Not something that anyone could ever accuse Manic Pop Thrills of specialising in – but I’ve pretty much got the rest of December mapped out.

There are still a handful of live gigs to come and doubtless a few new things but primarily the rest of the month wil be spent looking back at 2012. And as happened last year I’ll be doing so with the help of some of the artists who have featured on the blog over the last 12 months. Already in the can the B’s – the Big Sleep, the Bad Books, Behold, The Old Bear with more to come (hopefully!).

That’s all going to kick-off after tomorrow’s Bad Books gig.

In the meantime, here’s a wee news snippet. Adam Stafford has released a free 6 track live album, mainly recorded in Aberdeen here.

And here’s the video for a single that could well feature highly in my end of year list: