Interview: Public Service Broadcasting

Interview: Public Service Broadcasting

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Public Service Broadcasting — if you’re unfamiliar with their work, you’d be forgiven for thinking that they could be a sister television or radio station to either the ABC or perhaps SBS; but they’re actually a band from the UK who make good use of archived recordings by layering them atop a soundscape of their own creation.  It sounds strange I know — and it is – but their use of these obscure samples (that could rival the likes of The Avalanches) just bloody works I tells ya!  Their third album Every Valley manages to propel an important narrative while simultaneously pleasuring your aural cavity.  The album was centred around the decline of the coal industry, specifically in South Wales, UK and the injustice experienced by the shafted miners of the area.  Here’s what founding member J. Willgoose, Esq. told me about the album this week, ahead of their upcoming Aussie shows in May.

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