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I’m Dan Swinhoe. London-based Journalist. Enthusiastic writer of all things interesting.

This is simply everything I’ve done on the internet, complied into one place.

I’m a music man mostly; it’s what I know and what comes easiest to write about, but I’m not afraid of expanding my palette. Other interests include Science & Tech, Environmentalism/ Sustainability and the media industry.

Like all journalists, I’m on Twitter.

Work History:

Detour Magazine:

Detour was our online uni magazine, ended up being Music Editor in second year.


Detour morphed into Spark in third year, whole new team involved, but I still threw in a piece or two.


Sharemyplaylists.com is a Spotify-related site which allows you to upload your Spotify playlists for other to enjoy. Wrote a few reviews and Playlist roundups.


Heaviest of all the heavy metal mags, I managed to get a few pieces up on their blog on my work placement.

The Fly:

Free indy music mag. Had a good laugh and got a fre pieces up ont the features. Plenty of news too.

Street North East:

A website based in the North East, but has a bit of everything. Wrote some reviews.

Ask The Experts:

Science & Tech website. My outlet for long-form non-music pieces. Aerospace, Environment, pretty much anything really.

The South African:

Free weekly London paper aimed at S. Africans. I volunteered two days a week for a few months.

Sabotage Times:

Big website for the lads, around 800,000 users a month looking at Football posts. I contribute to the music bit again.

IDG Connect:

My current employers. An IT Publishing company based in Staines, I write articles on a variety of Tech-based subjects.

Ghost Cult Magazine:

An extreme metal e-Zine, I contribute a few reviews now and again.


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