I wrote this week's music column for the Guardian Guide, on Island Records' new disquieting pop sensation, Petite Meller. Read the piece here, and enjoy the video here.
Monday, 29 June 2015
I was a guest on the main morning show, WEEKEND, chatting about the week's current affairs and culture stories alongside Lindsey Hilsum from Channel 4 News. Show archived, here.
I worked on a series of video tutorials for the D&D restaurant group, based around the Bluebird restaurant in Chelsea, producing the narrative and conducting off-camera interviews as part of their youtube tutorial series. See the end result here.
I edited and copywrote the beautiful Aficionados newspaper for White Line Hotels this month. Available through their collection of independent design hotels Europe-wide. See more about them, here.
Saturday, 25 April 2015
I am the founder and publisher of NO UFOs, a small imprint producing limited edition photographic books. Our first release is NOUR by French photographer Celine Stella, focussing on the way neon light is used in design, architecture and daily life in Saudi Arabia. Visit the NO UFOs site, here and follow us on Instagram @no_ufos.
An old essay of mine on Channel 4's adaptation of David Peace's Red Riding Quartet has been republished by Guardian Books. You can read it here.
Saturday, 24 January 2015
My long feature/interview with Jason Becker appeared on Red Bull's site. Becker was the teen heavy metal prodigy who was struck down by ALS (a kind of muscular dystrophy) in his early twenties and despite paralysis and the other constraints of the disease, has continued to make music. Read the piece here.
My long feature on the four year quest to redesign, rebuild and eventually dredge up the long lost Doves Type was in the Sunday Times magazine in January. Visit Typespec for more information and to buy the font, and read the story behind the Times' paywall for £1 here.
Friday, 29 August 2014
Thursday, 26 June 2014
I was a guest on Monocle 24's excellent Daily radio show talking about the changing demographics of the heavy metal scene with host Andrew Mueller. You can listen to it here, I'm on from around the 50 minute mark.