Category Archives: Curveballs

Curveballs 4th April 2018

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The Lovely Eggs – Food

Mansun – Fool

The Foreign Exchange – Make Me a Fool

Samurai Seven – Been a Fool

Hydrocele – What You Looking At?

Nicola Collis – Finally Friday

Darrah – Another

Peyton Shayler – Needed Space

Natalia Marrokin – Go Down & Go Down

Helen Connelly – Do You Remember?

Carousel – Throw Me to the Wolves

Leanne Louise – Magic

Sunscreem – Love U More

DateMonthYear – Numbers

High/Low – Mustard Man

Weekend Recovery – Why Don’t You Love Me?

Hemmingway – Fluid Like Water

Shonen Knife – Pop Tune

Trash Monroe – Bleached Edges of My Memory

Ren Stedman – Problems

Victories – Mandy Machine

Goat Monsoon – I Wanted something, You Wanted Nothing

Monna Vanna – You Never Know

Idles – Mother

The Lemoncurd Kids – Caveat

Dishy Tangent – Far From the Tree

BaVard – Young & Restless

Soul Coughing – 16 Horses


Curveballs 28th March 2018 (with Peyton Shayler on the phone)

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Tonight I chatted to upcoming Los Angeles singer Peyton Shayler on the phone. Peyton has just completed her first UK tour, which saw her travel all over the country and included a number of appearances in schools, playing live and offering motivation! She’s just released her debut single, Needed Space, with more to come – check out the track’s video and her latest updates at www.peytonshayler.com.

Wolf Alice – Formidable Cool

Streetlight Manifesto – We Will Fall Together

Operator Please – Volcanic

Suspects – City I Live In

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Charlie

Darrah – Another

Nicola Collis – Broken Me

Portrait – I Can Call You

Peyton Shayler – Needed Space

The Rentals – Friends of P

The Vandals – (But Then) She Spoke

Veruca Salt – Seether

Penny Arcane – Keep Away

The Waterfalls – She’ll Never Know

Arcaves – Don’t You Love the Rain

Stealing Signs – Two Thirds

The Mighty Fallen – Gold & Paper

Cavalcade – Slight of Mind

The Wholls – Roll Out

Dishy Tangent – Far From the Tree

Koray – Thunder & Lightning (Phoenix FM Session)

Canice Russell – So Much More

Killatrix – Overcome

Youth Club – The Man That I Am

Hemmingway – Fluid Like Water

The Style Council – Shout to the Top

Madness – House of Fun

DateMonthYear – March


Curveballs 21st March 2018

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Freeez – Southern Freez

Minus the Bear – Ice Monster

My Brightest Diamond – Pressure

The Silver Bayonets – Fake

The Clockworks – Rumours in the Stockroom

The Mighty Fallen – All a Man Wants

Paul Draper – Jealousy is a Powerful Emotion

Arcaves – Don’t You Love the Rain

Sonic Boom Six – Drop the Bass (& Pick It Up)

Create to Inspire – Blue

Bubblies – Papier Maché

Fascinating Aida – Cheap Flights

Portrait – Here’s a Kiss

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Standing There

Peyton Shayler – Needed Space

Sabiba – Dancing Eyes

State of Millenia – Way To Go

Django Django – Tic Tac Toe

Dinosaur Jr – I Know It So Well

The Capers – Right Little Raver

Sound of the Suburb – No Tomorrow

Two Tear Break – Hourglass

Castell – This Feeling

Rolled Up Sleeves – Supersonic Déjà Vu

Katy Forkings – Find My Feet

Carousel – Show

Young Machetes – Just Happening

Amplifier – Kosmos (Grooves of Triumph)


Curveballs 14th March 2018 (with The Badger Show’s Geoff)

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This week I chatted once again to our good buddy Geoff Brooks aka the Badger from local youTube channel The Badger Show, in which we discussed the importance of building your online community, his latest gaming adventures and the recent YouTube controversies involving Logan Paul which resulted in several channels becoming de-monetised. If you’re looking to start your own channel, have a listen for some great hints and tips! Plus don’t forget to check out The Badger Show on YouTube for his latest videos, including the weekly ‘On The Bench’ episode featuring a guest presenter in the form of yours truly!

