GARY STEEL’s 1980 review of a gig by the Red Mole theatre troupe splinter band that was soon to become the hitmaking Coup D’Etat.
When Gary Numan played in Wellington local punks spat on him, but his show was great according to GARY STEEL.
GARY STEEL wrote this review of the homecoming heroes’ second 1980 Welly gig in the first edition of In Touch magazine.
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.
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 […]
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.
GARY STEEL is celebrating 40 years of writing about music. In a life crammed with interviews, there are bound to have been a few that didn’t quite go as planned.
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