4 Jun 2014

Guest Mix #26 by Arre! Arre!

Artwork by Arre! Arre!
Hi there. Hope you're having an excellent summer so far. Here in Malmö dark clouds are gathering and threatening to rain down on our spanking new pair of Adidas Basket Profi OG's. Bloody clouds. Thankfully there are some awesome things to look forward to next week!

Feministisk Festival in Malmö is having a three day event between 12-14 of June during Nordiskt Forum | New action on women's rights. Too Cute To Puke will be part of the Thursday programing and together with live bands Arre! Arre! and Solanas Cunts and DJ's from Grrrl Collection we'll provide the soundtrack for your midweek riot.

Arre! Arre! is a brand new band from Malmö featuring Lidia Damunt from Spanish band Hello Cuva, Katja from Feathered Arms, another great local Malmö band, together with Anna Palmer and Maria Lindh. There are no songs online at the moment but they are quickly making a name for themselves and have already landed a supporting slot for Chain & The Gang later this month. The demos we've heard so promise good things so we asked them to put together a mixtape for us with stuff they like. Tons of great songs so we hope you enjoy it. Thanks to Arre! Arre! for the cool drawing and the selection of songs!

Here's the Feministisk Festival club event and as usual if you want updates for our parties in Malmö join our Swedish Too Cute To Puke group.

Feministisk Festival
Thursday, 12th June
Live: Arre! Arre! & Solanas Cunts
DJ-sets: Grrrl Collection & Too Cute To Puke
22:00-3:00, Moriska Paviljongen, Folkets Park, Malmö
Free before 22, 120kr after

Arre! Arre! - A So Tough! So Cute! Mixtape
Lesbians On Ecstasy - Revolt
Habibi - I Got the Moves
The Coathangers - Hurricane
The Frumpies - Baby Plays for Pritty
The Hissyfits - Something Wrong
The Felines - Your Cloud
Liliput - Die Matrosen
Cold Cold Hearts - 1-2-3...Many!
Chain And The Gang - Free Will
Bleached - Searching Through the Past
Electrelane - On Parade
Bratmobile - Stab
Slant 6 - Ladybug Superfly
Shopping - Get Going
The Wipers - Up Front
Comanechi - Rabbit Hole
The Gossip - Ain't It The Truth
Marnie Stern - Year Of The Glad
Liechtenstein - Roses In The Park
Eternal Summers - Wonder
Mika Miko - I Got A Lot (New New New)
Helen Love - Beat Him Up
Martha Wainwright - Bloody Mother Fucking Asshole

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9 May 2014

Photos from Too Cute To Puke in Malmö with Ylwa Skywalker

Fantastic night! We had Ylwa Skywalker playing records, Emmy made fantastic vegan truffles and we had three lucky winners who won passes for Nordiskt Forum 2014. Also, sorry for my terrible mic skillz.

Here is what we played:
Estelle and Joni Rewind - Uptown Top Ranking
Lizzy Mercier Descloux - Hard-Boiled Babe
The Liminanas - Je Suis Une Go-Go Girl
Kitty Pryde - Okay Cupid
Consolidated Featuring Yeastie Girlz - You Suck

Hand Job Academy - Shark Week
Nikki Giovanni - Ego Tripping
Tanya Stephens - It's a Pity
Stush & Sticky - Bad Gal
Maximum Joy - Stretch

Bush Tetras - You Can't Be Funky
Tom Tom Club - On, On, On, On...
Chicks On Speed - We Don't Play Guitars  Feat. Peaches
Altered Images - I Could Be Happy (7 Version)
Siouxsie & The Banshees - Hong Kong Garden (Ost Version)

Bangles - Walk Like an Egyptian
Blondie - Call Me
Delta 5 - Mind Your Own Business
Flaming Hands - I Belong to Nobody
The Spook School - The Cameraman

Tilly and the Wall - Pot Kettle Black
PJ Harvey - Dress
First floor Power - Happy Endings
Britta Persson - Grunge Girls
Lovisa Negga - Inte Riktigt Någon Tjej För Dig

Icona Pop - Girlfriend
Santigold - Go (Ft. Karen O)
Le Tigre - Hot Topic
I Blame Coco - Caesar feat. Robyn
Amy Winehouse - Tears Dry on Their Own

Mama Cass Elliot - one way ticket
Cindy Scott - I Love You Baby
Oublie - Gillian Hills
Astrud Gilberto - Black Magic (A Gira)
X-Ray Spex - Oh Bondage Up Yours!

