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International Ladies Day! Buffet do Radio Venus (#60)

Hello Hello!

We hope you had a fabulous International Women’s Day. I was joined in the studio by the marvellous Rachel Kaye, and together we played some of our current favourites - all fanny-powered, of course. You can catch up with the show here, if you missed it.

This is what we played:

1. Janelle Monae with Erykah Badu – Q.U.E.E.N.
2. The Julie Ruin – Oh Come On
3. Chest – Better Now
4. Savages – City’s Full
5. St Vincent – Digital Witness
6. Eve – Eve
7. Courtney Barnett – History Eraser
8. Angel Haze – Battle Cry
9. Ella Fitzgerald – Can’t Buy Me Love
10. Shopping – Long Way Home
11. Angel Olsen – Hi Five
12. Body/Head – Ain’t
13. Luscious Jackson – You and Me
15. Cate Le Bon – Are You With Me Now

We’ve uploaded a pic of our special guest to Flickr and you can follow us on Twitter @buffetdisco

Buffet is back on Sunday 23rd March – tune in!

Maria x



Radio Buffet #12

It’s a nice spread, you can’t deny it. Here’s what we played on 14th Aug (repeated at 10am on Monday 16th)…

Theme from The A Team
Swell Maps – H.S. Art
The Hot Melts – I Wish
Being 747 – Shake Your Backbone
Pocket featuring Tanya Donelly – Jars of Fireflies
Samuel Foxton Wells – I’m On My Tractor
Kool and The Gang – Jungle Boogie
Department of Eagles – No One Does It Like You
E.L.O. featuring Olivia Neutron Bomb – Xanadu
Field Music – Effortlessly
Small Machine – Repeat
Gruff Rhys – Lonesome Words
Caribou – Found Out
Kristin Hersh – Coals

Jenny Jet played Xanadu. This is also a favourite at our live discos, as you’ll see here:

And Gruff Rhys has made a film, it looks well cool! www.gruffrhys.com

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Do you know, we were so busy chatting away behind the scenes on our radio show that we forgot to name-check Those Dancing Days and Caribou, which is very rubbish of us. And Those Dancing Days deserve special mention as they lead the Wichita girl-pop revolution, a revolution that should be acknowledged. Germaine Greer made a point of saying there still aren’t many women in bands, when I went to see her in Halifax last week. I know what you’re saying, Germaine, I really do, but there are actually LOADS of fannytastic musicians out there – we have no trouble finding stuff to play on Radio Buffet. Anyroad, before I tell you what we did play on our radio show, let me share with you something Ms Greer did teach me that I never knew before. It’s a new term of endearment for ladyparts – Bearded Clams! Kept me amused for days that did…

Here’s what me, EmmaBob3 and Elias played – hope you enjoyed it:

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