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Curveballs - November 1st 2007 - a busy one...



Tonight was quite a show. There was the dancing with David B beforehand during Soul Inspired. There was the chatroom dare that resulted in me presenting a section of the show topless. There was Curveballs Turbo, which had heavy metal followed by Philip Glass followed by Dean Martin (!). The undoubted stars of the show though, it seemed, were young Rainham trio Understated, whose demo track Fishbowl was played for the first time on radio tonight, prompting more emails to the show than any other track or band has ever managed in the last 7 months! It proved so popular that another 2 tracks from the demo were played in the second hour. With a Creative Sessions appearance already booked, you can expect to hear a lot more from Understated on Phoenix FM very soon.

 

Do Me Bad Things – What’s Hideous (www.myspace.com/domebadthings)

The Eels – The Sound Of Fear (www.eelstheband.com)

Reuben – Freddy Krueger (www.wordsfromreuben.com)

House Of Brothers – Deadman (www.myspace.com/houseofbrothers)

Understated – Fishbowl (www.myspace.com/understatedthebanduk)

Tom Clark – One To Fall (www.myspace.com/tomclarknet)

Rest Of My Life – All Pretty People Live In Airports (www.myspace.com/roml)

Heist – I Wanna Know (www.heist-band.com)

Milloy – Black Jack (www.myspace.com/milloy)

The Colours Between – Wednesday (www.myspace.com/thecoloursbetween)

 

CURVEBALLS TURBO

La Rumeur – Les Petites Annonces Du Carnage

Weird Al Yankovic – You’re Pitiful

WAKO – Abyss

Philip Glass – Land Of The Dead

Dean Martin – That’s Amore

Femi Kuti featuring Jaguar Wright – Fight To Win

Greg(o)rian – Opus (excerpt)

Punk Covers – Monster Mash

 

Hello Maholo – Son (www.hellomaholo.com)

Understated – Won’t Be Long (www.myspace.com/understatedthebanduk)

Love & A .45 – Pearls On Broadway (www.myspace.com/lovemy45)

The Last Army – Dead (www.myspace.com/thelastarmy)

Sevendaystilsunday – Thumbelina’s Story (www.myspace.com/sevendaystilsunday)

Cousin Joey – State Of Play (www.cousin-joey.co.uk)

Stonemunki – Confessions (www.stonemunki.com)

Once A Thief – Busy Being Lazy (www.myspace.com/oncewerethiefs) 

Sennah – Pity (www.myspace.com/sennah)

Understated – Take Some Action (www.myspace.com/understatedthebanduk)



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