Derek Robertson is a freelance music writer and journalist with over eight years’ experience contributing to a variety of publications, both in print and online. Having written for the likes of the Quietus, Dummy, Loud & Quiet, The 405, and Le Cool, as well as a three year stint as the English Editor of PERDIZ magazine, he is now Senior Associate Editor at Drowned In Sound, where he oversees editorial direction and is involved in digital strategy. Currently based in Amsterdam, he also contributes to Subbacultcha, an independent music and art platform devoted to emerging artists, and provides content for several internationally renowned Dutch festivals.