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Here at Backseat Mafia, we’re totally cross genre. It’s how we like it. So you’re just as likely to see Deep House followed by Death Metal followed by neo-jazz or something. BUt we do have our favourites, and over the years, Sarah Records has always found its place on Backseat Mafia. Formed by Clare Wadd …

Rolling down through Heavenly’s career through the prism of the single, you can see what a great band they were at that seemingly most humble, but powerful and demotic of formats, all packed full of the goodness of proper indiepop

HALIFAX’s lovely, all-conquering The Orielles are determined to bring a little light into our pervading winter with the announcement that they’re putting on a live-stream show from The Trades Club, Hebden Bridge, just down valley from their home patch, at 8pm on Saturday, December 5th. It rounds off a year that saw them drop their acclaimed …

NOW that’s the kinda Christmas present every proper indiekid needs. Damaged Goods have announced a 2xLP and CD reissue of their classic round-up of Talulah Gosh’s entire recorded output, Was It Just A Dream? – and as if that wasn’t enough to make December already a far more welcoming prospect, they’ve also, in the absolute …

The Catenary Wires - 'Til The Morning'

The Catenary Wires are Rob Pursey and Amelia Fletcher, named after the overhead wires on tram systems.  If their names are not familiar – their voices might be. They’ve been working in various bands together since the 80’s including legendary indie pop bands Talulah Gosh, Heavenly, Tender Trap, and Marine Research (all worth checking out).  The …

Amber Arcades - Simple Song

Amber Arcades (aka Annelotte de Graaf) has revealed the 2nd song from her new, 2nd, album “European Heartbreak”. Simple Song provides part 2 of the story began in the previous video. The couple introduced in the first video are now on their vacation, soundtracked to what feels must be a classic Europop record, but is actually …

Both me and my brother went through a period of waiting furtively for the postman to deliver these plain brown packages, which we ripped open and almost tore the plastic covering off to get to the good stuff inside. And no, it wasn’t what you’re thinking. These were singles from a small Bristol based record company, …