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Vance Joy

Vance Joy has released an optimistic, horns infused track ahead of a new album due in June 2022.

WE’RE not quite there, you know, not yet; not quite. Back to normal, that is. It’s taken me until early March to lose my 2022 gig cherry, mostly because the ‘rona still lingers as a particularly unwelcome surprise in the nooks and crannies of life, ready to spring out with its super-infectious, gap-toothed grin, and …

Emily Barker

Emily Barker and Lukas Drinkwater perform thought-provoking set in sodden Sydney

Who wants to hear a cheerful song about mortality? Northern California export Cooper Kenward has got one for you if you’re a big fan of stark contrast between sound and subject matter. His debut single gets an assist from touring members of Hand Habits, Vetiver, Bedouine and more. It’s a sweetly melodic indie-folk song with …

It’s December, so we could all do with a little additional warmth in our lives. Bristolian Ben Auld is here, right on cue, with the lead single from his forthcoming debut album; and it is (we cannot stress this enough) absolutely gorgeous. If homespun indie folk sounds like the kind of thing you might be …

Words: Geoff Knight Pictures: Geoff Knight / Cath Dupuy On the back of their thrilling new EP ‘Is It Autumn Already’, out now on Communion Records, Birmingham based Chartreuse arrived in London for a sold out show at The Lexington. It’s part of a mini-tour that took in Brighton, Newcastle, Birmingham and Manchester as well …

UK/US based indie folk singer, songwriter and producer Eucereon has unveiled her new single ‘Go’. – written in Denmark, produced in the UK and released in the US, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia this morning. Of the track, Eucereon says “Go is about codependency masquerading as …

Pushing Daisies Single Cover

“Pushing Daisies” is a new single from Nashville-based indie folk musician Melanie MacLaren. Leading up to her debut EP in January 2022, the initial singles have brought a chilly atmosphere, reminiscent of a sunny day in late autumn. Unlike the previous tracks, however, “Pushing Daisies” breaks the traditional folk boundaries she has established for her …