Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
REVIEW: Paul Weller - Fat Pop (Volume 1)

NEWS: Paul Weller new album – Fat Pop Volume 1

We may be cursed to be in the midst a global pandemic, buffeted by all of its stresses and pain. But everyone knows that art provides succour, that music is the most reliable balm. And for many there is further…

NEW SONG: Lucigenic - Hope

NEW MUSIC: Lucigenic – Hope – Gigslutz

When the phrase supergroup is mentioned the likes of 60’s bands such as Blind Faith including Eric Clapton and Steve Window, and The Dirty Mac, featuring Clapton, Keith Richards and John Lennon, might come to mind, with the latter collaboration…

INTERVIEW: Steve Ellis of The Love Affair

The Love Affair were the much loved 60’s mod outfit that combined English tare away looks, big orchestrated time less numbers with an conquering lead singer in the guise of Steve Ellis. Having a rasping voice in a similar vein…

REVIEW: Scarred For Life – Volume 2

REVIEW: Scarred For Life – Volume 2

A second volume of the Scarred For Life books is certainly something to get your teeth into if you’re a fan of the likes of Grotbags scaring the living daylights out of you whilst she claimed to be all about…

REVIEW: The La’s – Callin’ All 1986- 1987

REVIEW: The La’s – Callin’ All 1986- 1987

The brainchild of Lee Mavers and his band The La’s have produced some of the very best music to come out of Liverpool, ever. Their debut album is the stuff of legend, recorded multiple times with various producers all of…

A CELEBRATION: Nottingham’s Rock City at 40

A CELEBRATION: Nottingham’s Rock City at 40

Nottingham’s Rock City has been heralded the best venue in the country, having not visited all of the venues in the country I can’t make comment on that being true but what I can say is the venue is the…