The full annual “Record, rewind, play” awards haven’t quite been finalised yet, but here’s a sneak preview of how a couple of categories are sure to shake out, barring unprecedented levels of vote-rigging:

Band of the year: Public Service Broadcasting

Album of the year: Public Service Broadcasting - Inform - Educate - Entertain

In addition to releasing the year’s best album, PSB had time to work with the organisers of the Explore the North festival in Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Using footage from the Elfstedentocht, PSB worked their usual magic on the images and soundtrack, marrying a simple blood-pumping guitar riff to footage of the arm swinging heroics of Elfstedentocht skaters.

Part 2 is also available on youtube: