Public Service Broadcasting (band)

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Public Service Broadcasting
Public Service Broadcasting Press Shot.jpg
Background information
Origin London, England
Genres Alternative,[1] art rock, indie rock, electronica, dance-punk, krautrock[2]
Labels Test Card Recordings, Believe Recordings
Website publicservicebroadcasting.net
Members J. Wilgoose Esq, Wrigglesworth

Public Service Broadcasting is a London-based pseudonymous musical duo consisting of J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments, samplings and electronic instruments; and Wrigglesworth on drums, piano and electronic instruments.[3]

They take samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda material, attempting to 'teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future'.[4] The band have released two albums, Inform-Educate-Entertain (2013); a second one, The Race For Space, released on 23 February 2015.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

EPs[edit]

Singles[edit]

  • "ROYGBIV" - 5 March 2012 [10] which won the BBC Radio 6 Music Rebel Playlist.[11]
  • "Spitfire" - 26 March 2012 [12][13][14][15] which won the BBC Radio 6 Music Rebel Playlist.[16]
  • "London Can Take It" - 13 August 2012 [17][18]
  • "Everest" - 12 November 2012 only for digital downloading . The song is based around The Conquest of Everest, a 1953 film charting Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay's first successful ascent of the mountain.[19]
  • Signal 30 [20]
  • Night Mail
  • "Gagarin" - 1 December 2014 (first single of the album "The Race For Space")
  • "Go!" - 23 February 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting". Apple. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Albums by Public Service Broadcasting: Discography, songs, biography, and listening guide - Rate Your Music
  3. ^ "A day in the life of Public Service Broadcasting". Original Penguin. Retrieved 23 June 2012. 
  4. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting + guests". Picture House Hackney. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  5. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting EP One page". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  6. ^ "Review: Public Service Broadcasting - The War Room EP". Spindle Magazine. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  7. ^ "MusicBrainz The War Room release page". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  8. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting are going to W*A*R!"". Artrocker. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  9. ^ "Today Mark's joined by J. Willgoose Esq from the very appropriately named band Public Service Broadcasting". BBC 6 Music programmes. Retrieved 5 June 2012. 
  10. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting ROYGBIV page". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  11. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting win the BBC 6 Music Rebel Playlist!". Popular news. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  12. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting - Spitfire". Caffeine Nicotine. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  13. ^ "MusicBrainz Spitfire release page". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 19 May 2012. 
  14. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting - Spitfire video". New Musical Express. 
  15. ^ "J.Willgoose interviewed by Chris Hawkins about the making of the single Spitfire". BBC 6 Music programmes. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  16. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting win Rebel Playlist at 6 followed by an addition to the main daytime playlist!". Popular news. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting ‘London Can Take It’ video". Access All Areas Music. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  18. ^ "London Can Take It release page". MusicBrainz. Retrieved 4 August 2012. 
  19. ^ "Public Service Broadcasting - Everest". YouTube. 
  20. ^ "Single Announcement & Another Tour Poster". Public Service Broadcasting. 

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