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Synth-Pop


Track: Big Black Delta – Lord Only Knows

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Interview: EWAH & The Vision of Paradise plus track ‘Play Hard’

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Premiere: Alyrah – Twin Flame Portal EP plus single The Empress

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It’s A Mindfuck.  Total Head Explosion.  Grant Roams Eerie Alien Territories. Each Second There’s Madness, Obscenity, Terror.  Here, Everything Radiates Fear, Unease.  Cartoon Kallikantzaroi Eviscerate Reality.  It’s Stephen King in song. Childhood distilled into essential sights and sounds and smells. Everyday cautionary tales, neighbourhood characters, the things kids get up to when time is no object and everything can …

After being inspired by Roger Phelps laptop demos whilst quarantining in Ohio, Joel Henry Blaeser joined Phelps in forming their new duo .boy, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere their latest single Arrival | Departure right here in Backseat Mafia today. The follow up to their much admired debut August, the pair told …

No Such Thing is a new venture out of that there north of England, founded by Dirty Freud and Ruby Tingle, who between them that over 20 years at the musical coal face. They’ve set an ambitious target of 70% releases to come from LGBTQ+ and Black and Minority ethnic artists. They’re kicking of the …

The new single from Tiki & The Hotstuff, ‘The Way I Feel’ dropped at the end of last week, and we’re delighted to premiere the accompanying video right here on Backseat Mafia today. If you’ve already heard the track, you’ll know its all big chorus’ and bigger production, with the melodies being soaked in melancholy …

Out tomorrow (8th February) is the new single from Ken, aka Ken Billington. It’s taken from his forthcoming album ‘I’m your man’, the whole thing written and recorded in his Bristol home using just two microphones. We’re delighted to be able to premiere for the a-side Human Touch right here on Backseat Mafia today. Of …

Montreal based electropop artist Feren Isles has released a new track, and the title track from his forthcoming debut album ‘It Finds Me’, and we’re delighted to premiere the accompanying video right here today on Backseat Mafia. Of the track, a ode to anxiety and strain, he says “I wanted to share the nature of …

Produced by label mate Wild Nothing, aka Jack Tatum, ‘Emotion’ is the new track from Austin singer-songwriter Molly Burch. It comes from a new 7” which includes both Emotion, and a cover of Ariana Grande’s ‘needy’ on the flip. It’s out on January 15th via Captured Tracks. Pre-order here. Of the record and recording, Molly says …

Los Angeles indie / electronic artist, Joel Stanton is back with a new single, Pay Me Please, taken from his upcoming album ‘In Harmony’, and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia today. Of the track, Joel says “The song confronts the ego-bruising nature of the creative hustle, on a bed of …

Blending Munir‘s (AKA Midnight Runners) signature Boogie sound with Italo-Disco influences, the record brings forth four stylishly crafted modern dancefloor cuts. ‘Circuit Line’ is built on a foundation of reverence to the arpeggiator, driven by neon synth tones racing each other to the finish line. This racing theme defines the record throughout, painting images of classic …

POST YOGA is the nom-de-plume of Bristol musician Chris Barrett, who began making music under that moniker after buying a £4 charity shop keyboard. Recorded on the floor of his friends flat using just a cheap Yamaha keyboard (it’s sadly unclear if its the same £4 or another similarly procured model) he’s releasing a new …