Water Park – The Cure live in Glasgow

The Cure / Mogwai / The Twilight Sad / The Joy Formidable – Bellahouston Park, Glasgow – Friday 16th August 2019 I’ve had something of an on/off relationship with the Cure. For every album I’ve got of theirs, there’s probably two I don’t own and I’m pretty certain that I’ve not bought anything after ‘Kiss…

BAMS 2014 – The Result

The Twilight Sad’s fourth album, ‘Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave’ has emerged as the winner of the sixth annual poll of Scottish Blogs and Music Sites (BAMS). The Twilight Sad pipped ‘Rave Tapes’ by Scottish indie veterans Mogwai in a straight head to head shoot-out between the top two albums….

LPs 2014 – Part 1 (Nos 11-30 and Honourable Mentions)

And now the start of the MPT countdown. Looking down the list there are some great records in here and, as last year, there’s a good few here which would have made the Top 10 in previous years. So without any further ado here’s albums 11-30: 11. Withered Hand – New Gods 12. Randolph’s Leap…

2012 LPs – 1-10

Whilst 2012 has been a better year for good LPs than last year, I confess that I feel that are far fewer great LPs than in previous years. Maybe I was just looking in the wrong places. Anyhow without further ado here are my favourite 10 albums of the year: 10. The Twilight Sad –…

Only One Way This Is Going To End – The Twilight Sad LP review

The Twilight Sad have changed tack again for 3rd LP ‘No One Can Ever Know’. Gone are the layered guitars of second LP ‘Forget The Night Ahead’ and in their place come washes of icy 80s synths which are reminiscent of the likes of Tubeway Army. Curiously though one of the effects is to make…