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 […]
Music CD news and reviews
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
Caitlin Smith is a singer sublime, celebrated vocal coach and an underrated songwriter. GARY STEEL quizzes her in the great Witchdoctor Q&A.
GARY STEEL – who has been flinging his controversial critiques at a disgruntled public for more than 40 years – gives the background to his new A To Z Of Album Reviews.
Music connoisseur (and former member of Captain Beefheart’s Magic Band) RICK SNYDER selects his 10 favourite albums of ‘unique vocal music’.
What better time than a global pandemic to launch a brave new music venture resurrecting our neglected past? RICHARD BETTS on the Rattle record label’s brain wave.
Tom ‘Squarepusher’ Jenkinson continues to make sporadically brilliant and often maddening “smashed-together” musical concatenations. GARY STEEL examines the problem.