Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: Too Fast To Live, Too Young TO Die book

REVIEW: Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die book

Too Fast To Live, Too Young To Die, released summer 2020, is a glossy 353 page hard back book written by Andrew Krivine published via Rocket 88 Books. With a standard £30 edition plus a whopping £275 super duper edition…

REVIEW: COW - Volume Switch On album

REVIEW: COW – Volume Switch On album

Cow are similar in their musical output to Everything But The Girl, with band leaders and songwriters Mark and Maxine exhibiting a delicate sound to their folk pop textures, The Carpenters, Nick Drake and Bobbie Gentry spring to mind as…

AN EVENING WITH TOM MEIGHAN

AN EVENING WITH TOM MEIGHAN

AN EVENING WITH KASABIAN FRONT MAN TOM MEIGHAN HOSTED BY CLINT BOON SATURDAY 20TH JUNE 2020 LIVE STREAM Q&A + MEET AND GREET On the evening that Kasabian were due to play their only UK show of 2020 at Leicester’s…

REVIEW: Ex Norwegian - Hue Spotting

REVIEW: Ex Norwegian – Hue Spotting

The indulgent sounds of Ex Norwegian make their lively return with their 10thstudio album release Hue Spotting let loose on June 5thvia Beyond Before records. Essentially the collection is a blitz of electronic psychedelic spaced out compositions the sort of…

REVIEW: Marion - The Program reissue

REVIEW: Marion – The Program reissue

Following on from the huge success of their debut album Manson look set to score another hit with their follow up The Program, which has recently been reissued by Demon Music Group for the first time on vinyl, is a…

REVIEW: Long Pigs - The Sun Is Often Out reissue

REVIEW: Longpigs – The Sun Is Often Out reissue

Sheffields melodic heroes Longpigs came to the rescue of many love torn music fans in the late 90’s on the back the britpop fad, their exciting brand of pop guitar lullabies captured many fans including Supergrass, Echobelly and Radiohead who…

REVIEW: Marion - This World and Body reissue

REVIEW: Marion – This World and Body reissue

Hailing from Macclesfield, Marion who were signed to London records were firm favourites in and amongst the Britpop scene of the mid 90’s. The nucleus of the band consisted of frontman Jaime Harding, guitarists Phil Cunningham and Tony Grantham, bassist…

REVIEW: 17 From Morden - Various Artists

REVIEW: 17 From Morden – Various Artists

With a highly impressive back catalogue of highly sought after and rare material, Top Sounds Records have again broken through the clouds of mediocrity with a dazzling collection of previously unreleased gems from the Oak Records archives. Unearthed from long…

REVIEW: Aviator - All You Haters

REVIEW: Aviator – All You Haters

Aviator aka Pete Wilkinson is back with another stunning album entitled All You Haters release on 22ndJune 2020. On CD, Vinyl and Download. This is yet again a popular mix of luxurious acoustics, psychedelic sonic blasts, blissed out vocals all…