Anita Lindblom - Sånt Är Livet
Karin Gehander - Aj Aj Aj Så Får Man Inte Göra
Dolly Parton - 9 to 5
Bikini Kill - Rebel Girl
Joan Jett - Bad reputation

the Breeders - Buffy Theme
The Go-Go's - We Got the Beat (Single Mix)
Alina Devecerski - Flytta På Dej
Hole - Violet
Dresden Dolls - Pretty in Pink
Makthaverskan - It's You And It's I

Sleater-Kinney - Good Things
The Cardigans - Been It
Aretha Franklin - Respect
Veronica Maggio - Dallas
Those Dancing Days - Those Dancing Days

Marit Bergman - Adios amigos
No Doubt - Just a Girl
Destiny's Child - Bootylicious
Sleater-Kinney - Entertain
The Donnas - Dancing with Myself

Diana Ross & the Supremes - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
Shirley Ellis - The Name Game
The Fabs - Land of 1000 Dances
Heavenly - P.U.N.K. Girl
Veronica Maggio - Jag lovar

Paola - Yours To Keep
The Gossip - Heavy Cross
Lill-Babs - Leva Livet
Destiny's Child - Survivor
Sahara Hotnights - Cheek to Cheek

Kirsty MacColl - A New England
Abba - Ring Ring (English Version)
Säkert! - Och Jag Grät Mig Till Sömns Efter Alla Dar
Au Revoir Simone - Crazy
Le Tigre - Deceptacon

TLC - No Scrubs
Lady Saw & Marsha - Son of a Bitch
Linda Pira - Knäpper mina fingrar (feat. Kumba', Rosh, Cleo, SEP, Vanessa Falk, Rawda, Julia Spada & Joy)
Eliza Doolittle - Skinny Genes
Eloise Laws - Love Factory

Anna Ternheim - Shoreline (Radio Version)
Madonna - Borderline
Beyoncé - Run the World (Girls)
Sånger Om Kvinnor - Vi Måste Höja Våra Röster
Marie Bergman - Ingen kommer undan politiken
Yeastie Girlz - Orgasm Addict

8 May 2014

Too Cute To Puke at Moriska Paviljongen May 9th

Hi there. It's been a while. A pretty long while. We're sorry. We've missed you too. We've been falling a bit behind but you can always keep an eye on the Facebook page for the latest news and parties. If you're wondering we've had a couple of awesome fun nights and photo proof should turn up shortly.

First of all. Too Cute To Puke is playing at Indie Disco at Jazzhuset in Gothenburg on May 10th. We're on between 01:30-03. Please do come.

This Friday however, May 9th, we're playing at Moriska Paviljongen in Malmö. Ylwa Skywalker is our surprise Queen of The Neighbourhood guest-DJ. You should know by now that it's a good one when Ylwa is behind the decks. Somehow she always finds that song that just makes everyone go bananas.

Emmy Kafle is our guest Riot Not Diet cook and she's made "Chocolate truffles with sea salt and jasmine and rosemary infused olive oil chocolate truffles with toasted hazelnuts" Both vegan. Both look fucking amazingly tasty.

Too Cute To Puke
Queen of the Neighbourhood: Ylwa Skywalker
Friday, 9th May 2014
23:00-3:00, Moriska Paviljongen, Malmö
Door: Free before 23 and 100kr after
Facebook event

Update: We're having a raffle tonight and are giving away 3 tickets to Nordiskt Forum 2014 – New Action On Women's Rights. Pick up your raffle ticket in the DJ-booth. Winners will be announced at 02:00 am in the Bistro. Thanks a million to Nordiskt Forum 2014! Follow them on twitter at @nfm2014

11 Apr 2014

Photos from Too Cute To Puke in Malmö with Ester

Yowza! Thanks everyone! Weird, crazy, and fun night! Ester Sökjer-Petersen was an absolute asskicker and played hit after hit! Fantastic DJ-set!

