Ten Years of MPT #1 – 2007/8

To mark the blog’s 10th anniversary I thought I’d have a quick run through of my favourite albums from the blog’s history. Since one of  my first posts on the blog was my top albums of 2006, this post will features the lists of 2006, 2007 and 2008. It’s interesting to look back to the…

Ask Yer Maw! – Frightened Rabbit live

Frightened Rabbit / PAWS / Be Charlotte – Barrowlands, Glasgow – Sunday 18th December 2016 This was a gig that I wasn’t supposed to be going to. Having gifted MPK2 three tickets for his birthday the original plan was to drop him and a couple of his mates at the show and go for a…

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-…

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…

Still Here (1)

  Yes, still here, if not terribly prolific in the last week. I’ve been quite enjoying two LPs over the last few days – Rick Redbeard’s ‘Your Selfish Heart’ and Pictish Trail’s ‘Secret Soundz Vol 2’. To some extent neither is quite my bag but the best tracks on both records are pretty special –…

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…