RENEE JONES catches the Auckland Fringe performance of Pussy Riot’s show, Riot Days, and comes away richer for the experience.
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In 40 YEARS IN 52 WEEKS, GARY STEEL trawls through his archives and selective memory banks to celebrate a lifetime of writing about modern music, and pens some new perspectives to mark the occasion. The subject of today’s piece: aural agony.
In 40 YEARS IN 52 WEEKS, GARY STEEL trawls through his archives to celebrate a lifetime of writing about modern music, and pens some new perspectives to mark the occasion. The subject of today’s piece: 1979.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Warren Ellis of so-called post-rock trio Dirty Three.
To celebrate New Zealand Music Month, GARY STEEL dredges up a bunch of old stories and interviews. Today, his 1998 interview with the post-Unitone HiFi duo project of Stinky Jim and Angus McNaughton, Soundproof, as well as a chat with Pitchblack’s Mike Hodgson.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed German electronic legend Burnt Friedman.
In 1988 Witchdoctor’s GARY STEEL was editing teen pop magazine RTR Countdown and in February of that year he jetted off to New York with five competition winners to catch Michael Jackson at Madison Square Garden.
In the final instalment of our three part Pink Floyd retrospective, GARY STEEL reviews the band’s 1988 concert at Auckland’s Western Springs.