January 10 2019
David Stubbs is one of Britain’s leading music journalists, whose recent book Mars By 1980: The Story of Electronic Music (2018) is the most complete and accessible history of modern music to date. He started working life as a staff writer for NME and Melody Maker. He has since contributed to The Guardian, The Wire, The Quietus, Record Collector, Spin and Electronic Sound magazine among many others. He has written a number of other books including Fear Of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don’t Get Stockhausen (Zero) and Future Days: Krautrock And The Building Of Modern Germany (Faber & Faber). He lives in London.