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Album Review: Public Service Broadcasting – Every Valley

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Album Review: Public Service Broadcasting – The Race for Space

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YOU ALMOST certainly know J. Willgoose as one of the bespectacled whizzkids behind the ever brilliant Public Service Broadcasting. But now he’s decided to invest in a little extra-curricular activity away from his six-string anchorman role in the nation’s favourite broadcaster, and has announced a solo album for Play It Again Sam in the guise …

I must admit, Public Service Broadcasting had me going for a moment there. After their debut album Inform – Educate – Entertain wonderfully demonstrated that Willgoose, Wrigglesworth and Abraham could do exactly that with samples from archive footage and public information films and some cracking tunes, the more thematically linked The Race for Space disappointed …

How do you judge what were the best albums of the year? Well, here at Backseat Mafia its a collaborative affair, where everyone that writes for us has as much of a say as everyone else (how did I let that happen?). Happily, in line with the widely and wildly varied nature of our ethos …

Race For Space Artwork

The Race for Space is the much anticipated follow up to Public Service Broadcasting’s May 2013 debut ‘Inform – Educate – Entertain’, which reached number 21 in the UK Album Chart and garnered rave reviews and award nominations in it’s wake. Public Service Broadcasting are pseudonymous musical duo J. Willgoose, Esq and Wrigglesworth who weave samples from …

A Bank Holidays not a Bank Holiday without a festival right ? We think so, that’s why we thought it would be a good idea to check out Galtres Festival, albeit that we did arrive a bit late. (Click on the pictures to see them in gallery view ) Saturday MORCHEEBA Thankfully we weren’t too …

There seems a lack of public service broadcasting on our televisions these days. Its probably down to having to be accountable for just about anything and everything. In my youth, we had loads of it, and I have happy memories of the evil of Nico Tine, and crossing the road with Geoff Capes. One such …