Ian has written for the UK music press since 1995 and currently edits the news section of Mojo, the best-selling music magazine in Britain.
As a feature writer he has interviewed Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Mark E Smith, Kraftwerk, Scott Walker, New Order, Can and others. He has also contributed to magazines including Select, Q, Mixmag, Entertainment Weekly and Flaunt magazine, and has written sleevenotes for Universal Music, Warner Music, Mute Records and others.
His favourite festivals are Glastonbury and Le Guess Who? He stays off social media.