Tom Hawking was Flavorwire's Music Editor from 2013-14, and is now the site's Deputy Editor. He's from Australia, has a stupidly large iTunes library, and once edited India's biggest music magazine. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Guardian, Rolling Stone, VICE, the NME, the Quietus and various other outlets. He likes hearing new music, watching basketball, and sleeping. He lives in Brooklyn with an irascible cat named Kathleen Hanna.