Festive Fifty Build Up Show - December 2021
Join a selection of Dandelion Radio DJs for the hour up to midnight (GMT) on Christmas Eve for this one-off, Festive Fifty Build-Up show. They'll be introducing some of their picks of 2021 that didn't quite make it into this year's legendary listeners' poll, while warming up for the first play of the 2021 results starting at midnight.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs PigsHot Stuff (Feat. The Lovely Eggs)Digital Single 'Hot Stuff (Feat. The Lovely Eggs)'Rocket Recordings 
Tired CossackBurnerDigital LP 'Hocus Pocus'Tired Cossack 
LowMoreDigital LP 'Hey What'Sub Pop Records 
Low RoarDavidDigital LP 'Maybe Tomorrow…'Tonequake Records 
Moderate RebelsTrickster GodsDigital LP 'If You See Something That Doesn't Look Right II'Moshi Moshi Records 
OstraalyBlind MelonDigital single 'Blind Melon'Sub Group Records 
Pillow Queen & RuinTunnel VisionDigital EP 'Calling Me'Isla 
The Alien CormorantNew World Order (Feat. Ponchita Peligros)Download Single  
The AquabatsI Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas TooDigital LP 'I Want A Hippopotamus For Christmas Too'Gloopy 
Hungry BentleyLoose ArrangementCD LP 'Exposition'  
FritzDie HappilyDigital LP 'Pastel'Inertia Music 
Negative NanciesPig In A PenDigital LP 'Heatwave'FishriderFISH028
Andrew Morrison - December 2021
Having last month broadcast his first session for a number of years, Andy's two-hour December show features no less than two exclusive session guests, with three tracks from Bristol's The Divided Circle and a further three songs from Canada's Tired Cossack in the concluding second part of their session, which commenced in November. As usual, there's also loads of new music, much of which has a still and reflective, winter feel about it. Acts include Dave Gahan & Soulsavers, Low, Public Service Broadcasting, Penelope Isles, French For Rabbits, Seagoth, Keeley, Paul Draper, Laura Cantrell and ARXX. Andy has found another cracking Swedish band in Stockholm's Sjöblom, and features a track from his brilliant 'Demons' LP.

Don't forget to listen to the results of the official Festive Fifty, in a co-hosted show counting down Dandelion Radio listeners' fifty favourite tracks from 2021, broadcasting every from Christmas Day until the end of January.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
ARXXNot Alone But Not With YouDigital single 'Not Alone But Not With You'  
Mark PetersBox Of Delights (Maps Remix)Digital single 'Box Of Delights'Sonic CathedralSCR118
DitzDed WürstDigital single 'Ded Würst'Alcopop! 
Tired CossackMillion BuxDandelion Radio Session  
Ora The MoleculeBeat Beat BeatDigital EP 'Beat Beat Beat'Mute Artists Ltd. 
The AssistIrrational MovementsDigital single 'Irrational Movements'The Assist 
Laura Cantrell Secret Language (Feat. The WPA Ball Club)Digital single 'Secret Language'  
The Divided CircleAncestor (Quieter)Dandelion Radio Session  
Paul DraperCult Leader Tactics (Radio Edit)Digital single 'Cult Leader Tactics (Edit)'Kscope 
Muthoni Drummer QueenLove Potion (Feat. Sauti Sol)Digital single 'Love Potion (Feat. Sauti Sol)'Muthoni Drummer Queen 
KeeleyEcho EverywhereDigital single 'Echo Everywhere EP'Dimple Discs 
Tired CossackDollywoodDandelion Radio Session  
SeagothEternity (Leaf Mix)Digital single 'Eternity'Byes 
RadioheadLike Spinning Plates ('Why Us?' Version)Digital LP 'KID A MNESIA'XL Recordings 
A Certain RatioFriends Around Us (The Lounge Society Remix)Digital LP 'Loco Remezclada'Mute Artists Ltd. 
The Divided CircleThe Hotels (Empty)Dandelion Radio Session  
French For RabbitsWalk The DesertDigital LP 'The Overflow'AllGood Absolute Alternative Records Ltd. 
New OrderBe A Rebel (JakoJako Remix)Digital single 'Be A Rebel Remixed'Mute Artists Ltd. 
