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Curveballs August 31st 2011 – Festival round-up

Tonight it was the annual Curveballs Festival Special. Exploits ranged from the best sing-alongs of Reading to the top discoveries of Latitude, alongside the traditional rundown of top t-shirts, which this year ranged from “Save the world, it’s our only source of beer” to “You’re going to hell for what your dirty mind is thinking” via “Beards are awesome”.

Plus we got to hear from some of the aforementioned discoveries of Latitude:

First up were Matt, Adam and Tom from comedy troupe The Unexpected Items. The group (also featuring Sophie and Catherine) specialise in sketch-based routines and are best known for Youtube hit Gap Yah. www.theunexpecteditems.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Unexpected_Items_Nick_Latitude_15-07-2011.mp3]

 

The following day at Latitude I chatted to the man behind Sonic Manipulator, a spacesuit-clad performer who played a number of sets during the festival, impressing crowds with his experimental electronic sounds. www.sonicmanipulator.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Sonic_Manipulator_Nick_16-07-2011.mp3]

 

Finally, I chatted to musical comedy duo Frisky & Mannish, who performed at the cabaret arena on Sunday. Their unique take on pop culture, including bizarre cover versions and forming new bands from audience members, has won them many fans around the UK and abroad. www.friskyandmannish.co.uk Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_Frisky_and_Manish_Nick_17-07-2011.mp3]

 

Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Festivale www.kazoofunkorchestra.com

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit www.nirvana.com

Caribou – Odessa www.caribou.fm

The Unexpected Items – Gap Yah www.theunexpecteditems.com

Y Niwl – Undegpump www.yniwl.com

These Are End Times – Śūnyatā www.theseareendtimes.com

Sonic Manipulator – Spaceman www.sonicmanipulator.com

Yes Sir Boss – You & Me www.yessirboss.com

Frisky & Mannish – Beep (Have a Banana) www.friskyandmannish.co.uk

New Found Glory – Hit Or Miss (Waited Too Long) www.newfoundglory.com

Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks www.fosterthepeople.com

Madness – Baggy Trousers www.madness.co.uk

Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American/Salt Sweat Sugar www.jimmyeatworld.com

Capdown – Pound For the Sound www.capdown.net

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get www.bosstonesmusic.com

Taking Back Sunday – Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team) www.takingbacksunday.com

Cocknbullkid – Asthma Attack www.cocknbullkid.com

Flogging Molly – Drunken Lullabies www.floggingmolly.com

Houka Monks – Happiness in Wholesale www.houkamonks.com

GraVil – Still World www.gravilmetal.com

Stealing Signs – Write This Down www.myspace.com/stealingsigns

 

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Curveballs August 31st 2011 – Festival round-up

Tonight it was the annual Curveballs Festival Special. Exploits ranged from the best sing-alongs of Reading to the top discoveries of Latitude, alongside the traditional rundown of top t-shirts, which this year ranged from “Save the world, it’s our only source of beer” to “You’re going to hell for what your dirty mind is thinking” via “Beards are awesome”.

Plus we got to hear from some of the aforementioned discoveries of Latitude:

First up were Matt, Adam and Tom from comedy troupe The Unexpected Items. The group (also featuring Sophie and Catherine) specialise in sketch-based routines and are best known for Youtube hit Gap Yah. www.theunexpecteditems.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Unexpected_Items_Nick_Latitude_15-07-2011.mp3]

 

The following day at Latitude I chatted to the man behind Sonic Manipulator, a spacesuit-clad performer who played a number of sets during the festival, impressing crowds with his experimental electronic sounds. www.sonicmanipulator.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Sonic_Manipulator_Nick_16-07-2011.mp3]

 

Finally, I chatted to musical comedy duo Frisky & Mannish, who performed at the cabaret arena on Sunday. Their unique take on pop culture, including bizarre cover versions and forming new bands from audience members, has won them many fans around the UK and abroad. www.friskyandmannish.co.uk Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_Frisky_and_Manish_Nick_17-07-2011.mp3]

 

Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Festivale www.kazoofunkorchestra.com

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit www.nirvana.com

Caribou – Odessa www.caribou.fm

The Unexpected Items – Gap Yah www.theunexpecteditems.com

Y Niwl – Undegpump www.yniwl.com

These Are End Times – Śūnyatā www.theseareendtimes.com

Sonic Manipulator – Spaceman www.sonicmanipulator.com

Yes Sir Boss – You & Me www.yessirboss.com

Frisky & Mannish – Beep (Have a Banana) www.friskyandmannish.co.uk

New Found Glory – Hit Or Miss (Waited Too Long) www.newfoundglory.com

Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks www.fosterthepeople.com

Madness – Baggy Trousers www.madness.co.uk

Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American/Salt Sweat Sugar www.jimmyeatworld.com

Capdown – Pound For the Sound www.capdown.net

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get www.bosstonesmusic.com

Taking Back Sunday – Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team) www.takingbacksunday.com

Cocknbullkid – Asthma Attack www.cocknbullkid.com

Flogging Molly – Drunken Lullabies www.floggingmolly.com

Houka Monks – Happiness in Wholesale www.houkamonks.com

GraVil – Still World www.gravilmetal.com

Stealing Signs – Write This Down www.myspace.com/stealingsigns

 

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Curveballs August 31st 2011 – Festival round-up

Tonight it was the annual Curveballs Festival Special. Exploits ranged from the best sing-alongs of Reading to the top discoveries of Latitude, alongside the traditional rundown of top t-shirts, which this year ranged from “Save the world, it’s our only source of beer” to “You’re going to hell for what your dirty mind is thinking” via “Beards are awesome”.

