GARY STEEL raves like a lunatic about a group whose new album is a real shot in the arm just when we need it.
Gary “Stereonerd” Steel’s musings on music, movies, technology and the general state of the universe.
Every week GARY STEEL pulls another random album from his bulging shelves to cast a critical eye over. It’s your turn, AGF!
In 1987 Shriekback toured NZ in support of their fourth and biggest album. GARY STEEL reviewed their show in Christchurch.
Is it a comedy, a tragedy, or a dramedy? GARY STEEL doesn’t care. He just wants you to go see this extraordinary film.
What will music sound like in 50 years’ time? GARY STEEL has been thinking.
To mark New Zealand Music Month GARY STEEL regurgitates a piece he wrote on the subject long ago.
GARY STEEL has a rule about nostalgia. The rule is never to indulge in it. Let it be known that in this story he breaks his own rule about the most seminal year in his life and in music.
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 […]