Tim Sommer

Tim Sommer is an avant pop and avant garde musician of some minor note, a record producer, and former Atlantic Records A&R executive. He has also worked as a radio and club DJ and an MTV and VH1 News VJ. Peculiar evidence of all this abounds on the internet. Sommer has written extensively about rock, pop and the media for the Village Voice, Trouser Press, the LA Weekly, New York Observer, New York Daily News, MOJO, the UK Music Weeklies, the Brooklyn Bugle, and The Big Takeover. He cares deeply about Krautrock, Folk Music, Punk Rock, Post Punk Music, Hawkwind, the Beach Boys, and the interface between history, culture, and music. He lives in the New York City area.