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TRACK: MOUNIKA. – INTRO (I’M SORRY)

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Album Review: Forest Walker – UV Sea

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Taken from neo-classical Cellist Gasper Claus’ debut solo album Tancade, an ode to a particular beach where he and his friends would visit every year to celebrate life, make music and dance, is a new video for the track Ô Sélénites, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia …

Grain Vinyl is the new single from sometime Brian Eno and Jon Hopkins collaborator and Krononaut man Leo Abrahams, and we’re absolutely delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia this morning. It’s taken from his forthcoming album, Scene Memory II, and it’s out December 3rd via figureight records. It’s the …

Taken from his recently released album ‘MDCNL’, composer, conductor, producer and multi-instrumentalist Simon Dobson has revealed a new single taken from the record, ‘Quiet, Pls’ and it’s been remixed by Human Pyramids – the 18 piece post-rock acoustic orchestra led by Scottish composer and producer Paul Russel. We’re delighted to be able to premiere the …

Brighton duo Grasscut have recently followed up their 2015 album ‘Everyone Was A Bird‘, with another spoken word exploration of Britain with the mini-lp Haunts, out now on the ever brilliant Lo Recordings. From it, we’re absolutely delighted to be able to premiere the video for Human Estuary right here on Backseat Mafia today.  The …

There’s something so emotive about the Piano as a solo instrument, and Zoon van snooK, the Bristol based, Barcelona born producer and musician has taken it and written a handful of beautifully reflective and immersive songs for his new album Se•pa•ra•ción, out via the celebrated Lo Recordings on 14th May. We’re more used to hearing …

ENCOURAGED by the international success of her award-winning and Grammy-nominated album Punisher, the phenomenal Phoebe Bridgers has set out and reworked four tracks off the album into a vinyl release, Copycat Killer. It’s a move seldom seen by singer-songwriters, at least not this early in their career, and on first glance I’m reminded of the …

Ahead of their new album Hello Future, the experimental trio Malnoia led by pianist Jorn Swart and including viola and bass clarinet have released a new single, First Ocean. Inspired by science fiction films and literature, each of the compositions on the album is accompanied by a short story. Mixing up jazz and chamber music, …

Alexandra Hamilton-Ayres has released “Dance”, the first single from her debut album 2 Years Stranger. The Bristol-based film composer spent two years in her family home while her father lay in a medically-induced coma, making recordings with her childhood piano.  Hamilton-Ayres’ experience in capturing atmosphere is on full display with “Dance”: the rough and raw …

It’s been three years since French abstract, hip hop, electronic artist Mounika. wowed us with his debut album ‘How Are You’. His second album, title unknown at present, is due this year with an announcement expected May 15th. To wet out appetites he has released first single – ‘Intro (I’m Sorry). It’s a slight departure …

Ahead of the release of his forthcoming ‘Mirage’ album, out on 1st May via the brilliant Erased Tapes label, Berlin based composer and producer Ben Lukas Boysenhas released a new single, ‘Clarion’. Of new single ‘Clarion’, Ben tells us that “this song started as a simple piano line and while listening to it on loop over …