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Urdog- a band whose lifespan may have been somewhat transient, yet whose mysterious, mercurial musical force perforated for eons- originally released and performed their mantric form of viscous, “spacey psych” in 2003 in their native Providence Rhode Island, before seeking other pursuits in 2006; guitarist/vocalist Dave Lifieri began a record store, organist/vocalist Jeff Knoch moved …

Blues-Psych troubadour John J Presley has just revealed his new Albany Sessions album, out last Friday, made up from tracks recorded at home over lockdown, with is trusty guitar, and pretty much nothing else. Recorded at home in Brighton, and recording, producing and mixing everything himself, the record is available on a beautiful translucent-red vinyl …

Modern Stars, aka Andrea Merolle, Barbara Margani and Andrea Sperduti are gearing up to release their debut album ‘Silver Needles’ in September via MiaCameretta Records and ahead of it they’ve released a new video for the track ‘Space and Time’, which we’re delighted to premiere right here on Backseat Mafia today. Of the track the …

Taken from Brighton indie psych collective Moon Attendant’s forthcoming album ‘One Last Summer’, out 28th August via Big Potato Music, we’re delighted to premiere ‘Hot Power’ today right here on Backseat Mafia. The band includes some old friends making new music. Brother Blewett and Holton from Black Hearted Brother are on vocals/guitar and synth/production. Label …

We’ve already fallen pretty much head over heels for Garage / Psych rockers The Total Rejection, and their forthcoming album The Time Traveller’s 3rd Will & Testament’ (Raving Pop Blast! Records), which you can peruse at your leisure here, so we’re delighted to premiere the new video for the track ‘Gravy’, right here on Backseat Mafia. …

Anthroprophh are set to return with their third LP, OMEGAVILLE, to be released on Rocket Recordings on 30th March 2018, and BSM are honoured to provide you with an exclusive video for a track taken from the forthcoming album; ‘Dead Inside’. The video was compiled by Paul Allen, who not only appeared on the very …

Belgian label EXAG Records announce the arrival of their BLACK’EX split series and Backseat Mafia are honoured to provide you with the premiere. The concept for the series is to take two artists, from two different countries, press on top vinyl and in doing so create connections between artists from around the world, building bridges …

Tapes are back – in a big way and Blak Hand Records are leading the way into this new era. They welcome their fifth release of 2017 with a psychedelic offering from Liverpool band The Electric Lazarus, who release their second single ‘Death Valley Sunday’ alongside an all-new recorded version of the previously released ‘Sometimes I Wonder’ and Backseat Mafia …

Way back in the year 2015 the Birmingham garage/psych wizards Table Scraps dropped their excellent masterpiece More Time For Strangers. It was a blitzkrieg of guitar squall, hyperactive drumming, and banshee howls that could resurrect the dead and make those zombified ghouls bang their heads and pump their skeletal fists. It was a raucous example …

Equators are essentially the project of Trevor H, and they make rather lovely psychedelic pop out of San Francisco, CA. Describing their output as being an attempt to “break away from a (sometimes) forced or narrow structure within pop/rock music to conjure sounds/textures/melodies based on off-the-cuff exercises creating something charged with immediacy…little by little the …