Robert Forster writing

24th August 2016
Grant & I: Inside and Outside The Go-Betweens
The Age
3rd July 2015
David Bowie: the starman we'd been waiting for
The Monthly
May 2015
The Perfect Name
Did a '70s soft-rock group predict the future of music?
The Monthly
December 2014
What's the difference between a rock star and a pop star?
Australia has produced only six true rock stars
The Monthly
July 2013
'Modern Vampires of the City' by Vampire Weekend
The Monthly
July 2013
Ellen Willis's 'Out of the Vinyl Deeps'
The critic's collected essays offer a distinctly New York perspective
The Monthly
May 2013
Songs' 'Malabar' review
Twin peaks
Sydney Morning Herald
13th April 2013
Rock of Ages
The Monthly
March 2013
Falling Back To Earth
David Bowie's The Next Day
The Monthly
December 2012
Memories of a surfing legend
The Monthly
October 2012
Slurring and Purring
Oh Mercy's Deep Heat
The Monthly
September 2012
I Told You I Was Freaky
Flight of the Conchords
The Monthly
July 2012
The Vice of a Nation
The Voice
The Monthly
May 2012
Wave of Song
Jane Birkin's World Tour Jane Birkin Sings Serge Gainsbourg
The Monthly
March 2012
Thirty Words
The Dirty Three's Toward the Low Sun
Australia: Story of a Cricket Country
November 2011
In Crashed Walters
The blast of Doug Walters on a boy in Brisbane's imagination
The Monthly
December 2011
Treasure In The Attic
The golden age of singer-songwriters
The Monthly
November 2011
Spin It
30 Albums
The Monthly
October 2011
Out Of The Bay
Girls' 'Father, Son, Holy Ghost'
The Monthly
October 2011
Popular Music Masterpiece
Sarah Blasko - 'As Day Follows Night', 2009

1st September 2011
The Ten Rules of Rock and Roll: Collected Music Writings 2005-11
The Monthly
August 2011
Maybe Baby
Rave On Buddy Holly
The Monthly
June 2011
Last Words
Mick Harvey's 'Sketches from the Book of the Dead'
The Monthly
April 2011
To the Heart
Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu's 'Rrakala'
The Monthly
December 2010
The Glory and the Madness of being a '60s and '70s Australian Pop Singer
The Monthly
November 2010
Too Smart To Run Back
Allo Darlin's Debut Album
The Monthly
October 2010
The Infinite
Tom DiCillo' 'When You're Strange: A Film About The Doors'
The Monthly
September 2010
Barnsey's Blues
Jimmy Barnes's 'Rage and Ruin'
The Monthly
July 2010
Rock and Roll Babble On
Nick Kent's 'Apathy For The Devil: A 1970s Memoir'
The Monthly
June 2010
Out On The Weekend
Vampire Weekend at Brisbane's Tivoli
The Monthly
May 2010
The Odd Couple
The White Stripes' 'Under Great White Northern Lights'
The Monthly
March 2010
Distant Sounds
'Community: A Compilation of Hobart Music'
The Monthly
December 2009
From Mop Tops to Moustaches
The Beatles remastered
The Monthly
October 2009
Beautiful Waste
The poetry of David McComb
The Monthly
August 2009
Setting Herself Apart
Sarah Blasko's 'As Day Follows Night'
The Monthly
June 2009
Lost Women Found
The discovery of Vashti Bunyan, Sibylle Baier and 'Connie' Converse
The Monthly
May 2009
In Search of a Songwriter
Bill Callahan, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy and Wagons
The Monthly
April 2009
Thoughts in the Middle of a Career
Paul Kelly's 'Songs from the South'
The Monthly
March 2009
Strangers in the Night
Robert Forster on Roberta Flack & Leonard Cohen live
The Monthly
February 2009
Nature Boy
Antony and the Johnsons' 'The Crying Light'
The Monthly
December 2008
AC/DC's 'Black Ice'
The Monthly
November 2008
Hair Care
The Monthly
October 2008
The Return of The Wichita Lineman
Glen Campbell's 'Meet Glen Campbell'
September 2008
The making of The Go-Betweens' 'The Friends of Rachel Worth'
The Monthly
August 2008
Back to College
The Hampdens & Vampire Weekend
The Monthly
July 2008
Seeing The Light
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy's 'Lie Down in the Light'
The Monthly
June 2008
The Banjo is the New Stratocaster
Kasey Chambers and Shane Nicholson & The Darling Downs
The Monthly
May 2008
The Uncorking
Mark Seymour's 'Thirteen Tonne Theory'
The Sunday Times
20th April 2008
Former Go-Between Robert Forster pays tribute to his mate with Evangelist
The Go-Betweens Songbook
Schott Music
April 2008
The Monthly
March 2008
Bowled Over ...
