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Rachel Felder

Rachel Felder

Rachel Felder is a New York based author and journalist whose work has appeared in many outlets, including the New York Times, the International New York Times, the Financial Times, Rolling Stone, Spin, and many more, as well as on the websites of the New Yorker and Vanity Fair.  Her third book, Insider Brooklyn, is published by HarperCollins in summer 2016; she is also the author of Manic Pop Thrill (Ecco) and the co-author of Fighter with designer Reed Krakoff (Viking Press), She is currently writing a book on London that will be published by HarperCollins in 2017.  In addition to her writing, she spent a decade working in the music industry as a director of A&R at Columbia Records.  


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Scritti Politti: A Restauranteur's Guide To The Galaxy

Report and Interview by Rachel Felder, Alternative Press, 1988

GREEN GARTSIDE – Mr. Scritti Politti – describes his band's sound in the distanced terminology of a fed up rock critic; as he puts it, ...

The Creatures

Interview by Rachel Felder, Alternative Press, November 1990

Siouxsie Sioux and fellow Banshee, Budgie, travel to Spain and out bounces Boomerang, the long-awaited second album from the duo's second identity. ...

Morrissey: Kill Uncle (Sire)

Review by Rachel Felder, Rolling Stone, 22 August 1991


Madder Rose: Bring It Down (Seed)

Review by Rachel Felder, Spin, February 1993

It's such an enticing equation that you wonder why no one else is putting it together in exactly these proportions: Mix equal parts revved-up Dinosaur ...

The State of the Rock Chick: Individual Style or Manufactured Fashion?

Comment by Rachel Felder, Vanity Fair, 10 April 2014

AS USUAL, this year's Coachella lineup includes a handful of female artists – like Haim, Lorde, and Lana Del Rey – who look as good ...

Overlooked No More: Ruth Polsky, Who Shaped New York's Music Scene

Retrospective by Rachel Felder, The New York Times, 18 November 2021

She booked concerts at influential nightclubs in the 1980s, bringing exposure to up-and-coming artists like the Smiths and New Order. ...

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