Gregory Cartwright

Freelance Journalism | Creative Writing | Digital Content & Marketing @ Marked Events

United Kingdom

Gregory Cartwright is a content writer based in Oxford, UK. Marketing content, music reviews and music journalism comprise the bulk of his work, but he also sates an appetite for travel and good books over on his blog, The Backpack Library. His short stories have been published by Litro Magazine and Neon Books.

Craft Drink Festival
Gin Focus: The Stories Behind The Gin

We take a look at the stories behind a selection of gin brands heading to Craft Drink Festival this summer – from London's Marylebone Gin to Edinburgh's Old Curiosity.

Review: Alex Ohm shines on debut EP 'At First a Drop, Then a Flood'

Having lead his former band The Lines to local success before gigging across the world with acts as acclaimed as The Charlatans and Pete Doherty, Alex Ohm is one of the Midlands' hardest working musicians. Now, after a short break, he's back with his debut release as a solo artist - At First a Drop, Then a Flood.

The Ham Free Press
Exchange on the Hill - by Gregory Cartwright

He isn't sure why but at that moment he has the urge to drive out to nowhere and feel the wind against his skin. And the feeling is sudden, like someone has reached inside his brain and poked his temporal lobe. For years he has worked as a salesman at the factory in the town.

Pro Mobile
Radio Silence: A look at the pop songs banned by the BBC

Looking at the list of songs banned by the BBC throughout its history, it seems our public broadcaster assumes this about us, too. ‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’, ‘Let’s Spend the Night Together’ and ‘I Want Your Sex’ – a triad of banned songs spanning three decades – all feature on the list. And that isn’t all.

Review: Alex Ohm's debut EP gets first live outing at The Victoria

Alex Ohm plays to a sold out room at The Victoria, Birmingham on May 20th New EP, At First A Drop, Then A Flood, was released just 24 hours previous Support came from Goldwater and Lee Endres It's nine p.m. and The Victoria's upstairs room is packed to the rafters.

Litro Magazine
The Grass Goes On Forever

From a distance they looked like cattle baying their heads at the side of the road. But when the drivers got closer the animals were actually bent-bodied men, swinging their scythes left and right, sending clumps of grass into the air like dogs scraping up dirt.

Blog Preston
Live Review: The Wytches cast a dark spell at The Ferret

Despite flying the same neo-psychedelia flag as Temples, The Horrors and Tame Impala, three-piece surf-psych band The Wytches ride an altogether darker wave than their contemporaries, channelling heavier influences and horror-film melodies. Fittingly, their sold out November gig takes place on a cold, wet Tuesday evening, as music fans make their way to the cosy confines of the Ferret.