Rob Young (writer)
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Life and career
He was editor of The Wire between 2000-04 and continues as a co-owner, contributor and editorial member.
Tom Nolan, reviewing Young's book Electric Eden in the San Francisco Chronicle said it was "encyclopedic and often mesmerizing". Critic Sean O'Hagan, writing in The Guardian gave the book a positive review.
- Undercurrents: The Hidden Wiring of Modern Music. Continuum, 2002. ISBN 0-8264-6450-5. Editor.
- Warp - Labels Unlimited. Black Dog Publishing, 2005. ISBN 1-904772-32-3. Illustrated record company biography about Warp Records.
- Rough Trade - Labels Unlimited. Black Dog Publishing, 2006: ISBN 1-904772-47-1. Illustrated record company biography about Rough Trade Records.
- The Wire Primers: A Guide to Modern Music. Verso, 2009. Editor.
- Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music. Faber and Faber, 2010. ISBN 978-0-86547-856-5. A history of folk music and the British imagination.
- No Regrets: Writings on Scott Walker. Orion, 2012. ISBN 978-1409102731. Editor.
- "'Electric Eden,' by Rob Young", San Francisco Chronicle. Accessed 27 June 2014.
- "Rob Young", Rock's Backpages. Accessed 27 June 2014.
- "Like falling off a blog", The Guardian. Accessed 27 June 2014.
- O'Hagan, Sean (22 August 2010). "Electric Eden: Unearthing Britain's Visionary Music by Rob Young". The Guardian. Retrieved 27 June 2014.
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