EXEK Premiere "Replicate" Video, EP Out Now via Time /\ Space Records

EXEK Premiere “Replicate” Video, EP Out Now

Based in Melbourne, E X E K made their live debut in early 2014. The quietly released a 4 track EP this summer with very little fanfare or fuss on Time /\ Space Records. As the name may suggest, the four piece present a degree of sophistication, where a merging of discipline with destruction allows […]

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ginla Streams 'Dreaming In Circles' EP, they play December 11th in Toronto, ON with Brad Weber

ginla Streams ‘Dreaming In Circles’ EP

ginla is a Toronto/Brooklyn-based duo comprised of Joe Manzoli and Jon Nellen. The two producers met in Boston while attending college. After working as sidemen on a number of musical projects together during their time in school, they decided to form their own project in 2013. They began making experimental bedroom recordings, and would soon […]

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Norwegian indie pop act Surfalot releases 'My My Oh My' as a free download

Surfalot releases ‘My My Oh My’ free download

Norwegian indie pop artist Surfalot has shared his first single, ‘My My Oh My’, as a free download. Surfalot is the project of Bendik Johnsrud and was formed in early 2014 during his time in Liverpool, where he studied at the Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA). The city’s musical heritage inspired the burgeoning artist […]

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novellus Shares "Reign", now available for streaming on Northern Transmissions, EP out 1/26 via New Ancestors

novellus Shares “Reign”, EP out 1/26

Deep in the outer swampland of the electronic music scene dwells novellus who just announced his debut EP will be released January 26. A modern day hermit, surfacing sporadically when he feels inspired to do so, the mysterious producer will put out his debut EP via New Ancestors, the new label created by Jason Friedman […]

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OMI PALONE (Faux Discx) announce UK tour with Black Fungus and share new track 'Singled Out'

Omi Palone share new dates, “Singled Out”

Omi Palone will be playing dates across the UK with Black Fungus (of Mïlk Records, also home to Shopping, Skinny Girl Diet, Human Hair). The new London 3-piece mix hook-laden song-craft with discordant imbalance, recalling elements of the DIY american noise rock hay-day combined with Gordons-esque post-punk. Dates are as follows… Saturday 29th November – […]

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Elvis Perkins Shares Single "Hogus Pogus" I Aubade LP Due Out February 24th On MIR Records,

Elvis Perkins Shares Single “Hogus Pogus”

Here lies my third Long-Playing collection of songs. The vast majority of what can be heard is the product of my own placement of microphone to source in the period between February 2012 & December 2013. My previous releases had for the most part been made with steady players in studios and overheard by engineers […]

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Northern Transmissions is a daily publication which features interviews, reviews, and news on some of today's most influential artists and bands from the world of indie rock. Northern Transmissions' video series Records In My Life has featured Kurt Vile, Metz, and Titus Andronicus. Another feature on Northern Transmissions is Our Song Of The Day which selects and plays a song daily from an independent band or artist that has had limited exposure to the music world. This has proven to be a popular part of Northern Transmissions with indie record companies and bands.


Today, there is no shortage of great independent music coming from around the world. Northern Transmissions is constantly trying to discover what's new and exciting by listening to new music or being sent submissions from bands and record labels from Europe and all over North America. For the staff at Northern Transmissions, our greatest joy is discovering something fresh and independent musically and being able to share it with our readers.


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