Robert Forster

Robert Forster WRITERS & CONTRIBUTORS

69 ENTRIES 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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An afternoon at rough trade

The first Rough Trade record store opened in 1976 at 202 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill. It was a good year to open a record store, and a good address given the area’s association with late-’60s hippie culture, its Jamaican reggae community and …

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Tales from pig city

The Saints

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Embers re-flamed

Meg Baird’s ‘Dear Companion’

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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’

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Bryan looks back

Bryan Ferry’s ‘Dylanesque’

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No wedding and a funeral

Lucinda Williams’ ‘West’

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Love goes to a building on fire

The Shins & Clap Your Hands Say Yeah

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A west side story

Casey Bennetto’s ‘Keating!’

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Heroes (Just for One Day)

‘The Countdown Spectacular’

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Modern times and times before that

Bob Dylan’s ‘Modern Times’

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The 5000 spirits or the layers of the onion

Joe Boyd’s ‘White Bicycles: Making Music in the 1960s’

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God save his soul

The Sleepy Jackson’s ‘Personality: One Was a Spider, One Was a Bird’

Society

A true hipster

Remembering Grant McLennan

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Turn around you weren’t invited

The Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ ‘Show Your Bones’

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The exford dregs

Augie March’s ‘Moo, You Bloody Choir’