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Every Day In May – Day 18: What Is Music?
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Every Day In May – Day 18: What Is Music?

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. This story, which discusses the exploratory music scene around the Wine Cellar and nascent Audio Foundation, appeared in Metro, October ’05.

Void pictured on the front cover of TOM magazine.
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Every Day In May – Day 17: Steve Braunias On Gerald Dwyer

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. Between 1983 and 1985, I ran an independent Wellington ‘arts and entertainment’ magazine, TOM. One of my favourite contributors and dear friend, Steve Braunias, has kindly consented to have the following re-published. It’s a fabulous insight on a scene in Wellington that’s long forgotten. Make sure you read his postscript at the bottom.

Every Day In May – Day 11: Bic Runga
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Every Day In May – Day 11: Bic Runga

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. The following piece appeared in Metro in November 2002.

Every Day In May – Day 7 – DD Smash
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Every Day In May – Day 7 – DD Smash

The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. In the early ’80s, it felt like the whole country was rooting for DD Smash to make it in Oz. This Dave Dobbyn interview from the NZ Times, February 20, 1983.