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.
Crowded House are to reissue deluxe versions of album catalogue.
For some unknown reason, my Adele review was never published by the magazine I submitted it to. So, here it is, a little late but hey…
French group’s homage to ’80s nostalgia in poor taste.
Efterklang plus one makes Liima, a band of real-time electronic performers with a sonic joie de vivre worth plugging into.
The final Beastwars album is a monster.
Top marks for attempting an album that’s compassionate and politically engaged, pity about the result.