GARY STEEL reviews the latest release from the Zappa vaults and reveals both its strengths and weaknesses.
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On his first album since 2014 David Kilgour floats in haunted suspension. GARY STEEL soaks up the grief
GARY STEEL renews his acquaintance with the music world of Burnt Friedman and finds it to be as exquisitely detailed as ever.
GARY STEEL tries hard to find promise in expat Kiwi Plum Green’s dark Melbourne post-grunge.
Snarky Puppy is a conglomeration of Grammy-winning musicians that brings vigour, life and dynamism to jazz-fusion, writes GARY STEEL
It’s certainly not Betchadupa. Liam Finn has grown up a lot in the few years between the partying-in-Daddy’s-toolbox schizophrenia of his first solo album, and this much more assured second effort. The trouble is, like so many artists from his generation, the music sounds like it’s desperately trying to escape […]
Dudley Benson’s Zealandia starts and ends with the sound of crickets, but it’s what’s in between that really sends GARY STEEL
Not bad at all, writes GARY STEEL about the debut album by Aussie electronic duo Bad French, whose musical and lyrical sophistication surprises and delights.