Interviews

Northern Transmissions gets up and personal with some of Today’s most interesting independent Bands and Songwriters. Some of the artists To date Northern Transmissions has interviewed include Yo La tengo, Rodriguez, The Drums, Youth Lagoon, and Father John Misty.

Interpol Guitarist Daniel Kessler sits down with Northern Transmissions for a candid interview about becoming a three piece, and their new LP 'El pintor'

Interview With Daniel Kessler From Interpol

When Carlos Dengler, the iconic bassist from Interpol left the band following the completion of their 2010 self-titled, the future of the group was uncertain. While there was no strife between the remaining three members, the time was at hand for a much:

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The Rentals main man Matt Sharp talks with Northern Transmissions about The Rentals' new LP'Lost in Alphaville; and many other topics, the LP is out 8/26

Interview With The Rentals’ Matt Sharp

Northern Transmissions talked to Matt Sharp of The Rentals a few days before the official release of Lost in Alphaville, the first album from The Rentals in…a very long time. From the very start when The Rentals were a side project while he was still in:

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The Young's Hans Zimmerman chats with Northern Transmissions about their new LP 'Chrome Cactus', out 8/25 on Matador, and a few other interesting facts.

Interview With Hans From The Young

Ideas sometimes just snap into place, and that’s where Chrome Cactus (as a title) came from. The title was at the front of my mind while riffs were tossed around or worked into full songs, I would just imagine this overpowering polished chrome cactus:

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Northern Transmissions interviews Jeffrey Jacob and Angela Gail from 'In The Valley Below' their new album, The Belt, comes out 8/26 on Arts and Crafts

Our Interview With ‘In The Valley Below’

Northern Transmissions spoke to Jeffrey Jacob and Angela Gail from In the Valley Below while they were hanging out in their rehearsal space/recording studio in downtown Los Angeles. There’s a bit of advance buzz about the new album, The Belt, which:

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Woman's Hour vocalist Fiona Burgess Talked with Northern Transmissions about a number of interesting topics, 'Conversations' is now out on Secretly Canadian

Interview With Woman’s Hour Fiona Burgess

It was just that by the time the song was released, our music had already changed so much. We originally recorded those songs as demos and they weren’t intended to be released. We’d never released anything before so we didn’t know what to expect, and

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