The Other Woman on Soho Radio
The Other Woman is a collective representing the best of alternative women in music and comedy founded by Ruth Barnes. Presenters include music journalist Cheri Amour, musician Piney Gir, comedian Hatty Ashdown and rapper Speech Debelle - all playing the best of new music and lost gems from the archive, with guests and sessions too.
TOW #38 with independent artist, producer and author Paula Wolfe
Listen again to last week’s Other Woman show joined in the studio by the prolific Paula Wolfe who performed a few live tracks from her latest reord White Dots (****MOJO) and indulged me in the meaty subject of media representation inspired by her book, Women In The Studio.
Plus, a suitably rad bunch of women on the playlist from Melbourne’s Parnsip, Suicide Squeeze signings' The Paranoyds and Brooklyn bunch, UV Rays.
TOW #37 with Oxford indie elite, Death of The Maiden
Listen again to last week’s Other Woman show joined in the studio by show favourites and Oxford indie elite, Death of the Maiden as we rifle through their playlist picks and generally have a good old knees up.
Plus new music numbers from rock provacteur Marika Hackman, power pair Bleached and pop prodigy Naaz.
TOW #36 with songwriting dream team, Lail Arad and JF Robitaille
Listen again to last week's Other Woman show on Soho Radio as I'm joined in the studio by songwriting dream team, Lail Arad and JF Robitaille to talk nomadic lifestyles, new material and national airports.
Plus, a playlist jam-packed with fresh numbers from radge popsters GGAllan Partridge, pop powerhouse Holiday Sidewinder, alt-folk's finest Mal Blum and bowed out with Katy Perry. Because it's my birthday and I'll bow out with KP if I want to...
TOW #35 with rising Scots gem, Cloth
Listen again to this month’s Great Escape festival special of The Other Woman. I caught up with BBC Introducing favourites, Cloth to talk the Glasgow music scene and that highly anticipated debut.
Plus, a playlist jam-packed with festival favourites from Dutch rising gems Pip Blom, Dublin heavyweights Bitch Falcon, Cumbia cool kids Los Bitchos and the sweet sounds of Penelope Isles.
TOW #34 with Bristol’s finest, The Hysterical Injury
Listen again to this month’s Other Woman on Soho Radio and joined on the blower by Annie Gardiner, formidable frontwoman of Bristol based duo Hysterical Injury talking tech, teaching and the end of the band after a mighty 12 years on the scene.
Plus, the playlist is set to 11 for giant guitar jams from Detroit rocker Stef Chura, a back to back of garage greatness from Ruido Rosa and Body Type as well as new numbers from The Franklys, Fresh and Pi Ja Ma.
TOW #33 with indie types, Fightmilk
Listen again to the latest Other Woman show on Soho Radio joined in the studio by the excellent Alex and Lily from London lot Fightmilk.
TOW #32 with ethereal wonders, Marine
Listen again to that time I snuck ultra talented London lot Marine, all their gear and mythical creatures into the Soho Radio studios for a live session.
Plus laden with loud numbers from Malmo’s mighty Arre Arre, NYC polymath Miss Grit and tender punk pioneer Iluminati Hotties.
TOW #31 with BBC Introducing darlings, Adwaith
New year, same excellent new music show! Listen back to the first Other Woman show of 2019 joined in the studio by Welsh wonders @adwaithband ahead of their London headline show.
Plus latest releases from Ex Hex, Massachusetts massive Potty Mouth, alt-rockers Cherry Glazerr and a sucker-punch pop hit from Lizzo.
TOW #30 lo-fi pop pairing, Panic Pocket
Listen again to that time lo-fi electro types, Panic Pocket joined me in the studio to chat Carly Simon’s karaoke classics, Carrie Bradshaw and keeping it DIY.
Plus new music playlist picks from lullaby rapper, Noname, San Fran pop punk The Total Bettys, soulful indie one piece Nilufer Yanya and welcome back London lot, Molar.
TOW #29 with South London lot, Wolf Girl
Joined in the studio this week by pop fans and hilarious sorts, Wolf Girl who encouraged Dolly Parton’s first spin on the airwaves.
Plus, I've rifled through my own favourites to play out numbers from New York gem SAMIA, Japanese punks CHAI (you're welcome) noise pop bunch Chorusgirl, Melbourne's mighty The Stroppies, loud-mouthed lot Fightmilk and forthcoming November guests Concrete Bones *phew*
TOW #28 Loud Women special with Cassie Fox and Jemma and The Cosmic Something
Kicking off the new season in the most excellent company with LOUD WOMEN founder, Cassie Fox and spell-binding guitarist, Jemma and The Cosmic Something live in the studio ahead of LOUD WOMEN Fest 3.
Plus new jams from indie rock game-changer, Vagabon, New Zealand awesome foursome, The Beths and Scranton indie types, Petal.