John Doran - Co-Founder, The Quietus

John Doran is the co-founder and editor of The Quietus website. He lives in Hackney, London, with his girlfriend and five year old son. He is the author of the acclaimed memoir Jolly Lad (Strange Attractor, 2015) and has written for the BBC, The Guardian, The Telegraph, The New Humanist, the WIRE, Metal Hammer, The Stool Pigeon, VICE, the Word, NME, Drowned In Sound, Q, Louder Than War and Careless Talk Costs Lives. He co-runs the Quietus Phonographic Corporation record label – which he helped set up to promote the music of East India Youth – and the Quietus Lithographic Corporation publishing venture. He is also an occasional broadcaster for NOISEY and guest on BBC TV and radio. He has released a spoken word album called HUBRIS in conjunction with musicians from Manic Street Preachers, British Sea Power, Factory Floor; as well as Perc and Arabrot. He has recorded audio as an auxiliary member of Eccentronic Research Council and GNOD and collaborated live with Kristoffer Lo, Raz Ullah and Grumbling Fur.