GARY STEEL enthuses over an album that reverberates with soothing trumpet, atmospheric ‘found’ sounds and imaginative evocation.
It’s a bold claim, but after spending time with Samsung’s new QLED offering, PAT PILCHER has declared it the winner.
GARY STEEL actually listens all the way through a bunch of albums and has his say about them.
A year after Apple announced the AirPower, PAT PILCHER goes in search of the elusive wireless charger.
Apple has announced its new iPhones, but PAT PILCHER is less than enthused.
Electricity prices have soared 80% since the sector was amalgamated, corporatised and privatised 30 years ago. Alasdair Thompson explores whether that is reasonable.
Devin Abrams’ last album as Pacific Heights won him the electronic music category at the NZ Music Awards. Its follow-up is a – wait for it! – concept album, explains GARY STEEL.
PAT PILCHER unboxes Samsung’s latest premium offering to find a galaxy of peeper pleasing, high performance delight…
From the archives of oblivion: Every week GARY STEEL rescues a story from his bulging back pages. This week it’s the turn of the King of doom, Peter Hammill, one of the most fascinating figures of ’70s rock and leader of Van Der Graaf Generator. Rock history is littered […]
Crappy inbuilt TV speakers driving you mad? PAT PILCHER puts the JBL Studio Bar to the auditory test. Will it give you listening pleasure?
Don’t worry, it’s the 21st Century, it’s okay to like pop music and weird shit too, writes GARY STEEL.
PAT PILCHER heads out to road test Fujifilm’s new offering, and finds plenty to play with.