Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2015 - scaling back

2015 will see Brightlight scaled back to focus solely on covering Mogwai's live activities.

My intention is to maintain the gigography, but the rest of the site will no longer be updated.

forthcoming shows


Thanks to everyone who's contributed over the last 15 years.

The forum will continue to operate as normal

Monday, December 1, 2014

Ben and Finlay - 2014 auction

Mogwai have donated two items to the 2014 auction benefiting autistic twins Ben and Finlay.

Item 81
A test pressing of Mogwai’s new EP - titled the Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1. – released 30/11/2014 – – thank you Stuart Braithwaite

Item 82
Bottle of Mogwai Single Cask Whisky, a specially bottled single cask 9-year-old Glenallachie celebrating the release of Mogwai’s ‘Rave Tapes’ album, 70cl – now sold out – – thank you Stuart Braithwaite

The auction runs from Monday 1st December to Sunday 14th December.

Music Industry 3, Fitness Industry 1 - out today

Mogwai release their new ep 'Music Industry 3, Fitness Industry 1' via Rock Action today (1st December 2014)

Available via digital download, CD and very limited edition 12-inch vinyl formats.

Sunday, November 30, 2014

2014 touring

Mogwai played their last show of 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia earlier today.
Setlist above courtesy of Instagram user 'hajarhusna'

104 public Mogwai shows in 2014.

Two incomplete setlists - Sasquatch (23rd May), Bad Bonn Kilbi (30th May)
Three unconfirmed setlists - Seoul (16th Feb), El Paso (22nd April), Electric Picnic (31st August)

35 tracks played. Live debuts for Deesh, Simon Ferocious, Teenage Exorcists.

Remurdered (100 shows)
How To Be A Werewolf (93)
I'm Jim Morrison, I'm Dead (93)
Deesh (90)
Heard About You Last Night (90)
Rano Pano (87)
Master Card (77)
Hunted By A Freak (68)
Mogwai Fear Satan (64)
We're No Here (59)
Mexican Grand Prix (58)
Batcat (54)
Friend Of The Night (53)
Auto Rock (51)
The Lord Is Out Of Control (49)
Ithica 27ΓΈ9 (48)
White Noise (47)
Take Me Somewhere Nice (36)
New Paths to Helicon pt.1 (35)
Ex-Cowboy (30)
Travel Is Dangerous (22)
Blues Hour (17)
Christmas Steps (16)
2 Rights Make 1 Wrong (13)
Cody (9)
Yes! I Am A Long Way From Home (9)
New Paths to Helicon pt.2 (7)
Teenage Exorcists (6)
You Don't Know Jesus (4)
Glasgow Mega-Snake (3)
Small Children In The Background (3)
Killing All The Flies (2)
Like Herod (2)
May Nothing But Happiness Come Through Your Door (2)
San Pedro (1)
Simon Ferocious (1)
Wizard Motor (1)

Friday, November 28, 2014

Mogwai members play Krautrock show in Glasgow
Members of The Phantom Band and Mogwai are set to team up with the founding member of German experimental rockers Faust for a one-off show in Glasgow to acknowledge the legacy of the krautrock movement of the 1960s and 70s.

Faust founder Hans Joachim Irmler, Stuart Braithwaite and Martin Bulloch of Mogwai, and Andy Wake and Duncan Marquiss of The Phantom Band will perform specially-created material at the Musik / Reise (Music / Travel) show at multi-arts venue Platform in Glasgow’s Easterhouse.

Musik / Reise is at Platform in Easterhouse, Glasgow on 10 Jan 2015; tickets are £10.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Music Industry 3, Fitness Industry 1 - Pitchfork stream

Mogwai release their new ep 'Music Industry 3, Fitness Industry 1' via Rock Action on 1st December 2014.

The EP can be streamed in full at Pitchfork:

Apparently Marc Riley mentioned last week that there may be another Mogwai session for BBC 6Music to tie-in with the EP release. Thanks Simon.

Friday, November 7, 2014

Metronomy remix

John Cummings remix of Metronomy's 'The Upsetter'