Bunker Busters – The Phantom Band live

The Phantom Band / Adam Stafford / River of Slime – The Tunnels, Aberdeen – Friday 6th June 2014 Friday night at the Tunnels was a good reminder of why I don’t go to that many shows in Aberdeen. Even with the show finishing at 11:30, it was still nearly 2 a.m. until I got…

She’s Got Every Suitor’s Attention – Lomond Campbell E.P.

The first releases in some time from the FOUND Collective are due later this month – but despite the fact that it’s over 2 years since the release of ‘factorycraft’, they’re not FOUND releases. Instead 19th July will see the release of two separate E.P.s by Ziggy and  Kev from the band in their solo…

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…

The MPT Singles/EPs of 2011

It’s been a good year for the short form releases this year. There have been some years when I seem to have hardly bought any singles or E.P.s but not 2011. Here’s the best baker’s dozen of releases (and I’ve not included the likes of Panda Su nor the Young Spooks …) E.P. of the…

You’re No Ziggy Campbell

What does a band do if it can’t play its own single launch? Well that was the problem that faced FOUND when they were unable to perform at this evening’s single launch for ‘Anti-Climb Paint’ due to Ziggy’s tonsilitis. Their solution was to get friends to play their songs instead and they were so successful…