Idiosyncratic Transmissions

Bringing the eclectic straight to your ears

Barenaked Ladies – Lookin’ Up

Barenaked Ladies are set to release their latest album, Fake Nudes, on November 17th. Here is the first video from the album for the single “Lookin’ Up” an upbeat, poppier affair for the band that still maintains their sense of humor. Check it out.

Music Miscellany for 11/8/2017

Never imitated and hopefully duplicated it’s the Music Miscellany for 11/8/2017. Kicking off this edition is Cine 400 with the danceable pop tune “Plasticine Blues.” Following is the alternative rock sounds of The Decrees on “Sons of Rage.” The Fluids follow with a Velvet Underground meets Bowie vibe on “Just Like Me.” Wrapping up this edition is Jenn Vix with a rock number titled “Unlocked.”

Lake Jons – Colors

Lake Jons has released a new single from their upcoming self titled debut, Lake Jons, due out in January of 2018. The new single is titled “Colors.” Lake Jons is a trio out of Helsinki whose sound alternates between electronic, experimental, avant garde, and pop.

Jade Jackson – Finish Line

From the critically acclaimed debut album Gilded here is the video for “Finish Line” by Jade Jackson. She is preparing to release a second single, “Bridges,” this coming Friday and will be playing her first show in the UK at the Slaughtered Lamb in London next Monday.

Amanda Palmer – In Harm’s Way – Video

Inspired to action by the haunting photo of Syrian refugee Aylan Kurdi’s body washed up on the shore of Turkey, Amanda Palmer has worked on this project for the past year collaborating with an artist from Spain and numerous fans to create this song and video. All sales from the digital single sold through November 3oth will be donated to Dutch NGO Because We Carry. Find more about the project here.