King of the Buttons

’It was never supposed to make that noise’

The Unseen Swerve: Jaskirt Boora

May 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we speak to award winning artist Jaskirt Boora as she brings the exhibition  'People, Place and Sport' to Birmingham and Sandwell as part of the Birmingham 2022 Festival.

For more information visit https://www.jaskirtboora.com/people-place-and-sport or https://www.birmingham2022.com/festival/ 

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve'on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 26th April 2022. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2022.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:
https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/ and more information of the series at: https://theunseenswerve.blogspot.com/

The Unseen Swerve: Rachel Gartside (Sampad)

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we talk to Rachel Gartside, Learning and Community Manager at Sampad South Asian Arts and Heritage about ‘From city of empire to city of diversity’, a major exhibition opening in March 2022 exploring the Dyche Photo Collection.

More info: https://www.sampad.org.uk/projects/2020-2022-from-city-of-empire-to-city-of-diversity-a-visual-journey/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 28th December 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk  

The Unseen Swerve: Emma Purshouse

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we talk to Wolverhampton’s 2021 Poet Laureate about recent collection ‘Close’, her part in the  ‘A word in your ear’ podcast series and the state of poetry slams across the Black Country.

More info:

https://emmapurshouse.co.uk/

https://bctouring.co.uk/a-word-in-your-ear-podcast/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 28th December 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk  

The Unseen Swerve: Deborah Kermode

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we talk to the Chief Executive and Artistic Curator at MAC Birmingham about a revitalisation of the centre’s space, future performances, funding challenges and the upcoming 60th anniversary events.

https://macbirmingham.co.uk/ 

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 30th November 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk  

 

The Unseen Swerve: Iain Lauchlan

March 1st, 2022

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In this seasonal podcast we catch up with writer and star (oh yes we do) of Belgrade Theatre, Coventry’s panto spectacular ‘ Beauty and the Beast’.Iain spills the beans on Dame Dolly Mixture, talks virtual panto challenges and the joys of being back on the boards once more.

https://www.belgrade.co.uk/ 

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 30th November 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk 

The Unseen Swerve: Farrah Chaudry

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we explore ‘The Walls between us’ at The Rep Birmingham as part of the Bedlam Festival 2021.Writer Farrah Chaudry joins us in conversation.

https://www.bedlamfestival.co.uk/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 26th October 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk

The Unseen Swerve: Andy Fowles (BMT)

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we speak with Andy Fowles, Learning and Access Manager at Birmingham Museums Trust about the spooky offering at Think Tank for Half-term.

https://www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 26th October 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk

The Unseen Swerve: Sean Foley #2

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we speak once more to Artistic Director at The Birmingham Rep, Sean Foley as they gear up for the 50th Anniversary Season, unveil the ‘open house’ development and discuss ‘The play what I wrote’ as it opens at the venue.

https://www.birmingham-rep.co.uk/ 

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 26th October 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk 

The Unseen Swerve: Long for the Coast

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we catch up with Jamie and Sophie Gould aka Long for the Coast ahead of 

the launch of their new album ‘The revolution starts at home’.

http://www.longforthecoast.com/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 28th September 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk 

The Unseen Swerve: Damon Conlan

March 1st, 2022

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In this podcast we conjure conversation with jocular prestidigitator Damon Conlan on the cusp of his Birmingham Comedy Festival Show at the Crescent Theatre. 

https://www.damonconlan.co.uk/

The content in this podcast originally appeared in 'The Unseen Swerve' on Switch Radio and was first broadcast on 27th July 2021. Written & Presented by James Sandy and A King of the Buttons Production 2021.

Title Music: 'Lucky Massive Dangerous'(excerpt) by Speck (c) copyright 2018 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license. http://dig.ccmixter.org/files/speck/58706 Ft: Siobhan Dakay, billraydrums.

A full archive of the full broadcast editions can be found at:

https://www.mixcloud.com/KOTBproductions/  and more information of the series at: www.kingofthebuttons.co.uk 

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