Robert Childs - Articles


Note: As editor of SCALA News and its main "journalist" I've written most of the news items therein. These are not included in the list below.

1988

  • SCALA - umbrella opens .... - SCALA News Issue 1, January/February p.1 (uncredited)
  • Making The Most Of Your Recording Equipment - SCALA News Issue 1, January/February p.9
  • Music Copyright (workshop report) - SCALA News Issue 2, March/April p.6
  • Book Review: Barry Green with W. Timothy Gallwey The Inner Game of Music - SCALA News Issue 2, March/April p.8
  • Book Review: Sheila Davis The Craft of Lyric Writing - SCALA News Issue 2, March/April p.9
  • Magazine Reviews: Sonics, Frets and Home & Studio Recording - SCALA News Issue 3, May/June p.9
  • Book Review: Mark & Cathy Liggett The Complete Handbook of Songwriting .... - SCALA News Issue 4, July/August p.12
  • Organisation Member - Adelaide Tape Duplicators Pty Ltd - SCALA News Issue 5, September/October p.11
  • One Year Old - President's Report for 1988 - SCALA News Issue 6, November/December p.1

1989

  • Book Review: Stephen Citron Songwriting: A Complete Guide to the Craft - SCALA News Issue 7, January/February p.8
  • Home Recording - SCALA News Issue 8, March/April p.10
  • Policies - SCALA News Issue 9, May/June p.1
  • Song (sheet music): Tree - SCALA News Issue 9, May/June p.9 (intro) & p.11 (sheet music)
  • How To Teach Songwriting Workshop with Bob Petchell (workshop report) - SCALA News Issue 9, May/June p.14
  • Product Review: Roland E20 - SCALA News Issue 9, May/June p.16
  • Music Score Copying (workshop report) - SCALA News Issue 10, July/August p.8
  • An Interview with Eric Bogle [Part 1] (interview) - SCALA News Issue 11, September/October p.2
  • SCALA President's Report 1989 - SCALA News Special Issue 1, October p.1
  • An Interview with Eric Bogle [Part 2] (interview) - SCALA News Issue 12, November/December p.10

1990

  • SCALA in the 90s - SCALA News Issue 13, January/February p.1
  • At Last! [report on The Action Is Good and A Decent Meal albums] - SCALA News Issue 13, January/February p.4
  • An Interview with Eric Bogle [Part 3] (interview) - SCALA News Issue 14, March/April p.13
  • An Interview with Eric Bogle [Part 4] (interview) - SCALA News Issue 15, May/June p.12
  • Who's Calling The Tune? - Artwork Magazine June? p.22
  • Putting It To Music - SCALA News Issue 16, July/August p.1
  • The Lyricist's Toolkit .... - SCALA News Issue 17, September/October p.1
  • Mike Cullen 1935-1990 - SCALA News Issue 18, November/December p.4
  • SCALA President's Report 1989/90 - insert in SCALA News Issue 18, November/December

1991

  • SCALA at Four - dB Magazine Volume 1, Issue 4, 4 November
  • SCALA President's Report 1990/91 - insert in SCALA News Issue 24, November/December

1992

  • SCALA: Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association - InFolkus Volume 2, Issue 4, January p.10
  • Rhyming Dictionaries .... - SCALA News Issue 26, March/April p.3
  • Meet The Members [Robyn Habel] - SCALA News Issue 28, July/August p.6
  • Getting Heard: An Overview (workshop/seminar report) - SCALA News Issue 29, September/October p.5
  • Meet The Members [Sean Mangan] - SCALA News Issue 29, September/October p.7
  • Magazine/Serial Reviews: Mix, Electronic Musician, Sound On Sound, Australasian Music Industry Directory - SCALA News Issue 29, September/October p.10
  • Ninety Words That Matter [AGM report] - SCALA News Issue 30, November/December p.1
  • SCALA President's Report 1991/92 - insert in SCALA News Issue 30, November/December

1993

  • The Public Songwriter - SCALA News Issue 31, January/February p.1
  • Meet The Members [Esther Parham] - SCALA News Issue 31, January/February p.5
  • Original Clichés and Obvious Rhymes - SCALA News Issue 31, January/February p.8
  • Jolly Move - SCALA News Issue 32, March/April p.1
  • SCALA Radio Collection - SCALA News Issue 32, March/April p.6 (uncredited)
  • CD Review: Double Wammy Fender Bender - SCALA News Issue 33, May/June p.5 (credited as C. Kydde)
  • Cassette Review: David M Lewis + friends Mao-Mao - SCALA News Issue 33, May/June p.6
  • Copyright Concerns - SCALA News Issue 34, July/August p.1 (uncredited)
  • Could She Loves You Have Ever Won The Songwriters Event? - SCALA News Issue 35, September/October p.2
  • SCALA President's Report 1992/93 - insert in SCALA News Issue 36, November/December

