Boys Night March 2015

Mar 25

Boys Night March 2015

Great night at Alan’s place… Playlist A few where i’m not sure if I have got the right track and four which I can’t find on Spotify (see below playlist). Nils Petter Molvær ‎– Khmer (The Remixes) Son Little – Trampled Underfoot https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-WcKKd6ST8 Brian Eno – Some Words Alasdair Roberts & Robin Robinson...

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The Best of 2014

Jan 26

The Best of 2014

Albums of the year – top 5 1. Melanie De Biasio – No Deal 2. Samaris – Silkidrangar 3. The Gloaming – The Gloaming 4. East India Youth – Total Strife Forever 5. Beck – Morning Phase Also F.A.B. Fink – Hard Believer Elbow – The Take Off and Landing of Everything Polar Bear – In Each and Every One FKA Twigs –...

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2013: THE VOTE OF THE PENCAITLAND JURY

Jan 06

2013: THE VOTE OF THE PENCAITLAND JURY

ALBUMS OF THE YEAR John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts Forest Swords – Engravings Juliana Barwick – Nepenthe Mark Kozalek & Jimmy LaValle – Perils from the Sea Fuck Buttons – Slow Focus Kurt Vile – Walking on a Pretty Daze Boards of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest Amiina – The Lighthouse Project Laki Mera – Turn...

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The Best of 2012

Dec 02

The Best of 2012

That time of year again – and back to buying new cds (and downloads). Headlines are – a good year for Scottish music (The Scottish Album of the Year Award is a great idea), John Cale ROCKS at 70 and Robert Wyatt can bring a tear to the eye just by talking, Scottish football provided more entertainment off the pitch than on it, Danny Boyle is God (with...

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Music, film etc – best of 2011

Dec 03

Music, film etc – best of 2011

MY Albums of the year (I only bought a couple of new releases after July, so the choice is a bit limited) King Creosote and John Hopkins – Diamond Mine Anna Calvi – Anna Calvi Beirut – Riptide (including best track of the year ‘Santa Fe’) Joan as Police Woman – The Deep Field PJ Harvey – Let England Shake Single (and Promo...

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My Best of 2010

Dec 03

My Best of 2010

Listens John Grant – Queen of Denmark Peter Gabriel – Scratch My Back The Besnard Lakes – Are the Roaring Night XX – XX Jim Moray – In Modern History Amiina – Puzzle Promo Video Amiina Sicsac Reissue King Crimson – Islands Gig Jane Siberry – without a doubt (and no, the rumours are still not true!) Film Can’t...

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