News

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

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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Cold Specks Tours With Jim James-New Single

Cold Specks has announced new tour dates and a support tour opening for My Morning Jacket’s Jim James in addition to releasing “When The City Lights Dim” on March 5th along with a new video—check it out below. “When The City Lights Dim”

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The XX share Beyonce Cover

“Whilst on tour in Texas, we decided to cover a song by a Texan. She is one of our favourite artists of all time,Beyoncé. This song has always meant a lot to us and was written with another artist we really admire, Frank Ocean.

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New Video From Crime & The City Solution

Crime & The City Solution release ‘Goddess’, the first track to be taken from their brand new album, American Twilight (out 25 March) and announce an appearance at Primavera Sound, Barcelona on 25 May following a series of Australian dates

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Listen to new track from Anika

Anika is releasing a self-titled EP on April 16 via Stones Throw. The release is highlighted by stormy post-punk riffs, rattling tambourine beats, a thin, dissonant guitar and Geoff Barrow of Portishead

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