David Meller

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David was born in Stockport but his heart has, most of the time, been up the road in Manchester. This was confirmed when, aged 15, he turned up for a day at school wearing a fisherman’s cap and baggy Stone Roses t-shirt: a young, chubby Reni. People thought he looked like an idiot; he’d like to think he was ahead of the comeback curve. Eventually, after exhausting all things Factory, David found Belle and Sebastian, The Velvet Underground and Pavement and the like. He also began creating zines with his friends, one of which was defaced by The Fall’s Mark E Smith (it did feature a picture of him gurning). After a year in London, he studied Journalism and English Literature at the University of Salford and did bits for This is Fake DIY. After graduating, he wrote about Stockport County and general footballing issues for When Saturday Comes and has been published on the London Review of Books Blog where he lived out a journalistic fantasy by, idiotically, going into the heart of the Manchester riots. By day, David is a data manager in a secondary school. Spreadsheets by day, writing by night. Well, sometimes. David is on Twitter @davidpmeller.
David Meller

Articles by David Meller

The War On Drugs @ Apollo, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Sparks @ Ritz, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
New Order @ Old Granada Studios, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Scott Walker – The Childhood Of A Leader (OST) (Album Reviews)
Festival Review: Green Man 2015 (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Field Music – Music For Drifters (Album Reviews)
Hannah Peel – Rebox 2 (Album Reviews)
Blur @ Empress Ballroom, Blackpool (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Festival Review: Sounds From The Other City 2015 @ Various Venues, Salford (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Everything Everything @ Academy 2, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Ex Hex @ Soup Kitchen, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
The Whisky Sessions Friday @ Victoria Warehouse, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Faust – Just Us (Album Reviews)
The War On Drugs @ Ritz, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Steve Reich – Radio Rewrite (Album Reviews)
Bob Mould – Beauty & Ruin (Album Reviews)
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott – What Have We Become (Album Reviews)
Festival Review: Sounds From The Other City 2014 @ Various Venues, Salford (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
School Of Language @ Deaf Institute, Manchester (Live Music + Gig Reviews)
Chad VanGaalen – Shrink Dust (Album Reviews)
Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott @ Kings Arms, Salford (Live Music + Gig Reviews)