Manic Pop Thrill Listening Party – Tonight!

The listening party for That Petrol Emotion‘s debut LP ‘Manic Pop Thrill’ is finally upon us and takes place this evening (Sunday 19th). It’s a 19:50 BST for 20:00 event – there will be a welcome and (virtual) snacks and drinks available before we all simultaneously drop the needle on the record (or press play)…

Song of the Week (7) – The Everlasting Yeah

Whilst I’ve so far featured a new song here over the last few weeks, the arrival of a new Everlasting Yeah video is a significant enough event to capture the Monday slot. And, yes, it is a new video but it’s not a new tune. Rather the video has been created by momentfive for ‘A…

Videos to Buffer – That Petrol Emotion vs The Gordons

Nothing burning to post at the moment so I turned to the iPod for inspiration today. And it wasn’t feeling very inspired either so I’ve ended up with one picked by me and just one picked by the machine. First off I’m going to start with an absolutely monstrous version of the tune that I…

2015 According To … The Everlasting Yeah

It’s been a quiet year for the Everlasting Yeah (for reasons explained below). But they did manage to secure a wider release for the brilliant debut album ‘Anima Rising’ on Occultation Recordings and, improbably yet excitingly, started work on the follow up. Guitarist/vocalist Reamann O’Gormain talks us through what was, in many ways, a disappointing…

2014 LPs – The Top Ten (plus Reissues/MPK2)

Somewhat belatedly, entirely due to circumstances outwith my control, here’s MPT’s favourite 10 albums of 2014 … The Phantom Band – Strange Friend ‘Strange Friend’ was a classic example of not knowing what you’re wanting until you get it. After a couple of plays I did think it was going to be a disappointment. After…