Authors

  • Johan Bakker

    Johan Bakker is a music and arts freelance journalist. He has also published plays, short stories and song lyrics. He lives in Rotterdam.
  • Richard Evans

    Richard Evans has worked in the music industry for over thirty years in a variety of roles, including positions at London Records, Factory Records ...
  • Chris Campion

    Chris Campion is a British author, journalist, editor, and music producer. His writing, exploring the extremities of popular culture, as well as it...
  • Kid Congo Powers

    Kid Congo Powers is a guitarist and singer-songwriter best known for his work with The Gun Club, the Cramps, and Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds. He is...
  • Colin Escott

    Colin Escott is the foremost authority on Sun Records. He wrote the company’s history in 1975 and has revised and expanded it several times since. ...
  • Peter Guralnick

    Award-winning and best-selling author Peter Guralnick is widely regarded as the preeminent writer on twentieth-century American popular music. H...
  • Richard Evans

    Richard Evans has worked in the music industry for more than 30 years and with Erasure for over a decade. In 2002 he set up www.thisisnotretro.com,...
  • RJ Smith

    RJ Smith has been a senior editor at Los Angeles Magazine, a contributor to Details, a columnist for The Village Voice, a staff writer for Spin, an...
  • Dafydd Rees

    Dafydd Rees has been writing music books for over 40 years. His previous titles include Rock and Roll Year by Year, The Encyclopaedia of Rock Stars...
  • Martin Celmins

    Martin Celmins is a musician, journalist and writer. His other books include the authorised biography of British blues artist Duster Bennett, Jumpi...
  • David Leaf

    David Leaf is an award-winning writer, director and producer, whose feature credits include the Venice Film festival favourite The U.S. vs. John...
  • Karl Bartos

    Born in the beautiful German village of Berchtesgaden in 1952, sound, music and culture have been a lifelong fascination for Karl. He studied at th...