Chris Mandle

Chris Mandle

Features editor at Shortlist

I edit Shortlist's features section and also oversee our film/entertainment stuff. I've previously written for loads of places like Mr Porter, NOTION, Vice, Esquire, the Guardian, the Independent 'etc

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Virgin

Why Kanye's 808s and Heartbreaks Deserves More Praise

There's less wordplay, acrobatics or innuendo; this is Kanye being frank, his raw and emotional side scaffolded by heavy synths, electro beats and layers of distortion"

Taylor swift getty article
Virgin

Are unconventional releases the future of music?

Spontaneity and instant access is proving itself – among well established artists, anyway – as a sure fire way to pique interest by demanding a certain sense of commitment from consumers

Frank article
Virgin

Why Frank Ocean's Channel Orange remains an enigmatic record

"He captured the nature of sexuality itself; a long, vexing spectrum, something between a gut feeling and a gut punch"

Seal article
Virgin

Top 10 album nudes (part two)

Check out which artists are baring all......