Public Service Broadcasting is a London-based pseudonymous musical duo consisting of J. Willgoose, Esq. on guitar, banjo, other stringed instruments, samplings and electronic instruments; and Wrigglesworth on drums, piano and electronic instruments.
They take samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda material, attempting to 'teach the lessons of the past through the music of the future'.
The Public Service Broadcasting debut EP, EP One, was released on 7 August 2010.
On 5 March 2012 the single ROYGBIV was released, which won the BBC Radio 6 Music Rebel Playlist.
On 26 March 2012 the single Spitfire was released, which won the BBC Radio 6 Music Rebel Playlist.
On 28 May 2012 the EP The War Room was released.
On 13 August 2012 the single London Can Take It was released, along with a full physical reissue of The War Room EP.
A single, Everest, was released for digital download on 12 November, 2012. The song is based around 'The Conquest of Everest' a 1953 film charting Hilary and Tensing's first successful ascent of the mountain.