Post Tagged with: "Gary Steel"

William Tyler – Modern Country (Merge/Southside) ALBUM REVIEW

It’s Gazza’s Big Ketchup, wherein GARY STEEL chips away at the massive review pile that accrued during 2016. Today, NZ’s ‘most acerbic music critic’ makes a case for one of the year’s small wonders, an album of (Shock! Horror!) instrumental guitar music.

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Bonfire Baby – Bonfire Baby (No Label) EP REVIEW

It’s Gazza’s Big Ketchup, wherein GARY STEEL chips away at the massive review pile that accrued during 2016. Today, NZ’s ‘most acerbic music writer’ compares the claims of a press release with the reality of a band debut.

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Peter Posa – Plays The Hits Of The British Invasion (Sony) ALBUM REVIEW

It’s Gazza’s Big Ketchup, wherein GARY STEEL chips away at the massive review pile that accrued during 2016. Today, NZ’s ‘most acerbic critic’ listens to one of our most legendary guitarists playing the very music that killed off his style.

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Various Artists – Come & See Me (Frenzy) ALBUM REVIEW

It’s Gazza’s Big Ketchup, wherein GARY STEEL chips away at the massive review pile that accrued during 2016. Today, NZ’s ‘most acerbic critic’ gets a good perv at our mini-skirted 1960s divas.

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John Cale – Music For A New Society (Domino) ALBUM REVIEW

It’s Gazza’s Big Ketchup, wherein GARY STEEL chips away at the massive review pile that accrued during 2016. Today, NZ’s ‘most acerbic’ critic gets out his whips and chains for John Cale’s supposedly masterful Music For A New Society.

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Public Service Broadcasting – Live At Brixton (Test Card/Southbound) ALBUM REVIEW

Gary Steel has one word (cribbed from the toddler) to say about this album: “YUCK!”

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Corinne Bailey Rae – The Heart Speaks In Whispers (Virgin/Universal) ALBUM REVIEW

Corrinne Bailey Rae turns Gary Steel into a beastly man with beastly thoughts.

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Don’t Give Me Culture

Gary Steel has realised why his appreciation of music is different: he’s just not cultural. Please, let him explain.

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Alien Soundtracks

Gary Steel tunes in to a transporting audio aberration that turns out to be a sonic solution.

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From The Archives: Smith’s Dream

In his ongoing series of stories rescued from the dumpster of time, Gary Steel gifts us his August 1998 interview with Patti Smith, who had just returned after her retirement 16 years before. 

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