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Public Service Blogcast Episode 15

Space Year 2008

Top Albums and future plans from Daniel

Public Service Blogcast Episode 14

Public Service Blogcast Episode 13

Cut The Transmission...

Smalltown America were ruling the airwaves in Northern Ireland last night. Unfortunately, Brian forgot to pre-advertise the appearances - likely he'll be confined to the dungeon in STA towers with nothing but the mountainous Demo pile for company.

Public Service Blogcast Episode 12

Max Tundra Spins Alan MX On Resonance FM

Public Service Blogcast Episode 11

We Versus The Shark - Podcasted, Tourin', Generally Sharkin' Around

A particular highlight of their set came in the form of their take on Radiohead's 'Idioteque'

Clone Quartet: New Sound And Live Outing

Wonder no more. Here be news direct from the Camp CQ.

This Ain't No Christmas Hamper

Public Service Blogcast Episode 10

Out On A Limb 5th Birthday Celebrations

One of Ireland's finest independent labels Out On A Limb - has announced their fifth birthday party celebration.

Public Service Blogcast Episode 9

And So We Welcome Them From Afar...

"With this alliance solidly forged, a debut album waiting to be unleashed and our unbreakable will to make the most tantalizing, new music out there - the world may yet spin backwards due to our uncompromising sound.”

Public Service Blogcast Episode 8

A Little Solidarity...

Friends of ASIWYFA show their love and support in Belfast over 3 days

Public Service Blogcast Episode 7

Public Service Blogcast Episode 6

More interactive content

Public Service Blogcast Episode 5

Public Service Blogcast Episode 4

Public Service Blogcast Episode 2

Blog Posts Are Like Buses...

Festivals, Festivals and 4 new STA releases

Public Service Blogcast Episode 1

Exclusive Premier Of 'Sugar' By FWW

Video Exclusives Brighton Style

Fighting With Wire On The Road AGAIN!

Kerrang! awards show with glitch-prog-hardcore monsters Rolo Tomassi. Pretty cool, huh?

Hello To Hooray For Humans

"blissful counterbalance between boy/girl shouty pop, sensitive indietronica, big choruses and fun times; think Mates Of State, Fiery Furnaces, Q And Not U and you're there"

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."

An Emergency - Pre-hibernation Shows Start Tonight!

However, we should stress that there's no 'bad blood' or 'creative differences' at work here, and the band's attitude has always been and remains one of never say never,

PUBLIC SERVICE BROADCAST CLUB #3 - TODAY

Totally Calorie Free!!

Pow! Let Your Enemies Beware

Imagine twisted avant-metal, shards of feedback and haunting moments of stillness

Pure Tense:FWW Live At One Big Weekend

Keep Voting Fighting With Wire!

STA In Derry, FWW On MTV2

"Needless to say THEY ARE INCREDIBLY BRILLIANT."

Box Of Secrets: An Emergency All Dayer

An Emergency's forthcoming LP and another Alldayer!

No Gimmicks: FWW At One Big Weekend

Climbing Craig McKean at One Big Weekend

Fighting With Wire Radio 1 One Big Weekend

"I think to really enjoy FWW you need to see them live! "

Vote Fighting With Wire!

Clustered alongside some fine new releases from the likes of Foals, The Futureheads and The Zutons (well, two out of three, at least!), you can vote for the band by heading over to the MTV2 Myspace page.

STA Hearts Radio 1

What does that mean? Well, not only will listeners be gifted with some brilliant live session tracks, you'll also get to hear Ferris and Daniel talking about STA's past, present and future whilst spinning some tracks from some of our forthcoming releases!

Public Service Broadcast Club #2

Public Service Broadcast Club #2 - This weekend!

Public Service Broadcast Club 2 takes place this weekend, on Saturday April 19th

Fighting With Wire And Alan MX - Live n Radio 1

This is, obviously, incredibly exciting news by itself, but here's something even more exciting.

Alan MX - Mixed'icord!

The record was recently mixed over five frantic days at London's Southern Studios by one Mr Harvey Birrell, whose recent CV includes a certain album named Backlash Cop. Exciting, non?

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"

Club Playthings #2 - This Week!

The band are also very much hard at work on new material - the first fruits of this can be seen on the forthcoming Hot Sex! EP, which will be available digitally very soon.

Fighting With Wire Tour With Get Cape

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'

Macmillan 'Cancer Rubbish' Charity Project

"If nothing else you should buy this CD from Peter because he lives in Sheerness in Kent - which I've played in and is scary - and I come from Derry."

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"