Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Jeff Parker of so-called post-rock band Tortoise. There’s something wrong with this picture: One of the most anonymous-looking bands on the planet has just landed a sizable editorial feature in the jaded pages of London-style bible, The Face. Tortoise are amused as much as […]
Samsung’s got a hidden gem on its phones for those of us with less than perfect hearing – or just getting a little older. PAT PILCHER gives us the lowdown on how to get the best out of Adapt Sound.
New TomTom watch lets you listen to your favourite happy house anthems while working out. Hands in the air, everybody!
Gary Steel’s nightmare interview with The Stones.
James Bradfield discovers Beth Orton, and wishes he hadn’t.
That calloused and abused instrument, the saxophone, is put to good use on this live jazz release.
Massive Eagles retrospective to be released in April.
Gary Steel loves Rickie Lee Jones, who performs in Auckland this coming week. Below, he explains his love affair, and makes public for the first time an interview with the singer-songwriter conducted in 2003. See below for ticket giveaway!
Pat Pilcher discovers that RIAA has a wee fiscal situation and gets all misty eyed
Carol King’s platinum follow-up to Tapestry reviewed on audiophile vinyl.
The first item Gary Steel ever had published in a “proper” rock rag: Rip It Up, 1979
Gary Steel’s ongoing series of possibly risible, probable laughable stories and reviews originally published 30 years ago.