Life Under Lockdown #19 – Christopher Harvie (Deathcats / Faiides / Shredd)

 (Photo – Domante Zakarauskait) Christopher Harvie plays drums in the fantastic Deathcats and Faiides as well as fronting his own band, Shredd, on guitar and vocals. All three bands are big favourites of mine and I’ve witnessed and promoted a number of gigs by all three over the years and enjoyed their recorded output immensely. Each…

2014 LPs – The Top Ten (plus Reissues/MPK2)

Somewhat belatedly, entirely due to circumstances outwith my control, here’s MPT’s favourite 10 albums of 2014 … The Phantom Band – Strange Friend ‘Strange Friend’ was a classic example of not knowing what you’re wanting until you get it. After a couple of plays I did think it was going to be a disappointment. After…

2014 According to … Deathcats

After a slightly longer than intended break, MPT resumes its review of 2014 with the assistance of Mr Andy Wood and James McGarragle of Cool Cat Club regulars – the brilliant Deathcats. The band have had a stellar year winning fans right, left and centre through an intense spell of gigging. Ahead of the band’s…

Facts About Dogs – Deathcats live

Deathcats / Yoko Pwno / Blood Indians – The Cool Cat Club, Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 7th June 2014 A family event meant that this was a truncated visit to the Cool Cat Club and I didn’t arrive early enough to catch more than the last 90 seconds of Blood Indians. It was…

You Never Change – Deathcats/Fruit Tones E.P.

A slightly belated nod to the Deathcats/Fruit Tones split single, or should I say, Thplit cassette, out on Fuzzkill Records earlier in the month. Deathcats are certainly no strangers to these pages of late and their two tracks on the E.P. are a further illustration of just why that is. Their two contributions on the…