GARY STEEL has a mid-to-late-life crisis as he loses his man-cave and pontificates the importance of exactitude in the filing of record collections, and other related ephemera.
Author: Gary Steel
The Kauri Museum is a bittersweet experience for GARY STEEL.
So says GARY STEEL, who interviewed Hans Joachim Irmler of the Krautrock legends in 2006. Presented as part of an ongoing series, Flashes From The Archives Of Oblivion, in which Steel dredges up key moments from his considerable archive. When Real Groove’s esteemed editor gave me the rare opportunity to […]
GARY STEEL enthuses over an album that reverberates with soothing trumpet, atmospheric ‘found’ sounds and imaginative evocation.
GARY STEEL actually listens all the way through a bunch of albums and has his say about them.
Focal is soon to release three new premium Kanta range speakers. Following the resounding success of Kanta N°2, Focal has launched three new premium loudspeakers: Kanta N°1 bookshelf, Kanta N°3 floorstander, and Kanta centre speaker. This means the Kanta range of loudspeakers now boasts four models. Kanta is optimised for […]
It’s called the Sonetto speaker range and it arrives in New Zealand next month, direct from Sonus Faber in Italy.
Devin Abrams’ last album as Pacific Heights won him the electronic music category at the NZ Music Awards. Its follow-up is a – wait for it! – concept album, explains GARY STEEL.
While the industry gets first look/listen to GoldenEar’s new DigitalActiv 3 powered/wireless bookshelf speaker at CEDIA trade show, the public will have to wait just a little bit longer. That is, until some time in 2019.
It’s a dirty secret in the egg business that is just as true of free-range producers as it is of the captive horror houses, writes GARY STEEL.
From the archives of oblivion: Every week GARY STEEL rescues a story from his bulging back pages. This week it’s the turn of the King of doom, Peter Hammill, one of the most fascinating figures of ’70s rock and leader of Van Der Graaf Generator. Rock history is littered […]
Don’t worry, it’s the 21st Century, it’s okay to like pop music and weird shit too, writes GARY STEEL.