1994

  • Meet The Members - Kate Battersby - SCALA News Issue 37, January/February p.3
  • Magazine Reviews: Connections and Future Music - SCALA News Issue 37, January/February p.9
  • Book Review: Paul Zollo Beginning Songwriter's Answer Book - SCALA News Issue 38, March/April p.5
  • Book Review: Pat and Pete Luboff 88 Songwriting Wrongs & How To Right Them - SCALA News Issue 38, March/April p.5
  • CD Review: Alastair Black and Stephan Richter Balanda Dancing - SCALA News Issue 38, March/April p.6
  • Cassette Review: Various Artists Innocent Babes - SCALA News Issue 39, May/June p.6 May/June
  • Do It Yourself .... (Seminar Review) - SCALA News Issue 40, July/August p.4
  • Songwriting Tip - Try A Bridge - SCALA News Issue 41, September/October p.4 (uncredited)
  • SCALA President's Report 1993/94 - insert in SCALA News Issue 42, November/December

1995

  • SCALA's First CD - A Preview - SCALA News Issue 43, January/February p.1 (uncredited)
  • Your Feedback - SCALA News Issue 43, January/February p.6 (uncredited)
  • CD Review: Donald Alexander-Grieve Mum's Choice - SCALA News Issue 44, March/April p.3
  • Book Reviews: Amy Appleby and Peter Pickow The Songwriter's Companion - SCALA News Issue 45, May/June p.5
  • Book Reviews: Lesley Sly The Power and the Passion - SCALA News Issue 45, May/June p.5
  • SCALA President's Report 1994/95 - insert in SCALA News Issue 48, November/December
  • SCALA on The Net - SCALA News Issue 48, November/December p.6

1996

  • Book Review: Various authors The Rock Pages - SCALA News Issue 50, March/April p.6
  • Preparing and Presenting Demo Tapes - SCALA News Issue 50, March/April p.7
  • CD Review: Fruit Fruit - SCALA News Issue 51, May/June p.2
  • SCALA's Second CD - A Preview - SCALA News Issue 52, July/August p.1 (uncredited)
  • SCALA President's Report 1995/96 - insert in SCALA News Issue 54, November/December

1997

  • CD Review: Andrew Bunney ABCD - SCALA News Issue 55, January/February p.6
  • Performing At SCALA's Venue - SCALA News Issue 56, March/April p.2
  • CD Review: Fruit Skin - SCALA News Issue 57, May/June p.5
  • Promoting Yourself to Get an Audience - SCALA News Issue 57, May/June p.6
  • SCALA President's Report 1996/97 - insert in SCALA News Issue 60, November/December

1998

  • So what do judges want? - SCALA News Issue 64, July/August p.3
  • SCALA net - Exploring SCALA's Website - SCALA News Issue 65, September/October p.7
  • SCALA President's Report 1997/98 - insert in SCALA News Issue 66, November/December
  • How do I Attract Bigger Audiences? How do I Sell All These CDs? - SCALA News Issue 66, November/December p.4

1999

  • Members on the Web - SCALA News Issue 67, January/February p.3
  • And While We're On The Subject ... - SCALA News Issue 68, March/April p.6
  • 21 Songwriters Events - SCALA News Issue 71, September/October p.3
  • SCALA President's Report 1998/99 - insert in SCALA News Issue 72, November/December

