David McKenna was born in 1978 in Bishops Stortford, which is nearly Essex. After leaving university, David spent two years in France, first in Alsace and then Paris, where he taught English, wrote for Time Out Paris and occasionally performed songs by Phil Spector, Pulp and Lambchop in cafes. Since starting to freelance in 2004 he has been published in the (very) short-lived Bullit magazine and the Guardians Friday Review. He currently runs the French-music site Rockfort.
List of articles in the library by artist
Essay by David McKenna, unpublished, 2004
AMID THE SLEW of so-called grunge acts that emerged in the early 90s, Cincinnati rockers The Afghan Whigs stood out for their soul influences and ...
Report and Interview by David McKenna, musicstuff.com, September 2004
ONLY AFTER SPEAKING to Greg Dulli on the phone from his room at a Jury's Inn (somehow appropriate), I notice that on the CD of ...
List of genre pieces
Interview by David McKenna, Guardian, The, October 2004
CALL A COMPILATION Le Nouveau Rock'n'roll Français and, even now, you risk sparking associations with the figure most people take to represent the old French ...
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