Gary Steel continues his belated catchment of 2010 releases, this time reassessing old ‘slow hand’
Gary Steel continues his catchment of 2010 releases he ought to have reviewed, this time with an oddball NZ figure whose new album has a touch of genius about it
Persian septuagenarian brought out of cobwebs to collaborate with young English guys, successfully
The weird gets going on this remix album made from history’s audio detritus
Bill Direen leaves the ‘U’ out of Builders on a double-pronged release
Music for fairies this may be, but it’s gorgeous stuff, and who can resist two harmonising angels?
One of the best-sounding CDs to have come from NZ can’t quite compete for quality of songwriting
U2’s Auckland show is amazing, and terrible. Gary Steel explains why
Superb electro cheese with plenty of action for synth festishists
Exceptional art pop from England that seems destined for oblivion. Typical.
Former members of Broadcast and Plone go for trite
Disappointing follow-up suggests Bradford Cox is keeping his best ideas for future solo projects