ko RecordsKKO-1
Mark Cunliffe - January 2009
It's January and therefore, time for new goals. Considering Derby's strike force they'll have to be pretty big ones ...
On my show this month, Mungo's HiFi meets a Mexican called Heinz?????! Prozac Painkiller cheers us up with something approaching gabba ... but not quite. Polka Party turn Japanese? - D'ya really think so?? Dognoize sample a dictator (they got a Stalin tester pot from Wilko). There's some Asian psychedelia from a man called Singh. Sleaford Mods are back on form at the chapel and Anthony B thinks he's Batman. There's an artist who ran out of ink when coming up with his name cos he's just called F. Kink Kong's not bothered about Ann Darrow any more, he's moved on to the campaign for the legalisation of marijuana. Enduser's copying off Prozac Painkiller. Queen Ifrica once again gets conscious, unlike me on New Years Eve who was more towards unconscious.
Finally we have Grievous Angel plotting to do away with The Chuckle Brothers ... and so say all of us ...
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
DonaeoAfrican Warrior12"Zephron EntertainmentZE 003
Mungo's Hi Fi feat BenJamminMexican BeanMP3 EP 'Mexican Bean EP'Scotch BonnetNone
Prozac PainkillerUrbanMP3 EP 'Urban Core Vol 1'Metropolis ProjectMETPROVA 004
Polka PartyJapanese HaircutMP3 SingleHappy Release RecordsNone
Food For AnimalsTween My LipsMP3 LP 'Belly'HOSS RecordsNone
DognoizeYou Are Not MachinesMP3NoneNone
Duke DumontHoyMP3 EP 'Dominion Dubs EP'DubsidedDSD016
KwaidanHoichiMP3 SingleHighpoint LowlifeHPLL 030
The Psychedelic SinghKala DoriaMP3NoneNone
LefthandpathI Come From The Planet VeganMP3 LP 'Not For Movement Of Human Beings'AxAXRDLHP 3
Holly Golightly And The BrokeoffsMy .457"Damaged GoodsDAMGOOD 314-7
Toni SmokeGet Low Get HighMP3 SingleFizxFIZXTS 0001
Michael FrearsonGoodbyeCD EP 'This Side Of Poetry'NoneNone
Jayme Stone & Mansa SissokoBibiMP3 LP 'Africa to Appalachia'Jayme Stone & Mansa SissokoNone
Sleaford ModsDoublegonechapelMP3NoneNone
Beat PharmacyGhostshipMP3 LP 'Wikkid Times'Deep Space MediaDS 50200
Anthony BFight Crime2x12" LP 'Heights Of Heights Collaboration'HH ProductionsHHLP04
Darkhorse & Electro 7Justicia NowMP£ Single 'Justicia Now'Three Sixty RecordsTSD 392
The SonicsThe Witch7"Norton RecordsEP 133
FPhase OneMP3 Single7even Recordings7EVEN 04
El GuinchoAntillasMP3 Lp 'Alegranza'Young TurksNone
Labor 7ClonkMP3 EP 'Tech EP'iM ElectronicIMUSICIANA 2168
Max PashmKlezmernakiMP3 LP 'Never Mind The Balkans'Elektrikos RecordsEO 102
Boz BoorerJitterbop BabyMP3 LP 'Miss Pearl'VibrantNone
Feubo & Stupid DogGunMP3 EP 'Gun'M AtomeMATOME 003DG
AgoriaAltre VociMP3 LP 'Go Fast'Different451.1205.701
King KongLegalize It7"Massive BMAS-246
EbolaPainkillers (Enduser Remix)MP3 EP 'Mutant Dubstep Vol 1'SpectraliquidBL 26980-X
Baby J, Fallacy, Punjabi Hit Squad & AlyssiaNo One Like UMP3 LP 'Baby Food'Abstract UrbanNone
BombardierSelf Loathing (Techno Mix)MP3 LP 'Adrenaline'D13D13.012
BlissA Chapter In History (Main Theme Piano Version)MP3 LP 'They Made History'Music For DreamsNone
DZ & LoetechIssues12"AufectAUF 001
