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Frances Morgan

Frances Morgan

Frances Morgan is a music writer and editor based in London, who began writing for zines as a teenager in the 1990s. Frances was the editor of Plan B magazine, which was co-founded with Everett True in 2003, and is currently a contributing editor (formerly deputy editor) at The Wire. In 2012 Frances began writing 'Soundings', a monthly column about film soundtracks, music documentaries and sound design, for Sight & Sound magazine. Frances’s writing has also appeared in Frieze, NME, Careless Talk Costs Lives, New Statesman, and various academic journals.

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Arcade Fire: King's College, London

Live Review by Frances Morgan, Plan B, April 2005

WE WERE LATE, and lost. We took the lift and arrived at the wrong floor. I asked a white-shirted boy where the band were. Which ...

Can: Monster Movie/Tago Mago/Ege Bamyasi/Soundtracks

Review by Frances Morgan, Plan B, September 2004

MY MEMORIES aren't sepia-tinted; they're midnight-blue and smile-white, fleet-footed but with ash on my toes and holes in my tights where I kicked off my ...

Joanna Newsom: Daydream Believer

Profile and Interview by Frances Morgan, Plan B, September 2004

Joanna Newsom is a new kind of folk heroine, plucking out spells and lullabies on 46 thrumming strings. ...

Plush: 12 Bar Club, London

Live Review by Frances Morgan, Plan B, February 2005

HE'S SINGING guide vocals, marking the chords on a chiming Gibson. Wordless lilts warm him up and take us down; sweet meetings of finger and ...

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