Penelope IslesSailing StillDigital single 'Sailing Still'Bella Union 
Tired CossackWastedDandelion Radio Session  
End Of FunHere To Fail (Again)Digital single 'Here to Fail (Again)'Something Beautiful Recordings 
Public Service BroadcastingThe VisitorDigital LP 'Bright Magic'Play It Again Sam 
SjöblomHomeDigital LP 'Demons'Reptile MusicRM009
The Divided CircleTurn All The Clocks Back And Melt ThemDandelion Radio Session  
CHVRCHESViolent DelightsDigital LP 'Screen Violence'Virgin Records Limited 
The HideawaysDissolveDigital single 'Dissolve'Wipte Out Music 
LowDon't Walk AwayDigital LP 'Hey What'Sub Pop Records 
Dave Gahan & SoulsaversThe Dark End Of The StreetDigital LP 'Imposter'Columbia Records 
Brownbutter - December 2021
Brownbutter couldn't bring himself to look back on 2021 as there's simply too much good music to share.
December's show clocks in at 4 hours with new music from by Aeon Station, Dummy, Clarke and the Himselfs, yes/and, José González, Parquet Courts and Mdou Moctar, plus some classics from The Stylistics, The Thermals and Sister Rosetta Tharpe.
"I Got You Covered" features Bela Fleck finally counting down and !!! not quite believing they put a man on the moon.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
José GonzálezHead OnLocal ValleyImperial/City Slang/Mute
Aeon StationQueensObservatorySub Pop
The PersuasionsMan, Oh ManWe Came To PlayCapitol
DeerhoofBe Unbarred, O Ye Gates of HellActually, You CanJoyful Noise
Pan AmsterdamNo SnareElevator Music, Vol. 1Def Pressé
Les Filles de IllighadadEghass MalanAt Pioneer WorksSahel Sounds
Vanishing TwinBig Moonlight (Ookii Gekkou)Ookii GekkouFire
Daniel Wylie's Cosmic Rough RidersRed Sunset (Green Eyes)Atoms and EnergyLast Night From Glasgow
Circuit des YeuxVanishing"-io"Matador
Run The JewelsGoonies Vs. ETRTJ4BMG
Wet LegChaise LonguesingleDomino
Cumgirl8Pluck MeRIPCumgirl8bandcamp
TenciSerpentMy Heart Is An Open FieldKeeled Scales
The Sweet InspirationsCrying In the RainLet It Be Me: The Atlantic Recordings (1967-1970)Atlantic
Robyn Hitchcock & The EgyptiansTed, Woody, And JuniorElement Of LightGlass Fish/Yep Roc
The Underground YouthBehindBeautiful & DamnedFuzz Club
Margarida, Cantadeira de ParedesCaninha Verde (Portugal)Excavated Shellac: An Alternate History of the World's MusicDust-to-Digital
CalifoneYour Golden AssQuicksand/CradlesnakesThrill Jockey
ChorusingWhitewatersideHalf MirrorWestern Vinyl
BreezeEcstasy On Keele StreetOnly UpHand Drawn Dracula
Family AtlanticaOkorobaCosmic UnitySoundway
Sufjan StevensFictional CaliforniaA Beginner's MindAsthmatic Kitty
Mdou MoctarAfrique VictimeAfrique VictimeMatador
FoetusGums BleedAcheSelf-Immolation/Thirsty Ear
Jerusalem in My Heart‘Ana Lisan Wahad (feat. Farida Amadou & Pierre-Guy Blanchard)QalaqConstellation
TirzahCrepuscular RaysColourgradeDomino
Grace JonesI've Seen That Face Before (Libertango)The French Dispatch (Original Soundtrack)ABKCO
sir WasHope We'll Make It ThroughLet The Morning ComeMemphis Industries
CindyMy Friend1:2Tough Love
April MagazineIf the Ceiling Were a KiteIf the Ceiling Were a Kite: Vol. 1Tough Love
Birdlegs & PaulineJust Can't Help MyselfModernityKent
Danongan Kalanduyan and the Palabuniyan Kulintang EnsembleKapamalong-malong Dance Music IIKulintang Kultura: Danongan Kalanduyan and Gong Music of the Philippine DiasporaSmithsonian Folkways
The StylisticsYou Make Me Feel Brand NewThe Very Best of the StylisticsH & L
Shannon & the ClamsCrawlYear Of The SpiderEasy Eye Sound
The SpitsWurmsVIThriftstore Records
The ThermalsNo Culture IconsThe ThermalsSub Pop
GustafMineAudio Drag For Ego SlobsRoyal Mountain
ScreensaverBuy/Sell/TradeExpressions of InterestHeavy Machinery Records
Sister Rosetta TharpeJerichoGospel TrainMercury
Parquet CourtsJust ShadowsSympathy For LifeRough Trade