Plus we got to hear from some of the aforementioned discoveries of Latitude:

First up were Matt, Adam and Tom from comedy troupe The Unexpected Items. The group (also featuring Sophie and Catherine) specialise in sketch-based routines and are best known for Youtube hit Gap Yah. www.theunexpecteditems.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Unexpected_Items_Nick_Latitude_15-07-2011.mp3]

 

The following day at Latitude I chatted to the man behind Sonic Manipulator, a spacesuit-clad performer who played a number of sets during the festival, impressing crowds with his experimental electronic sounds. www.sonicmanipulator.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Sonic_Manipulator_Nick_16-07-2011.mp3]

 

Finally, I chatted to musical comedy duo Frisky & Mannish, who performed at the cabaret arena on Sunday. Their unique take on pop culture, including bizarre cover versions and forming new bands from audience members, has won them many fans around the UK and abroad. www.friskyandmannish.co.uk Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_Frisky_and_Manish_Nick_17-07-2011.mp3]

 

Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Festivale www.kazoofunkorchestra.com

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit www.nirvana.com

Caribou – Odessa www.caribou.fm

The Unexpected Items – Gap Yah www.theunexpecteditems.com

Y Niwl – Undegpump www.yniwl.com

These Are End Times – Śūnyatā www.theseareendtimes.com

Sonic Manipulator – Spaceman www.sonicmanipulator.com

Yes Sir Boss – You & Me www.yessirboss.com

Frisky & Mannish – Beep (Have a Banana) www.friskyandmannish.co.uk

New Found Glory – Hit Or Miss (Waited Too Long) www.newfoundglory.com

Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks www.fosterthepeople.com

Madness – Baggy Trousers www.madness.co.uk

Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American/Salt Sweat Sugar www.jimmyeatworld.com

Capdown – Pound For the Sound www.capdown.net

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get www.bosstonesmusic.com

Taking Back Sunday – Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team) www.takingbacksunday.com

Cocknbullkid – Asthma Attack www.cocknbullkid.com

Flogging Molly – Drunken Lullabies www.floggingmolly.com

Houka Monks – Happiness in Wholesale www.houkamonks.com

GraVil – Still World www.gravilmetal.com

Stealing Signs – Write This Down www.myspace.com/stealingsigns

 

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Curveballs August 31st 2011 – Festival round-up

Tonight it was the annual Curveballs Festival Special. Exploits ranged from the best sing-alongs of Reading to the top discoveries of Latitude, alongside the traditional rundown of top t-shirts, which this year ranged from “Save the world, it’s our only source of beer” to “You’re going to hell for what your dirty mind is thinking” via “Beards are awesome”.

Plus we got to hear from some of the aforementioned discoveries of Latitude:

First up were Matt, Adam and Tom from comedy troupe The Unexpected Items. The group (also featuring Sophie and Catherine) specialise in sketch-based routines and are best known for Youtube hit Gap Yah. www.theunexpecteditems.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Unexpected_Items_Nick_Latitude_15-07-2011.mp3]

 

The following day at Latitude I chatted to the man behind Sonic Manipulator, a spacesuit-clad performer who played a number of sets during the festival, impressing crowds with his experimental electronic sounds. www.sonicmanipulator.com Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_the_Sonic_Manipulator_Nick_16-07-2011.mp3]

 

Finally, I chatted to musical comedy duo Frisky & Mannish, who performed at the cabaret arena on Sunday. Their unique take on pop culture, including bizarre cover versions and forming new bands from audience members, has won them many fans around the UK and abroad. www.friskyandmannish.co.uk Click below to listen:

[audio:https://www.phoenixfm.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Phoenix_FM_interview_with_Frisky_and_Manish_Nick_17-07-2011.mp3]

 

Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Festivale www.kazoofunkorchestra.com

Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit www.nirvana.com

Caribou – Odessa www.caribou.fm

The Unexpected Items – Gap Yah www.theunexpecteditems.com

Y Niwl – Undegpump www.yniwl.com

These Are End Times – Śūnyatā www.theseareendtimes.com

Sonic Manipulator – Spaceman www.sonicmanipulator.com

Yes Sir Boss – You & Me www.yessirboss.com

Frisky & Mannish – Beep (Have a Banana) www.friskyandmannish.co.uk

New Found Glory – Hit Or Miss (Waited Too Long) www.newfoundglory.com

Foster the People – Pumped Up Kicks www.fosterthepeople.com

Madness – Baggy Trousers www.madness.co.uk

Jimmy Eat World – Bleed American/Salt Sweat Sugar www.jimmyeatworld.com

Capdown – Pound For the Sound www.capdown.net

The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – The Impression That I Get www.bosstonesmusic.com

Taking Back Sunday – Cute Without the ‘E’ (Cut From the Team) www.takingbacksunday.com

Cocknbullkid – Asthma Attack www.cocknbullkid.com

Flogging Molly – Drunken Lullabies www.floggingmolly.com

Houka Monks – Happiness in Wholesale www.houkamonks.com

GraVil – Still World www.gravilmetal.com

Stealing Signs – Write This Down www.myspace.com/stealingsigns

 

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