 

Two Door Cinema Club – Next Year

Mariana’s Trench – Cross My Heart

Jamie Lenman – I Don’t Know Anything

Field Music – Count It Up

Hemmingway – Fluid Like Water

Juliet Roberts – Caught in the Middle

The Age of LUNA – Body & Soul

The Mighty Fallen – Freaky Thing (Phoenix FM Session)

BaVard – Make a Difference

Sex Bob-Omb – Garbage Truck

Peyton Shayler – Needed Space

DateMonthYear – March

Mansun – Mansun’s Only Love Song

Minus the Bear – Burying Luck

Young Machetes – Just Happening

Belle & Sebastian – Step Into My Office

The Trusted – Boy

Feeder – Shatter

Victories – Wiccan

Flogging Molly – Drunken Lullabies

The Clockworks – Rumours in the Stockroom

Say Sue Me – B Lover

Spray – Anthologised by Cherry Red

Freeze the Atlantic – The People Are Revolting

Arestirado – Striptease

Sonic Boom Six – Worship Yourself

The Foreign Exhange – Face in the Reflection


Curveballs 7th March 2018 (with The Mighty Fallen)

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Tonight I was joined in the studio by The Mighty Fallen, just ahead of their latest gig at Soho’s St Moritz Club. They first joined us last August having just released their debut album, Artificial Ignorance, and have been regulars on the local gig scene since. They can next be seen live at The Islington on March 30th (Good Friday, no less!) with more gigs to come, including Zigfrid von Underbelly in Hoxton on May 9th – stay tuned to their social media and www.themightyfallen.co.uk for more news!

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Bubblies – Oscar

Cube – Get Out

The Age of LUNA – Coco

Rachel Bloom – I Don’t Care About Award Shows

Django Django – Champagne

Dartz! – Cold Holidays

Minus the Bear – Give & Take

The Mighty Fallen – Virtual Machine

 

THE MIGHTY FALLEN IN THE STUDIO

The Mighty Fallen – Freaky Thing (live in session)

Fleetwood Mac – Big Love

Arctic Monkeys – The View from the Afternoon

The Mighty Fallen – Golden Paper (live in session)

Radiohead – Karma Police

The Mighty Fallen – Circles (live in session)

Audioslave – Gasoline

 

Amplifier – Kosmos (Grooves of Triumph)

Cardinal Kid – Bad Man

No Braver – Regression

Arcaves – Don’t You Love the Rain

Helen Connelly – Garden of Kisses

Juliet Roberts – Caught in the Middle


Curveballs 28th February 2018

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Hope this finds you all well and staying warm! (Yes, even if you’re living somewhere with no snow, keeping warm is kinda important…) Slightly shorter show than usual this week, but we’ll be back to the normal length next week.

Blood Red Shoes – Cold

Minus the Bear – Ice Monster

Freeze the Atlantic – Annotate My Fate

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Standing There

Hemmingway – Fluid Like Water

BaVard – Young & Restless

Carousel – Throw Me to the Wolves

Jamie Lenman – Hardbeat

The Mighty Fallen – Virtual Machine

Whoremoan – Killer Gorilla

The Recoupes – All I Know

The Silver Bayonets – Fake

The Invaders – Windows

Dishy Tangent – Monster

Jacksonswarehouse – Right Here Right Now

Lady Grey & the Earls – Flowers

The Foreign Exchange – So What If It Is

Night Driving in Small Towns – February


Curveballs 21st February 2018

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Mansun – Stripper Vicar

To Kill A King – No More Love Songs

Blur – Sunday Sunday

Rachel Bloom – I Don’t Care About Award Shows

Youth Club – The Man That I Am

Kings & Castles – Friday Nights

The Silver Bayonets – Fake

Filthy Militia – Little Sister

Ricky Murray – Not Now (Busy)

Django Django (featuring Self Esteem) – Surface to Air

Carmen Toth – Signs of Life

Moss Kena – Square One

The Waterfalls – She’ll Never Know

Elliot Porter – Lanes

Bavard – Those Days

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Charlie

Katy Forkings – Creatively (Studio 6 Session)

Victories – Mandy Machine

SKUFT – Laughing in the Dark

Jamie Lenman – All of England is a City

Danny McMahon – Hide Away

Russell & the Wolf Choir – The Constant

A – Pacific Ocean Blue

Al Stewart – Year of the Cat

Portrait – Problems

Ruffneck featuring Yavahn – Everybody Be Somebody

Bavard – Young & Restless


Curveballs 14th February 2018 (Vaguely Valentine’s Special)

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Saint Valentine himself wasn’t a particularly romantic chap. The lovey-dovey element has more to do with how it was believed birds would start to mate on the 14th. And for us here on Curveballs, it was a good opportunity to play a few under-appreciated love-themed tracks from the local scene and beyond, plus news of a few upcoming gigs for a date night! (While still enjoyable by yourself too!)

