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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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See: The monochrome video for Trevor Sensor’s ‘Chiron, Galactus’: an instant classic of mourning, cathartic Americana

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Album review: New Bums – ‘Last Time I Saw Grace’: Ben and Donovan reveal an unexpected treat

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Mexican Melodic Death Metal Solitude have returned this year to share some new music. The metal quintet have released their first studio album in 15 years, entitled Exogenesis via Soundblast Media. Along with the news the band released the video for the title track. Antonio Rivera, guitarist of the group, had the following to say about …

LIARS have always been a pretty unique presence in our musical landscape, gnawing and needling away at the bones of rock as the whole edifice collapses, from right back when they presented that noise-rock concept album about witchcraft, They Were Wrong, So We Drowned, jeez, 17 years back now. Never mind always finding them in …

SCRATCHING that seven-year itch was a good idea. Yep, it’s been seven looong years since Greg Cartwright’s Memphis-meets-garage aesthetic, as propounded by his lovely Reigning Sound, brought any new music to the table for us; hell, let’s do it again, he thought, getting that original line-up together for A Little More Time with Reigning Sound, out …

COMING atcha outta Richmond, Virginia, EggHunt Records is sure to be blowin’ up big time in an old skool, proper country music way when latest signing Sara Bug’s album drops at the end of next week; ahead of which the singer, who goes by her family nickname due to her diminutive stature, has dropped a …

WITH her new EP, Swallow Me, due out in the first days of June – an EP which lays bare with delicacy and courage her living through the arrival of her firstborn in a hugely uncertain world, with all the forethought and adaptations that brings – Rachel Sermanni has revealed the video for “Travelled”, the …

Much loved (particularly by us here at Backseat Mafia) Scottish indie rock band We Were Promised Jetpacks have returned with a new single, If It Happens, ahead of the release of a new 7” featuring the track, coming out via Big Scary Monsters on June 29th. Of the song, the bands lead single Adam Thompson …

COME gather round, lovers of finely nuanced music, for the new sound of Chicago. Elliot Korte means this music. No jobbing careerist him, seeking a life of cars ‘n’ girls; and when you’ve heard the beauty of his latest single, “The Lake”, if you have a heart beating blood-red in your chest, you should be …

Elkka (aka Emma Kirby), the London based producer, DJ and label boss, has just released a new single – Alexander, ahead of the release of her forthcoming EP Euphoric Melodies via Ninja Tune’s Technicolour imprint on May 21st. Of the EP, Emma says, “it’s about looking back on and towards euphoric moments, exploring how they …

Guillaime Metenier – France’s jazz, funk and reggae organist extraordinaire – unveils his latest Soul Sugar release, Cool Down feat. Booker Gee & Blundetto, and it provides a sun-kissed taste of the upcoming album, due for release in June. The digital-only single was co-produced by Metenier with fellow French artists Blundetto and Blackjoy, giving a …

NOW THERE’S a sweet and unusual back story: Mumble Tide, the Bristol bedroom pop duo of Gina Leonard and Ryan Rogers, first met through a Gumtree ad which singer Gina had placed, looking for a bassist. “The boyfriend part was a bonus,” she adds – with maybe a little justifiable delight. There’s no doubt that …