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

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Live Review: Matt Berry and The Maypoles / Xylaroo – The Foundry, 26.10.2016

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Live Review: Super Furry Animals – The Leadmill – 26 April 2016

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SHEFFIELD’S Cabaret Voltaire, poised to release their first new album in more than a quarter-century for Mute next month, have dropped another chill, single-track postcard portent from the electronic edge in “The Power (Of Their Knowledge)”.  Take a listen with us. The new album, Shadow Of Fear, is the Cabs’ first release with Richard H Kirk as sole …

AS UNEXPECTED developments in the world of eerie electronica go, the announcement of a new album for winter 2020 by Sheffield game-changers Cabaret Voltaire has to be up there.  And it’s true: with Richard H Kirk the sole remaining member, the Cabs have announced that Mute will be releasing Shadow Of Fear on November 20th. …

STEEL CITY funksters Big Bad Mama Jama got together just last year in Sheffield. Their mission? To “bring you the biggest baddest mama jams”. And today they release their second single, “Memory” ahead of their debut EP, Summer’s Here To Stay, which will be with us on August 21st. Powering ahead on a rush of …

Sheffield trio Polyhymns – Andrew Bolam, Gavin Harris and Sam Smith have just released a new single, Down With The Kids, which has already been garnering plenty of interest, and was chosen out of 200 tracks to be a favourite on the BBC Introducing Fresh on the Net website, as well as getting a slot …

Sheffield punk-folk stalwarts ‘Sergeant BuzFuz’ are gearing up to release a highly anticipated seventh album ‘Fox Pop’ on July 3rd via their DIY label Blang Records It’s been 5 years since the last Sergeant Buzfuz album, 2015’s ‘Balloons For Thin Linda’. Band leader Joe Murphy has lost both parents, got married, been a victim of a smear campaign (as a whistleblowing …

Sheffield rockers Air Drawn Dagger Started out in the back of a cake shop when guitarist Lewis and vocalist Maisie started writing songs almost immediately after meeting. Fast forward to a honed, and much more experienced Air Drawn Dagger who are releasing the single Hexed, which we are delighted to Premiere tonight on Backseat Mafia. …

So we did this thing, on Instagram and Tumblr and Spotify, where some of us made sort of an ongoing, hopefully continuing mock John Peel programme. Or at least we wanted it to be records and memories and memorabilia (posters / fanzines / tickets / magazine clippings) and photos of bands and scenes and fans …

Sheffield’s Self Esteen has announced a new EP, Cuddles Please which is out on May 1st via Fiction Records, featuring alternative versions of three of the songs from her much lauded Compliments Please album from last year, ands a cover of Alex Cameron’s ‘Miami Memory’ The EP features a Sheffield-based choir, Neighbourhood Voices, which was …

Ahead of the release of their new album, Life Drawing, out on July 10th via the ever brilliant Bella Union, one of our favourite Sheffield bands Mr Ben & the Bens have released a new video for the first single to be taken from the album, Beast In The House. The track, this elegiac three …