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Posts relating to: Various Artists

Public Service Blogcast Episode 28

Public Service Blogcast Episode 27

Public Service Blogcast Episode 25

Public Service Blogcast Episode 26

Public Service Blogcast Episode 24

Another STA Q&A For Dissertation Writers

"I’m an advocate of people hearing music and being able to try before they buy. If the music is good and you want to support the artist, it’s down to you to purchase a show ticket, t-shirt, CD or legit download. If you don’t do that"

Public Service Blogcast Episode 23

Public Service Blogcast Episode 22

Public Service Blogcast Episode 20

The Weather Underground - A New Project

"This is a lo-fi, DIY project for everyone to use/blog and disseminate via the internet"

Public Service Blogcast Episode 18

Public Service Blogcast Episode 17

Public Service Blogcast Episode 16

Space Year 2008

Top Albums and future plans from Daniel

Public Service Blogcast Episode 12

This Ain't No Christmas Hamper

Public Service Blogcast Episode 10

Top 50 Northern Irish Songs Of AU's Lifetime

Jetplane Landing, And So I Watch You From Afar, Fighting With Wire, Oppenheimer and LaFaro all make up AU's Top 50 with the latter's "Tuppenny Nudger" topping the poll.

Public Service Blogcast Episode 7

More interactive content

Subbacultcha Review This Ain't No Picnic

'Horseshoe moustaches - why was there so many of them?'

Andrew Ferris & Daniel Fawcett on STA and This Ain't No Picnic

"I suspect it involved buckets of both red wine and boundless optimism" - Daniel

Public Service Blogcast Episode 2

Blog Posts Are Like Buses...

Festivals, Festivals and 4 new STA releases

Public Service Blogcast Episode 1

This Ain't No Picnic - Sunday Headliners + Lots More!

"computer noise, high energy beats and their love of American New Wave oddballs Devo to create a heady, energising sound that they dub "technicolour pogo punk". We're not going to argue with that."

Public Service Broadcast Club #2

SXSW Part III: Italian Beetroots & The Los Camp Megamix

"the whole place is pilled up to the teeth and I can't tell you HOW GOOD these guys are"

SXSW Part II: I'm Rhyming On The Top Of A Cop Car

SXSW, showcase after showcase and we bump into Rocky Oppenheimer who is on a mission to 'get bombed'

SXSW - Half Time Report

Rubbing beer into Har Mar Superstars thighs and good advice "KIDS WEAR LOOSE FITTING PANTS" and "KIDS DON'T QUEUE FOR ANYTHING EVER"

Smalltown On The TV...Well Internet...Soon...

A Smalltown Documentary?? Well I never.

The Dying Breath Of An Industry Attempting To Secure Brand Loyalty: JPL Disscusses

"It's a pointless affair, that will be eradicated sooner rather than later."

YouTubery Greatness With A Musical Theme By Jamie Burchell

"...Our drinking was proceeded by my falling 'into' the road at Blackheath Common and almost getting run over by an oncoming Mini Metro. Just Say No! Kids."

Norman Records On 'Public Service Broadcast #9'

'Seriously, the only person who wins here is the punter getting that much tunage for less than a fiver. It defies economics'

Darren 'Wiz' Brown Charity CD Release - Ipanema

“This is not the end, but you are very close… …this is not goodbye, those words won’t pass my lips”

Spectator UK Tour - Nepotism Alert!

“a refreshingly old school guitar band who play aggressive yet melodic hardcore...”

LoadsAFun Issue 1

Jingle All The Dayer

A day in Leeds helping out Nestor & Joel from The Deku Tree run "Jingle All The Dayer" with Yndi Halda, Cats In Paris, Laura Groves and a bunch of others playing in a CHURCH in the centre of LEEDS.

Jingle All The Dayer - Mince Pies Or Yule Logs?

We also caught up with Nestor, head honcho at The Deku Tree the maverick behind this whole day, and put some tricky questions to him. Just so we can bring you, our adoring public, some more key details about this event. We're nice like that!

STA Autumn-Winter Collection 2008

Loads and loads and loads of new music!

Drowned In Sound Live Review Of 65daysofstatic

'Be sure to get a proper nights sleep beforehand' - 7/10

FREE Magazine Review The STA All-Dayer

'The riffs come thick and fast, accompanied by sweeping violin, and the songs sprawl out before the audience like great works of art being unfolded'

Sound Of Violence Review 'Breakfast In NYC'

'Les ventes suivront-elles? Ce ne serait que justice!' - 4/5

Andrew's Backlash Spiel #4

"Art nourishes the soul, not your mailing list demographic" - Andrew

Naive And Heart-Warming

Andrew Ferris A History Of...

What boxes can I tick to make sure I don't get the sack when this record bombs?

Clash Magazine Review 'Public Service Broadcast #8'

'It all goes to show the breadth of talent and ideas contained confirm the healthy state of music outside the top forty'

Comfort Comes Reviews 'Public Service Broadcast #7'

"A new PSB is always cause for celebration"

Airwaves Back Interview Andrew And Jamie On Public Service Broadcasts And Smalltown America

"It's like making a mix tape for a new girlfriend"

Kerrang! Reviews 'Public Service Broadcast #7' - 3/5

"Budget priced new band compilation"