The Review I Never Thought I’d Write – The Strokes – The New Abnormal

Really, the review I never thought I’d write. The Strokes.  The New Abnormal. Someone asked what that meant. Well… Have you been to any of their concerts? Who were you? Not bro, not high school girl, not rich banker, not any of the Jeffrey Epstein group or anyone looking for trash and punk in the… Continue reading The Review I Never Thought I’d Write – The Strokes – The New Abnormal

Drenge new music!

Drenge - Eoin and Rory Loveless

I’m snowed in here, although not as much as I’d hoped. Yesterday, I trekked out across the wild tundra of New York City, snow beginning to swirl around, turning the park and the streets into a temporary stage set of true winter, where beasts of buses clank along with their chains, and everyone is wrapped… Continue reading Drenge new music!

Interview with Matt Sharp of The Rentals

The Rentals have just released Lost in Alphaville, their stunning new record. I talked with Matt Sharp about the album. Northern Transmissions talked to Matt Sharp of The Rentals a few days before the official release of Lost in Alphaville, the first album from The Rentals in…a very long time. From the very start when… Continue reading Interview with Matt Sharp of The Rentals

Review of New Album – Albumin by Celebration

New review up on Northern Transmissions – Albumin by Celebration You read a lot of reviews that ask why a band isn’t better known, but really – why isn’t this band better known? Celebration is made up of Katrina Ford on vocals, husband and multi-instrumentalist Sean Antanaitis, and drummer David Bergander, who formed the band… Continue reading Review of New Album – Albumin by Celebration