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Track: New Duo ‘ Wanderland ‘ debut the heavenly ‘Soon’

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News: Joni Mitchell celebrates the 50th anniversary of ‘Blue’ with a remastered set of her four Reprise albums

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Meet: The Coral’s James Skelly takes us through the inspirations for the new album ‘Coral Island’, the magic of memories, and how The Coral are the Robbie Fowler of the music industry.

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Metronomy are gearing up for their new, sixth album, in the Autumn and have released their first new music since 2016’s ‘Summer 08’ album in the form of a new track, Lately. It’s classic Metronomy, with the eerie Stranger Things like synths at the start, taking more of a back seat as these sparkling chords …

Birmingham’s Swim Deep have returned now as a five piece, with the additions of ex-Childhood drummer Tomas Tomaski, and guitarist Robbie Wood, and have a new album, Emerald Classics, out on October 4th via Cooking Vinyl. From it they’ve released track, album opener To Feel Good, which also features Margate’s Social Singing Choir. It’s an …

On the back of a string of support slots around the UK for Kamasi Washington, Oscar Jerome has shared a new single, ‘Gravitate’, and released a video of him playing it live in the studio. It’s his first release since signing to Caroline International and comes ahead of his biggest headline show to date at …

With their self-released debut album Jinx only a couple of weeks away, Brooklyn’s Crumb have released a new track in the shape of Fall Down. It follows the release of Ghostride and Part III, and follows similar paths of being this stripped back woozy slice of psychedelic pop. Full of drop dead gorgeous synth chords …

Hot Chip’s long awaited (at least by us here at Backseat Mafia) album A Bath Full Of Ecstacy is out on June 21st, and it’s the first time the band have worked with external producers, drafting in Philippe Zdar and Rodaidh McDonald. They’ve now released another second song from the record, ‘Melody of Love’. Apparently the …

Indie legends New Order have announced that their gig from July 2017 that took place in Manchester’s Old Granada Studios (where Joy Division had made their television debut on Tony Wilson’s So It Goes programme) is going to be released on triple vinyl, double cd and download/stream on July 12th, titled ‘∑(No,12k,Lg,17Mif) New Order + …

Desert Sands is the project of musician Mark Walker and last week he released his debut EP The Ascent on A Recordings. Walker started writing and recording the music of Desert Sands whilst drumming in bands in London, all the while working on playing the other band members’ instruments himself. Wanting to experiment with a …

Bay Area jangle punks (I mean its self described but I liked them before I even heard them given that) Neutrals have released a new single, ‘Hate the Summer of Love’ ahead of their debut album Kebab Disco, out on June 6th via Emotional Response Records. Part Television Personalities, part postcard records, it’s this 100% …

Cross Record, aka Emily Cross of Loma, has had an eventful time of it since her last album Wabu Sabi. She’s got divorced, stopped drinking and become a death douma, as well as touring with the aforementioned Loma. Seems despite that she’s had enough time on her hands to write and record a second, self-titled …

‘Rainier Fog’ is the title track of Alice in Chains Best Rock Album Grammy nominated, plus Number 1 in the iTunes Rock Album Chart plus billboard topping Rock, Alternative & Hard Music Charts. Glorious. Unafraid to not take themselves too seriously, much spoofing and hilarity is on tap in the new Peter Darley Miller-directed Alice …