Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
NEWS: Special edition half-speed master of ‘More Specials’

NEWS: Special edition half-speed master of ‘More Specials’

Following the huge acclaim and success of last year’s half-speed master of ‘Specials’, on 20th November Chrysalis Records will release a half-speed master of The Specials’ second album, 1980’s ‘More Specials’… Formed in Coventry in the mid-1970s, The Specials (originally…

REVIEW: London - Patrick Keiller - fuel publishing

REVIEW: London – Patrick Keiller – fuel publishing

The latest Fuel Publication book details a place known around the world as being mecca for all types of people to gather,  enticed by its nooks and crannies, the bigger details and it’s shimmering startling scenery. London, a new book…

NEWS: The Lathums release 'The Snake' to just one fan

NEWS: The Lathums release ‘The Snake’ to just one fan

Fast-rising, crowd-pulling indie poets The Lathums are to harness their burgeoning popularity for the greater good, by releasing a specially recorded cover of Al Wilson’s Northern Soul classic, The Snake on 7” vinyl in a limited edition of – ONE…

NEWS: Bradford return with a new single and new album

NEWS: Bradford return with a new single and new album

Returning with their first original music in over three decades – BRADFORD – will release a brand new album in 2021: ‘Bright Hours’. Featuring founding members Ian H. (vocals) and Ewan Butler (guitar), the reunion also sees the band welcome…

KRAFTWERK released new coloured vinyl reissues

KRAFTWERK released new coloured vinyl reissues

Announce new coloured vinyl LP reissues of the 2009 Remasters available from 9 Oct on Parlophone Records Limited edition 180g heavyweight UK & German studio albums each with illustrated booklet Following the recent announcement of Kraftwerk’s 3-D The Catalogue (Dolby…