name: Flight of the Conchords
origin: Wellington, New Zealand
years active: 1998–present
label: Sub Pop, Flight of the Conchords Music, BBC Audiobooks
associated acts: So You’re a Man, The Black Seeds, The Humourbeasts, Rhys Darby, Kristen Schaal, Arj Barker
current members: Jemaine Clement
They were named Best Alternative Comedy Act at the 2005 US Comedy Arts Festival and Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival, and they received a nomination for the Perrier Comedy Award at the 2003 Edinburgh Festival Fringe for their show at Edinburgh venue The Caves. The duo’s live performances have gained them a worldwide cult following.