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Buffet Slay (show #94)

Hello strangers.

As the airwaves were bustling with highlights from Bradford Festival, we didn’t have a show last month. Instead we shared The Record Club’s June radio show, 33 1/3 Revolutions which focuses on politics and social commentary in music.

On this month’s show we have some great new releases, many of which tied in very nicely with my general feeling of ‘what the F?’ lately because, you know, the world’s a mess.

Here’s what we played!

THE KING BLUES – We Are Fucking Angry
VIV ALBERTINE – Still England
MICHAEL KIWANUKA – Black Man in a White World
FOLD – Something Gives
LUCY DACUS – I Don’t Wanna Be Funny Anymore
NORTH SEA RADIO ORCHESTRA – The British Road
VINCENT VOCODER VOICE – 500,000 Hymnals
HOCKEYSMITH – Let’s Dagger
ANOHNI – WDYSMFTE
LAPSLEY – Operator
RIZ MC – Englistan
METHYL ETHEL – Rogues
TAU – Mo Anam Cara
BEYONCE feat. JACK WHITE – Don’t Hurt Yourself

Back on 4th Sept, cheers!

 

Guess who’s back and pissed off again…

…Bastards in power, nobody stopping them!

Yes! We are back, and we think we’ve already found the record of the year! If you fancy listening to an hour filled with everything from angry young men to funky electronica, click on this bit that takes you to Mixcloud!!!

Here’s our playlist:

1. The King Blues – Off With Their Heads
2. Aziza Brahim – Calles De Dajla
3. Anna Meredith – Taken
4. Gwenno – Patriarchaeth
5. Hey Colossus – Hey, Dead Eyes, Up!
6. Anohni – 4 Degrees
7. Caribou – Sun
8. Elf Kid – Golden Boy
9. Fela Kuti and Koola Lobitos – Waka Waka
10. Kaito – Should I
11. Field Music – Hawling
12. Girl Band – Fucking Butter
13. Overcoats – Night Time Hunger
14. Daughter – How
15. Destiny’s Child – Bootylicious 

We’re back on April 17th.

Ciao! x

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New Year, New Records

Snow edit4Did you get records for Christmas? We did! They are our very favourite kind of present. So this month on Buffet we play a mix of new releases and stuff we got so – as usual – it’s a spread. You can listen to the show here and here’s the track list:

M.I.A. – Warriors
The Twilight Singers – Teenage Wristband
Sauna Youth – The Bridge
Hinds – Bamboo
Ty Segall – Candy Sam
Tom Waits – Dog Treat
Erykah Badu – The Cell
Ben Folds Five – Sky High
Savages – Waiting For A Sign
Ulrika Spacek – Beta Male
The Drones – Cold and Sober
Yann Tiersen – Porz Goret
Archers of Loaf – White Trash Heroes

And if you fancy a quick flashback to 2015 our end of year review is also up on Mixcloud. We got to see some great bands and play brilliant music last year, how very lucky we are:

Monotony – Luxury Flats
Yo La Tengo – Friday I’m in Love
Julia Holter – Feel You
Young Fathers – Rain or Shine
Neko Case – Somebody Led Me Away
Gruff Rhys – All Weddellau All Weddol
Janelle Monae & Wondaland Records – Hell You Talmbout
The Drones – Taman Shud
Patti Smith – Frederick
Sleaford Mods – Bronx In A Six
John Grant – Down Here
Sufjan Stevens – Death With Dignity
Nina Simone – Lilac Wine
Algiers – Black Eunuch

Finally, our chums from The Record Club have just started broadcasting a monthly show which is worth a listen.

We’re back on Sunday 21st February – see you then!

Team Buffet
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This is what democracy sounds like (Buffet #79, broadcast 17th May)

Missed Buffet on the radio? Tune in here!

