In the first of an occasional new series, GARY STEEL gives the hard word to some aspiring musical artistes.
GARY STEEL underestimated The Bads. He’s here now to pay penance with his review of their really, really good new album.
Melodrama? Smell-O-Rama more like, according to GARY STEEL. Witchdoctor’s resident curmudgeon finds fault with Lorde’s ‘universally acclaimed’ second album.
GARY STEEL sends an open letter to Roger Waters on the occasion of his first album in 25 years, Is This The Life We Really Want?
Is The Beatles’ much-celebrated 1967 album Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band an overrated piece of junk?
GARY STEEL asks: Why do so many albums sound intentionally awful and artless? Part 2!
GARY STEEL asks: Why do so many albums sound intentionally awful and artless?
We need more politics in music, but not poor music with a political twist, writes GARY STEEL
Is it possible for recordings to sound as good as the musicians when they performed in the studio? RICHARD VAREY has found a record company that do just that.
On the momentous occasion of the release of Aldous Harding’s second album, Party, Gary Steel digs up a revealing interview from his heaving archives.
David Elias is an acclaimed singer-songwriter. He also happens to be an audiophile and high resolution music pioneer. DR RICHARD VAREY talks to him about this rare combination.
Fancy a spot of spelunking? GARY STEEL reassesses Nick Cave.