Meet The Team

Here is our meet the team section in alphabetical order. This is the dedicated team that keeps the content flowing and the blog growing.

Sam Lewis and Tirion Manley are the founders of Let It Happen. Sam is also an editor and Tirion is in charge of the designing side.

Abi (@visions0falife):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Brighton
  • Favourite artists: Wolf Alice, Peace, Black Honey, Foals, HMLTD and Diiv
  • Favourite album: Is The Is Are – Diiv or My Love Is Cool  – Wolf Alice
  • Genre preference: alternative rock, indie rock
  • Oasis or Blur?: both overrated

Adam Hutchinson (@adamhutchins0n):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Newcastle
  • Favourite artists: Tame Impala, The Smiths/Moz, Boston Manor and The XX
  • Favourite album: Blossoms self-titled
  • Genre preference: Indie pop/rock, pop punk
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Alex Macey (@AlexMacey1998):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Liverpool/Southampton
  • Favourite artists: LCD Soundsystem, The Libertines, Bombay Bicycle Club, Wolf Alice, The Drums, Rex Orange County, Loyle Carner, Shame and The Magic Gang
  • Favourite album: The rise and fall of ziggy stardust and the spiders from mars
  • Genre preference: Indie rock, hip-hop, grime, psychedelic rock
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Alice Browne (@alicebrwne):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Norwich
  • Favourite artists: The Libertines, The Stone Roses, Pixies and Kanye West.
  • Genre preference: Indie rock, hip-hop, emo, dream pop, electronic/dance
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Andrew Koh (@andrewjwkoh):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Washington Dc
  • Favourite artists: Stone Roses, Wolf Alice, The Smiths, Shame, Idles, Alvvays, The Black Angels and Thee Oh Sees
  • Favourite album: The Stone Roses & Screamadelica
  • Genre: Indie rock, post-punk, new wave, punk, acid house and 50-60s soul
  • Blur or Oasis?: Oasis


Ben Davies: 

  • Writer ✍️ (Gigs and Films/TV)
  • Based: Gloucestershire
  • Favourite artists: DIIV, Pinegrove, Tyler the Creator, (early) Weezer and The Garden
  • Favourite album: Basement – I Wish I Could Stay Here
  • Genre Preference: Emo, Hardcore, Shoegaze, Hip-Hop, Indie Rock and Metal
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Caitlin McMillan:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: West Wales
  • Favourite Artist: Lorde, SZA, Twin Atlantic, Paramore, Wolf Alice, Harry Styles
  • Favourite album: Melodrama
  • Genre preference: Pop, Indie rock, R&B, pop punk, Britpop
  • Blur v Oasis?: Blur

Claire Hawley (@hawleybb):

  • Photographer/Writer 📸 ✍️
  • Based: Las Vegas
  • Favourite artists: Pixies, Black Lips, Charli XCX, Billy Joel, Amy Winehouse, Sinatra.
  • Favourite album: Best summer eva: Har Mar Superstar
  • Genre preference: Trashy rock, Jazz, Electropop
  • Oasis or Blur?: Blur

Dali Mia Poulsom (@saivad0r):

  • Photographer/ Writer 📸 ✍️
  • Based: Pontypool, South Wales
  • Favourite artists: Shame, Cabbage, WYTCHES, rhythm method, Jamie T, Baby Strange, The Clash, Maccabees, nick cave, Ben Howard, neck deep, drenge, The Cure.
  • Albums: panic prevention, Annabel dream reader, murder ballads, blaze of feather, songs of praise, the clash, wishful thinking, undertow
  • Genre preference (????) : Post-punk, new wave
  • Oasis or Blur: blur <3

Ffion Abigail:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Newport/Bristol
  • Favourite artists: Everything Everything, Radiohead, Redlight, Black Peaks, Ocean Wisdom, Enter Shikari, Placebo, Pendulum and Biffy Clyro
  • Favourite album: Common Dreads by Enter Shikari
  • Genre Preference: Punk, Math rock, indie rock, drum & bass, jungle, hardcore, grime and hip-hop.
  • Blur or Oasis?: Blurrr


