Playlists



Playlist: Sarah Records – The Hundred

Here at Backseat Mafia, we’re totally cross genre. It’s how we like it. So you’re just as likely to see…
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Playlist: Sarah Records – The Hundred

Soundtrack of Our Lives: New Bums’ Ben Chasny takes us for a musical trip

NEW BUMS is the collaborative shore of of Six Organs of Admittance’s prolific psych voyager Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn, of erstwhile Jagjaguwar psych-folk…
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Soundtrack of Our Lives: New Bums’ Ben Chasny takes us for a musical trip

Her Voice : A playlist for International Women’s Day 2021

Although it has it’s beginnings way back in 1911, International Women’s Day has an increasingly important role to play in…
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Her Voice : A playlist for International Women’s Day 2021

Feature / Playlist: Factory Records – A complete Spotify discography

FOLLOWING the success (well, relatively) of our John Peel playlist, in which we compiled all the Festive 50 tracks for…
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Feature / Playlist: Factory Records – A complete Spotify discography

Soundtracks of Our Lives: Farmer Dave Scher

FARMER DAVE SCHER may be better known to you from the string of excellent bands he’s both been in and…
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Soundtracks of Our Lives: Farmer Dave Scher

Droppin’ Knowledge: A 10 Song Hopeful Playlist For A Time That Strains Hope

If you’re feeling a deficit of hope lately, don’t fret. You are not alone, Hope is an intrinsic human attribute…
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Droppin’ Knowledge: A 10 Song Hopeful Playlist For A Time That Strains Hope

Droppin’ Knowledge: Listening To Music During a Pandemic – 10 Hip Hop Songs To Help You Carry On

By October, music had failed me. In the beginning of the pandemic, music from my youth carried me through the…
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Droppin’ Knowledge: Listening To Music During a Pandemic – 10 Hip Hop Songs To Help You Carry On

Feature: The 50 best albums of 2020

Well, it’s been a bit of a year, hasn’t it? Global pandemics, George Floyd, environmental issues, terrorism, dissatisfaction with those…
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Feature: The 50 best albums of 2020

Soundtrack of Our Lives: Eilish Gilligan takes us through her fascinating musical influences, plus we review her epic EP ‘Hospital’

Melbourne’s Eilish Gilligan is a one person tour de force who has bloomed during the harsh (but ultimately very successful)…
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Soundtrack of Our Lives: Eilish Gilligan takes us through her fascinating musical influences, plus we review her epic EP ‘Hospital’

Soundtrack of Our Lives: Tom Joshua

TOM JOSHUA is a young singer-songwriter from Stockton-on-Tees, who’s set a course to seduce us with sweet and emotive, well-sculpted…
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Soundtrack of Our Lives: Tom Joshua

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Soundtrack of our lives

Artists from around the world give us their favourite tracks and curated spotify playlists to create a background to their own music

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Artist Playlists

Artists pick, create and make their own playlists and top tens

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Label Playlists

We make playlists about labels we like, sometimes picking out our own favourites, sometimes making complete discographies. We also get labels to pick out their own favourites as well.

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Magazine /Radio Show Playlists

We take our favourite Magazine Polls, albums tracks or artists of the year / decade, classic radio shows, and make playlists of their tracks.

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Classic DJ Set Playlists

We take some memorable DJ Sets and make playlists out of them so you can relive, or experience for the first time a snapshot of Club History

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Playlists: Our Picks

Our Staff picks on artists, genres, events and more. As ever with Backseat Mafia, completely cross genre. Includes our picks of the year playlists and more

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