4 Apr 2014

Photos from So Tough! So Cute! in Malmö with Kubista & Bastiano

Thanks everyone for a magnificent night! Josef Kubista & Sebastian Fonzeus spun records like it was the last party in the world! So much fun! Don't think we've ever seen this much handclapping. See more photos in the Facebook photo album.

21 Mar 2014

Photos from Too Cute To Puke in Malmö with Christin Persson

Shhhhh! Silence is a rhythm too! Thanks everyone who came along! This was a crazy fun one! Christin Persson had some freaking excellent music selections and killed it! I probably spent more time on the dancefloor than behind the decks. More photos in the Facebook album.

21 Feb 2014

Photos and Playlist from Too Cute To Puke in Malmö with Rebecka & Ylwa

Oh. My. Gawd. That was spectacular! Thank you everyone for some serious dancing and neckbreaking moves! I think I strained something just by looking out on the floor. Thank you Rebecka and Ylwa for playing terrific tunes, Lund International Fantastic Film Festival for doing the quiz and screening, Nattskiftet for the art and to all of you! More photos in the Facebook album.

Here's what we played:
No Tears - Tuxedomoon
I'll Be Honest - The Spook School
Uptown Top Ranking - Althea And Donna
Walking in the Sand - Hollie Cook
No Bother with No Fuss - Angela Prince

Little by Little - Dusty Springfield
You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes
Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
Respect - Aretha Franklin
One Step At A Time - Brenda Lee

In Orbit - Joy Lovejoy
Life's Gone Down Low - The Lijadu Sisters
Champion Lover - Deborahe Glasgow
Paradise - Sade
Hands Off * - Donna Hightower

Välkommen In - Veronica Maggio
My Best Friend - Hello Saferide
Plastic Faces - Miss Li
You've Got Time - Regina Spektor
Black Magic (A Gira) - Astrud Gilberto

Run To Your Mama - Goat
Missing (Todd Terry Remix) - Everything But The Girl
Alla Har Glömt - Towa Carson
When You Were Mine - Cyndi Lauper
Bootylicious - Destiny's Child

Family Affair - Mary J. Blige
We Are Family - Sister Sledge
How Will I Know - Whitney Houston
Awful - Hole
Pon de Replay - Rihanna

Electric - Leila K
I Am a Poseur - X-Ray Spex
Mickey - Toni Basil
Land of 1000 Dances - The Fabs
Tainted Love - Gloria Jones

The Clapping Song - Shirley Ellis
That's Not My Name - The Ting Tings
Cheek to Cheek - Sahara Hotnights
Yours To Keep - Paola
Katy On A Mission - Katy B

Never Leave You - Uh Ooh, Uh Oooh! - Lumidee
Sylvie - Saint Etienne
Fula Killar - Kakan & Julia Crane
Run the World (Girls) - Beyoncé
Knäpper mina fingrar ft. Stor - Linda Pira

Niggas in Paris - Shystie
My Neck, My Back (Lick It Good - Dirty Version) - Khia
Give Him a Great Big Kiss - Shangri-Las
Lovefool - The Cardigans
Good Things - Sleater-Kinney

Jag lovar - Veronica Maggio
Dansa, fastän - Säkert!
Wannabe - Spice Girls
Survivor - Destiny's Child
Believe - Cher

Club Mekon - Mekons
Kiss Me [Radio Remix] - Sixpence None the Richer
Teenage Dirtbag - Girls Aloud
Buffy Theme - the Breeders
212 (Explicit Edit) - Azealia Banks Feat Lazy Jay

Get ur freak on - Missy Elliott
Baby No Name - Britta Persson
Jag ska fly tills jag hittar hem - Vånna Inget
Girls with Guns - Tender Trap
Vi Måste Höja Våra Röster - Sånger Om Kvinnor

Just a Girl - No Doubt
Rebel Girl - Bikini Kill
Sk8ter Boi - Avril Lavigne
Adios amigos - Marit Bergman
Celebrity Skin - Hole

Deceptacon - Le Tigre
Foundations - Kate Nash
No Scrubs - TLC
Like a Prayer - Madonna
Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen

Dallas - Veronica Maggio
Good Fortune - PJ Harvey
Dancing with Myself - The Donnas

