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…

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…

Wakey, Wakey! – Wire and Protomartyr live

Stag and Dagger Festival 2018 – Wire / Protomartyr / Bo Ningen / Warm Digits – The Art School, Glasgow – Sunday 6th May 2018 The lure of Wire and Protomartyr had flagged up this year’s Stag and Dagger as a possibility but the deal was only really sealed when I discovered that both were…

My Favourite Albums of 2017 by Andy Wood

  (MPT note – As ever with Andy’s pieces, there’s plenty to read below so rather than, as in previous years, put the videos he’s suggested up, I’ve created a Spotify playlist with (most of the songs instead). Which you can listen to as you read! There are a couple of videos later on though.) If…

How You Gonna Sleep Tonight? – MPT 2017 Playlist #3

“How you gonna sleep tonight?” Here’s the third playlist looking back on some of my favourite songs from the last 12 months. Not sure that this one isn’t the one that has a few more surprises than the others:

2017 LPs – 11-20

Into the Top 20 then … 11. ULTRAS – ULTRAS 12. Thurston Moore – Rock’n’roll Consciousness 13. Bdy_Prts – Fly Invisible Hero 14. Wozniak – Courage Reels 15. Sam Barber & The Outcasts – Erebus 16. Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology 17. Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun 18. Mitchell Museum – The Everett Trap 19. Protomartyr…