Restoration Game – Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles IV

Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles IV – with Edwyn Collins, De Rosa, Pictish Trail, This Many Boyfriends, Rozi Plain, Tuff Love and Siobhan Wilson – Portobello Town Hall – Saturday 14th December 2013 Nigh on impossible to review a Christmas party but the fourth installment of the Canaverals’ Baubles Yulefest was every bit as enjoyable as…

2013 According to …. Reamann O’Gormain

MPT’s review of 2013 continues with the most popular interviewee of the year – Reamann O’Gormain of the Everlasting Yeah. September’s piece has rocketed up to the dizzy heights of the second most read interview ever on the blog so I was delighted when Reamann agreed to take part in the end of the year…

2013 According to … Jan Burnett

Jan performing on the Vic Galloway show Slightly later than normal, MPT retreads its steps over the course of the last 12 months by asking some of the year’s interviewees to look back on their 2013. First up is a man who released not one but two excellent albums this year ‘Our Jazz’ with Spare…

Hell, I Remember You – Throwing Muses LP

Throwing Muses have long given up any attempt to ‘play the game’. Bruised and battered from their dealings with the music industry over the years, their new LP, ‘Purgatory/Paradise’ – their first in a decade – was entirely listener funded with no record company support. The irony is that, despite working outside the system, the…

Merriment – St Kilda Mailboat / Sonny Carntyne live

New Portsound Pre-Christmas Merriment with St Kilda Mailboat, Sonny Carntyne and Layla Brown – Rio Community Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Saturday 7th December 2013 On Saturday night three of the MP Family headed northwards for our musical entertainment from a diverse range of acts courtesy of New Portsound. There was a decent turnout which was to…