Prompted by its 20th anniversary and an upcoming tour to mark the occasion, GARY STEEL reassesses Shayne Carter’s greatest album. For fans of New Zealand alt-rock group Straitjacket Fits, the return of Shayne Carter to the musical firmament in 2001 held no small expectation. It had been seven long […]
Our national orchestra is finally emerging from the streaming-only world of Covid-19 restrictions with a tour planned for next month.
The two living members of The Monkees play their last ever dates this week in NZ. Ahead of this three-date tour of the so-called Mike & Micky show, Mike ‘the Nes’ Nesmith talks to GARY STEEL, who also explains just why The Monkees are so great.
Neil Finn will tour with his son Liam as well as family and friends in unusual NZ venues this summer.
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With the imminent NZ tour of Matha Davis and The Motels, Gary Steel looks back to the time he interviewed them on their one and only previous trip to NZ, way back in 1980.
Dave Dobbyn and Don McGlashan to perform together, in churches.
The ‘British Invasion’ is here, at last.