Clem Bastow

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Clem Bastow (b. Clementine Bastow c. 1982) is a writer, broadcaster and music critic currently based in Melbourne, Australia.

Media work[edit]

Bastow is a columnist for Fairfax Media's Daily Life.[1] She is also a regular contributor to The Age, Sydney Morning Herald, Guardian Australia and The Big Issue. She is From 2004 to 2011 she was Senior Contributor to Inpress, where she wrote the weekly singles review column Singled Out; in 2012 her review[2] of Brian McFadden's Just The Way You Are (Drunk At The Bar) won the Gold EVA and Best Opinion EVA Awards.[3] A longtime presenter on respected Melbourne community radio station 3RRR, until 2011 Bastow presented Transference, a weekly radio show.[4] She has worked in television,[5] including on the Channel 31 music criticism panel show Dancing About Architecture.[6] Bastow was also a member of the RocKwiz Brains Trust. Her written work has appeared in books including the 2009 anthology Your Mother Would Be Proud.[7] In 2009, Bastow was named as part of the judging panel of the Australian Music Prize.[8] Along with Brenna Glazebrook she wrote and performed The Audition[9][10] at the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. It followed 2009's Club XX, which The Age called "mocking, self-deprecating and funny".[11] Her most recent live work was the 2014 Melbourne Fringe Festival show Escape From L.A;[12] the show will be revived at the 2015 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.[13]

  • Your Mother Would Be Proud, Allen & Unwin, 2009
  • RocKwiz Volume 2 – The Ultimate Rock Trivia Challenge, Hardie Grant, 2007
  • Book of Playlists, Rough Guides, 2007
  • Rockwiz: The Ultimate Rock Trivia Challenge, Hardie Grant, 2006
  • Fury: Women Write About Sex, Power and Violence, Hardie Grant, 2015

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Daily Life". dailylife.com.au. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "Brian McFadden Review Wins Gold Media Award". http://themusic.com.au/. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "The EVAs - Eliminating Violence Against Women Media Awards". http://www.evas.org.au/. Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Triple R – Melbourne Independent Radio – 102.7FM > Programs > Presenters > Clem Bastow". Rrr.org.au. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  5. ^ Clementine Bastow – IMDb
  6. ^ "Dancing About Architecture". Dancingaboutarchitecturetv.blogspot.com. 23 September 2009. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  7. ^ http://www.yourmotherwouldbeproud.com.au/contributors.html
  8. ^ "Australian Music Prize 2011". Australianmusicprize.com.au. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  9. ^ [1][dead link]
  10. ^ "RHUM loves Brenna Glazebrook & Clem Bastow – The Audition @ MICF 2010". Rhum.org.au. 12 November 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  11. ^ "Club XX – Arts Reviews – Arts – Entertainment". theage.com.au. Retrieved 26 November 2011. 
  12. ^ "Fringe Festival | Escape From L.A". Retrieved 7 March 2015. 
  13. ^ "Escape From L.A, Clem Bastow - Melbourne International Comedy Festival 2015". Retrieved 7 March 2015.