News

Northern Transmissions covers today’s news items from the world of Independent music, including album & concert announcements, video and song premieres.

Yoko Ono Performs With Plastic Ono Band

One of the most daring and influential artists of our time, Yoko Ono, celebrated her eightieth birthday with a sold-out performance to an energetic and hugely responsive crowd at the legendary Volksbühne in Berlin

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Villagers Premiere Video For “The Bell”

Ireland’s Villagers have premiered today a second video off their upcoming sophomore full-length, {Awayland}, for “The Bell” The video was directed by Alden Volney and features a combination of animation and live footage

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Maria Minerva ‘Bless’ Out April 2nd

Maria Minerva, The Estonian native is back with a new EP, Bless, out April 2nd on LA-based independent label, 100% Silk. Currently touring in Europe, Minerva will perform in New York this March followed by several showcases in Austin at this year’s SXSW

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Hear Fawn Spots New Single

With their split LP, Wedding Dress due for release on Monday 18th Feb, noisy dinge-poppers Fawn Spots have shared another track from the record, in the shape of the slow-building thrashathon

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MAZES unveil hypnotic video for ‘Skulking’

The video was made by Mazes’ own Conan Roberts, who has said of it, “As a band I’d say we’re all pretty uncomfortable having our photos taken and being in videos. But as a life-long fan of music videos and a film maker

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New Kill Paris EP Coming on OWSLA

LA-based DJ/producer Corey Baker aka Kill Paris is set to release his upcoming EP To A New Earth on February 26th via Skrillex’s OWSLA. Baker, never one to align with any singular genre, flaunts his powerful new material with the 9-track recording, his first on OWSLA

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White Fence announces new LP, Cyclops Reap

In the span of 4 1/2 years. I’ve lived in two different apartments and have used three different rooms during this time. All in Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA, only a couple miles from one another

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Bleeding Rainbow To Tour With Cave Singers

Philadelphia based rock quartet Bleeding Rainbow just released their third LP “Yeah Right” on Kanine Records. Bleeding Rainbow says their sounds was directly influenced by bands from their teenage-hood such as Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine,

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Four Tet’s 10 Year Anniversary of ‘Rounds’

To coincide with its ten year anniversary, Domino is to reissue Four Tet’s seminal album, ‘Rounds’, on May 14th, 2013. The reissue will feature the album as well as a live set from Copenhagen recorded near the time of the original release. Listen to album track “As Serious As Your Life,”

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