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Classic Compilation: B. B. King – His Definitive Greatest Hits

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Album Review: Son Volt – Notes Of Blue

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Classic Album: Bob Dylan – Highway 61 Revisited

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“Consider them both, the sea and the land; and do you not find a strange analogy to something in yourself?” Herman Melville. If I were to try and capture the essence of empowering narrative behind The Palace’s new album ‘Shoals’, this would be it. A depiction of the inner and outer conflict ; the dichotomy …

Those brothers in blues The Teskey Brothers have started the new year with a wonderfully soulful rendition of Archie Roach’s 2016 single, Get Back To The Land, featuring acclaimed singer-songwriter Emma Donovan. The release comes on the eve of their East-Coast tour which kicks off tonight at Brisbane Riverstage. Of the collaboration, Archie Roach himself …

Jersey City’s J Hacha De Zola has just releases a new video for the track ‘Faded’, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. It’s produced by UK based Pulp Productions, and was filmed in a derelict townhouse in the middle of London Of the video, J says …

We are pleased to provide an exclusive listen to the new single from newcomers Marty K and the Electric Hurricanes. ‘Rattle Snakes & Bones’ is an electronic blast – a steady moving rumble that travels resolutely on a carriage of crunchy guitars roaming wildly and freely across the sonic landscape, complete with squalling solos, the …

LEGENDARY guitarist Earl Slick, a man born to the guitar and the blues, who was due to embark on a dozen date tour of the UK at London’s Water Rats today, has made the difficult decision to cancel that tour in support of his recent album, Fist Full Of Devils, after being diagnosed with Lyme disease. …

If you’re a fan of Chris Pierce and the Los Angeles-based artist’s various musical outlets – we certainly are – then we’ve got a treat for you today. Two of them, actually. We premiered the video for his side-project trio Leon Creek‘s ‘Shakes the Ground’ last month and are delighted to share a full stream …

The Los Angeles-based Chris Pierce likes to keep himself busy. With the live music industry having been on pause for the previous 18 months, why wouldn’t he? He has long since established himself in his homeland and released his eighth album American Silence in February, is one half of War and Pierce (who incidentally have …

East London’s HUXLXY closed out 2020 on a high with ‘Punk Rock Kids‘, a cinematic affair that mixed buzzing riffs with swaggering R&B and big-room production. Now he’s opening his 2021 account; the year’s half over, so what’s he been up to in the meantime? Putting the finishing touches on a new EP, as it …

JEEZ, will you look at that CV. Robert Smith, Bowie, David Coverdale, Glen Matlock, John and Yoko, The Yardbirds; quite clearly, Earl Slick is a man you need aboard if you need six strings tickled with real love and precision. He’s just dropped an album of instrumental blues, Fist Full Of Devils: but look, when …

Blacktop Mojo will release their self-titled album on August 13th. The 12-track record is the band’s fourth and is the follow up to their 2019 release Under the Sun.  The band have shared the track Tail Lights from the album. A modern power ballad where the band bring smooth sultry blues, hypnotic drumming and emotive singing. The track is …