This week, my guests on The Mid Week Mix Up are Neil Cooper and Gavin Rees of the duo, Oxbowlake. They are a tad crazy and I mean that in the nicest possible way so the show promises to be very entertaining. Join us on Newport City Radio from 5pm on Wednesday 27th June.
Let's find out a bit about them before they come to talk about their music!
What gives you the biggest thrill in your life, currently?
Neil: Fishing and finishing a new song
When you were about 10, what did you think you would grow up to be?
Neil: Retired like my grandad
Gavin: A Helicopter
What’s the last book you read?
Neil: Ash - James Herbert
Gavin: Good Omens - Terry Pratchet & Neil Gaiman
What is your best physical feature?
The best sandwich filling is?
Neil: Polony and Marmite
If I came to your house for dinner, what would you cook for me?
Neil: Polony and Marmite sandwich
Gavin: Crisp sandwich
If you could share a stage with anyone, dead or alive, who would you choose?
Neil: Chris Cornell
Gavin: My Mum
What’s the best way to spend a Sunday afternoon?
Neil: Hunting Guinea pigs
Gavin: Eating enough food to last the week but only lasting until Monday morning
If you could go back in time, which decade would you like to be a teenager in? Why?
Neil: 1900s for the birth of media/films
Gavin: 1960s because deep down I want to be a hippie
If you could give your 13-year-old self one piece of advice, what would it be?
Neil: To actually play my fathers guitar when he wasn’t looking
Gavin: I’d tell myself how expensive glasses are