Prompted by its 20th anniversary and an upcoming tour to mark the occasion, GARY STEEL reassesses Shayne Carter’s greatest album. For fans of New Zealand alt-rock group Straitjacket Fits, the return of Shayne Carter to the musical firmament in 2001 held no small expectation. It had been seven long […]
GARY STEEL stumbles across a tantalising snippet of greatness in a new EP by Kenyan electronic artist Slikback.
GARY STEEL finally finds a book about a group he had stencilled on his pencil case as a high school nerd, and explains why it matters.
In the first of a new series celebrating the 30th anniversary of New Zealand record label Rattle, GARY STEEL takes a look at its debut release from 1991.
Fifty years ago Tim Buckley released an album that killed his career. Five years later he really was dead. GARY STEEL on Starsailor.
Shudder is a new streaming service dedicated to terrifying us. GARY STEEL had a close look at its content. Shudder describes itself as a premium streaming service that will appeal to anyone keen on horror, thrillers and the supernatural. But the question on the minds of both horror connoisseurs […]
GARY STEEL makes his reacquaintance with a 2001 favourite that soothed his savage beast while getting roundly ignored by the rest of the world. RANDOM PLAY IS A REGULAR COLUMN IN WHICH GARY STEEL RANDOMLY SELECTS AND DISSECTS AN ALBUM FROM HIS COLLECTION. Sometimes an album just fails […]
The Witchdoctor team sifts through the mountain of available streaming TV and brings your attention to great new shows as well as worthy catalogue offerings.