We are thrilled to announce that the Albumism family continues to expand with the key addition of Stephan Wyatt, whose passion for music and penchant for the written word fit seamlessly within our evolving content platform. “Music provides the soundtrack for every social undercurrent in societies worldwide,” Stephan explains. “Keeping record of the effect those sounds have on the culture they impact is necessary. Albumism provides a forum for in-depth analyses of music in the past, present and future.”
We look forward to Stephan’s contributions and perspectives in the future, and encourage the Albumism community to check out his great work, including his recently published reviews of Aphex Twin’s Cheetah EP and Róisín Murphy’s Take Her Up to Monto.
More about Stephan:
Once lurking between the dwellings of Daniel Johnston and Jandek, Stephan Wyatt wrote 80-plus albums and EPs under the suspicious moniker Illegal Wiretaps. An educator, parent, husband and writer, he enjoys writing about Houston's historic noise and hip hop scene, the birthplace of Red Krayola and screwed and chopped music (DJ Screw RIP). He also writes for Salt Lake City's oldest music magazine, SLUG. When he is not listening to or writing about music, he dads, he husbands and he teaches high school and adults. Follow Stephan on Twitter via @IllegalWiretaps.
Stephan’s 5 Favorite Albums of All Time:
The Cure | Disintegration
Fugazi | Repeater
Joy Division | Unknown Pleasures
Charlie Parker | Charlie Parker with Strings
The Velvet Underground | White Light/White Heat