Emma Warren

Emma Warren has been writing and making radio about music and community for decades, and is internationally respected for her work documenting grassroots culture. She is the author of the Sunday Times Book of the Week and Amazon Best Seller Dance Your Way Home: A Journey Through The Dancefloor (Faber, 2023). She also wrote Make Some Space: Tuning Into Total Refreshment Centre which was a Mojo Top Ten book of 2019 and Steam Down: Or How Things Begin (Rough Trade Books, 2019) which was an Irish Times read of the year. Her pamphlet Document Your Culture is a cult read for renegade archivists across the globe.

She was a founding contributor to Jockey Slut magazine, worked on staff at THE FACE and as an editorial mentor at Brixton youth-run Live Mag. She was a key interviewer for the Red Bull Music Academy’s series of videos with influential music legends. She had a monthly radio show on Worldwide FM for six years and is the founder of publishing imprint Sweet Machine.