Public Records launches Public Access community broadcasting platform

Public Records this week launched Public Access, their digital 24 hour TV station that can be found at along with their online store. According to the PR team, Public Access is a community broadcasting channel built to serve as a means for communication and expression in response to the current state of the world.

Programming will combine PR’s original content with shows and series produced by a diverse roster of collaborators including Rachel Pazdan, Black Light Smoke, Sinkane, Deforrest Brown Jr. Ranu Mukherjee, Bob Moses, Dave Harrington, Hidden Spheres, and Justin Miller. PR’s live series Off Air will continue weekly as will Ambient Cafe—the first two episodes featuring Benoit Pioulard and Jordan GCZ of Juju and Jordash. Also planned is PRTV Unplugged which will kick off with an acoustic performance by Sinkane on Friday. Justin Miller will present his favorite music videos in his weekly series titled TV Scene. New School University will be doing a weekly series titled Salon: Deconstructed featuring performances by their most promising jazz students. Sound, Tracks will feature notable producers live scoring vintage experimental film including PR partner Francis Harris, John Roberts, and Pan American.

Outside of music, PR partners IMPORT News will host a weekly travel show featuring selected zine publishers from around the globe. Pazdan’s series titled Tethered will pair modern dancers moving to scores produced by modern composers. Daniel R Rodriguez Navas will present live interactive critical theory lectures. Deforrest Brown Jr will present Assembling a Black Counter Culture.

The PR team led by Francis Harris is producing their own content as well including Ambient Nature—ambient mixes paired with archival footage of national parks, Folk Storm— indie acoustic mixes paired with VHS footage of storms, and Skate Punks— punk and hardcore mixes paired with archival skate footage. Track listings for each mix will be posted on PR’s Patreon page Viewers will have the opportunity to support PR’s programming as well as each artist through support links on the site.

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