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Exclusive: Lucy Kruger records ‘A Stranger’s Chest’ live in session for Backseat Mafia

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South London’s Sasha & The Shades are rounding off the year with a new single, out on December 4th titled ‘Falling’, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. As with many artists, 2020 has been a debilitating year, and with shows and festivals cancelled, front man Sasha Adamczewski, who has …

If you fell for Canadian singer-songwriters ‘Strange’, which turned into something of a lockdown anthem, we’ve got good news for you. We’re premiering new visuals for his latest single, ‘Archetype X’, right here on Backseat Mafia today. Of the single, Jordan told us exclusively “Music is an everlong means of survival; something I feel I …

Los Angeles Desure, aka Joshua Desure, is gearing up for the release of his Pollen EP, out on November 20th, and ahead of it, we’re delighted to premiere the lyric video to the track Hi/Lo right here on Backseat Mafia. Of the track Desure says “Hi/Lo is a perfect example of what the process in …

We’ve featured indie-folk duo The Brothers Landau (aka David Landau on cello and vocals, and multi-instrumentalist, singer and guitarist brother Daniel) before, and were absolutely delighted when the brothers agreed to do an At Home Session version of the title track from their recent EP Haven’t Got A Name for us here at Backseat Mafia. …

Los Angeles singer-songwriter Lauren Hulbert is releasing a new single ‘Honeydew’ which we’re delighted to premiere today right here on Backseat Mafia. The track, out on Monday, is taken from her forthcoming EP ‘Superbloom’ which drops on October 30th, and was written whilst living with her ex-boyfriend in Ecuador, renting a house in Quito after …

With his album ‘Love Valley’ out at the end of the week, we’re delighted that Canadian singer-songwriter Michael Bernard Fitzgerald has recorded an At Home Session exclusively for Backseat Mafia, featuring one of the songs Taken from the album, I love that sound. The album saw Michael make a set of songs that are warm …

Nearly 20 years after dropping his Appendix Out moniker, the name he used for his early output that put him firmly on the Folk map, Alasdair Roberts revisited it for his recent album ‘The Songs of My Boyhood’, which came out digitally recently on the acclaimed Drag City label. Mixing things up somewhere between Scottish …

Nashville based producer, composer and singer-songwriter Jordan Lehning has done a wonderful lockdown At Home Sesssion for us of ‘Little Lie’, taken from his recent album Little Idols. The album was written in the style of a short film, telling the tale of an affair between a married woman and a single man that unfolds …

Sheffield trio Polyhymns are gearing up for the release of their debut EP ‘Hybrid Sunday’, available on Limited Edition 10” Lathe Cut Vinyl with Sheffield’s Do It Thissen Record Label, and deliberately scheduled to fit in with Bamdcamps first Friday of the month offers – do yourselves a favour, right? From the EP we’re delighted to …

We fell for Scottish singer-songwriter Tommy Ashby’s recent Blood Wolf Moon single, its aching melancholy set against this bubbling acoustic guitar, so we were absolutely delighted when he agreed to do an At Home Session for us here at Backseat Mafia and record the track, taken from his forthcoming EP ‘Everywhere is Home’, out this …