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Ned Raggett, 2011

Ned Raggett (born March 2, 1971 in Bremerton, Washington) is an American music journalist. His work has been published in AllMusic, the OC Weekly, Plan B, The Quietus, Arthur, Stylus, Careless Talk Costs Lives, the Seattle Weekly[1], Noisey[2] and Pitchfork.[3] Raggett has contributed approximately 6,000 reviews to AllMusic, including a large portion of the reviews of independent music of the 1980s and early 1990s in addition to current electronic, psychedelic and metal releases.

Raggett also contributed to the book Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs.[4]

Raggett formerly DJed for UC Irvine's KUCI college radio station, and currently works as a library assistant for UCI Libraries. He ran two music-themed electronic mailing lists: the official Squirrels list[5] and the Stars list. He has listed My Bloody Valentine as his favorite band.[6]

Raggett recorded and released two spoken-word albums, Ned Raggett Reads the Almanac[7] and Pi,[8] and has occasionally recorded and performed with Gang Wizard.


  1. ^ "Ned Raggett (Seattle Weekly)". Seattle Weekly. Archived from the original on 2011-05-16. Retrieved 2006-12-10. 
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  3. ^ Ned Raggett, The Smashing Pumpkins, Gish [Deluxe Edition], Pitchfork, 28 November 2011. Accessed 28 November 2001.
  4. ^ Freeman, Phil (July 2007). Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs. Da Capo Press. ISBN 978-0-306-81485-3. 
  5. ^ "Comfortably Dumb". Archived from the original on 2007-02-07. Retrieved 2006-12-10. 
  6. ^ "Ned Raggett's Myspace page". MySpace. Archived from the original on 2006-04-10. Retrieved 2006-12-10. 
  7. ^ "Ned Raggett Reads the Almanac". Tape Mountain. Retrieved 2006-12-10. 
  8. ^ "Ned Raggett: π". Sad Penguin Records. Retrieved 2006-12-10. 

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