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Ned Raggett (born March 2, 1971 in Bremerton, Washington) is a library assistant, freelance writer and music journalist. Raggett's work has been published in Allmusic, the OC Weekly, Plan B, Metal Edge and The Quietus, while pieces have also appeared in Dream, Arthur, as well as Stylus, The Broken Face, Fake Jazz, Freaky Trigger, Careless Talk Costs Lives, Loose Lips Sink Ships, Perfect Sound Forever and the Seattle Weekly, in the past. Raggett has contributed approximately 4000 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 has also contributed to the book Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs.
Raggett formerly DJed for UC Irvine's KUCI college radio station (when he was also a part-time roadie for The Dingbats), and currently works as a library assistant for UCI Libraries. He runs two music-themed electronic mailing lists: the official Squirrels list, and the Sparks list. He lists My Bloody Valentine as his favorite band  As of 2006, he has recorded and released two spoken-word albums, Ned Raggett Reads the Almanac,  Pi  and has occasionally recorded and performed with the Gang Wizard.
- ^ "Ned Raggett (Seattle Weekly)". Seattle Weekly. http://www.seattleweekly.com/authors/nedraggett. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
- ^ Freeman, Phil (July 2007). Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs. Da Capo Press. ISBN 9780306814853.
- ^ ""Comfortably Dumb"". www.thesquirrels.com. http://www.thesquirrels.com/poplust/dumblist.htm. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
- ^ "Ned Raggett's Myspace page". MySpace. http://www.myspace.com/nedraggett. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
- ^ "Ned Raggett Reads the Almanac". Tape Mountain. http://www.tapemountain.com/almanac.html. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
- ^ "Ned Raggett: π". Sad Penguin Records. http://www.sadpenguin.com/pi.html. Retrieved 2006-12-10.
- Ned Raggett Ponders It All - Ned's blog
- That desert-island question never gets old - Ned's chapter on Loveless from Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs
- Ned Raggett's Top 136 Or So Albums Of The Nineties
- Ned Raggett answers readers' questions as part of 1p3 ROCKTOBER
- Ned Raggett on Marriage to Liza Minnelli
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