“Lyrically the track was inspired by the visual artist Naim June Paik and his TV Garden installation,” the band’s Ollie Judge says. “I thought it blurred the lines between a dystopian and utopian vision. I imagined what it must be like living synonymously amongst nature and technology in the most literal way I could imagine, with TVs towering over me amongst forests.”
The AA-side of ‘Sludge’, both tracks will are getting a limited edition vinyl pressing, which will be released via new label Warp Records on 26th June.
“I’m glad that we’ve laid the groundwork for [the music] to be different,” keyboardist Arthur Leadbetter said in our Class of 2020 interview, hinting that the hopefully soon-to-be-announced debut album too could go in all manner of different directions. “It means we’re not afraid to do anything.”
Listen to ‘Broadcaster’ below.
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