Jennifer Lucy Allan
Agent: Natalie Galustian
Jennifer Lucy Allan is a writer and researcher on sound, music and landscape. She has written on experimental and underground music for over a decade, including a five-year stint as Online Editor of The Wire magazine, and currently writes for The Wire, Guardian, The Quietus, Caught By the River and others.
She runs the vinyl-only reissues label Arc Light Editions, through which she has released early work by Joan La Barbara, Arthur Russell, and a collection of Gaelic psalm singing, among other recordings. She is also a core member of Laura Cannell’s Modern Ritual collective, with whom she presented a performance talk on foghorns.
She has a BA in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield, an MA in Magazine Journalism from City University and is completing an AHRC-funded PhD at UAL. She also works as an amateur glaze technician to a ceramics studio in Leigh-On-Sea and is a qualified bench joiner.
She is currently completing her manuscript on the social and cultural history of the foghorn, working on curatorial projects for concert series Kammer Klang and the Outlands touring network, and recently hosted BBC3's Late Junction.