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Falcon Jane

Ontario based artist Falcon Jane, aka Sara May, released her album ‘Faith’ at last year via Pittsburgh based label Darling Recordings, which garnered a serious amount of praise. The album proved to be an insight into memory, grief and loss, with Sara losing a succession of immediate family members during 2019 when writing the album. …

WITH a brand spanking new album, Glowing in the Dark, announced for a February release, Django Django have unveiled a Hot Chip rerub of the title track, sprinkling some of that ever-uplifting Taylor ‘n’ Goddard sweetness over the pulse. Take a listen below. Django Django say: “We’ve been huge fans of Hot Chip from the beginning and …

IT MAKES absolute sense, when you think about it: take the art-synth-pop of Metronomy, take also further intelligent pop experimenta via the futurist J-pop and shoegaze-informed stylings of Kero Kero Bonito, and put ‘em together. Why had no one thunk of that before? Metronomy haved shared a new remix of “The Light”, the cool, detached, …

Tony Allen & Hugh Masekela’s stand-out track ‘We’ve Landed’, originally released early this year, taken from their critically acclaimed collaborative album ‘Rejoice’. ‘We’ve Landed’ has been reinterpreted in remix form by world-renowned minimalist electronic producer Matthew Herbert in the wake of Tony Allen’s sudden passing in April, at the age of 79. “It was already a …

THE typically fervid instrumentation of the Pigs x7 track “Hell’s Teeth”, which featured on their rapturously received 2020 album Viscerals, has been given a reworking by fellow Rocket Recordings artist J.Zunz. The throbbing guitar lines and bombastic percussion, not to mention the stirring “Let’s Rock” yell (as an ode to the history of metal bands), …

AIDEN WHALLEY and James Young, better known to IDM heads as Darkstar, have a proper work ethic. Not content to rest on the laurels of last month’s Civic Jams set, their fourth LP for Warp and fifth of their career, they’ve released a Loraine James’ mix of “Wolf” from the album as a teaser for …

HALIFAX’S finest, indie-funksters The Orielles, have released a brilliant animation to accompany “7th Dynamic Goo”, from their second LP, Disco Volador. The video was directed by Berlin-based Stacie Ant. The Orielles said: “We’ve always wanted to have an animated video … things worked out well during this weird moment in time!  “We love Stacie’s work …

Remix albums seem to fall into two different categories at times. There is the seemingly avaricious cash grab element where instead of releasing for free or pay-what-you-want on digital platforms for remixes that are just… eurgh… We’ve all picked up one of those remix albums. Or “bonus track” digipacks if you were a metal fan …

Taken from his debut album of the same , out now on cult Berlin label Anette Recordings, Reindeer – aka Croydon’s James Reindeer has revealed ‘Field Reports from the Western Lands remix EP’ and we are delighted to premiere it here on Backseat Mafia. The track itself is this dizzying piece of experimental hip-hop, Field …

Belfast duo Bicep have revealed a new Four Tet remix of ‘Opal’, taken from their self titled debut album, which came out last year on the vaunted Ninja Tune label, and was rightly heralded as one of the dance music albums of the year. Kieran Hebden (aka Four Tet) gently rubs the rough edges off …