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.

Interview With Susil Sharma From Montreal band 'Heat.' The band are currently in the studio.

Interview With Susil Sharma From ‘Heat’

Indie-rock Canadian band Heat’s debut EP won the attention of NME, who starred them as one of the bands to watch out for in 2015. Susil Sharma had been on the Montreal music circuit for a while, when he decided it was time to start writing his own songs. Somehow that impulse turned into a […]

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Our interview with New York City band 'Bottoms,' their EP 'Goodbye' is now out

Interview: with Jake from NYC Band ‘Bottoms’

Jake Dibeler is a screamer. While still a young band, bottoms have quickly proven themselves as more than a group you see in your cousin’s friend’s DIY venue in Bushwick. The best way I can describe their debut EP, GOODBYE, and you’re going to have to bear with me here, is the sonic equivalent of […]

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Interview With Dan Boeckner From 'Operators,'

Interview With Dan Boeckner From ‘Operators’

Dan Boeckner is having the time of his life right now. After playing in bands such as Wolf Parade, Handsome Furs and most recently, Divine Fits with Spoon’s Britt Daniel, he is finally at the front of the stage Operators. Leading, composing and liberating himself are the kind of words used in our conversation with […]

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Our interview with The Garden. Their 7" "Surprise" is now out ou Luv Luv Luv Records.

Our Interview With ‘The Garden’

The Garden describe themselves as “a conceptual punk band.” Twin brothers Wyatt and Fletcher Shears, who are based in Southern California, started the band in 2011. They call their genre “Vada Vada”. Mixing together elements of hip hop, punk, and electronica, the Shears twins confound their audiences with a rapid delivery and intense live performance. […]

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Interview With Julia McFarlane from 'Twerps.' Their new album 'Range Anxiety' comes out on January 27

Interview With Julia McFarlane from ‘Twerps’

Melbourne foursome Twerps are coming out with a new album, Range Anxiety, on Merge Records on January 27 in the US and February 3 in Europe. There’s a single out already, “Back to You,” with a video directed by Johann Rashid. Formed back in 2008, they’ve worked out a warm sound, filled with longing-laced lyrics […]

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Our Interview with Tops' member Jane Penny. tops' latest album 'picture You Staring' is now out on Arbutus Records.

Interview with Jane Penny Of ‘Tops’

Jane Penny is the charming voice behind catchy Montreal pop group TOPS. She is also the director behind such videos as “Change of Heart”, and loves to do things on her own, proving to be a true DIY enthusiast. TOPS had a great 2014, with lots of touring, recording, and the launch of Picture You […]

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Interview with Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian

Interview With Stuart Murdoch

Who would have thought that the bookish, ‘60s indebted Belle and Sebastian would still be around close to two full decades later? Not Stuart Murdoch, who originally projected one or two records from the project when he formed the group in 1996. Those records that came to be, Tigermilk and If You’re Feeling Sinister, would […]

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