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)…

Close Encounter of the Third Kind – The Twilight Sad live

The Twilight Sad / United Fruit / Vladimir – 20 Rocks, Dundee – Sunday 28th April 2013 Since it’s my first visit to the building now rebranded as 20 Rocks let’s start off with a venue review. The (new) Doghouse wasn’t my favourite Dundee venue (both Dexter’s/Non Zeros and Beat Generator Live are better IMHO)…

2012 LPs – 11-25

As 2012 draws to a close, I feel obliged to draw a line under my consideration of albums from this year although, as ever, I’m still listening to new stuff, some of which will undoubtedly be critical omissions from this list several weeks hence. But enough. As happened last year, I’ve stretched beyond my intention…

Only One Way This Is Going To End – The Twilight Sad LP review

The Twilight Sad have changed tack again for 3rd LP ‘No One Can Ever Know’. Gone are the layered guitars of second LP ‘Forget The Night Ahead’ and in their place come washes of icy 80s synths which are reminiscent of the likes of Tubeway Army. Curiously though one of the effects is to make…

Errors / The Twilight Sad

Errors The Twilight Sad / Errors / Pensioner – Doghouse, Dundee – 30th September 2010 For the second time in two nights I found myself at the Doghouse in Dundee for the Twilight Sad/Errors co-headlining tour. Although given prominence in the Courier article plugging the show the same day, Errors were the first of the…