I'm a writer and editor with extensive senior experience at consumer magazines, major arts organisations and charities, including the Quietus, Mojo, the ICA and the BFI.
From the DHSS chants of Wham Rap! to the Aids-aware and shame-free joy of I Want Your Sex, George Michael taught us a few things about how politics and pleasure intersect
Three extraordinary albums, recently reissued, mark a key turning point in Coltrane’s journey away from jazz and the music industry
Anna Wood on womanliness, performance and having fun, with Christine & the Queens and Grace Jones at Øya festival
We talked to Lias, Nathan and Róisín about rave culture, class war and the amazing new Fat Whites album
New year’s resolution for cocky shitty white men: sit down and be quiet. New year’s resolution for everyone else: do what you like
Their new album Powerhouse is a celebration of family, of queerness, and of “radical vulnerability”. Here Planningtorock, aka Jam Rostron, traces the path from 90s Bolton to Berlin and back again
This fictionalised biography of playwright Andrea Dunbar is a work of meticulous research combined with an extraordinary amount of love