2013 According to … Randolph’s Leap

So, we’ve nearly reached Christmas and there may just be one more set of 2013 recollections to fit in. If not, then this offering from Adam from Randolph’s Leap will be a fitting finale to the series. Your Own Music Your own musical highlight of the year? The Green Man Festival Favourite performance of the…

2013 According To … The Paranoid Style

Yes, I know it’s the third piece on/by the Paranoid Style in little more than a month. But they’re just so bloody entertaining, I’d feature them every week if I could. This time with added media. (Maybe I should check what’s in some of these videos first …) Your Own Music Your own musical highlight…

We’re Getting Too Old for This – The Return of De Rosa

Five days on and the fact that I saw De Rosa play their first gig in four and a half years at Kid Canaveral’s Xmas Baubles IV still seems more than a little surreal. Let’s get one thing straight from the start. I am not a neutral bystander when it comes to De Rosa. They…

2013 According to … Wozniak

For the next in MPT’s review of 2013, we turn to Edinburgh’s Wozniak and specifically guitarist/principal noisemonger Simon Cuthbert-Kerr. Simon offers not only the longest piece so far (and a picture!) but one section which made me laugh out loud! Your Own Music Your own musical highlight of the year? If it’s ok, I’m going…

2013 According to … Phil Wilson

Fresh from their recent Scottish tour Phil Wilson of The June Brides looks back on his musical 2013. Your Own Music Your own musical highlight of the year? Getting to play in Scotland again after 25 years away! The best of those being Glasgow – so many happy faces, and so many friends not seen…

2013 According to … Deathcats!

After the excess of Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles at the weekend, we return this evening to 2013 and the thoughts of James McGarragle of the excellent Deathcats on the year gone by. Your Own Music  Your own musical highlight of the year? We’ve supported so many great bands this year and played all over Scotland…