Gavin Owen:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Cardiff and Bristol
  • Favourite artists: Smashing Pumpkins, Modest Mouse, Brockhampton, Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds, Interpol, LCD Soundsystem, Alvvays, The Strokes, Elliot Smith
  • Favourite album: Turn on the Bright Lights
  • Genre preference: Post-punk, Folk, Hip-Hop, Post-hardcore, Dream Pop
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Georgia Essex:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Oxford
  • Favourite artists: Foals, Bon Iver
  • Favourite album: Holy Fire, Farewell Starlite and Hatful of Hollow
  • Genre preference: Alternative, Indie rock, Indietronica
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Jacob Winter (@JacobWinter1912):

  • Photographer 📸
  • Based: Swansea
  • Favourite artists: The Vines, The Clash, Foals, Yak, Car Seat Headrest, The Kinks.
  • Favourite albums: Silent Alarm, Highly Evolved, Brutalism
  • Genre preference: post-punk, garage, alt, indie and psychedelic rock
  • Oasis or Blur?: Blur

Joe Bulger:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Bristol and Birmingham
  • Favourite artists: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard, The Velvet Underground, Run The Jewels, Brockhampton and Slowdive.
  • Favourite album: The Saturation trilogy
  • Genre preference: Dream Pop, Post-Punk, Hardcore Hip Hop, Psychedelic Rock, Indie Rock.
  • Oasis or Blur?: Blur

Joe Smith (@Joe_Smith97):

  • Writer ✍️ :(SadSaturdays)
  • Based: Cardiff/Reading
  • Favourite artists: The Wonder Years, Turnover, Modern Baseball, Mom Jeans, The Streets.
  • Favourite album: Suburbia, I’ve Given You All And Now I’m Nothing.
  • Genre preference: Emo, Alternative, Post Hardcore, Punk and Pop Punk.
  • Oasis or Blur: Britpop sucks

Lottie Catrin:

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Newport
  • Favourite artists: Strange Bones, Enter Shikari, Slaves, The Blinders, Ho99o9, Blackwaters, Fizzy Blood, Jamie T
  • Favourite album: Flash Flood of Colour by Enter Shikari
  • Genre preference: Indie rock, punk, psych rock and new wave
  • Blur or Oasis?: Blur

Piran Aston:

  • Writer,✍️ and photographer 📸
  • Based: Manchester
  • Favourite artists: Radiohead, Interpol, Boards Of Canada, Four Tet, Snail Mail, Car Seat Headrest and Aphex Twin.
  • Favourite album: Kid A by Radiohead
  • Genre preference: Post-punk, shoegaze, IDM, alt-rock, Ambient techno and indie rock
  • Oasis or Blur?: Blur

 Rosie Box (@rosieevebox):
  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Newcastle
  • Favourite artists: New Order, Will Joseph Cook, Frank Ocean, Foals, Tyler the Creator, Rex Orange County, Palace, Kings of Leon and Tame Impala.
  • Favourite album: XX by The xx
  • Genre preference: Alternative, indie rock, dream pop, hip-hop, UK garage, psychedelic rock, indie pop.
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis

Sam Harris (@sxmharris):

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Burnham On Sea
  • Favourite artists: King Krule, Brockhampton, Frank Ocean, Lil Peep, Yung Lean, Rex Orange County and Ratboy
  • Favourite album: Greatest hits by Remo Drive
  • Genre preference: post-hardcore/ punk, dream pop, alternative rock and alt-rap.

Sophie Walker: 

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: Hull
  • Favourite artists: Brockhampton, The Strokes, King Nun, The 1975, Wolf Alice, Dream Wife and The Drums
  • Favourite album: Cocoa Sugar by Young Fathers
  • Genre Preference: Indie rock, post-punk, hip-hop, shoegaze and new wave
  • Blur or Oasis?: Oasis


Sophie Williams: 

  • Writer,✍️ Editor
  • Based: Cardiff
  • Favourite artists: Arctic Monkeys, Two Door Cinema Club, Father John Misty, Lorde, Alt-J and George Ezra.
  • Favourite album: Favourite Worst Nightmare, Melodrama & Everything You’ve Come To Expect
  • Genre Preference: Alt-pop, dream pop, grime, indie rock, alternative rock and art rock
  • Blur or Oasis?: Oasis (obvs)

Victoria Attridge-Smith (@vicsixsix)

  • Writer ✍️
  • Based: London
  • Favourite artists: Casey, HMLTD, Twin Atlantic and Frank Carter and the Rattlesnakes
  • Favourite albums: Love is not enough – Casey and Free – Twin Atlantic
  • Genre preference: Post-hardcore, Indie rock, melodic hardcore and punk
  • Oasis or Blur?: Oasis