Following the tragic death of frontwoman Trish Keenan in 2011 left fans wondering what would happen to Birmingham kitch soul popsters Broadcast, it was of some comfort that the sole remaining member James Cargill has kept the fires burning, with the brilliant scores to Berbarian Sound Studio and the upcoming Duke Of Burgundy, as well as talk of final material made with Keenan seeing the light of day.
Their notoriously difficult to get albums are being re-released on vinyl by their long time label Warp Records. Their four original albums, and two compilations – ‘Work And Non Work’, ‘The Noise Made By People’, ‘HaHa Sound’, ‘Tender Buttons’,’The Future Crayon’ and ‘Broadcast and The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age’ will be released on March 9th 2015.
A free 8 page 10” x 10” Broadcast booklet, featuring album artwork, will be available for initial orders through Bleep and other independent records shops. https://bleep.com/broadcast
Nothing will be the same in the Broadcast camp, but at least with these new reissues their ever growing influence will be enjoyed by a rightfully wider audience. And that can only be a good thing.