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…

Review of 2013 – LPs 21-50

Time to bring the navel gazing to an end and start the longest countdown of LPs I’ve ever attempted with numbers 21-50 of my top, ahem, 50. 21           Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt 22           Poltergeist – Your Mind Is A Box (Let Us Fill It With Wonder) 23           The Kissaway Trail – Breach 24           Julian Cope-…

Restoration Game – Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles IV

Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles IV – with Edwyn Collins, De Rosa, Pictish Trail, This Many Boyfriends, Rozi Plain, Tuff Love and Siobhan Wilson – Portobello Town Hall – Saturday 14th December 2013 Nigh on impossible to review a Christmas party but the fourth installment of the Canaverals’ Baubles Yulefest was every bit as enjoyable as…

The Final SAY/Swamped by 2013

So belated congratulations to R.M. Hubbert on winning the second Scottish Album of the Year award for his 2012 release ‘Thirteen Lost and Found’. After just two awards it’s difficult to draw many conclusions from the winners but, whilst both Aidan and Bill and Hubby owe much of their profiles to indie audiences neither record…