And this is what we played…

1. Gossip – Standing in the Way of Control
2. Speedy Ortiz – Raising the Skate
3. Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Abe Sumaya
4. Tame Impala – Disciples
5. dan le sac vs Scroobius Pip – Stiff Upper Lip
6. Super Furry Animals – Ymaelodi
7. Jean Jaques Perrey and David Chazam – Gossip Popperpetuo
8. Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy – Television
9.Young Knives – Something Cheap
10. Le Tigre – New Kicks
11. Alan Price – Poor People
12. Joanna Gruesome – Last Year
13. Callaghan – For Goodness Sake
14. The Raincoats – Don’t Be Mean
15. Suuns and Jerusalem in My Heart – Battam Babey
We’re back on Sunday 14th June. We’ll probably STILL be going on about Primaverasound…

 

Buffet #77 We let SXSW do all the work for us…

WP_20150319_001Obviously I’ve never been to South by South West (I live in hope) but each year I listen to the Austin 100, as compiled by Stephen Thompson, and pick a few tracks for our radio show. If you want to take advantage of the free downloads you have until April 2nd, so pull your finger out. It’s worth noting that SXSW has no problem booking female artists – Reading/Leeds really could learn a thing or two…

Here’s what we played on Buffet:

1. Summer Cannibals – Something New
2. Doomtree – Gray Duck
3. La Luz – Pink Slime
4. GABI – Fleece
5. Metz – Acetate
6. Terakaft – Tafouk Tele (The Sun is There)
7. Xetas - The Point
8. Tingle in the Netherlands – Housewife’s Lament
9. Mantar – Spit
10. Mama Cass and The Big Three – Young Girl’s Lament
11. Hinds – Bamboo
12. Aerial Pink – Dayzed Inn Daydreams
13. Swans – Screen Shot

We’re back on 19th April – hope you can join us!

Buffet #75 – The one where we missed six f-bombs

Funny story. Because we broadcast between 7-8pm we have to watch our language. The occasional small swear (a ‘shit’, for example) is acceptable , but ‘f***s’ and other swears are not, so we always fuzzy them up when there’s a record we really want to play. This means you know they’re there, but the sensibilities of the young and easily offended are somewhat protected.

However, for this week’s show, having already bleeped a track by Afghan Whigs and another by Sufjan Stevens (who hardly ever bloody swears) we somehow let six f-bombs through. SIX! And when I say somehow, what I actually mean is Boris didn’t notice them despite previewing the track several times. When I listened back later and heard the sweet soprano of FKA Twigs unleash a string of dirty f-bombs and, what’s more, in the context of singing about very graphic sex, I had no choice but to alert BCB and ask for guidance. Thank you to lovely Mary Dowson, Head Honcho and Goddess of Wonderfulness for stepping in. She took a decision to cut the track and stuck a lovely bit of Stevie Wonder on at the end (thankfully not Ebony and Ivory).

So, if you’re here to listen back to Buffet and want the sanitised version, you can listen here

But if you want to hear FKA Twigs mimicking early Prince, but without the humour (ie. singing about sex in a high-pitched voice and saying ‘Motherf***er’ a few times) you can listen to the show here

And here’s our full track list:

1. Courtney Barnett – Pedestrian at Best
2. Viet Cong – Bunker Buster
3. Bjork – Stonemilker
4. Novelist x Mumdance – 1 Sec
5. Afghan Whigs – Be Sweet
6. Ibeyi – Ghosts
7. Gruff Rhys – Liberty (Is Where We’ll Be)
8. FKA Twigs – Two Weeks (only on Mixcloud)
9. Tanya Tagaq – Uja
10. Thee Oh Sees – The Dream
11. Sufjan Stevens – No Shade In the Shadow of the Cross
12. Nadine Shah – Fool
13. Bassekou Kouyate and Ngoni Ba – Siran Fen
14. Stevie Wonder – Superstition (only on BCB listen again link)

Please join us for more japes on 22nd March! Or in the meantime follow us on Twitter and Facebook.

Cheers! x

 

I play to a crowd of no one, but I’ve got loads of online fans (Buffet #74)

RadioIf you tuned into Buffet on Sunday 25th January, we thank you. Or if you’re wondering how to listen to it, it’s over on our Mixcloud.

A massive thank you to the lovely, super-talented Jimmy May for joining us! We got the low down on 50 Sniffs and Cool Beans, as well as indulging in flat vowels and fen-punk from flat, fat, far-out Boston.

