Here is a mostly complete list of writers, photographers, illustrators, and collaborators who made/make Sound Collector possible:

Robin Adams

Sonja Ahlers

Paul Allan

Mark Allen

A.D. Amorosi

Don Anderson

Archer Anon

Jay Babcock

E. Bacquet

Dan Baker

Amy Balkin

Diane Barcelowsky

Donald Beaman

Janet Bean

Nathan Bennett

Andy Beta

Robert S. Beverly

Hisham Bharoocha

Gregg Boltz

Andrew Bottomly

Daniel Brantley

Meredeth Brosnan

Tom Brown

Eric Bruns

Melanija Burgelis

Aaron Burgess

Brent Burton

Jeremy P. Bushnell

Justin Bustine

Gail Butensky

Anthony Campuzano

Rob Carmichael

Daphne Carr

J. Carrier

Milton Carter

Ted Casterline

Jeff Chang

Alan Chin

Jessica V. Chiu

Ian Christe

Donald Christie

Ariel Churi

Fred Cisterna

Suzanne Clarke

Clement Coleman

Cynthia Connolly

Matt Connors

Jen Corace

Dave Cross

D.V. D'Andrea

Michael Dames

Drew Daniel

Dame Darcy

Augustus Descanso

Art Di Furia

Gabe Dorosz

Jim Duffy

Richard Dumas

Dave Dunlap Jr.

E*Rock studied painting, printmaking, and design in undergraduate school but consider cultural production part of his larger living practice and after college spent a couple decades running record labels, producing music, DJing, creating animation, video work, publishing, creating clothing lines, and organizing different kinds of art and music events. He makes paintings and prints also. See his work at

Andy Earles

Budd Early

Matthew Eberhart

Carson Ellis

Justin F. Farrar

Alex Farrill

Lawrence Feldman

Dave Fischoff

Pat Fitzgerald

Cathy Fitzhugh

Emily Flake

Dale Flattum

Andrew Flemming

Erik Forsen

Nick Forte

Liz French

Sasha Frere-Jones

Michael Galinsky

Hope Gangloff

Amy Gartrel

Justin Geller

Brian Gemp

Andrew Giles

Janet Ginsburg

Cody Go-Carts

Ben Goldberg

Wayne Gonzales

Richard Grijalva

Jason Gross

Andy Gunther

Petra Haden

Diego Hadis

Mark Halaway

Michael Haleta

Marcellus Hall
Marcellus Hall is a New York City based illustrator. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and Time, as well as in American Illustration, the Society of Illustrators, and Communication Arts annuals. His first cover for The New Yorker was published in 2005. He has self-published books of drawings and writings, including Hard Luck Stories and Legends of the Infinite City. His debut graphic novel, Kaleidoscope City, was originally published by Bittersweet Editions.

Hall has illustrated children’s books that include City I Love (Abrams 2009), The Cow Loves Cookies (Simon & Schuster 2010), Because I Am Your Teacher (Abrams 2012), What's New? The Zoo! (Scholastic 2014) Duddle Puck (Simon & Schuster 2015), and the self-penned Everyone Sleeps (Penguin 2013).  ...As a musician Hall has recorded with bands Railroad Jerk and White Hassle and has toured the US, Europe, and Japan. He continues to make music under his own name. A solo album, The First Line, was recorded with accompanying musicians and released on Glacial Pace Recordings in 2011. A second solo album, Afterglow, was recorded and released with The Hostages (Damon Smith, Mike Shapiro, and Troy Fannin) via Bandcamp in 2013.

Joe Halladay

Ed Halter

Steve Hanson

Matt Harmon

Shayla Hason

Jeremy Havens

Melissa Herwaldt

Troy Hill

Sara Hohn

Alex Holden

Sujan Hong

Paul Hornschemeier

Desmond Hosford

Lex Hrabe

Eric Jackson

Rich Jacobs

Joe Janecek

Boris Jaramovych

Pamela Jean Albanese

Jennifer Jeffery

Steven Joerg

Jeff Johnson

Katy Johnson

Cole Johnson

Daniel Johnston

Jim Jones

Benjamin Jones

Doug A. Jones

Ian Jones

Adam Kahan
Adam Kahan lives in Austin, Texas. He plays music with a variety of bands, and sometimes enjoys a live music  performance.  He used to write about such things, back when paper was wild and printer ink flowed freely through the countryside.

Justin M. Kantor

Ron Karlin

Amy Kellner

Bill Kellum

David Kendall

Hunter Kennedy

Kid 606

Coffin Kim

Una Kim

Lizzy Klein

Steve Knezevich

Steve Krakow

Ethan Kramer

Jayce Krause

Joshua Krause

Laris  Kreslins

John Kruth

Tak Kuwanu

Jeff Ladouceur

Andrew Lampert

Tom Lax

Erica Levin

Alan Licht

Jennifer Linden

Tim Lokiec

Steve Lowenthal
Steve Lowenthal is the author of Dance of Death: The Life of John Fahey, American Guitarist (Chicago Review Press, 2014, 2018) and currently is the Director of Operations at the Black Editions Group.

