When Gary Numan played in Wellington local punks spat on him, but his show was great according to GARY STEEL.
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In one of his first live review assignments, GARY STEEL was surprised to find that novelty act Racey wasn’t as cack as he’d thought they’d be.
Before he got tinnitus from attending too many concerts without earplugs, GARY STEEL wrote a lot of live reviews. Here are links to some of them.
The Residents, Electric Ballroom, Wellington, New Zealand. Evening Post, 26/8/86 In 1986, GARY STEEL sat on a cold floor with a few hundred lucky punters and was blown away by The Residents. The Residents, they call themselves. These alien invaders, who, determined to demonstrate their comprehensive briefing on human culture […]
Still a cult act when they toured NZ in 1981, The Cure were down-to-earth enough to “hang” with their Wellington fans and even jam with a local group, writes GARY STEEL.
Crazed fan HELEN COLLETT meets up with The Fall’s Mark Smith for a long grilling in a Wellington pub. Photos: Charles Jameson.
The rules are explicit: if travelling on public transport we must wear masks to protect against the spread of Covid-19. PAT PILCHER is aghast that so many are flouting government instructions.
Pat Metheny’s career retrospective delights with dazzling displays and solo finesse, but definition is lacking for DAN SPERBER. Have we heard this quartet at its best?