Amyl and The SniffersChoicesComfort To MeRough Trade/ATO
Clarke And The HimselfsWeighted DownThe One and Only Clarke and the HimselfsNo Big Deal
LemmyIt's A Long Way to the Top (AC/DC)Thunderbolt - A Tribute To AC/DCDeRock
!!!Man On The Moon (R.E.M.)singleWarp
Kendra SmithHeart and Soul (Joy Division)A Means To An End: The Music of Joy DivisionHut Recordings
Benjamin GibbardThe Concept (Teenage Fanclub)Swift Sessions singleBarsuk
The DuntsHey Ya (Outkast)single
Béla Fleck & Abigail WashburnThe Final Countdown (Europe)AV Club: Undercover
Ty SegallPlayHarmonizerDrag City
The EasybeatsFriday On My MindFriday On My MindAlberts
FlamingodsPeachesLevitationMoshi Moshi
DummyPunk Product #4Mandatory EnjoymentTrouble In Mind
Big VicGun GirlGirl, BuriedAcrobat Unstable
W. H. LungFigure with FlowersVanitiesMelodic
yes/andUgly Orangeyes/andDriftless
Greg VanderpoolMaking My WaySub RatonWindow Control
WikiAll I Need (feat. Earl Sweatshirt)Half GodWIKSET ENTERPRISE
David Smith - December 2021
When is a Peel Session not a Peel Session? You will have to listen to my show for the answer, though
The Bananas may provide a clue.
On the subject of Peel Sessions, in this month's Historical Highlight we have great examples from Stump, That Petrol Emotion, múm, Bratmobile, and Band Of Susans.
We have brand new stuff from Laughing Gear, almost new stuff from African Imperial Wizard andSoursob, and great new reissue material from Dernière Volonté and The Dents.
Does the fish have chips? I will leave you in suspense until we can discuss the answer.
Enjoy the show!
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Little BarrieSurf HellKing Of The WavesTummy Touch
MammútSaltRiver's End EPBella Union
The VenturesLites OutIn The Vaults vol. 2Ace
Bloody Mary Una Chica BandSugarsingleEt Mon Cul C'est Du Tofu?
PolygrooversReal IllusionGroove Salad, vol. 1self-released
Sea MossAppease The Peas, PleaseBidet DreamingFeeding Tube
African Imperial WizardHanni-baal BarcaIsandhlwanaTesco Germany
Bedouin SoundclashSt. AndrewsStreet GospelsSide One Dummy
Mary Monday & The BitchesI Gave My Punk Jacket To RickysingleHozac
Andrea ParkerThe SwampHere's One I Made Earlier!Touchin' Bass
Point Juncture, WATuring ShulgunMe Or The PartyParty Damage
Oleg KostrowIn Three HandsCafé Sputnik: Electronic Exotica From RussiaEastblok Music
SoursobShoegazeSoursobHozac
QaniMosarwaKoshwaneEric Ramco Records
Roy OrbisonRockabilly Gal6 O'clock RockRock Around The Clock
PailheadDon't Stand In LineTraitWax Trax!
The Four PlugsWrong TreatmentsingleIn The Red
The BananasAmy's BirthdayThe First 10 Years Of The BananasPlan-it-X
StumpDown On The Kitchen TableDoes The Fish Have ChipsCherry Red
That Petrol EmotionBlind SpotThe Peel SessionsStrange Fruit
múmScratched Bicycle / Smell MemoryThe Peel SessionFatCat Records
BratmobileMake Me Miss AmericaPeel SessionDutch East India Trading
Band Of SusansThrone Of BloodThe Peel SessionsDutch East India Trading
The DentsCheap Perfume1979/80 CincinnatiHozac
Laughing GearNew EstateFreak LemonsHeavy Machinery
Dernière VolontéNous Maintenons Notre HisLe Fue SacreTesco Germany
Pannonia Allstars Ska OrchestraHungarian DishFeel The Riddim!Megadó Kiadó
The Party Of HellicoptersThe ToucherPlease Believe ItVelocette Records
Pajama Slave DancersNuclear VanIt Came From The BarnJ-Bird Records
Angelo BadalamantiDub DrivingLost Highway soundtrackUniversal
Gareth Jones - December 2021
Gareth has two shows for you in December, with his regular show on the Dandelion Radio schedule, plus his annual Christmas Special appearing on Mixcloud.
For this regular show, expect an eclectic hour with new Country from Sad Daddy, Hardcore Jungle from M27, Spanish Indie-Electro-Punk-Pop from AIKO EL GRUPO and Skiffle Rock'n'Roll from The TR5's.