19 Feb 2014

21 February: Too Cute To Puke + Women In Horror Month Screening and Quiz

Pillowcase kissers, juvenile delinquents och riot grrrls! This Friday were proud to invite you to join us at the newly rebuilt Spegelsalen (Mirror room) at Morika Paviljongen where we have not one, but two Queens of the Neighbourhood joining us behind the decks. Tyrannosaurus Bex (STHLM) och Ylwa Skywalker (GBG) have both played with us before and owned the dancefloor. This time, like a giant combined Transformer, they will own the world. Expect booty dancing, screaming along to X Ray Spex, holding your beer with two hands and absolutely femmetastic madness!

February also marks the Women In Horror Month and together with Lund International Fantastic Film Festival we're having a Women In Genre Film-themed quiz and a screening of American Mary by Jen and Sylvia Soska. »The story follows medical student, Mary Mason, as she becomes increasingly broke and disenchanted with the surgical world she once admired. The allure of easy money sends Mary into the world of underground surgeries which ends up leaving more marks on her than her so called 'freakish' clientele.« – Twisted Twins Productions. Thanks to Njutafilms for letting us show American Mary.

As if all of this wasn't enough we are showing drawings by NATTSKIFTET – an art project by Lisen Haglund from Stockholm. In a drawing per day she captures darkness, feminism, satire and absurdity in black as night ink. We ran into her instagram feed and were blown away. Lisen is also doing an Ikon projekt for the Swedish Riot Grrrl blog Grrrl Collection.

Too Cute To Puke • Rebecka & Ylwa • Women In Horror Month: 'American Mary' Screening & Quiz with Lund International Fantastic Film Festival • Art: Nattskiftet
Guest-DJ: Rebecka & Ylwa
Friday, 21th February 2013
19-22: Screening & Quiz. 23:00-3:00: Club
Moriska Paviljongen, Malmö
Door: Free before 23 and 100kr after
Facebook event

If you're under 20 email us at toocutetopuke@gmail.com

21 Jan 2014

So Tough! So Cute! Favourite Songs From 2013

Hi, here is our list of our favourite records and releases from 2013. As always it's a bit late. We bought 128 psysical records in total, about a 40 less than last year, and about 40 digital releases. Bandcamp ruled* as did the Last.fm Scrobbler extension which was great for scrobbling bandcamp, youtube, soundcloud and just about everything else. Listening to a lot of interview podcasts this summer cut down quite a bit on the music listening but we still squeeze in about 90-100 tracks a day.

*A quick note on bandcamp which we used a lot this year and really love and support but could use improvement in some areas. First of all, why not have some kind of system where you, after having bought the digital files, can to buy the physical copy at some sort of discount. We spent to much money buying stuff twice this year. Secondly, labels and artists? Tag your fucking files correctly.

Before we get to our favourite songs a short recap of the year:
We put on a total of only 14 nights; 11 Too Cute To Puke and 2 So Tough! So Cute! Apart from 1 in London all of them were in Sweden. A lot less than last year because of lack of venues and dates. We did 7 guest spots at various clubs. They were all pretty much amazing.

Our fantastic guest-DJ's and bands were primarily women and they were all easy to find and book. (hint: book a female DJ or band next time at your club). A big thank you to Maja & Emma of I Vaginan, Sofia Fredlund of Makeriet, Stephanie Goodman of Shrag, Alice Samoilova, Ylwa Skywalker, Rebecka aka Tyrannosaurus Bex, Sven-Eric Nilsson of Klubb Indiean, Hanna & Hedvig, Orphans, Emmy Kafle, Ellen Magnusson, Anna Brynolf, Könsförrädare... and… I've forgotten someone haven't I? Apologies if it's you.

Again the mixtapes took the backseat but we managed to feature 5 great guest mixes by Andreas of Alpaca Sports, Rosy Crucifixion, Niklas of Fulhäst, Erika of Expressway To Yr Skull and Toby of Riots Not Diets.

Anyway. Our favourite songs from 2013. Rules are the same as last year – if we got hold of it in 2013, then it counts as released in 2013. And, even more than last year, definitely more tough than cute.

