Broadcast - recently reduced to the duo of Trish Keenan and James Cargill - are to release a compilation of rare tracks through Warp.
Future Crayon will be released on August 21, and features tracks drawn from a variety of sources. Among the articles plundered are early EPs, singles and complilations including the first All Tomorrow's Parties effort, to which Broadcast contributed 'DDL'.
The track 'Hammer Without a Master', meanwhile, dates from 1998, when it was included on the We Are Reasonable People compilation.
The band are currently working on a new album, said to be in "various stages of completion". Keenan, meanwhile, has recently seen one of her poems, 'One Way to Look at a Dream', published in London-based journal The High Horse.
The full track listing of Future Crayon runs like this:
2 'Still Feels Like Tears'
3 'Small Song IV'
4 'Where Youth and Laughter Go'
5 'One Hour Empire'
6 'Distant Call'
7 'Poem of Dead Song'
8 'Hammer Without a Master'
10 'Chord Simple'
11 'Dave's Dream'
13 'Test Area'
14 'Unchanging Window/Chord Simple'
15 'A Man for Atlantis'
16 'Minus Two'
17 'Violent Playground'
18 'Belly Dance'
The band play a series of date in July, too:
19 Bristol Fleece
20 Manchester venue TBC
21 London Bush Hall
22 Birmingham SuperSonic Festival @ Custard Factory