Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
NEW MUSIC: SMALL FACES – LIVE 1966

NEW MUSIC: SMALL FACES – LIVE 1966

KENNEY JONES ON A MISSION TO BEAT THE BOOTLEGGERS! LAUNCHES OWN INDEPENDENT RECORD LABEL TO PROTECT LIVE & PREVIOUSLY UNRELEASED RECORDINGS – NICE RECORDS FIRST ALBUM OUT BOASTS EARLIEST KNOWN RECORDING OF A SMALL FACES CONCERT – FULLY RESTORED, NEWLY-MASTERED…

25th anniversary celebration of Rob Collins

25th anniversary celebration of Rob Collins

When mentioning Hammond organ players, names that roll off the tongue as being in the legendary category might include Booker T Jones, Ian McLagan and Jimmy Smith, to name but a few in a long line who have taken up…

NEW MUSIC: MICHAEL AFTERNOON

NEW MUSIC: MICHAEL AFTERNOON

Normality is elastic and in the world of Novelty Island the twang of the intoxicatingly surreal reverberates around latest single, Michael Afternoon, an electrified, lo-fi chug in and out of the life of a smudged storybook character. Crossing the wires of Revolver-era Beatles and the slacker…

NEWS: Boo Radley's return with new music

NEWS: Boo Radley’s return with new music

Critically-adored sonic explorers, The Boo Radleys will return with their first new music in over two decades, releasing the dark beauty of A Full Syringe And Memories Of You on Thu 8 July 2021. Originally immersed in the category of…

NEWS: The Libertines exhibition - Roger Sargent

NEWS: The Libertines exhibition – Roger Sargent

Snap Galleries, specialists in contemporary pop culture, are delighted to mark the start of their collaboration with Roger Sargent with an exhibition of images from his Libertines archives.  Roger Sargent has been described by The Guardian as “the UK’s most…

NEW MUSIC: Sunzoom release melodic new single

NEW MUSIC: Sunzoom release melodic new single

New Colorama signing Sunzoom storms ahead with a melodic and dreamy new single inspired by an old beaten up book from a brica-brac shop in Liverpool Sunzoom has been slowly making his presence known, gathering momentum over the whole lockdown…