GARY STEEL renews his acquaintance with the music world of Burnt Friedman and finds it to be as exquisitely detailed as ever.
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GARY STEEL attends a Blam Blam Blam reunion gig and finds the power of their songs and performance is undiminished 37 years later.
Nathan Haines on Shift Left, his hi-fi, the Silver Scrolls and more…
Shayne Carter’s incredible memoir gives GARY STEEL a complex.
GARY STEEL reviews ace albums by Myele Manzanza, Faye Webster and Aldous Harding along with a few real turds. Despite its sometimes-arch over-intellectualism, Holly Herndon’s last album – 2015’s Platform – worked on its own terms as a very clever form of sliced and diced electronic pop. Sure, you […]
In this 1980 piece, GARY STEEL gets an unexpected interview with Elton ‘Rocketman’ John, and attends the formal press conference.
PAT PILCHER takes a backward glance at the demise of iTunes and buy-to-own vs streaming models like Spotify.
GARY STEEL made his pilgrimage to see the Mike & Micky show based on a lifelong fandom, but left with a sour taste in his mouth