Petal – ‘Tightrope’ stream


Ahead of the release of new album ‘Magic Gone’ on 15 June (Run for Cover Records),  a US tour with Camp Cope and an eagerly awaited UK tour, Petal has unveiled ‘Tight Rope’. The song opens with Petal (Kiley Lotz) singing: ‘I saw a strange light in the sky. A fireball burning brightly’ before then…

Murderhouse – ‘BURYMEbeneathGRUBBS’ video stream


Signed to Hanger Records, Brighton’s Murderhouse are a four-piece emo-punk band who play interesting shows with cool bands (their upcoming Brighton gig with itoldyouiwouldeatyou and Orchards looks like it will be a blast) and they also have a healthy disregard for capitalisation and spacing, judging by the title of ‘BURYMEbeneathGRUBBS’. Anthemic from its very first…

itoldyouiwouldeatyou – ‘Divine Violence’ stream


We’re living in a very divisive society right now and it’s horrible. We went to Glastonbury the other weekend and the difference between there and ‘real life’ was incredible. It was so refreshing to be surrounded by people who were actually open-minded and respected each other. itoldyouiwouldeatyou have always been keen advocates of acceptance and…

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,…