the mighty boosh

You’re ‘avin’ a larf!

Some things are made for each other. Cheese and pickle. Fred and Ginger. Bert and Ernie. But what about music and comedy? Anita Awbi takes a look at the often overlooked craft of comic songwriting.

30 seconds with… Louis Barabas & the Bedlam Six

Since forming in late 2006 'dirt swing band The Bedlam Six's music has infiltrated almost every creative niche, being adapted into animated short films, burlesque routines, musical theatre, fringe festival revues, documentary soundtracks, motion picture scores and even a comic strip.

Robots in Disguise part one

Robots in Disguise (RiD) are Dee Plume and Sue Denim. The band’s music incorporates direct lyricism, riot grrl energy, a punky DIY ethic with doses of electronic dance and pop. The duo released their fourth album Happiness v Sadness in July, which witnesses Dee and Sue’s growing strength as songwriters, weaving strong concepts into mouth-watering melodic hooks and irresistible dancey rhythms.…