Our infamous Pop Quiz returns for another year with hosts Bob Stanley and Pete Paphides. Study up on your melodic minutiae for a chance to reign victorious in this year’s prestigious battle of the musical boffins.
Bob Stanley is a writer, musician, DJ, and film producer. Since founding influential pop group Saint Etienne, Bob has enjoyed a parallel career as a music journalist, contributing to publications such as the Times, Smash Hits, NME, the Guardian and the Face. A former artist-in-residence at the Southbank Centre, his films have been shown at the ICA and Royal Festival Hall, and he has curated several seasons for the Barbican.
Music writer and broadcaster Pete Paphides has written for a whole host of publications over the past two decades, including The Times, The Guardian, The Observer, Mojo and Q. He has made several music documentaries for Radio 4 and presented two series of Vinyl Revival for BBC 6 Music. These days he presents a weekly music show for Soho Radio, comprised of old and new records from his extensive collection. He and his family have been to every Green Man since the second one in 2004.