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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"

Music-News.com Reviews 'Public Service Broadcast #7'

"It could be the best five pounds you'll spend all Xmas"

Drowned In Sound review 'Public Service Broadcast #6'

Another interstellar cast of upcoming hellraisers

Public Service Broadcast #6 Reviewed By Kissing Just For Practice

A supreme taster of what you need to hear

Public Service Broadcast #6 Reviewed By To Hell With

Much the same deal as the last 6 really. Which is to say, a damn good one

Public Service Broadcast #6 - Review From Between Planets Magazine

Many of these bands should have great futures ahead

The Independent Reviw Public Service Broadcast #6

Encapsulates very accurately the new breed of bands playing... right now

Public Service Broadcast #6 -Planet Sound 8/10

Anyone from any genre will find something to cherish. 8/10

Airwaves Back - 'Public Service Broadcast #7' Review

Everyone needs to hear this

Public Service Broadcast #7 - Big Cheese

The best of this season's talent

The Stereo Effect Review The 'Public Service Broadcast #7'

This really a public service with infallibly noble intentions

Public Service Broadcast #7 - Rock Sound

One fine compilation

Smalltown America Hold 10 Hour Micro-Festival In Aid Of Cancer Research UK In East-London

It's easy to be charitable when presented with a line-up of today's calibre

Rock Sound Review PSB #5

'You won't find a fiver better spent.' - 7/10

Review Of Public Service Broadcast #2 & #3 -Artrocker

Burning the candle at both ends.

Public Service Broadcast #5 -Indie Ville -85%

I'm looking forward to number six! Rating: 85%

Rock Sound review Public Service Broadcast #6

Get this and beat the industry at its own game - 9/10

Public Service Broadcast #6 review - Comfort Comes

Fine new music from all over the globe.

Public Service Broadcast #5 - Planet Sound Review

Exemplary talent spotting.

Public Service Broadcast #6 -AU Review

Just buy it. It's that simple.

Public Service Broadcast #6 - Review From Drowned In Sound

So, should you buy their latest release? Of course you should! Allow us to convince you...

Public Service Broadcast #6 Review by Kissing Just for Practice

How did you first discover your favourite band?