Blog Feed

Transmission Blog’s 2020 Roundup

Piecing together our musical roundup this year has been by no means an orthodox task. Perhaps the strangest year for music in the industry’s history, we’ve missed out on music in its rawest form with the cancellations of festivals and concerts all over the world. That being said, music as ever still maintains its seminal…

It’s time for the music industry to face the music (and it’s wrongdoings)

 I have classed myself a feminist for as long as I can remember, I grew up frustrated with my female classmates who shied away from the label for it had been twisted and given a misleading radical connotation. It baffled me. What confused me even further was that my reward for seeking to discuss issues…

Introducing Shaun: The latest single from PLAY DEAD

Today, the latest single from up and coming band PLAY DEAD titled Shaun was put out to listeners. It’s a rather vibrant track, laced with a lightheartedness that imitates the carefree feeling of spending a Saturday down the pub. Maintaining high energy and a punchy sound throughout, it’s in keeping with PLAY DEAD’s signature upbeat…

The Music Industry might want to buckle itself in, it’s in for a bumpy ride

Think back to a time when you were in a hot and crowded room, drenched in the familiar odour of inexpensive beer from a stranger’s cup and beads of sweat that slowly edged down your back. Remember the way that your T-shirt stuck to you as you bounced up and down in unison with the…

Televised Mind – The Latest Single From Fontaines D.C.

This evening we welcomed the release of Fontaines D.C.’s latest single, televised mind. It’s the third single from their second album, ‘A Hero’s Death’, which is set to be released at the end of July. It’s yet another valuable addition to the band’s musical collective. From start to finish, the instrumentation is captivating. Forcing a…

A Hero’s Death – The Latest Single From Fontaines D.C.

On the 5th of May, Dublin band Fontaines D.C released their latest single, A Hero’s Death. The track has already received an unprecedented amount of praise whilst fuelling a frenzy of interest and anticipation for their next studio album (A Hero’s Death) which will be released on the 31st of July. A Hero’s Death is…

How The Stone Roses Influenced A Generation

Altrincham, 1980s. In a dark rainy ghost town, two students at a local grammar school start a partnership that’ll last them most of their young adult life. They don’t know it yet, but Ian Brown and John Squire, playing bass and guitar respectively for a Clash-inspired rock band, will later become part of a cultural…

The New Abnormal- The Latest Release From The Strokes

Released 19 years on from their pioneering debut album, The Strokes’ sixth instalment, The New Abnormal, provides a contemporary and refreshing sound whilst reinstituting familiar qualities that we know and love. The album is composed of nine songs with some resembling more closely the earlier work of the band and others creeping into more ingenious…

Blossoms – Rough Trade East

On the 1st of February we were lucky enough to have seen Blossoms perform an intimate acoustic set live at Rough Trade East in London. The show commemorated the release of the band’s latest album, Foolish Loving Spaces. The band treated us to the new album (bar My Vacant Days) and even took a request…

The Amazons – Future Dust Expanded Edition Release

Back in May 2019, The Amazons released their second album, Future Dust. Over 7 months later, we’ve been lucky enough to have an expanded edition of the album. The expanded version includes 3 new releases: -Mother (Acoustic) -Heart Of Darkness  -Howlin Heart Of Darkness  Since its release, we’ve been listening to Heart Of Darkness nonstop.…

Lost In Yesterday – The latest single from Tame Impala

On the 8th of January Tame Impala released Lost In Yesterday, the last single from their next album, The Slow Rush, which will be released next month. First things first, what a single it is. The lyrics explore the ever changing state of memories: over time, views on past events become distorted and the feelings…

THE BEST OF 2019

2019 has been a busy year for the music industry. There’s been a healthy emergence of new artists and we’ve all been able to enjoy the exciting expansion of songs and albums released.  Here, in no particular order, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite albums and songs that have been released throughout 2019. TOP…