Paul Hanford is a Berlin based music culture writer, podcaster and DJ originally from the UK.
His Arts Council of England awarded podcast Lost and Sound is about meeting music people with real vision and looks at the culture that inspires them. The show combines interviews with legendary artists like Peaches and Thurston Moore with up and coming artists from emerging cultural scenes around the world.
His writing is about how we live and share our identity through music and he’s written for WIRED, Beatportal, Huck, Mixmag, WePresent, Boiler Room, Somesuch Co, Crack, Highsnobiety, Borshch Magazine, Wire, Dazed, DJMag and Little White Lies. Plus curated music for events at Tate Modern, Tate Britain, The Victoria and Albert Museum, Somerset House and Top Shop.
Back before this, at the very dawn of this millennium he was part of indie electronica act Brothers In Sound. Paul also tutores Cultural Theory at music academy BIMM and hosts workshops for the Berlin based charity organisation Open Music Lab.