The national orchestra has announced a season notable for Beethoven, Stravinsky and the effects of penury. RICHARD BETTS takes a look.
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GARY STEEL marks what would have been Frank Zappa’s 80th birthday with a little musing on death and records.
Darren Watson is possibly New Zealand’s greatest living blues exponent. GARY STEEL asks the hard questions of this superb singer/guitarist/songwriter.
Bach Musica’s year-end concert is a performance of a less well-known but equally impressive alternative to Handel’s Messiah, writes RICHARD BETTS.
Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra recently revealed its 2021 season to a Town Hall crowd. RICHARD BETTS took notes.
GARY STEEL talks with Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith in a previously unpublished 1989 interview.
Fifty years ago Tim Buckley released an album that killed his career. Five years later he really was dead. GARY STEEL on Starsailor.
In November 1987 GARY STEEL met up with Bones Hillman just after he joined Midnight Oil. Find the original story and transcript below.