Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month, Gary Steel presents something local from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. Today’s surprise item? The dawn of the indie rock in NZ.
Ever heard of Josh Rouse? Gary Steel hadn’t. Here’s a review of his 10th album.
Depeche Mode were once quite good, but now they’re rubbish, according to Gary Steel.
Gary Steel is confounded and dismayed by the appalling new Eric Clapton album.
Recorded on vintage equipment for ‘authenticity’, the Yesking album sounds great. But…
Classic vinyl reissues feature at Real Groovy’s celebration of Record Store Day.
That calloused and abused instrument, the saxophone, is put to good use on this live jazz release.
Gareth Simpson gets to audition the new David Bowie album with a select bunch of music critics at Neil Finn’s Roundhead Studios.
Nostalgia for the ’90s already? Surely some mistake? Gary Steel is outraged.
Gary Steel reviews the remastered version of Frank Zappa’s Fillmore East June 1971