Monday, 4 June 2018


My review of Megan Dunn's first book, Tinderbox, for Review 31. Here

Wednesday, 16 May 2018

In Conversation with David Stubbs, for Review 31

I talked to journalist and author David Stubbs about his recent book, 1996 & the End of History, an examination of the year as it unfolded in the UK in politics, music, light entertainment and sport. We also discuss Memory Songs, my alternative history of the Britpop moment, told through analysis of the music that informed the era, and recollections of my time as a songwriter during the nineties. Here

Saturday, 28 April 2018

Memory Songs launch

Thrilled to announce that the official launch of Memory Songs is on publication day, 17th May 2018, Waterstones, 11 Islington Green, London N1 2XH. 6.30 - 8pm.

Friday, 16 March 2018


My piece on Owen Martell's Intermission, and the tricky art of writing about music, in Boundless magazine. Here

Tuesday, 13 February 2018

The Bookseller

Thrilled to share that my first book, Memory Songs, is an Editor's Choice in the Bookseller's May 2018 non-fiction preview. 'Resonant and eclectic . . . ' Read more: here

Thursday, 1 February 2018