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Track: New Duo ‘ Wanderland ‘ debut the heavenly ‘Soon’

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Trashmouth Records, aka Liam and Luke May are gearing up to for the release of their 10 Year Anniversary album, which includes tracks from Fat White Family, Warmduscher,  Lee “Scratch” Perry, Madonnatron, Meatraflle and more. Latest in the series of releases sees the brothers remix The Horseshoe from label favourites, the aformentioned Meatraffle. Of the …

South African-British indie-folk ensemble Koppies are to release their self-titled debut EP via Lost Map Records. Koppies sees five long-time friends and collaborators – a trio of songwriters in Victoria Hume (vocals, keys), Matthew van der Want (vocals, guitar) and Chris Letcher (vocals, guitar, keys), plus bassist Andrew Joseph and drummer Nicholas Bjorkman (drums) Regarding the track Victoria …

Leeds indie-punk oddballs The Vat Egg Imposition are following on from last years wonderfully titled tracks ‘You Don’t Understand Marmite’ and ‘Sheriff of Nottingham’ with a new track – ‘Don’t Slag Off Neil Burrell via Alphaville Records. Quirky, intelligent with a straightjacketed beat, the lyrics flow in a group effort as they rise and fall …

Chicago’s Grey Fields, aka Alex Dzamtovski (vocals/guitar/keys) Adam Repp (bass/vocals) and John Polischuk (drums), have returned with a new single ‘Weather the Storm’. It’s a follow up to the bands recent single Every Now and Then and Always, and features Yoed Nir (Regina Spektor, Rufus Wainwright) on Cello, and is taken from their second album …

MONTREALAIS singer-songwriter Patrick Watson, the talent behind Cinematic Orchestra’s astonishing ballad “To Build A Home” and whose Adventures In Your Own Backyard is baroque pop album of the century so far, let there be no debate, has today returned with a three-part musical movement typified by his gentle, clever beauty, A Mermaid In Lisbon. You …

I had the pleasure of reviewing songstress Natalie Wildgoose’s debut single “You”, here at Backseat Mafia. Needless to say I wasn’t sure what to expect from this up and coming songstress; I had anticipated a clear, distinctive sound following the likes of a jazzier Laura Marling, perhaps with Imogen Heap influences. Natalie was indeed right …

LUKE M de Zilva is a Sydney songwriter who’s just stepped out into music under his own name for the first time; and he’s taking his debutante’s bow with a brace of tracks that will pretty much blow you away. His thing is a quiet, rootsy devastation that, from that first, profoundly bassy and announcing …

Two Strong Legs

Laura J Martin and Lavinia Blackwell (aka Wyndow) have released the second track from their forthcoming album, the stirring baroque pop of “Two Strong Legs”. Featuring a distinctive video by Jess Swainson, it’s a hopeful message when things are feeling “off” to you in imperceptible ways. “It’s a tune for whacked out worriers lifting weights in …

Much loved (particularly by us here at Backseat Mafia) Scottish indie rock band We Were Promised Jetpacks have returned with a new single, If It Happens, ahead of the release of a new 7” featuring the track, coming out via Big Scary Monsters on June 29th. Of the song, the bands lead single Adam Thompson …

Out on May 7th is the self titled, debut album from Man On Man (M.O.M.), a collaborative project between Joey Holman (HOLMAN) and Roddy Bottum (Faith No More, Imperial Teen). Prior to the album release, M.O.M. have released the track ‘Stohner’ on, amongst other places, Spotify and YouTube. Bottum and his boyfriend, Holman create a rich wall …