Queen IfricaKeep It To Yourself7"Don CorleonKEEP IT
Ailie RobertsonSpiritsMP3 LP 'First Things First'Lorimer RecordsNone
El YaboPa Los Que Meritan ReMP3 SingleLatino Beat370036 8486429
Grievous AngelCulture Killer (With Rubi Dan)CD LP 'Belief Is The Enemy'Elektrik DragonELEKD-02
SkreamRutten2xLP 'Skream!'TempaTempa LP 008
Mark Whitby - January 2009
In what has to be one of the finest ever midwinter periods in the business of foraging for new music, Mark delivers a double-handed January knockout punch in the form of the very best stuff to surface in the pre-Xmas rush as well as a whole barrage of excellent new stuff about to come your way in the early part of the new year. Among those offering relief to the old cockles are electronic winter warmers from Zombie Nation and Unusual & Electric distorted new year terrorist attacks from Wavves and Grampall Jookabox among a shedload of new stuff that includes the highly anticipated album from The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, a much awaited demo from Paraffin Oil Shop and a not-before-time reissue from CPC Gangbangs.
And, as the 2008 festive fifty is unveiled elsewhere in the Dandelion schedule, Mark allows himself a quick look back at the very fine festive fifty of twenty years ago and digs out some winter chestnuts including something from Stump and something else from Loop which, if they're a band who took your fancy way back when, may lead you to care to peruse the wonderful new single from a highly desirable twig from their family tree known as Pumajaw.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
The Peach TreeThe God Of SweatersDownload album 'Revel'NoneNone
Cats Against The BombDiplomatic ImmunityCD 'Attack Of The Bunny Boilers'Advanced Lawnmower SimulatorALS7
Future Of The LeftManchasm (Live)CD 'Last Night I Saved Her From Vampires4ADCAD 2831
The CutlerStilletoDownload album 'The Cutler'Steel TigerST010
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartYoung Adult FrictionCD 'The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart'Slumberland/Fortuna PopSL89CD
Jacob BorshardThere Was A MoonDownload album 'A Glow In The Dark'NoneNone
Slideshow FreakNot A Happy HouseDownload EP 'Best Dressed 4 Bedrest'Filthy Little AngelsLittle 034
Zombie NationForza (Fuckkk Offf Remix)CD EP 'Forza'UKWUKW10
The Kiss-OffFold Up Like A Piece Of PaperDemo mp3 downloadNoneNone
SushidreadDub TerritoriesDownload EP 'Dub Territories'Al DenteADR.COM 034
PondYoung SplendorCD 'Pond'Sub-PopSPCD66 233
New Bad ThingsI Suck7" singleCandy AssNone
StumpCharlton HestonCD 'A Fierce Pancake'EnsignCCD 1641
ShalawambeSamora MachelCD 'Samora Machel'DiabloDiablo 817
LoopCollision12" EP 'Collision'Chapter 2212chap27
PumajawSpanglerPromo CD singleFireBLAZEX164
DJ ZnobiaPatchy LuandaV/A 12" HollertronixMad DecentMAD-090
Paraffin Oil ShopGood Morning GardenCD EP 'Angel & Elephant Pt 1'NoneNone
Grampall JookaboxThe Girl Ain't PreggersDownload V/A Joyful Noise SamplerJoyful NoiseJNR28
Singapore SlingMartian ArtsCD 'Perversity, Desperation And Death'8MMNone
Chloe MarchWritten On WaterCD 'Divining'PowderkegPOWCM0801