Favourite releases (meaning the whole LP/EP/CS/7" is fantastic and we could have picked almost any track from it)

Makthaverskan - Asleep - Makthaverskan II LP (Luxury) - Buy
ONSIND - Dissatisfactions - Anaesthesiology LP (Discount Horse, Plan-it-X) - Buy
All Dogs - Buddy - All Dogs 7" (Salinas) - Buy
The Courtneys - Nu Sundae - The Courtneys LP (Hockey Dad) - Buy
Veronica Falls - Broken Toy - Waiting for Something to Happen LP (Slumberland, Bells Union) - Buy

All Dogs - Love Song - Split Tape W/Slouch (Self-released) - Buy
Shopping - In Other Words - Consumer Complaints LP (Mïlk) - Buy
Slum of Legs - Slum of Legs - Demo CS (Tuff Enuff) - Buy
Joyride! - Shot in the Dark - Joyride! LP (Lauren) - Buy
Chastity Belt - Black Sail - No Regerts LP (Help Yourself) - Buy

Frau - Sherman's Gone - Demo CS (Tuff Enuff) - Buy
Martha  - Lost Without You - Sycamore 7" (Oddbox) - Buy
Bleached - Looking for a Fight - Ride Your Heart LP (Dead Oceans) - Buy
No Ditching - Cuddles - Face Ache (Self-released) - Buy
Crazy Band - Crazy Bad - Live in Prison LP (Teenage Teardrops) - Buy

Favourite songs (bits and bobs from awesome records)

The Julie Ruin - Girls Like Us  - Run Fast LP (Dischord) - Buy
Terry Malts - I Was Not There - Nobody Realizes This Is Nowhere LP (Slumberland) - Buy
The Wharves - Unhand Me - The Wharves / the Rosy Crucifixion Split LP (Soft Power) - Buy
Plastic Bags - I Hate School - Demo CS (Helta Skelta) - Buy
Good Throb - Culture Vulture - Culture Vulture 7" (Muscle Horse) - Buy

Future Bible Heroes - Keep Your Children in a Coma - Partygoing LP (Merge) - Buy
Toxie - Newgate - Newgate 7" (Goner) - Buy
Slowcoaches - Thinkers - Thinkers EP (Icecapades) - Buy
The Spook School - I'll Be Honest - Dress Up LP (Fortuna POP!) - Buy
Upset - Oxfords & Wingtips - She's Gone LP (Don Giovanni) - Buy

Throwing Up - Gone Again - Over You LP (O Genesis) - Buy
Comet Gain - Avenue Girls - Avenue Girls 7" (wiaiwya) - Buy
Veronica Falls - Timeless Melody - Six Covers Vol. 2 LP (Bella Union)
The Blow - Invisible - The Blow LP (Kanine) - Buy
Love Cuts - Extra - +2 -1 (Self-released?) - Free Download

Fat Creeps - Daydreaming - Fat Creeps / Zebu! 12" (Feeding Tube) - Buy
Colour Me Wednesday - Shut - I Thought It Was Morning LP (Discount Horse/Dovetown) - Buy
The Fireworks - Runaround - Runaround 7" (Shelflife) - Buy
Teenage Burritos - Danya - Danya 7" (Volar) - Buy
Potty Mouth - The Spins - Hell Bent LP (Old Flame/Marshall Teller) - Buy

Bam! Bam! - Golden Haze 2 - Golden Haze 2 7" (Happy Happy Birthday To Me) - Buy
Dog Legs - Memory Chester Lane - Awkward CS (Tuff Enuff) - Buy
Fleabite - Cattitude - Maybe Call Me (Self-released)
Poppets - Steal It Like a Thief - Steal It Like A Thief LP (FDH) - Buy
Fully Cooked - Dog Ate Pussy - Demo (Less Talk) - Buy

Radiator Hospital - Are You Feeling Me? - Something Wild LP (Salinas) - Buy
Darren Hayman And The Long Parliament - Old Man - Old Man 7" (wiaiwya) - Buy
Levitations - Decisions - Partners in Crime EP (Cut The Cord That) Buy
Golden Grrrls - Date It - Golden Grrrls LP (Slumberland) - Buy
Nots - Dust Red - Dust Red (Goner) - Buy

