Born in Garstang, Lancashire, in 1964, Mary Anne Hobbs is a DJ, radio presenter and music journalist. She began her radio career at Xfm before spending 14 years at Radio 1. In 2010, she worked on the award-nominated
Having finished the section of the novel The Book Thief in which Rudy dies (spoiler alert), I sigh and clutch a photo of Alvin, my missing cat, while Radiohead’s True Love Waits plays softly in the background.
Best Albums 1. Tom Misch: Geography • 2. George FitzGerald: All That Must Be • 3. Noname: Room 25 • 4. The Internet: Hive Mind • 5. Jorja Smith: Lost & Found Best Songs 1. Blaxploitation • 2. Water Baby