Alexis Petridis

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Full name: Alexis Petridis

Area of interest: pop and rock music, men's fashion, celebrity

Journals/Organisation: The Guardian

Email: alexispetridis@hotmail.com

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Website: Guardian.co: Alexis Petridis / Music / Fashion / Celebrity

Blog: Comment is free...; the blog arts & enertainment

Representation: http://www.curtisbrown.co.uk/alexis-petridis

Networks: https://twitter.com/#!/alexispetridis

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Career: Final editor of Select music magazine (now defunct)

Current position/role: head rock and pop critic, fashion writer

  • also writes/has written for: current music editor of GQ magazine

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Awards/Honours: Record of the Day Music Journalism and PR Awards: Record reviews writer of the year 2005, 2006, 2007

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The Guardian:

Column name: 'Music'

Remit/Info: rock and pop music

Section: Arts

Role: rock and pop critic, reviews and features

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Email: alexispetridis@hotmail.com

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Website: Guardian.co / Pop Rock

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  • 'It's 8am and Alan McGee is gurning' - There are more music shows on telly than ever before. That must mean we're in some kind of golden age - right? - 10th October 2008
  • Words fail them ... - The art of songwriting is a skill abused more than most. Here are tips to avoid the kind of lyrical minefields that have lured pop's biggest names - 20th June 2008
  • It's not big, it's not clever and it's no longer original - Perhaps that's the real reason why so many bands have 'fuck' in their name: it's just an everyday word - 16th June 2008
  • Headed for the top - You've heard her - remember the song from the iPod ad? - even if you haven't yet heard of her, on the huge talent that is Feist - 26th April 2008
  • This song was brought to you by ... - These days, landing a big record deal won't necessarily make you rich. Alexis Petridis reports on the artists looking for a career leg-up in previously unthinkable places

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Column name: 'On fashion'

Remit/Info: Men's fashion - "offers a new take on men's fashion"

Section: Guardian Weekend / Fashion and style

Role: Expert

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Website: On fashion

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Day published: Saturday

Regularity: Weekly

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