One Erection, did you say? Oh, the guy from One Direction! Old fart GARY STEEL grapples manfully with the debut Harry Styles solo album.
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Terry Humphries runs a unique “by appointment” hi-fi showroom and auditioning facility called Audio Reference, which he first launched in Hamilton 10 years ago, then moved to central Auckland. This week, he has reopened in the much more scenic locale of Devonport, in a lovely, sonically improved space full […]
It’s called the Ataribox, writes RICHARD BETTS, and it’s a real gamble.
Sony’s OLED sound-through-screen A1 Series is here at last.
Edifier has launched its cheap-as-chips Exclaim Connect PC speaker on the NZ market.
In the first of an occasional new series, GARY STEEL gives the hard word to some aspiring musical artistes.
SIMON BROWN gets overwhelmed with extravagant oddness at the Munich High End Show, and follows it up with a dessert of Hong Kong proportions.
On this day one year ago, GARY STEEL moved away from Auckland and up north. What led to that decision, and how did it work out?
GARY STEEL underestimated The Bads. He’s here now to pay penance with his review of their really, really good new album.
It’s a show like no other, where passionate dealers in hi-fidelity ply the most outrageous, expensive and sometimes sublime of sound gear. PAUL QUILTER was there.
A lost Flying Nun album finds its feet 30 years after its original release, writes GARY STEEL.
Melodrama? Smell-O-Rama more like, according to GARY STEEL. Witchdoctor’s resident curmudgeon finds fault with Lorde’s ‘universally acclaimed’ second album.