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Premiere: Matt Ó Shares Look At Upcoming Debut EP On ‘Sonny’

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Premiere: Versari exclusively unveil for us their new EP Brûle: an epic filled with glorious edits and remixes casting a whole new light on the originals

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While Backseat Mafia’s northern hemisphere headquarters in the UK swelters in the extreme heat wave (a relative term given 40 Degrees Celsius is now a normal Sydney summer), down here at the Backseat Mafia’s far flung southern outpost there’s snow in Hobart (renamed with much excitement as Snowbart) and much need for some warmth. And …

We are honoured to premiere the video for the single ‘Devil’s Advocate’ from Brisbane-based band, the delightfully named Platonic Sex. Opening with raw, expressive vocals and a slamming guitar splash, ‘Devil’s Advocate’ has a sneering attack leavened by a sky scraping vocal range filled with passion and expression, replete with a simple and vital message: …

We’ve long been fans of Sydney/Illawarra band FLOWERTRUCK who have perfected an antipodean-flavoured brand of indie pop that has a genetic link to an amalgam of The Go-Betweens and The Apartments on one side of the ditch, and the Dunedin sound epitomised by Flying Nun roster of The Bats and The Chills on the other …

Irish R&B artist Matt Ó returns with the infectious new single ‘Sonny’ and we’re excited to be running the premiere! Having made a name for himself as one half of alternative hip-hop duo Tebi Rex, touring across the UK and Europe and appearing on line ups at festivals including SXSW, Eurosonic and The Great Escape, …

We are absolutely catatonic with joy to be able to bring you the first listen to the new single ‘Face’ from Sydney band Key Out – one of the most exciting and underrated antipodean bands in recent times. And if that wasn’t enough to gladden a heavy heart, Key Out have announced they have signed …

We are very honoured to bring you an exclusive first listen to the debut single from Super American Eagle – a band consisting of The Dandy Warhol’s drummer Bent DeBoer, Courtney Barnette’s drummer (playing bass) Dave Mudie and front man/guitarist Bob Harrow from Immigrant Union. And such an explosive union could only come up with …

Kat Greta is by trade a drummer and songwriter who exclusively unveils for Backseat Mafia the video for her debut single ‘Let It Go’, sung by Melbourne’s Charlie Lane. His voice lends the song a dusky, edgy, whiskey-soaked tone to the driving, restless music that swells beneath. Greta’s steady and patterned rhythms form the spine …

It’s a real treat to premiere the new video and single from the enigmatic Kav Temperley, the front man for one of Australia’s most enduring and endearing indie bands, Eskimo Joe. The fact that it features Katy Steele from another beloved indie institution, Little Birdy, is a pure golden filigree on the surface. This is …

It is with great pleasure Backseat Mafia exclusively unveils the gorgeous new track from Emily Lubitz who performed in acclaimed indie-folk band Tinpan Orange for more than a decade. Teaming up with musicians Freyja Hooper on drums and Winona Miller on bass, the multi-skilled Lubitz has woven together a delicate and shimmering piece of musical …

It is with unbound pleasure that we premiere the new single ‘Expo 88’ from the magnificent Anatomy Class – one of our much beloved antipodean bands coming out of Melbourne. Anatomy Class’s forte are Himalayan mountain range-sized jingle jangle pop melodies with an anthemic force, and it has been more than eight months since we …