One More Time

This has been posted by Norry as a comment on the Wolves Lower post from aeons ago: James King and the Lone Wolves will play their first gig together for 25 years this Friday (June 17) at the West of Scotland Cricket Club in Partick. The show is part of a tribute night to local…

You Talk Too Much

Occasionally I worry that the Scottish blogging scene gets a little inward looking. But given the time constraints I face, when other blogs put records in front of me it’s a relatively easy way of checking things new out. And over the last couple of years I have found that Song By Toad Records is…

This Ain’t No Romance

Isa and the Filthy Tongues Isa and the Filthy Tongues / Birdhead / The Lotus Project – Limbo Live, The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh – Friday 10th June 2011 Friday night offered the opportunity to right two wrongs. Firstly, despite a series of cracking bills, I’d never managed to get along to a Limbo show in…

Tuning Sandwich

Zoey van Goey Zoey van Goey / General Judgement / Deadlight Red / Valerie – Dexter’s Bar, Dundee – Thursday 9th June 2011 Another show by and upcoming band in Dundee and another disappointing turn-out. Zoey van Goey seem a little under-rated – in fact I’m probably guilty of that myself at times and it…

Random News from the Twitter-sphere

A couple of gigs to flag up at which there will likely be an MPT presence. Tomorrow (Thursday 9th) Zoey van Goey make a welcome return to Dundee for the first time since their Tenants Mutual performance supporting Teenage Fanclub in October 2008. The show’s at Dexter’s. On Friday Isa and the Filthy Tongues will…

ESFTD Coming Back to Dundee

OK, I’m delighted to be able to annouce that there is going to be another Something Going On/Manic Pop Thrills co-promotion at Dexter’s in Dundee on 30th June. Headline act will be the wonderful Edinburgh School for the Deaf who are making a swift return to the venue after their spectacular set supporting Vic Godard…