1. Newspeak are a 4 piece alternative band based in Cambridge, England, inspired by alternative Britrock bands such as Radiohead and Blur. 2. Newspeak, an eight-piece, politically-charged new music powerhouse, will release its debut album, sweet light crude, through New Amsterdam Records on Tuesday, November 16. sweet light crude will feature pieces by Missy Mazzoli, David T. Little, Oscar Bettison, Pat Muchmore, Stefan Weisman, and Caleb Burhans. Their very experimantal sound features elements of classical music and jazz.