Marcus O'Dair is the author of Different Every Time: the Authorised Biography of Robert Wyatt. Shortlisted for the Penderyn music book prize, it was a Radio 4 book of the week and a book of the year in the Guardian, the Independent, The Times, Sunday Times, Evening Standard and Uncut magazine. Marcus has written for publications including the Guardian, Independent, Financial Times, Irish Times, Uncut and Jazzwise. As one half of Grasscut, he has performed across Europe and released three acclaimed albums (Ninja Tune, Lo Recordings). He is a senior lecturer in popular music at Middlesex University in London.