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About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: Suede – Head Music 4 CD deluxe version

REVIEW: Suede – Head Music 4 CD deluxe version

Around the time Head Music was released in 1999 Suede were literally the band of the moment. She’s in Fashion and Electricity were all over the charts as was bands lead singer Brett Anderson, Virgin Megastores had even gone to…

NEWS: BOY AZOOGA - BRAND NEW TRACK & VIDEO

NEWS: BOY AZOOGA – BRAND NEW TRACK & VIDEO

Boy Azooga, who released their much loved and critically acclaimed debut album, 1,2 Kung Fu!, in 2018 on Heavenly Recordings, make a return with a stand-alone release featuring a brand new song, O Silly Me back by a cracking cover…

NEWS: The Stooges 50th Anniversary deluxe edition available now

NEWS: The Stooges 50th Anniversary deluxe edition available now

Rhino celebrates the 50th anniversary for one of the most-influential debuts in rock history with a new digital Super Deluxe Edition of The Stooges’ self-titled proto-punk classic. The digital exclusive features the original album along with studio outtakes and alternates…

NEWS: Daniel Takes A Train new single North

NEWS: Daniel Takes A Train new single North

Original 80’s band Daniel Takes A Train release of their fourth single North, following their re-discovery by top German indie label Firestation Records. The song, which was recorded earlier this year in state-of-the-art music studios at Bucks New University, channels…

BOOK REVIEW: Ringo Starr – Another Day in the Life

BOOK REVIEW: Ringo Starr – Another Day in the Life

The latest photograph book by Ringo Starr A Day in the Life published by Genesis Publications brings together a bunch of photos and musings by the Beatle, capturing moments that you might not necessarily associate with Starr. Pulling together pictures…

NEWS: AJX500 A Collection From Acid Jazz

NEWS: AJX500 A Collection From Acid Jazz

AJX500 celebrates a milestone in Acid Jazz’s catalogue and at the same time harks back to the earlier label collections released in the Totally Wired series. This is carried through in both the choice of material – a mix of…

REVIEW: Space – Anthology box set - Demon Music

REVIEW: Space – Anthology box set – Demon Music

Liverpool’s psychedelic pop flamenco wizards Space have had their back catalogue complied together in a neat looking clamshell box set simply entitled Anthology with fresh liner notes by the band released via Demon Group. With a background in the psychedelic…

NEWS: Ihsan Al-Munzer’s Belly Dance Disco double vinyl

NEWS: Ihsan Al-Munzer’s Belly Dance Disco double vinyl

The first release in Ernesto Chahoud’s ‘Middle Eastern Heavens’ reissue series for BBE Music who are delighted to present Lebanese maestro Ihsan Al-Munzer’s 1979 album ‘Belly Dance Disco’ Release Date: January 31st 2020 on 2LP Vinyl (180g), CD, Digital. In…