Daylight Robbery - Distant Shores - Distant Shores 7" (Dirt Cult/Poison City) - Buy
Edible Arrangements - Second Hand Shit That You Live In - Edible Arrangements CS (Comfortable On A Tightrope) - Buy
Fulhäst - Riot On 1655 North Cherokee Avenue - Broken LP (Fika) - Buy
Rose Melberg - Mystery (The Wipers) - September CS (Lost Sound Tapes) - Buy
The Pastels - Check My Heart - Slow Summits LP (Domino) - Buy

Household - A New Leaf - Elaines 12" (Dull Knife) - Buy
Funsuck - Country Sherb'it - Demo CS (Self-released) - Buy
The Tuts - Tut Tut Tut - Tut Tut Tut (Self-released) - Buy
Habibi  - Let Me In - Habibi LP (Burger) - Buy
Colleen Green - Number One - Sock It to Me LP (Hardly Art) - Buy

Cachette a Branlette - Lames - Sur L'Ìle Malefique de Satan (Self-released) - Buy
Wavves - Demon To Lean On - Afraid Of Heights LP (Mom + Pop)
Joanna Gruesome - Secret Surprise - Weird Sister LP (Slumberland/Fortuna Pop!) - Buy
Raw Prawn - None Left - None Left 7" (R.I.P. Society) - Buy
La Luz  - Sure As Spring - It's Alive LP (Hardly Art) - Buy

Go Violets - Teenager - Heart Slice (Create Control) - Buy
Don't Cry Shopgirl - Bring Me Home - Demo
Perfect Pussy - IV - I Have Lost All Desire For Feeling CS (Self-released) - Buy
PUPS  - Park Ghost - Month Long Sleep (wiaiwya) - Buy
Ruby Pins - Chariot - Ruby Pins LP (M'Lady's) - Buy

Secret Beach - Cockroach Girlfriend - Turn It Off! (Self-released) - Buy
Downtown Boys - Maldito - Downtown Boys LP (Self-released) - Buy
Darkthrone - Leave No Cross Unturned - The Underground Resistance LP (Peaceville) - Buy

Compilations & Re-issues

va – Va - Riots Not Diets - Carry On Rioting (Tuff Enuff) - Buy
Neo Boys - Sooner Or Later LP (K) - Buy
va - Punk 45: Kill The Hippies! Kill Yourself! The American Nation Destroys Its Young:
Underground Punk in the USA 1973-80, Vol 1 (Soul Jazz) - Buy
va - Studio One Ska Fever: More Ska Sounds From Sir Coxsone's Downbeat (Soul Jazz) - Buy

Most listened to artists according to last.fm
1 Bratmobile (371)
2 Colleen Green (333)
3 Beat Happening (285)
4 Bleached (262)
5 The Breeders (248)
6 Veronica Falls (246)
7 Daylight Robbery (216)
8 Good Throb (203)
9 Teenage Burritos (201)
10 The Fall (198)
11 The Rondelles (193)
12 Jonathan Richman And The Modern Lovers (189)
13 Nixon (188)
14 Descendents (187)
15 Bikini Kill (186)

Most listened to tracks according to last.fm
1 The B-52's – Whammy Kiss (78)
2 Darkthrone – Leave No Cross Unturned (67)
3 Althea & Donna – Uptown Top Ranking (59)
4 Beat Happening – Hot Chocolate Boy (58)
5 Deicide – Sacrificial Suicide (53)
6 Bärchen und die Milchbubis – Muskeln (50)
6 Teenage Burritos – Charlie (50)
8 The Cure – I'm Cold [Studio Demo] (49)
9 Andreas Dorau Und Die Marinas – Fred Vom Jupiter (48)
10 Bratmobile – There's No Other Way / No You Don't (46)
11 Coffin Pricks – Group Home Haircut (45)
11 Teenage Burritos – Kamikaze (45)
13 !Action Pact! – London Bouncers (Bully Boy Version) (44)
13 Big In Japan – Big In Japan (44)
13 Good Throb – Feminazi (44)
16 Bleached – Next Stop (43)
17 Au Pairs – Monogamy (40)
18 Good Throb – Bag (39)
19 Bleached – Looking For A Fight (38)
20 Bikini Kill – Rebel Girl (36)

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