Looking Forward to 2013

If 2012 was a great year for good LPs but a little short on great ones, then 2013 is already shaping up to exceed last year on both counts. Here’s a lists of things I’m looking forward to this year and it’s  already quite lengthy: LPs with Confirmed Dates Rick Redbeard – No Selfish Heart…

2012 According to … Death To Dreaming

For Alex Mattinson, 2012 was a year that both brought closure, with the posthumous release of the These Single Spies LP ‘Shipwrecking‘ but at least as importantly, with the unveiling of his new project Death To Dreaming. Here, he looks back on 2012 for MPT … Your own musical highlight of the year? Writing and…

You Belong To A Different Story – Death To Dreaming interview

Much as he is proud of what These Single Spies accomplished, Alex Mattinson is understandably keen to move on. He signalled that by unveiling his latest project, Death To Dreaming, at the same time as the Spies’ LP ‘Shipwrecking’ was finally released at the end of June. Three Death To Dreaming tracks are now available…

You Belong In A Different Story – Death to Dreaming single

The essence of the pop single for me is a song (or songs, maximum 3, absolutely) which you just keep playing, over and over again. In those terms, the first release from Death to Dreaming qualifies as exquisite pop music because since first listening to these 3 songs I can’t help playing them over and…