Life Under Lockdown #11 – Elizabeth Nelson (The Paranoid Style)

After a series of excellent E.P.s and a cracking debut album ‘Rolling Disclosure’, the Paranoid Style delivered that difficult second album ‘A Goddamn Impossible Way of Life’ last year. Well, I say difficult but Elizabeth Nelson and co make this rock’n’roll lark seem effortless and AGIWOL was another exhilarating blast of garage rock – the…

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…

Song of the Week #30 (2018) – The Paranoid Style

To be honest, I don’t need any excuse to feature the Paranoid Style on here. But, hot on the heels of their split single with Wussy on Bar/None (featured here very recently), the release of an 8-track reissue of the original, eh, five track E.P. ‘Rock’n’roll Just Can’t Recall’ gives me plenty of reason to…

Song of the Week #28 (2018) – Wussy

This week’s Song of the Week comes from the new split single between Wussy and the Paranoid Style released in the States recently on Bar None Records. I’ve featured the Style on here more than once in the past, so today I’m going to feature Wussy instead. Still a relatively new band to me (although…

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.      …