In Witchdoctor’s famous BLINDFOLD TEST, we invite a musician into an audiophile sound lounge and play them a provocative record selection. This week, former Thompson Twins and sometime International Observer TOM BAILEY is put to the test at Auckland’s Audio Reference showroom. GARY STEEL is the DJ selector.
So says GARY STEEL, who interviewed Hans Joachim Irmler of the Krautrock legends in 2006. Presented as part of an ongoing series, Flashes From The Archives Of Oblivion, in which Steel dredges up key moments from his considerable archive. When Real Groove’s esteemed editor gave me the rare opportunity to […]
From the archives of oblivion: Every week GARY STEEL rescues a story from his bulging back pages. This week it’s the turn of the King of doom, Peter Hammill, one of the most fascinating figures of ’70s rock and leader of Van Der Graaf Generator. Rock history is littered […]
In his ongoing series of stories rescued from the dumpster of time, Gary Steel gifts us his August 1998 interview with Patti Smith, who had just returned after her retirement 16 years before.
Gary Steel gets personally acquainted with Rick Wakeman, keyboard whiz/wizzard and comic wag, on the eve of his one-man, one-piano, three-date NZ tour.
Gary Steel has a bit of the old social intercourse with The Punisher. Well, Tom Jane, who plays the Punisher.