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

NEWS: We are still making shows under lockdown - another 25 hours this month

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

Andy continues his journey through Skuldpadda's 'Commitment' in his September show. It's his favourite album of the year (so far), and three songs are played across the show's two hours. Other artists featured include The Company Of Men, Arab Strap, Rival Consoles, Victories At Sea, Black Honey, Makola, Curve and Epic45. Andy also marks the passing of Denise Johnson by playing a couple of less well-known tracks from the 90s that featured her additional vocals. As well as the usual blend of indie and electronica, the show even has a rare appearance of some Brazilian Jazz-Funk, in the form of a track from a Far Out Recordings reissued 1979 album by Antonio Adolfo that Andy has taken a fancy to. Andy recently rediscovered a cracking dark electro song he last played on-air way back in August 2006, so decided to feature it again in this show as an 'Andy's MP3 Memory'. Listen in to find out what it is - and if you remember it!

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Gareth Jones

Join Gareth for another two hours of new choons, a few cover versions and the obligatory regular feature 'Secret Songs from the Sixties', this month containing two cuts from the soundtrack album of the 1968 cult film 'Girl In Gold Boots'.
If you're listening while working from home, then you may enjoy a particular new track by Momus taken from his recent album which was recorded during lockdown in Berlin.
The Covid themed songs continue with a noisy Japanese riot about the pandemic by Electric Machine Gun Tits and there's more Japanese quirks with a track from the latest album by ZOMBIE-CHANG. Genres this month take you through Blues, Country, Rap, Electro, Indiepop, Punk and even a Ska version of the Shipping Forecast music!
Plus the 2nd hour includes a sequence of 6 short songs (including illuminati hotties and Anton Barbeau), with track lengths ranging from 54 seconds to an epic 1 minute 50 seconds!!

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Jeff Grainger

September may bring back to school blues for one half of the Grainger duo but it also gives us this damn fine two hour broadcast.
Featuring new tunes from Squid, Big Joanie, XUP, Serum, Robbers, Idles, Stone, Primitive Knot, Joel Martin, Loh Arano and The Bordellos, ('bout time eh, Bri?)
The show also features the absolute stunning LP from SAULT, plus some interesting observations about Fontaines D.C..

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Mark Cunliffe

Hope you are all doing ok out there. The general bad vibe to 2020 doesn't seem like relenting. I'm very impressed, almost amazed with how there has still been a lot of fabulous music made throughout, despite it all. If you are so inclined to respond, what you been enjoying? email markc@dandelionradio.com or @markcunliffeuk on twitter.
This month sees more from the fabulous JJ Lacey and also more from the different but equally fabulous Billy Nomates. There a very welcome new track from Travelling Wave and some excellent drum and bass from Whiney. Great techno comes in the form of Hattori Hanzo and there is a sublime track from Luke Wright & Cobbler.
2020 might be pants for many but we hope our shows here at Dandelion Radio can provide a bit of a welcome distraction.

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Mark Whitby

We've a brilliant session from the wonderful Diane Marie Kloba this month, showcasing alternative versions of tracks that will appear on her new album this month, plus something from the new album from last month's session guest rOZZ and two featured compilations, one a lockdown album from the Fallen Love label, the other a brilliantly intense EP from France's Nashton.
There's more from that highly anticipated trio of albums from Idles, I Like Trains and Bill Callahan as well as a track from the delayed Throwing Muses album that finally sees the light of day this month.
Among other things, ss we build up to the US presidential election, there's a suitably acerbic take on the event from Protofall, while Black Market Dub channel Star Trek and it's the turn of DJ Bronski to remix the Dzambo Agusevi Orkestra.

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Pete Jackson

Heading for Autumn but there's still plenty of tunes recorded in lockdown to bring you - including reggae from Deepke & Wirk, punk from The Legless Crabs and poignant electronica from Istanbul Hippodrome.
There's a smattering of cover versions, with Black Sabbath and Smashing Pumpkins both getting the treatment, along with some new tunes from old favourites White Manna, Shit & Shine and Rob Clarke and The Wooltones, some cracking 60s reissues from Cambodia and Switzerland, and a Special Request to open proceedings.

