2018 – MPT Annual Report

Commencing my review of 2018, here’s a playlist featuring some of my favourite songs of the year. I always find these long playlists a little daunting so, to try and make it a little more accessible, I’d suggest that the 33 tracks can be broken down into 6 sides of vinyl as follows: Side 1…

I Keep Having The Same Dream – MPT 2017 Playlist #4

We’ve reached the penultimate 2017 playlist. The biggest challenge was somehow incorporating the Blanck Mass track given the way that the songs on the album merge into one another. However the sequence I’ve used came about by accident (if you can call the alphabet an accident!) but seems to work.

It Doesn’t Count If It’s In Kansas – The Breeders / PINS live

The Breeders / PINS – O2 ABC, Glasgow – Sunday 15th October 2017 I’ve got so used to ‘old’ band making triumphant comebacks that I’d almost forgotten that sometimes things don’t work out the way that you want them to. Ahead of the show, the omens were favourable. New single ‘Wait In The car’ is…

I Am The Sun – Breeders reissue

The twentieth anniversary of the Breeders’ ‘Last Splash’ is being marked in some style with a tour by the line-up that recorded the album and the re-issue of a deluxe version of the LP itself as ‘LSXX’. Sadly, an outbreak of work related common sense means that I’m not going to be at tomorrow’s O2…

2008 LPs

A belated Happy New Year to both my readers! I confess I’ve been putting this end of year malarkey off in the hope that I may find something late on to bolster my end of year LP list. But I never did so here goes nothing … When I look back over the last 12…

2008YTD2

More of the best from the stuff I’ve bought in 2008: De Rosa – Ore (from ‘Appendices’) [Get it] As a build up to new LP ‘Prevention’ in the autumn De Rosa are releasing one free track on the first Monday of every month. ‘Ore’ was the second release, and it is quite astonishing that…