Everyone Wins – Kristin Hersh live

Kristin Hersh / Fred Abong – Joan Knight Studio, Perth Theatre, Monday 18th March 2019 and Dissection Room, Summerhall, Edinburgh, Wednesday 20th March (with Beerjacket) It’s not often you get the chance to see Kristin Hersh appearing with a live band these days. There’s only been two Muses tours in the last 10 years whilst…

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…

MPT Quarterly Report (Q4/2018)

Slightly ahead of schedule here’s the final quarter’s report for 2018. It’s been a strange quarter for humanity, scientific achievement in the landing of the Insight Mars Lander and some out and out stupidity in other walks of life. Back to the music. As ever with the end of the year, it’s a mix of…

MPT Quarterly Report – Q3 2018

As you might expect, given that we’re barely past summer, there’s a lot of singles in this Quarterly Report. But it’s pretty varied. As ever it’s based around new releases but there’s one reissue snuck in too. Full track-listing We Were Promised Jetpacks – Hanging In (from ‘The More I Sleep, The Less I Dream’)…

The Moon Hangs So Low – Kristin Hersh live

Kristin Hersh / Fred Abong / Beerjacket – Museum of the Moon, Mackintosh Queen’s Cross, Glasgow – Sunday 24th June 2018 It seems like a long time ago, but I have vague recollections of seeing Kristin Hersh before heading off on holiday. The show was part of a run under the Museum of the Moon,…

Song of the Week #3 (2018) – Kristin Hersh

This week’s Song of the Week is actually taken from MPT’s #1 album of 2016. ‘Wonderland’ by Kristin Hersh was taken from the double LP ‘Wyatt At The Coyote Palace’ and fittingly has been made by Kristin’s son, Wyatt. The song is an edit of a song from ‘Coyote Palace’ and it goes like this:…