Emma Warren

Emma Warren is a music journalist, author, radio host and documentarian. 

Her decades-long career includes working as the Editor at Large for The FADER magazine, as well as writing for national newspapers and music publications including Q, Mixmag, NME, The Guardian, and TimeOut. She is a founding contributor to UK DIY music fanzine Jockey Slut, and worked as the Senior Editorial Mentor at youth-run publication Live Magazine in Brixton.

Emma has created radio documentaries for the BBC, hosted interviews with Steve Reich, Charlotte Gainsbourg, M.I.A, Daft Punk, Damon Albarn, Pharell Williams and Bjork among many others, and currently hosts a monthly show on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM.

In 2019, she self-published her debut book Make Some Space: Tuning Into Total Refreshment Centre and released the pamphlet Steam Down: Or How Things Begin on Rough Trade Books.

At Loop, Emma will give a talk putting forward the thesis for her new avenue of study, investigating the human need to dance, as well as experiencing music and movement alongside others. 

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