Bess Manson has written a great article on Gareth in The Dominion Post (April 23rd 2016), and it’s accompanied by a fantastic, nearly full-page photo by Ross Giblin.
As a kid, Gareth Farr played the piano as if it had committed some sort of misdemeanour. He hit those ivory keys like they were a contrary set of drums. The guitar didn’t get off lightly either.
He whacked its strings and thwacked its body to extract the pure resonance he craved.
Percussion was his destiny.
Read the full article here.