Hamilton’s Tron Records’ store manager Grant Petersen and owner Kerry (Rocky) O’Rourke sat down to discuss the store’s beginnings, future, customers and plenty more for RICHARD VAREY.
So says GARY STEEL, who interviewed Hans Joachim Irmler of the Krautrock legends in 2006. Presented as part of an ongoing series, Flashes From The Archives Of Oblivion, in which Steel dredges up key moments from his considerable archive. When Real Groove’s esteemed editor gave me the rare opportunity to […]
In his ongoing series From The Archives Of Oblivion, GARY STEEL digs up old stuff and reanimates it just because he can. Here’s the story Steel wrote after having a nice long chat with the genuinely legendary Robert Wyatt.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Warren Ellis of so-called post-rock trio Dirty Three.
To celebrate New Zealand Music Month, GARY STEEL dredges up a bunch of old stories and never-before-published interview Q&A’s. Today, it’s Dave Dobbyn’s turn, a real epic from way back in 1998.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed German electronic legend Burnt Friedman.
Twenty years ago GARY STEEL interviewed Jeff Parker of so-called post-rock band Tortoise. There’s something wrong with this picture: One of the most anonymous-looking bands on the planet has just landed a sizable editorial feature in the jaded pages of London-style bible, The Face. Tortoise are amused as much as […]
GARY STEEL continues his Pink Floyd retrospective with a revisit to the group’s Kiwi press conference before their 1988 Western Springs concert.
GARY STEEL reaches back 30 years to his 1988 interview with Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason in the first of this three part series, looking back on the band’s 1988 Western Spring’s concert.
The former Pink Floyd bassist and conceptualist takes us through his first album in 25 years.
ANDREW JOHNSTONE tells the strange and bizarre saga of controversial Hamilton legends Mobile Stud Unit.
On the momentous occasion of the release of Aldous Harding’s second album, Party, Gary Steel digs up a revealing interview from his heaving archives.