Episodes

WorldArts is proud to present the premiere season of Transmissions, hosted by legendary influencer Nic Harcourt! Our new series will showcase diverse and fabulous artists like Silversun Pickups, Fantastic Negrito, and Lucinda Williams performing on the WorldArts Stage. Each episode features three exclusive & live performance videos and concludes with Nic’s ’21 Questions’ interview. Catch a new episode right here on the first and third Thursday of every month. At WorldArts, it’s all about the music!

LA based band The Proof were selected to appear on “Nic Harcourt’s Transmissions” from over a thousand artists who submitted for the opportunity on worldarts.com to appear on the show. They bought along their self described melting pot of Funk, R&B, Soul, Reggae and ...

Tue August 23rd @ 12:00PM PST

Although both originally hailing from the San Fernando Valley, Lindsey Troy and Julie Edwards actually met at a crochet class in LA’s hipster groove suburb Silver Lake in 2010, before deciding to make music together as Deap Vally. They released their debut album Sistrionix in 2013 ...

Tue August 2nd @ 12:00 PM PST

Since his debut 2001 release “musicforthemorningafter”, Pete Yorn has consistently toured and made a bunch of solo albums, a duet album with Scarlet Johansson and one release with J.D. King as The Olms. Nic was the first dj to play Pete’s music on the radio and was happy to welcome him to the World Arts stage for...

Tue June 21st @ 12:00 pm PST

Take a listen/look at our beautiful stripped down session with Zach and Pat from Oakland, Californias Rogue Wave, as they play songs from their highly regarded sixth studio album “Delusions of Grandeur”. Make sure you check out the guys “21 Questions” interview with Nic as well to get a little insight into what makes them tick.

Tues June 7th @ 12:00 pm PST

Australia's The Rubens hail from Menangle about an hour south Sydney. The band features the three Margin brothers, Zaac, Sam and Elliott, plus friends Scott Baldwin and William Zeglis. Their debut self-titled album reached No. 3 on the OZ Aria charts and...

Tues May 17th @ 12:00 pm PST

New York native LP has been writing and recording her own songs since her early teens. She’s also written hits for artists such as Christina Aguilera and Rihanna. As she gets ready to release her 4th album, she got reacquainted with Nic (she was his guest on Guitar Center sessions in 2014) and...

Tues May 3rd @ 12:00 pm PST

Nic gave The Record Company their first exposure on one of his radio shows back in 2012. Their session here drips with the bands John Lee Hooker and Stonesy garage punk blues influences, the gritty black and white images recalling the pioneer days of Rock 'n Roll.

Tues Apr 19th @ 12:00 pm PST

There’s something genuine about good blues music, you know it when you hear it. You have to have lived it, lost a whole bunch of stuff, died a couple of times and crawled back from the edge. If you’re gonna play and sing Delta Blues, we can sniff if it’s real...

TUES Apr 12th @ 12:00 pm PST

The classic Berlin line up formed in Los Angeles in 1982 with Terri Nunn and John Crawford at the heart of the band, and making their first splash in 1982 with the provocative single "Sex (I'm A…)”. Berlin's first full-length LP...

TUES Mar 15th @ 12:00 pm PST

Freedom Fry’s Marie Seyrat and Bruce Driscoll met in 2011 when Parisian born Marie was the stylist on a video for Bruce’s previous band Blondfire. He loved her voice and fancied her something rotten, so of course he asked her if she ’d be interested...

TUES Mar 1st @ 12:00 pm PST

After forming in Los Angeles in 2002, Silversun Pickups released their debut EP, Pikul, in July 2005. Nic Harcourt was an early champion of their music thru his then LA radio show "Morning Becomes Eclectic". The band’s debut full-length album, Carnavas followed in 2006...

TUES Feb 16th @ 12:00 pm PST

LA's Chicano Batman describe themselves as "Your sonic outlet from monotony back into the soul". Ethnomusicologists in their own right, they are students of rhythm, globe trotting on a quest to reclaim and represent the musical...

TUES Feb 2nd @ 12:00 pm PST

Since her 1998 Grammy award winning Car Wheels On A Gravel Road, Lucinda Williams subsequent albums have been eagerly anticipated by fans and critics alike. The depth and candidness of her songwriting is as honest and unique as her vocals and guitar picking.

TUES Feb 2nd @ 12:00 pm PST
More episodes coming soon!