The Last 2019 List … Ever! – Andy’s Favourite LPs

So, another year, another list of albums that I fell in love with (writes Andy Wood). Who gives a damn? The world is full of end of the year lists already, let alone one that has appeared weeks, even months after the start of the new year. Does anyone even read this stuff? I don’t…

New Ways – Broken Chanter feature

Under the guise of Broken Chanter, David MacGregor of Kid Canaveral releases his first solo album tomorrow (Thursday 6th September) on a joint release from Olive Grove/Last Night from Glasgow. With the Canaverals on hiatus (albeit they seem to break curfew every now and again!), David is focussing all his energies on Broken Chanter for…

Song of the Week #19 (2019) – Broken Chanter

Broken Chanter, the solo alter ego of Kid Canaveral’s David Macgregor, has just released a second single from the forthcoming self-titled album. ‘Should We be Dancing’ is a folk tinged waltz, which like its predecessor ‘Wholesale’ recalls the melodic side of Kid Canaveral whilst striking out to claim new territory. It’s a delight of an…

Scared to Doune – A Day at Doune The Rabbit Hole Festival

DOUNE THE RABBIT HOLE – Cardross Estate, Port of Menteith – Saturday 20 July 2019 I’d not been to a proper outdoor festival since 2005 despite the odd Doune the Rabbit day looking enticing. Yet this day outing to DouneTRH was just a warm-up for attending Indietracks the following weekend. How would the old body…

MPT Quarterly Report 2019 (#2)

Here’s some new music for you from recent releases in the second quarter of 2019: Full tracklisting Broken Chanter – Wholesale (single) Echo Machine – Chameleon (single) Pip Blom – Don’t Make It Difficult (from ‘Boat’) Kristin Hersh – Mississippi Kite (from ‘Crooked’ remixed) Chris Forsyth – Mystic Mountain (from ‘All Time Present’) The Dream…