" Science is organized common sense where many a beautiful theory was killed by an ugly fact". - Thomas Huxley

David Stubbs

David Stubbs is a freelance British music journalist and author. Between 2004 and 2006 he was reviews editor for The Wire, the UK based magazine dedicated to avant garde and experimental music of all genres. Between 1987 and 1988 he was staff writer at Melody Maker, before going on to join the staff of the NME. As well as music, he also covers sport, film, literature and TV - his work regularly appears in The Guardian, Arena, The Wire, Uncut and When Saturday Comes. David's latest book is Fear of Music: Why People Get Rothko But Don't Get Stockhausen.

First broadcast on 15th January 2010.

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