Big World Publishing is an independent music publisher established in 2000 by Patrick Meads.

Representing the finest funk, soul, jazz, electronica, Latin jazz, afro funk, ambient, blues, reggae etc., our artists & writers include: The New Mastersounds, Eddie Roberts, Lack of Afro, Wax & Herbal T, The Damn Straights, Souls of Gama, The Unity Sextet, Blue Mode, Sam Spence, Sulene Fleming, Hot Border Special, JetTricks, Sam Hare, Chris Kibble, Eddie Roberts West Coast Sounds, The Impellers, Eddie Roberts and The Fire Eaters, Karthala 72, Rodina, Papadub, Malena, Orgatronics & Shandy, Will and Grruff.

Music Like Dirt is our classic reggae music catalogue and was established in 1986.

From 1983-87 Patrick was label manager at the legendary British reggae record label, Trojan Records compiling and releasing a clutch of best-selling retrospective artist and compilation albums featuring Trojan’s classic reggae music from the 60’s & 70’s, which was the catalyst for the formation of Music Like Dirt.