Pastel VespaThe Boys Are Back In TownCD 'L'anarchie'SiestaSiesta 162
Belle And SebastianThe Boys Are Back In TownCD Bonus Disc 'BBC Sessions'JeepsterJPRCD018
CPC GangbangsTeenage CrimewaveCD 'Mutilation Nation'SwamiSwami 138
Unusual And ElectricSonar DaddyPromo CD 'Disco For Love'ZirkusNone
Mega City FourMiles Apart7" singleMega CityMC001
Matt Jones - January 2009
Describing a radio show is a bit like weighing up a boat on dry land, but with firey abstract hiphop from Oregon's Owl Dudes, some beautiful blissed electronica from William Fields, shouty latin samba rhythm big drum type thing from Orxata Sound System as well as a whole lot more, including a session provided for us by globetrotting Geordie Drum'n'Bass/Jungle/Breakcore artist/genius Kid Hideous, you can be sure this particular vessel is well and truly watertight, if a little overpopulated by forward slashes and comensurately lacking in full stops.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Jahtari Riddim ForceVigilante DubMP3JahtariJTR NET 13
Downliners SektWeather UndergroundMP3 LP 'Statement of Purpose'noneNone
3 SachettiIl piccolo principe ha sparato alla volpeMP3 LP 'Bora! Bora! Mr. Motto'WM RecordingsWM068
Ruth TheodoreOverexpandingMP3 LP 'Wormfood'noneNone
Kid HideousGirls With GunsMP3nonenone
Orxata Sound SystemNai ti SuMP3 LP '1.0'noneNone
JaminMaster of Demon VallyMP3noneNone
AeropostaleHasselbladMP3 LP 'Dirty Minuit'nonenone
William FieldsSunwireMP3 EP 'The Ruby Leif'KikapuKPU108
Owl DudesElectric Bird PatrolMP3 EP 'For the Feelers'La Familiaaili0f08
PixB after AMP3 LP 'Multiple'Fresh PoulpFPR024
Kid HideousFollow Me - Inncoence Ghost IIMP3nonenone
Nova Scotia RobotsMultiple Deaths from ChemicalsMP3 LP 'Nova Scotia Robots'nonenone
LeeDVDValentinMP3 LP 'lenajgiwittuju'Audiotongtng1028
She Swings She SwaysWhat I Wouldn't DoMP3 LP 'Wasted Love Songs'nonenone
ConelradEarly Morning WeatherviewMP3 EP 'Tranquility Bay'noneNone
Rev PorlUberwretchMP3noneNone
GhostownReflectionsCD LP 'Reflectionz'noneNone
Kid HideousForgotton WorldsMP3noneNone
Children of the DroneDreamy Sitar ExcursionMP3 LP Compilation 6'noneNone
Kid/WarKriminals vs ProteusKrunkMP3nonenone
DilworthBangin the FaceMP3 EP 'Beatnik'nonenone
The GetWeepoMP3 LP 'Various Artists - Compilation'Future State of RhythmFSOR 7
Joyce RooksIsolationMP3 EP 'Composure'DeebinDubDID016
Cars and PlanesSingle Cloud in SkyMP3 LP 'Consumer Confidence, vol. 1'Circle into SquareCIS1002
Rocker - January 2009
This month's show features live sets from The Wedding Present and The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart, as well as a featured LP from Hazel Winter - her new third album, entitled "Situation Normal Then". There are also new tracks from Little My; Built By Snow; Dean McPhee; The Manhattan Love Suicides; We Are Burkina Faso; and Je Suis Animal.
Grace Jones gets an electro remix from Aeroplane, and there is a whole slew of aeronautical-related goodies. There is more electro from Pindrop, and Ormatie, as well as dubstep from Kode9, and plain weird shit from Plinth.
This month's Peel's Big 45 is a soul 7" from 1974.
