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

NEWS:
2019 starts with new shows plus 5 hours of the 2018 Festive 50

Leo Gilbert - DJ

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Leo Gilbert

On my show this month:
Leo's January show is a four-hour, four-headed beast. Its four heads are: a celebration of the best music of the past twelve months (and beyond); the latest new tunes that have already begun to tear up Leo's Bluetooth speakers; a global journey discovering music from Italy, Zambia, Ethiopia, Finland, Sweden, the UK, the US, Israel, Trinidad, Germany and South Africa among other countries; and an admission of debt to all other Dandelion DJs, whose playlists Leo has plundered to ensure he has only the tastiest tunes to offer you in this New Year feast.
Dive in, surf atop the frothiest sounds around, click and repeat.


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Biography:
I am in many ways your typical John Peel fan. I grew up listening to his shows from the era of punk rock until his death, and, with increasing obsessiveness, compiled cassettes, mini discs and finally mp3 playlists of the best tunes. Music runs through my family’s veins, and in me this takes the form of a compulsive search for new sounds. As John Peel used to put it, what I really want to hear is something I haven’t heard before.

Envy fills me when I read what my Dandelion collaborators have achieved in promoting, making and playing music, but my life as a teacher for the past quarter of a century has squeezed out any time for, well, pretty much anything apart from listening to and appreciating what continues to be made musically across the world. At last, though, I have found the space to pursue what has long been an ambition and can attempt to meet the stellar broadcasting standards set by my volunteer colleagues by sharing my love of new music with Dandelion listeners. I really hope at least some of what you hear gets its hooks into you.


Tracklistings for my previous shows:
12/2018 - 11/2018 -