Music critic who had a favorite scathing column in the regular Melody Machine. He set a crucial tone against a lot of the Britpop groupings he analyzed. After departing Melody Machine, he started composing for the favorite pop culture internet site The Quiteus and in an application for BBC 6 radio. He wedded musician and DJ Lauren Laverne. Edith Bowman is normally another well-known music critic over the BBC.