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Christopher Dawes (born 26 February 1961) is a British journalist and author. He worked as a music journalist from 1985 to 1998 using the pseudonym Push.
Total Books: 6
As Push, he wrote for the weekly music paper Melody Maker for 10 years. He was also the editor of the seminal London music magazine The Buzz from 1987 until its demise. He left Melody Maker in 1995 to become the founding editor of the clubbing magazine Muzik, before becoming the editor of the male lifestyle title Mondo in 1999.
He was responsible for nurturing and guiding some of the brightest talent of the day, many of whom went on to further success in the music industry. He was one of the first UK music journalists to write about acid house and during his time at Melody Maker he conducted early interviews with the likes of Pulp, Soul II Soul, N.W.A., Soundgarden, De La Soul and The Orb. The very first interviews in the UK press with The Sugarcubes, Carter USM and The Shamen were published in The Buzz during his time as the editor.