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ON February 23, 2015.

On February 23, 2015, “Test Card Recordings” label released “The Race for Space”, the second Public Service Broadcasting studio album. It was recorded in 2014, at “Jacamar Studios”, “The Pool Studios” and “Abbey Road Studios”, and was produced by J Willgoose, Esq. and Wrigglesworth.

Personnel:

  • J Willgoose, Esq. – guitars, synths, bass, banjo, percussion, sampling
  • Wrigglesworth – drums, vibraphone, handclaps
  • Richard Andrews – piano
  • Mircea Belei – viola
  • Leah Evans – cello
  • Clementine Vale – cello
  • Thomas Greed – violin
  • David Larkin – violin
  • Iain Maxwell – trombone
  • Christopher Smith – trombone 
  • John Moore – baritone saxophone
  • Guy Passey – alto saxophone
  • Sebastian Philpott – trumpet
  • Katherine Blamire – vocals
  • Jessica Davies – vocals
  • Kate Bishop – alto
  • Ruth Kiang – alto
  • Eleanor Minney – alto
  • Helen Parker – alto
  • Emma Brain-Gabbott – soprano
  • Joanna Forbes L’Estrange – soprano, chorus master
  • Chloë Morgan – soprano
  • Ann De Renais – soprano
  • Ben Fleetwood Smyth – tenor
  • Paul Grier – bass
  • James Mawson – bass
  • Joe Stoddart – bass
  • Lawrence Wallington – bass
  • Lawrence White – bass
  • Alex Parish – handclaps, “and tea”
  • Jonathan Sagis – handclaps
  • Sam Wheat – recorder, engineer
  • Joe Rubel – engineer
  • Matt Mysko – assistant engineer
  • Stefano Civetta – second assistant engineer
  • Jonathan Sagis – assistant engineer
  • Tim Young – mastering

Track listing:

  1. The Race for Space – John F. Kennedy’s September 1962 Speech (inspiring event)
  2. Sputnik – Sputnik 1 1957 – First satellite (inspiring event)
  3. Gagarin – Vostok 1 1961 – First human in space (inspiring event)
  4. Fire in the Cockpit – Apollo 1 disaster 1967 – First planned Apollo mission (inspiring event)
  5. E.V.A. – Voskhod 2 -1965 – First spacewalk (inspiring event)
  6. The Other Side – Apollo 8 – 1968 – First human orbit of the Moon (inspiring event)
  7. Valentina – Vostok 6 – 1963 – First woman and first civilian in space (inspiring event)
  8. Go! – Apollo 11 (1969 – First Moon landing by a crewed spacecraft (inspiring event)
  9. Tomorrow – Apollo 17 – 1972 – Final Apollo mission (inspiring event)

On January 21, 2013.

On January 21, 2013, “Atlantic” label released “Wolf’s Law” is the second Joy Formidable studio album. It was recorded in 2013, in North Wales, London and Sebago Lake, Maine, and was produced by Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matt Thomas.

Personnel:

  • Ritzy Bryan – guitar, vocals
  • Rhydian Dafydd – bass, vocals
  • Matt Thomas – drums
  • Joy Smith – harp
  • Tercia Realidad – strings
  • Jorge Jimenez – violin, direction
  • James O’Toole, Emma Alter – violin
  • Henrik Persson – cello
  • Xavier Stephenson – drum engineer, assistant string engineer
  • Liam Nolan – assistant drum engineer, assistant string engineer
  • Sam Wheat – string engineer
  • Paul Suarez – ProToolsengineer
  • Neak Mentor, Brian Montgomery – assistant engineer
  • Andy Wallace– mixing
  • Bob Ludwig – mastering
  • Steve Ralbovsky – A&R
  • Martin Wittfooth – paintings, album artwork
  • James Minchin III – photo(band photo)
  • Alex R. Kirzhner – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Ritzy Bryan and Rhydian Dafydd.

  1. This Ladder Is Ours
  2. Cholla
  3. Tendons
  4. Little Blimp
  5. Bats
  6. Silent Treatment
  7. Maw Maw Song
  8. Forest Serenade
  9. The Leopard and the Lung
  10. The Hurdle
  11. The Turnaround (includes hidden track Wolf’s Law)