Good News, I Can Sing – Robert Forster live

Robert Forster – St Luke’s, Glasgow – Friday 17th May 2019 There seems to be a confluence of fans of a certain age who come together around Robert Forster. Whilst fans of the measured pop of the Go-Betweens are the obvious core audience, he can also attract people who both prefer noisier stuff. And even…

MPT Quarterly Report (Q1, 2019)

As is fast becoming a tradition, here’s another quarterly Spotify playlist to reflect new music from the last 3 months. As ever it’s a mix of singles and album tracks with quite a few new names around here (including Better Oblivion Community Centre and Gong Gong Gong III the latter who supported Bodega in February)…

Any Word on The Whisky? – Robert Forster live

Robert Forster – King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow – Sunday 29th May 2016 There can’t be many worse things for a singer than  travelling halfway round the world for a short tour only to lose his voice after just one date. Yet that was exactly the nightmare scenario facing Robert Forster ahead of his first…

MPT October Playlist

Here’s a few tracks from recent-ish releases that have received a lot of airtime in the MPT household over the last few weeks: Low – The Innocents (from ‘Ones and Sixes’ LP – Sub Pop) Thula Borah – Bone Ships (from ‘Hope For Disappointment’ E.P. – Kill Jester) Bruising – Emo Friends (single – Beech…

It Ain’t Easy

I’m going to postpone my half yearly round-up again to ensure that an LP that had kind of slipped off the radar in the last couple of weeks makes it into that review. Robert Forster’s ‘The Evangelist’ is the former Go-Between’s first solo LP since the death of song writing partner Grant McLennan. The odd…

Errors Message

Back to the free CD given away with the Sunday Herald. One of the tracks that jumped out at me on the first play was ‘Mr Milk’ by the Errors.