Black Keys – Have Love, Will Travel

Mansun – Mansun’s Only Love Song

Suzanne Vega – Night Moves

Wolf Alice – Freazy

Lady Grey & the Earls – Love Me & Leave Me

Courts – Feel My Love

Youth Club – People

Abandon Alex – Perfect You

Jack Off Jill – My Cat

Rob Heron & the Tea Pad Orchestra – Cats & Chickens

Jodie Abacus – She’s In Love with the Weekend

Optional Rubber Duck – Girl at the Movies

Thundercat – Without You

Sonic Boom Six – Love

The Foreign Exchange (featuring Tamisha Waden) – Truce

Shawn Lee – Happiness

Sabiba – One More Chance

Lee Bowers – Love & Hate

Koray – Whisper in the Wind (Phoenix FM Session)

Different People – Best Before / Used By

The Recoupes – All I Know

Fyresky – Red Velvet Rope

Katy Forkings – Find My Feet

Minerva Falls – Devil

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Bigger Man

Portrait – Honey Dip

Do Me Bad Things – The Power of Love


Curveballs 7th February 2018 (with Koray)

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This week I was joined in the studio for a second time by singer-songwriter Koray, the week before his first ever London show in Islington. Since he last joined us in November, Koray has continued to build on his online profile, with a live broadcast on Facebook during the show and inviting viewers & listeners to suggest a title he would then build a song around – click above to listen back and find out what they chose! Find Koray on his Facebook page and YouTube channel.

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Rage Against the Machine – Guerrilla Radio

Django Django – Champagne

The Folk Implosion – Free To Go

The Silver Bayonets – Fake

Moss Kena – Square One

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Standing There

 

KORAY IN THE STUDIO

Florida Georgia Line – Dig Your Roots

Koray – Whisper in the Wind (live in session)

No Braver – Ghost in a Shell

Koray – Toxic (live in session)

Sugarcult – Stuck in America

Koray – Thunder & Lightning (live in session)

Busted – Air Hostess

Koray – Rock ‘n’ Roll All Night & Party All Day (live in session)

Snow Patrol – Chasing Cars

 

A – Getting Around

The Mighty Fallen – Freaky Thing

Stick in the Wheel – Over Again

Katy Forkings – Creatively

Cavalcade – Anita

Tanita Tickaram – Stop Listening

The Wannadies – Might Be Stars

Lizz Fields – All My Mistakes

Ben Folds Five – Where’s Summer B?


Curveballs 24th January 2018 (with The Brothers Trio)

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Tonight I was joined in the studio by Mike, Jack and Tom (aka Tommy Vegas) Yetton of The Brothers Trio. After performing in various bands and solo projects over the last decade-and-a-bit, the three brothers have joined forces for the first time and hit the live scene, performing at various open mic nights around Essex, and have also begun work writing their first set of songs which they’ll be recording soon. In the meantime though, visit the Brothers Trio on Facebook, click above to have a listen back to them chatting about their many musical influences they acquired growing up, and a few live cover versions too!

Maximo Park – The Coast is Always Changing

Sisteray – Nostalgia Trip

Marika Hackman – Good Intentions

To Kill a King – No More Love Songs

The Recoupes – All I Know

Arcaves – Out of the Blue

Elliot Porter – Lanes

 

THE BROTHERS TRIO IN THE STUDIO

Steely Dan – Don’t Take Me Alive

The Brothers Trio – A Little Respect (live in session)

Royal Blood – Figure It Out

The Brothers Trio – Cream (live in session)

The Bee Gees – How Deep is Your Love?

The Brothers Trio – Englishman in New York (live in session)

John Mayer – Still Feel Like Your Man

The Brothers Trio – The Way You Make Me Feel (live in session)

 

Death Cab For Cutie – I Will Possess Your Heart

Lighthouse – Brown Bottle Flu

Django Django – Tic Tac Toe

Mr Happy Chainsaw – Charlie

Tall Poppies – Now

Mally Harpaz – Voices

Rayne – Human Imitation