MPT’s E.P.s of 2015

It’s been a good year for E.P.s (/mini albums) even if one of the ones I’ve listened to the most this year doesn’t (quite) qualify! But more of that later. The list … 1. The Paranoid Style – Rock’n’Roll Just Can’t Recall (Battle Worldwide) Without question the most played record of  the year in the…

Stop! Did You Hear Something? – Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat live

Bills Wells & Aidan Moffat /Sound of Yell – Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline – Friday 16th October 2015 Being honest, the perfect location to see Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat is probably a smoky back street jazz club in Paris in the 1950s. However, short of someone inventing time travel, then the ambience at the Carnegie…

A Fistful of Confetti – Wells and Moffat E.P.

The pressure was undoubtedly on Bill Wells and Aidan Moffat to follow-up the SAY Award winning ‘Everything Getting Older’. But with this year’s sophomore LP ‘The Most Important Place in The World’ they nailed that difficult second album in style. And following fairly quickly on the heels of ‘Most Important Place’ is a new five…

Heaven Up Here – West End Festival

    The Phantom Band West End Festival All Dayer – featuring The Phantom Band, Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat, We Were Promised Jetpacks, RM Hubbert, Tuff Love, De Rosa and ULTRAS – Oran Mor, Glasgow – Sunday 21st June 2015 It’s been a hectic week so it’s taken me this long to get the…

Final SAY

Tomorrow night (Tuesday) sees the announcement of the winner of the Scottish Album of the Year award. The original 20 album shortlist has been whittled down to the following 10 records: Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat – Everything’s Getting Older Conquering Animal Sound – Kammerspiel Happy Particles – Under Sleeping Waves King Creosote & Jon…