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.
It’s a music genre that’s been reviled for decades, yet it remains stubbornly popular with music freaks who demand more than a two-chord thrash. GARY STEEL writes in defence of prog-rock.
Just what is music anyway, and what is it for? GARY STEEL certainly has an opinon or two about these cosmic vibrations that decorate our lives. For many years there was an annual Australian festival called What Is Music? Its performers set about answering that question in their own […]
To mark New Zealand Music Month GARY STEEL regurgitates a piece he wrote on the subject long ago.
Berliners were busy tearing their wall down when musician Roger Waters arrived and built an even bigger one. His massive rock extravaganza The Wall hit Berlin on July 21, 1990. Gary Steel was there.
Sometime in the early 1990s GARY STEEL picked up the phone expecting to chat to Ministry’s Paul Barker, and found himself talking to drummer Bill Rieflin instead. As a tribute to Rieflin, who died this week, for the first time we print the transcript of that conversation.