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Rocker

A three-hour show from Rocker this month, bringing you new music from Cherry Pickles; The Total Rejection; Bob Vylan; Swan Prince; The Yellow Melodies; The Stroppies; Adulkt Life; Andy Bell; European Sun; Arrest! Charlie Tipper; Peel Dream Magazine; The Yearners; The Drain On The Balcony; I Like Trains; Soot Sprite; Lisa Bouvier; Mekons; Smokescreens; The Flatmates; The Persian Leaps and Hazy Sour Cherry.
David Gedge collaborates with Sleeper to cover a James Bond-related track; while Gaudi teams up with Mad Professor on a dub theremin track. Eddie Argos joins former Mighty Lemon Drop David Newton to recall 'The songs that changed our lives'.
There's electronica from Stikdorn & MK Braun; James Organ; Oniris and Carsten Halm remixed by Nils Hoffmann.
This month's Educating Elizabeth record is a 7" from 1965; while this month's Rocker's Shellac Attack is a blues recording from 1935.
As well as little known acts, here's a little known fact: The theremin, invented by Leon Theremin in 1920, is played without the musician physically touching the instrument.

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Sean Hocking

Surprise surprise it's another 4 hours from the world of Ring of Fire this month.
In the mix this month we have newbies, the amazing and wonderful Santa Sprees from the UK. Yet it took a Texan to tell me all about them!
Also out of the UK Eight Rounds Rapid and their fantastic take on the 1 O'clock, 2 O'clock, 3 O'clock rock template, Yard Act and I think the first post punk house renovation track I've ever come across and Ono Caponoe who have produced some great experimental hip hop.
Old Ring of Fire favourites out with new releases include Shackleton, Cornershop, singer songwriters Lou Terry & Brian Bordello as well as the wonderful Salem Trails.
Oldies include amongst other Louis Armstrong covering Running Bear, a German 80s take on Althea & Donna's Uptown Top Ranking and even the Monkees.
We'd tell you more but then where would the surprise be in the listening.

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The Beatbox Saboteurs Show

After a month away, The Beatbox Saboteurs return with Skreen at the helm. The whole show is pretty much devoted to new music with tracks from Winter Gardens, Polarized Eyes, The Idiot Nasty Group, System Machine, Istanbul Hippodrome, Zebar, Keller Machine, Exito and the brilliant Japanese band, The Jungles!!!
It is with great sadness that we play the final single from the mighty Monophona, but to balance that out we have much joy in spinning the ReMission International charity single which includes contributions from members of The Cure, Siouxsie & The Banshees, Slowdive, Bauhaus / Love and Rockets, The Smiths, The Twilight Sad, Depeche Mode, The Cult, The Wonder Stuff, Gary Numan, Evi Vine, Midge Ure (Ultravox), Spear of Destiny / Theatre Of Hate, Beauty In Chaos, The Soft Cavalry, All About Eve, Guns N' Roses, Nine Inch Nails and Gene Loves Jezebel.
This month's classical intermission comes courtesy of Yasuaki Ishikawa.
A show of great music presented by a dodgy DJ in a top hat!

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Thomas Blatchford

Apparently it's now September (you could've told me it was still May and I would've accepted it) and Melbourne is in Stage 4 Lockdown, which is a bit like being grounded for two months for not washing your hands. Recorded post-curfew, Thomas brings you a bumper three-hour, forty-song wingding while police helicopters circle above the neighbourhood.
What do we have here? New chunks of albums by the likes of Katie Dey, Neil O'hardty, No Home and Gaika, an exploration into endometriosis surgery by Nunsploitation, two songs from 2008 by pure coincidence, Big Joanie's magnificent new Solange cover, and a live recording from Philadelphia in June by Sour Spirit. Songs by actual children and actual birds, and at least two titles I had to take a run up to say (hello to you, 'Okandjambameya' and 'Excreta Related Epidemics and the Significance of Salient Sanitation').
Thanks so much for listening, you pass the litmus test.