Walter Becker’s death prompts GARY STEEL to examine his curiously topsy-turvy relationship to the music of Steely Dan.
An occasional column in which GARY STEEL reviews a bunch of recordings that escaped his attention at the time of release, and finds them to be of merit.
Ever wondered whether stereo was good for you? A brilliant wee ‘stereo fixer’ – The Soundstage Activator – sends DR RICHARD VAREY off on a fascinating voyage to discover the truth about the way we listen to music.
Most people reckon they love music, and that it’s a soundtrack to their lives, but they never actually listen to it.
Witchdoctor’s second Glen Campbell tribute of the day is ANDREW JOHNSTONE’s previously unpublished review of the heart-rending film chronicling Glen Campbell’s descent into Alzheimer’s.
A few thoughts on Glen Campbell from Witchdoctor’s music editor.
Legendary prog rock reissue is a hoax. But an instructive one, claims Gary Steel
It’s deeply unfashionable, it’s not even on a label, and it involves guitar solos. And GARY STEEL quite likes it.
One Erection, did you say? Oh, the guy from One Direction! Old fart GARY STEEL grapples manfully with the debut Harry Styles solo album.
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.
A lost Flying Nun album finds its feet 30 years after its original release, writes GARY STEEL.