You can read some nice things people have said about me.

“One of the best I know.” Stefan Reichmann – Founding Member and Musical Director, Haldern Pop Festival

“I would have no hesitation in recommending Richard.” John Doran – Editor (Editorial) and Co-Founder – The Quietus

“I can recommend Richard Foster as a professional and passionate music journalist and music critic, conference moderator and speaker.” Vilma Dzienaite – Lithuanian Music Business Association

“For mentoring we needed someone thoroughly competent in the specific scene and at the same time reasonably familiar with the Estonian music scene – Richard Foster makes a perfect fit and as we know from our previous experience is also a good mentor.” Virgo Sillamaa – Director, Music Estonia

“Richard has a boundless passion for music and culture, he is a driving force in Europe for championing new and exciting talent and writes about it with the verve and enthusiasm that he displays in person. Richard also had a critical academic eye and is extremely well read, and is an expert in counterculture from the Netherlands. It’s rare that you come across anyone with the talent and devotion to music and culture as Richard and I am very privileged to work with him.” Rebecca Ayres – Managing Director, Liverpool Sound City

“Richard’s reviews are always well considered and show he actually gets it!” Colin Newman – Wire.

“Richard is an excellent communicator and a reliable and professional work colleague, with very strong skills in writing and journalism and a detailed knowledge of music, arts and culture in the Netherlands and United Kingdom.” Dr Russ Bestley – Reader in Graphic Design, University of the Arts, London. Lead Editor: Journal of Punk & Post Punk

“A vociferous and powerful writer with that rarest of things; a vision and passion that matches his academic understanding of how things work. Richard Foster is an outstanding music journalist who not only informs but entertains.” John Robb – Founder – Louder than War, BBC TV and Radio presenter