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CB April 1st 2009 (April Fools Day Special featuring The Kazoo Funk Orchestra)

So, how were we going to celebrate April Fools Day then? How about 2 hours of music you’d never see coming – yup, time for a Curveballs Turbo special! Scandinavian metal, Japanese pop, comedy, mash-ups, Deftones covering Sade… it was all here. Despite all this though, something was missing. A focal point was needed…



…Step forward the Kazoo Funk Orchestra. Having featured a weekly “Kazoo Funk Orchestra moment” on the show for the past year, it was a delight to have Mechanical (left) and Little Beard from the band on the phone to give us an insight into the band’s mysterious little world (mostly made up of strange stories and animal noises!).


To hear the interview click here:

Talking about the background of the band…with an occasional distraction

Talking about the track Baby You’ve No Eyes, a band favourite… with a few stories!


You can hear more of the band’s music at and


Weird Al Yankovic – You’re Pitiful

Gore – National Anthem of Goruguay

The 7-10 Split – I Love Your Mum

Manu Chao – Me Gustas Tù

Diffusion – Weakest Link 

Regurgitate – Effortless Regurgitation…

The Freelance Hairdresser - Knees Up Look Sharp (Chas ‘n’ Dave vs. Dizzee Rascal)

Ikimono Gakari – Hanabi

Tenacious D – I’m The Only Gay Eskimo

Deftones – No Ordinary Love

Bing Crosby – Swinging on a Star

Greg(o)rian – War on the Sky

The Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Fictional

The Kazoo Funk Orchestra – Baby You’ve No Eyes

Credit To The Nation – Call It What You Want

Ludovico Einaudi – Eden Roc

Incestuous Youth – Smave Bave

The Freelance Hairdresser - You Suffer at the Gay Bar (Electric Six vs. Naplam Death)

Voicedude – Stand by Me Forever (Ben E. King vs. The Clash)

Weird Al Yankovic – Jerry Springer

Bortsch Orkestra – Bortsch Enie Goulasch

Nat King Cole – I’m Gonna Sit Right Down & Write Myself a Letter

Liquorstore – ZX81

May Contain Nuts – Something Ghetto 

Groove Collective – Everybody (We the People)

Tep – Calak

Cannibal Corpse – Dormant Bodies Bursting

Stephen Lynch – Superhero

Tolivar – Lights & Lights & Lights & Lights

Gore - Be My Speed Bump

Killed By Krueger – You Say it Best (When You Say Nothing At All)

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