Bob Mercer signed Kate Bush and The Sex Pistols and then fired the band. GARY STEEL spoke to the industry legend.
Music and movie related interviews
Dianne Swann is an under-sung legend of Kiwi pop with the finest album of her career online and in the shops.
Crazed fan HELEN COLLETT meets up with The Fall’s Mark Smith for a long grilling in a Wellington pub. Photos: Charles Jameson.
RICHARD BETTS chats with the music director of new women’s choir Luminata Voices ahead of its first performance.
HELEN COLLETT almost succumbs to the elements hitching a ride to the Simple Minds 1982 gig in Auckland and Jim Kerr writes in her diary.
HELEN COLLETT stalks the members of New Order and their greater entourage during their first New Zealand tour in 1982.
Fresh from soaking up Robert Wyatt’s newish book of lyrics and illustrations, GARY STEEL thought the time was right to disinter and publish – for the first time ever – his complete interview with the reclusive legend.
Nigel Gavin is one of our best-kept secrets: a guitar wizard with gregarious performative impulses and an astonishing discography. GARY STEEL subjects him to the Witchdoctor Q&A.