PHILIP CLARK is a music journalist who has written for many leading publications including The Wire, Gramophone, MOJO, Jazzwise, The Spectator, the Times Literary Supplement and the Financial Times. He also writes regularly for the Guardian and the
London Review of Books. He trained as a composer
but these days prefers to produce his own
sounds, playing piano as part of a weekly free
improvisation workshop. Clark lives in Oxford
with his wife, two children, two cats, and more
recorded music than he can ever listen to.