2016 – E.P.s

Meursault photo by Andy Catlin If 2016 brought me an uncharacteristic number of singles then the opposite was true of E.P.s. With previous E.P. stalwarts such as Book Group and the Paranoid Style concentrating instead on albums, it was something of a fallow year for E.P.s. But I’ve still put together a short list of…

Kristin Covers …

Loads of people seem to do covers on their blogs. I’ve not ever really done that ‘ til now. So above is Kristin Hersh covering the Pixies. Next Kristin’s “other” band 50 Foot Wave cover Jefferson Airplane: And finally, and perhaps best of all, 50 Foot Wave cover … Kristin Hersh. You used to be…

The MPT Singles/EPs of 2011

It’s been a good year for the short form releases this year. There have been some years when I seem to have hardly bought any singles or E.P.s but not 2011. Here’s the best baker’s dozen of releases (and I’ve not included the likes of Panda Su nor the Young Spooks …) E.P. of the…

Woke Up In Black and White Again

I’ve written about this before (and it won’t be the last time either). But here’s a trailer for the 50 Foot Wave E.P. ‘With Love From The Men’s Room‘: You can download the EP for free here. Why wouldn’t you?

Love and Revolution – Kristin Hersh interview (part 2)

Finally, here’s the second part of my interview with Kristin Hersh conducted in Edinburgh back in August. Last time out I focussed largely on our chat about Throwing Muses. In the second section of the interview below expect to read about 50 Foot Wave, the record industry and her future plans. But most importantly about…

Here Comes The Thunder, Here Comes The Rain – 50 Foot Wave videos

Interrupting the series of Edinburgh reports, here is the final selection of videos from Kristin’s various projects. This time there are three tracks from the mighty 50 Foot Wave First up, from the (very) recent ‘With Love From The Men’s Room’ EP, here’s a couple of tracks with unofficial videos. This is called ‘Grey’: And…