2017 LPs – 11-20

Into the Top 20 then … 11. ULTRAS – ULTRAS 12. Thurston Moore – Rock’n’roll Consciousness 13. Bdy_Prts – Fly Invisible Hero 14. Wozniak – Courage Reels 15. Sam Barber & The Outcasts – Erebus 16. Jane Weaver – Modern Kosmology 17. Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun 18. Mitchell Museum – The Everett Trap 19. Protomartyr…

2016 – Top 20 Singles

For some reason I seem to have got a lot more singles, in one form or another, than normal this year. I’ll concede that the definition of ‘single’ is more flexible than in the days of 7″s and albums but think the following list makes a pretty diverse (and great) playlist for 2016. Often I’m…

MPT’s Singles of 2015

Most years I tend to find it quite easy to pick my favourite single of the year but, for some reason, it’s been quite hard to do so this year. In fact, it’s so close I’m almost tempted to not bother ranking the first few but for posterity’s sake, have done so, at least as…

Christmas Admin – Kid Canaveral’s Xmas Baubles VI

Kid Canaveral’s Xmas Baubles VI – featuring Kid Canaveral, Bossy Love, De Rosa, Prehistoric Friends, Kathryn Joseph, ULTRAS and the Pictish Trail The sixth edition of Kid Canaveral’s Xmas Baubles was something of a return to its roots as the event moved from Portobello Town Hall to a smaller venue, in this case Pilrig St…

Heaven Up Here – West End Festival

    The Phantom Band West End Festival All Dayer – featuring The Phantom Band, Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat, We Were Promised Jetpacks, RM Hubbert, Tuff Love, De Rosa and ULTRAS – Oran Mor, Glasgow – Sunday 21st June 2015 It’s been a hectic week so it’s taken me this long to get the…