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Writing, editing, interviewing

Brad Barrett Writes / Twitter: @artbaretta

(image by Ben Morse)


Sentences for hire


  • Music, video games, culture, leisure / tourism, travel

  • Articles, interviews, features, copywriting, editing

  • Online and print (some print articles here)

  • Video and audio interviews

  • CMS, SEO, newsletters, press releases, news, longform, social media

Outlets past and present:

  • VICE Gaming (now Waypoint); Edge Magazine; Drowned In Sound; BBC Music; Artrocker; Playmusic Magazine / Playmusic Pickup (RIP); Rock-Sound; Notion; Subba-Cultcha, The Drum Media (Sydney); Tuned (RIP); Playground (RIP); Audience; TNT; NME

  • Xtra Mile Recordings – blog, press releases, newsletters; The Culture Diary; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority (Darling Harbour, The Rocks); National Parks & Wildlife Service NSW; Sennheiser, Peavey, Warwick



From 2010-present: Website and digital content (including some social media) for National Park Wildlife Service (Sydney, Australia), Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Culture Diary (Mayor of London, Department for International Trade), Xtra Mile Recordings

2008-present: Freelance website, press release, newsletter and biog writer for Xtra Mile Recordings since 2008

2008-2013: Freelance deputy editor / feature writer for Playmusic Pickup from 2008 until 2013

2003-2013: Freelance music journalist

2001-2002: Trained in newspaper journalism on an NCTJ-accredited course at Harlow College


A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James


Game of Thrones Season 8, Brooklyn Nine Nine Season 5, Star Trek Discovery Season 2


Dark Souls Remastered


The entire Xtra Mile Recordings back catalogue 



Published writing


Video interviews and streams