Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: Denise Johnson – Where Does It Go

REVIEW: Denise Johnson – Where Does It Go

I’m going to say what everyone is thinking. Denise Johnson was and is one of the most underrated female vocalist to come out of Manchester. The likes of Lisa Stansfield and Rowetta may have received their acclaim, rightly so for…

REVIEW: Ennio Morricone – Lounge

REVIEW: Ennio Morricone – Lounge

One of the elite composers of modern times has been, Oscar winning, Ennio Morricone. Italian born with the hallowed gift for trumpet playing, composer, orchestrator and conductor, this highly regarded musician certainly knew a good thing when he heard it…

NEWS: Ennio Morricone Themes Giallo

NEWS: Ennio Morricone Themes Giallo

Music On Vinyl presents Ennio Morricone Themes, a wonderful and unique collection of the greatest music ‘The Maestro’ composed for movies over the past 70 years, divided into different Themes. Each Theme centers on a different movie genre, together they…

REVIEW: Eddie Piller presents The Mod Revival

REVIEW: Eddie Piller presents The Mod Revival

The 2 words Mod Revival when put together in a sentence might conjure up images of young bands dressed in freshly purchased outfits from Carnaby Street trying to look and sing the part whilst playing a Rickenbacker guitar. Mod or…

NEWS: Michael Robert Murphy – Dry Those Tears new song

NEWS: Michael Robert Murphy – Dry Those Tears new song

After two quick fire first singles Liverpool’s Michael Robert Murphy drops his eagerly awaited debut EP ‘Metamorph’ October 9th 2020, which includes the emotionally charged ballad ‘Dry Those Tears’ and announces his first big hometown headline show May 14th 2021…

REVIEW: Gene – Yours For The Taking best of

REVIEW: Gene – Yours For The Taking best of

I remember Gene being indie heroes on the BBC Radio 1 Evening Session with the likes of Steve Lamacq and Jo Whiley whetting their appetite the instant a new track was announced. The weekly music papers also had a field…

INTERVIEW: Mick Talbot – The Style Council

INTERVIEW: Mick Talbot – The Style Council

The Style Council. The band that followed The Jam. The reason The Jam split up. Paul Weller’s weird years. Call them what you will, The Style Council have always been an exceptional band of the 80’s, possibly the best of…