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.
David Elias is an acclaimed singer-songwriter. He also happens to be an audiophile and high resolution music pioneer. DR RICHARD VAREY talks to him about this rare combination.
GARY STEEL digs up a previously unpublished interview with Chris Knox from 1986, in which the NZ music legend gives an amazing insight on the Flying Nun label, as well as his own music, and NZ music biz machinations in the 1980s.
In his Every Day In May series, GARY STEEL digs up pieces of our rich musical tapestry. [Translation: stories he’s penned over the past 40 years about NZ music]. Today’s victims – The Mockers, in a piece originally published in IT Magazine in 1980.
The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. The following story appeared in Real Groove, July 1995.