This is what we played:

1. Plan B – Ill Manors
2. 50 Sniffs – That’s Why I Only Call You When I’m High (feat. Arctic Monkeys)
3. Vehicle Derek – Sometimes She Will
4. Dan Le Sa vs Scroobius Pip – Thou Shalt Always Kill
5. Screaming Females – Ripe
6. Sleaford Mods – Shit Streets Runny
7. 50 Foot Wave – Bath White
8. Astronauts – In My Direction
9. Nots – Reactor
10. Belle and Sebastian – The Party Line
11. Bad Manners – Lip Up Fatty

Buffet is back on the radio on February 22nd. In the meantime, we’re on Facebook and Twitter. We’re probably on MySpace, too, but abandoned that years ago.

Ta-tar!
x

 

 

 

Buffet #69 – we speak in circles, we dance in code

Didn’t catch the show on 2nd November? Listen here!

This is what we played:

1. Young Gods – Gasoline Man
2. Josh T. Pearson – Thou Art Loosed
3. Sleater-Kinney – Bury Our Friends
4. Jello Biafra with DOA - Wish I Was in El Salvador
5. The Flaming Lips & Miley Cyrus – A Day in the Life
6. Ex-Hex – How You Got That Girl
7. Chapelier Fou – Tea Tea Tea
8. Za! – Súbeme el Monitor
9. Swearin’ – Dust in the Gold Sack
10. Perfume Genius – Grid
11. Gutter Twins – All Misery/Flowers
12. Fugazi – Merchandise (demo version)
13. Vivian Girls – Can’t Get Over You
14. Thalia Zedek Band – Wind
15. Wah! Heat – Don’t Step on the Cracks (Peel session from 1980)

We’re back on the radio on November 30th. You can also catch Jenny Jet & Maria DJ-ing at Left Bank Leeds on Saturday 29th November (we’ll post full details once we have them). And join us on Saturday 6th December at The Kirkgate Centre in Shipley where we’ll be putting on a Christmas spread with The Record Club.

Buffet #68 – what more excuse d’ya need to turn into a headcase?

So has anyone seen that Maroon 5 video? The one with him stalking a woman and fantasising about a “sexy” blood bath? Honestly, the blatantly shit and potentially very scary ideas some bands come up with, in addition to already producing music that is wank. Pffft….Anyway, we played some marvellous stuff on our radio show, even if my son did exclaim “What is this CRAP you are listening to???” when he heard one of two new Prince albums.  And how lovely to be a triumvirate again – Happy Birthday Jenny Jet!

1. Ty Segall – The Faker
2. Wand - Fire on the Mountain
3. Shellac – All the Surveyors
4. Belako - Molly and Pete
5. Fuentes All Stars – Pe Gale a la Nalga
6. Ibibio – Ibibio Sound Machine
7. The Twilight Sad – And She Would Darken the Memory
8. Plan B – Great Day for a Murder
9. Blixa Bargeld and Teho Teardo - Soli Si Muore
10. Junior Parker - Tomorrow Never Knows
11. Vashti Bunyan – Shell
12. Marmozets – Cover Up
13. Prince and 3rdEyeGirl – Funknroll
We’re back on Sunday 2nd November and we would love for you to join us. In the meantime, we would love for you to follow us on Twitter and/or Facebook!

Buffet #66 – no family is safe when we sashay

Another month, another Buffet, with the usual nice spread. If you’d like to have a listen click here!

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This is our August tracklist:

1. Future of the Left – Donny of the Decks
2. Mark Lanegan & Duke Garwood – Death Rides a White Horse
3. Perfume Genius – Queen
4. Husker Du – First of the Last Calls
5. Big Deal – Always Boys
6. Slow Club – The Queen’s Nose
7. A Six Million Dollar Man story - The Bionic Beserker (part 1)
8. Revolting Cocks – Do You Think I’m Sexy?
9. The Baroque Brass – Day Tripper
10. The Bionic Beserker (part 2)
11. Castanets – Sway
12. Zammuto – Hegemony
13. The Filipinos – Are You Nervous?
14. The Hold Steady – Oaks

We’re back on 7th September but in the meantime you can catch us on Twitter @buffetdisco @bloodynoradj @lyndonmarquis

Ciao!