Meanwhile this month's 'Secret Songs from the Sixties' contains two tropical Cuban cuts from the 1968 album by Silvestre Montez y sus Guantanameros reissued on the Vampi Soul label.
All this, plus two non-Christmas songs taken from the 15th volume of the Cherryade Records compilation CD 'A Very Cherry Christmas' with Bean Weevil's song about a game of Charades and there's a surprise cover version from Mega Emotion.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
AIKO EL GRUPORomantinskiDigital singleElefant Records
PINCH POINTSReasons To Be Anxious7-inch/DLMistletone Records
Pepe DeluxéTyger Boy, Rocket BoyLP/CD/DL 'Phantom Cabinet Vol.1'Catskills
Sad DaddyCharlie PickleLP/CD/DL 'Wake Up In The Hills'New Orleans Records
The ExbatsBest KissLP/DL 'Now Where Were We'Goner Records
Silvestre Montez y sus Guantanameros Los goles de PeléLP/DL 'Las guitarras tropicales'Vampi Soul
Silvestre Montez y sus Guantanameros Paga Pedro MiguelLP/DL 'Las guitarras tropicales'Vampi Soul
M27WHY NOT!12-inch with Rufkraft & DJ Please 'Why 001?'/DLSelf-released/Bandcamp
The TR5'sRock 'N' Roll Good Times7-inch/DL Double A side single with 'Mr Lucky'Weekend Offender Records
Bean WeevilCharadesCD V/A 'A Very Cherry Christmas 15'Cherryade Records
Mega EmotionWe All Stand TogetherCD V/A 'A Very Cherry Christmas 15'Cherryade Records
So Majestic DonkiThings Are About to Get WonkiDigital singleSelf-released/Bandcamp
Yucky DusterGrumpDigital singleSelf-released/Bandcamp
Gareth Jones Xmas Show - December 2021
Gareth has two shows for you in December, with his regular show on the Dandelion Radio schedule, plus this 2-hour Christmas Special on MixCloud and broadcast on Christmas Eve in Germany on FSK radio.
Expect the usual array of musical Christmas crackers and probably a few absolute turkeys too! Plus specially recorded messages from several of the artists being played who release new Christmas singles this year.
These include the punky sounds of Swansea Sound, the Country sounds of Laura Cantrell duetting with Michael Shelley and electro artist Gemma Cullingford will be walking in the air while taking time out from her band Sink Ya Teeth.
Plus Ian from the Damaged Goods label introduces three tracks from his new compilation LP 'A Damaged Christmas Gift For You'.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
AIKO EL GRUPORomantinski   
PINCH POINTSReasons To Be Anxious   
Pepe DeluxéTyger Boy, Rocket Boy   
Sad DaddyCharlie Pickle   
The ExbatsBest Kiss   
Silvestre Montez y sus GuantanamerosLos goles de Pelé   
Silvestre Montez y sus GuantanamerosPaga Pedro Miguel   
M27WHY NOT!   
The TR5'sRock 'N' Roll Good Times   
Bean WeevilCharades   
Mega EmotionWe All Stand Together   
So Majestic DonkiThings Are About to Get Wonki   
Yucky DusterGrump   
Jeff and Alfie - December 2021
The Graingers say "ta-ra" to 2021 with a three hour "best bits" fiasco ...
Making this show's short list are tracks by Folly Group, Bordello & Clarke, Dry Cleaning, Ephat Mujuru & the Spirit of the People, Salem Trials, Tai Hef Heb Drigolyn, The Maitlands, Black Country, New Road and Grove.
There's a few new releases that found their way on to the list too. Keg Adam Stone with Dead Sea Apes, VCR and Lewsberg.
