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Music Writer



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About the Role

So won't the real music lovers please stand up? 'Cause we're looking for freelance music writers to join our writers room and contribute articles on our digital publishing platform, with the potential to host or speak on podcast episodes.

These writers would be motivated, well-researched individuals passionate about finding and platforming emerging artists; globalisation in the music industry's geo-cultural landscape; and how the inner workings of the industry affect music artists on the rise.

We especially encourage applications from writers from minority ethnic backgrounds and the LGBT+ community, as well as those based outside London, to reflect the diversity of our global community.


Your Responsibilities

  • Write engaging and culturally relevant music analyses, op-eds, and interviews

  • Submit 1 article every 3-6 weeks

  • Pitch and develop your own story ideas across text and podcasts

  • Pick up story assignments from your editor as needed

  • Brainstorm ideas for music features and podcast episodes

  • Stay on top of current affairs in your chosen field(s)

  • Support our efforts for validating the accuracy and timeliness of all content

Things to Note

SOUNDS, our music team's focus areas are:

  • emerging talent

  • music from around the world

  • the art of making music

  • industry insights for indie artists

Who We are

VAGUE TOMES is a cultural journal founded on the timeless principles of FUBU. Run by a remote network of writers, stylists, photographers, designers, and developers from Manchester, London & across four continents, our mission at VAGUE is to serve as a slow but considered editorial publisher with its finger on the pulse of the zeitgeist, and a dynamic resource for creatives and discerning audiences at the intersection of creativity, commerce, and culture.

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