Rob Mitchum

I'm a science and music writer in Oak Park, Illinois. My work has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Pitchfork, University of Chicago publications, and The Classical. I'm currently communications manager for the Computation Institute at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory.


Record reviews, live reviews, features and interviews written for Pitchfork, Paste, MTV Hive, Relix, et al.

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News articles, blog articles, features, news releases and interviews written for the Chicago Tribune, University of Chicago, SEED Magazine, et al.

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Sportswriting for The Classical and Double Birds, early coding projects, and anything else that doesn't fit the other two categories.

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Recent Articles

Album of the Year List Spreadsheet Project

Spotify Data Stories for Clarify Election 2016 Project

Pitchfork: Neil Young - Time Fades Away / Zuma

UChicago: Testing Economics from the Celestial Observatory

Uncut: Day of the Dead feature