2021 has been such a great year for music that 3 hours barely scratches the surface.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Salem Trials1979 pt2   
Moor MotherMangrove   
Slag HeapCaffeine   
Black Country, New RoadBread Song   
Bordello & ClarkeThe Dreams of Rock n Roll Stars   
Folly GroupSand Fight   
GnodGiro Day   
CarolineIWR   
Black MidiSlow   
FamousThe Beatles   
SAULTStrong   
LowAll Night   
Dry CleaningTony Speaks   
LewsbergGetting Closer   
Orchestre Tout Puissant Marcel DuchampSo Many Things (To Feel Guilty About)   
Adam Stone with Dead Sea ApesSkull Pilot   
Lucy & ArronTense Cut   
GroveYr Boyfriends Wack   
BlanketmanHarold   
Tai Hef Heb DrigolynCyfri'r Ods (Fersiwn Dileu)   
SquidDocumentary Film Maker   
KegFarm Hands   
Ephat Mujuru & the Spirit of the PeopleMbavaira   
Yard ActThe Overload   
ShameBorn In Luton)   
tANGERINECAtHouse of Shards   
The MaitlandsDiving In At The Shallow End   
Rey Sapienz & The Congo Techno Ensemble96   
Tokky HorrorShow no Mercy   
WednesdayTwo Plagues   
Swansea SoundRock & Roll Void   
GoatQueen of The Underground   
Tropical Fuck StormLegal Ghost   
VCRTale From The Space Age   
Jeff Grainger on FSK - December 2021
Jeff presents another mixed bag of surprises with an uncompromising, varied, selection of musical genres from all around the world.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Erectile DysfunctionersParty in my pants   
MobiusFractul   
Kiwi Jr.Maid Marian's Toast   
Arooj AftabMohabbat   
UV-TVAlways Something   
Black Country, New RoadConcorde   
DisappearsReplicate   
Meic StevensLoved Owed (aka Love Ode)   
Laurie AndersonSharkey's Day   
Angered WrecksFuck You   
LindamannFern   
M(h)aolGender Studies   
Amyl and The SniffersSecurity   
King HannahA Well-Made Woman   
Dandelion FSK showIntroducing Bigsby Brothers   
Bigsby BrothersDjango's Waltz (Dandelion Radio Live Session)   
Bigsby BrothersTu Se Jervais (Dandelion Radio Live Session)   
Bigsby BrothersOh By Django (Dandelion Radio Live Session)   
Bigsby BrothersSee You In My Dreams (Dandelion Radio Live Session)   
2 Koi KarpLive At The Bank Top Tavern   
Leo Gilbert - December 2021
Four wonderful hours of wonderful tunes from Leo this December - and not a mention of Christmas to be heard. He surprised himself with some of his selections, happening upon tunes from established bands he thought were past their sell-by date, but who bowled him over with their latest offerings. He is leaving it a mystery for now as to who these bands are ... so you'll have to listen in to find out.
Aside from these teasers, he has 13 minutes from Domingæ, 10 minutes from Rival Consoles, affirming life advice from Charles Spearing, Chelsea Wolfe singing her own song and remixing Divide and Dissolve, Paul Rooney and Jackie Oates staying polite, and Three Faces of Eve wishing you would leave.
He also has Shamir's Gay Agenda, Gina Birch's Feminist Song, the brilliant Amon Tobin, the amazing Dylan Henner, the astonishing Deerhoof and tunes from all over the globe.
A very merry unChristmas indeed.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Charles SpearinUnsolicited AdviceSingle: Unsolicited AdviceArts & Crafts Productions
Aunty RayzorTornadoCompilation Album: Music for the EaglesNyege Nyege Tapes
Screechy DanWATPSingle: WATPHeadTracks Entertainment
EmpathBorn 100 TimesSingle: Born 100 TimesFat Possum
DeerhoofScarcity Is ManufacturedAlbum: Actually, You CanJoyful Noise Recordings
Immersion & Laetitia SadierRiding the WaveAlbum: Nanocluster, Vol .1swim
Amon TobinBlack as the SunAlbum: How Do You LiveNomark
Maenad Veyl & The Sarcasm EnsembleSuntrailsAlbum: Comfort in MiseryVeyl
Throwing SnowBrujitaAlbum: DragonsHoundstooth
Dylan HennerLewistownEP: AmtracksPhantom Limb
Alva NotoHYbr:ID oval p-danceAlbum: HYbr:ID INOTON
lelouLéti PomméSingle: Capito / Léti PomméBabani
Muluqèn MèllèssèEnbayén terègiwCompilation Album: Ethiopian Hit Parade, Vol. 2Heavenly Sweetness
WavelessBOGART and BACALLAlbum: SugartreeJoyful Noise
