MUSIC WRITING

Benjamin Myers has been writing about music since 1994 and was first employed as staff writer at the now defunct Melody Maker from 1996-1999. Since then he continues to write for a number of publications.

In the earlier days of the twenty-first century Benjamin Myers authored several best-selling music biographies, and one collection of journalism. Translated into seven languages, the books are available through various international publishers. He has also scripted music documentaries.

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Artists who he has recently written promotional material for include Biffy Clyro, Moby, The Comet Is Coming, Refused, Serj Tankian, James Chance, Melt Yourself Down, Gallows, Devo, King Gizzard And The Lizard Wizard, Wolf People, Hooton Tennis Club, Uncle Acid & The Deadbeats, The Wytches, The Psychedelic Furs, yourcodenameis:milo, Polar Bear, Enter Shikari, Alkaline Trio, Wildbirds & Peacedrums, Babes In Toyland, The King Blues, Guillemots, Julia Kent, School Of Language (Field Music), Pete Molinari, Kid Wave, Bill Baird, Night Beats, Holy Esque, Radkey, Marmaduke Duke, Kagoule, God Damn, The Icarus Line, Collapsing Scenery, Pulled Apart By Horses, Zolar X plus many more.

Benjamin Myers is also available for copywriting work. Previous clients include Nike, Sony, OneOffice, Punkt, Warners, Heavenly Recordings, Secretly Canadian/Jagjaguwar, Sub Pop, Universal/Island, Beggars Banquet, Reading/Leeds Festival, Ilkley Literature Festival, Camden Crawl, Wilderness Festival, V Festival, T In The Park, Download, Jeff Wayne’s War Of The Worlds, Hotel Creative, Rosie Lees, Division Promotions, Resonators by Scarlet Page, Rise Above Records, Futurismo Records, The Leaf Label plus others.

From 2003-2008 he co-ran the independent record label Captains Of Industry, where his job title was Minister Of Information.

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