David Keenan

Total Music Meeting


13 May 2007  •  The Sage Gateshead, Gateshead


David Keenan is an author, critic and musician based in Glasgow, Scotland. He is best known for the reviews and features he has contributed to The Wire over the past decade as well as for his definitive history of the post-Throbbing Gristle UK underground, ‘England's Hidden Reverse’. As a critic he was the first writer to formulate the whole free folk/New Weird America aesthetic and has been championing outside, avant-garde and primitive musical modes since the late-80s.

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