I dedicate most of my spare time to book writing but also publish journalistic articles for the likes of De:Bugi-D and the Wire as well as more academic pieces for journals for such as Cultural Studies, the Journal of Popular Music Studies and Liminalities. I've also written liner notes essays on acid house, the Gallery the Loft, Masters at Work, Walter Gibbons, etc. for BBE, Nuphonic, Soul Jazz, Strut and other labels. Here is a selection.

"Perfectly Imperfect", Boiler Room, July 2016.

"I Was Born on the Dance Floor: A Playlist for Pulse" Tim Lawrence reflects on Dinosaur L's "#5 (Go Bang!)” in the aftermath of the Pulse/Orlando massacre. Introduction by Ann Powers with contributions from other authors, NPR, 18 June 2016.

"Historian Tim Lawrence on Arthur Russel's Strange Revival"Electronic Beats, 3 November 2015.

"How Loleatta Holloway Became Disco's Most Sampled Artist"Electronic Beats, 2 October 2015.

"How Grace Jones Became a Disco Diva"Electronic Beats, 8 September 2015.

"Lucky Cloud Loft Party: Colleen Murphy in Conversation with Tim Lawrence"Test Pressing, 14 June 2015.

"Lucky Cloud Loft Party in London", Electronic Beats, Autumn 2014.

"Interview: Mark Kamins on Danceteria and Early '80s New York"Daily Note, February 2014.

“From Disco to Disco: New York’s Global Clubbing Influence”Daily Note, June 2013.

"New York Stories: David Mancuso". Interview with David Mancuso reproduced in Daily Note, May 2013.

"Disco". In Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World, 2012.

"Review of Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture by Alice Echols"Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2011.

“Big Business, Real Estate Determinism, and Dance Culture in New York, 1980-88”Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2011.

“Disco and the Queering of the Dance Floor”Cultural Studies, 2011.

“The Forging of a White Gay Aesthetic at the Saint, 1980-84”Dancecult, 2011.

"'Listen, and You Will Hear all the Houses That Walked There Before’: A History of Drag Balls, Houses and the Culture of Voguing”. Introduction to Voguing and the Gay Ballroom Scene of New York City, 1989-92, Soul Jazz, 2011.

“Voguing Music”. Soul Jazz, 2011.

"24 --> 24 Music". Sleeping Bag Records/Traffic Entertainment Group, 2011.

“Epiphanies: Dinosaur L 24 24 MusicWire, September 2010.

“Anfang Loft: The Sonic and Social Legacy of the 1970s”De:Bug, July-August 2010.

“Review: Wild Combination”Journal of the Society of American Music, 2010.

“Walter Gibbons: Jungle Music”. Strut, 2010.

“Beyond the Hustle: Seventies Social Dancing, Discotheque Culture and the Emergence of the Contemporary Club Dancer”. In Ballroom, Boogie, Shimmy Sham, Shake: A Social and Popular Dance Reader, 2009.

“Icons: Arthur Russell”Attitude, October 2009.

“Acid and Experimental Chicago House”. Soul Jazz, 2009. 

“Lucky Cloud Sound System"i-D, December 2008.

“Who’s Not Who In the Downtown Crowd or Don’t Forget About Me”Yeti, 2008.

“Disco Madness: Walter Gibbons and the Legacy of Turntablism and Remixology”Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2008.

"Connecting with the Cosmic: Arthur Russell, Rhizomatic Musicianship, and the Downtown Music Scene, 1973-92"Liminalities, October 2007.  

"Love Saves the Day: David Mancuso and the Loft". Placed, 2007. Reprinted in “Party Time with David Mancuso and the Loft”, Loops, 2010.

“Roger S: Choice”. Azuli Records, 2007.

“Disco: Liberation of the Body”Liberazione, June 2006.

“In Defence of Disco (Again)”New Formations, 2006.

“Discotheque: Haçienda”. Gut / Active Records, 2006.

"Kenny Dope: Choice". Azuli Records, 2006, 2006.

"'I Want to See All My Friends At Once': Arthur Russell and the Queering of Gay Disco"Journal of Popular Music Studies, 2006.

“The Todd Terry Trilogy: Past, Present & Future”. Ink Records, 2005.

“Louie Vega presents Dance Ritual”. R2 Records, 2005.

“King of Clubs”Village Voice, May 2004.

“Mixed with Love: The Walter Gibbons Salsoul Anthology”. Suss’d Records 2004.  

“Nicky Siano’s Gallery Classics”. Soul Jazz Records, 2004.

“Louie Vega: Choice”. Azuli Records, 2004.

“My Salsoul: Marshall Jefferson and the Roots of House”. Suss’d Records, 2004.

“BBE Records present: Masters at Work: The Tenth Anniversary Collection, Part One (1990-1995)". BBE Records, 2000.

“BBE Records present: Masters at Work: The Tenth Anniversary Collection, Part Two (1996-2000)”. BBE Records, 2000.

“David Mancuso presents the Loft”. Nuphonic Records, 1999.

“AIDS, the Problem of Representation, and Plurality in Derek Jarman’s Blue"Social Text, Fall/Winter 1997.

“Edward Said, Late Style and the Aesthetic of Exile”. Third Text, Spring 1997.