Rahma Khazam is a freelance music journalist based in Paris, France. She has an MA in Philosophy and a language degree from the Sorbonne. She is British, but has been living in Paris since 1981. She has written for the British music magazine The Wire, for the Xebec magazine Sound Arts and for a number of French publications. Her special interests are early electronic instruments and real-time interactive performance. She is a member of the UK Soundscape Community and is currently preparing a conference on the work of the Russian composer Nikolay Obukhov.