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About The 405

The 405 is Music & Culture website based in the UK.

Since forming in the spring of 2008, The 405 has gone on to become one of the UK's most read independent sites, winning numerous awards along the way.

We've also had the privilege of putting on shows all over London, DJing at various events around the UK, promoting two regular club nights, hosting a stage at Iceland Airwaves, and regularly appearing on the likes of BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and Amazing Radio.

Contacting The 405

Below you'll find emails for the entire editorial team. If you're not sure who to direct your request to, please email us at If you'd like to submit your music for review, please use our new music submission form.

The 405 Team

Editor/Founder: Oliver Primus
Live Editor: Kris De Souza
New Music Editor: Hector Barley
Photography / Sessions Editor: Tim Boddy
Video Editor: Stephen Bevan
UK News Editor: Russell Thomas
Associate Editor: Wil Cook

The 405 American Team

News Editor: Tarynn Law

Write For Us

Head here to fill out our application form. We also accept guest pitches/articles.

Freelance Creative Opportunities / Editorial Opportunities

Please email Oliver Primus.

DJ Enquiries / Media Partnerships / Appearances

For all DJ based enquiries, please contact Wil Cook. For all media partnerships, panel/radio appearances and site comments, please email Oliver Primus.


Advertising on the site is handled by our own in-house team. For advertising, sponsorship and business development, please contact Rob Barwell:

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