Funke and the Two Tone Baby in session for Roots & Fusion

23 December 2015 by Pure Radio

The incredible Funke and the Two Tone Baby (AKA Dan Turbull) came in the Roots & Fusion studio for the final session of 2015.

A 21st century one man band, he loops voice, guitar, harmonica & beatboxing to create a unique sound.

We also had a chat about how he does it, how he writes songs and having a musician’s “year off”...

1) If You’re Nice To Me
2) I’m Not Well
3) Anchor
4) (acoustic) Not Enough Bonobo

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Frank Turner talks to Paul Holloway

23 November 2015 by Pure Radio

Frank Turner spoke to Pure’s Paul Holloway before his sell out show at Manchester Academy on Monday 23 November.

He talks about his latest album ‘Positive Songs For Negative People’ and losing a friend in the Paris attacks.

Also explains why he is encouraging his fans to share ‘Random Acts of Kindness’ on Twitter #FTRAOK and how that sits with his punk ethos.

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Stockport Focus: Pubs and Andy Turner, 18 Feb 14

19 February 2014 by Pure Radio

This week Stockport Focus looks at the decline of the local pub over recent years. Plus, New Mills ice climber Andy Turner travels to Sochi as part of efforts to introduce the sport to the Winter Olympics.

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Frank Turner On The Guest List

12 February 2014 by Pure Radio

On Sunday 9th February 2014 Frank Turner played his live gig number 1,525 at Manchester’s Phones4U Arena and until he took to the stage at London’s O2 Arena three days later, it was the biggest headline show he has played so far.

Paul Holloway caught up with him backstage before the gig.

Get on the Guest List with Rik, Soph, Paul, Jess and Sophie on Twitter @PureGuestList

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Frank Turner On Fuzzbox

19 April 2013 by Pure Radio

Paul Holloway met up with Frank Turner backstage before his gig at Manchester Academy 17 April 2013.

His new album Tape Deck Heart is released on Monday 22 April and it’s been a busy year for Frank, with his profile rising after Danny Boyle invited him to play at the Olympics opening ceremony.

Keep in touch at and @purefuzzbox on Twitter

Anarchy in SK!

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