PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCASTING: two stages also confirmed for autumn

After announcing their two Italian summer dates, Saturday 8 July at the Lars Rock Fest in Chiusi (SI), an event organised in collaboration with nEW liFE promo, and Friday 28 July at the Apolide Festival in Vialfré (TO.), Public Service Broadcasting are wasting no time and are announcing two dates for next autumn. The British duo will also be in our country Thursday 9 November at Santeria Social Club in Milan and Friday 10 November in Roma (details will be announced shortly). Pre-sales for the Milan date are active on the official Ticketone circuit (website and points of sale). Be wary of unofficial sales channels.

J. Willgoose, Esq and Wrigglesworth are Public Service Broadcasting, a musical duo with a mission: to teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future. Audio samples, videos from historical footage and archive propaganda films, combined with live instrumentation are all the tools the British duo uses. After their 2013 debut album, Inform - Educate - Entertain, which debuted at #21 in the UK charts to great critical acclaim, and their second album The Race For Space, one of the best-selling albums of 2015, are now ready to return with a brand new project. Every Valley, the title of Public Service Broadcasting's third album, will be released on Friday 7 July by PIAS Recordings and has been anticipated by the new video and single Progress. Directed by Lucy Dawkins and Tom Readdy, with whom the band worked on the previous Sputnik e Go!, and produced by Yes Please Productions, the video takes an almost playful look at a very serious and pertinent topic, namely mechanisation and its true place in the 'progress' of humanity. The video is inspired by 1960s cold war films and was filmed at a jet engine test facility in Suffolk with a nod to the band's past. Indeed, the debut track 'Spitfire' was about the design and construction of the famous fighter plane. 'Progress' also dutifully draws inspiration from Kraftwerk.

Public Service Broadcasting's third album 'Every Valley' tells the story of the rise and then fall of the coal mining industry in South Wales. Although it might seem a niche subject on closer inspection, it refers to a much more universal topic: the decline due to globalisation, mechanisation or other factors, of once prosperous but now abandoned and neglected communities throughout the western world once they became dependent on certain industries. J. Willgoose, Esq. tells: "one of the things that excited me most about working on this new album was the opportunity to collaborate with different musicians. We felt honoured and proud whether it was string players or local artists like Beaufort Male Choir e Haiku Salut or more established artists such as Lisa Jên Brown, Tracyanne Campbell of Camera Obscura and one of our heroes James Dean Bradfield  of Manic Street Preachers. They all contributed to enriching and improving our sound and in the end this record is the best we could imagine."




Saturday 8 July 2017

Chiusi (SI) - Lars Rock Fest

Free admission


Friday 28 July 2017

Vialfré (TO) - Apolide Festival, Pianezze Nature Area

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Thursday 9 November 2017

Milan - Santeria Social Club, viale Toscana 31

Tickets: € 18.00 + prev. / € 20.00 at the box office on the evening of the concert


Friday 10 November 2017

Rome - venue tba