Mike Diver

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Mike Diver is a British music journalist.[1][2] He started his career at music website Drowned In Sound, where he became editor,[1] before moving on in 2008 to become editor of Clash magazine's website.[2] He has contributed to several magazines including NME, Kerrang! and Rock Sound.[3][4]

Diver was album reviews editor for BBC Music from 2009 until it was shut down in 2013.[5] When working at Drowned in Sound in 2008, he was selected by BBC News as one of 150 "influential and impartial UK-based music critics" to contribute to the site's BBC Sound Of 2008 poll.[6] He contributed to the same (BBC Sound Of...) poll in 2010[7] and 2011.[8]

Diver has his own blog, From Sinking.[9] He has appeared as a pundit on the BBC Radio 1 Review Show,[10] BBC 6 Music, Xfm, BBC Radio 5 Live, BFBS and Amazing Radio, and has presented live shows for Diesel U Music and Green Man Radio. Under the name Milton Savage, he has written a number of 'Savage Pixels' videogame columns for Drowned In Sound.[11] In 2013, he began writing videogames-related content for Vice,[12] and returned to Clash as online editor. In 2014 he began writing videogame articles for Edge.[13]


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