‘Damn The Dam’ man John Hanlon has a new album and as the title suggests it’s full of naked truths. GARY STEEL takes a listen.
Veteran Kiwi drummer Bruce Aitken has a storied career and an avalanche of incredible new music released this month. We subject him to the great Witchdoctor Q&A.
Grant Gillanders deserves a medal for his services to New Zealand music. The archivist/label owner submits to the great Witchdoctor Q&A.
GARY STEEL excavates a thing about Snakefinger for a tour that never happened from his mouldering vaults. Originally published 12 May 1981 Sometime in 1971, Briton Philip Lithman decided that the primal boogie monster he was playing virtuoso guitar solos for wast at an end: “I just felt that […]
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. IMPORTANT NOTE: This tour has been postponed due to the Level 4 lockdown until December. See all dates and venues below. For fans of New Zealand alt-rock group Straitjacket […]
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.