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.
TVNZ’s profits have slumped by a massive 90 percent. PAT PILCHER knows just how to fix the problem, in five easy steps.
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.
Silly people, complaining about the latest reiteration of Dr Who being a woman, writes PAT PILCHER.
Are gadgets making us gullible? Are smartphones making us stupid? Is Google turning our brains to noodles? Long-time technology observer PAT PILCHER on the new idiocracy.
TVNZ can take a hike, says PAT PILCHER, for whom the so-called state broadcaster is as redundant as decade-old episodes of The Apprentice.
PAT PILCHER looks at how some rugby fans are bypassing Sky’s Fan Pass and the bigger issues it raises.
GARY STEEL goes on the attack against audio snobbery as he details his rock and roll odyssey with Cerwin-Vega loudspeakers.
PAT PILCHER reports on the biggest cyber security threats in the coming year.
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 […]