The Big Day Out
The Monthly
February 2008
Sunshine On My Brain
The pop genius of The Monkees
The Monthly
December 2007
Confession & Hits (Hits & Confession)
Delta Goodrem's 'Delta'
Andy Warhol
Gallery of Modern Art, December 2007
Who Loves The Sun: The Velvet Underground and The Go-Betweens
The Monthly
November 2007
An Afternoon at Rough Trade
Best Music Writing 2007
Da Capo Press, 2007
A True Hipster
Remembering Grant McLennan
The Monthly
September 2007
Tales From Pig City
The Saints
The Monthly
August 2007
Embers Re-flamed
Meg Baird's 'Dear Companion'
The Monthly
July 2007
Pop Producer in B-Grade Movie Actress Murder Trial
Mick Brown's 'Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector'
The Monthly
May 2007
Bryan Looks Back
Bryan Ferry's 'Dylanesque'
The Monthly
April 2007
No Weddings And A Funeral
Lucinda Williams' 'West'
The Sunday Times
11th March 2007
Going for a song
Robert Forster on 'Have You Ever Seen the Rain?' by Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Monthly
March 2007
Love Goes to a Building On Fire
The Shins & Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
The Monthly
February 2007
A West Side Story
Casey Bennetto's 'Keating!'
Mojo magazine
December 2006
Time Out Of Mind
The Monthly
November 2006
Heroes (Just for One Day)
'The Countdown Spectacular'
October 2006
The Coronation of Normie Rowe
The Monthly
October 2006
Modern Times and Times Before That
Bob Dylan's 'Modern Times'
The Monthly
September 2006
The 5,000 Spirits or The Layers Of The Onion
Joe Boyd's 'White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s'
The Monthly
August 2006
God Save His Soul
The Sleepy Jackson's 'Personality: One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird'
The Monthly
July 2006
A True Hipster
Remembering Grant McLennan
The Monthly
May 2006
Turn Around You Weren't Invited
The Yeah Yeah Yeahs' 'Show Your Bones'
The Monthly
April 2006
The Exford Dregs
Augie March's 'Moo, You Bloody Choir'
The Monthly
March 2006
Worms Don't Dance
Cat Power's 'The Greatest' and Beth Orton's 'Comfort of Strangers'
The Monthly
February 2006
Welcome To The New Neil
Master Producer Rick Rubin's Reinvention of Neil Diamond
The Monthly
December 2005
Nihilistic Ear-worms
Franz Ferdinand, the band that changed the rock song
The Monthly
November 2005
Satisfaction (I Can't Get No)
The Monthly
October 2005
Soft Touch
Falling for Nana Mouskouri
The Monthly
September 2005
'Honeycomb' by Frank Black
The Monthly
August 2005
Red Rage in the Brambles
The strange and the strangely familiar lurk in 'A River Ain't Too Much to Love'
The Monthly
June 2005
Day of the Skinny Insect. Ballads, blues, babes and a man still expressing himself
'B-sides and Rarities' by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
The Monthly
May 2005
Delirium in the Temple
'I Am a Bird Now' by Antony and the Johnsons
Time Out
11th July 2001
Hair Care in The Modern Age
sleevenotes to CD album
December 1987
The Robert Forster Guide to Hair Care