MPT’s E.P.s of 2015

It’s been a good year for E.P.s (/mini albums) even if one of the ones I’ve listened to the most this year doesn’t (quite) qualify! But more of that later. The list … 1. The Paranoid Style – Rock’n’Roll Just Can’t Recall (Battle Worldwide) Without question the most played record of  the year in the…

MPT’s Singles of 2015

Most years I tend to find it quite easy to pick my favourite single of the year but, for some reason, it’s been quite hard to do so this year. In fact, it’s so close I’m almost tempted to not bother ranking the first few but for posterity’s sake, have done so, at least as…

MPT October Playlist

Here’s a few tracks from recent-ish releases that have received a lot of airtime in the MPT household over the last few weeks: Low – The Innocents (from ‘Ones and Sixes’ LP – Sub Pop) Thula Borah – Bone Ships (from ‘Hope For Disappointment’ E.P. – Kill Jester) Bruising – Emo Friends (single – Beech…

Cut and Run – Memory Man live

Memory Man – The Green Room, Perth – Thursday 24th September Ever since hearing ‘Felix Baumgartner’ on the Vic Galloway show at the tail end of last year I’ve been keen to catch Memory Man live. Last Thursday night at the Green Room in Perth finally provided the opportunity. Thursday was also my first visit…

You’ve Got To Find A Way – Memory Man E.P.

Memory Man – Lost Lovers E.P. (Black Ditto Recordings) The cancellation of Friday’s Memory Man gig in Dunfermline might have denied me the chance to see the band live for the  first time but it at least gives me the chance to fill that “gap” in the MPT “schedule” with a look at their debut…

Going Blank (Again) – Memory Man interview

Glasgow’s Memory Man first came to MPT’s attention towards the back end of 2014 through the good offices of Mr Vic Galloway when he played the band’s wonderful debut single ‘Felix Baumgartner’. I was hooked straight away and have been anxious for a follow-up release. Fortunately the last few months have seen the band split…