ShamirGay AgendaSingle: Gay AgendaShamir
---__--___In Memory of Simon Kingston (feat. recovery girl)Album: The Heart Pumps Kool-AidOrange Milk
Injury ReserveKneesAlbum: By the Time I Get to PhoenixInjury Reserve
Josienne ClarkeA Letter On a PageAlbum: A Small Unknowable ThingJosienne Clarke
EfterklangÅbent Sår (feat. The Field)Album: WindflowersCity Slang
HAAiThe Sun Made For a Soft LandingSingle: The Sun Made For a Soft LandingMute
Ishi VuThis is your LifeAlbum: La LuzDifferent Recordings/ Glum Trigger
LirazHalaAlbum: ZanGlitterbeat Records
Only NowInverted Memories (feat. Rajib Karmakar)Album: Indian Unclassical, Vol. 1Bokeh Versions
Nun-PlusListen To Your PeopleAlbum: Ljubimo / Let Us LoveNumero Group
Elvis CostelloAny King's ShillingAlbum: SpikeWarner Music
Divide And DissolveFar From Ideal (Chelsea Wolfe Remix)EP: Gas Lit - 3 Part RemixInvada Records
Chelsea WolfeWoodstockSingle: Woodstock / Green AltarSargent House
Rival ConsolesMonsterEP: MonsterErased Tapes
PosthumanTake Me BackAlbum: Requiem For a RaveBalkan Vinyl
GabrielsBlameSingle: BlameAtlas Artists
Laura Cannell, Kate Ellis & Chris WatsonCloaked by Ravens WingsOctober Sounds (feat. Adrian Crowley, Milene Larsson & Chris Watson) - EPBrawl
Sloppy JaneJesus and Your Living Room Floor (Single Version)Single: Jesus and Your Living Room FloorSaddest Factory / Dead Oceans
IosonouncaneashesAlbum: IRASony Music
DehdFlying (Physical Medium Remix)Album: Flower of Devotion RemixedFire Talk
TNGHTTumsSingle: TumsWarp
Jane WeaverThe Lexical DistanceEP: Sunset DreamsFire
Saint EtienneBlue KiteAlbum: I've Been Trying To Tell You[PIAS]
PhonopsiaPrepaternal (Paternal Revision)EP: Peaks and TroughsHorse Category
Three Faces Of EveWish You’d LeaveCompilation Album: Dark PlanetAvoidant
MakossiriJuicy JuicyEP: Juicy JuicyHakuna Kulala
Gina BirchFeminist SongSingle: Feminist Song - SingleThird Man Records
IncentiveGOD PLANETAlbum: Incentive (2021)Submarine Broadcasting Company
Emma Ruth RundleReturnAlbum: Engine of HellSargent House
Paul Rooney & Jackie OatesStay PoliteAlbum: Surface Industries IOwd Scrat
Istanbul HippodromeMown Down By the LakeAlbum: Mown Down By the LakeIstanbul Hippodrome
DomingæAsǽseAlbum: ÆSacred Bones
SpiritualizedAlways Together With YouAlbum: Everything Was BeautifulBella Union
Mark Whitby - December 2021
The release of the Cherry Red box set 'The Sun Shines Here' provided a great excuse, if any were needed, to dig a bunch of my old records from under the stairs and play a few of the early eighties indie gems that appear on it.
There's plenty of new stuff in this final show of 2021 too, of course, including new singles from The Rusty Nutz and The Alien Cormorant and albums from Megadead, The Idealist and, of course, Idles.
This being the month of the Festive Fifty broadcast, we look back to the legendary 'Phantom 50' of 1991 and, towards the end of the show, play a handful of the best of this year's Xmas releases, including, naturally, a couple of the highlights from this year's Cherryade compilation.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Memphis SlimThe BellsCD 'The Real Honky Tonk & The Blues Every Which Way'Profound
Yard ActLand Of The BlindCD 'The Overload'Zen FC
WarpedWurzel GummidgeCD 'Precocious Little Bastards' 
The Alien CormorantNew World Order (ft Ponchita Peligros)Download Single 
IdlesThe WheelCD 'Crawler'Partisan
The IdealistWar ChantCD 'Cosmic Music For Higher & Lower Awareness'Hoga Nord
The Monochrome Set Avanti (Ten Don'ts For Honeymooners)V/A CD Box Set 'The Sun Shines Here (The Roots Of Indie-Pop 1980-1984)'Cherry Red
The Rusty NutzPenllergaer SasquatchDownload SingleLavender Sweep
Roman AngelosItalian Soda7" EP 'Italian Soda'Happy Robots
The Newport DollsThere's A Ghost In My HouseDownload EP 'A Conversation On Occult Subjects' 
Swansea SoundRock N Roll VoidDownload Album 'Live At The Rum Puncheon'Skep Wax
Black ReggaeDarling I'm So Proud Of YouV/A CD 'Reggae Africa (Roots & Culture 1972-1988)'Global Beats
Eamon The DestroyerHumanity Is ComingCD 'A Small Blue Car'Bearsuit
