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
Was the rock revolution really ground zero for music? GARY STEEL admits the error of his ways.
One of the key figures in German music’s Krautrock renaissance of the 1970s has died. GARY STEEL weeps all over his keyboard.
Walter Becker’s death prompts GARY STEEL to examine his curiously topsy-turvy relationship to the music of Steely Dan.
Most people reckon they love music, and that it’s a soundtrack to their lives, but they never actually listen to 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.
GARY STEEL goes on the attack against audio snobbery as he details his rock and roll odyssey with Cerwin-Vega loudspeakers.
The Dunedin Sound – Some Disenchanted Evening, Ian Chapman (Bateman) The Shops, Steve Braunias & Peter Black (Luncheon Sausage Books) PICTURE BOOKS ARE not much use to me, really. I’ll walk through an art gallery with eyes bulging, but put the same art in a book, and all I want […]
Could a prostitute ever make it to the Whitehouse? Estère clearly thinks so. She explains her new song to Gary Steel.