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Leeds singer-songwriter George Bloomfield is gearing up for the release of his debut EP ‘Why Didn’t You?’ on May 7th, and ahead of it he’s releasing the title track from it, which we’re delighted to be able to premiere on Backseat Mafia today. On recording the EP, George explains “As the pandemic continually hindered my …

The Laurence Murray Project, headed (rather unsurprisingly) by Edinburgh singer songwriter Laurence Murray, have just released a new video of their single ‘Providence’, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia this morning. Mixing up Laurel Canyon folk, with a good spoonful of soul, and a touch of Real …

We’ve already had Yorkshire raised singer-songwriter The Last Morrell in session once before, and it created such a spark that we couldn’t wait to get him back in. Or maybe, he sent us another track recorded at the same time, and we love him so much here at Backseat Mafia we couldn’t do anything but …

Mixing up R&B, indie rock, soul and jazz, Charleston based quintet Little Bird have released a new video for their single Mega Hot Super Babe, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia. Of the track, frontman Jay Hurtt says “While the song itself is about the archetype of the untouchable woman, the …

Dutch soul band The Tibbs have just released a new lyric video for ‘The Main Course’, the second single taken from their new album ‘Another Shot Fired’, out via Record Kicks, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia this morning. The Main Course is a soul stomper in …

Smudge All Stars is the project of Richie Stevens, son of the late British Free Jazz pioneer John Stevens, and his collective’s new single is ‘Brutal Funk’, featuring Jamiroquai’s DJ D-Zire and British soul singer Mary Pearce, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. A celebrated drummer, percussionist and producer …

Brought up on a diet of Green Day, Third Eye Blind and Eminem, Arizona brothers Austin and Jagger a.k.a. K.O.A. have released a new single ‘Our Last’, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Nowadays more inspired by artists like Lil Peep, Corbin and Bobby Raps, the pair have been working …

Taken from his forthcoming album ‘I will rise with the birds’, out on the brilliant Sonar Kollecktiv imprint next month, we are absolutely delighted to premiere the new track from Pete Josef, Lavender. Having previously worked with the likes of Manu Delano and Roni Size, Pete has always had soul music close to his heart, …

Recently we fell for Back2Black, the latest EP from Philly producer King Britt (read our review here), and so we were beyond delighted when he agreed to open our new series of exclusive mixes – the Backseat Mafia Takeover Mix, with his Summer Vibes mix. Most people in the know, know of King Britt (His …

Tropic – aka Brooklyn based duo Jo-B Sebastian and DJ Phuse say out their new single – Lights Out (Redux), premiering today her on Backseat Mafia “Our new single is a warm, simmering electronic-R&B tribute to the rollercoaster ride that is getting over a breakup. Reimagining a single we released last year, we teamed up …