Sunday 11 Nov | 4.15pm
Martin James is Professor of Music Industries at Solent University where he course leads BA (hons) Popular Music Journalism. Prior to this he was an Internationally published music journalist, working on the editorial teams of magazines like Melody Maker, Vox, Muzik and Flipside (UK) as well contributing to The Guardian and The Independent. He has written several books about music, including French Connections: From Discotheque to Discovery and State of Bass: Jungle – The Story So Far, as well as biographies of Moby and Dave Grohl.
In the late 1980s, armed with an Apple Mac Classic and the first version of Quark Express, Martin teamed up with a friend to produce independent magazine Overall. Now, he’s returned to self-publishing with his latest book We Eat Rhythm, part 1 of a 2-volume intimate and comprehensive biography of The Prodigy.