Talking new albums with Conor Murphy of Foxing & Smidley

from http://www.smidleyband.com

Conor Murphy of Foxing released a solo album under the name Smidley. Compared to his day band, Smidley is light hearted, fun, with an indie kind of vibe. Still, this isn’t beach music, the songs are still quite sad.

I asked him about balancing Smidley with Foxing, fans reaction to Smidley, and just about writing the album in general…so here’s the interview:

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M A Y

It’s almost the end, and I’m pretty sure I have not supplied a Rose Tint mood board in over 2 months. My bad you guys.

Leisure time, yearning for it, not knowing what to do with it…that’s what May has meant to me.

inspiration for the summer

Pink photos in bloom? Take photos of them…

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Why I thrift

I haven’t always loved thrift shopping.

thrifting

I say that because I’ve been thrift shopping for a long long time.

Be it the divider between the lower and upper middle classes, or just my mom loving to get a deal, going to thrift stores and flea markets was a part of my childhood I always hated.

I distinctly remember always griping about the dusty smell making my “nose itch” and yearning for the chance to go to the mall. But, shopping at the mall for a 7-year-old is neither prudent or sustainable…I soon later found out. Continue reading

Soft EP // JADE a.k.a. best local vibes you’ll hear all day

Q+A WITH @PLANTHUNNY, ALSO KNOWN AS JADE, AN ABSOLUTE SOCIAL MEDIA QUEEN

I get trapped in Instagram sometimes. It is, hands down, my favorite social media platform I have. With all the negativity surrounding it (i.e. using it as a “show off” vanity selfie generator or to unfairly compare yourself to filtered perfection), I’ve actually found that Instagram has kept me in touch with some of my coolest and most creative friends from high school.

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