Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison

Andrew Harrison has edited UK music magazines Q and Mixmag, and during the ‘90s he edited Select, the monthly that kickstarted Britpop. Since then he's been music editor at Details and helped found The Word magazine, where his coinage "landfill indie" made its way into the Collins English Dictionary. He now writes about music and other subjects for Esquire and the New Statesman. His favorite bands are Pet Shop Boys, British Sea Power and Half Man Half Biscuit.

Articles (31)

Max Cooper, Human

FIELDS By Andrew Harrison on 03.21.14

The Belfast-born, London-based Max Cooper left behind a career as a genetic physicist to begin exploring the mind through the medium of mini...

Breton, War Room Stories

Cut Tooth / Believe Recordings / Believe Digital By Andrew Harrison on 02.10.14

Breton formed in a live-in art community called BretonLABS, based in a derelict bank in Elephant & Castle, South London. They expend as much...

Interview: V V Brown

By Andrew Harrison on 10.08.13

Changes in direction don't come much more radical than the one you'll see in Vanessa "V V" Brown. She arrived in 2009 as an elegant streak of pop energy, riding the post-Winehouse wave of new retro wi...

Moderat, II

MUTE By Andrew Harrison on 08.06.13

Moderat is an on-off project from Berlin bass duo Modeselektor and ambient experimenter Apparat, and you certainly get what you'd expect fro...

Maps, Vicissitude

MUTE By Andrew Harrison on 07.09.13

While shoegaze artists were sometime pretentiously described as building "sonic cathedrals of sound," not many of those records sounded like...