The top 5 finalists have been announced for the award that recognises excellence in NZ songwriting. These following songs were chosen as finalists for the 2020 APRA Silver Scroll Award by New Zealand APRA members. The award recognises excellence in songwriting and has been presented for 55 years. ‘Don’t […]
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GARY STEEL reads an anthology of short stories by the guy who sang ‘Damn The Damn.’ And it’s damn good.
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.
RICHARD BETTS details post-Covid activities in the classical realm and finds that things are warming up nicely.
GARY STEEL’s interview with Michael Nesmith was a shambles and his concert experience of ‘The Monkees’ was a travesty, but Nesmith’s memoir is a revelation.
Our national orchestra is finally emerging from the streaming-only world of Covid-19 restrictions with a tour planned for next month.
RICHARD BETTS catches up with period-instrument orchestra NZ Barok ahead of their forthcoming concert of quartets by Mozart and Boccherini.