As well as little known acts, here's this month's little known fact: The longest artificial waterway in the world is the Grand Canal, which runs 1794 kilometres from Beijing to Hangzhou, in China.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Hank Levine & His OrchestraImage (part 2)7"His Master's Voice45-POP 947
Je Suis AnimalPhotograph7"Cloudberry RecordsCLOUDBERRY 1008
Hazel WinterTurn The Main Siren OnCDLP - 'Situation Normal Then"Death Row Bride Records 
PlinthVictorian Machine Music 1CDLP - 'Plinth Plays Victorian Machine Music"Rusted Rail 
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartDoing All The Things That Wouldn't Make Your Parents ProudRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartThis Love Is Fucking RightRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartYoung Adult FrictionRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartCome SaturdayRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartThe Tenure ItchRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HearttEverything With YouRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart103Recorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Pains Of Being Pure At HeartThe Pains Of Being Pure At HeartRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
Crystal StiltsThe SinkingVinyl LP - 'Alight Of Night'Slumberland RecordsSLR-84
Kode9Magnetic City12"Soul Jazz RecordsSJR 161-12
Hazel WinterDancing The GirlCDLP - 'Situation Normal Then"Death Row Bride Records 
Beatnik FilmstarsNurse My Head (As The Actress Said To The Bishop)CDLP - 'The Purple Fez 72 Club Social'Satisfaction Recording CompanySatisfied 001
We Are Burkina FasoArcadiaMySpace  
Built By SnowAlgometric TouchCDLP - 'Mega"  
Little MyLeaves Nothing7" - "Little My's Seventh"Weepop! RecordsweePOP!024v
Carl MalcolmNo Jestering7"HorseHOSS 74
The CynicsComing Round My WayVinyl LP - 'Here We Are'Get Hip RecordsGH-1141
OrmatieEmoke12"Hope RecordingsHOPE 079
The Bright LightsAll I Really Wanna Do Is Not Hurt YouVinyl LP - 'Drunker Than You Since '002'555 Records555LP83
Fucked UpCrooked HeadCDLP - 'The Chemistry Of Common Life"Matador RecordsOLE 807-2
Hazel WinterChristmas ChrysanthemumsCDLP - 'Situation Normal Then"Death Row Bride Records 
Hot LavaO Retorno Da LovefoxxCDLP - 'Lavalogy'Bar None RecordsBRN-CD-194
Don CovayIt's Better To Have (And Don't Need)7"Mercury6052 634
The Wedding PresentPalisadesRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentSportscarRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentCrawlRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentCome Play With MeRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentGetting Nowhere FastRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentWhat I Like Best About Him Is His GirlfriendRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentDallianceRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentDareRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Wedding PresentBoo BooRecorded Live For Dandelion Radio  
The Manhattan Love SuicidesDon't Leave Me Dying7"Squirrel RecordsSQRL 20
Dean McPheeWater BurialShared 7"World In WinterWIW 006
The AirfieldsLove TariffsCDLP - 'Up All Night'Humblebee RecordsHBR010
Pelle CarlbergFly Me To The MoonCDLP - 'The Lilac Time'Labrador Recordslab 115
Grace JonesWilliams' Blood (Aeroplane Dub)DownloadWall Of Sound 
The Blue Aeroplanes.And StonesCDLP - "Swagger"EnsignCHEN13
Hazel WinterWolfCDLP - 'Situation Normal Then"Death Row Bride Records 
Hank Levine & His OrchestraImage (part 1)7"His Master's Voice45-POP 947
Simon Hickinbotham - January 2009
After the absence of one whole month, its great to be back with my first show of 2009. We dive right in to the action with new songs from Raw Gash from Ireland, Fly Ashtray from New York, Orange Disaster from Brazil, Factory Floor from London and Pentolino's Orchestra from Italy.
But we aren't just here for new stuff this time, oh no. Taking advantage of the New Year to make the point that nothing is from 2009 yet, we look back a little more than usual, to hear from festive fifty old-timers Arcwelder, a post-festive message from the Swinging Buildings, and a reminder of what went on at Bell labs in the 1970s from Laurie Speigel.
Add to all this the new "short song-long song" feature, and you have plenty to keep you happy on these long winter evenings. Enjoy!
