Freshly disinterred from the festering annals of Gary Steel’s back pages, yet another obscure interview that time forgot. Today, it’s a 1981 story about former La De Da’s guitarist, Kevin Borich.
Prompted by its 20th anniversary and an upcoming tour to mark the occasion, GARY STEEL reassesses Shayne Carter’s greatest album. For fans of New Zealand alt-rock group Straitjacket Fits, the return of Shayne Carter to the musical firmament in 2001 held no small expectation. It had been seven long […]
GARY STEEL stumbles across a tantalising snippet of greatness in a new EP by Kenyan electronic artist Slikback.
GARY STEEL reviews the latest release from the Zappa vaults and reveals both its strengths and weaknesses.
Dianne Swann is an under-sung legend of Kiwi pop with the finest album of her career online and in the shops.
This is the landing page for Gary Steel’s complete A-Z of album (and a few EPs and singles) reviews.
Crazed fan HELEN COLLETT meets up with The Fall’s Mark Smith for a long grilling in a Wellington pub. Photos: Charles Jameson.
Gary Steel is slowly compiling all his album reviews in one place. This is a work in progress, or what we call a “live document”. Today is the letter ‘Z’.