Michael Dwyer has written about music and the people who make it for 30 years and for countless publications, including Rolling Stone, Melody Maker, the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald.

He has been employed as a street press editor, a Triple J and community radio broadcaster, a copywriting contractor, a lecturer in arts reporting at Monash University, a film script consultant and a musician.

The thousands of artists he has interviewed and/ or reviewed have taught him everything he knows.