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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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French indie rockers Velvet Sunset release their new single Blue tomorrow, and ahead of it we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. The band, Eléonore on vocals and Max on guitar and bass, formed in 2016 and released their first album in 2019. Last year saw the release …

WE’VE been quietly adoring the erm, quietly very adorable work which Ted Barnes, the one-time Clayhill singer, who literally did run away and join the circus after that band broke up a decade and half ago now, has been dropping over past weeks in the run-up to the release of his first album in too …

Out today (16th March) is the new track from Paola House, titled ‘Searching For You’, via Fed By Music. It’s the second release from a five-song EP released over the forthcoming months, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it on Backseat Mafia today. Of the track, Paola House says: “The writing of the …

Released this coming Friday (19th March) is the new single Osaka from Bedfordshire multi-instrumentalist and singer/songwriter Tristan Nelson, aka Three Day Monk. Recorded with Matty Moon (Lonely the Brave, False Heads) at Half-ton Studios in Cambridgeshire, UK, it’s his third single in his ‘Seasonal EP project’ the follow up to ‘I wish you were dead’ …

South London trio Ski Lift are gearing up for the release of their new single ‘Portal’, out tomorrow (12th March) and the follow up to their 2019 debut ‘Comfortable Here’, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Built around Welsh singer songwriter Benji Tranter, the band is completed by Alisa …

Taken from music made for the hit Danish TV series Doggystyle, Shy Shy Shy vocalist Astrid Cordes is releasing her debut EP ‘Beautiful Mess’ this coming Friday (12th March), and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. It’s title comes from a line in the EP’s closing track …

DRAGON WELDING; a great name, redolent of fire and the elements, of flicker and sulphur, things made and remade in heat. A great name. And once you learn it’s the solo project of The Wolfhounds’ foremost guitarchitect Andy Golding, the six-string sufi who led that band out from the early swamp blues of “Cut The …

You might have caught the first album from Vulfpeck keyboard player Woody alongside musical partner Jeremy’s first album, in which case you’ll know no to miss its follow up – the forthcoming Gravy In My Coffee, out in June. If you didn’t, don’t just take our word for it, because alongside the album announcement the …

Portland, ME’s W.o.W. Aka Winston Ophelia Walkering is releasing his new, second single Reverse Cowboy on 12th March, and ahead of it, we’re delighted to be able to premiere the video right here on Backseat Mafia today. It’s taken from his forthcoming album ‘ A dog staring into a mirror on the floor’, and was …

Urdog- a band whose lifespan may have been somewhat transient, yet whose mysterious, mercurial musical force perforated for eons- originally released and performed their mantric form of viscous, “spacey psych” in 2003 in their native Providence Rhode Island, before seeking other pursuits in 2006; guitarist/vocalist Dave Lifieri began a record store, organist/vocalist Jeff Knoch moved …