Life Under Lockdown #12 – Scott McKinlay (STOOR)

 I say this all the time but STOOR are probably still the best band you’ve never heard (I concur – MPT). Then again, if you are taking the time to read this then you probably have heard and loved them and I’m preaching to the converted. Still, if you are just following the series and…

The Last 2019 List … Ever! – Andy’s Favourite LPs

So, another year, another list of albums that I fell in love with (writes Andy Wood). Who gives a damn? The world is full of end of the year lists already, let alone one that has appeared weeks, even months after the start of the new year. Does anyone even read this stuff? I don’t…

Recovery Mode #3 – November / December gigs

Despite illness I still managed to see the following acts in November and December: The Cathode Ray / STOOR / Roy Moller / Shock and Awe / Wozniak / Book Group / Seas, Starry / Withered Hand (3 times!) / De Rosa (twice) / Jill Lorean / Goodbye Mr Mackenzie (twice)  / The Filthy Tongues…

Banging On – STOOR live

STOOR / Simon Reid / A Hooker Without Jesus – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 30th March 2019 I’m going to keep banging on about STOOR frankly until someone makes me stop. New album ‘Fleam’ (out now on Stereogram!) is destined to be one of the albums of the year so last weekend’s launch…

MPT Quarterly Report (Q1, 2019)

As is fast becoming a tradition, here’s another quarterly Spotify playlist to reflect new music from the last 3 months. As ever it’s a mix of singles and album tracks with quite a few new names around here (including Better Oblivion Community Centre and Gong Gong Gong III the latter who supported Bodega in February)…