Bombastic Homecoming for Corduroy Rockers

Public Service Broadcasting

O2 Academy, Brixton – 29th November 2015

Public Service Broadcasting have promised that tonight’s set will be special. They do not disappoint. In a set bedecked with pyrotechnics, dancing astronauts and a replica of the first Sputnik space craft, the be-tweeded heroes of alt rock still take centre stage, resplendent in their customary cardigans and bowties. Add in to the mix a full choir, string section and choreographed brass ensemble and you have the makings of a truly triumphant homecoming gig.  Continue reading

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Alt-Rock Duo launch celestial Space Race chronicle

Public Service Broadcasting

The Race For Space

Think that an album charting the history of the 1960s Cold War Space Race between the USA and the Soviet Union isn’t for you? Think again. London-based musical pioneers/diligent public service archivists Wrigglesworth and J. Willgoose Esq return in 2015 with an album that expertly splices snippets of archived radio propaganda footage with a multitude of musical styles from art rock and disco-punk through to krautrock and electronica. Veering away from the temptation to produce a bleak, sparse backdrop of minimalist post-rock to accompany these grainy, crackling outtakes from the Huston and Moscow space centres, Public Service Broadcasting will propel you on a sonic voyage through the annals of musical history.

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