Tim spent the '90s in San Francisco, playing in bands, publishing a zine and writing about music for publications like SF Weekly, Raygun, and CMJ. In 1998 he took a job as staff editor at Sonicnet (later to become MTV News Online). When the dot-com bubble burst in early 2001, he left his beloved Bay Area for his home town of Los Angeles. More...

After five years in the world of print journalism as a newspaper reporter in New England, Mark moved to Los Angeles where he founded influential music blog, Music For Robots in 2004. More...

Charles Hodgkins landed his first editorial gig a few months out of college in the mid-1990s, writing marketing copy for a Napa Valley winery. In the years since, he's written and edited content on a variety of topics, including travel (Rough Guides), food (ChefsBest and as the creator of the amazing Burritoeater.com), and urban environment (SFist.com). Music, however, has always been his first editorial love. More...

A veteran of film and television music, Chris's experience ranges from big-budget studio film projects to micro-budget independent documentaries. His many credits include over 40 feature films (Blue Crush, Comedian, Before Sunset), and ad campaigns (Coke, Hyundai, Smirnoff Ice). More...

Minneapolis native Ian started in the music industry in 2003 when he founded Afternoon Records at the age of 18. While fulfilling his label duties, he traveled the world with his high-voltage indie-rock band One For the Team (becoming an authority on American dive bars in the process). More...

Born and raised in Encinitas, California, Mo spent the '90s DJing for the Bay Area masses on free format KALX radio, as well as writing about music for local publications and zines. She took that knowledge with her when she moved to LA and started in licensing at Warner Chappell Music. More...