Craig Mathieson

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Not to be confused with Craig Mathieson (polar explorer).
Craig Mathieson
Born 1971
Australia
Occupation Journalist, editor, author
Subjects Rock music
Notable work(s) The Sell-In: How the Music Business Seduced Alternative Rock

Craig Mathieson (born 1971) is an Australian music journalist and writer. His books include, Hi Fi Days (1996) and The Sell-In (2000).

Biography[edit]

Craig Mathieson was born in 1971 and grew up in rural Victoria. At the age of 18, he started writing professionally about rock & roll, contributing to daily newspapers and rock magazines both in Australia and overseas. He became the editor of Juice, one of Australia's leading pop culture magazines, at 23.

Hi Fi Days (1996) is a biography of three leading Australian bands, Silverchair, Spiderbait and You Am I. The Sell-In (2000) documents the rise of the Australia's alternative music scene and how that success attracted the interest of the music industry's major labels.

Publication[edit]

As from October 2010, Mathieson works freelance for a number of publications, including Rolling Stone (Australia), The Age,[1] The Sydney Morning Herald, GQ and HQ.

Bibliography[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "EG launches music awards on its 21st birthday". The Age (Fairfax Media). 22 September 2006. Retrieved 2009-03-25. [dead link]
  2. ^ "Hi fi days : the future of Australian rock / Craig Mathieson". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "The sell-in : how the music business seduced alternative rock / Craig Mathieson". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "Playlisted : everything you need to know about Australian music right now / Craig Mathieson". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2 November 2010. 
  5. ^ "100 best Australian albums / John O'Donnell, Toby Creswell and Craig Mathieson". catalogue. National Library of Australia. Retrieved 2 November 2010.