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Public Service Broadcasting
The Race For Space
Test Card Recordings
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Release Date
August 19, 2022


Press Release

Recorded at The Pool Studios and Abbey Road in London and, once again working with exclusive archive footage from the British Film Institute, the album tells the story of the American & Soviet space race from 1957 – 1972 via the duo’s eccentric mix of guitar-driven electronica, propulsive drumming and spoken word samples culled from this uniquely rich period of modern history. “Rich and evocative, 'The Race For Space' is the sound of two young men gazing heavenwards and dreaming” Uncut // "Vibrates with poignancy and grandeur" Q // “Out of this world” The Observer **** // The Independent’s Simon Price said of the band : “In their love of history, and their understanding of the dignity of the wartime generation, they remind me of British Sea Power, although Stereolab are closer sonically.

Track List

  1. The Race For Space
  2. Sputnik
  3. Gagarin
  4. Fire In The Cockpit
  5. E.V.A.
  6. The Other Side
  7. Valentina [Ft. Smoke Fairies]
  8. Go!
  9. Tomorrow

Public Service Broadcasting

Test Card Recordings

Electronic and Electronica

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