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Fink is the kind of artist that makes you nostalgic for bygone times, old loves and the beauty of youth. He’s the artist that inspired many, following his own singer-songwriter journey that truly is adaptable to the times. He has released a beauty of a song ‘ Sort of Revolution’ ahead of his upcoming Album “IIUII” ( …

Hiatus Kaiyote return in 2021 with their new album Mood Valiant, on Brainfeeder/Ninja Tune. The twice-Grammy-nominated band is comprised of Naomi “Nai Palm” Saalfield (guitar, vocals), Paul Bender (bass), Simon Mavin (keys), and Perrin Moss (drums), and the new album is the follow up to their 2015 album ‘Choose Your Weapon’, which Rolling Stone described …

Picture this : you’re high on life. You ‘re high because you don’t need anything other than what surrounds you. All you need are balloons , funky post-apocalyptic outfits, a kick ass camera man and you’re set. You could say it recalls a scene from the 1950’s classic ” The Red Balloon”, but the difference …

If there was a way in which one could imagine themselves frozen in time, Dark in Here would be the soundtrack for that moment. Sincere, grounded, beaming with analogue sound complete with stellar bandmates and an impressive storyteller, indie folk band The Mountain Goats have delivered a narrative of old school blues, jazz, Western and …

There’s something to be said about the mere act of dancing, post-covid. Let’s just start with that. Whether you’re into club culture or not, we’ve all had a burning desire to dance, with other people. That free flow ecstatic waltz into movement, that enables us to feel human again. Enter ISQ. A powerhouse of a …

When Where I Should End found its way to my email, so to speak, I welcomed it with a huge smile. I feel compelled to share my own personal connection, if you will, dear reader, with the talented duo. I first heard Saint Sister live in London, in a small but perfectly intimate setting of …

I had the pleasure of reviewing songstress Natalie Wildgoose’s debut single “You”, here at Backseat Mafia. Needless to say I wasn’t sure what to expect from this up and coming songstress; I had anticipated a clear, distinctive sound following the likes of a jazzier Laura Marling, perhaps with Imogen Heap influences. Natalie was indeed right …

CALIFORNIAN staple The Mountain Goats have released the title track “Dark in Here” ahead of their album, out on June 25th on Merge Records. Led by songwriter John Darnielle, the band’s sound on “Dark In Here” could be summed up as a sinister, wild yet calming Spaghetti Western soundtrack; instead of guns as ammo you …

I LOVE fusion bands. I really do. You never know what to expect, and that’s because they’re a fusion of flavours. Italian musicians in particular have always delivered when it comes to jazz music, a truly energetic burst of blues, funk and rock and roll. From the multi-lingual border region of Ticino, in Switzerland, guitarist …

“I think the artist has always been in conflict, maybe because he has time on his hands to think with a lot of high ideals and values, and he’s got to recognize their beauty. “And at the same time, the flesh is weak and has too many appetites, so you’re in that continual conflict with …