Gary Steel is bitterly disappointed by Sia’s latest, ’80s-influenced botch-job.
Gary Steel reckons the new Chemical Brothers album is all tease and no ejaculate.
Gary Steel listens to a NZ “legend” of drum’n’bass on his dubstep-influenced album, and finds it strangely wanting.
Gary Steel reviews a warm inviting album by a group whose music mixes Afrobeat, jazz-fusion and Ethiopian jazz influences
Naim’s Uniti all-in-one music machine reviewed by Gary Pearce
Lippy Shayne Carter tells it like it is in a verbal exchange with Gary Steel on the occasion of the release of the 2009 Dimmer album, Degrees Of Existence.
Gary Steel raves about Pantha Du Prince, whose Black Noise combines sleek minimal techno with Joy Division-like textures, and sounds great on expensive stereos.
Gary Steel reviews the rather lovely July Flame album by Laura Veirs, whose dreamy folk and country-tinged tunes are as charming and comfy as a cat on the lap in Winter