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We delighted to be able to premiere ‘Lands’, the new track from new Kitsuné Musique signing mynameisleonidas right here on Backseat Mafia today. The enigmatic producer / musician has delivered this bass heavy banger, pulling in elements of bass, world and hip-hop together into something both unique and effortlessly present. Saying only “What if the …

Rio de Janeiro’s up and coming DJ crew, party and label Underdogs have recently revealed their opening salvos from their label, their first release featuring in the Beatport deep house chart, and it’s follow up, which features OLLVR, Morgado & Bruce Leroys diving deep into percussive Afro house, all with this Latin twist. Check it …

L.A. avant-garde pop artists Death Hags, aka Lola G, recently released her new music video for Synthetic Nature, as part of her seven-volume album Big Grey Sun. It follows a couple of singles released through 2018-2019, recorded with Tomas Dolas (Mr. Elevator/Oh Sees). December 2019 saw Lola embark on her Big Grey Sun project with …

Detroit producer and DJ Moe Taha recently released his new single, No One, which launched his own label a&r records. The vinyl love and turntablist has a penchant for Cuban and Latin sounds, but this is all dancefloor. As Moe says of the track, “After everything the entire world endured in 2020, all the people …

Kent producer Linear B has recently dropped his new, seventh, EP, Finding Rainbows on his own Rainbow Tipi label. Treading the line between house and techno has always been the way Linear B has operated and in the past he’s had support from DVS1, Truncate, Noncompliant and others. The four track EP opens with the …

Dublin trio Phraktal cam to the fore with their cover of Orbital’s classic Chime, which scored them a #3 spot in the 2019 progressive grouse chart on Beatport, but now their back to build on that with a new album Nightwalk, out now on Limbo Records, the legendary progressive house label that grew out of …

Sankey’s Ibiza resident and co-owner of Flow Musique alongside Davirus, Pepe Mateos has taken on a bold project to self-release a single for every month of the year in 2021. This series will show him exploring a wide range of styles and sounds, with each and every release influenced by the notion that, “the future …

Out on Monday (29th March, 2021) is the new EP from SUUNS Ben Shemie, via French Label NAHAL Recordings. Called 303 Diary, the EP was constructed around the TB-303, which Ben dreamed about owning and finally acquired during the first lockdown. Using the 303 and his voice – altered in various psychedelic ways, alongside a …

Ahead of his latest release ‘Bravery’ on his own BTRAX label on March 26th, head honcho Rob Malone has agreed to do us a Backseat Mafia takeover mix. His new release, out on March 26th, features remixes from Visillusion label boss Thomas Barnett and sometime Juan Atkins and Blake Baxter collaborator Orlando Voorn. The Parisian …

Third Culture Kings are a Copenhagen/NYC duo featuring former dälek man Alap Momin plus Jan Johansen of Glorybox and Ring Them Bells. Describing what they do as Womb music, they pull in elements of psych, indie, techno and bass music. They’ve a new track ‘Lucid Dreamer’ out tomorrow (12th February) and we’re delighted to be …