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…

A Band from Scotland’s Capital – We Were Promised Jetpacks live

We Were Promised Jetpacks / Fiskur – St Luke’s, Glasgow – Thursday 15th November 2018 The opportunity both to take MPK2 to see We Were Promised Jetpacks for the first time and to visit a venue that had so far eluded me, explained why the MPT stop on the Jetpacks’ recent Scottish dates happened on…

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’)…

Song of the Week #27 – We Were Promised Jetpacks

Although it’s nearly 2 years since they started playing new songs live, the first release from We Were Promised Jetpacks since 2014 only arrived at the tail end of last week. ‘Hanging In’ is the first single from upcoming album ‘The More I Sleep, The Less I Dream’ which will be released on new label…

Nailed It There, Lads – We Were Promised Jetpacks live

   We Promised Jetpacks / Fiskur – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Tuesday 21st November 2017 Tuesday night’s sold out show at Sneaky Pete’s was not only We Were Promised Jetpacks’ first Scottish show of the year but was also probably the smallest show they’ve played in the capital in a decade. Explicitly set up to…

Miles Away – We Were Promised Jetpacks live

We Were Promised Jetpacks / Redolent / The Youth and the Young – La Belle Angele – Edinburgh – Tuesday 6th September 2016 Having been a little deprived of Jetpacks action over the last couple of years, last week’s show at La Belle Angele was straight in the diary when it was announced even if…