Paul Trynka is the author of acclaimed biographies of David Bowie and Iggy Pop, was editor of MOJO, the international bible of rock’n’roll music, and has written widely on music and popular culture. His work has appeared in The Guardian, The Times, The Independent, Elle, Shortlist, Men’s File, Inventory and more. His legendarily obscure recordings for Factory Benelux Records and Situation Two were reissued by LTM Recordings in November 2012.
Trynka joined MOJO as reviews editor in 1996, overseeing it from 1999 to 2003; his tenure at the magazine saw its circulation grow from 46,000 to 108,000 worldwide. He has also served as Editorial Director of Q magazine, editor of International Musician Magazine, and founding editor of The Guitar Magazine.