BESTiE’s album No Bad Days officially releases today, bringing its sweet tropi-vibe indie flavour to your summer soundtrack.The album basks in bright guitar, percolating percussion and lush textures balanced with cheeky vocals,
Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.
Shrink Dust is a flying, shining testament to the single unifying thread that is Chad VanGaalen’s unimpeded creative freedom. Recorded, as with all his previous releases, by his lone self in his Calgary home/recording studio,
The dust has barely settled following the release of Fuck Off Get Free Pour Light On Everything and already Thee Silver Mt. Zion have graced us with this gem. Ever the shape shifters,
A lot has happened in the time since Pixies last put out a record. In the 23 years since a long player has surfaced with the Boston band’s name emblazoned across it, we’ve succumbed to Facebook, iTunes transformed,
“You can dream / C’mon, baby, dream” recites the lone Pink Mountaintops release that surfaced in 2011 “You Can Dream,” to reassure fans that Vancouver rocker Stephen McBean was still pursuing the project,
Brooklyn alternative rock band TEEN are to release their second album entitled The Way And Color out this month on Carpark Records, The band is made,
On the surface, ‘Loom’, the debut LP by Brighton trio Fear of Men, is a delicate and ornate album that swirls to the sound of lead vocalist/guitarist, Jessica Weiss’ childlike voice whilst the rich textures and nods,
Northern Transmissions reviews music from the world of independent music. Its focus is on independent music, especially indie rock. However, the range of musical genres covered extends to pop, hip hop, folk, jazz, heavy metal, experimental, and various forms of electronic dance music. The site, not only concentrates on new music. Journalists for Northern Transmissions also review reissued albums and box sets. In 2010 Charles Brownstein, left his day job selling shoes and created Northern Transmissions. Influenced by Indie rock, Record stores, and Sirius XMU Bloggers. Brownstein had no previous writing or blogging. He wanted to create a more independent website where he could pick bands and artists that he liked.
In 2010 Charles Brownstein, left his day job selling shoes and created Northern Transmissions. Influenced by Indie rock, Record stores, and Sirius XMU Bloggers. Brownstein had no previous writing or blogging. He wanted to create a more independent website where he could pick bands and artists that he liked.
Northern Transmissions covers new music on a daily basis. It has a staff of roughly eight writers who all have a passion for various types of independent music. The site prides itself on being fiercely independent and honest in its coverage of albums. Northern Transmissions has never deleted any reviews, even recently rating one of indie rocks biggest act Arctic Monkeys with a score of four out of ten, for the bands latest release AM.
Labels that Northern Transmissions frequently covers releases from include Captured Tracks, Sub Pop, Matador, 4AD, XX Recordings, Slumberland records, Mom + Pop Records, Fat Possum, Hardly Art, Bella Union Records, Burger Records, DFA, Drag City, Domino Recordings, Downtown Records, Fat Cat, Flying Nun, Fools Gold,Frenchkiss, Iamsound, Jajaguwar, Secretly Canadian, Polyvinyl, Kanine, K, Kill, Rock Stars, Mexican Summer, Merge, Memphis Industries, Modular People, Mute, Ninja Tune, OWSLA, Sacred Bones, Saddle Creek, Stones Throw, Suicide Squeeze, Vagrant, Verve, Vice, Western Vinyl, Wichita Recordings, Woodsist and many more.
Northern Transmissions main goal is to forever provide its readers with reviews of records that we our selves would listen to. If myself or writers from Northern Transmissions wouldnt take the time to listen to an artist or band, we would never want to write about it.