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Album Review: Hatchie – Keepsake

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There’s a frisson of excitement in Backseat Mafia’s antipodean offices. It’s been two years since Brisbane’s dream pop queen Hatchie graced us with her presence with her album ‘Keepsake’ (see my review here), and while she has raised her head above the parapets with a few collaborations (including her duo on the stunning Rinse single …

RINSE is the solo work of Joe Agius, a central and compelling figure in the hyperactive and vibrant Brisbane musical scene. A collaborator with Hatchie (a firm Backseat Mafia favourite), Agius has just released the magnificent single ‘Tamarynd (Wherever I am)’ from his forthcoming debut EP, ‘Wherever I Am’ out 5 March 2021. In a …

When you have Australia’s Queen of shoegaze/dream pop Hatchie joining with US indie pop darlings The Pains of Being Pure at Heart in a cover of The Jesus and Mary Chain‘s iconic ‘Sometime Aways’, your heart is brimmed full of gladness. The fact that 100% of sales from this release on Bandcamp Day this Friday, 5 …

Hatchie’s debut album is remarkable: a mature, perfectly crafted pop masterpiece that, while drawing in a range of shimmering dream pop influences, is peerless and unique. 

Ahead of her debut UK dates, Brisbane’s Hatchie (aka Harriette Pilbeam) has released a fourth track along with its accompanying video form her debut Sugar & Spice EP, out on May 25th via the ever brilliant Heavenly Recordings. Sleep is this synth driven slice of singalong (indie) pop, full of charm and catchy melodies, accomapnied …

While there was much excitement in Australia following the opening ceremony of the Commonwealth Games last night in Brisbane, Backseat Mafia’s antipodean outpost was more enthralled by the news that Brisbane’s other great product, and one of our favourites, Hatchie, released a new track along with news of her debut EP, both entitled ‘Sugar and …

It was way back in June 2017 that our attention was grabbed by Brisbane songwriter Hatchie with her debut single ‘Try’, having just attracted a management deal and on the cusp of a global expansion. Now, only eight months later, Hatchie has been signed by highly respected Heavenly Recordings for UK/Europe and Double Double Whammy/Polyvinyl …

Brisbane singer-songwriter Hatchie, aka Harriette Pilbeam, has released a new video in support of her single Sure. Its the first bloom of her new association with Heavenly Records and comes ahead of first UK live dates this spring, taking in The Great Escape, Live at Leeds and a number of London shows. Of the song, …