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The Los Angeles-based Chris Pierce likes to keep himself busy. With the live music industry having been on pause for the previous 18 months, why wouldn’t he? He has long since established himself in his homeland and released his eighth album American Silence in February, is one half of War and Pierce (who incidentally have …

It’s strange how songs written in specific circumstances can take on new significance in different situations. Written after the loss of lead singer Valeska Steiner’s father, ‘Fit Back In’ was released in May as a teaser track from BOY‘s forthcoming third album and the long-awaited successor to 2015’s We Were Here. The task of fitting …

If you’re not a fan of strange-textured foods or seeing said strange-textured foods thrown in faces, we’d recommend you tab out of this new Phantom Limb clip and treat yourself to the audio-only experience. If you are, well, this video is a treat. Led by Andrew Laningham, the Alabama quartet’s new song tackles the pervasive …

Etai Fuchs (also of Baltimore band Moon By Moon) released his debut solo album Bloodletting in January of last year, a skeletal gem that could have passed for a live acoustic performance. Its follow-up, Summer of Ghosts, is a much more expansive affair, tipping its hat to artists like Caribou and Panda Bear. There’s also …

You may be familiar with Los Angeles-based Matan KG if you’ve been keeping your ear to the ground over the past few months. You may even have heard ‘Seen This All Before’, the brilliant current single from his imminent new EP – it landed last month, but you definitely haven’t seen this before, because Backseat …

Julia Daigle is having a busy year. Not only did Paupière, her project with Pierre-Luc Bégin, release their new album Sade Sati just last month, but the Montréalaise also striking out on her own for a solo venture, and we at Backseat Mafia are rather excited to bring you an exclusive reveal of what Daigle …

Western Australian native Leigh Gardiner – working under the name Chuditch – has an exquisite ear for shimmering and dramatic melodies that form perfect danceable pop songs with a gritty edge. His magnificent track ‘Cue The Violins’ has an insistent driving roll that tip-toes its way forward with a delicate step yet at a monstrous …