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Album Review: Descendents – 9th & Walnut

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Track: Sergeant BuzFuz – Theresa McKee, plus new album news

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TRACK: BOWLING FOR SOUP – WHEN THE ANGELS SING (SOCIAL DISTORTION COVER)

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Celtic punks The Rumjacks have shared a new single titled ‘Bounding Main’ taken from their forthcoming ‘Brass For Gold’ EP due Feb. 11. The band have a well established sound and ‘Bounding Main’ comes from deep within their infectious songwriting closet. How these guys keep finding these huge singalong choruses is beyond me. Safe to say this is another …

Welcome to the end of the fear show! After everyone was grounded in 2021 Bognor braced itself for the return of the Rockaway Beach Festival. In the middle of a continuing pandemic? Really? As an idea it seemed crazier than the competitors in the notorious Bognor Birdman contest – a true leap of faith! During …

The four band members of Sprints looking at the camera

Sprints have released new track ‘Little Fix’ taken from their upcoming EP A Modern Job, which is out 11th March 2022 on Nice Swan Records. The Dublin band who have been quoted on a number of Ones To Watch lists for 2022 open their account for the year with this banger. Explosive and instantly attention grabbing Sprints continue to create energising music blending the …

‘BIRTHDAY PARTY’ The last time I saw Amyl and the Sniffers was at the Factory Theatre in March 2020. Australia had just gone into lockdown, although the PM was encouraging punters to go to the footy.  Fast forward two years, the world is still dealing with Covid and Australia has become a circus of the …

Black and white photo of the two male members of Nixer

Nixer release new single ‘People Feel‘ on 5 January on Blowtorch Records, the title track from their EP which is to be released in the spring. I had a chat with the duo who had the best start to 2022 when the single was played ahead of release by Lauren Laverne on her BBC6Music breakfast …

Brooklyn based post-punks Catcher have returned for one more single in this, their first as a band, with the frenetic ‘Comparing Saviors and Friends’, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it, and it’s accompanying video, right here on Backseat Mafia today. The band have been making a splash, playing countless sold out shows …

Grian Chatten of Fontaines D.C.

Fontaines D.C. have given fans an early Christmas present, a surprise release of ‘A Lucid Dreamer (Live Version)’ on all streaming platforms. It is a stripped back version of ‘A Lucid Dream‘ from their Grammy nominated second album A Hero’s Death released in 2020 on Partisan Records. This version is almost unrecognisable from the original. …

From a currently moody, cold, grey, but always sultry, Berlin, we welcome not one but two tracks this week from post-punk outfit Kamoos. First up is Metronumb – released Wednesday the 8th on Cabbage records. The track sets off on what appears to be a familiar journey, keeping within the boundaries of the Kamoos way. But as we get moving it strays away …

The Rumjacks continue with more brilliance as they share the second single  “Bloodsoaked in Chorus,” taken from their forthcoming EP ‘Brass For Gold’ EP, due 11th February. While ‘Hestia’ (read our review here) had the band conquering a global pandemic in order to record, ‘Brass for Gold’ saw the boys united in person for the first time. Producing a sound that …

Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs guitarist Sam Grant’s new band Rubber Oh, have shared their debut single ‘Little Demon’. The track will  be released as a limited edition coloured vinyl 7″, exclusively available via Bandcamp only. The 7″ goes on sale this Friday, the 3rd December on Rocket Recordings as part of the last Bandcamp Friday. “It’s a reference to when you’re lying …