2000

  • Why should I put a track on a SCALA CD? - SCALA News Issue 73, January/February p.4
  • Where's the producer ...? - SCALA News Issue 73, January/February p.5
  • Website Statistics Update - SCALA News Issue 73, January/February p.6
  • For those who came in late .... - SCALA News Issue 73, January/February p.7
  • Judging Feedback - SCALA News Issue 74, March/April p.6
  • Film review: Mike Leigh Topsy Turvy - SCALA News Issue 74, March/April p.7
  • More Members on the Web - SCALA News Issue 75, May/June p.4
  • Frequently Asked Question [not a performer] - SCALA News Issue 75, May/June p.7
  • The Judges - A Centrefold - SCALA News Issue 76, July/August p.4 (uncredited)
  • The Sponsors - uncovered - SCALA News Issue 76, July/August p.6 (uncredited)
  • SCALA President's Report 1999/2000 - insert in SCALA News Issue 78, November/December
  • Into Adolescence! - SCALA News Issue 78, November/December p.1 (uncredited)
  • Before The CDs - Part One - SCALA News Issue 78, November/December p.1
2001
  • What is a Master Tape? - SCALA News Issue 80, March/April p.2
  • Before The CDs - Part Two - SCALA News Issue 80, March/April p.7
  • CD Review: Various Artists Foot In The Door Volume 4 - SCALA News Issue 81, May/June p.6
  • That was FOOM 2001 - SCALA News Issue 71, September/October p.1
  • SCALA President's Report 2000/2001 - insert in SCALA News Issue 84, November/December

2002

  • Performance Review: Susie Keynes - Live and Solo - SCALA News Issue 85, January/February p.6
  • CD Review: Susie Keynes Kiss For Her Fears - SCALA News Issue 86, March/April p.6
  • CD Review: Avra Velis Very Very Girl - SCALA News Issue 86, March/April p.6
  • CD Review: Vivienne Holloway Vivienne Holloway - SCALA News Issue 86, March/April p.7
  • Book Review: RL Trask Mind The Gaffe - SCALA News Issue 86, March/April p.7
  • Performance Review: Raw Honey Live at SCALA's Saturday Showcase - SCALA News Issue 87, May/June p.6
  • Software Review: Syntrillium Cool Edit 2000 - SCALA News Issue 87, May/June p.7
  • So do members want a venue anymore? - SCALA News Issue 89, September/October p.1
  • SCALA President's Report 2001/2002 - insert in SCALA News Issue 90, November/December
  • Who's on SCALA Here We Are Again - SCALA News Issue 90, November/December p.3 (uncredited)

2003

  • CD Review: Rob McDade Earthrock - SCALA News Issue 91, January/February p.6
  • Book Review: Max Phillips The Theory of Popular Songs and Music - SCALA News Issue 95, September/October p.6
  • Our next CD - a preview - SCALA News Issue 96, November/December p.1 (uncredited)
  • SCALA President's Report 2002/2003 - SCALA News Issue 96, November/December p.4

2004

  • CD Review: The Fortunate Sons Sonrise - SCALA News Issue 97, January/February/March p.7
  • More Gems ... from Rough Diamonds? - SCALA News Issue 98, April/May/June p.7
  • SCALA President's Report 2003/2004 - SCALA News Issue 100, October/November/December p.6

2005

  • Frequently Asked Question - selling songs - SCALA News Issue 101, January/February/March p.2
  • Some Ways of Writing Songs - SCALA News Issue 101, January/February/March p.5
  • Jeanette Wormald's New Horizon - SCALA News Issue 102, April/May/June p.2
  • SCALA President's Report 2004/2005 - insert in SCALA News Issue 104, October/November/December

2006

  • SCALA President's Report 2005/2006 - insert in SCALA News Issue 108, October/November/December
  • Frequently Asked Question - Copyright - SCALA News Issue 108, October/November/December p.4

2007

  • Music on the Web and ISRCs (workshop report) - SCALA News Issue 109, January/February/March p.6
  • Book Review Julian Burnside Word Watching - SCALA News Issue 110, April/May/June p.7
  • Concert Review Bob Dylan and his band, (live) Adelaide Entertainment Centre, 21 August 2007 - SCALA News Issue 111, July/August/September p.11
  • SCALA President's Report 2006/2007 - insert in SCALA News Issue 112, October/November/December

2008

  • The Future of Songwriting? - SCALA News Issue 113, January/February/March p. 1
  • Some SCALA members on myspacemusic - SCALA News Issue 113, January/February/March p 3
  • Our FOOM Sponsors - SCALA News Issue 114, April/May/June p 3
  • Zoom H2 Stereo Recorder (Product Review) - SCALA News Issue 114, April/May/June p 3
  • SCALA President's Report 2007/2008 - insert in SCALA News Issue 116, October/November/December

2009

  • Downloading the future? - SCALA News Issue 117, January/February/March p. 3
  • Concert review Leonard Cohen (and band) Live at Leconsfield Winery (McLaren Vale, South Australia) 26th January 2009 - SCALA News Issue 117, January/February/March p 6


Robert Childs - oeuvre