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For the release of his new EP ‘Hypnotise‘ (out 26.08 on the MYR label) we are delighted to present a Takeover Mix from the Sydney-born ‘Scotty Cal’. Description ~  It was around sunset time. Sitting in my studio apartment overlooking the lush green rice paddies under Mt Agung in my bali home I found inspiration for this …

Ahead of the release of his new EP, ‘Keep Asking’, which drops soon on his ever-excellent MYR label (February 18th), we’re delighted to have a Takeover Mix from German DJ / Producer Goeran Meyer. Goeran Meyer: Thanks a lot for inviting me onto to the Backseat Mafia Takeover mix series and the opportunity to create …

SAN FRAN breaks producer Tycho has been working cross-genre of late with Benjamin Gibbard, frontman of acclaimed US indie outfits Death Cab for Cutie and The Postal Service – not that genre purity is anything to for a second trouble Tycho, whose thoughtful and intelligent downbeatz are entirely sans frontières. They shared the blissful pop of a …

Jeff Mills and the Zanza 21 project is a new forthcoming creation that’s been self-constructing for quite some time. Not out in the open and easy to see, but it’s been evolving more in recent months through the imprint “Millsart” album releases and as an accumulation of ideas that are influences of Mills’ affection for Jazz …

Out right now is the new cut from DJ Spencer Parker, Dream The Future, hot on the heels of his release for HE.SHE.THEY and a much lauded essential mix. The track captures DJ Spencer Parker at his stripped-back finest. Each element, whether the infectious lead arpeggio, the clipping Vox sample or the pounding 909 drums, …

THE LONDON producer of chilled, intelligent summer downbeatz Catching Flies – known to friends and family as George King – has returned with a cool evening breeze of a new single in “GLY”, all expectancy and early evening uplift, the night young and pregnant with possibility, and all captured in a smooth swing hooking on …

HIATUS, the London-based atmospheric electronics project of Cyrus Shahrad, has announced a new album, Distancer, for a mid-March release. The very first fruits of that project are with us now in the shape of a single, “Arrival”; you can watch the stunning video below. The Hiatus project began more than a decade ago, when Cyrus …

BLUE HAWAII: now there’s a name that conjures up a blissful vision of lazy heat and crystal-clear waters, especially for me sat in subfusc September Britain. And the same appeal of vision would apply, you’d think, to a duo one of whom is working out of Montreal, Quebec. Blue skies, bluer waters. A lightness of …

AMBASSADEURS is the project of Sussex producer Mark Dobson, a man who’s approach to music is deeply personal, involved. He doesn’t churn it out because he has the means; he fashions and creates and recreates and channels, he sends tunes out into the world when they’re ready to communicate what is intended. He’s got one …

BLUE HAWAII is the project of Raphaelle “Ra” Standell-Preston (also known and loved by us here at Backseat Mafia as the singer with Braids) and Alex “Agor” Kerby, one based in Montreal, the other in Berlin. Distance is no barrier to their creative spark; they’ve been releasing albums well worthy of your ears since the …