Recovery Mode #2 – October Gigs Catch-Up

She Makes War Meursault / Jonnie Common – La Belle Angelle, Edinburgh (Friday 4th) Pip Blom / Personal Trainer– The Caves, Edinburgh – (Wednesday 9th) St Christopher Medal – Birnam Art Centre (Saturday 12th) Bis / LIINES / Spare Snare – Mono, Glasgow (Sunday 13th) She Makes War / Skating Polly – The Lexington, London…

Country Music Makes Me Sad – St Christopher Medal album review

St Christopher Medal – Hoof! (Stereogram Recordings) My Stereogram journey has now reached the point that I can no longer expect to be surprised by a new release – certainly not when it comes to a second release. And as ‘Hoof!’ is the second full length from St Christopher Medal, then there’s something directly to…

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…

Song of the Week #15 – St. Christopher Medal

This is good news. Not only is there an excellent new single due from St. Christopher Medal at the end of the month, but a new album, ‘Hoof’ is being quoted by label Stereogram Recordings. ‘Fallen Angel’ is described as: Classic Scottish songwriting (TFC, Lloyd Cole, Trashcan Sinatras) and sweeping alt-Americana (GP, Wilco, Okkervil River)…

2017 – Singles and E.P.s

Here’s a rundown of the best of this year’s short form releases. Top 10 Singles 1.       The Breeders – Wait in the Car 2.       St Christopher Medal – Wayne Moon Pilot 3.       The Surfing Magazine – New Day 4.       Bdy_Prts – Rooftops 5.       Oddnesse – Swim to the Shore 6.       Slowdive – Star Roving 7.      …