Macon Holt completed his PhD at the Centre for Cultural Studies, Goldsmiths, University of London, in 2017. He is a contributing editor at the music magazine Passive/Aggressive and his writing has appeared in Atlas Magasin, Blacklisted Copenhagen, The Ark Review and Full Stop. He has taught at The University of Copenhagen, Lund University, The Royal Danish Academy of Art and the Leeds College of music. His first book, Pop Music and Hip Ennui: A Sonic Fiction of Capitalist Realism was published by Bloomsbury Academic in 2019.
He also owns and operates Ashford Cultural Consultancy.