Archive for the 'Broadcast' Category

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Tuesday marked the late Trish Keenan’s birthday, she would have turned 46. Her partner and bandmate, James Cargill, released two demos this week from the 2004 Tender Button sessions, via the band’s “Future Crayon” website, in her remembrance. That record is often referred to as “the minimal one” by fans — a more simplified-sounding collection […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

(We originally shared this session in January 2011 shortly after Trish Keenan’s passing. I re-aired the set last month on the radio show. As promised, here it is, re-upped, after the jump.) If you never had the pleasure of seeing Broadcast on tour, particularly in their early years with keyboardist Roj Stevens and guitarist Tim […]

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

The word ‘perfect’ gets totted around all too frequently when discussing music, pop or otherwise, but in the world of Broadcast I would say “Echo’s Answer” is just about there. Culled from group’s 1999 debut lp, The Noise Made by People, it’s also one of my favorite Trish Keenan vocals. Utilizing a spartan, minimalist approach […]

Sunday, January 16th, 2011

If you never had the pleasure of seeing Broadcast on tour, particularly in their early years with keyboardist Roj Stevens and guitarist Tim Felton, then this is for you. Actually, this is for everyone. It’s a dark and saddening time for fans of the band since the recent and sudden passing of singer/multi-instrumentalist Trish Keenan. […]