WeekendThe View From Her Room (7" Version)V/A CD Box Set 'The Sun Shines Here (The Roots Of Indie-Pop 1980-1984)'Cherry Red
BongwaterNick Cave DollsCD Box Set 'Box Of Bongwater'Shimmy Disc
SlintGood Morning CaptainLP 'Spiderland'Touch & Go
Babes In ToylandHandsome & GretelCD 'Fontanelle'Southern
Pip BlomDifferent TuneCD 'Welcome Break'Heavenly
Big James Barnett & The Golden JubileesTell ItV/A CD 'Sacred Soul Of North Carolina'Bible & Tire
MegadeadChief Of The DeadCD 'Authentic Country Music' 
A Certain RatioFriends Around UsCD 'Loco Remezclada'Mute
Billy BraggFreedom Doesn't Come For FreeCD 'The Million Things That Never Happened'Cooking Vinyl
Yeah Yeah NohBias BindingV/A CD Box Set 'The Sun Shines Here (The Roots Of Indie-Pop 1980-1984)'Cherry Red
SprayFelicette (Space Cat)LP 'Ambiguous Poems About Death'Analogue Trash
New Age Doom/Lee 'Scratch' PerryStep In SpaceCD 'Lee 'Scratch' Perry's Guide To The UniverseWe Are Busy Bodys
Huey Piano Smith & The ClownsRock N Roll Santa ClausCD 'Twas The Night Before Christmas'Westside
CorvairFlannel PajamasV/A Download Album '24'Wiaiwya
DUCK Ft. Charley StoneSanta ClausV/A CD 'A Very Cherry Christmas 15'Cherryade
The Old Married CoupleUntil ChristmasV/A CD 'A Very Cherry Christmas 15'Cherryade
Laura Cantrell & Michael ShelleyMr & Mrs Santa ClausDownload Single 
Agent StarlingNorthern LightsDownload EP 'The Northern Lights Trilogy' 
Mark Whitby on FSK - December 2021
Join Mark as he takes us through another two hours of his favourite new music, with brief glances at reissued gems from the past and a general focus on the interesting, the odd and the unfairly overlooked.
Sean Hocking - December 2021
It's the final Ring of Fire for 2021. Thankyou to listeners old and new for tuning in and I hope that what I've played this year has hit some buttons.
As usual I was debating a best of the year show and then the usual happened too much great music flooded in to my inbox over the past month, so, it is just another show from me. Again only 2 hours rather than the usual 4 as life has made me somewhat time poor recently.
That said I have been slightly end of yearish with some older tunes that have set me alight and the show starts with one of them, Nina Simone's version of Steppenwolf's Pusherman. Other oldies in the show include Jah Wobble & Keith Levene covering "Within You Without You", Frank Sidebottom cracking a Capt Beefheart tune over the head and Mr Lydon on US telly with his version of Man of Constant Sorrow.
Brand new tunes from The Legless Crabs who reported back with some tearful news from the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, something off the new Pictish Trail album as well as a pick from the New IDLES outing, amongst others.
Plenty of other great new and unheard tunes too. Once again thank you for listening, sending in music and generally the best radio audience there is
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
Nina SimonePusherman   
BlawanUnder Belly   
Legless CrabsBoo Hoo Hoo   
The QueersThis Place Sucks   
SMOTEPoleyn   
Pictish TrailIsland Family   
IDLESTHE BEACHLAND BALLROOM   
Eamon The DestroyerTomahawk Den   
Jah Wobble & Keith LeveneWithin You Without You   
Frank SidebottomMirror Man   
Captain BeefheartMirror Man   
Orquesta Pacho GalanEstambul (Afinando los Trombones)   
dj lycoxWildin'   
Toto ChiavettaEderlezi (Dub)   
Mood TaegSquirrels Dancing Among Elephants   
TrickyHate This Pain (feat. Marta)   
The BordellosSlow Motion Fade Out   
Legless TrialsWhite Phil   
The FallI've Been Duped   
Ross HolcombA Man of Constant Sorrow   
The Jester Unmasked (John Lydon)Man of Constant Sorrow   
Alai KMganga   
Dave HarringtonREDUX Dub 9   
Alien Nose JobCrusader of Coles   
Cheval SombreAlthea (feat. Sonic Boom)   
Los BarrierosAshcu de Primo   
Heaven 17We Don't Need This Fascist Groove thing   
Sean Hocking on FSK - December 2021
Sean, of the Metal Postcard label, continues to bring us new and undiscovered tunes from around the globe in his monthly 'Ring of Fire' show.
