Louise is a freelance music journalist and presenter. Louise’s show ‘The Flip Side’ on Reform Radio celebrates new alternative music from around the world with a soft spot for Australia after she lived in Melbourne in 2018. Louise can regularly be heard on BBC Radio 6 music covering music news on Radcliffe and Maconie or reporting from festivals. She has reported from SXSW, the Great Escape and the red carpet at the Hyundai Mercury Prize 2019, as well as covering 6 Music Festival 2020. Interviewed artists include Foals, Sampa The Great, Beth Ditto, Billy Corgan, Fontaines D.C., Nadine Shah, Sports Team and many more. During her time in Australia she worked at Triple J and Double J and presented for Triple R.
In the end, I feel sorry for Fairytale, a song so gloriously problematic, as great works of art so often are, performed by one of the most scurrilous and seditious bands of our time, whose best shows were so completely and triumphantly out of order, they had to be seen to believed.