Pete Paphides bought his first record, aged nine, and hasn’t stopped since. Along the way, he has written about music for several publications including The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, Q, Mojo and Time Out.
He has also written and presented several documentaries for BBC Radio 4 as well as two series of Vinyl Revival for BBC 6 Music.
In 1997, he persuaded the Bee Gees to record a special version of I’ve Gotta Get A Message To You for his answerphone. You can hear it on his website www.hiddentracks.org