With the majority of the Warp Records catalog being given over to glitchy electronic futurism, the warm, 4AD hum of Broadcast is quite out of place. Yet somewhere within the honey-drenched melodies and the womb-sized Farfisa lines, the strains that link Broadcast to, say, Aphex Twin, start to emerge. Fractured substructures and piled-deep sonic anomalies creep in, buzzing digitalia swoops over the open chords and those honey-drenched melodies start to take on a distinctly "Fifth Element" feel. Yes, Broadcast is still a pop band, and still one that's yet to shake off its Stereolab roots, but perhaps inspired by their labelmates, it's also a band charting a new course for pop loveliness.
We welcome readers to submit letters regarding articles and content in Orlando Weekly. Letters should be a minimum of 150 words, refer to content that has appeared on Orlando Weekly, and must include the writer's full name, address, and phone number for verification purposes. No attachments will be considered. Writers of letters selected for publication will be notified via email. Letters may be edited and shortened for space.
Email us at email@example.com.
Orlando Weekly works for you, and your support is essential.
Our small but mighty local team works tirelessly to bring you high-quality, uncensored news and cultural coverage of Central Florida.
Unlike many newspapers, ours is free – and we'd like to keep it that way, because we believe, now more than ever, everyone deserves access to accurate, independent coverage of their community.
Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing pledge, your support helps keep Orlando’s true free press free.