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.

Our interview with Carla Pèrez from Mourn.

Our interview with Carla Pérez from MOURN

Last Fall, Captured Tracks welcomed the young Catalan band MOURN, the foursome of leader Jazz Rodríguez Bueno, Carla Pérez Vas, Antonio Postius and Leia Rodríguez Bueno to the family. The band impressed the label with their songs “Silver Gold” and “Otitis.” We were lucky enough to have Tim Clapp (owner of Kingfisher Bluez) ask Carla […]

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Our interview with Crush DLX

Our interview with Crush DLX

Crush DLX is a musical partnership formed by the joining together of two very provocative personalities, Pop Levi and Bunny Holiday. Bunny is a model and designer for American Apparel, whose icon-busting take on Southern California imagery is both playful and edgy. Pop Levi is an indie music perennial, a producer and multi-instrumentalist. He’s been […]

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Our interview with Rob Tranter and Joe Crook from the the UK electronic band Portrayal.

Our interview with Electronic Duo Portrayal

Northern Transmissions wanted to hear what new music was out there, still unknown. So Alice Severin is starting a series looking at some great unsung and unsigned bands, who are on the cusp of wider recognition. First up, UK duo Portrayal. Rob Tranter and Joe Crook hail from the West Midlands and are producing stellar […]

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Our interview with Adam Bainbridge A.K.A. Kindness.

Interview: Adam Bainbridge A.K.A. Kindness

Adam Bainbridge makes music under the name Kindness, and that moniker is no misnomer. Talking with him as he is about to embark on a Stateside tour, he is a funny, friendly, and easy to talk to person, who is filled with great anecdotes and candor. His latest album Otherness reflects a lifetime of pop […]

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Our interview with Ben Elkins from ELEL. Their self-titled debut comes out March 3rd

Our interview with Ben Elkins from ELEL

Pulling up ELEL’s single “40 Watt” on Youtube and listening to the first 15 seconds was the first time I had one of those “holy shit, who are these guys?” moments in a long time. It’s the sort of track that you can instantly tell is destined for repeat play that follows you around – […]

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Interview with UK singer/songwriter Clarence Clarity.

Our interview with Clarence Clarity

With Clarence Clarity’s new album No Now, just about to come out, Gabriel Rollim had the chance to talk with the always interesting and insightful UK singer/songwriter. You can catch him on the road this month with Jungle. No Now comes out March 3rd via Bella Union. NT: Your second EP, Who Am Eye,? seemed […]

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Our interview with singer-songwriter Alex Calder.

Our Interview With Alex Calder

Alex Calder recently released Strange Dreams, his first full-length for Captured Tracks. Like many other artists on the label, Calder draws influence from 60s and 70s guitar pop. The match of Calder and Captured tracks seems like a perfect fit for both sides. Gabriel Rolim spoke to Alex about his music and songwriting process. NT: […]

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