Foxing – ‘Draw Down the Moon’


‘737’ opens the album in subtle, swaying style as Conor Murphy declares ‘I feel like a 737, painted over and over again until the paint gets too heavy’ – keeping up the Foxing tradition of cryptic metaphors in their lyrics. He then repeats the words ‘I can’t do this alone’ over an ‘I’m Wide Awake’-era…

Foxing Nearer My God album review

Foxing – ‘Nearer My God’ album review


Foxing’s third album, ‘Nearer My God’, has been three years in the making. It will be released ahead of a UK tour with Pianos Become the Teeth and an eagerly anticipated performance at this year’s ArcTanGent Festival. Produced by Chris Walla (Death Cab for Cutie) and Foxing’s own Eric Hudson, with help from Joe Reinhart,…

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,…