Ribbon Around A Bomb

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RAB Radio #24: Go For Gold!

“My spurs can rip your back for pain or pleasure…”
-Pink Military, from “Wild West”

femme punk
[Unknown punks.]

The woman above = the embodiment GOING FOR GOLD if I’ve seen it.

Ribbon Around a Bomb Radio (on the glorious Radio Valencia, obvs) decided to put the funk back into punk last weekend, with 2 collaborative hours of dance-y disco-y tracks via myself and Ian of Ian’s Disco Breakdown. Stream or download the show here.

rab vital disorders
[Vital Disorders.]

What we played:

ESG- Earn It
Liquid Liquid-Cavern
Was (Not Was)-Wheel Me Out
Ian Dury-Spasticus Autisticus
Coati Mundi-Me No Pop I
Talking Heads-Pull Up The Roots
Gichy Dan-Cowboys & Gangsters
Vicky “D”-This Beat Is Mine
Pink Military- Wild West
Bush Tetras- You Can’t Be Funky
ESG- Dance
Au Pairs- It’s Obvious
Ludus- Little Girls
Essential Logic- Brute Fury
Ana Housen- Professionals
Delta 5- Colour
X-Teens- Anyone Can
Pylon- Volume
Maximum Joy- Stretch (Disco Mix)
Girls At Our Best!- Go For Gold
Anorexia- I’m A Square
Dolly Mixture- Been Teen
Rip Rig and Panic- Bob Hope Takes a Risk
Vital Disorders- Prams
Family Fodder- Savoir Faire
Ciccone Youth– Addicted to Love
Vivien Goldman- Private Armies (Dub Mix)

[Bush Tetras.]

You’re welcome, people of SF and beyond.

3 comments on “RAB Radio #24: Go For Gold!

  1. Jay Hinman
    December 13, 2012

    Wonderful mix. I’ll have to send you “Guru Eye” by Suburban Wives Club if you don’t already have it – amazing super-underground female-fronted postpunk punkfunk. *Sigh*. You probably already have it.

  2. Jay Hinman
    December 13, 2012

    In case you don’t have “Guru Eye” by the Suburban Wives Club…..!

    Show looks fantastic. I’ll be dancin’.


    • ribbonaroundabomb
      December 13, 2012

      I DO NOT have “Guru Eye” but I keep meaning to obtain it somehow! I only have “Casual Cat in a Laundromat,” which is def a cool track too. Send “Guru Eye” my way pleeeeeease.

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