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EP: Ummagma – LCD

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Track: Ty Segall – Orange Color Queen

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Track: Modern Chair – Can’t Look Back

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Kobadelta are one of those bands who, to me, seem to have sprung out of nowhere. They seem to be gaining quite a following in their native North East, they are a five-piece from Newcastle, but deserve a wider audience. The bands Remain Distracted EP gets a digital release on 26th September, and consists of …

“What’s in a name?” said Dr. Robert, with a laugh. “Answer, practically everything. Having had the misfortune to be brought up in Europe, Murugan calls it dope and feels about it all the disapproval that, by conditioned reflex, the dirty word evokes. We, on the contrary, give the stuff good names—the moksha-medicine, the reality revealer, …

One of my most anticipated releases of the Autumn is the new EP by The Janitors, Evil Doings Of An Evil Kind, which is released both digitally and on 12 inch vinyl by Bad Afro records on September 22nd, with pre-order beginning on September 1st. Ahead of that the band have released ‘Here They Come’ …

Sometimes it’s nice to be able to sit back and think ‘told you so’. I’m not advocating you say it out loud like a conceited ass. Just, you know, sit back, nice and content that you got it right. When I heard this week that Nick Cave himself had proclaimed that Dark Horses are “the …

Few albums can be as keenly awaited in the psych universe as Commune from Swedish psych band Goat. Following on from their much acclaimed, and appropriately titled, debut World Music; a great live set; and an album of remixes comes a collection of new tracks out on Rocket Records (Sub Pop in the US and …

There seems to be a very healthy Italian psych scene at the moment and, like in the late 60s and early 70s, there seems to be quite a range of bands out there. These include In Zaire and The Diaphanoids, both of whom I wrote about recently, and The Vickers: also Backseat Mafia favourites. These …

We’re are big fans of Dark Bells here at BackseatMafia, and I was gutted that I missed their recent support stint for Temples. The band has now released an impressive string of singles, the latest one, ‘Head On’ being no exception, in fact after a few listens I think it’s their best track so far. …