WXPN’s The Key spotlights the new Thirty Three and Third limited-edition 7-inch covers box set. Listen to Eeel Bros (aka) Man Man’s Honus Honus and Hot Karate’s King Cyrus cover The Nerves’ power-pop classic, “Hanging on the Telephone.”

SUB POP NOISE PUNKS NO AGE, EEL BROS (ft. MAN MAN'S HONUS HONUS), ANDREW JACKSON JIHAD'S SEAN BONNETTE & ROZWELL KID RECORD EXCLUSIVE NEW COVERS FOR LIMITED-EDITION 7-INCH BOX SET, THIRTY THREE AND A THIRD Chicago designer Dana Lechtenberg The Nerdist Gallery 1988 Los Angeles Black Flag, Gun Club, The Nerves, Misfits, Danzig, Modern English, Wheatus & Graham Nash Eel Bros Man Man Honus Honus & Hot Karate’s King Cyrus Hanging on the Telephone The Nerves Blondie Blood and Tears Danzig No Age Six Pack Black Flag Sex Beat The Gun Club Sean Bonnette Andrew Jackson Jihad I Melt With You Modern English London Dungeon Misfits Rozwell Kid Teenage Dirtbag Wheatus Simple Man Graham Nash

Man Man‘s Honus Honus teamed up with Hot Karate‘s King Cyrus on a cover of The Nerves’ “Hanging On the Telephone” for a new vinyl box set. Recording as Eel Bros, the pair are joined by No Age, Sean Bonnette (of Andrew Jackson Jihad) and Rozwell kid in the collaborative tribute to classic punk, eighties rock and nineties alt-rock.

The box set was curated by Chicago artist Dana Lechtenberg for the third annual Thirty Three and a Third art show in L.A. Eel  Bros’ version of “Hanging On the Telephone” updates the 1976 classic with an iPhone ringtone replacing the classic pay phone sound bite and keeps Man Man’s upbeat, bouncing-on-their-seat tempo. LISTEN HERE…

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