Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sign to Jagjaguwar

As Unknown Mortal Orchestra, New Zealand by-way-of Portland songwriter and guitarist Ruban Nielson marries psychedelia with sharp soul touchstones. Timeless pop hooks are produced with a soft buzzsaw edge so that the effect is akin to Stevie Wonder turning Plastic Ono Band into Nuggets-like gems

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Titus Andronicus Debuts Song From New Album

On October 22nd, Titus Andronicus will release their third album, Local Business via XL Recordings. Today, we share the album cover, in addition to a song from the album, titled “In A Big City”. Patrick Stickles posted the song along with a visual he made, and you can hear/watch it here:

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The Soft Pack – Strapped

Northern Transmissions’ very own Charles Brownstein caught up with Matty McLoughin from The Soft Pack recently to shoot the shit about his band’s new record, Strapped. When discussing the release of Strapped, the question arose about the introduction of saxophone to The Soft Pack’s garage rock schtick.

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