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.
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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.
Darren Watson is possibly New Zealand’s greatest living blues exponent. GARY STEEL asks the hard questions of this superb singer/guitarist/songwriter.
GARY STEEL talks with Tears For Fears’ Curt Smith in a previously unpublished 1989 interview.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.
GARY STEEL makes his reacquaintance with a 2001 favourite that soothed his savage beast while getting roundly ignored by the rest of the world. RANDOM PLAY IS A REGULAR COLUMN IN WHICH GARY STEEL RANDOMLY SELECTS AND DISSECTS AN ALBUM FROM HIS COLLECTION. Sometimes an album just fails […]
A brand spanking new collection of John Lennon’s work gets released in surround sound and in many formats on what would have been his 80th birthday. On October 9th, John Lennon’s 80th birthday, a collection of some of the most vital and best-loved songs from his solo career – Gimme […]
In ’97 the former Yes/King Crimson drummer got together with a couple of jazzers to make one of his most endearing albums, writes GARY STEEL