Creative professional with over 15 years of experience producing and managing original content across medium, platforms, languages and industries.
Currently based in Los Angeles following stints in New York City, London, Tokyo, Milan, and Brussels.
Citizen of the world. Habitual proofreader. Incessant fact-checker.
Things I’m doing
Head of Moving Images for Yadastar* North America, a creative agency best known for the Red Bull Music Academy.
Label manager for Dub-Stuy Records, a Brooklyn-based soundsystem music collective.
Writing a book about bedrooms, beats and b-sides and how we got from DJ Shadow to Flying Lotus.
Things I’ve done
Written about music and culture for The FADER, FACT Magazine, VICE, SPIN, Red Bull Music Academy, The Japan Times, and other international publications.
Co-founded Original Cultures, a non-profit arts organizations based in Bologna and dedicated to connecting cultures through art via events and music releases.
Produced and recorded an album in Morocco.
Project managed a major update to the Red Bull Music Academy lecture archive, making over 400 interviews with modern music luminaries fully available online in both video and text format.
Produced Nihon Kizuna, the first music compilation from within Japan to raise money for victims of the 2011 Great Tohoku Earthquake.
Produced videos including short-form documentaries, performances, lectures and social videos for FACT and Red Bull.
Tour managed hip-hop/electronic artists Kidsuke (UK/JP), Jealousguy (JP) and Shigeto (US) in Europe.
Hosted and produced Turntable Radio and Rhythm Incursions, specialist music radio shows on Resonance FM in London and on the web (back when Real Time audio was the thing and podcasts were just starting).