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Backseat Mafia is excited to premiere the latest, dreamy drop from Brisbane’s Juniper Stone, who officially unveils newest single Moonchild this Friday 26 November. The track is truly a sonic flow of lo-fi indie that wraps itself around you like a cosy blanket on a rainy day, if that blanket was also woven with delicate …

Ahead of the release of Tiny Little Houses’ upcoming album Misericorde (out on 19 Nov via Ivy League records), the band have shared their latest lo-fi indie offering, I’m Doing Just The Best That I Can. The song provides a totally relatable message for current times and is also a fitting theme for the Melbourne …

IT’S ALWAYS an absolute pleasure for us here at Backseat Mafia to be invited to premiere a new artist who brings the quirky thrill to music, has that excitement of the new, appears from behind the curtain with a tune that’s fun and breezy and effortless, combines melody and fun in new shapes. So, obvs …

WOLVES is how south-east Michigan’s Magdalen Fossum chooses to dress for the world of music, and from behind which lupine mask she brings a delicate, dreamy, chattering pop to the world, all penned and produced at home. She released a new single, “The Dream That Woke” yesterday, and it opens out a world of gliding, …

BASED these days in Melbourne, born and raised over in Hong Kong, Alex Fasso has been quietly migrating his seductive and blissful tunesmithery away from the brittle acoustic introspection of his earlier work – check the lockdown lovely “Happy 4 U”, for instance, committed to tape during that first, weird, weird period when we all …

AFTER initially making his mark as exactly half of cool electropop duo Mauwe, Bristol-based, South African-born Felid, aka Jay Rodger, struck out on his own during 2020 with a clutch of stripped back, sultry, citified tunesmithery, dropping a trio of tracks as a statement of alt.pop intent. Backseat Mafia covered his debut strikeout in his …

BROOKLYN five-piece Fixtures know how to do a ridiculously fun guitar pop rush. Really, they do. They’ve just signed on the dotted with Spain’s Bobo Integral, and will be releasing their debut EP, Weak Automatic, for their new home in December. We’ve had a little listen, and another one, and another; and it really is …

IF YOU like your indiepop punky and proud, erudite and bearing a manifesto – yeah, like it used to – then Newcastle’s Milky Wimpshake should so be on your shopping list. The thrashy twee punk project of Pete Dale that has been releasing lofi sherbet grenades of purest bouncealong thrashpop for a quarter-century now – …

LA’s scuzzed-up alt.pop duo Magic Bronson are back and “Surfin on your brainwaves” with the second single to be released ahead of their forthcoming LP. It’s a slice of West Coast psych goodness, coming at you in a wall of delay and bells and tremulous guitar, all MGMT’s leather-jacketed little bro. “It’s our time, it’s …

BRIGHTON’S small but perfectedly formed indie label Austerity Records, the brainchild of industry gentlemen and label co-owners Garry Saunders and Jamie Windless, has gone all chromium oxide on us with the launch of its C60 Club. A  reel-to-reel move across from the singles club, Austerity launches its new venture thus: “A lot of us grew …