Roman Luba

Ian Lynam

Dan Mackta

Dave Mandl

Serge Marcos

Eric Mast

Michaelangelo Matos

Mike Maxwell

Luis Mayo

Scott McDowell

Joe McGinty

Mike McGonigal

Chris McKenna

Lance McMahan

Dan Melchior

Elizabeth Mendez Berry

Gustav Mergins

Aaron Meshon

T.H. Metzger

Bill Meyer
Bill Meyer has written about music since the 1980s. His current outlets include The Wire, Chicago Reader, Dusted, Magnet, and Downbeat.

Leah Michaelson

Dave Mies

John Miller

Tamalyn Miller

Ned Milligan

Doug Mosurock

Aaron Mullan

John Mulvaney


Tracy Nakayama

Bill Napoleon

Brooke Nechvatel

Brad Neely

Brendan Francis Newnam
Brendan Francis Newnam has interviewed, and matched wits with, the biggest stars and thinkers of our time, often on The Dinner Party Download (DPD), a nationally syndicated radio show and podcast about arts & culture that he created and co-hosted. The DPD was downloaded over 28 million times. Newnam also created and executive produced the critically acclaimed The Paris Review Podcast and an NEA-funded fiction podcast starring Neil deGrasse Tyson and Nick Offerman. He is the founder of Public Address, a full-service production shop that consults, and creates prestige podcasts for organizations including the Wall Street Journal, the Metropolitan Opera, and Intercontinental Hotels. When not filling ears, Brendan fills notebooks—his writing on travel, food, and design has appeared in publications ranging from The New York Times Magazine to Saveur. His book Brunch is Hell (Little, Brown) received mentions in media outlets including The New Yorker and Esquire. For more detailed information on Brenand Newnam, visit his website

Bob Nickas


Molly O'Meara

Jeremy Olson

Mark Owens

Patsy Paladino

Ben Parker

Jesse Pearson

Yvette Perez

Nick Phillips

Andy Pierce

Dan Piotrowski

Vineta Plume

Tim Polland

Sara Press

Andy Pressman

Seth Price
Seth Price is a contemporary American artist and writer whose multi-disciplinary work explores the immense transformation digital technology has wrought on the meaning of art and artists in society.

Anna Psaraudakis

Kurt Ralske
Kurt Ralske is an American visual artist and musician. He is the former singer and guitarist in alternative rock band Ultra Vivid Scene.

Patrick Rapa
Patrick Rapa was the music editor at Philadelphia City Paper. He sometimes writes about music for Magnet magazine and short stories for his old blog He used to interview comedians for Cowbell Magazine. He currently writes for Philadelphia Magazine

Lucy Raven

Mark Richardson

Keren Richter

John Rickman

Michael Rohaly


Chris Ronis

Mr. Roper

Emily Ryan


Yuzo Sakuramoto

Joel Schalit

Chris Schlarb

Jay Schwartz

Tod Seely

Dave Segal

Robert L. Sevier

Ron A. Shaffer

Brian Shaffer

Nathalie Shapiro

Julie Shapiro

John Shaw

David Shirley

Vera Siegmund

Janis Sils

Margo Silver

Steve Silverstein

Alvar Sirlin

Andrew Skalsky

S.A. Skalsky

Travis Skidmore

Jack Sloss

Stafanie Smith

Kelly Smith

Nate Smith

Jean Smith

Seth Soffer

Gabe Soria

Dr. Markus P. Spanglestein

Bwana Spoons

John Stanley

Larissa Steinhagen

Nick Stillman

Ian Svenonius

Richard Sweeney

Joey Sweeney

Raj Thadani

John Thirteen

Beth Tolland

John Tremblay

Sam Trout

Don Trubey

Joe Tunis

Catherine Tyc

James V/VM

Vinny Van Go-Gough

Jack Vartoogian

Lizell Vilapando

Jeff Wager

Stacy Wakefield

Noah Wall
Noah Wall is an artist, composer, and musician based in New York. He grew up in Virginia and studied art in Massachusetts at Hampshire College. His work has been featured by NPR, The Washington Post, WIRED, VICE, FADER, as well as in several Taschen publications. In addition to his own projects, Noah has worked and collaborated with David Byrne, St. Vincent, David Lynch, Maya Lin, Val Kilmer, Richard Meier, Massimo Vignelli, the John Coltrane Foundation, Pharoah Sanders, Vik Muniz, Steven Klein, and Damon Dash. Noah was a member of the MIT Media Lab from 2014-2016 and nominated for a Grammy award in 2012 for his work on David Byrne and St. Vincent's album Love This Giant. For more on Noah Wall visit his website

Charles Waters

Greg Weeks

Clay Weiner

Emily Wilson

Jeff Winterberg

Matt Wishnow

Marc Wolf

Stewart Wright

Keith York

Tara Young

Jackie Zahn

Dominic Zappa

Eric Zimmerman