HELEN COLLETT almost succumbs to the elements hitching a ride to the Simple Minds 1982 gig in Auckland and Jim Kerr writes in her diary.
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On the fifth anniversary of Keith Emerson’s tragic death, GARY STEEL calls for a reassessment of the pioneering keyboardist.
Fresh from soaking up Robert Wyatt’s newish book of lyrics and illustrations, GARY STEEL thought the time was right to disinter and publish – for the first time ever – his complete interview with the reclusive legend.
In the first of a new series celebrating the 30th anniversary of New Zealand record label Rattle, GARY STEEL takes a look at its debut release from 1991.
Thirty years ago GARY STEEL met David Lynch’s Twin Peaks musical muse, Julee Cruise. For the first time, here’s the encounter in full.
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.