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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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We’ve got a midweek treat for you on the site today, in the form of New Yorker Ryan Work’s new EP. As Fair Visions, he released his debut EP A Way Out last August, and its follow-up displays impressive growth over little more than a year. Anyone who’s on board with contemporaries Nation of Language …

Dublin-born, London-based singer/producer Orla Gartland has released her long-awaited debut album, Woman On The Internet via her own label New Friends. The beautifully flowing collection charts the artist’s emotional journey with fervour and introspection in equal measure, proving an incisive debut that is big on both feelings and sound. The culmination of years of music …

Paying homage to the Queen of Pop’s recent birthday, music and art collective Italians Do It Better have released a 20-track covers album of Madonna, respectfully reimagined and shining with as many synth, post-punk and disco elements as one would expect. The compilation is a passport to 20 covers, recorded from the bedrooms of 19 …

Black Marble (aka Chris Stewart) has announced his new album titled Fast Idol, which is due out October 22 via Sacred Bones Records. He’s also sharing the first single and video for Somewhere, alongside the announcement of UK/US tour dates this October and November. On the track itself, Chris Stewart shares: “‘Somewhere’ describes a place …

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 …