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Lagwagon Mini UK Tour – UK Tour Off

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Mike Tafoya Returns With New Music & Video

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EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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Bloomington, Indiana’s Damion Schiralli has been building up toward the release of his debut solo album for a little bit since it was announced back in May It’s an impressive collection of detailed soft rock gems whose general aesthetic is defined further by Schiralli’s chosen recording method: it went straight to cassette, because of course …

If you didn’t know, now you know: Beverly Crusher are finally getting their shit together and releasing an album. We’ve heard it, and if you’re in any way familiar with their sound, you’re gonna love it; even if you got on board as recently as when we premiered lead single ‘Scab’ back in June. It’s …

The singer Bessie Turner

Suffolk songwriter Bessie Turner shares her new mixtape Arrabbiatta via her own Good Shout Records. This follows her EP Themed Nights which was self-released in December 2021. Lead single ‘It Was Nothing’ was playlisted by BBC Radio6 Music. It’s followed on the mixtape by ‘JUJU’. It’s a brooding track, ruminating on the non-linear emotional journey …

The band Peeping Drexels

London based Peeping Drexels have announced their new EP Days Of Heaven as well as sharing new single ‘Sneak Motel‘. The EP will be released 2 September on Brace Yourself Records. Peeping Drexels have shared stages with the likes of Shame, Goat Girl, Public Practice, Viagra Boys and Fat White Family. The band will headline London’s Lexington on 7 October to celebrate the release.  …

The members of the band KEG

Brighton based Keg have released new single ‘NPC’ taken from the band’s upcoming EP Girders set for release 2 September via Alcopop! Records/BMG.  It’s the third single lifted from the EP and follows ‘Kids‘ and ‘Elephant‘. However ‘NPC‘ is a departure from Keg’s previous material. With thought-provoking lyrics reflecting serious subject matter and an opening synth line which demands your attention, it is both …

A firm favourite here at Backseat Mafia, the enigmatic Melbourne juggernaut Cousin Tony’s Brand New Firebird (CTBNF) have today announced the release of a new album entitled ‘Smiles of Earth’ for Friday, 26 August 2022 (out through Double Drummer), a nationwide tour of Australia with a new single ‘Red Dirt Angel’ released today. A surfeit …

Former Scotsman turned Melburnian indie soul/blues-rocker Millar Jukes, is teaming up with his band The Muscle to release ‘Gittinit’, their first track from their upcoming EP, ‘Git It’ and we are proud to premiere the video here at Backseat Mafia. A powerhouse of classic blues-rock, Gittinit proves a nice turn of direction for Millar Jukes, …