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
R.O.CChateau   
Kevin MorbyOMG Rock n Roll   
DENNIS COMETTIWAXIT   
BeatlesAI   
Elian GrayPeter Vacant   
Split Lip RayfieldA Little More Cocaine Please   
Bonzo Dog Doo Dah BandWe Are Normal   
The FallI've Been Duped   
BohannonTake the Country to New York City   
SnuffFuck Off   
The MaxxCocaine   
SaultLondon Gangs   
Eden AbhezSurfer John   
David BowieGolden Years (Dub Remix)   
RezoLost At Sea   
Matthew e WhiteShine A Light For Me   
UpsettersThe Tackro   
Would Be GoodsRichard III   
RakoonHoi An   
Meskerem MeesWhere I'm From   
Brian Jonestown MassacreSuper Fucked   
Neil YoungHomegrown   
ChatsYeah Nah   
BaianaCosme Martin Christian Vila Remix)   
Bill Carter And The Rovin GamblersBaby Brother   
Srirajah Sound SystemSalavan Powa Feat. หมอลำอินแต่ง แก้วบัวลา (DUBPLATE)   
InsanlarKime Ne (Ricardo Villalobos Mix 2)   
Jeffrey LewisThe Last Time I Did Acid I Went Insane   
Thomas Blatchford - December 2021
This month marks the 50th show for Dandelion Radio by your haggard host Thomas and to celebrate the second hour gets pretty wiiiide, but as it's December there's also a look back at some excellent albums of the year from K5, K-Dog, Crash The Superyacht, Shannon and the Clams and more.
There's a taster from an LP being released in March 2022, which is suddenly the near future somehow, plus three live performances, two Raincoats covers, and one song that's a six-second voicemail.
Plus new tunes about: television! A nice coat! Shirley from Eastenders! Keeping money under the bed! Sex with the moon! And, weirdly, there's a rare movie recommendation too.
And nothing Christmassy, guaranteed! Turn it on!
ArtistTitleRecordingRecord LabelCatalogue No.
808 StateStormin NormanGorgeous (LP)ZZTZZT 12
Thee Cha Cha Chas Here Comes The FeelingLive at 3CR on April Fools (LP)Wild AnimalsCHASWILD029
Shannon and the ClamsYear of the SpiderYear of the Spider (LP)Easy Eye SoundEES-017
The GobsI Wanna Fuck The MoonThe Gobs (EP)
Robert LeeCome Now Sound BoyCome Now Sound Boy (EP)Rhythm Discsrhythmdiscs001
Rainbow ChanHeavy 沉重 (Chinese Version)Heavy 沉重 (EP)Eastern Margins
NookyCuznJunction Court (EP)Bad Apples Music
BoorookCall Upon Me
Divide and DissolveMental Gymnastics (Moor Mother Remix)Gas Lit (3 Part Remix) (12")Invada
Sweeping Promises Pain Without A TouchSub Pop / Feel It
K-DogNice Coat, Nice ClothesShe Miss Me (LP)Heart n Soul
Barry Brown / Paolo Baldini Dubfiles Natty Roots Controller (Long mix)Pressure Sounds
PunkoCash Under Your BedPlants Singing (LP)Dinosaur City
Crash The SuperyachtLike A RashSt Vitus Square Dance Apocalypse (LP)
K5Increasingly AgitatedPomona (LP)
Blanco TrancoRosieI've Been Dying To Tell You (EP)HoneygliderHONEYCS1
Hearts and RocketsOn / OffTV Is Boring (EP)Psychic HysteriaPSYCHIC-042
Tele NovellaAdventures Close To HomeStars Rock Kill (Rock Stars) (V/A)Kill Rock Stars
MirahIn LoveStars Rock Kill (Rock Stars) (V/A)Kill Rock Stars
Bush TetrasRun Run Run (Live in San Francisco)Rhythm and Paranoia: The Best of Bush Tetras (LP)Wharf Cat
JPEGMAFIAThe Ghost of Ranking Dread! (ft. Tkay Maidza)LP! (LP)
Female WizardKeep GoingTIE-EE-YIE-EE-YIE-EE-YIME (LP)Heavy MachineryHEVMAC020
LolinaMark Ronson's TED Talk Intro (Using Computer Remix)Fast Fashion (12")Deathbomb ArcDBA287
LolinaAdvisorFast Fashion (12")Deathbomb ArcDBA287
Jangly MarkEchoes From A Forgotten PastGhost For A Day (EP)Lavender Sweep
Tom Yum Mona LisaCat PouchesReverse Curse (LP)
Zonos Into DuskLive at ze Meadows (LP)Underground TapesUG1