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When I picked this up I realised I’d been away from Country for quite a while.  Too long as it turns out.  I needed a kick of something different.  I’ve got the same levels of lyrical heartbreak and heartache, less queer and feminist protest.  But I’ve traded noise, rage, hush, understatement, for harmonies and hooks …

Nashville-based Californian native, Corinne Cook, has just released light-hearted country single “Turning Off The World“, from her “Dressed Up For Goodbye” album. I think everyone at some point wishes they had the ability to press a virtual pause or mute button to just stop the noise and nonsense around them and get a rest from …

Madi Diaz - Man in Me

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Madi Diaz has just been signed to ANTI- and is straight out of the blocks with her first single – ‘Man in Me’, co-produced with Andrew Sarlo (Courtney Marie Andrews, Big Thief, Bon Iver) and if this is the shape of things to come then we are definitely going to be hearing a …

AMAVA found herself not quite part of the gang after a move to Oregon early in her teenage years, for a slower pace of familial life; try as she might, she just couldn’t fit in. Hiding behind an extrovert facade, she struggled to find true expression and turned to music – fashioning those anecdotes into …

NASHVILLE Americana troubadour Aaron Lee Tasjan, who’s been far from idle this year with the release of two digital-only EPs, the two-volume Found Songs, has dropped one final, finely sculpted kiss-off to the year, “Computer Of Love” and accompanying intergalactic visuals – have a peek for yourself. Aaron, who’s collaborated with everyone from Sean Lennon …

MY, BUT she knows how to get inside a song and bring out the emotional depth, the resonance, the beauty, does singer-songwriter Emma Swift. Coming out of Nashville, Tennessee, Emma is poised to release what is only her second LP, following her self-titled debut for Laughing Outlaw back some six years now. And this time …

JULY 10th will finally see Margo Price’s hotly anticipated third studio album, That’s How Rumors Get Started, hit the shelves. With its original release date of May 8th trashed by the escalating disease crisis – and indeed, the album is still showing with that release date at some places online – the 27-year-old Illinoisan admits …

Kansas born, Nashville based pop scenester katie MAC is releasing her new single No Fun, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. It follows last years debut album ‘Tears like Glitter’ which racked up 500k plays within a few months. Of the new track, katie exclusively told us “No Fun …

With their new long player ‘Dying Surfer Meets His Maker’, Nashville four piece All Them Witches have stepped up to be everything their almost legendary live sets suggest. Mining the likes of early Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and the like, they’ve imposed their own brand of hard/slacker-rock, tripped out psych-blues on that template, and decorate …

“Coz every night I’m out with you I’m always chasing that train home” I guess it doesn’t matter where you live – even though this IS, and feels like, a London thing; we’ve all been there, pissed as farts, sodden with autumn rain, fags all wet, pubs shut, no money for expensive clubs, the hideous …