In his ongoing series From The Archives Of Oblivion, GARY STEEL digs up old stuff and reanimates it just because he can. Here’s the story Steel wrote after having a nice long chat with the genuinely legendary Robert Wyatt.
Dudley Benson’s Zealandia starts and ends with the sound of crickets, but it’s what’s in between that really sends GARY STEEL
Not bad at all, writes GARY STEEL about the debut album by Aussie electronic duo Bad French, whose musical and lyrical sophistication surprises and delights.
Three legendary artists reviewed, a double album, a triple album and a seven-disc box set of rare gems.
Back in the early 1980s Alms For Children turned into This Sporting Life and then disappeared before many even knew about them. Now, at last, there’s a compilation to memorialise them, writes GARY STEEL
In which that old sourpuss GARY STEEL bends his tattered ears in the direction of his Dad-rock wind-up gramophone to assess a selection of the latest sounds.
The mega rap phenomenon Drake has just released another record-breaking album, and its awfulness is an indictment on our lame acceptance of shit, writes GARY STEEL
GARY STEEL writes about one of the strangest tribute albums ever made about one of the strangest – and most loved – music obsessives he ever met.