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

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Premiere: Johnny Cyrus and His Band of Ghosts – Longevity I (EP)

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Novatines singer Jamie Beale released his debut single ‘Borderline‘ earlier this year. We at Backseat Mafia are very pleased to be premiering Beale’s video for his second single King Godzilla. Both tracks are taken from his debut album due later this year. Speaking about the single, Beale says: “King Godzilla is a track that explores …

Taken from their new album 1st Congregational Church Of Eternal Love (and free hugs), Whatever it is (I’m against it) is the brand new single from a re-energised Kula Shaker, and we’re delighted to be able to share the accompanying video for the track exclusively here on Backseat Mafia this morning. The song is a …

Legendary might seem an overused word, but were gonna go ahead and use it anyway to describe Glasgow indie band The Orchids. First coming to notice making smart, emotive and ambitious indie pop for the equally legendary Sarah Records (we really don’t give two hoots dropping the L word), we’re delighted to be able to …

Taken from their imminent EP Everything Is, Singapore alt-indie trio Coming Up Roses hsve just revealed a new single and video called ’Would You Ever’ and were delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Of the new single, the band say, “‘Would You Ever’ is about leaving the life …

Essentially the bedroom project of Daniel Host, Dadbod have revealed their/his new single True Grit – and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Sitting somewhere between The Beach Boys and Chris Rea, with a dose of Lloyd Cole thrown in for good measure as well as good slice of himself, …

We’ve featured Brooklyn based singer/songwriter Richard Orofino before here on Backseat Mafia, and now are delighted to be able to premiere his new single Bending today. Already a respected artist and sought after producer, he’s following up recent releases such as ‘Fake Me’ and ‘Wanna Say’ with a new track, Bending. As with much of …

Excitement reigns here at Backseat Mafia offices (i.e. my kitchen table) as we get to premiere the new video from the legendary boy Gedge and his Wedding Present co-conspirators – masters in the dark arts of making drop dead gorgeous indie gems, and they’ve cast another here in the shape of the melancholy Monochrome. Part …

Glaswegian purveyor of left field pop, Peter Cat recently releases his latest ep The Magus and featured two if his most actuely melodic and whimsical creations in singles Blue Raspberry and the brilliantly absurd ’Melon Dating Simulator’. Hes recorded a version of the latter live in session for us here at Backseat Mafia. Of the …

Samuel Or Daniel is the moniker for Sam Guenther, and are a DIY outfit based out of Portland, Maine. hes just released a new single, Philly, taken from a forthcoming record we’re yet to recieve details of (so keep you’re eyes open!). Needless to say, we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here …

Stepping out of the shadow of his famous father (and national treasure) Johnny, songwriter Nile Marr is the latest to join us for a Backseat Mafia Session with his acoustic performance of Only Time Can Break Your Heart. The Manchester-based performer’s latest single was recorded in the studio he built during lockdown in an abandoned …