Garth Cartwright

Contributing Writer

Garth Cartwright is a New Zealand born, London based journalist, critic, DJ and music promoter. He regularly contributes to UK newspapers, magazines, and websites - focusing on vernacular culture with a special interest in the Balkans, the former Soviet bloc, the US South West and Deep South. He is the author of several books including Princes Amongst Men: Journeys With Gypsy Musicians, More Miles Than Money: Journeys Through American Music, and Going For A Song: A Chronicle Of The UK Record Shop.

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Written by Garth Cartwright

LOCKDOWN & ISOLATION

Song For My Father

As things return to “normal”, its likely most of us understand that some things will never be the same.

Garth Cartwright

IN CONVERSATION

Damir Imamović - The Sevdah Master of Sarajevo

Sarajevo based sevdah artist Damir Imamović talks about his latest album "Singer Of Tales".

Garth Cartwright

LOCKDOWN & ISOLATION

Shadow Of A Life

I guess we could get used to living without interacting, remaining in isolation, fearing what’s out there. A shadow life. Or, perhaps more correctly, a shadow of a life.

Garth Cartwright