Richard Nunns, an incredibly important and influential New Zealand musician, has died. His label boss STEVE GARDEN pays tribute.
Gary Morrison was a true legend of New Zealand hi-fi, and the man behind iconic amps from Craft, Plinius and PureAudio. SIMON BROWN shares memories of Gary, who died recently.
PAT “Goody-Goody-Yum-Yum” PILCHER laments the passing of one of his childhood heroes, The Goodies founder Tim Brooke-Taylor, another victim of the Covid-19 virus.
Stephen Hawking is dead, but his extraordinary ideas live on. Here’s PAT PILCHER’s tribute to the great man.
One of the key figures in German music’s Krautrock renaissance of the 1970s has died. GARY STEEL weeps all over his keyboard.
A few thoughts on Glen Campbell from Witchdoctor’s music editor.
Hi-fi pioneers Martin L. Borish (NAD) and Richard E. Lord (REL Acoustics) both died in July.
The idea? Every day in May, to mark NZ Music Month and 38 years of his own rancid opining and reportage, Gary Steel will present something from his considerable behind. Personal archive, that is. The following obituary appeared in the Sunday Star Times, March 22, 1998.