Album Reviews

Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.

'Junior' by Corridor, album review by Adam Fink. The full-length and debut for Sub Pop/Bosound
8.0

Junior

It’s sometimes hard to take music at it’s face value. There’s always something that can get in your way. A genre defining troupe, the…

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'War Music' by Refused, album review by Adam Williams
7.0

War Music

For their new record, Refused wanted to capture the visceral energy of their live show; this is a band that summon the gods of…

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Cigarettes After Sex 'Cry' album review
6.0

Cry

Texas ambient pop trio Cigarettes After Sex wear their emotions on their sleeves on their latest album Cry. It’s a straightforward and emotional album…

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Juice B Crypts by Battles for Northern Transmissions
7.5

Juice B Crypts

You know when a press release states “a sensory overload of information” you’re in for a wild ride! For Battles’ fourth LP, the bizarrely…

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Devour You by Starcrawler album review
8.0

Devour You

There’s this lightning in a bottle live energy that so many bands have in their live shows that they struggle to capture on their…

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Two Hands by Big Thief, album review by Adam Fink
8.0

‘Two Hands’ Big Thief

There are few bands around now that are as prolific as Brooklyn based Big Thief. The stellar four piece just released their last album…

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'No Home Record' by Kim Gordon album review by Northern Transmissions
7.0

No Home Record

For 40 plus years Kim Gordon has been a huge part of the worlds musical landscape. As a founding member of influential rockers Sonic…

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Shiny New Model by Bodega, album review for Northern Transmissions
7.5

Shiny New Model

NYC art-punks BODGEA are closely following the slipstream of their debut LP ‘Endless Scroll’ with the mini- album ‘Shiny New Model’; a collection of…

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The Talkies by Girl Band review by northern Transmissions
7.0

The Talkies

Two years ago, Dublin group Girl Band all but fell off the radar. Citing health issues, they cancelled all tour engagements and disconnected from…

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