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Album Review: Spoon – Lucifer on the Sofa

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Album review: The Jazz Butcher – ‘The Highest In The Land’: one final pop postcard from Northampton’s foremost gent

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EP: The delicately beautiful ‘Creatures of Habit’ from Brisbane artist Aren’t is an exquisite triumph. Plus news of launch date.

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Two old friends are set to reunite in celebration of their new albums, Tim Rogers and Tex Perkins, and their respective bands, The Twin Set and The Fat Rubber Band. It’s and East Coast run of dates in February 2023 for two of Australia’s much-loved musical icons and raconteurs have a long history together, sharing …

If you missed Kurt Vile’s surprise support of Nick Cave and Warren Ellis with Courtney Barnett you can catch him with his band The Violators headlining Meadow in Autumn 2023. It’s the ninth instalment of Meadow at the Victorian surf coast retreat; a three-day two-night exploration of genre-expanding local and international live music in Bambra …

Charlie Clark has a fascinating story to tell – a part of vital Scottish indie music history in indie band Astrid before decamping to lead another life in LA as a music producer and artistic entrepreneur. A few years back he returned to his native shores for personal reasons, and ended up with twins, his …

Italian electro-punk noise merchants Dead Miranda have shrugged off their outer shell of Unruly Girls and emerged like a dark gothic vampyric butterfly from the pupae of their former selves. Their new single ‘Your Slice Pie’ is a sonic assault of distorted, shredding guitars, ominous dark synths and an insistent percussion that hammers and claws …

Taken from her new album The Dog Don’t Hunt, out now on Itza Records, Addie Brik has revealed new visuals for one of the stand out moments of the album, Retromingent. Featuring dancers, animals wandering through, animations by Martin Obando and metal sculptures by Ross Spencer, its bubbles with the same creativity that infects the …

Scottish band Yabba have been causing a lot of talk after their live sets last year. The quintet released their debut single ‘Get by’ last month so Backseat Mafia caught up with the band to find out all about them and what the future holds. Give us a potted history of the band The current …

There’s a real buzz in the O2 Academy in Leeds. Last time Holly Humberstone headlined a tour in Leeds, she played solo to around 400 fans at the Brudenell Social Club. Since that night, things have really taken off for the 22 year-old singer-songwriter, with US headline tours and support slots for Olivia Rodrigo and …

Holly Hebe has graced these pages a few times – her collaboration with Ivoris and Zhuli in the track ‘Supervillain‘ earlier this year was a pop delight, and her single last year ‘I Tried to Give You Ways To Love Me‘ was a dreamy reverie. Hebe has now released her debut EP ‘Party Mix’, and …