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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

 

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
14. RVIVR – LMD
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

 

 

A Bumper Buffet New Year Special (#57)

Happy New Year!

The Head Honchos at BCB entrusted us with the task of seeing in the New Year, and somehow we managed not to break anything (although Betty Bird did inadvertently knock the needle from Emma Bob 3′s Nadine Shah record when playing with her Hello Kitty Christmas gifts). We played a lot of good music between 11pm and 1pm and you can pretend it’s midnight all over again by listening to part one and part two via BCB’s nifty podcast thingy. (A parental advisory warning – there are a few sweary bits post midnight). And we did the typical end of year round up thingy by chucking in a few 2013 favourites as well as tips for 2014.

A HUGE thank you to everyone who sent in requests and suggestions!

This is what we played:

1. Prince – 1999
2. David Bowie – Boys Keep Swinging
3. Future of the Left – Johnny Borrell Afterlife
4. Cowtown – Ghost Wave
5. Foals – Impaler
6. Courtney Barnett – Lance Jnr
7. Nadine Shah – Dreary Town
8. Daft Punk – Get Lucky
9. Jeffery Lewis and the Rain – WWPRD
10. Tera Melos – Weird Circles
11. Marnie Stern – Year of the Glad
12. Stereolab – French Disko
13. Beastie Boys – Sabotage
14. Electric 6 – Gay Bar
15. Shirley Bassey – Spinning Wheel
16. Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now
17. McClusky – Lightsabre Cocksucking Blues
18. Fuck Buttons – Year of the Dog
19. Olivia Newton John & ELO – Xanadu
20. Hot Chip – Ready for the Floor
21. Notsensibles – I’m in Love With Margaret Thatcher
22. Los Nortes Americanos – Something
23. Suuns – 2020
24. Grandmaster Flash & the Furious Five – White Lines
25. The Knife – Full of Fire

Thank you LOADS if you’ve tuned into Buffet in 2013. We’re back on Sunday 26th January at 7pm. Big hugs to you all and have an ace 2014!

Team Buffet x

Guitar stands are well Clapton (Buffet #54)

Hello Hello!

If you tuned in on Sunday – THANKS! If not, but you want to check out some ace music, you can click on the listen again thingy.

This is what we played:

1. VELVET UNDERGROUND – Venus in Furs
2. LA LUZ – Brainwash
3. CHRIS TT &THE HOODRATS – The Bear
4. PIXIES – Indy Cindy
5. VELVET UNDERGROUND – Satellite of Love
6. ARUN GHOSH – Journey South
7. LOU REED & JOHN CALE – Small Town
8. COURTNEY BARNETT – Avant Gardener
9. SKY LARKIN – Carve It Out
10. JAMES CARR – You Got My Mind Messed Up
11. JUNE TABOR & OYSTERBAND – All Tomorrow’s Parties
12. MOON HOOCH – Megatubes
13. VELVET UNDERGROUND – Here She comes Now
14. BOOKER T & THE MJs – Beatles Medley

Back in December – cheers!

Maria & Jenny Jet