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2012-08-30 14:49:17 UTC

In Transmission was formed in 2009 by Martin Diaz, Garrett Carroll, Jerome DeLeon, Daniel Cardoza, and Darrell Schwaiger. The band recorded their 1st EP [ Signal To The Ground ] in 2011 followed by their latest one [ First Light ] Both records are available on BandCamp for streaming in its entirety and downloads are set at a fixed price at this stage.

-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Coming From Southern California USA, [ In Transmission ] is a five-piece alternative rock band revisiting and reforming the early alternative sound for this new era. On their debut effort [ Signal To The Ground ] the band invoke influence from the likes of [ Sky Architects ] ~ [ The Kays Larvelle ] and [ The Gothenburg Address ]. In Transmission takes on a quantum leap of their sonic sound through modern filter of [ Junius-like ] and [ California Stories Uncovered ]. The result is simply magical, complex but yet entertaining all the way.

Let it be [ Signal To The Ground ] or [ First Light ] BOTH records are brilliantly well produced as it gives you this “wanna keep listening” feeling, it's all very intriguing and if for some reason, you were to be disturbed by a call you’d be sure to miss out on something, possibly something very important in this particular case. As much as the arrangements sound simple on the 1st or second listens itself but it sure is clever, complex, and above all inventive.

Those guys seem to go to great lengths by including majority of the elements deriving from post-rock, shoegaze and alternative in order to construct something very listenable and solid. They do not limit themselves to a particular genre; instead they blend varieties of sound they can conjure. At times the shifts are abrupt as in the late two and a half minute of “What’s Left Behind” from [ Sound To The Ground ] but then again define abrupt shifting in musical “royaume” . Usually I’d say start with the latest but in this case make your way from the earliest title [ Signal To The Ground ]. BOTH REC deserves a thorough listen.

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Artist - In Transmission Album - First Light [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2012 Genre - Post-rock, Shoegaze, Alternative [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 1. I'll be here 07:03 2. When the Earth Explodes 05:57 3. And When There's Nothing Left 05:42 4. All I See is 06:14 5. ... 07:37 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STREAM + PURCHASE In Transmission - First Light -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Artist - In Transmission Album - Sound To The Ground [ * * * * * ] Release Date - 2011 Genre - Post-rock, Shoegaze, Alternative [ EXCELLENT ] Tracklist 1. It Starts with a Beginning 08:46 2. Collections Create 06:26 3. What's Left Behind 09:24 4. We Resonate 06:00 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- STREAM + PURCHASE In Transmission - Sound To The Ground -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Recommendations: Butterfly Explosion | For A Minor Reflection | LaGrandine | Amusement Parks On Fire | Actors & Actresses -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

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