The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape #19

Welcome to our Friday night episode of The Sound Sniffer's Lockdown Mixtape - the feature that, by the looks of it, will carry on forever and ever. This episode is an especially high quality affair - many of the songs displayed here are the tip of what 2021 has had to offer on SubmitHub thus... Continue Reading →

Alex Bayly Shares His Lockdown Creations In The ‘Skipping Stones’ EP

London's folk specialist Alex Bayly moves into 2021 with a lovely new collection of songs to share. Following on from his debut album 'Ley Lines' last year, this bank of four is a welcome addition to his increasing portfolio of impressive and dreamy soundscapes. Before the Coronavirus watered the live music scene down to its... Continue Reading →

The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape #18

Since the turn of the year, I've found it hard to get back into the swing of the blogging again. For some reason my passionate, obsessive and rambling writing zone has been harder to access. In saying this, there has been an extortionate amount of songs submitted through the inbox. The show must go on... Continue Reading →

The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape #17

Who knew I'd be sitting down in February 2021 and still writing Lockdown Mixtapes! It's been a bit prolonged this virus lark isn't it? Anywho - we are where we are and this will now become the seventeenth edition of this extended feature. Scribing these articles got me through a ball-ache of a month back... Continue Reading →

Sophia Kennedy’s Eerie ‘Orange Tic Tac’ is Certainly Turning Heads

If you are looking for something original and bold, Sophia Kennedy is the artist for you. Skirting on the bizarre - Orange Tic Tac is a song with two personalities. Contrasting the dark, mentally disturbed aspects of her thoughts with her radiant, clear and soulful side. This is undoubtedly a song that may well be... Continue Reading →

The 20 UK Based Artists That Slipped Under-The-Radar in 2020

All the other blogs seemed to have their shit together and posted their end of year lists at exactly midnight on Dec 1st. I suppose it's time enough for The Sound Sniffer's list. Here are our top 20 emerging artists in the UK in 2020 (in no particular order) - it's been a long, lazy... Continue Reading →

The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape | #016

The final episode of The Sound Sniffer's Lockdown Mixtape is here. It's been a mad month, I've probably been out of my house for a grand total of thirty hours on the whole. A month adhering to the rules, listening to music, writing and playing a bit of hurling in the field up the road... Continue Reading →

The Sound Sniffer’s Lockdown Mixtape | #015

Who knew I'd actually manage to stick out fifteen episodes of the Lockdown Mixtape and there's one more in the pipeline for tomorrow too. Over the course of lockdown 2.0, seventy five songs have been reviewed and dissected within this manic feature. It's been a challenging time for us all, thankfully between a couple of... Continue Reading →

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