Robert Forster


Robert Forster
Robert Forster is a singer-songwriter and co-founder of The Go-Betweens. His collection of music criticism, The 10 Rules of Rock and Roll, was published in 2009.



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Lost women found

Culture

The discovery of Vashti Bunyan, Sibylle Baier and ‘Connie’ Converse

In search of a songwriter

Society

It's lonesome out there on the prairie. There are eagles up in the sky, and birds, lots of birds, and lakes, and wolves, plenty of wolves, and rivers, branches and trees, and even the odd bee. The songwriters that describe this landscape are urbanites …

Thoughts in the middle of a career

Culture

Paul Kelly’s ‘Songs from the South’

Strangers in the night

Culture

Robert Forster on Roberta Flack & Leonard Cohen live

Nature boy

essay

Antony and the Johnsons’ ‘The Crying Light’

Slippin’

Culture

AC/DC’s Black Ice

Illustration by Jeff Fisher.

Hair care

Society

At 17 I could have become a hairdresser. In Brisbane in the early to mid '70s, the only places offering any kind of interesting shopping experience were in the inner-city arcades. Elizabeth Arcade, in particular, had a string of shops that not only offered …

The return of the Wichita Lineman

Culture

Glen Campbell’s ‘Meet Glen Campbell’

Back to college

essay

The Hampdens & Vampire Weekend

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