To mark the passing of Toots Hibbert (of Toots & The Maytals) GARY STEEL whips out his 2004 interview with the reggae icon. “I get annoyed when people talk about reggae,” says Toots Hibbert, of Toots & The Maytals. “They just talk about Bob Marley. People should know that […]
GARY STEEL makes his reacquaintance with a 2001 favourite that soothed his savage beast while getting roundly ignored by the rest of the world. RANDOM PLAY IS A REGULAR COLUMN IN WHICH GARY STEEL RANDOMLY SELECTS AND DISSECTS AN ALBUM FROM HIS COLLECTION. Sometimes an album just fails […]
A brand spanking new collection of John Lennon’s work gets released in surround sound and in many formats on what would have been his 80th birthday. On October 9th, John Lennon’s 80th birthday, a collection of some of the most vital and best-loved songs from his solo career – Gimme […]
In ’97 the former Yes/King Crimson drummer got together with a couple of jazzers to make one of his most endearing albums, writes GARY STEEL
GARY STEEL’s interview with Michael Nesmith was a shambles and his concert experience of ‘The Monkees’ was a travesty, but Nesmith’s memoir is a revelation.
Steve Hackett played on all the best Genesis albums and is touring his version of the classic Selling England By The Pound. GARY STEEL chatted with the guitar master.
What better time than a global pandemic to launch a brave new music venture resurrecting our neglected past? RICHARD BETTS on the Rattle record label’s brain wave.
With the passing of Kraftwerk’s Florian Schneider GARY STEEL reflects on his life-long obsession with electronic music.