Meat For A Fortnight – Kid Canaveral live

Kid Canaveral / Sonny Carntyne / Randolph’s Leap (solo) – Rio Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Friday 24th March 2017 A sold-out New Portsound welcomed Kid Canaveral to Newport-on-Tay on Friday for an ultimately triumphant set. Initially though there was something missing when Kid C started with ‘First We Take Dumbarton’ – turned out it was the guitars,…

What’s In The Red Box? – Spare Snare live

Spare Snare / Haystack Monolith / Esperi – New Portsound – Rio Community Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Saturday 17th September, 2016 A somewhat belated review for what was supposed to be the last Spare Snare gig of 2016. First up was Esperi and Chris Marr’s blend of looped magic. The first couple of tunes were fairly…

This Madness – Adam Stafford live

Adam Stafford – New Portsound, Rio Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Friday 1st May 2015 Last night’s visit to the latest New Portsound show proved to be briefer than we would have liked. Having completely missed the Sonny Carntyne set due to family (taxi) obligations, we had to make do with listening to Robbie Lesiuk’s LP on…

Merriment – St Kilda Mailboat / Sonny Carntyne live

New Portsound Pre-Christmas Merriment with St Kilda Mailboat, Sonny Carntyne and Layla Brown – Rio Community Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Saturday 7th December 2013 On Saturday night three of the MP Family headed northwards for our musical entertainment from a diverse range of acts courtesy of New Portsound. There was a decent turnout which was to…

In Trance As Mission – Adam Stafford live

Adam Stafford Adam Stafford / Sonny Carntyne / Radio Trees – New Portsound, Rio Community Centre, Newport on Tay – 2nd March 2012 The Simple Minds song title used in the above heading seems perfect to describe Adam Stafford. Regardless of how many people are watching him, both times I’ve seen him he seems totally…