Tops guest on ‘Records in my life’

Montreal Band Tops recently guested on Northern transmissions' 'Records in my life.' They talked to us about some albums they truly love.

Jane Penny and David Carriere from the band Tops, recently guested on an episode of ‘Records in my life.’ The two bandmates talked about albums which they have bonded over and enjoyed while crisscrossing the globe, with a good sense of humour thrown in.

TOPS are a four-piece band from Montreal, equal parts girls and guys, delivering a raw punk take on AM studio pop. Their new record, Picture You Staring, is now out on Arbutus Records. The band formed In 2011 when they joined Riley Fleck and started jamming at the loft space La Brique where they wrote and recorded their first record, Tender Opposites.


March 13th | Waltham, MA | Chums
March 14th | Brooklyn, NY | Baby’s All Right (late night)
March 19th | Quebec, QC | Le Cercle
March 20th | Montreal, QC | Le Ritz PDB
April 8th | Pittsburgh, PA | Cattivo
April 9th | Wooster, OH | College of Wooster
April 10th | Beloit, WI | Coughy Haus (Beloit College)
April 11th | Bloomington, IN | WIUX Culture Shock (IU – Dunn Meadow)
April 12th | Lexington, KY | Al’s Bar
April 14th | Charlotte, NC | Sung Harbour
April 15th | Harrisonburg, VA | Taylor Down Under (James Madison University)
April 16th | Baltimore, MD | The Crown
May 1st | Winooski, VT | Waking Windows Music & Arts Festival
May 6th | Dublin, IE | Whelan’s
May 7th | Sheffield, UK | Bungalows and Bears (free show)
May 8th | Leeds, UK | Nation of Shopkeepers (free show)
May 9th | Liverpool, UK | Shipping Forecast
May 11th | Birmingham, UK | The Hare & Hounds
May 12th | Bristol, Avon, UK | Start The Bus
May 13th | Manchester, UK | Gullivers
May 14th | London, UK | Bethnal Green Working Men’s Club
May 15th | Brighton, UK | The Great Escape
May 16th | Brussels, BE | Les Nuits Botanique
May 19th | Luxembourg, LU | De Gudde Wëllen
May 20th | Rotterdam, NL | WORM
May 21st | Hamburg, DE | Aalhaus
May 23rd | Mannheim, DE | Maifield Derby Festival
May 24th | Dortmund, DE | Way Back When Festival
May 25th | Munich, DE | Pfngst Theatron Festival
May 26th | Prague, CZ | 007 Club Strahov
May 27th | Leipzig, DE | Goldhorn
May 28th | Berlin, DE | Privat Club
May 30th | Copenhagen, DK | Vega (Ideal Bar)
June 1st | Stockholm, SE | Lilla Hotellbaren (Free Show)
June 3rd | Amsterdam, NL | OT301
June 5th | Lyon, FR | Marche Gare
June 7th | Marseille, FR | Humeur Massacrante
June 9th | Paris, FR | Point Ephemere
June 10th | Lille, FR | La Peniche
June 13th | Toronto, ON | Bestival

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