Philip Sherburne

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Philip Sherburne is an American journalist, musician and DJ based in Barcelona. He coined the term "Microhouse" (in a 2001 article for The Wire)[1][2] and appeared in the film Speaking in Code.[3]


Sherburne is a critic and columnist for Pitchfork and The Wire. He is also the electronic/dance editor for He regularly appears on Resident Advisor and and has contributed to a number of publications which include: The New York Times, Spin, Slate, frieze, XLR8R, Wired, Rhapsody, Spain's Trax, and Germany's Groove and De:Bug. His has also contributed to books such as Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music, Time Out 1000 Songs to Change Your Life and The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present.

When not working as a journalist, he is a DJ at night. He has performed in Berlin, Barcelona, Hamburg, Montreal, Chicago, Austin, Seattle, Portland, New York, Bristol, Chile, and Mexico.[4]


  • Philip Sherburne, "Lumberjacking" (Lan Muzic, 2007)
  • Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts, "Les Gans (Philip Sherburne Remix)" (Musique Risquée, 2008)
  • Peter Van Hoesen, "L.O.C. (Philip Sherburne's Lungbutter Remix)" (Lan Muzic, 2008)
  • Philip Sherburne, Salt & Vinegar EP (Lan Muzic, 2008)
  • Echologist feat. Spaceape, The Mercy Dubz: Philip Sherburne's Triple Bypass Dub + Philip Sherburne's Resurrection Dub (Resopal Red, 2009)[4]


  1. ^ Cox, Christoph; Daniel Warner (Eds.) (2004). Audio Culture: Readings in Modern Music. Continuum International Publishing Group, 319.
  2. ^ Michaelangelo Matos (April 7, 2010). "Pantha Du Prince: Techno Music A Rock Fan Can Love", NPR Music.
  3. ^ McAllister, Lulu (2009). "Q & A: Speaking In Code". XLR8R Magazine. Archived from the original on 2009-06-07. Retrieved 2009-06-19. 
  4. ^ a b "RA: Philip Sherburne biography". Resident Advisor. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 

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