Three legendary artists reviewed, a double album, a triple album and a seven-disc box set of rare gems.
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Back in the early 1980s Alms For Children turned into This Sporting Life and then disappeared before many even knew about them. Now, at last, there’s a compilation to memorialise them, writes GARY STEEL
In which that old sourpuss GARY STEEL bends his tattered ears in the direction of his Dad-rock wind-up gramophone to assess a selection of the latest sounds.
The mega rap phenomenon Drake has just released another record-breaking album, and its awfulness is an indictment on our lame acceptance of shit, writes GARY STEEL
GARY STEEL writes about one of the strangest tribute albums ever made about one of the strangest – and most loved – music obsessives he ever met.
Daniel Lopatin’s new album tunes into the zeitgeist but chooses to abuse the prevalent tropes. GARY STEEL is well impressed.
Sometimes it takes that old fart GARY STEEL weeks, months or even years to get around to reviewing albums. From the sublime to the frankly ridiculous, here’s another selection to dip into.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Warren Ellis of so-called post-rock trio Dirty Three.