Author Archives: Matt Mead

About Matt Mead

Freelance writer who likes anything with heart and soul
NEW MUSIC: Lou Price (Swimming Tapes) new single

NEW MUSIC: Lou Price (Swimming Tapes) new single

Lou Price reveals new single “Figure It Out” second track from Swimming Tapes singer’s debut solo EP Parkside Grooming – out 16th July via Hand In Hive Today (Wednesday 9th June) Lou Price is sharing a new single in the…

NEWS: USE HEARING PROTECTION: The Early Years of Factory Records exhibition

NEWS: The Early Years of Factory Records exhibition

Factory Records’ roads less travelled are explored in rare artefacts, books, film, music and more as Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum brings the label’s legacy home: USE HEARING PROTECTION: The Early Years of Factory Records Rarely and never-before-seen photographs, artwork…

NEWS: Vinyl reissue of Audioweb and Drugstore albums

NEWS: Vinyl reissue of Audioweb and Drugstore albums

On 4th June, Demon Music Group will release 180g coloured vinyl reissues of three albums of the mid-late ‘90s. Manchester-based band Audioweb were renowned for their exciting mix of alternative rock, reggae and electronica. They compromised of vocalist Martin ‘Sugar’…

NEWS: Das Wasteland Records takes off with vinyl release

NEWS: Das Wasteland Records takes off with vinyl release

Das Wasteland Records takes off with ‘sonic polaroid of Berlin’s musical culture’. The Berlin-based record label’s debut compilation vinyl features Tim Burgess, Mark Reeder, King Khan, Nathan (Fat White Family) Saoudi, Saint Leonard, Stony Sugarskull, Drab City, Otto Von Bismark…

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…