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Emotional Response Records


With 2020 being somewhat of a return to form for northern Indie poppers, Boyracer the band have release a Christmas single – ‘Harehills Christmas’ via Emotional Response Records. Recalling the early 90s when a young Stewart was fresh out of high school, with dreams a plenty, and living in a 25 pound a week terraced …

Well yes and no, if that’s your question. Yes, there’s a new record from the all too briefly Brilliant The Bachelor Pad, the Strathbungo, Glasgow based psychedelic indie poppers who scored big (at least on tunes, and scruffy brilliant ones at that – and influence) with their solitary album – 1990’s Tales of Hofmann and …

It’s hard to keep a good genre down, to coin a phrase: and the once-maligned ‘tweepop’ – the bands that followed on in the wake of the NME’s C86 compilation of 60s’-informed, chiming guitarpop, for so long on the critical ropes, has come back fighting in recent years.Once barely worthy of a mention in the weekly British …

Boyracer, beloved indie artists of iconic labels such as Sarah and Slumberland, are back with a new album – ‘On a Promise’, out via Emotional Response Records on June 5th, and from it we’re delighted to premiere the video for ‘Girl in a Soul Band’ right here on Backseat Mafia today. The album is the …