Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: Paul Weller – live at the Barbican 2021

REVIEW: Paul Weller – live at the Barbican 2021

This middle weekend of May 2021 is turning into some sort of Paul Weller explosion! Friday saw the release of Fat Pop on Polydor Records, widely regarded as yet another master stroke in the Modfathers vastly lauded musical adventures, we…

REVIEW: Billy Fury - Three Saturdays with Billy

REVIEW: Billy Fury – Three Saturdays with Billy

Nigel Lees is the mastermind behind one of the most exciting and inventive reissue record labels around in the current music market. Having released sumptuous releases by The Artwoods, The Action plus fascinating compilation releases entitled 17 From Morden and…

NEWS: Gary Crowley Lost 80s 2 CD box set & vinyl

NEWS: Gary Crowley Lost 80s 2 CD box set & vinyl

On 25th June, Demon Music Group will release the second installment in BBC Radio London’s Gary Crowley’s Lost 80s series. Gary continues the musical odyssey he began in 2019, this time digging even deeper to bring the listener a truly…

INTERVIEW: The Selecter's Pauline Black talks to Gigslutz

INTERVIEW: The Selecter’s Pauline Black talks to Gigslutz

Chrysalis Records continue their celebration of 2 Tone Records with… The Selecter  ‘Too Much Pressure’. 3 CD box set featuring remastered album, non-album singles  and b-sides, John Peel session, previously unreleased rarities, and a 24-page book with sleeve notes by…