You Look Better, Closer Together – Low live

Low / Richard Youngs – The Tramway, Glasgow – Tuesday 26th January 2019 Glasgow. School night. These are not propitious omens given my history of missing Low shows since I started buying the records . Yet if anyone’s worth the hassle of a midweek show in Glasgow, then it has to be Low, particularly on the…

2018 – MPT Annual Report

Commencing my review of 2018, here’s a playlist featuring some of my favourite songs of the year. I always find these long playlists a little daunting so, to try and make it a little more accessible, I’d suggest that the 33 tracks can be broken down into 6 sides of vinyl as follows: Side 1…

Song of the Week #9 (2018) – Low

Spent a couple of days this week working at home because of the snow and spent a good chunk of that listening to Low. This is the song that’s popped to the top of the internal jukebox: According to Alan on Twitter, 2018 will see not just a new Low LP but also UK dates…

Make A Run For It – 2015 Album of the Year Revisited

Not much time for blogging at the moment, so let’s make this a good song at least. I spent the tail end of 2015 agonising over my choice for album of the year. It was a toss-up between Low ‘Ones and Sixes’ and the Chills’ ‘Silver Bullets’ and, in the end, I plumped for the…

2016 – Live

Hell – that was some year for gigs. And there were a good few that I managed to miss for one reason or another. Live band of the year? A tough one but it’s difficult to look past the Triffids and Friends even, if like last year, it’s on the basis of just the one…