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Birmingham, England (1995 – present)

1.) Broadcast are an indie electronic band which formed in 1995 in Birmingham, England. The band originally consisted of Trish Keenan (vocals), Tim Felton (guitar), James Cargill (bass), Roj Stevens (keyboards) and Steve Perkins (drums).

Perkins left the band in 2000, and Stevens and Felton left in 2005. Stevens released a solo album under the name Roj and Felton formed the group Seeland with Billy Bainbridge from Plone. After the January 2011 death of Trish Keenan, James Cargill is the only current member of the band.

The band has released five albums in their career: “The Noise Made by People” (2000), “The Haha Sound” (2003), “Tender Buttons” (2005), “Broadcast and The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age” (2009, with The Focus Group) and Berberian Sound Studio (2013), the soundtrack to the film of the same name. Cargill has stated that plans for an album featuring Keenan’s final recordings is in the works.

The band’s first releases were singles released on Wurlitzer Jukebox Records ( “Accidentals” ) and Duophonic Records (“The Book Lovers”) in the mid-1990s. “The Book Lovers” was also featured on the soundtrack of the film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery. They attracted the attention of Warp Records, who compiled the singles in 1997 on “Work and Non Work”.

The band was chosen by Matt Groening to perform at the All Tomorrow’s Parties festival he curated in May 2010 in Minehead, Somerset, England.

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  • Egor8bit

    великолепно<3

    7 Apr 1:04pm Reply
  • Pen-Cap-Chew

    I'm looking for all/any downloads of live shows. If you could help me out please send me a message. Thanks!

    25 Mar 11:54pm Reply
  • snapandjack

    Tender buttons is such a fucking great album all the way through

    25 Mar 5:48am Reply
  • pulmentum

    изумительно

    2 Feb 12:17pm Reply
  • ecat13

    Listener rate went up around the anniversary of her death. /: RIP angel voice!

    2 Feb 3:55am Reply
  • RussellChap

    They may have stopped airing new broadcasts but the music is still there

    28 Jan 12:21pm Reply
  • jamesusillxd

    10/10, very dead, such singing, wowe

    24 Jan 4:38am Reply
  • HighWay17

    Happy New Birthday, Trish.

    13 Jan 11:18pm Reply
  • ParadiseCove

    Deliciously dreamy music. . .

    9 Jan 3:46pm Reply
  • neidisch

    I'm still hoping this is all a joke and that Trish is alive somewhere in England. [4]

    7 Jan 8:21am Reply
  • EricValeev

    I'm still hoping this is all a joke and that Trish is alive somewhere in England. [3]

    26 Dec 2013 Reply
  • ceniceroheart

    Viva Trish!

    16 Dec 2013 Reply
  • luzdelabismo

    Anybody listened to Death and Vanilla.. has got a seriously broadcast vibe going on except spookier think witch cults

    10 Dec 2013 Reply
  • Reckless_Py

    I'm still hoping this is all a joke and that Trish is alive somewhere in England. [2]

    1 Dec 2013 Reply
  • stellarrrr

    nobody would be like trish, but you can try melody prochet she's amazing, they both have similar voice and swetness

    27 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Cylob

    Yes, Broadcast don't need the Stereolab (or any) comparisons, but it's all abstract pop to me.

    25 Nov 2013 Reply
  • atreidesalia

    Wow, what a great photo of the band.

    18 Nov 2013 Reply
  • imsootired

    mgonna fuck this band

    11 Nov 2013 Reply
  • robot-

    who dares to compare...

    2 Nov 2013 Reply
  • Frenchgirlss

    Wow, i just happened to come across the comments on Braodcast. And really" Stereolab wannabe" have some respect you fucking asshole. This is a great band. R.I.P Trish

    23 Oct 2013 Reply
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