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11 Best Songs of the Week: John Grant, The Decemberists, Storefront Church, Bat For Lashes, and More

Plus Maya Hawke, Elbow, Julia Holter, Parsnip, and a Wrap-up of the Week’s Other Notable New Tracks

Mar 22, 2024

Welcome to the tenth Songs of the Week of 2024. This week Andy Von Pip and Scott Dransfield both helped me decide what should make the list. We settled on a Top 11 this week, narrowed down from the 16 songs we seriously considered. More

Broadcast to Release Two Final Demo Collections, Share Two Unreleased Tracks

Spell Blanket - Collected Demos 2006-2009 Due Out May 3 and Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000-2006 Due Out September 28 via Warp

Mar 21, 2024

Last September, Broadcast announced a new demo collection, Spell Blanket - Collected Demos 2006-2009, on what would have been late singer Trish Keenan’s 55th birthday. Now they have confirmed a release date for the album and also announced another collection, Distant Call - Collected Demos 2000-2006, as well as sharing one track from each album, the unreleased demo “Follow the Light” from Spell Blanket and the demo version of Tender Buttons track “Tears in the Typing Pool,” from Distant Call. More

Broadcast Announce New Demo Collection on the Late Trish Keenan’s Birthday

Spell Blanket - Collected Demos 2006-2009 Due Out in Early 2024 via Warp

Sep 28, 2023

Broadcast have announced a new demo collection, Spell Blanket - Collected Demos 2006-2009, today, on what would have been singer Trish Keenan’s 55th birthday. More

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee Share Broadcast and Guided By Voices Covers

Proceeds to Benefit the Reproductive Rights Organization Vote No Kansas

Jul 21, 2022

Kevin Morby and Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) have shared covers of Broadcast’s “Tears in the Typing Pool” and Guided By Voices’ “The Goldheart Mountaintop Queen Directory.” All proceeds from the covers will support Vote No Kansas, a political action campaign working to prevent the passing of the “Value Them Both” Amendment. If passed, Kansas legislature would be able to completely ban abortion. More

Sep 28, 2020

James Cargill of Broadcast has shared a previously unreleased four-track demo, “Where Are You?,” in honor of the birthday of late singer Trish Keenan, who would’ve been 52 today. More

Sep 28, 2017

Broadcast singer Trish Keenan unexpectedly died in January 2011 from complications with pneumonia after contracting swine flu virus H1N1 while touring Australia. At the time of her passing Broadcast was a duo with James Cargill, also her romantic partner. More

Jan 02, 2013

Two years ago the music community suffered an incredible loss when Trish Keenan, vocalist for the band Broadcast, tragically died of complications from pneumonia. More

Oct 31, 2012

When we interviewed remaining Broadcast member James Cargill last year, he told us about his plans to continue recording after the passing of his bandmate, Trish Keenan. Today, Warp Records announced the results of that recording, The Berberian Sound Studio.


James Cargill Working on New Broadcast Album with Trish Keenan Vocals Recorded Before Her Passing

Cargill Discusses Plans for a Broadcast Album and Soundtrack in Under the Radar's 10th Anniversary Issue

Nov 23, 2011

Despite the tragic passing earlier this year of vocalist Trish Keenan, Broadcast‘s remaining member James Cargill is working on both a new Broadcast album and a soundtrack, utilizing vocals recorded by Keenan before her death. More

Read an Interview With Broadcast’s Trish Keenan

Interview/Photoshoot From Our Fall 2003 Issue

Jan 14, 2011

In honor of Broadcast’s legacy, we posted a vintage interview and photoshoot with the band—both conducted for our Fall 2003 issue. More

R.I.P. Broadcast’s Trish Keenan

Broadcast Frontwoman Passes Away After Battle with Pneumonia

Jan 14, 2011

According to a statement from Warp Records, Broadcast’s Trish Keenan has passed away, due to complications from pneumonia. More

Broadcast’s Trish Keenan Seriously Ill

Singer Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Jan 13, 2011

Today it was reported that Broadcast’s Trish Keenan—who leads her vocals to the band’s experimental pop—is seriously ill. More

Bands Added to 2011 Primavera Fest Lineup

The Flaming Lips, Belle and Sebastian Among Acts Announced.

Nov 15, 2010

Primavera promoters have announced today a slew of buzz-worthy acts joining Pulp for the epic five-day fest, which runs from May 25th through the 29th in Barcelona, Spain. More

Sep 22, 2009

In our previous news article about Broadcast‘s upcoming North American jaunt with Atlas Sound, we mentioned an EP was in the works from the British electronic pop duo. Details on that EP, or “mini-album” as the band is calling it, have arrived. You can buy Broadcast & The Focus Group Investigate Witch Cults of the Radio Age at Bleep or iTunes right now. More

Broadcast, of Montreal, Atlas Sound to Play Fun Fun Fun Fest

Austin Festival in November Also Features Fuck Buttons, Destroyer, Yeasayer

Aug 26, 2009

The fourth annual Fun Fun Fun Fest (that’s a whole lot of fun, but here at Under the Radar we prefer to have fun fun fun fun) will go down on November 7th and 8th at Waterloo Park in Austin, Texas. The fest’s lineup has just been announced. Highlights include Broadcast, of Montreal, Atlas Sound, Fuck Buttons, Fucked Up, Yeasayer, Les Savy Fav, Crystal Castles, Mission of Burma, Ratatat, Why?, No Age, Destroyer, HEALTH, Jesus Lizard, and Shearwater. More

CMJ Music Marathon Announces Initial Lineup

Broadcast, Atlas Sound, School of Seven Bells, The Antlers, múm, Japandroids, and more

Aug 19, 2009

The CMJ Music Marathon & Film Festival has announced the initial performers for this year’s event.Highlights include: Broadcast, School of Seven Bells, Atlas Sound, The Antlers, Local Natives, múm, Japandroids, Margaret Cho, The Very Best, Crystal Antlers, Portugal. The Man, Cymbals Eat Guitars, Wild Light, Suckers, and more. More

Broadcast and Atlas Sound to Embark on North American Tour

Both Acts Tour in Support of New Material Due Out this October

Jul 28, 2009

Broadcast returns to tour North America for the first time in four years alongside Bradford Cox’s Atlas Sound. More



In Memory of Trish Keenan

Jan 14, 2011

This interview with Broadcast was conducted in 2003 and originally ran in our Fall 2003 Issue. We’re reposting it in honor of Broadcast’s Trish Keenan, who passed away today. More


Jan 07, 2013

For a band known for their unique catalog of psych-pop, composing the soundtrack to a film like Berberian Sound Studio had to be seen as a plum job. Broadcast’s Trish Keenan and James Cargill worked together on the project prior to Keenan’s tragic passing in January of 2011. More