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Currently mid-way through a European tour – no UK dates quite yet, though that could change, with festival appearances booked for the autumn – the Congolese sextet Fulu Miziki‘s first offering from their debut EP offers up an invigorating fusion of psychedelia, R&B and dance music, taking a look at those genres through the lens …

FORWARD-thinking indie labels are fast beginning to celebrate the soulful connection between dancefloor-slanted electronica and the rhythmic foundations of anything dubbed ‘world’ music. So right on cue Moshi Moshi offshoot PRAH have announced the release of a new EP, Marasi, which will be ready for consumption on April 30th. The new record captures the results …

Scottish singer-songwriter Callum Easter has followed up news of his new album – Green Door Sessions, out on 21st August on Moshi Moshi, with a new track taken from it ‘Tell em Boy’. Of the process the album took, Easter says  “The premise was to record the versions of the songs I’d been performing live …

Out now on Moshi Moshi Records is ‘Until Now, All is Well’ by Nix, a collective of musicians, headed by Nick McCarthy, formerly of Franz Ferdinand. ‘All is Well’ is based around an original composition by Mal Waldron and features on vocals, Laetitia Sadier, founding member of Avant-Pop band, Stereolab. The track itself, has a dub-reggae edge, …

One of our favourite tracks of the year here on Backseat Mafia has been ex-Hot Club De Paris bassist / singer Paul Rafferty’s tracks One Last Saturday Night in his new guise – Doomshakalaka. Its a gorgeous slice of life affirming indie rock, and with his album out next week (June 5th) via Moshi Moshi, …

Doomshakalak is, essentially, Paul Rafferty – former vocalist and bassist for much missed Liverpool indie band Hot Club De Paris, in his new guise. Ahead of his debut Self-titled album, out on June 5th via Moshi Moshi, he has released a new video for his latest single ‘One Last Saturday Night’. It’s been a labour …

They don’t know this of course (well, not till they read this) but I’m sort of very proud of The Wave Pictures. Before landing in Sheffield I lived in a little village outside Loughborough, Shepshed (no, you won’t have) and growing up there was very little in the way of cool music that came from …

Taken from his recent Wild Imagination album that dropped in June via Moshi Moshi, Sweet Baboo (aka Stephen Black) has released a new video for the track Swallows. As is his want, its a dreamy, synth soaked slice of pop-psych, with a chorus that strokes your ears and laps gently, persuasively, against your conciousness. Featuring …

He’s been busy, that Steven Black, aka Sweet Baboo. The Welsh troubadour has just released his new album, The Boombox Ballads, and recently played no less than five times at Green Man Festival. Clearly not one for resting on his laurels, he has a new single ‘Walking in the Rain’, out on October 23rd and …