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Brownbutter - DJ

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On my show this month:
Might as well call him Brownerbutter this month as the Brownbuddsy, the Lovesy Dovesy, is committed to catching some rays and getting a little darker in this most liberating of summers, still keeping it real as he soaks up some crucial vitamin D.
It's the Super Sunny Spectacular Summer Solstice Extravaganza Brownbutter radio show as the Toms, Damien Jurado, Can, Chavela Vargas, Spencer Krug and The Human League all shine, Lonnie Holley goes supernova, the Nopes offend, Parliament scorches and Lost Girls kiss from high places like an afternoon sunshower.
June's show is 4 hours and 54 songs of rhythm and melody across a variety of eras and genres as only Dandelion Radio will deliver.
This month's "I Got You Covered" segment includes takes on the Silver Jews, Gershwin, Mungo Jerryv, Grimes and Mazzy Star, among others.
Take off your clothes and wear El Sol upon your skin, as our show travels on a warm breeze with nary a surf tune in sight. Please send all missives, insights, recipes, and emotional revelations to brownbutter@dandelionradio.com.


My previous session guests:

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I'm Cory Brown aka Brownbutter. When you brown butter in a pan and caramelize it to the edge of burning it, it becomes an indulgently delicious sauce that seems to make everything taste better. That's my aspiration.
Once upon a time, I ran a record label out of the San Francisco Bay Area called Absolutely Kosher Records. John Peel played our first release (P.E.E.'s The Roaring Mechanism) on his show in 1998 and even sent me a thank you note for sending the album. Peel Sessions were only in the coolest record stores over here, before I was old enough to know what they were or who he was.
It wasn't easy to listen to the John Peel Show before the internet came along, but you could find those Peel Out in the States CD comps of his syndicated shows in the 1990's cheaply in the used bins. His eclecticism and warmth, which I became decidedly more familiar with once I could stream BBC radio, had a profound effect on me and the way I listen to music, as well as the way I signed bands over 85+ releases in 13 years.
I've been making eclectic mixes for decades. I used to leave cassette mixes anonymously around San Francisco, on the shelves of bookstores and video stores and on the tables of bars and cafes. I nearly started a happy hour gig called "I Miss John Peel", but local bar owners had no idea what I was on about. Cassettes are gone, I haven't released music since 2012, the skies here are orange, I work in professional wrestling now and I still can't seem to give up carbs (though I'm fine without pants).
Thankfully, Dandelion Radio had the mercy to take me in from the cold and clothe me from the warehouse full of anoraks they maintain. Oh, wait, was I not supposed to mention the anoraks?

Tracklistings and listen again to the previous shows:

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2020Dec - Nov