Saturday Morning Shorts

Here’s a few tunes I’ve been listening to recently from older records (although a couple were only out last year): ‘Lovesongs for Underdogs’ is the best Belly album, Belly never made. Definitely stronger than ‘King’, it’s record that probably tends to be overlooked these days. With ‘Silver/Lead’ due at the end of the month, thee’s…

Album by Album -Thula Borah interview (part 2)

In part 2 of MPT’s Thula Borah feature Lloyd Fay looks back on the band’s previous records and selects some of his favourite songs from those records. Mind River Matter “This started when Matt and I got a small grant to record some demos at Chem 19 studios. Back then we weren’t a fully formed…

Longlist – Thula Borah interview (part 1)

Glasgow’s Thula Borah have just released their fifth album/E.P. ‘Near Life Experience’. It’s a record that’s had a lot of play in the MPT household of late and I like it so much that I even felt moved to try and write about it. So it seemed like a good idea to catch up with…

Flying Backwards – Fuzzystar video

I’ve seen Fuzzystar play a couple of times in recent years (at Sneaky Pete’s as far back as 2012 and more recently at last year’s Aberfeldy Festival) and enjoyed them both times. So, particularly since singer Andy Thomson had mentioned the debut album being imminent(-ish) in November, I’d been keeping an eye open for the record….

Abandoned by the Road – STOOR live

Transmission Live – STOOR – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – 4th March 2017 There were nine bands playing Transmission – the Cool Cat Club’s first all-day event – but unfortunately, due to a family commitment (and a slight delay in the bands starting), I saw just one. But at least the one band I did…