Co-founding Editor, Principal Photographer & Photo Editor, Music Editor

Dave MacIntyre

Dave has built a large live music portfolio in a decade providing original live photography (and writing) for a numerous publications in Canada & the US including Pop Matters,, Soundproof Magazine, Lithium Magazine, Now Weekly (Toronto), Pitchfork and more. Dave creates the great majority of our live music photography as well as managing extensive music festival coverage for DISARM Magazine, identifies emerging bands for features and curates original playlists of new music. More of his photography can be seen here.

Co-founding Editor, Features Editor, Culture Editor

Jacqueline Howell

Jacqueline has combined graduate-level studies in literature, journalism & post-colonial studies with a lifelong reader’s passion for the culture beat (/counterculture) as co-founder of DISARM Magazine. Jacquie’s focus is the formative (and often underrated) influential and still-essential music of the 80s & 90s as well as new movements in music, film, art and culture along with media & music criticism and co-leads the editorial focus of the magazine of authentic & relevant 100% independent reporting free of advertiser, industry, or marketing agendas.

Contributing Writers and Photopgraphers

Jake Lehman

Nicole Swanson

Sally Hamilton

Patrick Gilrane

Melissa Lawlor

Mitchell Cohen

Vic Brazen

Steve Danyleyko

To inquire about writing or providing professional photography to DISARM Magazine, to submit music, books or films for possible review, or for any other related questions, please email us at & include links to your published work.