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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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Out on November 20th is the new single from Sheffield based Conor Houseton, titled ‘Outside the Grocery Store’. Written in the aftermath of the George Floyd murder, it’s a song that resonates through society across the world right now. Of the record, Houston says, ‘I was in a writing mood around June, and nothing else …

We were knocked out by Viennese production duo Lucy Dreams recent single ‘Know My Number’, which we premiered back in June, and are equally delighted that the band, who record their vocals through an AI nicknamed Lucy (hence the name), have managed to record an At Home Session version of the song. At the time, …

Don’t Get Lemon are a three piece synth-pop/post-punk band, taking inspiration from the likes of Lust for Youth, New Order, The Human League, Giorgio Moroder and other luminaries. Their new track Futures Lost is out today and we’re delighted to premiere it right here on Backseat Mafia. Of the track, Don’t Get Lemon say “As …

Lockdown has been a particularly tough time for people in the music industry, not allowing them to fill our music venues in the way they usually would. It’s independent artists who’ve struggled the most. Take Welsh boy turned New York resident Rod Thomas, AKA DJ, singer and songwriter Bright Light Bright Light. His club night …

Ahead of their album ‘Darkest Dreams’ released on September 25th via the Italians Do It Better imprint, Kraków Loves Adana have released a new video for their latest release from the album ‘Don’t Ask Why’. Speaking about the track, Kraków Loves Adana vocalist Deniz Çiçek said, “There have been moments in my life where I felt safest in my own darkness, isolated …

Melbourne’s Cut Copy are nearing the release date for their anticipated sixth album, ‘Freeze, Melt’ – out on 21st August via Cutters Records, and to ramp up the excitement they’ve released a new video to accompany third single ‘Like Breaking Glass’. Of the track, the bands Dan Whitford says “In the beginning ‘Like Breaking Glass’ …

Out today on Field Mates Records (Jimmy Whispers, Yuko Yuko..) is the new single from Délage, led by Amsterdam based Till Hormann. It’s taken from his forthcoming second album ‘Twist And Doubt’, out in September 18th, and we’re delighted to be able to premiere it right here today on Backseat Mafia. Starting like some of …

Melbourne synth pop quartet, Cut Copy share their new single, ‘Cold Water’. Taken from the four-piece’s sixth studio album – ‘Freeze, Melt’, dropping on 21st August via The Orchard. Dan Whitford on the track: “After extensive touring on our last album, ‘Cold Water’ was one of the first new songs to appear. I’d moved to Copenhagen and had been listening to …

The Ghost Of Helags, aka singer songwriter Teresa Woischiski and producer John Alexander Ericson, have already attracted out attention with their brilliant track Chemistry, this dark nuances synth-pop track full of emotion and brilliant melodies, so we were delighted that the Swedish duo, now living in Berlin, agreed to record the track for an ‘At …

Marius Lauber, aka Roosevelt, has released their first new single since his 2018 sophomore album, Young Romance. It’s accompanied by a video produced by Ohad Ben-Moshe, and both play into this vintage synth-pop / early house sound. Smoky synth chords open up, with street sounds decorating the mix, but these give way to this popping …