GARY STEEL chats with GRAHAM NASH about his halcyon 60 years in rock and his first-ever solo dates in New Zealand.
MATT KELLY has something to say about a punk icon making music softer than a pillowcase stuffed with whipped cream.
Forty years ago Wellington had its second Off The Deep End festival of experimental music. GARY STEEL and a few chums wrote about it.
Way back in 1984 GARY STEEL had a natter with The Shadows during their New Zealand tour and extracted their exasperation.
MATT KELLY listens all the way through (so you don’t have to) to two of the most imbecilic records ever made. Shame on Pink Guy.
Riot III’s explosive and controversial music gets a respectful reissue 43 years later. GARY STEEL, who was there at the time, digs in.
To celebrate the imminent release of a lovely vinyl platter capturing the key moments of Wellington’s “terrorist” punk band Riot 111, here’s a story originally published in 1981.
Any prospective fan making their way through Zappa’s bounteous discography needs to know how to find the motherlode, but it’s not easy, writes GARY STEEL.