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Premiere: Michael Scott Dawson releases new visuals for the beautiful ambient soundscape of Campestral

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Premiere: Versari exclusively unveil for us their new EP Brûle: an epic filled with glorious edits and remixes casting a whole new light on the originals

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Exclusive: Lucy Kruger records ‘A Stranger’s Chest’ live in session for Backseat Mafia

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We are very pleased to provide an exclusive early listen to the new album ‘Wanderer’ from Queensland’s Darcy Kate. With a voice of smoky velvet and a slow burning sparkle to the sound, Kate is a prodigious talent: her songwriting is melodic and tinted with a touch of melancholia and her voice glides and floats …

Meanjin/Brisbane-based electronic artist and producer Du0 is releasing his gorgeous debut EP ‘LIFT’ (produced by the artist himself and mixed by Mario Borgatta – alt-J, Major Lazer, Foster The People). and we are very honoured to be able to bring you an early listen before its release tomorrow. The music is shimmering and cinematic: wide …

Putting herself on the map with the introductory Hard to Kill EP last August, D’arcy has since been at work on new material, not to mention the experimental pop space which she inhabits. While we wait to see what form her next move will take, we’re delighted to premiere her first new song of the …

After a decade with Toronto based post-rock noise-stretchers ‘Fresh Snow’, Bradley Davis a.k.a. Affiliate Links recognised the need to re-frame things. Looking back to this time last year he recalls feeling “…compelled to make music filled with words and free from the red tape that can go along with a band”. Taking advantage of the …

Yes please, thank you, we’ll have plenty more of that – you’ll likely find yourself saying similar things after being tossed around by this song for two-and-a-half minutes. Meet Seattlites Beverly Crusher, who today finally give us the debut album announcement we’ve been waiting for. Said album is called Waste of Waves, lifting its title …

Describing themselves by saying “We create psych music that sits in a dreamy haze between catchy and explorative. Six singles have set a strong sonic territory on which to build their sound, with two mini albums set for release this year, the band are keen to innovate at the forefront of the UK psych scene,” …

Taken from their new album 1st Congregational Church Of Eternal Love (and free hugs), Whatever it is (I’m against it) is the brand new single from a re-energised Kula Shaker, and we’re delighted to be able to share the accompanying video for the track exclusively here on Backseat Mafia this morning. The song is a …

Reading based, The Schoolboys return with their moody, sublime new single ‘Girls Grow Up Faster Than Boys’ and we’re excited to be running the premiere. Immediately reminiscent of Joy Devision with it’s understated yet affecting delivery, the new single possesses a haunting, introspective quality which is enticing straight from the off. Fuzzy guitar lines, tight …

We are honoured to be able to bring you the premiere of the single ‘Seaweed’ from Richard In Your Mind member Richard Cartwright, out through  Broken Stone Records/Remote Control Records. Just like a piece of seaweed drifting across endless oceans, ‘Seaweed’ is a floating delight: dreamy, hypnotic movements propel the track forward with dappled splashes …

We are very proud to premiere the new video by Sydney band The Shrugs for their poptastic fuzz blast of ‘Shoebox’. The Shrugs combine creative forces and a swaggering posture to produce a effervescent indie pop blast that adds a sixties bubble gum flavour to the intensity of bands like Pixies or The Breeders. In …