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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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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 …

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 …