Vocalist, Bass Guitar, Drums, Keyboard.


Devon based musician (Plymouth / Exeter) though travel a lot for music predominantly a Guitarist though very competent bass player and occasional keyboard player. Has appeared on dozens of CD releases and toured the UK extensively over the past 25 years.

Currently Guitarist for Jazz legend Mike Westbrook as well as working as a solo artist and Guitar player for Alternative rock band All Living Fear whom have just completed a 25th anniversary tour.
As a support act I have performed with many name artists inc Hawkwind, Arthur Brown (whom I have also performed with and recorded with), It Bites, The Mission, Frank Turner, Spear Of Destiny, Balaam And The Angel, Mostly Autumn, The Blockheads, Lene Lovich & Willie and the Bandits.
I am looking to play sessions with other bands and artists for live and studio work my only stipulation is for original material only, not interested in Covers or tribute bands or artists.

Very keen on touring. Not a bread head, while expenses are nice, more interested in creative music.
I am also not looking for Metal, Punk or anything heavy.
matthewsnorth at g mail com

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Member since:
Mar 18 2014
Active within 2 weeks
Level of commitment:
Years playing music:
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
More than 3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:


Influences include David Gilmour, Ritchie Blackmore, the Thompson Twind, Duran Duran, All About Eve, Kate Bush, Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Zappa, Jean Michelle Jarre, Kraftwerk, Richard Thompson, Fairport Convention, The Yardbirds, The Cure and Elbow to name a few.

Instrument experience:

Rhythm Guitar:
Lead Guitar:


A variety of electric and acoustic guitars, Valve amps, good collection of effects pedals. Studio set up and mobile studio setup (16 tracks at once) with a reasonable selection of microphones. Professional video cameras (day job in television)