Smidley bandcamp album review Foxing Conor Murphy

Smidley – ‘Smidley’ album review


Conor Murphy, the lead singer of Foxing, named his side-project Smidley after his beloved and much-missed pet dog and the self-titled album (which you can purchase via Bandcamp) finds him rocking out a bit more than in his day job. He’s brought members of Sorority Noise, Tigers Jaw and Dr Dog along for the ride,…

Sam Airey In Darkened Rooms album review

Sam Airey – ‘In Darkened Rooms’ album review


We first covered Sam Airey just over three years ago when we featured ‘Station Approach’. It’s taken a while, but now he’s finally releasing his debut album via Hide & Seek Records. Is it truly a case of good things come to those who wait? Opening with the piano-heavy ‘Camera Lens’, Sam sings about puzzles…

Peaness band Alcopop EP review

Peaness – ‘Are You Sure?’ EP Review


Already a huge favourite with alternative radio stations and the independent press, Peaness are making waves in all the right places. Previously signed to the ever-reliable Oddbox Records, the Chester band are set to release their new EP ‘Are You Sure?’ via Alcopop! and – given they’re making appearances at so many of the best festivals this…