Archive – Echo and The Bunnymen live – 2006

It’s something of an omission that Echo & the Bunnymen, such an essential part of my musical upbringing, have rarely featured on the blog. In fact I’ve never seen the band live in the life of the blog and so there’s not even a live review (although I did give their last but one LP…

There Was A Time When All This Felt Right – Meursault live

Meursault / Plastic Animals – Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – Wednesday 13th August 2014 So that’s it then. Meursault are done and dusted. And it’s no exaggeration to say that last night’s show at the Queen’s Hall marked the end of a significant chapter in recent Scottish music history. Over the last few years there is…

Glorious – Broken Records, Kid Canaveral and Book Group live

Broken Records / Kid Canaveral / Book Group – Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh – Saturday 2nd August 2014 Any bill with both Book Group and the Canaverals on it is going to be popular with the MPT family. But the good thing about Saturday was that the headliners, Broken Records, are less familiar in these parts….

Stark Contrast – Meursault interview

Neil performing at last year’s Pale Imitation Festival Last year Matthew from Song, By Toad Records, Neil from Meursault and Bart from eagleowl came up with the idea of the Pale Imitation Festival to run during the Edinburgh Festival. Ahead of this year’s Pale Imitation (which starts on Saturday) Neil spoke to MPT about the…

Panic Buy Carrots – #UNRAVEL live

#UNRAVEL live “It was a bad idea to do this in Scotland” – a theme that Aidan Moffat returned to a couple of times last night during #UNRAVEL live. I think he was joking but then it was a bit of a rammy at times. But an entertaining rammy. Live #UNRAVEL was both more and…