Exceptional art pop from England that seems destined for oblivion. Typical.
Former members of Broadcast and Plone go for trite
Disappointing follow-up suggests Bradford Cox is keeping his best ideas for future solo projects
Die!Die!Die! make it to the third album, and it’s an acceptable trade-off between compromise and natural evolution
Jaz Coleman is an unusual man.
Hidden Orchestra make jazz-noir “imaginary cinema”. Gary Steel wonders if it’s all that it’s cracked up to be.
Claire Duncan is Dear Time’s Waste. This is a Q&A with Claire. Her first album is out now.
NZ’s gifted but troubled songwriter and band leader, Martin Phillipps, in a candid and revealing exchange with Gary Steel
Gary Steel bathes in the sheer indulgent tedium of Trinity Roots’ new live release
Gary Steel laments the end of Kiwi music institution Real Groove magazine
The NZ Music Awards take place on October 7. Meanwhile, a METRO magazine column written by Witchdoctor writer Gary Steel whips up controversy in the blogosphere.
They’re nothing less than a pop phenomenon. They’re from NZ. And they’re really, really good. The Naked & Famous. Interviewed by Gary Steel