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…

2018 According To … The Lovely Eggs

To kick off another shortened series of reviews of the year,  Andy spoke to Holly from the Lovely Eggs. Thanks to both. Your Own Music Your own musical highlight of the  year? Bringing out This is Eggland in February. Favourite performance of the year? Toss up between Green Man Festival and our sell out show…

Go For It! – The Lovely Eggs live

The Lovely Eggs / Rob Auton / ILL – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Thursday 11th October 2018 Having stumbled across the brilliant ‘This Is Eggland’ LP earlier this year, and learning at more or less the same time that Andy had booked the Lovely Eggs for a Dundee show, this one was in the…

Create Your Own World – The Lovely Eggs interview

I arrived at The Lovely Eggs punk-rock-psychedelic-party rather late but rather than stand around like a wallflower I was soon immersed in their crazy world (writes Andy Wood). Rough and raw but melodic and engaging, their third album, 2012’s Wildlife had me instantly hooked as did its successor, This Is Our Nowhere which landed in…

MPT Quarterly Review – Q1/2018

I’ve done another of these Spotify playlists – this time to reflect the best of my purchases in the first quarter of the year: It’s the first quarter that’s properly been affected by a Spotify subscription – a fair number of the albums have been auditioned first via streaming and that’s led to fewer purchases…