It’s not perfect, but it’s about time attention was paid to reissuing our NZ pop history, and Cassandra’s Ears prove worthy of the effort
Finn Andrews has a seven song EP of tentative half-songs. Gary Steel wonders why.
Real Groovy vinyl guru creates affordable Kiwi Record Cleaner – and it looks a corker!
Leading ambient artist returns to form on a very hallucinogenic long-player
Lyrics Born makes an ambitious hip-hop album that’s actually fun to listen to. Pity about the singing.
Doobie Brothers drop a bundle that’s less than smokin’, but may prove reliably nostalgic for fans
Canon’s high end IXUS 1000HS point and shoot compact camera reviewed by Ashley Kramer
Olive 6HD music server hits NZ shores
Pearce’s Voigt ‘Spruce Goose’ like project appears to be gaining momentum…
Daft Punk have done the soundtrack to Tron: Legacy, and Gary Steel has reviewed it
Gary Steel revisits his Listener interview with former Rolling Stones bass man, Bill Wyman
Gary Steel revisits the archives and an interview with Tom Bailey, who should be remembered for rather more than “those” ’80s haircuts and the Thompson Twins