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Tough and LovelyJust When I thoughtCD 'Teardrops'Spoonful 
ArcwelderFavor7" 'Favor'Duophonic 
Psychedelic HorseshitPortalsMyspace Download  
evak1skylines premixCD 'Offset Register'Chorizo Approved records 
SoapkillsCheftakCD 'Cheftak'Self-Released 
Errorist AcidMathspeakReverbNation Download  
PoniesTuck Jump The DevilMyspace Download  
Eating ElectroEugolanaMyspace Download  
Desolation WildernessGoodbye Summer Girl7" 'Until forever'K Records 
DolipranesJohnny SaidMyspace Download  
KlarinettmusikenSorgen Och StjrnanMyspace Download  
Swinging BuildingsPraying for a cheaper christmasLP 'Ghosts of Christmas Past'Les Disques Du Crepuscule 
Pentolino's OrchestraHappy as Mark Davies SmileCD 'Perros'From Scratchfschr. 12
Nosztalgia DirektivaNehanap7" 'Nosztalgia Direktķva'Enfant Terrible Productionspetit enfant 003
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Phoaming EdisonAint it somewhereLP 'Sold to the second highest Grady'Dark Beloved Cloud 
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GumThe Hellborn SinnersGum Vol 2Self-Released 
AntWhere Happiness BeginsCD 'Sad to see it's morning'Fortune and GloryFORCD114
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AutechreGelkCD EP 'Peel Session 2'Strange Fruit 
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AutocideFlogging a Dead Chipmp3 release 'Chip Music is Dead'Gainladgld27
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Niney and soul syndicateSmile DubCD 'Present Dub'Trojan 
Scotland Yard Gospel ChoirTear Down The Opera House   
FlashbulbWarm Hands in Cold Fog   
Ambrose TompkinsHere They Come   
Sharon Van EttenI Wish I Knew   
MillicentCover Mouth   
MotoramaTiki Tramp   
Origami ArktikaSterke-Nils DoyrCD "I Bet You Say That To All The Boys"Fashion BrigadeNone
Pylon Less WiresToo Much LoveCD "Soundtrack to a vacant life"AlphabasicNone
Clara EngelIlluminate MeCD "Are you well?"ForthesakeofthesongNone
Miss MendLiving City PlanCD "Sharon Van Etten"Self-releasedNone
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Eat SkullNew ConfinementCD "Psychotronic is the beat"Dead BeatDB 78
Eat SkullSurvivable SpacesCD "Trollebotn"Silber62
Chris HerbertLet's Get Boring (demo)Promo EP / myspace downloadSelf-releasedNone
Ex DinosaurPixels In Her EyesCD "Tender"Corps-MortsNone
SpamchordsCan't Stand Love7" singlePiao!15
Dr AvercadoBanana medicineCD "Paintings"Sparksp11cd
LyciaBareCD "Sick to death"SiltbreezeNone
Mr BearScatterbrickCD "Sick to death"SiltbreezeNone
Cinqui SoO Salutaris HostiaMyspace downloadNoneNone
Don DrummondLet George Do ItSingleUno MomentumNone
Kill Krinkle ClubLakes7" Get Ready Get DownYakisakanaSAZAE 017
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The Velvet UnderwearJet SetCD "Cold"Silber61
KintRahul In LoveMyspace downloadNoneNone
Bo DiddleyRoad RunnerCD "Chants Polyphoniques Corses"PlanettWMD 242040
Bark Bark BarkGTFOLP "memorial album"TrojanTTL 23
DeerhoofPlus 81Myspace downloadNoneNone talking teacher demoCD "The Purple Cow Story"Self-releasedNone
Uncle Butcher and his One Man BandMonkey Man12" EP "Jet Set"Prejudice Production"004"
Satin HooksIn GreyCD-single "Der Mama und wie er in die Welt kam"Hate Each Other"005"
The Medium NecksConverseCD "Road Runner / Chess Masters"Hip-O-SelectB001CITRSK
Jackie-O MotherfuckerValley Of FireCD "Haunts"Retard DiscoNone
Pixlh8Walking Home From SchoolCD "Friend Opportunity"Kill Rock StarsKRS472
Chocolate WatchbandDon't Need Your Lovin'downloadNoneNone
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