In&nbsp;January 2008, Insect Guide released&nbsp;The Sonic Boom&nbsp;Remix EP - mixed by Sonic Boom (Spacemen 3/Spectrum). The song 'Frozen' was featured on Psychedelica Three, the third&nbsp;of Northern Star Records' acclaimed compilations of contemporary psychedelic music.
In early 2008, Insect Guide began giving away a free CDR at gigs containing a&nbsp;cover version of Dinosaur Jr.'s Freakscene.&nbsp;Featured on the&nbsp;Steve Lamacq show on the BBC's&nbsp;6 Music and reviewed in the NME who described it as an 'amazing&nbsp;cover of Dinosaur Jr.'s finest moment'.
For the rest of 2008, Insect Guide focused on live performances in the UK, USA and Europe.
In&nbsp;early 2010, Insect Guide announced that their second album, entitled Dark Days &amp; Nights,&nbsp;would be released later that year. The title track was released as a single to positive reviews. The Guardian called it 'one of the best singles I've heard this year' and this lead to a live session on Marc Riley's Radio 6 Show.
In early 2010, Insect Guide signed a deal with the Moorworks label to release both their albums in Japan.